Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 174 188
Rank change year-on-year -31 +14 +56
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 2,302 3,293 3,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.67% 1.98% 1.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.73% 20.18% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,771 2,733 2,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,767 16,321 14,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.18% 9.82% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13,081 13,153 11,666
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £31,125
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +9 1,465 £70,000 - 65
North of England -78 291 £55,000 +1.85% 34
South East -37 269 £62,500 +13.64% 18
North West -32 184 £57,500 - 21
South West -52 105 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands -78 85 £58,750 +11.90% 4
Yorkshire -103 83 £55,000 +8.37% 7
East of England -18 76 £58,750 -2.08% 7
West Midlands -1 61 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North East +25 28 £50,000 -16.67% 6
East Midlands -86 24 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 1,867 (81.10%) Puppet
2 1,650 (71.68%) DevOps
3 1,596 (69.33%) Ansible
4 1,540 (66.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1,372 (59.60%) Linux
6 1,195 (51.91%) Docker
7 1,058 (45.96%) Python
8 960 (41.70%) Jenkins
9 953 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
10 877 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
11 848 (36.84%) Configuration Management
12 753 (32.71%) Kubernetes
13 739 (32.10%) Java
14 721 (31.32%) Terraform
15 611 (26.54%) Windows
16 604 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
17 591 (25.67%) Bash Shell
18 510 (22.15%) Google Cloud Platform
19 500 (21.72%) Git (software)
20 471 (20.46%) PowerShell
21 459 (19.94%) Ruby
22 457 (19.85%) Finance
23 393 (17.07%) SQL
24 375 (16.29%) Google
25 355 (15.42%) JavaScript
26 347 (15.07%) Software Engineering
27 332 (14.42%) Microservices
28 324 (14.07%) SaaS
29 316 (13.73%) Unix
30 300 (13.03%) Perl

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
1 275 (11.95%) Apache
2 197 (8.56%) Tomcat
3 109 (4.74%) Apache Spark
4 94 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 91 (3.95%) nginx
6 60 (2.61%) IIS
7 52 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 49 (2.13%) Confluence
9 44 (1.91%) Apache Solr
10 38 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 34 (1.48%) JBoss
12 33 (1.43%) WebSphere
13 32 (1.39%) WebLogic
14 23 (1.00%) Apache Pig
15 22 (0.96%) SharePoint
15 22 (0.96%) WordPress
16 15 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (0.65%) Skype for Business
17 14 (0.61%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (0.56%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.13%) HipChat
6 2 (0.087%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.087%) SPSS
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.043%) InVision
7 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.17%) Magento
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,540 (66.90%) Amazon AWS
2 877 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 510 (22.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 324 (14.07%) SaaS
5 298 (12.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 160 (6.95%) PaaS
7 159 (6.91%) GitHub
8 156 (6.78%) IaaS
9 123 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
10 119 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
11 106 (4.60%) OpenShift
12 103 (4.47%) Serverless
13 95 (4.13%) Amazon S3
14 92 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 77 (3.34%) IBM Cloud
16 74 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
17 71 (3.08%) npm
17 71 (3.08%) Office 365
18 47 (2.04%) Route 53
19 43 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (7.21%) Firewall
2 163 (7.08%) DNS
3 153 (6.65%) TCP/IP
4 97 (4.21%) HTTP
5 83 (3.61%) SSL
6 73 (3.17%) Internet
7 62 (2.69%) WAN
8 54 (2.35%) SAN
9 46 (2.00%) LAN
10 45 (1.95%) Network Security
11 40 (1.74%) VPN
12 39 (1.69%) VLAN
13 30 (1.30%) iSCSI
14 24 (1.04%) DHCP
15 16 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (0.70%) NAS
16 15 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
16 15 (0.65%) Wireless
17 14 (0.61%) BIG-IP
17 14 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (10.99%) MySQL
2 198 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 194 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 157 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 128 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 102 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 101 (4.39%) Big Data
8 96 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 90 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
10 86 (3.74%) Hadoop
11 58 (2.52%) Redis
12 42 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 36 (1.56%) MariaDB
13 36 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 31 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (1.09%) Data Lake
18 23 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
18 23 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 960 (41.70%) Jenkins
2 500 (21.72%) Git (software)
3 284 (12.34%) TeamCity
4 255 (11.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 189 (8.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 171 (7.43%) JIRA
7 164 (7.12%) Maven
8 155 (6.73%) Vagrant
9 137 (5.95%) Selenium
10 133 (5.78%) Subversion
11 129 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 117 (5.08%) Travis CI
13 85 (3.69%) gulp
14 79 (3.43%) Bitbucket
15 77 (3.34%) GoCD
15 77 (3.34%) webpack
16 73 (3.17%) Gradle
17 68 (2.95%) GitLab
18 64 (2.78%) CircleCI
19 62 (2.69%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 457 (19.85%) Finance
2 113 (4.91%) Banking
3 72 (3.13%) Retail
4 55 (2.39%) Games
5 45 (1.95%) Marketing
6 41 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.56%) Law
8 34 (1.48%) Legal
9 23 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 21 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.65%) Back Office
13 14 (0.61%) Electronics
14 13 (0.56%) Military
15 12 (0.52%) Front Office
16 11 (0.48%) Publishing
17 10 (0.43%) Advertising
18 7 (0.30%) Billing
18 7 (0.30%) Online Betting
19 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 847 (36.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 304 (13.21%) Developer
3 281 (12.21%) AWS Engineer
4 249 (10.82%) Linux Engineer
5 237 (10.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 232 (10.08%) AWS DevOps
7 202 (8.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 190 (8.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 188 (8.17%) Senior DevOps
10 160 (6.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 153 (6.65%) Java Developer
12 151 (6.56%) Consultant
13 137 (5.95%) Software Engineer
14 130 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 130 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 115 (5.00%) Architect
16 104 (4.52%) DevOps Consultant
17 100 (4.34%) Senior Developer
18 94 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
19 91 (3.95%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (12.21%) Web Services
2 207 (8.99%) Node.js
3 188 (8.17%) .NET
4 185 (8.04%) Elastic Stack
5 175 (7.60%) AngularJS
6 128 (5.56%) HTML
7 122 (5.30%) Kafka
7 122 (5.30%) Spring
8 108 (4.69%) RESTful
9 107 (4.65%) CSS
10 103 (4.47%) REST
11 94 (4.08%) React
12 90 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
13 72 (3.13%) Java EE
14 67 (2.91%) JSON
15 64 (2.78%) Spring Boot
16 61 (2.65%) LAMP
17 56 (2.43%) J2EE
18 42 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
19 39 (1.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 260 (11.29%) Public Cloud
2 184 (7.99%) Data Centre
3 121 (5.26%) Fintech
4 98 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
7 86 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
8 77 (3.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 68 (2.95%) Cloud Native
10 58 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 39 (1.69%) Private Cloud
13 36 (1.56%) Algorithms
14 35 (1.52%) Replication
15 31 (1.35%) Hedge funds
15 31 (1.35%) Internet of Things
15 31 (1.35%) Management Information System
15 31 (1.35%) User Experience
16 28 (1.22%) Clustering
17 27 (1.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,372 (59.60%) Linux
