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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 303 334 626
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +292
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 981 823 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.80% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.90% 12.83% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 764 682 214
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
7058 6417 6099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.67% 6.25% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5684 5041 4918
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +13 911 £55,000 +4.76% 120
London -2 553 £60,000 +9.09% 61
South East +11 142 £55,000 +18.27% 12
Yorkshire +30 79 £50,000 +11.11% 8
City of London -8 70 £55,000 +10.00% 14
West Yorkshire +39 65 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Leeds +42 62 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West +2 50 £60,000 +41.17% 7
Surrey -1 46 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +12 38 £50,000 +9.89% 14
Scotland +34 36 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Berkshire -16 33 £48,750 +10.79% 2
Bristol +14 31 £62,500 +78.57% 6
Oxfordshire +13 23 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Edinburgh +25 22 £47,500 +35.71% 5
North West -4 22 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Hampshire -4 20 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Manchester -8 18 £42,500 -19.04% 5
Basingstoke - 18 £60,000 -
North Yorkshire +11 14 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands -7 14 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Glasgow - 14 £50,000 - 3
Leatherhead +4 13 £55,000 +20.21% 1
Reading -2 13 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 -
Wales -10 12 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Coventry - 11 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £57,000 - 6
Ipswich +5 10 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Suffolk +1 10 £50,000 +17.64% 1

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1695 (81.69%) Puppet
2 1628 (78.46%) Linux
3 1201 (57.88%) DevOps
4 1047 (50.46%) Python
5 842 (40.58%) Ruby
6 837 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
7 711 (34.27%) Java
8 696 (33.54%) MySQL
9 620 (29.88%) Bash Shell
10 617 (29.73%) Jenkins
11 614 (29.59%) Continuous Integration
12 601 (28.96%) Perl
13 587 (28.29%) Git (software)
14 581 (28.00%) Windows
15 573 (27.61%) Configuration Management
16 526 (25.35%) Apache
17 485 (23.37%) Amazon AWS
18 462 (22.27%) PHP
19 454 (21.88%) Nagios
20 425 (20.48%) Red Hat
21 420 (20.24%) UNIX
22 414 (19.95%) Open Source
23 411 (19.81%) VMware
24 404 (19.47%) Web Services
25 329 (15.86%) Scrum
25 329 (15.86%) NoSQL
26 328 (15.81%) nginx
27 326 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 323 (15.57%) Ansible
29 311 (14.99%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 526 (25.35%) Apache
2 328 (15.81%) nginx
3 279 (13.45%) Tomcat
4 204 (9.83%) OpenStack
5 186 (8.96%) IIS
6 162 (7.81%) Node.js
7 92 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
8 83 (4.00%) JBoss
9 70 (3.37%) Confluence
10 43 (2.07%) Apache Solr
11 41 (1.98%) Jetty
12 32 (1.54%) WebLogic
13 28 (1.35%) WebSphere
14 27 (1.30%) Drupal
15 26 (1.25%) GlassFish
16 22 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
17 21 (1.01%) CloudStack
18 18 (0.87%) MediaWiki
19 17 (0.82%) WordPress
20 12 (0.58%) Mule
Applications
1 61 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.29%) HipChat
3 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.096%) MS Project
4 2 (0.096%) Mingle
5 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.63%) Magento
2 10 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.14%) Summit
5 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 485 (23.37%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (7.86%) Amazon EC2
3 148 (7.13%) Cloud Computing
4 128 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 109 (5.25%) SaaS
6 108 (5.20%) PaaS
7 105 (5.06%) IaaS
8 84 (4.05%) GitHub
9 72 (3.47%) Amazon S3
10 50 (2.41%) Rackspace Cloud
11 35 (1.69%) SoftLayer
12 28 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (1.11%) Route 53
14 22 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
15 18 (0.87%) Heroku
16 14 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
16 14 (0.67%) Terremark
17 13 (0.63%) Google Apps
18 12 (0.58%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 276 (13.30%) DNS
2 233 (11.23%) TCP/IP
3 203 (9.78%) HTTP
4 201 (9.69%) Firewall
5 115 (5.54%) Internet
6 98 (4.72%) SAN
7 91 (4.39%) LDAP
8 66 (3.18%) VPN
9 64 (3.08%) DHCP
10 52 (2.51%) SSH
11 50 (2.41%) SSL
12 48 (2.31%) LAN
13 44 (2.12%) WAN
14 38 (1.83%) Network Security
15 34 (1.64%) iSCSI
15 34 (1.64%) SNMP
16 28 (1.35%) VLAN
17 26 (1.25%) SMTP
18 25 (1.20%) IPsec
19 23 (1.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (33.54%) MySQL
2 329 (15.86%) NoSQL
3 298 (14.36%) PostgreSQL
4 281 (13.54%) MongoDB
5 192 (9.25%) SQL Server
6 180 (8.67%) Redis
7 142 (6.84%) Relational Database
8 141 (6.80%) Big Data
9 125 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 114 (5.49%) Hadoop
11 67 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
12 51 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
13 50 (2.41%) RDBMS
14 42 (2.02%) CouchDB
15 27 (1.30%) MariaDB
16 25 (1.20%) Oracle Database
17 20 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
17 20 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.92%) HBase
18 19 (0.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 617 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 587 (28.29%) Git (software)
3 255 (12.29%) Subversion
4 178 (8.58%) TeamCity
5 148 (7.13%) Maven
6 146 (7.04%) Hudson
7 144 (6.94%) JIRA
8 89 (4.29%) Selenium
9 75 (3.61%) Ant
10 62 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 59 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
12 52 (2.51%) Jasmine
13 39 (1.88%) Artifactory
14 38 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 37 (1.78%) Mercurial
16 33 (1.59%) Gradle
17 32 (1.54%) SpecFlow
18 29 (1.40%) RSpec
18 29 (1.40%) WebDriver
19 27 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 191 (9.20%) Finance
2 120 (5.78%) Games
3 89 (4.29%) Marketing
4 70 (3.37%) Banking
5 61 (2.94%) Retail
6 55 (2.65%) Publishing
7 47 (2.27%) Advertising
8 25 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 19 (0.92%) Law
10 16 (0.77%) Front Office
11 14 (0.67%) Legal
12 13 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.53%) Electronics
13 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.48%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.34%) Turkish Language
15 7 (0.34%) German Language
15 7 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.34%) Automotive
16 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 535 (25.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 397 (19.13%) Administrator
3 358 (17.25%) Systems Administrator
4 341 (16.43%) Developer
5 303 (14.60%) Linux Administrator
6 241 (11.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 147 (7.08%) Linux Engineer
7 147 (7.08%) Architect
8 140 (6.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 94 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
10 78 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 75 (3.61%) Java Developer
12 62 (2.99%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 57 (2.75%) Operations Engineer
14 56 (2.70%) Python Developer
15 54 (2.60%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 51 (2.46%) Senior Developer
16 51 (2.46%) Software Engineer
17 44 (2.12%) Consultant
18 43 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (19.47%) Web Services
2 308 (14.84%) .NET
3 225 (10.84%) LAMP
4 204 (9.83%) HTML
5 152 (7.33%) CSS
6 132 (6.36%) jQuery
7 116 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 104 (5.01%) XML
9 102 (4.92%) RESTful
10 101 (4.87%) ASP.NET
11 100 (4.82%) Django
12 90 (4.34%) HTML5
13 81 (3.90%) REST
14 73 (3.52%) JSON
15 72 (3.47%) Spring
16 67 (3.23%) Gherkin
17 63 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 61 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
19 48 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
20 47 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 414 (19.95%) Open Source
2 116 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 89 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 76 (3.66%) Replication
5 71 (3.42%) Clustering
6 65 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (2.60%) Blog
8 38 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.45%) User Experience
10 28 (1.35%) Digital Media
11 25 (1.20%) HACMP
12 20 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.77%) CMDB
14 16 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.72%) Blackberry
16 14 (0.67%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.58%) IPTV
18 10 (0.48%) Statistics
18 10 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1628 (78.46%) Linux
2 581 (28.00%) Windows
3 420 (20.24%) UNIX
4 326 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 278 (13.40%) CentOS
6 251 (12.10%) Ubuntu
7 132 (6.36%) Debian
8 82 (3.95%) Solaris
9 54 (2.60%) Android
10 44 (2.12%) Apple iOS
10 44 (2.12%) AIX
11 41 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
14 15 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.72%) Fedora
15 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.58%) SUSE
17 9 (0.43%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1201 (57.88%) DevOps
2 837 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (29.59%) Continuous Integration
4 573 (27.61%) Configuration Management
5 329 (15.86%) Scrum
6 298 (14.36%) TDD
7 275 (13.25%) E-Commerce
8 159 (7.66%) MVC
9 154 (7.42%) Software Engineering
10 149 (7.18%) OO
11 139 (6.70%) Mentoring
12 122 (5.88%) BDD
13 120 (5.78%) Kanban
14 115 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
15 112 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 110 (5.30%) Load Balancing
17 98 (4.72%) ITIL
18 72 (3.47%) SOA
19 66 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
20 64 (3.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1047 (50.46%) Python
2 842 (40.58%) Ruby
3 711 (34.27%) Java
4 620 (29.88%) Bash Shell
5 601 (28.96%) Perl
6 462 (22.27%) PHP
7 311 (14.99%) JavaScript
8 296 (14.27%) SQL
9 214 (10.31%) C#
10 193 (9.30%) PowerShell
11 161 (7.76%) Shell Script
12 84 (4.05%) C++
13 71 (3.42%) Scala
14 69 (3.33%) C
15 45 (2.17%) Groovy
16 31 (1.49%) Korn
17 21 (1.01%) T-SQL
18 19 (0.92%) F#
19 14 (0.67%) Golang
20 12 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 215 (10.36%) Degree
2 30 (1.45%) AWS Certification
3 27 (1.30%) CCNA
3 27 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 13 (0.63%) RHCSA
6 13 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (0.43%) PhD
8 8 (0.39%) RHCE
9 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.19%) PMP
10 4 (0.19%) CCNP
11 2 (0.096%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.096%) LPIC
12 1 (0.048%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.048%) CISSP
12 1 (0.048%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.98%) QA
2 29 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.67%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 303 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (5.35%) KVM
3 95 (4.58%) Xen
4 83 (4.00%) Varnish
5 75 (3.61%) Active Directory
6 74 (3.57%) Docker
7 58 (2.80%) vSphere
8 57 (2.75%) NFS
9 38 (1.83%) VMware ESX
10 37 (1.78%) Hyper-V
11 36 (1.73%) XenServer
12 35 (1.69%) Samba
13 33 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
14 28 (1.35%) Snort
15 27 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 26 (1.25%) vCloud
17 25 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 18 (0.87%) Postfix
19 16 (0.77%) Firmware
20 14 (0.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1695 (81.69%) Puppet
2 454 (21.88%) Nagios
3 323 (15.57%) Ansible
4 246 (11.86%) Salt
5 241 (11.61%) Vagrant
6 184 (8.87%) ZABBIX
7 152 (7.33%) Graphite
8 115 (5.54%) logstash
9 68 (3.28%) Cacti
10 59 (2.84%) HAProxy
11 54 (2.60%) Zenoss
12 51 (2.46%) CFEngine
13 46 (2.22%) Kibana
14 44 (2.12%) Cobbler
15 41 (1.98%) StatsD
16 40 (1.93%) collectd
17 36 (1.73%) Ganglia
17 36 (1.73%) Tivoli
18 34 (1.64%) yum
19 25 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 425 (20.48%) Red Hat
2 411 (19.81%) VMware
3 203 (9.78%) Oracle
4 135 (6.51%) Microsoft
5 100 (4.82%) Rackspace
6 97 (4.67%) SaltStack
7 91 (4.39%) Google
8 85 (4.10%) HP
9 82 (3.95%) New Relic
10 66 (3.18%) Cisco
11 60 (2.89%) Splunk
12 54 (2.60%) IBM
13 46 (2.22%) Dell
13 46 (2.22%) Veritas
14 31 (1.49%) Percona
14 31 (1.49%) Akamai
15 27 (1.30%) Sun
15 27 (1.30%) Juniper
16 26 (1.25%) Zend
17 24 (1.16%) Citrix
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago