The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 226 222 269
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 22 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.25% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.25% 4.65% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 3
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Opscode Chef
England

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

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
352 344 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.06% 5.30% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 291 277 337
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the North West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 18 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Cheshire -1 4 £50,000 -37.50% 2
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 35 (85.37%) Puppet
2 30 (73.17%) Linux
3 21 (51.22%) Apache
3 21 (51.22%) DevOps
4 18 (43.90%) MySQL
5 15 (36.59%) Python
6 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
7 13 (31.71%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) Ruby
7 13 (31.71%) nginx
8 11 (26.83%) VMware
8 11 (26.83%) Windows
8 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
8 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
9 10 (24.39%) Internet
9 10 (24.39%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (24.39%) Ansible
10 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
10 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (21.95%) CentOS
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
11 8 (19.51%) PHP
11 8 (19.51%) .NET
11 8 (19.51%) IIS
11 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) Perl
12 7 (17.07%) Web Services

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 21 (51.22%) Apache
2 13 (31.71%) nginx
3 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
3 8 (19.51%) IIS
4 4 (9.76%) Jetty
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.76%) Node.js
5 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.44%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (9.76%) Google App Engine
5 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.88%) SaaS
6 2 (4.88%) IaaS
6 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.44%) PaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.44%) Terremark
7 1 (2.44%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 10 (24.39%) Internet
3 7 (17.07%) IPsec
4 6 (14.63%) HTTP
5 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) FTP
6 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall
7 2 (4.88%) SNMP
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.76%) MariaDB
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.44%) Redis
7 1 (2.44%) Riak
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) Behat
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Bower
5 1 (2.44%) Xdebug
General
1 4 (9.76%) German Language
1 4 (9.76%) Italian Language
1 4 (9.76%) Turkish Language
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Software Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Software Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) Servlets
4 2 (4.88%) Symfony
4 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) RESTful
4 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) Laravel
5 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blog
1 4 (9.76%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) CentOS
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Debian
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) DevOps
2 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Pair Programming
5 6 (14.63%) OOP
6 5 (12.20%) Coaching
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Kanban
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.76%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) MVC
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) Python
2 13 (31.71%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Ruby
3 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 5 (12.20%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) C#
7 3 (7.32%) C
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Xen
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) Varnish
4 2 (4.88%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) KVM
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (85.37%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Ansible
3 6 (14.63%) Vagrant
4 5 (12.20%) Kibana
5 4 (9.76%) Capistrano
6 3 (7.32%) Nagios
7 2 (4.88%) SCCM
7 2 (4.88%) SCOM
7 2 (4.88%) OpenNMS
8 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.44%) Cacti
8 1 (2.44%) Opsview
8 1 (2.44%) Salt
8 1 (2.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) VMware
1 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.07%) Google
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Percona
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Veeam
5 2 (4.88%) Acronis
5 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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