The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 37 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.73% 0.86% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 1.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
LESS
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 179 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 52.61% 51.29% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 150 187
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

LESS
Salary Trend in Bath

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

LESS Salary Trend in Bath

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LESS.

1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) Sass
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 9 (45.00%) OOCSS
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Django
4 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 7 (35.00%) Facebook
5 7 (35.00%) Twitter
5 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (35.00%) Web Design
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) Google
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (10.00%) Grunt
8 2 (10.00%) Bower

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bath region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LESS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.00%) Grunt
2 2 (10.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Python Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) Sass
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) OOCSS
4 8 (40.00%) Django
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.00%) XML
9 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Web Design
1 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Google
1 7 (35.00%) Facebook
1 7 (35.00%) Twitter
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