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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 275 279 231
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -48
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1157 1187 1425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.12% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.22% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 902 910 1096
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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 +16 1063 £50,000 - 140
London -4 524 £55,500 -3.47% 61
South East -14 168 £45,000 - 24
East of England -7 88 £43,500 -8.42% 13
Yorkshire +5 78 £43,000 +13.15% 12
City of London +1 76 £60,000 +4.34% 21
South West +6 74 £40,000 +5.26% 5
North West +70 66 £39,000 +20.00% 14
West Yorkshire +3 65 £45,000 +20.80% 9
Berkshire -1 60 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Leeds +22 56 £45,000 +28.57% 9
West Midlands -7 55 £51,250 +28.12% 10
Scotland -11 54 £42,500 - 6
Hampshire -5 50 £44,500 -1.11% 7
Manchester +52 45 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Hertfordshire +4 39 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Glasgow -23 37 £42,500 - 4
Surrey +3 34 £46,250 - 2
Reading -3 30 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Watford +14 29 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Warwick - 23 £57,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 23 £57,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 21 £38,250 -23.50% 7
Cambridge +5 21 £38,250 -23.50% 6
Somerset +8 18 £37,500 -11.76%
Bedfordshire -10 18 £44,500 -6.31% 3
Merseyside +6 17 £33,750 +46.73% 2
Portsmouth +15 15 £36,000 -24.21%
Wimbledon +10 14 - -
Luton +17 13 £43,500 +2.35% 2

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1704 (66.00%) Linux
2 1527 (59.14%) Unix
3 1204 (46.63%) SQL
4 1146 (44.38%) Oracle
5 885 (34.28%) Java
6 755 (29.24%) Finance
7 646 (25.02%) Python
8 583 (22.58%) Perl
9 560 (21.69%) Oracle Database
10 529 (20.49%) Degree
11 520 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
12 494 (19.13%) Windows
13 437 (16.92%) PL/SQL
14 411 (15.92%) Apache
15 400 (15.49%) Bash Shell
16 383 (14.83%) Performance Tuning
17 346 (13.40%) MySQL
18 340 (13.17%) SQL Server
19 325 (12.59%) Puppet
20 321 (12.43%) VMware
21 310 (12.01%) Relational Database
22 308 (11.93%) Microsoft
23 306 (11.85%) Computer Science
24 303 (11.74%) JavaScript
25 300 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
26 289 (11.19%) Jenkins
27 286 (11.08%) Red Hat
28 284 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 281 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
30 277 (10.73%) ITIL

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 411 (15.92%) Apache
2 236 (9.14%) Tomcat
3 213 (8.25%) WebLogic
4 146 (5.65%) WebSphere
5 144 (5.58%) JBoss
6 89 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
7 86 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 63 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 56 (2.17%) Apache Spark
10 54 (2.09%) nginx
11 51 (1.98%) IIS
12 42 (1.63%) Apache Pig
13 35 (1.36%) Node.js
14 31 (1.20%) CloudStack
15 29 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
16 27 (1.05%) Confluence
16 27 (1.05%) SAS
16 27 (1.05%) Tuxedo
17 20 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
18 19 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 157 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 95 (3.68%) MS Office
3 29 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.54%) MS Project
6 5 (0.19%) SPSS
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) HipChat
8 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 127 (4.92%) Oracle Applications
2 126 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
3 76 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 45 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
5 33 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
6 32 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
7 30 (1.16%) Oracle ASCP
8 26 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
8 26 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
9 25 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
10 20 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
11 18 (0.70%) Demantra
12 15 (0.58%) HFM
13 13 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
14 12 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
15 11 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
15 11 (0.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 11 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
16 10 (0.39%) Kondor
16 10 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 240 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.55%) PaaS
3 36 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.08%) GitHub
5 22 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (0.66%) SaaS
7 14 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.54%) Office 365
8 11 (0.43%) IaaS
8 11 (0.43%) Joyent
9 8 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.077%) Taleo
14 1 (0.039%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.039%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.039%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.039%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 174 (6.74%) Firewall
2 148 (5.73%) DNS
3 109 (4.22%) SAN
4 108 (4.18%) TCP/IP
5 89 (3.45%) LDAP
6 88 (3.41%) SSL
7 68 (2.63%) Internet
8 65 (2.52%) HTTP
9 61 (2.36%) VPN
10 51 (1.98%) SSH
11 41 (1.59%) LAN
12 38 (1.47%) FTP
13 35 (1.36%) Broadband
13 35 (1.36%) DHCP
13 35 (1.36%) SNMP
13 35 (1.36%) WAN
14 32 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
15 31 (1.20%) VLAN
16 27 (1.05%) SMTP
17 26 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (21.69%) Oracle Database
2 346 (13.40%) MySQL
3 340 (13.17%) SQL Server
4 310 (12.01%) Relational Database
5 281 (10.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 219 (8.48%) RDBMS
7 158 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 154 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
9 131 (5.07%) Oracle BI EE
10 125 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 123 (4.76%) NoSQL
12 115 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
13 113 (4.38%) Big Data
13 113 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
14 89 (3.45%) Hadoop
15 77 (2.98%) MongoDB
16 73 (2.83%) Oracle9i Database
17 63 (2.44%) DB2
18 54 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
19 53 (2.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 289 (11.19%) Jenkins
2 260 (10.07%) Git (software)
3 164 (6.35%) Subversion
4 144 (5.58%) Maven
5 134 (5.19%) JIRA
6 118 (4.57%) Oracle Forms
7 117 (4.53%) JUnit
8 97 (3.76%) Selenium
8 97 (3.76%) TeamCity
9 71 (2.75%) Ant
10 57 (2.21%) Eclipse
11 55 (2.13%) Gerrit
12 52 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
13 48 (1.86%) Hudson
14 45 (1.74%) Cucumber
14 45 (1.74%) Toad
15 35 (1.36%) Visual Studio
16 34 (1.32%) Gradle
17 25 (0.97%) JMeter
18 24 (0.93%) HP UFT
General
1 755 (29.24%) Finance
2 240 (9.30%) Banking
3 97 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 94 (3.64%) Front Office
5 83 (3.21%) Retail
6 69 (2.67%) Games
7 68 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.63%) Back Office
9 39 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.39%) Marketing
11 32 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.05%) Advertising
12 27 (1.05%) Publishing
13 21 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
14 19 (0.74%) Legal
15 14 (0.54%) Billing
16 10 (0.39%) French Language
17 8 (0.31%) Law
18 7 (0.27%) German Language
19 5 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 582 (22.54%) Developer
2 458 (17.74%) Administrator
3 352 (13.63%) Analyst
4 340 (13.17%) DBA
5 274 (10.61%) Oracle DBA
6 223 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
7 204 (7.90%) Linux Administrator
7 204 (7.90%) Linux Engineer
8 191 (7.40%) Java Developer
9 167 (6.47%) Applications Support
10 162 (6.27%) Support Analyst
11 146 (5.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 129 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
13 123 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 113 (4.38%) Senior Developer
15 101 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
16 94 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 91 (3.52%) Software Engineer
18 90 (3.49%) Support Engineer
19 89 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (10.19%) HTML
2 262 (10.15%) XML
3 217 (8.40%) Web Services
4 198 (7.67%) Middleware
5 185 (7.16%) Spring
6 183 (7.09%) .NET
7 163 (6.31%) LAMP
8 144 (5.58%) CSS
9 141 (5.46%) J2EE
10 96 (3.72%) JSON
11 93 (3.60%) Hibernate
12 91 (3.52%) REST
13 89 (3.45%) jQuery
14 74 (2.87%) AngularJS
15 68 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
16 65 (2.52%) SOAP
17 58 (2.25%) XSLT
18 56 (2.17%) JSP
19 54 (2.09%) JDBC
19 54 (2.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 306 (11.85%) Computer Science
2 300 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 89 (3.45%) Derivative
4 89 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 71 (2.75%) Equities
6 67 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 66 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 65 (2.52%) Replication
9 60 (2.32%) Fixed Income
9 60 (2.32%) Statistics
10 54 (2.09%) Clustering
11 47 (1.82%) Data Centre
12 45 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (1.51%) SWIFT
14 37 (1.43%) Hedge funds
15 36 (1.39%) Physics
16 31 (1.20%) Applied Mathematics
17 30 (1.16%) Client/Server
17 30 (1.16%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1704 (66.00%) Linux
2 1527 (59.14%) Unix
3 494 (19.13%) Windows
4 284 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 239 (9.26%) Solaris
6 113 (4.38%) CentOS
7 96 (3.72%) Windows Server
8 65 (2.52%) AIX
9 58 (2.25%) HPUX
10 46 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 38 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
