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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 784 812 792
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs citing AWK 116 98 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.085% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 90 68 88
Average salary £46,000 £45,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.54% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £26,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £61,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +123.68%

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 30 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 31 August 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 +36 116 £46,000 +0.54% 9
London +10 62 £55,000 +20.21% 7
East of England +21 32 £45,000 -10.89%
Bedfordshire +29 30 £45,000 -10.89%
Dunstable +5 30 £45,000 -10.89%
City of London +27 17 £34,000 -28.42% 1
South East +14 9 £60,000 - 1
South West -1 9 £26,000 -48.00%
Bournemouth - 6 - -
Dorset - 6 - -
East Midlands - 5 £22,500 -
North West +9 4 £25,000 -12.66%
Grantham - 4 £22,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Gloucestershire -19 3 £26,000 -
Berkshire +7 2 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +2 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Reading -6 2 £52,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £26,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire +23 1 £70,000 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £39,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £70,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £39,500 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 142 (83.04%) Perl
2 136 (79.53%) Linux
3 118 (69.01%) UNIX
3 118 (69.01%) Bash Shell
4 104 (60.82%) sed
5 84 (49.12%) Python
6 83 (48.54%) SQL
7 80 (46.78%) Oracle
8 76 (44.44%) Java
9 71 (41.52%) Solaris
10 64 (37.43%) Finance
11 56 (32.75%) Shell Script
12 49 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (28.07%) Oracle Database
13 48 (28.07%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (27.49%) Korn
15 42 (24.56%) Banking
15 42 (24.56%) Oracle RMAN
15 42 (24.56%) Oracle Database 11g
16 41 (23.98%) Red Hat
17 40 (23.39%) Data Guard
18 39 (22.81%) Oracle RAC
19 37 (21.64%) TCP/IP
20 35 (20.47%) Windows
21 34 (19.88%) Configuration Management
21 34 (19.88%) Degree
22 33 (19.30%) Capacity Planning
23 32 (18.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 32 (18.71%) PHP
24 31 (18.13%) Ruby

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (16.96%) Apache
2 21 (12.28%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (8.77%) OpenStack
5 13 (7.60%) Drupal
6 10 (5.85%) JBoss
7 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.34%) SAS
7 4 (2.34%) OpenEdge
7 4 (2.34%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.75%) IIS
8 3 (1.75%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.75%) Mule
9 2 (1.17%) nginx
9 2 (1.17%) Confluence
10 1 (0.58%) Node.js
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) SPSS
2 4 (2.34%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Magento
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Utilities
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.17%) Cordys
4 1 (0.58%) Primavera
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.64%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.87%) SAN
3 21 (12.28%) SNMP
4 12 (7.02%) Firewall
4 12 (7.02%) FTP
5 8 (4.68%) HTTP
6 7 (4.09%) DNS
7 6 (3.51%) VPN
7 6 (3.51%) LAN
7 6 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.34%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.34%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.34%) Internet
8 4 (2.34%) SSH
8 4 (2.34%) Network Security
8 4 (2.34%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.75%) LDAP
9 3 (1.75%) WAN
10 1 (0.58%) VoIP
10 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.07%) Oracle Database
2 42 (24.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (15.20%) Relational Database
4 25 (14.62%) MySQL
5 24 (14.04%) RDBMS
6 23 (13.45%) Hadoop
7 19 (11.11%) HBase
8 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
9 15 (8.77%) OpenTSDB
10 11 (6.43%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (4.68%) Big Data
11 8 (4.68%) Apache Hive
12 7 (4.09%) MongoDB
13 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (3.51%) DB2
13 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.28%) Maven
3 20 (11.70%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.68%) Subversion
5 7 (4.09%) JIRA
5 7 (4.09%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.34%) JUnit
6 4 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.34%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.34%) JMeter
6 4 (2.34%) Mockito
7 3 (1.75%) Firebug
8 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.58%) Trac
9 1 (0.58%) Grunt
9 1 (0.58%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.58%) Hudson
9 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 64 (37.43%) Finance
2 42 (24.56%) Banking
3 28 (16.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.77%) Online Betting
