The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 158 175
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 56 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.53% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.13% 24.62% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 52 75 60
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £33,500 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% -  

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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 327 325 479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.15% 6.21% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 258 249 371
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the South West

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -31 22 £62,500 +31.57% 4
Gloucestershire +4 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Cornwall 0 9 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +6 8 £37,500 - 1
Somerset -38 2 £46,500 +16.25% 1
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 118 (92.19%) Puppet
2 92 (71.88%) Ansible
3 76 (59.38%) Linux
4 68 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (51.56%) DevOps
6 63 (49.22%) Python
6 63 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (47.66%) Amazon AWS
8 50 (39.06%) Jenkins
9 49 (38.28%) OpenStack
10 46 (35.94%) MySQL
11 45 (35.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 44 (34.38%) Git (software)
13 43 (33.59%) Bash Shell
13 43 (33.59%) NoSQL
14 41 (32.03%) Java
14 41 (32.03%) TDD
15 40 (31.25%) Oracle
16 38 (29.69%) Tomcat
17 37 (28.91%) Docker
18 35 (27.34%) Perl
19 34 (26.56%) OO
19 34 (26.56%) Scrum
20 33 (25.78%) PostgreSQL
20 33 (25.78%) WebLogic
20 33 (25.78%) WebSphere
21 30 (23.44%) Configuration Management
22 29 (22.66%) Red Hat
23 26 (20.31%) Telecoms
23 26 (20.31%) Salt

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 49 (38.28%) OpenStack
2 38 (29.69%) Tomcat
3 33 (25.78%) WebLogic
3 33 (25.78%) WebSphere
4 25 (19.53%) JBoss
5 16 (12.50%) Apache Solr
5 16 (12.50%) Apache Spark
5 16 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (11.72%) Jetty
7 9 (7.03%) Apache
7 9 (7.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (3.91%) CloudStack
8 5 (3.91%) IIS
9 2 (1.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 13 (10.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (47.66%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (35.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.69%) IaaS
4 3 (2.34%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.34%) PaaS
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.78%) G Suite
6 1 (0.78%) GitHub
6 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Internet
2 11 (8.59%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (8.59%) Junos
3 6 (4.69%) Firewall
4 5 (3.91%) SSH
5 4 (3.13%) HTTP
6 2 (1.56%) SNMP
6 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.78%) FTP
7 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.94%) MySQL
2 43 (33.59%) NoSQL
3 33 (25.78%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (17.97%) SQL Server
5 21 (16.41%) Big Data
6 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
7 19 (14.84%) Hadoop
7 19 (14.84%) Redis
7 19 (14.84%) Riak
8 17 (13.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (11.72%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.56%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.78%) DB2
11 1 (0.78%) HBase
11 1 (0.78%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 50 (39.06%) Jenkins
2 44 (34.38%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.63%) TeamCity
4 15 (11.72%) Vagrant
5 13 (10.16%) MSTest
5 13 (10.16%) NUnit
6 11 (8.59%) Subversion
7 10 (7.81%) JIRA
7 10 (7.81%) Maven
8 6 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.69%) Bitbucket
8 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.91%) Ant
9 5 (3.91%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.91%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.56%) GitLab
10 2 (1.56%) Hudson
10 2 (1.56%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.78%) Selenium
11 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 21 (16.41%) Finance
3 14 (10.94%) Marketing
4 13 (10.16%) Electronics
4 13 (10.16%) Manufacturing
5 11 (8.59%) Retail
6 9 (7.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (39.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (30.47%) Developer
3 31 (24.22%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (11.72%) Administrator
7 14 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 9 (7.03%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) DevOps Administrator
11 7 (5.47%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 6 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.06%) .NET
2 17 (13.28%) AngularJS
3 16 (12.50%) React
4 15 (11.72%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (11.72%) Lucene
5 9 (7.03%) SOAP
6 7 (5.47%) Web Services
7 6 (4.69%) REST
8 5 (3.91%) Gherkin
8 5 (3.91%) OpenVZ
8 5 (3.91%) XML
9 4 (3.13%) Spring
10 3 (2.34%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.34%) HTML
10 3 (2.34%) jQuery
10 3 (2.34%) LAMP
11 2 (1.56%) JSON
11 2 (1.56%) Node.js
11 2 (1.56%) Spring Boot
12 1 (0.78%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Private Cloud
2 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (59.38%) Linux
2 21 (16.41%) Windows
3 18 (14.06%) Unix
4 17 (13.28%) CentOS
4 17 (13.28%) Ubuntu
5 11 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.03%) Android
6 9 (7.03%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.47%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.56%) Debian
10 1 (0.78%) Fedora
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
2 66 (51.56%) DevOps
3 63 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (32.03%) TDD
5 34 (26.56%) OO
5 34 (26.56%) Scrum
6 30 (23.44%) Configuration Management
7 23 (17.97%) DSDM
7 23 (17.97%) Kanban
7 23 (17.97%) RUP
8 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
8 19 (14.84%) Web Development
9 16 (12.50%) Open Source
9 16 (12.50%) SDLC
10 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (11.72%) Coaching
10 15 (11.72%) Concurrent Programming
10 15 (11.72%) Multithreading
10 15 (11.72%) UML
11 14 (10.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) Python
2 43 (33.59%) Bash Shell
3 41 (32.03%) Java
4 35 (27.34%) Perl
5 23 (17.97%) SQL
6 22 (17.19%) Ruby
7 19 (14.84%) PHP
8 13 (10.16%) C#
9 7 (5.47%) Go
10 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.91%) XPath
12 4 (3.13%) C
13 2 (1.56%) C++
13 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.78%) AWK
14 1 (0.78%) sed
14 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Degree
2 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.91%) ISEB
4 5 (3.91%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.34%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 37 (28.91%) Docker
2 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.38%) vSphere
3 8 (6.25%) Xen
4 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.91%) XenServer
6 3 (2.34%) KVM
7 2 (1.56%) Corosync
7 2 (1.56%) Dovecot
7 2 (1.56%) Postfix
8 1 (0.78%) etcd
8 1 (0.78%) flannel
8 1 (0.78%) HDFS
8 1 (0.78%) iptables
8 1 (0.78%) LXC
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 118 (92.19%) Puppet
2 92 (71.88%) Ansible
3 26 (20.31%) Salt
4 15 (11.72%) Kibana
4 15 (11.72%) logstash
5 11 (8.59%) Juju
6 9 (7.03%) Cobbler
6 9 (7.03%) Terraform
6 9 (7.03%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.91%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.34%) Nagios
8 3 (2.34%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.56%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.56%) Ganeti
9 2 (1.56%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.56%) Linux-HA
9 2 (1.56%) Marathon
9 2 (1.56%) Mesos
9 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.56%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 40 (31.25%) Oracle
2 29 (22.66%) Red Hat
3 24 (18.75%) VMware
4 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.16%) Cisco
5 13 (10.16%) SAP
6 8 (6.25%) HP
6 8 (6.25%) SaltStack
7 5 (3.91%) EnterpriseDB
7 5 (3.91%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.56%) Google
9 2 (1.56%) Juniper
10 1 (0.78%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.78%) Talend
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