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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 217 208 214
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 23 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.34% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.78% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2586 2688 2328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.01% 43.74% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 2314 2078
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 11 £37,500 - 2
Somerset +5 5 £34,000 -19.04%
Wiltshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £22,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (98.77%) HTML
1 80 (98.77%) CSS
2 76 (93.83%) JavaScript
3 48 (59.26%) HTML5
4 46 (56.79%) Sass
5 41 (50.62%) CSS3
6 40 (49.38%) jQuery
7 39 (48.15%) MVC
8 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (37.04%) PHP
10 29 (35.80%) .NET
11 26 (32.10%) AngularJS
12 24 (29.63%) C#
13 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
14 22 (27.16%) Google
14 22 (27.16%) User Experience
15 21 (25.93%) XML
16 20 (24.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET
18 18 (22.22%) Web Development
19 17 (20.99%) Twitter
20 16 (19.75%) Backbone.js
21 15 (18.52%) Web Design
21 15 (18.52%) JSON
21 15 (18.52%) OOCSS
22 14 (17.28%) Facebook
22 14 (17.28%) SQL
23 12 (14.81%) T-SQL
23 12 (14.81%) MySQL
23 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (8.64%) WordPress
1 7 (8.64%) Node.js
2 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 6 (7.41%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.94%) Drupal
4 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.47%) Kentico
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Grunt
2 7 (8.64%) Bower
3 5 (6.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (6.17%) Yeoman
3 5 (6.17%) Sublime Text
3 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.17%) IntelliJ
4 4 (4.94%) Subversion
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) Mocha
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.23%) gulp
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 2 (2.47%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (92.59%) Developer
2 40 (49.38%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (19.75%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
7 6 (7.41%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Tester
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.94%) Designer
10 3 (3.70%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (98.77%) HTML
1 80 (98.77%) CSS
2 48 (59.26%) HTML5
3 46 (56.79%) Sass
4 41 (50.62%) CSS3
5 40 (49.38%) jQuery
6 29 (35.80%) .NET
7 26 (32.10%) AngularJS
8 21 (25.93%) XML
9 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET
10 16 (19.75%) Backbone.js
11 15 (18.52%) OOCSS
11 15 (18.52%) JSON
12 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
14 10 (12.35%) Web Services
15 9 (11.11%) Ajax
15 9 (11.11%) Entity Framework
16 8 (9.88%) Symfony
16 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) User Experience
2 11 (13.58%) Wiki
3 4 (4.94%) Social Media
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.23%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) MVC
2 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (22.22%) Web Development
5 15 (18.52%) Web Design
6 11 (13.58%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.41%) OO
9 5 (6.17%) TDD
9 5 (6.17%) Scrum
9 5 (6.17%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Manual Testing
9 5 (6.17%) MVVM
10 4 (4.94%) OO PHP
10 4 (4.94%) CRM
11 3 (3.70%) OOP
11 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.70%) UX Design
12 2 (2.47%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 76 (93.83%) JavaScript
2 30 (37.04%) PHP
3 24 (29.63%) C#
4 14 (17.28%) SQL
5 12 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 11 (13.58%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) VB
8 2 (2.47%) VC++
8 2 (2.47%) VB6
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Google
2 17 (20.99%) Twitter
3 14 (17.28%) Facebook
4 8 (9.88%) Zend
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle
6 5 (6.17%) CODA
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.47%) Adobe
8 2 (2.47%) ESRI
8 2 (2.47%) Trapeze
9 1 (1.23%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
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