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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / Wales
Rank 85 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 0.074% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 1
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
480 478 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 44.73% 35.49% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 409 392 421
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +27 12 £35,000 +27.27% 2
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) Front End Development
5 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) MVC
6 12 (52.17%) Sass
7 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
7 10 (43.48%) Scrum
8 9 (39.13%) .NET
9 8 (34.78%) C#
9 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (26.09%) Finance
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 6 (26.09%) CSS3
11 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
12 5 (21.74%) Web Usability
12 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
12 5 (21.74%) Ember.js
12 5 (21.74%) Grunt
12 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (21.74%) User Experience
12 5 (21.74%) Umbraco

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 5 (21.74%) Umbraco
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management Server
4 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Grunt
3 4 (17.39%) Bower
3 4 (17.39%) Mercurial
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) gulp
5 2 (8.70%) NMock
5 2 (8.70%) NUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) Mocha
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Games
3 3 (13.04%) Advertising
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) Sass
4 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
5 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (26.09%) CSS3
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
9 5 (21.74%) Ember.js
9 5 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (13.04%) Node.js
10 3 (13.04%) Pug
10 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (8.70%) WCF
12 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Front End Development
3 12 (52.17%) MVC
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (21.74%) Web Usability
7 4 (17.39%) Graceful Degradation
7 4 (17.39%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (17.39%) Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) Asynchronous Programming
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Development
8 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Kanban
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) Wireframes
9 1 (4.35%) API Design
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Sitecore
2 4 (17.39%) TOWER Software
3 3 (13.04%) Alterian
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
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