Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 261 214
Rank change year-on-year +2 -47 -32
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,244 909 2,284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.23% 1.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.70% 8.53% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 881 721 1,746
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £63,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.79% -3.08% +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year -0.40% +0.40% +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 16,153 10,660 17,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 14.45% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11,197 8,637 13,437
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,525 £33,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 527 £80,000 +6.67% 72
North of England +24 365 £60,000 +9.09% 55
Yorkshire +31 214 £60,000 +9.09% 25
South East -3 132 £67,500 -1.46% 15
North West -11 132 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Midlands +23 113 £57,500 +4.55% 18
South West -53 71 £65,000 +18.18% 15
West Midlands -15 66 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East Midlands +4 46 £50,000 -13.04% 5
East of England -9 37 £65,000 +15.56% 8
North East -4 20 £47,500 - 7
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 965 (77.57%) DevOps
2 913 (73.39%) Puppet
3 771 (61.98%) Terraform
4 749 (60.21%) Ansible
5 747 (60.05%) AWS
6 711 (57.15%) Agile Software Development
7 705 (56.67%) Kubernetes
8 682 (54.82%) Docker
9 659 (52.97%) Python
10 608 (48.87%) Linux
11 533 (42.85%) Azure
12 494 (39.71%) Configuration Management
13 447 (35.93%) Infrastructure as Code
14 424 (34.08%) Jenkins
15 387 (31.11%) Java
16 327 (26.29%) AWS CloudFormation
17 318 (25.56%) PowerShell
18 303 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
19 291 (23.39%) Problem-Solving
20 290 (23.31%) Deployment Automation
21 285 (22.91%) Bash Shell
22 275 (22.11%) Ruby
23 269 (21.62%) JavaScript
24 265 (21.30%) Git (software)
25 264 (21.22%) Go
26 254 (20.42%) Test Automation
27 230 (18.49%) Social Skills
28 228 (18.33%) Microservices
29 227 (18.25%) Scrum
30 226 (18.17%) SQL

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 82 (6.59%) Apache
2 60 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 42 (3.38%) GemFire
4 41 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (3.05%) IIS
6 35 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (2.49%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (1.93%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
10 18 (1.45%) Confluence
10 18 (1.45%) nginx
11 13 (1.05%) Gunicorn
11 13 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.88%) JBoss
13 8 (0.64%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.56%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.56%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 52 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 747 (60.05%) AWS
2 533 (42.85%) Azure
3 327 (26.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 221 (17.77%) PaaS
5 193 (15.51%) GCP
6 144 (11.58%) Pulumi
7 140 (11.25%) IaaS
8 124 (9.97%) SaaS
9 121 (9.73%) GitHub
10 112 (9.00%) Amazon EKS
11 77 (6.19%) Serverless
12 72 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 71 (5.71%) Datadog
14 60 (4.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 57 (4.58%) Azure Key Vault
15 57 (4.58%) Azure Storage
16 54 (4.34%) Azure Service Fabric
17 53 (4.26%) Azure Service Bus
18 52 (4.18%) Azure App Service
19 47 (3.78%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.39%) Firewall
2 59 (4.74%) DNS
3 47 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 46 (3.70%) Internet
5 33 (2.65%) HTTP
6 23 (1.85%) NAS
7 22 (1.77%) SAN
8 19 (1.53%) SSL
9 18 (1.45%) BIG-IP
10 16 (1.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 15 (1.21%) LAN
12 14 (1.13%) Calico
12 14 (1.13%) VPN
12 14 (1.13%) WAN
13 12 (0.96%) IPv4
14 9 (0.72%) DHCP
14 9 (0.72%) Multicast
15 8 (0.64%) tcpdump
15 8 (0.64%) VLAN
16 6 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (15.92%) PostgreSQL
2 186 (14.95%) MySQL
3 125 (10.05%) SQL Server
4 122 (9.81%) Redis
5 107 (8.60%) MongoDB
6 105 (8.44%) MariaDB
7 97 (7.80%) NoSQL
8 88 (7.07%) Big Data
9 81 (6.51%) Relational Database
10 66 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 40 (3.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 38 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
13 37 (2.97%) HBase
14 24 (1.93%) Hadoop
15 23 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (1.13%) RDBMS
19 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
20 7 (0.56%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 424 (34.08%) Jenkins
2 265 (21.30%) Git (software)
3 145 (11.66%) GitLab
4 130 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 95 (7.64%) TeamCity
6 78 (6.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 74 (5.95%) Cucumber
8 66 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 64 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 63 (5.06%) Gradle
11 55 (4.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 50 (4.02%) Artifactory
13 48 (3.86%) Protractor
13 48 (3.86%) Selenium
14 45 (3.62%) JIRA
14 45 (3.62%) Vagrant
15 42 (3.38%) Bitbucket
16 40 (3.22%) Mockito
17 39 (3.14%) JUnit
18 38 (3.05%) IntelliJ
General
1 230 (18.49%) Social Skills
2 152 (12.22%) Finance
3 119 (9.57%) Banking
4 83 (6.67%) Law
5 63 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (3.62%) Retail
7 39 (3.14%) Games
8 17 (1.37%) Wearables
9 16 (1.29%) Public Sector
10 12 (0.96%) Russian Language
11 11 (0.88%) Advertising
12 8 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.64%) Public Speaking
13 7 (0.56%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.48%) Automotive
14 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.48%) Marketing
14 6 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 603 (48.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 273 (21.95%) AWS Engineer
3 238 (19.13%) AWS DevOps
4 229 (18.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 125 (10.05%) Developer
6 118 (9.49%) Senior DevOps
7 116 (9.32%) Azure Engineer
8 100 (8.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 94 (7.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 87 (6.99%) Platform Engineer
11 80 (6.43%) Azure DevOps
12 73 (5.87%) Software Engineer
13 71 (5.71%) Architect
14 64 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
15 55 (4.42%) Azure Developer
16 53 (4.26%) Senior Developer
17 52 (4.18%) C# Developer
18 41 (3.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 39 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
20 37 (2.97%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (13.83%) Web Services
2 144 (11.58%) Node.js
3 139 (11.17%) CSS
4 129 (10.37%) React
5 122 (9.81%) Kafka
6 97 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 95 (7.64%) .NET
8 92 (7.40%) AngularJS
9 83 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
9 83 (6.67%) RESTful
10 81 (6.51%) Spring
11 75 (6.03%) .NET Core
12 69 (5.55%) REST
13 60 (4.82%) Redux
14 56 (4.50%) jQuery
15 55 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 55 (4.42%) Entity Framework
16 52 (4.18%) HTML
17 50 (4.02%) .NET Framework
18 49 (3.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.44%) Public Cloud
2 99 (7.96%) Linux Command Line
3 69 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
4 62 (4.98%) Enterprise Cloud
5 56 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
6 55 (4.42%) N-Tier
7 50 (4.02%) Cloud Native
8 49 (3.94%) User Experience
9 42 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 35 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (2.65%) Data Centre
12 25 (2.01%) Reinsurance
13 23 (1.85%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.85%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.85%) Private Cloud
14 22 (1.77%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.53%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.45%) Smartphone
16 18 (1.45%) Social Media
17 15 (1.21%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 608 (48.87%) Linux
2 158 (12.70%) Unix
3 146 (11.74%) Windows
4 76 (6.11%) Windows Server
5 41 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.89%) CentOS
7 30 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 18 (1.45%) Debian
9 11 (0.88%) Android
10 9 (0.72%) Mesosphere
11 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.24%) SUSE
13 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 965 (77.57%) DevOps
2 711 (57.15%) Agile Software Development
3 494 (39.71%) Configuration Management
4 447 (35.93%) Infrastructure as Code
5 303 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
6 291 (23.39%) Problem-Solving
7 290 (23.31%) Deployment Automation
8 254 (20.42%) Test Automation
9 228 (18.33%) Microservices
10 227 (18.25%) Scrum
11 218 (17.52%) Software Engineering
12 174 (13.99%) Migration
13 170 (13.67%) Computer Science
14 147 (11.82%) Mentoring
15 126 (10.13%) Open Source
16 106 (8.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 104 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
18 103 (8.28%) Analytics
19 102 (8.20%) OO
20 98 (7.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 659 (52.97%) Python
2 387 (31.11%) Java
3 318 (25.56%) PowerShell
4 285 (22.91%) Bash Shell
5 275 (22.11%) Ruby
6 269 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 264 (21.22%) Go
8 226 (18.17%) SQL
9 196 (15.76%) C#
10 131 (10.53%) Groovy
11 101 (8.12%) PHP
12 87 (6.99%) Shell Script
13 83 (6.67%) Perl
14 82 (6.59%) TypeScript
15 56 (4.50%) T-SQL
16 29 (2.33%) Kotlin
17 25 (2.01%) C
18 22 (1.77%) C++
18 22 (1.77%) Elixir
18 22 (1.77%) Elm
Qualifications
1 196 (15.76%) Degree
2 103 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 86 (6.91%) AWS Certification
4 72 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 42 (3.38%) OCP
5 42 (3.38%) Oracle Certification
6 38 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.56%) CCNA
9 6 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.40%) RHCE
11 4 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.32%) MCSE
11 4 (0.32%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.24%) MCSA
13 2 (0.16%) CCNP
13 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.080%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.17%) SLA
2 23 (1.85%) QA
3 13 (1.05%) GRC
4 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 682 (54.82%) Docker
2 92 (7.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.73%) HDFS
4 34 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.77%) KVM
6 22 (1.77%) Xen
7 10 (0.80%) vSphere
8 9 (0.72%) NFS
9 7 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.24%) iptables
12 3 (0.24%) LXC
13 2 (0.16%) Ceph
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.16%) Postfix
13 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 913 (73.39%) Puppet
2 771 (61.98%) Terraform
3 749 (60.21%) Ansible
4 705 (56.67%) Kubernetes
5 156 (12.54%) Prometheus
6 118 (9.49%) Grafana
7 86 (6.91%) Salt
8 51 (4.10%) Docker Swarm
9 46 (3.70%) CFEngine
10 45 (3.62%) Istio
11 44 (3.54%) Packer
12 37 (2.97%) Nagios
13 34 (2.73%) Graphite
14 30 (2.41%) SCCM
15 25 (2.01%) ZABBIX
16 24 (1.93%) Rancher
17 22 (1.77%) Consul
18 20 (1.61%) Kibana
19 19 (1.53%) Demisto
20 18 (1.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 151 (12.14%) VMware
2 149 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 147 (11.82%) SaltStack
4 92 (7.40%) Google
5 88 (7.07%) Oracle
6 64 (5.14%) New Relic
7 52 (4.18%) Nintex
8 49 (3.94%) Splunk
9 36 (2.89%) Okta
10 26 (2.09%) IBM
10 26 (2.09%) Red Hat
11 23 (1.85%) F5
12 22 (1.77%) Cisco
12 22 (1.77%) Dell
13 20 (1.61%) Veeam
14 19 (1.53%) ArcSight
14 19 (1.53%) ServiceNow
15 16 (1.29%) DataCore
15 16 (1.29%) Dell Compellent
15 16 (1.29%) Isilon