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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 167 223 178
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -45
Permanent jobs citing LESS 39 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.22% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 0.67% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 34
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
1663 1926 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.38% 32.95% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1681 1630
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 28 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +25 10 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Coventry - 10 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham +18 9 £37,500 - 4
Solihull +3 8 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Halesowen - 1 £26,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LESS.

1 92 (92.93%) HTML
1 92 (92.93%) JavaScript
1 92 (92.93%) CSS
2 89 (89.90%) Sass
3 72 (72.73%) jQuery
4 71 (71.72%) AngularJS
5 59 (59.60%) HTML5
6 51 (51.52%) MVC
6 51 (51.52%) Front End Development
7 47 (47.47%) CSS3
8 46 (46.46%) .NET
9 45 (45.45%) Web Development
10 43 (43.43%) PHP
11 42 (42.42%) ASP.NET
12 40 (40.40%) Git (software)
13 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (37.37%) Node.js
15 36 (36.36%) C#
16 32 (32.32%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (29.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (27.27%) React
20 26 (26.26%) SQL
21 24 (24.24%) SOLID
21 24 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
22 23 (23.23%) E-Commerce
23 21 (21.21%) Angular 2
23 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
23 21 (21.21%) Ajax
24 19 (19.19%) gulp

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (8.08%) WordPress
2 7 (7.07%) CMS
3 2 (2.02%) Apache
3 2 (2.02%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.02%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.01%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Shopify
2 3 (3.03%) Magento
3 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 17 (17.17%) MySQL
3 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
4 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (9.09%) Big Data
6 7 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.01%) Redis
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (40.40%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.19%) gulp
3 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 16 (16.16%) Grunt
5 13 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (11.11%) Mercurial
6 11 (11.11%) Subversion
7 8 (8.08%) Mocha
8 7 (7.07%) CruiseControl
8 7 (7.07%) JSUnit
8 7 (7.07%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (7.07%) PhpStorm
8 7 (7.07%) PHPUnit
8 7 (7.07%) Selenium
9 3 (3.03%) Bower
10 1 (1.01%) Babel
10 1 (1.01%) CocoaPods
10 1 (1.01%) Gradle
10 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.01%) QUnit
General
1 13 (13.13%) Marketing
2 11 (11.11%) Games
3 7 (7.07%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (93.94%) Developer
2 54 (54.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (28.28%) Web Developer
4 25 (25.25%) HTML Developer
5 24 (24.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.10%) .NET Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (9.09%) Angular Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Applications Developer
10 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (7.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Junior
11 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (92.93%) CSS
1 92 (92.93%) HTML
2 89 (89.90%) Sass
3 72 (72.73%) jQuery
4 71 (71.72%) AngularJS
5 59 (59.60%) HTML5
6 47 (47.47%) CSS3
7 46 (46.46%) .NET
8 42 (42.42%) ASP.NET
9 37 (37.37%) Node.js
10 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (29.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (27.27%) React
13 24 (24.24%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (21.21%) Ajax
14 21 (21.21%) Angular 2
15 15 (15.15%) REST
16 14 (14.14%) SOAP
17 13 (13.13%) .NET Framework
18 12 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Algorithms
2 8 (8.08%) User Experience
3 7 (7.07%) Social Media
4 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.01%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Android
2 13 (13.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.52%) Front End Development
1 51 (51.52%) MVC
2 45 (45.45%) Web Development
3 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (32.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (24.24%) SOLID
6 23 (23.23%) E-Commerce
7 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 17 (17.17%) TDD
9 13 (13.13%) Mobile Development
9 13 (13.13%) Web Design
10 11 (11.11%) OOP
11 10 (10.10%) Android Development
11 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.10%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (10.10%) Game Development
11 10 (10.10%) iOS Development
11 10 (10.10%) Mathematics
11 10 (10.10%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 92 (92.93%) JavaScript
2 43 (43.43%) PHP
3 36 (36.36%) C#
4 26 (26.26%) SQL
5 11 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 11 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.09%) R
7 2 (2.02%) C
7 2 (2.02%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.01%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.01%) ES6
8 1 (1.01%) Java
8 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.01%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Twitter
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.01%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + lots of benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Alcester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits
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