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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Opscode Chef
Rank 201 200 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 19 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.056% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.42% 0.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+128.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
296 410 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.32% 7.64% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 257 326 193
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 October 2014.

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 October 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
Birmingham +4 16 £65,000 +128.07%
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (95.00%) Puppet
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 18 (90.00%) Open Source
4 17 (85.00%) Waterfall
4 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (85.00%) JIRA
4 17 (85.00%) Java
4 17 (85.00%) LDAP
4 17 (85.00%) HTTP
4 17 (85.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (85.00%) SSL
4 17 (85.00%) Firewall
4 17 (85.00%) Scrum
4 17 (85.00%) VMware
4 17 (85.00%) Vagrant
4 17 (85.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Big Data
6 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Publishing
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
7 1 (5.00%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) LDAP
1 17 (85.00%) HTTP
1 17 (85.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (85.00%) SSL
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (85.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (85.00%) Waterfall
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Scrum
2 17 (85.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) Puppet
2 17 (85.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) SaltStack