The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 200 198 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 6 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.43% 2.36% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 9
Average salary £65,000 £34,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.40% -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
247 466 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.64% 8.42% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 222 365 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,437 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
Puppet
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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 +9 4 £65,000 +128.07%
Warwickshire +12 2 £40,000 +15.94%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Open Source
2 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) HTTP
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) Ruby
4 8 (47.06%) DevOps
5 7 (41.18%) RubyMotion
5 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) Ember.js
5 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (41.18%) RSpec
5 7 (41.18%) PhoneGap
5 7 (41.18%) CoffeeScript
5 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
5 7 (41.18%) Facebook
5 7 (41.18%) Twitter
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (41.18%) MySQL
5 7 (41.18%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
1 7 (41.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) RSpec
1 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
1 7 (41.18%) PhoneGap
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
2 7 (41.18%) Ember.js
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.88%) Symfony
3 1 (5.88%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Debian
2 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) Ruby
2 7 (41.18%) CoffeeScript
2 7 (41.18%) RubyMotion
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) logstash
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Facebook
1 7 (41.18%) Twitter
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian