Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 174 267
Rank change year-on-year -50 +93 -52
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 102 29 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.99% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.18% 5.57% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 86 13 57
10th Percentile £44,500 £42,750 £35,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +3.77%
75th Percentile £69,375 £58,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £62,500 £73,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 1,421 521 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.77% 13.25% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 393 903
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +11.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +6.36%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 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
West Midlands -59 71 £62,500 +25.00% 11
East Midlands -42 31 £50,000 -6.98% 7
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 80 (78.43%) Puppet
2 67 (65.69%) Terraform
3 62 (60.78%) AWS
3 62 (60.78%) Ansible
4 58 (56.86%) Python
5 57 (55.88%) Linux
5 57 (55.88%) Docker
6 54 (52.94%) Kubernetes
7 50 (49.02%) DevOps
7 50 (49.02%) Configuration Management
7 50 (49.02%) Infrastructure as Code
8 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (39.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (36.27%) Azure
10 37 (36.27%) Ruby
11 30 (29.41%) Windows
12 29 (28.43%) Bash Shell
12 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
12 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
13 26 (25.49%) Unix
14 24 (23.53%) Salt
15 21 (20.59%) Go
15 21 (20.59%) PaaS
16 20 (19.61%) SaaS
16 20 (19.61%) GitLab
16 20 (19.61%) GCP
16 20 (19.61%) Social Skills
17 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
18 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
18 18 (17.65%) Pulumi

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 7 (6.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 62 (60.78%) AWS
2 40 (39.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 37 (36.27%) Azure
4 21 (20.59%) PaaS
5 20 (19.61%) GCP
5 20 (19.61%) SaaS
6 18 (17.65%) Pulumi
7 16 (15.69%) IaaS
8 14 (13.73%) GitHub
8 14 (13.73%) OpenShift
9 10 (9.80%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (8.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (6.86%) AWS CodeCommit
11 7 (6.86%) AWS CodePipeline
11 7 (6.86%) Azure Pipelines
12 6 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (3.92%) Serverless
14 2 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.67%) DNS
2 16 (15.69%) Firewall
3 12 (11.76%) BIG-IP
4 10 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (9.80%) NAS
5 9 (8.82%) LAN
6 7 (6.86%) IPv4
6 7 (6.86%) WAN
7 6 (5.88%) VPN
8 5 (4.90%) SAN
8 5 (4.90%) SSL
9 3 (2.94%) Network Security
9 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.96%) BGP
10 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.96%) DHCP
10 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.84%) Big Data
3 8 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.84%) MySQL
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.92%) InfluxDB
5 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.96%) Metadata
7 2 (1.96%) QlikView
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.61%) GitLab
3 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 15 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (12.75%) Vagrant
6 9 (8.82%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (5.88%) Hudson
9 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.94%) Spinnaker
11 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.98%) Apache Archiva
12 1 (0.98%) JIRA
12 1 (0.98%) JMeter
12 1 (0.98%) JUnit
12 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.98%) Mockito
12 1 (0.98%) NeoLoad
General
1 20 (19.61%) Social Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Law
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.98%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) AWS Engineer
2 31 (30.39%) Platform Engineer
3 28 (27.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Administrator
6 6 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.90%) DevOps Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (2.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) Node.js
2 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.86%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) .NET Core
3 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.86%) Django
3 7 (6.86%) Express
3 7 (6.86%) MEAN Stack
3 7 (6.86%) REST
3 7 (6.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (5.88%) CSS
4 6 (5.88%) HTML
4 6 (5.88%) HTML5
4 6 (5.88%) JSON
4 6 (5.88%) SOAP
5 4 (3.92%) Web Services
6 3 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.96%) XMPP
8 1 (0.98%) Hystrix
8 1 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.88%) Legacy Code
4 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Blog
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (55.88%) Linux
2 30 (29.41%) Windows
3 26 (25.49%) Unix
4 18 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Configuration Management
1 50 (49.02%) DevOps
1 50 (49.02%) Infrastructure as Code
2 49 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.76%) Microservices
4 12 (11.76%) Project Management
4 12 (11.76%) Scrum
5 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Automation
6 10 (9.80%) Computer Science
7 9 (8.82%) Cloud Operations
7 9 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (8.82%) ITIL
7 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.84%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.86%) Python
2 37 (36.27%) Ruby
3 29 (28.43%) Bash Shell
3 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
4 21 (20.59%) Go
5 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.69%) Perl
7 13 (12.75%) PHP
7 13 (12.75%) SQL
8 12 (11.76%) C#
9 11 (10.78%) Java
10 8 (7.84%) C
11 7 (6.86%) C++
11 7 (6.86%) VB
11 7 (6.86%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.92%) Groovy
13 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.98%) Java 8
14 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.96%) CCNA
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
1 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.98%) IFRS
2 1 (0.98%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 57 (55.88%) Docker
2 17 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.96%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (78.43%) Puppet
2 67 (65.69%) Terraform
3 62 (60.78%) Ansible
4 54 (52.94%) Kubernetes
5 24 (23.53%) Salt
6 9 (8.82%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (7.84%) CFEngine
7 8 (7.84%) Grafana
8 7 (6.86%) SCCM
9 6 (5.88%) Consul
9 6 (5.88%) Graphite
9 6 (5.88%) Nagios
9 6 (5.88%) Opsview
9 6 (5.88%) Packer
9 6 (5.88%) Prometheus
9 6 (5.88%) ZABBIX
10 4 (3.92%) Rancher
11 3 (2.94%) Zipkin
12 2 (1.96%) Cisco CME
12 2 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) VMware
2 12 (11.76%) F5
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 10 (9.80%) CommVault
3 10 (9.80%) DataCore
3 10 (9.80%) Dell
3 10 (9.80%) Dell Compellent
3 10 (9.80%) EMC
3 10 (9.80%) Isilon
3 10 (9.80%) Veeam
4 9 (8.82%) Google
5 8 (7.84%) IBM
5 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.86%) Alibaba
7 5 (4.90%) SaltStack
8 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.94%) New Relic
9 3 (2.94%) Splunk
10 2 (1.96%) Cisco
10 2 (1.96%) Teradata