The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 56 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.97% 0.98% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.63% 2.80% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
196 214 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.70% 35.08% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 158 184 249
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,632 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML5
2 9 (69.23%) Sass
2 9 (69.23%) User Experience
3 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
3 8 (61.54%) CSS3
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
5 6 (46.15%) Ember.js
6 5 (38.46%) Functional Programming
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (38.46%) SOAP
6 5 (38.46%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Node.js
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 3 (23.08%) PHP
9 2 (15.38%) B2B
9 2 (15.38%) .NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Grunt
3 2 (15.38%) Bower
3 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML5
2 9 (69.23%) Sass
3 8 (61.54%) AngularJS
3 8 (61.54%) CSS3
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) Backbone.js
5 6 (46.15%) Ember.js
6 5 (38.46%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
8 2 (15.38%) Kendo UI
8 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (15.38%) Google Maps API
8 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Functional Programming
2 5 (38.46%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) SEO
5 2 (15.38%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Web Usability
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (7.69%) Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter
2 1 (7.69%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable joining salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago