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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 111 131 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.046% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 0.16% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 12
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
533 619 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.47% 28.68% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 480 556 548
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 February 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 34 (89.47%) HTML
1 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
1 34 (89.47%) CSS
2 33 (86.84%) Sass
3 30 (78.95%) HTML5
4 28 (73.68%) jQuery
5 26 (68.42%) Front End Development
6 23 (60.53%) PHP
7 21 (55.26%) AngularJS
8 19 (50.00%) CSS3
9 18 (47.37%) Web Development
10 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
10 17 (44.74%) MVC
11 16 (42.11%) Ajax
12 15 (39.47%) React
13 14 (36.84%) MongoDB
14 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
15 12 (31.58%) .NET
15 12 (31.58%) MySQL
15 12 (31.58%) Apple iOS
15 12 (31.58%) Android
16 11 (28.95%) Mobile Development
16 11 (28.95%) Web Services
17 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
17 10 (26.32%) Games
17 10 (26.32%) Node.js
18 9 (23.68%) Game Development
18 9 (23.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 9 (23.68%) Grunt

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 5 (13.16%) WordPress
2 4 (10.53%) 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 14 (36.84%) MongoDB
2 12 (31.58%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Grunt
2 9 (23.68%) gulp
3 7 (18.42%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.89%) Bower
5 2 (5.26%) Babel
5 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.26%) Mocha
5 2 (5.26%) QUnit
6 1 (2.63%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Games
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (13.16%) HTML Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Junior
6 5 (13.16%) Junior Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Creative Developer
9 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Magento Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) CSS
1 34 (89.47%) HTML
2 33 (86.84%) Sass
3 30 (78.95%) HTML5
4 28 (73.68%) jQuery
5 21 (55.26%) AngularJS
6 19 (50.00%) CSS3
7 16 (42.11%) Ajax
8 15 (39.47%) React
9 12 (31.58%) .NET
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
10 11 (28.95%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) Node.js
12 9 (23.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (21.05%) Express
13 8 (21.05%) MEAN Stack
13 8 (21.05%) REST
13 8 (21.05%) XHTML
14 6 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.79%) Social Media
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Android
1 12 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Front End Development
2 18 (47.37%) Web Development
3 17 (44.74%) MVC
4 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) Mobile Development
6 10 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 9 (23.68%) Android Development
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.68%) Game Development
7 9 (23.68%) iOS Development
8 8 (21.05%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (15.79%) CQRS
9 6 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (15.79%) SOLID
9 6 (15.79%) Web Design
10 5 (13.16%) SEO
11 4 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Development
12 3 (7.89%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
12 3 (7.89%) DevOps
12 3 (7.89%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (60.53%) PHP
3 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
3 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) C
7 2 (5.26%) ES6
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
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