Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 122 127
Rank change year-on-year +27 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing LESS 18 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.26% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 2.49% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 13
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,875 £22,875 £25,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +20.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 526 804 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.86% 37.07% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 482 738 784
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £23,775 £22,850 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,314 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in South Wales

LESS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for LESS in South Wales

LESS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in South Wales

LESS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cardiff +37 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £43,750 -
LESS
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for LESS.

1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (77.78%) Sass
4 13 (72.22%) Front End Development
4 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) .NET
5 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
6 7 (38.89%) User Experience
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) React
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
8 5 (27.78%) CSS3
8 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (27.78%) Grunt
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) Web Development
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
9 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (16.67%) RESTful

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DTS
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Grunt
2 3 (16.67%) gulp
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) NMock
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) Sass
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 6 (33.33%) React
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (27.78%) CSS3
7 5 (27.78%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (16.67%) Node.js
9 3 (16.67%) RESTful
9 3 (16.67%) RxJS
9 3 (16.67%) WCF
10 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Animation
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) Front End Development
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Web Development
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) API Integration
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) SEO
7 2 (11.11%) SOLID
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore