Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 264 216
Rank change year-on-year +32 -48 -31
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,275 1,210 2,429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.23% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.76% 9.15% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 986 935 1,842
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,656 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,125 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +9.52%

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 14,558 13,224 17,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.42% 13.42% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11,228 10,517 13,756
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £58,627
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.34% +6.59%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £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 12 May 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 12 May 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 +27 1,144 £62,500 -3.85% 186
UK excluding London +61 734 £60,000 +9.09% 119
London +6 467 £77,500 +3.33% 88
North of England +53 364 £60,000 +9.09% 46
Work from Home +35 364 £55,000 -12.00% 38
Yorkshire +32 205 £60,000 +9.09% 21
North West +52 143 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Midlands +61 123 £50,000 -13.04% 13
South East -5 90 £68,000 +6.67% 19
West Midlands +28 72 £60,000 +6.67% 7
South West -28 65 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Scotland +10 58 £47,500 -26.92% 7
East Midlands +29 50 £50,000 -13.04% 6
East of England +40 37 £65,000 +4.00% 12
North East +10 17 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Wales +13 11 £47,500 +5.56% 13

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 1,010 (79.22%) DevOps
2 942 (73.88%) Puppet
3 817 (64.08%) Terraform
4 815 (63.92%) Ansible
5 747 (58.59%) AWS
6 701 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
7 700 (54.90%) Docker
8 693 (54.35%) Kubernetes
9 632 (49.57%) Linux
10 585 (45.88%) Azure
11 577 (45.25%) Python
12 527 (41.33%) Configuration Management
13 443 (34.75%) Jenkins
14 434 (34.04%) Infrastructure as Code
15 354 (27.76%) PowerShell
16 338 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
17 335 (26.27%) AWS CloudFormation
18 329 (25.80%) Deployment Automation
19 325 (25.49%) Java
20 271 (21.25%) Git (software)
21 266 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
22 260 (20.39%) JavaScript
23 258 (20.24%) Go
24 246 (19.29%) Bash Shell
25 245 (19.22%) Ruby
26 241 (18.90%) Migration
27 240 (18.82%) SQL
27 240 (18.82%) Test Automation
28 230 (18.04%) Scrum
29 221 (17.33%) Social Skills

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 91 (7.14%) Apache
2 68 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (2.82%) IIS
4 34 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 32 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.80%) JBoss
7 22 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.57%) Confluence
8 20 (1.57%) nginx
9 17 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.25%) GemFire
10 16 (1.25%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.71%) Gunicorn
14 7 (0.55%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.55%) Drupal
15 6 (0.47%) Camunda
Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 747 (58.59%) AWS
2 585 (45.88%) Azure
3 335 (26.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 206 (16.16%) PaaS
5 200 (15.69%) GCP
6 131 (10.27%) Pulumi
7 126 (9.88%) IaaS
8 107 (8.39%) GitHub
9 99 (7.76%) SaaS
10 95 (7.45%) Amazon EKS
11 91 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 84 (6.59%) Serverless
13 72 (5.65%) Azure Storage
14 71 (5.57%) Azure Key Vault
15 70 (5.49%) Datadog
16 65 (5.10%) Azure Service Fabric
17 63 (4.94%) Azure App Service
17 63 (4.94%) Azure Service Bus
18 54 (4.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 43 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.12%) Firewall
2 71 (5.57%) DNS
3 45 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 41 (3.22%) Internet
5 28 (2.20%) NAS
6 22 (1.73%) BIG-IP
6 22 (1.73%) HTTP
6 22 (1.73%) SAN
7 20 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 19 (1.49%) SSL
9 17 (1.33%) VPN
10 14 (1.10%) DHCP
11 13 (1.02%) LAN
11 13 (1.02%) WAN
12 10 (0.78%) Calico
12 10 (0.78%) Multicast
12 10 (0.78%) VLAN
13 9 (0.71%) IPv4
13 9 (0.71%) tcpdump
14 8 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (15.61%) MySQL
2 151 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
3 148 (11.61%) SQL Server
4 98 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 83 (6.51%) MariaDB
6 82 (6.43%) Big Data
7 77 (6.04%) Redis
8 72 (5.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 54 (4.24%) Relational Database
10 52 (4.08%) NoSQL
11 39 (3.06%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (1.96%) HBase
14 19 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 19 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (0.86%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 443 (34.75%) Jenkins
2 271 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 132 (10.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 110 (8.63%) GitLab
5 105 (8.24%) TeamCity
6 72 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 71 (5.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 69 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 58 (4.55%) JIRA
10 57 (4.47%) Gradle
11 55 (4.31%) Cucumber
12 54 (4.24%) Vagrant
13 53 (4.16%) Artifactory
14 46 (3.61%) Selenium
15 43 (3.37%) Bitbucket
16 39 (3.06%) Maven
17 38 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
18 25 (1.96%) CircleCI
19 22 (1.73%) IntelliJ
20 20 (1.57%) Travis CI
General
1 221 (17.33%) Social Skills
2 120 (9.41%) Finance
3 82 (6.43%) Games
4 79 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (5.41%) Banking
6 43 (3.37%) Law
7 35 (2.75%) Public Sector
8 29 (2.27%) Retail
9 19 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (0.94%) Advertising
11 11 (0.86%) Marketing
11 11 (0.86%) Wearables
12 9 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.63%) Russian Language
14 7 (0.55%) Legal
15 6 (0.47%) Electronics
15 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.47%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.39%) Public Speaking
16 5 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 665 (52.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 287 (22.51%) AWS Engineer
3 255 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 247 (19.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 140 (10.98%) Developer
6 122 (9.57%) Azure Engineer
7 107 (8.39%) Senior DevOps
8 97 (7.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 82 (6.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 79 (6.20%) Platform Engineer
11 75 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
12 73 (5.73%) Architect
13 72 (5.65%) Senior Developer
14 71 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
15 63 (4.94%) Azure Developer
15 63 (4.94%) C# Developer
16 50 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
17 48 (3.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 46 (3.61%) Consultant
19 44 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (14.20%) Web Services
2 116 (9.10%) Kafka
3 112 (8.78%) Node.js
4 108 (8.47%) CSS
5 99 (7.76%) React
6 89 (6.98%) .NET
7 79 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 74 (5.80%) .NET Core
9 69 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
10 64 (5.02%) jQuery
11 63 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 63 (4.94%) Entity Framework
12 59 (4.63%) .NET Framework
13 56 (4.39%) Apache Flex
14 53 (4.16%) Spring
15 51 (4.00%) RESTful
16 49 (3.84%) REST
17 39 (3.06%) HTML
17 39 (3.06%) Spring Boot
18 38 (2.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 96 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
4 63 (4.94%) N-Tier
5 62 (4.86%) Enterprise Cloud
6 55 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (3.84%) Data Centre
8 45 (3.53%) Cloud Native
9 39 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.90%) Reinsurance
11 34 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 30 (2.35%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.41%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.33%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.33%) Social Media
15 16 (1.25%) Social Network
16 14 (1.10%) e-Learning
16 14 (1.10%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 632 (49.57%) Linux
2 216 (16.94%) Windows
3 125 (9.80%) Unix
4 109 (8.55%) Windows Server
5 66 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.59%) CentOS
7 28 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.33%) Debian
9 10 (0.78%) Android
10 6 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.31%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.31%) SUSE
11 4 (0.31%) zOS
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.078%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,010 (79.22%) DevOps
2 701 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
3 527 (41.33%) Configuration Management
4 434 (34.04%) Infrastructure as Code
5 338 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
6 329 (25.80%) Deployment Automation
7 266 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
8 241 (18.90%) Migration
9 240 (18.82%) Test Automation
10 230 (18.04%) Scrum
11 189 (14.82%) Microservices
12 140 (10.98%) Open Source
13 138 (10.82%) Software Engineering
14 137 (10.75%) Mentoring
15 129 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 121 (9.49%) Computer Science
17 106 (8.31%) OO
18 101 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
19 99 (7.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 98 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 577 (45.25%) Python
2 354 (27.76%) PowerShell
3 325 (25.49%) Java
4 260 (20.39%) JavaScript
5 258 (20.24%) Go
6 246 (19.29%) Bash Shell
7 245 (19.22%) Ruby
8 240 (18.82%) SQL
9 204 (16.00%) C#
10 107 (8.39%) Groovy
11 83 (6.51%) Perl
12 80 (6.27%) PHP
13 66 (5.18%) TypeScript
14 64 (5.02%) T-SQL
15 50 (3.92%) Shell Script
16 29 (2.27%) Kotlin
17 24 (1.88%) C
18 12 (0.94%) C++
19 11 (0.86%) MATLAB
20 10 (0.78%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 164 (12.86%) Degree
2 116 (9.10%) Security Cleared
3 91 (7.14%) AWS Certification
4 87 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 45 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.57%) OCP
7 20 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.55%) CCNA
10 6 (0.47%) CCNP
11 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.31%) MCSA
11 4 (0.31%) MCSE
12 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.24%) RHCA
12 3 (0.24%) RHCE
12 3 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.73%) SLA
2 18 (1.41%) QA
3 11 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.71%) GRC
5 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) SOC 2
7 2 (0.16%) GDPR
8 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.078%) EMIR
8 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 700 (54.90%) Docker
2 118 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (5.80%) Active Directory
4 41 (3.22%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.43%) Xen
6 29 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (2.12%) KVM
8 20 (1.57%) HDFS
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.39%) vSphere
11 4 (0.31%) NFS
11 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.31%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.24%) Ceph
12 3 (0.24%) iptables
13 2 (0.16%) LXC
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.16%) Postfix
13 2 (0.16%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 942 (73.88%) Puppet
2 817 (64.08%) Terraform
3 815 (63.92%) Ansible
4 693 (54.35%) Kubernetes
5 143 (11.22%) Prometheus
6 105 (8.24%) Grafana
7 87 (6.82%) Salt
8 53 (4.16%) Nagios
9 51 (4.00%) Packer
10 47 (3.69%) Istio
10 47 (3.69%) ZABBIX
11 46 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
12 43 (3.37%) Graphite
13 40 (3.14%) CFEngine
14 34 (2.67%) Rancher
15 24 (1.88%) Opsview
16 21 (1.65%) Consul
17 19 (1.49%) Demisto
18 18 (1.41%) SCCM
19 16 (1.25%) Kiali
Vendors
1 196 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.86%) VMware
3 144 (11.29%) SaltStack
4 113 (8.86%) Oracle
5 106 (8.31%) Google
6 68 (5.33%) New Relic
7 63 (4.94%) Nintex
8 45 (3.53%) Splunk
9 42 (3.29%) Red Hat
10 31 (2.43%) Cisco
11 29 (2.27%) F5
12 26 (2.04%) Veeam
13 23 (1.80%) Dell
14 21 (1.65%) CommVault
15 20 (1.57%) DataCore
15 20 (1.57%) Dell Compellent
15 20 (1.57%) EMC
15 20 (1.57%) Isilon
15 20 (1.57%) ServiceNow
16 19 (1.49%) ArcSight