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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 70 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.29% 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £43,750 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £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
369 285 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 47.49% 46.88% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 321 271 297
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -2 10 £43,750 +48.30% 3
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (85.00%) Sass
3 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Python
7 8 (40.00%) Django
7 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (35.00%) .NET
8 7 (35.00%) C#
9 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (25.00%) HTML5
10 5 (25.00%) CSS3
11 4 (20.00%) jQuery
11 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Web Development
11 4 (20.00%) Degree
11 4 (20.00%) WPF
11 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
11 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
11 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
11 4 (20.00%) WinForms
11 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) Web Services

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) WordPress
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Magnolia
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Bower
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (85.00%) Sass
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Django
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) WPF
7 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) WinForms
8 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.00%) Ajax
9 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30 - £55 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago