Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 299 208 239
Rank change year-on-year -91 +31 -38
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,275 957 1,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.67% 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.88% 9.94% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 901 784 1,263
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +8.33%

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 18,537 9,624 15,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 16.83% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,047 8,040 11,862
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,156
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -109 603 £80,000 +10.34% 110
North of England -87 320 £60,000 - 22
Yorkshire -43 210 £60,000 - 2
South East +35 193 £67,500 +1.89% 23
North West -110 85 £65,000 +20.93% 17
Midlands -140 57 £63,750 +6.25% 15
South West -42 56 £57,500 +2.22% 16
West Midlands -103 36 £65,000 +4.00% 13
East of England -96 27 £70,000 -3.45% 9
North East -14 25 £47,500 -26.92% 3
East Midlands -70 21 £54,500 +14.74% 2
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 953 (74.75%) Puppet
2 921 (72.24%) DevOps
3 892 (69.96%) AWS
4 824 (64.63%) Ansible
5 782 (61.33%) Terraform
6 781 (61.25%) Python
7 722 (56.63%) Kubernetes
8 665 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
9 652 (51.14%) Docker
10 594 (46.59%) Linux
11 556 (43.61%) Configuration Management
12 545 (42.75%) Azure
13 528 (41.41%) CI/CD
14 502 (39.37%) Infrastructure as Code
15 440 (34.51%) Jenkins
16 386 (30.27%) Bash
17 365 (28.63%) AWS CloudFormation
18 316 (24.78%) GCP
18 316 (24.78%) Java
19 305 (23.92%) Scrum
20 278 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
21 272 (21.33%) Windows
22 265 (20.78%) Git (software)
23 262 (20.55%) PowerShell
23 262 (20.55%) Ruby
24 250 (19.61%) Deployment Automation
25 234 (18.35%) SQL
26 230 (18.04%) Finance
27 217 (17.02%) MySQL
28 215 (16.86%) Go

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 85 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (6.59%) Apache
3 64 (5.02%) IIS
4 53 (4.16%) Apache Spark
5 40 (3.14%) Confluence
6 25 (1.96%) GemFire
6 25 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 22 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (1.33%) JBoss
9 15 (1.18%) nginx
10 12 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.86%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.55%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.47%) Apache Pulsar
14 6 (0.47%) LiveCycle
15 4 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.31%) CMS
15 4 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Summit
2 4 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.078%) Magento
5 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 892 (69.96%) AWS
2 545 (42.75%) Azure
3 365 (28.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 316 (24.78%) GCP
5 173 (13.57%) SaaS
6 159 (12.47%) PaaS
7 146 (11.45%) Serverless
8 135 (10.59%) IaaS
9 124 (9.73%) GitHub
10 108 (8.47%) Amazon EKS
11 103 (8.08%) Amazon S3
12 96 (7.53%) Pulumi
13 85 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
14 80 (6.27%) Amazon EC2
15 64 (5.02%) AWS Lambda
16 49 (3.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 44 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
18 43 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 42 (3.29%) Datadog
20 38 (2.98%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.37%) DNS
2 42 (3.29%) Firewall
3 39 (3.06%) Network Security
4 19 (1.49%) MQTT
5 16 (1.25%) Calico
5 16 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.10%) Internet
7 13 (1.02%) SAN
8 12 (0.94%) SNMP
8 12 (0.94%) VPN
9 9 (0.71%) WebEx
10 8 (0.63%) DHCP
10 8 (0.63%) VLAN
10 8 (0.63%) WAN
11 6 (0.47%) SSL
12 5 (0.39%) DDNS
12 5 (0.39%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.39%) SD-WAN
12 5 (0.39%) SMTP
13 4 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (17.02%) MySQL
2 179 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
3 146 (11.45%) SQL Server
4 112 (8.78%) NoSQL
5 99 (7.76%) Redis
6 94 (7.37%) Big Data
7 83 (6.51%) Relational Database
8 72 (5.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 53 (4.16%) Couchbase
10 51 (4.00%) Hadoop
11 44 (3.45%) MariaDB
12 40 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
13 37 (2.90%) RDBMS
14 34 (2.67%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (1.41%) Amazon Athena
17 17 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
18 15 (1.18%) Flink
18 15 (1.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 440 (34.51%) Jenkins
2 265 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 136 (10.67%) GitLab
4 116 (9.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 106 (8.31%) TeamCity
6 75 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (5.25%) JIRA
8 66 (5.18%) Maven
9 58 (4.55%) Selenium
10 55 (4.31%) Cucumber
11 54 (4.24%) Bitbucket
12 53 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 50 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
14 48 (3.76%) Gradle
15 44 (3.45%) CircleCI
16 41 (3.22%) SonarQube
17 38 (2.98%) JUnit
18 33 (2.59%) Cypress.io
19 30 (2.35%) Protractor
20 28 (2.20%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 230 (18.04%) Finance
2 210 (16.47%) Social Skills
3 104 (8.16%) Banking
4 94 (7.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 89 (6.98%) Law
6 77 (6.04%) Retail
7 46 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.59%) Games
9 30 (2.35%) Public Sector
10 26 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
10 26 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.73%) Automotive
12 21 (1.65%) Marketing
13 12 (0.94%) Electronics
14 10 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.55%) Organisational Skills
16 5 (0.39%) Advertising
16 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 542 (42.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 216 (16.94%) AWS Engineer
3 176 (13.80%) AWS DevOps
4 173 (13.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 118 (9.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 112 (8.78%) Architect
7 102 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
7 102 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
8 92 (7.22%) Developer
9 90 (7.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 87 (6.82%) Lead DevOps
11 75 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
12 71 (5.57%) Senior DevOps
12 71 (5.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 70 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
14 52 (4.08%) Azure Architect
15 49 (3.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 45 (3.53%) Software Engineer
17 43 (3.37%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 38 (2.98%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (9.96%) Kafka
2 124 (9.73%) Elastic Stack
3 121 (9.49%) Node.js
4 116 (9.10%) React
5 112 (8.78%) REST
6 102 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 83 (6.51%) Spring
8 76 (5.96%) RESTful
9 75 (5.88%) .NET
10 72 (5.65%) ARM Templates
11 69 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
12 66 (5.18%) Redux
13 60 (4.71%) LAMP
14 59 (4.63%) Web Services
15 49 (3.84%) Spring Boot
16 48 (3.76%) JSON
16 48 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 41 (3.22%) .NET Core
18 37 (2.90%) OAuth
19 30 (2.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 164 (12.86%) Public Cloud
2 103 (8.08%) Cloud Native
3 76 (5.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 73 (5.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 62 (4.86%) Private Cloud
6 58 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
7 51 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
8 38 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 38 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
9 36 (2.82%) User Experience
10 24 (1.88%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.65%) Smart Meter
12 18 (1.41%) Replication
13 17 (1.33%) Clustering
14 16 (1.25%) Blog
15 15 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.10%) Management Information System
17 13 (1.02%) Mobile App
18 12 (0.94%) Social Media
19 10 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 594 (46.59%) Linux
2 272 (21.33%) Windows
3 161 (12.63%) Unix
4 72 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 62 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (2.43%) CentOS
7 28 (2.20%) Mesosphere
8 20 (1.57%) Android
8 20 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.78%) Debian
9 10 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.71%) SUSE
11 8 (0.63%) Solaris
12 5 (0.39%) AIX
12 5 (0.39%) HPUX
13 4 (0.31%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.16%) zOS
15 1 (0.078%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 921 (72.24%) DevOps
2 665 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
3 556 (43.61%) Configuration Management
4 528 (41.41%) CI/CD
5 502 (39.37%) Infrastructure as Code
6 305 (23.92%) Scrum
7 278 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
8 250 (19.61%) Deployment Automation
9 206 (16.16%) Microservices
10 203 (15.92%) Test Automation
11 197 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
12 176 (13.80%) Software Engineering
13 153 (12.00%) Computer Science
14 138 (10.82%) Open Source
15 131 (10.27%) Mentoring
16 124 (9.73%) Load Balancing
17 120 (9.41%) TDD
18 113 (8.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 110 (8.63%) Technology Transformation
20 101 (7.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 781 (61.25%) Python
2 386 (30.27%) Bash
3 316 (24.78%) Java
4 262 (20.55%) PowerShell
4 262 (20.55%) Ruby
5 234 (18.35%) SQL
6 215 (16.86%) Go
7 199 (15.61%) JavaScript
8 146 (11.45%) C#
9 118 (9.25%) Perl
10 112 (8.78%) Shell Script
11 102 (8.00%) TypeScript
12 81 (6.35%) PHP
13 80 (6.27%) Groovy
14 51 (4.00%) C
15 27 (2.12%) Scala
16 24 (1.88%) R
17 22 (1.73%) C++
18 17 (1.33%) ES6
19 13 (1.02%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 167 (13.10%) Degree
2 122 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 94 (7.37%) AWS Certification
4 76 (5.96%) SC Cleared
5 61 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (2.35%) OCP
6 30 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
7 22 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 19 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.55%) RHCE
11 6 (0.47%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.47%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.24%) CCNP
14 3 (0.24%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.33%) QA
2 43 (3.37%) SLA
3 22 (1.73%) NIST
4 19 (1.49%) IASME
4 19 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.39%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.39%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) GDPR
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.078%) COBIT
7 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.078%) IFRS
7 1 (0.078%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.078%) NCSC
7 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 652 (51.14%) Docker
2 79 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (4.86%) Active Directory
4 51 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.80%) KVM
7 14 (1.10%) HDFS
7 14 (1.10%) Xen
8 13 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.78%) vSphere
10 6 (0.47%) Ceph
10 6 (0.47%) NFS
11 5 (0.39%) LXC
11 5 (0.39%) NDS
12 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.078%) Squid
13 1 (0.078%) vCloud
13 1 (0.078%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 953 (74.75%) Puppet
2 824 (64.63%) Ansible
3 782 (61.33%) Terraform
4 722 (56.63%) Kubernetes
5 128 (10.04%) Grafana
6 121 (9.49%) Prometheus
7 76 (5.96%) Kibana
8 63 (4.94%) Salt
9 52 (4.08%) logstash
10 51 (4.00%) Cobbler
11 50 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
12 48 (3.76%) SCCM
13 40 (3.14%) Istio
14 30 (2.35%) HAProxy
15 25 (1.96%) CFEngine
16 24 (1.88%) Automic
17 22 (1.73%) Nagios
17 22 (1.73%) ZABBIX
18 20 (1.57%) CASB
19 19 (1.49%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 211 (16.55%) Google
2 195 (15.29%) SaltStack
3 152 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 104 (8.16%) VMware
5 91 (7.14%) Splunk
6 70 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 68 (5.33%) Oracle
8 52 (4.08%) New Relic
9 27 (2.12%) SAP
10 22 (1.73%) Cisco
11 19 (1.49%) Checkmarx
11 19 (1.49%) IBM
11 19 (1.49%) Okta
11 19 (1.49%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.25%) AppDynamics
12 16 (1.25%) HP
13 15 (1.18%) PayPal
13 15 (1.18%) Sun
14 12 (0.94%) Perforce
15 11 (0.86%) Dynatrace