The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 15 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.37% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% 1.27% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 10
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.18% -17.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £40,500
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 469 393 497
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 41.95% 29.24% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 297 284 332
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% +8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

LESS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for LESS in Edinburgh

LESS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LESS.

1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) HTML
3 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
4 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
4 22 (68.75%) AngularJS
5 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 19 (59.38%) Finance
6 18 (56.25%) Sass
7 15 (46.88%) Ember.js
7 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (43.75%) CSS3
9 13 (40.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (40.63%) User Experience
10 12 (37.50%) gulp
10 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (37.50%) Web Design
10 12 (37.50%) Web Services
11 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
11 11 (34.38%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (34.38%) RESTful
11 11 (34.38%) Ajax
11 11 (34.38%) Web Development
11 11 (34.38%) Time Management
11 11 (34.38%) Scrum
11 11 (34.38%) Grunt
11 11 (34.38%) Bower
12 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
12 10 (31.25%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (9.38%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) gulp
3 11 (34.38%) Bower
3 11 (34.38%) Grunt
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior UI Developer
2 11 (34.38%) UI Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Web Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Applications Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Python Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Python Web Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) HTML
3 22 (68.75%) AngularJS
4 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 18 (56.25%) Sass
6 15 (46.88%) Ember.js
7 14 (43.75%) CSS3
8 13 (40.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (37.50%) Web Services
10 11 (34.38%) Ajax
10 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
10 11 (34.38%) RESTful
11 9 (28.13%) JSON
11 9 (28.13%) XML
12 5 (15.63%) Spring
13 4 (12.50%) React
14 2 (6.25%) .NET
14 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
14 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (37.50%) Web Design
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Time Management
3 11 (34.38%) Web Accessibility
3 11 (34.38%) Web Development
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Java
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Xamarin
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