The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 192 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 21 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LESS
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2064 1846 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.13% 35.97% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1593 1813
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,780
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LESS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the West Midlands region.

LESS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LESS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LESS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 8 £20,000 - 2
Birmingham - 7 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £24,000 -
Dudley - 1 £47,500 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 57 (93.44%) HTML
1 57 (93.44%) CSS
2 49 (80.33%) JavaScript
3 48 (78.69%) jQuery
4 40 (65.57%) .NET
5 33 (54.10%) ASP.NET
5 33 (54.10%) .NET Framework
5 33 (54.10%) Entity Framework
5 33 (54.10%) Sass
6 30 (49.18%) C#
7 28 (45.90%) MVC
8 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
9 26 (42.62%) HTML5
10 24 (39.34%) AngularJS
11 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
13 21 (34.43%) SQL
13 21 (34.43%) TDD
14 20 (32.79%) Web Application Development
15 19 (31.15%) KnockoutJS
16 18 (29.51%) Adobe
17 17 (27.87%) PHP
17 17 (27.87%) Umbraco
17 17 (27.87%) Mobile Development
18 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 16 (26.23%) Adobe AIR
18 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
18 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (26.23%) Microsoft

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (27.87%) Umbraco
2 15 (24.59%) Node.js
3 6 (9.84%) WordPress
4 4 (6.56%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.64%) InDesign
3 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) GitHub
2 4 (6.56%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Redis
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) Behat
3 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Grunt
5 2 (3.28%) Bower
5 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.28%) NUnit
5 2 (3.28%) MSTest
5 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Phing
6 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 4 (6.56%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (95.08%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Software Developer
3 14 (22.95%) .NET Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Front-End Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Applications Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (1.64%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (93.44%) HTML
1 57 (93.44%) CSS
2 48 (78.69%) jQuery
3 40 (65.57%) .NET
4 33 (54.10%) ASP.NET
4 33 (54.10%) .NET Framework
4 33 (54.10%) Entity Framework
4 33 (54.10%) Sass
5 26 (42.62%) HTML5
6 24 (39.34%) AngularJS
7 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (31.15%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (26.23%) Adobe AIR
10 15 (24.59%) Web Services
11 14 (22.95%) CSS3
11 14 (22.95%) PhoneGap
12 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (16.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) iPhone
2 3 (4.92%) iPad
2 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) MVC
2 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (34.43%) TDD
4 20 (32.79%) Web Application Development
5 17 (27.87%) Mobile Development
6 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
6 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (22.95%) Release Management
7 14 (22.95%) SOA
8 10 (16.39%) DevOps
8 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
10 8 (13.11%) CRM
11 6 (9.84%) Scrum
11 6 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (3.28%) Dependency Management
12 2 (3.28%) OO
12 2 (3.28%) Web Design
12 2 (3.28%) Web Accessibility
13 1 (1.64%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (80.33%) JavaScript
2 30 (49.18%) C#
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
4 17 (27.87%) PHP
5 12 (19.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (4.92%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Adobe
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.39%) New Relic
4 5 (8.20%) Google
5 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
5 4 (6.56%) Zend
6 2 (3.28%) Twitter
7 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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