The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 131 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.25% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 0.74% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +51.16%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
642 679 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.45% 33.76% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 535 587 463
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LESS.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (85.71%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) Sass
3 12 (85.71%) jQuery
4 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
5 7 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (42.86%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) XHTML
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (42.86%) User Experience
6 6 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Development
7 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
8 4 (28.57%) Google
8 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) GitHub
8 4 (28.57%) Magento
8 4 (28.57%) DOM
8 4 (28.57%) Games
8 4 (28.57%) Grunt
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (28.57%) gulp
8 4 (28.57%) Twig
9 3 (21.43%) MySQL
9 3 (21.43%) PHP

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Grunt
2 4 (28.57%) gulp
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) Bower
4 1 (7.14%) CocoaPods
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
4 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (64.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (28.57%) HTML Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Junior
6 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) Sass
4 7 (50.00%) Ajax
5 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (42.86%) XHTML
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) DOM
7 4 (28.57%) Twig
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Laravel
9 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
9 1 (7.14%) Express
9 1 (7.14%) Node.js
9 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (7.14%) REST
9 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Debian
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Cross-Browser Development
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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