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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 92 102 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 17 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 0.54% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 0.85% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 25
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £34,900 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1129 945 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 64.07% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 897 798 1113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

Shell Script Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) UNIX
2 17 (60.71%) Python
3 16 (57.14%) Perl
4 12 (42.86%) Java
4 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 11 (39.29%) C++
6 10 (35.71%) C
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 8 (28.57%) Bourne shell
8 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (21.43%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Solaris
10 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (17.86%) GCC
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) XML
11 4 (14.29%) AIX
11 4 (14.29%) HPUX
11 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 4 (14.29%) Perforce
11 4 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (14.29%) PKI
11 4 (14.29%) JIRA
11 4 (14.29%) Mathematics

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.71%) MRTG
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Firebird
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) GCC
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Administrator
2 11 (39.29%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Junior
5 3 (10.71%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Database Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
5 4 (14.29%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Test Management
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 16 (57.14%) Perl
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) C++
5 10 (35.71%) C
6 8 (28.57%) Bourne shell
6 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (21.43%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 2 (7.14%) Ruby
11 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (3.57%) PHP
11 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Munin
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Perforce
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
1 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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