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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 131 150 159
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 30 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 1.10% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 9
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
1094 1183 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.88% 38.08% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 713 817 897
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram 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 12 February 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
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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
Glasgow -8 18 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh +7 12 £32,500 -13.33%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) HTML
1 64 (100.00%) CSS
2 54 (84.38%) JavaScript
3 52 (81.25%) Sass
4 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (70.31%) HTML5
6 38 (59.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 34 (53.13%) AngularJS
8 31 (48.44%) Git (software)
9 28 (43.75%) User Experience
10 27 (42.19%) Grunt
11 26 (40.63%) CSS3
12 21 (32.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (32.81%) Bower
12 21 (32.81%) Front End Development
13 20 (31.25%) MVC
14 19 (29.69%) TDD
14 19 (29.69%) jQuery
15 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
16 17 (26.56%) CMS
16 17 (26.56%) gulp
17 16 (25.00%) Web Design
17 16 (25.00%) RESTful
18 15 (23.44%) QA
19 14 (21.88%) Content Management
19 14 (21.88%) Photoshop
20 13 (20.31%) Banking
20 13 (20.31%) Finance
21 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
21 12 (18.75%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (26.56%) CMS
2 7 (10.94%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) Node.js
4 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.69%) WordPress
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Photoshop
2 12 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.13%) InDesign
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 31 (48.44%) Git (software)
2 27 (42.19%) Grunt
3 21 (32.81%) Bower
4 17 (26.56%) gulp
5 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.69%) Subversion
7 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
7 2 (3.13%) Maven
7 2 (3.13%) WebStorm
8 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.56%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.31%) Banking
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (21.88%) UI Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Angular Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Designer
5 8 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Graphic Designer
7 5 (7.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.69%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) UI Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) CSS
1 64 (100.00%) HTML
2 52 (81.25%) Sass
3 45 (70.31%) HTML5
4 38 (59.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 34 (53.13%) AngularJS
6 26 (40.63%) CSS3
7 19 (29.69%) jQuery
8 16 (25.00%) RESTful
9 12 (18.75%) Ajax
9 12 (18.75%) Backbone.js
9 12 (18.75%) Ember.js
10 8 (12.50%) XML
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
12 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.81%) D3.js
13 4 (6.25%) JSON
13 4 (6.25%) Kendo UI
13 4 (6.25%) Modernizr
14 3 (4.69%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.69%) Animation
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Unix
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Front End Development
2 21 (32.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (31.25%) MVC
4 19 (29.69%) TDD
5 18 (28.13%) Unit Testing
6 16 (25.00%) Web Design
7 14 (21.88%) Content Management
8 11 (17.19%) Open Source
8 11 (17.19%) Time Management
8 11 (17.19%) Web Development
9 10 (15.63%) Functional Testing
9 10 (15.63%) Scrum
9 10 (15.63%) Web Accessibility
10 8 (12.50%) Mobile First
11 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Content Management
11 7 (10.94%) SDLC
11 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.25%) Software Architecture
12 4 (6.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) TeamSite
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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