Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 106 109
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3 +35
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 194 146 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.77% 2.66% 2.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.83% 22.92% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 94 79 60
Scotland median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% -25.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,200 £36,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 591 637 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.48% 11.59% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 340 445 254
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,385 £28,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in Scotland

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Edinburgh +14 109 £45,100 -12.43% 6
Glasgow +44 67 £55,000 +22.22% 11
West Lothian -4 8 £47,500 +39.71% 1
Dundee +1 7 £32,000 -
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 162 (83.51%) DevOps
2 141 (72.68%) Linux
3 127 (65.46%) Ansible
4 115 (59.28%) AWS
5 102 (52.58%) Puppet
6 101 (52.06%) Jenkins
7 99 (51.03%) Python
7 99 (51.03%) Terraform
8 95 (48.97%) Azure
9 89 (45.88%) Windows
10 87 (44.85%) Git (software)
11 82 (42.27%) Java
12 77 (39.69%) GCP
13 75 (38.66%) Docker
14 74 (38.14%) Kubernetes
15 68 (35.05%) JavaScript
16 67 (34.54%) Bash Shell
17 55 (28.35%) Configuration Management
17 55 (28.35%) Finance
17 55 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
18 54 (27.84%) Unix
19 53 (27.32%) Open Source
20 52 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (25.26%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (24.74%) PowerShell
23 46 (23.71%) Infrastructure as Code
23 46 (23.71%) Google
24 45 (23.20%) JIRA
25 44 (22.68%) Splunk
26 41 (21.13%) Banking

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.70%) Apache
2 11 (5.67%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.64%) JBoss
5 8 (4.12%) Jetty
5 8 (4.12%) nginx
6 7 (3.61%) CloudStack
6 7 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.06%) IIS
7 4 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 115 (59.28%) AWS
2 95 (48.97%) Azure
3 77 (39.69%) GCP
4 17 (8.76%) Azure Stack
4 17 (8.76%) IBM Cloud
5 12 (6.19%) IaaS
6 11 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (5.15%) GitHub
8 8 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (4.12%) SaaS
9 5 (2.58%) Datadog
9 5 (2.58%) npm
9 5 (2.58%) PaaS
10 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.03%) Serverless
12 1 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.70%) Firewall
2 8 (4.12%) HTTP
2 8 (4.12%) SSL
3 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.09%) MySQL
3 6 (3.09%) Redis
4 5 (2.58%) Couchbase
4 5 (2.58%) Mixpanel
4 5 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 101 (52.06%) Jenkins
2 87 (44.85%) Git (software)
3 45 (23.20%) JIRA
4 39 (20.10%) Subversion
5 36 (18.56%) IBM UrbanCode
5 36 (18.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (13.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (13.40%) GoCD
7 26 (13.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (12.89%) TeamCity
9 15 (7.73%) Bitbucket
9 15 (7.73%) CA Release Automation
10 14 (7.22%) PhantomJS
11 11 (5.67%) Maven
12 7 (3.61%) Axure RP
12 7 (3.61%) SonarQube
13 5 (2.58%) gulp
13 5 (2.58%) webpack
14 4 (2.06%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.03%) RSpec
General
1 55 (28.35%) Finance
2 41 (21.13%) Banking
3 17 (8.76%) Retail
4 11 (5.67%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.61%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.58%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Games
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (44.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (24.23%) Senior DevOps
3 31 (15.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (13.40%) Consultant
4 26 (13.40%) DevOps Consultant
4 26 (13.40%) Senior Consultant
4 26 (13.40%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 21 (10.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 20 (10.31%) Developer
7 15 (7.73%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) Lead DevOps
10 8 (4.12%) DevOps Manager
10 8 (4.12%) Environment Manager
10 8 (4.12%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (2.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.06%) Cloud Specialist
13 4 (2.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.49%) Elastic Stack
1 32 (16.49%) Node.js
2 22 (11.34%) .NET
2 22 (11.34%) Web Services
3 17 (8.76%) Spring
4 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
4 14 (7.22%) JSON
5 13 (6.70%) RESTful
6 12 (6.19%) CSS
6 12 (6.19%) HTML
7 11 (5.67%) Middleware
8 10 (5.15%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.15%) Spring Boot
9 9 (4.64%) SOAP
10 8 (4.12%) Java EE
10 8 (4.12%) YAML
11 7 (3.61%) .NET Core
11 7 (3.61%) React
12 5 (2.58%) Ionic Framework
12 5 (2.58%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Public Cloud
2 18 (9.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.61%) User Experience
7 5 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.58%) Smart Home
8 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 141 (72.68%) Linux
2 89 (45.88%) Windows
3 54 (27.84%) Unix
4 24 (12.37%) Windows Server
5 19 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.09%) CentOS
8 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.55%) Debian
11 2 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (83.51%) DevOps
2 55 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.35%) Configuration Management
3 53 (27.32%) Open Source
4 52 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (25.26%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (23.71%) Infrastructure as Code
7 38 (19.59%) Microservices
8 33 (17.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (17.01%) Scrum
8 33 (17.01%) Test Automation
9 32 (16.49%) Fintech
9 32 (16.49%) Software Engineering
10 31 (15.98%) Customer Engagement
11 26 (13.40%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (12.37%) Deployment Automation
13 22 (11.34%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (11.34%) Mentoring
14 21 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (10.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.03%) Python
2 82 (42.27%) Java
3 68 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 67 (34.54%) Bash Shell
5 48 (24.74%) PowerShell
6 35 (18.04%) Groovy
7 32 (16.49%) SQL
8 31 (15.98%) Ruby
9 28 (14.43%) Go
10 18 (9.28%) C++
11 17 (8.76%) C#
12 10 (5.15%) Perl
13 7 (3.61%) TypeScript
14 6 (3.09%) C
14 6 (3.09%) PHP
15 5 (2.58%) ES6
16 4 (2.06%) VB
17 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
18 2 (1.03%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (11.34%) Degree
2 9 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.06%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CISSP
System Software
1 75 (38.66%) Docker
2 8 (4.12%) Xen
3 7 (3.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 7 (3.61%) vSphere
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (65.46%) Ansible
2 102 (52.58%) Puppet
3 99 (51.03%) Terraform
4 74 (38.14%) Kubernetes
5 31 (15.98%) Consul
6 26 (13.40%) Rundeck
7 8 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (3.61%) Cobbler
9 5 (2.58%) CFEngine
9 5 (2.58%) Salt
10 2 (1.03%) Nagios
11 1 (0.52%) Cacti
11 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.52%) Kibana
11 1 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (23.71%) Google
2 44 (22.68%) Splunk
3 40 (20.62%) ServiceNow
4 28 (14.43%) Red Hat
5 27 (13.92%) Microsoft
6 26 (13.40%) Delphix
6 26 (13.40%) RedGate
7 17 (8.76%) IBM
8 14 (7.22%) CyberArk
8 14 (7.22%) Symantec
9 8 (4.12%) Oracle
10 3 (1.55%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.55%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.55%) Perforce
10 3 (1.55%) VMware
11 2 (1.03%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.52%) F5