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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 81
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.56% 1.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 2.23% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +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 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 229 269 317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 48.83% 51.43% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 211 242 251
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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

LESS
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Dorset over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Dorset

LESS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Wimborne - 8 £30,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 3 £39,500 - 1
Poole -1 1 £33,000 -12.00% 1
LESS
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LESS.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) Sass
3 8 (66.67%) Web Development
3 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) SEO
3 8 (66.67%) LAMP
4 7 (58.33%) MySQL
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) OOP
4 7 (58.33%) Apache
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (25.00%) Replication
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing

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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Sass
3 8 (66.67%) LAMP
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (25.00%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
1 8 (66.67%) SEO
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Online Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe
1 1 (8.33%) Telerik
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago