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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 258 248 204
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -44
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1227 1373 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.15% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.19% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1093 1165
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%

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
56313 62571 57774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.19% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 48004 53415 49876
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -10 1113 £50,000 +5.26% 135
London +31 585 £58,500 +11.42% 65
South East +33 236 £45,000 -5.26% 33
City of London +31 119 £55,000 +4.76% 21
East of England -27 94 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Scotland +22 74 £42,750 +8.91% 3
Yorkshire -42 73 £46,500 +16.98% 4
Surrey +29 63 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West -39 59 £42,500 +4.29% 10
Hampshire -11 54 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Glasgow +30 53 £45,000 -1.63% 2
West Yorkshire -35 52 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Berkshire -21 50 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Reading -10 35 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands -28 32 £43,596 +0.79% 6
Leeds -15 29 £46,500 +16.25% 2
North West -50 29 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Hertfordshire -47 28 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 27 £42,500 +5.59% 2
Bedfordshire +24 25 £45,000 -32.07% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 23 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Cambridge +12 20 £43,750 +8.02%
Leatherhead +13 17 £45,000 +3.44% 3
Dorset +22 16 £42,500 -26.08%
Portsmouth +13 16 £45,000 -10.89%
Bournemouth +13 16 £42,500 -41.37%
Milton Keynes +3 16 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Bristol -7 16 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Kent - 16 £45,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -34 15 £25,000 -41.17% 4

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1583 (63.83%) Linux
2 1412 (56.94%) UNIX
3 1206 (48.63%) SQL
4 1079 (43.51%) Oracle
5 853 (34.40%) Java
6 783 (31.57%) Finance
7 651 (26.25%) Perl
8 618 (24.92%) Python
9 552 (22.26%) Windows
10 521 (21.01%) Oracle Database
11 504 (20.32%) PL/SQL
12 442 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
13 390 (15.73%) Apache
14 387 (15.60%) Degree
15 363 (14.64%) Bash Shell
16 344 (13.87%) Red Hat
17 343 (13.83%) MySQL
18 333 (13.43%) SQL Server
19 330 (13.31%) Performance Tuning
20 329 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 319 (12.86%) JavaScript
22 300 (12.10%) Solaris
23 297 (11.98%) Tomcat
24 287 (11.57%) Banking
25 281 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
26 273 (11.01%) Relational Database
27 270 (10.89%) Puppet
27 270 (10.89%) XML
28 267 (10.77%) Web Services
29 259 (10.44%) ITIL

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 390 (15.73%) Apache
2 297 (11.98%) Tomcat
3 154 (6.21%) WebLogic
4 132 (5.32%) JBoss
5 92 (3.71%) nginx
6 85 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 69 (2.78%) IIS
8 65 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
9 51 (2.06%) OpenStack
10 42 (1.69%) Node.js
11 39 (1.57%) GlassFish
12 36 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 35 (1.41%) SharePoint
14 29 (1.17%) MS Exchange
15 25 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
15 25 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
16 18 (0.73%) CMS
17 17 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
18 14 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
18 14 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 111 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.18%) MS Office
3 15 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.081%) SPSS
6 2 (0.081%) FastStats
7 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 86 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
6 19 (0.77%) RMDS
7 16 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
8 13 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
9 12 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.36%) ION MarketView
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
11 8 (0.32%) SAP SRM
12 7 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (0.20%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 211 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.54%) SaaS
