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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 239 306 472
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +166
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1336 1054 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 0.90% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.32% 13.88% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 854 394
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 £40,000 £40,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +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
7713 7591 7079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.04% 6.49% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 6086 5669
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 July 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 +60 1284 £57,500 +4.54% 189
London +33 837 £58,500 +1.73% 111
South East +62 159 £57,500 +4.54% 15
City of London +61 138 £60,000 - 31
Yorkshire +44 90 £47,500 +26.66% 18
West Yorkshire +54 72 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Leeds +59 70 £50,000 +17.64% 9
South West +32 68 £63,750 +21.42% 12
East of England +7 53 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Bristol +33 50 £67,500 +64.63% 6
Berkshire +46 46 £60,000 +36.36% 3
Hampshire +34 36 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +20 36 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Scotland +19 32 £60,000 +60.00% 8
Surrey +9 30 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Reading +30 28 £66,250 +50.56% 2
Edinburgh +15 27 £55,000 +46.66% 4
Coventry - 26 £50,000 -
Kent +26 23 £65,000 -3.70% 2
East Midlands -5 20 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hertfordshire -3 19 £55,000 -4.34% 1
North West -15 17 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £55,000 +15.78% 11
South Yorkshire +10 15 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Manchester -1 15 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Northamptonshire +11 13 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Leatherhead +9 13 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Sheffield +1 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Buckinghamshire - 13 £56,000 -
Basingstoke +30 12 £57,500 +10.84% 1

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2195 (82.55%) Puppet
2 2022 (76.04%) Linux
3 1729 (65.02%) DevOps
4 1301 (48.93%) Python
5 1113 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
6 1107 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1046 (39.34%) Ruby
8 918 (34.52%) Java
9 896 (33.70%) Jenkins
10 867 (32.61%) Configuration Management
11 802 (30.16%) Bash Shell
12 769 (28.92%) Ansible
13 716 (26.93%) Continuous Integration
14 713 (26.81%) Git (software)
15 695 (26.14%) MySQL
16 664 (24.97%) Windows
17 643 (24.18%) Perl
18 641 (24.11%) Apache
19 537 (20.20%) PHP
20 535 (20.12%) VMware
21 485 (18.24%) Nagios
22 446 (16.77%) Red Hat
23 443 (16.66%) SQL
24 437 (16.43%) Web Services
25 415 (15.61%) MongoDB
26 410 (15.42%) Finance
27 408 (15.34%) Ubuntu
28 400 (15.04%) UNIX
28 400 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 399 (15.01%) NoSQL

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 641 (24.11%) Apache
2 389 (14.63%) nginx
3 310 (11.66%) Tomcat
4 253 (9.51%) IIS
5 249 (9.36%) OpenStack
6 216 (8.12%) Elasticsearch
7 179 (6.73%) Node.js
8 130 (4.89%) JBoss
9 111 (4.17%) Apache Solr
10 91 (3.42%) Apache Spark
11 68 (2.56%) Confluence
12 66 (2.48%) WebLogic
13 62 (2.33%) WebSphere
14 58 (2.18%) Apache Pig
15 51 (1.92%) Drupal
16 48 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
17 41 (1.54%) CMS
18 33 (1.24%) SAS
19 28 (1.05%) GlassFish
20 27 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 85 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.24%) SPSS
3 3 (0.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.34%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.038%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1113 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
4 166 (6.24%) IaaS
5 165 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
6 163 (6.13%) PaaS
7 139 (5.23%) SaaS
8 107 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 82 (3.08%) Amazon S3
10 79 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
11 76 (2.86%) GitHub
12 56 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
13 36 (1.35%) Office 365
14 32 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 31 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
