The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 82 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.14% - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LESS
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
276 320 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.82% 36.95% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 242 287 334
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LESS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Southampton region.

LESS Salary Trend in Southampton

LESS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#