5 10 (5.85%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.51%) Retail
7 4 (2.34%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.17%) Front Office
8 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (33.33%) Administrator
2 36 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
3 21 (12.28%) Applications Support
3 21 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (11.70%) Analyst
5 18 (10.53%) Developer
6 16 (9.36%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Automation Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) DBA
8 14 (8.19%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (7.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (6.43%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (5.85%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (5.85%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.79%) XML
2 22 (12.87%) HTML
2 22 (12.87%) FIX Protocol
3 19 (11.11%) JSON
4 16 (9.36%) REST
4 16 (9.36%) SOAP
5 13 (7.60%) Middleware
6 7 (4.09%) Spring
6 7 (4.09%) J2EE
7 6 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (2.92%) Web Services
9 4 (2.34%) CSS
9 4 (2.34%) Guava
9 4 (2.34%) Cascading
9 4 (2.34%) Apache Commons
10 3 (1.75%) LAMP
11 2 (1.17%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.58%) Robotlegs
12 1 (0.58%) MyBatis
12 1 (0.58%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Equities
2 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.09%) Clustering
6 6 (3.51%) Derivative
7 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.34%) Physics
8 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.75%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.75%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) iPad
11 1 (0.58%) Eurex
11 1 (0.58%) DTV
11 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 136 (79.53%) Linux
2 118 (69.01%) UNIX
3 71 (41.52%) Solaris
4 35 (20.47%) Windows
5 25 (14.62%) SUSE
6 22 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (10.53%) CentOS
7 18 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (8.19%) Debian
9 10 (5.85%) AIX
10 7 (4.09%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.51%) HPUX
12 5 (2.92%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.07%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (19.88%) Configuration Management
4 33 (19.30%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (14.04%) DevOps
6 21 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.70%) B2B
7 20 (11.70%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (9.36%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (8.19%) Data Analysis
12 13 (7.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (6.43%) SDLC
14 10 (5.85%) Validation
15 9 (5.26%) ITIL
16 7 (4.09%) Scrum
17 6 (3.51%) OO
17 6 (3.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 142 (83.04%) Perl
2 118 (69.01%) Bash Shell
3 104 (60.82%) sed
4 84 (49.12%) Python
5 83 (48.54%) SQL
6 76 (44.44%) Java
7 56 (32.75%) Shell Script
8 47 (27.49%) Korn
9 32 (18.71%) PHP
10 31 (18.13%) Ruby
11 30 (17.54%) C-shell
11 30 (17.54%) PL/SQL
12 27 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 22 (12.87%) C++
14 15 (8.77%) Go
15 12 (7.02%) C
16 9 (5.26%) Tcl
17 7 (4.09%) Bourne shell
18 5 (2.92%) Scala
18 5 (2.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (19.88%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) OCP
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.58%) HNC
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) CCNA
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (1.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (22.81%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.60%) Samba
4 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.26%) KVM
6 4 (2.34%) vSphere
7 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.75%) NFS
7 3 (1.75%) Firmware
7 3 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.17%) StorNext
9 1 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.58%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 42 (24.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 40 (23.39%) Data Guard
3 32 (18.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 27 (15.79%) Puppet
5 18 (10.53%) Ansible
6 16 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (8.77%) Opsview
7 15 (8.77%) Nagios
7 15 (8.77%) yum
8 4 (2.34%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.34%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (2.34%) Oozie
9 3 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.75%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 80 (46.78%) Oracle
2 41 (23.98%) Red Hat
3 24 (14.04%) VMware
4 7 (4.09%) IBM
4 7 (4.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.09%) HP
5 5 (2.92%) Sun
6 4 (2.34%) EMC
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco
6 4 (2.34%) Percona
7 3 (1.75%) Vertica
7 3 (1.75%) MapR
7 3 (1.75%) CQG
7 3 (1.75%) Brocade
7 3 (1.75%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.75%) Reuters
7 3 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix
7 3 (1.75%) BMC
7 3 (1.75%) CommVault
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £57,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago