Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 131 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 +19
Permanent jobs citing LESS 30 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.31% 0.28% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 0.62% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 10
Glasgow median annual salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.06% -7.25% +15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £40,900 £45,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -0.69%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 988 974 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.07% 45.30% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 613 527 626
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,275 £28,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Glasgow

LESS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for LESS in Glasgow

LESS
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for LESS.

1 28 (93.33%) CSS
1 28 (93.33%) Sass
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
3 24 (80.00%) HTML5
4 22 (73.33%) CSS3
5 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (70.00%) React
5 21 (70.00%) Front End Development
6 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) TDD
8 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (46.67%) Java
10 12 (40.00%) MVC
10 12 (40.00%) RESTful
10 12 (40.00%) Ajax
10 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (36.67%) User Experience
12 10 (33.33%) Finance
13 9 (30.00%) .NET
13 9 (30.00%) C#
14 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
14 8 (26.67%) Automotive
14 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (23.33%) GitHub
16 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 6 (20.00%) Scrum
17 5 (16.67%) OO
17 5 (16.67%) Isomorphic JavaScript
17 5 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 4 (13.33%) Node.js

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (3.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) GitHub
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
1 2 (6.67%) MariaDB
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Grunt
2 3 (10.00%) gulp
3 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) CSS
1 28 (93.33%) Sass
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
3 24 (80.00%) HTML5
4 22 (73.33%) CSS3
5 21 (70.00%) React
6 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (40.00%) Ajax
7 12 (40.00%) RESTful
8 9 (30.00%) .NET
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (13.33%) D3.js
10 4 (13.33%) Node.js
11 3 (10.00%) jQuery
12 2 (6.67%) Drools
12 2 (6.67%) JSON
12 2 (6.67%) Spring
12 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (3.33%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Front End Development
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) TDD
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (16.67%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (6.67%) KYC
9 2 (6.67%) Open Source
9 2 (6.67%) Open Source Development
10 1 (3.33%) Content Writing
10 1 (3.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
10 1 (3.33%) Dependency Management
10 1 (3.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Zend