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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 202 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 36 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.45% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% 1.02% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
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
2348 2657 2487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.45% 44.77% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2100 2306 2262
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,975 £46,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Wiltshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Somerset +10 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Bristol -6 7 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Devon -12 3 £27,000 +11.34% 1
Dorset - 3 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 104 (99.05%) HTML
1 104 (99.05%) CSS
2 99 (94.29%) JavaScript
3 61 (58.10%) Sass
4 58 (55.24%) HTML5
5 55 (52.38%) CSS3
6 51 (48.57%) jQuery
6 51 (48.57%) MVC
6 51 (48.57%) PHP
7 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (32.38%) .NET
9 33 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 32 (30.48%) AngularJS
11 28 (26.67%) User Experience
12 27 (25.71%) C#
12 27 (25.71%) Google
13 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET
13 26 (24.76%) Twitter
14 25 (23.81%) OOCSS
15 24 (22.86%) Web Design
16 23 (21.90%) XML
16 23 (21.90%) Web Development
16 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
16 23 (21.90%) Backbone.js
17 22 (20.95%) Facebook
18 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (17.14%) Wiki
20 17 (16.19%) JSON
21 16 (15.24%) Ajax
21 16 (15.24%) SQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (10.48%) Drupal
2 10 (9.52%) Node.js
2 10 (9.52%) WordPress
3 5 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.76%) nginx
4 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.90%) Kentico
6 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) MySQL
2 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.76%) Redis
3 5 (4.76%) Riak
4 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.43%) Grunt
3 10 (9.52%) Bower
4 9 (8.57%) Subversion
5 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.81%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.81%) Sublime Text
6 4 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.81%) Yeoman
7 3 (2.86%) JIRA
8 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.95%) Mocha
9 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (94.29%) Developer
2 59 (56.19%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (21.90%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Tester
8 5 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Tester
10 3 (2.86%) Designer
10 3 (2.86%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Junior C# Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (99.05%) HTML
1 104 (99.05%) CSS
2 61 (58.10%) Sass
3 58 (55.24%) HTML5
4 55 (52.38%) CSS3
5 51 (48.57%) jQuery
6 34 (32.38%) .NET
7 32 (30.48%) AngularJS
8 26 (24.76%) ASP.NET
9 25 (23.81%) OOCSS
10 23 (21.90%) XML
10 23 (21.90%) Backbone.js
11 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (16.19%) JSON
13 16 (15.24%) Ajax
14 13 (12.38%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (12.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (11.43%) Ember.js
15 12 (11.43%) Web Services
15 12 (11.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.67%) User Experience
2 18 (17.14%) Wiki
3 4 (3.81%) Social Media
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) MVC
2 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (22.86%) Web Design
5 23 (21.90%) Web Development
6 13 (12.38%) Project Management
7 11 (10.48%) OO
8 6 (5.71%) TDD
8 6 (5.71%) Scrum
8 6 (5.71%) Open Source
9 5 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.76%) Workflow
9 5 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 5 (4.76%) SOA
10 4 (3.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.81%) MVVM
11 3 (2.86%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 99 (94.29%) JavaScript
2 51 (48.57%) PHP
3 27 (25.71%) C#
4 16 (15.24%) SQL
5 15 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.48%) Java
7 5 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Graphite
1 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
1 5 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Google
2 26 (24.76%) Twitter
3 22 (20.95%) Facebook
4 8 (7.62%) Zend
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle
6 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.81%) CODA
7 2 (1.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) HP
8 1 (0.95%) IBM
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