Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 195 276
Rank change year-on-year -36 +81 +77
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 133 219 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 1.45% 0.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.21% 18.42% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 92 183 120
Midlands median annual salary £53,075 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.10% -16.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England 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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,089 1,189 1,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.98% 7.88% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 748 861 746
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.29%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the Midlands

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
West Midlands -1 84 £53,000 +0.95% 20
East Midlands -13 49 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 97 (72.93%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (69.17%) Puppet
3 89 (66.92%) DevOps
4 88 (66.17%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (59.40%) Python
6 73 (54.89%) Ansible
7 72 (54.14%) Linux
8 71 (53.38%) Jenkins
9 62 (46.62%) Java
10 61 (45.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 59 (44.36%) Docker
12 47 (35.34%) JavaScript
13 46 (34.59%) Terraform
14 40 (30.08%) Configuration Management
15 37 (27.82%) AWS CloudFormation
16 36 (27.07%) Amazon EC2
17 32 (24.06%) Git (software)
17 32 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (24.06%) Amazon RDS
18 30 (22.56%) Web Services
18 30 (22.56%) Scrum
19 29 (21.80%) Open Source
19 29 (21.80%) Bash Shell
20 28 (21.05%) Finance
20 28 (21.05%) Microservices
21 27 (20.30%) Kubernetes
22 26 (19.55%) SQL
23 25 (18.80%) Amazon S3
23 25 (18.80%) IaaS
24 24 (18.05%) Unix

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 12 (9.02%) Anypoint
1 12 (9.02%) Mule
1 12 (9.02%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.27%) Apache
2 11 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.77%) nginx
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 5 (3.76%) JBoss
6 4 (3.01%) Confluence
7 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.75%) Jetty
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 97 (72.93%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (45.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (27.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 36 (27.07%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (18.80%) Amazon S3
5 25 (18.80%) IaaS
6 23 (17.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (16.54%) PaaS
7 22 (16.54%) SaaS
8 15 (11.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (9.02%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (8.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (8.27%) CloudFront
11 8 (6.02%) Serverless
12 7 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (5.26%) GitHub
13 6 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (4.51%) OpenShift
13 6 (4.51%) Route 53
14 5 (3.76%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) DNS
2 11 (8.27%) Firewall
2 11 (8.27%) OpenLDAP
2 11 (8.27%) VPN
3 5 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.01%) LAN
4 4 (3.01%) WAN
5 2 (1.50%) HTTP
5 2 (1.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.50%) SAN
5 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.75%) DHCP
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) SMPP
6 1 (0.75%) SMTP
6 1 (0.75%) SSL
6 1 (0.75%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.06%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (15.04%) MySQL
3 19 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (13.53%) MongoDB
5 17 (12.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
7 13 (9.77%) DB2
8 7 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 71 (53.38%) Jenkins
2 32 (24.06%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.04%) Maven
4 17 (12.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (12.78%) TeamCity
5 15 (11.28%) Vagrant
6 11 (8.27%) Hudson
7 10 (7.52%) JIRA
8 9 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (6.77%) Subversion
9 7 (5.26%) CircleCI
9 7 (5.26%) Codeship
9 7 (5.26%) JUnit
9 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.26%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.50%) GitLab
11 2 (1.50%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.75%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Retail
3 6 (4.51%) Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.50%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (43.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (20.30%) AWS DevOps
3 26 (19.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 23 (17.29%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (16.54%) Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.02%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Applications Support
7 12 (9.02%) Applications Support Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Senior DevOps
7 12 (9.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Support Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Java Developer
9 10 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Architect
12 6 (4.51%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.56%) Web Services
2 18 (13.53%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
3 15 (11.28%) CSS
3 15 (11.28%) HTML
3 15 (11.28%) React
4 14 (10.53%) RESTful
5 13 (9.77%) Java EE
6 12 (9.02%) jQuery
7 11 (8.27%) LDAP
8 10 (7.52%) JSON
9 8 (6.02%) .NET
10 7 (5.26%) REST
11 6 (4.51%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.51%) Node.js
12 5 (3.76%) LAMP
12 5 (3.76%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (3.76%) LEMP Stack
13 3 (2.26%) J2EE
13 3 (2.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Public Cloud
2 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.77%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.51%) Fintech
5 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.51%) NHS
6 4 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.26%) User Experience
8 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.75%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (54.14%) Linux
2 24 (18.05%) Unix
3 19 (14.29%) Windows
4 15 (11.28%) CentOS
5 9 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.51%) Android
7 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.26%) DC/OS
9 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.50%) HPUX
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (66.92%) DevOps
2 88 (66.17%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (30.08%) Configuration Management
4 32 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (22.56%) Scrum
6 29 (21.80%) Open Source
7 28 (21.05%) Microservices
8 21 (15.79%) BDD
8 21 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (13.53%) Load Balancing
9 18 (13.53%) TDD
10 16 (12.03%) Kanban
11 15 (11.28%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.28%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.77%) IT Strategy
13 11 (8.27%) High Availability
13 11 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (7.52%) Decision-Making
14 10 (7.52%) Line Management
15 9 (6.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.40%) Python
2 62 (46.62%) Java
3 47 (35.34%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.80%) Bash Shell
5 26 (19.55%) SQL
6 23 (17.29%) PHP
7 21 (15.79%) Perl
8 17 (12.78%) PowerShell
9 13 (9.77%) Go
9 13 (9.77%) Ruby
10 10 (7.52%) C#
11 5 (3.76%) R
12 4 (3.01%) Java 8
13 3 (2.26%) C
14 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Master's Degree
3 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) CCENT
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (44.36%) Docker
2 10 (7.52%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.26%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.50%) etcd
6 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 92 (69.17%) Puppet
2 73 (54.89%) Ansible
3 46 (34.59%) Terraform
4 27 (20.30%) Kubernetes
5 21 (15.79%) ZABBIX
6 17 (12.78%) Packer
7 15 (11.28%) Grafana
8 13 (9.77%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (9.77%) Salt
9 12 (9.02%) Consul
10 11 (8.27%) Nagios
11 10 (7.52%) Graphite
11 10 (7.52%) Opsview
12 7 (5.26%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (9.77%) Google
1 13 (9.77%) VMware
2 9 (6.77%) Splunk
3 8 (6.02%) Atlassian
3 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.26%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.26%) New Relic
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle
6 2 (1.50%) Cisco
6 2 (1.50%) RightScale
6 2 (1.50%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.50%) Sybase
7 1 (0.75%) F5
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Twitter
7 1 (0.75%) WSO2