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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 84 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 21 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 0.54% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 1.37% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +61.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
492 582 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.40% 39.11% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 336 408 308
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (100.00%) HTML
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
4 25 (75.76%) HTML5
4 25 (75.76%) Sass
5 20 (60.61%) Unit Testing
5 20 (60.61%) TDD
6 17 (51.52%) Banking
6 17 (51.52%) MVC
6 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
6 17 (51.52%) Finance
6 17 (51.52%) RESTful
7 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 8 (24.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (24.24%) QA
10 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (21.21%) CSS3
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) Games
11 6 (18.18%) Grunt
12 5 (15.15%) User Experience
12 5 (15.15%) gulp
12 5 (15.15%) Mobile First
12 5 (15.15%) Content Management
13 4 (12.12%) Web Development
13 4 (12.12%) CMS
14 3 (9.09%) Workflow
14 3 (9.09%) Adobe

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Grunt
3 5 (15.15%) gulp
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) WebStorm
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.03%) FindBugs
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
1 17 (51.52%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior UI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graphic Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Graphic Designer
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior User Experience Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.03%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) CSS
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (75.76%) HTML5
2 25 (75.76%) Sass
3 17 (51.52%) RESTful
4 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (21.21%) CSS3
5 7 (21.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) OOCSS
8 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.03%) Modernizr
8 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.03%) .NET
8 1 (3.03%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
8 1 (3.03%) JSON
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 1 (3.03%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) TDD
2 20 (60.61%) Unit Testing
3 17 (51.52%) MVC
4 8 (24.24%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (15.15%) Mobile First
5 5 (15.15%) Content Management
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Code Coverage
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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