Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 90 121
Rank change year-on-year -51 +31 +26
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 1.93% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 5.84% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 12
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -28.95%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £43,000 £49,375
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -3.45%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 986 771 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.29% 33.01% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 637 544 641
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LESS.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) Sass
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 9 (69.23%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (69.23%) Xamarin
4 9 (69.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (69.23%) CSS3
5 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (53.85%) CMS
6 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) .NET
6 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
6 7 (53.85%) DOM
6 7 (53.85%) Umbraco
6 7 (53.85%) Ajax
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
7 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 4 (30.77%) Subversion

LESS
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 7 (53.85%) CMS
1 7 (53.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) RDBMS
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Grunt
4 1 (7.69%) gulp
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Applications Developer
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Application Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Application Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) Sass
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML5
4 9 (69.23%) CSS3
4 9 (69.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (61.54%) jQuery
6 7 (53.85%) .NET
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 7 (53.85%) Ajax
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (53.85%) DOM
6 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
7 4 (30.77%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (30.77%) PhoneGap
8 2 (15.38%) JSON
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (30.77%) SEO
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Xamarin
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft