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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 259 238 199
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -39
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1197 1389 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.18% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.24% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1110 1156
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.67%

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
54977 61879 57818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.70% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46773 52797 49726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -18 1093 £50,000 +5.26% 132
London +10 585 £57,500 +4.54% 63
South East +25 230 £45,000 - 35
City of London +24 160 £55,000 +4.76% 23
East of England -48 81 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Yorkshire -7 77 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Surrey +51 70 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hampshire +2 64 £45,000 -4.25% 8
West Yorkshire -2 62 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South West -16 58 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Scotland +9 53 £42,750 -8.06% 11
Berkshire -20 50 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Leeds +8 38 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -17 34 £40,000 - 2
North West -44 32 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Reading -33 31 £48,250 -3.50% 4
Glasgow -10 29 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Bedfordshire +31 24 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Hertfordshire -54 23 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Gloucestershire -24 19 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Wales +21 18 £43,490 -17.16% 2
East Midlands +10 17 £39,500 +16.17%
Portsmouth +7 17 £45,000 -10.89% 2
Manchester -9 17 £47,500 +2.15%
South Wales - 17 £41,980 - 2
Basingstoke +30 16 £66,250 +46.40% 3
Dorset +18 16 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 16 £42,500 +8.97% 9
Bournemouth +4 15 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cheshire -9 14 £37,500 -25.00%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1521 (63.24%) Linux
2 1380 (57.38%) UNIX
3 1149 (47.78%) SQL
4 1020 (42.41%) Oracle
5 796 (33.10%) Java
6 735 (30.56%) Finance
7 665 (27.65%) Perl
8 574 (23.87%) Python
9 538 (22.37%) Windows
10 473 (19.67%) PL/SQL
11 468 (19.46%) Oracle Database
12 398 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
13 389 (16.17%) Apache
14 356 (14.80%) Red Hat
15 353 (14.68%) Bash Shell
16 340 (14.14%) Degree
17 337 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 328 (13.64%) MySQL
19 323 (13.43%) Tomcat
20 315 (13.10%) JavaScript
21 307 (12.77%) Solaris
22 306 (12.72%) Performance Tuning
23 302 (12.56%) SQL Server
24 280 (11.64%) Banking
25 268 (11.14%) VMware
26 264 (10.98%) Web Services
26 264 (10.98%) XML
27 253 (10.52%) Puppet
28 243 (10.10%) ITIL
29 241 (10.02%) Relational Database

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 389 (16.17%) Apache
2 323 (13.43%) Tomcat
3 169 (7.03%) WebLogic
4 137 (5.70%) JBoss
5 89 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 82 (3.41%) IIS
7 80 (3.33%) nginx
8 50 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 46 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 45 (1.87%) GlassFish
11 38 (1.58%) MS Exchange
12 37 (1.54%) Node.js
12 37 (1.54%) OpenStack
13 28 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
14 22 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
15 21 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
17 17 (0.71%) SAS
17 17 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 103 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.41%) MS Office
3 10 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.083%) SPSS
7 1 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.042%) FastStats
7 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 63 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 46 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 25 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
6 23 (0.96%) RMDS
7 21 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
10 12 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
10 12 (0.50%) SAP SRM
11 9 (0.37%) ION MarketView
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
13 7 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.21%) Summit
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 190 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (2.41%) SaaS
3 53 (2.20%) PaaS
4 47 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 22 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (0.87%) IaaS
8 12 (0.50%) Route 53
8 12 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.42%) Heroku
9 10 (0.42%) Engine Yard
10 9 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.33%) Office 365
11 8 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.29%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.25%) GitHub
14 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 191 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 178 (7.40%) Firewall
3 157 (6.53%) DNS
4 156 (6.49%) SAN
5 99 (4.12%) HTTP
6 84 (3.49%) LDAP
7 77 (3.20%) Internet
8 73 (3.04%) SSL
9 59 (2.45%) VPN
10 55 (2.29%) SSH
11 44 (1.83%) NAS
12 36 (1.50%) LAN
13 33 (1.37%) FTP
13 33 (1.37%) Network Security
14 28 (1.16%) WAN
15 27 (1.12%) SMTP
16 25 (1.04%) VLAN
17 24 (1.00%) IPsec
18 23 (0.96%) DHCP
19 22 (0.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (19.46%) Oracle Database
2 328 (13.64%) MySQL
3 302 (12.56%) SQL Server
4 241 (10.02%) Relational Database
5 228 (9.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 175 (7.28%) RDBMS
7 133 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
8 119 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
9 91 (3.78%) NoSQL
10 90 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 81 (3.37%) Hadoop
12 67 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
13 65 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
14 61 (2.54%) Oracle Database 12c
15 53 (2.20%) OLAP
16 52 (2.16%) Big Data
17 50 (2.08%) DB2
18 48 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 48 (2.00%) MongoDB
19 45 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 239 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 231 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 185 (7.69%) Maven
4 167 (6.94%) Subversion
5 146 (6.07%) Ant
6 84 (3.49%) JUnit
7 70 (2.91%) JIRA
8 66 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
9 65 (2.70%) Selenium
10 58 (2.41%) Eclipse
11 50 (2.08%) Hudson
12 41 (1.70%) Gradle
13 38 (1.58%) Appium
14 30 (1.25%) Mercurial
14 30 (1.25%) Xcode
15 29 (1.21%) TeamCity
15 29 (1.21%) Robotium
16 26 (1.08%) ClearCase
16 26 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 25 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 735 (30.56%) Finance
2 280 (11.64%) Banking
3 120 (4.99%) Investment Banking
4 108 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 101 (4.20%) Retail
6 90 (3.74%) Front Office
7 67 (2.79%) Marketing
8 46 (1.91%) Back Office
9 44 (1.83%) Games
10 43 (1.79%) Advertising
11 34 (1.41%) Legal
12 28 (1.16%) Electronics
13 27 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.71%) Law
15 15 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.50%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.46%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.42%) Publishing
19 9 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 506 (21.04%) Developer
2 383 (15.93%) Administrator
3 348 (14.47%) Analyst
4 282 (11.73%) Systems Administrator
5 216 (8.98%) Applications Support
6 189 (7.86%) Support Analyst
7 187 (7.78%) Linux Administrator
8 165 (6.86%) DBA
9 151 (6.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 126 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
10 126 (5.24%) Oracle DBA
11 122 (5.07%) Java Developer
12 108 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
13 103 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
14 102 (4.24%) Consultant
15 97 (4.03%) Support Engineer
16 94 (3.91%) Senior Developer
17 90 (3.74%) Software Engineer
18 83 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
19 82 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (10.98%) Web Services
1 264 (10.98%) XML
2 230 (9.56%) HTML
3 177 (7.36%) J2EE
4 145 (6.03%) Spring
5 140 (5.82%) Middleware
6 124 (5.16%) .NET
7 99 (4.12%) REST
8 89 (3.70%) JMS
9 85 (3.53%) SOAP
10 83 (3.45%) JSON
11 77 (3.20%) Hibernate
12 74 (3.08%) JSP
13 64 (2.66%) ASP.NET
14 63 (2.62%) CSS
15 61 (2.54%) LAMP
16 59 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
17 57 (2.37%) XSLT
18 53 (2.20%) Struts
19 51 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 227 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 146 (6.07%) Clustering
4 89 (3.70%) Open Source
5 88 (3.66%) Data Structures
6 76 (3.16%) Derivative
7 73 (3.04%) Management Information System
8 71 (2.95%) Fixed Income
9 62 (2.58%) Replication
10 57 (2.37%) Algorithms
11 54 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 53 (2.20%) Mobile App
13 51 (2.12%) Equities
14 48 (2.00%) Mathematics
15 46 (1.91%) Data Integration
16 35 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (1.37%) Client/Server
18 31 (1.29%) Statistics
18 31 (1.29%) iPad
19 29 (1.21%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1521 (63.24%) Linux
2 1380 (57.38%) UNIX
3 538 (22.37%) Windows
4 337 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 307 (12.77%) Solaris
6 180 (7.48%) CentOS
7 162 (6.74%) AIX
8 128 (5.32%) Ubuntu
9 92 (3.83%) Debian
10 83 (3.45%) Apple iOS
11 80 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (2.83%) Oracle Linux
14 63 (2.62%) HPUX
15 61 (2.54%) Android
16 56 (2.33%) Mac OS X
17 55 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 51 (2.12%) SUSE
19 20 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 18 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (12.72%) Performance Tuning
3 243 (10.10%) ITIL
4 209 (8.69%) ETL
5 200 (8.32%) DevOps
6 169 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
6 169 (7.03%) Software Engineering
7 155 (6.44%) Configuration Management
8 151 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 150 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
10 145 (6.03%) TDD
11 138 (5.74%) Multithreading
12 122 (5.07%) Change Management
13 119 (4.95%) Project Management
14 115 (4.78%) Scrum
15 99 (4.12%) Mentoring
16 96 (3.99%) SOA
16 96 (3.99%) Analytics
17 95 (3.95%) Unit Testing
18 92 (3.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1149 (47.78%) SQL
2 796 (33.10%) Java
3 665 (27.65%) Perl
4 574 (23.87%) Python
5 473 (19.67%) PL/SQL
6 353 (14.68%) Bash Shell
7 315 (13.10%) JavaScript
8 231 (9.60%) PHP
9 225 (9.36%) C++
10 195 (8.11%) C
11 175 (7.28%) Ruby
12 133 (5.53%) Korn
13 121 (5.03%) C#
14 87 (3.62%) PowerShell
15 85 (3.53%) T-SQL
16 42 (1.75%) XPath
16 42 (1.75%) Bourne shell
17 41 (1.70%) AWK
17 41 (1.70%) VB
18 33 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 340 (14.14%) Degree
2 111 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 50 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 49 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (1.37%) RHCSA
7 32 (1.33%) RHCE
7 32 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (1.21%) CISSP
9 28 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
10 26 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.04%) MCSE
12 21 (0.87%) OCP
13 20 (0.83%) CCNA
14 18 (0.75%) Sun Certification
14 18 (0.75%) LPIC
15 14 (0.58%) CCNP
15 14 (0.58%) ISEB
16 13 (0.54%) GIAC
17 12 (0.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (5.65%) QA
2 83 (3.45%) SLA
3 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.50%) RosettaNet
6 7 (0.29%) COBIT
7 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.083%) Basel II
10 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.042%) Solvency II
System Software
1 190 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
3 81 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 50 (2.08%) Xen
5 42 (1.75%) vSphere
6 39 (1.62%) KVM
6 39 (1.62%) NFS
7 31 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 23 (0.96%) Samba
9 23 (0.96%) Docker
10 22 (0.91%) PowerHA
10 22 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 19 (0.79%) Varnish
12 18 (0.75%) Oracle Clusterware
13 17 (0.71%) VMware ESX
14 16 (0.67%) Firmware
15 14 (0.58%) Hyper-V
15 14 (0.58%) Squid
16 13 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 253 (10.52%) Puppet
2 180 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (4.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 115 (4.78%) Nagios
5 99 (4.12%) Data Guard
6 72 (2.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 63 (2.62%) Tivoli
8 45 (1.87%) NetBackup
9 44 (1.83%) Control-M
10 39 (1.62%) ZABBIX
11 32 (1.33%) Cobbler
12 28 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
13 25 (1.04%) Ansible
14 20 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 20 (0.83%) logstash
15 19 (0.79%) SCOM
16 17 (0.71%) Salt
17 16 (0.67%) HAProxy
18 15 (0.62%) OpenView
18 15 (0.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1020 (42.41%) Oracle
2 356 (14.80%) Red Hat
3 268 (11.14%) VMware
4 192 (7.98%) Microsoft
5 150 (6.24%) IBM
6 149 (6.20%) HP
7 112 (4.66%) Cisco
8 102 (4.24%) Sybase
9 87 (3.62%) Informatica
10 66 (2.74%) Sun
10 66 (2.74%) Veritas
11 59 (2.45%) EMC
12 49 (2.04%) Splunk
13 48 (2.00%) NetApp
13 48 (2.00%) Reuters
14 47 (1.95%) Business Objects
15 46 (1.91%) SAP
16 42 (1.75%) Teradata
17 41 (1.70%) Symantec
18 35 (1.46%) Citrix
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £50k+Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health care, 20-25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus (up to 30%) + £7k on call
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Posted: Yesterday