Period
to 23 October 2019

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

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 240 203
Rank change year-on-year -19 -37 +45
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 283 367 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.26% 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.67% 14.25% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 242 326 406
South East median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.61% -2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £75,000
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,653 2,576 2,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.47% 8.85% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,049 2,048 2,031
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the South East

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the South East

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the South East

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Thames Valley +21 127 £62,500 +4.17% 24
Hampshire -10 96 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Berkshire +30 85 £62,500 +4.17% 16
Surrey +3 46 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Oxfordshire +4 26 £62,500 -3.85% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £60,000 +14.29% 2
West Sussex -3 6 £81,250 +62.50% 2
East Sussex +13 4 £65,000 +23.81%
Kent -3 4 £57,500 +18.56% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 219 (77.39%) DevOps
2 203 (71.73%) Puppet
3 173 (61.13%) Linux
4 163 (57.60%) Ansible
5 159 (56.18%) Docker
6 154 (54.42%) Python
7 146 (51.59%) AWS
8 140 (49.47%) Java
9 139 (49.12%) Azure
10 127 (44.88%) Jenkins
11 97 (34.28%) Bash Shell
12 95 (33.57%) Terraform
13 85 (30.04%) Git (software)
14 83 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (29.33%) Configuration Management
15 80 (28.27%) Kubernetes
16 71 (25.09%) Ruby
17 66 (23.32%) C#
18 65 (22.97%) Windows
19 64 (22.61%) SQL
20 60 (21.20%) .NET
20 60 (21.20%) Scrum
21 56 (19.79%) Test Automation
22 53 (18.73%) SaaS
23 52 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
23 52 (18.37%) TDD
23 52 (18.37%) Microsoft
24 48 (16.96%) BDD
25 46 (16.25%) GitHub
26 45 (15.90%) SQL Server

