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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 236 227 239
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 13 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.73% 7.42% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 8
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,123 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
275 337 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.28% 4.78% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 203 267 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -3 10 £48,750 +14.70% 3
Lancashire -17 2 - -
Cheshire -3 1 - - 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (75.56%) Puppet
2 23 (51.11%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) DevOps
4 17 (37.78%) PHP
5 14 (31.11%) Java
6 13 (28.89%) Python
6 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
6 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
6 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) Ruby
7 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (26.67%) Apache
8 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (22.22%) TDD
9 10 (22.22%) MySQL
10 9 (20.00%) Vagrant
10 9 (20.00%) OOP
10 9 (20.00%) Nagios
10 9 (20.00%) nginx
11 8 (17.78%) CentOS
11 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
11 8 (17.78%) C++
11 8 (17.78%) Ansible
12 7 (15.56%) Perl
12 7 (15.56%) .NET
12 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
12 7 (15.56%) Internet
12 7 (15.56%) Scrum
12 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (26.67%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) nginx
3 4 (8.89%) Node.js
3 4 (8.89%) WordPress
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.33%) SaaS
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
4 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) Aerospike
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Redis
5 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 2 (4.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.22%) Grunt
5 1 (2.22%) Bower
5 1 (2.22%) Xdebug
5 1 (2.22%) gulp
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Hudson
5 1 (2.22%) Behat
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Administrator
3 10 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 5 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (11.11%) Symfony
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
4 4 (8.89%) LAMP
4 4 (8.89%) CakePHP
4 4 (8.89%) CSS3
4 4 (8.89%) Laravel
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Grails
6 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (17.78%) CentOS
4 5 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) DevOps
2 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) OOP
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Kanban
7 5 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.89%) Data Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Server Building
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (2.22%) BDD
11 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.22%) Product Management
11 1 (2.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) PHP
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 13 (28.89%) Python
3 13 (28.89%) Ruby
4 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.78%) C++
5 7 (15.56%) Perl
6 6 (13.33%) C#
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 34 (75.56%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 9 (20.00%) Nagios
3 8 (17.78%) Ansible
4 5 (11.11%) Kibana
5 3 (6.67%) Opsview
6 1 (2.22%) Graphite
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.22%) logstash
6 1 (2.22%) Salt
6 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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