The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 49 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.82% 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 0.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
LESS
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
226 334 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 45.75% 52.85% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 216 299 300
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LESS
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Somerset region.

LESS Salary Trend in Somerset

LESS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Bath +12 9 £30,000 -25.00% 3
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Sass
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Django
3 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
3 8 (42.11%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) OOCSS
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) Web Design
5 6 (31.58%) Facebook
5 6 (31.58%) Twitter
5 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (31.58%) Google
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
8 2 (10.53%) Grunt
8 2 (10.53%) Bower

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 2 (10.53%) Bower
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Sass
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) OOCSS
3 8 (42.11%) Django
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Design
1 6 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) PHP
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Google
1 6 (31.58%) Facebook
1 6 (31.58%) Twitter
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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