The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 141 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.11% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Opscode Chef
West Midlands

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

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
176 121 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.14% 6.61% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 101 93 148
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Birmingham

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Opscode Chef 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 Opscode Chef.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) KVM
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Xen
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) C#

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Opscode Chef 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 Opscode Chef. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
1 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) NuGet
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Web Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware