Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 223 282
Rank change year-on-year +71 +59 +50
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 280 142 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.11% 1.14% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.48% 16.45% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 231 121 70
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 £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £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 983 863 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.42% 6.90% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 762 682 672
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,325 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 November 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 23 November 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 +43 193 £52,500 +23.53% 13
Cheshire +17 56 £50,000 +36.99% 3
Merseyside +27 27 £38,500 +6.94% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 243 (86.79%) Puppet
2 205 (73.21%) DevOps
3 200 (71.43%) Linux
4 163 (58.21%) Amazon AWS
5 155 (55.36%) Python
6 147 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (45.00%) Ansible
8 109 (38.93%) Jenkins
9 106 (37.86%) Unix
10 105 (37.50%) Ruby
11 103 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (34.29%) SQL
13 92 (32.86%) Windows
14 89 (31.79%) Java
15 88 (31.43%) Configuration Management
16 87 (31.07%) Docker
17 86 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 82 (29.29%) Bash Shell
19 63 (22.50%) Open Source
20 62 (22.14%) Google
21 58 (20.71%) SQL Server
21 58 (20.71%) AWS CloudFormation
22 55 (19.64%) Hadoop
22 55 (19.64%) Shell Script
22 55 (19.64%) Finance
23 53 (18.93%) Big Data
24 51 (18.21%) Software Engineering
25 45 (16.07%) Google Cloud Platform
26 44 (15.71%) Kubernetes
27 42 (15.00%) Scrum

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 36 (12.86%) Apache
2 30 (10.71%) OpenStack
3 21 (7.50%) Apache Spark
4 18 (6.43%) CloudStack
4 18 (6.43%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.29%) Confluence
6 10 (3.57%) JBoss
6 10 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.21%) nginx
8 6 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.07%) IIS
10 3 (1.07%) Jetty
10 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 163 (58.21%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (30.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (20.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 45 (16.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (10.00%) GitHub
6 23 (8.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (6.07%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (5.71%) OpenShift
9 7 (2.50%) Amazon S3
9 7 (2.50%) PaaS
10 4 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.43%) Office 365
10 4 (1.43%) Serverless
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.71%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.71%) npm
12 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.36%) Loggly
13 1 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.71%) Internet
2 15 (5.36%) Firewall
2 15 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.21%) SSH
4 8 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.50%) HTTP
6 6 (2.14%) SAN
6 6 (2.14%) VPN
6 6 (2.14%) WAN
7 4 (1.43%) DNS
7 4 (1.43%) SSL
8 3 (1.07%) AMQP
8 3 (1.07%) LAN
8 3 (1.07%) LDAP
9 2 (0.71%) DHCP
9 2 (0.71%) MPLS
9 2 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.71%) VoIP
10 1 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 55 (19.64%) Hadoop
3 53 (18.93%) Big Data
4 31 (11.07%) Relational Database
5 23 (8.21%) MongoDB
5 23 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (7.86%) NoSQL
7 21 (7.50%) MySQL
8 19 (6.79%) Redis
9 10 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.86%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.79%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.43%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.43%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.43%) Riak
14 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.07%) Apache Accumulo
15 2 (0.71%) DB2
16 1 (0.36%) Informix
Development Applications
1 109 (38.93%) Jenkins
2 38 (13.57%) Bitbucket
3 36 (12.86%) JIRA
4 25 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 25 (8.93%) Vagrant
5 19 (6.79%) Maven
6 18 (6.43%) Selenium
7 17 (6.07%) SonarQube
8 13 (4.64%) JUnit
9 11 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (3.93%) NuGet
10 10 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (3.57%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.50%) Ant
12 6 (2.14%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.14%) Gradle
12 6 (2.14%) Hudson
13 5 (1.79%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 55 (19.64%) Finance
2 39 (13.93%) Manufacturing
3 35 (12.50%) Marketing
4 25 (8.93%) Electronics
4 25 (8.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.57%) Banking
6 8 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.14%) Games
8 4 (1.43%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (41.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (13.57%) Linux Engineer
3 37 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
3 37 (13.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 36 (12.86%) AWS DevOps
5 35 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (11.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 31 (11.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 30 (10.71%) Architect
9 28 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
10 26 (9.29%) Software Engineer
11 19 (6.79%) Cloud Architect
11 19 (6.79%) Lead DevOps
12 17 (6.07%) DevOps Architect
13 16 (5.71%) Administrator
14 15 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
15 14 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 12 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
16 12 (4.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
16 12 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.29%) Web Services
2 38 (13.57%) .NET
3 28 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 20 (7.14%) Node.js
5 18 (6.43%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (5.36%) Middleware
6 15 (5.36%) Spring
7 14 (5.00%) HTML
8 12 (4.29%) MSMQ
9 10 (3.57%) LAMP
10 9 (3.21%) jQuery
11 8 (2.86%) CSS
11 8 (2.86%) HTML5
11 8 (2.86%) RESTful
11 8 (2.86%) Spring Boot
12 7 (2.50%) JSON
12 7 (2.50%) Spring Cloud
13 6 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (2.14%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (2.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.64%) Public Cloud
2 14 (5.00%) Life Science
3 11 (3.93%) Clustering
4 8 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.14%) User Experience
6 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.43%) Fintech
7 3 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.07%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.71%) FMCG
8 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.71%) PKI
8 2 (0.71%) Xbox
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 200 (71.43%) Linux
2 106 (37.86%) Unix
3 92 (32.86%) Windows
4 25 (8.93%) CentOS
4 25 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.36%) AIX
6 10 (3.57%) Solaris
7 9 (3.21%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.50%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.43%) Debian
10 3 (1.07%) HPUX
10 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Fedora
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (73.21%) DevOps
2 147 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
4 88 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 63 (22.50%) Open Source
6 51 (18.21%) Software Engineering
7 42 (15.00%) Scrum
8 37 (13.21%) TDD
9 32 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 30 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (10.36%) Machine Learning
12 28 (10.00%) Analytics
12 28 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (9.64%) DSDM
13 27 (9.64%) RUP
14 25 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (8.93%) Programme Management
15 22 (7.86%) Microservices
16 20 (7.14%) Requirements Management
17 19 (6.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (55.36%) Python
2 105 (37.50%) Ruby
3 96 (34.29%) SQL
4 89 (31.79%) Java
5 82 (29.29%) Bash Shell
6 55 (19.64%) Shell Script
7 31 (11.07%) Go
8 25 (8.93%) C++
9 23 (8.21%) Perl
10 22 (7.86%) PHP
10 22 (7.86%) PowerShell
11 18 (6.43%) JavaScript
12 11 (3.93%) C#
13 6 (2.14%) Scala
14 3 (1.07%) C
14 3 (1.07%) Jython
14 3 (1.07%) Korn
14 3 (1.07%) VBScript
15 2 (0.71%) Clojure
15 2 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.71%) CCNA
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCNP
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.50%) QA
2 11 (3.93%) GCP
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (31.07%) Docker
2 26 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.86%) Xen
4 18 (6.43%) vSphere
4 18 (6.43%) XenServer
5 13 (4.64%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (2.50%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.43%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.07%) KVM
9 3 (1.07%) vCloud
9 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.71%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 243 (86.79%) Puppet
2 126 (45.00%) Ansible
3 44 (15.71%) Kubernetes
4 42 (15.00%) Terraform
5 29 (10.36%) Cobbler
5 29 (10.36%) Packer
6 24 (8.57%) Tivoli
7 21 (7.50%) Salt
7 21 (7.50%) ZABBIX
8 14 (5.00%) Ambari
9 12 (4.29%) Mesos
10 10 (3.57%) CA Wily
11 6 (2.14%) BladeLogic
11 6 (2.14%) Nagios
12 5 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (1.07%) Cacti
13 3 (1.07%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.71%) Kibana
14 2 (0.71%) logstash
14 2 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (22.14%) Google
2 38 (13.57%) VMware
3 30 (10.71%) Oracle
3 30 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 28 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 26 (9.29%) Microsoft
6 25 (8.93%) SAP
7 23 (8.21%) EnterpriseDB
8 17 (6.07%) IBM
9 14 (5.00%) Hortonworks
10 7 (2.50%) CA
11 6 (2.14%) AppDynamics
11 6 (2.14%) MuleSoft
11 6 (2.14%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.79%) Veritas
13 4 (1.43%) HP
13 4 (1.43%) Veeam
13 4 (1.43%) Zend
13 4 (1.43%) Zerto
14 3 (1.07%) Atlassian