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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 199 237 228
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 54 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54 20 9
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,850 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
2183 2580 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.26% 43.39% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 2213 2223
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +56 44 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Cornwall - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset +13 3 £37,500 +66.66%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 87 (95.60%) JavaScript
2 84 (92.31%) CSS
3 78 (85.71%) HTML
4 51 (56.04%) Sass
5 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (45.05%) HTML5
7 39 (42.86%) PHP
8 37 (40.66%) Front End Development
9 36 (39.56%) MVC
10 34 (37.36%) CSS3
10 34 (37.36%) Grunt
11 32 (35.16%) AngularJS
11 32 (35.16%) Node.js
12 31 (34.07%) .NET
13 29 (31.87%) SQL
13 29 (31.87%) ASP.NET
14 28 (30.77%) MySQL
15 27 (29.67%) C#
15 27 (29.67%) T-SQL
15 27 (29.67%) Finance
16 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (26.37%) jQuery
17 24 (26.37%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (26.37%) D3.js
18 23 (25.27%) Web Development
18 23 (25.27%) TypeScript
19 22 (24.18%) PL/SQL
19 22 (24.18%) NuGet
19 22 (24.18%) Ninject

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 7 (7.69%) WordPress
2 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
3 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 11 (12.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.40%) GitHub
2 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) Redis
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (37.36%) Grunt
2 22 (24.18%) NuGet
3 20 (21.98%) Bower
3 20 (21.98%) Git (software)
4 14 (15.38%) gulp
5 12 (13.19%) Selenium
6 9 (9.89%) Moq
6 9 (9.89%) Vagrant
7 7 (7.69%) PHPUnit
8 6 (6.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (6.59%) webpack
9 5 (5.49%) Subversion
10 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.40%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.40%) Sublime Text
10 4 (4.40%) Yeoman
11 3 (3.30%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.20%) Babel
12 2 (2.20%) JSUnit
12 2 (2.20%) Protractor
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (97.80%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (26.37%) PHP Developer
4 17 (18.68%) Senior Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Lead Developer
6 15 (16.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (13.19%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.89%) Designer
9 8 (8.79%) HTML Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Web Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (6.59%) HTML CSS Developer
11 6 (6.59%) Senior Designer
11 6 (6.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.40%) UI Developer
13 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (92.31%) CSS
2 78 (85.71%) HTML
3 51 (56.04%) Sass
4 41 (45.05%) HTML5
5 34 (37.36%) CSS3
6 32 (35.16%) AngularJS
6 32 (35.16%) Node.js
7 31 (34.07%) .NET
8 29 (31.87%) ASP.NET
9 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (26.37%) D3.js
10 24 (26.37%) jQuery
10 24 (26.37%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (24.18%) Ninject
12 21 (23.08%) React
13 13 (14.29%) Twig
13 13 (14.29%) XML
14 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (9.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) User Experience
2 13 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Android
3 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) Front End Development
3 36 (39.56%) MVC
4 23 (25.27%) Web Development
5 22 (24.18%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (20.88%) Unit Testing
7 15 (16.48%) OO
7 15 (16.48%) Scrum
8 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 13 (14.29%) OO PHP
9 12 (13.19%) TDD
10 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.89%) DevOps
12 7 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (7.69%) Web Design
13 5 (5.49%) MVVM
13 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
14 4 (4.40%) Cross-Browser Development
14 4 (4.40%) SEO
14 4 (4.40%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 87 (95.60%) JavaScript
2 39 (42.86%) PHP
3 29 (31.87%) SQL
4 27 (29.67%) C#
4 27 (29.67%) T-SQL
5 23 (25.27%) TypeScript
6 22 (24.18%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.79%) ES6
8 3 (3.30%) Python
9 2 (2.20%) Java
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Ansible
1 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Google
2 7 (7.69%) Facebook
2 7 (7.69%) PayPal
3 4 (4.40%) CODA
3 4 (4.40%) Sage
3 4 (4.40%) Twitter
4 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.20%) Zend
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