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 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 189 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 36 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.32% 2.10% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 4
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +128.07%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
349 286 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.96% 5.30% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 293 247 379
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 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
Coventry - 26 £50,000 -
Birmingham -6 7 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Solihull - 1 £21,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (92.73%) Puppet
2 48 (87.27%) Linux
3 36 (65.45%) DevOps
4 28 (50.91%) IaaS
5 27 (49.09%) Windows
6 24 (43.64%) PowerShell
7 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (38.18%) Java
8 21 (38.18%) Perl
9 20 (36.36%) Python
10 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
12 17 (30.91%) Office 365
13 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (29.09%) Ruby
14 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
15 13 (23.64%) Scrum
15 13 (23.64%) Ansible
16 12 (21.82%) Nagios
16 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
16 12 (21.82%) UNIX
16 12 (21.82%) PHP
16 12 (21.82%) SQL
16 12 (21.82%) Java EE
16 12 (21.82%) REST
17 11 (20.00%) SaaS
17 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.18%) GlassFish
3 7 (12.73%) OpenStack
4 5 (9.09%) JBoss
5 4 (7.27%) Apache
6 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.45%) nginx
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) IaaS
2 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (30.91%) Office 365
5 11 (20.00%) SaaS
6 7 (12.73%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (12.73%) Joyent
6 7 (12.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (5.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) VPN
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Impala
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) HBase
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.18%) JUnit
2 10 (18.18%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.45%) Hudson
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Administrator
2 10 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (14.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Java EE
1 12 (21.82%) REST
2 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) J2EE
2 10 (18.18%) EJB
2 10 (18.18%) JMS
3 7 (12.73%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.45%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (5.45%) Spring.NET
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.45%) NHibernate
5 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) Memcached
6 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.73%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (87.27%) Linux
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.82%) UNIX
5 8 (14.55%) CentOS
6 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) DevOps
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 10 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 10 (18.18%) Kanban
6 10 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 10 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (7.27%) CRM
9 4 (7.27%) Validation
10 3 (5.45%) UX Design
10 3 (5.45%) MVC
10 3 (5.45%) TDD
11 2 (3.64%) Workflow Management
11 2 (3.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) PowerShell
2 21 (38.18%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) Perl
3 20 (36.36%) Python
4 16 (29.09%) Ruby
5 12 (21.82%) PHP
5 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 11 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.45%) C#
8 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
3 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (92.73%) Puppet
2 13 (23.64%) Ansible
3 12 (21.82%) Nagios
4 10 (18.18%) OpenNMS
5 9 (16.36%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.64%) logstash
6 2 (3.64%) Unicenter
6 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Rackspace
3 7 (12.73%) Google
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.64%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.64%) New Relic
Birmingham, Warwickshire
James Chase Solutions
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