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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 86 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% - 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% - 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 - £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
368 327 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 47.24% 34.94% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 350 303 304
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) React
1 3 (100.00%) gulp
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) lodash
2 2 (66.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (66.67%) Bower
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Underscore.js
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) gulp
2 2 (66.67%) Bower
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) React
2 2 (66.67%) lodash
2 2 (66.67%) Underscore.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL