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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 223 183 175
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -8
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1548 1674 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.51% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.82% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1220 1577
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,860 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 1425 £50,000 +13.63% 133
London -23 707 £55,000 +8.91% 51
South East -80 207 £42,500 +6.25% 21
City of London +1 190 £55,000 +4.76% 11
East of England +46 174 £40,000 - 14
Yorkshire -38 101 £34,500 -13.75% 10
Scotland +3 96 £46,500 +16.25% 10
West Yorkshire -41 85 £35,000 -12.50% 7
North West +1 84 £50,000 +42.85% 15
Hertfordshire +45 80 £40,000 -10.61% 6
West Midlands +30 78 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Glasgow +13 69 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Hampshire -20 66 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Berkshire -44 65 £46,250 +11.44% 9
South West -93 60 £44,000 +10.00% 13
Leeds -19 49 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Birmingham +19 48 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Reading -16 47 £48,500 +21.25% 6
Suffolk +32 46 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Manchester +6 40 £43,750 +28.67% 5
Ipswich +24 35 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Gloucestershire -32 35 £40,000 - 2
Watford +8 33 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Surrey -34 27 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 25 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire -22 23 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Milton Keynes +14 20 £41,000 +9.33%
Cambridgeshire -7 20 £39,000 +13.86% 6
Merseyside - 19 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh -12 18 £36,895 -18.01% 2

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1904 (64.87%) Linux
2 1902 (64.80%) UNIX
3 1360 (46.34%) SQL
4 1248 (42.52%) Oracle
5 1060 (36.12%) Java
6 870 (29.64%) Perl
7 845 (28.79%) Finance
8 633 (21.57%) Windows
9 523 (17.82%) Oracle Database
10 507 (17.27%) Python
11 502 (17.10%) PL/SQL
12 478 (16.29%) Relational Database
13 438 (14.92%) Red Hat
14 421 (14.34%) Degree
15 409 (13.94%) JavaScript
16 398 (13.56%) HTML
17 396 (13.49%) Solaris
18 393 (13.39%) Performance Tuning
19 378 (12.88%) MySQL
20 376 (12.81%) Bash Shell
21 364 (12.40%) Banking
22 363 (12.37%) C++
23 359 (12.23%) SQL Server
23 359 (12.23%) ITIL
24 346 (11.79%) Oracle Database 11g
25 345 (11.75%) Apache
26 333 (11.35%) RDBMS
27 330 (11.24%) XML
28 297 (10.12%) C
29 295 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 345 (11.75%) Apache
2 258 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 209 (7.12%) WebLogic
4 113 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 73 (2.49%) TIBCO EMS
6 51 (1.74%) IIS
7 48 (1.64%) MS Exchange
8 45 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 43 (1.47%) SAS
10 37 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 36 (1.23%) Node.js
12 34 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
13 33 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (1.09%) CMS
15 29 (0.99%) Confluence
16 28 (0.95%) Apache Solr
17 27 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.82%) nginx
19 23 (0.78%) SharePoint
20 21 (0.72%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 155 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.43%) MS Office
3 16 (0.55%) MS Project
4 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.31%) SPSS
5 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.27%) GIMP
6 8 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.27%) Stata
7 5 (0.17%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.034%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 136 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (1.60%) BusinessWorks
3 47 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (0.72%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 21 (0.72%) TIBCO iProcess
5 20 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
6 18 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
7 15 (0.51%) Temenos T24
7 15 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 14 (0.48%) Summit
9 13 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.37%) RMDS
10 11 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.37%) ION MarketView
10 11 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
11 10 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (1.06%) Joyent
4 29 (0.99%) SaaS
5 26 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.68%) Heroku
7 19 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.61%) GitHub
9 16 (0.55%) Engine Yard
9 16 (0.55%) IaaS
10 12 (0.41%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (0.17%) PaaS
