The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 91 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.084% 1.07% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 3.42% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LESS
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
407 380 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.35% 31.35% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 358 326 300
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LESS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the South Wales region.

LESS Salary Trend in South Wales

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) Mocha
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) Bower
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) gulp
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) NMock
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bower
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Grunt
1 2 (66.67%) gulp
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (66.67%) Mocha
2 1 (33.33%) NMock
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) API Design
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
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