The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 866 852 900
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +48
Permanent jobs citing AWK 44 111 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 87 57
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £33,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,950 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%

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
49535 56337 57862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.55% 51.49% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42664 48309 48499
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing AWK as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 44 £50,000 +2.04% 3
London -4 24 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England +7 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
City of London +40 10 £43,000 +26.47% 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 7 £46,250 +2.77%
Watford - 7 £50,000 - 1
Dunstable +10 6 £50,000 +11.11%
South East +36 3 £56,000 +1.81% 1
Surrey +19 3 £56,000 +1.81% 1
Egham - 3 £56,000 -
Luton - 1 £42,500 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AWK.

1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 36 (57.14%) Java
3 35 (55.56%) Perl
3 35 (55.56%) SQL
4 31 (49.21%) Shell Script
5 28 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 26 (41.27%) Finance
6 26 (41.27%) Oracle
7 24 (38.10%) Unix
7 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
8 23 (36.51%) Windows
8 23 (36.51%) Korn
9 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
9 20 (31.75%) C++
10 19 (30.16%) Python
11 17 (26.98%) sed
12 15 (23.81%) SDLC
12 15 (23.81%) Maven
13 14 (22.22%) CentOS
14 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
14 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
14 13 (20.63%) Banking
15 12 (19.05%) DNS
15 12 (19.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
16 11 (17.46%) Network Management
16 11 (17.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
16 11 (17.46%) OO
17 10 (15.87%) WebLogic

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.87%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) CMS
3 7 (11.11%) nginx
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.17%) JBoss
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Liferay
6 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) CATIA
1 3 (4.76%) Siemens NX
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (7.94%) Teamcenter
2 2 (3.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 10 (15.87%) HTTP
3 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.29%) Network Security
5 6 (9.52%) FTP
6 4 (6.35%) SNMP
7 3 (4.76%) SAN
7 3 (4.76%) SMTP
8 2 (3.17%) DHCP
8 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.17%) LDAP
8 2 (3.17%) SSL
9 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.59%) Firewall
9 1 (1.59%) Internet
9 1 (1.59%) NAS
9 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.59%) Telnet
9 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.94%) MySQL
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data
7 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Maven
2 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
3 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Toad
5 1 (1.59%) GitLab
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) ProC
5 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.59%) WebPagetest
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (12.70%) Publishing
4 8 (12.70%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Back Office
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Analyst
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Test Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) C++ Developer
5 6 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Junior
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (14.29%) GWT
3 7 (11.11%) POSIX
4 6 (9.52%) XML
5 5 (7.94%) Middleware
6 4 (6.35%) LAMP
7 3 (4.76%) XSLT
8 2 (3.17%) FreeMarker
8 2 (3.17%) SOAP
9 1 (1.59%) Django
9 1 (1.59%) Dropwizard
9 1 (1.59%) ELK Stack
9 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (1.59%) HTML
9 1 (1.59%) JDBC
9 1 (1.59%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (1.59%) MDX
9 1 (1.59%) Node.js
9 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
9 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) PMI
2 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 24 (38.10%) Unix
3 23 (36.51%) Windows
4 14 (22.22%) CentOS
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Solaris
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) VMS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) SDLC
2 11 (17.46%) Network Management
2 11 (17.46%) OO
3 10 (15.87%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.70%) ERP
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
6 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (11.11%) Content Management
6 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.94%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.35%) CAD
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Test Planning
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
9 3 (4.76%) PLM
9 3 (4.76%) Security Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 35 (55.56%) Perl
2 35 (55.56%) SQL
3 31 (49.21%) Shell Script
4 28 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 23 (36.51%) Korn
6 20 (31.75%) C++
6 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 19 (30.16%) Python
8 17 (26.98%) sed
9 8 (12.70%) Ruby
10 7 (11.11%) C-shell
10 7 (11.11%) PHP
11 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
11 5 (7.94%) VBScript
12 4 (6.35%) C
13 2 (3.17%) C#
14 1 (1.59%) COBOL
14 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 3 (4.76%) PMP
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) NFS
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Gluster
4 1 (1.59%) iptables
4 1 (1.59%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) Postfix
4 1 (1.59%) Squid
4 1 (1.59%) Varnish
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) cPanel
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.59%) Kibana
4 1 (1.59%) Nmap
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Oracle
2 24 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.87%) HP
4 9 (14.29%) Google
5 6 (9.52%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) SAP
7 3 (4.76%) Sun
8 2 (3.17%) Murex
8 2 (3.17%) Splunk
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) GoldenSource
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Novell
9 1 (1.59%) Percona
9 1 (1.59%) Remedy
9 1 (1.59%) SaltStack
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