The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 98 74 107
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +33
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 17 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.94% 2.29% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 3.36% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 8
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Shell Script
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1137 1070 1374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.75% 67.94% 71.04%
Number of salaries quoted 936 964 1237
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Shell Script Salary Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Shell Script Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 30 (81.08%) UNIX
2 29 (78.38%) Perl
3 27 (72.97%) Linux
4 24 (64.86%) Python
5 18 (48.65%) Bourne shell
6 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
7 12 (32.43%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Wiki
9 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Internet
9 7 (18.92%) OO
10 6 (16.22%) CentOS
11 4 (10.81%) SQL
11 4 (10.81%) MySQL
11 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
11 4 (10.81%) Puppet
12 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (8.11%) Open Source
12 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
12 3 (8.11%) C
12 3 (8.11%) C++
12 3 (8.11%) Debian
13 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (5.41%) VMware
13 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
13 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Systems Administrator
1 19 (51.35%) Administrator
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 16 (43.24%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Wiki
1 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) UNIX
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) CentOS
4 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.11%) Debian
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
2 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.92%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (5.41%) OOP
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Perl
2 24 (64.86%) Python
3 18 (48.65%) Bourne shell
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) R
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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