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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 199 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 47 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.84% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 0.77% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 9
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £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
2209 2467 2587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.56% 41.44% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1919 2163 2234
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 September 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 25 September 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 +22 33 £40,000 +6.66%
Cornwall - 4 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +13 2 £35,000 +17.64% 1
Wiltshire +7 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Devon +3 2 £30,000 +5.26% 1
Somerset -7 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 94 (94.95%) JavaScript
2 90 (90.91%) CSS
3 82 (82.83%) HTML
4 55 (55.56%) Sass
5 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (41.41%) MVC
7 40 (40.40%) PHP
7 40 (40.40%) HTML5
7 40 (40.40%) Front End Development
8 39 (39.39%) AngularJS
9 37 (37.37%) .NET
10 35 (35.35%) ASP.NET
11 34 (34.34%) Node.js
11 34 (34.34%) CSS3
12 33 (33.33%) SQL
12 33 (33.33%) Finance
13 31 (31.31%) T-SQL
13 31 (31.31%) C#
13 31 (31.31%) Grunt
14 30 (30.30%) KnockoutJS
15 29 (29.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 28 (28.28%) jQuery
17 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (26.26%) TypeScript
18 26 (26.26%) D3.js
18 26 (26.26%) MySQL
19 25 (25.25%) Web Development
19 25 (25.25%) React
20 24 (24.24%) NuGet
20 24 (24.24%) PL/SQL

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 8 (8.08%) WordPress
2 4 (4.04%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) Drupal
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Photoshop
2 11 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.02%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.02%) GitHub
1 2 (2.02%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.26%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) Redis
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (31.31%) Grunt
2 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.24%) NuGet
3 17 (17.17%) gulp
4 16 (16.16%) Bower
5 12 (12.12%) Selenium
6 10 (10.10%) Vagrant
7 9 (9.09%) Moq
8 8 (8.08%) PHPUnit
9 6 (6.06%) webpack
10 4 (4.04%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (4.04%) Subversion
11 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.02%) Babel
12 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.02%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.02%) Protractor
12 2 (2.02%) Sublime Text
12 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.02%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (98.99%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (24.24%) PHP Developer
4 18 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 17 (17.17%) .NET Developer
5 17 (17.17%) Lead Developer
6 13 (13.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Designer
8 8 (8.08%) HTML Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Designer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) UI Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (90.91%) CSS
2 82 (82.83%) HTML
3 55 (55.56%) Sass
4 40 (40.40%) HTML5
5 39 (39.39%) AngularJS
6 37 (37.37%) .NET
7 35 (35.35%) ASP.NET
8 34 (34.34%) CSS3
8 34 (34.34%) Node.js
9 30 (30.30%) KnockoutJS
10 29 (29.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 28 (28.28%) jQuery
12 27 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (26.26%) D3.js
14 25 (25.25%) React
15 24 (24.24%) Ninject
16 13 (13.13%) XML
17 12 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (11.11%) Twig
19 10 (10.10%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) User Experience
2 12 (12.12%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.02%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.41%) MVC
3 40 (40.40%) Front End Development
4 25 (25.25%) Web Development
5 24 (24.24%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
7 17 (17.17%) Scrum
8 14 (14.14%) OO
9 11 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 11 (11.11%) DevOps
9 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.11%) OO PHP
9 11 (11.11%) TDD
10 9 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.07%) Web Design
12 5 (5.05%) Refactoring
13 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.03%) Analytics
14 3 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (94.95%) JavaScript
2 40 (40.40%) PHP
3 33 (33.33%) SQL
4 31 (31.31%) C#
4 31 (31.31%) T-SQL
5 26 (26.26%) TypeScript
6 24 (24.24%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.09%) ES6
8 3 (3.03%) Python
9 2 (2.02%) Java
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Ansible
2 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Google
2 8 (8.08%) Facebook
2 8 (8.08%) PayPal
3 4 (4.04%) Twitter
4 3 (3.03%) Sage
5 2 (2.02%) CODA
5 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.02%) Zend
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