The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 83 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing LESS 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 2.60% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LESS
Scotland

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
439 616 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.49% 38.99% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 290 445 276
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (80.00%) Sass
5 19 (76.00%) HTML5
6 16 (64.00%) TDD
6 16 (64.00%) MVC
6 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (64.00%) RESTful
7 15 (60.00%) Finance
7 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
7 15 (60.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) User Experience
9 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (16.00%) Grunt
10 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
10 3 (12.00%) Time Management
10 3 (12.00%) Workflow
11 2 (8.00%) Adobe
11 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
11 2 (8.00%) Web Development
11 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
11 2 (8.00%) JIRA
11 2 (8.00%) QA
11 2 (8.00%) Games
11 2 (8.00%) jQuery
11 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Grunt
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
1 15 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 3 (12.00%) UI Programmer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior User Experience Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (80.00%) Sass
3 19 (76.00%) HTML5
4 16 (64.00%) RESTful
5 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
8 1 (4.00%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
2 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
2 16 (64.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) UX Design
5 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
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