The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 305 265 261
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 919 1337 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.23% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.35% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 707 1039 1140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.49%

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
48644 56848 57752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.44% 52.47% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41737 48849 49406
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 856 £52,500 +5.00% 91
London -63 354 £60,000 +4.34% 34
South East +31 197 £50,000 +11.11% 21
East of England +29 96 £50,000 +25.00% 9
North West -12 69 £50,000 +48.14% 12
Yorkshire +7 57 £42,500 -0.58% 5
City of London -22 56 £62,500 -3.84% 7
Berkshire +31 55 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hertfordshire +26 45 £52,250 +30.62% 1
Hampshire -4 42 £45,000 - 6
South West -30 39 £67,500 +68.75% 5
Surrey -4 38 £56,250 +25.00% 2
West Sussex +36 37 £55,000 +57.14%
Manchester -6 36 £50,000 +36.98% 9
East Midlands +8 32 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Reading +35 31 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Leeds -7 30 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Yorkshire -13 30 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Bedfordshire +10 29 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Merseyside -6 29 £52,500 +31.25%
Scotland -22 27 £42,500 - 4
Liverpool -1 26 £52,500 +75.00%
Watford +2 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -4 21 £62,500 +43.67% 2
Bristol +16 20 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Crawley +16 20 £55,000 +57.14%
Farnborough +6 20 £52,500 +50.00% 1
South Yorkshire +22 19 £27,500 -50.00%
Birmingham +7 19 £62,500 +56.25%
Glasgow -16 15 £38,750 -7.18%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1253 (64.32%) Linux
2 1103 (56.62%) Unix
3 1018 (52.26%) SQL
4 840 (43.12%) Oracle
5 741 (38.04%) Java
6 612 (31.42%) Python
7 571 (29.31%) Windows
8 542 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
9 533 (27.36%) Finance
10 455 (23.36%) Perl
11 363 (18.63%) Bash Shell
12 334 (17.15%) DevOps
13 330 (16.94%) PL/SQL
14 300 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
15 296 (15.20%) Red Hat
16 295 (15.14%) MySQL
17 294 (15.09%) Puppet
18 290 (14.89%) Git (software)
19 283 (14.53%) Configuration Management
20 280 (14.37%) Jenkins
21 276 (14.17%) ITIL
22 264 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
23 263 (13.50%) Banking
24 258 (13.24%) Oracle Database
25 252 (12.94%) Microsoft
25 252 (12.94%) Degree
26 249 (12.78%) Performance Tuning
27 246 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 246 (12.63%) Apache
28 244 (12.53%) JavaScript

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 246 (12.63%) Apache
2 234 (12.01%) WebSphere
3 229 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 220 (11.29%) Tomcat
5 211 (10.83%) JBoss
6 112 (5.75%) OpenStack
7 98 (5.03%) CloudStack
8 64 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 48 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
9 48 (2.46%) nginx
10 47 (2.41%) Confluence
11 44 (2.26%) IIS
12 42 (2.16%) Apache Pig
13 41 (2.10%) Apache Spark
14 28 (1.44%) CMS
15 26 (1.33%) SAS
16 24 (1.23%) Jetty
16 24 (1.23%) MQSeries
17 22 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 64 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.18%) MS Office
3 15 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.31%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) MS Project
8 1 (0.051%) HipChat
8 1 (0.051%) Houdini
8 1 (0.051%) Maya
8 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
4 13 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.46%) Magento
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.46%) Summit
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.26%) HFM
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.21%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.21%) OpenCart
10 4 (0.21%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 264 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.59%) SaaS
4 29 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (1.33%) GitHub
6 25 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (1.08%) Amazon S3
8 20 (1.03%) PaaS
9 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.92%) Office 365
11 17 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.31%) IaaS
14 5 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.26%) G Suite
14 5 (0.26%) Heroku
14 5 (0.26%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 170 (8.73%) Firewall
2 154 (7.91%) TCP/IP
3 103 (5.29%) DNS
4 96 (4.93%) SAN
5 87 (4.47%) HTTP
6 86 (4.41%) LDAP
7 85 (4.36%) SSL
8 55 (2.82%) FTP
8 55 (2.82%) VPN
9 47 (2.41%) LAN
10 43 (2.21%) Internet
11 39 (2.00%) SSH
12 35 (1.80%) WAN
13 30 (1.54%) Kerberos
14 29 (1.49%) NAS
15 26 (1.33%) DHCP
16 22 (1.13%) IPsec
16 22 (1.13%) Network Security
16 22 (1.13%) VLAN
17 17 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (15.14%) MySQL
2 258 (13.24%) Oracle Database
3 212 (10.88%) SQL Server
4 194 (9.96%) Relational Database
5 136 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 130 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 125 (6.42%) Hadoop
8 119 (6.11%) Big Data
9 112 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
10 109 (5.60%) RDBMS
11 93 (4.77%) MongoDB
12 85 (4.36%) NoSQL
13 73 (3.75%) Apache Hive
14 64 (3.29%) Oracle Database 12c
15 61 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 57 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 56 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
18 54 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
19 50 (2.57%) HBase
20 47 (2.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 290 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 280 (14.37%) Jenkins
3 149 (7.65%) Subversion
4 139 (7.14%) Maven
5 136 (6.98%) JIRA
6 121 (6.21%) JUnit
7 95 (4.88%) Ant
8 85 (4.36%) TeamCity
9 66 (3.39%) Selenium
10 64 (3.29%) Eclipse
11 62 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 54 (2.77%) Cucumber
13 49 (2.52%) Mockito
14 45 (2.31%) LoadRunner
15 41 (2.10%) Gradle
16 38 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
17 33 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
18 31 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
19 22 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (1.03%) Hudson
General
1 533 (27.36%) Finance
2 263 (13.50%) Banking
3 90 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 76 (3.90%) Retail
5 60 (3.08%) Back Office
6 53 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.00%) Front Office
8 35 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.75%) Games
10 28 (1.44%) Advertising
11 26 (1.33%) Legal
12 23 (1.18%) Marketing
13 14 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 13 (0.67%) Publishing
15 10 (0.51%) Electronics
15 10 (0.51%) French Language
16 9 (0.46%) Private Banking
16 9 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (22.07%) Developer
2 255 (13.09%) Analyst
3 241 (12.37%) Administrator
4 168 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 158 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 138 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
7 126 (6.47%) Applications Support
8 124 (6.37%) DBA
9 115 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
10 109 (5.60%) Support Analyst
11 98 (5.03%) Support Engineer
12 91 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
13 90 (4.62%) Consultant
14 86 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
15 82 (4.21%) Senior Developer
16 79 (4.06%) Software Engineer
17 72 (3.70%) Linux Support
18 68 (3.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 59 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
19 59 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (12.22%) Web Services
1 238 (12.22%) XML
2 229 (11.76%) .NET
3 191 (9.80%) HTML
4 145 (7.44%) Spring
5 135 (6.93%) Middleware
6 122 (6.26%) JMS
7 107 (5.49%) J2EE
8 105 (5.39%) CSS
9 100 (5.13%) Java EE
10 94 (4.83%) SOAP
11 92 (4.72%) LAMP
12 90 (4.62%) REST
13 82 (4.21%) Hibernate
14 81 (4.16%) JSON
15 74 (3.80%) RESTful
16 70 (3.59%) AngularJS
17 65 (3.34%) Ajax
18 58 (2.98%) WebSphere MQ
18 58 (2.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 203 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 62 (3.18%) Fintech
4 60 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 57 (2.93%) Clustering
6 51 (2.62%) Derivative
7 49 (2.52%) Replication
8 47 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 43 (2.21%) Mathematics
10 42 (2.16%) Equities
11 41 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 40 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 25 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.28%) Statistics
15 24 (1.23%) Hedge funds
16 19 (0.98%) CMDB
16 19 (0.98%) Cryptography
16 19 (0.98%) Data Integration
17 16 (0.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1253 (64.32%) Linux
2 1103 (56.62%) Unix
3 571 (29.31%) Windows
4 246 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 171 (8.78%) Solaris
6 163 (8.37%) Windows Server
7 117 (6.01%) CentOS
8 61 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 50 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (2.46%) AIX
11 46 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (1.90%) HPUX
13 26 (1.33%) Debian
14 19 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (0.77%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.51%) Fedora
17 8 (0.41%) Android
17 8 (0.41%) SUSE
17 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (17.15%) DevOps
3 300 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
4 283 (14.53%) Configuration Management
5 276 (14.17%) ITIL
6 249 (12.78%) Performance Tuning
7 230 (11.81%) Scrum
8 171 (8.78%) ETL
9 145 (7.44%) Software Engineering
10 126 (6.47%) OO
11 122 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 116 (5.95%) Open Source
13 115 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
14 109 (5.60%) High Availability
15 107 (5.49%) TDD
16 105 (5.39%) Migration
17 104 (5.34%) Mentoring
18 103 (5.29%) SDLC
18 103 (5.29%) Unit Testing
19 99 (5.08%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1018 (52.26%) SQL
2 741 (38.04%) Java
3 612 (31.42%) Python
4 455 (23.36%) Perl
5 363 (18.63%) Bash Shell
6 330 (16.94%) PL/SQL
7 244 (12.53%) JavaScript
8 217 (11.14%) Ruby
9 188 (9.65%) C++
10 174 (8.93%) C#
11 168 (8.62%) C
12 157 (8.06%) PowerShell
13 94 (4.83%) PHP
14 69 (3.54%) Korn
15 56 (2.87%) Scala
16 47 (2.41%) VB
17 46 (2.36%) T-SQL
18 42 (2.16%) AWK
19 28 (1.44%) Go
20 25 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 252 (12.94%) Degree
2 113 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 90 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
5 27 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 24 (1.23%) OCP
7 17 (0.87%) ISEB
8 16 (0.82%) AWS Certification
8 16 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (0.77%) RHCSA
10 14 (0.72%) CCNA
11 12 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.62%) RHCE
12 10 (0.51%) CEH
13 9 (0.46%) CCNP
14 8 (0.41%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.83%) QA
2 66 (3.39%) SLA
3 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.31%) GCP
8 5 (0.26%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.26%) EMIR
8 5 (0.26%) HL7
8 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.15%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.10%) FATCA
10 2 (0.10%) SDET
11 1 (0.051%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.051%) MiFID
System Software
1 123 (6.31%) vSphere
2 111 (5.70%) Xen
2 111 (5.70%) XenServer
3 94 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (3.95%) Docker
5 58 (2.98%) Active Directory
6 55 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
7 42 (2.16%) Samba
8 36 (1.85%) NFS
9 31 (1.59%) Apache Flume
10 29 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (1.13%) iptables
11 22 (1.13%) LXC
12 21 (1.08%) vCloud
13 20 (1.03%) Firmware
13 20 (1.03%) KVM
14 19 (0.98%) HDFS
15 18 (0.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 17 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 11 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 294 (15.09%) Puppet
2 216 (11.09%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (7.85%) Ansible
4 120 (6.16%) Tivoli
5 85 (4.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 83 (4.26%) Cobbler
7 78 (4.00%) Nagios
8 56 (2.87%) Data Guard
9 52 (2.67%) Control-M
9 52 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 41 (2.10%) NetBackup
11 35 (1.80%) Terraform
12 30 (1.54%) Oozie
13 29 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
14 27 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
15 26 (1.33%) ZABBIX
16 25 (1.28%) SCCM
17 23 (1.18%) Kibana
17 23 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
18 20 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 840 (43.12%) Oracle
2 296 (15.20%) Red Hat
3 252 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 159 (8.16%) VMware
5 148 (7.60%) IBM
6 112 (5.75%) Informatica
7 105 (5.39%) HP
8 98 (5.03%) EnterpriseDB
9 82 (4.21%) Sybase
10 52 (2.67%) Splunk
11 49 (2.52%) Murex
11 49 (2.52%) SAP
11 49 (2.52%) Sun
12 47 (2.41%) Teradata
13 46 (2.36%) NetApp
14 40 (2.05%) Atlassian
14 40 (2.05%) Tableau
15 37 (1.90%) Cisco
15 37 (1.90%) Google
16 32 (1.64%) Siebel
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Manpower
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £49500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago