Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 +6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.30% 1.21% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 3.53% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 21
Wales median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £37,000 £49,500 £53,750
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 706 709 1,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.00% 34.30% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 585 633 924
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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
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 13 December 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 -12 6 £34,000 -9.33% 6
LESS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Advertising
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) WordPress
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) React
3 4 (66.67%) Vue.js
3 4 (66.67%) Decision-Making
3 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Degree

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 4 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) React
3 4 (66.67%) Vue.js
3 4 (66.67%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (16.67%) Material Design
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Spring Security
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Decision-Making
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft