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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 245 244 209
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -35
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1291 1387 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.18% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 2.29% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1100 1168
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
56293 60535 57178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.37% 51.69% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47956 51377 49062
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 30 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 30 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 -9 1176 £50,000 +5.26% 148
London +44 639 £57,500 +9.52% 79
South East +11 239 £45,000 -5.26% 25
City of London +14 131 £55,000 -4.34% 28
East of England -21 96 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Scotland +34 80 £44,000 +17.33% 11
Yorkshire -49 74 £46,500 +16.25% 9
South West -40 60 £42,500 +11.84% 11
Glasgow +50 56 £45,000 +4.65% 4
West Yorkshire -40 56 £46,500 +16.25% 8
Surrey +24 52 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Berkshire -3 48 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Hampshire -32 38 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire -15 36 £40,000 -11.11%
Reading 0 34 £50,000 - 4
Leeds -22 32 £46,500 +16.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +27 31 £44,500 +7.87%
Kent - 31 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -27 30 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Bedfordshire +13 27 £45,000 -22.07%
Cambridgeshire +16 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Milton Keynes +12 25 £41,500 +3.75%
Gloucestershire -29 24 £40,000 +5.26% 4
North West -51 24 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Watford +1 20 £40,000 -0.62%
Bristol +1 19 £42,500 +18.81%
Birmingham -28 18 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Cambridge +12 17 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leatherhead +8 17 £45,000 -4.25% 1
West Sussex +11 16 £65,000 -

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1635 (64.65%) Linux
2 1442 (57.02%) UNIX
3 1228 (48.56%) SQL
4 1098 (43.42%) Oracle
5 906 (35.82%) Java
6 784 (31.00%) Finance
7 640 (25.31%) Python
8 634 (25.07%) Perl
9 557 (22.02%) Windows
10 534 (21.12%) Oracle Database
11 509 (20.13%) PL/SQL
12 462 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
13 437 (17.28%) Degree
14 400 (15.82%) Apache
15 381 (15.07%) Bash Shell
16 338 (13.36%) SQL Server
17 336 (13.29%) MySQL
18 330 (13.05%) Red Hat
19 327 (12.93%) JavaScript
20 326 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
21 311 (12.30%) Banking
22 308 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
23 297 (11.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 293 (11.59%) Tomcat
25 290 (11.47%) Relational Database
26 284 (11.23%) XML
27 283 (11.19%) Puppet
28 277 (10.95%) Solaris
28 277 (10.95%) Jenkins
29 274 (10.83%) Oracle Database 11g

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 400 (15.82%) Apache
2 293 (11.59%) Tomcat
3 162 (6.41%) WebLogic
4 136 (5.38%) JBoss
5 108 (4.27%) nginx
6 92 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 68 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
8 63 (2.49%) IIS
9 50 (1.98%) Node.js
10 47 (1.86%) OpenStack
11 40 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 33 (1.30%) GlassFish
13 28 (1.11%) Jetty
14 27 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
15 26 (1.03%) SharePoint
16 23 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
17 22 (0.87%) MS Exchange
18 20 (0.79%) SAS
18 20 (0.79%) Apache Spark
19 19 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 117 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.98%) MS Office
3 17 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.36%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.079%) FastStats
8 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 96 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (0.67%) RMDS
6 15 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
8 13 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
9 12 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.40%) SAP SRM
12 8 (0.32%) ION MarketView
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
13 7 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
14 6 (0.24%) MetaTrader
15 5 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
16 4 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 218 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.45%) PaaS
3 61 (2.41%) SaaS
4 46 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (0.63%) GitHub
7 14 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (0.51%) Route 53
9 12 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.47%) Taleo
9 12 (0.47%) Responsys
10 11 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.32%) Office 365
11 8 (0.32%) Heroku
11 8 (0.32%) Engine Yard
11 8 (0.32%) IaaS
12 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (0.24%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 211 (8.34%) TCP/IP
2 172 (6.80%) Firewall
3 146 (5.77%) DNS
4 138 (5.46%) SAN
5 109 (4.31%) HTTP
6 79 (3.12%) SSL
7 78 (3.08%) LDAP
8 77 (3.04%) Internet
9 53 (2.10%) VPN
10 51 (2.02%) SSH
11 41 (1.62%) WAN
12 34 (1.34%) NAS
13 33 (1.30%) LAN
14 30 (1.19%) SMTP
15 26 (1.03%) FTP
16 25 (0.99%) Network Security
17 23 (0.91%) IPsec
17 23 (0.91%) DHCP
18 22 (0.87%) HTTPS
19 21 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (21.12%) Oracle Database
2 338 (13.36%) SQL Server
3 336 (13.29%) MySQL
4 290 (11.47%) Relational Database
5 274 (10.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 227 (8.98%) RDBMS
7 142 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
8 117 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
8 117 (4.63%) NoSQL
9 108 (4.27%) Hadoop
10 101 (3.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 93 (3.68%) Oracle9i Database
12 85 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
13 82 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
14 79 (3.12%) Big Data
15 56 (2.21%) MongoDB
16 53 (2.10%) OLAP
17 51 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
18 47 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
19 44 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 277 (10.95%) Jenkins
2 269 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 191 (7.55%) Maven
4 190 (7.51%) Subversion
5 156 (6.17%) Ant
6 100 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
7 85 (3.36%) JIRA
8 77 (3.04%) JUnit
9 61 (2.41%) Selenium
10 59 (2.33%) Hudson
11 52 (2.06%) Gradle
12 51 (2.02%) Eclipse
13 40 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 35 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
15 29 (1.15%) ClearCase
15 29 (1.15%) Gerrit
16 28 (1.11%) Artifactory
16 28 (1.11%) Grunt
17 27 (1.07%) Appium
18 25 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 784 (31.00%) Finance
2 311 (12.30%) Banking
3 138 (5.46%) Investment Banking
4 110 (4.35%) Front Office
5 98 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 84 (3.32%) Retail
7 66 (2.61%) Marketing
8 62 (2.45%) Back Office
9 43 (1.70%) Games
10 41 (1.62%) Advertising
10 41 (1.62%) Electronics
11 35 (1.38%) Legal
12 23 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.83%) Law
14 18 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.40%) Publishing
16 10 (0.40%) Billing
17 8 (0.32%) Online Betting
18 7 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 614 (24.28%) Developer
2 390 (15.42%) Administrator
3 354 (14.00%) Analyst
4 258 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
5 194 (7.67%) Applications Support
6 187 (7.39%) Support Analyst
7 177 (7.00%) Linux Administrator
8 170 (6.72%) DBA
9 137 (5.42%) Oracle DBA
10 130 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 125 (4.94%) Senior Developer
12 117 (4.63%) Java Developer
12 117 (4.63%) Applications Support Analyst
13 110 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
14 107 (4.23%) Software Engineer
15 100 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
16 97 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
17 89 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
18 83 (3.28%) UNIX Administrator
19 76 (3.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (11.23%) XML
2 265 (10.48%) HTML
3 255 (10.08%) Web Services
4 180 (7.12%) Spring
5 165 (6.52%) J2EE
6 162 (6.41%) Middleware
7 125 (4.94%) .NET
8 106 (4.19%) REST
9 104 (4.11%) CSS
10 87 (3.44%) JMS
10 87 (3.44%) LAMP
10 87 (3.44%) Hibernate
11 79 (3.12%) FIX Protocol
12 70 (2.77%) JSP
13 69 (2.73%) Servlets
13 69 (2.73%) JSON
14 68 (2.69%) jQuery
15 67 (2.65%) SOAP
16 59 (2.33%) XSLT
17 52 (2.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 308 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 117 (4.63%) Clustering
4 93 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 87 (3.44%) Data Structures
6 83 (3.28%) Derivative
7 81 (3.20%) Mathematics
8 78 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 75 (2.97%) Data Centre
10 66 (2.61%) Fixed Income
11 65 (2.57%) Replication
12 58 (2.29%) Algorithms
13 56 (2.21%) Equities
13 56 (2.21%) Statistics
14 46 (1.82%) Mobile App
15 43 (1.70%) Data Integration
16 31 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
17 30 (1.19%) Client/Server
18 26 (1.03%) DataPower
18 26 (1.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1635 (64.65%) Linux
2 1442 (57.02%) UNIX
3 557 (22.02%) Windows
4 297 (11.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 277 (10.95%) Solaris
6 167 (6.60%) CentOS
7 145 (5.73%) AIX
8 113 (4.47%) Ubuntu
9 89 (3.52%) Debian
10 75 (2.97%) Apple iOS
11 72 (2.85%) Android
12 71 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
13 69 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 59 (2.33%) HPUX
15 57 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 46 (1.82%) SUSE
17 38 (1.50%) Mac OS X
18 35 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 15 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
3 265 (10.48%) ITIL
4 258 (10.20%) ETL
5 226 (8.94%) DevOps
6 212 (8.38%) Configuration Management
7 204 (8.07%) Software Engineering
8 198 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
9 195 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
10 187 (7.39%) SDLC
11 140 (5.54%) Multithreading
12 129 (5.10%) Project Management
13 122 (4.82%) TDD
14 120 (4.74%) Scrum
14 120 (4.74%) Mentoring
15 118 (4.67%) Change Management
16 114 (4.51%) Analytics
17 101 (3.99%) Performance Monitoring
18 96 (3.80%) Open Source
19 91 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1228 (48.56%) SQL
2 906 (35.82%) Java
3 640 (25.31%) Python
4 634 (25.07%) Perl
5 509 (20.13%) PL/SQL
6 381 (15.07%) Bash Shell
7 327 (12.93%) JavaScript
8 238 (9.41%) C++
9 224 (8.86%) PHP
10 216 (8.54%) C
11 201 (7.95%) Ruby
12 134 (5.30%) Korn
13 126 (4.98%) C#
14 107 (4.23%) PowerShell
15 80 (3.16%) T-SQL
16 53 (2.10%) VB
17 43 (1.70%) AWK
18 37 (1.46%) Bourne shell
19 30 (1.19%) C-shell
20 27 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 437 (17.28%) Degree
2 120 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 66 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 43 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
8 32 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.19%) RHCE
10 29 (1.15%) OCP
10 29 (1.15%) CCNP
10 29 (1.15%) RHCSA
11 23 (0.91%) CCNA
12 20 (0.79%) LPIC
13 19 (0.75%) MCSE
14 17 (0.67%) CCDP
14 17 (0.67%) CISSP
15 13 (0.51%) OCA
16 11 (0.43%) MCP
17 9 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.89%) QA
2 74 (2.93%) SLA
3 29 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.40%) RosettaNet
4 10 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.20%) COBIT
7 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.079%) Basel II
System Software
1 171 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (4.78%) Oracle RAC
3 83 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 68 (2.69%) KVM
5 52 (2.06%) Xen
6 37 (1.46%) Varnish
7 32 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.23%) Samba
8 31 (1.23%) NFS
9 29 (1.15%) Docker
10 26 (1.03%) vSphere
11 21 (0.83%) Postfix
12 20 (0.79%) Oracle Clusterware
13 18 (0.71%) Hyper-V
14 16 (0.63%) Squid
15 14 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 13 (0.51%) qmail
16 13 (0.51%) VMware ESX
16 13 (0.51%) Firmware
16 13 (0.51%) iptables
Systems Management
1 283 (11.19%) Puppet
2 212 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
3 150 (5.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 119 (4.71%) Data Guard
5 116 (4.59%) Nagios
6 99 (3.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 75 (2.97%) Tivoli
8 56 (2.21%) Ansible
9 39 (1.54%) Control-M
10 37 (1.46%) Cobbler
11 35 (1.38%) Graphite
12 30 (1.19%) ZABBIX
12 30 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
13 27 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 22 (0.87%) Vagrant
15 21 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
16 19 (0.75%) SCOM
17 18 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
17 18 (0.71%) logstash
18 17 (0.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1098 (43.42%) Oracle
2 330 (13.05%) Red Hat
3 251 (9.92%) VMware
4 171 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 157 (6.21%) IBM
6 142 (5.61%) Sybase
7 128 (5.06%) Cisco
8 126 (4.98%) HP
9 106 (4.19%) Informatica
10 70 (2.77%) Sun
11 50 (1.98%) EMC
11 50 (1.98%) SAP
12 46 (1.82%) Reuters
13 45 (1.78%) NetApp
14 44 (1.74%) Splunk
15 40 (1.58%) Veritas
16 37 (1.46%) Google
17 34 (1.34%) webMethods
18 32 (1.27%) Teradata
19 29 (1.15%) F5
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Good Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable from £28.000 / £40,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Pension/Package/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday