Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 258 210 179
Rank change year-on-year -48 -31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 984 2,269 3,131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.72% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.76% 13.55% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 828 1,942 2,622
Median annual salary £63,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,775
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 11,227 16,743 15,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.00% 12.67% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,820 12,908 12,750
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 -111 485 £75,000 +7.14% 43
North of England +84 227 £55,000 - 15
South East -35 126 £73,000 +16.80% 11
Yorkshire +113 114 £55,000 - 2
North West +43 103 £55,000 - 12
South West +49 65 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Midlands +71 52 £55,000 -4.35% 4
West Midlands +42 32 £55,000 -4.35% 4
East of England +27 26 £62,500 +4.17% 11
East Midlands +57 20 £57,500 +27.78%
North East -1 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 732 (74.39%) Puppet
2 701 (71.24%) Ansible
3 698 (70.93%) DevOps
4 595 (60.47%) AWS
5 524 (53.25%) Python
6 515 (52.34%) Docker
7 473 (48.07%) Kubernetes
8 471 (47.87%) Terraform
9 458 (46.54%) Linux
10 422 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
11 405 (41.16%) Azure
12 363 (36.89%) Jenkins
13 304 (30.89%) Configuration Management
14 261 (26.52%) Java
15 256 (26.02%) PowerShell
16 251 (25.51%) Git (software)
17 248 (25.20%) Bash Shell
18 229 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
19 218 (22.15%) Windows
20 210 (21.34%) Infrastructure as Code
21 208 (21.14%) Finance
22 176 (17.89%) Ruby
23 174 (17.68%) GCP
24 164 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
25 143 (14.53%) JavaScript
26 137 (13.92%) Migration
27 134 (13.62%) VMware
28 132 (13.41%) SQL
29 131 (13.31%) Microsoft
30 125 (12.70%) Scrum

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 59 (6.00%) Apache
2 48 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 45 (4.57%) IIS
4 41 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 33 (3.35%) Cloud Foundry
6 32 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (2.64%) Confluence
8 23 (2.34%) Apache Spark
9 20 (2.03%) nginx
10 15 (1.52%) JBoss
11 13 (1.32%) CMS
12 9 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.71%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.51%) Luigi
16 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
18 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
18 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 595 (60.47%) AWS
2 405 (41.16%) Azure
3 174 (17.68%) GCP
4 164 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 97 (9.86%) SaaS
6 96 (9.76%) IaaS
6 96 (9.76%) Serverless
7 91 (9.25%) PaaS
8 58 (5.89%) OpenShift
9 57 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
10 46 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
10 46 (4.67%) Amazon ECS
11 44 (4.47%) Amazon S3
11 44 (4.47%) GitHub
12 41 (4.17%) Office 365
13 34 (3.46%) Slack
14 29 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (2.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 24 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.01%) Firewall
2 41 (4.17%) DNS
3 31 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.15%) VPN
4 28 (2.85%) SAN
5 22 (2.24%) Internet
6 17 (1.73%) DMZ
6 17 (1.73%) HTTP
7 10 (1.02%) BGP
7 10 (1.02%) OSPF
7 10 (1.02%) SSL
8 9 (0.91%) SMTP
8 9 (0.91%) WAN
9 7 (0.71%) BIG-IP
9 7 (0.71%) NAS
9 7 (0.71%) Network Security
9 7 (0.71%) VLAN
10 6 (0.61%) LAN
11 5 (0.51%) DHCP
12 4 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.84%) MySQL
2 86 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 68 (6.91%) Big Data
4 40 (4.07%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 24 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.63%) Redis
14 15 (1.52%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.81%) Data Lake
17 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.71%) Power BI
18 6 (0.61%) GIS
18 6 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 363 (36.89%) Jenkins
2 251 (25.51%) Git (software)
3 101 (10.26%) JIRA
4 91 (9.25%) TeamCity
5 69 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 68 (6.91%) GitLab
7 53 (5.39%) Bitbucket
7 53 (5.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 48 (4.88%) Selenium
9 45 (4.57%) Maven
10 32 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 32 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (3.25%) Travis CI
11 31 (3.15%) Cucumber
12 28 (2.85%) Gradle
13 27 (2.74%) Vagrant
14 22 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
15 20 (2.03%) Visual Studio
16 19 (1.93%) CircleCI
17 18 (1.83%) Subversion
General
1 208 (21.14%) Finance
2 49 (4.98%) Banking
3 22 (2.24%) Games
3 22 (2.24%) Retail
4 19 (1.93%) Marketing
5 17 (1.73%) Law
6 15 (1.52%) Automotive
7 14 (1.42%) Public Sector
8 8 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.61%) Legal
10 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.41%) Billing
11 4 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.30%) Military
12 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 417 (42.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 121 (12.30%) AWS Engineer
3 101 (10.26%) Developer
4 89 (9.04%) Platform Engineer
5 73 (7.42%) Cloud Engineer
6 68 (6.91%) Architect
7 63 (6.40%) Senior DevOps
8 61 (6.20%) AWS DevOps
9 60 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 58 (5.89%) Linux Engineer
11 53 (5.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 51 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 46 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
14 43 (4.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 43 (4.37%) Java Developer
15 37 (3.76%) Python Engineer
16 33 (3.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 33 (3.35%) Software Engineer
17 27 (2.74%) Lead DevOps
18 26 (2.64%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (11.18%) Web Services
2 84 (8.54%) Node.js
3 69 (7.01%) .NET
4 59 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
5 40 (4.07%) HTML
6 39 (3.96%) React
7 38 (3.86%) Kafka
8 35 (3.56%) CSS
9 28 (2.85%) J2EE
9 28 (2.85%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (2.54%) REST
11 24 (2.44%) JSON
11 24 (2.44%) LAMP
12 23 (2.34%) Spring
13 15 (1.52%) Middleware
13 15 (1.52%) YAML
14 14 (1.42%) Hibernate
15 13 (1.32%) ASP.NET
16 12 (1.22%) Sensu
17 11 (1.12%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.26%) Public Cloud
2 67 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 47 (4.78%) Cloud Native
4 31 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.73%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
8 15 (1.52%) Social Network
9 14 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.42%) User Experience
10 12 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (1.12%) Derivative
11 11 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.02%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.81%) Clustering
14 8 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 458 (46.54%) Linux
2 218 (22.15%) Windows
3 84 (8.54%) Unix
4 72 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 70 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (4.07%) CentOS
7 25 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 22 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.63%) Debian
11 15 (1.52%) VMS
12 13 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
13 9 (0.91%) FreeBSD
14 7 (0.71%) Android
14 7 (0.71%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.71%) FreeNAS
15 6 (0.61%) AIX
15 6 (0.61%) zOS
16 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (70.93%) DevOps
2 422 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (30.89%) Configuration Management
4 229 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
5 210 (21.34%) Infrastructure as Code
6 137 (13.92%) Migration
7 125 (12.70%) Scrum
8 119 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 107 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 102 (10.37%) SDLC
11 101 (10.26%) Deployment Automation
12 100 (10.16%) Infrastructure Automation
13 96 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 96 (9.76%) Test Automation
14 86 (8.74%) High Availability
14 86 (8.74%) Microservices
15 76 (7.72%) Open Source
16 73 (7.42%) TDD
17 71 (7.22%) Mentoring
18 69 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 524 (53.25%) Python
2 261 (26.52%) Java
3 256 (26.02%) PowerShell
4 248 (25.20%) Bash Shell
5 176 (17.89%) Ruby
6 143 (14.53%) JavaScript
7 132 (13.41%) SQL
8 118 (11.99%) Go
9 83 (8.43%) C#
10 56 (5.69%) Shell Script
11 54 (5.49%) Perl
12 40 (4.07%) PHP
13 34 (3.46%) Groovy
14 27 (2.74%) C++
15 20 (2.03%) C
15 20 (2.03%) Scala
16 17 (1.73%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.61%) VBScript
19 5 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (7.83%) Degree
2 36 (3.66%) AWS Certification
3 34 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.63%) RHCE
5 16 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.22%) CCNP
8 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.51%) CCNA
9 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.51%) MCP
9 5 (0.51%) MCSA
9 5 (0.51%) OCP
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.41%) CISSP
10 4 (0.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.46%) QA
2 15 (1.52%) SLA
3 10 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.71%) GDPR
5 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.41%) NIST
6 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 515 (52.34%) Docker
2 79 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 76 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (4.67%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.73%) KVM
7 7 (0.71%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.51%) Ceph
8 5 (0.51%) oVirt
8 5 (0.51%) vSphere
9 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.30%) HDFS
10 3 (0.30%) Xen
11 2 (0.20%) iptables
11 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.10%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 732 (74.39%) Puppet
2 701 (71.24%) Ansible
3 473 (48.07%) Kubernetes
4 471 (47.87%) Terraform
5 75 (7.62%) Salt
6 54 (5.49%) Packer
7 47 (4.78%) Docker Swarm
8 40 (4.07%) Prometheus
9 31 (3.15%) SCCM
10 29 (2.95%) Nagios
11 24 (2.44%) Grafana
11 24 (2.44%) Kibana
11 24 (2.44%) Rancher
12 21 (2.13%) Consul
13 19 (1.93%) SCVMM
13 19 (1.93%) ZABBIX
14 18 (1.83%) Tivoli
15 17 (1.73%) Istio
16 14 (1.42%) Cobbler
17 13 (1.32%) Icinga
Vendors
1 134 (13.62%) VMware
2 131 (13.31%) Microsoft
3 112 (11.38%) Google
4 84 (8.54%) Oracle
5 80 (8.13%) Red Hat
6 62 (6.30%) SaltStack
7 39 (3.96%) Cisco
8 35 (3.56%) Splunk
9 31 (3.15%) IBM
10 30 (3.05%) Atlassian
10 30 (3.05%) HP
11 19 (1.93%) Juniper
12 14 (1.42%) CA Agile Central
12 14 (1.42%) Citrix
12 14 (1.42%) F5
13 11 (1.12%) Dell
14 10 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.91%) FIS
15 9 (0.91%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.91%) WorldPay