Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing LESS 14 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.71% 0.94% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 2.39% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 13
Cardiff median annual salary £36,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,225 £24,050 £25,250
90th Percentile £49,250 £46,250 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +20.00%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 305 543 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.33% 39.38% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 277 504 502
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,125
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) Front End Development
3 11 (78.57%) Sass
4 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) Scrum
8 5 (35.71%) MVC
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (35.71%) React
9 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 4 (28.57%) User Experience
9 4 (28.57%) TypeScript
9 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (28.57%) Web Development
9 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 4 (28.57%) C#
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (28.57%) HTML5
9 4 (28.57%) CSS3
10 3 (21.43%) Node.js
10 3 (21.43%) Kanban
10 3 (21.43%) jQuery
10 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DTS
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Sass
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (35.71%) React
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) Node.js
8 3 (21.43%) RxJS
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
9 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Front End Development
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (14.29%) API Integration
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) SOLID
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore