The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 97 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 14 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.96% 0.37% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
717 587 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.28% 54.20% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 467 302 326
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Glasgow

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
1 17 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (94.12%) CSS3
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) Sass
4 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
4 12 (70.59%) WebSockets
4 12 (70.59%) Node.js
4 12 (70.59%) JSON
5 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (64.71%) Jasmine
6 9 (52.94%) Ember.js
6 9 (52.94%) Backbone.js
6 9 (52.94%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (52.94%) Ajax
6 9 (52.94%) Apache Flex
6 9 (52.94%) Spring
6 9 (52.94%) Java
6 9 (52.94%) DOM
6 9 (52.94%) JMS
6 9 (52.94%) ECMAScript
7 8 (47.06%) Maven
7 8 (47.06%) Mocha
7 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
8 7 (41.18%) Degree
9 6 (35.29%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) Advertising

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (70.59%) Node.js
2 4 (23.53%) Joomla!
2 4 (23.53%) WordPress
2 4 (23.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
1 4 (23.53%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (64.71%) Jasmine
2 8 (47.06%) Maven
2 8 (47.06%) Mocha
2 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Advertising
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Creative Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Programmer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
1 17 (100.00%) CSS
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
1 17 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (94.12%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) Sass
4 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
4 12 (70.59%) WebSockets
4 12 (70.59%) JSON
5 9 (52.94%) Ember.js
5 9 (52.94%) Backbone.js
5 9 (52.94%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (52.94%) Ajax
5 9 (52.94%) Apache Flex
5 9 (52.94%) Spring
5 9 (52.94%) DOM
5 9 (52.94%) JMS
6 4 (23.53%) Parsley
7 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (17.65%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Web 2.0
2 4 (23.53%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (23.53%) Equities
2 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (17.65%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) ECMAScript
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) Facebook
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter