Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 177 192
Rank change year-on-year -33 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 2,231 3,102 3,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.97% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.99% 18.75% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,663 2,485 2,602
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,350 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 17,174 16,547 14,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.11% 10.48% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,129 13,241 12,108
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in England.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in England

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +6 1,339 £72,500 +3.57% 185
North of England -91 293 £52,500 -4.55% 61
South East -33 285 £60,000 +4.35% 51
North West -62 163 £59,000 +10.80% 33
South West -16 120 £50,000 - 19
Yorkshire -56 112 £52,500 -4.55% 26
Midlands -36 91 £55,000 +4.76% 28
East of England +3 86 £57,500 -4.17% 16
West Midlands -1 61 £55,000 - 15
East Midlands -32 27 £48,750 -2.50% 12
North East -22 18 £50,000 - 2
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 1,781 (79.83%) Puppet
2 1,609 (72.12%) DevOps
3 1,599 (71.67%) Ansible
4 1,422 (63.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1,398 (62.66%) Linux
6 1,298 (58.18%) Docker
7 1,202 (53.88%) Python
8 942 (42.22%) Kubernetes
9 900 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
10 887 (39.76%) Jenkins
11 886 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 854 (38.28%) Terraform
13 759 (34.02%) Configuration Management
14 687 (30.79%) Java
15 637 (28.55%) Bash Shell
16 598 (26.80%) Google Cloud Platform
17 567 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
18 552 (24.74%) Ruby
19 539 (24.16%) Windows
20 478 (21.43%) Git (software)
21 476 (21.34%) PowerShell
22 475 (21.29%) Infrastructure as Code
23 381 (17.08%) Finance
24 365 (16.36%) Google
25 328 (14.70%) Public Cloud
26 323 (14.48%) Unix
27 319 (14.30%) JavaScript
27 319 (14.30%) Continuous Delivery
28 305 (13.67%) SaaS
29 289 (12.95%) Open Source

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
1 150 (6.72%) Apache
2 143 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 118 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 99 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 87 (3.90%) nginx
6 79 (3.54%) Apache Spark
7 68 (3.05%) JBoss
8 57 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 55 (2.47%) IIS
10 44 (1.97%) Confluence
11 40 (1.79%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.39%) SharePoint
13 27 (1.21%) Apache Pig
14 26 (1.17%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.94%) CloudStack
16 15 (0.67%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.67%) Skype for Business
17 14 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.58%) WordPress
19 9 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.54%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.40%) Sketch
4 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.045%) HipChat
6 1 (0.045%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.27%) Shopify
4 5 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.045%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.045%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,422 (63.74%) Amazon AWS
2 886 (39.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 598 (26.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 305 (13.67%) SaaS
5 278 (12.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 155 (6.95%) PaaS
7 148 (6.63%) IaaS
8 144 (6.45%) GitHub
9 134 (6.01%) OpenShift
10 114 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
11 113 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
12 106 (4.75%) Serverless
13 91 (4.08%) IBM Cloud
14 84 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
15 81 (3.63%) Amazon S3
16 68 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
17 65 (2.91%) npm
18 63 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 49 (2.20%) Office 365
20 46 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (7.49%) Firewall
2 150 (6.72%) TCP/IP
3 104 (4.66%) DNS
4 67 (3.00%) VPN
5 49 (2.20%) HTTP
5 49 (2.20%) Network Security
6 47 (2.11%) WAN
7 45 (2.02%) DHCP
8 43 (1.93%) SAN
8 43 (1.93%) SSL
9 30 (1.34%) LAN
10 28 (1.26%) Internet
11 24 (1.08%) VLAN
12 16 (0.72%) Wireless
13 15 (0.67%) NAS
13 15 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
14 14 (0.63%) Skype
15 11 (0.49%) BIG-IP
15 11 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (0.49%) FabricPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (12.46%) MySQL
2 203 (9.10%) SQL Server
3 168 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 134 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
5 118 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 114 (5.11%) Big Data
7 95 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
8 91 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 79 (3.54%) Hadoop
10 75 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 58 (2.60%) RDBMS
12 50 (2.24%) Redis
13 45 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
15 41 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 39 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
17 33 (1.48%) MariaDB
18 31 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
19 28 (1.26%) Cosmos DB
19 28 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 887 (39.76%) Jenkins
2 478 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 267 (11.97%) TeamCity
4 214 (9.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 181 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 157 (7.04%) JIRA
7 146 (6.54%) Vagrant
8 128 (5.74%) Maven
9 114 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 109 (4.89%) Subversion
10 109 (4.89%) Travis CI
11 107 (4.80%) Selenium
12 87 (3.90%) IBM UrbanCode
13 77 (3.45%) CircleCI
14 76 (3.41%) webpack
15 70 (3.14%) Gradle
15 70 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
16 69 (3.09%) Bitbucket
16 69 (3.09%) gulp
17 68 (3.05%) Ant
General
1 381 (17.08%) Finance
2 154 (6.90%) Banking
3 121 (5.42%) Public Sector
4 102 (4.57%) Retail
5 52 (2.33%) Marketing
6 51 (2.29%) Law
7 34 (1.52%) Games
7 34 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 20 (0.90%) Back Office
10 19 (0.85%) Legal
11 13 (0.58%) Front Office
12 12 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.49%) Billing
13 11 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.49%) Publishing
14 7 (0.31%) Electronics
15 6 (0.27%) Digital Economy
16 4 (0.18%) Advertising
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 911 (40.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 310 (13.90%) Cloud Engineer
3 272 (12.19%) AWS Engineer
4 268 (12.01%) Developer
5 231 (10.35%) Linux Engineer
6 219 (9.82%) Senior DevOps
7 186 (8.34%) AWS DevOps
8 175 (7.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 166 (7.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 158 (7.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 125 (5.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 113 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 108 (4.84%) Consultant
13 108 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
14 104 (4.66%) Software Engineer
15 102 (4.57%) Architect
16 89 (3.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 87 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
18 86 (3.85%) Administrator
19 83 (3.72%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (10.09%) Node.js
2 205 (9.19%) Web Services
3 193 (8.65%) Elastic Stack
4 169 (7.58%) .NET
5 161 (7.22%) Kafka
6 131 (5.87%) HTML
7 121 (5.42%) CSS
8 114 (5.11%) AngularJS
9 89 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
10 81 (3.63%) REST
11 80 (3.59%) React
12 67 (3.00%) RESTful
13 61 (2.73%) LAMP
14 53 (2.38%) Spring
15 43 (1.93%) JSON
16 41 (1.84%) Laravel
17 39 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
18 37 (1.66%) jQuery
19 35 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
19 35 (1.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 328 (14.70%) Public Cloud
2 164 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 99 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 90 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (3.59%) Private Cloud
7 78 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
8 70 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
10 61 (2.73%) Cloud Native
11 52 (2.33%) Mobile App
12 43 (1.93%) Replication
13 38 (1.70%) Clustering
14 34 (1.52%) Management Information System
14 34 (1.52%) User Experience
15 28 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 27 (1.21%) PlayStation
17 23 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
18 22 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 19 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,398 (62.66%) Linux
2 539 (24.16%) Windows
3 323 (14.48%) Unix
4 155 (6.95%) CentOS
5 143 (6.41%) Windows Server
6 135 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (5.78%) Ubuntu
8 43 (1.93%) Debian
9 42 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (1.30%) Android
12 27 (1.21%) Mesosphere
13 26 (1.17%) CoreOS
14 25 (1.12%) Apple iOS
15 22 (0.99%) SUSE
16 21 (0.94%) AIX
17 14 (0.63%) Solaris
18 13 (0.58%) VMS
19 12 (0.54%) DC/OS
20 10 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,609 (72.12%) DevOps
2 900 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (34.02%) Configuration Management
4 567 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
5 475 (21.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 319 (14.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 289 (12.95%) Open Source
8 278 (12.46%) Test Automation
9 276 (12.37%) Scrum
10 266 (11.92%) Software Engineering
11 246 (11.03%) Microservices
12 206 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 204 (9.14%) Mentoring
14 195 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
15 186 (8.34%) SDLC
16 176 (7.89%) Deployment Automation
17 174 (7.80%) TDD
18 173 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
19 171 (7.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 160 (7.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,202 (53.88%) Python
2 687 (30.79%) Java
3 637 (28.55%) Bash Shell
4 552 (24.74%) Ruby
5 476 (21.34%) PowerShell
6 319 (14.30%) JavaScript
7 270 (12.10%) SQL
8 266 (11.92%) Perl
9 238 (10.67%) Go
10 190 (8.52%) C#
11 168 (7.53%) PHP
12 163 (7.31%) Shell Script
13 76 (3.41%) Groovy
14 73 (3.27%) TypeScript
15 66 (2.96%) C
15 66 (2.96%) C++
16 47 (2.11%) Scala
17 46 (2.06%) Objective-C
18 26 (1.17%) Kotlin
19 24 (1.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 133 (5.96%) Degree
2 67 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 39 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 38 (1.70%) RHCE
6 32 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.21%) CCNA
9 13 (0.58%) MCSE
10 12 (0.54%) RHCSA
11 11 (0.49%) CISSP
11 11 (0.49%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.45%) CCNP
13 9 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.27%) MCSA
15 6 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.94%) QA
2 37 (1.66%) SLA
3 14 (0.63%) GDPR
4 12 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.36%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.36%) NCSC
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.090%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,298 (58.18%) Docker
2 153 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 95 (4.26%) Active Directory
5 82 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (2.33%) vSphere
7 48 (2.15%) KVM
8 41 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
9 35 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.81%) XenApp
11 17 (0.76%) VMware NSX
12 16 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 16 (0.72%) Xen
13 13 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.54%) Varnish
14 12 (0.54%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.36%) vCloud
17 7 (0.31%) etcd
Systems Management
1 1,781 (79.83%) Puppet
2 1,599 (71.67%) Ansible
3 942 (42.22%) Kubernetes
4 854 (38.28%) Terraform
5 254 (11.39%) Salt
6 144 (6.45%) Prometheus
7 124 (5.56%) Packer
8 113 (5.06%) Nagios
9 107 (4.80%) Consul
10 98 (4.39%) Docker Swarm
11 68 (3.05%) Graphite
12 52 (2.33%) Grafana
13 51 (2.29%) Automic
14 50 (2.24%) ZABBIX
15 47 (2.11%) Rancher
16 43 (1.93%) Kibana
17 39 (1.75%) logstash
17 39 (1.75%) Rundeck
18 29 (1.30%) SCCM
19 26 (1.17%) Istio
Vendors
1 365 (16.36%) Google
2 264 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 219 (9.82%) VMware
4 190 (8.52%) Oracle
5 144 (6.45%) Splunk
6 143 (6.41%) Red Hat
7 101 (4.53%) IBM
8 94 (4.21%) SaltStack
9 88 (3.94%) AppDynamics
10 74 (3.32%) Cisco
11 57 (2.55%) Atlassian
12 53 (2.38%) New Relic
13 51 (2.29%) WorldPay
14 50 (2.24%) Citrix
15 43 (1.93%) ServiceNow
16 35 (1.57%) Spotify
17 32 (1.43%) CyberArk
18 31 (1.39%) Sun
19 30 (1.34%) Veeam
20 28 (1.26%) Symantec