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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 230 222 195
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1400 1490 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.29% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.53% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1202 1211
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +4.70%

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
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -11 1267 £50,000 - 119
London +20 682 £57,500 +4.54% 51
South East +1 253 £45,000 -10.00% 30
City of London -2 134 £57,000 -5.00% 15
East of England -25 107 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Scotland +21 98 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Glasgow +42 73 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Yorkshire -44 71 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South West -43 55 £40,000 +6.66% 4
West Yorkshire -48 53 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Surrey -2 50 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Berkshire +8 49 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Hertfordshire -11 48 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -12 43 £42,845 -14.31% 4
North West -29 43 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Leeds -7 38 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Bedfordshire +6 37 £45,000 -5.26%
Kent +22 35 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Watford +7 34 £40,000 -
Reading +16 31 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 31 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Gloucestershire -25 29 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Milton Keynes +7 27 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Dunstable -7 27 £45,000 -30.76%
East Midlands +17 26 £42,500 +18.05% 3
East Sussex +27 25 - - 2
Brighton +25 25 - - 2
West Midlands -23 24 £50,000 - 3
Gloucester +9 20 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Edinburgh -13 18 £27,500 -20.28% 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1720 (65.42%) Linux
2 1474 (56.07%) UNIX
3 1283 (48.80%) SQL
4 1114 (42.37%) Oracle
5 977 (37.16%) Java
6 808 (30.73%) Finance
7 712 (27.08%) Python
8 670 (25.48%) Perl
9 582 (22.14%) Windows
10 544 (20.69%) Oracle Database
11 493 (18.75%) PL/SQL
12 475 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
13 473 (17.99%) Degree
14 422 (16.05%) Apache
15 394 (14.99%) Bash Shell
16 365 (13.88%) Performance Tuning
17 357 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
18 347 (13.20%) SQL Server
19 335 (12.74%) MySQL
19 335 (12.74%) JavaScript
20 334 (12.70%) Banking
21 310 (11.79%) Jenkins
22 308 (11.72%) Red Hat
23 303 (11.53%) Relational Database
24 295 (11.22%) Puppet
25 293 (11.14%) Computer Science
26 287 (10.92%) XML
27 283 (10.76%) Oracle Database 11g
28 280 (10.65%) Tomcat
29 275 (10.46%) Git (software)

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 422 (16.05%) Apache
2 280 (10.65%) Tomcat
3 187 (7.11%) WebLogic
4 127 (4.83%) JBoss
5 115 (4.37%) nginx
6 104 (3.96%) WebSphere
7 86 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
8 59 (2.24%) IIS
9 57 (2.17%) Node.js
10 46 (1.75%) OpenStack
11 36 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 33 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 31 (1.18%) Apache Spark
14 30 (1.14%) Jetty
15 28 (1.07%) SAS
16 22 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
16 22 (0.84%) GlassFish
17 20 (0.76%) SharePoint
17 20 (0.76%) MS Exchange
18 19 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 116 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.09%) MS Office
3 21 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.46%) MS Project
6 7 (0.27%) SPSS
7 3 (0.11%) HipChat
8 2 (0.076%) FastStats
9 1 (0.038%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 103 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 62 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 45 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
5 20 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
6 19 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
7 18 (0.68%) RMDS
8 16 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.34%) ION MarketView
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.30%) SAP SRM
11 8 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 8 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
12 7 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (0.23%) MetaTrader
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
15 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 249 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.28%) PaaS
3 48 (1.83%) SaaS
4 41 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.07%) GitHub
6 24 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.53%) Taleo
8 14 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (0.49%) Responsys
10 12 (0.46%) Route 53
11 10 (0.38%) Office 365
11 10 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.34%) IaaS
13 5 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.19%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.15%) Joyent
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 179 (6.81%) TCP/IP
2 169 (6.43%) Firewall
3 131 (4.98%) DNS
4 123 (4.68%) SAN
5 107 (4.07%) HTTP
6 83 (3.16%) Internet
7 77 (2.93%) LDAP
8 64 (2.43%) SSL
8 64 (2.43%) VPN
9 45 (1.71%) WAN
10 37 (1.41%) SSH
11 34 (1.29%) LAN
12 29 (1.10%) DHCP
13 27 (1.03%) SMTP
14 24 (0.91%) NAS
15 23 (0.87%) HTTPS
16 22 (0.84%) VLAN
16 22 (0.84%) Wireless
16 22 (0.84%) IPsec
17 21 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 347 (13.20%) SQL Server
3 335 (12.74%) MySQL
4 303 (11.53%) Relational Database
5 283 (10.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 239 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 156 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
8 141 (5.36%) NoSQL
9 117 (4.45%) Hadoop
10 98 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
11 96 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
12 95 (3.61%) Big Data
13 91 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 85 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
15 80 (3.04%) Oracle9i Database
16 77 (2.93%) MongoDB
17 62 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
18 48 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
19 45 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 310 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 275 (10.46%) Git (software)
3 206 (7.84%) Maven
4 186 (7.07%) Subversion
5 150 (5.71%) Ant
6 114 (4.34%) JIRA
7 109 (4.15%) Oracle Forms
8 80 (3.04%) JUnit
9 69 (2.62%) Hudson
10 65 (2.47%) Selenium
11 50 (1.90%) Eclipse
12 48 (1.83%) Gradle
13 45 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 41 (1.56%) Grunt
15 37 (1.41%) Gerrit
16 34 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
17 32 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
18 30 (1.14%) ClearCase
18 30 (1.14%) Artifactory
19 29 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 808 (30.73%) Finance
2 334 (12.70%) Banking
3 136 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 126 (4.79%) Front Office
5 100 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 95 (3.61%) Retail
7 75 (2.85%) Marketing
8 70 (2.66%) Back Office
9 60 (2.28%) Games
10 39 (1.48%) Advertising
11 35 (1.33%) Electronics
12 33 (1.26%) Legal
13 22 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.76%) Law
15 14 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.53%) Billing
16 11 (0.42%) Online Betting
17 10 (0.38%) International Banking
17 10 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 634 (24.12%) Developer
2 386 (14.68%) Administrator
3 346 (13.16%) Analyst
4 223 (8.48%) Systems Administrator
5 195 (7.42%) DBA
6 185 (7.04%) Applications Support
7 180 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 159 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
9 151 (5.74%) Oracle DBA
10 141 (5.36%) Java Developer
11 127 (4.83%) Senior Developer
12 121 (4.60%) Software Engineer
13 115 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
14 107 (4.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 105 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
15 105 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
16 101 (3.84%) Oracle Developer
17 83 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
18 76 (2.89%) Consultant
19 73 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (10.92%) XML
2 266 (10.12%) HTML
3 246 (9.36%) Web Services
4 212 (8.06%) Spring
5 174 (6.62%) Middleware
6 162 (6.16%) J2EE
7 121 (4.60%) .NET
8 119 (4.53%) CSS
9 99 (3.77%) Hibernate
9 99 (3.77%) REST
10 87 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
11 85 (3.23%) LAMP
12 83 (3.16%) jQuery
13 71 (2.70%) JMS
14 69 (2.62%) XSLT
15 66 (2.51%) Servlets
15 66 (2.51%) SOAP
16 64 (2.43%) JSP
16 64 (2.43%) JSON
17 49 (1.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 357 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 293 (11.14%) Computer Science
3 109 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 100 (3.80%) Mathematics
5 94 (3.58%) Derivative
6 85 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 75 (2.85%) Clustering
8 72 (2.74%) Replication
9 71 (2.70%) Equities
10 70 (2.66%) Data Centre
11 69 (2.62%) Data Structures
12 68 (2.59%) Fixed Income
13 66 (2.51%) Algorithms
14 59 (2.24%) Statistics
15 36 (1.37%) Data Integration
16 32 (1.22%) Physics
17 31 (1.18%) Client/Server
18 30 (1.14%) SWIFT
18 30 (1.14%) Mobile App
19 26 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1720 (65.42%) Linux
2 1474 (56.07%) UNIX
3 582 (22.14%) Windows
4 265 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 263 (10.00%) Solaris
6 148 (5.63%) CentOS
7 131 (4.98%) AIX
8 96 (3.65%) Ubuntu
9 69 (2.62%) Debian
10 68 (2.59%) HPUX
11 66 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 65 (2.47%) Android
13 63 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
14 60 (2.28%) Apple iOS
15 51 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (1.79%) SUSE
17 36 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 31 (1.18%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 16 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (13.88%) Performance Tuning
3 265 (10.08%) ITIL
4 256 (9.74%) ETL
5 238 (9.05%) DevOps
6 235 (8.94%) Configuration Management
7 229 (8.71%) Software Engineering
8 224 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 221 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
10 180 (6.85%) SDLC
11 136 (5.17%) Multithreading
12 133 (5.06%) Scrum
12 133 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 129 (4.91%) Analytics
13 129 (4.91%) Project Management
14 117 (4.45%) Performance Monitoring
15 115 (4.37%) Open Source
15 115 (4.37%) TDD
16 104 (3.96%) E-Commerce
17 102 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1283 (48.80%) SQL
2 977 (37.16%) Java
3 712 (27.08%) Python
4 670 (25.48%) Perl
5 493 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 394 (14.99%) Bash Shell
7 335 (12.74%) JavaScript
8 253 (9.62%) C++
9 234 (8.90%) C
10 224 (8.52%) Ruby
11 200 (7.61%) PHP
12 151 (5.74%) Korn
13 143 (5.44%) C#
14 109 (4.15%) PowerShell
15 62 (2.36%) T-SQL
16 58 (2.21%) AWK
17 47 (1.79%) C-shell
18 42 (1.60%) VB
19 28 (1.07%) XQuery
19 28 (1.07%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 473 (17.99%) Degree
2 149 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 92 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 45 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
5 44 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 43 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (1.37%) OCP
8 33 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (1.18%) RHCE
10 29 (1.10%) CCNP
11 23 (0.87%) CCNA
11 23 (0.87%) RHCSA
12 20 (0.76%) LPIC
13 18 (0.68%) MCSE
14 17 (0.65%) OCA
15 15 (0.57%) PhD
16 14 (0.53%) CISSP
17 13 (0.49%) CCDP
18 11 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (6.12%) QA
2 69 (2.62%) SLA
3 33 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.30%) RosettaNet
6 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.19%) COBIT
8 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.038%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.038%) Basel III
System Software
1 163 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
3 78 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 76 (2.89%) KVM
5 54 (2.05%) Varnish
6 46 (1.75%) Xen
7 33 (1.26%) Docker
8 27 (1.03%) vSphere
9 26 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.87%) Samba
11 22 (0.84%) Postfix
12 21 (0.80%) Hyper-V
13 20 (0.76%) NFS
14 17 (0.65%) iptables
15 16 (0.61%) Squid
16 14 (0.53%) Firmware
16 14 (0.53%) HDFS
16 14 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
17 13 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 13 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 295 (11.22%) Puppet
2 224 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
3 165 (6.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 122 (4.64%) Data Guard
5 108 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 98 (3.73%) Nagios
7 70 (2.66%) Tivoli
8 64 (2.43%) Ansible
9 40 (1.52%) Graphite
10 32 (1.22%) Cobbler
11 31 (1.18%) Control-M
12 28 (1.07%) ZABBIX
13 27 (1.03%) NetBackup
14 25 (0.95%) Vagrant
15 20 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
15 20 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
16 19 (0.72%) HAProxy
16 19 (0.72%) Opsview
17 18 (0.68%) Cacti
17 18 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1114 (42.37%) Oracle
2 308 (11.72%) Red Hat
3 242 (9.21%) VMware
4 194 (7.38%) Microsoft
5 153 (5.82%) IBM
6 148 (5.63%) Sybase
7 119 (4.53%) Cisco
8 107 (4.07%) HP
9 106 (4.03%) Informatica
10 61 (2.32%) Sun
11 57 (2.17%) SAP
12 51 (1.94%) Reuters
13 43 (1.64%) Splunk
14 38 (1.45%) F5
15 36 (1.37%) Google
15 36 (1.37%) EMC
16 35 (1.33%) NetApp
17 32 (1.22%) Bloomberg
17 32 (1.22%) Netezza
18 30 (1.14%) TIBCO
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits + bonus circa 100% of basic
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday