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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 130 149 159
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 32 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.73% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.95% 16.56% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 2
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £47,400 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +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
214 163 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.76% 4.43% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 125 111 118
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 27 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Glasgow +7 8 £79,500 +83.81% 3
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Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (92.21%) Puppet
2 59 (76.62%) Python
3 58 (75.32%) Linux
4 49 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 49 (63.64%) Finance
5 47 (61.04%) Java
6 39 (50.65%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (46.75%) DevOps
8 35 (45.45%) Degree
9 33 (42.86%) Web Services
10 31 (40.26%) Banking
11 27 (35.06%) Ruby
11 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
12 26 (33.77%) Telecoms
13 19 (24.68%) Scrum
14 18 (23.38%) VMware
14 18 (23.38%) Nagios
15 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
16 14 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
16 14 (18.18%) Perl
17 13 (16.88%) Windows
17 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
17 13 (16.88%) SDLC
18 12 (15.58%) Black-Box Testing
18 12 (15.58%) QA
18 12 (15.58%) Selenium
18 12 (15.58%) Web Testing
18 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
18 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (15.58%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Pig
3 5 (6.49%) SAS
4 4 (5.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 39 (50.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.49%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) HTTP
1 8 (10.39%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) SNMP
3 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.49%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) Firewall
3 5 (6.49%) SMTP
4 4 (5.19%) LDAP
4 4 (5.19%) SSL
4 4 (5.19%) NAS
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Big Data
2 7 (9.09%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) DB2
3 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.49%) Pentaho
3 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Hive
3 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.49%) HBase
3 5 (6.49%) Mahout
3 5 (6.49%) Sqoop
3 5 (6.49%) Triplestore
3 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.58%) Ant
2 12 (15.58%) Selenium
3 5 (6.49%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 49 (63.64%) Finance
2 31 (40.26%) Banking
3 26 (33.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) QA Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Administrator
3 9 (11.69%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (6.49%) Data Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Python Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) MLlib
3 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) X-Windows
4 3 (3.90%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) Middleware
5 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.30%) Java EE
6 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Replication
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Social Media
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 58 (75.32%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 36 (46.75%) DevOps
3 19 (24.68%) Scrum
4 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.88%) SDLC
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
5 12 (15.58%) Regression Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Web Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
5 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.58%) Black-Box Testing
6 11 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.49%) Open Source
9 5 (6.49%) MapReduce
9 5 (6.49%) Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) ETL
9 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) Python
2 47 (61.04%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (35.06%) Ruby
4 14 (18.18%) Perl
5 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) R
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Flume
3 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 71 (92.21%) Puppet
2 18 (23.38%) Nagios
3 10 (12.99%) Munin
3 10 (12.99%) Graphite
4 8 (10.39%) Ansible
4 8 (10.39%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.60%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) VMware
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.39%) Splunk
3 8 (10.39%) Rackspace
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 6 (7.79%) F5
6 5 (6.49%) Cognos
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.49%) Informatica
6 5 (6.49%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (6.49%) Talend
6 5 (6.49%) Vertica
6 5 (6.49%) Teradata
6 5 (6.49%) Netezza
6 5 (6.49%) Greenplum
7 4 (5.19%) Google
7 4 (5.19%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (5.19%) Veritas
8 3 (3.90%) Perforce
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