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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - 106 88
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.079% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
457 585 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.59% 46.03% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 417 552 453
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (100.00%) Node.js
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript