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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.45% 1.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 2.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
162 172 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 56.64% 47.51% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 149 155 126
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

LESS
Salary Trend in Devon

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

LESS Salary Trend in Devon

LESS
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 3 £23,000 -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
1 11 (100.00%) WordPress
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) CSS3
2 10 (90.91%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) CMS
3 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 7 (63.64%) Adobe
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
3 7 (63.64%) Laravel
3 7 (63.64%) PhpStorm
3 7 (63.64%) Bower
3 7 (63.64%) OO PHP
3 7 (63.64%) gulp
3 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Development
4 4 (36.36%) Sass

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 11 (100.00%) WordPress
2 7 (63.64%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Bower
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) gulp
1 7 (63.64%) PhpStorm
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Web Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Junior
2 7 (63.64%) Junior Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) CSS3
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) Laravel
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (36.36%) Sass
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) OO PHP
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Development
3 4 (36.36%) SEO
3 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Adobe
2 4 (36.36%) Sage