Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 138 179
Rank change year-on-year -53 +41 -16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% 1.19% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 2.73% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 13
Bristol median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,850 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,600 £61,250 £43,750
South West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -

LESS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,674 1,392 1,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 46.31% 43.75% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,176 1,477
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +6.94%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Bristol

LESS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for LESS in Bristol

LESS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LESS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LESS.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 1 (20.00%) concrete5
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress
4 1 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (20.00%) Codeship
4 1 (20.00%) npm
4 1 (20.00%) Shopify
4 1 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (20.00%) Xbox
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (20.00%) webpack
4 1 (20.00%) Firebase
4 1 (20.00%) gulp
4 1 (20.00%) ES6
4 1 (20.00%) Magento

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) concrete5
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
1 1 (20.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (20.00%) Firebase
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Codeship
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) ES6
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe