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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Opscode Chef
Rank 213 177 213
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 37 77 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 1.26% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.91% 18.83% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 19
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
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
339 409 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.99% 6.68% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 272 303 240
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Somerset +8 18 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Bristol -30 13 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Gloucestershire +11 4 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Devon 0 2 - -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 64 (90.14%) Puppet
2 61 (85.92%) DevOps
3 55 (77.46%) Linux
4 48 (67.61%) Python
5 46 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (54.93%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (54.93%) Configuration Management
7 37 (52.11%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (52.11%) Ansible
8 36 (50.70%) Bash Shell
9 34 (47.89%) Git (software)
10 32 (45.07%) Perl
11 31 (43.66%) Jenkins
12 30 (42.25%) Java
13 26 (36.62%) Scrum
14 24 (33.80%) LAMP
15 23 (32.39%) .NET
16 21 (29.58%) MySQL
16 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (29.58%) TDD
16 21 (29.58%) Ruby
17 20 (28.17%) JBoss
17 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
17 20 (28.17%) OpenStack
18 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
19 18 (25.35%) VMware
19 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (23.94%) WebSphere
20 17 (23.94%) RUP
20 17 (23.94%) DSDM

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 20 (28.17%) JBoss
1 20 (28.17%) OpenStack
2 17 (23.94%) WebLogic
2 17 (23.94%) WebSphere
3 15 (21.13%) Tomcat
4 11 (15.49%) Apache
4 11 (15.49%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (14.08%) CloudStack
5 10 (14.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (12.68%) Apache Spark
7 8 (11.27%) Apache Solr
8 7 (9.86%) Jetty
8 7 (9.86%) Node.js
9 6 (8.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (54.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) MySQL
2 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
3 13 (18.31%) Big Data
4 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
5 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
6 10 (14.08%) Redis
7 8 (11.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
8 7 (9.86%) Couchbase
8 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (9.86%) Riak
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (2.82%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (47.89%) Git (software)
2 31 (43.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.90%) TeamCity
4 10 (14.08%) Subversion
5 8 (11.27%) Selenium
5 8 (11.27%) Vagrant
6 7 (9.86%) Hudson
7 5 (7.04%) Maven
8 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.82%) JIRA
8 2 (2.82%) JMeter
8 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.82%) WATIR
9 1 (1.41%) gulp
9 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Java Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) PHP Web Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) LAMP
2 23 (32.39%) .NET
3 12 (16.90%) REST
4 7 (9.86%) ELK Stack
4 7 (9.86%) Lucene
4 7 (9.86%) React
5 6 (8.45%) SOAP
5 6 (8.45%) Web Services
6 3 (4.23%) CSS
6 3 (4.23%) HTML
6 3 (4.23%) JSON
6 3 (4.23%) Laravel
6 3 (4.23%) MCollective
6 3 (4.23%) Symfony
6 3 (4.23%) XML
7 2 (2.82%) LESS
7 2 (2.82%) Sass
8 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Digital Media
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (77.46%) Linux
2 21 (29.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (22.54%) Windows
4 10 (14.08%) Unix
5 8 (11.27%) FreeBSD
6 7 (9.86%) Android
6 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
7 6 (8.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (85.92%) DevOps
2 46 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (54.93%) Configuration Management
4 37 (52.11%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (36.62%) Scrum
6 21 (29.58%) TDD
7 17 (23.94%) DSDM
7 17 (23.94%) RUP
8 15 (21.13%) Open Source
9 13 (18.31%) Build Automation
9 13 (18.31%) ITIL
10 11 (15.49%) Kanban
11 10 (14.08%) Auto-Scaling
11 10 (14.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (14.08%) OWASP
11 10 (14.08%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (14.08%) Web Development
12 7 (9.86%) Concurrent Programming
12 7 (9.86%) Mobile Development
12 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) Python
2 36 (50.70%) Bash Shell
3 32 (45.07%) Perl
4 30 (42.25%) Java
5 21 (29.58%) Ruby
6 17 (23.94%) SQL
7 16 (22.54%) Shell Script
8 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
9 12 (16.90%) C#
10 10 (14.08%) PHP
11 9 (12.68%) Go
12 8 (11.27%) Groovy
12 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.82%) C++
14 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (21.13%) Docker
2 15 (21.13%) Xen
3 10 (14.08%) vSphere
3 10 (14.08%) XenServer
4 5 (7.04%) KVM
Systems Management
1 64 (90.14%) Puppet
2 37 (52.11%) Ansible
3 17 (23.94%) Salt
4 10 (14.08%) Cobbler
4 10 (14.08%) Terraform
4 10 (14.08%) Tivoli
5 9 (12.68%) CFEngine
6 7 (9.86%) Kibana
6 7 (9.86%) logstash
7 6 (8.45%) Nagios
7 6 (8.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Red Hat
2 18 (25.35%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Oracle
4 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.08%) EnterpriseDB
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco
6 7 (9.86%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.23%) HP
7 3 (4.23%) Zend
8 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.82%) Rally
8 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.41%) New Relic
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