Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Opscode Chef skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 124 151
Rank change year-on-year -47 +27 +25
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 21 26 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 1.09% 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.82% 7.85% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 90
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £41,125
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £78,125 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £78,250
South East median annual salary £67,500 £68,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +14.58% +4.35%

Opscode Chef is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 550 331 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.87% 13.89% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 365 304 592
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,525 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £67,813 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,625 £80,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in Berkshire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Berkshire

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -39 7 £70,000 +30.23% 1
Bracknell -27 5 £80,000 -5.88%
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Opscode Chef
South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 19 (90.48%) Ansible
2 18 (85.71%) Puppet
3 14 (66.67%) DevOps
4 11 (52.38%) AWS
5 10 (47.62%) Azure
5 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
5 10 (47.62%) MySQL
5 10 (47.62%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (38.10%) C#
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) SaltStack
7 8 (38.10%) Docker
7 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
7 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 8 (38.10%) Social Skills
8 6 (28.57%) Iteration Planning
8 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
8 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
8 6 (28.57%) Artifactory
8 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
8 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (28.57%) Cucumber

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) nginx
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) AWS
2 10 (47.62%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (19.05%) GCP
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 6 (28.57%) MariaDB
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) Artifactory
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (9.52%) GoCD
General
1 8 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Local Government
3 2 (9.52%) Military
3 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 6 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) CentOS
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Code Coverage
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (28.57%) Iteration Planning
3 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) C
5 4 (19.05%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) Go
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) Perl
7 2 (9.52%) Ruby
8 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) iptables
3 2 (9.52%) Postfix
3 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Ansible
2 18 (85.71%) Puppet
3 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
4 3 (14.29%) Terraform
5 2 (9.52%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Packer
6 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) SaltStack
3 4 (19.05%) Google
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) NEC
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Northgate
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk