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

Opscode Chef
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 202 180
Rank change year-on-year -54 -22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 972 2,561 3,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.75% 1.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.64% 13.79% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 802 2,121 2,812
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 11,254 18,576 17,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.21% 12.67% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,933 14,190 14,187
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 July 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 July 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 -44 894 £62,500 -3.85% 124
UK excluding London +1 500 £55,000 -4.35% 86
London -102 451 £75,000 +7.14% 60
North of England +79 216 £55,000 - 28
Yorkshire +123 103 £55,000 - 9
South East -20 103 £72,250 +15.60% 6
North West +52 102 £55,000 - 17
Work from Home -71 59 £65,000 -7.14% 18
South West +24 55 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Midlands +68 41 £55,000 - 12
Scotland -31 33 £48,750 -7.14% 14
Wales +21 28 £45,000 - 8
West Midlands +49 27 £55,000 - 9
East of England +33 25 £56,250 -6.25% 12
East Midlands +49 14 £56,250 +25.00% 3
North East +14 11 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Northern Ireland +1 2 £60,000 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 705 (72.53%) Puppet
2 694 (71.40%) DevOps
3 679 (69.86%) Ansible
4 594 (61.11%) AWS
5 519 (53.40%) Docker
6 509 (52.37%) Python
7 485 (49.90%) Kubernetes
8 479 (49.28%) Terraform
9 461 (47.43%) Linux
10 422 (43.42%) Azure
11 385 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
12 382 (39.30%) Jenkins
13 306 (31.48%) Configuration Management
14 263 (27.06%) PowerShell
15 254 (26.13%) Java
16 252 (25.93%) Bash Shell
17 249 (25.62%) Git (software)
18 231 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
19 225 (23.15%) Windows
20 221 (22.74%) Infrastructure as Code
21 204 (20.99%) Finance
22 180 (18.52%) GCP
23 172 (17.70%) AWS CloudFormation
24 161 (16.56%) Ruby
25 154 (15.84%) SQL
26 133 (13.68%) VMware
27 128 (13.17%) Scrum
28 126 (12.96%) Microsoft
29 125 (12.86%) JavaScript
29 125 (12.86%) Migration

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 56 (5.76%) Apache
2 42 (4.32%) IIS
3 40 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (3.91%) OpenStack
5 35 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.78%) Apache Spark
7 26 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (1.95%) nginx
9 15 (1.54%) Confluence
10 10 (1.03%) CMS
11 9 (0.93%) JBoss
12 8 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.72%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.51%) Luigi
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
17 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
1 2 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 594 (61.11%) AWS
2 422 (43.42%) Azure
3 180 (18.52%) GCP
4 172 (17.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 109 (11.21%) SaaS
6 101 (10.39%) PaaS
7 99 (10.19%) IaaS
8 94 (9.67%) Serverless
9 50 (5.14%) Amazon S3
9 50 (5.14%) AWS Lambda
10 47 (4.84%) OpenShift
11 46 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (4.42%) Amazon ECS
13 42 (4.32%) GitHub
14 39 (4.01%) Office 365
15 35 (3.60%) Slack
16 33 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
17 22 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 20 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 16 (1.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.33%) Firewall
2 46 (4.73%) DNS
3 43 (4.42%) VPN
4 30 (3.09%) SAN
5 27 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.85%) Internet
7 16 (1.65%) HTTP
7 16 (1.65%) WAN
8 15 (1.54%) Network Security
9 13 (1.34%) DMZ
10 12 (1.23%) BGP
10 12 (1.23%) DHCP
10 12 (1.23%) OSPF
11 10 (1.03%) NAS
11 10 (1.03%) SSL
12 9 (0.93%) LAN
13 8 (0.82%) Wireless
14 7 (0.72%) BIG-IP
14 7 (0.72%) VLAN
15 6 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 95 (9.77%) MySQL
3 59 (6.07%) Big Data
4 41 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 28 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.95%) MariaDB
12 18 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.85%) Redis
13 11 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (0.82%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.72%) Flink
Development Applications
1 382 (39.30%) Jenkins
2 249 (25.62%) Git (software)
3 101 (10.39%) TeamCity
4 86 (8.85%) JIRA
5 70 (7.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 64 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 63 (6.48%) GitLab
8 57 (5.86%) Bitbucket
9 51 (5.25%) Selenium
10 50 (5.14%) Maven
11 36 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (3.70%) Travis CI
12 33 (3.40%) Gradle
13 32 (3.29%) Vagrant
14 29 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
15 28 (2.88%) Cucumber
16 21 (2.16%) Visual Studio
17 19 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
18 16 (1.65%) CircleCI
18 16 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 204 (20.99%) Finance
2 40 (4.12%) Banking
3 33 (3.40%) Retail
4 25 (2.57%) Law
5 20 (2.06%) Games
6 15 (1.54%) Marketing
7 13 (1.34%) Automotive
8 8 (0.82%) Public Sector
9 6 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.51%) Legal
10 5 (0.51%) Publishing
11 4 (0.41%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Military
12 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 406 (41.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (11.73%) AWS Engineer
3 107 (11.01%) Developer
4 93 (9.57%) Platform Engineer
5 70 (7.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 66 (6.79%) Senior DevOps
7 63 (6.48%) AWS DevOps
8 62 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 55 (5.66%) Architect
10 53 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
11 52 (5.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 50 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (4.01%) Azure Engineer
14 35 (3.60%) Python Engineer
15 32 (3.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 32 (3.29%) Java Developer
15 32 (3.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 32 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
16 27 (2.78%) Consultant
17 25 (2.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (9.26%) Web Services
2 81 (8.33%) .NET
3 73 (7.51%) Node.js
4 68 (7.00%) Elastic Stack
5 38 (3.91%) Kafka
6 35 (3.60%) React
7 34 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (3.40%) HTML
9 28 (2.88%) CSS
10 25 (2.57%) LAMP
11 19 (1.95%) J2EE
11 19 (1.95%) REST
12 17 (1.75%) Spring
13 15 (1.54%) .NET Core
13 15 (1.54%) JSON
13 15 (1.54%) YAML
14 14 (1.44%) XML
15 13 (1.34%) AngularJS
15 13 (1.34%) ASP.NET
16 12 (1.23%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.98%) Public Cloud
2 61 (6.28%) Cloud Native
2 61 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 29 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.26%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.85%) User Experience
7 16 (1.65%) Clustering
7 16 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (1.65%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.54%) Social Network
9 13 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
10 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.13%) Derivative
12 6 (0.62%) CMDB
12 6 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 461 (47.43%) Linux
2 225 (23.15%) Windows
3 87 (8.95%) Unix
4 72 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 72 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 50 (5.14%) CentOS
6 27 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 24 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.95%) VMS
9 18 (1.85%) Debian
10 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (1.03%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.72%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.72%) FreeNAS
14 6 (0.62%) Android
14 6 (0.62%) Mesosphere
14 6 (0.62%) SUSE
14 6 (0.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (71.40%) DevOps
2 385 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (31.48%) Configuration Management
4 231 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
5 221 (22.74%) Infrastructure as Code
6 128 (13.17%) Scrum
7 125 (12.86%) Migration
8 111 (11.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 99 (10.19%) Deployment Automation
10 96 (9.88%) Microservices
10 96 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 94 (9.67%) Software Engineering
12 91 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 90 (9.26%) High Availability
13 90 (9.26%) Infrastructure Automation
13 90 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (8.13%) Open Source
14 79 (8.13%) SDLC
15 71 (7.30%) Fintech
16 70 (7.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 509 (52.37%) Python
2 263 (27.06%) PowerShell
3 254 (26.13%) Java
4 252 (25.93%) Bash Shell
5 161 (16.56%) Ruby
6 154 (15.84%) SQL
7 125 (12.86%) JavaScript
8 119 (12.24%) Go
9 104 (10.70%) C#
10 54 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 49 (5.04%) Perl
12 42 (4.32%) Groovy
12 42 (4.32%) PHP
13 26 (2.67%) C++
14 22 (2.26%) T-SQL
15 20 (2.06%) Scala
16 19 (1.95%) C
17 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.72%) Java 8
19 6 (0.62%) F#
Qualifications
1 87 (8.95%) Degree
2 41 (4.22%) AWS Certification
3 28 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.13%) CCNP
8 11 (1.13%) RHCE
9 10 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.93%) CCNA
11 7 (0.72%) ISEB
11 7 (0.72%) MCP
11 7 (0.72%) MCSA
11 7 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.51%) OCP
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.19%) QA
2 15 (1.54%) SLA
3 9 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.82%) GDPR
5 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.41%) NIST
5 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.10%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 519 (53.40%) Docker
2 90 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 77 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (4.94%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.44%) KVM
7 9 (0.93%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.62%) vSphere
9 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.31%) HDFS
10 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.21%) Ceph
11 2 (0.21%) iptables
11 2 (0.21%) LXC
11 2 (0.21%) oVirt
11 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.10%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 705 (72.53%) Puppet
2 679 (69.86%) Ansible
3 485 (49.90%) Kubernetes
4 479 (49.28%) Terraform
5 66 (6.79%) Salt
6 48 (4.94%) Packer
7 45 (4.63%) Docker Swarm
8 42 (4.32%) Prometheus
9 38 (3.91%) Nagios
10 30 (3.09%) SCCM
11 28 (2.88%) Consul
11 28 (2.88%) Grafana
12 25 (2.57%) Kibana
13 23 (2.37%) SCVMM
14 22 (2.26%) ZABBIX
15 18 (1.85%) Rancher
16 17 (1.75%) Istio
17 14 (1.44%) Tivoli
18 13 (1.34%) Cobbler
19 12 (1.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 133 (13.68%) VMware
2 126 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 109 (11.21%) Google
4 80 (8.23%) Oracle
5 77 (7.92%) Red Hat
6 52 (5.35%) Cisco
7 51 (5.25%) SaltStack
8 41 (4.22%) Splunk
9 29 (2.98%) HP
10 25 (2.57%) Atlassian
11 24 (2.47%) IBM
12 19 (1.95%) Juniper
13 15 (1.54%) Dell
14 14 (1.44%) F5
15 11 (1.13%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.03%) New Relic
17 9 (0.93%) Fortinet
18 8 (0.82%) Aruba
18 8 (0.82%) EnterpriseDB
18 8 (0.82%) Rackspace