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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 250 346 598
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +252
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1270 911 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.72% 12.17% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 692 251
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +0.52%

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
7597 7486 6724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.87% 6.23% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6042 5917 5180
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +88 1207 £55,000 - 182
London +56 797 £57,500 - 116
South East +51 158 £55,000 -2.22% 21
City of London +33 94 £57,500 - 34
South West +32 75 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East of England +30 53 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +26 49 £50,000 +42.85% 13
Scotland +49 45 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Berkshire +11 44 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Bristol +36 43 £67,500 +110.93% 9
West Yorkshire +51 42 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Leeds +45 42 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Oxfordshire +17 28 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Surrey -9 28 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Edinburgh +30 25 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Hampshire +13 25 £56,875 +26.38% 4
North West +29 24 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 24 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Oxford +22 23 £54,000 -28.00%
East Midlands +31 21 £65,000 +80.55% 1
Glasgow +27 20 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Manchester +22 20 £47,500 +18.75% 2
West Midlands -14 20 £40,000 - 2
Leatherhead +12 19 £47,500 - 1
Reading -13 18 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £38,000 -
Cambridge +9 16 £53,250 -11.25% 5
Milton Keynes - 16 £38,000 -
Bournemouth -5 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Dorset -13 13 £47,500 -2.56% 1

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1844 (81.92%) Puppet
2 1760 (78.19%) Linux
3 1376 (61.13%) DevOps
4 1119 (49.71%) Python
5 992 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
6 966 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
7 878 (39.00%) Ruby
8 769 (34.16%) Java
9 703 (31.23%) MySQL
10 685 (30.43%) Configuration Management
11 673 (29.90%) Bash Shell
12 666 (29.59%) Jenkins
13 650 (28.88%) Git (software)
14 635 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
15 597 (26.52%) Perl
16 566 (25.14%) Apache
17 551 (24.48%) Windows
18 531 (23.59%) PHP
19 486 (21.59%) Ansible
20 452 (20.08%) Red Hat
21 442 (19.64%) Nagios
22 427 (18.97%) VMware
23 420 (18.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 412 (18.30%) Web Services
25 408 (18.13%) UNIX
26 354 (15.73%) JavaScript
27 353 (15.68%) .NET
28 351 (15.59%) nginx
29 348 (15.46%) SQL
30 341 (15.15%) NoSQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 566 (25.14%) Apache
2 351 (15.59%) nginx
3 265 (11.77%) Tomcat
4 224 (9.95%) IIS
5 218 (9.68%) OpenStack
6 158 (7.02%) Node.js
7 120 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
8 82 (3.64%) Confluence
9 81 (3.60%) JBoss
10 50 (2.22%) Drupal
11 47 (2.09%) Apache Solr
12 43 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
13 35 (1.55%) WebLogic
14 34 (1.51%) WebSphere
15 29 (1.29%) GlassFish
15 29 (1.29%) Apache Spark
16 26 (1.16%) WordPress
17 25 (1.11%) MediaWiki
18 22 (0.98%) Jetty
18 22 (0.98%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 52 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.53%) SPSS
3 2 (0.089%) MS Project
4 1 (0.044%) MS Office
4 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.044%) Mingle
4 1 (0.044%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (0.84%) Sophis RISQUE
2 15 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.044%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 992 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (10.40%) Amazon EC2
3 166 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 151 (6.71%) PaaS
5 145 (6.44%) Cloud Computing
6 138 (6.13%) IaaS
7 124 (5.51%) SaaS
8 119 (5.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 113 (5.02%) Amazon S3
10 83 (3.69%) GitHub
11 41 (1.82%) Rackspace Cloud
12 40 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 35 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 33 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
15 32 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
16 31 (1.38%) SoftLayer
16 31 (1.38%) Route 53
17 28 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
18 23 (1.02%) Office 365
19 21 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (11.33%) DNS
2 209 (9.28%) Firewall
3 201 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 175 (7.77%) HTTP
5 118 (5.24%) Internet
6 100 (4.44%) SAN
7 73 (3.24%) VPN
8 72 (3.20%) LDAP
9 60 (2.67%) WAN
10 59 (2.62%) LAN
11 57 (2.53%) DHCP
12 51 (2.27%) SSL
13 50 (2.22%) iSCSI
14 46 (2.04%) SMTP
15 44 (1.95%) Network Security
16 32 (1.42%) VLAN
17 31 (1.38%) SSH
17 31 (1.38%) VoIP
18 29 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
19 26 (1.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (31.23%) MySQL
2 341 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 297 (13.19%) MongoDB
4 261 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
5 214 (9.51%) SQL Server
6 209 (9.28%) Redis
7 176 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 160 (7.11%) Relational Database
9 149 (6.62%) Big Data
10 128 (5.69%) Hadoop
11 76 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
12 71 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 53 (2.35%) RDBMS
14 47 (2.09%) CouchDB
15 44 (1.95%) Couchbase
16 43 (1.91%) HBase
17 33 (1.47%) Apache Hive
18 26 (1.16%) Neo4j
18 26 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 666 (29.59%) Jenkins
2 650 (28.88%) Git (software)
3 273 (12.13%) Subversion
4 206 (9.15%) TeamCity
5 176 (7.82%) Maven
6 157 (6.97%) JIRA
7 130 (5.78%) Hudson
8 80 (3.55%) Ant
9 72 (3.20%) Selenium
10 60 (2.67%) Artifactory
11 57 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 56 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 51 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
14 46 (2.04%) Jasmine
15 45 (2.00%) Mercurial
16 43 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
17 41 (1.82%) Gradle
18 39 (1.73%) JUnit
19 31 (1.38%) Visual Studio
19 31 (1.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 291 (12.93%) Finance
2 129 (5.73%) Games
3 83 (3.69%) Retail
4 82 (3.64%) Marketing
5 81 (3.60%) Banking
6 58 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.58%) Publishing
7 37 (1.64%) Advertising
8 32 (1.42%) Law
9 28 (1.24%) Electronics
10 18 (0.80%) Automotive
11 15 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.58%) Legal
13 11 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.22%) Front Office
14 5 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.044%) Back Office
16 1 (0.044%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 692 (30.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 374 (16.61%) Developer
3 358 (15.90%) Administrator
4 337 (14.97%) Systems Administrator
5 250 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 212 (9.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 206 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
8 196 (8.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 164 (7.29%) Systems Engineer
10 158 (7.02%) Architect
11 142 (6.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 91 (4.04%) Java Developer
13 88 (3.91%) Senior Developer
14 62 (2.75%) Software Engineer
15 61 (2.71%) Python Developer
16 53 (2.35%) Cloud Engineer
17 47 (2.09%) Consultant
18 45 (2.00%) .NET Developer
18 45 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 43 (1.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (18.30%) Web Services
2 353 (15.68%) .NET
3 205 (9.11%) HTML
4 195 (8.66%) LAMP
5 167 (7.42%) CSS
6 149 (6.62%) AngularJS
7 133 (5.91%) REST
8 124 (5.51%) jQuery
9 101 (4.49%) ASP.NET
10 96 (4.26%) Django
11 95 (4.22%) RESTful
12 89 (3.95%) Spring
13 88 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
14 85 (3.78%) XML
15 82 (3.64%) HTML5
16 56 (2.49%) Gherkin
17 55 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 55 (2.44%) Hibernate
17 55 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
18 51 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 308 (13.68%) Open Source
2 129 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 127 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 86 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (3.24%) Public Cloud
5 73 (3.24%) Replication
6 66 (2.93%) Clustering
7 52 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 42 (1.87%) Blog
9 33 (1.47%) User Experience
9 33 (1.47%) Private Cloud
10 32 (1.42%) Wiki
11 27 (1.20%) HACMP
12 26 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.80%) Blackberry
13 18 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.71%) BBC
15 16 (0.71%) CMDB
15 16 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1760 (78.19%) Linux
2 551 (24.48%) Windows
3 420 (18.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 408 (18.13%) UNIX
5 334 (14.84%) Ubuntu
6 278 (12.35%) CentOS
7 146 (6.49%) Debian
8 83 (3.69%) Solaris
9 76 (3.38%) Android
10 59 (2.62%) Apple iOS
11 54 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (1.24%) AIX
14 27 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (1.11%) Fedora
16 15 (0.67%) SUSE
16 15 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
17 12 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.49%) openSUSE
19 10 (0.44%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1376 (61.13%) DevOps
2 966 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
3 685 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 635 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 338 (15.02%) TDD
6 319 (14.17%) Scrum
7 298 (13.24%) E-Commerce
8 250 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 189 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 167 (7.42%) Mentoring
11 149 (6.62%) MVC
12 143 (6.35%) ITIL
13 139 (6.18%) BDD
14 125 (5.55%) Performance Tuning
15 120 (5.33%) Kanban
16 117 (5.20%) Load Balancing
17 92 (4.09%) OO
18 88 (3.91%) SOA
19 78 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
19 78 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1119 (49.71%) Python
2 878 (39.00%) Ruby
3 769 (34.16%) Java
4 673 (29.90%) Bash Shell
5 597 (26.52%) Perl
6 531 (23.59%) PHP
7 354 (15.73%) JavaScript
8 348 (15.46%) SQL
9 248 (11.02%) PowerShell
10 214 (9.51%) C#
11 160 (7.11%) Shell Script
12 99 (4.40%) Scala
13 79 (3.51%) C++
14 68 (3.02%) Groovy
15 46 (2.04%) Go
16 42 (1.87%) C
17 29 (1.29%) Korn
18 28 (1.24%) Clojure
19 17 (0.76%) F#
19 17 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 236 (10.48%) Degree
2 62 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (2.13%) CCNA
4 35 (1.55%) AWS Certification
5 24 (1.07%) RHCE
6 23 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 15 (0.67%) RHCSA
9 12 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.53%) JNCIA
9 12 (0.53%) Sun Certification
9 12 (0.53%) CCNP
10 11 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.40%) LPIC
12 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.31%) MCSE
13 6 (0.27%) CCIE
13 6 (0.27%) Linux+ Certification
14 5 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (6.49%) QA
2 40 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.11%) FISMA
5 16 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 311 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 159 (7.06%) Docker
3 106 (4.71%) Varnish
4 97 (4.31%) Active Directory
5 73 (3.24%) KVM
6 66 (2.93%) Xen
7 56 (2.49%) vSphere
8 54 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 52 (2.31%) VMware ESX
10 44 (1.95%) Samba
11 43 (1.91%) NFS
12 38 (1.69%) Hyper-V
13 37 (1.64%) VirtualBox
14 29 (1.29%) XenServer
15 28 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 27 (1.20%) Apache Flume
16 27 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 27 (1.20%) Postfix
17 24 (1.07%) iptables
18 21 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1844 (81.92%) Puppet
2 486 (21.59%) Ansible
3 442 (19.64%) Nagios
4 299 (13.28%) Salt
5 234 (10.40%) Vagrant
6 198 (8.80%) ZABBIX
7 165 (7.33%) Graphite
8 126 (5.60%) logstash
9 65 (2.89%) Zenoss
10 63 (2.80%) HAProxy
11 61 (2.71%) Kibana
12 57 (2.53%) CFEngine
13 53 (2.35%) Cacti
14 49 (2.18%) Cobbler
15 45 (2.00%) StatsD
16 39 (1.73%) Capistrano
17 35 (1.55%) Ganglia
18 31 (1.38%) Munin
18 31 (1.38%) Tivoli
19 30 (1.33%) collectd
Vendors
1 452 (20.08%) Red Hat
2 427 (18.97%) VMware
3 240 (10.66%) Oracle
4 137 (6.09%) Google
5 130 (5.78%) Microsoft
6 127 (5.64%) Rackspace
7 97 (4.31%) Cisco
8 91 (4.04%) SaltStack
9 87 (3.86%) Splunk
10 82 (3.64%) New Relic
11 79 (3.51%) HP
12 51 (2.27%) IBM
13 46 (2.04%) Veritas
14 45 (2.00%) Dell
15 36 (1.60%) AppDynamics
16 32 (1.42%) Juniper
16 32 (1.42%) SolarWinds
17 29 (1.29%) Zend
18 27 (1.20%) Citrix
19 24 (1.07%) hybris
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