The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 260 223 191
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -32
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1209 1466 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 2.48% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1165 1200
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 2015. 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 -31 1111 £50,000 - 136
London -18 563 £57,500 +4.54% 65
South East -4 207 £45,000 +7.14% 27
City of London +14 178 £55,000 - 26
Yorkshire +16 98 £37,500 +15.38% 7
West Yorkshire +10 85 £37,500 +15.38% 4
South West -8 77 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East of England -45 77 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Berkshire +1 61 £43,900 -2.44% 11
Leeds +13 56 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Surrey +32 55 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Hampshire -3 55 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Scotland -16 51 £42,500 -8.60% 9
Gloucestershire +5 44 £62,500 +65.56%
West Midlands -75 40 £40,000 -9.34% 5
Reading -4 36 £47,500 +8.57% 5
Hertfordshire -28 32 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -41 32 £33,000 -29.41% 9
East Midlands +39 28 £40,000 +33.33%
Cheltenham +27 27 £70,000 +77.21%
Glasgow -18 26 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bedfordshire +18 18 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Watford 0 18 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham -51 18 £41,250 -13.15% 3
Manchester -17 17 £37,000 -18.68% 4
Basingstoke +15 15 £45,000 +4.04%
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £50,000 +28.41% 4
Essex +5 14 £52,500 -
Portsmouth -3 14 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Kent +24 13 £60,000 - 2

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1559 (61.16%) Linux
2 1521 (59.67%) UNIX
3 1149 (45.08%) SQL
4 1092 (42.84%) Oracle
5 845 (33.15%) Java
6 746 (29.27%) Finance
7 721 (28.29%) Perl
8 576 (22.60%) Windows
9 549 (21.54%) Python
10 447 (17.54%) Oracle Database
11 416 (16.32%) PL/SQL
12 411 (16.12%) Solaris
13 410 (16.08%) Red Hat
14 388 (15.22%) MySQL
15 377 (14.79%) Bash Shell
16 376 (14.75%) Apache
17 375 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
18 367 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 363 (14.24%) Degree
20 353 (13.85%) VMware
21 335 (13.14%) Tomcat
22 326 (12.79%) JavaScript
23 325 (12.75%) SQL Server
24 321 (12.59%) Performance Tuning
25 291 (11.42%) Puppet
26 284 (11.14%) Banking
27 270 (10.59%) XML
28 259 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
29 255 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
30 253 (9.93%) PHP

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 376 (14.75%) Apache
2 335 (13.14%) Tomcat
3 215 (8.43%) WebLogic
4 145 (5.69%) JBoss
5 87 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 86 (3.37%) IIS
7 72 (2.82%) nginx
8 58 (2.28%) GlassFish
9 55 (2.16%) SharePoint
10 52 (2.04%) Node.js
11 50 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
12 38 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
13 34 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (1.18%) MS Exchange
15 25 (0.98%) SAS
15 25 (0.98%) OpenStack
16 24 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
17 20 (0.78%) CMS
18 17 (0.67%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 136 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.79%) MS Office
3 12 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
6 5 (0.20%) DOC1
7 4 (0.16%) SPSS
8 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) Mingle
9 2 (0.078%) Stata
9 2 (0.078%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.078%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) InDesign
10 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 75 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 21 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 18 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.43%) SAP SRM
8 11 (0.43%) RMDS
9 9 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.24%) Exstream
12 5 (0.20%) Magento
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.20%) Summit
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.16%) RiskWrite
14 3 (0.12%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 112 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.31%) SaaS
3 54 (2.12%) Amazon S3
4 44 (1.73%) PaaS
5 39 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (1.14%) IaaS
7 22 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (0.51%) Route 53
9 11 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.43%) Heroku
10 10 (0.39%) Engine Yard
11 9 (0.35%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (0.27%) GitHub
14 5 (0.20%) Office 365
14 5 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.12%) Trello
16 2 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 239 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 214 (8.40%) Firewall
3 195 (7.65%) DNS
4 193 (7.57%) SAN
5 103 (4.04%) HTTP
6 83 (3.26%) LDAP
7 80 (3.14%) Internet
8 75 (2.94%) SSL
9 69 (2.71%) VPN
10 64 (2.51%) SSH
11 54 (2.12%) FTP
12 51 (2.00%) NAS
13 42 (1.65%) Network Security
14 37 (1.45%) LAN
15 34 (1.33%) DHCP
16 30 (1.18%) VLAN
17 29 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (1.06%) IPsec
19 26 (1.02%) SMTP
20 24 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (17.54%) Oracle Database
2 388 (15.22%) MySQL
3 325 (12.75%) SQL Server
4 240 (9.42%) Relational Database
5 212 (8.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 166 (6.51%) RDBMS
7 134 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 133 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
9 95 (3.73%) Hadoop
10 93 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 80 (3.14%) NoSQL
12 79 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
13 76 (2.98%) Oracle9i Database
14 71 (2.79%) MongoDB
15 62 (2.43%) DB2
16 60 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
17 57 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
18 51 (2.00%) Big Data
18 51 (2.00%) OLAP
19 50 (1.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 238 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 186 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 182 (7.14%) Subversion
4 178 (6.98%) Maven
5 109 (4.28%) Ant
6 90 (3.53%) JUnit
7 83 (3.26%) JIRA
8 78 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
9 69 (2.71%) Eclipse
10 55 (2.16%) Selenium
11 40 (1.57%) Toad
12 38 (1.49%) Hudson
12 38 (1.49%) Appium
13 33 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (1.14%) Mercurial
14 29 (1.14%) Robotium
15 26 (1.02%) Visual Studio
15 26 (1.02%) Xcode
16 25 (0.98%) Gradle
16 25 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 746 (29.27%) Finance
2 284 (11.14%) Banking
3 129 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 102 (4.00%) Retail
5 101 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 69 (2.71%) Front Office
7 57 (2.24%) Games
8 44 (1.73%) Back Office
9 41 (1.61%) Marketing
10 31 (1.22%) Advertising
11 30 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.86%) Electronics
13 18 (0.71%) Publishing
14 17 (0.67%) Legal
15 15 (0.59%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.43%) Automotive
19 10 (0.39%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.39%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 489 (19.18%) Developer
2 441 (17.30%) Administrator
3 406 (15.93%) Analyst
4 309 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
5 251 (9.85%) Support Analyst
6 235 (9.22%) Applications Support
7 200 (7.85%) DBA
8 195 (7.65%) Linux Administrator
9 169 (6.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 151 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
11 135 (5.30%) Java Developer
12 132 (5.18%) Oracle DBA
13 128 (5.02%) Consultant
14 123 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
15 103 (4.04%) Support Engineer
16 96 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
17 89 (3.49%) Software Engineer
18 86 (3.37%) Senior Developer
19 84 (3.30%) UNIX Administrator
20 83 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (10.59%) XML
2 251 (9.85%) HTML
3 224 (8.79%) Web Services
4 183 (7.18%) Middleware
5 174 (6.83%) J2EE
6 156 (6.12%) Spring
7 120 (4.71%) .NET
8 106 (4.16%) REST
9 90 (3.53%) JSON
10 82 (3.22%) SOAP
11 75 (2.94%) JMS
12 65 (2.55%) ASP.NET
12 65 (2.55%) Hibernate
13 63 (2.47%) CSS
13 63 (2.47%) XSLT
14 62 (2.43%) JSP
15 61 (2.39%) LAMP
15 61 (2.39%) FIX Protocol
16 53 (2.08%) HTML5
17 52 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 255 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (6.90%) Clustering
3 173 (6.79%) Computer Science
4 101 (3.96%) Open Source
5 85 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 82 (3.22%) Derivative
7 72 (2.82%) Replication
8 62 (2.43%) Data Structures
9 59 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 56 (2.20%) Mathematics
10 56 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 51 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 50 (1.96%) Data Integration
13 48 (1.88%) Equities
14 45 (1.77%) Algorithms
15 41 (1.61%) HACMP
16 40 (1.57%) iPad
17 36 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
18 33 (1.29%) Client/Server
19 28 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1559 (61.16%) Linux
2 1521 (59.67%) UNIX
3 576 (22.60%) Windows
4 411 (16.12%) Solaris
5 367 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 182 (7.14%) AIX
7 178 (6.98%) CentOS
8 109 (4.28%) Ubuntu
9 95 (3.73%) Debian
10 91 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 86 (3.37%) HPUX
12 79 (3.10%) Apple iOS
13 72 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 71 (2.79%) SUSE
14 71 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
15 68 (2.67%) Mac OS X
16 62 (2.43%) Android
17 59 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (1.02%) Fedora
19 25 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (12.59%) Performance Tuning
3 242 (9.49%) ITIL
4 201 (7.89%) DevOps
5 168 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 168 (6.59%) Software Engineering
6 165 (6.47%) Configuration Management
7 161 (6.32%) ETL
8 146 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
9 143 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 129 (5.06%) TDD
11 125 (4.90%) Change Management
12 124 (4.86%) Project Management
13 119 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 111 (4.35%) Multithreading
15 107 (4.20%) SOA
16 103 (4.04%) Scrum
17 98 (3.84%) Unit Testing
18 93 (3.65%) Analytics
19 92 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1149 (45.08%) SQL
2 845 (33.15%) Java
3 721 (28.29%) Perl
4 549 (21.54%) Python
5 416 (16.32%) PL/SQL
6 377 (14.79%) Bash Shell
7 326 (12.79%) JavaScript
8 253 (9.93%) PHP
9 233 (9.14%) C++
10 203 (7.96%) Ruby
11 201 (7.89%) C
12 130 (5.10%) Korn
13 126 (4.94%) C#
14 91 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 74 (2.90%) T-SQL
15 74 (2.90%) AWK
16 45 (1.77%) Bourne shell
17 44 (1.73%) sed
18 43 (1.69%) XPath
19 41 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 363 (14.24%) Degree
2 144 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 75 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 52 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 41 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (1.57%) RHCE
7 32 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (1.22%) CCNA
9 29 (1.14%) CISSP
10 28 (1.10%) Sun Certification
10 28 (1.10%) RHCSA
11 26 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
12 24 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (0.86%) OCP
13 22 (0.86%) MCSE
14 21 (0.82%) ISEB
15 15 (0.59%) SCSA
15 15 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (0.55%) RHCA
16 14 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (5.88%) QA
2 102 (4.00%) SLA
3 28 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.43%) RosettaNet
6 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.078%) COBIT
8 2 (0.078%) Basel II
8 2 (0.078%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
System Software
1 259 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
3 87 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 61 (2.39%) vSphere
5 48 (1.88%) Xen
6 46 (1.80%) NFS
7 45 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (1.53%) KVM
9 35 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 35 (1.37%) VMware ESX
10 30 (1.18%) Firmware
11 26 (1.02%) Samba
12 24 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 23 (0.90%) Varnish
14 22 (0.86%) iptables
15 21 (0.82%) Hyper-V
16 20 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 19 (0.75%) PowerHA
18 17 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
19 16 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 291 (11.42%) Puppet
2 156 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (5.53%) Nagios
4 114 (4.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 99 (3.88%) Data Guard
6 74 (2.90%) Tivoli
7 69 (2.71%) NetBackup
8 52 (2.04%) ZABBIX
9 44 (1.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 44 (1.73%) Control-M
10 42 (1.65%) HAProxy
11 32 (1.26%) Cobbler
11 32 (1.26%) Cacti
12 31 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
13 24 (0.94%) OpenView
14 22 (0.86%) Salt
15 21 (0.82%) Ansible
16 19 (0.75%) SCCM
16 19 (0.75%) SCOM
17 16 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1092 (42.84%) Oracle
2 410 (16.08%) Red Hat
3 353 (13.85%) VMware
4 229 (8.98%) Microsoft
5 182 (7.14%) HP
6 138 (5.41%) IBM
7 137 (5.37%) Cisco
8 98 (3.84%) Sybase
9 78 (3.06%) Sun
10 76 (2.98%) Veritas
11 66 (2.59%) Informatica
12 62 (2.43%) EMC
13 61 (2.39%) NetApp
14 54 (2.12%) Business Objects
15 51 (2.00%) SAP
15 51 (2.00%) Citrix
16 49 (1.92%) Symantec
17 43 (1.69%) Splunk
18 41 (1.61%) Teradata
19 33 (1.29%) Juniper
London
AmadeusITGroup
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose Ltd
Salary: Bonus + On Call + Overtime
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn Recruitment
Salary: + share scheme, flexihours
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Search Crawley IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pkg
Posted: 21 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago