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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 89 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing LESS 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 0.56% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
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
516 533 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.17% 37.99% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 362 353 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
2 14 (87.50%) Sass
3 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) MVC
4 12 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (75.00%) RESTful
5 8 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) User Experience
7 4 (25.00%) UX Design
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Games
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (12.50%) UNIX
9 2 (12.50%) Python
9 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (12.50%) Xbox
9 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 2 (12.50%) Analytics
10 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Grunt
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior User Experience Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
2 14 (87.50%) Sass
3 12 (75.00%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) MVC
3 12 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) UX Design
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Sun
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