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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 343 243 266
Rank change year-on-year -100 +23 -45
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,694 1,282 1,172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.43% 1.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.78% 8.60% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 718 978 911
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,563 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 29,284 14,900 13,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.22% 16.57% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13,966 11,392 10,440
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Opscode Chef.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the UK

Opscode Chef
Top 17 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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -101 1,460 £72,500 +16.00% 96
London -60 877 £85,000 +9.68% 49
Work from Home -135 726 £70,000 +12.00% 45
UK excluding London -132 625 £60,000 - 57
South East +11 208 £72,500 +6.62% 10
North of England -166 188 £60,000 - 20
Yorkshire -114 105 £60,000 - 7
South West -23 74 £52,500 -12.50% 8
North West -129 73 £59,500 -0.83% 11
Scotland -60 51 £67,500 +42.11% 5
Midlands -121 51 £52,500 -8.70% 4
West Midlands -92 34 £60,000 -4.00% 4
East of England -96 33 £75,000 +15.38% 5
Wales -24 19 £55,000 +15.79% 4
East Midlands -68 17 £50,000 -
North East -21 10 £57,500 +17.35% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 1,274 (75.21%) Puppet
2 1,270 (74.97%) Ansible
3 1,262 (74.50%) AWS
4 1,186 (70.01%) Kubernetes
5 1,158 (68.36%) DevOps
6 1,096 (64.70%) Python
7 1,063 (62.75%) Docker
8 1,045 (61.69%) Terraform
9 985 (58.15%) CI/CD
10 846 (49.94%) Agile
11 840 (49.59%) Azure
12 828 (48.88%) Jenkins
13 782 (46.16%) Linux
14 772 (45.57%) Configuration Management
15 634 (37.43%) GCP
16 575 (33.94%) AWS CloudFormation
17 568 (33.53%) Java
18 561 (33.12%) Infrastructure as Code
19 526 (31.05%) Bash
20 474 (27.98%) Finance
21 463 (27.33%) Microservices
22 462 (27.27%) Git (software)
23 436 (25.74%) Windows
24 393 (23.20%) Serverless
25 372 (21.96%) Elastic Stack
26 352 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
27 350 (20.66%) PowerShell
28 336 (19.83%) Social Skills
29 332 (19.60%) Splunk
30 325 (19.19%) Test Automation

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
1 192 (11.33%) Elasticsearch
2 165 (9.74%) IIS
3 119 (7.02%) JBoss
4 113 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 78 (4.60%) Apache
6 73 (4.31%) Apache Spark
7 63 (3.72%) Confluence
8 52 (3.07%) OpenStack
9 37 (2.18%) GemFire
10 28 (1.65%) nginx
11 17 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (1.00%) GlassFish
11 17 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.77%) Jupyter
13 12 (0.71%) CMS
14 9 (0.53%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.47%) Apache Pulsar
15 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.41%) Apache TomEE
16 7 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (0.30%) InVision
1 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (0.30%) Sketch
1 5 (0.30%) UXPin
1 5 (0.30%) Zeplin
2 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.059%) assyst
3 1 (0.059%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.059%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1,262 (74.50%) AWS
2 840 (49.59%) Azure
3 634 (37.43%) GCP
4 575 (33.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 393 (23.20%) Serverless
6 228 (13.46%) AWS Lambda
7 203 (11.98%) OpenShift
8 182 (10.74%) Amazon ECS
9 172 (10.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 163 (9.62%) GitHub
11 153 (9.03%) Amazon S3
11 153 (9.03%) SaaS
12 135 (7.97%) PaaS
13 131 (7.73%) Amazon Kinesis
14 127 (7.50%) AWS CodePipeline
15 120 (7.08%) IaaS
16 95 (5.61%) Azure Stack
16 95 (5.61%) Cloud Functions
17 88 (5.19%) Datadog
18 67 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 181 (10.68%) Firewall
2 117 (6.91%) Internet
3 71 (4.19%) DNS
4 63 (3.72%) Network Security
5 49 (2.89%) TCP/IP
6 29 (1.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 28 (1.65%) MQTT
8 26 (1.53%) WebEx
9 16 (0.94%) VLAN
10 14 (0.83%) DHCP
10 14 (0.83%) WAN
11 13 (0.77%) Calico
12 10 (0.59%) SAN
12 10 (0.59%) VPN
13 9 (0.53%) MPLS
14 8 (0.47%) BIG-IP
15 7 (0.41%) NAS
15 7 (0.41%) SMTP
15 7 (0.41%) SNMP
16 6 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (18.89%) MySQL
2 273 (16.12%) PostgreSQL
3 197 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 184 (10.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 159 (9.39%) Relational Database
6 131 (7.73%) Big Data
7 117 (6.91%) SQL Server
8 88 (5.19%) Redis
9 84 (4.96%) Couchbase
10 82 (4.84%) Amazon Athena
11 80 (4.72%) Hadoop
12 59 (3.48%) RDBMS
13 56 (3.31%) MongoDB
14 44 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 38 (2.24%) MariaDB
16 35 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
17 30 (1.77%) Apache Hive
17 30 (1.77%) Flink
18 26 (1.53%) BigQuery
19 23 (1.36%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 828 (48.88%) Jenkins
2 462 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 234 (13.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 218 (12.87%) TeamCity
5 175 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 170 (10.04%) GitLab
7 143 (8.44%) Subversion
8 119 (7.02%) Travis CI
9 114 (6.73%) IBM UrbanCode
10 110 (6.49%) Maven
11 100 (5.90%) Selenium
12 98 (5.79%) JIRA
13 96 (5.67%) Cucumber
14 67 (3.96%) Bitbucket
15 66 (3.90%) CircleCI
15 66 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
16 59 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 54 (3.19%) JMeter
18 53 (3.13%) GoCD
18 53 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 474 (27.98%) Finance
2 336 (19.83%) Social Skills
3 241 (14.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 201 (11.87%) Banking
5 184 (10.86%) Retail
6 127 (7.50%) Manufacturing
7 109 (6.43%) Public Sector
8 99 (5.84%) Law
9 98 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (2.83%) Games
11 46 (2.72%) Telecoms
12 33 (1.95%) Marketing
13 31 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
14 30 (1.77%) Electronics
15 23 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
16 18 (1.06%) Legal
17 17 (1.00%) Investment Banking
18 12 (0.71%) Automotive
19 11 (0.65%) Financial Institution
20 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 687 (40.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 229 (13.52%) Senior DevOps
3 219 (12.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 185 (10.92%) Architect
5 168 (9.92%) AWS Engineer
6 146 (8.62%) Developer
7 132 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 106 (6.26%) Consultant
9 99 (5.84%) Platform Engineer
10 95 (5.61%) AWS DevOps
11 92 (5.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 92 (5.43%) Software Engineer
12 91 (5.37%) Cloud Architect
13 74 (4.37%) Java Engineer
14 69 (4.07%) Azure Architect
15 63 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
16 60 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
17 46 (2.72%) Administrator
18 41 (2.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 41 (2.42%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (21.96%) Elastic Stack
2 192 (11.33%) REST
3 182 (10.74%) Kafka
4 155 (9.15%) React
5 145 (8.56%) RESTful
6 142 (8.38%) Node.js
7 136 (8.03%) .NET
8 128 (7.56%) AngularJS
9 122 (7.20%) Web Services
10 117 (6.91%) Spring
11 94 (5.55%) Spring Boot
12 85 (5.02%) RabbitMQ
13 83 (4.90%) LAMP
14 69 (4.07%) Redux
15 59 (3.48%) ARM Templates
16 56 (3.31%) .NET Core
16 56 (3.31%) ASP.NET
17 52 (3.07%) OAuth
18 46 (2.72%) HTML
18 46 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 233 (13.75%) Public Cloud
2 211 (12.46%) Cloud Native
3 124 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
4 95 (5.61%) Life Science
5 91 (5.37%) Private Cloud
6 90 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 80 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
7 80 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
8 65 (3.84%) User Experience
9 55 (3.25%) Enterprise Cloud
10 54 (3.19%) Data Centre
11 46 (2.72%) Cyberattack
12 45 (2.66%) Management Information System
13 43 (2.54%) Social Network
14 41 (2.42%) PlayStation
14 41 (2.42%) Sports Betting
15 38 (2.24%) Cyber Defence
16 37 (2.18%) Algorithms
17 35 (2.07%) Replication
18 33 (1.95%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 782 (46.16%) Linux
2 436 (25.74%) Windows
3 169 (9.98%) Unix
4 149 (8.80%) Windows Server
5 115 (6.79%) Mesosphere
6 49 (2.89%) CentOS
7 35 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 34 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.95%) Android
10 21 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.53%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.30%) Debian
12 5 (0.30%) VMS
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.18%) Solaris
14 3 (0.18%) SUSE
15 2 (0.12%) tvOS
16 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,158 (68.36%) DevOps
2 985 (58.15%) CI/CD
3 846 (49.94%) Agile
4 772 (45.57%) Configuration Management
5 561 (33.12%) Infrastructure as Code
6 463 (27.33%) Microservices
7 352 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
8 325 (19.19%) Test Automation
9 314 (18.54%) Open Source
10 251 (14.82%) Software Engineering
11 249 (14.70%) Scrum
12 243 (14.34%) TDD
13 230 (13.58%) Mentoring
14 203 (11.98%) Computer Science
15 202 (11.92%) Continuous Deployment
16 187 (11.04%) BDD
17 183 (10.80%) Analytics
18 177 (10.45%) Platform Engineering
19 168 (9.92%) SDLC
20 164 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,096 (64.70%) Python
2 568 (33.53%) Java
3 526 (31.05%) Bash
4 350 (20.66%) PowerShell
5 298 (17.59%) Go
6 242 (14.29%) SQL
7 240 (14.17%) Ruby
8 237 (13.99%) JavaScript
9 138 (8.15%) Perl
10 133 (7.85%) Groovy
11 127 (7.50%) C#
12 108 (6.38%) Shell Script
13 94 (5.55%) TypeScript
14 88 (5.19%) PHP
15 50 (2.95%) Scala
16 49 (2.89%) R
17 31 (1.83%) C++
18 20 (1.18%) C
18 20 (1.18%) Kotlin
19 15 (0.89%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 153 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 139 (8.21%) Degree
3 119 (7.02%) AWS Certification
4 100 (5.90%) SC Cleared
5 68 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 32 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (0.89%) OCP
8 15 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.47%) MySQL Certification
11 8 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.41%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.35%) LPIC
13 6 (0.35%) MCSE
13 6 (0.35%) RHCE
14 5 (0.30%) MCSA
14 5 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.43%) QA
2 33 (1.95%) NIST
3 32 (1.89%) IASME
3 32 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 18 (1.06%) SLA
5 8 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.35%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.30%) GDPR
8 4 (0.24%) NCSC
9 2 (0.12%) PMO
10 1 (0.059%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,063 (62.75%) Docker
2 168 (9.92%) Virtual Machines
3 87 (5.14%) Active Directory
4 79 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (2.42%) KVM
6 33 (1.95%) Xen
7 24 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 13 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 13 (0.77%) zsh
10 10 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.59%) vSphere
11 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.30%) etcd
12 5 (0.30%) NFS
13 4 (0.24%) vCloud
14 3 (0.18%) Ceph
14 3 (0.18%) LXC
14 3 (0.18%) NDS
15 2 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1,274 (75.21%) Puppet
2 1,270 (74.97%) Ansible
3 1,186 (70.01%) Kubernetes
4 1,045 (61.69%) Terraform
5 206 (12.16%) Prometheus
6 148 (8.74%) Grafana
7 147 (8.68%) Kibana
8 130 (7.67%) logstash
9 123 (7.26%) Consul
10 114 (6.73%) Automic
11 105 (6.20%) Docker Swarm
12 68 (4.01%) Istio
13 64 (3.78%) ZABBIX
14 58 (3.42%) Rancher
14 58 (3.42%) SCCM
15 53 (3.13%) Salt
16 49 (2.89%) HAProxy
17 48 (2.83%) Nagios
18 44 (2.60%) Fortio
18 44 (2.60%) Kiali
Vendors
1 332 (19.60%) Splunk
2 230 (13.58%) Google
3 186 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 154 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 92 (5.43%) VMware
6 70 (4.13%) New Relic
7 69 (4.07%) Oracle
8 64 (3.78%) Red Hat
9 38 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (2.01%) Dell
11 31 (1.83%) Dynatrace
11 31 (1.83%) Hitachi
12 30 (1.77%) Checkmarx
12 30 (1.77%) SAP
13 23 (1.36%) Perforce
14 19 (1.12%) AppDynamics
15 18 (1.06%) Veracode
16 17 (1.00%) Apple
17 15 (0.89%) Cisco
18 14 (0.83%) Sun