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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / South West
Rank 215 237 190
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Permanent jobs citing LESS 27 20 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.34% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 0.83% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 58
Median salary £50,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £23,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
2123 2410 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.22% 41.54% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 2041 2336
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +6 16 £57,500 +109.09% 3
Gloucestershire -7 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wiltshire +19 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Devon -3 2 £26,500 +15.21%
Dorset +33 1 £22,500 -35.71%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 58 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 57 (95.00%) CSS
3 54 (90.00%) HTML
4 47 (78.33%) AngularJS
5 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (65.00%) Sass
7 34 (56.67%) .NET
8 32 (53.33%) HTML5
9 30 (50.00%) CSS3
10 27 (45.00%) C#
10 27 (45.00%) Front End Development
11 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
12 23 (38.33%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (33.33%) React
13 20 (33.33%) MVC
14 18 (30.00%) jQuery
15 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
16 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
17 13 (21.67%) Web Development
18 12 (20.00%) CMS
19 11 (18.33%) Finance
19 11 (18.33%) PHP
19 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
20 9 (15.00%) SQL
20 9 (15.00%) Kentico
20 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
20 9 (15.00%) WordPress
21 8 (13.33%) Scrum

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 12 (20.00%) CMS
2 9 (15.00%) Kentico
2 9 (15.00%) WordPress
3 6 (10.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) DNN
4 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
1 2 (3.33%) Shopify
1 2 (3.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SSH
2 4 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) gulp
3 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.33%) Grunt
5 4 (6.67%) NuGet
6 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Bower
7 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) JSHint
7 1 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.67%) QUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (48.33%) .NET Developer
3 24 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 15 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Lead Developer
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (13.33%) Lead C# Developer
9 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
10 6 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 2 (3.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) CSS
2 54 (90.00%) HTML
3 47 (78.33%) AngularJS
4 39 (65.00%) Sass
5 34 (56.67%) .NET
6 32 (53.33%) HTML5
7 30 (50.00%) CSS3
8 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
8 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (38.33%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (33.33%) React
11 18 (30.00%) jQuery
12 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (13.33%) Web Services
14 7 (11.67%) Ajax
14 7 (11.67%) Node.js
14 7 (11.67%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) Front End Development
3 20 (33.33%) MVC
4 13 (21.67%) Web Development
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 4 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.00%) SDLC
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.00%) SOLID
8 3 (5.00%) Wireframes
9 2 (3.33%) TDD
10 1 (1.67%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.33%) PHP
5 9 (15.00%) SQL
6 8 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.00%) Java
8 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Facebook
1 1 (1.67%) Google
1 1 (1.67%) PayPal
1 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
1 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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