The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 825 835 773
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -62
Permanent jobs citing AWK 58 72 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 83
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £26,644 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.17% -5.55%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54977 61879 57818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.70% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46773 52797 49726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AWK
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWK within the UK.

AWK Salary Trend in the UK

AWK
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AWK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 56 £45,000 -14.28% 12
London +39 31 £52,500 -4.54% 6
South East +10 9 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Yorkshire - 8 £27,750 -
Surrey +26 7 £40,000 - 1
East of England -2 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Watford +13 4 - -
Hertfordshire -2 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 £21,750 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £21,750 -
Bradford - 4 £37,500 -
City of London +39 2 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +4 2 £55,000 - 2
Guildford - 2 £35,250 - 1
Manchester - 2 £22,500 -
Reading - 2 £55,000 - 2
North West - 2 £22,500 -
Scotland +20 1 - -
Bedfordshire +12 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Glasgow +4 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 - 1
Dunstable - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
South West - 1 £55,000 - 1

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 116 (89.23%) Perl
2 110 (84.62%) Linux
3 86 (66.15%) UNIX
4 84 (64.62%) SQL
5 75 (57.69%) Oracle
6 74 (56.92%) Bash Shell
7 62 (47.69%) Python
8 61 (46.92%) sed
9 52 (40.00%) MySQL
10 46 (35.38%) Windows
11 42 (32.31%) Java
12 41 (31.54%) Shell Script
13 38 (29.23%) Finance
14 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
15 30 (23.08%) Tomcat
16 29 (22.31%) Red Hat
17 28 (21.54%) Apache
17 28 (21.54%) PHP
18 27 (20.77%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (20.00%) Korn
20 25 (19.23%) Bourne shell
21 23 (17.69%) C++
21 23 (17.69%) Internet
22 22 (16.92%) SAN
23 21 (16.15%) JavaScript
23 21 (16.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 20 (15.38%) VMware
25 19 (14.62%) Validation
25 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
25 19 (14.62%) HTML

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 30 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 28 (21.54%) Apache
3 15 (11.54%) Drupal
4 14 (10.77%) JBoss
5 12 (9.23%) GlassFish
6 8 (6.15%) WebSphere
6 8 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (5.38%) nginx
8 6 (4.62%) OpenEdge
9 4 (3.08%) Tuxedo
9 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.31%) IIS
10 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
10 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.31%) Mule
11 2 (1.54%) Confluence
12 1 (0.77%) SAS
12 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.77%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Magento
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.54%) Cordys
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) Internet
2 22 (16.92%) SAN
3 14 (10.77%) HTTP
4 13 (10.00%) FTP
4 13 (10.00%) LAN
5 12 (9.23%) Firewall
6 11 (8.46%) DNS
7 9 (6.92%) VPN
8 8 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.15%) HTTPS
9 6 (4.62%) Network Security
9 6 (4.62%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.62%) SSH
9 6 (4.62%) SNMP
9 6 (4.62%) Kerberos
9 6 (4.62%) WAN
10 3 (2.31%) SMTP
10 3 (2.31%) SMPP
11 2 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.00%) MySQL
2 31 (23.85%) SQL Server
3 19 (14.62%) Oracle Database
4 17 (13.08%) Relational Database
5 15 (11.54%) RDBMS
6 14 (10.77%) Big Data
6 14 (10.77%) DB2
7 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 11 (8.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (6.92%) Pentaho
11 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
12 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (5.38%) HBase
12 7 (5.38%) NoSQL
13 6 (4.62%) TimesTen
13 6 (4.62%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (4.62%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.92%) Maven
4 8 (6.15%) JMeter
4 8 (6.15%) LoadRunner
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (5.38%) JIRA
6 4 (3.08%) Mockito
6 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.08%) JUnit
7 3 (2.31%) Firebug
8 2 (1.54%) Subversion
9 1 (0.77%) Ant
9 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.77%) Selenium
9 1 (0.77%) Trac
9 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.77%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (29.23%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.92%) Marketing
4 8 (6.15%) Banking
5 7 (5.38%) Retail
6 4 (3.08%) iGaming
6 4 (3.08%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.08%) Legal
6 4 (3.08%) Games
7 3 (2.31%) Online Betting
8 2 (1.54%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.54%) Front Office
8 2 (1.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.77%) Law
9 1 (0.77%) Electronics
9 1 (0.77%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 23 (17.69%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) DBA
2 18 (13.85%) Support Engineer
2 18 (13.85%) Administrator
3 17 (13.08%) Analyst
4 16 (12.31%) Applications Support
5 15 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.23%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (9.23%) Applications Support Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.15%) Systems Support
8 8 (6.15%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Systems Support Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.62%) HTML
2 12 (9.23%) XML
3 10 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 10 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (6.92%) Web Services
4 9 (6.92%) J2EE
5 6 (4.62%) JSON
6 4 (3.08%) Cascading
6 4 (3.08%) Apache Commons
6 4 (3.08%) REST
6 4 (3.08%) Guava
6 4 (3.08%) Spring
6 4 (3.08%) LAMP
6 4 (3.08%) Middleware
6 4 (3.08%) CSS
6 4 (3.08%) SOAP
7 3 (2.31%) CGI
8 2 (1.54%) RESTful
8 2 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) User Experience
1 6 (4.62%) Clustering
2 4 (3.08%) Open Source
2 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.31%) Equities
3 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.31%) Online Games
4 2 (1.54%) Social Network
4 2 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.54%) Derivative
4 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.54%) Replication
4 2 (1.54%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.77%) DTV
5 1 (0.77%) CMDB
5 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 110 (84.62%) Linux
2 86 (66.15%) UNIX
3 46 (35.38%) Windows
4 21 (16.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (14.62%) Solaris
5 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (13.08%) SUSE
7 13 (10.00%) AIX
8 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.69%) CentOS
10 8 (6.15%) Debian
11 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.54%) HPUX
14 1 (0.77%) VMS
14 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (14.62%) Validation
2 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (11.54%) ETL
5 14 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (10.77%) DevOps
5 14 (10.77%) Change Management
6 12 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.46%) Performance Testing
8 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.92%) ITIL
10 8 (6.15%) Test Planning
10 8 (6.15%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.15%) Workflow
10 8 (6.15%) Scrum
11 7 (5.38%) OO
11 7 (5.38%) Project Management
11 7 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 116 (89.23%) Perl
2 84 (64.62%) SQL
3 74 (56.92%) Bash Shell
4 62 (47.69%) Python
5 61 (46.92%) sed
6 42 (32.31%) Java
7 41 (31.54%) Shell Script
8 28 (21.54%) PHP
9 26 (20.00%) Korn
10 25 (19.23%) Bourne shell
11 23 (17.69%) C++
12 21 (16.15%) JavaScript
13 18 (13.85%) PL/SQL
13 18 (13.85%) Ruby
14 14 (10.77%) C
15 5 (3.85%) Tcl
16 4 (3.08%) VBA
16 4 (3.08%) COBOL
17 3 (2.31%) Go
18 2 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) CCNA
3 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.08%) OCP
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) QA
2 5 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.00%) Samba
2 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.46%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (5.38%) vSphere
5 5 (3.85%) NFS
6 4 (3.08%) Xen
6 4 (3.08%) Firmware
7 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.54%) StorNext
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 15 (11.54%) Puppet
2 13 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 12 (9.23%) Nagios
4 7 (5.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.08%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.08%) Oozie
7 3 (2.31%) Ansible
7 3 (2.31%) Opsview
7 3 (2.31%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.31%) Cacti
7 3 (2.31%) yum
8 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 75 (57.69%) Oracle
2 29 (22.31%) Red Hat
3 20 (15.38%) VMware
4 10 (7.69%) IBM
4 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.15%) Percona
5 8 (6.15%) Sun
5 8 (6.15%) Cisco
6 6 (4.62%) MapR
6 6 (4.62%) Vertica
6 6 (4.62%) Sybase
7 4 (3.08%) TippingPoint
7 4 (3.08%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.08%) Juniper
7 4 (3.08%) Siebel
8 3 (2.31%) HP
8 3 (2.31%) EMC
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix
9 2 (1.54%) Brocade
9 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: on-call + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £57,500
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + On-call + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago