The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West / Dorset
Rank 58 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 401 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 53.64% 48.72% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 189 296 440
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 Dorset

LESS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

LESS Salary Trend in Dorset

LESS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LESS.

1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 3 (75.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
2 3 (75.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) GIMP
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) GIMP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP