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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 44 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.03% 2.30% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
136 293 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 46.74% 61.30% 46.36%
Number of salaries quoted 124 243 144
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Bath region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Bath

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
3 14 (70.00%) CSS3
4 13 (65.00%) Google
4 13 (65.00%) Sass
5 12 (60.00%) OOCSS
6 11 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (55.00%) Web Design
6 11 (55.00%) Facebook
6 11 (55.00%) Twitter
7 10 (50.00%) PHP
8 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (40.00%) jQuery
9 8 (40.00%) XML
10 7 (35.00%) Oracle
10 7 (35.00%) Java
10 7 (35.00%) User Experience
11 6 (30.00%) Web Development
11 6 (30.00%) JSON
11 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
12 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
12 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
12 5 (25.00%) Java EE
12 5 (25.00%) Wiki
12 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
12 5 (25.00%) Spring
12 5 (25.00%) Project Management

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (10.00%) WordPress
1 2 (10.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Arabic Language
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
3 14 (70.00%) CSS3
4 13 (65.00%) Sass
5 12 (60.00%) OOCSS
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 6 (30.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (25.00%) Apache CXF
8 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) Java EE
9 2 (10.00%) WSDL
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) .NET
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (10.00%) Google Maps API
9 2 (10.00%) Bing Maps
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Wiki
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Web Design
1 11 (55.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) UX Design
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) VC++
4 2 (10.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Google
2 11 (55.00%) Facebook
2 11 (55.00%) Twitter
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Trapeze
4 2 (10.00%) ESRI
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) HP