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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 120 117
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 29 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.60% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 1.83% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 15
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

LESS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 810 763 853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 44.58% 41.20% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 708 696 756
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing LESS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for LESS.

1 42 (100.00%) HTML
1 42 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (97.62%) JavaScript
3 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (83.33%) AngularJS
5 25 (59.52%) Sass
6 24 (57.14%) React
7 23 (54.76%) KnockoutJS
8 20 (47.62%) HTML5
9 19 (45.24%) .NET
10 18 (42.86%) C#
10 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
10 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (40.48%) CSS3
12 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
14 13 (30.95%) Scrum
15 12 (28.57%) Ajax
16 11 (26.19%) Web Development
17 10 (23.81%) jQuery
17 10 (23.81%) User Experience
18 8 (19.05%) Maven
18 8 (19.05%) Web Design
18 8 (19.05%) JSON
18 8 (19.05%) gulp
18 8 (19.05%) Grunt
18 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
18 8 (19.05%) Backbone.js
19 7 (16.67%) Jasmine
19 7 (16.67%) Razor View Engine

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 6 (14.29%) Apache
1 6 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 5 (11.90%) GlassFish
2 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) Kentico
4 3 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Fireworks
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Grunt
1 8 (19.05%) gulp
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 7 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.90%) IntelliJ
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (7.14%) Bower
5 3 (7.14%) JSHint
5 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 3 (7.14%) QUnit
5 3 (7.14%) webpack
6 2 (4.76%) Protractor
7 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.38%) PostCSS
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (30.95%) Lead .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Lead Developer
4 12 (28.57%) UI Developer
5 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Lead C# Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Web Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 6 (14.29%) Web UI Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
9 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) CSS
1 42 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 25 (59.52%) Sass
4 24 (57.14%) React
5 23 (54.76%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (47.62%) HTML5
7 19 (45.24%) .NET
8 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (40.48%) CSS3
10 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (28.57%) Ajax
12 10 (23.81%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) Backbone.js
13 8 (19.05%) JSON
14 7 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (14.29%) REST
16 5 (11.90%) Node.js
16 5 (11.90%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) W3C
3 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 13 (30.95%) Scrum
4 11 (26.19%) Web Development
5 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (19.05%) Web Design
6 7 (16.67%) Wireframes
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
8 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.90%) OOP
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
9 4 (9.52%) SEO
9 4 (9.52%) TDD
10 3 (7.14%) ATDD
11 2 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (4.76%) DevOps
11 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
12 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Google
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