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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 135 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.36% 0.66% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 1.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
607 654 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.61% 35.91% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 538 580 437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
4 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) Sass
5 7 (63.64%) Ajax
6 6 (54.55%) XHTML
6 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
6 6 (54.55%) User Experience
6 6 (54.55%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
6 6 (54.55%) Cross-Browser Development
7 4 (36.36%) PHP
8 3 (27.27%) Web Development
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) Java
9 2 (18.18%) Python
9 2 (18.18%) MVC
9 2 (18.18%) Adobe
9 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 2 (18.18%) JIRA
9 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) Laravel
9 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
9 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 2 (18.18%) CSS3
9 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Bower
3 1 (9.09%) CocoaPods
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) PhpStorm
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) HTML Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Junior
4 4 (36.36%) Junior Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
4 8 (72.73%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) Sass
5 7 (63.64%) Ajax
6 6 (54.55%) XHTML
7 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) Laravel
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
8 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
8 1 (9.09%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
8 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (9.09%) React
8 1 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (9.09%) Silex
8 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Debian
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Cross-Browser Development
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
1 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
1 6 (54.55%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP 5
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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