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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 112 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing LESS 11 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.27% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 0.88% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 17
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
550 565 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.80% 30.99% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 510 499 508
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LESS.

1 37 (97.37%) HTML
1 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
1 37 (97.37%) CSS
2 34 (89.47%) HTML5
2 34 (89.47%) Sass
3 29 (76.32%) jQuery
4 28 (73.68%) Front End Development
5 23 (60.53%) CSS3
5 23 (60.53%) PHP
6 22 (57.89%) AngularJS
7 20 (52.63%) Web Development
8 19 (50.00%) MVC
9 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
10 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (39.47%) Ajax
11 15 (39.47%) Android
11 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
11 15 (39.47%) React
12 13 (34.21%) Mobile Development
12 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
13 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
13 12 (31.58%) .NET
14 11 (28.95%) MySQL
14 11 (28.95%) Web Services
14 11 (28.95%) Games
14 11 (28.95%) Game Development
14 11 (28.95%) Android Development
14 11 (28.95%) iOS Development
15 10 (26.32%) Node.js
15 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce

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 6 (15.79%) WordPress
2 5 (13.16%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Shopify
2 2 (5.26%) Magento
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.95%) MySQL
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Grunt
2 9 (23.68%) gulp
3 6 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 4 (10.53%) Bower
5 3 (7.89%) Babel
5 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.89%) Mocha
5 3 (7.89%) QUnit
6 1 (2.63%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.95%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Junior
5 5 (13.16%) Junior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.53%) HTML Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Creative Developer
7 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Head of Development
8 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.63%) CMS Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Digital Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.63%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 1 (2.63%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) CSS
1 37 (97.37%) HTML
2 34 (89.47%) HTML5
2 34 (89.47%) Sass
3 29 (76.32%) jQuery
4 23 (60.53%) CSS3
5 22 (57.89%) AngularJS
6 15 (39.47%) Ajax
6 15 (39.47%) React
7 12 (31.58%) .NET
7 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 11 (28.95%) Web Services
9 10 (26.32%) Node.js
10 9 (23.68%) REST
10 9 (23.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 8 (21.05%) XHTML
12 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Express
12 7 (18.42%) MEAN Stack
13 6 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Android
1 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Front End Development
2 20 (52.63%) Web Development
3 19 (50.00%) MVC
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) Mobile Development
6 11 (28.95%) Android Development
6 11 (28.95%) Game Development
6 11 (28.95%) iOS Development
7 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (21.05%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (18.42%) SEO
10 7 (18.42%) Web Design
11 6 (15.79%) CQRS
11 6 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (15.79%) SOLID
12 4 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Development
13 3 (7.89%) Prototyping
13 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
13 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 23 (60.53%) PHP
3 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) ES6
7 1 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
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