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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 256 225 193
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -32
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1238 1526 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.27% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.42% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1219 1233
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +5.00%

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
56401 63031 59912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.98% 52.50% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47932 53204 51477
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -27 1145 £50,000 - 129
London -2 596 £57,500 +4.54% 60
South East +30 227 £45,000 +5.88% 29
City of London +26 182 £55,000 - 20
Yorkshire -5 90 £38,000 +8.57% 4
South West -5 80 £42,500 -3.40% 9
West Yorkshire +11 78 £38,750 +10.71% 2
East of England -57 76 £46,500 +16.25% 16
Hampshire +1 68 £45,000 - 3
Surrey +49 65 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Berkshire -5 62 £41,000 -13.68% 9
Leeds +14 52 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Scotland -24 45 £42,500 -8.60% 14
Gloucestershire -12 40 £62,500 +60.25% 2
Reading -16 37 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North West -26 37 £37,500 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -61 37 £40,000 -6.70% 6
Bedfordshire +35 25 £46,500 +10.05% 4
Hertfordshire -61 24 £55,000 +37.50% 3
East Midlands +30 23 £40,000 +5.26%
Cheltenham +24 23 £62,500 +58.22% 1
Glasgow -32 23 £43,750 -12.50% 11
Manchester -9 20 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Basingstoke +33 16 £45,000 +4.04%
Portsmouth +7 15 £45,000 -11.76%
Cheshire +7 15 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Coventry -5 15 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Wales - 15 £47,500 -
Bristol +7 14 £42,500 - 2
South Wales - 14 £44,500 -

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1530 (62.35%) Linux
2 1429 (58.23%) UNIX
3 1130 (46.05%) SQL
4 1037 (42.26%) Oracle
5 812 (33.09%) Java
6 726 (29.58%) Finance
7 698 (28.44%) Perl
8 559 (22.78%) Windows
9 558 (22.74%) Python
10 455 (18.54%) Oracle Database
11 429 (17.48%) PL/SQL
12 394 (16.06%) Apache
13 391 (15.93%) Red Hat
14 374 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
15 370 (15.08%) MySQL
15 370 (15.08%) Bash Shell
16 364 (14.83%) Solaris
17 360 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 345 (14.06%) Degree
19 332 (13.53%) Performance Tuning
20 326 (13.28%) Tomcat
21 323 (13.16%) VMware
22 314 (12.80%) SQL Server
23 311 (12.67%) JavaScript
24 274 (11.17%) Banking
25 270 (11.00%) Puppet
26 266 (10.84%) XML
27 254 (10.35%) PHP
28 251 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
29 243 (9.90%) HTML

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 394 (16.06%) Apache
2 326 (13.28%) Tomcat
3 185 (7.54%) WebLogic
4 136 (5.54%) JBoss
5 92 (3.75%) WebSphere
6 86 (3.50%) IIS
7 80 (3.26%) nginx
8 55 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 53 (2.16%) GlassFish
10 48 (1.96%) Node.js
11 38 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (1.47%) MS Exchange
13 33 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
14 30 (1.22%) OpenStack
15 29 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
16 22 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (0.86%) CMS
18 19 (0.77%) SAS
19 17 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
20 16 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 127 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.65%) MS Office
3 11 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.20%) PrintSoft PReS
6 4 (0.16%) DOC1
6 4 (0.16%) MS Project
7 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.081%) Mingle
7 2 (0.081%) SPSS
8 1 (0.041%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.041%) InDesign
8 1 (0.041%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.041%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 66 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 48 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 25 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
6 20 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
7 17 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.65%) RMDS
9 13 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
10 12 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.45%) SAP SRM
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
14 5 (0.20%) ION MarketView
14 5 (0.20%) Exstream
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
15 4 (0.16%) Summit
15 4 (0.16%) Magento
16 3 (0.12%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 188 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (2.61%) SaaS
3 51 (2.08%) PaaS
4 44 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 30 (1.22%) IaaS
