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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 137 159 154
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 25 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.04% 3.91% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
178 179 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.72% 5.50% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 105 98 120
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,300 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 13 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Glasgow - 12 £50,000 - 1
Opscode Chef
UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 68 (97.14%) Puppet
2 47 (67.14%) Java
3 39 (55.71%) Python
4 38 (54.29%) Linux
5 29 (41.43%) DevOps
6 25 (35.71%) NoSQL
6 25 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 24 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 21 (30.00%) Google
8 21 (30.00%) Web Services
9 20 (28.57%) Ruby
9 20 (28.57%) HTTP
9 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (27.14%) Apache
11 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
11 17 (24.29%) Finance
12 16 (22.86%) CFEngine
12 16 (22.86%) Google Compute Engine
12 16 (22.86%) C++
13 15 (21.43%) C#
13 15 (21.43%) Java EE
13 15 (21.43%) RDBMS
13 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
13 15 (21.43%) Nagios
14 14 (20.00%) Docker
14 14 (20.00%) Ansible
15 13 (18.57%) PHP
16 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (27.14%) Apache
2 11 (15.71%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 7 (10.00%) JBoss
3 7 (10.00%) nginx
4 6 (8.57%) Node.js
5 4 (5.71%) Jetty
5 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.86%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (22.86%) Google Compute Engine
4 11 (15.71%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (12.86%) SaaS
7 7 (10.00%) Heroku
7 7 (10.00%) OpenShift
8 4 (5.71%) Google App Engine
9 2 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) HTTP
2 17 (24.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.14%) DNS
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) IPsec
4 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 4 (5.71%) SSL
4 4 (5.71%) DHCP
4 4 (5.71%) FTP
5 2 (2.86%) LDAP
5 2 (2.86%) SNMP
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
6 1 (1.43%) SMTP
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 15 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.29%) MySQL
4 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.57%) Big Data
6 6 (8.57%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.29%) Selenium
4 7 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (7.14%) Ant
6 5 (7.14%) Subversion
6 5 (7.14%) Maven
7 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.29%) InstallShield
8 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.86%) JIRA
9 2 (2.86%) Hudson
10 1 (1.43%) Behat
10 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) German Language
2 4 (5.71%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.71%) Turkish Language
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Development Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.43%) Software Configuration Manager
10 1 (1.43%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) Web Services
2 15 (21.43%) Java EE
3 7 (10.00%) .NET
4 6 (8.57%) jQuery
4 6 (8.57%) PostGIS
4 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.57%) LAMP
4 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.57%) Spring
5 5 (7.14%) Servlets
6 4 (5.71%) J2EE
6 4 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.86%) Django
8 1 (1.43%) REST
8 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.43%) Velocity
8 1 (1.43%) Symfony
8 1 (1.43%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Open Source
2 7 (10.00%) Replication
3 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.71%) Blog
5 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.29%) OS/2
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 2 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) DevOps
2 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.14%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.00%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) MapReduce
7 5 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) Workflow
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.71%) User Stories
8 4 (5.71%) Change Control
8 4 (5.71%) Database Tuning
8 4 (5.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) Java
2 39 (55.71%) Python
3 20 (28.57%) Ruby
4 16 (22.86%) C++
5 15 (21.43%) C#
6 13 (18.57%) PHP
7 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
8 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.43%) SQL
10 6 (8.57%) Perl
11 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) RHCE
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.71%) Xen
4 1 (1.43%) NFS
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 68 (97.14%) Puppet
2 16 (22.86%) CFEngine
3 15 (21.43%) Nagios
4 14 (20.00%) Ansible
5 8 (11.43%) Munin
6 7 (10.00%) Vagrant
7 6 (8.57%) ZABBIX
8 5 (7.14%) Cacti
8 5 (7.14%) Salt
9 4 (5.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Google
2 8 (11.43%) Sybase
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 6 (8.57%) Talend
4 6 (8.57%) New Relic
5 5 (7.14%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Zend
8 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
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