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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 92 99
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 23 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.30% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 0.91% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 5
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,900 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £32,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 361 438 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 36.17% 33.44% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 332 395 365
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,431
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 13 £40,000 - 2
South Wales +25 10 £36,250 +15.07% 2
LESS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for LESS.

1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
3 31 (88.57%) Sass
4 29 (82.86%) HTML
5 25 (71.43%) Front End Development
5 25 (71.43%) jQuery
6 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (57.14%) AngularJS
8 19 (54.29%) .NET
9 16 (45.71%) HTML5
10 13 (37.14%) CSS3
11 11 (31.43%) User Experience
11 11 (31.43%) MVC
11 11 (31.43%) Web Development
11 11 (31.43%) Scrum
12 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (25.71%) TypeScript
13 8 (22.86%) Backbone.js
13 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
14 6 (17.14%) OOP
14 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
14 6 (17.14%) Umbraco
14 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
15 5 (14.29%) Sitecore
15 5 (14.29%) Web Usability
15 5 (14.29%) Grunt
15 5 (14.29%) gulp
15 5 (14.29%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) Umbraco
2 5 (14.29%) CMS
3 4 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (8.57%) WordPress
5 1 (2.86%) Content Management Server
5 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Broadband
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Grunt
3 5 (14.29%) gulp
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
4 4 (11.43%) webpack
5 3 (8.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.71%) Bower
6 2 (5.71%) PostCSS
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (2.86%) NMock
7 1 (2.86%) NUnit
7 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 22 (62.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (88.57%) Sass
3 29 (82.86%) HTML
4 25 (71.43%) jQuery
5 20 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 19 (54.29%) .NET
7 16 (45.71%) HTML5
8 13 (37.14%) CSS3
9 8 (22.86%) Backbone.js
10 6 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (14.29%) Angular 2
12 4 (11.43%) Handlebars
12 4 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (11.43%) React
13 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
14 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
14 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (5.71%) Browserify
14 2 (5.71%) REST
14 2 (5.71%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Animation
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) MVC
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Web Development
4 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (17.14%) OOP
6 5 (14.29%) Web Design
6 5 (14.29%) Web Usability
7 3 (8.57%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (8.57%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Content Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Development
8 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
9 1 (2.86%) Asynchronous Programming
9 1 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (2.86%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) TypeScript
3 5 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) ES6
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.57%) Alterian
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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