11 5 (0.17%) Office 365
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.10%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.10%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.034%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 280 (9.54%) DNS
2 277 (9.44%) TCP/IP
3 276 (9.40%) Firewall
4 212 (7.22%) SAN
5 187 (6.37%) Internet
6 120 (4.09%) VPN
7 102 (3.48%) LDAP
7 102 (3.48%) HTTP
8 76 (2.59%) SSL
9 59 (2.01%) SSH
10 56 (1.91%) NAS
11 54 (1.84%) DHCP
12 49 (1.67%) FTP
13 46 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
14 45 (1.53%) LAN
15 44 (1.50%) VLAN
16 31 (1.06%) WAN
16 31 (1.06%) iSCSI
17 29 (0.99%) SMTP
18 27 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (17.82%) Oracle Database
2 478 (16.29%) Relational Database
3 378 (12.88%) MySQL
4 359 (12.23%) SQL Server
5 346 (11.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 333 (11.35%) RDBMS
7 255 (8.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 184 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
9 127 (4.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 111 (3.78%) Big Data
11 110 (3.75%) MongoDB
12 104 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
13 88 (3.00%) DB2
14 79 (2.69%) NoSQL
15 73 (2.49%) Oracle Exadata
16 69 (2.35%) Oracle9i Database
17 67 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 60 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
19 58 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
20 55 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 246 (8.38%) Subversion
2 227 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 160 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 148 (5.04%) Maven
5 137 (4.67%) Ant
6 92 (3.13%) JIRA
7 90 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
8 79 (2.69%) JUnit
9 77 (2.62%) Hudson
10 65 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 51 (1.74%) Toad
12 45 (1.53%) Mercurial
13 38 (1.29%) ClearCase
14 36 (1.23%) Selenium
15 34 (1.16%) CruiseControl
16 32 (1.09%) ProC
17 27 (0.92%) JDeveloper
18 25 (0.85%) FitNesse
18 25 (0.85%) Gradle
19 24 (0.82%) FishEye
General
1 845 (28.79%) Finance
2 364 (12.40%) Banking
3 138 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 138 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 136 (4.63%) Retail
5 89 (3.03%) Front Office
6 70 (2.39%) Games
7 60 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 56 (1.91%) Marketing
9 41 (1.40%) Publishing
10 36 (1.23%) Legal
11 28 (0.95%) Military
12 26 (0.89%) Advertising
13 23 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.75%) Back Office
15 18 (0.61%) Online Betting
16 16 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
18 13 (0.44%) Law
19 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 801 (27.29%) Developer
2 509 (17.34%) Administrator
3 361 (12.30%) Analyst
4 288 (9.81%) DBA
5 268 (9.13%) Systems Administrator
6 261 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 242 (8.25%) Oracle DBA
8 220 (7.50%) Applications Support
9 207 (7.05%) Linux Administrator
10 169 (5.76%) Support Analyst
11 157 (5.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 154 (5.25%) Consultant
13 129 (4.40%) Oracle Developer
14 122 (4.16%) Linux Engineer
15 98 (3.34%) Support Engineer
16 86 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
17 83 (2.83%) C++ Developer
18 80 (2.73%) UNIX Administrator
19 79 (2.69%) Software Engineer
20 78 (2.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (13.56%) HTML
2 330 (11.24%) XML
3 264 (8.99%) CSS
4 232 (7.90%) Spring
5 222 (7.56%) Web Services
6 199 (6.78%) J2EE
7 167 (5.69%) Middleware
8 161 (5.49%) Hibernate
9 115 (3.92%) JSON
10 109 (3.71%) jQuery
11 105 (3.58%) .NET
12 95 (3.24%) JSP
13 91 (3.10%) Java EE
14 82 (2.79%) Ajax
15 77 (2.62%) Apache Flex
16 76 (2.59%) HTML5
17 70 (2.39%) LAMP
18 61 (2.08%) JMS
19 56 (1.91%) JDBC
20 55 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 210 (7.16%) Computer Science
2 157 (5.35%) Clustering
3 118 (4.02%) Open Source
4 100 (3.41%) Replication
5 85 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 82 (2.79%) Derivative
7 70 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 68 (2.32%) Equities
9 49 (1.67%) Statistics
10 47 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 45 (1.53%) HACMP
11 45 (1.53%) Data Integration
12 43 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.43%) Device Driver
14 41 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 38 (1.29%) Hedge funds
16 32 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 30 (1.02%) Oracle Exalytics
18 29 (0.99%) Online Games
18 29 (0.99%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1904 (64.87%) Linux
2 1902 (64.80%) UNIX
3 633 (21.57%) Windows
4 396 (13.49%) Solaris
5 295 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 252 (8.59%) AIX
7 130 (4.43%) HPUX
8 120 (4.09%) Ubuntu
9 91 (3.10%) CentOS
10 87 (2.96%) SUSE
11 61 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 57 (1.94%) Debian
13 52 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
15 29 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 25 (0.85%) Android
17 24 (0.82%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.65%) Windows 7
19 16 (0.55%) FreeBSD
20 13 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (13.39%) Performance Tuning
2 359 (12.23%) ITIL
3 252 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (8.25%) Software Engineering
5 209 (7.12%) SOA
6 198 (6.75%) Configuration Management
6 198 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
7 189 (6.44%) Scrum
8 167 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
9 164 (5.59%) OO
10 160 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 159 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 154 (5.25%) TDD
13 146 (4.97%) ETL
14 135 (4.60%) Change Management
15 130 (4.43%) CRM
16 126 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 112 (3.82%) Release Management
18 106 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
19 104 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1360 (46.34%) SQL
2 1060 (36.12%) Java
3 870 (29.64%) Perl
4 507 (17.27%) Python
5 502 (17.10%) PL/SQL
6 409 (13.94%) JavaScript
7 376 (12.81%) Bash Shell
8 363 (12.37%) C++
9 297 (10.12%) C
10 263 (8.96%) PHP
11 193 (6.58%) Ruby
12 160 (5.45%) Korn
13 155 (5.28%) C#
14 130 (4.43%) PowerShell
15 83 (2.83%) AWK
15 83 (2.83%) Scala
16 76 (2.59%) Bourne shell
17 68 (2.32%) VB
18 63 (2.15%) Groovy
19 51 (1.74%) sed
Qualifications
1 421 (14.34%) Degree
2 187 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.34%) DV Cleared
4 92 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.01%) Oracle Certification
6 55 (1.87%) ISEB
7 49 (1.67%) OCP
8 39 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (1.02%) CCNP
11 28 (0.95%) CCNA
12 26 (0.89%) MCSE
13 24 (0.82%) RHCE
14 23 (0.78%) Sun Certification
15 20 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.41%) MCITP
17 11 (0.37%) HND
18 9 (0.31%) MCSA
19 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
20 6 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (6.03%) QA
2 89 (3.03%) SLA
3 33 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.17%) Basel III
9 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
System Software
1 192 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
2 190 (6.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 164 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (3.99%) Active Directory
5 71 (2.42%) KVM
6 60 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 59 (2.01%) NFS
8 51 (1.74%) Hyper-V
9 39 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 38 (1.29%) Sendmail
11 29 (0.99%) vSphere
12 26 (0.89%) Samba
13 23 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 22 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 21 (0.72%) Xen
15 21 (0.72%) Postfix
16 20 (0.68%) vCloud
17 18 (0.61%) Veritas File System
17 18 (0.61%) OpenSSH
18 17 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 277 (9.44%) Puppet
2 178 (6.06%) Nagios
3 175 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (4.33%) Data Guard
5 84 (2.86%) Tivoli
6 70 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 47 (1.60%) ZABBIX
8 41 (1.40%) Cobbler
9 32 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 28 (0.95%) CFEngine
11 27 (0.92%) Control-M
12 26 (0.89%) OpenView
13 25 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
13 25 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
14 24 (0.82%) YUM
15 22 (0.75%) HP SIM
16 21 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 18 (0.61%) SCCM
17 18 (0.61%) SCOM
18 17 (0.58%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 1248 (42.52%) Oracle
2 438 (14.92%) Red Hat
3 280 (9.54%) VMware
4 258 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 173 (5.89%) HP
6 158 (5.38%) IBM
7 148 (5.04%) JBoss
8 135 (4.60%) Sybase
9 126 (4.29%) Cisco
10 106 (3.61%) TIBCO
11 83 (2.83%) Citrix
12 76 (2.59%) Sun
13 67 (2.28%) Hyperion
14 61 (2.08%) Veritas
15 56 (1.91%) EMC
16 52 (1.77%) Google
17 50 (1.70%) NetApp
18 49 (1.67%) Zend
19 47 (1.60%) Adobe
19 47 (1.60%) Juniper
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Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £65,000 per annum + bens and bonus
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Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, BUPA Healthcare
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 Per Annum Graduate Package Holidays, Gym, Pe
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum excellent package
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: 60,000
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Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum excellent benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension + Bonus +Package
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