The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 135 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 17 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.85% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
1050 1463 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.56% 38.19% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 660 1032 799
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 11 £45,000 - 4
Glasgow +1 6 £40,000 +77.77% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (100.00%) CSS
1 36 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
4 30 (83.33%) HTML5
5 27 (75.00%) Sass
5 27 (75.00%) TDD
6 26 (72.22%) RESTful
7 24 (66.67%) MVC
8 23 (63.89%) Unit Testing
9 17 (47.22%) Finance
10 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
10 16 (44.44%) Banking
11 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (16.67%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) CSS3
11 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (13.89%) User Experience
13 4 (11.11%) Underscore.js
13 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
13 4 (11.11%) WebSockets
13 4 (11.11%) Selenium
13 4 (11.11%) Grunt
14 3 (8.33%) JSON
14 3 (8.33%) Workflow
14 3 (8.33%) WebTrends
14 3 (8.33%) Node.js
14 3 (8.33%) Time Management
14 3 (8.33%) GitHub
14 3 (8.33%) Digital Media

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Web Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior UI Developer
6 3 (8.33%) UI Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior User Experience Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.56%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) CSS
1 36 (100.00%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) HTML5
3 27 (75.00%) Sass
4 26 (72.22%) RESTful
5 6 (16.67%) jQuery
5 6 (16.67%) CSS3
5 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) Underscore.js
6 4 (11.11%) WebSockets
7 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (5.56%) .NET
9 1 (2.78%) Marionette.js
9 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) TDD
3 24 (66.67%) MVC
4 23 (63.89%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.56%) UX Design
6 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe
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