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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 276 447 640
Rank change year-on-year
+171 +193
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1134 504 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.21% 7.67% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 921 397 224
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 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.85%

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
7454 6575 6383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.40% 6.18% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5929 5331 5185
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 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +172 1078 £55,000 +4.76% 107
London +131 764 £55,000 +4.76% 67
City of London +64 115 £57,500 +15.00% 31
South East +28 103 £55,625 +17.10% 8
Yorkshire -21 59 £38,500 +20.31% 11
East of England +27 44 £50,000 -25.92% 9
Surrey +27 42 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Scotland +19 41 £37,500 -18.91% 8
West Yorkshire -20 33 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Leeds -11 32 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East Midlands +10 30 £40,000 +35.59%
North West +6 30 £50,000 +38.88% 9
Manchester +11 26 £50,000 - 9
South West - 25 £47,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +10 22 £75,000 +87.50% 1
Edinburgh +7 21 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Glasgow - 20 £41,500 - 2
East Sussex -14 18 £42,500 +54.54%
Nottinghamshire - 18 £35,000 -
Brighton -10 17 £43,750 +59.09%
North Yorkshire -1 16 £35,000 - 3
Nottingham - 16 £41,000 -
Birmingham +13 15 £65,000 +128.07%
Cambridgeshire +6 15 £47,500 +9.19% 4
West Midlands 0 15 £65,000 +128.07%
Cambridge +6 14 £47,500 +9.19% 4
Suffolk +16 13 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 12 £57,500 - 3
Watford - 12 £57,500 - 2

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1643 (81.02%) Puppet
2 1548 (76.33%) Linux
3 1142 (56.31%) DevOps
4 955 (47.09%) Python
5 773 (38.12%) Ruby
6 751 (37.03%) MySQL
7 737 (36.34%) Java
8 579 (28.55%) Jenkins
9 557 (27.47%) Perl
10 547 (26.97%) Git (software)
11 526 (25.94%) Bash Shell
11 526 (25.94%) Windows
12 491 (24.21%) Configuration Management
13 487 (24.01%) Apache
14 484 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
15 465 (22.93%) Open Source
16 459 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
17 456 (22.49%) PHP
18 448 (22.09%) Nagios
19 419 (20.66%) Web Services
20 390 (19.23%) Red Hat
21 388 (19.13%) VMware
22 373 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
23 365 (18.00%) Ubuntu
24 362 (17.85%) MongoDB
25 360 (17.75%) UNIX
26 355 (17.50%) JavaScript
27 335 (16.52%) CentOS
28 332 (16.37%) Scrum
29 329 (16.22%) E-Commerce

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 487 (24.01%) Apache
2 276 (13.61%) nginx
3 222 (10.95%) Tomcat
4 180 (8.88%) IIS
5 147 (7.25%) OpenStack
6 137 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
7 123 (6.07%) Node.js
8 90 (4.44%) Apache Solr
9 55 (2.71%) Confluence
9 55 (2.71%) Drupal
10 52 (2.56%) Jetty
11 33 (1.63%) WebLogic
12 29 (1.43%) MS Exchange
13 24 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 21 (1.04%) WordPress
15 20 (0.99%) Mule
15 20 (0.99%) CMS
16 15 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.69%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 100 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.59%) SPSS
3 6 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.25%) MS Office
5 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.049%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 39 (1.92%) Magento
2 7 (0.35%) SunGard APT
2 7 (0.35%) FastVal
3 4 (0.20%) Summit
3 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.049%) RMDS
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 484 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (10.55%) Amazon EC2
3 131 (6.46%) Cloud Computing
4 125 (6.16%) SaaS
5 92 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 87 (4.29%) PaaS
7 84 (4.14%) IaaS
8 61 (3.01%) Amazon S3
9 53 (2.61%) GitHub
10 47 (2.32%) Rackspace Cloud
11 31 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
12 24 (1.18%) Joyent
13 15 (0.74%) Heroku
14 14 (0.69%) Route 53
14 14 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
15 13 (0.64%) Google Apps
16 9 (0.44%) CloudFront
16 9 (0.44%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 301 (14.84%) TCP/IP
2 277 (13.66%) DNS
3 193 (9.52%) HTTP
4 162 (7.99%) Firewall
5 128 (6.31%) SAN
6 114 (5.62%) LDAP
7 112 (5.52%) Internet
8 98 (4.83%) SSL
9 89 (4.39%) VPN
10 81 (3.99%) SNMP
11 80 (3.94%) SSH
12 73 (3.60%) DHCP
13 47 (2.32%) NAS
14 36 (1.78%) LAN
15 35 (1.73%) WAN
16 31 (1.53%) IPv4
17 30 (1.48%) VLAN
17 30 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
18 24 (1.18%) SMTP
18 24 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (37.03%) MySQL
2 362 (17.85%) MongoDB
3 297 (14.64%) NoSQL
4 229 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
5 207 (10.21%) Redis
6 194 (9.57%) Big Data
7 181 (8.93%) SQL Server
8 174 (8.58%) Hadoop
9 127 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 126 (6.21%) Relational Database
11 59 (2.91%) HBase
12 57 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
13 43 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (1.92%) MariaDB
15 38 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
17 35 (1.73%) CouchDB
18 29 (1.43%) Couchbase
19 27 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 579 (28.55%) Jenkins
2 547 (26.97%) Git (software)
3 262 (12.92%) Subversion
4 148 (7.30%) Maven
5 135 (6.66%) Hudson
6 134 (6.61%) TeamCity
7 119 (5.87%) Ant
8 86 (4.24%) JIRA
9 57 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (2.42%) RSpec
11 45 (2.22%) Selenium
12 37 (1.82%) Cucumber
13 35 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (1.68%) JUnit
15 30 (1.48%) CruiseControl
16 29 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
17 28 (1.38%) VisualVM
18 27 (1.33%) Eclipse
19 24 (1.18%) FishEye
20 22 (1.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 240 (11.83%) Finance
2 153 (7.54%) Games
3 83 (4.09%) Marketing
4 70 (3.45%) Retail
5 56 (2.76%) Banking
6 51 (2.51%) Advertising
7 47 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.63%) Publishing
9 31 (1.53%) Music Industry
10 24 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.64%) Back Office
12 10 (0.49%) Law
12 10 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 10 (0.49%) Online Betting
13 9 (0.44%) Legal
14 8 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.39%) Turkish Language
14 8 (0.39%) German Language
15 6 (0.30%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 448 (22.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 424 (20.91%) Administrator
3 415 (20.46%) Systems Administrator
4 408 (20.12%) Developer
5 292 (14.40%) Linux Administrator
6 281 (13.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 138 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
8 122 (6.02%) Java Developer
9 119 (5.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 92 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
11 91 (4.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 90 (4.44%) Architect
12 90 (4.44%) Operations Engineer
13 84 (4.14%) Senior Developer
14 82 (4.04%) Web Engineer
15 79 (3.90%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 77 (3.80%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 70 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 59 (2.91%) Software Engineer
19 49 (2.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (20.66%) Web Services
2 249 (12.28%) .NET
3 230 (11.34%) LAMP
4 176 (8.68%) HTML
5 168 (8.28%) CSS
6 151 (7.45%) jQuery
7 125 (6.16%) XML
8 107 (5.28%) JSON
9 96 (4.73%) Spring
10 93 (4.59%) Ruby on Rails
11 86 (4.24%) Django
12 84 (4.14%) ASP.NET
13 75 (3.70%) RESTful
14 74 (3.65%) J2EE
15 70 (3.45%) AngularJS
16 65 (3.21%) HTML5
17 58 (2.86%) REST
18 54 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
19 52 (2.56%) Hibernate
20 47 (2.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 465 (22.93%) Open Source
2 105 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 85 (4.19%) Clustering
4 65 (3.21%) Replication
5 56 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 47 (2.32%) Blog
7 34 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 31 (1.53%) Blackberry
9 30 (1.48%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.43%) BBC
11 25 (1.23%) Social Network
11 25 (1.23%) Digital Media
12 24 (1.18%) Social Media
13 19 (0.94%) LPAR
13 19 (0.94%) DLPAR
14 17 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.79%) GIS
16 14 (0.69%) Hedge funds
17 13 (0.64%) Smartphone
18 12 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1548 (76.33%) Linux
2 526 (25.94%) Windows
3 365 (18.00%) Ubuntu
4 360 (17.75%) UNIX
5 335 (16.52%) CentOS
6 260 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 206 (10.16%) Debian
8 86 (4.24%) Solaris
9 61 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (2.37%) AIX
11 44 (2.17%) Fedora
12 31 (1.53%) Android
12 31 (1.53%) Apple iOS
13 24 (1.18%) SUSE
14 20 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.64%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.54%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.20%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 1142 (56.31%) DevOps
2 491 (24.21%) Configuration Management
3 459 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
4 373 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 332 (16.37%) Scrum
6 329 (16.22%) E-Commerce
7 246 (12.13%) TDD
8 155 (7.64%) Load Balancing
9 122 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
10 111 (5.47%) Software Engineering
11 108 (5.33%) SOA
12 106 (5.23%) BDD
13 101 (4.98%) MVC
14 99 (4.88%) OO
15 93 (4.59%) Build Automation
16 88 (4.34%) Kanban
17 80 (3.94%) ITIL
18 59 (2.91%) Multithreading
19 56 (2.76%) Performance Testing
19 56 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 955 (47.09%) Python
2 773 (38.12%) Ruby
3 737 (36.34%) Java
4 557 (27.47%) Perl
5 526 (25.94%) Bash Shell
6 456 (22.49%) PHP
7 355 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 274 (13.51%) SQL
9 184 (9.07%) PowerShell
10 182 (8.97%) C#
11 167 (8.23%) Shell Script
12 118 (5.82%) Scala
13 73 (3.60%) C
14 67 (3.30%) C++
15 35 (1.73%) Korn
16 28 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.33%) Groovy
18 26 (1.28%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
20 22 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 166 (8.19%) Degree
2 30 (1.48%) Sun Certification
3 27 (1.33%) RHCE
4 22 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 17 (0.84%) CCNA
7 15 (0.74%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.35%) PhD
10 7 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.30%) MCSE
12 2 (0.099%) 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
1 130 (6.41%) QA
2 43 (2.12%) SLA
3 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.099%) WAI
6 2 (0.099%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 275 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (7.94%) KVM
3 132 (6.51%) Varnish
4 101 (4.98%) Xen
5 72 (3.55%) Active Directory
6 70 (3.45%) NFS
7 48 (2.37%) vSphere
8 40 (1.97%) Samba
9 39 (1.92%) Hyper-V
10 34 (1.68%) vCloud
11 33 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
11 33 (1.63%) Docker
12 27 (1.33%) Snort
13 24 (1.18%) XenServer
14 21 (1.04%) VMware ESX
15 19 (0.94%) Postfix
16 12 (0.59%) Apache Flume
17 11 (0.54%) Squid
18 9 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 8 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1643 (81.02%) Puppet
2 448 (22.09%) Nagios
3 220 (10.85%) ZABBIX
4 184 (9.07%) Ansible
5 170 (8.38%) Salt
6 167 (8.23%) Vagrant
7 94 (4.64%) logstash
8 82 (4.04%) CFEngine
8 82 (4.04%) Cacti
9 66 (3.25%) HAProxy
10 62 (3.06%) Ganglia
11 60 (2.96%) Capistrano
12 58 (2.86%) StatsD
13 52 (2.56%) Zenoss
14 48 (2.37%) SCOM
15 44 (2.17%) Kibana
16 35 (1.73%) Munin
17 28 (1.38%) OpenView
17 28 (1.38%) YUM
17 28 (1.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 390 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 388 (19.13%) VMware
3 205 (10.11%) Oracle
4 181 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 130 (6.41%) Rackspace
6 123 (6.07%) JBoss
7 90 (4.44%) New Relic
8 88 (4.34%) Cisco
9 77 (3.80%) HP
10 70 (3.45%) SaltStack
11 58 (2.86%) Dell
12 54 (2.66%) IBM
12 54 (2.66%) Juniper
12 54 (2.66%) Google
13 44 (2.17%) Perforce
14 40 (1.97%) Sony
15 36 (1.78%) Twitter
16 35 (1.73%) Hitachi
17 34 (1.68%) Sun
18 32 (1.58%) EMC
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£65k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday