The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
Rank 302 264 271
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +7
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 854 1239 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.24% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.37% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 650 982 947
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%

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
45246 52288 53068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.89% 52.21% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38824 45066 45549
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 800 £55,000 +10.00% 129
London -54 350 £63,750 +15.90% 65
South East +43 169 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East of England +25 96 £50,000 +12.35% 15
City of London +5 69 £62,500 +4.16% 17
Berkshire +46 67 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire +14 57 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Hertfordshire +22 53 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North West -38 48 £50,000 +42.85% 4
West Yorkshire +8 39 £60,000 +26.31% 6
Leeds +6 39 £60,000 +26.31% 4
South West -41 35 £67,500 +68.75% 12
Surrey +26 33 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +25 31 £40,000 -16.23% 1
Reading +38 30 £52,500 - 5
Watford +4 27 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Scotland -15 27 £45,500 +7.05% 2
Manchester -39 27 £55,000 +41.02% 4
Hampshire 0 25 £44,500 +1.13% 2
Kent +18 23 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Nottingham +6 19 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 19 £40,000 -23.80% 1
West Sussex +21 18 £55,000 +12.24% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 16 £47,500 +22.58% 4
West Midlands -24 16 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Bracknell - 16 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +9 15 £67,500 +35.00% 7
Glasgow -4 15 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Essex +21 14 £47,500 +79.24% 2
Merseyside -12 14 £42,500 +25.92%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1176 (64.54%) Linux
2 1072 (58.84%) Unix
3 961 (52.74%) SQL
4 822 (45.12%) Oracle
5 708 (38.86%) Java
6 582 (31.94%) Python
7 566 (31.06%) Windows
8 528 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
9 504 (27.66%) Finance
10 359 (19.70%) Perl
11 356 (19.54%) DevOps
12 312 (17.12%) Jenkins
13 297 (16.30%) Bash Shell
14 296 (16.25%) Red Hat
15 293 (16.08%) PL/SQL
15 293 (16.08%) Puppet
16 289 (15.86%) Configuration Management
17 288 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
18 284 (15.59%) Oracle Database
19 270 (14.82%) Git (software)
20 260 (14.27%) Banking
21 248 (13.61%) MySQL
22 246 (13.50%) ITIL
23 242 (13.28%) XML
24 239 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 238 (13.06%) Performance Tuning
26 237 (13.01%) JavaScript
27 235 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
28 234 (12.84%) Scrum
29 231 (12.68%) Microsoft

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 225 (12.35%) WebLogic
1 225 (12.35%) WebSphere
2 208 (11.42%) Tomcat
3 203 (11.14%) Apache
4 200 (10.98%) JBoss
5 126 (6.92%) OpenStack
6 111 (6.09%) CloudStack
7 60 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 47 (2.58%) Confluence
9 42 (2.31%) nginx
10 39 (2.14%) IIS
11 35 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.76%) Apache Spark
13 29 (1.59%) SAS
14 25 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 24 (1.32%) Jetty
16 21 (1.15%) Apache Pig
17 20 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
18 17 (0.93%) CMS
18 17 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 56 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.77%) MS Office
3 11 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.55%) SPSS
5 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.055%) HipChat
6 1 (0.055%) Houdini
6 1 (0.055%) Maya
6 1 (0.055%) MS Project
6 1 (0.055%) NUKE
6 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (0.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 10 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.49%) Summit
8 8 (0.44%) Oracle Utilities
9 7 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.33%) HFM
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.27%) Magento
12 4 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
12 4 (0.22%) ION MarketView
12 4 (0.22%) OpenCart
12 4 (0.22%) osCommerce
12 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 235 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.43%) GitHub
3 26 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (0.93%) Office 365
4 17 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.77%) SaaS
7 12 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.55%) IaaS
8 10 (0.55%) PaaS
9 7 (0.38%) G Suite
10 6 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.27%) Heroku
12 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 169 (9.28%) Firewall
2 159 (8.73%) TCP/IP
3 91 (4.99%) DNS
3 91 (4.99%) SAN
4 83 (4.56%) HTTP
4 83 (4.56%) LDAP
5 80 (4.39%) SSL
6 57 (3.13%) LAN
7 38 (2.09%) Internet
7 38 (2.09%) SSH
8 37 (2.03%) FTP
8 37 (2.03%) VPN
9 33 (1.81%) NAS
10 32 (1.76%) Kerberos
11 29 (1.59%) DHCP
12 23 (1.26%) VLAN
12 23 (1.26%) WAN
13 18 (0.99%) SNMP
14 17 (0.93%) SMTP
15 16 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (15.59%) Oracle Database
2 248 (13.61%) MySQL
3 220 (12.07%) Relational Database
4 206 (11.31%) SQL Server
5 145 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 121 (6.64%) RDBMS
7 107 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
8 99 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
9 83 (4.56%) Big Data
10 79 (4.34%) Hadoop
11 77 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
12 63 (3.46%) MongoDB
13 56 (3.07%) DB2
14 46 (2.52%) Apache Hive
14 46 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 46 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
14 46 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 44 (2.41%) DataStage
16 42 (2.31%) NoSQL
17 30 (1.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 312 (17.12%) Jenkins
2 270 (14.82%) Git (software)
3 149 (8.18%) Maven
4 147 (8.07%) Subversion
5 128 (7.03%) JIRA
6 115 (6.31%) JUnit
7 95 (5.21%) Ant
8 85 (4.67%) TeamCity
9 67 (3.68%) Selenium
10 64 (3.51%) Eclipse
11 61 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 52 (2.85%) Cucumber
13 45 (2.47%) Hudson
14 41 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
15 37 (2.03%) Gradle
16 34 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
17 32 (1.76%) LoadRunner
18 31 (1.70%) Mockito
18 31 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
19 24 (1.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 504 (27.66%) Finance
2 260 (14.27%) Banking
3 81 (4.45%) Investment Banking
4 58 (3.18%) Retail
5 56 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.02%) Back Office
7 42 (2.31%) Front Office
8 26 (1.43%) Advertising
8 26 (1.43%) Marketing
9 23 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.21%) Games
11 19 (1.04%) Legal
12 15 (0.82%) Electronics
12 15 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.77%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.66%) French Language
15 9 (0.49%) Private Banking
16 8 (0.44%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.27%) Publishing
18 4 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 394 (21.62%) Developer
2 231 (12.68%) Analyst
3 226 (12.40%) Administrator
4 182 (9.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 156 (8.56%) Java Developer
6 143 (7.85%) DBA
7 119 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
8 114 (6.26%) Applications Support
9 109 (5.98%) Oracle DBA
10 100 (5.49%) Support Analyst
11 99 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
12 95 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
13 93 (5.10%) Consultant
14 81 (4.45%) Senior Developer
15 76 (4.17%) Support Engineer
16 62 (3.40%) Software Engineer
17 59 (3.24%) AWS Engineer
17 59 (3.24%) Linux Support
18 57 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 52 (2.85%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (13.28%) XML
2 210 (11.53%) Web Services
3 204 (11.20%) .NET
4 178 (9.77%) HTML
5 158 (8.67%) Spring
6 130 (7.14%) SOAP
7 121 (6.64%) Middleware
8 111 (6.09%) JMS
9 106 (5.82%) J2EE
10 96 (5.27%) CSS
11 95 (5.21%) REST
12 88 (4.83%) Hibernate
13 87 (4.77%) Java EE
14 78 (4.28%) RESTful
15 75 (4.12%) JSON
16 71 (3.90%) LAMP
17 65 (3.57%) AngularJS
18 60 (3.29%) XSLT
19 57 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
20 54 (2.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 59 (3.24%) Fintech
4 55 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 53 (2.91%) Replication
6 48 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (2.47%) Clustering
8 44 (2.41%) Derivative
9 39 (2.14%) Equities
10 37 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 37 (2.03%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.81%) Data Centre
12 29 (1.59%) Statistics
13 21 (1.15%) Hedge funds
14 16 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.82%) CMDB
15 15 (0.82%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1176 (64.54%) Linux
2 1072 (58.84%) Unix
3 566 (31.06%) Windows
4 239 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (8.78%) Solaris
6 148 (8.12%) Windows Server
7 86 (4.72%) CentOS
8 62 (3.40%) Ubuntu
9 48 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (2.09%) AIX
12 35 (1.92%) Debian
13 32 (1.76%) HPUX
14 15 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
16 10 (0.55%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.49%) Android
17 9 (0.49%) Fedora
17 9 (0.49%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (19.54%) DevOps
3 289 (15.86%) Configuration Management
4 288 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
5 246 (13.50%) ITIL
6 238 (13.06%) Performance Tuning
7 234 (12.84%) Scrum
8 165 (9.06%) ETL
9 152 (8.34%) OO
10 124 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 122 (6.70%) Software Engineering
12 117 (6.42%) High Availability
13 113 (6.20%) TDD
14 111 (6.09%) DSDM
15 110 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
16 109 (5.98%) RUP
17 105 (5.76%) SDLC
18 94 (5.16%) Open Source
19 91 (4.99%) Migration
19 91 (4.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 961 (52.74%) SQL
2 708 (38.86%) Java
3 582 (31.94%) Python
4 359 (19.70%) Perl
5 297 (16.30%) Bash Shell
6 293 (16.08%) PL/SQL
7 237 (13.01%) JavaScript
8 210 (11.53%) Ruby
9 188 (10.32%) C++
10 154 (8.45%) C#
11 149 (8.18%) PowerShell
12 121 (6.64%) C
13 71 (3.90%) PHP
14 63 (3.46%) Scala
15 52 (2.85%) Korn
16 45 (2.47%) T-SQL
17 42 (2.31%) Go
18 38 (2.09%) AWK
19 31 (1.70%) VB
20 30 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 228 (12.51%) Degree
2 92 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
5 36 (1.98%) OCP
6 17 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 15 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (0.66%) OCA
10 11 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.55%) RHCE
12 8 (0.44%) ISEB
12 8 (0.44%) LPIC
13 7 (0.38%) CEH
13 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.33%) HND
14 6 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.93%) QA
2 66 (3.62%) SLA
3 14 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.33%) GCP
5 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.22%) MiFID
6 4 (0.22%) SDET
6 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.16%) HL7
7 3 (0.16%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.055%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.055%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.055%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.055%) MISRA
9 1 (0.055%) MISRA C
System Software
1 131 (7.19%) vSphere
2 123 (6.75%) XenServer
3 120 (6.59%) Xen
4 91 (4.99%) Docker
5 88 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 67 (3.68%) Active Directory
7 66 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
8 38 (2.09%) Samba
9 35 (1.92%) NFS
10 30 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
11 26 (1.43%) iptables
12 23 (1.26%) Firmware
13 20 (1.10%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 20 (1.10%) LXC
14 19 (1.04%) KVM
15 18 (0.99%) vCloud
16 17 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 15 (0.82%) HDFS
18 14 (0.77%) Hyper-V
19 13 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 293 (16.08%) Puppet
2 222 (12.18%) Opscode Chef
3 168 (9.22%) Ansible
4 129 (7.08%) Tivoli
5 98 (5.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 92 (5.05%) Cobbler
7 68 (3.73%) Data Guard
8 65 (3.57%) Nagios
8 65 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 38 (2.09%) Control-M
9 38 (2.09%) Terraform
10 34 (1.87%) NetBackup
11 31 (1.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 30 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
13 28 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
14 26 (1.43%) SCCM
15 25 (1.37%) Kibana
16 24 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
17 23 (1.26%) Kubernetes
18 21 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 822 (45.12%) Oracle
2 296 (16.25%) Red Hat
3 231 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 151 (8.29%) VMware
5 137 (7.52%) IBM
6 108 (5.93%) EnterpriseDB
7 101 (5.54%) HP
8 85 (4.67%) Informatica
9 69 (3.79%) Sybase
10 58 (3.18%) Splunk
11 56 (3.07%) NetApp
12 48 (2.63%) Teradata
13 44 (2.41%) Sun
14 43 (2.36%) Atlassian
15 42 (2.31%) Cisco
16 41 (2.25%) Google
17 37 (2.03%) Murex
18 34 (1.87%) SAP
19 32 (1.76%) Tableau
20 31 (1.70%) Talend
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Livedrive
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000-£40000 pro rata
Posted: Yesterday