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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 52 66
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.26% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.66% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 4
Average salary - £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
253 236 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 41.54% 48.46% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 227 226 285
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,864
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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