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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 77 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
324 213 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.25% 32.77% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 274 189 220
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
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 4 September 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML5
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) Sass
3 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
3 15 (78.95%) User Experience
4 12 (63.16%) Ember.js
4 12 (63.16%) Backbone.js
5 10 (52.63%) CSS3
6 9 (47.37%) Functional Programming
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (42.11%) MVC
8 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (31.58%) Java
8 6 (31.58%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) Banking
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
8 6 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (26.32%) Node.js
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
11 3 (15.79%) B2B
11 3 (15.79%) .NET
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) JSON

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (26.32%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.53%) Grunt
3 2 (10.53%) Bower
3 2 (10.53%) gulp
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML5
2 15 (78.95%) Sass
2 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
3 12 (63.16%) Ember.js
3 12 (63.16%) Backbone.js
4 10 (52.63%) CSS3
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Kendo UI
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (10.53%) Google Maps API
9 2 (10.53%) REST
9 2 (10.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) User Experience
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Functional Programming
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) SEO
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Web Usability
5 2 (10.53%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe