The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.39% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
461 197 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 60.18% 39.48% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 432 182 160
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Bournemouth - 3 £27,500 -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Laravel
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Zend