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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 94 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.02% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
466 684 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.23% 48.34% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 275 426 365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 29 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) TDD
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) RESTful
4 13 (76.47%) MVC
5 12 (70.59%) Sass
6 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
7 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
7 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
8 9 (52.94%) Finance
9 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
9 8 (47.06%) Banking
10 7 (41.18%) CSS3
11 6 (35.29%) WebSockets
12 5 (29.41%) QA
12 5 (29.41%) Node.js
13 4 (23.53%) Underscore.js
13 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
13 4 (23.53%) Selenium
13 4 (23.53%) jQuery
13 4 (23.53%) Games
14 3 (17.65%) .NET
14 3 (17.65%) WebTrends
14 3 (17.65%) JSON
14 3 (17.65%) GitHub
15 2 (11.76%) gulp
15 2 (11.76%) Semantic HTML

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (29.41%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 2 (11.76%) gulp
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) HTML5
2 14 (82.35%) RESTful
3 12 (70.59%) Sass
4 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) CSS3
6 6 (35.29%) WebSockets
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Underscore.js
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) MVC
4 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) UX Design
5 1 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
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