Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 245 210
Rank change year-on-year -19 -35 -32
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,480 878 2,480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.29% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.61% 8.60% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 988 668 1,839
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
75th Percentile £82,500 £81,563 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,625 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 19,459 10,209 18,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.22% 15.02% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12,969 8,345 14,455
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 1,349 £62,500 - 182
UK excluding London +11 809 £60,000 +9.09% 114
London -43 584 £80,000 +10.34% 81
North of England +20 379 £60,000 +9.09% 55
Work from Home -32 348 £55,000 -4.35% 49
Yorkshire +26 231 £60,000 +14.29% 24
South East +9 176 £67,500 -1.82% 15
North West -15 125 £60,000 +9.09% 25
Midlands 0 115 £60,000 +9.09% 17
West Midlands -20 74 £61,250 +11.36% 12
South West -54 63 £67,500 +20.00% 8
Scotland -51 47 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East Midlands -13 40 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England -33 29 £57,500 +4.55% 6
North East -9 24 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Wales -46 2 £45,250 +0.56% 3

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 1,141 (77.09%) DevOps
2 1,089 (73.58%) Puppet
3 990 (66.89%) AWS
4 909 (61.42%) Terraform
5 905 (61.15%) Kubernetes
6 898 (60.68%) Ansible
7 865 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
8 848 (57.30%) Python
9 838 (56.62%) Docker
10 714 (48.24%) Linux
11 639 (43.18%) Azure
12 610 (41.22%) Configuration Management
13 561 (37.91%) Jenkins
14 519 (35.07%) Java
15 502 (33.92%) Infrastructure as Code
16 389 (26.28%) Bash Shell
17 376 (25.41%) AWS CloudFormation
18 358 (24.19%) Git (software)
19 351 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
20 342 (23.11%) PowerShell
21 337 (22.77%) Go
22 326 (22.03%) Software Engineering
23 315 (21.28%) Ruby
24 312 (21.08%) Problem-Solving
25 310 (20.95%) JavaScript
26 302 (20.41%) Deployment Automation
27 294 (19.86%) GCP
28 289 (19.53%) Microservices
29 281 (18.99%) Scrum
30 272 (18.38%) PaaS

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 98 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
2 86 (5.81%) Apache
3 74 (5.00%) GemFire
4 51 (3.45%) IIS
4 51 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 50 (3.38%) Apache Spark
6 47 (3.18%) Cloud Foundry
7 35 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
9 23 (1.55%) nginx
9 23 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.49%) OpenStack
11 18 (1.22%) Confluence
12 16 (1.08%) Gunicorn
13 15 (1.01%) JBoss
14 14 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.68%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.47%) MS Exchange
17 6 (0.41%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.34%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.27%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.068%) Magento
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 990 (66.89%) AWS
2 639 (43.18%) Azure
3 376 (25.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 294 (19.86%) GCP
5 272 (18.38%) PaaS
6 178 (12.03%) SaaS
7 166 (11.22%) GitHub
8 153 (10.34%) Pulumi
9 150 (10.14%) IaaS
10 144 (9.73%) Amazon EKS
11 116 (7.84%) Serverless
12 82 (5.54%) Datadog
13 70 (4.73%) Amazon ECS
14 66 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
14 66 (4.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 65 (4.39%) OpenShift
16 47 (3.18%) Slack
17 45 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
18 44 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
19 42 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.54%) Firewall
2 77 (5.20%) DNS
3 48 (3.24%) HTTP
4 39 (2.64%) Internet
4 39 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 34 (2.30%) Calico
6 32 (2.16%) SSL
7 25 (1.69%) SAN
8 20 (1.35%) VPN
9 18 (1.22%) BIG-IP
9 18 (1.22%) NAS
10 16 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (0.95%) IPv4
12 13 (0.88%) LAN
13 12 (0.81%) WAN
14 11 (0.74%) WebEx
15 8 (0.54%) DHCP
16 7 (0.47%) SD-WAN
16 7 (0.47%) VSAN
16 7 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
2 216 (14.59%) MySQL
3 172 (11.62%) Redis
4 133 (8.99%) SQL Server
5 128 (8.65%) NoSQL
6 124 (8.38%) MongoDB
7 119 (8.04%) MariaDB
8 116 (7.84%) Big Data
9 112 (7.57%) Relational Database
10 83 (5.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 79 (5.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 47 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
13 45 (3.04%) HBase
14 43 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 34 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 32 (2.16%) Hadoop
17 22 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
18 20 (1.35%) RDBMS
19 19 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
20 13 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 561 (37.91%) Jenkins
2 358 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 186 (12.57%) GitLab
4 155 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 124 (8.38%) TeamCity
6 106 (7.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 103 (6.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 93 (6.28%) Cucumber
8 93 (6.28%) Protractor
9 89 (6.01%) Gradle
10 79 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 73 (4.93%) Selenium
12 67 (4.53%) Artifactory
13 65 (4.39%) Cypress.io
14 61 (4.12%) Storybook
15 55 (3.72%) Visual Studio Team System
16 54 (3.65%) JUnit
17 53 (3.58%) Mockito
18 52 (3.51%) JIRA
19 50 (3.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 268 (18.11%) Social Skills
2 219 (14.80%) Finance
3 183 (12.36%) Banking
4 151 (10.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 139 (9.39%) Law
6 75 (5.07%) Retail
7 57 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.23%) Public Sector
9 17 (1.15%) Wearables
10 16 (1.08%) Marketing
11 15 (1.01%) Russian Language
12 13 (0.88%) Games
12 13 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
13 10 (0.68%) Automotive
14 8 (0.54%) Advertising
15 7 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
15 7 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.47%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.41%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 638 (43.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 287 (19.39%) AWS Engineer
3 251 (16.96%) AWS DevOps
4 243 (16.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 148 (10.00%) Developer
6 129 (8.72%) Senior DevOps
7 126 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
7 126 (8.51%) Platform Engineer
8 120 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 109 (7.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 104 (7.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 96 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
12 93 (6.28%) Architect
13 83 (5.61%) Azure DevOps
14 59 (3.99%) Principal Engineer
15 58 (3.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 57 (3.85%) Senior Developer
17 50 (3.38%) Java Engineer
18 45 (3.04%) Azure Developer
18 45 (3.04%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (16.42%) Node.js
2 233 (15.74%) React
3 202 (13.65%) Web Services
4 187 (12.64%) Kafka
5 179 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 164 (11.08%) CSS
7 142 (9.59%) Spring
8 135 (9.12%) Elastic Stack
9 130 (8.78%) REST
10 120 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 115 (7.77%) Redux
12 114 (7.70%) RESTful
13 93 (6.28%) .NET
14 82 (5.54%) RabbitMQ
15 77 (5.20%) .NET Core
16 74 (5.00%) Express
16 74 (5.00%) WireMock
17 70 (4.73%) Spring Boot
18 67 (4.53%) JSON
19 61 (4.12%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 166 (11.22%) Public Cloud
2 119 (8.04%) Linux Command Line
3 87 (5.88%) User Experience
4 71 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 69 (4.66%) Cloud Native
6 63 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
7 60 (4.05%) Data Centre
8 59 (3.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 49 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (3.24%) Private Cloud
11 46 (3.11%) N-Tier
12 43 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (2.57%) Algorithms
14 35 (2.36%) Management Information System
15 26 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 19 (1.28%) Clustering
17 18 (1.22%) Legacy Code
17 18 (1.22%) Smartphone
18 17 (1.15%) Replication
19 16 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 714 (48.24%) Linux
2 190 (12.84%) Unix
3 187 (12.64%) Windows
4 83 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.91%) CentOS
6 41 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 35 (2.36%) Mesosphere
9 17 (1.15%) Debian
10 13 (0.88%) Android
11 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.41%) SUSE
12 6 (0.41%) zOS
13 5 (0.34%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.27%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.27%) Solaris
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.068%) AIX
16 1 (0.068%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,141 (77.09%) DevOps
2 865 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
3 610 (41.22%) Configuration Management
4 502 (33.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 351 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
6 326 (22.03%) Software Engineering
7 312 (21.08%) Problem-Solving
8 302 (20.41%) Deployment Automation
9 289 (19.53%) Microservices
10 281 (18.99%) Scrum
11 263 (17.77%) Test Automation
12 237 (16.01%) Computer Science
13 177 (11.96%) Mentoring
13 177 (11.96%) Migration
14 159 (10.74%) Open Source
15 152 (10.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 143 (9.66%) TDD
17 136 (9.19%) Analytics
18 124 (8.38%) Digital Banking
19 116 (7.84%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 848 (57.30%) Python
2 519 (35.07%) Java
3 389 (26.28%) Bash Shell
4 342 (23.11%) PowerShell
5 337 (22.77%) Go
6 315 (21.28%) Ruby
7 310 (20.95%) JavaScript
8 227 (15.34%) SQL
9 206 (13.92%) C#
10 146 (9.86%) Groovy
11 122 (8.24%) PHP
11 122 (8.24%) Shell Script
12 105 (7.09%) TypeScript
13 94 (6.35%) Perl
14 47 (3.18%) T-SQL
15 46 (3.11%) Kotlin
16 28 (1.89%) Elixir
16 28 (1.89%) Elm
17 27 (1.82%) C
18 25 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 256 (17.30%) Degree
2 92 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 89 (6.01%) AWS Certification
4 74 (5.00%) OCP
4 74 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
5 60 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 56 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.81%) RHCE
8 11 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.74%) RHCSA
9 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.34%) CCNA
13 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.20%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.20%) MCSA
15 2 (0.14%) MCSE
16 1 (0.068%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.65%) SLA
2 36 (2.43%) QA
3 16 (1.08%) GRC
4 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.068%) IASME
7 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.068%) NCSC
7 1 (0.068%) NIST
7 1 (0.068%) SOC 2
System Software
1 838 (56.62%) Docker
2 91 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (5.47%) Active Directory
4 49 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (3.04%) HDFS
6 23 (1.55%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.42%) KVM
7 21 (1.42%) Xen
8 17 (1.15%) vSphere
9 12 (0.81%) NFS
10 9 (0.61%) Ceph
11 7 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.34%) LXC
14 4 (0.27%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.20%) iptables
16 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 1,089 (73.58%) Puppet
2 909 (61.42%) Terraform
3 905 (61.15%) Kubernetes
4 898 (60.68%) Ansible
5 208 (14.05%) Prometheus
6 146 (9.86%) Grafana
7 105 (7.09%) Salt
8 68 (4.59%) Docker Swarm
9 67 (4.53%) Istio
10 66 (4.46%) Kibana
11 54 (3.65%) Graphite
12 48 (3.24%) CFEngine
13 45 (3.04%) Nagios
14 41 (2.77%) Consul
15 39 (2.64%) SCCM
15 39 (2.64%) ZABBIX
16 38 (2.57%) Packer
17 29 (1.96%) Automic
17 29 (1.96%) HAProxy
18 28 (1.89%) Rancher
Vendors
1 182 (12.30%) Microsoft
1 182 (12.30%) VMware
2 157 (10.61%) SaltStack
3 132 (8.92%) Google
4 124 (8.38%) Oracle
5 87 (5.88%) Splunk
6 83 (5.61%) New Relic
7 63 (4.26%) Okta
8 59 (3.99%) Red Hat
9 39 (2.64%) Nintex
10 37 (2.50%) IBM
11 27 (1.82%) F5
12 25 (1.69%) Dell
13 23 (1.55%) Cisco
14 21 (1.42%) Dynatrace
15 20 (1.35%) AppDynamics
15 20 (1.35%) PayPal
15 20 (1.35%) Veeam
16 16 (1.08%) DataCore
16 16 (1.08%) Isilon