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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 95 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.63% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.36% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
483 661 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.09% 49.48% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 280 425 390
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (88.89%) RESTful
4 14 (77.78%) MVC
5 13 (72.22%) Sass
6 12 (66.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (44.44%) Finance
9 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (38.89%) Banking
10 6 (33.33%) CSS3
11 5 (27.78%) WebSockets
12 4 (22.22%) QA
12 4 (22.22%) Selenium
12 4 (22.22%) jQuery
12 4 (22.22%) Games
12 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
12 4 (22.22%) Underscore.js
12 4 (22.22%) Node.js
13 3 (16.67%) GitHub
13 3 (16.67%) WebTrends
13 3 (16.67%) JSON
14 2 (11.11%) .NET
14 2 (11.11%) C#
14 2 (11.11%) Semantic HTML

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (88.89%) RESTful
3 13 (72.22%) Sass
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (27.78%) WebSockets
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Underscore.js
8 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) MVC
4 12 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) UX Design
5 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
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