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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 110 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 20 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 5
Average salary £32,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
574 577 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.80% 30.69% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 542 519 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 46 (100.00%) HTML
1 46 (100.00%) CSS
1 46 (100.00%) jQuery
2 41 (89.13%) Sass
2 41 (89.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (58.70%) Adobe
3 27 (58.70%) Umbraco
4 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (52.17%) HTML5
4 24 (52.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 24 (52.17%) .NET Framework
4 24 (52.17%) MVC
4 24 (52.17%) .NET
4 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 24 (52.17%) C#
5 22 (47.83%) Web Design
5 22 (47.83%) TDD
5 22 (47.83%) Photoshop
5 22 (47.83%) CSS3
5 22 (47.83%) CMS
6 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (45.65%) KnockoutJS
6 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
7 19 (41.30%) Dependency Injection
7 19 (41.30%) Degree
7 19 (41.30%) Web Services
7 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (41.30%) Scrum
7 19 (41.30%) Razor View Engine

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (58.70%) Umbraco
2 22 (47.83%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) NUnit
1 2 (4.35%) CruiseControl
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
1 2 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 7 (15.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) Junior
3 20 (43.48%) Web Developer
3 20 (43.48%) Junior Developer
3 20 (43.48%) Junior Web Developer
4 19 (41.30%) .NET Developer
5 16 (34.78%) C# Developer
5 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (34.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) CSS
1 46 (100.00%) HTML
1 46 (100.00%) jQuery
2 41 (89.13%) Sass
3 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (52.17%) HTML5
3 24 (52.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 24 (52.17%) .NET
3 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 24 (52.17%) .NET Framework
4 22 (47.83%) CSS3
5 21 (45.65%) KnockoutJS
5 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (41.30%) AngularJS
6 19 (41.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (41.30%) Razor View Engine
6 19 (41.30%) Web Services
7 5 (10.87%) Adobe AIR
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.52%) PhoneGap
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Responsive Web Design
2 24 (52.17%) MVC
3 22 (47.83%) Web Design
3 22 (47.83%) TDD
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) Scrum
4 19 (41.30%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (28.26%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) C#
3 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Adobe
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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