The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 122 101 120
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 1.42% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 3.45% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 4
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
LESS
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
838 783 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 46.30% 41.04% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 773 694 716
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Bristol

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML5
2 8 (61.54%) Front End Development
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
5 5 (38.46%) Grunt
5 5 (38.46%) Bower
5 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
5 5 (38.46%) Twig
6 4 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Sass
8 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (15.38%) Advertising
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) Web Development

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Bower
1 5 (38.46%) Grunt
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) OO PHP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Designer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web UI Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Twig
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Sass
8 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Front End Development
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) OO PHP
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Typography
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) CoffeeScript
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Clifton Asset Management Plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago