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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 187 227 211
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 52 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.18% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 22
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -11.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,350 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
2035 2553 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.06% 42.36% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 2211 2396
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +53 36 £50,000 +29.03%
Dorset +19 6 £37,500 +66.66%
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Devon +3 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Gloucestershire +3 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Wiltshire +5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 75 (97.40%) JavaScript
2 73 (94.81%) CSS
3 72 (93.51%) HTML
4 49 (63.64%) HTML5
5 44 (57.14%) CSS3
6 43 (55.84%) Sass
7 41 (53.25%) PHP
8 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (45.45%) Front End Development
10 32 (41.56%) MySQL
10 32 (41.56%) Web Development
10 32 (41.56%) jQuery
11 29 (37.66%) Grunt
11 29 (37.66%) Bower
12 28 (36.36%) Git (software)
13 24 (31.17%) AngularJS
14 23 (29.87%) Photoshop
15 22 (28.57%) OO
16 21 (27.27%) MVC
16 21 (27.27%) Linux
16 21 (27.27%) E-Commerce
17 20 (25.97%) OO PHP
18 18 (23.38%) .NET
18 18 (23.38%) TDD
19 16 (20.78%) C#
19 16 (20.78%) Node.js
19 16 (20.78%) User Experience
20 14 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
20 14 (18.18%) Google
20 14 (18.18%) Unit Testing

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 13 (16.88%) CMS
1 13 (16.88%) WordPress
2 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Photoshop
2 14 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.79%) GitHub
2 4 (5.19%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.56%) MySQL
2 4 (5.19%) Redis
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Bower
1 29 (37.66%) Grunt
2 28 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.18%) gulp
4 12 (15.58%) Selenium
5 10 (12.99%) NuGet
6 9 (11.69%) Moq
7 8 (10.39%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (9.09%) PhpStorm
8 7 (9.09%) Subversion
9 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
9 6 (7.79%) IntelliJ
9 6 (7.79%) Sublime Text
9 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
9 6 (7.79%) Yeoman
10 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
11 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.60%) Babel
12 2 (2.60%) Protractor
12 2 (2.60%) webpack
General
1 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (97.40%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 15 (19.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Web Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Lead Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Designer
7 9 (11.69%) Junior
7 9 (11.69%) Junior Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
9 6 (7.79%) HTML Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Designer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.90%) HTML CSS Developer
12 2 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (94.81%) CSS
2 72 (93.51%) HTML
3 49 (63.64%) HTML5
4 44 (57.14%) CSS3
5 43 (55.84%) Sass
6 32 (41.56%) jQuery
7 24 (31.17%) AngularJS
8 18 (23.38%) .NET
9 16 (20.78%) Node.js
10 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
10 13 (16.88%) Laravel
10 13 (16.88%) Twig
10 13 (16.88%) XML
11 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (15.58%) D3.js
12 11 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (12.99%) Ajax
13 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (12.99%) Ninject
14 9 (11.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) User Experience
2 13 (16.88%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Front End Development
3 32 (41.56%) Web Development
4 22 (28.57%) OO
5 21 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 21 (27.27%) MVC
6 20 (25.97%) OO PHP
7 18 (23.38%) TDD
8 14 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 12 (15.58%) Scrum
10 11 (14.29%) CRM
11 10 (12.99%) Automated Testing
11 10 (12.99%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (11.69%) DevOps
13 7 (9.09%) MVVM
13 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.79%) SEO
14 6 (7.79%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (7.79%) Web Design
15 5 (6.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 75 (97.40%) JavaScript
2 41 (53.25%) PHP
3 16 (20.78%) C#
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) T-SQL
6 11 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.49%) ES6
9 4 (5.19%) Ruby
10 3 (3.90%) Java
10 3 (3.90%) Python
11 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Ansible
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Google
2 9 (11.69%) Adobe
3 6 (7.79%) CODA
4 4 (5.19%) Facebook
4 4 (5.19%) PayPal
4 4 (5.19%) Sage
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.60%) Zend
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
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