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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 254 219 187
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -32
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1231 1419 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.35% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 2.54% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1112 1256
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £75,000 £64,370
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
54061 55774 58093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46199 46664 50437
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £67,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -45 1123 £50,000 - 148
London -23 560 £60,000 +9.09% 63
South East -27 214 £45,000 +12.50% 45
City of London +5 161 £57,500 +4.54% 29
Yorkshire +11 86 £37,500 +15.38% 7
East of England -20 83 £46,500 +16.25% 11
South West -5 73 £38,000 -2.56% 7
West Yorkshire +4 68 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Hampshire -4 67 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Scotland -4 62 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Berkshire -11 59 £47,500 - 9
Surrey +15 53 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Leeds -5 47 £37,500 +15.38% 7
West Midlands -84 45 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Reading +5 40 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Gloucestershire -5 38 £58,750 +54.60% 3
Glasgow +7 37 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hertfordshire -29 35 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +55 34 £43,500 +12.25% 4
North West -70 28 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Basingstoke +4 25 £45,000 +5.88%
Cheltenham +12 24 £70,000 +77.21% 2
Watford +6 24 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham -62 24 £45,375 -4.47% 2
Bedfordshire +21 23 £46,500 +9.41% 2
Bradford +6 21 £41,250 -
Nottinghamshire +28 20 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Nottingham +26 20 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Wiltshire +15 16 £37,750 +45.89% 1
Manchester -28 15 £35,000 -30.00% 2

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1621 (62.56%) UNIX
2 1589 (61.33%) Linux
3 1180 (45.54%) SQL
4 1119 (43.19%) Oracle
5 845 (32.61%) Java
6 774 (29.87%) Finance
7 740 (28.56%) Perl
8 613 (23.66%) Windows
9 516 (19.92%) Python
10 440 (16.98%) Oracle Database
11 436 (16.83%) Solaris
12 398 (15.36%) MySQL
13 393 (15.17%) PL/SQL
14 391 (15.09%) Red Hat
15 379 (14.63%) Apache
16 375 (14.47%) Degree
17 371 (14.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 352 (13.59%) Bash Shell
19 350 (13.51%) VMware
20 347 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
21 334 (12.89%) Tomcat
22 330 (12.74%) SQL Server
23 320 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
24 301 (11.62%) JavaScript
25 298 (11.50%) Banking
26 294 (11.35%) Puppet
27 262 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
28 259 (10.00%) C++
29 258 (9.96%) XML
30 257 (9.92%) ITIL

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 379 (14.63%) Apache
2 334 (12.89%) Tomcat
3 223 (8.61%) WebLogic
4 146 (5.63%) JBoss
5 94 (3.63%) WebSphere
6 83 (3.20%) IIS
7 59 (2.28%) Oracle Service Bus
8 58 (2.24%) nginx
9 52 (2.01%) SharePoint
10 51 (1.97%) GlassFish
11 46 (1.78%) Node.js
12 44 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 41 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 27 (1.04%) MS Exchange
15 26 (1.00%) SAS
16 22 (0.85%) CMS
17 20 (0.77%) OpenStack
18 18 (0.69%) Confluence
19 16 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
20 15 (0.58%) Jetty
Applications
1 139 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.74%) MS Office
3 9 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) SPSS
5 6 (0.23%) PrintSoft PReS
6 5 (0.19%) DOC1
7 4 (0.15%) Mingle
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.077%) Stata
9 2 (0.077%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) InDesign
10 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.039%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.039%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 88 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 49 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 22 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 22 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 22 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 18 (0.69%) RMDS
7 14 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
9 7 (0.27%) RiskWrite
9 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.23%) SAP SRM
10 6 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
10 6 (0.23%) Exstream
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.19%) Magento
