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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 112 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 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
661 486 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.58% 42.15% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 402 325 265
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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 22 August 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML5
2 12 (85.71%) jQuery
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) CSS3
5 9 (64.29%) Ruby
6 8 (57.14%) Sass
7 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) PHP
7 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
7 6 (42.86%) Adobe
8 5 (35.71%) Fireworks
8 5 (35.71%) Web Design
8 5 (35.71%) Web 2.0
8 5 (35.71%) Marketing
8 5 (35.71%) WordPress
8 5 (35.71%) Joomla!
8 5 (35.71%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (35.71%) Drupal
9 4 (28.57%) Sinatra
9 4 (28.57%) Twitter
9 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (28.57%) TDD
9 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (28.57%) UNIX
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Python

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (35.71%) WordPress
1 5 (35.71%) Joomla!
1 5 (35.71%) Drupal
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
3 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 5 (35.71%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Jasmine
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
4 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (7.14%) Mocha
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Creative Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
6 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML5
2 12 (85.71%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) CSS3
4 8 (57.14%) Sass
5 4 (28.57%) Sinatra
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
7 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (14.29%) WebSockets
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) DOM
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) JMS
8 1 (7.14%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Web 2.0
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) SEO
4 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) ECMAScript
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Twitter
3 3 (21.43%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Telerik