Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 226 247
Rank change year-on-year +74 +21 +46
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 198 119 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.04% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.68% 15.06% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 146 88 67
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £37,000 £42,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,375 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +2.61% +9.52%

Puppet 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 836 790 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.25% 6.88% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 610 484 542
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +7.59%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the West Midlands

Puppet
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 Puppet within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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 +52 59 £52,500 -16.00% 5
Coventry +38 59 £50,000 +35.14% 3
Shropshire +17 44 £71,500 +43.00% 2
Warwickshire -6 10 £43,500 +50.00% 1
Staffordshire +9 9 £68,750 +25.00%
Solihull - 1 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet 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 Puppet.

1 139 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (62.63%) Ansible
3 118 (59.60%) Docker
4 107 (54.04%) Jenkins
5 106 (53.54%) Java
6 104 (52.53%) DevOps
7 98 (49.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 93 (46.97%) Linux
9 90 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
10 85 (42.93%) Test Automation
11 76 (38.38%) Security Cleared
12 72 (36.36%) Oracle
13 71 (35.86%) JavaScript
14 69 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
15 67 (33.84%) Scrum
16 59 (29.80%) Hibernate
16 59 (29.80%) Configuration Management
16 59 (29.80%) Spring
16 59 (29.80%) Mentoring
17 53 (26.77%) ITIL
17 53 (26.77%) REST
18 51 (25.76%) TeamCity
19 50 (25.25%) Windows
20 49 (24.75%) SOAP
21 48 (24.24%) Microsoft
22 47 (23.74%) MySQL
22 47 (23.74%) SDLC
23 45 (22.73%) PowerShell
24 44 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
25 43 (21.72%) Kanban

Puppet
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 28 (14.14%) Confluence
2 25 (12.63%) Documentum
3 24 (12.12%) JBoss
4 21 (10.61%) Apache
5 19 (9.60%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.05%) OpenStack
7 8 (4.04%) IIS
7 8 (4.04%) nginx
7 8 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (4.04%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.04%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.53%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 98 (49.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (11.62%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (10.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.06%) GitHub
6 9 (4.55%) SaaS
7 7 (3.54%) Amazon S3
7 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.53%) IaaS
10 2 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.01%) Datadog
11 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.51%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.51%) Fastly
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Serverless
11 1 (0.51%) Slack
11 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.10%) NetScaler
2 16 (8.08%) DNS
3 13 (6.57%) Firewall
3 13 (6.57%) VPN
4 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
5 6 (3.03%) DHCP
6 4 (2.02%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) FTP
7 1 (0.51%) Network Security
7 1 (0.51%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.74%) MySQL
2 44 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 28 (14.14%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.07%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.54%) DB2
6 7 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.53%) InfluxDB
7 5 (2.53%) QlikView
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.51%) Redis
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 107 (54.04%) Jenkins
2 51 (25.76%) TeamCity
3 35 (17.68%) Maven
4 29 (14.65%) JIRA
5 25 (12.63%) Subversion
6 24 (12.12%) Git (software)
7 21 (10.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (10.10%) NuGet
8 20 (10.10%) Selenium
9 9 (4.55%) Vagrant
10 8 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.03%) Hudson
12 5 (2.53%) git-flow
12 5 (2.53%) JBehave
12 5 (2.53%) JUnit
13 2 (1.01%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.51%) CA Flowdock
14 1 (0.51%) GoCD
14 1 (0.51%) gulp
General
1 12 (6.06%) Retail
2 6 (3.03%) Games
3 2 (1.01%) Finance
3 2 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Electronics
4 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (27.27%) Developer
2 45 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (20.71%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 22 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 20 (10.10%) Architect
6 17 (8.59%) Development Engineer
7 12 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (5.56%) Administrator
8 11 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 11 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.56%) Pega Architect
9 10 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) Junior
9 10 (5.05%) Junior Developer
9 10 (5.05%) Junior Java Developer
9 10 (5.05%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.80%) Hibernate
1 59 (29.80%) Spring
2 53 (26.77%) REST
3 49 (24.75%) SOAP
4 33 (16.67%) Web Services
5 31 (15.66%) Spring MVC
6 30 (15.15%) JPA
7 27 (13.64%) J2EE
8 24 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.62%) HTML
10 20 (10.10%) Middleware
11 19 (9.60%) .NET
12 17 (8.59%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (5.56%) Node.js
14 10 (5.05%) RESTful
15 7 (3.54%) LAMP
15 7 (3.54%) LEMP Stack
16 6 (3.03%) Kafka
16 6 (3.03%) MSMQ
17 5 (2.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) Public Cloud
2 21 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (9.09%) Robotics
4 17 (8.59%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.05%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.97%) Linux
2 50 (25.25%) Windows
3 33 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.07%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.03%) Debian
6 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.52%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.01%) Unix
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (52.53%) DevOps
3 85 (42.93%) Test Automation
4 67 (33.84%) Scrum
5 59 (29.80%) Configuration Management
5 59 (29.80%) Mentoring
6 53 (26.77%) ITIL
7 47 (23.74%) SDLC
8 43 (21.72%) Kanban
9 36 (18.18%) MVC
10 34 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (16.16%) TDD
12 28 (14.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 27 (13.64%) Validation
14 25 (12.63%) Case Management
14 25 (12.63%) Data Management
15 24 (12.12%) Change Management
15 24 (12.12%) Risk Management
16 20 (10.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (53.54%) Java
2 71 (35.86%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 35 (17.68%) Python
5 32 (16.16%) Ruby
6 30 (15.15%) PHP
7 29 (14.65%) SQL
8 15 (7.58%) Bash Shell
9 13 (6.57%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.06%) Perl
11 11 (5.56%) VBScript
12 8 (4.04%) VB
13 5 (2.53%) C#
13 5 (2.53%) Groovy
13 5 (2.53%) Scala
14 2 (1.01%) Go
15 1 (0.51%) C++
15 1 (0.51%) ES6
Qualifications
1 76 (38.38%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.54%) OCP
3 7 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 18 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) GCP
System Software
1 118 (59.60%) Docker
2 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.55%) VirtualBox
6 8 (4.04%) KVM
7 6 (3.03%) pfSense
7 6 (3.03%) Samba
7 6 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) iptables
8 1 (0.51%) Postfix
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 124 (62.63%) Ansible
2 90 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (19.19%) Terraform
4 17 (8.59%) Kubernetes
4 17 (8.59%) Salt
5 11 (5.56%) SCVMM
6 9 (4.55%) Grafana
6 9 (4.55%) Nagios
7 8 (4.04%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (4.04%) Packer
7 8 (4.04%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.54%) SCOM
9 5 (2.53%) Consul
9 5 (2.53%) Icinga
9 5 (2.53%) Marathon
9 5 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.53%) SCCM
10 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.51%) Mesos
10 1 (0.51%) SELinux
Vendors
1 72 (36.36%) Oracle
2 48 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.63%) Pega
4 18 (9.09%) EMC
5 15 (7.58%) VMware
6 11 (5.56%) BMC
6 11 (5.56%) Splunk
7 8 (4.04%) Citrix
7 8 (4.04%) IBM
8 7 (3.54%) New Relic
8 7 (3.54%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.03%) AppDynamics
9 6 (3.03%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.53%) McAfee
10 5 (2.53%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.53%) Symantec
10 5 (2.53%) Xamarin
10 5 (2.53%) Zoomdata
11 4 (2.02%) Google
12 3 (1.52%) SolarWinds