The first table below looks at the demand for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 113 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
Average salary £33,250 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.88% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
891 1018 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 44.07% 56.21% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 780 946 636
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
South West

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LESS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

LESS Salary Trend in Bristol

LESS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Bristol

LESS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
1 14 (100.00%) CSS3
2 13 (92.86%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 6 (42.86%) Drupal
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) LAMP
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
6 2 (14.29%) Node.js
7 1 (7.14%) WordPress
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) SEO
7 1 (7.14%) CMS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (42.86%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
1 14 (100.00%) CSS3
2 13 (92.86%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 6 (42.86%) LAMP
5 5 (35.71%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP