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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 83 95 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.44% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 2.39% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 387 543 526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 42.39% 41.87% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 228 317 340
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Grunt
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Twitter
6 1 (16.67%) Mocha
6 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (16.67%) Bower

LESS
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
3 1 (16.67%) Bower
3 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) Mocha
3 1 (16.67%) Protractor
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) SignalR
6 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Content Writing
4 1 (16.67%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter