The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 224 187 186
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -1
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 30 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.00% 17.61% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 36
Average salary £57,500 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Opscode Chef
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
375 318 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.49% 5.42% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 300 258 266
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the South West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Bristol -29 14 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Somerset -1 8 £47,500 +69.64% 1
Devon 0 2 - -
Gloucestershire -5 1 - - 2
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 70 (88.61%) Puppet
2 68 (86.08%) Linux
3 54 (68.35%) DevOps
4 48 (60.76%) Python
5 38 (48.10%) Java
5 38 (48.10%) Perl
6 37 (46.84%) Bash Shell
6 37 (46.84%) NoSQL
7 35 (44.30%) Amazon AWS
8 34 (43.04%) MySQL
9 33 (41.77%) Git (software)
10 32 (40.51%) Jenkins
11 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (37.97%) Ruby
13 28 (35.44%) Ansible
14 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (34.18%) Configuration Management
15 23 (29.11%) Big Data
15 23 (29.11%) Telecoms
16 21 (26.58%) Web Services
16 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (26.58%) VMware
16 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (24.05%) Digital Media
18 18 (22.78%) OO
18 18 (22.78%) Tomcat
18 18 (22.78%) PHP
18 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
18 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
19 17 (21.52%) Oracle

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (22.78%) Tomcat
2 16 (20.25%) Apache
3 13 (16.46%) Apache Solr
3 13 (16.46%) JBoss
4 12 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (15.19%) OpenStack
5 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
5 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
6 8 (10.13%) Apache Spark
6 8 (10.13%) Jetty
7 7 (8.86%) IIS
8 4 (5.06%) nginx
8 4 (5.06%) Node.js
9 3 (3.80%) CloudStack
9 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.27%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (44.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.53%) Heroku
5 2 (2.53%) IaaS
5 2 (2.53%) PaaS
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Internet
2 9 (11.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.84%) NoSQL
2 34 (43.04%) MySQL
3 23 (29.11%) Big Data
4 14 (17.72%) Redis
5 12 (15.19%) Hadoop
5 12 (15.19%) Riak
6 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
7 9 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (10.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (10.13%) Couchbase
8 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
9 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (41.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (40.51%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.92%) Maven
3 11 (13.92%) Vagrant
4 9 (11.39%) Hudson
4 9 (11.39%) Subversion
4 9 (11.39%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.59%) Selenium
6 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.80%) gulp
8 2 (2.53%) Ant
8 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.27%) Gradle
9 1 (1.27%) JIRA
9 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (29.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
2 8 (10.13%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Java Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Perl Software Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Python Software Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Ruby Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) PHP Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) QA Test Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) Web Services
2 17 (21.52%) .NET
2 17 (21.52%) LAMP
3 11 (13.92%) HTML
4 10 (12.66%) CSS
4 10 (12.66%) CSS3
4 10 (12.66%) HTML5
4 10 (12.66%) RESTful
4 10 (12.66%) Smarty
4 10 (12.66%) Twig
5 9 (11.39%) ELK Stack
6 8 (10.13%) Lucene
6 8 (10.13%) React
7 7 (8.86%) MCollective
7 7 (8.86%) REST
8 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
8 3 (3.80%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (3.80%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Wiki
5 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 68 (86.08%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) Android
4 8 (10.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
5 7 (8.86%) Unix
6 5 (6.33%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.53%) CentOS
8 1 (1.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) DevOps
2 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.18%) Configuration Management
3 27 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (22.78%) OO
5 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.25%) Scrum
7 13 (16.46%) High Availability
7 13 (16.46%) Open Source
8 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
8 12 (15.19%) Software Delivery
9 11 (13.92%) DSDM
9 11 (13.92%) RUP
10 10 (12.66%) OO PHP
11 9 (11.39%) Kanban
11 9 (11.39%) TDD
11 9 (11.39%) Web Development
12 8 (10.13%) Multithreading
12 8 (10.13%) SOA
12 8 (10.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.76%) Python
2 38 (48.10%) Java
2 38 (48.10%) Perl
3 37 (46.84%) Bash Shell
4 30 (37.97%) Ruby
5 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.78%) PHP
6 13 (16.46%) C#
7 11 (13.92%) SQL
8 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
9 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
10 8 (10.13%) Go
11 3 (3.80%) Jython
12 1 (1.27%) C
12 1 (1.27%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) Docker
3 10 (12.66%) Xen
4 7 (8.86%) KVM
5 4 (5.06%) XenServer
6 3 (3.80%) vSphere
7 2 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 70 (88.61%) Puppet
2 28 (35.44%) Ansible
3 11 (13.92%) Salt
4 9 (11.39%) Kibana
5 8 (10.13%) CFEngine
5 8 (10.13%) logstash
6 7 (8.86%) Nagios
6 7 (8.86%) Zenoss
7 4 (5.06%) Graphite
8 3 (3.80%) Cobbler
8 3 (3.80%) Terraform
8 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) VMware
2 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
3 17 (21.52%) Oracle
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 6 (7.59%) Juniper
6 4 (5.06%) SAP
7 3 (3.80%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix
9 1 (1.27%) HP
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