The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 115 159 147
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 43 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.24% 8.51% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
185 188 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.90% 4.71% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 110 97
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Edinburgh +27 24 £45,000 +21.62% 8
Glasgow +21 19 £45,000 -10.00% 6
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (97.53%) Puppet
2 65 (80.25%) Linux
3 61 (75.31%) Python
4 52 (64.20%) Java
5 47 (58.02%) Finance
6 40 (49.38%) Configuration Management
7 35 (43.21%) DevOps
8 33 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
9 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
10 29 (35.80%) Ruby
11 28 (34.57%) Web Services
12 26 (32.10%) Degree
13 22 (27.16%) Banking
13 22 (27.16%) Telecoms
14 21 (25.93%) Nagios
15 20 (24.69%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (19.75%) Graphite
16 16 (19.75%) Munin
17 15 (18.52%) Scrum
18 13 (16.05%) VMware
18 13 (16.05%) Windows
18 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (16.05%) Selenium
18 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
19 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (12.35%) Web Testing
20 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting
20 10 (12.35%) QA
20 10 (12.35%) TDD
20 10 (12.35%) Ant

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (12.35%) JBoss
1 10 (12.35%) Apache
2 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
4 3 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.47%) nginx
6 1 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (24.69%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.17%) SaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SNMP
1 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
1 7 (8.64%) DNS
1 7 (8.64%) SMTP
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
1 7 (8.64%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) SAN
3 5 (6.17%) NAS
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 2 (2.47%) LDAP
5 1 (1.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Big Data
2 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.70%) Pentaho
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Selenium
1 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.35%) Ant
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Maven
4 3 (3.70%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 47 (58.02%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Banking
2 22 (27.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Developer
1 19 (23.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) QA Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Python Developer
3 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Administrator
4 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.47%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.47%) Junior
6 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.47%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.23%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) X-Windows
2 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.70%) jQuery
3 3 (3.70%) Spring
3 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.70%) PostGIS
3 3 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.70%) Open Source
2 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) CentOS
4 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Configuration Management
2 35 (43.21%) DevOps
3 15 (18.52%) Scrum
4 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.35%) Web Testing
6 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting
6 10 (12.35%) TDD
6 10 (12.35%) Regression Testing
6 10 (12.35%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.17%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.70%) Mobile Development
10 3 (3.70%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 61 (75.31%) Python
2 52 (64.20%) Java
3 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
4 29 (35.80%) Ruby
5 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.64%) Perl
7 6 (7.41%) PHP
8 5 (6.17%) SQL
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.94%) Docker
4 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 79 (97.53%) Puppet
2 21 (25.93%) Nagios
3 16 (19.75%) Graphite
3 16 (19.75%) Munin
4 7 (8.64%) Ansible
5 5 (6.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) VMware
2 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.17%) Veritas
3 5 (6.17%) Splunk
4 4 (4.94%) F5
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.70%) Talend
6 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.47%) Perforce
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Google
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