The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 73 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 17 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 0.72% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 2.34% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £49,000 £32,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.93% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £32,750 £40,000
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
458 384 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.25% 30.55% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 303 284 352
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

LESS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

LESS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

LESS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LESS.

1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (96.55%) HTML
3 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (75.86%) Git (software)
5 21 (72.41%) Finance
6 19 (65.52%) AngularJS
7 17 (58.62%) Ember.js
7 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (55.17%) HTML5
9 15 (51.72%) Sass
10 14 (48.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (44.83%) Grunt
11 13 (44.83%) Bower
11 13 (44.83%) User Experience
11 13 (44.83%) gulp
11 13 (44.83%) Backbone.js
11 13 (44.83%) Web Accessibility
11 13 (44.83%) Time Management
11 13 (44.83%) Scrum
11 13 (44.83%) Ajax
12 12 (41.38%) Web Design
12 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (41.38%) Functional Testing
12 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (37.93%) CSS3
14 10 (34.48%) Linux
14 10 (34.48%) Web Services
15 9 (31.03%) XML
15 9 (31.03%) SQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (75.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (44.83%) Bower
2 13 (44.83%) Grunt
2 13 (44.83%) gulp
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Senior Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Senior UI Developer
2 13 (44.83%) UI Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Applications Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Python Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Python Web Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Web Applications Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (96.55%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) AngularJS
4 17 (58.62%) Ember.js
5 16 (55.17%) HTML5
6 15 (51.72%) Sass
7 14 (48.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (44.83%) Ajax
8 13 (44.83%) Backbone.js
9 11 (37.93%) CSS3
10 10 (34.48%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) JSON
11 9 (31.03%) RESTful
11 9 (31.03%) XML
12 5 (17.24%) Spring
13 4 (13.79%) React
14 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
2 13 (44.83%) Time Management
2 13 (44.83%) Web Accessibility
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) Functional Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (41.38%) Web Design
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) C#
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago