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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 205 234 217
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs citing LESS 29 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.17% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 0.43% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 31
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
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
2173 2341 2734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 40.96% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 2064 2400
Median salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Bristol +34 15 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Devon -5 5 £30,000 -5.51%
Dorset +29 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £45,000 +50.00%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region with a requirement for LESS.

1 71 (92.21%) JavaScript
1 71 (92.21%) CSS
2 63 (81.82%) HTML
3 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (50.65%) AngularJS
5 37 (48.05%) HTML5
6 36 (46.75%) Sass
6 36 (46.75%) .NET
7 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 35 (45.45%) Front End Development
8 34 (44.16%) CSS3
9 33 (42.86%) MVC
10 30 (38.96%) SQL
11 29 (37.66%) Node.js
12 27 (35.06%) T-SQL
12 27 (35.06%) Finance
13 26 (33.77%) C#
14 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (31.17%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (31.17%) PHP
16 23 (29.87%) TypeScript
17 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (28.57%) jQuery
18 21 (27.27%) React
19 19 (24.68%) PL/SQL
19 19 (24.68%) Dependency Injection
19 19 (24.68%) D3.js
19 19 (24.68%) Ninject
19 19 (24.68%) NuGet
20 18 (23.38%) Grunt

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 10 (12.99%) CMS
2 9 (11.69%) Kentico
2 9 (11.69%) WordPress
3 6 (7.79%) Drupal
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) DNN
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.90%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SSH
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Redis
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) NuGet
2 18 (23.38%) Grunt
3 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.48%) gulp
4 6 (7.79%) Bower
4 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
5 4 (5.19%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.19%) webpack
6 3 (3.90%) Selenium
7 2 (2.60%) Moq
8 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.30%) Protractor
8 1 (1.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (98.70%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Lead Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.19%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (5.19%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) CSS
2 63 (81.82%) HTML
3 39 (50.65%) AngularJS
4 37 (48.05%) HTML5
5 36 (46.75%) .NET
5 36 (46.75%) Sass
6 35 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 34 (44.16%) CSS3
8 29 (37.66%) Node.js
9 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 24 (31.17%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (28.57%) jQuery
12 21 (27.27%) React
13 19 (24.68%) D3.js
13 19 (24.68%) Ninject
14 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (11.69%) Razor View Engine
16 8 (10.39%) Ember.js
17 6 (7.79%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Front End Development
3 33 (42.86%) MVC
4 19 (24.68%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (16.88%) Web Development
6 11 (14.29%) OO
6 11 (14.29%) Scrum
6 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) OO PHP
8 6 (7.79%) Refactoring
9 5 (6.49%) SDLC
9 5 (6.49%) TDD
9 5 (6.49%) Web Design
10 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (5.19%) DevOps
10 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) JavaScript
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 27 (35.06%) T-SQL
4 26 (33.77%) C#
5 24 (31.17%) PHP
6 23 (29.87%) TypeScript
7 19 (24.68%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.19%) ES6
9 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.60%) Java
11 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Google
2 5 (6.49%) Twitter
3 4 (5.19%) Facebook
3 4 (5.19%) PayPal
4 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
South West
Resource Group
Salary: £50-60K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Newquay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago