The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 98 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
515 648 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.43% 46.29% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 298 393 321
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LESS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Glasgow region.

LESS Salary Trend in Glasgow

LESS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) HTML5
4 13 (81.25%) MVC
4 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (81.25%) TDD
5 12 (75.00%) RESTful
5 12 (75.00%) Sass
6 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
7 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
8 9 (56.25%) Banking
8 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (56.25%) Finance
8 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
9 7 (43.75%) QA
10 6 (37.50%) CSS3
11 5 (31.25%) .NET
12 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (25.00%) Games
13 3 (18.75%) WebSockets
13 3 (18.75%) Node.js
14 2 (12.50%) gulp
14 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (12.50%) Grunt
14 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (12.50%) C#
14 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
15 1 (6.25%) JSON
15 1 (6.25%) UNIX

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Grunt
2 2 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) HTML5
3 12 (75.00%) Sass
3 12 (75.00%) RESTful
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) WebSockets
9 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (6.25%) Underscore.js
10 1 (6.25%) JSON
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) UX Design
3 1 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
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