The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.048% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
Rackspace
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
912 843 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.78% 47.36% 56.90%
Number of salaries quoted 772 765 698
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Birmingham

Rackspace
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace.

1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (66.67%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) MEAN Stack
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory