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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 116 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing LESS 16 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.81% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
823 962 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 49.38% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 709 856 641
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Bristol

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) Sass
4 11 (68.75%) HTML5
4 11 (68.75%) CSS3
5 9 (56.25%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (37.50%) Ember.js
7 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
7 6 (37.50%) Node.js
7 6 (37.50%) User Experience
7 6 (37.50%) PHP
7 6 (37.50%) Java
8 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (31.25%) Drupal
8 5 (31.25%) WordPress
8 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (25.00%) Subversion
9 4 (25.00%) Laravel
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (25.00%) OO
9 4 (25.00%) MVC
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) Spring

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (37.50%) Node.js
2 5 (31.25%) Drupal
2 5 (31.25%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) Sass
3 11 (68.75%) HTML5
3 11 (68.75%) CSS3
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (37.50%) Ember.js
6 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
7 5 (31.25%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (25.00%) Laravel
8 4 (25.00%) Spring
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 2 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (12.50%) REST
10 1 (6.25%) PhoneGap
10 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Bristol Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago