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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 87 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 0.91% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 1.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
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
527 673 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.71% 51.14% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 353 417 220
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
3 8 (80.00%) RESTful
4 7 (70.00%) Sass
5 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) CSS3
7 3 (30.00%) WebSockets
7 3 (30.00%) Selenium
7 3 (30.00%) Underscore.js
7 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (20.00%) GitHub
8 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (20.00%) Node.js
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (10.00%) Kanban
9 1 (10.00%) Scrum
9 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (10.00%) Banking
9 1 (10.00%) .NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) Sass
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) WebSockets
5 3 (30.00%) Underscore.js
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 27 days ago