Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 239 302
Rank change year-on-year +33 +63 -33
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 91 88 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.88% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.55% 11.08% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58 75 26
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

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 725 794 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.02% 7.96% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 476 584 551
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +11 33 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Shropshire +30 21 £57,500 -8.00%
Coventry +6 12 £55,000 +92.98% 1
Solihull -8 9 £36,250 +0.69% 1
Staffordshire +13 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Warwickshire +26 2 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 73 (80.22%) DevOps
2 67 (73.63%) Puppet
3 54 (59.34%) Ansible
4 51 (56.04%) Python
5 49 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (51.65%) Jenkins
7 42 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (45.05%) Linux
8 41 (45.05%) Java
9 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (41.76%) Docker
12 35 (38.46%) Configuration Management
12 35 (38.46%) Terraform
13 33 (36.26%) Open Source
14 28 (30.77%) Microservices
15 26 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (27.47%) Kubernetes
17 24 (26.37%) Ruby
18 22 (24.18%) Go
19 20 (21.98%) Docker Swarm
20 19 (20.88%) Salt
20 19 (20.88%) Nagios
21 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
22 17 (18.68%) SQL
22 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
23 16 (17.58%) Hudson
23 16 (17.58%) Opsview
23 16 (17.58%) Graphite
23 16 (17.58%) Greenfield Project

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 6 (6.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
3 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 49 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (17.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (16.48%) PaaS
5 14 (15.38%) IaaS
6 12 (13.19%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (13.19%) Amazon S3
7 10 (10.99%) SaaS
8 9 (9.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (8.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (6.59%) GitHub
11 5 (5.49%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (5.49%) Google Analytics
11 5 (5.49%) OpenShift
12 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (3.30%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (3.30%) Route 53
14 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) Firewall
2 12 (13.19%) VPN
3 9 (9.89%) DNS
4 3 (3.30%) Skype
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) FTP
5 2 (2.20%) HTTP
5 2 (2.20%) IPsec
5 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.10%) NAS
6 1 (1.10%) Network Security
6 1 (1.10%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) DB2
3 6 (6.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.10%) Redis
8 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (51.65%) Jenkins
2 26 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (17.58%) Hudson
4 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 11 (12.09%) Maven
5 11 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (12.09%) TeamCity
6 9 (9.89%) Ant
7 7 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (7.69%) Subversion
8 5 (5.49%) CircleCI
9 4 (4.40%) Codeship
10 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.30%) JIRA
11 2 (2.20%) JUnit
11 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.20%) Travis CI
11 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.20%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 6 (6.59%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Automotive
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Angular Developer
4 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (8.79%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Administrator
5 7 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Administration Leader
9 3 (3.30%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) .NET
2 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 11 (12.09%) CSS
3 11 (12.09%) HTML
4 8 (8.79%) .NET Core
4 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (8.79%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (6.59%) Apache Flex
5 6 (6.59%) J2EE
5 6 (6.59%) Node.js
5 6 (6.59%) React
6 5 (5.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.30%) jBPM
7 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.30%) Spring
7 3 (3.30%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (13.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (9.89%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.59%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (6.59%) Social Media
5 5 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.40%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.30%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (3.30%) User Experience
8 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.20%) Blog
8 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.20%) Fintech
9 1 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.05%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Unix
3 12 (13.19%) Windows
4 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.40%) CentOS
6 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.20%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.20%) HPUX
7 2 (2.20%) VMS
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
8 1 (1.10%) Fedora
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (80.22%) DevOps
2 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 33 (36.26%) Open Source
6 28 (30.77%) Microservices
7 15 (16.48%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (16.48%) Software Engineering
8 14 (15.38%) High Availability
8 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
9 12 (13.19%) SIEM
10 11 (12.09%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (10.99%) IT Strategy
11 10 (10.99%) TDD
12 9 (9.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (8.79%) Decision-Making
13 8 (8.79%) MVC
13 8 (8.79%) Scrum
14 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) Python
2 41 (45.05%) Java
3 24 (26.37%) Ruby
4 22 (24.18%) Go
5 17 (18.68%) Bash Shell
5 17 (18.68%) SQL
6 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
7 14 (15.38%) C#
7 14 (15.38%) Perl
8 12 (13.19%) PHP
9 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.20%) C
11 1 (1.10%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) RHCE
2 5 (5.49%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.20%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) GCP
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (41.76%) Docker
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.30%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.10%) KVM
6 1 (1.10%) NFS
6 1 (1.10%) PowerDNS
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (73.63%) Puppet
2 54 (59.34%) Ansible
3 35 (38.46%) Terraform
4 25 (27.47%) Kubernetes
5 20 (21.98%) Docker Swarm
6 19 (20.88%) Nagios
6 19 (20.88%) Salt
7 16 (17.58%) Graphite
7 16 (17.58%) Opsview
8 15 (16.48%) Packer
9 12 (13.19%) Consul
9 12 (13.19%) Grafana
9 12 (13.19%) ZABBIX
10 4 (4.40%) CFEngine
11 2 (2.20%) Ambari
11 2 (2.20%) Cacti
11 2 (2.20%) Kibana
11 2 (2.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Google
3 12 (13.19%) VMware
4 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.59%) Adobe
5 6 (6.59%) Splunk
6 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.20%) DeepCrawl
7 2 (2.20%) New Relic
7 2 (2.20%) Screaming Frog
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco
8 1 (1.10%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.10%) Zend