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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 26 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% - -
Number of salaries quoted 26 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
698 648 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.07% 30.15% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 609 600 435
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 £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
1 27 (100.00%) jQuery
1 27 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 27 (100.00%) Sass
2 23 (85.19%) CMS
2 23 (85.19%) Adobe
2 23 (85.19%) Photoshop
2 23 (85.19%) Umbraco
2 23 (85.19%) Web Design
2 23 (85.19%) HTML5
2 23 (85.19%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (85.19%) CMS
1 23 (85.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (85.19%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 23 (85.19%) Junior
3 21 (77.78%) Junior Developer
3 21 (77.78%) Junior Web Developer
3 21 (77.78%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
1 27 (100.00%) jQuery
1 27 (100.00%) Sass
2 23 (85.19%) CSS3
2 23 (85.19%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 23 (85.19%) Web Design
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Adobe