Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 260 190
Rank change year-on-year +3 -70 +35
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 563 1,050 1,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.15% 1.28% 1.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.35% 11.59% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 476 916 1,429
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,875 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,439 9,060 9,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 11.14% 11.07% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,130 6,679 6,869
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the UK excluding London

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the UK excluding London

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK excluding London

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 June 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
North of England +90 231 £55,000 - 12
South East -5 127 £73,000 +16.80% 7
Yorkshire +114 117 £55,000 - 3
North West +43 104 £55,000 - 9
South West +42 66 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Midlands +56 52 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Scotland -33 35 £67,500 +28.57% 5
West Midlands +41 32 £55,000 -4.35% 4
East of England +27 28 £62,500 +4.17% 11
Wales +5 26 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +52 20 £57,500 +27.78%
North East +1 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Northern Ireland -5 1 £70,000 -17.65% 1
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 418 (74.25%) Puppet
2 416 (73.89%) DevOps
3 398 (70.69%) Ansible
4 323 (57.37%) Docker
5 306 (54.35%) Linux
6 294 (52.22%) AWS
7 289 (51.33%) Python
8 269 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
9 260 (46.18%) Terraform
10 252 (44.76%) Kubernetes
11 242 (42.98%) Jenkins
12 222 (39.43%) Azure
13 177 (31.44%) Bash Shell
14 170 (30.20%) Windows
15 169 (30.02%) Configuration Management
16 161 (28.60%) Git (software)
17 155 (27.53%) PowerShell
18 129 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
19 128 (22.74%) Java
20 110 (19.54%) Scrum
21 109 (19.36%) Finance
22 106 (18.83%) SQL
23 104 (18.47%) Infrastructure as Code
24 102 (18.12%) VMware
25 92 (16.34%) GCP
26 90 (15.99%) AWS CloudFormation
26 90 (15.99%) Ruby
27 82 (14.56%) JavaScript
28 79 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 76 (13.50%) Migration

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 40 (7.10%) OpenStack
2 28 (4.97%) Apache
2 28 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (3.91%) Confluence
5 18 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.02%) JBoss
7 10 (1.78%) nginx
8 9 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.07%) IIS
10 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.18%) GemFire
13 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 294 (52.22%) AWS
2 222 (39.43%) Azure
3 92 (16.34%) GCP
4 90 (15.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 53 (9.41%) IaaS
6 52 (9.24%) PaaS
7 47 (8.35%) OpenShift
8 45 (7.99%) Serverless
9 37 (6.57%) Amazon ECS
9 37 (6.57%) SaaS
10 32 (5.68%) GitHub
11 31 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (4.44%) Slack
14 22 (3.91%) Amazon S3
15 17 (3.02%) Office 365
16 15 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (1.60%) AWS CodePipeline
18 9 (1.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.35%) Firewall
2 28 (4.97%) VPN
3 27 (4.80%) DNS
4 20 (3.55%) Internet
5 17 (3.02%) SAN
6 16 (2.84%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.66%) DMZ
8 12 (2.13%) HTTP
8 12 (2.13%) SSL
9 11 (1.95%) WAN
10 10 (1.78%) BGP
10 10 (1.78%) OSPF
11 9 (1.60%) DHCP
11 9 (1.60%) Network Security
12 6 (1.07%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.07%) VLAN
13 5 (0.89%) LAN
14 3 (0.53%) Intranet
14 3 (0.53%) IPv4
14 3 (0.53%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.90%) MySQL
2 55 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 39 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 38 (6.75%) Big Data
5 30 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.31%) MariaDB
10 11 (1.95%) Redis
11 10 (1.78%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.07%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.07%) GIS
13 6 (1.07%) Power BI
14 5 (0.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.89%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 242 (42.98%) Jenkins
2 161 (28.60%) Git (software)
3 62 (11.01%) JIRA
4 57 (10.12%) TeamCity
5 46 (8.17%) GitLab
6 38 (6.75%) Maven
7 37 (6.57%) Bitbucket
7 37 (6.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 35 (6.22%) Selenium
9 29 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (4.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (3.37%) Vagrant
13 17 (3.02%) WebDriver
14 16 (2.84%) CircleCI
14 16 (2.84%) Cucumber
14 16 (2.84%) Subversion
15 15 (2.66%) Gradle
15 15 (2.66%) Visual Studio
16 13 (2.31%) JUnit
General
1 109 (19.36%) Finance
2 32 (5.68%) Retail
3 16 (2.84%) Law
4 15 (2.66%) Automotive
4 15 (2.66%) Marketing
5 10 (1.78%) Banking
6 6 (1.07%) Public Sector
7 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.71%) Billing
8 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.53%) Electronics
9 3 (0.53%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 222 (39.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (10.83%) Platform Engineer
3 59 (10.48%) Developer
4 56 (9.95%) AWS Engineer
5 53 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
6 41 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (6.57%) Architect
7 37 (6.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 34 (6.04%) AWS DevOps
9 33 (5.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 33 (5.86%) Senior DevOps
9 33 (5.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 22 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
11 21 (3.73%) Consultant
12 20 (3.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 19 (3.37%) Administrator
14 18 (3.20%) Lead DevOps
14 18 (3.20%) Python Engineer
15 17 (3.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 17 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.19%) Node.js
2 53 (9.41%) .NET
3 51 (9.06%) Web Services
4 31 (5.51%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (3.55%) Spring
7 19 (3.37%) LAMP
8 18 (3.20%) HTML
8 18 (3.20%) Middleware
9 16 (2.84%) JSON
9 16 (2.84%) React
10 15 (2.66%) CSS
10 15 (2.66%) Hibernate
11 14 (2.49%) REST
12 13 (2.31%) YAML
13 12 (2.13%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.13%) EJB
13 12 (2.13%) Sensu
14 11 (1.95%) .NET Core
14 11 (1.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.82%) Public Cloud
2 29 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.26%) Cloud Native
4 19 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.66%) Enterprise Cloud
7 13 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.95%) Derivative
9 9 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.42%) User Experience
11 7 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.07%) Clustering
12 6 (1.07%) PMI
13 5 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 306 (54.35%) Linux
2 170 (30.20%) Windows
3 65 (11.55%) Unix
4 58 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (7.82%) Windows Server
6 32 (5.68%) CentOS
7 19 (3.37%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.13%) Debian
9 10 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.42%) FreeBSD
11 7 (1.24%) FreeNAS
12 6 (1.07%) AIX
13 5 (0.89%) SUSE
13 5 (0.89%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
14 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.71%) Solaris
14 4 (0.71%) VMS
15 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (73.89%) DevOps
2 269 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (30.02%) Configuration Management
4 129 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (19.54%) Scrum
6 104 (18.47%) Infrastructure as Code
7 79 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 76 (13.50%) Migration
9 69 (12.26%) Test Automation
10 66 (11.72%) Deployment Automation
11 55 (9.77%) High Availability
12 52 (9.24%) Open Source
13 51 (9.06%) SDLC
14 50 (8.88%) TDD
15 47 (8.35%) Software Engineering
16 44 (7.82%) Infrastructure Automation
17 40 (7.10%) Mentoring
18 39 (6.93%) BDD
19 38 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
20 36 (6.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 289 (51.33%) Python
2 177 (31.44%) Bash Shell
3 155 (27.53%) PowerShell
4 128 (22.74%) Java
5 106 (18.83%) SQL
6 90 (15.99%) Ruby
7 82 (14.56%) JavaScript
8 57 (10.12%) C#
9 47 (8.35%) Go
10 38 (6.75%) PHP
11 31 (5.51%) Shell Script
12 30 (5.33%) Groovy
13 24 (4.26%) Perl
14 16 (2.84%) C++
15 12 (2.13%) Scala
16 9 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.42%) C
17 8 (1.42%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.24%) VBScript
19 6 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (7.28%) Degree
2 29 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.55%) AWS Certification
4 19 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.31%) RHCE
7 12 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 12 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.42%) CCNP
8 8 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.24%) ISEB
10 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.53%) CCNA
11 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.36%) CISSP
12 2 (0.36%) MCSE
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.62%) QA
2 7 (1.24%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.71%) SLA
4 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 323 (57.37%) Docker
2 56 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (8.53%) Active Directory
4 20 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.02%) KVM
6 6 (1.07%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.89%) Ceph
7 5 (0.89%) oVirt
8 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.71%) vSphere
9 3 (0.53%) HDFS
10 1 (0.18%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 418 (74.25%) Puppet
2 398 (70.69%) Ansible
3 260 (46.18%) Terraform
4 252 (44.76%) Kubernetes
5 29 (5.15%) Docker Swarm
6 22 (3.91%) Packer
7 20 (3.55%) Kibana
8 17 (3.02%) Salt
9 15 (2.66%) Nagios
9 15 (2.66%) Rancher
10 14 (2.49%) Cobbler
11 12 (2.13%) Prometheus
11 12 (2.13%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.95%) Grafana
13 9 (1.60%) logstash
13 9 (1.60%) Mesos
14 8 (1.42%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (1.42%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.24%) Proxmox
16 6 (1.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 102 (18.12%) VMware
2 62 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.01%) Oracle
2 62 (11.01%) Red Hat
3 58 (10.30%) Google
4 48 (8.53%) SaltStack
5 23 (4.09%) HP
6 21 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 21 (3.73%) Cisco
6 21 (3.73%) Splunk
7 18 (3.20%) Juniper
8 15 (2.66%) IBM
9 14 (2.49%) CA Agile Central
10 10 (1.78%) Citrix
10 10 (1.78%) Dell
11 9 (1.60%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.42%) CA
12 8 (1.42%) EnterpriseDB
12 8 (1.42%) F5
12 8 (1.42%) Rackspace