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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 108 79 107
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 12 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 2.05% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 3.02% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 8
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,975 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +4.93%
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
1092 1059 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.12% 67.71% 71.12%
Number of salaries quoted 891 950 1284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (78.79%) Perl
1 26 (78.79%) UNIX
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Python
4 14 (42.42%) Bourne shell
5 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
6 12 (36.36%) Java
6 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
7 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) Internet
8 7 (21.21%) OO
8 7 (21.21%) Wiki
8 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
9 4 (12.12%) CentOS
9 4 (12.12%) Puppet
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 3 (9.09%) MySQL
10 3 (9.09%) C
10 3 (9.09%) C++
10 3 (9.09%) Debian
10 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
10 3 (9.09%) Open Source
10 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
11 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (6.06%) nginx
11 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (6.06%) Ansible

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (48.48%) Administrator
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
2 7 (21.21%) Wiki
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) UNIX
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 3 (9.09%) Debian
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) E-Commerce
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) OOP
4 2 (6.06%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Perl
2 20 (60.61%) Python
3 14 (42.42%) Bourne shell
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) R
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) CFEngine
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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