The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 110 136 112
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 14 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 0.75% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 8
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

LESS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 596 666 601
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 32.59% 28.27% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 528 597 548
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing LESS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Birmingham

LESS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for LESS in Birmingham

LESS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Birmingham

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LESS.

1 29 (87.88%) HTML
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
1 29 (87.88%) CSS
1 29 (87.88%) Sass
2 27 (81.82%) jQuery
2 27 (81.82%) HTML5
3 24 (72.73%) Front End Development
4 19 (57.58%) PHP
5 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
6 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
7 14 (42.42%) Ajax
7 14 (42.42%) Web Development
8 13 (39.39%) CSS3
8 13 (39.39%) React
9 11 (33.33%) Mobile Development
9 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 11 (33.33%) MVC
10 10 (30.30%) Games
10 10 (30.30%) MySQL
10 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
10 10 (30.30%) Apple iOS
10 10 (30.30%) Android
11 9 (27.27%) Game Development
11 9 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 9 (27.27%) Android Development
11 9 (27.27%) iOS Development
11 9 (27.27%) Shopify
11 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft

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 4 (12.12%) WordPress
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Shopify
2 2 (6.06%) Magento
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (30.30%) MySQL
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Mercurial
3 5 (15.15%) gulp
4 4 (12.12%) Grunt
5 2 (6.06%) Bower
6 1 (3.03%) CocoaPods
6 1 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Games
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (72.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Web Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 8 (24.24%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (15.15%) HTML Developer
8 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Junior
9 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
10 2 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Junior Web Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
11 1 (3.03%) CMS Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Graduate PHP Developer
11 1 (3.03%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) CSS
1 29 (87.88%) HTML
1 29 (87.88%) Sass
2 27 (81.82%) HTML5
2 27 (81.82%) jQuery
3 16 (48.48%) AngularJS
4 14 (42.42%) Ajax
5 13 (39.39%) CSS3
5 13 (39.39%) React
6 9 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (24.24%) XHTML
8 7 (21.21%) Web Services
9 6 (18.18%) REST
9 6 (18.18%) SOAP
10 5 (15.15%) Express
10 5 (15.15%) MEAN Stack
10 5 (15.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Social Media
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.03%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Android
1 10 (30.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Front End Development
2 14 (42.42%) Web Development
3 11 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 11 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Android Development
5 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (27.27%) Game Development
5 9 (27.27%) iOS Development
6 8 (24.24%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (18.18%) CQRS
7 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (18.18%) SEO
7 6 (18.18%) SOLID
8 4 (12.12%) Cross-Browser Development
8 4 (12.12%) Web Design
9 3 (9.09%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
9 3 (9.09%) Email Marketing
9 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (57.58%) PHP
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
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