3 59 (2.38%) PaaS
4 47 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.48%) Route 53
10 11 (0.44%) GitHub
10 11 (0.44%) Taleo
10 11 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.44%) Heroku
10 11 (0.44%) Engine Yard
10 11 (0.44%) Responsys
11 9 (0.36%) IaaS
12 8 (0.32%) Office 365
13 7 (0.28%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 207 (8.35%) TCP/IP
2 184 (7.42%) Firewall
3 168 (6.77%) DNS
4 147 (5.93%) SAN
5 108 (4.35%) HTTP
6 85 (3.43%) SSL
7 84 (3.39%) LDAP
8 77 (3.10%) Internet
9 59 (2.38%) VPN
10 50 (2.02%) SSH
11 39 (1.57%) NAS
12 34 (1.37%) WAN
13 33 (1.33%) SMTP
14 30 (1.21%) LAN
14 30 (1.21%) Network Security
15 26 (1.05%) VLAN
16 24 (0.97%) IPsec
16 24 (0.97%) DHCP
16 24 (0.97%) FTP
16 24 (0.97%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (21.01%) Oracle Database
2 343 (13.83%) MySQL
3 333 (13.43%) SQL Server
4 273 (11.01%) Relational Database
5 259 (10.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 205 (8.27%) RDBMS
7 152 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
8 131 (5.28%) Oracle Reports
9 110 (4.44%) NoSQL
10 105 (4.23%) Hadoop
11 94 (3.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 82 (3.31%) Oracle9i Database
13 76 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
14 72 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
15 71 (2.86%) Big Data
16 60 (2.42%) OLAP
17 51 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
18 50 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
19 49 (1.98%) MongoDB
20 45 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 257 (10.36%) Git (software)
2 256 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 189 (7.62%) Subversion
4 182 (7.34%) Maven
5 159 (6.41%) Ant
6 86 (3.47%) JIRA
7 85 (3.43%) JUnit
8 82 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
9 61 (2.46%) Selenium
10 60 (2.42%) Eclipse
11 47 (1.90%) Hudson
12 44 (1.77%) TeamCity
13 42 (1.69%) Gradle
14 35 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
15 32 (1.29%) Appium
16 30 (1.21%) Gerrit
17 29 (1.17%) ClearCase
18 25 (1.01%) Robotium
19 23 (0.93%) Toad
19 23 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 783 (31.57%) Finance
2 287 (11.57%) Banking
3 122 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 100 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 97 (3.91%) Front Office
6 91 (3.67%) Retail
7 71 (2.86%) Marketing
8 63 (2.54%) Back Office
9 44 (1.77%) Advertising
10 43 (1.73%) Games
11 38 (1.53%) Electronics
12 35 (1.41%) Legal
13 21 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.85%) Law
14 17 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.48%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.32%) Publishing
18 8 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 568 (22.90%) Developer
2 404 (16.29%) Administrator
3 348 (14.03%) Analyst
4 277 (11.17%) Systems Administrator
5 214 (8.63%) Applications Support
6 194 (7.82%) Linux Administrator
7 189 (7.62%) Support Analyst
8 172 (6.94%) DBA
9 143 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 140 (5.65%) Oracle DBA
11 121 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
12 114 (4.60%) Java Developer
13 110 (4.44%) Senior Developer
14 105 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
14 105 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
15 100 (4.03%) Software Engineer
16 91 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
17 89 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
18 83 (3.35%) Support Engineer
19 79 (3.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (10.89%) XML
2 267 (10.77%) Web Services
3 249 (10.04%) HTML
4 172 (6.94%) J2EE
5 159 (6.41%) Spring
6 139 (5.60%) Middleware
7 114 (4.60%) .NET
8 98 (3.95%) REST
9 87 (3.51%) CSS
10 85 (3.43%) JMS
10 85 (3.43%) Hibernate
11 80 (3.23%) LAMP
12 74 (2.98%) JSON
13 71 (2.86%) JSP
14 70 (2.82%) SOAP
15 66 (2.66%) FIX Protocol
16 59 (2.38%) Servlets
17 57 (2.30%) jQuery
18 55 (2.22%) HTML5
19 51 (2.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 281 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 137 (5.52%) Clustering
4 97 (3.91%) Data Structures
5 85 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 82 (3.31%) Derivative
7 73 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 68 (2.74%) Replication
9 65 (2.62%) Fixed Income
9 65 (2.62%) Mathematics
10 60 (2.42%) Algorithms
11 56 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 52 (2.10%) Mobile App
13 50 (2.02%) Equities
14 49 (1.98%) Statistics
15 44 (1.77%) Data Integration
16 35 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (1.17%) Client/Server
18 25 (1.01%) DataPower
19 20 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1583 (63.83%) Linux
2 1412 (56.94%) UNIX
3 552 (22.26%) Windows
4 329 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 300 (12.10%) Solaris
6 181 (7.30%) CentOS
7 149 (6.01%) AIX
8 126 (5.08%) Ubuntu
9 94 (3.79%) Debian
10 77 (3.10%) Apple iOS
11 74 (2.98%) Oracle Linux
11 74 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 62 (2.50%) Android
13 62 (2.50%) HPUX
14 50 (2.02%) SUSE
15 45 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (1.53%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 20 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (13.31%) Performance Tuning
3 259 (10.44%) ITIL
4 246 (9.92%) ETL
5 218 (8.79%) DevOps
6 191 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
7 189 (7.62%) Configuration Management
8 184 (7.42%) SDLC
9 170 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
10 167 (6.73%) Software Engineering
11 129 (5.20%) Project Management
12 127 (5.12%) TDD
13 125 (5.04%) Change Management
14 123 (4.96%) Multithreading
15 122 (4.92%) Scrum
16 118 (4.76%) Analytics
17 114 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
18 113 (4.56%) Mentoring
19 92 (3.71%) Performance Monitoring
20 91 (3.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1206 (48.63%) SQL
2 853 (34.40%) Java
3 651 (26.25%) Perl
4 618 (24.92%) Python
5 504 (20.32%) PL/SQL
6 363 (14.64%) Bash Shell
7 319 (12.86%) JavaScript
8 231 (9.31%) C++
9 216 (8.71%) C
9 216 (8.71%) PHP
10 192 (7.74%) Ruby
11 127 (5.12%) Korn
12 122 (4.92%) C#
13 97 (3.91%) PowerShell
14 81 (3.27%) T-SQL
15 53 (2.14%) VB
16 39 (1.57%) Bourne shell
17 38 (1.53%) AWK
18 28 (1.13%) XPath
19 25 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 387 (15.60%) Degree
2 110 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 42 (1.69%) DV Cleared
4 42 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 37 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
6 35 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (1.21%) RHCE
8 29 (1.17%) RHCSA
9 27 (1.09%) OCP
9 27 (1.09%) CISSP
10 24 (0.97%) CCNP
11 20 (0.81%) CCNA
11 20 (0.81%) LPIC
12 18 (0.73%) MCSE
13 15 (0.60%) Sun Certification
14 13 (0.52%) OCA
15 12 (0.48%) CCDP
16 11 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.40%) QA
2 77 (3.10%) SLA
3 22 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.32%) RosettaNet
7 5 (0.20%) COBIT
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.081%) Basel II
10 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 178 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 85 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 60 (2.42%) KVM
5 46 (1.85%) Xen
6 33 (1.33%) NFS
7 31 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (1.17%) Varnish
9 28 (1.13%) Samba
10 26 (1.05%) Docker
11 24 (0.97%) vSphere
12 23 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 21 (0.85%) Postfix
14 19 (0.77%) Oracle Clusterware
15 18 (0.73%) VMware ESX
16 17 (0.69%) Hyper-V
17 16 (0.65%) Squid
17 16 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 15 (0.60%) Firmware
19 13 (0.52%) qmail
Systems Management
1 270 (10.89%) Puppet
2 205 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (5.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 122 (4.92%) Nagios
5 117 (4.72%) Data Guard
6 93 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 71 (2.86%) Tivoli
8 43 (1.73%) Control-M
9 39 (1.57%) Ansible
10 38 (1.53%) Cobbler
11 36 (1.45%) NetBackup
12 35 (1.41%) ZABBIX
13 32 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
14 29 (1.17%) Graphite
15 22 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
16 20 (0.81%) logstash
16 20 (0.81%) Vagrant
16 20 (0.81%) SCOM
17 19 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
17 19 (0.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1079 (43.51%) Oracle
2 344 (13.87%) Red Hat
3 253 (10.20%) VMware
4 175 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 160 (6.45%) IBM
6 141 (5.69%) HP
7 138 (5.56%) Sybase
8 126 (5.08%) Cisco
9 98 (3.95%) Informatica
10 72 (2.90%) Sun
11 55 (2.22%) EMC
11 55 (2.22%) Veritas
12 50 (2.02%) Splunk
13 48 (1.94%) NetApp
13 48 (1.94%) Reuters
14 47 (1.90%) Business Objects
15 44 (1.77%) SAP
16 35 (1.41%) Teradata
17 32 (1.29%) Google
18 28 (1.13%) Symantec
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £95000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £26,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
KDR
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + dependent on previous experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago