The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 193 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 4 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Good salary + Shares + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago