The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 67 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.99% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 1.85% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,900 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £32,200 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 184 216 211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 36.44% 31.35% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 172 203 163
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,806 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

LESS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for LESS in Cardiff

LESS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for LESS.

1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) Sass
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Umbraco
5 6 (42.86%) User Experience
6 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
6 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 5 (35.71%) Web Usability
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) CMS
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (28.57%) Games
7 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (28.57%) Grunt
8 3 (21.43%) Graceful Degradation
8 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
8 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
8 3 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
8 3 (21.43%) Alterian

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 5 (35.71%) CMS
3 4 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management Server
4 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Grunt
2 3 (21.43%) gulp
2 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Bower
3 2 (14.29%) PostCSS
3 2 (14.29%) webpack
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) Sass
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
6 3 (21.43%) Ember.js
7 2 (14.29%) Handlebars
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) Node.js
8 1 (7.14%) OOCSS
8 1 (7.14%) React
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (35.71%) Web Usability
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Graceful Degradation
6 3 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Development
7 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
8 1 (7.14%) OOP
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) SEO
8 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) ES6
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
2 3 (21.43%) Alterian
2 3 (21.43%) TOWER Software
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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