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

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 86 86
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.29% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 185 349 465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 49.07% 49.43% 58.56%
Number of salaries quoted 164 261 430
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 £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

LESS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for LESS in Dorset

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

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) GIMP
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) GIMP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP