Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 218 230
Rank change year-on-year +46 +12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 31 64 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.02% 7.99% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 69
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £41,750 £42,875 £32,474
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +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 515 801 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.75% 10.41% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 404 541 486
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,700 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

Opscode Chef
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Opscode Chef as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Opscode Chef in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +45 17 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Staffordshire - 13 £57,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £95,000 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 28 (90.32%) Docker
2 26 (83.87%) Puppet
3 25 (80.65%) Ansible
4 24 (77.42%) Bash Shell
5 23 (74.19%) Kubernetes
6 22 (70.97%) Linux
7 21 (67.74%) DevOps
8 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
8 20 (64.52%) Python
9 17 (54.84%) AWS
10 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
10 16 (51.61%) Windows
11 15 (48.39%) Terraform
12 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
13 12 (38.71%) Azure
14 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
14 10 (32.26%) VMware
15 9 (29.03%) JSON
15 9 (29.03%) Open Source
16 8 (25.81%) High Availability
16 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
16 8 (25.81%) GitLab
16 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
16 8 (25.81%) Architectural Design
16 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
17 6 (19.35%) Rancher
17 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
17 6 (19.35%) Law
17 6 (19.35%) Migration

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 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) AWS
2 12 (38.71%) Azure
3 6 (19.35%) IaaS
3 6 (19.35%) PaaS
4 4 (12.90%) AWS CodePipeline
4 4 (12.90%) Datadog
4 4 (12.90%) GitHub
4 4 (12.90%) OpenShift
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.23%) Office 365
6 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) GitLab
4 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
4 4 (12.90%) CircleCI
4 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Law
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Python Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) LAMP
2 4 (12.90%) Laravel
2 4 (12.90%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) YAML
3 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.45%) OpenCV
3 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Cloud
1 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (16.13%) Derivative
3 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) DevOps
2 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (29.03%) Open Source
4 8 (25.81%) Architectural Design
4 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.81%) High Availability
4 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
6 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Time Management
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) IT Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) Microservices
7 4 (12.90%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Bash Shell
2 20 (64.52%) Python
3 16 (51.61%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) Go
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) CSPO
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (90.32%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (83.87%) Puppet
2 25 (80.65%) Ansible
3 23 (74.19%) Kubernetes
4 15 (48.39%) Terraform
5 6 (19.35%) Rancher
6 4 (12.90%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.23%) Kibana
7 1 (3.23%) logstash
7 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) New Relic
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) SaltStack