Period
to 17 October 2021

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 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 159 225
Rank change year-on-year -70 +66 +4
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 50 38 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 1.16% 1.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.17% 7.25% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 90
10th Percentile £42,375 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £58,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +11.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £79,688 £68,125 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,625 £81,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 967 524 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.01% 16.01% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 571 428 1,030
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,250 £51,796 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% +9.04% +5.56%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +7.76% +5.45%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the South West

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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
Bristol -84 29 £61,250 +6.52% 3
Gloucestershire -41 7 £75,000 +17.65% 2
Dorset - 6 £47,500 - 3
Wiltshire -9 5 £80,000 +18.52%
Somerset - 2 £37,500 - 2
Devon - 1 £57,500 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 West region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 48 (96.00%) Ansible
2 44 (88.00%) DevOps
3 42 (84.00%) Puppet
4 40 (80.00%) AWS
5 39 (78.00%) Terraform
6 38 (76.00%) Azure
7 28 (56.00%) Jenkins
7 28 (56.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 22 (44.00%) Mentoring
9 21 (42.00%) GCP
9 21 (42.00%) Docker
9 21 (42.00%) Configuration Management
10 20 (40.00%) Linux
11 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
11 19 (38.00%) Google
11 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
11 19 (38.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (38.00%) Kubernetes
12 17 (34.00%) GitLab
13 16 (32.00%) Wearables
13 16 (32.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 16 (32.00%) Mathematics
13 16 (32.00%) Physics
13 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
13 16 (32.00%) Signal Processing
13 16 (32.00%) Smartphone
13 16 (32.00%) Degree
13 16 (32.00%) MATLAB
14 14 (28.00%) Python
15 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (80.00%) AWS
2 38 (76.00%) Azure
3 21 (42.00%) GCP
4 19 (38.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (10.00%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (8.00%) SaaS
7 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.00%) PaaS
7 2 (4.00%) Serverless
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (2.00%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (2.00%) GitHub
8 1 (2.00%) GitHub Actions
8 1 (2.00%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (56.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.00%) GitLab
3 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.00%) AppScan
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Terragrunt
8 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (32.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 16 (32.00%) Wearables
2 9 (18.00%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (48.00%) Senior DevOps
2 24 (48.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Backend Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Junior
6 2 (4.00%) Junior DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Java EE
2 4 (8.00%) JSON
2 4 (8.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) Express
3 2 (4.00%) Laravel
3 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 2 (4.00%) Symfony
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) DevOps
2 28 (56.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 22 (44.00%) Mentoring
4 21 (42.00%) Configuration Management
5 19 (38.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (32.00%) Computer Science
6 16 (32.00%) Mathematics
6 16 (32.00%) Physics
6 16 (32.00%) Signal Processing
7 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (8.00%) DevSecOps
10 4 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (8.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (8.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) MATLAB
2 14 (28.00%) Python
3 12 (24.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) Ruby
6 5 (10.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) PHP
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) Go
7 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISMP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) NCSC
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Docker
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vCloud
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (96.00%) Ansible
2 42 (84.00%) Puppet
3 39 (78.00%) Terraform
4 19 (38.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.00%) Grafana
5 2 (4.00%) Packer
5 2 (4.00%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.00%) Rancher
6 1 (2.00%) Bitnami
6 1 (2.00%) Consul
6 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.00%) Mesos
6 1 (2.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.00%) Proxmox
6 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Google
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (2.00%) New Relic
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.00%) Veracode