Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 20 27 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.39% 1.60% 2.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.63% 22.50% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 42
Median annual salary £49,250 £45,000 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.44% -8.24% -18.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,811 £33,988
90th Percentile £70,125 £66,250 £54,844
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 172 120 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.91% 7.10% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 147 110 121
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £29,600 £26,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,874 £61,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in Wales.

Salary trend for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in Wales over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Wales

Puppet
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Wales region over the 6 months to 3 June 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
South Wales +3 20 £49,250 +9.44% 3
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT jobs citing Puppet 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 18 (90.00%) Ansible
2 13 (65.00%) DevOps
3 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 9 (45.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) ISEB
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (35.00%) Selenium
7 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
7 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
7 7 (35.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
7 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (35.00%) GoCD
8 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Automation
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (30.00%) AWS
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle ADF

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
2 5 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (25.00%) Azure
3 3 (15.00%) GCP
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) GoCD
2 7 (35.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle ADF
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Automation
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) GitOps
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (5.00%) Backlog Refinement
7 1 (5.00%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) Product Backlog
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Server Management
7 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (90.00%) Ansible
2 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (25.00%) Terraform
5 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (10.00%) Grafana
6 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
6 2 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft