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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 88 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 10 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.86% 0.81% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 1.62% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +73.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
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
531 677 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.89% 49.89% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 338 433 254
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
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 27 March 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) Sass
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Underscore.js
4 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) WebSockets
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) GitHub
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) WebTrends
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (27.27%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML5
2 10 (90.91%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) Sass
4 4 (36.36%) Underscore.js
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) WebSockets
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
Glasgow
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