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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 138 137 153
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 31 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.90% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 2.52% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 5
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £42,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1072 1109 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.33% 35.61% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 569 687 1036
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 June 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 June 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 +8 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Glasgow -15 3 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 50 (100.00%) CSS
2 49 (98.00%) HTML
3 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (78.00%) Sass
5 36 (72.00%) Grunt
6 35 (70.00%) AngularJS
7 32 (64.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (58.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (58.00%) User Experience
9 28 (56.00%) gulp
10 27 (54.00%) Git (software)
11 26 (52.00%) Ember.js
12 25 (50.00%) Bower
13 23 (46.00%) Backbone.js
14 21 (42.00%) HTML5
15 20 (40.00%) Scrum
15 20 (40.00%) Web Design
16 19 (38.00%) Ajax
16 19 (38.00%) Time Management
17 18 (36.00%) jQuery
17 18 (36.00%) Functional Testing
18 17 (34.00%) Web Accessibility
19 16 (32.00%) Finance
19 16 (32.00%) Front End Development
20 14 (28.00%) Web Development
21 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (26.00%) MVC
22 11 (22.00%) CSS3
23 10 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 9 (18.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.00%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Grunt
2 28 (56.00%) gulp
3 27 (54.00%) Git (software)
4 25 (50.00%) Bower
5 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.00%) Maven
8 1 (2.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) UI Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior UI Developer
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Designer
8 2 (4.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) UI Designer
8 2 (4.00%) UI Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) CSS
2 49 (98.00%) HTML
3 39 (78.00%) Sass
4 35 (70.00%) AngularJS
5 32 (64.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (52.00%) Ember.js
7 23 (46.00%) Backbone.js
8 21 (42.00%) HTML5
9 19 (38.00%) Ajax
10 18 (36.00%) jQuery
11 11 (22.00%) CSS3
12 6 (12.00%) RESTful
12 6 (12.00%) Web Services
12 6 (12.00%) XML
13 4 (8.00%) Kendo UI
13 4 (8.00%) Middleware
13 4 (8.00%) REST
14 3 (6.00%) Node.js
14 3 (6.00%) OOCSS
14 3 (6.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Social Media
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) W3C
5 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (58.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (40.00%) Scrum
2 20 (40.00%) Web Design
3 19 (38.00%) Time Management
4 18 (36.00%) Functional Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Web Accessibility
6 16 (32.00%) Front End Development
7 14 (28.00%) Web Development
8 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (26.00%) MVC
9 10 (20.00%) Mobile First
9 10 (20.00%) Open Source
9 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.00%) Content Management
10 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Content Management
10 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (10.00%) Open Source Development
12 4 (8.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe
2 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.00%) HP
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