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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 104 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.29% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
647 484 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.38% 42.46% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 386 328 275
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 2 September 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML5
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (69.23%) CSS3
4 9 (69.23%) Ruby
5 7 (53.85%) Sass
6 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
6 6 (46.15%) PHP
6 6 (46.15%) Adobe
7 5 (38.46%) Fireworks
7 5 (38.46%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (38.46%) Web Design
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (38.46%) Web 2.0
7 5 (38.46%) Marketing
7 5 (38.46%) Joomla!
7 5 (38.46%) Drupal
7 5 (38.46%) WordPress
8 4 (30.77%) Sinatra
8 4 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (30.77%) UNIX
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) Python
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) Perl
8 4 (30.77%) Twitter

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) Joomla!
1 5 (38.46%) Drupal
1 5 (38.46%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
2 5 (38.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Creative Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML5
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 9 (69.23%) CSS3
4 7 (53.85%) Sass
5 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (30.77%) Sinatra
5 4 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
7 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) DOM
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Web 2.0
2 3 (23.08%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) SEO
3 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) PHP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) VB
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe
2 4 (30.77%) Twitter
3 3 (23.08%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Telerik