Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 245 215
Rank change year-on-year -20 -30 -29
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,423 594 2,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.34% 1.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.59% 8.01% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 917 466 1,546
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 18,756 7,419 17,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.31% 16.78% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12,068 6,208 13,161
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +6.36%
75th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% +6.96% +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -94 622 £80,000 +10.34% 90
North of England +30 404 £60,000 +9.09% 32
Yorkshire +21 239 £60,000 +9.09% 11
South East 0 215 £65,000 -5.45% 22
North West -10 133 £60,000 +10.60% 19
Midlands -59 100 £62,500 +25.00% 18
West Midlands -62 70 £62,500 +25.00% 10
South West -91 49 £62,500 +8.70% 10
North East -4 33 £47,500 -13.64% 2
East Midlands -48 30 £50,000 - 8
East of England -90 25 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1,077 (75.69%) DevOps
2 1,040 (73.09%) Puppet
3 1,003 (70.48%) AWS
4 912 (64.09%) Kubernetes
5 893 (62.75%) Terraform
6 828 (58.19%) Ansible
7 827 (58.12%) Python
8 821 (57.70%) Agile Software Development
9 806 (56.64%) Docker
10 700 (49.19%) Linux
11 565 (39.70%) Configuration Management
12 543 (38.16%) Azure
13 534 (37.53%) Infrastructure as Code
14 526 (36.96%) Jenkins
15 501 (35.21%) Java
16 399 (28.04%) AWS CloudFormation
17 384 (26.99%) Bash Shell
18 362 (25.44%) Git (software)
19 335 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
20 332 (23.33%) Go
21 331 (23.26%) Scrum
22 317 (22.28%) Software Engineering
23 313 (22.00%) Ruby
24 297 (20.87%) GCP
25 294 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
26 284 (19.96%) PowerShell
27 281 (19.75%) JavaScript
28 278 (19.54%) Deployment Automation
29 275 (19.33%) PostgreSQL
30 265 (18.62%) Microservices

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
1 100 (7.03%) Elasticsearch
2 99 (6.96%) Apache
3 77 (5.41%) GemFire
4 60 (4.22%) IIS
5 58 (4.08%) Apache Spark
6 48 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 29 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
8 24 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 20 (1.41%) Confluence
10 19 (1.34%) nginx
11 17 (1.19%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.05%) Gunicorn
12 15 (1.05%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.77%) JBoss
15 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 7 (0.49%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.49%) LiveCycle
17 4 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 12 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.21%) Summit
5 1 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,003 (70.48%) AWS
2 543 (38.16%) Azure
3 399 (28.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 297 (20.87%) GCP
5 220 (15.46%) PaaS
6 164 (11.52%) SaaS
7 156 (10.96%) GitHub
8 153 (10.75%) Pulumi
9 143 (10.05%) Amazon EKS
10 136 (9.56%) IaaS
11 120 (8.43%) Serverless
12 74 (5.20%) Datadog
13 72 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
14 63 (4.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 60 (4.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 59 (4.15%) Amazon S3
17 54 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
17 54 (3.79%) OpenShift
18 53 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
19 51 (3.58%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.57%) Firewall
2 64 (4.50%) DNS
3 37 (2.60%) HTTP
4 35 (2.46%) Calico
5 28 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.62%) VPN
7 22 (1.55%) SSL
8 21 (1.48%) Internet
9 16 (1.12%) WebEx
10 15 (1.05%) MQTT
11 14 (0.98%) SAN
12 13 (0.91%) IPv4
12 13 (0.91%) WAN
13 12 (0.84%) LAN
13 12 (0.84%) Network Security
14 11 (0.77%) NAS
15 10 (0.70%) BIG-IP
15 10 (0.70%) SD-WAN
16 8 (0.56%) BGP
16 8 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (19.33%) PostgreSQL
2 209 (14.69%) MySQL
3 180 (12.65%) Redis
4 138 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 115 (8.08%) Relational Database
6 112 (7.87%) SQL Server
7 111 (7.80%) MariaDB
8 109 (7.66%) MongoDB
9 108 (7.59%) Big Data
10 89 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 62 (4.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 47 (3.30%) HBase
13 45 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
14 34 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
15 31 (2.18%) Amazon Athena
16 27 (1.90%) RDBMS
17 19 (1.34%) Hadoop
18 17 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (1.12%) Couchbase
20 14 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 526 (36.96%) Jenkins
2 362 (25.44%) Git (software)
3 178 (12.51%) GitLab
4 140 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 123 (8.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 110 (7.73%) TeamCity
7 105 (7.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 100 (7.03%) Protractor
9 92 (6.47%) Cucumber
10 91 (6.39%) Gradle
11 80 (5.62%) Cypress.io
12 70 (4.92%) Selenium
13 69 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 65 (4.57%) Storybook
15 57 (4.01%) JUnit
16 55 (3.87%) Mockito
17 48 (3.37%) IBM UrbanCode
18 47 (3.30%) Travis CI
19 45 (3.16%) Bitbucket
20 43 (3.02%) Artifactory
General
1 249 (17.50%) Finance
2 248 (17.43%) Social Skills
3 185 (13.00%) Banking
4 158 (11.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 154 (10.82%) Law
6 74 (5.20%) Retail
7 29 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (1.69%) Public Sector
9 23 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
10 20 (1.41%) Marketing
11 19 (1.34%) Games
12 18 (1.26%) Automotive
13 17 (1.19%) Wearables
14 15 (1.05%) Russian Language
15 8 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.49%) Advertising
16 7 (0.49%) Public Speaking
17 6 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
17 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 594 (41.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 302 (21.22%) AWS Engineer
3 258 (18.13%) AWS DevOps
4 251 (17.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 130 (9.14%) Developer
5 130 (9.14%) Platform Engineer
6 125 (8.78%) Software Engineer
7 120 (8.43%) Azure Engineer
8 108 (7.59%) Senior DevOps
9 107 (7.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 104 (7.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 88 (6.18%) Cloud Engineer
12 87 (6.11%) Azure DevOps
13 86 (6.04%) Architect
14 66 (4.64%) Principal Engineer
15 47 (3.30%) Java Engineer
16 44 (3.09%) Principal Software Engineer
17 43 (3.02%) Lead Developer
18 42 (2.95%) Linux Engineer
19 41 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (17.57%) Node.js
2 228 (16.02%) React
3 208 (14.62%) AngularJS
4 202 (14.20%) Kafka
5 155 (10.89%) Spring
6 142 (9.98%) Web Services
7 141 (9.91%) REST
8 137 (9.63%) Elastic Stack
9 135 (9.49%) CSS
10 131 (9.21%) Redux
11 121 (8.50%) ARM Templates
12 107 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
13 106 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 105 (7.38%) RESTful
15 88 (6.18%) .NET
16 80 (5.62%) JSON
17 77 (5.41%) Express
17 77 (5.41%) WireMock
18 70 (4.92%) Spring Boot
19 65 (4.57%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 143 (10.05%) Public Cloud
2 124 (8.71%) Linux Command Line
3 103 (7.24%) User Experience
4 72 (5.06%) Enterprise Cloud
5 63 (4.43%) Cloud Native
6 59 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 49 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
9 44 (3.09%) Private Cloud
10 43 (3.02%) Data Centre
11 38 (2.67%) Algorithms
12 34 (2.39%) Management Information System
13 29 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.41%) Clustering
14 20 (1.41%) Legacy Code
15 19 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 19 (1.34%) N-Tier
16 18 (1.26%) Smartphone
17 17 (1.19%) Mobile App
18 13 (0.91%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 700 (49.19%) Linux
2 206 (14.48%) Windows
3 174 (12.23%) Unix
4 72 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 52 (3.65%) Mesosphere
