The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 853 777 752
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -25
Permanent jobs citing AWK 64 106 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45 75 145
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

AWK Salary Histogram in the UK

AWK
Top 28 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -79 54 £52,500 +5.00% 12
London -70 26 £55,000 -4.34% 8
East of England -1 21 £52,500 -18.35% 2
Bedfordshire -7 8 £52,500 -
Essex - 8 £52,500 -
Brentwood - 8 £52,500 -
Luton - 6 £52,500 -
South East -25 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Scotland -19 4 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £26,644 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 2 £39,500 -38.56%
City of London -21 2 £75,000 +57.89%
Dunstable +12 1 - -
South West -6 1 - -
Leeds -25 1 £42,500 -5.55%
West Yorkshire -38 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -49 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Dorset - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 2
Romford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £36,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - 1 £55,000 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 127 (89.44%) Perl
2 119 (83.80%) Linux
3 83 (58.45%) Shell Script
4 77 (54.23%) Bash Shell
5 75 (52.82%) UNIX
6 74 (52.11%) Oracle
7 70 (49.30%) sed
8 61 (42.96%) Python
9 55 (38.73%) SQL
10 47 (33.10%) Performance Tuning
11 44 (30.99%) Red Hat
12 38 (26.76%) Java
12 38 (26.76%) MySQL
13 37 (26.06%) Windows
13 37 (26.06%) Apache
13 37 (26.06%) Korn
14 35 (24.65%) Oracle RMAN
14 35 (24.65%) Bourne shell
15 34 (23.94%) Data Guard
15 34 (23.94%) Oracle Database
16 31 (21.83%) Finance
17 28 (19.72%) C
18 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (19.01%) Oracle RAC
18 27 (19.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (18.31%) SUSE
19 26 (18.31%) SAN
19 26 (18.31%) C++
20 25 (17.61%) Tomcat

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (26.06%) Apache
2 25 (17.61%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.34%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.11%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Magento
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.31%) SAN
2 24 (16.90%) Firewall
3 15 (10.56%) HTTP
4 13 (9.15%) SSH
5 10 (7.04%) NAS
5 10 (7.04%) Internet
5 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.63%) LDAP
6 8 (5.63%) DNS
7 6 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (4.23%) MRTG
7 6 (4.23%) SMTP
7 6 (4.23%) BIG-IP
8 5 (3.52%) SSL
8 5 (3.52%) ATM
8 5 (3.52%) VPN
9 4 (2.82%) IPsec
10 3 (2.11%) DHCP
11 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.76%) MySQL
2 34 (23.94%) Oracle Database
3 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 16 (11.27%) RDBMS
5 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.04%) Big Data
6 10 (7.04%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.82%) InfiniDB
10 4 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.82%) SQLPlus
11 3 (2.11%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (2.11%) OLTP
11 3 (2.11%) DB2
11 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Emacs
1 13 (9.15%) GCC
1 13 (9.15%) GDB
2 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.93%) GNU Toolchain
4 6 (4.23%) BitKeeper
4 6 (4.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.41%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.41%) Hudson
5 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.41%) YouTrack
5 2 (1.41%) Ant
5 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.41%) JIRA
5 2 (1.41%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (21.83%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Games
4 6 (4.23%) Marketing
5 5 (3.52%) Retail
6 4 (2.82%) Billing
7 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Administrator
2 29 (20.42%) Linux Administrator
3 23 (16.20%) Analyst
3 23 (16.20%) DBA
4 22 (15.49%) Support Engineer
5 21 (14.79%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (12.68%) Oracle DBA
7 17 (11.97%) UNIX Administrator
8 15 (10.56%) Applications Support
9 13 (9.15%) Data Analyst
10 12 (8.45%) Applications Support Engineer
10 12 (8.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (7.04%) Architect
12 9 (6.34%) Linux Support
12 9 (6.34%) Support Analyst
13 8 (5.63%) Developer
13 8 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (4.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
15 6 (4.23%) Systems Support
16 4 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) HTML
2 15 (10.56%) CGI
3 13 (9.15%) Mason
3 13 (9.15%) CSS
4 9 (6.34%) J2EE
5 8 (5.63%) POSIX
6 7 (4.93%) XML
7 6 (4.23%) .NET
7 6 (4.23%) X-Windows
8 5 (3.52%) Middleware
9 4 (2.82%) OSGi
9 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.11%) SOAP
10 3 (2.11%) Regular Expression
11 2 (1.41%) REST
11 2 (1.41%) WSH
11 2 (1.41%) Spring
12 1 (0.70%) Java SE
12 1 (0.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Clustering
2 19 (13.38%) Statistics
3 17 (11.97%) Firmware
4 13 (9.15%) Open Source
5 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.23%) iSeries
7 5 (3.52%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.52%) Online Games
7 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.52%) EFT
7 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.11%) Informatics
8 3 (2.11%) Replication
8 3 (2.11%) HACMP
9 2 (1.41%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.41%) CMDB
10 1 (0.70%) Derivative
10 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 119 (83.80%) Linux
2 75 (52.82%) UNIX
3 37 (26.06%) Windows
4 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (19.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (18.31%) SUSE
6 23 (16.20%) Solaris
7 17 (11.97%) CentOS
8 16 (11.27%) Debian
9 9 (6.34%) AIX
10 6 (4.23%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.41%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.41%) VMS
12 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (16.20%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (16.20%) Problem Management
3 23 (16.20%) OO
4 19 (13.38%) Performance Management
4 19 (13.38%) Incident Management
5 17 (11.97%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.27%) OOD
7 14 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (9.86%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (9.86%) Change Management
8 13 (9.15%) Investment Management
8 13 (9.15%) ITIL
9 10 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 9 (6.34%) CRM
10 9 (6.34%) Analytics
11 8 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (5.63%) Test Automation
11 8 (5.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 127 (89.44%) Perl
2 83 (58.45%) Shell Script
3 77 (54.23%) Bash Shell
4 70 (49.30%) sed
5 61 (42.96%) Python
6 55 (38.73%) SQL
7 38 (26.76%) Java
8 37 (26.06%) Korn
9 35 (24.65%) Bourne shell
10 28 (19.72%) C
11 26 (18.31%) C++
12 19 (13.38%) PHP
13 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
14 9 (6.34%) Ruby
14 9 (6.34%) C-shell
15 6 (4.23%) VB
16 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
17 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
17 3 (2.11%) VBScript
18 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) SC Cleared
1 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.75%) RHCE
3 10 (7.04%) Degree
4 3 (2.11%) PhD
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) CCIE
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) SLA
2 9 (6.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.11%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (24.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (19.01%) Oracle RAC
3 24 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.93%) Samba
4 7 (4.93%) KVM
5 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.23%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.23%) Xen
5 6 (4.23%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.41%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.41%) StorNext
8 1 (0.70%) NFS
8 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (23.94%) Data Guard
2 17 (11.97%) HP SIM
3 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 14 (9.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 13 (9.15%) Tivoli
6 11 (7.75%) Puppet
7 10 (7.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (7.04%) Nagios
8 6 (4.23%) YUM
9 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (2.11%) Unicenter
10 3 (2.11%) OpenView
11 2 (1.41%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.41%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.41%) CA LISA
11 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (52.11%) Oracle
2 44 (30.99%) Red Hat
3 25 (17.61%) VMware
4 20 (14.08%) IBM
5 18 (12.68%) JBoss
6 12 (8.45%) HP
7 11 (7.75%) Vertica
8 9 (6.34%) EMC
9 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.23%) F5
10 6 (4.23%) SAP
10 6 (4.23%) JD Edwards
11 5 (3.52%) Tripwire
11 5 (3.52%) Hitachi
11 5 (3.52%) Sun
11 5 (3.52%) Sybase
12 4 (2.82%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.82%) Veritas
13 3 (2.11%) Patsystems
13 3 (2.11%) GL TRADE
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + 8k On call
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £30,000 per annum (DOE), plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £23573 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Romford
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, 25 days hol
Posted: 28 days ago