Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 226 241
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 +3
Permanent jobs citing LESS 68 105 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.99% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 2.44% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 68 95 127
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £46,625 £50,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

LESS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,029 4,299 4,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.85% 40.53% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,585 3,805 4,141
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for LESS in Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for LESS in Yorkshire

LESS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -10 40 £35,000 -6.67% 4
North Yorkshire 0 21 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South Yorkshire +13 7 £32,500 -23.53% 1
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 64 (94.12%) CSS
2 63 (92.65%) JavaScript
3 60 (88.24%) HTML
4 57 (83.82%) Sass
5 39 (57.35%) Git (software)
6 38 (55.88%) PHP
6 38 (55.88%) jQuery
7 34 (50.00%) Front End Development
8 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (38.24%) HTML5
10 25 (36.76%) CSS3
11 24 (35.29%) JSON
11 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
12 23 (33.82%) Java
13 22 (32.35%) Advertising
13 22 (32.35%) TDD
13 22 (32.35%) User Experience
14 21 (30.88%) MySQL
15 19 (27.94%) Ajax
15 19 (27.94%) React
15 19 (27.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (27.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (27.94%) RESTful
16 17 (25.00%) gulp
17 16 (23.53%) Web Design
18 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (22.06%) OO
18 15 (22.06%) OO PHP
18 15 (22.06%) Laravel
19 14 (20.59%) MVC

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) WordPress
2 5 (7.35%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
4 1 (1.47%) Twilio
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) MySQL
2 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.35%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.47%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 39 (57.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.00%) gulp
3 12 (17.65%) PHPUnit
3 12 (17.65%) Selenium
4 11 (16.18%) Grunt
4 11 (16.18%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.82%) Mocha
5 6 (8.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 22 (32.35%) Advertising
2 10 (14.71%) Marketing
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (98.53%) Developer
2 33 (48.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (36.76%) PHP Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.29%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 2 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (2.94%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.94%) React Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Digital Developer
10 1 (1.47%) JavaScript Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) PHP Magento Developer
10 1 (1.47%) PHP Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (94.12%) CSS
2 60 (88.24%) HTML
3 57 (83.82%) Sass
4 38 (55.88%) jQuery
5 26 (38.24%) HTML5
6 25 (36.76%) CSS3
7 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
7 24 (35.29%) JSON
8 19 (27.94%) Ajax
8 19 (27.94%) React
8 19 (27.94%) RESTful
8 19 (27.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (22.06%) Laravel
10 13 (19.12%) Symfony
11 12 (17.65%) Behat
12 7 (10.29%) .NET
13 6 (8.82%) DOM
13 6 (8.82%) Jest
14 5 (7.35%) D3.js
14 5 (7.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) User Experience
2 9 (13.24%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) TDD
4 19 (27.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (23.53%) Web Design
6 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (22.06%) OO
6 15 (22.06%) OO PHP
7 14 (20.59%) MVC
8 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 11 (16.18%) Scrum
10 11 (16.18%) Web Development
11 8 (11.76%) Kanban
12 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.82%) SOLID
12 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.35%) Business Transformation
14 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (92.65%) JavaScript
2 38 (55.88%) PHP
3 23 (33.82%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 2 (2.94%) ES6
7 1 (1.47%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Zend
2 6 (8.82%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Capita
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Demandware
4 1 (1.47%) hybris
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) WooCommerce