Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 125 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 +5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.47% 0.98% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 2.33% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 8
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +32.17% -17.86%
10th Percentile £26,850 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £34,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 725 987 1,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.66% 42.16% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 615 871 858
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Wales

LESS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for LESS in Wales

LESS
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Wales over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for LESS in Wales

LESS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
South Wales +9 9 £37,500 -1.32% 1
LESS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for LESS.

1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Sass
3 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (77.78%) Front End Development
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) React
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 4 (44.44%) CSS3
7 3 (33.33%) Kanban
7 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 3 (33.33%) Grunt
7 3 (33.33%) RxJS
7 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (22.22%) SOAP
8 2 (22.22%) C#
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) TDD
8 2 (22.22%) MVC
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (22.22%) RESTful
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (22.22%) WebDriver

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) webpack
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Sass
3 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (55.56%) React
6 4 (44.44%) CSS3
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
7 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 3 (33.33%) RxJS
8 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
8 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
8 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
8 2 (22.22%) RESTful
8 2 (22.22%) SOAP
8 2 (22.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) API Integration
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore