The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet 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 Puppet over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 178 182 208
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 35 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.23% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.16% 3.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Puppet
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
266 315 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.00% 6.48% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 212 260 251
Average salary £40,250 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.61% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Puppet Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Puppet Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Puppet
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 Puppet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Warwickshire -2 15 £40,272 -0.56% 1
Coventry - 11 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £32,500 - 1
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Puppet 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 Puppet.

1 52 (89.66%) Linux
2 38 (65.52%) Java
3 31 (53.45%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (51.72%) Perl
5 29 (50.00%) Python
6 27 (46.55%) UNIX
6 27 (46.55%) SQL
7 26 (44.83%) Maven
7 26 (44.83%) DevOps
8 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (39.66%) Tomcat
9 21 (36.21%) J2EE
9 21 (36.21%) PHP
9 21 (36.21%) Ruby
9 21 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (31.03%) REST
11 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
11 17 (29.31%) Scrum
11 17 (29.31%) .NET
12 16 (27.59%) JUnit
12 16 (27.59%) SaaS
12 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (25.86%) Kanban
13 15 (25.86%) GlassFish
13 15 (25.86%) VMware
13 15 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
13 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (24.14%) Mentoring

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Puppet 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 Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (39.66%) Tomcat
2 15 (25.86%) GlassFish
3 7 (12.07%) JBoss
4 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
5 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (8.62%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (5.17%) Apache
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (27.59%) SaaS
3 8 (13.79%) IaaS
4 6 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (10.34%) Joyent
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.45%) PaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Office 365
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (22.41%) MySQL
3 5 (8.62%) Redis
4 4 (6.90%) Big Data
4 4 (6.90%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.90%) Impala
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) HBase
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Maven
2 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.59%) JUnit
4 7 (12.07%) Mercurial
4 7 (12.07%) Ant
5 6 (10.34%) Artifactory
5 6 (10.34%) Hudson
5 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
5 6 (10.34%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.17%) Subversion
6 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.72%) Liquibase
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Software Engineer
1 15 (25.86%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Specialist
4 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Junior
6 5 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) HPUX Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Perl Developer
7 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) J2EE
2 18 (31.03%) REST
3 17 (29.31%) .NET
4 14 (24.14%) EJB
4 14 (24.14%) JMS
4 14 (24.14%) Java EE
5 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 9 (15.52%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (12.07%) Web Services
8 6 (10.34%) HTML
9 4 (6.90%) CSS
9 4 (6.90%) HTML5
9 4 (6.90%) CSS3
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
11 2 (3.45%) Spring.NET
11 2 (3.45%) Castle Windsor
12 1 (1.72%) Catalyst
12 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (89.66%) Linux
2 27 (46.55%) UNIX
3 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.34%) HPUX
5 4 (6.90%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) DevOps
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) Scrum
4 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (25.86%) Kanban
6 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 14 (24.14%) Refactoring
6 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
6 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (13.79%) TDD
7 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.34%) Pair Programming
9 5 (8.62%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) SIEM
10 4 (6.90%) Software Deployment
11 3 (5.17%) Cyber Security
11 3 (5.17%) MVC
12 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) Perl
3 29 (50.00%) Python
4 27 (46.55%) SQL
5 21 (36.21%) PHP
5 21 (36.21%) Ruby
6 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
7 14 (24.14%) C#
8 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.34%) VBScript
9 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (6.90%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) C
11 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) RHCSA
2 2 (3.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (10.34%) vSphere
1 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (10.34%) vCloud
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (53.45%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (24.14%) Nagios
2 14 (24.14%) OpenNMS
3 11 (18.97%) Ansible
4 10 (17.24%) Vagrant
5 3 (5.17%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) VMware
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle
3 11 (18.97%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.34%) Veritas
4 6 (10.34%) Rackspace
4 6 (10.34%) HP
4 6 (10.34%) Google
5 4 (6.90%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.17%) hybris
6 3 (5.17%) BMC
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) Percona
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago