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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 241 287 472
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +185
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1331 1116 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 0.97% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.73% 14.44% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 905 397
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,900
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
7956 7726 6860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.19% 6.72% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6457 6152 5563
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +44 1260 £57,500 +4.54% 164
London +13 790 £60,000 +9.09% 91
City of London +59 161 £63,750 +10.86% 21
South East +59 156 £56,000 +1.81% 17
Yorkshire +56 122 £47,500 +25.00% 21
West Yorkshire +61 93 £50,000 +17.64% 14
Leeds +63 84 £50,000 +17.64% 9
South West +47 79 £67,500 +42.10% 8
Bristol +25 58 £67,500 +70.88% 3
East of England +13 48 £46,250 -7.50% 8
Berkshire +47 44 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Scotland -6 42 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Surrey -4 35 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Edinburgh +10 33 £45,000 +20.00% 7
North West +8 29 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Manchester +6 28 £46,250 -7.50% 7
Hampshire +45 27 £55,000 +1.14% 4
Reading +16 26 £67,500 +10.20% 1
Oxfordshire 0 25 £62,500 +4.16% 3
South Yorkshire +17 24 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Midlands -6 24 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Oxford +8 23 £66,250 -26.38% 2
Sheffield +14 22 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Hertfordshire +8 22 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Leatherhead +8 19 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Kent +3 16 £65,000 -3.70% 3
East Midlands -19 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Coventry - 13 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 12 £55,000 -
Basingstoke +32 11 £55,000 -2.22% 4

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2190 (81.63%) Puppet
2 2047 (76.30%) Linux
3 1715 (63.92%) DevOps
4 1339 (49.91%) Python
5 1104 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
6 1087 (40.51%) Amazon AWS
7 1077 (40.14%) Ruby
8 940 (35.04%) Jenkins
9 939 (35.00%) Java
10 904 (33.69%) Configuration Management
11 815 (30.38%) Ansible
12 812 (30.26%) Bash Shell
13 724 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
14 719 (26.80%) MySQL
15 700 (26.09%) Git (software)
16 673 (25.08%) Perl
16 673 (25.08%) Apache
17 672 (25.05%) Windows
18 542 (20.20%) PHP
19 540 (20.13%) VMware
20 463 (17.26%) Nagios
21 452 (16.85%) Red Hat
22 441 (16.44%) SQL
23 422 (15.73%) MongoDB
24 418 (15.58%) JavaScript
25 411 (15.32%) PowerShell
26 407 (15.17%) Finance
27 404 (15.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 401 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
29 397 (14.80%) Web Services

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 673 (25.08%) Apache
2 382 (14.24%) nginx
3 299 (11.14%) Tomcat
4 246 (9.17%) OpenStack
5 234 (8.72%) IIS
6 216 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
7 214 (7.98%) Node.js
8 137 (5.11%) JBoss
9 122 (4.55%) Apache Solr
10 93 (3.47%) Apache Spark
11 68 (2.53%) WebSphere
11 68 (2.53%) WebLogic
12 65 (2.42%) Apache Pig
13 54 (2.01%) Confluence
14 44 (1.64%) Drupal
15 42 (1.57%) CMS
16 33 (1.23%) SAS
16 33 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
17 27 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 26 (0.97%) GlassFish
Applications
1 91 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.23%) SPSS
3 3 (0.11%) MS Project
3 3 (0.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
4 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.037%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1087 (40.51%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
4 166 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
5 161 (6.00%) PaaS
5 161 (6.00%) IaaS
6 116 (4.32%) SaaS
7 107 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 89 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 71 (2.65%) GitHub
10 45 (1.68%) Amazon S3
11 40 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
12 33 (1.23%) Office 365
12 33 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 28 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
14 27 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.89%) Sumo Logic
16 23 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 22 (0.82%) Route 53
18 16 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 225 (8.39%) DNS
2 214 (7.98%) TCP/IP
2 214 (7.98%) Firewall
3 174 (6.49%) HTTP
4 157 (5.85%) Internet
5 102 (3.80%) VPN
6 90 (3.35%) SAN
7 68 (2.53%) LDAP
8 67 (2.50%) LAN
9 66 (2.46%) WAN
10 65 (2.42%) SSL
11 58 (2.16%) VLAN
12 47 (1.75%) SMTP
13 45 (1.68%) DHCP
14 43 (1.60%) Network Security
15 37 (1.38%) iSCSI
15 37 (1.38%) BGP
16 34 (1.27%) OSPF
17 32 (1.19%) IPsec
18 31 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (26.80%) MySQL
2 422 (15.73%) MongoDB
3 384 (14.31%) NoSQL
4 285 (10.62%) SQL Server
5 277 (10.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 243 (9.06%) Hadoop
7 242 (9.02%) Big Data
8 230 (8.57%) Redis
8 230 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
9 220 (8.20%) Relational Database
10 108 (4.03%) HBase
11 81 (3.02%) Apache Hive
12 70 (2.61%) RDBMS
13 65 (2.42%) Riak
14 56 (2.09%) Couchbase
15 54 (2.01%) CouchDB
16 52 (1.94%) DB2
17 48 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
18 38 (1.42%) Sqoop
19 35 (1.30%) MemSQL
Development Applications
1 940 (35.04%) Jenkins
2 700 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 269 (10.03%) Maven
4 264 (9.84%) Subversion
5 213 (7.94%) TeamCity
6 203 (7.57%) Hudson
7 132 (4.92%) JIRA
8 120 (4.47%) Selenium
9 111 (4.14%) Ant
10 64 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 60 (2.24%) Grunt
12 59 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 57 (2.12%) JUnit
14 48 (1.79%) Gradle
15 47 (1.75%) Gerrit
16 44 (1.64%) Artifactory
17 35 (1.30%) Jasmine
17 35 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
18 33 (1.23%) PHPUnit
19 32 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 407 (15.17%) Finance
2 153 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 136 (5.07%) Banking
4 127 (4.73%) Games
5 125 (4.66%) Retail
6 73 (2.72%) Marketing
7 61 (2.27%) Publishing
8 59 (2.20%) Law
9 35 (1.30%) Advertising
10 28 (1.04%) Electronics
11 26 (0.97%) Automotive
12 24 (0.89%) Online Betting
13 22 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.45%) Legal
16 10 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.11%) Back Office
18 1 (0.037%) Front Office
18 1 (0.037%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 893 (33.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 378 (14.09%) Developer
3 313 (11.67%) Administrator
4 283 (10.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 266 (9.91%) Systems Administrator
6 221 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
7 215 (8.01%) Linux Administrator
8 205 (7.64%) Systems Engineer
9 195 (7.27%) Architect
9 195 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 159 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 121 (4.51%) Senior Developer
12 109 (4.06%) Software Engineer
13 102 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 71 (2.65%) Operations Engineer
15 61 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 60 (2.24%) Data Architect
17 59 (2.20%) Big Data Architect
18 57 (2.12%) Cloud Engineer
19 56 (2.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (14.80%) Web Services
2 328 (12.23%) .NET
3 235 (8.76%) HTML
4 194 (7.23%) CSS
5 190 (7.08%) LAMP
6 167 (6.22%) REST
7 138 (5.14%) jQuery
8 137 (5.11%) AngularJS
9 128 (4.77%) ASP.NET
10 124 (4.62%) Spring
11 117 (4.36%) HTML5
12 115 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
12 115 (4.29%) Middleware
13 105 (3.91%) XML
14 84 (3.13%) RESTful
15 77 (2.87%) CSS3
16 65 (2.42%) Hibernate
17 63 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
18 62 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
19 60 (2.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 201 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 139 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 118 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 93 (3.47%) Replication
6 73 (2.72%) Public Cloud
7 65 (2.42%) Private Cloud
8 62 (2.31%) Management Information System
9 51 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.68%) Digital Media
11 37 (1.38%) Clustering
12 34 (1.27%) Wiki
13 31 (1.16%) User Experience
14 29 (1.08%) Semantic Web
