The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 299 317 317
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing AWK 7 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.17% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 7
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.17%
AWK
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5416 6504 6090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.67% 54.89% 51.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5684 5653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AWK
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWK across the City of London region.

AWK Salary Trend in the City of London

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing AWK 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 AWK.

1 14 (82.35%) Linux
1 14 (82.35%) Bash Shell
2 13 (76.47%) UNIX
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) sed
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) Apache
6 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
6 7 (41.18%) Nagios
6 7 (41.18%) Puppet
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (35.29%) Splunk
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Release Management
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (35.29%) RESTful
7 6 (35.29%) Publishing
7 6 (35.29%) Varnish
7 6 (35.29%) CMS
7 6 (35.29%) nginx
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Korn
8 5 (29.41%) Solaris

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing AWK 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 AWK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Apache
1 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (35.29%) CMS
2 6 (35.29%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (35.29%) Publishing
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Equities
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) sed
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 7 (41.18%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) Korn
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) VBA
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Bourne shell
7 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Varnish
2 1 (5.88%) Cygwin
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Nagios
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) Huawei
2 4 (23.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (23.53%) Ericsson
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) VMware