The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% - -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
LESS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 664 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.23% 31.04% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 552 612 484
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LESS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

LESS Salary Trend in Birmingham

LESS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LESS.

1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Adobe
1 19 (100.00%) CMS
1 19 (100.00%) Web Design
1 19 (100.00%) jQuery
1 19 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 19 (100.00%) HTML5
1 19 (100.00%) CSS3
1 19 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 19 (100.00%) Sass

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LESS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) CMS
1 19 (100.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Junior
2 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Web Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Junior Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Web Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) jQuery
1 19 (100.00%) HTML5
1 19 (100.00%) CSS3
1 19 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Web Design
1 19 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Adobe