The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.076% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
428 532 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.67% 40.18% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 388 484 360
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £25,000 -
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Modernizr
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Node.js
6 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (16.67%) Kanban
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Modernizr
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XAML