The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 116 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 9 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 1.46% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 3.69% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,997
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.66%
Shell Script
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
781 732 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.66% 39.65% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 691 650 669
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Birmingham region.

Shell Script Salary Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 20 (60.61%) UNIX
2 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
6 11 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 10 (30.30%) Java
8 9 (27.27%) Perl
8 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
8 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (24.24%) Apache
9 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
9 8 (24.24%) J2EE
9 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 8 (24.24%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Backbone.js
11 6 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (18.18%) Build Automation
11 6 (18.18%) Mustache
11 6 (18.18%) Spring
11 6 (18.18%) Maven
11 6 (18.18%) XPath
11 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
11 6 (18.18%) Ant

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Drupal
5 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
2 11 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.06%) MariaDB
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 2 (6.06%) Informix
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Maven
1 6 (18.18%) Ant
1 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 6 (18.18%) NetBeans
1 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Toad
3 1 (3.03%) ProC
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Java Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
3 5 (15.15%) DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Support Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) J2EE
2 6 (18.18%) Backbone.js
2 6 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (18.18%) Mustache
2 6 (18.18%) Spring
2 6 (18.18%) JSP
2 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 6 (18.18%) Struts
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) DOM
2 6 (18.18%) XSLT
2 6 (18.18%) JMS
2 6 (18.18%) JAXB
2 6 (18.18%) SAX
2 6 (18.18%) JMX
2 6 (18.18%) JavaBeans
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Derivative
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Handset
5 1 (3.03%) HACMP
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) CentOS
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) FreeBSD
7 2 (6.06%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (18.18%) Build Automation
2 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 6 (18.18%) UML
2 6 (18.18%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.18%) Web Design
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Logistics
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) SIEM
4 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) People Management
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Perl
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) XPath
6 5 (15.15%) Python
7 4 (12.12%) C
8 3 (9.09%) C++
9 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.06%) Ruby
9 2 (6.06%) C#
9 2 (6.06%) PHP
9 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
10 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) GIAC
2 3 (9.09%) SSCP
2 3 (9.09%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) GCFA
2 3 (9.09%) CEH
2 3 (9.09%) OSCP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) vSphere
1 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Foglight
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) yum
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM