The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 62 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 19 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.58% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.54% 18.18% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £85,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +28.30%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Opscode Chef
Oxfordshire

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

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
52 33 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.07% 3.75% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 87
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -4.70%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Oxford

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 20 (57.14%) Linux
4 19 (54.29%) Ruby
4 19 (54.29%) Puppet
5 15 (42.86%) Web Services
6 14 (40.00%) DevOps
7 13 (37.14%) Python
8 11 (31.43%) Android Development
8 11 (31.43%) iOS Development
8 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
8 11 (31.43%) RESTful
8 11 (31.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (31.43%) Android
9 10 (28.57%) CentOS
9 10 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (28.57%) MySQL
9 10 (28.57%) Perl
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) GitHub
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.00%) Debian
12 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
13 5 (14.29%) TDD
13 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (14.29%) Firewall
13 5 (14.29%) DNS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (25.71%) GitHub
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) AWS OpsWorks
5 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (11.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Full Stack Developer
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (28.57%) Administrator
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (22.86%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 11 (31.43%) RESTful
2 11 (31.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) Padrino
3 5 (14.29%) Sass
3 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.29%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (31.43%) Android
3 10 (28.57%) CentOS
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Debian
5 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) DevOps
2 11 (31.43%) Android Development
2 11 (31.43%) iOS Development
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) BDD
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (54.29%) Ruby
4 13 (37.14%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) Groovy
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (54.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) VMware