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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 874 789 872
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +83
Permanent jobs citing Bourne shell 41 87 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.081% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.15% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 31 75 42
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £61,250 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.01% +3.88%

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
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
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 £28,000 £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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Bourne shell Salary Histogram in the UK

Bourne shell
Top 18 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 30 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 -88 41 £55,000 +22.22% 4
London -18 18 £50,000 +11.11%
South East -18 13 £70,000 +79.48% 2
Surrey +3 10 £70,000 +86.66%
Cambridge -16 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Cambridgeshire -23 8 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England -36 8 £47,500 -5.00%
City of London - 6 £60,000 -
Camberley - 6 £70,000 -
Berkshire -8 3 £43,750 -20.45% 2
North West - 2 £28,625 -
Maidenhead -15 1 £52,500 +12.29% 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £35,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £28,625 -
Merseyside - 1 £28,625 -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 69 (86.25%) Linux
2 66 (82.50%) Shell Script
3 64 (80.00%) Perl
4 61 (76.25%) UNIX
5 36 (45.00%) SQL
6 35 (43.75%) AWK
7 32 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 32 (40.00%) Python
8 31 (38.75%) sed
9 29 (36.25%) Korn
9 29 (36.25%) Windows
10 26 (32.50%) Oracle
11 25 (31.25%) SAN
11 25 (31.25%) Clustering
12 24 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (30.00%) Solaris
13 23 (28.75%) TCP/IP
13 23 (28.75%) Finance
13 23 (28.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 20 (25.00%) Degree
15 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
15 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
15 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database
15 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (23.75%) EMC
16 18 (22.50%) SUSE
16 18 (22.50%) Performance Management
17 17 (21.25%) Problem Management
17 17 (21.25%) Incident Management
17 17 (21.25%) Veritas

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.75%) Apache
1 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) SAN
2 23 (28.75%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.25%) SSH
4 11 (13.75%) DHCP
5 10 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 10 (12.50%) Ethereal
5 10 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 10 (12.50%) tcpdump
6 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.00%) DNS
8 3 (3.75%) LDAP
9 2 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle Database
2 14 (17.50%) MySQL
3 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.00%) Big Data
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.50%) OLTP
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.50%) VLDB
6 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Ant
1 2 (2.50%) JUnit
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) WebObjects
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Financial Institution
3 11 (13.75%) Banking
4 8 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Administrator
2 24 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 24 (30.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 24 (30.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 16 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (20.00%) DBA
4 10 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX Support
6 4 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Junior DBA
7 3 (3.75%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.75%) Junior
7 3 (3.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 6 (7.50%) XML
3 5 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.75%) SOAP
5 2 (2.50%) HTML
5 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 2 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.25%) Middleware
6 1 (1.25%) JSON
6 1 (1.25%) Servlets
6 1 (1.25%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Clustering
2 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) PKI
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) Equities
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
7 1 (1.25%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (86.25%) Linux
2 61 (76.25%) UNIX
3 29 (36.25%) Windows
4 24 (30.00%) Solaris
5 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (22.50%) SUSE
7 15 (18.75%) AIX
8 14 (17.50%) CentOS
8 14 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (12.50%) Fedora
10 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.25%) Debian
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (28.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (22.50%) Performance Management
4 17 (21.25%) Problem Management
4 17 (21.25%) Incident Management
5 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 9 (11.25%) Video Analytics
7 9 (11.25%) Analytics
7 9 (11.25%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.25%) OO
10 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
11 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (2.50%) Data Management
12 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.50%) Data Modelling
12 2 (2.50%) Benchmarking
12 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (82.50%) Shell Script
2 64 (80.00%) Perl
3 36 (45.00%) SQL
4 35 (43.75%) AWK
5 32 (40.00%) Python
6 31 (38.75%) sed
7 29 (36.25%) Korn
8 16 (20.00%) C
8 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 12 (15.00%) Java
10 7 (8.75%) C++
11 6 (7.50%) C#
12 5 (6.25%) C-shell
13 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
13 2 (2.50%) VB
13 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.25%) XPath
14 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
2 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MCSD
4 1 (1.25%) HND
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Firmware
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 12 (15.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Veritas File System
4 6 (7.50%) vSphere
4 6 (7.50%) Sendmail
4 6 (7.50%) Samba
4 6 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 16 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 12 (15.00%) NetBackup
3 10 (12.50%) YUM
4 9 (11.25%) Legato
5 4 (5.00%) Puppet
6 3 (3.75%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.50%) Nagios
8 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 26 (32.50%) Oracle
3 19 (23.75%) EMC
4 17 (21.25%) Sun
4 17 (21.25%) Veritas
5 14 (17.50%) HP
6 10 (12.50%) IBM
7 8 (10.00%) CA
8 6 (7.50%) VMware
9 4 (5.00%) Compaq
10 3 (3.75%) Cisco
10 3 (3.75%) BMC
11 2 (2.50%) JBoss
12 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.25%) Citrix
12 1 (1.25%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.25%) Altiris
12 1 (1.25%) Isilon
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