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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 103 80
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
375 521 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.10% 45.42% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 349 494 377
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Node.js
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript