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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 111 147 168
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +21
Permanent jobs citing LESS 35 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 0.72% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 2.05% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 5
Median salary £34,000 £30,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.56% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £41,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
965 1169 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.80% 35.26% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 640 745 940
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +31 29 £34,000 +10.56%
Glasgow +9 4 £32,000 +6.66%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 63 (100.00%) CSS
2 61 (96.83%) JavaScript
3 60 (95.24%) HTML
4 47 (74.60%) Sass
4 47 (74.60%) AngularJS
5 46 (73.02%) Git (software)
6 40 (63.49%) Grunt
6 40 (63.49%) Finance
6 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (61.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (60.32%) gulp
9 35 (55.56%) Ember.js
10 34 (53.97%) User Experience
11 32 (50.79%) Bower
11 32 (50.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (49.21%) Time Management
12 31 (49.21%) Backbone.js
13 30 (47.62%) Scrum
13 30 (47.62%) Ajax
13 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (44.44%) Web Design
15 27 (42.86%) Functional Testing
15 27 (42.86%) Web Accessibility
16 23 (36.51%) HTML5
16 23 (36.51%) Web Development
17 22 (34.92%) Front End Development
18 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
19 14 (22.22%) jQuery
19 14 (22.22%) RESTful
19 14 (22.22%) 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.59%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (73.02%) Git (software)
2 40 (63.49%) Grunt
3 38 (60.32%) gulp
4 32 (50.79%) Bower
5 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.94%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 32 (50.79%) UI Developer
3 27 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 24 (38.10%) Senior UI Developer
5 21 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (26.98%) Web Developer
7 9 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (12.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (11.11%) HTML Developer
10 6 (9.52%) Web UI Developer
11 5 (7.94%) Open Source Developer
11 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
12 4 (6.35%) Applications Developer
12 4 (6.35%) Python Developer
12 4 (6.35%) Python Web Developer
12 4 (6.35%) Web Applications Developer
13 3 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 2 (3.17%) UI/UX Developer
14 2 (3.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) CSS
2 60 (95.24%) HTML
3 47 (74.60%) AngularJS
3 47 (74.60%) Sass
4 35 (55.56%) Ember.js
5 32 (50.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (49.21%) Backbone.js
7 30 (47.62%) Ajax
8 23 (36.51%) HTML5
9 14 (22.22%) CSS3
9 14 (22.22%) jQuery
9 14 (22.22%) RESTful
10 12 (19.05%) Web Services
11 9 (14.29%) XML
12 7 (11.11%) JSON
13 5 (7.94%) Middleware
13 5 (7.94%) REST
14 3 (4.76%) Node.js
14 3 (4.76%) OOCSS
15 2 (3.17%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) User Experience
2 5 (7.94%) Social Media
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (61.90%) Responsive Web Design
3 31 (49.21%) Time Management
4 30 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (47.62%) Scrum
5 28 (44.44%) Web Design
6 27 (42.86%) Functional Testing
6 27 (42.86%) Web Accessibility
7 23 (36.51%) Web Development
8 22 (34.92%) Front End Development
9 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
10 13 (20.63%) MVC
11 8 (12.70%) Mobile First
11 8 (12.70%) Open Source
12 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.52%) Content Management
14 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity
14 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (7.94%) TDD
14 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (96.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.11%) Python
2 7 (11.11%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe
2 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.59%) HP
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft