The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 60 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.95% - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
347 257 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 52.10% 38.53% 57.41%
Number of salaries quoted 310 238 269
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,500
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
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 12 £42,500 - 2
Wells - 1 £36,000 -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) HTML
4 12 (80.00%) MVC
4 12 (80.00%) Web Development
4 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (80.00%) Degree
4 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (80.00%) Sass
5 9 (60.00%) WPF
5 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (60.00%) WinForms
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 9 (60.00%) Windows
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) Ext JS
8 3 (20.00%) Android
8 3 (20.00%) iPhone
8 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (20.00%) iPad

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (73.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (73.33%) C# Developer
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) HTML
4 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (80.00%) Sass
5 9 (60.00%) WPF
5 9 (60.00%) Silverlight
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (60.00%) WinForms
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Ext JS
7 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.67%) RESTful
9 1 (6.67%) CSS3
9 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
1 3 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
1 12 (80.00%) Web Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
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