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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 224 198
Rank change year-on-year +36 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 41 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.28% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 4.61% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 21
Median salary £47,500 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.70% -32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

Opscode Chef is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 410 369 364
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.98% 5.98% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 292 242 313
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12%  

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Opscode Chef as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 11 £40,000 -36.00% 7
Solihull - 10 £36,000 - 1
Staffordshire +20 6 £65,000 +91.17%
Warwickshire +12 6 £47,500 +65.21%
Shropshire - 5 £62,500 - 1
Coventry -10 2 £28,500 -34.48% 3
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Opscode Chef also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Opscode Chef.

1 64 (74.42%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (73.26%) Docker
3 61 (70.93%) Linux
4 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
5 42 (48.84%) NoSQL
6 41 (47.67%) MongoDB
6 41 (47.67%) Git (software)
7 39 (45.35%) HTML
7 39 (45.35%) CSS
8 38 (44.19%) LAMP
8 38 (44.19%) webpack
8 38 (44.19%) gulp
9 37 (43.02%) LEMP Stack
9 37 (43.02%) HTML5
9 37 (43.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (43.02%) MySQL
10 36 (41.86%) PHP
10 36 (41.86%) Apache
10 36 (41.86%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (41.86%) Amazon S3
10 36 (41.86%) Elasticsearch
10 36 (41.86%) Amazon RDS
10 36 (41.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 35 (40.70%) Puppet
11 35 (40.70%) nginx
11 35 (40.70%) OOP
12 34 (39.53%) CodeIgniter
12 34 (39.53%) XPath
12 34 (39.53%) Laravel

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 36 (41.86%) Apache
1 36 (41.86%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (40.70%) nginx
3 7 (8.14%) CMS
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.81%) IIS
6 4 (4.65%) Documentum
7 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (74.42%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (41.86%) Amazon EC2
2 36 (41.86%) Amazon S3
2 36 (41.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 30 (34.88%) GitHub
4 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (16.28%) IaaS
6 13 (15.12%) PaaS
7 10 (11.63%) SaaS
8 6 (6.98%) Office 365
9 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.84%) NoSQL
2 41 (47.67%) MongoDB
3 37 (43.02%) MySQL
4 36 (41.86%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (47.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (44.19%) gulp
2 38 (44.19%) webpack
3 34 (39.53%) PhantomJS
4 30 (34.88%) GitLab
5 15 (17.44%) Jenkins
6 10 (11.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (9.30%) GoCD
7 8 (9.30%) Hudson
8 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.81%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
9 4 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.65%) Subversion
10 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (18.60%) Marketing
2 9 (10.47%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 30 (34.88%) Senior Developer
3 21 (24.42%) PHP Developer
4 18 (20.93%) Senior PHP Developer
4 18 (20.93%) Software Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) AWS Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (9.30%) Consultant
8 7 (8.14%) Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (8.14%) HTML Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) CSS
1 39 (45.35%) HTML
2 38 (44.19%) LAMP
3 37 (43.02%) HTML5
3 37 (43.02%) LEMP Stack
3 37 (43.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 34 (39.53%) AngularJS
4 34 (39.53%) CodeIgniter
4 34 (39.53%) Laravel
4 34 (39.53%) React
4 34 (39.53%) Vue.js
5 32 (37.21%) Backbone.js
6 24 (27.91%) REST
6 24 (27.91%) SOAP
7 19 (22.09%) Apache Cordova
7 19 (22.09%) PhoneGap
8 18 (20.93%) Memcached
8 18 (20.93%) Symfony
9 10 (11.63%) .NET
10 8 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (18.60%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
5 6 (6.98%) Cloud Native
5 6 (6.98%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) SCADA
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.93%) Linux
2 19 (22.09%) Android
2 19 (22.09%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.47%) Windows
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) CentOS
6 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.70%) OOP
3 34 (39.53%) DevOps
4 32 (37.21%) MVC
4 32 (37.21%) Scrum
5 28 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (27.91%) Kanban
7 22 (25.58%) TDD
8 20 (23.26%) Web Development
9 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
10 17 (19.77%) API Integration
11 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
11 16 (18.60%) Mobile Application Development
12 15 (17.44%) Android Development
12 15 (17.44%) iOS Development
13 14 (16.28%) Affiliate Marketing
14 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (15.12%) Workflow
15 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
16 9 (10.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 36 (41.86%) PHP
3 34 (39.53%) XPath
4 30 (34.88%) PHP 7
5 23 (26.74%) PowerShell
6 13 (15.12%) Python
7 10 (11.63%) C#
7 10 (11.63%) Go
8 7 (8.14%) Ruby
9 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.81%) C++
10 5 (5.81%) Perl
11 4 (4.65%) Java
11 4 (4.65%) Korn
12 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (73.26%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) etcd
3 2 (2.33%) flannel
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (40.70%) Puppet
2 16 (18.60%) Ansible
3 11 (12.79%) Terraform
4 5 (5.81%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.49%) vRealize
6 2 (2.33%) Consul
6 2 (2.33%) Icinga
6 2 (2.33%) Salt
6 2 (2.33%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.16%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.16%) Nagios
7 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Google
3 8 (9.30%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.65%) Pega
5 4 (4.65%) Zend
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) Adobe
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) Dell
7 2 (2.33%) EMC
7 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
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