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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 61 93 110
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +17
Permanent jobs citing LESS 29 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.59% 0.94% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 3.01% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -32.63%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
363 498 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.38% 31.34% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 276 335 467
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 September 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 47 (97.92%) HTML
3 46 (95.83%) JavaScript
4 38 (79.17%) Finance
5 37 (77.08%) AngularJS
6 36 (75.00%) Git (software)
7 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (66.67%) Sass
8 31 (64.58%) Grunt
8 31 (64.58%) gulp
8 31 (64.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (60.42%) Time Management
10 29 (60.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (58.33%) Bower
11 28 (58.33%) Ember.js
11 28 (58.33%) User Experience
11 28 (58.33%) Backbone.js
11 28 (58.33%) Web Design
11 28 (58.33%) Scrum
12 27 (56.25%) Functional Testing
13 25 (52.08%) Web Accessibility
13 25 (52.08%) Ajax
14 18 (37.50%) Web Development
14 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
15 15 (31.25%) HTML5
16 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
17 10 (20.83%) CSS3
17 10 (20.83%) jQuery
18 7 (14.58%) JSON

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 4 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (64.58%) Grunt
2 31 (64.58%) gulp
3 28 (58.33%) Bower
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 38 (79.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) UI Developer
3 25 (52.08%) Senior Developer
4 22 (45.83%) Senior UI Developer
5 15 (31.25%) Web Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Python Web Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
12 1 (2.08%) Digital Developer
12 1 (2.08%) Digital Transformation
12 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 47 (97.92%) HTML
3 37 (77.08%) AngularJS
4 32 (66.67%) Sass
5 29 (60.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 28 (58.33%) Backbone.js
6 28 (58.33%) Ember.js
7 25 (52.08%) Ajax
8 15 (31.25%) HTML5
9 10 (20.83%) CSS3
9 10 (20.83%) jQuery
10 7 (14.58%) JSON
10 7 (14.58%) RESTful
10 7 (14.58%) Web Services
10 7 (14.58%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) Middleware
11 5 (10.42%) REST
12 3 (6.25%) Node.js
12 3 (6.25%) OOCSS
13 1 (2.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (58.33%) User Experience
2 5 (10.42%) Social Media
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (60.42%) Time Management
5 28 (58.33%) Scrum
5 28 (58.33%) Web Design
6 27 (56.25%) Functional Testing
7 25 (52.08%) Web Accessibility
8 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 18 (37.50%) Web Development
9 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (10.42%) Data Management
10 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (10.42%) Microservices
10 5 (10.42%) MVC
10 5 (10.42%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
10 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.58%) Python
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) C#
3 5 (10.42%) C++
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Rackspace