Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Opscode Chef
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 252 285
Rank change year-on-year +35 +33 +23
Permanent jobs citing Opscode Chef 114 80 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.62% 10.14% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 96 63 27
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +19.05% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £73,125 £71,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 837 789 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.23% 6.87% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 611 483 539
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.97%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +37 45 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Coventry +15 38 £50,000 +19.05% 1
Staffordshire -3 6 £68,750 +25.00%
Shropshire -14 6 £62,500 +19.05%
Solihull - 6 £35,000 -
Warwickshire 0 3 £47,500 +72.73%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Opscode Chef
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 89 (78.07%) Puppet
2 78 (68.42%) Docker
3 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (53.51%) JavaScript
4 61 (53.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (52.63%) Jenkins
6 58 (50.88%) Amazon AWS
7 56 (49.12%) Java
8 54 (47.37%) Ansible
8 54 (47.37%) DevOps
9 50 (43.86%) Linux
10 44 (38.60%) REST
11 43 (37.72%) SOAP
12 42 (36.84%) Scrum
13 40 (35.09%) Test Automation
14 39 (34.21%) Configuration Management
15 36 (31.58%) Oracle
16 35 (30.70%) MVC
17 33 (28.95%) Mentoring
18 31 (27.19%) Hibernate
18 31 (27.19%) SQL
18 31 (27.19%) MySQL
18 31 (27.19%) Spring
18 31 (27.19%) Spring MVC
19 28 (24.56%) Ruby
19 28 (24.56%) Amazon EC2
19 28 (24.56%) Python
20 27 (23.68%) JPA
20 27 (23.68%) PowerShell
21 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration

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 24 (21.05%) JBoss
2 15 (13.16%) Apache
2 15 (13.16%) CMS
3 13 (11.40%) nginx
4 11 (9.65%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (7.89%) OpenStack
6 8 (7.02%) WebSphere
7 7 (6.14%) IIS
8 6 (5.26%) Documentum
9 4 (3.51%) Confluence
9 4 (3.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.75%) Drupal
10 2 (1.75%) WordPress
11 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 61 (53.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (50.88%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (24.56%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (18.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (14.91%) Amazon S3
6 14 (12.28%) GitHub
7 13 (11.40%) npm
8 11 (9.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 10 (8.77%) SaaS
10 8 (7.02%) IaaS
11 5 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (4.39%) PaaS
12 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.75%) Datadog
12 2 (1.75%) Linode
13 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.88%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.88%) Fastly
13 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Firewall
2 8 (7.02%) VPN
3 6 (5.26%) Internet
4 3 (2.63%) DHCP
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
4 3 (2.63%) SSH
4 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.75%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.88%) LDAP
6 1 (0.88%) MPLS
6 1 (0.88%) SNMP
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) MySQL
2 17 (14.91%) MongoDB
3 16 (14.04%) NoSQL
4 15 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (7.02%) MariaDB
7 7 (6.14%) DB2
8 3 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 60 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.28%) gulp
3 14 (12.28%) webpack
4 10 (8.77%) GitLab
4 10 (8.77%) PhantomJS
5 8 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (6.14%) Hudson
7 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 5 (4.39%) JIRA
9 4 (3.51%) git-flow
10 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.75%) PEAR
11 2 (1.75%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
12 1 (0.88%) CA Flowdock
12 1 (0.88%) GoCD
12 1 (0.88%) sqlmap
General
1 11 (9.65%) Electronics
1 11 (9.65%) Manufacturing
1 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.39%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.68%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (11.40%) PHP Developer
4 12 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 10 (8.77%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (8.77%) HTML Developer
5 10 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Junior
6 8 (7.02%) Junior Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.14%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
8 6 (5.26%) Platform Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.60%) REST
2 43 (37.72%) SOAP
3 31 (27.19%) Hibernate
3 31 (27.19%) Spring
3 31 (27.19%) Spring MVC
4 27 (23.68%) JPA
5 24 (21.05%) J2EE
6 18 (15.79%) .NET
7 17 (14.91%) React
8 16 (14.04%) HTML
8 16 (14.04%) HTML5
8 16 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
9 13 (11.40%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (11.40%) CSS
9 13 (11.40%) LAMP
9 13 (11.40%) Laravel
9 13 (11.40%) PhoneGap
9 13 (11.40%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 12 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 14 (12.28%) Public Cloud
4 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.63%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.63%) NHS
5 3 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Social Media
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.86%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Windows
3 13 (11.40%) Android
3 13 (11.40%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.75%) Unix
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.37%) DevOps
3 42 (36.84%) Scrum
4 40 (35.09%) Test Automation
5 39 (34.21%) Configuration Management
6 35 (30.70%) MVC
7 33 (28.95%) Mentoring
8 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (20.18%) Kanban
10 15 (13.16%) E-Commerce
11 14 (12.28%) ITIL
12 13 (11.40%) Coaching
12 13 (11.40%) Content Management
12 13 (11.40%) OOP
13 12 (10.53%) Open Source
14 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.65%) Runbook
14 11 (9.65%) TDD
15 10 (8.77%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.51%) JavaScript
2 56 (49.12%) Java
3 31 (27.19%) SQL
4 28 (24.56%) Python
4 28 (24.56%) Ruby
5 27 (23.68%) PowerShell
6 15 (13.16%) PHP
7 13 (11.40%) PHP 7
8 11 (9.65%) Perl
8 11 (9.65%) VBScript
9 10 (8.77%) XPath
10 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.51%) C#
11 4 (3.51%) ES6
11 4 (3.51%) Go
12 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.63%) VB
13 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) OCP
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) GCP
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) NIST 800
System Software
1 78 (68.42%) Docker
2 15 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.40%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) Gluster
5 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.88%) KVM
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 89 (78.07%) Puppet
2 54 (47.37%) Ansible
3 21 (18.42%) Terraform
4 17 (14.91%) Kubernetes
5 11 (9.65%) Salt
5 11 (9.65%) SCVMM
6 8 (7.02%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (7.02%) Packer
7 7 (6.14%) SCOM
8 5 (4.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (4.39%) SCCM
9 4 (3.51%) Nagios
10 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.75%) vRealize
11 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.88%) Mesos
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) Oracle
2 17 (14.91%) VMware
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.65%) BMC
5 8 (7.02%) Citrix
5 8 (7.02%) IBM
6 6 (5.26%) Pega
6 6 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.39%) McAfee
7 5 (4.39%) Symantec
8 4 (3.51%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.51%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.63%) Adobe
9 3 (2.63%) Google
9 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.63%) Zend
10 2 (1.75%) New Relic
10 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) Splunk
11 1 (0.88%) Perforce