7 22 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (0.53%) Route 53
9 11 (0.45%) Heroku
10 10 (0.41%) Engine Yard
11 9 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.37%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.29%) GitHub
12 7 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (0.20%) Office 365
14 5 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 223 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 207 (8.44%) Firewall
3 189 (7.70%) DNS
4 177 (7.21%) SAN
5 101 (4.12%) HTTP
6 89 (3.63%) LDAP
7 83 (3.38%) Internet
8 67 (2.73%) SSH
9 66 (2.69%) SSL
10 64 (2.61%) VPN
11 47 (1.92%) FTP
11 47 (1.92%) NAS
12 38 (1.55%) LAN
13 36 (1.47%) DHCP
13 36 (1.47%) Network Security
14 28 (1.14%) SMTP
14 28 (1.14%) WAN
14 28 (1.14%) ATM
15 27 (1.10%) VLAN
16 25 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (18.54%) Oracle Database
2 370 (15.08%) MySQL
3 314 (12.80%) SQL Server
4 228 (9.29%) Relational Database
5 225 (9.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 165 (6.72%) RDBMS
7 132 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 126 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
9 90 (3.67%) Hadoop
10 85 (3.46%) NoSQL
11 84 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 73 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (2.89%) Oracle9i Database
14 62 (2.53%) MongoDB
15 61 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
16 57 (2.32%) DB2
17 52 (2.12%) OLAP
18 51 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
19 48 (1.96%) MariaDB
20 42 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 225 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 209 (8.52%) Jenkins
3 184 (7.50%) Maven
4 165 (6.72%) Subversion
5 125 (5.09%) Ant
6 87 (3.55%) JUnit
7 73 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
8 70 (2.85%) JIRA
9 60 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 59 (2.40%) Selenium
11 39 (1.59%) Hudson
11 39 (1.59%) Appium
12 34 (1.39%) Toad
13 33 (1.34%) ClearCase
14 31 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (1.22%) Mercurial
15 30 (1.22%) Gradle
16 29 (1.18%) Robotium
16 29 (1.18%) Xcode
17 26 (1.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 726 (29.58%) Finance
2 274 (11.17%) Banking
3 117 (4.77%) Investment Banking
4 109 (4.44%) Retail
5 107 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 77 (3.14%) Front Office
7 59 (2.40%) Games
8 53 (2.16%) Marketing
9 44 (1.79%) Back Office
10 39 (1.59%) Advertising
11 30 (1.22%) Legal
12 27 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.98%) Electronics
14 17 (0.69%) Publishing
15 14 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.49%) Law
17 12 (0.49%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 484 (19.72%) Developer
2 410 (16.71%) Administrator
3 367 (14.96%) Analyst
4 294 (11.98%) Systems Administrator
5 227 (9.25%) Applications Support
6 220 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 190 (7.74%) DBA
8 181 (7.38%) Linux Administrator
9 155 (6.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 142 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
11 128 (5.22%) Oracle DBA
12 124 (5.05%) Java Developer
13 123 (5.01%) Consultant
14 114 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
15 108 (4.40%) Support Engineer
16 103 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
17 87 (3.55%) Software Engineer
18 84 (3.42%) Senior Developer
19 83 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
20 76 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (10.84%) XML
2 243 (9.90%) HTML
3 233 (9.49%) Web Services
4 172 (7.01%) J2EE
5 168 (6.85%) Middleware
6 152 (6.19%) Spring
7 126 (5.13%) .NET
8 100 (4.07%) REST
9 83 (3.38%) SOAP
10 82 (3.34%) JMS
11 79 (3.22%) JSON
12 71 (2.89%) Hibernate
13 68 (2.77%) JSP
14 65 (2.65%) ASP.NET
15 64 (2.61%) LAMP
16 62 (2.53%) CSS
16 62 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
17 59 (2.40%) XSLT
18 52 (2.12%) Java EE
18 52 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 251 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (7.09%) Clustering
3 170 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.67%) Open Source
5 77 (3.14%) Derivative
6 76 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 75 (3.06%) Fixed Income
8 73 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 69 (2.81%) Replication
10 55 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 49 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 49 (2.00%) Mathematics
12 48 (1.96%) Equities
13 47 (1.92%) Algorithms
14 43 (1.75%) Data Integration
15 37 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
16 36 (1.47%) Client/Server
17 35 (1.43%) HACMP
17 35 (1.43%) iPad
18 28 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1530 (62.35%) Linux
2 1429 (58.23%) UNIX
3 559 (22.78%) Windows
4 364 (14.83%) Solaris
5 360 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 185 (7.54%) CentOS
7 183 (7.46%) AIX
8 124 (5.05%) Ubuntu
9 95 (3.87%) Debian
10 88 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 84 (3.42%) Apple iOS
12 72 (2.93%) HPUX
13 69 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
14 66 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 64 (2.61%) SUSE
16 63 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 63 (2.57%) Android
17 62 (2.53%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 22 (0.90%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (13.53%) Performance Tuning
3 237 (9.66%) ITIL
4 202 (8.23%) DevOps
5 175 (7.13%) ETL
6 165 (6.72%) Software Engineering
7 164 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 157 (6.40%) Configuration Management
9 151 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 140 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
10 140 (5.70%) TDD
11 134 (5.46%) Change Management
12 129 (5.26%) Multithreading
13 124 (5.05%) Project Management
14 114 (4.65%) Mentoring
15 105 (4.28%) Scrum
16 101 (4.12%) Unit Testing
17 99 (4.03%) SOA
18 87 (3.55%) Analytics
19 86 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1130 (46.05%) SQL
2 812 (33.09%) Java
3 698 (28.44%) Perl
4 558 (22.74%) Python
5 429 (17.48%) PL/SQL
6 370 (15.08%) Bash Shell
7 311 (12.67%) JavaScript
8 254 (10.35%) PHP
9 222 (9.05%) C++
10 197 (8.03%) C
11 184 (7.50%) Ruby
12 137 (5.58%) Korn
13 120 (4.89%) C#
14 88 (3.59%) PowerShell
15 74 (3.02%) T-SQL
16 57 (2.32%) AWK
17 44 (1.79%) Bourne shell
18 41 (1.67%) XPath
19 40 (1.63%) VB
20 34 (1.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 345 (14.06%) Degree
2 127 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 59 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 51 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.43%) RHCE
6 34 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.30%) CISSP
8 31 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (1.18%) RHCSA
10 26 (1.06%) MCSE
11 25 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
12 24 (0.98%) CCNA
13 23 (0.94%) Sun Certification
14 21 (0.86%) OCP
15 17 (0.69%) ISEB
15 17 (0.69%) CCNP
15 17 (0.69%) LPIC
16 13 (0.53%) GIAC
16 13 (0.53%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.91%) QA
2 93 (3.79%) SLA
3 19 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.45%) RosettaNet
6 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.29%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.081%) Basel II
8 2 (0.081%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
System Software
1 230 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
3 89 (3.63%) Active Directory
4 59 (2.40%) vSphere
5 46 (1.87%) Xen
6 42 (1.71%) NFS
6 42 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (1.51%) KVM
8 36 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (1.10%) VMware ESX
10 24 (0.98%) Firmware
10 24 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 24 (0.98%) Docker
10 24 (0.98%) PowerHA
11 23 (0.94%) Varnish
11 23 (0.94%) Samba
12 20 (0.81%) Hyper-V
13 16 (0.65%) XenApp
13 16 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
14 15 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 270 (11.00%) Puppet
2 160 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (5.50%) Nagios
4 113 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 94 (3.83%) Data Guard
6 64 (2.61%) Tivoli
7 54 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 53 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 50 (2.04%) ZABBIX
10 44 (1.79%) Control-M
11 34 (1.39%) HAProxy
11 34 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
12 33 (1.34%) Cobbler
13 24 (0.98%) Cacti
14 23 (0.94%) Ansible
15 21 (0.86%) Salt
16 20 (0.81%) OpenView
17 19 (0.77%) SCCM
18 17 (0.69%) SCOM
18 17 (0.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1037 (42.26%) Oracle
2 391 (15.93%) Red Hat
3 323 (13.16%) VMware
4 217 (8.84%) Microsoft
5 173 (7.05%) HP
6 150 (6.11%) IBM
7 131 (5.34%) Cisco
8 99 (4.03%) Sybase
9 73 (2.97%) Veritas
10 71 (2.89%) Informatica
11 70 (2.85%) Sun
12 62 (2.53%) EMC
13 50 (2.04%) Business Objects
14 49 (2.00%) NetApp
14 49 (2.00%) Splunk
15 48 (1.96%) SAP
16 46 (1.87%) Citrix
17 39 (1.59%) Teradata
17 39 (1.59%) Symantec
18 34 (1.39%) Reuters
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ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sage Pay
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
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Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: benefits
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Theale, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Health Care
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Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per day + excellent benefits
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Life Insurance and Pension
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Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
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