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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 111 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 25 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.95% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 2.64% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 16
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
914 1060 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.77% 36.14% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 571 681 812
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +14 20 £49,000 +50.76%
Glasgow +11 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 37 (94.87%) HTML
2 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
3 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 24 (61.54%) Sass
4 24 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 23 (58.97%) Finance
6 22 (56.41%) HTML5
7 19 (48.72%) User Experience
8 18 (46.15%) Ember.js
9 17 (43.59%) CSS3
9 17 (43.59%) Grunt
10 16 (41.03%) gulp
10 16 (41.03%) Backbone.js
10 16 (41.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (41.03%) Ajax
11 15 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (38.46%) Bower
12 14 (35.90%) Time Management
12 14 (35.90%) Web Accessibility
12 14 (35.90%) Web Development
12 14 (35.90%) Scrum
13 13 (33.33%) Web Design
13 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (33.33%) Functional Testing
13 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
14 10 (25.64%) RESTful
14 10 (25.64%) Linux
14 10 (25.64%) Web Services

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 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (43.59%) Grunt
3 16 (41.03%) gulp
4 15 (38.46%) Bower
5 5 (12.82%) Selenium
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.56%) Mocha
7 1 (2.56%) Protractor
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) UI Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Senior UI Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Web Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Applications Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Python Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Python Web Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 37 (94.87%) HTML
3 24 (61.54%) AngularJS
3 24 (61.54%) Sass
4 22 (56.41%) HTML5
5 18 (46.15%) Ember.js
6 17 (43.59%) CSS3
7 16 (41.03%) Ajax
7 16 (41.03%) Backbone.js
7 16 (41.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (25.64%) RESTful
8 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 10 (25.64%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) Spring
11 4 (10.26%) React
12 2 (5.13%) jQuery
13 1 (2.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) Time Management
3 14 (35.90%) Web Accessibility
3 14 (35.90%) Web Development
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (33.33%) Web Design
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (5.13%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.08%) Python
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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Pearson Frank
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