The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 81 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 1.26% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 3.21% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Median salary £32,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
326 530 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.51% 39.41% 49.53%
Number of salaries quoted 179 307 362
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for LESS.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Sass
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) PHP
6 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) RESTful
7 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Ajax
7 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Grunt
7 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
8 1 (12.50%) Protractor
8 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Bower
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (12.50%) Mocha
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Sass
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) SignalR
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Front End Development
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (12.50%) Content Writing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter