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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 116 161 143
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -18
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 37 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.22% 3.45% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 0
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Opscode Chef
UK

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
183 174 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.89% 5.27% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 116 98 101
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +20 23 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Glasgow - 14 £50,000 - 1
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 76 (97.44%) Puppet
2 51 (65.38%) Java
3 50 (64.10%) Linux
3 50 (64.10%) Python
4 37 (47.44%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (43.59%) DevOps
6 28 (35.90%) Finance
7 27 (34.62%) Web Services
8 26 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 24 (30.77%) Ruby
10 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
10 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
11 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (24.36%) Google
11 19 (24.36%) Nagios
11 19 (24.36%) HTTP
12 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
12 17 (21.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (19.23%) Apache
13 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
14 13 (16.67%) C++
14 13 (16.67%) Windows
14 13 (16.67%) Munin
14 13 (16.67%) CFEngine
14 13 (16.67%) Docker
14 13 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
15 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
15 12 (15.38%) C#
15 12 (15.38%) RDBMS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (19.23%) Apache
2 11 (14.10%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.54%) IIS
4 7 (8.97%) JBoss
4 7 (8.97%) nginx
5 6 (7.69%) Node.js
6 4 (5.13%) Jetty
6 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.56%) Confluence
8 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 37 (47.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (21.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
5 11 (14.10%) SaaS
6 10 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (5.13%) Google App Engine
8 4 (5.13%) Heroku
8 4 (5.13%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) HTTP
2 15 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.97%) DNS
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
5 4 (5.13%) IPsec
5 4 (5.13%) SNMP
5 4 (5.13%) DHCP
5 4 (5.13%) FTP
6 3 (3.85%) SMTP
6 3 (3.85%) SAN
7 2 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (2.56%) SSL
8 1 (1.28%) LDAP
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
2 12 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.54%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.26%) Big Data
5 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.97%) MySQL
6 6 (7.69%) Pentaho
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.26%) Selenium
4 6 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.41%) InstallShield
5 5 (6.41%) Subversion
5 5 (6.41%) Maven
5 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.13%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.85%) Ant
8 2 (2.56%) Hudson
8 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) German Language
4 4 (5.13%) Italian Language
4 4 (5.13%) Turkish Language
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Architect
1 14 (17.95%) Developer
2 7 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (8.97%) Administrator
2 7 (8.97%) Java Architect
3 6 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.56%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Web Services
2 12 (15.38%) Java EE
3 9 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.69%) Spring
4 6 (7.69%) jQuery
4 6 (7.69%) PostGIS
4 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.41%) Servlets
6 4 (5.13%) J2EE
7 3 (3.85%) LAMP
7 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.56%) X-Windows
9 1 (1.28%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.28%) Velocity
9 1 (1.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Open Source
2 6 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
3 4 (5.13%) Blog
4 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.10%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.56%) OS/2
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) DevOps
2 26 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.69%) MapReduce
8 4 (5.13%) User Stories
8 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.13%) TDD
8 4 (5.13%) Coaching
9 3 (3.85%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.85%) Web Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.85%) Scrum
9 3 (3.85%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (2.56%) Database Tuning
10 2 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) Java
2 50 (64.10%) Python
3 24 (30.77%) Ruby
4 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) C++
6 12 (15.38%) C#
7 9 (11.54%) Bash Shell
8 8 (10.26%) PHP
9 7 (8.97%) SQL
10 5 (6.41%) Perl
11 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) RHCE
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Docker
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) Xen
4 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 76 (97.44%) Puppet
2 19 (24.36%) Nagios
3 13 (16.67%) CFEngine
3 13 (16.67%) Munin
4 11 (14.10%) Graphite
5 10 (12.82%) Ansible
6 5 (6.41%) ZABBIX
7 4 (5.13%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.13%) Salt
8 3 (3.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Google
2 8 (10.26%) VMware
3 6 (7.69%) Talend
4 5 (6.41%) New Relic
4 5 (6.41%) Sybase
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 4 (5.13%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) EMC
7 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
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