Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 201 263
Rank change year-on-year +12 +62 +34
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 101 121 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.21% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.54% 15.55% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 102 66
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% -16.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £73,625 £71,250
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 650 778 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.94% 7.79% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 449 576 485
West Midlands median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +5 36 £53,150 +1.24% 9
Shropshire +23 23 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Coventry -6 23 £40,000 -21.95%
Warwickshire +37 3 - - 1
Solihull -4 3 £70,000 +100.00%
Staffordshire +18 1 £55,000 -21.43% 1
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 84 (83.17%) Puppet
2 74 (73.27%) Python
3 73 (72.28%) DevOps
4 70 (69.31%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (66.34%) Ansible
6 57 (56.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (52.48%) Java
8 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
9 44 (43.56%) Linux
9 44 (43.56%) Jenkins
10 38 (37.62%) Docker
11 34 (33.66%) Microservices
11 34 (33.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (31.68%) Configuration Management
14 30 (29.70%) SQL
14 30 (29.70%) Terraform
15 28 (27.72%) Open Source
16 26 (25.74%) Bash Shell
17 25 (24.75%) PaaS
17 25 (24.75%) IaaS
18 24 (23.76%) Perl
18 24 (23.76%) PHP
19 23 (22.77%) Amazon EC2
19 23 (22.77%) Amazon S3
20 21 (20.79%) Unix
20 21 (20.79%) Load Balancing
20 21 (20.79%) SaaS
21 20 (19.80%) AngularJS

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 12 (11.88%) Anypoint
1 12 (11.88%) Mule
2 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.92%) Apache
3 8 (7.92%) nginx
4 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 70 (69.31%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (56.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (33.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (24.75%) IaaS
4 25 (24.75%) PaaS
5 23 (22.77%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (22.77%) Amazon S3
6 21 (20.79%) SaaS
7 11 (10.89%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (10.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (10.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (7.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (6.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (6.93%) Serverless
10 6 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (4.95%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (3.96%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (3.96%) Route 53
13 2 (1.98%) GitHub
14 1 (0.99%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Firewall
1 12 (11.88%) VPN
2 11 (10.89%) DNS
3 5 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.98%) Skype
5 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) Amazon RDS
1 19 (18.81%) MySQL
1 19 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (16.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (12.87%) DB2
4 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (43.56%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.84%) TeamCity
4 14 (13.86%) Hudson
5 13 (12.87%) Maven
5 13 (12.87%) Vagrant
6 9 (8.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (7.92%) Subversion
7 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.93%) CircleCI
8 7 (6.93%) Codeship
8 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.99%) JUnit
11 1 (0.99%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (21.78%) Developer
3 13 (12.87%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (11.88%) Applications Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Applications Support
4 12 (11.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 12 (11.88%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Angular Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) AngularJS
2 19 (18.81%) CSS
2 19 (18.81%) HTML
3 17 (16.83%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (14.85%) React
5 12 (11.88%) Java EE
5 12 (11.88%) jQuery
6 10 (9.90%) .NET
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Core
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (6.93%) RESTful
7 7 (6.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (6.93%) Web Services
8 5 (4.95%) LAMP
8 5 (4.95%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (4.95%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (2.97%) JSON
9 3 (2.97%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Public Cloud
2 12 (11.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (6.93%) Private Cloud
5 7 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.56%) Linux
2 21 (20.79%) Unix
3 6 (5.94%) Windows
4 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.98%) CentOS
5 2 (1.98%) HPUX
5 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.99%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.99%) Debian
6 1 (0.99%) Fedora
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (72.28%) DevOps
2 57 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.66%) Microservices
4 33 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (31.68%) Configuration Management
6 28 (27.72%) Open Source
7 21 (20.79%) Load Balancing
8 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (12.87%) High Availability
10 12 (11.88%) Decision-Making
10 12 (11.88%) IT Strategy
10 12 (11.88%) Kanban
10 12 (11.88%) Scrum
10 12 (11.88%) SIEM
10 12 (11.88%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
11 10 (9.90%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (8.91%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (7.92%) TDD
13 8 (7.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 74 (73.27%) Python
2 53 (52.48%) Java
3 45 (44.55%) JavaScript
4 30 (29.70%) SQL
5 26 (25.74%) Bash Shell
6 24 (23.76%) Perl
6 24 (23.76%) PHP
7 20 (19.80%) Go
7 20 (19.80%) Ruby
8 10 (9.90%) C#
9 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.95%) R
11 2 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (8.91%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.97%) CCENT
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (37.62%) Docker
2 8 (7.92%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (83.17%) Puppet
2 67 (66.34%) Ansible
3 30 (29.70%) Terraform
4 20 (19.80%) Kubernetes
5 19 (18.81%) Salt
6 16 (15.84%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (15.84%) Graphite
6 16 (15.84%) Nagios
6 16 (15.84%) Opsview
6 16 (15.84%) Packer
7 12 (11.88%) Consul
7 12 (11.88%) Grafana
7 12 (11.88%) ZABBIX
8 7 (6.93%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Google
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) VMware
4 4 (3.96%) Splunk
5 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.98%) Sybase
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) New Relic