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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 112 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.23% 3.25% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,750 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Opscode Chef
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
187 246 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.73% 9.92% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 137 161 211
Average salary £44,750 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.76% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Reading

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Reading

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 44 (93.62%) Puppet
2 38 (80.85%) Linux
3 31 (65.96%) Configuration Management
4 28 (59.57%) DevOps
5 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (46.81%) Perl
5 22 (46.81%) Python
6 21 (44.68%) Apache
6 21 (44.68%) MySQL
7 18 (38.30%) Java
8 14 (29.79%) Oracle
8 14 (29.79%) WebLogic
8 14 (29.79%) Web Services
8 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
8 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
8 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
9 13 (27.66%) Ansible
9 13 (27.66%) Nagios
9 13 (27.66%) JBoss
9 13 (27.66%) PHP
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.40%) .NET
11 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
11 11 (23.40%) Middleware
11 11 (23.40%) VMware
11 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (23.40%) Cacti
11 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
11 11 (23.40%) Jenkins

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (44.68%) Apache
2 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
2 14 (29.79%) WebLogic
3 13 (27.66%) JBoss
4 9 (19.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
6 7 (14.89%) IIS
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (12.77%) Apache Solr
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (6.38%) Liferay
9 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (4.26%) Drupal
10 2 (4.26%) nginx
10 2 (4.26%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) GitHub
2 6 (12.77%) IaaS
2 6 (12.77%) PaaS
3 5 (10.64%) Taleo
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.64%) SaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.15%) Internet
3 6 (12.77%) SSH
3 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) HTTP
4 5 (10.64%) LAN
4 5 (10.64%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
4 5 (10.64%) VPN
4 5 (10.64%) MPLS
4 5 (10.64%) OSPF
4 5 (10.64%) BGP
4 5 (10.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) MySQL
2 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
3 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
4 10 (21.28%) Big Data
5 9 (19.15%) Hadoop
6 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
6 8 (17.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (12.77%) Essbase
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (10.64%) DB2
8 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.38%) Ant
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.38%) Log4j
General
1 6 (12.77%) Law
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (19.15%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Administrator
6 6 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C# Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) Middleware
3 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.02%) Spring
4 7 (14.89%) REST
5 6 (12.77%) Memcached
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (12.77%) WebCenter
5 6 (12.77%) Esper
5 6 (12.77%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (10.64%) J2EE
7 4 (8.51%) EJB
7 4 (8.51%) JSP
7 4 (8.51%) Servlets
7 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 4 (8.51%) WPF
7 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Statistics
3 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Configuration Management
2 28 (59.57%) DevOps
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
5 11 (23.40%) Open Source
6 9 (19.15%) SOA
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
9 5 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (10.64%) High Availability
9 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Perl
1 22 (46.81%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) PHP
4 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
5 9 (19.15%) Ruby
5 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) XQuery
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) CCIE
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) JNCIP
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Xen
2 6 (12.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (10.64%) iptables
3 5 (10.64%) XenServer
4 4 (8.51%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.26%) Varnish
5 2 (4.26%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 44 (93.62%) Puppet
2 13 (27.66%) Nagios
2 13 (27.66%) Ansible
3 11 (23.40%) Cacti
4 9 (19.15%) ZABBIX
5 8 (17.02%) Ganglia
6 6 (12.77%) logstash
6 6 (12.77%) Salt
6 6 (12.77%) Graphite
6 6 (12.77%) collectd
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
9 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
9 2 (4.26%) OpenView
9 2 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) Websense
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) Sun
4 5 (10.64%) Juniper
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago