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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / South West
Rank 161 221 183
Rank change year-on-year +60 -38  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 72 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 0.54% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.02% 7.96% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 50
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 327 402 352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 6.51% 6.84% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 254 319 268
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +33 38 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Gloucestershire +17 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset -10 8 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £42,500 -
Devon +3 4 £43,750 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £55,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 110 (90.16%) Puppet
2 80 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (64.75%) Ansible
4 67 (54.92%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (53.28%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (51.64%) Java
6 63 (51.64%) Python
7 61 (50.00%) Linux
8 58 (47.54%) NoSQL
9 56 (45.90%) Scrum
10 55 (45.08%) MySQL
10 55 (45.08%) TDD
11 52 (42.62%) Oracle
11 52 (42.62%) DevOps
12 51 (41.80%) OpenStack
13 47 (38.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 47 (38.52%) Bash Shell
14 46 (37.70%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (36.89%) Tomcat
16 44 (36.07%) OO
17 43 (35.25%) WebLogic
17 43 (35.25%) WebSphere
18 42 (34.43%) Kanban
19 41 (33.61%) Perl
20 40 (32.79%) JBoss
20 40 (32.79%) Jenkins
21 38 (31.15%) DSDM
21 38 (31.15%) RUP
21 38 (31.15%) MongoDB
21 38 (31.15%) Hadoop

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 51 (41.80%) OpenStack
2 45 (36.89%) Tomcat
3 43 (35.25%) WebLogic
3 43 (35.25%) WebSphere
4 40 (32.79%) JBoss
5 33 (27.05%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (26.23%) Apache Solr
6 32 (26.23%) Apache Spark
7 31 (25.41%) Jetty
8 14 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (4.10%) Apache
10 4 (3.28%) CloudStack
11 3 (2.46%) IIS
12 2 (1.64%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.64%) Confluence
13 1 (0.82%) nginx
13 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (54.92%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (38.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) PaaS
3 3 (2.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) G Suite
4 1 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) SSH
2 6 (4.92%) Firewall
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 4 (3.28%) HTTP
4 3 (2.46%) NAS
4 3 (2.46%) SAN
4 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.64%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) FTP
5 2 (1.64%) Junos
5 2 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.82%) Network Security
6 1 (0.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (47.54%) NoSQL
2 55 (45.08%) MySQL
3 46 (37.70%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (31.15%) Hadoop
4 38 (31.15%) MongoDB
5 36 (29.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 36 (29.51%) SQL Server
6 35 (28.69%) Big Data
7 34 (27.87%) Redis
8 33 (27.05%) Riak
9 32 (26.23%) Couchbase
10 5 (4.10%) HBase
11 4 (3.28%) CouchDB
11 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.82%) BigQuery
14 1 (0.82%) DB2
14 1 (0.82%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 40 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 32 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.30%) Vagrant
4 14 (11.48%) JIRA
4 14 (11.48%) TeamCity
5 10 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (7.38%) Bitbucket
6 9 (7.38%) Maven
7 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.56%) MSTest
7 8 (6.56%) NUnit
7 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (6.56%) Zephyr
8 7 (5.74%) Subversion
9 5 (4.10%) Hudson
10 2 (1.64%) Selenium
11 1 (0.82%) Appium
11 1 (0.82%) GitLab
11 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (20.49%) Banking
1 25 (20.49%) Retail
2 16 (13.11%) Finance
3 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.02%) Marketing
5 10 (8.20%) Electronics
5 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Developer
2 32 (26.23%) Java Developer
3 30 (24.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (18.85%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Administrator
7 9 (7.38%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) AngularJS
1 32 (26.23%) React
2 31 (25.41%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (25.41%) Lucene
3 19 (15.57%) .NET
4 12 (9.84%) SOAP
5 11 (9.02%) REST
6 10 (8.20%) Web Services
7 8 (6.56%) Gherkin
7 8 (6.56%) XML
8 4 (3.28%) LAMP
9 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.46%) jQuery
9 3 (2.46%) Spring
10 2 (1.64%) HTML
10 2 (1.64%) JSON
10 2 (1.64%) Node.js
11 1 (0.82%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (6.56%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.46%) Clustering
4 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) CESG
6 1 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.82%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) Android
2 21 (17.21%) Apple iOS
3 18 (14.75%) Unix
4 16 (13.11%) Windows
5 11 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (8.20%) CentOS
7 7 (5.74%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.46%) Debian
9 2 (1.64%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.82%) Fedora
10 1 (0.82%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (53.28%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (45.90%) Scrum
4 55 (45.08%) TDD
5 52 (42.62%) DevOps
6 44 (36.07%) OO
7 42 (34.43%) Kanban
8 38 (31.15%) DSDM
8 38 (31.15%) RUP
9 35 (28.69%) Mentoring
10 34 (27.87%) Web Development
11 31 (25.41%) Coaching
11 31 (25.41%) Concurrent Programming
11 31 (25.41%) Multithreading
11 31 (25.41%) UML
12 25 (20.49%) Configuration Management
12 25 (20.49%) Software Delivery
13 21 (17.21%) Mobile Development
14 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
15 11 (9.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) Java
1 63 (51.64%) Python
2 47 (38.52%) Bash Shell
3 41 (33.61%) Perl
4 27 (22.13%) C#
5 24 (19.67%) Ruby
5 24 (19.67%) SQL
6 19 (15.57%) Go
7 15 (12.30%) PHP
8 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.56%) XPath
10 6 (4.92%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.10%) C
11 5 (4.10%) C++
12 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.64%) Groovy
13 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.64%) Scala
14 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) Degree
2 8 (6.56%) ISEB
2 8 (6.56%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 29 (23.77%) Docker
2 11 (9.02%) vSphere
3 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.92%) Xen
5 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.10%) XenServer
6 2 (1.64%) HDFS
6 2 (1.64%) KVM
7 1 (0.82%) Corosync
7 1 (0.82%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.82%) iptables
7 1 (0.82%) Postfix
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 110 (90.16%) Puppet
2 79 (64.75%) Ansible
3 37 (30.33%) Salt
4 31 (25.41%) Kibana
4 31 (25.41%) logstash
5 9 (7.38%) Cobbler
5 9 (7.38%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.74%) Terraform
7 4 (3.28%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.46%) Nagios
9 2 (1.64%) Juju
9 2 (1.64%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.64%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.82%) Cacti
10 1 (0.82%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.82%) Ganeti
10 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.82%) Marathon
10 1 (0.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 52 (42.62%) Oracle
2 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
3 16 (13.11%) VMware
4 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.02%) HP
6 10 (8.20%) SAP
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco
7 4 (3.28%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.64%) Zend
10 1 (0.82%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.82%) Google
10 1 (0.82%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.82%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.82%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.82%) Perforce
10 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.82%) Remedy
10 1 (0.82%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.82%) Talend
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