16 29 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 27 (1.02%) Route 53
18 24 (0.90%) Sumo Logic
19 23 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
20 19 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 249 (9.36%) DNS
2 237 (8.91%) Firewall
3 222 (8.35%) TCP/IP
4 177 (6.66%) HTTP
5 141 (5.30%) Internet
6 101 (3.80%) VPN
7 97 (3.65%) SAN
8 74 (2.78%) WAN
9 71 (2.67%) LAN
10 66 (2.48%) SSL
11 65 (2.44%) LDAP
12 54 (2.03%) VLAN
13 48 (1.81%) SMTP
13 48 (1.81%) DHCP
14 45 (1.69%) Network Security
15 44 (1.65%) iSCSI
16 39 (1.47%) SSH
17 37 (1.39%) BGP
18 34 (1.28%) OSPF
19 32 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (26.14%) MySQL
2 415 (15.61%) MongoDB
3 399 (15.01%) NoSQL
4 284 (10.68%) SQL Server
5 277 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 235 (8.84%) Hadoop
7 234 (8.80%) Redis
8 231 (8.69%) Relational Database
9 221 (8.31%) Big Data
9 221 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
10 111 (4.17%) HBase
11 75 (2.82%) Apache Hive
12 73 (2.75%) RDBMS
13 67 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
14 59 (2.22%) Couchbase
15 58 (2.18%) CouchDB
16 56 (2.11%) Riak
17 51 (1.92%) DB2
18 42 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
19 38 (1.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 896 (33.70%) Jenkins
2 713 (26.81%) Git (software)
3 274 (10.30%) Subversion
4 242 (9.10%) Maven
5 208 (7.82%) TeamCity
6 191 (7.18%) Hudson
7 138 (5.19%) JIRA
8 103 (3.87%) Selenium
9 96 (3.61%) Ant
10 61 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 57 (2.14%) Grunt
11 57 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 48 (1.81%) Artifactory
13 46 (1.73%) Gradle
14 41 (1.54%) JUnit
15 40 (1.50%) Gerrit
16 36 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 35 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
18 31 (1.17%) Mercurial
19 29 (1.09%) Jasmine
General
1 410 (15.42%) Finance
2 137 (5.15%) Games
3 133 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 127 (4.78%) Banking
5 122 (4.59%) Retail
6 78 (2.93%) Marketing
7 58 (2.18%) Law
8 57 (2.14%) Publishing
9 37 (1.39%) Advertising
10 31 (1.17%) Electronics
11 27 (1.02%) Automotive
12 22 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.71%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.38%) Legal
17 3 (0.11%) Back Office
17 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.075%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.038%) Billing
Job Titles
1 891 (33.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 373 (14.03%) Developer
3 343 (12.90%) Administrator
4 302 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
5 284 (10.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 233 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
7 232 (8.73%) Linux Administrator
8 212 (7.97%) Systems Engineer
9 190 (7.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 189 (7.11%) Architect
11 184 (6.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 122 (4.59%) Senior Developer
13 101 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 91 (3.42%) Software Engineer
15 74 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
16 64 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
17 61 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 59 (2.22%) Data Architect
19 58 (2.18%) Big Data Architect
20 52 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (16.43%) Web Services
2 351 (13.20%) .NET
3 220 (8.27%) HTML
4 206 (7.75%) LAMP
5 176 (6.62%) CSS
6 168 (6.32%) REST
7 140 (5.27%) AngularJS
8 128 (4.81%) ASP.NET
9 118 (4.44%) jQuery
10 109 (4.10%) Middleware
11 107 (4.02%) Spring
11 107 (4.02%) HTML5
12 106 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
13 97 (3.65%) XML
14 92 (3.46%) RESTful
15 66 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
16 62 (2.33%) Django
16 62 (2.33%) CSS3
17 61 (2.29%) SOAP
18 59 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 215 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 136 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 118 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 85 (3.20%) Replication
6 81 (3.05%) Public Cloud
7 63 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 60 (2.26%) Private Cloud
9 50 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (1.58%) Clustering
11 37 (1.39%) Blog
11 37 (1.39%) Digital Media
12 35 (1.32%) Wiki
12 35 (1.32%) User Experience
13 27 (1.02%) BBC
14 26 (0.98%) Blackberry
15 23 (0.86%) PlayStation
16 22 (0.83%) DTV
17 20 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
18 19 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2022 (76.04%) Linux
2 664 (24.97%) Windows
3 408 (15.34%) Ubuntu
4 400 (15.04%) UNIX
4 400 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 340 (12.79%) CentOS
6 179 (6.73%) Debian
7 121 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (2.14%) Android
10 54 (2.03%) Solaris
11 52 (1.96%) Apple iOS
12 50 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (1.54%) CoreOS
14 29 (1.09%) Fedora
15 26 (0.98%) SUSE
16 12 (0.45%) AIX
16 12 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
17 8 (0.30%) VMS
18 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1729 (65.02%) DevOps
2 1107 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
3 867 (32.61%) Configuration Management
4 716 (26.93%) Continuous Integration
5 340 (12.79%) E-Commerce
6 334 (12.56%) Open Source
7 329 (12.37%) Scrum
8 321 (12.07%) TDD
9 269 (10.12%) Software Engineering
10 261 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 182 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
11 182 (6.84%) ITIL
12 177 (6.66%) Mentoring
13 176 (6.62%) BDD
14 143 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
15 133 (5.00%) Kanban
16 122 (4.59%) SOA
17 119 (4.48%) Load Balancing
18 118 (4.44%) Build Automation
19 114 (4.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1301 (48.93%) Python
2 1046 (39.34%) Ruby
3 918 (34.52%) Java
4 802 (30.16%) Bash Shell
5 643 (24.18%) Perl
6 537 (20.20%) PHP
7 443 (16.66%) SQL
8 394 (14.82%) JavaScript
9 386 (14.52%) PowerShell
10 224 (8.42%) C#
11 216 (8.12%) Shell Script
12 147 (5.53%) Scala
13 115 (4.32%) C++
14 111 (4.17%) Go
15 74 (2.78%) Groovy
16 52 (1.96%) R
17 51 (1.92%) Clojure
18 30 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 30 (1.13%) Korn
19 29 (1.09%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 248 (9.33%) Degree
2 92 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (2.29%) CCNA
4 38 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (1.28%) RHCE
6 33 (1.24%) CCNP
7 30 (1.13%) Security Cleared
8 22 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (0.83%) MCSE
9 17 (0.64%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.56%) JNCIA
11 14 (0.53%) RHCSA
12 13 (0.49%) SC Cleared
13 11 (0.41%) MCSA
14 10 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.38%) LPIC
15 9 (0.34%) Sun Certification
15 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.34%) CCIE
16 6 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (6.17%) QA
2 47 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 39 (1.47%) SLA
5 10 (0.38%) FISMA
6 1 (0.038%) BS7799
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 387 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 314 (11.81%) Docker
3 132 (4.96%) Varnish
4 90 (3.38%) Xen
5 84 (3.16%) Active Directory
6 79 (2.97%) VirtualBox
6 79 (2.97%) KVM
7 58 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (2.18%) vSphere
8 55 (2.07%) VMware ESX
9 53 (1.99%) Samba
10 50 (1.88%) Hyper-V
11 45 (1.69%) vCloud
12 37 (1.39%) Apache Flume
12 37 (1.39%) iptables
13 33 (1.24%) Postfix
14 31 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 28 (1.05%) GlusterFS
16 26 (0.98%) HDFS
17 25 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2195 (82.55%) Puppet
2 769 (28.92%) Ansible
3 485 (18.24%) Nagios
4 341 (12.82%) Salt
5 234 (8.80%) Vagrant
6 226 (8.50%) ZABBIX
7 159 (5.98%) Graphite
8 106 (3.99%) logstash
9 85 (3.20%) HAProxy
10 76 (2.86%) CFEngine
11 71 (2.67%) Kibana
12 59 (2.22%) StatsD
13 57 (2.14%) Capistrano
13 57 (2.14%) Zenoss
13 57 (2.14%) Cacti
14 45 (1.69%) Cobbler
15 34 (1.28%) Ganglia
16 32 (1.20%) Opsview
17 27 (1.02%) Tivoli
18 26 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 535 (20.12%) VMware
2 446 (16.77%) Red Hat
3 324 (12.19%) Oracle
4 173 (6.51%) Microsoft
5 162 (6.09%) SaltStack
6 152 (5.72%) Google
7 150 (5.64%) Splunk
8 149 (5.60%) Rackspace
9 146 (5.49%) Cisco
10 127 (4.78%) New Relic
11 76 (2.86%) HP
12 65 (2.44%) Juniper
13 54 (2.03%) F5
14 50 (1.88%) Dell
15 49 (1.84%) IBM
16 47 (1.77%) Informatica
17 45 (1.69%) Citrix
18 44 (1.65%) SolarWinds
19 41 (1.54%) Netezza
19 41 (1.54%) AppDynamics
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rutland
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary, 20% bonus, full be
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 28 days holiday, Pension & Free food
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago