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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / South West
Rank 206 233 199
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Permanent jobs citing LESS 21 6 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.11% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 0.26% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 36
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
2125 2321 2627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.87% 41.58% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1788 2034 2363
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +11 13 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Dorset - 2 £28,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £33,750 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for LESS.

1 61 (93.85%) JavaScript
2 60 (92.31%) CSS
3 52 (80.00%) HTML
4 43 (66.15%) AngularJS
5 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (56.92%) Sass
7 35 (53.85%) .NET
8 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET
9 30 (46.15%) HTML5
9 30 (46.15%) Front End Development
10 28 (43.08%) CSS3
11 27 (41.54%) KnockoutJS
12 26 (40.00%) MVC
13 25 (38.46%) C#
13 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (33.85%) React
15 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (30.77%) Finance
16 19 (29.23%) SQL
16 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
17 18 (27.69%) jQuery
18 17 (26.15%) Node.js
19 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
19 15 (23.08%) TypeScript
19 15 (23.08%) PHP
20 12 (18.46%) gulp
21 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
21 11 (16.92%) Web Development
21 11 (16.92%) Grunt
21 11 (16.92%) D3.js

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (13.85%) CMS
1 9 (13.85%) Kentico
2 7 (10.77%) WordPress
3 6 (9.23%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) DNN
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.62%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) SSH
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) gulp
3 11 (16.92%) Grunt
3 11 (16.92%) NuGet
4 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.62%) webpack
6 2 (3.08%) Bower
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) .NET Developer
3 25 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Lead .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (6.15%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (92.31%) CSS
2 52 (80.00%) HTML
3 43 (66.15%) AngularJS
4 37 (56.92%) Sass
5 35 (53.85%) .NET
6 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET
7 30 (46.15%) HTML5
8 28 (43.08%) CSS3
9 27 (41.54%) KnockoutJS
10 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (33.85%) React
12 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (27.69%) jQuery
14 17 (26.15%) Node.js
15 11 (16.92%) D3.js
15 11 (16.92%) Ninject
15 11 (16.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (13.85%) Razor View Engine
17 6 (9.23%) Ajax
17 6 (9.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Front End Development
3 26 (40.00%) MVC
4 11 (16.92%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (16.92%) Web Development
5 9 (13.85%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) OO
7 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 5 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (6.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.62%) SOLID
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
9 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Wireframes
10 2 (3.08%) DevOps
10 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.08%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) JavaScript
2 25 (38.46%) C#
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 19 (29.23%) T-SQL
4 15 (23.08%) PHP
4 15 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 11 (16.92%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.62%) ES6
6 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Google
2 4 (6.15%) Twitter
3 3 (4.62%) Facebook
3 3 (4.62%) PayPal
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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