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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 161 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.064% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £36,250 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
1296 1216 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.93% 38.64% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 873 806 781
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 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -10 4 £45,000 +114.28% 1
Glasgow -3 1 £27,500 +37.50%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) HTML5
3 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
4 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (68.18%) Sass
6 13 (59.09%) Python
7 12 (54.55%) UNIX
7 12 (54.55%) Ruby
7 12 (54.55%) CSS3
8 11 (50.00%) Linux
8 11 (50.00%) Perl
9 10 (45.45%) jQuery
10 9 (40.91%) Node.js
10 9 (40.91%) C#
10 9 (40.91%) TDD
11 8 (36.36%) MVC
11 8 (36.36%) Java
12 7 (31.82%) OO
12 7 (31.82%) Web Development
12 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
13 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (27.27%) Data Structures
13 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
13 6 (27.27%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
13 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (27.27%) Degree
13 6 (27.27%) Refactoring

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.55%) RubyMine
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 3 (13.64%) Games
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Development Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (95.45%) HTML5
3 15 (68.18%) Sass
4 12 (54.55%) CSS3
5 10 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) Sinatra
6 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (18.18%) RESTful
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
9 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 1 (4.55%) Dojo
10 1 (4.55%) Symfony
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
10 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (27.27%) Data Structures
1 6 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Xbox
4 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) Web Development
4 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
5 6 (27.27%) Refactoring
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) UX Design
7 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) Python
3 12 (54.55%) Ruby
4 11 (50.00%) Perl
5 9 (40.91%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Objective-C
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) PHP
10 2 (9.09%) VB
11 1 (4.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Postgraduate
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) Telerik
2 1 (4.55%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
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