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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 139 134 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.45% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Median salary £36,250 £30,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +39.53%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
679 673 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.22% 32.83% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 556 584 485
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,450 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) Sass
3 15 (88.24%) HTML5
3 15 (88.24%) jQuery
4 14 (82.35%) Front End Development
5 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
6 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
7 8 (47.06%) Games
8 6 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (35.29%) XHTML
8 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (35.29%) Cross-Browser Development
8 6 (35.29%) User Experience
9 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (29.41%) React
9 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
9 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
9 5 (29.41%) Android
9 5 (29.41%) CSS3
9 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
10 4 (23.53%) Game Development
10 4 (23.53%) Magento
10 4 (23.53%) Google
10 4 (23.53%) Degree
10 4 (23.53%) DOM
10 4 (23.53%) 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Grunt
2 4 (23.53%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Bower
3 1 (5.88%) CocoaPods
3 1 (5.88%) Gradle
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (47.06%) Senior Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Head of Development
6 3 (17.65%) Junior
6 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 16 (94.12%) Sass
3 15 (88.24%) HTML5
3 15 (88.24%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) XHTML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) React
6 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (23.53%) DOM
7 4 (23.53%) Twig
8 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
8 1 (5.88%) Laravel
8 1 (5.88%) Node.js
8 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.88%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
8 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Android
1 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Front End Development
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Cross-Browser Development
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
4 4 (23.53%) Android Development
4 4 (23.53%) Game Development
4 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) SEO
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Google
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