Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 235 325
Rank change year-on-year +14 +90 -50
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 83 83 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.85% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.70% 11.14% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 61 88 23
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +30.14% -14.12%
10th Percentile £32,372 £32,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £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 856 745 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.09% 7.61% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 518 520 563
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -6 25 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Coventry -4 18 £45,000 -21.74%
Solihull -7 13 £38,750 +7.64% 1
Staffordshire +9 11 £62,500 -3.85%
Shropshire +25 9 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 61 (73.49%) Puppet
2 51 (61.45%) DevOps
3 43 (51.81%) Jenkins
4 35 (42.17%) Ansible
5 34 (40.96%) Linux
6 33 (39.76%) Docker
7 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (38.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
9 29 (34.94%) Java
9 29 (34.94%) Terraform
10 27 (32.53%) Python
10 27 (32.53%) Configuration Management
11 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (28.92%) Open Source
13 20 (24.10%) Kubernetes
14 18 (21.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (19.28%) Scrum
16 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
16 15 (18.07%) SQL
16 15 (18.07%) Windows
16 15 (18.07%) Mentoring
17 14 (16.87%) Deployment Automation
17 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
17 14 (16.87%) J2EE
17 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
17 14 (16.87%) Ruby
18 12 (14.46%) MVC
18 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
18 12 (14.46%) 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 8 (9.64%) JBoss
2 6 (7.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Confluence
4 3 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.61%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.43%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.43%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (7.23%) GitHub
4 6 (7.23%) Google Analytics
4 6 (7.23%) IaaS
5 5 (6.02%) OpenShift
5 5 (6.02%) PaaS
5 5 (6.02%) SaaS
6 3 (3.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.61%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Serverless
6 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) Bluemix
7 2 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) VPN
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
4 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) DHCP
5 3 (3.61%) FTP
5 3 (3.61%) HTTP
5 3 (3.61%) IPsec
6 2 (2.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.41%) Network Security
6 2 (2.41%) SAN
6 2 (2.41%) Skype
7 1 (1.20%) ICMP
7 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (51.81%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (13.25%) Maven
4 9 (10.84%) Ant
4 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
5 8 (9.64%) Hudson
6 7 (8.43%) Vagrant
7 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.82%) Subversion
8 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.61%) CircleCI
9 3 (3.61%) JIRA
9 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.61%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 2 (2.41%) Chocolatey
10 2 (2.41%) Codeship
10 2 (2.41%) JUnit
11 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.05%) Marketing
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Automotive
4 3 (3.61%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Administrator
5 7 (8.43%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.43%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Lead Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Administration Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) J2EE
2 11 (13.25%) Spring
3 9 (10.84%) .NET
4 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
4 8 (9.64%) Node.js
4 8 (9.64%) REST
4 8 (9.64%) SOAP
4 8 (9.64%) Spring MVC
5 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.23%) Apache Flex
6 6 (7.23%) HTML
6 6 (7.23%) React
7 5 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (6.02%) Web Services
8 4 (4.82%) CSS
8 4 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.82%) JPA
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (12.05%) Social Media
3 6 (7.23%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (7.23%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (6.02%) User Experience
5 4 (4.82%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.61%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (3.61%) Blog
6 3 (3.61%) Fintech
6 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.82%) Unix
6 3 (3.61%) CentOS
6 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.61%) VMS
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.20%) Debian
8 1 (1.20%) Fedora
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.53%) Configuration Management
4 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (28.92%) Open Source
6 16 (19.28%) Scrum
7 15 (18.07%) Mentoring
7 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
8 14 (16.87%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (14.46%) MVC
9 12 (14.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.05%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (10.84%) Analytics
12 8 (9.64%) Integrated Marketing
13 7 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (8.43%) Microservices
14 6 (7.23%) Concurrent Programming
14 6 (7.23%) Front End Development
14 6 (7.23%) High Availability
14 6 (7.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) Python
3 15 (18.07%) SQL
4 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.87%) Ruby
5 11 (13.25%) Go
5 11 (13.25%) Perl
6 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.64%) C#
7 8 (9.64%) PHP
7 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.61%) ES6
9 2 (2.41%) PHP 7
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
1 5 (6.02%) RHCE
1 5 (6.02%) RHCSA
2 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) MCSA
3 2 (2.41%) MCSE
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) GCP
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (39.76%) Docker
2 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.20%) PowerDNS
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 61 (73.49%) Puppet
2 35 (42.17%) Ansible
3 29 (34.94%) Terraform
4 20 (24.10%) Kubernetes
5 11 (13.25%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (10.84%) Nagios
7 8 (9.64%) Packer
8 5 (6.02%) Consul
8 5 (6.02%) Grafana
8 5 (6.02%) Graphite
8 5 (6.02%) Opsview
8 5 (6.02%) Salt
8 5 (6.02%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.61%) Ambari
9 3 (3.61%) Cacti
9 3 (3.61%) Kibana
9 3 (3.61%) logstash
10 2 (2.41%) CFEngine
11 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Google
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) VMware
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.23%) Adobe
6 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.61%) DeepCrawl
6 3 (3.61%) Screaming Frog
6 3 (3.61%) Splunk
6 3 (3.61%) Zend
7 2 (2.41%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) New Relic
7 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.20%) Sitecore