Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 248 211
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37 -30
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,161 1,599 2,526
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.30% 1.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.70% 10.18% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,259 2,141
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -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 11,973 15,713 17,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.13% 12.78% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,717 12,217 13,703
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

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 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 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 +32 1,043 £62,500 -3.85% 218
UK excluding London +72 666 £55,000 -4.35% 151
London +6 450 £72,500 -3.33% 96
Work from Home +80 348 £47,500 -24.00% 58
North of England +96 337 £60,000 +9.09% 45
Yorkshire +50 191 £60,000 +9.09% 14
North West +102 135 £51,250 -10.87% 28
Midlands +91 106 £62,500 +8.70% 27
Scotland +48 67 £47,500 -13.64% 7
South West +14 66 £50,000 -4.76% 10
West Midlands +69 60 £65,000 +18.18% 10
South East -13 57 £70,000 +7.69% 28
East Midlands +46 46 £47,500 -17.39% 16
East of England +74 29 £72,500 +16.00% 11
Wales +42 17 £47,500 +5.56% 18
North East +7 11 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 933 (80.36%) DevOps
2 895 (77.09%) Puppet
3 743 (64.00%) Terraform
4 738 (63.57%) Ansible
5 708 (60.98%) AWS
6 657 (56.59%) Docker
7 655 (56.42%) Kubernetes
8 603 (51.94%) Linux
9 589 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
10 526 (45.31%) Python
11 476 (41.00%) Azure
12 466 (40.14%) Configuration Management
13 383 (32.99%) Jenkins
14 362 (31.18%) Infrastructure as Code
15 354 (30.49%) Deployment Automation
16 350 (30.15%) AWS CloudFormation
17 320 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
18 285 (24.55%) PowerShell
19 269 (23.17%) Java
20 261 (22.48%) Migration
21 259 (22.31%) Git (software)
22 248 (21.36%) Go
23 229 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
24 215 (18.52%) Scrum
25 213 (18.35%) Ruby
26 211 (18.17%) Bash Shell
27 207 (17.83%) JavaScript
28 200 (17.23%) Windows
29 190 (16.37%) SQL
30 183 (15.76%) MySQL

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 90 (7.75%) Apache
2 52 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 39 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.67%) IIS
5 27 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 23 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.64%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.64%) JBoss
9 18 (1.55%) Confluence
10 15 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (1.29%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.86%) nginx
12 7 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.60%) Drupal
13 6 (0.52%) Camunda
13 6 (0.52%) DNN
13 6 (0.52%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.43%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.43%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.95%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 708 (60.98%) AWS
2 476 (41.00%) Azure
3 350 (30.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 167 (14.38%) GCP
5 153 (13.18%) PaaS
6 123 (10.59%) Pulumi
7 104 (8.96%) IaaS
8 100 (8.61%) Amazon EKS
9 87 (7.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 83 (7.15%) SaaS
11 78 (6.72%) GitHub
12 76 (6.55%) Serverless
13 59 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 56 (4.82%) Datadog
15 40 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
16 34 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
17 31 (2.67%) Microsoft 365
18 29 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
19 20 (1.72%) Route 53
20 19 (1.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.24%) Firewall
2 61 (5.25%) DNS
3 44 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 30 (2.58%) Network Security
5 27 (2.33%) VPN
6 26 (2.24%) Internet
6 26 (2.24%) WAN
7 24 (2.07%) LAN
8 22 (1.89%) DHCP
9 18 (1.55%) IPsec
9 18 (1.55%) MPLS
9 18 (1.55%) Wireless
10 17 (1.46%) VoIP
10 17 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (1.29%) BGP
11 15 (1.29%) MRTG
11 15 (1.29%) OSPF
11 15 (1.29%) RIP
11 15 (1.29%) SNMP
11 15 (1.29%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (15.76%) MySQL
2 115 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
3 111 (9.56%) SQL Server
4 85 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 62 (5.34%) MariaDB
6 60 (5.17%) Redis
7 57 (4.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 48 (4.13%) Cosmos DB
9 41 (3.53%) Big Data
10 35 (3.01%) NoSQL
11 30 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 29 (2.50%) Relational Database
13 20 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.55%) HBase
15 12 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.03%) Apache Hive
16 10 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 383 (32.99%) Jenkins
2 259 (22.31%) Git (software)
3 114 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 97 (8.35%) GitLab
5 82 (7.06%) TeamCity
6 59 (5.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 53 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 48 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 46 (3.96%) JIRA
10 44 (3.79%) Cucumber
11 38 (3.27%) Bitbucket
12 35 (3.01%) Maven
12 35 (3.01%) Vagrant
13 34 (2.93%) Gradle
13 34 (2.93%) Selenium
14 32 (2.76%) Artifactory
15 17 (1.46%) CircleCI
16 15 (1.29%) Subversion
16 15 (1.29%) Travis CI
17 14 (1.21%) IntelliJ
General
1 107 (9.22%) Finance
2 95 (8.18%) Games
3 36 (3.10%) Banking
4 25 (2.15%) Public Sector
5 22 (1.89%) Law
6 14 (1.21%) Advertising
7 13 (1.12%) Retail
8 11 (0.95%) Marketing
9 9 (0.78%) Legal
10 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.52%) Electronics
11 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.43%) Front Office
12 5 (0.43%) Military
13 2 (0.17%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.086%) Automotive
14 1 (0.086%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 661 (56.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 315 (27.13%) AWS Engineer
3 296 (25.50%) AWS DevOps
4 290 (24.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 114 (9.82%) Developer
6 108 (9.30%) Azure Engineer
7 96 (8.27%) Senior DevOps
8 85 (7.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 83 (7.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 67 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 64 (5.51%) Platform Engineer
12 59 (5.08%) Azure DevOps
13 56 (4.82%) Architect
13 56 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
14 50 (4.31%) Azure Developer
14 50 (4.31%) C# Developer
15 49 (4.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 44 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
17 43 (3.70%) Consultant
17 43 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (13.61%) Web Services
2 88 (7.58%) Kafka
2 88 (7.58%) Node.js
3 74 (6.37%) .NET
3 74 (6.37%) CSS
4 71 (6.12%) React
5 67 (5.77%) Apache Flex
6 56 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 53 (4.57%) jQuery
8 52 (4.48%) .NET Framework
8 52 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
9 50 (4.31%) .NET Core
9 50 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (4.31%) Entity Framework
10 36 (3.10%) Spring
11 31 (2.67%) RESTful
12 27 (2.33%) Spring Boot
13 25 (2.15%) HTML
14 21 (1.81%) REST
15 17 (1.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (5.51%) Enterprise Cloud
3 64 (5.51%) Public Cloud
4 55 (4.74%) Linux Command Line
5 50 (4.31%) N-Tier
6 48 (4.13%) Cloud Native
7 39 (3.36%) Reinsurance
8 38 (3.27%) Data Centre
9 35 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 24 (2.07%) Social Network
12 17 (1.46%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.21%) e-Learning
14 14 (1.21%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.95%) Social Media
16 10 (0.86%) Replication
17 9 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 603 (51.94%) Linux
2 200 (17.23%) Windows
3 116 (9.99%) Unix
4 67 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 59 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (3.53%) CentOS
7 25 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.95%) CoreOS
9 11 (0.95%) zOS
10 10 (0.86%) Debian
11 7 (0.60%) Android
11 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.43%) Fedora
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) VMS
15 1 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.086%) VyOS
15 1 (0.086%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (80.36%) DevOps
2 589 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
3 466 (40.14%) Configuration Management
4 362 (31.18%) Infrastructure as Code
5 354 (30.49%) Deployment Automation
6 320 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
7 261 (22.48%) Migration
8 229 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
9 215 (18.52%) Scrum
10 179 (15.42%) Test Automation
11 132 (11.37%) Microservices
12 129 (11.11%) Open Source
13 121 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 97 (8.35%) Mentoring
15 92 (7.92%) OO
16 85 (7.32%) Analytics
17 80 (6.89%) Software Engineering
18 78 (6.72%) Coaching
19 77 (6.63%) Infrastructure Automation
20 73 (6.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 526 (45.31%) Python
2 285 (24.55%) PowerShell
3 269 (23.17%) Java
4 248 (21.36%) Go
5 213 (18.35%) Ruby
6 211 (18.17%) Bash Shell
7 207 (17.83%) JavaScript
8 190 (16.37%) SQL
9 170 (14.64%) C#
10 72 (6.20%) Groovy
11 67 (5.77%) PHP
12 58 (5.00%) Perl
13 50 (4.31%) T-SQL
14 49 (4.22%) TypeScript
15 31 (2.67%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.98%) C
17 22 (1.89%) Kotlin
18 13 (1.12%) Scala
19 12 (1.03%) Java 8
20 11 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (10.16%) Degree
2 95 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 82 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 80 (6.89%) AWS Certification
5 23 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.12%) CCNP
9 10 (0.86%) CCNA
10 9 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (0.69%) RHCE
12 7 (0.60%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.34%) MCSE
13 4 (0.34%) OCP
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.26%) CISSP
14 3 (0.26%) MCSA
14 3 (0.26%) PhD
14 3 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.38%) QA
2 12 (1.03%) SLA
3 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.43%) EMIR
4 5 (0.43%) MiFID
5 3 (0.26%) GDPR
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 657 (56.59%) Docker
2 73 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.93%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.89%) KVM
5 22 (1.89%) Xen
6 13 (1.12%) HDFS
7 12 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.43%) vSphere
8 5 (0.43%) XenApp
8 5 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.34%) LXC
9 4 (0.34%) NFS
9 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.086%) Ceph
12 1 (0.086%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 895 (77.09%) Puppet
2 743 (64.00%) Terraform
3 738 (63.57%) Ansible
4 655 (56.42%) Kubernetes
5 132 (11.37%) Prometheus
6 66 (5.68%) Grafana
7 63 (5.43%) Nagios
8 53 (4.57%) Salt
9 50 (4.31%) Istio
10 31 (2.67%) ZABBIX
11 28 (2.41%) CFEngine
11 28 (2.41%) Graphite
11 28 (2.41%) Packer
12 24 (2.07%) Fortio
12 24 (2.07%) Kiali
13 23 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
14 20 (1.72%) Rancher
15 12 (1.03%) Demisto
16 11 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
17 10 (0.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 170 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 128 (11.02%) SaltStack
3 108 (9.30%) VMware
4 98 (8.44%) Oracle
5 79 (6.80%) Google
6 70 (6.03%) New Relic
7 50 (4.31%) Nintex
8 42 (3.62%) Cisco
9 39 (3.36%) Splunk
10 32 (2.76%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.64%) Dynatrace
11 19 (1.64%) SAP
12 16 (1.38%) IBM
13 15 (1.29%) Avaya
13 15 (1.29%) Palo Alto
13 15 (1.29%) Riverbed
14 14 (1.21%) Aquila
14 14 (1.21%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.12%) Adobe
15 13 (1.12%) ServiceNow