The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 863 777 852
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +75
Permanent jobs citing Bourne shell 41 84 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.080% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.15% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 31 72 39
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%

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
58023 55631 62152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.78% 52.91% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 48664 47968 54494
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Salary Trend

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

Bourne shell Salary Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bourne shell over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Bourne shell Salary Histogram in the UK

Bourne shell
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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 -86 41 £51,500 +14.44% 8
London -41 16 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -16 13 £70,000 +79.48%
Surrey -4 10 £70,000 +86.66%
East of England -37 10 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Cambridge -15 9 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 9 £47,500 -5.00% 3
City of London - 7 £63,750 - 2
Camberley - 6 £70,000 -
Berkshire -9 2 £35,000 -36.36%
North West - 2 £28,625 -
Basingstoke -5 1 £40,000 +2.56%
Hampshire -16 1 £40,000 +2.56%
Hertfordshire - 1 £51,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £28,625 -
Bracknell - 1 £35,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £28,625 -
Reading - 1 - -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Bourne shell 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 Bourne shell.

1 68 (83.95%) Linux
2 66 (81.48%) Shell Script
3 64 (79.01%) Perl
3 64 (79.01%) UNIX
4 36 (44.44%) SQL
5 35 (43.21%) AWK
6 34 (41.98%) Python
7 32 (39.51%) Red Hat
8 31 (38.27%) Korn
9 29 (35.80%) sed
10 27 (33.33%) Oracle
10 27 (33.33%) Windows
11 25 (30.86%) SAN
11 25 (30.86%) Clustering
12 24 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (29.63%) Solaris
12 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
13 23 (28.40%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (28.40%) Finance
14 19 (23.46%) EMC
14 19 (23.46%) Bash Shell
15 18 (22.22%) Degree
16 17 (20.99%) Incident Management
16 17 (20.99%) Problem Management
16 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
16 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
16 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
16 17 (20.99%) Sun
16 17 (20.99%) Veritas
16 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Bourne shell 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 Bourne shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) SAN
2 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.05%) SSH
4 11 (13.58%) DHCP
5 10 (12.35%) Ethernet
5 10 (12.35%) Wireshark
5 10 (12.35%) Ethereal
5 10 (12.35%) tcpdump
6 8 (9.88%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.94%) DNS
8 3 (3.70%) LDAP
9 2 (2.47%) Internet
9 2 (2.47%) NAS
10 1 (1.23%) Intranet
10 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database
2 14 (17.28%) MySQL
3 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.88%) Big Data
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.47%) VLDB
6 2 (2.47%) OLTP
6 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) QlikView
7 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.47%) Ant
1 2 (2.47%) JUnit
1 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) WebObjects
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Financial Institution
3 12 (14.81%) Banking
4 8 (9.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Administrator
2 24 (29.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 24 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
2 24 (29.63%) UNIX Administrator
3 16 (19.75%) DBA
3 16 (19.75%) Oracle DBA
4 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Customer Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) UNIX Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Customer Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) UNIX Support
7 4 (4.94%) Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Junior DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Junior Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Junior
8 3 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
1 7 (8.64%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) SOAP
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) WCF
6 1 (1.23%) jQuery
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
6 1 (1.23%) Servlets
6 1 (1.23%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.23%) XSL
6 1 (1.23%) XSLT
6 1 (1.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Clustering
2 16 (19.75%) Firmware
3 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.17%) Replication
6 3 (3.70%) PKI
7 2 (2.47%) Equities
7 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) iPhone
8 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (83.95%) Linux
2 64 (79.01%) UNIX
3 27 (33.33%) Windows
4 24 (29.63%) Solaris
5 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (19.75%) SUSE
7 15 (18.52%) AIX
8 14 (17.28%) CentOS
8 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (12.35%) Fedora
10 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (28.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (20.99%) Incident Management
3 17 (20.99%) Problem Management
4 16 (19.75%) Performance Management
5 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.35%) Network Architecture
7 9 (11.11%) Analytics
7 9 (11.11%) Video Analytics
7 9 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) OO
10 4 (4.94%) Change Management
10 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.47%) Benchmarking
11 2 (2.47%) Project Management
11 2 (2.47%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (81.48%) Shell Script
2 64 (79.01%) Perl
3 36 (44.44%) SQL
4 35 (43.21%) AWK
5 34 (41.98%) Python
6 31 (38.27%) Korn
7 29 (35.80%) sed
8 19 (23.46%) Bash Shell
9 16 (19.75%) C
10 15 (18.52%) Java
11 7 (8.64%) C#
11 7 (8.64%) C++
12 5 (6.17%) C-shell
13 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
13 3 (3.70%) VB
14 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.47%) PHP
15 1 (1.23%) VB6
15 1 (1.23%) XPath
15 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
2 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.23%) MCSD
4 1 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (14.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (11.11%) Veritas File System
4 6 (7.41%) Samba
4 6 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.41%) Sendmail
4 6 (7.41%) vSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) HP SIM
1 16 (19.75%) Data Guard
2 12 (14.81%) NetBackup
3 10 (12.35%) YUM
4 9 (11.11%) Legato
5 4 (4.94%) Puppet
6 3 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.47%) Nagios
8 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Red Hat
2 27 (33.33%) Oracle
3 19 (23.46%) EMC
4 17 (20.99%) Sun
4 17 (20.99%) Veritas
5 14 (17.28%) HP
6 10 (12.35%) IBM
7 8 (9.88%) CA
8 6 (7.41%) VMware
9 4 (4.94%) Compaq
10 3 (3.70%) BMC
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco
10 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.47%) JBoss
12 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
12 1 (1.23%) Isilon
12 1 (1.23%) Altiris
12 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.23%) Citrix
12 1 (1.23%) Avaya
Lincolnshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: €55,000-€70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Peterborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Peterborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £10000 - £14000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago