The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 96 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
577 477 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.15% 39.98% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 401 322 301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
Scotland

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 22 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Perl
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) HTML5
3 9 (52.94%) Sass
3 9 (52.94%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (47.06%) Objective-C
4 8 (47.06%) Postgraduate
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) Node.js
4 8 (47.06%) CSS3
4 8 (47.06%) CoffeeScript
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
4 8 (47.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 8 (47.06%) Degree

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.76%) RubyMine
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Development Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) HTML5
3 9 (52.94%) Sass
4 8 (47.06%) CSS3
4 8 (47.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Sinatra
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) UNIX
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) OO
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 8 (47.06%) Refactoring
4 7 (41.18%) Software Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) Perl
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
3 8 (47.06%) Objective-C
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Postgraduate
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Greenplum
2 1 (5.88%) Zend