The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 79 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 36 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.26% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 0.79% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 1
Median salary £48,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
618 890 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 38.84% 45.92% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 579 793 656
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Bristol

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for LESS.

1 44 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (97.73%) HTML
3 42 (95.45%) JavaScript
4 24 (54.55%) Front End Development
5 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (47.73%) HTML5
7 18 (40.91%) CSS3
7 18 (40.91%) Sass
7 18 (40.91%) PHP
8 17 (38.64%) Grunt
9 16 (36.36%) Bower
10 15 (34.09%) .NET
10 15 (34.09%) C#
10 15 (34.09%) OO
11 14 (31.82%) Linux
12 13 (29.55%) XML
12 13 (29.55%) MySQL
12 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
12 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
12 13 (29.55%) OO PHP
12 13 (29.55%) Twig
12 13 (29.55%) Digital Media
13 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
13 12 (27.27%) SQL
13 12 (27.27%) MVC
14 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
14 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 11 (25.00%) Finance
14 11 (25.00%) D3.js
14 11 (25.00%) Node.js

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Grunt
2 16 (36.36%) Bower
3 10 (22.73%) Selenium
4 9 (20.45%) Moq
4 9 (20.45%) NuGet
5 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.82%) gulp
7 2 (4.55%) Protractor
7 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) PHP Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (20.45%) Lead Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Designer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Designer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior
9 2 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (97.73%) HTML
3 21 (47.73%) HTML5
4 18 (40.91%) CSS3
4 18 (40.91%) Sass
5 15 (34.09%) .NET
6 13 (29.55%) Twig
6 13 (29.55%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (25.00%) D3.js
8 11 (25.00%) Node.js
9 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (20.45%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (20.45%) Ninject
9 9 (20.45%) React
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery
11 4 (9.09%) JSON
11 4 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Digital Media
2 8 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Front End Development
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) OO
4 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
4 13 (29.55%) OO PHP
5 12 (27.27%) MVC
6 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Scrum
7 9 (20.45%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (20.45%) DevOps
7 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.55%) CRM
10 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.55%) Web Design
11 1 (2.27%) Analytics
11 1 (2.27%) BDD
11 1 (2.27%) MVVM
11 1 (2.27%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.91%) PHP
3 15 (34.09%) C#
4 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (22.73%) TypeScript
7 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.27%) ES6
8 1 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Xamarin
1 2 (4.55%) Zend
Bristol, Somerset
Resource Group
Salary: £50-60K + 20% Pension & 10% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago