Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 139 242
Rank change year-on-year +26 +103 +80
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 327 305 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.70% 2.32% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.41% 30.17% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 285 269 92
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,112 1,011 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.17% 7.69% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 935 833 621
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the North West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the North West over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the North West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Manchester +11 232 £50,000 -4.76% 29
Cheshire +32 79 £60,000 +44.58% 6
Merseyside +10 8 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Lancashire - 4 £62,500 - 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 282 (86.24%) DevOps
2 275 (84.10%) Puppet
3 209 (63.91%) Ansible
4 203 (62.08%) Amazon AWS
5 199 (60.86%) Linux
6 191 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
7 167 (51.07%) Jenkins
8 155 (47.40%) Docker
8 155 (47.40%) Python
9 152 (46.48%) Continuous Integration
10 146 (44.65%) Configuration Management
11 116 (35.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 100 (30.58%) Terraform
13 94 (28.75%) Bash Shell
14 91 (27.83%) Windows
15 90 (27.52%) Ruby
16 83 (25.38%) Java
16 83 (25.38%) Kubernetes
17 77 (23.55%) Git (software)
18 68 (20.80%) Scrum
19 63 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
20 62 (18.96%) Open Source
21 60 (18.35%) SQL
22 56 (17.13%) VMware
22 56 (17.13%) TDD
23 53 (16.21%) Test Automation
24 51 (15.60%) Google Cloud Platform
25 50 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
26 47 (14.37%) Mentoring
27 45 (13.76%) JavaScript

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 29 (8.87%) JBoss
2 27 (8.26%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.20%) Apache
3 17 (5.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (5.20%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (4.59%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.28%) Confluence
7 13 (3.98%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.06%) nginx
9 7 (2.14%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.14%) CloudStack
9 7 (2.14%) IIS
10 5 (1.53%) Jetty
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.31%) Moodle
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 203 (62.08%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (35.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (15.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 37 (11.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (6.12%) GitHub
6 16 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (4.89%) SaaS
7 14 (4.28%) IaaS
8 13 (3.98%) Serverless
9 11 (3.36%) OpenShift
9 11 (3.36%) PaaS
10 9 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.14%) NuGet
13 6 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (1.53%) npm
15 4 (1.22%) Office 365
16 3 (0.92%) AWS OpsWorks
16 3 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
17 2 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.73%) Firewall
1 22 (6.73%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.59%) DNS
3 13 (3.98%) VPN
4 12 (3.67%) SSL
5 11 (3.36%) Internet
6 7 (2.14%) NAS
6 7 (2.14%) SAN
7 5 (1.53%) HTTP
8 2 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.61%) SSH
8 2 (0.61%) WAN
9 1 (0.31%) AMQP
9 1 (0.31%) DDNS
9 1 (0.31%) DHCP
9 1 (0.31%) LAN
9 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.01%) MongoDB
2 33 (10.09%) MySQL
3 27 (8.26%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (3.67%) Big Data
7 8 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.83%) HBase
10 5 (1.53%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.22%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.92%) Redis
13 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.61%) Riak
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 167 (51.07%) Jenkins
2 77 (23.55%) Git (software)
3 37 (11.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (9.48%) Vagrant
5 30 (9.17%) TeamCity
6 27 (8.26%) JIRA
7 21 (6.42%) Selenium
8 18 (5.50%) Subversion
9 17 (5.20%) Bitbucket
9 17 (5.20%) SonarQube
10 16 (4.89%) JUnit
10 16 (4.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (4.28%) Gradle
11 14 (4.28%) Hudson
11 14 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (3.98%) Travis CI
13 12 (3.67%) Ant
13 12 (3.67%) CA Release Automation
14 11 (3.36%) Maven
14 11 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (10.70%) Finance
2 26 (7.95%) Banking
3 23 (7.03%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.89%) Law
5 13 (3.98%) Retail
6 10 (3.06%) Marketing
7 7 (2.14%) Electronics
8 6 (1.83%) Back Office
8 6 (1.83%) Games
9 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.92%) Advertising
10 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Automotive
11 2 (0.61%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (55.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (12.84%) Senior DevOps
3 39 (11.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 36 (11.01%) Lead DevOps
5 32 (9.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 28 (8.56%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (7.03%) AWS DevOps
8 21 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (6.42%) Software Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.20%) Developer
10 16 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 15 (4.59%) Java Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Architect
12 14 (4.28%) Platform Engineer
13 13 (3.98%) Software Test Engineer
13 13 (3.98%) Test Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.01%) Web Services
2 31 (9.48%) Node.js
3 25 (7.65%) .NET
4 24 (7.34%) Spring
5 19 (5.81%) AngularJS
6 16 (4.89%) HTML
7 15 (4.59%) React
8 14 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (4.28%) Spring Boot
9 13 (3.98%) CSS
10 12 (3.67%) Hibernate
11 10 (3.06%) Kafka
11 10 (3.06%) REST
11 10 (3.06%) Sensu
12 9 (2.75%) Gherkin
12 9 (2.75%) XML
13 8 (2.45%) LAMP
14 7 (2.14%) Laravel
14 7 (2.14%) Middleware
15 6 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.59%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.06%) Cloud Native
5 9 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.45%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.45%) Xbox
7 7 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.83%) PKI
9 5 (1.53%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Clustering
11 2 (0.61%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 199 (60.86%) Linux
2 91 (27.83%) Windows
3 35 (10.70%) Unix
4 21 (6.42%) CentOS
5 15 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.36%) Debian
7 9 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.61%) AIX
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.61%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.61%) SUSE
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (86.24%) DevOps
2 191 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (46.48%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (44.65%) Configuration Management
5 68 (20.80%) Scrum
6 63 (19.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 62 (18.96%) Open Source
8 56 (17.13%) TDD
9 53 (16.21%) Test Automation
10 47 (14.37%) Mentoring
11 44 (13.46%) Deployment Automation
12 43 (13.15%) Software Engineering
13 38 (11.62%) Microservices
14 33 (10.09%) BDD
15 31 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (7.03%) Wealth Management
17 21 (6.42%) Kanban
18 20 (6.12%) Continuous Deployment
18 20 (6.12%) Risk Management
19 18 (5.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 155 (47.40%) Python
2 94 (28.75%) Bash Shell
3 90 (27.52%) Ruby
4 83 (25.38%) Java
5 60 (18.35%) SQL
6 45 (13.76%) JavaScript
7 38 (11.62%) PowerShell
8 35 (10.70%) Perl
9 29 (8.87%) Shell Script
10 28 (8.56%) PHP
11 26 (7.95%) Go
12 18 (5.50%) Java 8
13 8 (2.45%) C#
14 4 (1.22%) Groovy
15 2 (0.61%) C++
16 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.31%) Scala
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.20%) Degree
2 11 (3.36%) AWS Certification
3 8 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.22%) RHCE
4 4 (1.22%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.31%) MCITP
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) RHCA
6 1 (0.31%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.01%) QA
2 33 (10.09%) GCP
3 9 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.22%) GDPR
5 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (47.40%) Docker
2 50 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.79%) Xen
4 31 (9.48%) Active Directory
5 29 (8.87%) Hyper-V
6 28 (8.56%) VirtualBox
7 19 (5.81%) KVM
8 7 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (2.14%) vSphere
8 7 (2.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.31%) HDFS
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 275 (84.10%) Puppet
2 209 (63.91%) Ansible
3 100 (30.58%) Terraform
4 83 (25.38%) Kubernetes
5 38 (11.62%) Packer
6 34 (10.40%) Salt
7 20 (6.12%) Graphite
8 16 (4.89%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (4.89%) Nagios
9 14 (4.28%) Consul
10 13 (3.98%) Grafana
11 11 (3.36%) Prometheus
12 10 (3.06%) Cobbler
12 10 (3.06%) Opsview
12 10 (3.06%) ZABBIX
13 8 (2.45%) Mesos
14 6 (1.83%) Kibana
14 6 (1.83%) Rancher
14 6 (1.83%) SCCM
15 5 (1.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 56 (17.13%) VMware
2 45 (13.76%) Microsoft
3 34 (10.40%) Google
4 31 (9.48%) Red Hat
5 29 (8.87%) Oracle
6 18 (5.50%) IBM
7 15 (4.59%) Splunk
8 12 (3.67%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.14%) Aquila
9 7 (2.14%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.83%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.22%) Cisco
11 4 (1.22%) Citrix
12 3 (0.92%) CA
12 3 (0.92%) New Relic
12 3 (0.92%) SAP
12 3 (0.92%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.92%) TOWER Software
13 2 (0.61%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.61%) Facebook