The first table below looks at the demand for Shell Script skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 236 193 173
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -20
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1358 1550 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.42% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 2.71% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1188 1528
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.17%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59777 57287 63667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.90% 52.66% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50809 49277 56082
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Shell Script
Salary Trend

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

Shell Script Salary Trend in the UK

Shell Script
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Shell Script over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Shell Script Salary Histogram in the UK

Shell Script
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(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 -43 1282 £47,500 -0.52% 159
London -68 570 £52,500 -4.54% 80
South East -4 225 £47,500 +1.06% 24
City of London -70 153 £57,500 - 41
Yorkshire +17 129 £40,000 +23.07% 7
East of England -8 121 £45,000 +12.50% 18
West Yorkshire +34 106 £40,000 +17.64% 6
South West -38 89 £38,000 -15.55% 11
Hampshire +18 77 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +8 73 £50,000 +22.69% 8
Berkshire -21 65 £50,000 +9.89% 7
Leeds +13 56 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands -1 55 £45,000 - 6
Hertfordshire -38 53 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Scotland -51 53 £37,500 - 6
Gloucestershire -6 45 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Surrey +10 42 £40,000 -14.89% 5
Birmingham -4 40 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester +13 38 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Bradford +13 37 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Reading +2 36 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Portsmouth -15 31 £50,500 +4.12%
Wiltshire -14 28 £40,000 +6.66%
Edinburgh +4 24 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 23 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Watford -23 21 £40,250 +0.62% 1
East Midlands -29 21 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Glasgow -51 21 £43,000 +14.66% 3
Gloucester -8 19 £46,000 - 1
Suffolk - 19 £45,000 - 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Shell Script 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 Shell Script.

1 1882 (64.81%) UNIX
2 1870 (64.39%) Linux
3 1348 (46.42%) SQL
4 1306 (44.97%) Oracle
5 1137 (39.15%) Java
6 793 (27.31%) Finance
7 784 (27.00%) Perl
8 741 (25.52%) Windows
9 521 (17.94%) Oracle Database
10 473 (16.29%) PL/SQL
11 467 (16.08%) Python
12 465 (16.01%) Relational Database
13 456 (15.70%) Red Hat
14 405 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
15 399 (13.74%) MySQL
16 395 (13.60%) Degree
17 392 (13.50%) SQL Server
18 358 (12.33%) Apache
19 348 (11.98%) JavaScript
20 339 (11.67%) XML
20 339 (11.67%) Bash Shell
21 337 (11.60%) HTML
21 337 (11.60%) Solaris
22 332 (11.43%) Banking
23 328 (11.29%) RDBMS
24 327 (11.26%) C++
25 322 (11.09%) TCP/IP
26 316 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
27 307 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 298 (10.26%) DNS

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Shell Script 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 Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 358 (12.33%) Apache
2 270 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 168 (5.79%) WebLogic
4 129 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 67 (2.31%) TIBCO EMS
6 53 (1.83%) nginx
7 51 (1.76%) IIS
8 46 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 45 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 43 (1.48%) MS Exchange
11 35 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 35 (1.21%) Node.js
12 31 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.07%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 29 (1.00%) WordPress
13 29 (1.00%) SAS
14 26 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
15 25 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 22 (0.76%) Apache Solr
17 21 (0.72%) Mule
Applications
1 136 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.76%) MS Office
3 12 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.28%) SPSS
5 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.28%) GIMP
6 5 (0.17%) MS Project
7 4 (0.14%) Stata
8 3 (0.10%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.034%) InDesign
9 1 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 124 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
2 88 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 61 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
4 47 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
5 31 (1.07%) TIBCO iProcess
6 29 (1.00%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 24 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
8 22 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
8 22 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
8 22 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (0.59%) Magento
10 16 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 11 (0.38%) Line 500
13 11 (0.38%) Summit
14 10 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
15 9 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.41%) SaaS
3 20 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (0.69%) Joyent
4 14 (0.48%) IaaS
5 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.38%) PaaS
6 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.28%) Office 365
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.10%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.069%) Heroku
9 2 (0.069%) Engine Yard
9 2 (0.069%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.069%) GitHub
10 1 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 322 (11.09%) TCP/IP
2 298 (10.26%) DNS
3 278 (9.57%) SAN
4 277 (9.54%) Firewall
5 168 (5.79%) Internet
6 129 (4.44%) VPN
7 108 (3.72%) LDAP
8 102 (3.51%) HTTP
9 77 (2.65%) SSH
10 68 (2.34%) SSL
11 58 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
12 57 (1.96%) DHCP
13 53 (1.83%) NAS
14 50 (1.72%) LAN
15 41 (1.41%) FTP
16 36 (1.24%) SMTP
17 33 (1.14%) WAN
18 32 (1.10%) BGP
19 29 (1.00%) VLAN
20 27 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (17.94%) Oracle Database
2 465 (16.01%) Relational Database
3 399 (13.74%) MySQL
4 392 (13.50%) SQL Server
5 328 (11.29%) RDBMS
6 316 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 217 (7.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 162 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
9 124 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
10 106 (3.65%) DB2
11 98 (3.37%) Big Data
12 93 (3.20%) MongoDB
13 92 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
14 83 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
15 77 (2.65%) NoSQL
16 74 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 74 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
17 64 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
18 62 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
19 53 (1.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 225 (7.75%) Subversion
2 204 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 172 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 167 (5.75%) Ant
5 160 (5.51%) Maven
6 107 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
7 78 (2.69%) JIRA
8 75 (2.58%) JUnit
9 61 (2.10%) Eclipse
10 57 (1.96%) Toad
11 56 (1.93%) Hudson
12 54 (1.86%) Selenium
13 53 (1.83%) TeamCity
14 42 (1.45%) ClearCase
15 36 (1.24%) Mercurial
16 29 (1.00%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.00%) CruiseControl
17 27 (0.93%) LoadRunner
18 25 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 793 (27.31%) Finance
2 332 (11.43%) Banking
3 133 (4.58%) Investment Banking
4 125 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 123 (4.24%) Retail
6 94 (3.24%) Front Office
7 66 (2.27%) Games
8 62 (2.13%) Marketing
9 59 (2.03%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.31%) Advertising
10 38 (1.31%) Publishing
11 28 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.83%) Back Office
13 23 (0.79%) Military
14 20 (0.69%) Legal
15 14 (0.48%) Electronics
15 14 (0.48%) Billing
16 11 (0.38%) Online Betting
17 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 772 (26.58%) Developer
2 452 (15.56%) Administrator
3 365 (12.57%) Analyst
4 275 (9.47%) DBA
5 267 (9.19%) Java Developer
6 250 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
7 221 (7.61%) Oracle DBA
8 188 (6.47%) Applications Support
9 178 (6.13%) Linux Administrator
10 159 (5.48%) Consultant
11 138 (4.75%) Support Analyst
12 136 (4.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 93 (3.20%) Support Engineer
14 91 (3.13%) Programmer
15 86 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
15 86 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
16 82 (2.82%) Software Developer
17 81 (2.79%) UNIX Administrator
18 80 (2.75%) Software Engineer
19 72 (2.48%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (11.67%) XML
2 337 (11.60%) HTML
3 219 (7.54%) Web Services
4 212 (7.30%) Spring
5 197 (6.78%) J2EE
6 196 (6.75%) Middleware
7 188 (6.47%) CSS
8 163 (5.61%) Hibernate
9 137 (4.72%) .NET
10 100 (3.44%) JSON
11 91 (3.13%) jQuery
12 82 (2.82%) LAMP
13 78 (2.69%) Java EE
14 74 (2.55%) SOAP
15 73 (2.51%) JSP
16 71 (2.44%) JMS
17 67 (2.31%) HTML5
18 65 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
19 56 (1.93%) JDBC
20 50 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 193 (6.65%) Computer Science
2 142 (4.89%) Clustering
3 134 (4.61%) Replication
4 121 (4.17%) Open Source
5 91 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 75 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.17%) HACMP
8 56 (1.93%) Equities
9 55 (1.89%) Derivative
10 52 (1.79%) Data Integration
11 49 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 39 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 38 (1.31%) Firmware
13 38 (1.31%) Statistics
14 35 (1.21%) Client/Server
15 32 (1.10%) Device Driver
16 31 (1.07%) Hedge funds
17 29 (1.00%) Mobile Games
18 25 (0.86%) Fixed Income
19 23 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1882 (64.81%) UNIX
2 1870 (64.39%) Linux
3 741 (25.52%) Windows
4 337 (11.60%) Solaris
5 307 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 259 (8.92%) AIX
7 158 (5.44%) HPUX
8 110 (3.79%) Ubuntu
9 93 (3.20%) CentOS
10 89 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 79 (2.72%) Debian
12 73 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (1.62%) Apple iOS
14 46 (1.58%) SUSE
15 31 (1.07%) Android
16 30 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (0.62%) Fedora
19 17 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
20 16 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
2 288 (9.92%) ITIL
3 258 (8.88%) Software Engineering
4 234 (8.06%) Configuration Management
5 212 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
6 206 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
7 204 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 191 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 180 (6.20%) SOA
9 180 (6.20%) DevOps
10 156 (5.37%) E-Commerce
11 152 (5.23%) ETL
12 143 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 138 (4.75%) Change Management
14 125 (4.30%) Scrum
15 122 (4.20%) OO
16 118 (4.06%) TDD
17 109 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 106 (3.65%) Analytics
19 105 (3.62%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1348 (46.42%) SQL
2 1137 (39.15%) Java
3 784 (27.00%) Perl
4 473 (16.29%) PL/SQL
5 467 (16.08%) Python
6 348 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 339 (11.67%) Bash Shell
8 327 (11.26%) C++
9 274 (9.44%) C
10 238 (8.20%) PHP
11 201 (6.92%) C#
12 154 (5.30%) Ruby
13 146 (5.03%) PowerShell
14 144 (4.96%) Korn
15 111 (3.82%) AWK
16 64 (2.20%) VB
17 62 (2.13%) Bourne shell
18 55 (1.89%) sed
19 54 (1.86%) Scala
20 52 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 395 (13.60%) Degree
2 176 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 74 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
6 56 (1.93%) ISEB
7 52 (1.79%) OCP
8 47 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (1.31%) CCNA
10 32 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (1.03%) CCNP
12 29 (1.00%) Sun Certification
13 22 (0.76%) MCSE
14 15 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.31%) RHCE
18 8 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (0.28%) CCIE
18 8 (0.28%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (5.79%) QA
2 83 (2.86%) SLA
3 41 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 22 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.10%) Basel III
10 1 (0.034%) DICOM
10 1 (0.034%) Basel II
10 1 (0.034%) BS7799
System Software
1 183 (6.30%) Oracle RAC
2 181 (6.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 180 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (4.51%) Active Directory
5 94 (3.24%) KVM
6 78 (2.69%) Hyper-V
7 70 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (1.69%) NFS
9 45 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 44 (1.52%) vSphere
11 43 (1.48%) VMware ESX
12 40 (1.38%) Sendmail
13 27 (0.93%) Xen
14 26 (0.90%) Samba
15 25 (0.86%) Squid
16 23 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 23 (0.79%) Postfix
17 14 (0.48%) Varnish
17 14 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 13 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 235 (8.09%) Puppet
2 160 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
2 160 (5.51%) Nagios
3 151 (5.20%) Data Guard
4 109 (3.75%) Tivoli
5 77 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 50 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 41 (1.41%) OpenView
8 36 (1.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 34 (1.17%) ZABBIX
10 33 (1.14%) Tivoli NetView
10 33 (1.14%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
11 30 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 28 (0.96%) Cacti
12 28 (0.96%) YUM
13 27 (0.93%) Opsview
14 26 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
15 25 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
16 23 (0.79%) Cobbler
17 19 (0.65%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1306 (44.97%) Oracle
2 456 (15.70%) Red Hat
3 282 (9.71%) VMware
4 237 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 218 (7.51%) HP
6 206 (7.09%) IBM
7 150 (5.17%) Cisco
8 137 (4.72%) JBoss
9 92 (3.17%) Sybase
9 92 (3.17%) TIBCO
10 84 (2.89%) Citrix
11 76 (2.62%) Sun
12 69 (2.38%) Veritas
13 52 (1.79%) NetApp
14 47 (1.62%) Google
15 46 (1.58%) SAP
15 46 (1.58%) EMC
16 41 (1.41%) Juniper
17 39 (1.34%) Informatica
18 37 (1.27%) BMC
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