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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 98 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 0.37% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.15% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £35,000 £25,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +37.50%
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
407 260 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.06% 31.98% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 356 227 383
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Cardiff -24 2 £35,000 +37.25% 3
LESS
Wales

LESS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 11 days ago