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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 38 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.10% 2.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 4.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
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
139 273 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 48.60% 63.05% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 121 236 162
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) Sass
3 17 (73.91%) OOCSS
3 17 (73.91%) HTML5
3 17 (73.91%) CSS3
4 15 (65.22%) PHP
5 14 (60.87%) Web Design
5 14 (60.87%) Google
5 14 (60.87%) Facebook
5 14 (60.87%) Twitter
5 14 (60.87%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 9 (39.13%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) JSON
9 6 (26.09%) XML
9 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
10 5 (21.74%) User Experience
10 5 (21.74%) Apache CXF
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Project Management
10 5 (21.74%) Wiki
10 5 (21.74%) Java EE
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Spring
10 5 (21.74%) Project Planning

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) WordPress
1 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
1 2 (8.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Grunt
1 1 (4.35%) Bower
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
1 18 (78.26%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 18 (78.26%) Sass
3 17 (73.91%) OOCSS
3 17 (73.91%) HTML5
3 17 (73.91%) CSS3
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
6 5 (21.74%) Apache CXF
6 5 (21.74%) Java EE
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) Browserify
7 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
1 5 (21.74%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Web Design
1 14 (60.87%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (39.13%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Google
1 14 (60.87%) Facebook
1 14 (60.87%) Twitter
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) HP