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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 214 183 195
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs citing LESS 23 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.82% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 2.26% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 30
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £29,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2067 2123 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 36.17% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1726 1916 1709
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -1 10 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Staffordshire - 5 £25,000 -
Solihull +14 4 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Worcestershire +12 3 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Wolverhampton -6 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LESS.

1 43 (97.73%) JavaScript
2 38 (86.36%) HTML
2 38 (86.36%) jQuery
3 37 (84.09%) CSS
4 36 (81.82%) Sass
5 30 (68.18%) HTML5
6 22 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 20 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (43.18%) CSS3
9 17 (38.64%) Web Development
9 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 14 (31.82%) MVC
11 14 (31.82%) C#
11 14 (31.82%) SQL
11 14 (31.82%) .NET
11 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
12 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
12 13 (29.55%) User Experience
13 11 (25.00%) Grunt
13 11 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
13 11 (25.00%) Ajax
13 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
14 10 (22.73%) Games
14 10 (22.73%) gulp
15 9 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (20.45%) Scrum
15 9 (20.45%) PHP
15 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering

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 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Redis
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Grunt
3 10 (22.73%) gulp
4 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Bower
5 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.27%) Gradle
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (22.73%) Games
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Software Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
8 5 (11.36%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Graduate
8 5 (11.36%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Angular Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Head of Development
9 4 (9.09%) HTML Developer
10 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) HTML
1 38 (86.36%) jQuery
2 37 (84.09%) CSS
3 36 (81.82%) Sass
4 30 (68.18%) HTML5
5 20 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 20 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (43.18%) CSS3
7 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 11 (25.00%) Ajax
9 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (20.45%) LINQ
10 8 (18.18%) React
11 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.91%) Entity Framework
11 7 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (15.91%) XHTML
12 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
12 6 (13.64%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
1 13 (29.55%) User Experience
2 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Blog
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Photography
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Android
1 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Web Development
3 14 (31.82%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 9 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 8 (18.18%) OOP
7 7 (15.91%) Mobile Development
7 7 (15.91%) SEO
7 7 (15.91%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (13.64%) Android Development
8 6 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Development
8 6 (13.64%) Game Development
8 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
9 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.82%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Xamarin
3 4 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.27%) OpenText
4 1 (2.27%) RedDot
4 1 (2.27%) Zend
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