11 5 (0.19%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 111 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.39%) Amazon S3
3 50 (1.93%) SaaS
4 36 (1.39%) PaaS
5 29 (1.12%) IaaS
6 28 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.42%) Heroku
8 10 (0.39%) Engine Yard
9 9 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (0.27%) Route 53
12 6 (0.23%) GitHub
13 5 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.12%) Trello
15 1 (0.039%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.039%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.039%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.039%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 241 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 229 (8.84%) Firewall
3 227 (8.76%) SAN
4 198 (7.64%) DNS
5 87 (3.36%) HTTP
6 81 (3.13%) LDAP
7 79 (3.05%) Internet
8 77 (2.97%) SSL
9 68 (2.62%) SSH
10 59 (2.28%) NAS
10 59 (2.28%) VPN
10 59 (2.28%) FTP
11 49 (1.89%) Network Security
12 40 (1.54%) LAN
13 32 (1.24%) DHCP
14 31 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (1.16%) VLAN
16 25 (0.96%) SNMP
17 24 (0.93%) WAN
18 23 (0.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (16.98%) Oracle Database
2 398 (15.36%) MySQL
3 330 (12.74%) SQL Server
4 249 (9.61%) Relational Database
5 211 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 176 (6.79%) RDBMS
7 142 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
8 129 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
9 96 (3.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 94 (3.63%) Hadoop
11 87 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
12 76 (2.93%) NoSQL
13 75 (2.89%) MongoDB
14 70 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
15 66 (2.55%) DB2
16 65 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
17 54 (2.08%) Big Data
18 51 (1.97%) MariaDB
19 46 (1.78%) OLAP
20 44 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 237 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 180 (6.95%) Subversion
3 170 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 157 (6.06%) Maven
5 95 (3.67%) JIRA
6 92 (3.55%) Ant
7 83 (3.20%) JUnit
8 79 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
9 67 (2.59%) Eclipse
10 52 (2.01%) Selenium
11 48 (1.85%) Hudson
12 43 (1.66%) Toad
13 35 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.24%) Appium
15 29 (1.12%) Visual Studio
16 28 (1.08%) Mercurial
17 27 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (0.89%) Cucumber
18 23 (0.89%) Robotium
18 23 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 774 (29.87%) Finance
2 298 (11.50%) Banking
3 148 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 97 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 95 (3.67%) Retail
6 68 (2.62%) Front Office
7 58 (2.24%) Games
8 41 (1.58%) Marketing
9 40 (1.54%) Back Office
10 33 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.96%) Advertising
12 22 (0.85%) Publishing
13 19 (0.73%) Electronics
14 15 (0.58%) Automotive
15 13 (0.50%) Legal
15 13 (0.50%) Billing
15 13 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.39%) iGaming
18 8 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 494 (19.07%) Developer
2 448 (17.29%) Administrator
3 432 (16.67%) Analyst
4 268 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 265 (10.23%) Support Analyst
6 247 (9.53%) Applications Support
7 224 (8.65%) DBA
8 187 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
9 152 (5.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 152 (5.87%) Linux Engineer
10 149 (5.75%) Oracle DBA
11 140 (5.40%) Java Developer
12 133 (5.13%) Consultant
13 125 (4.82%) Applications Support Analyst
14 99 (3.82%) Support Engineer
15 96 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
15 96 (3.71%) UNIX Administrator
16 86 (3.32%) Software Engineer
17 82 (3.16%) Senior Developer
18 76 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (9.96%) XML
2 240 (9.26%) HTML
3 198 (7.64%) Web Services
4 176 (6.79%) J2EE
5 174 (6.72%) Middleware
6 141 (5.44%) Spring
7 117 (4.52%) .NET
8 92 (3.55%) REST
9 80 (3.09%) JSON
10 70 (2.70%) LAMP
11 69 (2.66%) SOAP
12 67 (2.59%) ASP.NET
13 65 (2.51%) FIX Protocol
14 64 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
15 59 (2.28%) JMS
15 59 (2.28%) Hibernate
16 52 (2.01%) CSS
16 52 (2.01%) HTML5
17 51 (1.97%) JSP
18 50 (1.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (6.75%) Clustering
3 171 (6.60%) Computer Science
4 110 (4.25%) Open Source
5 93 (3.59%) Fixed Income
6 84 (3.24%) Derivative
7 71 (2.74%) Replication
8 57 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 55 (2.12%) Mathematics
10 54 (2.08%) Equities
11 49 (1.89%) Data Integration
12 46 (1.78%) Mobile App
13 44 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 44 (1.70%) Management Information System
14 43 (1.66%) HACMP
15 39 (1.51%) iPad
