The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 27 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 7.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 12.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
LESS
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 93 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 45.21% 57.06% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 63 35
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £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 Belfast

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast