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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 88 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.92% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 2.85% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
373 421 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.28% 32.21% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 226 281 438
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 May 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (72.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (66.67%) Sass
4 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) Grunt
5 10 (55.56%) HTML5
6 9 (50.00%) CSS3
6 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (44.44%) User Experience
8 7 (38.89%) gulp
8 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
8 7 (38.89%) Open Source
8 7 (38.89%) Scrum
8 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (33.33%) jQuery
9 6 (33.33%) Web Design
9 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
9 6 (33.33%) Ember.js
10 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 5 (27.78%) Mobile First
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) CMS
10 5 (27.78%) Content Management
10 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
11 4 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (22.22%) Time Management

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 (27.78%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Grunt
2 7 (38.89%) gulp
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Bower
5 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Designer
3 6 (33.33%) UI Designer
4 5 (27.78%) Graphic Designer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior UI Developer
5 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) UI Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (66.67%) Sass
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5
5 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (50.00%) CSS3
6 7 (38.89%) Backbone.js
7 6 (33.33%) Ember.js
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
9 3 (16.67%) OOCSS
10 2 (11.11%) D3.js
10 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Boilerplate
10 2 (11.11%) React
10 2 (11.11%) Web Components
11 1 (5.56%) LAMP
11 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (5.56%) Middleware
11 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.11%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Web Design
5 5 (27.78%) Content Management
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile First
6 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) HND
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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