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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +31.03%
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
1914 1257 1321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 51.86% 47.18% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 993 1033
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) LAMP
2 7 (70.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Symfony
3 6 (60.00%) Zend
3 6 (60.00%) CakePHP
3 6 (60.00%) Drupal
3 6 (60.00%) Node.js
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (60.00%) Drupal
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Lead Technical Architect
3 5 (50.00%) Lead Architect
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (50.00%) Architect
3 5 (50.00%) PHP Technical Architect
4 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) LAMP
2 6 (60.00%) Symfony
2 6 (60.00%) CakePHP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) OO PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) EPiServer