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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 68 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.26% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
259 318 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 43.68% 42.23% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 224 279 188
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

LESS Salary Histogram 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 3 September 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 4 £33,000 -17.50%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (27.27%) Google
7 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Java EE
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Apache CXF
7 3 (27.27%) Spring
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Google Maps API
8 2 (18.18%) UX Design
8 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
1 1 (9.09%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Java EE
6 3 (27.27%) Apache CXF
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Sass
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) Google Maps API
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) Bing Maps
7 2 (18.18%) JSON
7 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) UX Design
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) VC++
5 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Google
3 2 (18.18%) Trapeze
3 2 (18.18%) ESRI
4 1 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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