Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 261 232
Rank change year-on-year -2 -29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 227 298 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 1.12% 1.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.66% 11.67% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 192 261 364
South East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 2,349 2,554 2,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.25% 9.59% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,759 2,005 1,984
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +34 103 £65,000 +4.00% 14
Hampshire -22 67 £63,750 +10.87% 8
Berkshire +24 65 £67,500 +8.00% 10
Surrey +9 46 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Oxfordshire +17 26 £65,000 -1.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 12 £70,000 +7.69% 1
East Sussex +11 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Kent -8 4 £57,500 +18.56%
West Sussex +5 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 173 (76.21%) DevOps
2 170 (74.89%) Puppet
3 135 (59.47%) Ansible
4 131 (57.71%) Docker
5 127 (55.95%) Linux
6 114 (50.22%) Python
7 108 (47.58%) Jenkins
8 102 (44.93%) Azure
9 97 (42.73%) AWS
10 91 (40.09%) Configuration Management
11 90 (39.65%) Java
12 87 (38.33%) Git (software)
13 80 (35.24%) Terraform
14 69 (30.40%) Bash Shell
15 68 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
16 65 (28.63%) Kubernetes
17 58 (25.55%) Ruby
18 53 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (22.91%) Scrum
20 50 (22.03%) GitHub
21 49 (21.59%) Windows
21 49 (21.59%) Test Automation
22 45 (19.82%) JIRA
23 43 (18.94%) PowerShell
23 43 (18.94%) BDD
24 42 (18.50%) TDD
25 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
26 39 (17.18%) C#
27 38 (16.74%) .NET
28 37 (16.30%) Google

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 33 (14.54%) Confluence
2 24 (10.57%) Apache
3 15 (6.61%) nginx
3 15 (6.61%) Tomcat
4 14 (6.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (5.73%) JBoss
6 10 (4.41%) IIS
7 5 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.44%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (11.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 102 (44.93%) Azure
2 97 (42.73%) AWS
3 50 (22.03%) GitHub
4 34 (14.98%) GCP
5 33 (14.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (13.22%) Slack
7 28 (12.33%) SaaS
8 21 (9.25%) IaaS
9 16 (7.05%) PaaS
10 15 (6.61%) Amazon ECS
10 15 (6.61%) DigitalOcean
11 14 (6.17%) OpenShift
12 8 (3.52%) NuGet
13 7 (3.08%) Serverless
14 6 (2.64%) npm
15 5 (2.20%) Office 365
16 4 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
17 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
17 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.25%) Firewall
2 16 (7.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.85%) SSL
4 10 (4.41%) VPN
5 9 (3.96%) DNS
6 8 (3.52%) HTTP
6 8 (3.52%) Internet
7 5 (2.20%) DHCP
7 5 (2.20%) SAN
8 4 (1.76%) SMTP
9 3 (1.32%) BGP
9 3 (1.32%) LAN
9 3 (1.32%) OSPF
9 3 (1.32%) WAN
10 2 (0.88%) DSL
10 2 (0.88%) Network Security
11 1 (0.44%) 5G
11 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.85%) MySQL
4 8 (3.52%) Big Data
4 8 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.44%) Redis
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 108 (47.58%) Jenkins
2 87 (38.33%) Git (software)
3 45 (19.82%) JIRA
4 31 (13.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (6.17%) GitLab
5 14 (6.17%) Subversion
6 13 (5.73%) CircleCI
6 13 (5.73%) Maven
6 13 (5.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (5.29%) Gradle
8 11 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.96%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.96%) Vagrant
9 9 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.08%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.64%) JMeter
11 6 (2.64%) Selenium
12 5 (2.20%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.20%) LoadUI
12 5 (2.20%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (12.33%) Finance
2 18 (7.93%) Retail
3 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.88%) Dutch Language
4 2 (0.88%) Electronics
4 2 (0.88%) French Language
4 2 (0.88%) German Language
4 2 (0.88%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (48.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (11.45%) Senior DevOps
3 24 (10.57%) Developer
4 23 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (7.05%) Linux Engineer
6 15 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.29%) Architect
7 12 (5.29%) DevOps Developer
8 11 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (4.85%) CRM Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 11 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
9 10 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 8 (3.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.74%) .NET
2 20 (8.81%) Web Services
3 15 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (6.61%) Sensu
4 13 (5.73%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (5.73%) Node.js
5 10 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (3.96%) REST
6 9 (3.96%) Spring
7 8 (3.52%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.08%) HTML
8 7 (3.08%) Velocity
9 6 (2.64%) CSS
10 5 (2.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.20%) jQuery
10 5 (2.20%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (2.20%) SOAP
11 4 (1.76%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.76%) Kafka
11 4 (1.76%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.08%) PMI
5 6 (2.64%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.76%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.32%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.88%) DataPower
9 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.44%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 127 (55.95%) Linux
2 49 (21.59%) Windows
3 28 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (12.33%) Unix
4 17 (7.49%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.64%) AIX
6 5 (2.20%) CentOS
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (76.21%) DevOps
2 91 (40.09%) Configuration Management
3 68 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (22.91%) Scrum
6 49 (21.59%) Test Automation
7 43 (18.94%) BDD
8 42 (18.50%) TDD
9 33 (14.54%) Coaching
9 33 (14.54%) CRM
10 30 (13.22%) Computer Science
10 30 (13.22%) Infrastructure as Code
11 29 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (12.33%) Migration
13 23 (10.13%) SDLC
14 20 (8.81%) Infrastructure Automation
15 18 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (7.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 16 (7.05%) Fintech
17 14 (6.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 114 (50.22%) Python
2 90 (39.65%) Java
3 69 (30.40%) Bash Shell
4 58 (25.55%) Ruby
5 43 (18.94%) PowerShell
6 39 (17.18%) C#
7 36 (15.86%) SQL
8 27 (11.89%) Go
9 19 (8.37%) Perl
10 17 (7.49%) Shell Script
11 15 (6.61%) PHP
12 12 (5.29%) JavaScript
13 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL
14 8 (3.52%) Scala
15 5 (2.20%) C
16 2 (0.88%) C++
16 2 (0.88%) Groovy
17 1 (0.44%) Java 8
17 1 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (10.57%) Degree
2 23 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (7.05%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.76%) CCNP
7 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.88%) CCIE
8 2 (0.88%) MCSE
9 1 (0.44%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.44%) CCNA
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) VCP5
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.17%) QA
2 11 (4.85%) SLA
3 6 (2.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.76%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 131 (57.71%) Docker
2 11 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.76%) NFS
4 4 (1.76%) vSphere
5 3 (1.32%) LXC
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.88%) vCloud
6 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.88%) Xen
7 1 (0.44%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 170 (74.89%) Puppet
2 135 (59.47%) Ansible
3 80 (35.24%) Terraform
4 65 (28.63%) Kubernetes
5 27 (11.89%) Salt
6 25 (11.01%) Nagios
7 18 (7.93%) Grafana
8 11 (4.85%) Packer
9 5 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.76%) Consul
10 4 (1.76%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.32%) Kibana
11 3 (1.32%) logstash
11 3 (1.32%) SCCM
12 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.88%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.88%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.88%) yum
13 1 (0.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.30%) Google
3 24 (10.57%) Oracle
4 22 (9.69%) Red Hat
5 21 (9.25%) VMware
6 19 (8.37%) Splunk
7 16 (7.05%) New Relic
8 9 (3.96%) SaltStack
9 8 (3.52%) HP
10 7 (3.08%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.64%) Cisco
11 6 (2.64%) F5
12 4 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.76%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.76%) Sun
13 3 (1.32%) Juniper
14 2 (0.88%) Citrix
15 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
15 1 (0.44%) SAP
15 1 (0.44%) webMethods