The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 211 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 29 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LESS
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2548 2712 2349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.23% 44.39% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 2324 2135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LESS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

LESS Salary Trend in the South West

LESS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in the South West

LESS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Bristol -10 9 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 9 £35,000 - 3
Somerset +9 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Dorset - 2 £22,500 -
Devon -18 1 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 93 (98.94%) HTML
1 93 (98.94%) CSS
2 88 (93.62%) JavaScript
3 51 (54.26%) Sass
4 50 (53.19%) HTML5
5 46 (48.94%) MVC
6 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (47.87%) CSS3
7 42 (44.68%) jQuery
8 40 (42.55%) PHP
9 35 (37.23%) .NET
10 29 (30.85%) C#
11 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
11 27 (28.72%) Google
12 26 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (25.53%) AngularJS
13 24 (25.53%) User Experience
13 24 (25.53%) XML
14 22 (23.40%) Twitter
15 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
16 20 (21.28%) Web Development
16 20 (21.28%) Web Design
16 20 (21.28%) OOCSS
17 19 (20.21%) Facebook
18 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (18.09%) JSON
20 16 (17.02%) SQL
20 16 (17.02%) Backbone.js
21 15 (15.96%) T-SQL
22 14 (14.89%) Wiki

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (8.51%) Drupal
1 8 (8.51%) WordPress
2 6 (6.38%) Node.js
3 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.19%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) Kentico
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) GitHub
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MySQL
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Redis
3 1 (1.06%) Riak
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Bower
2 6 (6.38%) Grunt
3 5 (5.32%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (5.32%) Yeoman
3 5 (5.32%) Sublime Text
3 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.32%) IntelliJ
3 5 (5.32%) Subversion
4 3 (3.19%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) gulp
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (93.62%) Developer
2 45 (47.87%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (23.40%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) AWS Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.32%) Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Tester
11 3 (3.19%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Web Applications Developer
11 3 (3.19%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Designer
12 2 (2.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (98.94%) HTML
1 93 (98.94%) CSS
2 51 (54.26%) Sass
3 50 (53.19%) HTML5
4 45 (47.87%) CSS3
5 42 (44.68%) jQuery
6 35 (37.23%) .NET
7 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
8 24 (25.53%) XML
8 24 (25.53%) AngularJS
9 20 (21.28%) OOCSS
10 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (18.09%) JSON
12 16 (17.02%) Backbone.js
13 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
14 10 (10.64%) Web Services
14 10 (10.64%) Ajax
14 10 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (9.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) User Experience
2 14 (14.89%) Wiki
3 4 (4.26%) Social Media
4 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) MVC
2 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (21.28%) Web Development
4 20 (21.28%) Web Design
5 13 (13.83%) Project Management
6 7 (7.45%) OO
6 7 (7.45%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.38%) Scrum
8 5 (5.32%) TDD
8 5 (5.32%) MVVM
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.32%) Manual Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.26%) OO PHP
9 4 (4.26%) CRM
10 3 (3.19%) OOP
10 3 (3.19%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.13%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.13%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 40 (42.55%) PHP
3 29 (30.85%) C#
4 16 (17.02%) SQL
5 15 (15.96%) T-SQL
6 12 (12.77%) Java
7 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.13%) VC++
9 2 (2.13%) VB6
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.06%) Graphite
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Google
2 22 (23.40%) Twitter
3 19 (20.21%) Facebook
4 8 (8.51%) Zend
5 7 (7.45%) Oracle
6 5 (5.32%) CODA
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.13%) Adobe
8 2 (2.13%) ESRI
8 2 (2.13%) Trapeze
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) IBM
Exeter, Devon
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago