Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 181 184
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +90
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 2,597 3,402 3,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.94% 1.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.06% 20.97% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,973 2,756 2,753
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,780 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 17,250 16,222 15,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.38% 9.24% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,494 13,084 12,322
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +3.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
England -17 2,462 £62,500 +4.17% 452
London +9 1,511 £70,000 +3.70% 215
UK excluding London -56 1,058 £55,000 +4.76% 262
North of England -40 342 £55,000 +4.76% 97
South East -35 296 £60,000 +14.29% 51
North West +4 242 £56,000 +1.82% 53
Midlands -61 116 £53,000 -3.64% 34
East of England -2 101 £55,000 -8.33% 21
Yorkshire -60 97 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Scotland -38 93 £47,500 +5.56% 13
South West -27 90 £50,000 +11.11% 35
West Midlands -13 81 £53,000 +0.95% 21
East Midlands -58 35 £75,000 +36.36% 13
North East +29 29 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Wales +13 17 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Northern Ireland -25 7 £70,000 +40.00% 5

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 2,126 (81.86%) Puppet
2 1,916 (73.78%) DevOps
3 1,828 (70.39%) Ansible
4 1,720 (66.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1,569 (60.42%) Linux
6 1,282 (49.36%) Docker
7 1,249 (48.09%) Python
8 1,158 (44.59%) Jenkins
9 1,122 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
10 1,062 (40.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 948 (36.50%) Configuration Management
12 873 (33.62%) Java
13 810 (31.19%) Terraform
14 768 (29.57%) Kubernetes
15 753 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
16 727 (27.99%) Windows
17 685 (26.38%) Bash Shell
18 649 (24.99%) Git (software)
19 541 (20.83%) Ruby
20 527 (20.29%) Google Cloud Platform
21 524 (20.18%) SQL
22 522 (20.10%) PowerShell
23 484 (18.64%) Finance
24 441 (16.98%) JavaScript
25 406 (15.63%) Microservices
26 390 (15.02%) Unix
27 364 (14.02%) Google
28 354 (13.63%) AWS CloudFormation
29 351 (13.52%) Open Source
30 340 (13.09%) Perl

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
1 339 (13.05%) Apache
2 250 (9.63%) Tomcat
3 147 (5.66%) nginx
4 118 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
5 93 (3.58%) Apache Spark
6 84 (3.23%) Confluence
7 79 (3.04%) IIS
8 78 (3.00%) OpenStack
9 65 (2.50%) WebSphere
10 60 (2.31%) JBoss
11 56 (2.16%) Apache Solr
12 42 (1.62%) GlassFish
13 39 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 39 (1.50%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.92%) WordPress
15 21 (0.81%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.69%) Mule
17 16 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (0.58%) SharePoint
19 12 (0.46%) Anypoint
Applications
1 17 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.23%) Snapchat
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.077%) HipChat
8 2 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.077%) SPSS
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.039%) InVision
9 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.039%) Magento
5 1 (0.039%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 1,720 (66.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1,062 (40.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 527 (20.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 354 (13.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 334 (12.86%) SaaS
6 195 (7.51%) PaaS
7 175 (6.74%) GitHub
7 175 (6.74%) IaaS
8 164 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
9 136 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
10 129 (4.97%) OpenShift
11 123 (4.74%) Amazon S3
12 112 (4.31%) Serverless
13 93 (3.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 77 (2.96%) IBM Cloud
15 73 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
16 65 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 64 (2.46%) Office 365
18 55 (2.12%) npm
19 49 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 231 (8.89%) DNS
2 207 (7.97%) Firewall
3 164 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 108 (4.16%) HTTP
5 103 (3.97%) Internet
6 94 (3.62%) SSL
7 68 (2.62%) SAN
7 68 (2.62%) VPN
8 58 (2.23%) WAN
9 51 (1.96%) VLAN
10 43 (1.66%) LAN
11 35 (1.35%) iSCSI
12 26 (1.00%) Network Security
13 21 (0.81%) DHCP
14 19 (0.73%) Wireless
15 16 (0.62%) BIG-IP
15 16 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
15 16 (0.62%) SSH
16 13 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (11.55%) MySQL
2 246 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 225 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 200 (7.70%) NoSQL
5 162 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
6 128 (4.93%) Amazon RDS
7 114 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 112 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 102 (3.93%) Big Data
10 81 (3.12%) Hadoop
11 80 (3.08%) Redis
12 56 (2.16%) MariaDB
13 54 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 50 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
15 43 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 37 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (1.23%) Blockchain
18 30 (1.16%) Oracle Database
19 29 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
20 25 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,158 (44.59%) Jenkins
2 649 (24.99%) Git (software)
3 338 (13.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 326 (12.55%) TeamCity
5 254 (9.78%) JIRA
6 240 (9.24%) Subversion
7 235 (9.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 228 (8.78%) Maven
9 205 (7.89%) Vagrant
10 178 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 146 (5.62%) Selenium
12 112 (4.31%) Travis CI
13 96 (3.70%) Bitbucket
14 94 (3.62%) GoCD
15 78 (3.00%) IBM UrbanCode
16 74 (2.85%) SonarQube
17 71 (2.73%) GitLab
18 69 (2.66%) Hudson
19 68 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
20 63 (2.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 484 (18.64%) Finance
2 109 (4.20%) Banking
3 69 (2.66%) Retail
4 62 (2.39%) Games
5 53 (2.04%) Marketing
6 41 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.46%) Law
8 33 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 32 (1.23%) Legal
10 24 (0.92%) Electronics
10 24 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.73%) Advertising
11 19 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.39%) Publishing
13 9 (0.35%) French Language
13 9 (0.35%) German Language
13 9 (0.35%) Swedish Language
14 7 (0.27%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.23%) Military
16 4 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,037 (39.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 328 (12.63%) Developer
3 268 (10.32%) AWS Engineer
4 263 (10.13%) Senior DevOps
5 257 (9.90%) AWS DevOps
6 246 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 243 (9.36%) Linux Engineer
8 217 (8.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 212 (8.16%) Consultant
10 194 (7.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 173 (6.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 166 (6.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 165 (6.35%) Java Developer
14 143 (5.51%) DevOps Consultant
15 132 (5.08%) Architect
16 117 (4.51%) Platform Engineer
17 113 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 113 (4.35%) Software Engineer
18 105 (4.04%) Administrator
18 105 (4.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (12.36%) Web Services
2 232 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 217 (8.36%) .NET
4 213 (8.20%) Elastic Stack
5 184 (7.09%) Node.js
6 149 (5.74%) Spring
7 142 (5.47%) HTML
8 131 (5.04%) CSS
9 126 (4.85%) React
10 109 (4.20%) Kafka
10 109 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
11 106 (4.08%) REST
12 103 (3.97%) RESTful
13 90 (3.47%) LAMP
14 89 (3.43%) Java EE
15 84 (3.23%) J2EE
16 70 (2.70%) JSON
16 70 (2.70%) Spring Boot
17 65 (2.50%) LEMP Stack
18 56 (2.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 219 (8.43%) Public Cloud
2 157 (6.05%) Fintech
3 143 (5.51%) Data Centre
4 114 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
5 102 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
7 96 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
8 87 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
9 81 (3.12%) Cloud Native
10 64 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
11 46 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 46 (1.77%) Replication
12 45 (1.73%) Hedge funds
13 40 (1.54%) Internet of Things
14 37 (1.42%) Management Information System
15 35 (1.35%) Clustering
16 34 (1.31%) Blog
16 34 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 32 (1.23%) User Experience
18 31 (1.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,569 (60.42%) Linux
2 727 (27.99%) Windows
3 390 (15.02%) Unix
4 267 (10.28%) Windows Server
5 251 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 243 (9.36%) CentOS
7 196 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 76 (2.93%) Debian
9 70 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (2.23%) Android
11 45 (1.73%) CoreOS
12 39 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (1.42%) Apple iOS
14 28 (1.08%) DC/OS
15 27 (1.04%) FreeBSD
15 27 (1.04%) Mesosphere
16 24 (0.92%) Fedora
17 22 (0.85%) AIX
17 22 (0.85%) openSUSE
18 20 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,916 (73.78%) DevOps
2 1,122 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
3 948 (36.50%) Configuration Management
4 753 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
5 406 (15.63%) Microservices
6 351 (13.52%) Open Source
7 332 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 317 (12.21%) Software Engineering
9 314 (12.09%) Test Automation
10 302 (11.63%) Deployment Automation
10 302 (11.63%) Scrum
11 240 (9.24%) ITIL
12 222 (8.55%) TDD
13 221 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
14 220 (8.47%) Mentoring
15 201 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 172 (6.62%) SDLC
17 160 (6.16%) Continuous Deployment
18 158 (6.08%) Computer Science
19 148 (5.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,249 (48.09%) Python
2 873 (33.62%) Java
3 685 (26.38%) Bash Shell
4 541 (20.83%) Ruby
5 524 (20.18%) SQL
6 522 (20.10%) PowerShell
7 441 (16.98%) JavaScript
8 340 (13.09%) Perl
9 264 (10.17%) Go
10 245 (9.43%) C#
11 178 (6.85%) PHP
12 142 (5.47%) C++
13 134 (5.16%) Shell Script
14 90 (3.47%) C
15 89 (3.43%) TypeScript
16 63 (2.43%) Scala
17 62 (2.39%) Objective-C
18 41 (1.58%) Java 8
19 39 (1.50%) T-SQL
20 35 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 227 (8.74%) Degree
2 100 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 89 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 85 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 65 (2.50%) AWS Certification
5 65 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 45 (1.73%) Master's Degree
7 43 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 29 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (0.73%) CCNA
9 19 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (0.73%) RHCE
10 16 (0.62%) RHCSA
10 16 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (0.58%) MCSE
12 10 (0.39%) CISSP
13 9 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
14 7 (0.27%) MCSA
14 7 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.43%) QA
2 65 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (2.12%) HIPAA
4 54 (2.08%) GDPR
5 53 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (1.23%) SLA
7 16 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 16 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.077%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.039%) COBIT
11 1 (0.039%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.039%) PMO
System Software
1 1,282 (49.36%) Docker
2 267 (10.28%) Active Directory
3 188 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (1.93%) vSphere
7 44 (1.69%) VirtualBox
8 30 (1.16%) KVM
9 29 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (1.00%) NFS
11 17 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 17 (0.65%) iptables
11 17 (0.65%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.58%) DFS Replication
12 15 (0.58%) pfSense
12 15 (0.58%) Xen
13 14 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 14 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (0.50%) Samba
15 10 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,126 (81.86%) Puppet
2 1,828 (70.39%) Ansible
3 810 (31.19%) Terraform
4 768 (29.57%) Kubernetes
5 306 (11.78%) Salt
6 207 (7.97%) Nagios
7 146 (5.62%) Consul
8 128 (4.93%) Docker Swarm
9 123 (4.74%) Packer
10 119 (4.58%) Prometheus
11 90 (3.47%) Graphite
12 87 (3.35%) SCOM
13 84 (3.23%) ZABBIX
14 75 (2.89%) Grafana
15 65 (2.50%) Rundeck
16 54 (2.08%) Automic
17 53 (2.04%) HAProxy
18 44 (1.69%) CFEngine
19 38 (1.46%) Mesos
20 35 (1.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 364 (14.02%) Google
2 320 (12.32%) Red Hat
3 296 (11.40%) Microsoft
4 282 (10.86%) Splunk
5 279 (10.74%) VMware
6 274 (10.55%) Oracle
7 115 (4.43%) Atlassian
8 113 (4.35%) SaltStack
9 88 (3.39%) Cisco
10 73 (2.81%) IBM
11 68 (2.62%) Citrix
12 63 (2.43%) RedGate
13 61 (2.35%) New Relic
14 57 (2.19%) ServiceNow
15 52 (2.00%) Delphix
16 47 (1.81%) SAP
17 45 (1.73%) AppDynamics
18 44 (1.69%) HP
19 34 (1.31%) Cognizant
20 28 (1.08%) Dynatrace