12 33 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 31 (1.20%) SUSE
14 31 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (1.12%) Android
16 27 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.81%) Mac OS X
18 20 (0.77%) Windows 7
19 18 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (14.83%) Performance Tuning
3 277 (10.73%) ITIL
4 242 (9.37%) DevOps
5 226 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
6 220 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
7 214 (8.29%) Open Source
8 213 (8.25%) Configuration Management
9 207 (8.02%) Software Engineering
10 189 (7.32%) ETL
11 186 (7.20%) SDLC
12 174 (6.74%) Scrum
13 155 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 148 (5.73%) Mentoring
15 140 (5.42%) TDD
16 135 (5.23%) Data Modelling
17 124 (4.80%) Analytics
18 114 (4.42%) High Availability
19 109 (4.22%) E-Commerce
20 107 (4.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1204 (46.63%) SQL
2 885 (34.28%) Java
3 646 (25.02%) Python
4 583 (22.58%) Perl
5 437 (16.92%) PL/SQL
6 400 (15.49%) Bash Shell
7 303 (11.74%) JavaScript
8 239 (9.26%) Ruby
9 226 (8.75%) C++
10 199 (7.71%) C#
11 163 (6.31%) C
12 121 (4.69%) PHP
13 116 (4.49%) PowerShell
14 106 (4.11%) Korn
15 79 (3.06%) AWK
16 73 (2.83%) VB
17 49 (1.90%) T-SQL
18 38 (1.47%) Scala
19 29 (1.12%) sed
20 28 (1.08%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 529 (20.49%) Degree
2 156 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 99 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 64 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
5 62 (2.40%) OCP
6 45 (1.74%) RHCE
7 32 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (1.05%) RHCSA
10 25 (0.97%) PhD
11 23 (0.89%) CCNA
11 23 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.77%) MCSE
13 17 (0.66%) MCP
14 15 (0.58%) CISSP
14 15 (0.58%) HND
14 15 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (7.90%) QA
2 86 (3.33%) SLA
3 32 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.43%) SEPA
6 7 (0.27%) RosettaNet
7 6 (0.23%) Basel III
7 6 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.19%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.19%) ISO20022
9 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.12%) DICOM
10 3 (0.12%) HL7
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.12%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.077%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.039%) EMIR
System Software
1 237 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
3 114 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 77 (2.98%) KVM
5 74 (2.87%) Xen
6 72 (2.79%) vSphere
7 45 (1.74%) Docker
8 43 (1.67%) HDFS
9 42 (1.63%) NFS
10 32 (1.24%) Apache Flume
10 32 (1.24%) Varnish
11 31 (1.20%) XenServer
12 28 (1.08%) iptables
13 24 (0.93%) VMware ESX
14 21 (0.81%) Postfix
15 19 (0.74%) LXC
16 17 (0.66%) Hyper-V
17 16 (0.62%) Squid
17 16 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
18 15 (0.58%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 325 (12.59%) Puppet
2 196 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 176 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 108 (4.18%) Data Guard
5 96 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 79 (3.06%) Nagios
7 58 (2.25%) Ansible
8 57 (2.21%) Cobbler
8 57 (2.21%) NetBackup
9 44 (1.70%) Tivoli
10 35 (1.36%) ZABBIX
11 34 (1.32%) Control-M
12 32 (1.24%) Graphite
12 32 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
13 27 (1.05%) Oozie
13 27 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
14 25 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
15 23 (0.89%) Salt
16 21 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
17 20 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1146 (44.38%) Oracle
2 321 (12.43%) VMware
3 308 (11.93%) Microsoft
4 286 (11.08%) Red Hat
5 136 (5.27%) IBM
6 122 (4.73%) HP
7 104 (4.03%) Sybase
8 102 (3.95%) Cisco
9 60 (2.32%) SAP
10 55 (2.13%) Sun
11 52 (2.01%) EMC
12 41 (1.59%) Netezza
13 40 (1.55%) Siebel
14 39 (1.51%) Citrix
15 36 (1.39%) Informatica
16 32 (1.24%) EnterpriseDB
16 32 (1.24%) Hortonworks
16 32 (1.24%) Reuters
17 31 (1.20%) Cloudera
18 30 (1.16%) MapR
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benfits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary depending upon experience + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Manor F1 Team
Salary: Depends on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus & share incentive
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
ITP Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aspire Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Salary: no constraint for right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Highlands & Islands
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum To £32K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum To £35K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago