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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 106 143 173
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +30
Permanent jobs citing LESS 43 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 0.70% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.11% 1.96% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 4
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
1046 1174 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.08% 35.94% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 645 734 917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 33 £34,000 -12.25% 2
Glasgow +5 3 - -
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LESS.

1 58 (100.00%) CSS
2 55 (94.83%) JavaScript
2 55 (94.83%) HTML
3 45 (77.59%) AngularJS
4 44 (75.86%) Sass
5 41 (70.69%) Git (software)
6 39 (67.24%) Grunt
7 37 (63.79%) gulp
8 36 (62.07%) Finance
8 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (60.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 33 (56.90%) Ember.js
11 32 (55.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (53.45%) User Experience
12 31 (53.45%) Bower
13 29 (50.00%) Time Management
13 29 (50.00%) Backbone.js
14 28 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (48.28%) Scrum
15 26 (44.83%) Web Design
15 26 (44.83%) Ajax
16 25 (43.10%) Web Accessibility
16 25 (43.10%) Functional Testing
17 21 (36.21%) Front End Development
18 20 (34.48%) HTML5
19 18 (31.03%) Web Development
20 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Management
21 14 (24.14%) jQuery
21 14 (24.14%) MVC
22 11 (18.97%) CSS3

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 7 (12.07%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.72%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (70.69%) Git (software)
2 39 (67.24%) Grunt
3 37 (63.79%) gulp
4 31 (53.45%) Bower
5 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.62%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (62.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Developer
2 30 (51.72%) UI Developer
3 25 (43.10%) Senior Developer
4 22 (37.93%) Senior UI Developer
5 20 (34.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (20.69%) Web Developer
7 7 (12.07%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (10.34%) Web UI Developer
9 5 (8.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (8.62%) HTML Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Open Source Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.45%) UI/UX Developer
11 2 (3.45%) UX Developer
12 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Digital Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) CSS
2 55 (94.83%) HTML
3 45 (77.59%) AngularJS
4 44 (75.86%) Sass
5 33 (56.90%) Ember.js
6 32 (55.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 29 (50.00%) Backbone.js
8 26 (44.83%) Ajax
9 20 (34.48%) HTML5
10 14 (24.14%) jQuery
11 11 (18.97%) CSS3
11 11 (18.97%) RESTful
12 9 (15.52%) Web Services
13 7 (12.07%) XML
14 5 (8.62%) JSON
14 5 (8.62%) Middleware
14 5 (8.62%) REST
15 3 (5.17%) Node.js
15 3 (5.17%) OOCSS
16 2 (3.45%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (53.45%) User Experience
2 5 (8.62%) Social Media
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Animation
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 29 (50.00%) Time Management
4 28 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (48.28%) Scrum
5 26 (44.83%) Web Design
6 25 (43.10%) Functional Testing
6 25 (43.10%) Web Accessibility
7 21 (36.21%) Front End Development
8 18 (31.03%) Web Development
9 16 (27.59%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (24.14%) MVC
11 8 (13.79%) Mobile First
11 8 (13.79%) Open Source
12 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.34%) Content Management
14 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity
14 5 (8.62%) Data Management
14 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (8.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (94.83%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) C++
4 4 (6.90%) Python
4 4 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.72%) HP
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