6 45 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (2.95%) CentOS
8 31 (2.18%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.55%) Android
10 20 (1.41%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.26%) Debian
12 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.42%) SUSE
13 5 (0.35%) Solaris
14 4 (0.28%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.070%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,077 (75.69%) DevOps
2 821 (57.70%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (39.70%) Configuration Management
4 534 (37.53%) Infrastructure as Code
5 335 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
6 331 (23.26%) Scrum
7 317 (22.28%) Software Engineering
8 294 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
9 278 (19.54%) Deployment Automation
10 265 (18.62%) Microservices
11 240 (16.87%) Computer Science
12 221 (15.53%) Test Automation
13 172 (12.09%) Migration
14 157 (11.03%) TDD
15 148 (10.40%) Open Source
16 144 (10.12%) Mentoring
17 138 (9.70%) Digital Banking
18 132 (9.28%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 128 (9.00%) Analytics
19 128 (9.00%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 827 (58.12%) Python
2 501 (35.21%) Java
3 384 (26.99%) Bash Shell
4 332 (23.33%) Go
5 313 (22.00%) Ruby
6 284 (19.96%) PowerShell
7 281 (19.75%) JavaScript
8 209 (14.69%) SQL
9 183 (12.86%) C#
10 136 (9.56%) Groovy
11 129 (9.07%) PHP
12 122 (8.57%) Shell Script
13 120 (8.43%) TypeScript
14 65 (4.57%) Perl
15 51 (3.58%) Kotlin
16 26 (1.83%) Elixir
16 26 (1.83%) Elm
17 24 (1.69%) C
17 24 (1.69%) C++
18 19 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 247 (17.36%) Degree
2 90 (6.32%) AWS Certification
3 80 (5.62%) OCP
3 80 (5.62%) Oracle Certification
4 77 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 52 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 51 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.05%) RHCE
8 13 (0.91%) RHCSA
9 11 (0.77%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CCNA
12 3 (0.21%) CCNP
12 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.21%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.14%) MCSA
13 2 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.50%) QA
2 56 (3.94%) SLA
3 15 (1.05%) GRC
4 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.28%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.28%) WCAG
6 3 (0.21%) GDPR
6 3 (0.21%) NIST
6 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) IASME
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.070%) IFRS
8 1 (0.070%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.070%) NCSC
System Software
1 806 (56.64%) Docker
2 80 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.15%) Active Directory
4 54 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
5 46 (3.23%) HDFS
6 25 (1.76%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.98%) vSphere
8 13 (0.91%) KVM
9 12 (0.84%) NFS
10 9 (0.63%) LXC
10 9 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.56%) Ceph
11 8 (0.56%) Xen
12 5 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.21%) iptables
14 2 (0.14%) Postfix
14 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,040 (73.09%) Puppet
2 912 (64.09%) Kubernetes
3 893 (62.75%) Terraform
4 828 (58.19%) Ansible
5 212 (14.90%) Prometheus
6 168 (11.81%) Grafana
7 93 (6.54%) Salt
8 91 (6.39%) Kibana
9 75 (5.27%) Docker Swarm
10 60 (4.22%) Graphite
11 49 (3.44%) Istio
11 49 (3.44%) logstash
12 46 (3.23%) Consul
13 44 (3.09%) SCCM
13 44 (3.09%) ZABBIX
14 43 (3.02%) Automic
15 37 (2.60%) HAProxy
16 31 (2.18%) CFEngine
17 30 (2.11%) Packer
18 27 (1.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 179 (12.58%) SaltStack
2 156 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 153 (10.75%) VMware
4 147 (10.33%) Google
5 101 (7.10%) Oracle
6 85 (5.97%) Splunk
7 81 (5.69%) New Relic
8 66 (4.64%) Okta
9 51 (3.58%) Red Hat
10 43 (3.02%) IBM
11 26 (1.83%) Cisco
12 23 (1.62%) PayPal
13 19 (1.34%) Dell
14 17 (1.19%) Dynatrace
14 17 (1.19%) SAP
15 14 (0.98%) HP
16 13 (0.91%) AppDynamics
17 12 (0.84%) Nintex
17 12 (0.84%) SolarWinds
18 11 (0.77%) Sun