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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 87 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.82% 0.55% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 1.47% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
385 477 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.87% 37.71% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 353 411 338
Median salary £35,500 £35,369 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in South Wales

LESS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 8 £31,500 +5.00% 1
LESS
Wales

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for LESS.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Sass
4 9 (75.00%) jQuery
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
6 7 (58.33%) Scrum
7 6 (50.00%) CMS
7 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (50.00%) Sitecore
7 6 (50.00%) Umbraco
7 6 (50.00%) Alterian
8 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 4 (33.33%) HTML5
9 4 (33.33%) MVC
10 3 (25.00%) CSS3
10 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
10 3 (25.00%) Marketing
10 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
11 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
11 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (16.67%) Grunt
11 2 (16.67%) WCF
11 2 (16.67%) Subversion
11 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) CMS
1 6 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Grunt
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) NMock
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Bower
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Mocha
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Sass
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (16.67%) WCF
8 1 (8.33%) Node.js
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
8 1 (8.33%) WinForms
8 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Web Usability
6 1 (8.33%) API Design
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Alterian
2 6 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) TOWER Software
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