The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 96 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.75% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,100 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £45,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
LESS
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
423 456 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.87% 31.89% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 381 368 398
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,386 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 Wales

LESS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

LESS Salary Trend in Wales

LESS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
South Wales 0 4 £31,500 +5.00%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales region with a requirement for LESS.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Alterian
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Grunt
5 1 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (20.00%) C#

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) NMock
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Alterian
2 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) TOWER Software