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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 114 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £34,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
699 754 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.56% 48.55% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 609 698 485
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Sass

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend