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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 195 202 216
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing LESS 41 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.60% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 28
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,650 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2027 2370 2694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.49% 41.32% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2122 2345
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,205 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +29 25 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Dorset +15 4 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Devon +2 4 £27,500 +1.85%
Wiltshire -5 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Cornwall - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire -6 2 £45,000 +50.00%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 57 (95.00%) CSS
3 56 (93.33%) HTML
4 40 (66.67%) HTML5
5 36 (60.00%) CSS3
6 34 (56.67%) PHP
6 34 (56.67%) Sass
7 30 (50.00%) Web Development
8 28 (46.67%) Front End Development
9 27 (45.00%) jQuery
10 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
10 26 (43.33%) MySQL
10 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (43.33%) Bower
11 24 (40.00%) Grunt
12 20 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 19 (31.67%) Photoshop
14 18 (30.00%) OO
14 18 (30.00%) E-Commerce
15 17 (28.33%) Linux
15 17 (28.33%) OO PHP
16 16 (26.67%) TDD
17 14 (23.33%) MVC
18 13 (21.67%) Google
18 13 (21.67%) WordPress
19 12 (20.00%) Laravel
19 12 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
19 12 (20.00%) gulp
20 11 (18.33%) User Experience
20 11 (18.33%) CMS

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 13 (21.67%) WordPress
2 11 (18.33%) CMS
3 7 (11.67%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Photoshop
2 12 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.00%) GitHub
2 4 (6.67%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Redis
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Bower
1 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (40.00%) Grunt
3 12 (20.00%) gulp
4 8 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (11.67%) PhpStorm
5 7 (11.67%) Selenium
6 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.00%) IntelliJ
6 6 (10.00%) Sublime Text
6 6 (10.00%) Subversion
6 6 (10.00%) Yeoman
7 5 (8.33%) Moq
7 5 (8.33%) NuGet
7 5 (8.33%) Vagrant
8 3 (5.00%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.33%) JSUnit
9 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (98.33%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 15 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Junior
5 9 (15.00%) Junior Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Designer
6 7 (11.67%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (10.00%) HTML Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Designer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Angular Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
11 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) CSS
2 56 (93.33%) HTML
3 40 (66.67%) HTML5
4 36 (60.00%) CSS3
5 34 (56.67%) Sass
6 27 (45.00%) jQuery
7 20 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 12 (20.00%) Laravel
9 11 (18.33%) .NET
10 10 (16.67%) Ajax
10 10 (16.67%) Twig
11 9 (15.00%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) JSON
12 8 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (11.67%) D3.js
14 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (10.00%) REST
15 5 (8.33%) Ninject
15 5 (8.33%) React
15 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) User Experience
2 10 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Android
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Web Development
2 28 (46.67%) Front End Development
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (30.00%) OO
5 17 (28.33%) OO PHP
6 16 (26.67%) TDD
7 14 (23.33%) MVC
8 9 (15.00%) CRM
8 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Scrum
10 7 (11.67%) MVVM
11 6 (10.00%) SEO
11 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
12 5 (8.33%) Analytics
12 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (8.33%) DevOps
13 4 (6.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (56.67%) PHP
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) ES6
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.33%) Java
7 2 (3.33%) Python
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Ansible
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Google
2 9 (15.00%) Adobe
3 6 (10.00%) CODA
4 4 (6.67%) Sage
5 3 (5.00%) Facebook
5 3 (5.00%) PayPal
6 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) Zend
7 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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