Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 230 192
Rank change year-on-year +24 -38 -4
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 962 1,680 2,546
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.68% 1.45% 1.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.02% 11.21% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,342 2,154
Median annual salary £62,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +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 9,603 14,981 16,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.76% 12.92% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7,958 11,644 12,746
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +4 428 £72,500 -3.33% 79
North of England +99 309 £55,000 - 40
Yorkshire +54 176 £60,000 +9.09% 13
North West +106 122 £51,250 -10.87% 22
Midlands +109 103 £65,000 +13.04% 17
West Midlands +101 68 £65,000 +13.04% 9
South West +27 49 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East -21 45 £71,250 +9.62% 15
East Midlands +69 35 £47,500 -17.39% 8
East of England +95 29 £72,500 +16.00% 8
North East +19 11 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 759 (78.90%) DevOps
2 744 (77.34%) Puppet
3 642 (66.74%) Ansible
4 592 (61.54%) AWS
5 588 (61.12%) Terraform
6 524 (54.47%) Docker
7 505 (52.49%) Kubernetes
8 474 (49.27%) Linux
9 429 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
10 421 (43.76%) Python
11 396 (41.16%) Azure
12 386 (40.12%) Configuration Management
13 320 (33.26%) Infrastructure as Code
14 315 (32.74%) Jenkins
15 265 (27.55%) AWS CloudFormation
16 255 (26.51%) Deployment Automation
17 244 (25.36%) Java
18 239 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
19 220 (22.87%) PowerShell
20 209 (21.73%) Go
21 200 (20.79%) Git (software)
22 189 (19.65%) Problem-Solving
23 181 (18.81%) Windows
24 176 (18.30%) Migration
25 169 (17.57%) Ruby
26 167 (17.36%) JavaScript
27 166 (17.26%) Microsoft
28 162 (16.84%) Scrum
29 160 (16.63%) Bash Shell
30 151 (15.70%) MySQL

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 84 (8.73%) Apache
2 46 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (3.22%) IIS
4 30 (3.12%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.98%) Confluence
6 19 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.77%) JBoss
9 16 (1.66%) Apache Spark
10 14 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.83%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.73%) nginx
13 6 (0.62%) Camunda
13 6 (0.62%) DNN
14 4 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.31%) Jupyter
16 2 (0.21%) CloudStack
16 2 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
1 22 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.73%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 592 (61.54%) AWS
2 396 (41.16%) Azure
3 265 (27.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 137 (14.24%) GCP
5 125 (12.99%) PaaS
6 95 (9.88%) Pulumi
7 91 (9.46%) IaaS
8 89 (9.25%) SaaS
9 83 (8.63%) Amazon EKS
10 82 (8.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 70 (7.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 70 (7.28%) GitHub
12 65 (6.76%) Serverless
13 50 (5.20%) Office 365
14 44 (4.57%) Datadog
15 38 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
16 32 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
17 30 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
18 29 (3.01%) Slack
19 27 (2.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.21%) DNS
2 73 (7.59%) Firewall
3 39 (4.05%) Network Security
3 39 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.33%) WAN
5 30 (3.12%) LAN
6 29 (3.01%) VPN
7 28 (2.91%) DHCP
8 25 (2.60%) IPsec
8 25 (2.60%) MPLS
8 25 (2.60%) Wireless
9 24 (2.49%) VoIP
9 24 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (2.29%) MRTG
10 22 (2.29%) OSPF
10 22 (2.29%) RIP
10 22 (2.29%) Skype
10 22 (2.29%) SNMP
10 22 (2.29%) TACACS
10 22 (2.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (15.70%) MySQL
2 86 (8.94%) SQL Server
3 82 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (6.34%) MongoDB
5 52 (5.41%) Redis
6 46 (4.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 41 (4.26%) MariaDB
8 39 (4.05%) Cosmos DB
9 30 (3.12%) NoSQL
10 29 (3.01%) Big Data
11 21 (2.18%) Hadoop
12 20 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (1.46%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.35%) HBase
15 11 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (1.14%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
18 7 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (0.73%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 315 (32.74%) Jenkins
2 200 (20.79%) Git (software)
3 87 (9.04%) GitLab
4 84 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (6.96%) TeamCity
6 49 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (4.89%) Cucumber
8 41 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (4.16%) Bitbucket
10 39 (4.05%) JIRA
10 39 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 38 (3.95%) Selenium
12 28 (2.91%) Vagrant
13 27 (2.81%) Maven
14 26 (2.70%) Artifactory
15 22 (2.29%) Gradle
16 19 (1.98%) Subversion
17 18 (1.87%) JUnit
18 15 (1.56%) CircleCI
18 15 (1.56%) Gerrit
General
1 111 (11.54%) Finance
2 88 (9.15%) Games
3 34 (3.53%) Banking
4 20 (2.08%) Law
5 17 (1.77%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.35%) Advertising
7 12 (1.25%) Marketing
8 9 (0.94%) Legal
9 7 (0.73%) Retail
9 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.52%) Electronics
11 5 (0.52%) Front Office
11 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.31%) Military
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 532 (55.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 236 (24.53%) AWS Engineer
3 226 (23.49%) AWS DevOps
4 221 (22.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 92 (9.56%) Developer
6 90 (9.36%) Senior DevOps
7 89 (9.25%) Azure Engineer
8 81 (8.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 66 (6.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 53 (5.51%) Platform Engineer
11 50 (5.20%) Architect
12 47 (4.89%) Azure DevOps
13 46 (4.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 43 (4.47%) Senior Developer
15 38 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
15 38 (3.95%) Site Engineer
16 36 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
17 34 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 33 (3.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 33 (3.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (13.10%) Web Services
2 79 (8.21%) Kafka
3 77 (8.00%) Node.js
4 63 (6.55%) Apache Flex
5 49 (5.09%) React
6 46 (4.78%) .NET
6 46 (4.78%) CSS
7 36 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 32 (3.33%) jQuery
9 31 (3.22%) Spring
10 29 (3.01%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (2.91%) .NET Core
11 28 (2.91%) .NET Framework
11 28 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (2.91%) Entity Framework
12 25 (2.60%) Spring Boot
13 23 (2.39%) RESTful
14 19 (1.98%) HTML
15 16 (1.66%) AngularJS
16 15 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (5.72%) Cloud Native
3 53 (5.51%) Enterprise Cloud
4 48 (4.99%) Public Cloud
5 43 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
7 28 (2.91%) N-Tier
7 28 (2.91%) Reinsurance
8 27 (2.81%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.49%) Social Network
10 22 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (1.87%) FMCG
12 16 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.25%) e-Learning
15 11 (1.14%) Virtual Team
16 10 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (0.94%) Private Cloud
18 7 (0.73%) Replication
18 7 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 474 (49.27%) Linux
2 181 (18.81%) Windows
3 111 (11.54%) Unix
4 60 (6.24%) Windows Server
5 44 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (3.85%) CentOS
7 24 (2.49%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.77%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.66%) CoreOS
9 16 (1.66%) zOS
10 7 (0.73%) Android
10 7 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.52%) Debian
11 5 (0.52%) Fedora
11 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.31%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (78.90%) DevOps
2 429 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (40.12%) Configuration Management
4 320 (33.26%) Infrastructure as Code
5 255 (26.51%) Deployment Automation
6 239 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
7 189 (19.65%) Problem-Solving
8 176 (18.30%) Migration
9 162 (16.84%) Scrum
10 139 (14.45%) Test Automation
11 120 (12.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 93 (9.67%) Open Source
13 90 (9.36%) Microservices
14 76 (7.90%) Mentoring
15 69 (7.17%) Fintech
16 68 (7.07%) Infrastructure Automation
17 67 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
18 66 (6.86%) OO
19 65 (6.76%) SDLC
19 65 (6.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 421 (43.76%) Python
2 244 (25.36%) Java
3 220 (22.87%) PowerShell
4 209 (21.73%) Go
5 169 (17.57%) Ruby
6 167 (17.36%) JavaScript
7 160 (16.63%) Bash Shell
8 142 (14.76%) SQL
9 129 (13.41%) C#
10 57 (5.93%) PHP
11 56 (5.82%) Groovy
12 38 (3.95%) TypeScript
13 33 (3.43%) Perl
14 28 (2.91%) T-SQL
15 24 (2.49%) C
15 24 (2.49%) Kotlin
16 16 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 12 (1.25%) Java 8
18 11 (1.14%) Scala
19 9 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (8.63%) Degree
2 68 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 64 (6.65%) AWS Certification
4 57 (5.93%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.46%) CCNA
8 13 (1.35%) CCNP
9 12 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (0.83%) RHCE
11 7 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.42%) MCSE
14 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.31%) PhD
15 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.21%) MCSA
15 2 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.08%) QA
2 11 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (0.52%) EMIR
3 5 (0.52%) MiFID
3 5 (0.52%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) GDPR
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 524 (54.47%) Docker
2 80 (8.32%) Active Directory
3 69 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.56%) Xen
6 9 (0.94%) HDFS
6 9 (0.94%) KVM
6 9 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.62%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.62%) XenApp
7 6 (0.62%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.42%) LXC
8 4 (0.42%) NFS
8 4 (0.42%) vSphere
9 3 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.10%) Samba
11 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 744 (77.34%) Puppet
2 642 (66.74%) Ansible
3 588 (61.12%) Terraform
4 505 (52.49%) Kubernetes
5 106 (11.02%) Prometheus
6 64 (6.65%) Nagios
7 54 (5.61%) Grafana
8 46 (4.78%) Istio
9 42 (4.37%) Salt
10 30 (3.12%) ZABBIX
11 28 (2.91%) Graphite
12 25 (2.60%) Fortio
12 25 (2.60%) Kiali
13 23 (2.39%) Rancher
14 20 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
15 19 (1.98%) Packer
16 12 (1.25%) CFEngine
16 12 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
17 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
18 8 (0.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 166 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.81%) VMware
3 101 (10.50%) SaltStack
4 74 (7.69%) Oracle
5 71 (7.38%) New Relic
6 62 (6.44%) Google
7 51 (5.30%) Cisco
8 28 (2.91%) Nintex
8 28 (2.91%) SAP
9 23 (2.39%) Splunk
10 22 (2.29%) Avaya
10 22 (2.29%) Palo Alto
10 22 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 22 (2.29%) Riverbed
11 20 (2.08%) Adobe
11 20 (2.08%) hybris
11 20 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.56%) Dynatrace
13 14 (1.46%) Citrix
13 14 (1.46%) IBM