The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.31% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 1.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 156 197 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 48.60% 57.43% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 146 177 164
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

LESS
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for LESS in Devon

LESS
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 £27,500 -
LESS
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Devon region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Shopify
2 2 (66.67%) Magento
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) WebTrends
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) WAI
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 3 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
1 2 (66.67%) Shopify
1 2 (66.67%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe