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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 236 221 234
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 17 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.39% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.20% 8.21% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
327 341 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.02% 4.77% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 245 258 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 15 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Lancashire -7 2 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (70.27%) Puppet
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) PHP
5 14 (37.84%) Ruby
6 13 (35.14%) Java
6 13 (35.14%) DevOps
7 12 (32.43%) MySQL
7 12 (32.43%) Nagios
7 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
8 11 (29.73%) Apache
9 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
10 9 (24.32%) CentOS
10 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (21.62%) Python
11 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
12 7 (18.92%) Opsview
12 7 (18.92%) Scrum
12 7 (18.92%) nginx
13 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (16.22%) TDD
13 6 (16.22%) OOP
13 6 (16.22%) Windows
13 6 (16.22%) C++
13 6 (16.22%) SaaS
13 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
14 5 (13.51%) Graphite
14 5 (13.51%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) nginx
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) WordPress
4 3 (8.11%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.70%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) SaaS
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) GSM
1 4 (10.81%) PBX
1 4 (10.81%) PSTN
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
2 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.51%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Aerospike
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 3 (8.11%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
1 8 (21.62%) Administrator
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Data Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) LAMP
3 4 (10.81%) Symfony
3 4 (10.81%) CakePHP
3 4 (10.81%) CSS3
3 4 (10.81%) Laravel
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) Sensu
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) React
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) Kafka
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.70%) Grails
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) CentOS
2 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) SUSE
5 3 (8.11%) VMS
6 2 (5.41%) Debian
7 1 (2.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) OOP
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Change Control
8 3 (8.11%) Server Building
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) Web Development
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Line Management
10 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PHP
2 14 (37.84%) Ruby
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (16.22%) C++
7 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.81%) Perl
9 3 (8.11%) C#
9 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) NCDA
2 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) Kamailio
3 1 (2.70%) Ceph
3 1 (2.70%) iptables
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) Puppet
2 12 (32.43%) Nagios
3 7 (18.92%) Opsview
4 5 (13.51%) Graphite
4 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
4 5 (13.51%) Ansible
5 4 (10.81%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.70%) Salt
6 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.70%) Cacti
6 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Dell
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
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