Period
to 21 July 2019

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

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 123 135
Rank change year-on-year -69 +12 +107
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 163 331 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.55% 2.65% 2.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.48% 28.81% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 112 264 273
North West median annual salary £58,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,225 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £71,250 £70,000
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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,126 1,149 1,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.72% 9.19% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 812 940 879
North West median annual salary £48,750 £48,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +12.79% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,375 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 July 2019.

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 July 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
Manchester -50 116 £56,000 +6.67% 39
Cheshire -8 44 £59,000 +2.61% 7
Merseyside -8 3 £51,250 -18.00%
Opscode Chef
England

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

1 102 (62.58%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (61.35%) DevOps
3 96 (58.90%) Puppet
4 88 (53.99%) Docker
5 84 (51.53%) Linux
6 76 (46.63%) Jenkins
7 74 (45.40%) Ansible
8 65 (39.88%) Git (software)
9 64 (39.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 62 (38.04%) Kubernetes
11 60 (36.81%) Configuration Management
12 54 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (33.13%) Terraform
13 53 (32.52%) Python
13 53 (32.52%) MySQL
14 51 (31.29%) Bash Shell
15 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (25.77%) JavaScript
17 41 (25.15%) Test Automation
18 37 (22.70%) Google Cloud Platform
19 36 (22.09%) Windows
20 34 (20.86%) Ruby
20 34 (20.86%) Vagrant
20 34 (20.86%) MongoDB
20 34 (20.86%) Infrastructure as Code
21 33 (20.25%) HTML
22 32 (19.63%) PHP
23 31 (19.02%) Java
23 31 (19.02%) CSS
24 25 (15.34%) PostgreSQL

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 8 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (4.91%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.29%) nginx
3 6 (3.68%) Apache
3 6 (3.68%) Confluence
4 3 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.84%) CloudStack
4 3 (1.84%) IIS
4 3 (1.84%) JBoss
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.23%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 102 (62.58%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (39.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (22.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (7.36%) GitHub
5 10 (6.13%) SaaS
6 8 (4.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (4.29%) Heroku
7 7 (4.29%) Serverless
8 6 (3.68%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (3.68%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (3.07%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (3.07%) IaaS
9 5 (3.07%) PaaS
10 4 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (2.45%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.45%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.52%) Internet
2 9 (5.52%) WAN
3 8 (4.91%) Firewall
4 7 (4.29%) SSL
5 6 (3.68%) DNS
6 4 (2.45%) HTTP
6 4 (2.45%) VLAN
6 4 (2.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) NAS
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.52%) MySQL
2 34 (20.86%) MongoDB
3 25 (15.34%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.68%) Redis
7 5 (3.07%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.45%) GIS
8 4 (2.45%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.45%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (46.63%) Jenkins
2 65 (39.88%) Git (software)
3 34 (20.86%) Vagrant
4 20 (12.27%) webpack
5 16 (9.82%) TeamCity
6 14 (8.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (6.13%) SonarQube
8 9 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.91%) git-flow
9 8 (4.91%) JIRA
9 8 (4.91%) PHPUnit
10 6 (3.68%) Appium
10 6 (3.68%) GoCD
10 6 (3.68%) RSpec
10 6 (3.68%) Travis CI
11 5 (3.07%) CA Release Automation
11 5 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.45%) CircleCI
12 4 (2.45%) Codeship
12 4 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Banking
2 13 (7.98%) Retail
3 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (36.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (28.22%) Developer
3 24 (14.72%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (13.50%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (12.27%) PHP Developer
6 19 (11.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 18 (11.04%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (11.04%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (10.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 16 (9.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 16 (9.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 15 (9.20%) Senior DevOps
11 13 (7.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (7.36%) Senior Developer
13 11 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (5.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
16 8 (4.91%) Senior PHP Developer
17 6 (3.68%) QA Engineer
17 6 (3.68%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.25%) HTML
2 31 (19.02%) CSS
3 19 (11.66%) Laravel
3 19 (11.66%) Node.js
4 11 (6.75%) AngularJS
5 10 (6.13%) Elastic Stack
5 10 (6.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (5.52%) Sensu
7 8 (4.91%) CGI
7 8 (4.91%) Gherkin
7 8 (4.91%) Symfony
7 8 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (4.29%) JSON
8 7 (4.29%) React Native
8 7 (4.29%) Web Services
9 5 (3.07%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (2.45%) .NET
11 3 (1.84%) LAMP
11 3 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.75%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.52%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.68%) Infotainment
5 5 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.45%) NHS
7 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.84%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.84%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Blog
9 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (51.53%) Linux
2 36 (22.09%) Windows
3 19 (11.66%) Unix
4 13 (7.98%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.52%) AIX
6 8 (4.91%) Android
7 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.23%) CentOS
10 2 (1.23%) Debian
10 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (61.35%) DevOps
2 60 (36.81%) Configuration Management
3 54 (33.13%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (25.15%) Test Automation
6 34 (20.86%) Infrastructure as Code
7 23 (14.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 21 (12.88%) OOP
9 20 (12.27%) BDD
9 20 (12.27%) MVC
9 20 (12.27%) Open Source
10 18 (11.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (11.04%) Continuous Deployment
11 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.59%) Microservices
13 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.75%) Information Security
14 11 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (6.75%) SDLC
14 11 (6.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.52%) Python
2 51 (31.29%) Bash Shell
3 42 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 34 (20.86%) Ruby
5 32 (19.63%) PHP
6 31 (19.02%) Java
7 24 (14.72%) PowerShell
8 18 (11.04%) Perl
9 12 (7.36%) PHP 7
9 12 (7.36%) SQL
10 9 (5.52%) Go
11 5 (3.07%) C#
12 3 (1.84%) C
13 2 (1.23%) Groovy
14 1 (0.61%) C++
14 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.45%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (53.99%) Docker
2 9 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.07%) Varnish
4 4 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 96 (58.90%) Puppet
2 74 (45.40%) Ansible
3 62 (38.04%) Kubernetes
4 54 (33.13%) Terraform
5 12 (7.36%) Salt
6 11 (6.75%) Graphite
7 8 (4.91%) Ganglia
7 8 (4.91%) Prometheus
8 7 (4.29%) Grafana
9 5 (3.07%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.07%) Packer
10 4 (2.45%) CFEngine
10 4 (2.45%) Graylog
11 3 (1.84%) Kibana
11 3 (1.84%) logstash
11 3 (1.84%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.23%) Nagios
12 2 (1.23%) Nessus
13 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.61%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (10.43%) Atlassian
2 14 (8.59%) VMware
3 10 (6.13%) SaltStack
4 9 (5.52%) Google
5 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.68%) Cisco
7 4 (2.45%) Meraki
7 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.84%) NetApp
9 2 (1.23%) Alibaba
10 1 (0.61%) Ayehu
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix
10 1 (0.61%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) Polycom