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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 223 218 209
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 22 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.22% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.51% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
2563 2546 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.89% 42.19% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2231 2172 1921
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 - 12 £37,500 -
Somerset +3 5 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Wiltshire -5 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Dorset - 2 £29,750 -
Devon -13 1 £28,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 54 (98.18%) CSS
3 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
4 34 (61.82%) MVC
5 31 (56.36%) HTML5
6 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (52.73%) .NET
8 28 (50.91%) jQuery
9 27 (49.09%) Sass
10 26 (47.27%) C#
11 22 (40.00%) CSS3
12 21 (38.18%) AngularJS
13 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
14 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
15 13 (23.64%) SQL
16 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 11 (20.00%) PHP
17 11 (20.00%) Backbone.js
17 11 (20.00%) User Experience
18 10 (18.18%) Java
18 10 (18.18%) Photoshop
18 10 (18.18%) XML
18 10 (18.18%) Google
19 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
19 9 (16.36%) Entity Framework
20 8 (14.55%) Node.js
20 8 (14.55%) Grunt
20 8 (14.55%) Bower
20 8 (14.55%) SQL Server

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.55%) Node.js
2 7 (12.73%) WordPress
3 6 (10.91%) CMS
3 6 (10.91%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.82%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Grunt
2 8 (14.55%) Bower
3 5 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (9.09%) Yeoman
3 5 (9.09%) Sublime Text
3 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.82%) Mocha
6 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) webpack
6 1 (1.82%) gulp
General
1 6 (10.91%) Advertising
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Arabic Language
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (29.09%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
10 3 (5.45%) Tester
10 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.64%) UI Designer
11 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Junior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.64%) UI Programmer
11 2 (3.64%) Designer
11 2 (3.64%) Junior
11 2 (3.64%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) HTML
2 54 (98.18%) CSS
3 31 (56.36%) HTML5
4 29 (52.73%) .NET
5 28 (50.91%) jQuery
6 27 (49.09%) Sass
7 22 (40.00%) CSS3
8 21 (38.18%) AngularJS
9 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (20.00%) Backbone.js
11 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.18%) XML
13 9 (16.36%) Entity Framework
14 8 (14.55%) Web Services
15 7 (12.73%) XSLT
16 6 (10.91%) Ajax
16 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.64%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) MVC
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.73%) Web Development
4 5 (9.09%) TDD
4 5 (9.09%) MVVM
4 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.27%) UX Design
5 4 (7.27%) CRM
5 4 (7.27%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Web Design
6 3 (5.45%) OO
6 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 26 (47.27%) C#
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) PHP
5 10 (18.18%) Java
6 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.64%) VC++
8 2 (3.64%) VB6
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
8 2 (3.64%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.64%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Google
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) CODA
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Zend
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Trapeze
4 2 (3.64%) Facebook
4 2 (3.64%) ESRI
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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