2 611 (26.54%) Windows
3 316 (13.73%) Unix
4 237 (10.30%) Windows Server
5 189 (8.21%) CentOS
6 178 (7.73%) Ubuntu
7 176 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (2.17%) Android
10 47 (2.04%) Debian
11 39 (1.69%) CoreOS
12 35 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 32 (1.39%) DC/OS
15 29 (1.26%) AIX
15 29 (1.26%) SUSE
16 27 (1.17%) Mesosphere
17 26 (1.13%) Fedora
18 20 (0.87%) openSUSE
19 16 (0.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,650 (71.68%) DevOps
2 953 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 848 (36.84%) Configuration Management
4 604 (26.24%) Continuous Integration
5 347 (15.07%) Software Engineering
6 332 (14.42%) Microservices
7 286 (12.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 284 (12.34%) Open Source
9 271 (11.77%) Test Automation
10 245 (10.64%) Scrum
11 227 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
12 219 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
13 212 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 209 (9.08%) Mentoring
15 183 (7.95%) TDD
16 180 (7.82%) SDLC
17 165 (7.17%) ITIL
18 137 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
19 131 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
20 130 (5.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,058 (45.96%) Python
2 739 (32.10%) Java
3 591 (25.67%) Bash Shell
4 471 (20.46%) PowerShell
5 459 (19.94%) Ruby
6 393 (17.07%) SQL
7 355 (15.42%) JavaScript
8 300 (13.03%) Perl
9 207 (8.99%) C#
10 195 (8.47%) Go
11 167 (7.25%) PHP
12 125 (5.43%) Shell Script
13 118 (5.13%) C++
14 97 (4.21%) C
15 93 (4.04%) TypeScript
16 68 (2.95%) Objective-C
16 68 (2.95%) Scala
17 40 (1.74%) Java 8
18 32 (1.39%) Kotlin
19 23 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 181 (7.86%) Degree
2 93 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.43%) AWS Certification
5 55 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 52 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 41 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (1.39%) RHCE
9 27 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 26 (1.13%) MCSE
11 25 (1.09%) CCNA
11 25 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (0.96%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.56%) CISSP
14 13 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (0.52%) RHCSA
16 7 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.43%) QA
2 50 (2.17%) GDPR
3 45 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 44 (1.91%) HIPAA
5 30 (1.30%) SLA
6 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.043%) COBIT
9 1 (0.043%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,195 (51.91%) Docker
2 224 (9.73%) Active Directory
3 179 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 130 (5.65%) Hyper-V
5 86 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (2.26%) vSphere
7 41 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (1.69%) KVM
9 38 (1.65%) VirtualBox
10 19 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 13 (0.56%) DFS Replication
13 13 (0.56%) Varnish
14 11 (0.48%) NFS
15 10 (0.43%) BitLocker
15 10 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.39%) XenApp
17 8 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,867 (81.10%) Puppet
2 1,596 (69.33%) Ansible
3 753 (32.71%) Kubernetes
4 721 (31.32%) Terraform
5 265 (11.51%) Salt
6 154 (6.69%) Nagios
7 135 (5.86%) Prometheus
8 102 (4.43%) Consul
9 100 (4.34%) Packer
10 85 (3.69%) Docker Swarm
11 75 (3.26%) SCOM
12 55 (2.39%) Graphite
13 53 (2.30%) Automic
14 51 (2.22%) Grafana
15 47 (2.04%) ZABBIX
16 44 (1.91%) HAProxy
17 43 (1.87%) CFEngine
18 42 (1.82%) Rundeck
19 41 (1.78%) SCCM
20 37 (1.61%) Icinga
Vendors
1 375 (16.29%) Google
2 272 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 235 (10.21%) VMware
4 228 (9.90%) Oracle
5 223 (9.69%) Splunk
6 212 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 114 (4.95%) SaltStack
8 105 (4.56%) Atlassian
9 83 (3.61%) Cisco
10 77 (3.34%) IBM
11 69 (3.00%) New Relic
12 60 (2.61%) AppDynamics
13 49 (2.13%) Citrix
14 36 (1.56%) HP
15 31 (1.35%) ServiceNow
16 29 (1.26%) RedGate
16 29 (1.26%) SolarWinds
17 27 (1.17%) SAP
18 26 (1.13%) Veeam
18 26 (1.13%) XebiaLabs