Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 193 185
Rank change year-on-year +46 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 44 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 0.53% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.61% 6.11% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 11
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% -7.69%
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -16.00% +21.95% -14.58%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 379 409 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.79% 8.59% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 270 212 263
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.97%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Birmingham

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Birmingham

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 39 (88.64%) Docker
2 35 (79.55%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (70.45%) Puppet
4 28 (63.64%) Linux
5 26 (59.09%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (59.09%) DevOps
6 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
7 24 (54.55%) Ansible
8 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
9 19 (43.18%) Java
9 19 (43.18%) Python
9 19 (43.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
11 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
11 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
11 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
12 15 (34.09%) Ruby
12 15 (34.09%) Amazon S3
12 15 (34.09%) .NET
12 15 (34.09%) VMware
13 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
13 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (29.55%) Public Cloud
14 13 (29.55%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (27.27%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 12 (27.27%) gulp
15 12 (27.27%) React
15 12 (27.27%) webpack

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (25.00%) nginx
3 10 (22.73%) CMS
4 5 (11.36%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Confluence
5 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
6 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 35 (79.55%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (59.09%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (43.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (34.09%) Amazon S3
6 12 (27.27%) GitHub
7 11 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (22.73%) npm
9 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (6.82%) SaaS
11 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (4.55%) Datadog
11 2 (4.55%) IaaS
12 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (2.27%) Fastly
12 1 (2.27%) PaaS
12 1 (2.27%) Serverless
12 1 (2.27%) Slack
12 1 (2.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MySQL
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.27%) gulp
3 12 (27.27%) webpack
4 10 (22.73%) GitLab
4 10 (22.73%) PhantomJS
5 6 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (11.36%) Hudson
7 3 (6.82%) git-flow
7 3 (6.82%) JIRA
7 3 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.55%) Travis CI
8 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.27%) CA Flowdock
9 1 (2.27%) NuGet
9 1 (2.27%) Subversion
9 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Electronics
1 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (22.73%) HTML CSS Developer
3 10 (22.73%) HTML Developer
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (22.73%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 12 (27.27%) Apache Cordova
2 12 (27.27%) CSS
2 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) HTML5
2 12 (27.27%) PhoneGap
2 12 (27.27%) React
2 12 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (27.27%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 11 (25.00%) REST
4 10 (22.73%) Backbone.js
4 10 (22.73%) CodeIgniter
4 10 (22.73%) LAMP
4 10 (22.73%) Laravel
4 10 (22.73%) LEMP Stack
4 10 (22.73%) SOAP
5 3 (6.82%) LINQ
5 3 (6.82%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Public Cloud
2 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Android
2 12 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) CentOS
6 2 (4.55%) DC/OS
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) DevOps
2 22 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 11 (25.00%) Runbook
7 10 (22.73%) API Integration
7 10 (22.73%) Content Management
7 10 (22.73%) Mobile Development
7 10 (22.73%) OOP
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (13.64%) Release Automation
9 6 (13.64%) Task Automation
10 5 (11.36%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) Python
3 16 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 15 (34.09%) Ruby
5 11 (25.00%) Perl
5 11 (25.00%) VBScript
6 10 (22.73%) PHP
6 10 (22.73%) PHP 7
6 10 (22.73%) XPath
7 3 (6.82%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) Go
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (88.64%) Docker
2 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (29.55%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.27%) KVM
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (70.45%) Puppet
2 24 (54.55%) Ansible
3 11 (25.00%) Salt
3 11 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 10 (22.73%) Terraform
5 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
6 6 (13.64%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (13.64%) Packer
7 5 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (11.36%) SCCM
7 5 (11.36%) SCOM
8 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 11 (25.00%) BMC
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) McAfee
5 5 (11.36%) Symantec
6 3 (6.82%) Google
6 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
6 3 (6.82%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.55%) Adobe
7 2 (4.55%) New Relic
7 2 (4.55%) Splunk
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) Perforce
8 1 (2.27%) SAP