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

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 224 250
Rank change year-on-year -45 +26 +39
Permanent jobs citing LESS 41 117 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 1.10% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 2.68% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 104 106
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +40.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,250 £43,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 3,721 4,364 4,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.66% 40.88% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,216 3,806 3,974
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £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 18 July 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 July 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 -17 19 £37,500 - 8
North Yorkshire +9 15 £40,000 +31.15% 2
South Yorkshire +14 5 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Humberside - 2 £34,500 -
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 39 (95.12%) JavaScript
2 38 (92.68%) CSS
3 37 (90.24%) Sass
4 34 (82.93%) HTML
5 20 (48.78%) jQuery
5 20 (48.78%) Front End Development
6 19 (46.34%) AngularJS
6 19 (46.34%) MVC
7 18 (43.90%) React
8 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
8 16 (39.02%) C#
9 15 (36.59%) PHP
9 15 (36.59%) gulp
9 15 (36.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (31.71%) User Experience
11 12 (29.27%) Web Development
11 12 (29.27%) MySQL
12 11 (26.83%) SQL
12 11 (26.83%) Retail
12 11 (26.83%) Xamarin
13 10 (24.39%) RESTful
13 10 (24.39%) HTML5
13 10 (24.39%) Laravel
13 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
14 9 (21.95%) Ajax
14 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (21.95%) Symfony
14 9 (21.95%) Zend
15 8 (19.51%) Node.js
15 8 (19.51%) CSS3

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 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) GIMP
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) npm
3 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
4 1 (2.44%) Twilio
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 8 (19.51%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) CouchDB
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
2 15 (36.59%) gulp
3 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.20%) Grunt
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) PHPUnit
5 4 (9.76%) Selenium
5 4 (9.76%) webpack
6 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.83%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Advertising
2 7 (17.07%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (31.71%) PHP Developer
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (14.63%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Angular Developer
7 4 (9.76%) React Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.44%) PHP Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) CSS
2 37 (90.24%) Sass
3 34 (82.93%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) jQuery
5 19 (46.34%) AngularJS
6 18 (43.90%) React
7 15 (36.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (24.39%) HTML5
8 10 (24.39%) Laravel
8 10 (24.39%) RESTful
9 9 (21.95%) Ajax
9 9 (21.95%) Symfony
10 8 (19.51%) CSS3
10 8 (19.51%) Node.js
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) JSON
12 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
13 4 (9.76%) Behat
13 4 (9.76%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (9.76%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) W3C
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Tandem
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Front End Development
2 19 (46.34%) MVC
3 12 (29.27%) Web Development
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.63%) OO
6 6 (14.63%) OO PHP
6 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Mobile First
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Wireframes
8 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
9 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (95.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) PHP
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Xamarin
2 9 (21.95%) Zend
3 5 (12.20%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter
5 1 (2.44%) Demandware
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft