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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 61 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.85% 1.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 2.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Average salary £34,000 £42,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
249 403 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 42.56% 50.50% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 221 369 204
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -22.35%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) CSS3
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) Sass
6 10 (45.45%) Google
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) OOCSS
8 8 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (36.36%) Facebook
8 8 (36.36%) Twitter
8 8 (36.36%) Web Design
8 8 (36.36%) PHP
9 7 (31.82%) Java
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle
9 7 (31.82%) XML
9 7 (31.82%) JSON
9 7 (31.82%) Backbone.js
10 6 (27.27%) User Experience
11 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
11 5 (22.73%) Spring
11 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
11 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
11 5 (22.73%) Web Development
11 5 (22.73%) Java EE
11 5 (22.73%) .NET
11 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (9.09%) Kentico
1 2 (9.09%) WordPress
1 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Arabic Language
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) HTML
1 21 (95.45%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) CSS3
4 12 (54.55%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) Sass
6 9 (40.91%) OOCSS
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) JSON
7 7 (31.82%) Backbone.js
8 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
8 5 (22.73%) Spring
8 5 (22.73%) Java EE
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (9.09%) Bing Maps
10 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Wiki
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (36.36%) Web Design
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) UX Design
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) VC++
6 2 (9.09%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) PHP5
7 1 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Google
2 8 (36.36%) Facebook
2 8 (36.36%) Twitter
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Trapeze
4 2 (9.09%) ESRI
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) HP