Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 225 308
Rank change year-on-year +87 +83 +21
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 294 130 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.30% 1.07% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.09% 15.51% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 251 113 59
North West median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £57,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 977 838 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.66% 6.88% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 779 667 617
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,450 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +62 207 £52,500 +23.53% 17
Cheshire +22 50 £47,500 +30.14% 2
Merseyside +26 33 £37,000 +2.78%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 264 (89.80%) Puppet
2 216 (73.47%) DevOps
3 215 (73.13%) Linux
4 159 (54.08%) Python
4 159 (54.08%) Amazon AWS
5 157 (53.40%) Ansible
5 157 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (39.80%) Windows
7 115 (39.12%) Continuous Integration
8 105 (35.71%) Unix
9 100 (34.01%) SQL
10 96 (32.65%) Ruby
11 95 (32.31%) Jenkins
12 86 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 86 (29.25%) Configuration Management
13 83 (28.23%) Java
14 80 (27.21%) Bash Shell
15 77 (26.19%) Docker
16 70 (23.81%) Open Source
17 67 (22.79%) Shell Script
18 64 (21.77%) Big Data
19 62 (21.09%) SQL Server
19 62 (21.09%) Google
20 60 (20.41%) Finance
20 60 (20.41%) Hadoop
21 56 (19.05%) VMware
22 54 (18.37%) Continuous Delivery
23 52 (17.69%) Google Cloud Platform
24 50 (17.01%) AWS CloudFormation
25 49 (16.67%) Manufacturing

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 39 (13.27%) Apache
2 37 (12.59%) OpenStack
3 27 (9.18%) Apache Spark
4 23 (7.82%) CloudStack
5 18 (6.12%) Tomcat
6 15 (5.10%) nginx
7 11 (3.74%) Confluence
8 9 (3.06%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.72%) JBoss
10 6 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.36%) IIS
12 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.34%) CMS
14 1 (0.34%) Jetty
14 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Magento
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 159 (54.08%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (17.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 50 (17.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (9.18%) GitHub
6 19 (6.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (5.10%) OpenShift
8 12 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (3.06%) PaaS
10 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.36%) Serverless
11 3 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.68%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.68%) Office 365
12 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.34%) Loggly
13 1 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.10%) Internet
2 14 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.08%) Firewall
4 10 (3.40%) SSH
5 7 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.38%) WAN
6 6 (2.04%) SAN
7 4 (1.36%) HTTP
8 3 (1.02%) AMQP
8 3 (1.02%) DNS
8 3 (1.02%) LAN
8 3 (1.02%) LDAP
8 3 (1.02%) SSL
9 2 (0.68%) MPLS
9 2 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.68%) VoIP
10 1 (0.34%) DHCP
10 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.34%) VPN
10 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.77%) Big Data
2 62 (21.09%) SQL Server
3 60 (20.41%) Hadoop
4 37 (12.59%) Relational Database
5 23 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (7.48%) MongoDB
6 22 (7.48%) MySQL
7 20 (6.80%) NoSQL
8 17 (5.78%) Redis
9 9 (3.06%) CouchDB
10 8 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.36%) Riak
13 3 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (1.02%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.02%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.68%) Data Lake
15 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 95 (32.31%) Jenkins
2 44 (14.97%) Git (software)
3 33 (11.22%) JIRA
4 29 (9.86%) Bitbucket
4 29 (9.86%) NuGet
5 25 (8.50%) Vagrant
6 17 (5.78%) Maven
6 17 (5.78%) Selenium
7 16 (5.44%) TeamCity
8 15 (5.10%) SonarQube
9 12 (4.08%) JUnit
9 12 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.40%) GitLab
11 6 (2.04%) Ant
11 6 (2.04%) PyCharm
12 5 (1.70%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (1.70%) Gradle
12 5 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.70%) Travis CI
General
1 60 (20.41%) Finance
2 49 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 48 (16.33%) Marketing
4 37 (12.59%) Electronics
4 37 (12.59%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.40%) Banking
6 8 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.38%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 127 (43.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 41 (13.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 37 (12.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 34 (11.56%) AWS Engineer
7 33 (11.22%) Architect
8 32 (10.88%) AWS DevOps
9 29 (9.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (9.86%) Platform Engineer
10 25 (8.50%) Cloud Architect
10 25 (8.50%) Lead DevOps
11 23 (7.82%) DevOps Architect
12 22 (7.48%) Software Engineer
13 20 (6.80%) Administrator
13 20 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (5.44%) Automation Engineer
15 14 (4.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 14 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.97%) .NET
2 37 (12.59%) Web Services
3 22 (7.48%) Hibernate
3 22 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (6.12%) MSMQ
5 16 (5.44%) Node.js
6 14 (4.76%) Middleware
7 13 (4.42%) Spring
8 11 (3.74%) HTML
9 10 (3.40%) LAMP
10 8 (2.72%) HTML5
10 8 (2.72%) jQuery
10 8 (2.72%) Spring Boot
11 7 (2.38%) Spring Cloud
12 6 (2.04%) CSS
12 6 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.70%) JSON
13 5 (1.70%) RESTful
14 4 (1.36%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.93%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.08%) Life Science
3 10 (3.40%) Clustering
4 8 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.38%) User Experience
6 6 (2.04%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.70%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.36%) Fintech
8 4 (1.36%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.68%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 215 (73.13%) Linux
2 117 (39.80%) Windows
3 105 (35.71%) Unix
4 27 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (7.48%) CentOS
6 15 (5.10%) AIX
7 9 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.72%) Solaris
9 7 (2.38%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.36%) Debian
11 4 (1.36%) HPUX
12 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.34%) Fedora
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (73.47%) DevOps
2 157 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (39.12%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (29.25%) Configuration Management
5 70 (23.81%) Open Source
6 54 (18.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 49 (16.67%) TDD
8 47 (15.99%) Software Engineering
9 44 (14.97%) Machine Learning
10 39 (13.27%) Scrum
11 38 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (12.93%) Digital Marketing
12 37 (12.59%) Programme Management
13 32 (10.88%) Analytics
13 32 (10.88%) Test Automation
14 27 (9.18%) DSDM
14 27 (9.18%) RUP
15 20 (6.80%) High Availability
16 18 (6.12%) Microservices
16 18 (6.12%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (54.08%) Python
2 100 (34.01%) SQL
3 96 (32.65%) Ruby
4 83 (28.23%) Java
5 80 (27.21%) Bash Shell
6 67 (22.79%) Shell Script
7 42 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 36 (12.24%) Go
9 33 (11.22%) C++
10 24 (8.16%) Perl
11 21 (7.14%) JavaScript
12 20 (6.80%) PHP
13 9 (3.06%) C#
14 8 (2.72%) Scala
15 3 (1.02%) C
15 3 (1.02%) Jython
15 3 (1.02%) Korn
16 2 (0.68%) Haskell
16 2 (0.68%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (10.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.68%) CCNA
4 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CCNP
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.29%) QA
2 12 (4.08%) GCP
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (26.19%) Docker
2 41 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.93%) Xen
4 23 (7.82%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.82%) vSphere
4 23 (7.82%) XenServer
5 15 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (5.10%) VirtualBox
6 8 (2.72%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.72%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.36%) KVM
8 3 (1.02%) PowerHA
8 3 (1.02%) vCloud
8 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.34%) etcd
9 1 (0.34%) flannel
Systems Management
1 264 (89.80%) Puppet
2 157 (53.40%) Ansible
3 38 (12.93%) Kubernetes
4 31 (10.54%) Terraform
5 27 (9.18%) Cobbler
6 24 (8.16%) Tivoli
7 19 (6.46%) Salt
7 19 (6.46%) ZABBIX
8 18 (6.12%) Mesos
9 17 (5.78%) Packer
10 11 (3.74%) Ambari
10 11 (3.74%) CA Wily
11 7 (2.38%) BladeLogic
11 7 (2.38%) Nagios
12 4 (1.36%) Cacti
12 4 (1.36%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.68%) Kibana
13 2 (0.68%) logstash
13 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 62 (21.09%) Google
2 56 (19.05%) VMware
3 40 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 37 (12.59%) SAP
5 31 (10.54%) Red Hat
6 29 (9.86%) Oracle
7 26 (8.84%) SaltStack
8 24 (8.16%) EnterpriseDB
9 15 (5.10%) IBM
10 11 (3.74%) Hortonworks
11 9 (3.06%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.72%) CA
13 7 (2.38%) Rackspace
14 6 (2.04%) Veritas
15 5 (1.70%) MuleSoft
15 5 (1.70%) Veeam
15 5 (1.70%) Zerto
16 4 (1.36%) AppDynamics
16 4 (1.36%) BMC
16 4 (1.36%) NetApp