Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 115 159
Rank change year-on-year -87 +44 +77
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 116 306 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 2.66% 2.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.58% 28.33% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 302 219
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +23.53%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £69,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 1,002 1,080 1,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.47% 9.40% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 785 899 789
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,482 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +9.96% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,532 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +6.86%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -61 97 £62,500 +19.05% 24
Cheshire -15 15 £59,000 +7.27% 3
Merseyside -4 2 £60,000 +84.62% 3
Lancashire -11 2 £58,750 -2.08%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 76 (65.52%) Puppet
2 72 (62.07%) AWS
3 63 (54.31%) DevOps
4 61 (52.59%) Docker
5 57 (49.14%) Ansible
6 55 (47.41%) Azure
7 51 (43.97%) Linux
7 51 (43.97%) Terraform
8 45 (38.79%) Python
9 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (37.07%) Kubernetes
11 42 (36.21%) Configuration Management
11 42 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
13 37 (31.90%) MySQL
14 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
14 35 (30.17%) Jenkins
15 32 (27.59%) GCP
16 29 (25.00%) Windows
17 28 (24.14%) CSS
17 28 (24.14%) HTML
18 24 (20.69%) Bash Shell
19 22 (18.97%) Open Source
19 22 (18.97%) Ruby
20 21 (18.10%) Vagrant
21 19 (16.38%) PowerShell
21 19 (16.38%) PHP
21 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure as Code
22 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
23 17 (14.66%) 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 5 (4.31%) Confluence
1 5 (4.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) nginx
2 3 (2.59%) WordPress
3 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.86%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (62.07%) AWS
2 55 (47.41%) Azure
3 32 (27.59%) GCP
4 9 (7.76%) Amazon S3
5 8 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (6.90%) SaaS
6 7 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (6.03%) PaaS
6 7 (6.03%) Serverless
7 5 (4.31%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 5 (4.31%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (3.45%) IaaS
9 3 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.59%) Heroku
10 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.72%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.72%) Office 365
10 2 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) WAN
2 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.03%) Firewall
4 4 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.72%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.72%) Skype
6 1 (0.86%) LAN
6 1 (0.86%) NAS
6 1 (0.86%) SAN
6 1 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) MySQL
2 14 (12.07%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (3.45%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.72%) Power BI
6 2 (1.72%) Redis
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 35 (30.17%) Jenkins
3 21 (18.10%) Vagrant
4 16 (13.79%) webpack
5 12 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 10 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (6.90%) Maven
7 8 (6.90%) Selenium
8 7 (6.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (5.17%) PHPUnit
9 6 (5.17%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.31%) GoCD
10 5 (4.31%) JIRA
10 5 (4.31%) Travis CI
11 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.45%) git-flow
11 4 (3.45%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.59%) GitLab
General
1 11 (9.48%) Banking
1 11 (9.48%) Retail
2 9 (7.76%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (26.72%) Developer
3 19 (16.38%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) PHP Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (9.48%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (7.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Site Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Architect
11 6 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.14%) CSS
1 28 (24.14%) HTML
2 16 (13.79%) Node.js
3 14 (12.07%) Laravel
4 12 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 11 (9.48%) CGI
5 11 (9.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (6.90%) Web Services
7 6 (5.17%) .NET
7 6 (5.17%) Sensu
8 5 (4.31%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.31%) Symfony
9 4 (3.45%) SAML
10 3 (2.59%) REST
10 3 (2.59%) Sass
10 3 (2.59%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (1.72%) LDAP
11 2 (1.72%) OAuth
11 2 (1.72%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.31%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.86%) Blog
6 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 29 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (9.48%) AIX
4 9 (7.76%) Unix
5 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Debian
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.31%) DevOps
2 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (36.21%) Configuration Management
3 42 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (18.97%) Open Source
5 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (15.52%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.66%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (12.07%) MVC
9 14 (12.07%) OOP
10 12 (10.34%) Performance Management
11 11 (9.48%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (8.62%) Microservices
13 9 (7.76%) BDD
13 9 (7.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 8 (6.90%) IT Strategy
14 8 (6.90%) Migration
14 8 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) Python
2 35 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 22 (18.97%) Ruby
5 19 (16.38%) PHP
5 19 (16.38%) PowerShell
6 16 (13.79%) Java
7 12 (10.34%) Perl
8 8 (6.90%) PHP 7
9 7 (6.03%) C
9 7 (6.03%) SQL
10 5 (4.31%) C#
11 4 (3.45%) C++
11 4 (3.45%) Go
12 3 (2.59%) Groovy
12 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.72%) Scala
13 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) AWS Certification
1 3 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (52.59%) Docker
2 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Varnish
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (65.52%) Puppet
2 57 (49.14%) Ansible
3 51 (43.97%) Terraform
4 43 (37.07%) Kubernetes
5 11 (9.48%) Ganglia
6 7 (6.03%) Prometheus
6 7 (6.03%) Salt
7 6 (5.17%) Graphite
8 4 (3.45%) Packer
9 3 (2.59%) Cobbler
9 3 (2.59%) Kibana
9 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.59%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.72%) Grafana
10 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.72%) Nagios
10 2 (1.72%) Scalr
11 1 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) VMware
2 11 (9.48%) Cisco
3 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.76%) Meraki
5 8 (6.90%) Oracle
6 5 (4.31%) Google
7 4 (3.45%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.59%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.72%) CA
9 2 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.72%) Parasoft
9 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix
10 1 (0.86%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.86%) HP
10 1 (0.86%) Zend