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (13.43%) Apache
2 35 (12.37%) Tomcat
3 33 (11.66%) Confluence
4 32 (11.31%) JBoss
5 17 (6.01%) nginx
6 11 (3.89%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (3.53%) IIS
8 8 (2.83%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.41%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (9.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 146 (51.59%) AWS
2 139 (49.12%) Azure
3 53 (18.73%) SaaS
4 46 (16.25%) GitHub
5 42 (14.84%) GCP
6 32 (11.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (9.54%) Slack
8 20 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (7.07%) IaaS
9 19 (6.71%) OpenShift
10 15 (5.30%) PaaS
11 14 (4.95%) npm
12 13 (4.59%) Serverless
13 12 (4.24%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (2.83%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (2.83%) NuGet
15 7 (2.47%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.66%) Firewall
2 25 (8.83%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.30%) SSL
4 11 (3.89%) DNS
4 11 (3.89%) VPN
5 7 (2.47%) DHCP
5 7 (2.47%) Internet
5 7 (2.47%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (2.12%) HTTP
7 5 (1.77%) SMTP
8 4 (1.41%) IPsec
9 2 (0.71%) DSL
9 2 (0.71%) LAN
9 2 (0.71%) WAN
10 1 (0.35%) BGP
10 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.35%) Network Security
10 1 (0.35%) RTP
10 1 (0.35%) SAN
10 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.60%) MySQL
3 23 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (4.59%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.24%) Big Data
7 12 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.89%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.83%) Redis
10 5 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.77%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.41%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (1.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 127 (44.88%) Jenkins
2 85 (30.04%) Git (software)
3 44 (15.55%) JIRA
4 34 (12.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (6.01%) Maven
6 16 (5.65%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.59%) Subversion
8 12 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (3.89%) Gradle
9 11 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (3.89%) Selenium
9 11 (3.89%) Vagrant
9 11 (3.89%) Visual Studio
10 10 (3.53%) gulp
11 9 (3.18%) Babel
11 9 (3.18%) GitLab
11 9 (3.18%) webpack
12 8 (2.83%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.83%) Travis CI
13 7 (2.47%) JMeter
General
1 17 (6.01%) Finance
2 12 (4.24%) Retail
3 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.41%) Games
4 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (45.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (13.07%) Cloud Engineer
3 35 (12.37%) Developer
4 28 (9.89%) Senior DevOps
5 27 (9.54%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (6.71%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (6.36%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.65%) Applications Engineer
10 13 (4.59%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 12 (4.24%) DevOps Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.89%) CRM Developer
12 11 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 11 (3.89%) Microsoft Developer
12 11 (3.89%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.89%) Senior Microsoft Developer
13 10 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.20%) .NET
2 32 (11.31%) Web Services
3 26 (9.19%) ActiveMQ
4 22 (7.77%) REST
5 19 (6.71%) Node.js
6 18 (6.36%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.36%) Kafka
7 17 (6.01%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (6.01%) RESTful
8 14 (4.95%) LAPP Stack
9 13 (4.59%) HTML
10 12 (4.24%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.24%) CSS
10 12 (4.24%) jQuery
11 10 (3.53%) SOAP
12 9 (3.18%) Entity Framework
12 9 (3.18%) WCF
13 8 (2.83%) LAMP
13 8 (2.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.25%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (6.71%) Private Cloud
3 13 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.53%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.47%) Smart Meter
8 6 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.41%) DataPower
11 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.06%) PMI
12 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.71%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.35%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 173 (61.13%) Linux
2 65 (22.97%) Windows
3 30 (10.60%) Unix
4 29 (10.25%) Windows Server
5 24 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.89%) CentOS
7 10 (3.53%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.41%) Debian
11 2 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.71%) VMS
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Android
12 1 (0.35%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (77.39%) DevOps
2 83 (29.33%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (29.33%) Configuration Management
3 60 (21.20%) Scrum
4 56 (19.79%) Test Automation
5 52 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (18.37%) TDD
6 48 (16.96%) BDD
7 34 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 33 (11.66%) Infrastructure as Code
9 30 (10.60%) Coaching
10 27 (9.54%) CRM
11 26 (9.19%) Infrastructure Automation
11 26 (9.19%) Task Automation
12 25 (8.83%) Microservices
12 25 (8.83%) Open Source
12 25 (8.83%) Software Engineering
13 24 (8.48%) Computer Science
14 22 (7.77%) Continuous Deployment
15 20 (7.07%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 154 (54.42%) Python
2 140 (49.47%) Java
3 97 (34.28%) Bash Shell
4 71 (25.09%) Ruby
5 66 (23.32%) C#
6 64 (22.61%) SQL
7 43 (15.19%) PowerShell
8 38 (13.43%) Perl
9 37 (13.07%) JavaScript
10 29 (10.25%) Shell Script
11 24 (8.48%) PHP
12 19 (6.71%) Go
13 13 (4.59%) TypeScript
14 12 (4.24%) Objective-C
15 11 (3.89%) C
16 7 (2.47%) Scala
17 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.71%) Groovy
19 1 (0.35%) Java 8
19 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.25%) Degree
2 20 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (6.01%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.71%) CCNA
6 2 (0.71%) CCNP
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) MCITP
7 1 (0.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.35%) VCP5
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.59%) SLA
2 12 (4.24%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 159 (56.18%) Docker
2 12 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.12%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.77%) NFS
4 5 (1.77%) vSphere
5 3 (1.06%) LXC
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.71%) vCloud
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) Ceph
7 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 203 (71.73%) Puppet
2 163 (57.60%) Ansible
3 95 (33.57%) Terraform
4 80 (28.27%) Kubernetes
5 24 (8.48%) Salt
6 19 (6.71%) Nagios
7 13 (4.59%) Grafana
8 10 (3.53%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (2.47%) Kibana
9 7 (2.47%) logstash
10 5 (1.77%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.41%) Consul
11 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.41%) Packer
12 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.71%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.71%) yum
14 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
14 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.07%) Google
3 27 (9.54%) Oracle
4 24 (8.48%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.30%) VMware
6 13 (4.59%) SaltStack
6 13 (4.59%) Sun
7 12 (4.24%) IBM
8 11 (3.89%) Splunk
9 8 (2.83%) New Relic
10 7 (2.47%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.77%) Databricks
11 5 (1.77%) F5
12 4 (1.41%) Automation Anywhere
12 4 (1.41%) Blue Prism
12 4 (1.41%) UiPath
13 1 (0.35%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.35%) Dynatrace
13 1 (0.35%) PagerDuty
13 1 (0.35%) Veracode