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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 132 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Permanent jobs citing LESS 30 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.35% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 0.89% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +16.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1134 1458 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.82% 39.64% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 721 970 834
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 +16 21 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Glasgow +16 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (100.00%) HTML
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (84.31%) HTML5
4 38 (74.51%) Sass
5 37 (72.55%) TDD
6 32 (62.75%) RESTful
7 31 (60.78%) MVC
7 31 (60.78%) Unit Testing
8 27 (52.94%) Finance
9 26 (50.98%) Telecoms
9 26 (50.98%) Banking
10 24 (47.06%) Git (software)
11 22 (43.14%) AngularJS
12 14 (27.45%) QA
12 14 (27.45%) CSS3
13 10 (19.61%) jQuery
13 10 (19.61%) Games
14 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (15.69%) Grunt
16 7 (13.73%) gulp
16 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (13.73%) Node.js
17 6 (11.76%) WebSockets
17 6 (11.76%) User Experience
18 5 (9.80%) Mobile First
18 5 (9.80%) Content Management
19 4 (7.84%) Web Development
19 4 (7.84%) Selenium

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (13.73%) Node.js
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) GitHub
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Grunt
3 7 (13.73%) gulp
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) WebStorm
6 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.96%) FindBugs
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 26 (50.98%) Banking
2 26 (50.98%) Telecoms
3 10 (19.61%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.96%) UI Designer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Graphic Designer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Graphic Designer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) HTML
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (84.31%) HTML5
3 38 (74.51%) Sass
4 32 (62.75%) RESTful
5 22 (43.14%) AngularJS
6 14 (27.45%) CSS3
7 10 (19.61%) jQuery
8 7 (13.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (11.76%) WebSockets
10 4 (7.84%) Underscore.js
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
10 4 (7.84%) .NET
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.92%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (3.92%) OOCSS
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.96%) Marionette.js
12 1 (1.96%) HTML5 Boilerplate
12 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (72.55%) TDD
3 31 (60.78%) MVC
3 31 (60.78%) Unit Testing
4 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (9.80%) Mobile First
5 5 (9.80%) Content Management
6 4 (7.84%) Web Development
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) Code Coverage
7 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) Open Source
7 3 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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