The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 183 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.055% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £49,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +35.17%
Rackspace
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1774 1516 1264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 48.52% 48.84% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1185 1046
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Leeds

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in Leeds

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) LAMP
1 6 (85.71%) OO PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 5 (71.43%) CakePHP
2 5 (71.43%) Drupal
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Varnish
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Redis
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) SaltStack

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Drupal
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) PHP Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Technical Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Lead PHP Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) LAMP
2 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 5 (71.43%) CakePHP
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Fedora
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) OO PHP
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat