Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 207 175
Rank change year-on-year -43 -32 +18
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 1,483 2,466 3,537
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.66% 2.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.76% 14.05% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,202 2,081 2,990
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +2.94%

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 15,187 17,551 17,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.02% 11.84% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11,721 13,676 13,758
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,995 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 -40 1,396 £65,000 - 227
London -82 735 £75,000 +7.14% 82
UK excluding London +2 723 £57,500 - 172
North of England +49 283 £55,000 - 62
South East -11 187 £65,000 +4.00% 37
Yorkshire +104 156 £55,000 - 17
North West -26 117 £57,500 - 40
South West +34 85 £53,750 +7.50% 11
Work from Home -85 78 £62,500 -10.71% 16
Midlands +19 65 £57,500 - 24
Scotland -13 45 £55,000 +4.76% 19
West Midlands +17 34 £57,500 +2.22% 17
East of England +20 32 £62,500 +8.70% 11
East Midlands +32 31 £56,250 -25.00% 7
Wales -1 28 £45,000 - 8
North East -11 10 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Northern Ireland +8 1 £70,000 -17.65%

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 1,113 (75.05%) Puppet
2 1,095 (73.84%) DevOps
3 1,071 (72.22%) Ansible
4 887 (59.81%) AWS
5 787 (53.07%) Python
6 778 (52.46%) Docker
7 735 (49.56%) Linux
8 657 (44.30%) Terraform
9 653 (44.03%) Kubernetes
10 629 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
11 601 (40.53%) Azure
12 563 (37.96%) Jenkins
13 457 (30.82%) Java
14 450 (30.34%) Configuration Management
15 387 (26.10%) Bash Shell
16 367 (24.75%) Windows
17 366 (24.68%) PowerShell
18 342 (23.06%) Git (software)
19 333 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
20 330 (22.25%) Finance
21 306 (20.63%) Ruby
22 298 (20.09%) GCP
23 295 (19.89%) Infrastructure as Code
24 242 (16.32%) AWS CloudFormation
25 217 (14.63%) JavaScript
26 202 (13.62%) Scrum
27 200 (13.49%) SQL
28 188 (12.68%) Migration
29 185 (12.47%) Microsoft
30 178 (12.00%) Go

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 80 (5.39%) IIS
1 80 (5.39%) Tomcat
2 79 (5.33%) Apache
3 52 (3.51%) Confluence
4 48 (3.24%) OpenStack
5 43 (2.90%) nginx
6 42 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 35 (2.36%) JBoss
9 28 (1.89%) Apache Spark
10 21 (1.42%) CMS
11 16 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.67%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.61%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.54%) Headless CMS
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.34%) Luigi
17 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 887 (59.81%) AWS
2 601 (40.53%) Azure
3 298 (20.09%) GCP
4 242 (16.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 163 (10.99%) PaaS
6 158 (10.65%) IaaS
7 146 (9.84%) SaaS
8 137 (9.24%) Serverless
9 83 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
10 82 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
11 79 (5.33%) OpenShift
12 77 (5.19%) Amazon ECS
13 76 (5.12%) GitHub
14 70 (4.72%) Amazon S3
15 64 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
16 54 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 44 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 41 (2.76%) Office 365
19 32 (2.16%) Slack
20 26 (1.75%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 133 (8.97%) Firewall
2 94 (6.34%) DNS
3 66 (4.45%) TCP/IP
4 50 (3.37%) VPN
5 40 (2.70%) Internet
6 32 (2.16%) SAN
7 31 (2.09%) SSL
8 26 (1.75%) DHCP
8 26 (1.75%) HTTP
9 23 (1.55%) WAN
10 22 (1.48%) DMZ
10 22 (1.48%) SMTP
11 19 (1.28%) Network Security
12 11 (0.74%) BGP
12 11 (0.74%) LAN
12 11 (0.74%) OSPF
13 7 (0.47%) BIG-IP
13 7 (0.47%) NAS
13 7 (0.47%) VLAN
14 6 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 109 (7.35%) MySQL
3 86 (5.80%) Big Data
4 64 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 64 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 53 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 41 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
8 36 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 29 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 27 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.35%) Redis
12 17 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
14 11 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.74%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
15 10 (0.67%) Power BI
16 8 (0.54%) Riak
Development Applications
1 563 (37.96%) Jenkins
2 342 (23.06%) Git (software)
3 160 (10.79%) TeamCity
4 153 (10.32%) JIRA
5 114 (7.69%) Maven
6 111 (7.48%) GitLab
7 98 (6.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 94 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 71 (4.79%) Bitbucket
9 71 (4.79%) Selenium
10 55 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 54 (3.64%) Vagrant
12 52 (3.51%) CircleCI
13 46 (3.10%) Gradle
14 44 (2.97%) Cucumber
15 41 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
16 39 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
16 39 (2.63%) Visual Studio
17 38 (2.56%) Travis CI
18 37 (2.49%) Ant
General
1 330 (22.25%) Finance
2 80 (5.39%) Banking
3 63 (4.25%) Retail
4 29 (1.96%) Public Sector
5 27 (1.82%) Marketing
6 26 (1.75%) Law
7 25 (1.69%) Games
8 21 (1.42%) Automotive
9 16 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.67%) Back Office
11 8 (0.54%) Legal
12 7 (0.47%) Billing
13 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.40%) Publishing
14 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.34%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.20%) Advertising
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 659 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 160 (10.79%) AWS Engineer
3 136 (9.17%) Developer
4 124 (8.36%) Platform Engineer
5 116 (7.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 107 (7.22%) Senior DevOps
7 102 (6.88%) Architect
7 102 (6.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 89 (6.00%) AWS DevOps
9 79 (5.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 75 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
11 64 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
12 61 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 54 (3.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 54 (3.64%) Java Developer
14 52 (3.51%) Software Engineer
15 51 (3.44%) Consultant
16 40 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
16 40 (2.70%) Python Engineer
17 39 (2.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (10.79%) Web Services
2 150 (10.11%) Node.js
3 114 (7.69%) .NET
4 90 (6.07%) Elastic Stack
5 64 (4.32%) RabbitMQ
6 50 (3.37%) Kafka
7 48 (3.24%) JSON
8 47 (3.17%) HTML
9 45 (3.03%) CSS
9 45 (3.03%) Spring
10 44 (2.97%) React
11 41 (2.76%) J2EE
12 36 (2.43%) REST
13 34 (2.29%) Middleware
14 29 (1.96%) LAMP
15 26 (1.75%) Hibernate
16 25 (1.69%) Sensu
17 24 (1.62%) YAML
18 19 (1.28%) EJB
19 18 (1.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.78%) Public Cloud
2 78 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 64 (4.32%) Cloud Native
4 49 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 42 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 38 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
10 25 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 24 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.42%) Clustering
13 20 (1.35%) Reinsurance
14 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
15 16 (1.08%) Social Network
16 15 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 15 (1.01%) User Experience
17 14 (0.94%) Algorithms
18 13 (0.88%) Private Cloud
19 10 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 735 (49.56%) Linux
2 367 (24.75%) Windows
3 168 (11.33%) Unix
4 97 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 83 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (4.11%) CentOS
7 48 (3.24%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.48%) Debian
11 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (0.74%) AIX
12 11 (0.74%) VMS
13 9 (0.61%) Android
13 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.61%) Solaris
14 8 (0.54%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.47%) SUSE
16 6 (0.40%) Mesosphere
16 6 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,095 (73.84%) DevOps
2 629 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (30.34%) Configuration Management
4 333 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
5 295 (19.89%) Infrastructure as Code
6 202 (13.62%) Scrum
7 188 (12.68%) Migration
8 171 (11.53%) Test Automation
9 156 (10.52%) SDLC
10 154 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 145 (9.78%) Microservices
12 143 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 138 (9.31%) Infrastructure Automation
14 136 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 128 (8.63%) Open Source
16 127 (8.56%) Deployment Automation
17 125 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
18 119 (8.02%) TDD
19 114 (7.69%) High Availability
20 106 (7.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 787 (53.07%) Python
2 457 (30.82%) Java
3 387 (26.10%) Bash Shell
4 366 (24.68%) PowerShell
5 306 (20.63%) Ruby
6 217 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 200 (13.49%) SQL
8 178 (12.00%) Go
9 141 (9.51%) C#
10 101 (6.81%) Perl
11 74 (4.99%) Shell Script
12 60 (4.05%) Groovy
13 57 (3.84%) Scala
14 56 (3.78%) PHP
15 50 (3.37%) C++
16 42 (2.83%) C
17 37 (2.49%) T-SQL
18 15 (1.01%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.81%) Java 8
20 10 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 116 (7.82%) Degree
2 51 (3.44%) AWS Certification
3 50 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.55%) RHCE
7 22 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.01%) CCNP
10 14 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.54%) CCNA
13 7 (0.47%) CCIE
13 7 (0.47%) ISEB
13 7 (0.47%) MCSA
14 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.34%) MCP
14 5 (0.34%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.10%) QA
2 16 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.01%) SLA
4 14 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.88%) GDPR
6 9 (0.61%) NIST
7 8 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.27%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.067%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 778 (52.46%) Docker
2 104 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 97 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 47 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.08%) vSphere
7 12 (0.81%) KVM
8 11 (0.74%) Xen
9 8 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.47%) Ceph
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.47%) oVirt
11 5 (0.34%) NFS
11 5 (0.34%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.27%) LXC
12 4 (0.27%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,113 (75.05%) Puppet
2 1,071 (72.22%) Ansible
3 657 (44.30%) Terraform
4 653 (44.03%) Kubernetes
5 158 (10.65%) Salt
6 69 (4.65%) Packer
7 54 (3.64%) Grafana
7 54 (3.64%) Nagios
7 54 (3.64%) Prometheus
8 51 (3.44%) Docker Swarm
9 39 (2.63%) Istio
10 38 (2.56%) Consul
11 33 (2.23%) Kibana
11 33 (2.23%) Tivoli
12 32 (2.16%) Rancher
13 30 (2.02%) SCCM
13 30 (2.02%) ZABBIX
14 20 (1.35%) Cobbler
15 17 (1.15%) Mesos
16 16 (1.08%) Icinga
Vendors
1 185 (12.47%) Microsoft
2 177 (11.94%) VMware
3 165 (11.13%) Google
4 142 (9.58%) Oracle
5 105 (7.08%) Red Hat
6 82 (5.53%) Splunk
7 63 (4.25%) SaltStack
8 51 (3.44%) Cisco
9 50 (3.37%) IBM
10 38 (2.56%) Atlassian
11 36 (2.43%) New Relic
12 31 (2.09%) Citrix
13 28 (1.89%) HP
14 19 (1.28%) Juniper
14 19 (1.28%) WorldPay
15 18 (1.21%) AppDynamics
15 18 (1.21%) Dell
15 18 (1.21%) MuleSoft
15 18 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 17 (1.15%) Adobe