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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 286 252 238
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1031 1369 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.49% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 789 1034 1189
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,200 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%

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
51354 54953 58510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.05% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44461 46887 49064
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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
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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 -34 964 £51,250 +2.50% 111
London -44 479 £61,000 +6.08% 57
South East -62 141 £50,000 +11.11% 12
City of London +26 97 £60,000 +9.09% 16
East of England +7 82 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Berkshire +17 67 £47,500 +5.55% 6
North West +39 59 £42,500 +13.33% 10
East Midlands +41 57 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Reading +20 52 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire +52 51 £46,500 - 1
Yorkshire +7 48 £42,500 -11.91% 6
West Midlands +13 46 £41,500 -17.00% 3
South West -13 45 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland -30 44 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Nottingham +40 41 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 36 £42,500 -8.60% 3
Manchester +16 33 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Hertfordshire +3 28 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Leeds +14 26 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Glasgow -34 26 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Merseyside +4 25 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Cambridge +17 22 £45,000 +5.88%
Liverpool 0 21 £45,000 +20.00%
Surrey +2 19 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Birmingham -21 19 £60,000 +10.09%
Edinburgh +5 17 £55,000 +100.00%
West Sussex -1 17 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hampshire -25 17 £45,000 +5.02% 4
Bristol +6 15 £58,750 +38.23% 4

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1414 (66.26%) Linux
2 1192 (55.86%) Unix
3 1042 (48.83%) SQL
4 767 (35.94%) Oracle
5 760 (35.61%) Java
6 661 (30.97%) Python
7 583 (27.32%) Finance
7 583 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
8 519 (24.32%) Perl
9 492 (23.06%) Windows
10 424 (19.87%) Bash Shell
11 355 (16.64%) PL/SQL
12 338 (15.84%) Performance Tuning
13 325 (15.23%) MySQL
14 324 (15.18%) Degree
15 314 (14.71%) ITIL
16 307 (14.39%) Apache
17 298 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
18 295 (13.82%) DevOps
19 294 (13.78%) Git (software)
19 294 (13.78%) Puppet
19 294 (13.78%) Red Hat
20 275 (12.89%) Microsoft
21 265 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
22 262 (12.28%) JavaScript
23 261 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 247 (11.57%) Oracle Database
25 245 (11.48%) Web Services
26 242 (11.34%) Ruby
27 241 (11.29%) Configuration Management

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
1 307 (14.39%) Apache
2 226 (10.59%) WebSphere
3 188 (8.81%) Tomcat
4 184 (8.62%) WebLogic
5 171 (8.01%) JBoss
6 107 (5.01%) OpenStack
7 78 (3.66%) Apache Pig
7 78 (3.66%) CloudStack
8 75 (3.51%) Apache Spark
9 72 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 54 (2.53%) nginx
11 51 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
12 47 (2.20%) Confluence
13 46 (2.16%) IIS
14 44 (2.06%) Jetty
15 33 (1.55%) SharePoint
16 27 (1.27%) CMS
17 21 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
18 18 (0.84%) MQSeries
18 18 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 105 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.97%) MS Office
3 16 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.19%) SPSS
7 2 (0.094%) MS Project
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.047%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 40 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
2 36 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
6 14 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.37%) Magento
7 8 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (0.28%) Summit
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle ASCP
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.14%) OpenCart
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.14%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 265 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.39%) SaaS
3 38 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 28 (1.31%) PaaS
6 23 (1.08%) GitHub
7 22 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.94%) Office 365
10 13 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (0.52%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.47%) IaaS
13 7 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.33%) Route 53
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.19%) Heroku
15 3 (0.14%) BIME
15 3 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 214 (10.03%) Firewall
2 176 (8.25%) TCP/IP
3 152 (7.12%) DNS
4 147 (6.89%) SAN
5 100 (4.69%) HTTP
6 90 (4.22%) SSL
7 83 (3.89%) LDAP
8 82 (3.84%) VPN
9 61 (2.86%) FTP
10 58 (2.72%) LAN
11 52 (2.44%) WAN
12 49 (2.30%) SSH
13 42 (1.97%) Internet
13 42 (1.97%) Network Security
14 34 (1.59%) IPsec
15 33 (1.55%) Kerberos
16 25 (1.17%) NAS
17 24 (1.12%) BGP
17 24 (1.12%) Wireless
18 23 (1.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (15.23%) MySQL
2 247 (11.57%) Oracle Database
3 235 (11.01%) SQL Server
4 186 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 164 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 163 (7.64%) Big Data
7 162 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
8 138 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 130 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
10 111 (5.20%) NoSQL
11 110 (5.15%) Apache Hive
12 108 (5.06%) RDBMS
13 96 (4.50%) MongoDB
14 93 (4.36%) HBase
15 89 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 86 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
17 72 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
18 65 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
19 62 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
20 59 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 294 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 209 (9.79%) Jenkins
3 172 (8.06%) JIRA
4 164 (7.69%) Subversion
5 128 (6.00%) JUnit
6 127 (5.95%) Maven
7 123 (5.76%) Ant
8 79 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 75 (3.51%) Eclipse
10 72 (3.37%) Selenium
11 71 (3.33%) Mockito
12 67 (3.14%) LoadRunner
13 64 (3.00%) Gradle
14 54 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 46 (2.16%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.36%) ClearQuest
17 26 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
17 26 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (1.08%) SoapUI
19 21 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 583 (27.32%) Finance
2 230 (10.78%) Banking
3 82 (3.84%) Retail
4 67 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 65 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.34%) Games
7 45 (2.11%) Front Office
8 42 (1.97%) Back Office
9 39 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.55%) Publishing
11 25 (1.17%) Marketing
12 23 (1.08%) Legal
13 20 (0.94%) Advertising
14 14 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.37%) French Language
16 7 (0.33%) Military
16 7 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.28%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 511 (23.95%) Developer
2 316 (14.81%) Administrator
3 315 (14.76%) Analyst
4 166 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
5 164 (7.69%) DBA
5 164 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 151 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 126 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
8 125 (5.86%) Support Analyst
9 109 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
10 101 (4.73%) Applications Support
11 99 (4.64%) Oracle DBA
12 95 (4.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 93 (4.36%) Support Engineer
14 89 (4.17%) Software Engineer
15 86 (4.03%) Consultant
16 71 (3.33%) Senior Developer
17 69 (3.23%) Test Analyst
18 60 (2.81%) Architect
19 58 (2.72%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (11.48%) Web Services
2 219 (10.26%) XML
3 209 (9.79%) .NET
4 196 (9.18%) HTML
5 153 (7.17%) Middleware
6 141 (6.61%) Spring
7 136 (6.37%) J2EE
7 136 (6.37%) JMS
8 126 (5.90%) LAMP
9 112 (5.25%) Java EE
10 107 (5.01%) CSS
10 107 (5.01%) JSON
11 82 (3.84%) REST
12 76 (3.56%) RESTful
13 69 (3.23%) Hibernate
13 69 (3.23%) jQuery
14 66 (3.09%) Ajax
14 66 (3.09%) SOAP
15 60 (2.81%) Apache Camel
16 56 (2.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 98 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 74 (3.47%) Derivative
5 73 (3.42%) Clustering
6 69 (3.23%) Replication
7 58 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 47 (2.20%) Fintech
10 41 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (1.78%) Equities
12 32 (1.50%) Mathematics
13 30 (1.41%) Hedge funds
14 27 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 26 (1.22%) Data Integration
16 25 (1.17%) PKI
17 24 (1.12%) Algorithms
18 23 (1.08%) Data Structures
18 23 (1.08%) DataPower
19 20 (0.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1414 (66.26%) Linux
2 1192 (55.86%) Unix
3 492 (23.06%) Windows
4 261 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 180 (8.43%) Solaris
6 123 (5.76%) Windows Server
7 116 (5.44%) CentOS
8 76 (3.56%) AIX
9 57 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 46 (2.16%) HPUX
11 38 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
13 34 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (1.45%) Debian
15 20 (0.94%) SUSE
16 19 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 16 (0.75%) FreeBSD
18 14 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 14 (0.66%) VMS
19 10 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (15.84%) Performance Tuning
3 314 (14.71%) ITIL
4 298 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
5 295 (13.82%) DevOps
6 241 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 238 (11.15%) Scrum
8 176 (8.25%) ETL
8 176 (8.25%) High Availability
9 168 (7.87%) Open Source
10 163 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
11 160 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 135 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 134 (6.28%) OO
13 134 (6.28%) Unit Testing
14 124 (5.81%) SDLC
15 108 (5.06%) Mentoring
16 97 (4.55%) Migration
17 93 (4.36%) Multithreading
18 91 (4.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1042 (48.83%) SQL
2 760 (35.61%) Java
3 661 (30.97%) Python
4 519 (24.32%) Perl
5 424 (19.87%) Bash Shell
6 355 (16.64%) PL/SQL
7 262 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 242 (11.34%) Ruby
9 211 (9.89%) C++
10 194 (9.09%) C
11 160 (7.50%) C#
12 127 (5.95%) PHP
13 126 (5.90%) PowerShell
14 75 (3.51%) VB
15 58 (2.72%) Korn
16 46 (2.16%) Scala
17 34 (1.59%) AWK
17 34 (1.59%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.12%) Jython
19 18 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 324 (15.18%) Degree
2 123 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 99 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 44 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.27%) CCNA
6 27 (1.27%) CCNP
7 25 (1.17%) ISEB
8 22 (1.03%) RHCSA
9 20 (0.94%) CEH
9 20 (0.94%) CISSP
9 20 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (0.89%) SANS
11 15 (0.70%) CISM
11 15 (0.70%) MCSE
11 15 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (0.66%) Security+ Certification
12 14 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (7.45%) QA
2 90 (4.22%) SLA
3 20 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.47%) HL7
6 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.42%) ISO27002
7 6 (0.28%) EMIR
7 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.23%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.23%) DICOM
9 4 (0.19%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.094%) GCP
10 2 (0.094%) MiFID
11 1 (0.047%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 122 (5.72%) vSphere
2 120 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (5.01%) XenServer
4 99 (4.64%) Xen
5 82 (3.84%) Oracle RAC
6 68 (3.19%) Docker
7 58 (2.72%) Active Directory
8 56 (2.62%) Apache Flume
9 45 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (1.87%) HDFS
11 32 (1.50%) KVM
11 32 (1.50%) vCloud
12 24 (1.12%) NFS
13 23 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 23 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (0.84%) Hyper-V
14 18 (0.84%) iptables
14 18 (0.84%) LXC
15 17 (0.80%) VMware ESX
16 15 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 294 (13.78%) Puppet
2 220 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (5.62%) Tivoli
4 107 (5.01%) Ansible
5 96 (4.50%) Cobbler
6 82 (3.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 72 (3.37%) Data Guard
8 69 (3.23%) Nagios
9 64 (3.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 59 (2.76%) Control-M
11 55 (2.58%) Oozie
12 42 (1.97%) NetBackup
13 31 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
14 29 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
15 28 (1.31%) Terraform
16 26 (1.22%) HAProxy
16 26 (1.22%) vRealize
17 25 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
17 25 (1.17%) Salt
18 20 (0.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 767 (35.94%) Oracle
2 294 (13.78%) Red Hat
3 275 (12.89%) Microsoft
4 210 (9.84%) VMware
5 154 (7.22%) IBM
6 120 (5.62%) HP
7 96 (4.50%) Informatica
8 89 (4.17%) Sybase
9 78 (3.66%) EnterpriseDB
10 60 (2.81%) Cisco
11 50 (2.34%) Murex
11 50 (2.34%) SAP
12 49 (2.30%) Veritas
13 48 (2.25%) Sun
14 41 (1.92%) Citrix
14 41 (1.92%) EMC
15 40 (1.87%) Cloudera
16 37 (1.73%) Teradata
17 36 (1.69%) Splunk
18 34 (1.59%) Hortonworks
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38640 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago