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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 53 65
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.83% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.72% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 13
Average salary - £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
230 238 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 39.59% 42.12% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 215 215 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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