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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 109 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% - 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% - 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 9
Average salary £35,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
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
596 423 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.46% 28.31% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 554 378 481
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (94.29%) jQuery
3 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 30 (85.71%) MVC
3 30 (85.71%) C#
3 30 (85.71%) .NET
3 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 28 (80.00%) TDD
5 21 (60.00%) Sass
5 21 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (57.14%) T-SQL
7 18 (51.43%) Web Services
7 18 (51.43%) Scrum
7 18 (51.43%) Degree
7 18 (51.43%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (51.43%) AngularJS
7 18 (51.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (51.43%) Razor View Engine
8 15 (42.86%) Umbraco
8 15 (42.86%) Adobe
9 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (34.29%) SQL Server

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 15 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
1 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
1 2 (5.71%) MSTest
1 2 (5.71%) Grunt
1 2 (5.71%) Bower
General
1 7 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 15 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (94.29%) jQuery
3 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 30 (85.71%) .NET
3 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 30 (85.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 21 (60.00%) Sass
5 20 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
5 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (51.43%) Web Services
6 18 (51.43%) AngularJS
6 18 (51.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (51.43%) Razor View Engine
7 12 (34.29%) Adobe AIR
7 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (28.57%) PhoneGap
9 5 (14.29%) HTML5
10 3 (8.57%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) MVC
2 28 (80.00%) TDD
3 21 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (51.43%) Scrum
5 18 (51.43%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (34.29%) CRM
6 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
6 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (34.29%) Web Application Development
7 10 (28.57%) Release Management
7 10 (28.57%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) Web Design
9 2 (5.71%) Dependency Management
10 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (85.71%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Adobe
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago