The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 149 140 152
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.62% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
LESS
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1033 1048 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.74% 35.49% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 576 657 1036
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 Scotland

LESS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Scotland region.

LESS Salary Trend in Scotland

LESS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Scotland

LESS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 8 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow -13 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LESS.

1 41 (100.00%) HTML
1 41 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (80.49%) JavaScript
2 33 (80.49%) Sass
2 33 (80.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 29 (70.73%) Grunt
4 28 (68.29%) User Experience
5 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (56.10%) Bower
6 23 (56.10%) HTML5
7 21 (51.22%) AngularJS
8 20 (48.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (43.90%) Backbone.js
9 18 (43.90%) gulp
10 17 (41.46%) Scrum
11 16 (39.02%) Web Design
11 16 (39.02%) Ajax
11 16 (39.02%) jQuery
11 16 (39.02%) CSS3
11 16 (39.02%) Ember.js
12 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
13 14 (34.15%) Web Accessibility
13 14 (34.15%) Time Management
13 14 (34.15%) Functional Testing
14 12 (29.27%) CMS
14 12 (29.27%) Web Development
15 10 (24.39%) Photoshop
15 10 (24.39%) Front End Development
16 9 (21.95%) Content Management
17 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Content Management

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (29.27%) CMS
2 4 (9.76%) Drupal
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Photoshop
2 7 (17.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.88%) InDesign
4 1 (2.44%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 3 (7.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) Grunt
2 23 (56.10%) Bower
3 18 (43.90%) gulp
4 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) UI Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Designer
5 6 (14.63%) UI Designer
6 5 (12.20%) Graphic Designer
7 3 (7.32%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) UI Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (2.44%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) CSS
1 41 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) Sass
2 33 (80.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 23 (56.10%) HTML5
4 21 (51.22%) AngularJS
5 18 (43.90%) Backbone.js
6 16 (39.02%) Ajax
6 16 (39.02%) CSS3
6 16 (39.02%) Ember.js
6 16 (39.02%) jQuery
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) Kendo UI
9 3 (7.32%) .NET
9 3 (7.32%) OOCSS
9 3 (7.32%) React
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.88%) D3.js
10 2 (4.88%) HTML5 Boilerplate
10 2 (4.88%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 28 (68.29%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) Animation
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (41.46%) Scrum
4 16 (39.02%) Web Design
5 14 (34.15%) Functional Testing
5 14 (34.15%) Time Management
5 14 (34.15%) Web Accessibility
6 12 (29.27%) Web Development
7 10 (24.39%) Front End Development
8 9 (21.95%) Content Management
9 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Content Management
9 7 (17.07%) Open Source
9 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (12.20%) Mobile First
11 5 (12.20%) MVC
11 5 (12.20%) Wireframes
12 4 (9.76%) OO
12 4 (9.76%) SDLC
12 4 (9.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Adobe
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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