16 35 (1.35%) Algorithms
17 32 (1.24%) User Experience
17 32 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 32 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1621 (62.56%) UNIX
2 1589 (61.33%) Linux
3 613 (23.66%) Windows
4 436 (16.83%) Solaris
5 371 (14.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 184 (7.10%) AIX
7 157 (6.06%) CentOS
8 108 (4.17%) HPUX
9 91 (3.51%) Ubuntu
10 88 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 83 (3.20%) Debian
12 75 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 69 (2.66%) SUSE
14 65 (2.51%) Mac OS X
15 64 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
16 61 (2.35%) Apple iOS
17 51 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (1.81%) Android
19 31 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 27 (1.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
3 257 (9.92%) ITIL
4 186 (7.18%) DevOps
5 181 (6.99%) Software Engineering
6 171 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 170 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 154 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 144 (5.56%) ETL
10 140 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (4.90%) TDD
12 115 (4.44%) Project Management
13 112 (4.32%) Change Management
14 105 (4.05%) Mentoring
15 104 (4.01%) Scrum
16 103 (3.98%) Multithreading
16 103 (3.98%) Analytics
17 102 (3.94%) SOA
18 94 (3.63%) Service Management
19 92 (3.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1180 (45.54%) SQL
2 845 (32.61%) Java
3 740 (28.56%) Perl
4 516 (19.92%) Python
5 393 (15.17%) PL/SQL
6 352 (13.59%) Bash Shell
7 301 (11.62%) JavaScript
8 259 (10.00%) C++
9 234 (9.03%) PHP
10 215 (8.30%) C
11 195 (7.53%) Ruby
12 140 (5.40%) C#
13 125 (4.82%) Korn
14 94 (3.63%) PowerShell
15 93 (3.59%) AWK
16 69 (2.66%) T-SQL
17 51 (1.97%) sed
18 43 (1.66%) Bourne shell
19 41 (1.58%) VB
20 31 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 375 (14.47%) Degree
2 156 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 50 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (1.43%) RHCE
7 36 (1.39%) CCNA
8 32 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
9 31 (1.20%) CISSP
9 31 (1.20%) VCP4
10 30 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (1.12%) Sun Certification
12 27 (1.04%) ISEB
13 26 (1.00%) OCP
14 24 (0.93%) RHCSA
15 20 (0.77%) MCSE
16 19 (0.73%) CCNP
16 19 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
18 15 (0.58%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (5.02%) QA
2 102 (3.94%) SLA
3 31 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.23%) RosettaNet
7 6 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.077%) Basel II
8 2 (0.077%) COBIT
9 1 (0.039%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
System Software
1 262 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 113 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
4 83 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 67 (2.59%) vSphere
6 45 (1.74%) NFS
7 44 (1.70%) Xen
7 44 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (1.66%) KVM
9 41 (1.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 39 (1.51%) VMware ESX
11 32 (1.24%) Firmware
12 30 (1.16%) Varnish
13 29 (1.12%) Snort
14 27 (1.04%) Samba
15 24 (0.93%) PowerHA
16 23 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 21 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 20 (0.77%) Hyper-V
19 15 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 294 (11.35%) Puppet
2 144 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (5.33%) Nagios
4 102 (3.94%) Data Guard
5 82 (3.16%) NetBackup
6 78 (3.01%) Tivoli
7 53 (2.05%) HAProxy
8 52 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 45 (1.74%) ZABBIX
10 43 (1.66%) Control-M
11 40 (1.54%) Cacti
12 30 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
13 29 (1.12%) Cobbler
14 25 (0.96%) Ansible
15 21 (0.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 20 (0.77%) Tivoli NetView
16 20 (0.77%) OpenView
16 20 (0.77%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
16 20 (0.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 20 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1119 (43.19%) Oracle
2 391 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 350 (13.51%) VMware
4 227 (8.76%) Microsoft
5 185 (7.14%) HP
6 158 (6.10%) IBM
7 142 (5.48%) Cisco
8 103 (3.98%) Sybase
9 83 (3.20%) Veritas
10 81 (3.13%) NetApp
11 71 (2.74%) Sun
12 68 (2.62%) Symantec
13 67 (2.59%) EMC
14 65 (2.51%) Informatica
15 51 (1.97%) Business Objects
16 48 (1.85%) Citrix
17 44 (1.70%) Teradata
18 41 (1.58%) SAP
19 39 (1.51%) Splunk
20 38 (1.47%) Juniper
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35k - £40k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter UK Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 Subject to experience
Posted: 2 days ago