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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 94 91 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.95% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 2.81% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
392 463 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.27% 33.92% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 252 300 443
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
2 11 (68.75%) CSS3
2 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (56.25%) Sass
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (37.50%) Grunt
5 5 (31.25%) User Experience
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) Marketing
5 5 (31.25%) Content Management
5 5 (31.25%) CMS
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile First
7 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 3 (18.75%) React
7 3 (18.75%) gulp
7 3 (18.75%) Ember.js
7 3 (18.75%) Node.js

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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Grunt
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) gulp
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Bower
4 1 (6.25%) Checkstyle
4 1 (6.25%) FindBugs
4 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Designer
2 6 (37.50%) UI Designer
3 5 (31.25%) Graphic Designer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) UI Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
7 1 (6.25%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS3
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
2 11 (68.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (56.25%) Sass
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (18.75%) Ember.js
7 3 (18.75%) React
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) D3.js
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 2 (12.50%) OOCSS
8 2 (12.50%) Web Components
9 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (31.25%) Content Management
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Code Coverage
5 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) HP Fortify
1 1 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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