Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 251 212
Rank change year-on-year +35 -39 -32
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,122 1,345 2,319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.28% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.11% 9.66% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1,053 1,785
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £63,451
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +2.44% +5.75%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 12,321 13,924 16,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.76% 13.30% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,955 11,038 13,232
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in England over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the England region over the 6 months to 12 April 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
London +5 466 £75,000 - 96
North of England +69 365 £60,000 +9.09% 52
Yorkshire +43 208 £60,000 +9.09% 23
North West +61 144 £55,000 -4.35% 26
Midlands +96 129 £50,000 -13.04% 24
West Midlands +68 74 £62,500 +13.64% 17
South East -21 67 £67,500 +3.85% 19
South West -11 63 £55,000 - 10
East Midlands +49 54 £47,500 -17.39% 7
East of England +57 31 £68,750 +12.24% 16
North East +18 13 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 England region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 904 (80.57%) DevOps
2 825 (73.53%) Puppet
3 718 (63.99%) Ansible
4 700 (62.39%) Terraform
5 628 (55.97%) AWS
6 598 (53.30%) Docker
7 582 (51.87%) Kubernetes
8 576 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
9 555 (49.47%) Linux
10 505 (45.01%) Python
11 500 (44.56%) Azure
12 460 (41.00%) Configuration Management
13 400 (35.65%) Infrastructure as Code
14 351 (31.28%) Jenkins
15 316 (28.16%) PowerShell
16 308 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
17 301 (26.83%) Deployment Automation
18 291 (25.94%) AWS CloudFormation
19 268 (23.89%) Java
20 244 (21.75%) Go
21 241 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
22 226 (20.14%) JavaScript
23 215 (19.16%) Ruby
24 211 (18.81%) Bash Shell
25 209 (18.63%) Git (software)
26 206 (18.36%) SQL
27 204 (18.18%) Migration
28 202 (18.00%) Test Automation
29 192 (17.11%) PaaS
30 186 (16.58%) MySQL

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 95 (8.47%) Apache
2 68 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.94%) IIS
4 30 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (2.05%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 18 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.43%) Confluence
9 14 (1.25%) nginx
10 13 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.98%) JBoss
12 10 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.71%) GemFire
13 8 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.62%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.62%) Drupal
15 6 (0.53%) Camunda
15 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.36%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 628 (55.97%) AWS
2 500 (44.56%) Azure
3 291 (25.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 192 (17.11%) PaaS
5 147 (13.10%) GCP
6 127 (11.32%) Pulumi
7 121 (10.78%) IaaS
8 95 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 92 (8.20%) Amazon EKS
10 89 (7.93%) SaaS
11 82 (7.31%) GitHub
12 77 (6.86%) Serverless
13 60 (5.35%) Datadog
14 50 (4.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 41 (3.65%) Amazon ECS
16 37 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
17 26 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
18 23 (2.05%) Azure Functions
18 23 (2.05%) Microsoft 365
19 22 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.24%) Firewall
2 58 (5.17%) DNS
3 41 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 38 (3.39%) Internet
5 22 (1.96%) NAS
6 20 (1.78%) SAN
7 16 (1.43%) BIG-IP
7 16 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 16 (1.43%) WAN
8 14 (1.25%) VPN
9 13 (1.16%) DHCP
9 13 (1.16%) LAN
10 12 (1.07%) Multicast
10 12 (1.07%) SSL
11 11 (0.98%) HTTP
11 11 (0.98%) Network Security
11 11 (0.98%) tcpdump
11 11 (0.98%) VLAN
12 9 (0.80%) IPsec
12 9 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (16.58%) MySQL
2 138 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 127 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
4 88 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 70 (6.24%) MariaDB
6 65 (5.79%) Redis
7 62 (5.53%) Big Data
8 61 (5.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 50 (4.46%) Cosmos DB
10 35 (3.12%) Hadoop
10 35 (3.12%) NoSQL
10 35 (3.12%) Relational Database
11 23 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (1.87%) HBase
13 20 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (1.07%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 351 (31.28%) Jenkins
2 209 (18.63%) Git (software)
3 136 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 100 (8.91%) TeamCity
5 95 (8.47%) GitLab
6 71 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 68 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 64 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 47 (4.19%) Cucumber
10 45 (4.01%) Artifactory
11 43 (3.83%) JIRA
12 38 (3.39%) Selenium
13 36 (3.21%) Gradle
14 34 (3.03%) Vagrant
15 32 (2.85%) Bitbucket
16 28 (2.50%) Maven
17 21 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
18 16 (1.43%) CircleCI
18 16 (1.43%) Travis CI
19 15 (1.34%) IntelliJ
General
1 103 (9.18%) Finance
2 88 (7.84%) Games
3 57 (5.08%) Banking
4 26 (2.32%) Law
5 24 (2.14%) Retail
6 18 (1.60%) Public Sector
7 11 (0.98%) Advertising
8 10 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.89%) Marketing
9 9 (0.80%) Legal
10 7 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.53%) Electronics
11 6 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.45%) Front Office
12 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.45%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.36%) Military
14 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 615 (54.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 260 (23.17%) AWS Engineer
3 241 (21.48%) AWS DevOps
4 235 (20.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 121 (10.78%) Developer
6 104 (9.27%) Azure Engineer
7 99 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
8 82 (7.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 76 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 76 (6.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 67 (5.97%) Platform Engineer
11 66 (5.88%) Azure Developer
11 66 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
11 66 (5.88%) C# Developer
12 61 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
13 55 (4.90%) Senior C# Developer
14 51 (4.55%) Architect
15 44 (3.92%) .NET Developer
15 44 (3.92%) Consultant
15 44 (3.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (15.15%) Web Services
2 102 (9.09%) Kafka
3 97 (8.65%) CSS
4 96 (8.56%) Node.js
5 90 (8.02%) React
6 88 (7.84%) .NET
7 73 (6.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 68 (6.06%) .NET Core
9 67 (5.97%) jQuery
10 66 (5.88%) Apache Flex
10 66 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 66 (5.88%) Entity Framework
11 65 (5.79%) Elastic Stack
12 63 (5.61%) .NET Framework
13 33 (2.94%) RESTful
14 31 (2.76%) Spring
14 31 (2.76%) Spring Boot
15 29 (2.58%) HTML
16 25 (2.23%) REST
17 18 (1.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 66 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 62 (5.53%) Enterprise Cloud
6 61 (5.44%) Linux Command Line
7 45 (4.01%) Cloud Native
8 43 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
9 42 (3.74%) Reinsurance
10 34 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (2.85%) Data Centre
12 24 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (1.87%) Social Network
14 18 (1.60%) Private Cloud
15 17 (1.52%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.34%) Social Media
17 14 (1.25%) Management Information System
18 12 (1.07%) e-Learning
19 8 (0.71%) Replication
20 7 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 555 (49.47%) Linux
2 184 (16.40%) Windows
3 118 (10.52%) Unix
4 85 (7.58%) Windows Server
5 54 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (3.21%) CentOS
7 21 (1.87%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.98%) Debian
9 10 (0.89%) CoreOS
9 10 (0.89%) zOS
10 8 (0.71%) Android
11 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.089%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.089%) SUSE
13 1 (0.089%) VMS
13 1 (0.089%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (80.57%) DevOps
2 576 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (41.00%) Configuration Management
4 400 (35.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 308 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
6 301 (26.83%) Deployment Automation
7 241 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
8 204 (18.18%) Migration
9 202 (18.00%) Test Automation
10 173 (15.42%) Scrum
11 166 (14.80%) Microservices
12 127 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 115 (10.25%) Mentoring
14 108 (9.63%) OO
15 107 (9.54%) Open Source
16 95 (8.47%) SOA
17 93 (8.29%) Analytics
18 87 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
19 83 (7.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 83 (7.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 505 (45.01%) Python
2 316 (28.16%) PowerShell
3 268 (23.89%) Java
4 244 (21.75%) Go
5 226 (20.14%) JavaScript
6 215 (19.16%) Ruby
7 211 (18.81%) Bash Shell
8 206 (18.36%) SQL
9 185 (16.49%) C#
10 88 (7.84%) Groovy
11 78 (6.95%) Perl
12 70 (6.24%) PHP
13 67 (5.97%) T-SQL
14 56 (4.99%) TypeScript
15 38 (3.39%) Shell Script
16 24 (2.14%) Kotlin
17 21 (1.87%) C
18 11 (0.98%) Scala
19 6 (0.53%) PHP 7
20 5 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 135 (12.03%) Degree
2 99 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 81 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 78 (6.95%) AWS Certification
5 32 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.80%) CCNP
9 8 (0.71%) OCP
9 8 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.45%) CCNA
11 5 (0.45%) RHCE
12 4 (0.36%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.36%) MCSE
13 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.27%) MCSA
13 3 (0.27%) PhD
14 2 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.089%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.69%) QA
2 11 (0.98%) SLA
3 10 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.45%) EMIR
4 5 (0.45%) MiFID
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) SOC 2
6 3 (0.27%) GDPR
6 3 (0.27%) GRC
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 598 (53.30%) Docker
2 103 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (5.35%) Active Directory
4 34 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.50%) KVM
6 23 (2.05%) Xen
7 21 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (1.43%) HDFS
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.45%) LXC
11 4 (0.36%) NFS
11 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.36%) vSphere
12 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.18%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.18%) XenApp
12 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.089%) GridGain
13 1 (0.089%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 825 (73.53%) Puppet
2 718 (63.99%) Ansible
3 700 (62.39%) Terraform
4 582 (51.87%) Kubernetes
5 127 (11.32%) Prometheus
6 79 (7.04%) Grafana
7 62 (5.53%) Salt
8 48 (4.28%) Nagios
9 43 (3.83%) Istio
10 41 (3.65%) CFEngine
11 35 (3.12%) ZABBIX
12 34 (3.03%) Graphite
12 34 (3.03%) Rancher
13 33 (2.94%) Packer
14 32 (2.85%) Docker Swarm
15 21 (1.87%) Fortio
15 21 (1.87%) Kiali
16 19 (1.69%) Demisto
17 13 (1.16%) Opsview
18 12 (1.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 161 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 133 (11.85%) SaltStack
2 133 (11.85%) VMware
3 83 (7.40%) Oracle
4 80 (7.13%) Google
5 66 (5.88%) Nintex
6 65 (5.79%) New Relic
7 40 (3.57%) Splunk
8 33 (2.94%) Cisco
9 25 (2.23%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.96%) F5
10 22 (1.96%) Veeam
11 20 (1.78%) Dell
11 20 (1.78%) ServiceNow
12 19 (1.69%) ArcSight
13 17 (1.52%) CommVault
14 16 (1.43%) DataCore
14 16 (1.43%) Dell Compellent
14 16 (1.43%) EMC
14 16 (1.43%) Isilon