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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 232 202 188
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1347 1542 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.43% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.68% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1074 1145 1461
Average salary £48,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.02% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
55675 57570 62467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.39% 53.41% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47760 48605 55147
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 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 -40 1238 £49,000 -2.00% 91
London -36 600 £55,000 - 39
South East -48 246 £45,000 - 18
City of London -17 156 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Hampshire +9 120 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England +15 112 £47,500 +19.49% 8
Yorkshire +25 102 £40,000 +17.64% 7
West Yorkshire +32 70 £40,000 +52.38% 4
Scotland +10 64 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Basingstoke +15 59 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -47 58 £41,000 -3.52% 4
South West -11 53 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Leeds +15 48 £39,250 +65.26% 1
Hertfordshire -12 48 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Surrey -8 41 £45,000 -7.69% 9
Berkshire -63 39 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Glasgow +26 38 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -16 36 £41,000 -18.00% 2
East Midlands +29 35 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Bedfordshire - 31 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +23 28 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Nottingham +23 28 £30,000 -38.14% 2
Watford +2 26 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 25 £40,000 +17.64%
Reading -22 24 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West -76 23 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 20 £37,500 +15.38% 2
South Yorkshire -4 20 £40,000 -
Portsmouth -20 20 £50,000 -9.09%
Milton Keynes +14 19 £41,250 +3.12%

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1831 (64.81%) UNIX
2 1812 (64.14%) Linux
3 1232 (43.61%) SQL
4 1178 (41.70%) Oracle
5 943 (33.38%) Java
6 822 (29.10%) Finance
7 808 (28.60%) Perl
8 751 (26.58%) Windows
9 506 (17.91%) Python
10 481 (17.03%) Oracle Database
11 457 (16.18%) Solaris
12 433 (15.33%) MySQL
13 420 (14.87%) Apache
14 408 (14.44%) Red Hat
15 395 (13.98%) SQL Server
16 393 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 383 (13.56%) Degree
18 370 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
19 369 (13.06%) Bash Shell
20 363 (12.85%) PL/SQL
21 345 (12.21%) Banking
22 337 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
23 330 (11.68%) VMware
24 326 (11.54%) C++
25 319 (11.29%) TCP/IP
26 315 (11.15%) Tomcat
26 315 (11.15%) Puppet
27 298 (10.55%) ITIL
28 290 (10.27%) Relational Database
29 289 (10.23%) SAN

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 420 (14.87%) Apache
2 315 (11.15%) Tomcat
3 233 (8.25%) WebLogic
4 150 (5.31%) WebSphere
5 132 (4.67%) JBoss
6 86 (3.04%) IIS
7 61 (2.16%) nginx
7 61 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
8 51 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 44 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 42 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 36 (1.27%) SharePoint
12 35 (1.24%) Node.js
13 29 (1.03%) GlassFish
14 27 (0.96%) CMS
15 23 (0.81%) Confluence
16 22 (0.78%) SAS
17 21 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
18 18 (0.64%) MS Exchange
18 18 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 184 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 79 (2.80%) MS Office
3 11 (0.39%) SPSS
4 10 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.25%) PrintSoft PReS
7 5 (0.18%) DOC1
8 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.14%) Mingle
9 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.071%) FastStats
10 2 (0.071%) Stata
10 2 (0.071%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) InDesign
11 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.035%) Maya
11 1 (0.035%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 110 (3.89%) Oracle EBS
2 94 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 62 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (1.06%) RMDS
5 14 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.42%) ION MarketView
7 12 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.28%) Temenos T24
9 7 (0.25%) RiskWrite
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.18%) Magento
11 5 (0.18%) Exstream
11 5 (0.18%) Adaptiv
11 5 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
12 4 (0.14%) Agresso
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.14%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 92 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (1.88%) SaaS
3 48 (1.70%) Amazon S3
4 31 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.88%) PaaS
6 22 (0.78%) IaaS
7 20 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (0.28%) Route 53
10 7 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.14%) Trello
12 4 (0.14%) Joyent
13 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.071%) GitHub
13 2 (0.071%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.035%) Heroku
14 1 (0.035%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.035%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 319 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 289 (10.23%) SAN
3 267 (9.45%) Firewall
4 248 (8.78%) DNS
5 111 (3.93%) LDAP
6 88 (3.12%) HTTP
7 85 (3.01%) VPN
8 84 (2.97%) Internet
9 74 (2.62%) FTP
10 72 (2.55%) SSH
11 58 (2.05%) Network Security
12 55 (1.95%) NAS
13 54 (1.91%) SSL
14 51 (1.81%) LAN
15 49 (1.73%) DHCP
16 44 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
17 40 (1.42%) SNMP
18 35 (1.24%) WAN
19 32 (1.13%) BGP
20 30 (1.06%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (17.03%) Oracle Database
2 433 (15.33%) MySQL
3 395 (13.98%) SQL Server
4 290 (10.27%) Relational Database
5 281 (9.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 224 (7.93%) RDBMS
7 137 (4.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 122 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
9 105 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
10 104 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
11 86 (3.04%) DB2
11 86 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 80 (2.83%) NoSQL
13 65 (2.30%) Hadoop
14 59 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
15 51 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
16 44 (1.56%) Big Data
17 43 (1.52%) MariaDB
18 41 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 38 (1.35%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 230 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 190 (6.73%) Subversion
3 153 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 124 (4.39%) Maven
5 112 (3.96%) JIRA
6 95 (3.36%) Ant
7 74 (2.62%) JUnit
8 68 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 68 (2.41%) Eclipse
9 53 (1.88%) Hudson
10 51 (1.81%) Selenium
11 50 (1.77%) Toad
12 46 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (1.10%) JMeter
14 29 (1.03%) Visual Studio
15 28 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (0.99%) Mercurial
16 26 (0.92%) TeamCity
16 26 (0.92%) LoadRunner
17 24 (0.85%) Emacs
General
1 822 (29.10%) Finance
2 345 (12.21%) Banking
3 145 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 103 (3.65%) Retail
5 102 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.97%) Front Office
7 71 (2.51%) Games
8 62 (2.19%) Marketing
9 48 (1.70%) Financial Institution
10 38 (1.35%) Back Office
11 31 (1.10%) Publishing
12 20 (0.71%) Advertising
13 19 (0.67%) Billing
14 15 (0.53%) Electronics
15 14 (0.50%) Automotive
15 14 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.50%) iGaming
16 12 (0.42%) Legal
17 9 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 530 (18.76%) Administrator
2 525 (18.58%) Developer
3 476 (16.85%) Analyst
4 298 (10.55%) Systems Administrator
5 287 (10.16%) DBA
6 268 (9.49%) Support Analyst
7 231 (8.18%) Applications Support
8 201 (7.12%) Oracle DBA
9 186 (6.58%) Linux Administrator
10 164 (5.81%) Java Developer
11 147 (5.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 137 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
13 126 (4.46%) Consultant
14 125 (4.42%) UNIX Administrator
15 105 (3.72%) Applications Support Analyst
16 93 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
17 85 (3.01%) Support Engineer
18 79 (2.80%) Software Developer
19 78 (2.76%) Team Leader
20 74 (2.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (10.09%) XML
2 246 (8.71%) HTML
3 177 (6.27%) J2EE
3 177 (6.27%) Web Services
4 170 (6.02%) Middleware
5 151 (5.35%) Spring
6 115 (4.07%) .NET
7 95 (3.36%) LAMP
8 88 (3.12%) CSS
9 84 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
10 76 (2.69%) JSON
11 69 (2.44%) SOAP
12 65 (2.30%) Hibernate
13 60 (2.12%) REST
14 58 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
15 54 (1.91%) XSLT
16 50 (1.77%) JSP
16 50 (1.77%) HTML5
17 49 (1.73%) ASP.NET
18 48 (1.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 215 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 145 (5.13%) Clustering
4 142 (5.03%) Open Source
5 86 (3.04%) Replication
6 83 (2.94%) Derivative
7 79 (2.80%) Fixed Income
8 74 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 71 (2.51%) Management Information System
10 52 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 51 (1.81%) Equities
12 49 (1.73%) HACMP
