Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 202 205
Rank change year-on-year -44 +3 +64
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,029 1,488 1,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.31% 1.61% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.51% 17.04% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1,221 1,314
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +0.84%

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 8,939 8,730 7,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 11.34% 9.45% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,623 6,783 6,279
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,800
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 -76 290 £55,000 - 73
South East -9 278 £62,500 +9.65% 44
Scotland +30 182 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Yorkshire -17 138 £52,500 -8.70% 26
North West -87 138 £60,000 +13.21% 35
South West +3 105 £52,500 +5.00% 28
Midlands -47 77 £52,500 -0.94% 19
East of England +13 76 £55,000 -8.33% 21
West Midlands -34 46 £52,500 -1.22% 10
East Midlands -8 28 £56,000 +6.67% 7
North East -19 14 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Northern Ireland -8 12 £85,000 +36.00%
Wales -18 12 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Opscode Chef
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 749 (72.79%) DevOps
2 732 (71.14%) Puppet
3 649 (63.07%) Linux
4 626 (60.84%) Ansible
5 579 (56.27%) AWS
6 568 (55.20%) Docker
7 556 (54.03%) Python
8 439 (42.66%) Azure
9 431 (41.89%) Kubernetes
10 414 (40.23%) Terraform
11 398 (38.68%) Jenkins
12 376 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
13 346 (33.62%) Configuration Management
14 345 (33.53%) Java
15 344 (33.43%) Bash Shell
16 304 (29.54%) Git (software)
17 266 (25.85%) Windows
18 257 (24.98%) Ruby
19 250 (24.30%) GCP
20 239 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
21 216 (20.99%) JavaScript
22 199 (19.34%) PowerShell
23 180 (17.49%) MySQL
24 172 (16.72%) Scrum
25 170 (16.52%) Test Automation
25 170 (16.52%) Infrastructure as Code
26 161 (15.65%) Google
27 157 (15.26%) SQL
28 155 (15.06%) Finance
29 150 (14.58%) Microsoft

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 62 (6.03%) Tomcat
2 57 (5.54%) Apache
3 51 (4.96%) nginx
4 49 (4.76%) JBoss
5 48 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (4.47%) OpenStack
7 42 (4.08%) Confluence
8 27 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (2.04%) SharePoint
10 20 (1.94%) CloudStack
11 17 (1.65%) WebLogic
12 16 (1.55%) IIS
13 12 (1.17%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.97%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.87%) Jetty
16 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
16 7 (0.68%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.68%) WordPress
17 5 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (1.17%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.097%) Magento
3 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.097%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 579 (56.27%) AWS
2 439 (42.66%) Azure
3 250 (24.30%) GCP
4 99 (9.62%) SaaS
5 86 (8.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 77 (7.48%) GitHub
7 67 (6.51%) IaaS
8 56 (5.44%) PaaS
9 54 (5.25%) IBM Cloud
10 50 (4.86%) OpenShift
11 45 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
12 38 (3.69%) Amazon S3
12 38 (3.69%) Serverless
13 34 (3.30%) Azure Stack
14 33 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
15 26 (2.53%) Slack
16 24 (2.33%) Office 365
17 20 (1.94%) Heroku
18 19 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
19 18 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.48%) Firewall
2 75 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 54 (5.25%) DNS
4 42 (4.08%) VPN
5 26 (2.53%) DHCP
5 26 (2.53%) SSL
6 21 (2.04%) HTTP
7 16 (1.55%) WAN
8 13 (1.26%) VLAN
9 12 (1.17%) Network Security
10 11 (1.07%) DMZ
10 11 (1.07%) Internet
11 9 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.87%) Skype
12 8 (0.78%) BIG-IP
12 8 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.78%) FabricPath
13 7 (0.68%) LAN
13 7 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (17.49%) MySQL
2 120 (11.66%) SQL Server
3 117 (11.37%) MongoDB
4 67 (6.51%) NoSQL
5 62 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 37 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (2.72%) Big Data
9 27 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 26 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (2.33%) MariaDB
11 24 (2.33%) Redis
12 18 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
16 10 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (0.58%) Riak
Development Applications
1 398 (38.68%) Jenkins
2 304 (29.54%) Git (software)
3 117 (11.37%) JIRA
4 74 (7.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 74 (7.19%) TeamCity
5 68 (6.61%) Subversion
6 59 (5.73%) Maven
7 52 (5.05%) Vagrant
8 49 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 46 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (3.69%) webpack
11 33 (3.21%) Bitbucket
12 31 (3.01%) IBM UrbanCode
13 30 (2.92%) GitLab
14 28 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (2.62%) Ant
15 27 (2.62%) Selenium
16 23 (2.24%) GoCD
17 21 (2.04%) CircleCI
18 19 (1.85%) PhantomJS
General
1 155 (15.06%) Finance
2 85 (8.26%) Retail
3 74 (7.19%) Banking
4 42 (4.08%) Marketing
5 26 (2.53%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.17%) Games
8 11 (1.07%) Automotive
9 10 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.87%) Law
11 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.68%) Electronics
13 5 (0.49%) Publishing
14 3 (0.29%) Legal
14 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.19%) Advertising
15 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 466 (45.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 148 (14.38%) Developer
3 139 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 128 (12.44%) Senior DevOps
5 107 (10.40%) Linux Engineer
6 94 (9.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 88 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
8 64 (6.22%) AWS DevOps
8 64 (6.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 62 (6.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 59 (5.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 49 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
12 43 (4.18%) Senior Developer
13 37 (3.60%) Software Engineer
14 36 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
15 34 (3.30%) Administrator
15 34 (3.30%) PHP Developer
15 34 (3.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 34 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
16 33 (3.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (12.93%) Node.js
2 100 (9.72%) .NET
3 92 (8.94%) HTML
4 88 (8.55%) CSS
5 87 (8.45%) Kafka
5 87 (8.45%) Web Services
6 76 (7.39%) Elastic Stack
7 60 (5.83%) AngularJS
7 60 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (4.18%) ActiveMQ
9 39 (3.79%) React
10 37 (3.60%) JSON
11 36 (3.50%) Spring
12 35 (3.40%) jQuery
13 33 (3.21%) REST
14 29 (2.82%) RESTful
15 27 (2.62%) Laravel
16 26 (2.53%) .NET Framework
17 20 (1.94%) WebSockets
17 20 (1.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (12.15%) Public Cloud
2 53 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 52 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
8 30 (2.92%) Private Cloud
9 25 (2.43%) Replication
10 23 (2.24%) Cloud Native
11 18 (1.75%) Clustering
11 18 (1.75%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (1.07%) Renewable Energy
15 8 (0.78%) User Experience
16 7 (0.68%) NHS
16 7 (0.68%) Smart Meter
17 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
18 4 (0.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 649 (63.07%) Linux
2 266 (25.85%) Windows
3 138 (13.41%) Unix
4 87 (8.45%) Windows Server
5 79 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (6.61%) CentOS
7 54 (5.25%) Ubuntu
8 28 (2.72%) Debian
9 19 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.17%) AIX
12 10 (0.97%) SUSE
13 9 (0.87%) Android
14 5 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.49%) Solaris
15 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.19%) Fedora
16 2 (0.19%) VMS
16 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (72.79%) DevOps
2 376 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (33.62%) Configuration Management
4 239 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
5 172 (16.72%) Scrum
6 170 (16.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 170 (16.52%) Test Automation
7 127 (12.34%) Open Source
8 116 (11.27%) Software Engineering
9 113 (10.98%) Microservices
9 113 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
10 112 (10.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 86 (8.36%) Deployment Automation
12 84 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 78 (7.58%) TDD
14 69 (6.71%) Mentoring
15 67 (6.51%) BDD
15 67 (6.51%) Fintech
16 66 (6.41%) Continuous Deployment
16 66 (6.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 556 (54.03%) Python
2 345 (33.53%) Java
3 344 (33.43%) Bash Shell
4 257 (24.98%) Ruby
5 216 (20.99%) JavaScript
6 199 (19.34%) PowerShell
7 157 (15.26%) SQL
8 124 (12.05%) Perl
9 109 (10.59%) Go
10 103 (10.01%) C#
11 88 (8.55%) PHP
12 69 (6.71%) Shell Script
13 57 (5.54%) Groovy
14 37 (3.60%) TypeScript
15 35 (3.40%) C++
16 31 (3.01%) C
17 16 (1.55%) Objective-C
18 11 (1.07%) PHP 7
19 10 (0.97%) Scala
20 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (5.44%) Degree
2 30 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.55%) RHCE
6 11 (1.07%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.49%) CCNP
8 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.39%) CCNA
9 4 (0.39%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.19%) MCSA
11 2 (0.19%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.097%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.097%) CCENT
12 1 (0.097%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.43%) QA
2 19 (1.85%) SLA
3 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 568 (55.20%) Docker
2 58 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 41 (3.98%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.82%) vSphere
6 22 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (1.75%) KVM
8 15 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (1.17%) Xen
10 11 (1.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 11 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.07%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.68%) LXC
12 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.58%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.49%) vCloud
14 4 (0.39%) oVirt
14 4 (0.39%) XenApp
15 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 732 (71.14%) Puppet
2 626 (60.84%) Ansible
3 431 (41.89%) Kubernetes
4 414 (40.23%) Terraform
5 59 (5.73%) Salt
6 53 (5.15%) Nagios
7 41 (3.98%) Docker Swarm
7 41 (3.98%) Prometheus
8 29 (2.82%) Consul
9 27 (2.62%) Packer
10 26 (2.53%) Kibana
11 25 (2.43%) ZABBIX
12 23 (2.24%) logstash
13 22 (2.14%) Grafana
13 22 (2.14%) Rundeck
14 21 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
15 18 (1.75%) Cobbler
16 15 (1.46%) CFEngine
16 15 (1.46%) SCCM
17 14 (1.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 161 (15.65%) Google
2 150 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 90 (8.75%) VMware
4 86 (8.36%) Oracle
5 83 (8.07%) Red Hat
6 63 (6.12%) Splunk
7 48 (4.66%) IBM
8 46 (4.47%) ServiceNow
9 33 (3.21%) Cisco
10 30 (2.92%) SaltStack
11 23 (2.24%) New Relic
12 21 (2.04%) Delphix
12 21 (2.04%) RedGate
13 20 (1.94%) Atlassian
14 19 (1.85%) CyberArk
14 19 (1.85%) Symantec
15 18 (1.75%) F5
16 15 (1.46%) AppDynamics
17 14 (1.36%) Sun
18 11 (1.07%) Rackspace