Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 250 253
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing LESS 57 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 1.71% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 71
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £46,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,995 3,677 3,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.94% 37.35% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,452 3,170 3,513
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,675 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +32 38 £35,000 +7.69% 3
South Yorkshire -2 7 £40,000 +10.34% 4
East Yorkshire +5 6 £40,000 +15.94%
North Yorkshire -19 4 £32,000 +4.92% 2
Humberside - 2 £34,500 -
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 57 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 55 (96.49%) CSS
3 53 (92.98%) HTML
4 45 (78.95%) Front End Development
5 42 (73.68%) Sass
6 37 (64.91%) React
7 33 (57.89%) User Experience
8 31 (54.39%) AngularJS
9 29 (50.88%) MVC
10 28 (49.12%) E-Commerce
11 27 (47.37%) HTML5
12 26 (45.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (43.86%) CSS3
13 25 (43.86%) jQuery
13 25 (43.86%) C#
14 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
14 23 (40.35%) Node.js
15 20 (35.09%) Analytics
15 20 (35.09%) Visual Studio
15 20 (35.09%) Xamarin
16 19 (33.33%) PHP
16 19 (33.33%) .NET
17 16 (28.07%) Photoshop
18 14 (24.56%) Web Development
19 13 (22.81%) Ajax
19 13 (22.81%) MySQL
19 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
20 12 (21.05%) JIRA
20 12 (21.05%) SQL
20 12 (21.05%) Google

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 7 (12.28%) WordPress
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Photoshop
2 11 (19.30%) GIMP
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) npm
2 9 (15.79%) AdWords
2 9 (15.79%) Google Analytics
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.77%) SaaS
5 4 (7.02%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.75%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
1 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) MySQL
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 20 (35.09%) Visual Studio
3 12 (21.05%) gulp
3 12 (21.05%) JIRA
4 9 (15.79%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.51%) Grunt
5 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Moq
6 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 47 (82.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (15.79%) HTML Developer
5 8 (14.04%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (7.02%) UX Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.26%) React Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 1 (1.75%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Database Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Junior C# Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (96.49%) CSS
2 53 (92.98%) HTML
3 42 (73.68%) Sass
4 37 (64.91%) React
5 31 (54.39%) AngularJS
6 27 (47.37%) HTML5
7 26 (45.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (43.86%) CSS3
8 25 (43.86%) jQuery
9 23 (40.35%) Node.js
10 19 (33.33%) .NET
11 13 (22.81%) Ajax
12 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.54%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (15.79%) Vue.js
15 7 (12.28%) REST
16 6 (10.53%) Middleware
17 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
17 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
17 2 (3.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) Fintech
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.75%) Tandem
3 1 (1.75%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) Front End Development
2 29 (50.88%) MVC
3 28 (49.12%) E-Commerce
4 20 (35.09%) Analytics
5 14 (24.56%) Web Development
6 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (19.30%) Mobile First
7 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
7 11 (19.30%) Web Design
8 10 (17.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 10 (17.54%) Data Analytics
8 10 (17.54%) Wireframes
9 9 (15.79%) SEO
10 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.77%) TDD
12 4 (7.02%) B2B
12 4 (7.02%) Business Development
12 4 (7.02%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.86%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) PHP
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) cPanel
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Xamarin
2 12 (21.05%) Google
3 10 (17.54%) Zend
4 6 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Twitter
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com