13 44 (1.56%) Data Integration
14 36 (1.27%) Hedge funds
15 32 (1.13%) iPad
15 32 (1.13%) Client/Server
16 28 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.92%) User Experience
17 26 (0.92%) Mobile App
18 25 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1831 (64.81%) UNIX
2 1812 (64.14%) Linux
3 751 (26.58%) Windows
4 457 (16.18%) Solaris
5 393 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 243 (8.60%) AIX
7 148 (5.24%) CentOS
8 136 (4.81%) HPUX
9 130 (4.60%) Ubuntu
10 107 (3.79%) Debian
11 102 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 95 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 78 (2.76%) SUSE
14 62 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 56 (1.98%) Mac OS X
16 52 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
17 44 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 28 (0.99%) Apple iOS
18 28 (0.99%) Android
19 26 (0.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
2 337 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (10.55%) ITIL
4 210 (7.43%) Configuration Management
5 208 (7.36%) Software Engineering
6 204 (7.22%) DevOps
7 203 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 141 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
9 134 (4.74%) SOA
9 134 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
10 120 (4.25%) Mentoring
11 114 (4.04%) ETL
12 111 (3.93%) Workflow
13 109 (3.86%) Change Management
13 109 (3.86%) Service Management
14 101 (3.58%) Scrum
15 100 (3.54%) OO
15 100 (3.54%) E-Commerce
15 100 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
16 94 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1232 (43.61%) SQL
2 943 (33.38%) Java
3 808 (28.60%) Perl
4 506 (17.91%) Python
5 369 (13.06%) Bash Shell
6 363 (12.85%) PL/SQL
7 326 (11.54%) C++
8 274 (9.70%) JavaScript
9 230 (8.14%) PHP
10 217 (7.68%) C
11 204 (7.22%) Ruby
12 177 (6.27%) C#
13 140 (4.96%) Korn
14 118 (4.18%) PowerShell
15 112 (3.96%) AWK
16 60 (2.12%) T-SQL
17 58 (2.05%) sed
18 49 (1.73%) Bourne shell
19 47 (1.66%) VB
20 36 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 383 (13.56%) Degree
2 179 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 114 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.73%) DV Cleared
4 49 (1.73%) ISEB
5 48 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (1.35%) CCNA
7 37 (1.31%) RHCE
8 33 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
10 29 (1.03%) OCP
11 26 (0.92%) Sun Certification
12 24 (0.85%) MCSE
13 18 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.64%) RHCSA
14 17 (0.60%) CISSP
14 17 (0.60%) CCNP
14 17 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.57%) ISTQB
16 14 (0.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (5.35%) QA
2 112 (3.96%) SLA
3 47 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.18%) DICOM
7 5 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.11%) RosettaNet
9 2 (0.071%) COBIT
9 2 (0.071%) Basel II
10 1 (0.035%) BS7799
10 1 (0.035%) EMIR
10 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.035%) HIPAA
System Software
1 241 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (5.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 140 (4.96%) Oracle RAC
4 111 (3.93%) Active Directory
5 67 (2.37%) KVM
6 64 (2.27%) vSphere
7 53 (1.88%) Xen
8 51 (1.81%) Snort
9 48 (1.70%) Firmware
10 44 (1.56%) VMware ESX
11 43 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 41 (1.45%) Hyper-V
13 37 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
14 33 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 32 (1.13%) NFS
16 31 (1.10%) PowerHA
17 30 (1.06%) Samba
17 30 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 27 (0.96%) Varnish
19 17 (0.60%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 315 (11.15%) Puppet
2 172 (6.09%) Nagios
3 171 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (5.10%) Data Guard
5 109 (3.86%) Tivoli
6 98 (3.47%) NetBackup
7 60 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 59 (2.09%) Cacti
9 50 (1.77%) HAProxy
10 48 (1.70%) ZABBIX
11 46 (1.63%) Control-M
12 31 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 30 (1.06%) Tivoli NetView
13 30 (1.06%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
14 28 (0.99%) Ansible
15 25 (0.88%) SCCM
16 24 (0.85%) OpenView
17 20 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
17 20 (0.71%) Salt
18 19 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1178 (41.70%) Oracle
2 408 (14.44%) Red Hat
3 330 (11.68%) VMware
4 277 (9.81%) Microsoft
5 229 (8.11%) IBM
6 209 (7.40%) HP
7 162 (5.73%) Cisco
8 116 (4.11%) Sybase
9 88 (3.12%) Veritas
10 79 (2.80%) Symantec
11 78 (2.76%) NetApp
12 73 (2.58%) Sun
13 62 (2.19%) EMC
14 54 (1.91%) Business Objects
15 53 (1.88%) Citrix
16 52 (1.84%) Juniper
17 50 (1.77%) Informatica
18 47 (1.66%) Teradata
19 43 (1.52%) SAP
20 42 (1.49%) Reuters
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