Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 174 191
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 +41
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 2,519 3,385 3,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.97% 1.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.97% 19.51% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,891 2,671 2,671
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18,031 17,353 15,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.57% 10.10% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,823 13,664 12,212
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 -29 2,284 £65,000 +8.33% 97
London +18 1,397 £70,000 - 51
UK excluding London -64 1,084 £55,000 +4.76% 48
South East -6 297 £62,500 +8.70% 5
North of England -92 283 £55,000 - 24
Scotland +9 165 £52,500 +16.67% 2
North West -64 164 £57,500 - 13
South West -49 118 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire -99 97 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Midlands -58 92 £55,000 +4.76% 10
East of England -7 82 £60,000 - 3
West Midlands +9 64 £57,500 +4.55% 5
East Midlands -60 28 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Wales +15 25 £45,000 -10.00%
Northern Ireland -3 24 £85,000 +61.90%
North East +7 22 £50,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 1,987 (78.88%) Puppet
2 1,819 (72.21%) DevOps
3 1,770 (70.27%) Ansible
4 1,674 (66.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1,596 (63.36%) Linux
6 1,354 (53.75%) Docker
7 1,263 (50.14%) Python
8 1,042 (41.37%) Jenkins
9 1,036 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1,023 (40.61%) Microsoft Azure
11 920 (36.52%) Configuration Management
12 911 (36.17%) Kubernetes
13 866 (34.38%) Terraform
14 813 (32.27%) Java
15 692 (27.47%) Windows
16 671 (26.64%) Bash Shell
17 664 (26.36%) Google Cloud Platform
18 657 (26.08%) Continuous Integration
19 574 (22.79%) Git (software)
20 552 (21.91%) Ruby
21 510 (20.25%) PowerShell
22 509 (20.21%) Infrastructure as Code
23 470 (18.66%) Finance
24 448 (17.78%) Google
25 419 (16.63%) JavaScript
26 385 (15.28%) SQL
27 378 (15.01%) Unix
28 355 (14.09%) Open Source
29 352 (13.97%) Public Cloud
30 340 (13.50%) Software Engineering

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
1 231 (9.17%) Apache
2 205 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 111 (4.41%) Apache Spark
4 107 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
5 103 (4.09%) OpenStack
6 92 (3.65%) nginx
7 63 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 61 (2.42%) JBoss
9 48 (1.91%) Confluence
9 48 (1.91%) IIS
10 46 (1.83%) WebLogic
11 36 (1.43%) SharePoint
12 34 (1.35%) WebSphere
13 30 (1.19%) Apache Pig
14 25 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.83%) CloudStack
16 19 (0.75%) Skype for Business
17 18 (0.71%) WordPress
18 15 (0.60%) MS Exchange
19 14 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (0.52%) Sketch
3 11 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.12%) HipChat
6 1 (0.040%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.040%) InVision
6 1 (0.040%) Mingle
6 1 (0.040%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.079%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,674 (66.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1,023 (40.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 664 (26.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 336 (13.34%) SaaS
5 321 (12.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 175 (6.95%) GitHub
7 167 (6.63%) PaaS
8 165 (6.55%) IaaS
9 143 (5.68%) OpenShift
10 140 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
11 138 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
12 135 (5.36%) IBM Cloud
13 129 (5.12%) Serverless
14 100 (3.97%) Amazon S3
15 98 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 93 (3.69%) Amazon ECS
17 89 (3.53%) npm
18 85 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
19 70 (2.78%) Office 365
20 58 (2.30%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 178 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 175 (6.95%) Firewall
3 128 (5.08%) DNS
4 87 (3.45%) HTTP
5 80 (3.18%) SSL
6 60 (2.38%) WAN
7 50 (1.98%) SAN
8 49 (1.95%) Network Security
9 48 (1.91%) VPN
10 45 (1.79%) LAN
11 38 (1.51%) VLAN
12 37 (1.47%) DHCP
13 34 (1.35%) Internet
14 21 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
15 17 (0.67%) NAS
15 17 (0.67%) Skype
16 16 (0.64%) Wireless
17 15 (0.60%) BIG-IP
17 15 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
18 14 (0.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (10.56%) MySQL
2 207 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 189 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 134 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
5 132 (5.24%) NoSQL
6 119 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
7 110 (4.37%) Big Data
8 101 (4.01%) Relational Database
9 94 (3.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 90 (3.57%) Hadoop
11 62 (2.46%) Redis
12 49 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 45 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 41 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 39 (1.55%) MariaDB
17 33 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 33 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
18 28 (1.11%) Neo4j
19 27 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,042 (41.37%) Jenkins
2 574 (22.79%) Git (software)
3 319 (12.66%) TeamCity
4 265 (10.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 213 (8.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 208 (8.26%) JIRA
7 151 (5.99%) Maven
8 150 (5.95%) Subversion
9 148 (5.88%) Vagrant
10 143 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 137 (5.44%) Selenium
12 127 (5.04%) Travis CI
13 105 (4.17%) GoCD
14 102 (4.05%) gulp
15 100 (3.97%) IBM UrbanCode
16 98 (3.89%) webpack
17 91 (3.61%) Bitbucket
18 74 (2.94%) GitLab
19 71 (2.82%) Gradle
20 69 (2.74%) CircleCI
General
1 470 (18.66%) Finance
2 167 (6.63%) Banking
3 130 (5.16%) Retail
4 45 (1.79%) Games
5 41 (1.63%) Law
6 40 (1.59%) Legal
7 39 (1.55%) Marketing
8 38 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 18 (0.71%) Back Office
11 15 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.60%) Publishing
12 13 (0.52%) Front Office
13 9 (0.36%) Billing
14 8 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.28%) Advertising
16 6 (0.24%) Electronics
16 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.20%) Digital Economy
18 3 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 949 (37.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 329 (13.06%) Cloud Engineer
3 327 (12.98%) Developer
4 294 (11.67%) AWS Engineer
5 255 (10.12%) Senior DevOps
6 243 (9.65%) Linux Engineer
7 234 (9.29%) AWS DevOps
8 199 (7.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 189 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 178 (7.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 151 (5.99%) Consultant
12 149 (5.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 146 (5.80%) Java Developer
14 126 (5.00%) Software Engineer
15 121 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 107 (4.25%) Architect
17 106 (4.21%) DevOps Consultant
18 104 (4.13%) Lead DevOps
19 100 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
20 95 (3.77%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (10.56%) Web Services
2 261 (10.36%) Node.js
3 230 (9.13%) Elastic Stack
4 200 (7.94%) .NET
5 180 (7.15%) AngularJS
6 144 (5.72%) Kafka
7 143 (5.68%) HTML
8 123 (4.88%) CSS
8 123 (4.88%) RESTful
9 106 (4.21%) Spring
10 97 (3.85%) REST
11 93 (3.69%) React
12 83 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
13 78 (3.10%) JSON
14 65 (2.58%) Java EE
15 64 (2.54%) LAMP
16 55 (2.18%) Spring Boot
17 37 (1.47%) J2EE
18 36 (1.43%) Hibernate
18 36 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 352 (13.97%) Public Cloud
2 181 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 136 (5.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 102 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
5 88 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
6 86 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 85 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
8 77 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
9 76 (3.02%) Cloud Native
10 64 (2.54%) Mobile App
11 55 (2.18%) Private Cloud
12 47 (1.87%) User Experience
13 44 (1.75%) Replication
14 32 (1.27%) Clustering
14 32 (1.27%) Management Information System
15 29 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 27 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 27 (1.07%) PlayStation
17 23 (0.91%) Blog
18 22 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,596 (63.36%) Linux
2 692 (27.47%) Windows
3 378 (15.01%) Unix
4 196 (7.78%) Windows Server
5 178 (7.07%) CentOS
6 175 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 157 (6.23%) Ubuntu
8 57 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (1.95%) Android
11 48 (1.91%) Debian
12 43 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 32 (1.27%) AIX
14 30 (1.19%) CoreOS
15 28 (1.11%) Mesosphere
16 26 (1.03%) DC/OS
16 26 (1.03%) Fedora
16 26 (1.03%) SUSE
17 14 (0.56%) Solaris
18 11 (0.44%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,819 (72.21%) DevOps
2 1,036 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
3 920 (36.52%) Configuration Management
4 657 (26.08%) Continuous Integration
5 509 (20.21%) Infrastructure as Code
6 355 (14.09%) Open Source
7 340 (13.50%) Software Engineering
8 339 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 327 (12.98%) Test Automation
10 323 (12.82%) Microservices
11 295 (11.71%) Scrum
12 260 (10.32%) Mentoring
13 237 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
14 232 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 215 (8.54%) Deployment Automation
16 208 (8.26%) SDLC
17 199 (7.90%) TDD
18 171 (6.79%) Fintech
19 162 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
20 152 (6.03%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1,263 (50.14%) Python
2 813 (32.27%) Java
3 671 (26.64%) Bash Shell
4 552 (21.91%) Ruby
5 510 (20.25%) PowerShell
6 419 (16.63%) JavaScript
7 385 (15.28%) SQL
8 294 (11.67%) Perl
9 228 (9.05%) Go
10 218 (8.65%) C#
11 178 (7.07%) PHP
12 159 (6.31%) Shell Script
13 106 (4.21%) TypeScript
14 92 (3.65%) C++
15 88 (3.49%) Groovy
16 85 (3.37%) C
17 73 (2.90%) Objective-C
18 58 (2.30%) Scala
19 33 (1.31%) Java 8
20 29 (1.15%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 180 (7.15%) Degree
2 95 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 67 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 41 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (1.35%) RHCE
8 31 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.19%) CCNA
10 25 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.83%) MCSE
13 19 (0.75%) CISSP
14 15 (0.60%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
14 15 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
15 13 (0.52%) RHCSA
16 12 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (0.44%) CCNP
18 10 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.05%) QA
2 34 (1.35%) GDPR
2 34 (1.35%) SLA
3 29 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 27 (1.07%) HIPAA
5 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.32%) NCSC
8 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.040%) COBIT
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.040%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,354 (53.75%) Docker
2 171 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 139 (5.52%) Hyper-V
5 107 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
6 60 (2.38%) vSphere
7 48 (1.91%) KVM
8 39 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (1.23%) VirtualBox
10 18 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.64%) Varnish
11 16 (0.64%) VMware NSX
12 15 (0.60%) XenApp
13 14 (0.56%) Xen
14 9 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 7 (0.28%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,987 (78.88%) Puppet
2 1,770 (70.27%) Ansible
3 911 (36.17%) Kubernetes
4 866 (34.38%) Terraform
5 274 (10.88%) Salt
6 140 (5.56%) Prometheus
7 131 (5.20%) Consul
7 131 (5.20%) Nagios
8 116 (4.61%) Packer
9 102 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
10 72 (2.86%) Rundeck
11 56 (2.22%) Graphite
12 54 (2.14%) Automic
13 50 (1.98%) SCOM
14 49 (1.95%) Grafana
15 41 (1.63%) CFEngine
16 40 (1.59%) ZABBIX
17 37 (1.47%) SCCM
18 33 (1.31%) Icinga
19 30 (1.19%) Kibana
Vendors
1 448 (17.78%) Google
2 311 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 232 (9.21%) VMware
4 223 (8.85%) Oracle
5 212 (8.42%) Splunk
6 189 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 137 (5.44%) IBM
8 110 (4.37%) SaltStack
9 91 (3.61%) Atlassian
10 78 (3.10%) Cisco
11 77 (3.06%) AppDynamics
12 71 (2.82%) New Relic
13 66 (2.62%) ServiceNow
14 55 (2.18%) RedGate
15 52 (2.06%) Delphix
16 46 (1.83%) Citrix
17 37 (1.47%) WorldPay
18 32 (1.27%) SolarWinds
18 32 (1.27%) Veeam
19 28 (1.11%) Sun