Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 132 241
Rank change year-on-year +18 +109 +72
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 347 315 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.79% 2.44% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.65% 30.46% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 273 291 78
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 1,132 1,034 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.12% 8.01% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 930 874 592
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -4 222 £54,500 +3.81% 37
Cheshire +35 99 £60,000 +60.00% 7
Merseyside +8 19 £62,500 +31.58% 3
Lancashire - 3 - - 2
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 289 (83.29%) DevOps
2 282 (81.27%) Puppet
3 223 (64.27%) Linux
4 220 (63.40%) Ansible
5 200 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (55.62%) Amazon AWS
7 174 (50.14%) Continuous Integration
8 165 (47.55%) Jenkins
9 162 (46.69%) Python
10 140 (40.35%) Docker
11 129 (37.18%) Windows
12 117 (33.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 113 (32.56%) Configuration Management
14 103 (29.68%) Git (software)
15 96 (27.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 95 (27.38%) TDD
17 92 (26.51%) Bash Shell
18 89 (25.65%) Java
19 85 (24.50%) VMware
20 81 (23.34%) Microsoft
20 81 (23.34%) Terraform
21 73 (21.04%) Ruby
21 73 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
22 69 (19.88%) Hyper-V
23 68 (19.60%) Kubernetes
24 67 (19.31%) Scrum
25 66 (19.02%) Xen
26 64 (18.44%) Open Source
27 63 (18.16%) VirtualBox
28 56 (16.14%) Test Automation

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 33 (9.51%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.93%) Apache
3 26 (7.49%) JBoss
4 19 (5.48%) Confluence
5 17 (4.90%) nginx
6 15 (4.32%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.88%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.02%) IIS
10 6 (1.73%) CloudStack
10 6 (1.73%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.44%) Jetty
12 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.29%) Moodle
14 1 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 193 (55.62%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (33.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (12.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (12.39%) NuGet
5 39 (11.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (5.48%) SaaS
7 18 (5.19%) OpenShift
8 14 (4.03%) GitHub
8 14 (4.03%) PaaS
9 13 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (3.75%) IaaS
10 12 (3.46%) Serverless
11 10 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.73%) Office 365
14 5 (1.44%) npm
15 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.86%) AWS OpsWorks
16 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.07%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.76%) DNS
3 17 (4.90%) SSL
4 15 (4.32%) Internet
5 13 (3.75%) HTTP
6 10 (2.88%) Firewall
7 8 (2.31%) VPN
8 7 (2.02%) NAS
8 7 (2.02%) SAN
9 4 (1.15%) DHCP
10 2 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.58%) FTP
10 2 (0.58%) IPsec
10 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.58%) LAN
10 2 (0.58%) WAN
11 1 (0.29%) AMQP
11 1 (0.29%) DDNS
11 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.95%) MySQL
2 28 (8.07%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (3.46%) Big Data
7 11 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.73%) HBase
11 5 (1.44%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.15%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.15%) Redis
13 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.86%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.58%) Riak
14 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 165 (47.55%) Jenkins
2 103 (29.68%) Git (software)
3 33 (9.51%) JIRA
3 33 (9.51%) Vagrant
4 22 (6.34%) TeamCity
5 21 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (6.05%) JUnit
6 19 (5.48%) Selenium
6 19 (5.48%) SonarQube
6 19 (5.48%) Subversion
7 18 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (4.61%) CA Release Automation
9 14 (4.03%) Gradle
10 13 (3.75%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.46%) Ant
11 12 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (2.88%) Maven
13 8 (2.31%) Hudson
14 7 (2.02%) Travis CI
14 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (11.82%) Finance
2 39 (11.24%) Banking
3 34 (9.80%) Investment Banking
4 27 (7.78%) Law
5 13 (3.75%) Retail
6 11 (3.17%) Marketing
7 10 (2.88%) Electronics
8 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.86%) Automotive
11 3 (0.86%) Games
11 3 (0.86%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (56.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (18.44%) Lead DevOps
3 60 (17.29%) Senior DevOps
4 54 (15.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 51 (14.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 47 (13.54%) Team Leader
7 34 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (8.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 29 (8.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 23 (6.63%) Software Engineer
10 21 (6.05%) AWS DevOps
10 21 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
11 19 (5.48%) Developer
11 19 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (5.19%) Java Engineer
13 13 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (3.75%) Lead Systems Engineer
13 13 (3.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 12 (3.46%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.26%) Web Services
2 42 (12.10%) Node.js
3 32 (9.22%) Spring
4 31 (8.93%) .NET
5 25 (7.20%) AngularJS
6 21 (6.05%) Spring Boot
7 19 (5.48%) React
8 17 (4.90%) HTML
9 16 (4.61%) Hibernate
10 14 (4.03%) CSS
10 14 (4.03%) REST
11 12 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (3.46%) LAMP
12 10 (2.88%) Kafka
12 10 (2.88%) Middleware
13 8 (2.31%) Servlets
13 8 (2.31%) WSGI
13 8 (2.31%) XML
14 7 (2.02%) jQuery
14 7 (2.02%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.46%) Xbox
5 9 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.31%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.02%) PKI
8 6 (1.73%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.15%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.86%) Clustering
11 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 223 (64.27%) Linux
2 129 (37.18%) Windows
3 26 (7.49%) Unix
4 12 (3.46%) CentOS
4 12 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.88%) Debian
5 10 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.15%) AIX
7 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.58%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.58%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (83.29%) DevOps
2 200 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (50.14%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (32.56%) Configuration Management
5 96 (27.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 95 (27.38%) TDD
7 67 (19.31%) Scrum
8 64 (18.44%) Open Source
9 56 (16.14%) Test Automation
10 47 (13.54%) Software Engineering
11 40 (11.53%) Deployment Automation
12 38 (10.95%) BDD
12 38 (10.95%) Mentoring
13 36 (10.37%) Microservices
14 34 (9.80%) Wealth Management
15 33 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (9.51%) Risk Management
16 22 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (5.76%) Continuous Deployment
17 20 (5.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 162 (46.69%) Python
2 92 (26.51%) Bash Shell
3 89 (25.65%) Java
4 73 (21.04%) Ruby
5 55 (15.85%) SQL
6 52 (14.99%) JavaScript
7 47 (13.54%) PowerShell
8 34 (9.80%) Perl
9 33 (9.51%) PHP
10 22 (6.34%) Java 8
11 19 (5.48%) Shell Script
12 14 (4.03%) Go
13 9 (2.59%) C#
14 8 (2.31%) Groovy
15 2 (0.58%) C++
15 2 (0.58%) VBScript
16 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.29%) Scala
16 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (5.76%) Degree
2 11 (3.17%) AWS Certification
3 9 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.15%) RHCE
4 4 (1.15%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.86%) SAFe Agilist
6 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) RHCA
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.83%) QA
2 27 (7.78%) GCP
3 8 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (40.35%) Docker
2 73 (21.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (19.88%) Hyper-V
4 66 (19.02%) Xen
5 63 (18.16%) VirtualBox
6 28 (8.07%) Active Directory
7 18 (5.19%) KVM
8 9 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.73%) vSphere
9 6 (1.73%) XenServer
10 4 (1.15%) Varnish
11 3 (0.86%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.29%) HDFS
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 282 (81.27%) Puppet
2 220 (63.40%) Ansible
3 81 (23.34%) Terraform
4 68 (19.60%) Kubernetes
5 39 (11.24%) Salt
6 32 (9.22%) Packer
7 11 (3.17%) Graphite
7 11 (3.17%) Nagios
8 10 (2.88%) Consul
9 9 (2.59%) BladeLogic
10 8 (2.31%) Grafana
11 7 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.02%) SCCM
12 6 (1.73%) CA Wily
12 6 (1.73%) Opsview
12 6 (1.73%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.44%) Cobbler
13 5 (1.44%) Prometheus
13 5 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 85 (24.50%) VMware
2 81 (23.34%) Microsoft
3 37 (10.66%) Google
4 24 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 22 (6.34%) IBM
5 22 (6.34%) Oracle
6 14 (4.03%) Splunk
7 13 (3.75%) SaltStack
8 11 (3.17%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.31%) Citrix
10 7 (2.02%) CA
11 6 (1.73%) Cisco
11 6 (1.73%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.73%) SAP
12 5 (1.44%) HP
12 5 (1.44%) Sun
13 3 (0.86%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.86%) F5
13 3 (0.86%) New Relic
13 3 (0.86%) TOWER Software