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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 115 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing LESS 26 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 0.78% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 2.44% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 20
Median salary £30,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £25,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
660 615 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.18% 32.13% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 602 543 563
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 7 December 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 39 (97.50%) HTML
1 39 (97.50%) JavaScript
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
2 36 (90.00%) HTML5
2 36 (90.00%) Sass
3 31 (77.50%) jQuery
4 30 (75.00%) Front End Development
5 25 (62.50%) CSS3
6 24 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 23 (57.50%) PHP
8 20 (50.00%) Web Development
9 19 (47.50%) MVC
10 17 (42.50%) React
10 17 (42.50%) Apple iOS
10 17 (42.50%) Android
10 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
11 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (37.50%) Ajax
12 15 (37.50%) Mobile Development
13 13 (32.50%) Android Development
13 13 (32.50%) iOS Development
13 13 (32.50%) Game Development
13 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
13 13 (32.50%) Games
14 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
14 12 (30.00%) .NET
15 11 (27.50%) MySQL
15 11 (27.50%) Web Services
16 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
16 10 (25.00%) Node.js

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 (15.00%) WordPress
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Shopify
2 2 (5.00%) Magento
3 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
2 11 (27.50%) MySQL
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Grunt
2 9 (22.50%) gulp
3 6 (15.00%) Mercurial
4 4 (10.00%) Bower
5 3 (7.50%) Babel
5 3 (7.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.50%) Mocha
5 3 (7.50%) QUnit
6 1 (2.50%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 13 (32.50%) Games
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
5 5 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Head of Development
6 4 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Creative Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Magento Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Digital Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
1 39 (97.50%) HTML
2 36 (90.00%) HTML5
2 36 (90.00%) Sass
3 31 (77.50%) jQuery
4 25 (62.50%) CSS3
5 24 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (42.50%) React
7 15 (37.50%) Ajax
8 12 (30.00%) .NET
8 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (27.50%) Web Services
10 10 (25.00%) Node.js
11 9 (22.50%) REST
11 9 (22.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 8 (20.00%) XHTML
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.50%) Express
13 7 (17.50%) MEAN Stack
14 6 (15.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) Social Media
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Android
1 17 (42.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 20 (50.00%) Web Development
3 19 (47.50%) MVC
4 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) Mobile Development
6 13 (32.50%) Android Development
6 13 (32.50%) Game Development
6 13 (32.50%) iOS Development
7 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (22.50%) SEO
9 8 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (17.50%) Web Design
11 6 (15.00%) CQRS
11 6 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (15.00%) SOLID
12 4 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Development
12 4 (10.00%) Project Management
13 3 (7.50%) Prototyping
13 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) JavaScript
2 23 (57.50%) PHP
3 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C
6 3 (7.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) ES6
7 1 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe
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