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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 131 120
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 15 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 1.40% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 5
Median salary £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

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 694 642 679
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.88% 27.45% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 602 535 587
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 27 (93.10%) Sass
2 26 (89.66%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 25 (86.21%) PHP
3 25 (86.21%) CSS
4 24 (82.76%) AngularJS
5 23 (79.31%) Web Development
5 23 (79.31%) jQuery
6 22 (75.86%) CSS3
6 22 (75.86%) HTML5
6 22 (75.86%) Front End Development
7 21 (72.41%) React
8 18 (62.07%) Games
9 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (58.62%) Mobile Development
9 17 (58.62%) Android
9 17 (58.62%) Apple iOS
9 17 (58.62%) Android Development
9 17 (58.62%) iOS Development
10 15 (51.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 15 (51.72%) Game Development
11 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
12 6 (20.69%) MySQL
12 6 (20.69%) Node.js
13 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
13 5 (17.24%) MVC
14 4 (13.79%) WordPress
14 4 (13.79%) Express
14 4 (13.79%) gulp
15 3 (10.34%) MEAN Stack

LESS
Co-occurring 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 (13.79%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) gulp
3 3 (10.34%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) Bower
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (62.07%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (58.62%) Web Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) CMS Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Games Developer
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Sass
2 26 (89.66%) HTML
3 25 (86.21%) CSS
4 24 (82.76%) AngularJS
5 23 (79.31%) jQuery
6 22 (75.86%) CSS3
6 22 (75.86%) HTML5
7 21 (72.41%) React
8 15 (51.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (20.69%) Node.js
10 4 (13.79%) Express
11 3 (10.34%) Laravel
11 3 (10.34%) MEAN Stack
11 3 (10.34%) Redux
12 2 (6.90%) Ajax
12 2 (6.90%) CakePHP
12 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (6.90%) Web Services
13 1 (3.45%) JSON
13 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) BBC
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Android
1 17 (58.62%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Web Development
2 22 (75.86%) Front End Development
3 17 (58.62%) Android Development
3 17 (58.62%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (58.62%) iOS Development
3 17 (58.62%) Mobile Development
4 15 (51.72%) Game Development
5 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) BPMN
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 25 (86.21%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReStart Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago