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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 134 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.43% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 1.30% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 26
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £32,250 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
719 614 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.74% 32.90% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 620 554 607
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 September 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (90.00%) HTML5
2 27 (90.00%) Sass
3 25 (83.33%) Front End Development
4 22 (73.33%) AngularJS
4 22 (73.33%) jQuery
5 19 (63.33%) CSS3
6 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 14 (46.67%) PHP
7 13 (43.33%) Games
7 13 (43.33%) Android
7 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
7 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (43.33%) Web Development
8 12 (40.00%) Grunt
8 12 (40.00%) React
8 12 (40.00%) gulp
9 10 (33.33%) Mobile Development
9 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 10 (33.33%) MVC
10 9 (30.00%) Degree
10 9 (30.00%) Game Development
10 9 (30.00%) Node.js
10 9 (30.00%) Android Development
10 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
11 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (26.67%) Ajax
12 6 (20.00%) MySQL

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 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (40.00%) Grunt
2 12 (40.00%) gulp
3 4 (13.33%) Bower
4 3 (10.00%) Babel
4 3 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.00%) Mocha
4 3 (10.00%) QUnit
5 1 (3.33%) CocoaPods
5 1 (3.33%) Gradle
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (43.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Junior
4 5 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Head of Development
5 4 (13.33%) HTML Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Creative Developer
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
2 27 (90.00%) HTML5
2 27 (90.00%) Sass
3 22 (73.33%) AngularJS
3 22 (73.33%) jQuery
4 19 (63.33%) CSS3
5 12 (40.00%) React
6 9 (30.00%) Node.js
7 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (20.00%) Express
8 6 (20.00%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (20.00%) XHTML
9 5 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (13.33%) DOM
10 4 (13.33%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) User Experience
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Android
1 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Web Development
3 10 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 10 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (30.00%) Android Development
4 9 (30.00%) Game Development
4 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 6 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Development
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) SEO
8 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (10.00%) Web Design
8 3 (10.00%) Wireframes
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) C
3 3 (10.00%) ES6
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Google
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