The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 238 355 546
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +191
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1374 911 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 0.77% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.41% 12.52% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 724 301
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7462 7275 6601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.91% 6.15% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5968 5863 5155
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK.

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England +120 1323 £57,500 +4.54% 158
London +71 891 £57,500 +4.54% 92
South East +93 183 £55,000 - 24
City of London +54 100 £57,500 -8.00% 18
South West +47 72 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Yorkshire +34 50 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Leeds +65 47 £47,500 +31.03% 4
West Yorkshire +57 47 £47,500 +31.03% 5
East of England +14 46 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Berkshire +21 41 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Hampshire +36 39 £56,250 +25.00% 8
Scotland +38 38 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Surrey +13 35 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Bristol +25 31 £75,000 +138.09% 13
East Midlands +32 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Edinburgh +26 25 £46,250 +28.47% 2
West Midlands +16 24 £42,500 - 5
Oxfordshire +16 23 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 23 £50,750 -7.72% 9
Reading -1 23 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Leatherhead +15 22 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 22 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 22 £45,000 -
Oxford +17 21 £50,000 -41.17% 1
Dorset +11 18 £47,500 -9.52%
Bournemouth +1 18 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge +7 17 £50,750 -7.72% 7
North West +1 17 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Basingstoke +34 16 £57,500 -
Coventry - 15 £45,000 - 4

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1966 (81.85%) Puppet
2 1862 (77.52%) Linux
3 1511 (62.91%) DevOps
4 1153 (48.00%) Python
5 1048 (43.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1035 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
7 903 (37.59%) Ruby
8 804 (33.47%) Java
9 746 (31.06%) Configuration Management
10 744 (30.97%) Jenkins
11 708 (29.48%) Bash Shell
12 706 (29.39%) MySQL
13 677 (28.18%) Git (software)
14 639 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
15 621 (25.85%) Perl
16 590 (24.56%) Ansible
17 581 (24.19%) Windows
18 575 (23.94%) Apache
19 550 (22.90%) PHP
20 447 (18.61%) VMware
21 444 (18.48%) Red Hat
22 442 (18.40%) Web Services
23 439 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 432 (17.99%) Nagios
25 416 (17.32%) UNIX
26 384 (15.99%) SQL
27 383 (15.95%) Ubuntu
28 380 (15.82%) .NET
29 363 (15.11%) NoSQL
30 362 (15.07%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 575 (23.94%) Apache
2 358 (14.90%) nginx
3 256 (10.66%) Tomcat
4 244 (10.16%) IIS
5 235 (9.78%) OpenStack
6 156 (6.49%) Node.js
7 155 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
8 97 (4.04%) JBoss
9 73 (3.04%) Confluence
10 67 (2.79%) Apache Solr
11 53 (2.21%) Drupal
11 53 (2.21%) Apache Spark
12 52 (2.16%) WebSphere
13 44 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 42 (1.75%) WebLogic
15 32 (1.33%) Apache Pig
16 28 (1.17%) GlassFish
17 25 (1.04%) WordPress
18 22 (0.92%) CMS
19 20 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.83%) SPSS
3 2 (0.083%) MS Project
4 1 (0.042%) MS Office
4 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.79%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.042%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1048 (43.63%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
3 197 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 164 (6.83%) PaaS
5 161 (6.70%) Cloud Computing
6 148 (6.16%) IaaS
7 118 (4.91%) SaaS
8 116 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 113 (4.70%) Amazon S3
10 83 (3.46%) GitHub
11 43 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
12 39 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 39 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 37 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
14 33 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
15 32 (1.33%) Route 53
16 31 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 28 (1.17%) Office 365
18 25 (1.04%) SoftLayer
19 22 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 247 (10.28%) DNS
2 215 (8.95%) Firewall
3 195 (8.12%) TCP/IP
4 163 (6.79%) HTTP
5 122 (5.08%) Internet
6 94 (3.91%) SAN
7 69 (2.87%) VPN
8 65 (2.71%) LDAP
9 62 (2.58%) WAN
10 59 (2.46%) LAN
11 58 (2.41%) DHCP
12 55 (2.29%) SSL
13 50 (2.08%) iSCSI
14 44 (1.83%) Network Security
15 42 (1.75%) SMTP
16 32 (1.33%) SSH
17 30 (1.25%) VLAN
17 30 (1.25%) VoIP
18 29 (1.21%) FTP
19 28 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (29.39%) MySQL
2 363 (15.11%) NoSQL
3 325 (13.53%) MongoDB
4 241 (10.03%) SQL Server
5 237 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
6 213 (8.87%) Redis
7 205 (8.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 188 (7.83%) Relational Database
9 155 (6.45%) Big Data
10 148 (6.16%) Hadoop
11 81 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
12 68 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
13 66 (2.75%) HBase
14 64 (2.66%) RDBMS
15 52 (2.16%) Couchbase
16 49 (2.04%) CouchDB
17 48 (2.00%) Apache Hive
18 36 (1.50%) DB2
19 30 (1.25%) Riak
20 28 (1.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 744 (30.97%) Jenkins
2 677 (28.18%) Git (software)
3 280 (11.66%) Subversion
4 210 (8.74%) TeamCity
5 194 (8.08%) Maven
6 155 (6.45%) JIRA
7 152 (6.33%) Hudson
8 89 (3.71%) Ant
9 87 (3.62%) Selenium
10 56 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 50 (2.08%) Artifactory
12 49 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 46 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
14 43 (1.79%) Gradle
15 40 (1.67%) Mercurial
15 40 (1.67%) JUnit
16 39 (1.62%) Jasmine
17 32 (1.33%) SpecFlow
18 31 (1.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 345 (14.36%) Finance
2 134 (5.58%) Games
3 100 (4.16%) Retail
4 97 (4.04%) Banking
5 82 (3.41%) Marketing
6 77 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 62 (2.58%) Publishing
8 35 (1.46%) Law
9 33 (1.37%) Electronics
10 30 (1.25%) Advertising
11 26 (1.08%) Automotive
12 21 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.62%) Legal
14 14 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.21%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.12%) Front Office
17 2 (0.083%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.042%) Back Office
18 1 (0.042%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 770 (32.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 385 (16.03%) Developer
3 359 (14.95%) Administrator
4 325 (13.53%) Systems Administrator
5 243 (10.12%) Linux Administrator
6 218 (9.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 218 (9.08%) Linux Engineer
7 200 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 182 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
9 177 (7.37%) Architect
10 172 (7.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 102 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 88 (3.66%) Java Developer
13 72 (3.00%) Software Engineer
14 59 (2.46%) Python Developer
15 50 (2.08%) Cloud Engineer
16 49 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
17 47 (1.96%) Operations Engineer
18 45 (1.87%) Cloud Architect
18 45 (1.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (18.40%) Web Services
2 380 (15.82%) .NET
3 210 (8.74%) HTML
4 204 (8.49%) LAMP
5 171 (7.12%) CSS
6 145 (6.04%) AngularJS
7 144 (6.00%) REST
8 130 (5.41%) jQuery
9 113 (4.70%) ASP.NET
10 96 (4.00%) RESTful
11 92 (3.83%) Django
11 92 (3.83%) RabbitMQ
12 90 (3.75%) Spring
13 82 (3.41%) HTML5
14 79 (3.29%) XML
15 66 (2.75%) J2EE
16 62 (2.58%) Middleware
17 58 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
18 57 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 49 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 164 (6.83%) Data Centre
2 130 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 122 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 108 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 64 (2.66%) Replication
7 62 (2.58%) Clustering
8 49 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 46 (1.92%) Blog
10 43 (1.79%) Private Cloud
11 33 (1.37%) Wiki
12 29 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.21%) User Experience
13 27 (1.12%) HACMP
14 24 (1.00%) BBC
15 23 (0.96%) Blackberry
16 21 (0.87%) DTV
17 18 (0.75%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.75%) CMDB
17 18 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1862 (77.52%) Linux
2 581 (24.19%) Windows
3 439 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 416 (17.32%) UNIX
5 383 (15.95%) Ubuntu
6 299 (12.45%) CentOS
7 162 (6.74%) Debian
8 82 (3.41%) Solaris
9 81 (3.37%) Android
10 77 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (2.75%) Apple iOS
12 46 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (1.25%) AIX
14 29 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (0.96%) Fedora
16 19 (0.79%) CoreOS
17 18 (0.75%) SUSE
18 17 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
19 12 (0.50%) openSUSE
20 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1511 (62.91%) DevOps
2 1035 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
3 746 (31.06%) Configuration Management
4 639 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
5 344 (14.32%) TDD
6 332 (13.82%) Scrum
7 317 (13.20%) E-Commerce
8 299 (12.45%) Open Source
9 250 (10.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 200 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 172 (7.16%) Mentoring
12 153 (6.37%) BDD
13 150 (6.24%) ITIL
14 138 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
15 135 (5.62%) MVC
16 126 (5.25%) Kanban
17 117 (4.87%) Load Balancing
18 98 (4.08%) SOA
19 97 (4.04%) Build Automation
20 93 (3.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1153 (48.00%) Python
2 903 (37.59%) Ruby
3 804 (33.47%) Java
4 708 (29.48%) Bash Shell
5 621 (25.85%) Perl
6 550 (22.90%) PHP
7 384 (15.99%) SQL
8 362 (15.07%) JavaScript
9 298 (12.41%) PowerShell
10 228 (9.49%) C#
11 185 (7.70%) Shell Script
12 108 (4.50%) Scala
13 89 (3.71%) C++
14 72 (3.00%) Groovy
15 62 (2.58%) Go
16 36 (1.50%) C
17 33 (1.37%) Clojure
18 31 (1.29%) Korn
19 29 (1.21%) R
20 18 (0.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 227 (9.45%) Degree
2 77 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (2.37%) CCNA
4 32 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 28 (1.17%) RHCE
7 20 (0.83%) CCNP
8 15 (0.62%) JNCIA
8 15 (0.62%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.58%) RHCSA
10 12 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.42%) MCSE
12 9 (0.37%) LPIC
13 7 (0.29%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
14 6 (0.25%) CCIE
15 5 (0.21%) MCP
15 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.33%) QA
2 39 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.04%) SLA
5 19 (0.79%) FISMA
System Software
1 320 (13.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 212 (8.83%) Docker
3 116 (4.83%) Varnish
4 89 (3.71%) Active Directory
5 71 (2.96%) KVM
6 64 (2.66%) Xen
7 60 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 55 (2.29%) vSphere
9 54 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
10 48 (2.00%) VirtualBox
11 47 (1.96%) Samba
12 44 (1.83%) Hyper-V
13 39 (1.62%) NFS
14 33 (1.37%) Apache Flume
15 31 (1.29%) vCloud
16 28 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 28 (1.17%) Postfix
17 27 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 26 (1.08%) iptables
19 25 (1.04%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1966 (81.85%) Puppet
2 590 (24.56%) Ansible
3 432 (17.99%) Nagios
4 321 (13.36%) Salt
5 223 (9.28%) Vagrant
6 195 (8.12%) ZABBIX
7 151 (6.29%) Graphite
8 120 (5.00%) logstash
9 70 (2.91%) Kibana
9 70 (2.91%) HAProxy
10 61 (2.54%) CFEngine
11 57 (2.37%) Zenoss
12 52 (2.16%) StatsD
13 48 (2.00%) Cobbler
14 45 (1.87%) Cacti
15 43 (1.79%) Capistrano
16 34 (1.42%) Ganglia
17 30 (1.25%) Tivoli
18 25 (1.04%) Munin
19 24 (1.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 447 (18.61%) VMware
2 444 (18.48%) Red Hat
3 269 (11.20%) Oracle
4 155 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 140 (5.83%) Google
6 129 (5.37%) Rackspace
7 111 (4.62%) Cisco
8 110 (4.58%) SaltStack
9 95 (3.96%) New Relic
10 92 (3.83%) Splunk
11 64 (2.66%) HP
12 61 (2.54%) IBM
13 52 (2.16%) Dell
14 47 (1.96%) Veritas
15 43 (1.79%) Juniper
16 40 (1.67%) AppDynamics
17 35 (1.46%) SolarWinds
18 34 (1.42%) F5
19 31 (1.29%) Zend
20 30 (1.25%) hybris
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Salary: Neg
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Salary: Negotiable
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Salary: £45k - £60k per annum + 10% Bonus
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Start-up Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bennifits
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Share Options
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
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