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 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 198 211 222
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 42 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.43% 10.16% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
291 246 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.60% 4.15% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 243 201 313
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 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
Bristol +15 25 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Gloucestershire -11 7 £42,500 -2.85%
Devon - 5 - - 1
Somerset +5 3 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Dorset - 2 £42,500 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (84.06%) Puppet
3 55 (79.71%) MySQL
4 37 (53.62%) PHP
5 33 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (40.58%) Windows
8 27 (39.13%) Ruby
8 27 (39.13%) Bash Shell
9 26 (37.68%) Python
9 26 (37.68%) Java
9 26 (37.68%) Red Hat
9 26 (37.68%) Subversion
10 25 (36.23%) Relational Database
10 25 (36.23%) DevOps
10 25 (36.23%) Perl
11 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 22 (31.88%) Vagrant
12 22 (31.88%) Apache
13 21 (30.43%) CentOS
13 21 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (30.43%) NoSQL
14 20 (28.99%) nginx
15 18 (26.09%) Nagios
15 18 (26.09%) Hadoop
15 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
16 17 (24.64%) Spring
16 17 (24.64%) Open Source
17 16 (23.19%) Zenoss
17 16 (23.19%) RabbitMQ

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (31.88%) Apache
2 20 (28.99%) nginx
3 8 (11.59%) Apache Solr
3 8 (11.59%) Node.js
3 8 (11.59%) Drupal
3 8 (11.59%) WordPress
4 7 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (8.70%) IIS
6 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.80%) MediaWiki
7 4 (5.80%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) SaaS
2 8 (11.59%) PaaS
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) LDAP
3 9 (13.04%) HTTP
4 7 (10.14%) Kerberos
4 7 (10.14%) SNMP
4 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
4 7 (10.14%) SMTP
4 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
5 6 (8.70%) VPN
6 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.25%) tcpdump
6 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security
7 4 (5.80%) IPsec
7 4 (5.80%) OSPF
7 4 (5.80%) BGP
7 4 (5.80%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (79.71%) MySQL
2 33 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (36.23%) Relational Database
4 21 (30.43%) NoSQL
5 18 (26.09%) Hadoop
6 15 (21.74%) MariaDB
6 15 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 9 (13.04%) HBase
7 9 (13.04%) Redis
8 8 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (11.59%) Neo4j
9 6 (8.70%) Big Data
10 5 (7.25%) CouchDB
11 3 (4.35%) Hazelcast
11 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (37.68%) Subversion
2 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 11 (15.94%) Ant
5 9 (13.04%) Hudson
6 7 (10.14%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.80%) JIRA
8 2 (2.90%) Maven
9 1 (1.45%) Grunt
General
1 4 (5.80%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Electronics
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Java Developer
2 17 (24.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) IT Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Server Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Server Support
7 4 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Spring
2 16 (23.19%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (18.84%) REST
4 9 (13.04%) Backbone.js
4 9 (13.04%) HTML
4 9 (13.04%) CSS
4 9 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (11.59%) Ember.js
5 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
5 8 (11.59%) JPA
6 6 (8.70%) RESTful
6 6 (8.70%) Smarty
6 6 (8.70%) Web Services
7 4 (5.80%) LAMP
8 3 (4.35%) jQuery
8 3 (4.35%) Middleware
9 2 (2.90%) .NET
10 1 (1.45%) HTML5
10 1 (1.45%) Sass
10 1 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Open Source
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.14%) Derivative
4 4 (5.80%) Statistics
4 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.80%) Wiki
5 1 (1.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (40.58%) Windows
3 21 (30.43%) CentOS
3 21 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (18.84%) Ubuntu
5 12 (17.39%) UNIX
6 11 (15.94%) Debian
7 9 (13.04%) Fedora
8 7 (10.14%) Solaris
8 7 (10.14%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
9 5 (7.25%) Android
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) DevOps
3 16 (23.19%) TDD
4 14 (20.29%) OO
4 14 (20.29%) Configuration Management
4 14 (20.29%) OO PHP
5 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.94%) SOA
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.14%) Software Deployment
8 7 (10.14%) Time Management
8 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.70%) Change Management
10 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.80%) Build Automation
11 4 (5.80%) Database Theory
11 4 (5.80%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) PHP
2 27 (39.13%) Ruby
2 27 (39.13%) Bash Shell
3 26 (37.68%) Python
3 26 (37.68%) Java
4 25 (36.23%) Perl
5 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.14%) Bourne shell
7 6 (8.70%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) Objective-C
8 5 (7.25%) C++
8 5 (7.25%) Lua
9 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.35%) PHP5
10 3 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) RHCSA
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) CCNA
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) qmail
3 7 (10.14%) Varnish
4 4 (5.80%) Docker
4 4 (5.80%) Postfix
4 4 (5.80%) XenServer
4 4 (5.80%) Samba
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (84.06%) Puppet
2 22 (31.88%) Vagrant
3 18 (26.09%) Nagios
4 16 (23.19%) Zenoss
5 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
6 10 (14.49%) Ansible
7 7 (10.14%) Salt
7 7 (10.14%) Icinga
7 7 (10.14%) Munin
7 7 (10.14%) yum
7 7 (10.14%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.90%) SCCM
9 1 (1.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Red Hat
2 13 (18.84%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle
4 7 (10.14%) Percona
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
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