The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 63 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.38% 0.48% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 1.20% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
LESS
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
264 333 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.37% 39.60% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 245 287 175
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff 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 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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LESS.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Sass
3 10 (76.92%) Front End Development
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) CMS
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Alterian
5 6 (46.15%) Umbraco
5 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (46.15%) Sitecore
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
7 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
7 4 (30.77%) Grunt
7 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
8 3 (23.08%) Bower
8 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) CSS3
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) gulp
9 2 (15.38%) API Design
9 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
9 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
9 2 (15.38%) Jasmine

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (46.15%) CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Grunt
3 3 (23.08%) Bower
4 2 (15.38%) gulp
4 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
4 2 (15.38%) Mocha
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) Sass
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) Backbone.js
5 4 (30.77%) Ember.js
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) Jade
8 1 (7.69%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Front End Development
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) API Design
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Usability
5 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Alterian
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) TOWER Software