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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.79% 1.09% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 3.27% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Median salary £53,000 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.83% -12.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
446 428 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.92% 33.28% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 296 313 388
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 19 January 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 36 (100.00%) CSS
2 35 (97.22%) HTML
3 34 (94.44%) JavaScript
4 30 (83.33%) Git (software)
5 29 (80.56%) Finance
6 25 (69.44%) AngularJS
7 23 (63.89%) Ember.js
7 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (58.33%) Sass
9 20 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (52.78%) Web Accessibility
10 19 (52.78%) Backbone.js
10 19 (52.78%) Grunt
10 19 (52.78%) Bower
10 19 (52.78%) gulp
10 19 (52.78%) Ajax
10 19 (52.78%) Time Management
10 19 (52.78%) Scrum
11 18 (50.00%) Web Design
11 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (50.00%) User Experience
11 18 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (50.00%) Functional Testing
12 17 (47.22%) HTML5
12 17 (47.22%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (36.11%) CSS3
14 12 (33.33%) Web Development
15 11 (30.56%) Python
15 11 (30.56%) SQL
15 11 (30.56%) Web Services

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 (5.56%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (52.78%) Bower
2 19 (52.78%) Grunt
2 19 (52.78%) gulp
3 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 29 (80.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) UI Developer
3 18 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 18 (50.00%) Senior UI Developer
4 12 (33.33%) Web Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Python Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Python Web Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.78%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) CSS
2 35 (97.22%) HTML
3 25 (69.44%) AngularJS
4 23 (63.89%) Ember.js
5 21 (58.33%) Sass
6 20 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (52.78%) Ajax
7 19 (52.78%) Backbone.js
8 17 (47.22%) HTML5
9 13 (36.11%) CSS3
10 11 (30.56%) JSON
10 11 (30.56%) RESTful
10 11 (30.56%) Web Services
10 11 (30.56%) XML
11 4 (11.11%) React
11 4 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Scrum
2 19 (52.78%) Time Management
2 19 (52.78%) Web Accessibility
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 18 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (50.00%) Web Design
4 17 (47.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (33.33%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Python
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) C#
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
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