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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 69 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.13% - 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% - 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 10
Average salary £42,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
378 231 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 47.43% 41.03% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 346 211 282
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 1 August 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 - 6 £42,250 - 1
Street - 3 £40,000 -
LESS
South West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) MVC
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 16 (72.73%) Sass
5 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (59.09%) WPF
7 13 (59.09%) Silverlight
7 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (59.09%) WinForms
7 13 (59.09%) Web Development
7 13 (59.09%) Degree
7 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
7 13 (59.09%) SQL
7 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
7 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
7 13 (59.09%) Web Services
7 13 (59.09%) Windows
8 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) HTML5
10 4 (18.18%) jQuery
11 3 (13.64%) Twitter
11 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (9.09%) WordPress

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Magnolia
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (72.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 16 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
5 8 (36.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 16 (72.73%) Sass
5 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (59.09%) WPF
6 13 (59.09%) Silverlight
6 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (59.09%) WinForms
6 13 (59.09%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.55%) YUI
10 1 (4.55%) RESTful
10 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook