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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 238 196 218
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Permanent jobs citing LESS 17 50 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.85% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 1.97% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 11
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
2367 2537 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.57% 43.09% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2306 2139
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 -21 8 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Devon +3 6 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire +5 1 £45,000 +9.09% 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (93.10%) CSS
3 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
4 21 (72.41%) HTML5
5 18 (62.07%) CSS3
6 16 (55.17%) PHP
7 13 (44.83%) MySQL
7 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
7 13 (44.83%) jQuery
8 12 (41.38%) Web Development
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
8 12 (41.38%) OO
8 12 (41.38%) Bower
8 12 (41.38%) Front End Development
9 11 (37.93%) OO PHP
9 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
9 11 (37.93%) .NET
10 10 (34.48%) Sass
11 9 (31.03%) WordPress
11 9 (31.03%) Photoshop
11 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (27.59%) TDD
12 8 (27.59%) CMS
12 8 (27.59%) MVC
12 8 (27.59%) Adobe
12 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
12 8 (27.59%) CRM
12 8 (27.59%) C#
13 6 (20.69%) Laravel
13 6 (20.69%) Grunt

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (31.03%) WordPress
2 8 (27.59%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Bower
2 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Grunt
3 6 (20.69%) gulp
3 6 (20.69%) PhpStorm
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.90%) webpack
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) git-flow
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.45%) Sublime Text
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Web Developer
3 8 (27.59%) PHP Developer
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Junior
4 7 (24.14%) Junior Developer
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Junior Web Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (13.79%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (13.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
8 3 (10.34%) OO PHP Developer
9 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (93.10%) CSS
3 21 (72.41%) HTML5
4 18 (62.07%) CSS3
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 11 (37.93%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) Sass
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.69%) Laravel
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Twig
10 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.34%) React
13 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
13 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
13 2 (6.90%) JSON
13 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
2 12 (41.38%) Front End Development
2 12 (41.38%) OO
2 12 (41.38%) Web Development
3 11 (37.93%) OO PHP
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) CRM
5 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) SEO
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Android Development
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) Marketing Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.90%) ES6
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Adobe
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.45%) CODA
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Clifton Asset Management Plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Maximise Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago