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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 219 190 177
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1484 1542 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.45% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.75% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1194 1450
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
58663 55981 62708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.08% 52.71% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49173 48137 55014
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -25 1374 £50,000 - 135
London -52 617 £52,500 -4.54% 62
South East -2 251 £50,000 +8.10% 27
City of London -56 172 £58,500 -2.50% 25
East of England +15 149 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Yorkshire +38 130 £40,000 +23.07% 12
West Yorkshire +27 101 £40,000 +6.66% 12
South West -42 95 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Hampshire -3 83 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North West -10 76 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Scotland -5 73 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Surrey +41 66 £44,000 -7.36% 6
Leeds +7 58 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Hertfordshire -16 56 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Berkshire -39 56 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Midlands -20 54 £49,000 -2.00% 4
Gloucestershire 0 46 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bedfordshire +30 40 £47,500 +51.03% 5
Birmingham -14 37 £49,000 -2.00%
Edinburgh +15 32 £34,500 +6.15% 2
Reading -10 30 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Bradford +17 29 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Portsmouth -18 29 £50,500 +4.12%
Manchester -18 28 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Glasgow -41 28 £43,000 +14.66% 4
Wiltshire -22 26 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshire -6 25 £45,000 -3.22%
Watford -10 24 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 24 £40,250 -19.50% 9
Merseyside +28 23 £45,000 +20.00%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1888 (65.31%) UNIX
2 1881 (65.06%) Linux
3 1289 (44.59%) SQL
4 1261 (43.62%) Oracle
5 1074 (37.15%) Java
6 819 (28.33%) Perl
7 791 (27.36%) Finance
8 763 (26.39%) Windows
9 516 (17.85%) Oracle Database
10 481 (16.64%) Python
11 447 (15.46%) Red Hat
12 429 (14.84%) MySQL
13 421 (14.56%) SQL Server
14 420 (14.53%) PL/SQL
15 403 (13.94%) Relational Database
16 396 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
17 386 (13.35%) Degree
18 361 (12.49%) Apache
19 358 (12.38%) C++
20 353 (12.21%) Bash Shell
21 339 (11.73%) TCP/IP
22 336 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 333 (11.52%) Solaris
24 331 (11.45%) Banking
25 323 (11.17%) Oracle Database 11g
26 321 (11.10%) XML
27 300 (10.38%) SAN
28 299 (10.34%) JavaScript
29 297 (10.27%) DNS
30 289 (10.00%) HTML

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 361 (12.49%) Apache
2 249 (8.61%) Tomcat
3 167 (5.78%) WebLogic
4 130 (4.50%) WebSphere
5 59 (2.04%) nginx
6 58 (2.01%) IIS
7 56 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 48 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
9 41 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 30 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (1.00%) WordPress
12 27 (0.93%) MS Exchange
13 26 (0.90%) OpenStack
13 26 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
15 23 (0.80%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
15 23 (0.80%) Node.js
16 22 (0.76%) SAS
17 21 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
18 19 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 138 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.35%) MS Office
3 17 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.31%) SPSS
6 5 (0.17%) MS Project
7 3 (0.10%) Stata
7 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.069%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.069%) FastStats
8 2 (0.069%) PrintSoft PReS
8 2 (0.069%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.035%) InDesign
9 1 (0.035%) Maya
Business Applications
1 123 (4.25%) Oracle EBS
2 100 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 75 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
4 39 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
5 24 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
5 24 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 23 (0.80%) TIBCO iProcess
6 23 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
6 23 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
7 21 (0.73%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 19 (0.66%) RMDS
9 18 (0.62%) Google Analytics
10 17 (0.59%) Magento
11 15 (0.52%) ION MarketView
12 13 (0.45%) Line 500
12 13 (0.45%) Temenos T24
13 11 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
13 11 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 11 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
14 10 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (1.63%) SaaS
3 32 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.42%) Joyent
5 12 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (0.28%) Office 365
7 8 (0.28%) PaaS
8 7 (0.24%) IaaS
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
10 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.069%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.035%) Trello
12 1 (0.035%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.035%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 339 (11.73%) TCP/IP
2 300 (10.38%) SAN
3 297 (10.27%) DNS
4 256 (8.86%) Firewall
5 130 (4.50%) Internet
6 124 (4.29%) LDAP
7 111 (3.84%) VPN
8 97 (3.36%) HTTP
9 91 (3.15%) SSH
10 68 (2.35%) SSL
11 57 (1.97%) DHCP
12 53 (1.83%) LAN
13 51 (1.76%) NAS
14 46 (1.59%) FTP
15 45 (1.56%) SNMP
16 44 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
17 41 (1.42%) WAN
18 37 (1.28%) SMTP
19 32 (1.11%) Network Security
19 32 (1.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (17.85%) Oracle Database
2 429 (14.84%) MySQL
3 421 (14.56%) SQL Server
4 403 (13.94%) Relational Database
5 323 (11.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 279 (9.65%) RDBMS
7 214 (7.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 143 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (4.12%) DB2
10 115 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
11 101 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
12 88 (3.04%) MongoDB
13 82 (2.84%) NoSQL
14 73 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
15 71 (2.46%) Big Data
16 66 (2.28%) Oracle9i Database
17 56 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
17 56 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 53 (1.83%) OLTP
19 49 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 219 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 215 (7.44%) Subversion
3 161 (5.57%) Jenkins
4 152 (5.26%) Ant
5 143 (4.95%) Maven
6 89 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
7 87 (3.01%) JIRA
8 78 (2.70%) JUnit
9 66 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 65 (2.25%) Toad
11 55 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 52 (1.80%) Hudson
13 51 (1.76%) Selenium
14 39 (1.35%) ClearCase
15 38 (1.31%) Mercurial
16 32 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (0.93%) Cucumber
18 25 (0.86%) LoadRunner
18 25 (0.86%) Emacs
19 24 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 791 (27.36%) Finance
2 331 (11.45%) Banking
3 129 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 127 (4.39%) Retail
5 106 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 91 (3.15%) Front Office
7 76 (2.63%) Marketing
8 68 (2.35%) Games
9 59 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.21%) Publishing
11 31 (1.07%) Advertising
12 28 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.69%) Legal
14 18 (0.62%) Billing
15 17 (0.59%) Back Office
15 17 (0.59%) Electronics
16 16 (0.55%) Military
17 10 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.31%) iGaming
19 8 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 693 (23.97%) Developer
2 479 (16.57%) Administrator
3 398 (13.77%) Analyst
4 285 (9.86%) DBA
5 264 (9.13%) Systems Administrator
6 240 (8.30%) Oracle DBA
7 215 (7.44%) Java Developer
8 193 (6.68%) Applications Support
9 172 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
10 154 (5.33%) Support Analyst
11 141 (4.88%) Consultant
12 126 (4.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 112 (3.87%) UNIX Administrator
14 101 (3.49%) Software Developer
15 90 (3.11%) Programmer
16 87 (3.01%) Support Engineer
17 83 (2.87%) Linux Engineer
18 78 (2.70%) Team Leader
19 74 (2.56%) Software Engineer
20 72 (2.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (11.10%) XML
2 289 (10.00%) HTML
3 199 (6.88%) Web Services
4 192 (6.64%) J2EE
5 180 (6.23%) Middleware
6 157 (5.43%) Spring
7 151 (5.22%) CSS
8 123 (4.25%) .NET
9 119 (4.12%) Hibernate
10 81 (2.80%) LAMP
11 80 (2.77%) JSON
12 74 (2.56%) SOAP
13 69 (2.39%) jQuery
13 69 (2.39%) Oracle Fusion
14 57 (1.97%) JMS
15 55 (1.90%) JSP
16 54 (1.87%) Java EE
17 50 (1.73%) Ajax
18 48 (1.66%) HTML5
19 45 (1.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 180 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 126 (4.36%) Clustering
3 123 (4.25%) Open Source
4 113 (3.91%) Replication
5 85 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 84 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 57 (1.97%) Equities
8 56 (1.94%) Derivative
9 54 (1.87%) HACMP
10 45 (1.56%) Data Integration
11 40 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (1.38%) Firmware
12 34 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 32 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 32 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (1.07%) Mobile Games
15 29 (1.00%) Statistics
16 27 (0.93%) Device Driver
17 25 (0.86%) Fixed Income
17 25 (0.86%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1888 (65.31%) UNIX
2 1881 (65.06%) Linux
3 763 (26.39%) Windows
4 336 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 333 (11.52%) Solaris
6 265 (9.17%) AIX
7 159 (5.50%) HPUX
8 134 (4.64%) Ubuntu
9 103 (3.56%) CentOS
10 95 (3.29%) Debian
11 86 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 76 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (1.73%) SUSE
14 42 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 32 (1.11%) Mac OS X
16 31 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 29 (1.00%) Android
18 25 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
19 24 (0.83%) Windows 7
20 22 (0.76%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (13.70%) Performance Tuning
2 279 (9.65%) ITIL
3 246 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 230 (7.96%) Configuration Management
5 202 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 191 (6.61%) DevOps
7 184 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
8 172 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 165 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 150 (5.19%) SOA
11 146 (5.05%) ETL
12 142 (4.91%) E-Commerce
13 134 (4.64%) Performance Monitoring
14 126 (4.36%) Change Management
15 110 (3.80%) OO
16 99 (3.42%) TDD
17 96 (3.32%) Workflow
17 96 (3.32%) Load Balancing
17 96 (3.32%) Analytics
18 93 (3.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1289 (44.59%) SQL
2 1074 (37.15%) Java
3 819 (28.33%) Perl
4 481 (16.64%) Python
5 420 (14.53%) PL/SQL
6 358 (12.38%) C++
7 353 (12.21%) Bash Shell
8 299 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 251 (8.68%) C
10 230 (7.96%) PHP
11 203 (7.02%) C#
12 164 (5.67%) Ruby
13 140 (4.84%) Korn
14 119 (4.12%) PowerShell
15 118 (4.08%) AWK
16 72 (2.49%) Bourne shell
17 65 (2.25%) VB
18 58 (2.01%) sed
19 54 (1.87%) T-SQL
20 50 (1.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 386 (13.35%) Degree
2 177 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 96 (3.32%) DV Cleared
4 88 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.97%) ISEB
6 47 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
7 42 (1.45%) OCP
7 42 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.11%) CCNA
9 26 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (0.86%) CCNP
11 23 (0.80%) Sun Certification
12 20 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.59%) MCSE
14 15 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.48%) CEH
16 12 (0.42%) RHCE
17 10 (0.35%) OSCP
17 10 (0.35%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (5.64%) QA
2 82 (2.84%) SLA
3 33 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.17%) DICOM
8 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.069%) Basel III
9 2 (0.069%) Basel II
10 1 (0.035%) BS7799
10 1 (0.035%) EMIR
System Software
1 182 (6.30%) Oracle RAC
2 173 (5.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 172 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (3.98%) Active Directory
5 92 (3.18%) KVM
6 64 (2.21%) Hyper-V
7 51 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (1.73%) VMware ESX
9 45 (1.56%) vSphere
10 44 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 39 (1.35%) NFS
12 38 (1.31%) Xen
13 33 (1.14%) Snort
14 31 (1.07%) Samba
15 28 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 28 (0.97%) Squid
16 26 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 26 (0.90%) Sendmail
17 18 (0.62%) PowerHA
18 14 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 244 (8.44%) Puppet
2 173 (5.98%) Nagios
3 167 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (5.22%) Data Guard
5 119 (4.12%) Tivoli
6 74 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 63 (2.18%) NetBackup
8 43 (1.49%) Cacti
9 38 (1.31%) OpenView
10 36 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 33 (1.14%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
11 33 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 33 (1.14%) Tivoli NetView
12 29 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 27 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
13 27 (0.93%) Control-M
14 25 (0.86%) Opsview
15 22 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
16 21 (0.73%) HP SIM
17 17 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1261 (43.62%) Oracle
2 447 (15.46%) Red Hat
3 265 (9.17%) VMware
4 232 (8.02%) IBM
5 227 (7.85%) Microsoft
6 225 (7.78%) HP
7 164 (5.67%) Cisco
8 117 (4.05%) JBoss
9 84 (2.91%) Sun
10 80 (2.77%) Veritas
10 80 (2.77%) Sybase
11 75 (2.59%) TIBCO
12 69 (2.39%) Citrix
13 60 (2.08%) NetApp
14 54 (1.87%) SAP
15 53 (1.83%) Google
15 53 (1.83%) EMC
16 49 (1.69%) Symantec
17 42 (1.45%) Business Objects
18 41 (1.42%) Juniper
London
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £56000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pensions, healthcare, bonus etc.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
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London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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