Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 197 238
Rank change year-on-year -7 +41 +56
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 131 147 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 1.35% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.54% 17.90% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 104 139 91
South West median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -25.93% +50.00%
10th Percentile £36,625 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £72,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 792 821 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.69% 7.51% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 644 623 591
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,825 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -50 52 £62,500 - 7
Wiltshire +29 33 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Somerset -31 15 £46,250 +11.45%
Gloucestershire +28 13 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Cornwall +12 13 £50,000 -
Dorset +10 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Devon +17 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 127 (96.95%) Puppet
2 115 (87.79%) Linux
3 103 (78.63%) Ansible
3 103 (78.63%) DevOps
4 77 (58.78%) Python
5 71 (54.20%) Amazon AWS
6 70 (53.44%) Configuration Management
7 50 (38.17%) Docker
8 49 (37.40%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (35.11%) Git (software)
9 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (29.77%) Ruby
11 34 (25.95%) Ubuntu
11 34 (25.95%) Jenkins
12 33 (25.19%) Telecoms
12 33 (25.19%) MySQL
12 33 (25.19%) Bash Shell
13 32 (24.43%) Degree
13 32 (24.43%) Web Services
13 32 (24.43%) Microservices
14 30 (22.90%) TDD
15 28 (21.37%) Red Hat
15 28 (21.37%) Open Source
16 27 (20.61%) Perl
16 27 (20.61%) PHP
16 27 (20.61%) Finance
17 26 (19.85%) Software Engineering
18 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (18.32%) Windows
20 22 (16.79%) CentOS

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 20 (15.27%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.92%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.82%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) JBoss
4 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.29%) nginx
7 2 (1.53%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.53%) IIS
7 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 71 (54.20%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (14.50%) Serverless
4 17 (12.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (7.63%) PaaS
6 7 (5.34%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.29%) SaaS
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.53%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (1.53%) GitHub
9 2 (1.53%) IaaS
9 2 (1.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
2 20 (15.27%) Internet
3 12 (9.16%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (9.16%) Junos
4 8 (6.11%) Firewall
5 6 (4.58%) VPN
6 5 (3.82%) DNS
7 4 (3.05%) SSH
8 3 (2.29%) SNMP
9 2 (1.53%) Network Security
10 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.76%) HTTP
10 1 (0.76%) InfiniBand
10 1 (0.76%) IPv4
10 1 (0.76%) IPv6
10 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.19%) MySQL
2 19 (14.50%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.45%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (9.92%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.40%) MariaDB
6 8 (6.11%) Big Data
7 6 (4.58%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.82%) Redis
9 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.29%) Riak
10 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.53%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.53%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.53%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.76%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (35.11%) Git (software)
2 34 (25.95%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.40%) Grunt
3 11 (8.40%) gulp
3 11 (8.40%) webpack
4 9 (6.87%) Maven
5 7 (5.34%) JIRA
6 6 (4.58%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.82%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.82%) Subversion
7 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.82%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.05%) GitLab
8 4 (3.05%) Zephyr
9 3 (2.29%) Ant
9 3 (2.29%) GoCD
9 3 (2.29%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (25.19%) Telecoms
2 27 (20.61%) Finance
3 19 (14.50%) Electronics
3 19 (14.50%) Manufacturing
3 19 (14.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (61.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Developer
3 20 (15.27%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (13.74%) Senior DevOps
4 18 (13.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (10.69%) Junior
6 12 (9.16%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (8.40%) Junior DevOps
7 11 (8.40%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Lead DevOps
8 10 (7.63%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Administrator
9 8 (6.11%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (6.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Site Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.43%) Web Services
2 18 (13.74%) AngularJS
2 18 (13.74%) React
3 17 (12.98%) Node.js
3 17 (12.98%) RESTful
4 12 (9.16%) Laravel
4 12 (9.16%) Symfony
5 11 (8.40%) Backbone.js
5 11 (8.40%) Ember.js
5 11 (8.40%) Express
5 11 (8.40%) MEAN Stack
6 6 (4.58%) REST
7 5 (3.82%) .NET
7 5 (3.82%) HTML
7 5 (3.82%) SOAP
7 5 (3.82%) XML
8 4 (3.05%) CSS
8 4 (3.05%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.05%) JSON
8 4 (3.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.69%) Private Cloud
3 9 (6.87%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.11%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.58%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.76%) Arduino
9 1 (0.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.76%) Smart City
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 115 (87.79%) Linux
2 34 (25.95%) Ubuntu
3 24 (18.32%) Windows
4 22 (16.79%) CentOS
5 19 (14.50%) Unix
6 6 (4.58%) Debian
7 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.53%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.76%) VMS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (78.63%) DevOps
2 70 (53.44%) Configuration Management
3 49 (37.40%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (24.43%) Microservices
6 30 (22.90%) TDD
7 28 (21.37%) Open Source
8 26 (19.85%) Software Engineering
9 19 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (14.50%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (14.50%) Programme Management
10 16 (12.21%) Scrum
11 14 (10.69%) SDLC
12 12 (9.16%) Task Automation
13 11 (8.40%) Analytics
14 10 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (7.63%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
16 7 (5.34%) Customer Requirements
16 7 (5.34%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.78%) Python
2 39 (29.77%) Ruby
3 33 (25.19%) Bash Shell
4 27 (20.61%) Perl
4 27 (20.61%) PHP
5 21 (16.03%) JavaScript
6 19 (14.50%) Java
7 15 (11.45%) Go
7 15 (11.45%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.63%) SQL
9 4 (3.05%) C#
9 4 (3.05%) XPath
10 3 (2.29%) ES6
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (24.43%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.05%) ISEB
5 4 (3.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) GCP
System Software
1 50 (38.17%) Docker
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) Xen
4 3 (2.29%) LXC
4 3 (2.29%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.53%) Corosync
5 2 (1.53%) KVM
5 2 (1.53%) vSphere
5 2 (1.53%) XenServer
6 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (96.95%) Puppet
2 103 (78.63%) Ansible
3 15 (11.45%) Terraform
4 12 (9.16%) Juju
5 11 (8.40%) Kubernetes
6 10 (7.63%) Salt
7 5 (3.82%) Nagios
8 3 (2.29%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.29%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.53%) Ganeti
9 2 (1.53%) Graphite
9 2 (1.53%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.53%) Linux-HA
9 2 (1.53%) Marathon
9 2 (1.53%) Mesos
9 2 (1.53%) Pacemaker
9 2 (1.53%) StackStorm
9 2 (1.53%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 28 (21.37%) Red Hat
2 21 (16.03%) Google
3 19 (14.50%) SAP
4 14 (10.69%) Cisco
5 10 (7.63%) VMware
6 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.34%) SaltStack
8 6 (4.58%) Oracle
9 4 (3.05%) HP
10 2 (1.53%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.53%) Juniper
10 2 (1.53%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.76%) IBM
11 1 (0.76%) Zend