15 28 (1.04%) Blog
16 27 (1.01%) BBC
17 26 (0.97%) Blackberry
18 22 (0.82%) DTV
18 22 (0.82%) PlayStation
19 19 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2047 (76.30%) Linux
2 672 (25.05%) Windows
3 404 (15.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 393 (14.65%) Ubuntu
5 386 (14.39%) UNIX
6 335 (12.49%) CentOS
7 174 (6.49%) Debian
8 124 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 60 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (1.86%) Solaris
11 49 (1.83%) Android
12 48 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 46 (1.71%) CoreOS
14 34 (1.27%) Fedora
15 24 (0.89%) SUSE
16 16 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
17 11 (0.41%) AIX
18 9 (0.34%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1715 (63.92%) DevOps
2 1104 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
3 904 (33.69%) Configuration Management
4 724 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
5 360 (13.42%) Open Source
6 325 (12.11%) TDD
7 316 (11.78%) Scrum
7 316 (11.78%) E-Commerce
8 304 (11.33%) Software Engineering
9 262 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 195 (7.27%) BDD
11 180 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
12 172 (6.41%) Mentoring
12 172 (6.41%) ITIL
13 147 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
14 131 (4.88%) Kanban
15 120 (4.47%) Build Automation
16 118 (4.40%) MVC
17 114 (4.25%) SOA
18 107 (3.99%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1339 (49.91%) Python
2 1077 (40.14%) Ruby
3 939 (35.00%) Java
4 812 (30.26%) Bash Shell
5 673 (25.08%) Perl
6 542 (20.20%) PHP
7 441 (16.44%) SQL
8 418 (15.58%) JavaScript
9 411 (15.32%) PowerShell
10 223 (8.31%) Shell Script
11 206 (7.68%) C#
12 141 (5.26%) Scala
13 131 (4.88%) C++
14 112 (4.17%) Go
15 61 (2.27%) R
16 60 (2.24%) Groovy
17 46 (1.71%) Clojure
18 30 (1.12%) T-SQL
19 26 (0.97%) Erlang
20 25 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 248 (9.24%) Degree
2 90 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (2.05%) CCNA
4 41 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (1.42%) CCNP
6 35 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.27%) RHCE
8 26 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.97%) MCSE
9 15 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.56%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.52%) RHCSA
11 12 (0.45%) CCIE
12 11 (0.41%) JNCIA
13 10 (0.37%) MCSA
13 10 (0.37%) Sun Certification
14 9 (0.34%) LPIC
14 9 (0.34%) MCTS
14 9 (0.34%) MCITP
15 8 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (5.63%) QA
2 45 (1.68%) SLA
3 43 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.22%) FISMA
6 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.037%) BS7799
System Software
1 401 (14.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 321 (11.96%) Docker
3 132 (4.92%) Varnish
4 85 (3.17%) Xen
5 80 (2.98%) VirtualBox
6 79 (2.94%) KVM
7 74 (2.76%) Active Directory
8 63 (2.35%) vSphere
9 50 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (1.75%) vCloud
10 47 (1.75%) Hyper-V
11 44 (1.64%) Samba
12 43 (1.60%) VMware ESX
12 43 (1.60%) iptables
13 37 (1.38%) Apache Flume
14 31 (1.16%) Postfix
15 28 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 28 (1.04%) XenServer
15 28 (1.04%) GlusterFS
16 26 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2190 (81.63%) Puppet
2 815 (30.38%) Ansible
3 463 (17.26%) Nagios
4 326 (12.15%) Salt
5 233 (8.68%) ZABBIX
6 227 (8.46%) Vagrant
7 143 (5.33%) Graphite
8 100 (3.73%) logstash
9 85 (3.17%) HAProxy
10 69 (2.57%) Kibana
11 68 (2.53%) CFEngine
12 66 (2.46%) StatsD
13 64 (2.39%) Capistrano
14 62 (2.31%) Zenoss
15 54 (2.01%) Cacti
16 43 (1.60%) Cobbler
17 34 (1.27%) Rundeck
18 33 (1.23%) Opsview
19 29 (1.08%) Kubernetes
19 29 (1.08%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 540 (20.13%) VMware
2 452 (16.85%) Red Hat
3 328 (12.23%) Oracle
4 172 (6.41%) SaltStack
5 166 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 150 (5.59%) Google
7 148 (5.52%) Splunk
7 148 (5.52%) Cisco
8 139 (5.18%) Rackspace
9 123 (4.58%) New Relic
10 75 (2.80%) HP
11 64 (2.39%) Juniper
12 59 (2.20%) F5
13 53 (1.98%) Dell
14 52 (1.94%) Citrix
15 48 (1.79%) Informatica
16 43 (1.60%) IBM
17 39 (1.45%) SolarWinds
18 37 (1.38%) Netezza
19 35 (1.30%) Teradata
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Send
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago