The table below looks at the statistics for Opscode Chef skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Opscode Chef over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Opscode Chef
Rank 195 193 204
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 19 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.14% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.93% 2.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £41,250 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Opscode Chef
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
274 311 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.12% 6.30% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 223 254 258
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,850 £33,513
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%

Opscode Chef
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Opscode Chef Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the West Midlands region.

Opscode Chef Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Opscode Chef across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Opscode Chef Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Coventry - 10 £40,000 - 5
Warwickshire -16 1 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 26 (78.79%) Java
4 22 (66.67%) SQL
5 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (57.58%) Perl
7 18 (54.55%) Python
7 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (54.55%) REST
8 17 (51.52%) Scrum
9 16 (48.48%) JUnit
9 16 (48.48%) SaaS
10 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (45.45%) Kanban
10 15 (45.45%) DevOps
10 15 (45.45%) J2EE
10 15 (45.45%) UNIX
10 15 (45.45%) Shell Script
10 15 (45.45%) Ruby
11 14 (42.42%) Java EE
11 14 (42.42%) Refactoring
11 14 (42.42%) Maven
11 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
11 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (42.42%) Nagios
11 14 (42.42%) JMS
11 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
11 14 (42.42%) EJB
11 14 (42.42%) Mentoring
11 14 (42.42%) Performance Tuning

Opscode Chef
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
1 14 (42.42%) GlassFish
2 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (48.48%) SaaS
3 10 (30.30%) IaaS
4 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (21.21%) Joyent
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (9.09%) Office 365
6 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.12%) Impala
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) HBase
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) JUnit
2 14 (42.42%) Maven
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Senior Software Engineer
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Release Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) REST
2 15 (45.45%) J2EE
3 14 (42.42%) Java EE
3 14 (42.42%) JMS
3 14 (42.42%) EJB
4 9 (27.27%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) HTML5
7 4 (12.12%) CSS3
7 4 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 2 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.06%) Spring.NET
8 2 (6.06%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (45.45%) Kanban
3 15 (45.45%) DevOps
4 14 (42.42%) Refactoring
4 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
4 14 (42.42%) Mentoring
4 14 (42.42%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (42.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) SIEM
7 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) UX Design
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow Management
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security
8 2 (6.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (57.58%) Perl
4 18 (54.55%) Python
5 15 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 15 (45.45%) Ruby
6 11 (33.33%) PHP
7 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 33 (100.00%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) Nagios
2 14 (42.42%) OpenNMS
3 11 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 10 (30.30%) Ansible
5 3 (9.09%) BladeLogic
6 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
1 7 (21.21%) Rackspace
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.12%) Cloudera
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) BMC
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) hybris
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