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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 112 166 150
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -16
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 48 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.12% 5.17% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,700 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Opscode Chef
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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
177 232 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.55% 6.03% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 110 133 91
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 April 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 April 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 +24 27 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Glasgow +24 21 £50,000 - 4
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 71 (97.26%) Puppet
2 56 (76.71%) Python
3 54 (73.97%) Linux
4 49 (67.12%) Java
5 46 (63.01%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (61.64%) Finance
7 35 (47.95%) Configuration Management
8 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
9 31 (42.47%) DevOps
10 29 (39.73%) Web Services
10 29 (39.73%) Ruby
11 26 (35.62%) Degree
12 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
12 22 (30.14%) Banking
13 20 (27.40%) Nagios
14 18 (24.66%) Munin
14 18 (24.66%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (24.66%) Graphite
15 14 (19.18%) Scrum
15 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
16 13 (17.81%) Selenium
17 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (15.07%) TDD
18 11 (15.07%) QA
19 10 (13.70%) Ant
19 10 (13.70%) Windows
19 10 (13.70%) Regression Testing
19 10 (13.70%) Web Testing
19 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) nginx
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (63.01%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.66%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.85%) SaaS
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.37%) Heroku
6 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.37%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) SMTP
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) SAN
4 3 (4.11%) NAS
4 3 (4.11%) SNMP
5 2 (2.74%) LDAP
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (8.22%) Big Data
2 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Pentaho
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Redis
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.81%) Selenium
3 10 (13.70%) Ant
4 3 (4.11%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 3 (4.11%) Maven
4 3 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 45 (61.64%) Finance
2 22 (30.14%) Telecoms
2 22 (30.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) QA Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Python Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.74%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.74%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.74%) Architect
6 2 (2.74%) Junior
6 2 (2.74%) Administrator
7 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.37%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.37%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.37%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.11%) jQuery
4 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
4 3 (4.11%) PostGIS
4 3 (4.11%) X-Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.11%) Spring
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.37%) Java EE
5 1 (1.37%) Velocity
5 1 (1.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.11%) Open Source
3 2 (2.74%) Social Media
3 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Xbox
4 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.74%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Configuration Management
2 31 (42.47%) DevOps
3 14 (19.18%) Scrum
3 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.07%) TDD
6 10 (13.70%) Web Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Test Scripting
6 10 (13.70%) Regression Testing
6 10 (13.70%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) MapReduce
8 3 (4.11%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.74%) MVC
9 2 (2.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) Python
2 49 (67.12%) Java
3 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.73%) Ruby
5 6 (8.22%) PHP
6 5 (6.85%) SQL
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
2 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 71 (97.26%) Puppet
2 20 (27.40%) Nagios
3 18 (24.66%) Munin
3 18 (24.66%) Graphite
4 3 (4.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) VMware
2 3 (4.11%) Google
2 3 (4.11%) Veritas
2 3 (4.11%) Talend
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.74%) Sybase
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Splunk
3 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.37%) F5
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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