Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 187 218
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31 +59
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 3,448 3,328 3,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.87% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.24% 21.03% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,701 2,767 2,789
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +2.68%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +7.37% -5.00%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,917 15,824 17,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.19% 8.91% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14,141 12,759 14,490
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 16 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
England +15 3,207 £60,000 +4.35% 429
UK excluding London +26 1,744 £55,000 +7.84% 243
London +14 1,653 £70,000 +7.69% 227
North of England +14 588 £55,000 +10.00% 86
South East -21 402 £57,500 +4.55% 53
North West +18 331 £55,000 +10.00% 44
Yorkshire -1 217 £52,500 +5.00% 27
Midlands +69 194 £52,500 +31.25% 29
East of England +6 186 £60,000 +20.00% 20
South West +30 169 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Scotland +23 164 £45,000 -16.67% 29
East Midlands +63 106 £52,250 -0.48% 9
West Midlands +22 88 £55,000 +37.50% 20
North East +8 41 £50,000 +42.86% 15
Wales +12 38 £47,500 -20.83% 8
Northern Ireland - 5 £55,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 2,737 (79.38%) Puppet
2 2,650 (76.86%) DevOps
3 2,333 (67.66%) Ansible
4 2,205 (63.95%) Linux
5 2,192 (63.57%) Amazon AWS
6 1,788 (51.86%) Python
7 1,681 (48.75%) Docker
8 1,545 (44.81%) Jenkins
9 1,493 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
10 1,373 (39.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,293 (37.50%) Configuration Management
12 1,144 (33.18%) Continuous Integration
13 987 (28.63%) Bash Shell
14 953 (27.64%) Java
15 926 (26.86%) Terraform
16 925 (26.83%) Ruby
17 879 (25.49%) Windows
18 855 (24.80%) Kubernetes
19 760 (22.04%) Git (software)
20 644 (18.68%) PowerShell
21 626 (18.16%) SQL
22 580 (16.82%) VMware
23 579 (16.79%) Finance
24 546 (15.84%) Open Source
25 538 (15.60%) Scrum
26 528 (15.31%) Microservices
27 524 (15.20%) Google Cloud Platform
28 510 (14.79%) Unix
29 490 (14.21%) JavaScript
30 464 (13.46%) Web Services

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 265 (7.69%) Apache
2 248 (7.19%) OpenStack
3 240 (6.96%) Tomcat
4 224 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
5 165 (4.79%) nginx
6 126 (3.65%) JBoss
7 123 (3.57%) Confluence
8 107 (3.10%) IIS
9 95 (2.76%) WebSphere
10 91 (2.64%) WebLogic
11 71 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
12 64 (1.86%) Apache Spark
13 61 (1.77%) Jetty
14 57 (1.65%) CloudStack
15 55 (1.60%) Apache Solr
16 36 (1.04%) WordPress
17 32 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 28 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.73%) CMS
19 25 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.029%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.029%) HipChat
4 1 (0.029%) Maya
4 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
1 17 (0.49%) Documaker
2 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.12%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 3 (0.087%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 3 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.029%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.029%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.029%) Magento
7 1 (0.029%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.029%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.029%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,192 (63.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1,373 (39.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 524 (15.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 347 (10.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 295 (8.56%) SaaS
6 269 (7.80%) IaaS
7 248 (7.19%) PaaS
8 217 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
9 211 (6.12%) GitHub
10 149 (4.32%) Serverless
11 133 (3.86%) Amazon S3
12 127 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
13 116 (3.36%) OpenShift
14 99 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 69 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
15 69 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 62 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
17 58 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
18 46 (1.33%) Route 53
19 44 (1.28%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 300 (8.70%) DNS
2 293 (8.50%) TCP/IP
3 258 (7.48%) Firewall
4 146 (4.23%) HTTP
5 132 (3.83%) VPN
6 123 (3.57%) Internet
7 103 (2.99%) SAN
8 99 (2.87%) DHCP
9 87 (2.52%) SSL
10 79 (2.29%) WAN
11 53 (1.54%) LAN
11 53 (1.54%) NAS
12 47 (1.36%) IPsec
13 42 (1.22%) Network Security
14 33 (0.96%) SMTP
15 27 (0.78%) OpenVPN
15 27 (0.78%) SNMP
16 25 (0.73%) HTTPS
17 24 (0.70%) FTP
17 24 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (11.89%) MySQL
2 339 (9.83%) NoSQL
3 329 (9.54%) SQL Server
4 321 (9.31%) MongoDB
5 208 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 164 (4.76%) Big Data
7 153 (4.44%) Hadoop
8 148 (4.29%) Redis
9 128 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 124 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 109 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
12 67 (1.94%) Oracle Database
13 66 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 57 (1.65%) Blockchain
15 49 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 41 (1.19%) Neo4j
16 41 (1.19%) Riak
17 37 (1.07%) MariaDB
18 35 (1.02%) Couchbase
19 29 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,545 (44.81%) Jenkins
2 760 (22.04%) Git (software)
3 409 (11.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 378 (10.96%) TeamCity
5 350 (10.15%) JIRA
6 279 (8.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 248 (7.19%) Maven
8 240 (6.96%) Subversion
9 239 (6.93%) Vagrant
10 196 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 167 (4.84%) Selenium
12 133 (3.86%) Gradle
13 126 (3.65%) Sonatype Nexus
14 121 (3.51%) JUnit
15 118 (3.42%) Bitbucket
16 116 (3.36%) GoCD
17 80 (2.32%) GitLab
18 79 (2.29%) Cucumber
18 79 (2.29%) SonarQube
18 79 (2.29%) Travis CI
General
1 579 (16.79%) Finance
2 201 (5.83%) Banking
3 178 (5.16%) Retail
4 72 (2.09%) Law
5 70 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 68 (1.97%) Games
7 63 (1.83%) Marketing
8 44 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 31 (0.90%) Advertising
10 30 (0.87%) Legal
11 26 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.61%) Back Office
13 18 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.49%) Publishing
15 16 (0.46%) Electronics
16 11 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.20%) Automotive
18 3 (0.087%) Spanish Language
19 2 (0.058%) French Language
19 2 (0.058%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1,513 (43.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 404 (11.72%) Developer
3 383 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 372 (10.79%) AWS Engineer
5 337 (9.77%) AWS DevOps
6 335 (9.72%) Senior DevOps
7 316 (9.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 284 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 268 (7.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 263 (7.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 244 (7.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 213 (6.18%) Administrator
13 197 (5.71%) Consultant
14 196 (5.68%) Architect
15 184 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
16 168 (4.87%) Java Developer
17 158 (4.58%) Platform Engineer
18 145 (4.21%) Lead DevOps
19 127 (3.68%) Automation Engineer
20 120 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (13.46%) Web Services
2 307 (8.90%) .NET
3 282 (8.18%) Node.js
4 210 (6.09%) AngularJS
5 198 (5.74%) Elastic Stack
6 187 (5.42%) HTML
6 187 (5.42%) REST
6 187 (5.42%) Spring
7 140 (4.06%) ASP.NET
7 140 (4.06%) React
8 133 (3.86%) CSS
9 118 (3.42%) Hibernate
10 117 (3.39%) Kafka
11 115 (3.34%) Middleware
12 113 (3.28%) LAMP
13 101 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
14 90 (2.61%) XML
15 86 (2.49%) RESTful
15 86 (2.49%) Spring Boot
16 83 (2.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 280 (8.12%) Public Cloud
2 196 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 167 (4.84%) Fintech
4 166 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 163 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 135 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 101 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 100 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 100 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
9 86 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 81 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 77 (2.23%) Clustering
12 65 (1.89%) Replication
13 56 (1.62%) User Experience
14 55 (1.60%) Cloud Native
15 50 (1.45%) Private Cloud
16 49 (1.42%) Algorithms
17 45 (1.31%) Mobile App
18 35 (1.02%) Data Structures
18 35 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2,205 (63.95%) Linux
2 879 (25.49%) Windows
3 510 (14.79%) Unix
4 312 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 256 (7.42%) CentOS
6 201 (5.83%) Windows Server
7 173 (5.02%) Ubuntu
8 92 (2.67%) Debian
9 74 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (1.33%) Android
12 44 (1.28%) CoreOS
13 36 (1.04%) Solaris
14 20 (0.58%) DC/OS
15 17 (0.49%) Fedora
15 17 (0.49%) SUSE
15 17 (0.49%) VMS
16 15 (0.44%) openSUSE
16 15 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 13 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,650 (76.86%) DevOps
2 1,493 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1,293 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 1,144 (33.18%) Continuous Integration
5 546 (15.84%) Open Source
6 538 (15.60%) Scrum
7 528 (15.31%) Microservices
8 452 (13.11%) Software Engineering
9 431 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
10 384 (11.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 371 (10.76%) TDD
12 359 (10.41%) Test Automation
13 341 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
14 312 (9.05%) High Availability
15 249 (7.22%) SDLC
16 245 (7.11%) Mentoring
17 230 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
18 225 (6.53%) BDD
19 191 (5.54%) ITIL
20 172 (4.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,788 (51.86%) Python
2 987 (28.63%) Bash Shell
3 953 (27.64%) Java
4 925 (26.83%) Ruby
5 644 (18.68%) PowerShell
6 626 (18.16%) SQL
7 490 (14.21%) JavaScript
8 449 (13.02%) Perl
9 355 (10.30%) C#
10 258 (7.48%) Shell Script
11 252 (7.31%) PHP
12 220 (6.38%) Go
13 146 (4.23%) C++
14 99 (2.87%) Java 8
15 97 (2.81%) Scala
16 85 (2.47%) C
17 79 (2.29%) T-SQL
18 60 (1.74%) Groovy
19 52 (1.51%) TypeScript
20 37 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 282 (8.18%) Degree
2 103 (2.99%) AWS Certification
3 82 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (1.54%) Master's Degree
6 36 (1.04%) MCSE
6 36 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 30 (0.87%) RHCE
8 26 (0.75%) RHCSA
9 24 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.55%) MCSA
10 19 (0.55%) Sun Certification
11 18 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.32%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (0.29%) MCITP
14 8 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.17%) MCP
16 5 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (7.40%) GCP
2 149 (4.32%) QA
3 47 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.46%) SLA
6 13 (0.38%) GDPR
7 9 (0.26%) PA-DSS
8 7 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.12%) PSD2
10 3 (0.087%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.087%) DICOM
10 3 (0.087%) HL7
11 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,681 (48.75%) Docker
2 422 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 153 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 112 (3.25%) Xen
6 104 (3.02%) VirtualBox
7 96 (2.78%) KVM
8 86 (2.49%) vSphere
9 66 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
10 47 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
11 40 (1.16%) XenServer
12 35 (1.02%) Samba
13 32 (0.93%) Varnish
14 24 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
15 23 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 22 (0.64%) NFS
17 20 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
17 20 (0.58%) VMware NSX
18 15 (0.44%) iptables
19 14 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2,737 (79.38%) Puppet
2 2,333 (67.66%) Ansible
3 926 (26.86%) Terraform
4 855 (24.80%) Kubernetes
5 380 (11.02%) Salt
6 259 (7.51%) Nagios
7 173 (5.02%) Packer
8 155 (4.50%) Docker Swarm
9 113 (3.28%) Consul
10 110 (3.19%) ZABBIX
11 102 (2.96%) Cobbler
12 87 (2.52%) Graphite
13 80 (2.32%) Grafana
14 79 (2.29%) Kibana
15 77 (2.23%) Rundeck
16 68 (1.97%) Rancher
17 59 (1.71%) logstash
18 51 (1.48%) vRealize
19 47 (1.36%) Prometheus
20 44 (1.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 580 (16.82%) VMware
2 429 (12.44%) Google
3 408 (11.83%) Microsoft
4 358 (10.38%) Red Hat
5 354 (10.27%) Oracle
6 241 (6.99%) Splunk
7 144 (4.18%) New Relic
8 105 (3.05%) Cisco
9 104 (3.02%) ServiceNow
10 103 (2.99%) SaltStack
11 102 (2.96%) IBM
12 97 (2.81%) AppDynamics
13 82 (2.38%) Atlassian
14 81 (2.35%) Citrix
15 64 (1.86%) F5
16 62 (1.80%) RedGate
17 54 (1.57%) HP
18 52 (1.51%) Delphix
19 50 (1.45%) SAP
20 47 (1.36%) BMC