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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 278 449 638
Rank change year-on-year
+171 +189
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1136 512 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.32% 7.72% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 918 408 225
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,950 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
7417 6630 6413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.42% 6.18% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5894 5389 5213
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 2014. 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 +170 1075 £55,000 +4.76% 133
London +126 754 £55,000 +4.26% 94
City of London +73 116 £57,500 +15.00% 38
South East +29 106 £56,250 +18.42% 6
Yorkshire -19 59 £38,500 +20.31% 10
East of England +22 48 £47,500 -29.62% 9
Scotland +27 44 £37,500 -18.91% 6
Surrey +27 42 £60,000 +26.31% 1
West Yorkshire -4 33 £42,500 - 4
Leeds -13 32 £42,500 - 4
North West -1 31 £50,000 +38.88% 11
East Midlands +25 28 £40,000 +35.59%
Manchester +15 26 £50,000 - 10
South West - 26 £47,500 - 3
Edinburgh +10 23 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Oxfordshire +19 22 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Glasgow - 21 £41,500 - 2
East Sussex -12 18 £42,500 +54.54%
Brighton -8 17 £43,750 +59.09%
Nottinghamshire - 17 £35,000 -
Suffolk +14 16 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Birmingham +12 16 £65,000 +128.07%
West Midlands +10 16 £65,000 +128.07% 1
North Yorkshire -2 16 £35,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £47,500 +9.19% 5
Nottingham - 15 £41,000 -
Cambridge +4 14 £47,500 +9.19% 5
Hertfordshire - 14 £57,500 - 3
Watford - 14 £57,500 - 2
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 -

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1663 (80.85%) Puppet
2 1571 (76.37%) Linux
3 1160 (56.39%) DevOps
4 967 (47.01%) Python
5 785 (38.16%) Ruby
6 759 (36.90%) MySQL
7 742 (36.07%) Java
8 589 (28.63%) Jenkins
9 562 (27.32%) Perl
10 561 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 540 (26.25%) Windows
12 534 (25.96%) Bash Shell
13 494 (24.02%) Configuration Management
14 491 (23.87%) Apache
15 486 (23.63%) Amazon AWS
16 471 (22.90%) Open Source
16 471 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
17 458 (22.27%) PHP
18 451 (21.93%) Nagios
19 423 (20.56%) Web Services
20 397 (19.30%) Red Hat
21 392 (19.06%) VMware
22 385 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
23 368 (17.89%) Ubuntu
24 365 (17.74%) UNIX
25 364 (17.70%) MongoDB
26 361 (17.55%) JavaScript
27 337 (16.38%) E-Commerce
27 337 (16.38%) Scrum
27 337 (16.38%) CentOS

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 491 (23.87%) Apache
2 279 (13.56%) nginx
3 223 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 184 (8.95%) IIS
5 151 (7.34%) OpenStack
6 137 (6.66%) Elasticsearch
7 126 (6.13%) Node.js
8 90 (4.38%) Apache Solr
9 57 (2.77%) Confluence
10 56 (2.72%) Drupal
11 53 (2.58%) Jetty
12 33 (1.60%) WebLogic
13 29 (1.41%) MS Exchange
14 24 (1.17%) WebSphere
15 21 (1.02%) WordPress
16 20 (0.97%) Mule
16 20 (0.97%) CMS
17 15 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (0.68%) Apache Pig
18 14 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 99 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.58%) SPSS
3 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) MS Office
5 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 39 (1.90%) Magento
2 7 (0.34%) SunGard APT
2 7 (0.34%) FastVal
3 4 (0.19%) Summit
3 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.049%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 486 (23.63%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (10.40%) Amazon EC2
3 134 (6.51%) Cloud Computing
4 128 (6.22%) SaaS
5 94 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 88 (4.28%) PaaS
7 85 (4.13%) IaaS
8 60 (2.92%) Amazon S3
9 55 (2.67%) GitHub
10 51 (2.48%) Rackspace Cloud
11 31 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
12 24 (1.17%) Joyent
13 15 (0.73%) Heroku
13 15 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
14 14 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (0.68%) Route 53
15 13 (0.63%) Google Apps
16 9 (0.44%) CloudFront
16 9 (0.44%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 305 (14.83%) TCP/IP
2 279 (13.56%) DNS
3 193 (9.38%) HTTP
4 167 (8.12%) Firewall
5 131 (6.37%) SAN
6 116 (5.64%) LDAP
7 112 (5.44%) Internet
8 99 (4.81%) SSL
9 90 (4.38%) VPN
10 81 (3.94%) SNMP
11 80 (3.89%) SSH
12 74 (3.60%) DHCP
13 47 (2.28%) NAS
14 37 (1.80%) LAN
15 36 (1.75%) WAN
16 31 (1.51%) IPv4
17 30 (1.46%) VLAN
17 30 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
18 24 (1.17%) FTP
19 23 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (36.90%) MySQL
2 364 (17.70%) MongoDB
3 299 (14.54%) NoSQL
4 233 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
5 207 (10.06%) Redis
6 193 (9.38%) Big Data
7 186 (9.04%) SQL Server
8 174 (8.46%) Hadoop
9 127 (6.17%) Relational Database
10 126 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 59 (2.87%) HBase
12 57 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
13 44 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.90%) MariaDB
14 39 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
15 38 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 38 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.65%) CouchDB
17 30 (1.46%) Couchbase
18 27 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 589 (28.63%) Jenkins
2 561 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 262 (12.74%) Subversion
4 151 (7.34%) Maven
5 142 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 140 (6.81%) Hudson
7 120 (5.83%) Ant
8 89 (4.33%) JIRA
9 59 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (2.38%) RSpec
11 46 (2.24%) Selenium
12 37 (1.80%) Cucumber
13 36 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (1.65%) JUnit
15 31 (1.51%) Karma Test Runner
16 30 (1.46%) CruiseControl
17 28 (1.36%) VisualVM
18 27 (1.31%) Eclipse
19 24 (1.17%) FishEye
19 24 (1.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 244 (11.86%) Finance
2 153 (7.44%) Games
3 89 (4.33%) Marketing
4 72 (3.50%) Retail
5 58 (2.82%) Banking
6 52 (2.53%) Advertising
7 47 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.65%) Publishing
9 31 (1.51%) Music Industry
10 24 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.63%) Back Office
12 11 (0.53%) Law
13 10 (0.49%) Legal
13 10 (0.49%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.49%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.39%) Turkish Language
14 8 (0.39%) German Language
14 8 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.29%) Electronics
16 5 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 452 (21.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 429 (20.86%) Administrator
3 421 (20.47%) Systems Administrator
4 413 (20.08%) Developer
5 294 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 284 (13.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 138 (6.71%) Linux Engineer
8 121 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 117 (5.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 95 (4.62%) Architect
11 92 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
12 91 (4.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 91 (4.42%) Operations Engineer
13 85 (4.13%) Senior Developer
14 82 (3.99%) Web Engineer
15 79 (3.84%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 77 (3.74%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 69 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 59 (2.87%) Software Engineer
19 49 (2.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (20.56%) Web Services
2 257 (12.49%) .NET
3 230 (11.18%) LAMP
4 178 (8.65%) HTML
5 171 (8.31%) CSS
6 156 (7.58%) jQuery
7 126 (6.13%) XML
8 108 (5.25%) JSON
9 96 (4.67%) Spring
10 95 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
11 88 (4.28%) Django
11 88 (4.28%) ASP.NET
12 77 (3.74%) RESTful
13 74 (3.60%) J2EE
14 72 (3.50%) AngularJS
15 66 (3.21%) HTML5
16 57 (2.77%) REST
17 54 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
18 52 (2.53%) Hibernate
19 48 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 471 (22.90%) Open Source
2 105 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 85 (4.13%) Clustering
4 65 (3.16%) Replication
5 57 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 50 (2.43%) Blog
7 34 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.51%) Blackberry
8 31 (1.51%) Client/Server
9 28 (1.36%) BBC
10 26 (1.26%) Social Media
11 25 (1.22%) Digital Media
12 24 (1.17%) Social Network
13 19 (0.92%) LPAR
13 19 (0.92%) DLPAR
14 17 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.78%) GIS
16 14 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 13 (0.63%) Smartphone
18 12 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1571 (76.37%) Linux
2 540 (26.25%) Windows
3 368 (17.89%) Ubuntu
4 365 (17.74%) UNIX
5 337 (16.38%) CentOS
6 264 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 207 (10.06%) Debian
8 88 (4.28%) Solaris
9 60 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (2.43%) AIX
11 44 (2.14%) Fedora
12 30 (1.46%) Android
12 30 (1.46%) Apple iOS
13 24 (1.17%) SUSE
14 20 (0.97%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (0.58%) FreeBSD
16 12 (0.58%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1160 (56.39%) DevOps
2 494 (24.02%) Configuration Management
3 471 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
4 385 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
5 337 (16.38%) Scrum
5 337 (16.38%) E-Commerce
6 251 (12.20%) TDD
7 154 (7.49%) Load Balancing
8 141 (6.85%) Mentoring
9 123 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
10 111 (5.40%) Software Engineering
10 111 (5.40%) SOA
11 109 (5.30%) BDD
12 107 (5.20%) MVC
13 102 (4.96%) OO
14 95 (4.62%) Build Automation
15 88 (4.28%) Kanban
16 83 (4.04%) ITIL
17 59 (2.87%) Multithreading
18 57 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 967 (47.01%) Python
2 785 (38.16%) Ruby
3 742 (36.07%) Java
4 562 (27.32%) Perl
5 534 (25.96%) Bash Shell
6 458 (22.27%) PHP
7 361 (17.55%) JavaScript
8 281 (13.66%) SQL
9 189 (9.19%) PowerShell
10 188 (9.14%) C#
11 168 (8.17%) Shell Script
12 118 (5.74%) Scala
13 73 (3.55%) C
14 68 (3.31%) C++
15 35 (1.70%) Korn
16 28 (1.36%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.31%) Groovy
18 26 (1.26%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
20 22 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 167 (8.12%) Degree
2 30 (1.46%) Sun Certification
3 27 (1.31%) RHCE
4 23 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.88%) CCNA
7 17 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.34%) PhD
10 7 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.29%) MCSE
12 2 (0.097%) CISSP
13 1 (0.049%) MCSA
13 1 (0.049%) MCITP
13 1 (0.049%) MBCS
13 1 (0.049%) CITP
13 1 (0.049%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.049%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.049%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.47%) QA
2 43 (2.09%) SLA
3 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.097%) WAI
6 2 (0.097%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 278 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (7.92%) KVM
3 132 (6.42%) Varnish
4 101 (4.91%) Xen
5 73 (3.55%) Active Directory
6 71 (3.45%) NFS
7 48 (2.33%) vSphere
8 41 (1.99%) Samba
9 40 (1.94%) Hyper-V
10 36 (1.75%) Docker
11 34 (1.65%) vCloud
12 33 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
13 27 (1.31%) Snort
14 25 (1.22%) XenServer
15 21 (1.02%) VMware ESX
16 20 (0.97%) Postfix
17 12 (0.58%) Apache Flume
18 11 (0.53%) Squid
19 10 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 9 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1663 (80.85%) Puppet
2 451 (21.93%) Nagios
3 222 (10.79%) ZABBIX
4 185 (8.99%) Ansible
5 171 (8.31%) Vagrant
6 170 (8.26%) Salt
7 96 (4.67%) logstash
8 84 (4.08%) CFEngine
9 79 (3.84%) Cacti
10 66 (3.21%) HAProxy
11 62 (3.01%) Ganglia
12 60 (2.92%) Capistrano
12 60 (2.92%) StatsD
13 52 (2.53%) Zenoss
14 48 (2.33%) SCOM
15 44 (2.14%) Kibana
16 34 (1.65%) Munin
17 29 (1.41%) OpenView
17 29 (1.41%) Opsview
18 28 (1.36%) YUM
Vendors
1 397 (19.30%) Red Hat
2 392 (19.06%) VMware
3 207 (10.06%) Oracle
4 182 (8.85%) Microsoft
5 132 (6.42%) Rackspace
6 124 (6.03%) JBoss
7 93 (4.52%) New Relic
8 89 (4.33%) Cisco
9 81 (3.94%) HP
10 71 (3.45%) SaltStack
11 59 (2.87%) Dell
12 55 (2.67%) Juniper
12 55 (2.67%) Google
13 54 (2.63%) IBM
14 44 (2.14%) Perforce
15 41 (1.99%) Sony
16 36 (1.75%) Twitter
17 35 (1.70%) Sun
17 35 (1.70%) Hitachi
18 32 (1.56%) EMC
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + share options
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + benefits (flexible hrs) and 27 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IB Boost
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 2 days ago