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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Opscode Chef
England / West Midlands
Rank 174 225 194
Rank change year-on-year +51 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 39 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.79% 4.63% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 20
Median salary £36,750 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.68% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 305 389 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 6.55% 6.39% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 275 224
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Solihull - 15 £36,000 - 3
Coventry +31 14 £57,500 - 2
Birmingham +17 9 £35,000 - 4
Opscode Chef
England

Opscode Chef
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 72 (83.72%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (80.23%) Linux
3 58 (67.44%) Puppet
4 48 (55.81%) Docker
5 43 (50.00%) DevOps
6 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
8 32 (37.21%) Python
9 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
10 30 (34.88%) PHP
10 30 (34.88%) Scrum
11 29 (33.72%) LAMP
11 29 (33.72%) Configuration Management
11 29 (33.72%) Ansible
12 27 (31.40%) HTML
13 25 (29.07%) MySQL
13 25 (29.07%) MVC
13 25 (29.07%) Bash Shell
13 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
14 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (26.74%) Perl
15 23 (26.74%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (25.58%) AngularJS
16 22 (25.58%) MongoDB
16 22 (25.58%) Terraform
16 22 (25.58%) CSS
16 22 (25.58%) E-Commerce
17 21 (24.42%) gulp
17 21 (24.42%) LEMP Stack

Opscode Chef
Top Related 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 23 (26.74%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (24.42%) nginx
3 20 (23.26%) Apache
4 17 (19.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.65%) CMS
6 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 72 (83.72%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (24.42%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (24.42%) Amazon S3
3 21 (24.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 20 (23.26%) IaaS
5 18 (20.93%) Office 365
6 15 (17.44%) GitHub
7 14 (16.28%) PaaS
8 4 (4.65%) SaaS
9 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
1 3 (3.49%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) MySQL
2 22 (25.58%) MongoDB
3 21 (24.42%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (24.42%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Git (software)
2 21 (24.42%) gulp
2 21 (24.42%) webpack
3 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
4 19 (22.09%) PhantomJS
5 16 (18.60%) GitLab
6 13 (15.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (13.95%) Hudson
7 12 (13.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (12.79%) GoCD
9 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
10 6 (6.98%) MSBuild
11 5 (5.81%) Subversion
11 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
11 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio Code
12 3 (3.49%) GDB
13 1 (1.16%) Gradle
13 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
13 1 (1.16%) NuGet
General
1 12 (13.95%) Retail
2 8 (9.30%) Marketing
3 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Electronics
6 3 (3.49%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Senior Developer
3 22 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (22.09%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Consultant
6 16 (18.60%) Cloud Consultant
7 13 (15.12%) Software Developer
8 12 (13.95%) PHP Developer
8 12 (13.95%) Senior PHP Developer
9 11 (12.79%) AWS Developer
9 11 (12.79%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (11.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (10.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 8 (9.30%) AWS DevOps
12 8 (9.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 7 (8.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 6 (6.98%) AWS Consultant
14 6 (6.98%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) LAMP
2 27 (31.40%) HTML
3 22 (25.58%) AngularJS
3 22 (25.58%) CSS
4 21 (24.42%) LEMP Stack
5 20 (23.26%) HTML5
5 20 (23.26%) SOAP
5 20 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (22.09%) CodeIgniter
6 19 (22.09%) Laravel
6 19 (22.09%) Web Services
7 18 (20.93%) REST
8 17 (19.77%) .NET
8 17 (19.77%) Backbone.js
8 17 (19.77%) React
8 17 (19.77%) Vue.js
9 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
9 12 (13.95%) Memcached
9 12 (13.95%) Symfony
10 8 (9.30%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Public Cloud
2 12 (13.95%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.81%) User Experience
5 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.49%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) Windows
3 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (13.95%) Unix
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (9.30%) Android
6 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
6 8 (9.30%) CentOS
7 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) DevOps
2 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.88%) Scrum
4 29 (33.72%) Configuration Management
5 25 (29.07%) MVC
6 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (25.58%) E-Commerce
8 20 (23.26%) OOP
9 17 (19.77%) CRM
10 16 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (17.44%) Microservices
12 14 (16.28%) Migration
13 13 (15.12%) Kanban
14 12 (13.95%) Low Latency
14 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
14 12 (13.95%) TDD
14 12 (13.95%) Web Development
15 8 (9.30%) Affiliate Marketing
15 8 (9.30%) API Integration
15 8 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
2 32 (37.21%) Python
3 30 (34.88%) PHP
4 25 (29.07%) Bash Shell
5 23 (26.74%) Perl
6 19 (22.09%) PowerShell
6 19 (22.09%) XPath
7 17 (19.77%) C#
8 15 (17.44%) PHP 7
9 14 (16.28%) Go
9 14 (16.28%) Ruby
10 9 (10.47%) Java
10 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
11 7 (8.14%) Korn
12 6 (6.98%) C++
13 4 (4.65%) C
13 4 (4.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) AWS Certification
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (55.81%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Ceph
3 1 (1.16%) etcd
3 1 (1.16%) flannel
3 1 (1.16%) KVM
3 1 (1.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (67.44%) Puppet
2 29 (33.72%) Ansible
3 22 (25.58%) Terraform
4 4 (4.65%) Icinga
5 3 (3.49%) rkt
5 3 (3.49%) vRealize
6 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.33%) Salt
7 1 (1.16%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.16%) Grafana
7 1 (1.16%) Graphite
7 1 (1.16%) Kibana
7 1 (1.16%) logstash
7 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.60%) Google
3 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.98%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.65%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.65%) Zend
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Dell
6 3 (3.49%) EMC
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle
6 3 (3.49%) VMware
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