The first table below looks at the demand for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 59 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.17% 2.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 5.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £26,500 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 272 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.78% 46.50% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 178 253 154
Average salary £35,783 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,614 £25,500 £25,500
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 Wales

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

LESS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

LESS Salary Trend in Cardiff

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) Web Design
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
5 3 (37.50%) Email Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Web Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) CMS
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Email Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Web Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe