Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 137 233
Rank change year-on-year +26 +96 +67
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 344 301 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.93% 2.35% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.42% 29.80% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 320 258 110
North West median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +21.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 1,095 1,010 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.31% 7.90% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 929 803 672
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 £27,500 £26,250 £28,075
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £58,175
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,635 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.49% +5.27% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +27 255 £50,000 -4.76% 34
Cheshire +29 66 £57,500 +21.05% 10
Merseyside -5 17 £32,500 -12.16% 5
Lancashire - 6 £61,250 - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 300 (87.21%) DevOps
2 292 (84.88%) Puppet
3 229 (66.57%) Amazon AWS
4 224 (65.12%) Ansible
5 212 (61.63%) Linux
6 190 (55.23%) Docker
7 176 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
8 173 (50.29%) Configuration Management
9 169 (49.13%) Jenkins
10 166 (48.26%) Python
11 142 (41.28%) Continuous Integration
12 141 (40.99%) Microsoft Azure
13 113 (32.85%) Terraform
14 111 (32.27%) Kubernetes
15 109 (31.69%) Ruby
16 97 (28.20%) Bash Shell
17 90 (26.16%) Windows
18 89 (25.87%) Java
19 70 (20.35%) Git (software)
20 64 (18.60%) SQL
21 62 (18.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
22 61 (17.73%) Google Cloud Platform
23 59 (17.15%) Open Source
24 54 (15.70%) Continuous Delivery
24 54 (15.70%) Scrum
25 52 (15.12%) VMware
26 50 (14.53%) Mentoring
27 48 (13.95%) Unix
27 48 (13.95%) Test Automation
28 47 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (6.40%) JBoss
2 20 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.23%) OpenStack
4 17 (4.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (4.65%) nginx
5 16 (4.65%) WebSphere
6 14 (4.07%) Confluence
7 13 (3.78%) IIS
7 13 (3.78%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.91%) Apache
10 9 (2.62%) CloudStack
11 8 (2.33%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.87%) Jetty
13 1 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 229 (66.57%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (40.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (17.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (11.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (6.69%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (6.10%) GitHub
7 19 (5.52%) OpenShift
8 18 (5.23%) IaaS
9 16 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
9 16 (4.65%) SaaS
10 11 (3.20%) PaaS
11 9 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (2.33%) Serverless
13 6 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (1.16%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.16%) Office 365
15 3 (0.87%) AWS Fargate
15 3 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
16 1 (0.29%) Datadog
16 1 (0.29%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.88%) Firewall
2 23 (6.69%) VPN
3 16 (4.65%) Internet
3 16 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.49%) DNS
5 9 (2.62%) HTTP
5 9 (2.62%) SSH
6 8 (2.33%) SSL
7 7 (2.03%) SAN
8 5 (1.45%) NAS
9 3 (0.87%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.87%) WAN
10 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.58%) LAN
11 1 (0.29%) AMQP
11 1 (0.29%) DDNS
11 1 (0.29%) DHCP
11 1 (0.29%) PPP
11 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.17%) MongoDB
2 32 (9.30%) MySQL
3 25 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.33%) Big Data
6 8 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.16%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.58%) GIS
10 2 (0.58%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.58%) Redis
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 169 (49.13%) Jenkins
2 70 (20.35%) Git (software)
3 62 (18.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 42 (12.21%) TeamCity
5 29 (8.43%) Vagrant
6 23 (6.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (6.40%) Hudson
8 20 (5.81%) Subversion
8 20 (5.81%) Travis CI
9 19 (5.52%) SonarQube
10 16 (4.65%) JIRA
10 16 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (4.36%) Bitbucket
12 14 (4.07%) Selenium
13 11 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (2.62%) Robot Framework
15 8 (2.33%) Maven
16 7 (2.03%) Ant
17 6 (1.74%) Gradle
17 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (11.05%) Finance
2 18 (5.23%) Banking
3 17 (4.94%) Retail
4 15 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.91%) Law
6 6 (1.74%) Back Office
7 5 (1.45%) Electronics
7 5 (1.45%) Games
8 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 196 (56.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
2 43 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 33 (9.59%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (9.01%) Linux Engineer
5 29 (8.43%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (6.98%) Lead DevOps
6 24 (6.98%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
7 21 (6.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 19 (5.52%) Software Engineer
10 16 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 13 (3.78%) Architect
11 13 (3.78%) Developer
11 13 (3.78%) Software Test Engineer
11 13 (3.78%) Test Engineer
12 12 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.85%) Web Services
2 26 (7.56%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (6.98%) .NET
4 19 (5.52%) Sensu
5 16 (4.65%) Spring
6 13 (3.78%) Node.js
6 13 (3.78%) XML
7 11 (3.20%) Spring Boot
8 10 (2.91%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.91%) Hibernate
8 10 (2.91%) JSON
9 9 (2.62%) Gherkin
10 8 (2.33%) HTML
10 8 (2.33%) LAMP
10 8 (2.33%) REST
11 7 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (1.74%) CSS
13 5 (1.45%) HTML5
13 5 (1.45%) Kafka
13 5 (1.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.85%) Public Cloud
2 22 (6.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 18 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.91%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.03%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) PKI
10 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.16%) Xbox
11 3 (0.87%) Clustering
11 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.87%) NHS
11 3 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.58%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 212 (61.63%) Linux
2 90 (26.16%) Windows
3 48 (13.95%) Unix
4 24 (6.98%) CentOS
5 17 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.07%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.49%) Debian
8 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.87%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.87%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.58%) AIX
11 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.58%) SUSE
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (87.21%) DevOps
2 176 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (50.29%) Configuration Management
4 142 (41.28%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (17.15%) Open Source
6 54 (15.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 54 (15.70%) Scrum
7 50 (14.53%) Mentoring
8 48 (13.95%) Test Automation
9 43 (12.50%) Microservices
10 41 (11.92%) Software Engineering
11 39 (11.34%) Deployment Automation
12 36 (10.47%) TDD
13 30 (8.72%) ITIL
14 28 (8.14%) BDD
15 25 (7.27%) High Availability
16 23 (6.69%) Coaching
16 23 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (6.69%) Load Balancing
17 22 (6.40%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 166 (48.26%) Python
2 109 (31.69%) Ruby
3 97 (28.20%) Bash Shell
4 89 (25.87%) Java
5 64 (18.60%) SQL
6 44 (12.79%) Go
7 38 (11.05%) PowerShell
8 32 (9.30%) Perl
9 27 (7.85%) JavaScript
10 26 (7.56%) Shell Script
11 19 (5.52%) PHP
12 13 (3.78%) Java 8
13 6 (1.74%) C#
13 6 (1.74%) Groovy
14 3 (0.87%) C++
14 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (3.78%) Degree
2 11 (3.20%) AWS Certification
3 8 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.03%) RHCE
4 7 (2.03%) RHCSA
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
7 1 (0.29%) RHCA
7 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.14%) QA
2 9 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.16%) GDPR
3 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 190 (55.23%) Docker
2 47 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.98%) Xen
4 23 (6.69%) Active Directory
5 18 (5.23%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.23%) VirtualBox
6 15 (4.36%) KVM
7 9 (2.62%) vSphere
7 9 (2.62%) XenServer
8 8 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.29%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 292 (84.88%) Puppet
2 224 (65.12%) Ansible
3 113 (32.85%) Terraform
4 111 (32.27%) Kubernetes
5 42 (12.21%) Packer
6 39 (11.34%) Graphite
7 38 (11.05%) Salt
8 33 (9.59%) Nagios
9 31 (9.01%) Docker Swarm
10 24 (6.98%) Grafana
11 23 (6.69%) Consul
12 20 (5.81%) Opsview
12 20 (5.81%) Prometheus
12 20 (5.81%) ZABBIX
13 14 (4.07%) Mesos
14 12 (3.49%) Cobbler
15 7 (2.03%) CFEngine
16 6 (1.74%) Kibana
16 6 (1.74%) SCCM
17 5 (1.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (15.12%) VMware
2 37 (10.76%) Red Hat
3 35 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 29 (8.43%) Oracle
5 28 (8.14%) Google
6 15 (4.36%) Splunk
7 14 (4.07%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.49%) IBM
9 9 (2.62%) Aquila
10 5 (1.45%) Cisco
11 4 (1.16%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.87%) Citrix
12 3 (0.87%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (0.87%) New Relic
12 3 (0.87%) Polycom
12 3 (0.87%) RedGate
12 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.87%) TOWER Software
13 2 (0.58%) Facebook
13 2 (0.58%) SAP