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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 97 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.26% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.61% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
557 498 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.90% 39.43% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 273 286 387
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 August 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) UX Design
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Compass CSS Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Grunt

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Compass CSS Framework
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Kendo UI
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) UX Design
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft