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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 97 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.71% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
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
548 502 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.85% 39.43% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 497 433 388
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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 +2 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
3 12 (60.00%) Front End Development
4 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) Sass
4 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
9 4 (20.00%) Bower
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (20.00%) Grunt
9 4 (20.00%) User Experience
9 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (20.00%) CSS3

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 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Bower
2 4 (20.00%) Grunt
3 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (15.00%) NMock
3 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) gulp
4 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.00%) Mocha
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (50.00%) Sass
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (25.00%) Ember.js
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (20.00%) CSS3
8 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.00%) WCF
10 2 (10.00%) Node.js
10 2 (10.00%) REST
10 2 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Graceful Degradation
5 3 (15.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (15.00%) Web Usability
6 2 (10.00%) API Design
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Alterian
2 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (15.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
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