Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 185 191
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +87
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 2,982 3,395 3,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.90% 1.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.86% 21.09% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,307 2,761 2,973
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £84,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 17,686 16,100 16,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.13% 9.02% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,968 13,186 13,523
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +1 2,798 £60,000 - 378
London +21 1,641 £70,000 +3.70% 198
UK excluding London -21 1,305 £55,000 - 201
North of England -12 440 £55,000 +4.76% 64
South East -41 337 £57,500 +4.55% 41
North West +33 301 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Midlands -2 158 £53,150 +1.24% 28
Scotland -1 130 £46,250 -22.92% 15
Yorkshire -64 127 £55,000 +4.76% 24
East of England -5 115 £60,000 +4.35% 21
West Midlands +12 101 £53,000 +0.95% 14
South West -24 91 £50,000 - 26
East Midlands +20 57 £57,500 +9.52% 13
North East +36 54 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Wales +10 29 £40,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -12 11 £62,500 +25.00% 4

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2,417 (81.05%) Puppet
2 2,219 (74.41%) DevOps
3 2,113 (70.86%) Ansible
4 1,896 (63.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1,878 (62.98%) Linux
6 1,535 (51.48%) Python
7 1,449 (48.59%) Docker
8 1,317 (44.16%) Jenkins
9 1,283 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
10 1,205 (40.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,119 (37.53%) Configuration Management
12 953 (31.96%) Java
13 921 (30.89%) Terraform
14 899 (30.15%) Continuous Integration
15 863 (28.94%) Bash Shell
16 848 (28.44%) Kubernetes
17 824 (27.63%) Windows
18 724 (24.28%) Git (software)
19 708 (23.74%) Ruby
20 618 (20.72%) SQL
21 595 (19.95%) PowerShell
22 573 (19.22%) Finance
23 526 (17.64%) Google Cloud Platform
24 476 (15.96%) Unix
25 465 (15.59%) JavaScript
26 447 (14.99%) Open Source
27 435 (14.59%) Microservices
28 410 (13.75%) Red Hat
29 406 (13.62%) Scrum
30 391 (13.11%) VMware

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
1 311 (10.43%) Apache
2 236 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 178 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 174 (5.84%) nginx
5 150 (5.03%) OpenStack
6 120 (4.02%) JBoss
7 101 (3.39%) Confluence
7 101 (3.39%) IIS
8 88 (2.95%) WebSphere
9 62 (2.08%) Apache Spark
10 61 (2.05%) Apache Solr
11 57 (1.91%) WebLogic
12 52 (1.74%) GlassFish
13 43 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (1.01%) WordPress
15 28 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 22 (0.74%) CloudStack
17 20 (0.67%) Mule
18 19 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 17 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.20%) Snapchat
5 2 (0.067%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.067%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.067%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.034%) HipChat
6 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 21 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.034%) Magento
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.034%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,896 (63.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1,205 (40.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 526 (17.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 377 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 310 (10.40%) SaaS
6 201 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
7 200 (6.71%) PaaS
8 189 (6.34%) IaaS
9 188 (6.30%) GitHub
10 159 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
11 145 (4.86%) Amazon S3
12 118 (3.96%) OpenShift
13 104 (3.49%) Serverless
14 97 (3.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 96 (3.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 75 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
17 67 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
18 58 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
18 58 (1.95%) Office 365
19 49 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 254 (8.52%) DNS
2 249 (8.35%) Firewall
3 187 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 131 (4.39%) Internet
5 124 (4.16%) VPN
6 89 (2.98%) SAN
7 88 (2.95%) HTTP
8 69 (2.31%) WAN
9 65 (2.18%) SSL
10 51 (1.71%) LAN
11 41 (1.37%) VLAN
12 40 (1.34%) iSCSI
13 35 (1.17%) DHCP
13 35 (1.17%) NAS
14 26 (0.87%) Network Security
15 22 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (0.70%) SSH
17 18 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
17 18 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (11.54%) MySQL
2 303 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 260 (8.72%) NoSQL
4 249 (8.35%) MongoDB
5 184 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
6 154 (5.16%) Amazon RDS
7 129 (4.33%) Big Data
8 127 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 124 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 93 (3.12%) Redis
11 81 (2.72%) Hadoop
12 62 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 62 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 59 (1.98%) Blockchain
14 58 (1.95%) Oracle Database
15 54 (1.81%) MariaDB
16 46 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (1.51%) RDBMS
18 36 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
19 30 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,317 (44.16%) Jenkins
2 724 (24.28%) Git (software)
3 365 (12.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 363 (12.17%) TeamCity
5 293 (9.83%) JIRA
6 279 (9.36%) Subversion
7 262 (8.79%) Maven
7 262 (8.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 222 (7.44%) Vagrant
9 198 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 115 (3.86%) Selenium
11 103 (3.45%) Travis CI
12 101 (3.39%) Bitbucket
13 95 (3.19%) GoCD
14 87 (2.92%) SonarQube
15 86 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
16 85 (2.85%) Hudson
17 77 (2.58%) IBM UrbanCode
18 69 (2.31%) Ant
19 68 (2.28%) Gradle
General
1 573 (19.22%) Finance
2 142 (4.76%) Banking
3 93 (3.12%) Retail
4 89 (2.98%) Games
5 63 (2.11%) Marketing
6 47 (1.58%) Law
7 43 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 41 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 28 (0.94%) Electronics
10 24 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 24 (0.80%) Legal
11 19 (0.64%) Advertising
11 19 (0.64%) Publishing
12 18 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.40%) French Language
13 12 (0.40%) German Language
13 12 (0.40%) Swedish Language
14 7 (0.23%) Back Office
15 5 (0.17%) Billing
15 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,249 (41.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 323 (10.83%) Developer
3 306 (10.26%) AWS DevOps
4 300 (10.06%) AWS Engineer
5 299 (10.03%) Linux Engineer
6 286 (9.59%) Senior DevOps
7 241 (8.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 233 (7.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 231 (7.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 213 (7.14%) Consultant
11 198 (6.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 183 (6.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 174 (5.84%) Administrator
14 164 (5.50%) Architect
15 154 (5.16%) Platform Engineer
16 129 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
17 123 (4.12%) Java Developer
18 121 (4.06%) DevOps Consultant
19 119 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 115 (3.86%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (10.90%) Web Services
2 259 (8.69%) .NET
3 229 (7.68%) Elastic Stack
4 224 (7.51%) AngularJS
5 185 (6.20%) Node.js
6 148 (4.96%) HTML
7 144 (4.83%) CSS
8 135 (4.53%) React
9 124 (4.16%) Spring
10 117 (3.92%) LAMP
11 98 (3.29%) Kafka
11 98 (3.29%) REST
12 96 (3.22%) RabbitMQ
13 95 (3.19%) ASP.NET
14 80 (2.68%) J2EE
15 76 (2.55%) Java EE
16 69 (2.31%) RESTful
17 68 (2.28%) Spring Boot
18 67 (2.25%) JSON
18 67 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 241 (8.08%) Public Cloud
2 212 (7.11%) Fintech
3 159 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 125 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
6 106 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
7 92 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 90 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
9 83 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (2.18%) Replication
11 63 (2.11%) Cloud Native
12 58 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 55 (1.84%) Clustering
13 55 (1.84%) Mobile App
13 55 (1.84%) User Experience
14 52 (1.74%) Private Cloud
15 48 (1.61%) Management Information System
16 37 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 31 (1.04%) Blog
18 30 (1.01%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1,878 (62.98%) Linux
2 824 (27.63%) Windows
3 476 (15.96%) Unix
4 316 (10.60%) CentOS
5 312 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 245 (8.22%) Windows Server
7 221 (7.41%) Ubuntu
8 109 (3.66%) Debian
9 68 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (1.68%) CoreOS
11 49 (1.64%) Android
12 48 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (0.97%) Solaris
14 26 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 26 (0.87%) FreeBSD
15 20 (0.67%) DC/OS
15 20 (0.67%) Mesosphere
16 18 (0.60%) Fedora
16 18 (0.60%) openSUSE
17 17 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,219 (74.41%) DevOps
2 1,283 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1,119 (37.53%) Configuration Management
4 899 (30.15%) Continuous Integration
5 447 (14.99%) Open Source
6 435 (14.59%) Microservices
7 406 (13.62%) Scrum
8 377 (12.64%) Deployment Automation
9 365 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 315 (10.56%) Test Automation
11 287 (9.62%) Software Engineering
12 263 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
13 248 (8.32%) ITIL
14 246 (8.25%) TDD
15 233 (7.81%) High Availability
16 209 (7.01%) Mentoring
17 204 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 177 (5.94%) SDLC
19 176 (5.90%) Continuous Deployment
20 164 (5.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1,535 (51.48%) Python
2 953 (31.96%) Java
3 863 (28.94%) Bash Shell
4 708 (23.74%) Ruby
5 618 (20.72%) SQL
6 595 (19.95%) PowerShell
7 465 (15.59%) JavaScript
8 385 (12.91%) Perl
9 314 (10.53%) Go
10 278 (9.32%) C#
11 192 (6.44%) PHP
12 187 (6.27%) Shell Script
13 149 (5.00%) C++
14 84 (2.82%) C
15 62 (2.08%) TypeScript
16 61 (2.05%) Scala
17 57 (1.91%) T-SQL
18 41 (1.37%) Java 8
19 39 (1.31%) Korn
20 35 (1.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 242 (8.12%) Degree
2 89 (2.98%) AWS Certification
3 71 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 70 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 54 (1.81%) Master's Degree
7 52 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 29 (0.97%) RHCE
10 25 (0.84%) RHCSA
11 23 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.64%) CCNA
14 14 (0.47%) MCSE
15 12 (0.40%) MCSA
15 12 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (0.34%) CISSP
17 8 (0.27%) OSCP
18 7 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.96%) QA
2 43 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.07%) GDPR
4 30 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.01%) SLA
5 29 (0.97%) HIPAA
6 27 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.067%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.067%) PMO
System Software
1 1,449 (48.59%) Docker
2 274 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 251 (8.42%) Active Directory
4 91 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 64 (2.15%) vSphere
6 52 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (1.58%) KVM
8 44 (1.48%) NFS
9 43 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.31%) VirtualBox
11 32 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 31 (1.04%) Xen
13 26 (0.87%) Samba
14 21 (0.70%) pfSense
15 20 (0.67%) XenServer
16 18 (0.60%) iptables
17 17 (0.57%) Varnish
18 13 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (0.40%) VMware Server
20 11 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2,417 (81.05%) Puppet
2 2,113 (70.86%) Ansible
3 921 (30.89%) Terraform
4 848 (28.44%) Kubernetes
5 383 (12.84%) Salt
6 246 (8.25%) Nagios
7 188 (6.30%) Docker Swarm
8 174 (5.84%) Packer
9 151 (5.06%) Consul
10 138 (4.63%) ZABBIX
11 129 (4.33%) Graphite
12 115 (3.86%) Grafana
13 104 (3.49%) Prometheus
14 66 (2.21%) SCOM
15 62 (2.08%) Rundeck
16 61 (2.05%) Cobbler
17 59 (1.98%) Opsview
18 54 (1.81%) logstash
19 53 (1.78%) HAProxy
20 51 (1.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 410 (13.75%) Red Hat
2 391 (13.11%) VMware
3 372 (12.47%) Google
4 345 (11.57%) Microsoft
5 301 (10.09%) Oracle
6 264 (8.85%) Splunk
7 111 (3.72%) SaltStack
8 93 (3.12%) Atlassian
9 90 (3.02%) New Relic
10 86 (2.88%) Cisco
11 73 (2.45%) Citrix
11 73 (2.45%) RedGate
12 57 (1.91%) ServiceNow
13 52 (1.74%) Delphix
14 48 (1.61%) IBM
15 47 (1.58%) AppDynamics
15 47 (1.58%) SAP
16 37 (1.24%) HP
17 30 (1.01%) Adobe
17 30 (1.01%) PagerDuty