Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 228 278
Rank change year-on-year +40 +50 -6
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 116 97 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.98% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.44% 12.56% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80 79 55
West Midlands median annual salary £53,075 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,125 £72,500 £70,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 629 772 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.31% 7.79% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 418 575 535
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,635 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.49% +5.27% -

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Opscode Chef in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Opscode Chef in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Opscode Chef in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Opscode Chef in the West Midlands

Opscode Chef
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Opscode Chef within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Birmingham +19 42 £53,150 +32.88% 14
Shropshire +38 28 £57,500 -8.00%
Coventry +10 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Solihull +4 5 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Warwickshire +33 3 - -
Staffordshire +11 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 91 (78.45%) Puppet
2 86 (74.14%) DevOps
3 78 (67.24%) Ansible
4 77 (66.38%) Python
5 74 (63.79%) Amazon AWS
6 66 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (55.17%) Java
8 56 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 55 (47.41%) Jenkins
10 51 (43.97%) Linux
11 46 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (36.21%) Docker
13 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
14 40 (34.48%) Configuration Management
14 40 (34.48%) Terraform
15 38 (32.76%) Microservices
15 38 (32.76%) AWS CloudFormation
16 36 (31.03%) Open Source
17 31 (26.72%) SQL
17 31 (26.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (22.41%) Ruby
18 26 (22.41%) Amazon EC2
18 26 (22.41%) Amazon S3
18 26 (22.41%) Bash Shell
19 25 (21.55%) PHP
20 24 (20.69%) Go
20 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
21 23 (19.83%) IaaS
21 23 (19.83%) Salt
21 23 (19.83%) Kubernetes

Opscode Chef
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.76%) Anypoint
2 9 (7.76%) Mule
3 8 (6.90%) Apache
3 8 (6.90%) nginx
4 6 (5.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 74 (63.79%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (32.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (22.41%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (22.41%) Amazon S3
5 23 (19.83%) IaaS
5 23 (19.83%) PaaS
6 19 (16.38%) SaaS
7 12 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (9.48%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (6.90%) Serverless
11 7 (6.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (4.31%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (3.45%) Route 53
15 3 (2.59%) GitHub
15 3 (2.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) Firewall
1 16 (13.79%) VPN
2 13 (11.21%) DNS
3 5 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.59%) Skype
5 1 (0.86%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) MySQL
2 19 (16.38%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (16.38%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (14.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (11.21%) DB2
5 11 (9.48%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (47.41%) Jenkins
2 31 (26.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (17.24%) Hudson
4 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
5 18 (15.52%) Maven
6 17 (14.66%) TeamCity
6 17 (14.66%) Vagrant
7 11 (9.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (7.76%) Subversion
9 7 (6.03%) Ant
9 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.17%) CircleCI
10 6 (5.17%) Codeship
11 2 (1.72%) JUnit
11 2 (1.72%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.72%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.86%) JIRA
12 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (20.69%) Developer
3 12 (10.34%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Applications Support
3 12 (10.34%) Applications Support Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
3 12 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Platform Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Angular Developer
7 8 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
2 20 (17.24%) CSS
2 20 (17.24%) HTML
3 18 (15.52%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (14.66%) React
5 12 (10.34%) .NET
5 12 (10.34%) Java EE
5 12 (10.34%) jQuery
6 8 (6.90%) .NET Core
6 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (6.90%) Web Services
7 6 (5.17%) Apache Flex
7 6 (5.17%) J2EE
7 6 (5.17%) LAMP
7 6 (5.17%) RESTful
8 5 (4.31%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (4.31%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (12.07%) Public Cloud
3 12 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.76%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.03%) Private Cloud
7 5 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (4.31%) User Experience
8 3 (2.59%) Social Media
9 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.86%) Blog
10 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Linux
2 21 (18.10%) Unix
3 8 (6.90%) Windows
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) CentOS
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.72%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.72%) HPUX
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Debian
8 1 (0.86%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.14%) DevOps
2 66 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (34.48%) Configuration Management
5 38 (32.76%) Microservices
6 36 (31.03%) Open Source
7 23 (19.83%) Load Balancing
8 20 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (15.52%) Scrum
10 17 (14.66%) High Availability
11 16 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
11 16 (13.79%) SIEM
12 13 (11.21%) Kanban
13 12 (10.34%) Decision-Making
13 12 (10.34%) IT Strategy
13 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.62%) TDD
15 9 (7.76%) Customer Engagement
15 9 (7.76%) Deployment Automation
15 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 77 (66.38%) Python
2 64 (55.17%) Java
3 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.72%) SQL
5 26 (22.41%) Bash Shell
5 26 (22.41%) Ruby
6 25 (21.55%) PHP
7 24 (20.69%) Go
8 23 (19.83%) Perl
9 12 (10.34%) C#
10 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.59%) R
12 2 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.31%) RHCE
3 5 (4.31%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.59%) CCENT
4 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (36.21%) Docker
2 8 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.72%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.86%) NFS
7 1 (0.86%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 91 (78.45%) Puppet
2 78 (67.24%) Ansible
3 40 (34.48%) Terraform
4 23 (19.83%) Kubernetes
4 23 (19.83%) Salt
5 22 (18.97%) Docker Swarm
6 21 (18.10%) Nagios
6 21 (18.10%) Packer
7 20 (17.24%) Graphite
7 20 (17.24%) Opsview
8 16 (13.79%) Consul
8 16 (13.79%) Grafana
8 16 (13.79%) ZABBIX
9 6 (5.17%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Google
3 8 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.90%) VMware
4 6 (5.17%) Adobe
5 4 (3.45%) Splunk
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle
7 2 (1.72%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.72%) Sybase
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco
8 1 (0.86%) DeepCrawl
8 1 (0.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.86%) New Relic
8 1 (0.86%) Screaming Frog