Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 114 102
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 26 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.97% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 0.61% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 8
Somerset median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.29% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £36,750 £40,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -11.95%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 651 654 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 49.21% 48.99% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 553 568 488
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £51,250
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Somerset

LESS
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for LESS in Somerset

LESS
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Somerset

LESS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +13 26 £57,500 +64.29%
LESS
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LESS.

1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 26 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 25 (96.15%) User Experience
2 25 (96.15%) React
3 24 (92.31%) Sass
4 23 (88.46%) OOP
4 23 (88.46%) jQuery
5 20 (76.92%) E-Commerce
5 20 (76.92%) Node.js
5 20 (76.92%) Ember.js
5 20 (76.92%) Grunt
5 20 (76.92%) npm
6 19 (73.08%) Backbone.js
6 19 (73.08%) OO
7 18 (69.23%) Bower
8 13 (50.00%) CSS
8 13 (50.00%) Browserify
8 13 (50.00%) webpack
8 13 (50.00%) RequireJS
9 12 (46.15%) HTML
10 8 (30.77%) CSS3
10 8 (30.77%) HTML5
11 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) Subversion
12 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 6 (23.08%) gulp
13 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 20 (76.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Grunt
2 18 (69.23%) Bower
3 13 (50.00%) webpack
4 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 6 (23.08%) gulp
5 6 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) Senior Developer
3 17 (65.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (65.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 13 (50.00%) Angular Developer
5 10 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (34.62%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (23.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (15.38%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (15.38%) UI Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Senior UI/UX Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Developer
10 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
10 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 25 (96.15%) React
3 24 (92.31%) Sass
4 23 (88.46%) jQuery
5 20 (76.92%) Ember.js
5 20 (76.92%) Node.js
6 19 (73.08%) Backbone.js
7 13 (50.00%) Browserify
7 13 (50.00%) CSS
7 13 (50.00%) RequireJS
8 12 (46.15%) HTML
9 8 (30.77%) CSS3
9 8 (30.77%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 1 (3.85%) RESTful
11 1 (3.85%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 23 (88.46%) OOP
3 20 (76.92%) E-Commerce
4 19 (73.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Web Design
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker