The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 114 131
Rank change year-on-year +54 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 45 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.61% 1.48% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.66% 14.36% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 11
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 157 202 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.59% 10.28% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 117 181 136
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Reading

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Reading.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Reading

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Reading over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 77 (97.47%) Linux
2 74 (93.67%) Puppet
3 56 (70.89%) DevOps
3 56 (70.89%) Unix
4 53 (67.09%) Python
4 53 (67.09%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (58.23%) Bash Shell
6 44 (55.70%) Perl
7 41 (51.90%) Ansible
8 38 (48.10%) Git (software)
9 34 (43.04%) SaaS
10 31 (39.24%) Java
11 30 (37.97%) Ant
11 30 (37.97%) Maven
11 30 (37.97%) Salt
12 29 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (34.18%) Spring
13 27 (34.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (32.91%) Configuration Management
15 25 (31.65%) Oracle
16 24 (30.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 22 (27.85%) Windows
18 21 (26.58%) SQL
18 21 (26.58%) MySQL
19 20 (25.32%) Subversion
20 19 (24.05%) VMware
20 19 (24.05%) Build Automation
21 17 (21.52%) CentOS
22 15 (18.99%) Banking
22 15 (18.99%) Web Services

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (16.46%) Apache
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.33%) nginx
5 3 (3.80%) Drupal
5 3 (3.80%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (3.80%) IIS
6 2 (2.53%) Confluence
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Eloqua
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 53 (67.09%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (43.04%) SaaS
3 6 (7.59%) Responsys
3 6 (7.59%) Taleo
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.80%) PaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.27%) Route 53
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) DHCP
2 1 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) MySQL
2 14 (17.72%) NoSQL
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (12.66%) RDBMS
4 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.80%) Big Data
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (48.10%) Git (software)
2 30 (37.97%) Ant
2 30 (37.97%) Maven
3 20 (25.32%) Subversion
4 14 (17.72%) Apache Ivy
4 14 (17.72%) Gradle
5 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.86%) JIRA
7 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (6.33%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.80%) VersionOne
9 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.27%) FishEye
General
1 15 (18.99%) Banking
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (32.91%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 24 (30.38%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (29.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 20 (25.32%) Release Engineer
6 13 (16.46%) Administrator
6 13 (16.46%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (16.46%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (15.19%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (13.92%) Consultant
9 8 (10.13%) Cloud Consultant
10 7 (8.86%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (8.86%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (8.86%) Linux Scripter
10 7 (8.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) DBA
11 6 (7.59%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 6 (7.59%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (6.33%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) Spring
2 15 (18.99%) Web Services
3 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (6.33%) LAMP
5 4 (5.06%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.80%) Sensu
7 2 (2.53%) JSON
8 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.27%) CSS
8 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.27%) HTML
8 1 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.53%) Fintech
4 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Blog
5 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (97.47%) Linux
2 56 (70.89%) Unix
3 24 (30.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (27.85%) Windows
5 17 (21.52%) CentOS
6 12 (15.19%) Windows Server
7 9 (11.39%) Solaris
8 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
9 7 (8.86%) Debian
10 3 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) DevOps
2 29 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (34.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 26 (32.91%) Configuration Management
5 19 (24.05%) Build Automation
6 15 (18.99%) SOA
7 14 (17.72%) Dependency Management
8 12 (15.19%) Prototyping
8 12 (15.19%) Rapid Prototyping
9 11 (13.92%) Load Balancing
9 11 (13.92%) Migration
9 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.66%) High Availability
11 9 (11.39%) Performance Management
11 9 (11.39%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (11.39%) Reverse Engineering
12 7 (8.86%) Open Source
13 6 (7.59%) ETL
13 6 (7.59%) Line Management
13 6 (7.59%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.09%) Python
2 46 (58.23%) Bash Shell
3 44 (55.70%) Perl
4 31 (39.24%) Java
5 21 (26.58%) SQL
6 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.86%) PHP
7 7 (8.86%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) Groovy
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) AWS Certification
2 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.39%) XenServer
3 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.33%) Docker
5 3 (3.80%) GlusterFS
5 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) Varnish
5 3 (3.80%) Xen
6 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 74 (93.67%) Puppet
2 41 (51.90%) Ansible
3 30 (37.97%) Salt
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Nagios
6 4 (5.06%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.80%) Cacti
7 3 (3.80%) collectd
7 3 (3.80%) Ganglia
7 3 (3.80%) Graphite
7 3 (3.80%) Icinga
7 3 (3.80%) OpenView
7 3 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) vRealize
8 2 (2.53%) Terraform
9 1 (1.27%) Graylog
9 1 (1.27%) Kibana
9 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) Sun
4 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) IBM
7 3 (3.80%) BMC
7 3 (3.80%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) EMC
7 3 (3.80%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.80%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
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