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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 93 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 18 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 0.46% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 0.99% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
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
545 505 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.75% 46.59% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 312 335 375
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
3 28 (87.50%) Sass
4 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (62.50%) AngularJS
7 19 (59.38%) User Experience
8 18 (56.25%) Grunt
8 18 (56.25%) Bower
9 17 (53.13%) HTML5
10 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (37.50%) Ajax
11 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
12 11 (34.38%) jQuery
12 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
13 10 (31.25%) Ember.js
13 10 (31.25%) Time Management
13 10 (31.25%) Web Accessibility
13 10 (31.25%) Scrum
13 10 (31.25%) Web Design
13 10 (31.25%) Backbone.js
13 10 (31.25%) gulp
14 8 (25.00%) Web Development
14 8 (25.00%) CSS3
14 8 (25.00%) MVC
15 7 (21.88%) QA
15 7 (21.88%) CMS
16 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (21.88%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Drupal
3 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Bower
1 18 (56.25%) Grunt
2 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (31.25%) gulp
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) UI Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (87.50%) Sass
3 24 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 17 (53.13%) HTML5
6 12 (37.50%) Ajax
7 11 (34.38%) jQuery
8 10 (31.25%) Backbone.js
8 10 (31.25%) Ember.js
9 8 (25.00%) CSS3
10 6 (18.75%) RESTful
11 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.50%) Kendo UI
12 4 (12.50%) XML
13 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
14 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 11 (34.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Time Management
4 10 (31.25%) Web Accessibility
4 10 (31.25%) Web Design
5 8 (25.00%) MVC
5 8 (25.00%) Web Development
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Content Management
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) UX Design
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
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