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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 293 245 240
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -5
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 995 1421 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.30% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 2.53% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 758 1082 1220
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
50017 56150 57890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.50% 51.48% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43033 48194 48552
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 -38 946 £52,500 +5.00% 110
London -47 463 £60,000 +4.34% 43
South East -50 162 £50,000 +11.11% 16
City of London +11 99 £55,000 -8.33% 11
East of England +6 83 £50,000 +21.21% 13
North West +32 76 £42,500 +13.33% 8
South West -7 48 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Berkshire -2 46 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +33 43 £42,500 - 4
West Midlands +20 42 £50,000 +20.48% 2
West Sussex +37 38 £55,000 +71.87%
Manchester +20 38 £42,500 +16.43% 8
Merseyside +5 38 £45,000 +20.00%
Liverpool +6 34 £50,000 +37.93%
Yorkshire 0 33 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Reading +24 32 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Nottinghamshire +29 31 £45,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 30 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Scotland -47 27 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Nottingham +27 26 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -24 26 £42,750 -5.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +19 24 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey +2 24 £60,000 +33.33% 6
West Yorkshire 0 24 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Crawley +6 21 £55,000 +115.68%
Birmingham -14 21 £60,000 +17.07%
Bristol +19 19 £62,500 +78.57% 6
Leeds +19 19 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Cambridge +11 19 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire -3 18 £54,000 +20.00% 4

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1348 (65.25%) Linux
2 1150 (55.66%) Unix
3 1014 (49.08%) SQL
4 772 (37.37%) Oracle
5 746 (36.11%) Java
6 647 (31.32%) Python
7 565 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
8 559 (27.06%) Finance
9 515 (24.93%) Perl
10 497 (24.06%) Windows
11 415 (20.09%) Bash Shell
12 345 (16.70%) PL/SQL
13 311 (15.05%) MySQL
14 302 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
15 294 (14.23%) Puppet
16 292 (14.13%) Degree
17 291 (14.09%) Apache
17 291 (14.09%) DevOps
18 289 (13.99%) ITIL
19 284 (13.75%) Microsoft
20 282 (13.65%) Red Hat
21 280 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
22 279 (13.50%) Git (software)
23 264 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
24 249 (12.05%) Banking
25 244 (11.81%) Configuration Management
25 244 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 233 (11.28%) Scrum
27 227 (10.99%) SQL Server
28 226 (10.94%) Web Services

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
1 291 (14.09%) Apache
2 223 (10.79%) WebSphere
3 198 (9.58%) WebLogic
4 195 (9.44%) Tomcat
5 179 (8.66%) JBoss
6 99 (4.79%) OpenStack
7 79 (3.82%) Apache Pig
7 79 (3.82%) CloudStack
8 70 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 69 (3.34%) Apache Spark
10 54 (2.61%) nginx
11 46 (2.23%) IIS
12 45 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (2.13%) Confluence
14 34 (1.65%) Jetty
15 28 (1.36%) CMS
16 24 (1.16%) SAS
17 23 (1.11%) SharePoint
18 22 (1.06%) MQSeries
19 18 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 101 (4.89%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.69%) MS Office
3 18 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.097%) MS Project
8 1 (0.048%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 26 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.44%) Summit
6 8 (0.39%) Magento
7 7 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.24%) HFM
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.19%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.15%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 264 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.98%) SaaS
3 40 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.36%) PaaS
6 26 (1.26%) GitHub
7 24 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.11%) Amazon S3
8 23 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.97%) Office 365
10 12 (0.58%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.39%) IaaS
12 5 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.19%) Apcera
13 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 196 (9.49%) Firewall
2 177 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 140 (6.78%) DNS
4 131 (6.34%) SAN
5 98 (4.74%) HTTP
6 79 (3.82%) LDAP
7 78 (3.78%) SSL
8 74 (3.58%) VPN
9 64 (3.10%) LAN
10 57 (2.76%) FTP
11 54 (2.61%) WAN
12 51 (2.47%) SSH
13 38 (1.84%) Internet
14 37 (1.79%) Network Security
15 35 (1.69%) IPsec
16 33 (1.60%) Kerberos
17 28 (1.36%) NAS
18 24 (1.16%) DHCP
19 23 (1.11%) Wireless
20 20 (0.97%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (15.05%) MySQL
2 227 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 222 (10.75%) Oracle Database
4 166 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
5 164 (7.94%) Hadoop
6 163 (7.89%) Relational Database
7 156 (7.55%) Big Data
8 122 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 121 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
10 111 (5.37%) Apache Hive
11 102 (4.94%) NoSQL
12 96 (4.65%) MongoDB
13 95 (4.60%) RDBMS
14 89 (4.31%) HBase
15 84 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 67 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
16 67 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 62 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
18 59 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
19 53 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 279 (13.50%) Git (software)
2 222 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 169 (8.18%) JIRA
4 148 (7.16%) Subversion
5 120 (5.81%) Maven
6 116 (5.61%) JUnit
7 111 (5.37%) Ant
8 78 (3.78%) TeamCity
9 72 (3.48%) LoadRunner
10 67 (3.24%) Selenium
11 63 (3.05%) Mockito
12 59 (2.86%) Eclipse
13 55 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 52 (2.52%) Gradle
15 44 (2.13%) Cucumber
16 29 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
17 27 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
18 26 (1.26%) ClearQuest
18 26 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 559 (27.06%) Finance
2 249 (12.05%) Banking
3 86 (4.16%) Retail
4 75 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 56 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.23%) Front Office
7 45 (2.18%) Back Office
8 39 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.74%) Games
10 26 (1.26%) Legal
11 24 (1.16%) Marketing
12 23 (1.11%) Advertising
12 23 (1.11%) Publishing
13 11 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.48%) French Language
15 9 (0.44%) Private Banking
16 8 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.34%) Military
17 7 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 489 (23.67%) Developer
2 302 (14.62%) Analyst
3 301 (14.57%) Administrator
4 172 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 146 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 145 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 126 (6.10%) DBA
8 123 (5.95%) Support Analyst
9 118 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
10 109 (5.28%) Linux Administrator
11 105 (5.08%) Applications Support
12 92 (4.45%) Support Engineer
13 90 (4.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 88 (4.26%) Software Engineer
15 87 (4.21%) Consultant
16 79 (3.82%) Oracle DBA
17 77 (3.73%) Senior Developer
18 72 (3.48%) Test Analyst
19 64 (3.10%) Linux Support
20 58 (2.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (10.94%) Web Services
2 215 (10.41%) XML
3 198 (9.58%) .NET
4 185 (8.95%) HTML
5 150 (7.26%) Middleware
6 125 (6.05%) Spring
7 123 (5.95%) JMS
8 113 (5.47%) J2EE
8 113 (5.47%) LAMP
9 111 (5.37%) Java EE
10 103 (4.99%) CSS
11 91 (4.40%) JSON
12 75 (3.63%) REST
13 74 (3.58%) RESTful
14 70 (3.39%) Hibernate
15 67 (3.24%) Ajax
16 64 (3.10%) SOAP
17 57 (2.76%) jQuery
18 54 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
19 53 (2.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 81 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 67 (3.24%) Clustering
5 65 (3.15%) Derivative
6 60 (2.90%) Fintech
7 53 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.47%) Replication
9 44 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.98%) Equities
11 37 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 34 (1.65%) Mathematics
13 31 (1.50%) Hedge funds
14 29 (1.40%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.16%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.16%) PKI
15 24 (1.16%) Statistics
16 20 (0.97%) DataPower
16 20 (0.97%) Fixed Income
17 19 (0.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1348 (65.25%) Linux
2 1150 (55.66%) Unix
3 497 (24.06%) Windows
4 244 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 192 (9.29%) Solaris
6 137 (6.63%) Windows Server
7 122 (5.91%) CentOS
8 76 (3.68%) AIX
9 63 (3.05%) Ubuntu
10 43 (2.08%) HPUX
11 34 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
12 33 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (1.40%) Debian
14 18 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.77%) FreeBSD
16 14 (0.68%) SUSE
16 14 (0.68%) VMS
17 11 (0.53%) zOS
18 10 (0.48%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
3 291 (14.09%) DevOps
4 289 (13.99%) ITIL
5 280 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
6 244 (11.81%) Configuration Management
7 233 (11.28%) Scrum
8 190 (9.20%) ETL
9 164 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
10 158 (7.65%) Open Source
11 157 (7.60%) Software Engineering
12 154 (7.45%) High Availability
13 122 (5.91%) Unit Testing
14 120 (5.81%) OO
15 112 (5.42%) SDLC
16 111 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 109 (5.28%) Mentoring
18 102 (4.94%) Multithreading
19 98 (4.74%) Migration
20 90 (4.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1014 (49.08%) SQL
2 746 (36.11%) Java
3 647 (31.32%) Python
4 515 (24.93%) Perl
5 415 (20.09%) Bash Shell
6 345 (16.70%) PL/SQL
7 223 (10.79%) Ruby
8 221 (10.70%) JavaScript
9 207 (10.02%) C++
10 192 (9.29%) C
11 160 (7.74%) C#
12 133 (6.44%) PowerShell
13 104 (5.03%) PHP
14 69 (3.34%) VB
15 62 (3.00%) Korn
16 49 (2.37%) Scala
17 45 (2.18%) T-SQL
18 32 (1.55%) AWK
19 24 (1.16%) R
20 21 (1.02%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 292 (14.13%) Degree
2 125 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 103 (4.99%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.11%) CCNA
6 23 (1.11%) RHCSA
7 21 (1.02%) ISEB
8 19 (0.92%) CCNP
9 16 (0.77%) CEH
9 16 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (0.68%) CISSP
10 14 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (0.53%) CISM
12 11 (0.53%) MCSE
12 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (7.02%) QA
2 79 (3.82%) SLA
3 16 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.29%) EMIR
7 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.24%) AIFMD
8 5 (0.24%) HL7
8 5 (0.24%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.15%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.097%) GCP
10 2 (0.097%) MiFID
11 1 (0.048%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.048%) SDET
System Software
1 126 (6.10%) vSphere
2 120 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (5.18%) XenServer
4 97 (4.70%) Xen
5 70 (3.39%) Docker
6 62 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
7 53 (2.57%) Apache Flume
8 50 (2.42%) Active Directory
9 39 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 35 (1.69%) HDFS
11 34 (1.65%) vCloud
12 29 (1.40%) KVM
13 27 (1.31%) NFS
14 25 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 22 (1.06%) LXC
16 19 (0.92%) Hyper-V
17 18 (0.87%) iptables
17 18 (0.87%) Samba
17 18 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 294 (14.23%) Puppet
2 216 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (5.91%) Tivoli
4 113 (5.47%) Ansible
5 89 (4.31%) Cobbler
6 77 (3.73%) Nagios
7 71 (3.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 56 (2.71%) Control-M
9 54 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 52 (2.52%) Oozie
11 49 (2.37%) Data Guard
12 46 (2.23%) NetBackup
13 29 (1.40%) Terraform
14 28 (1.36%) Oracle ZFS
15 26 (1.26%) HAProxy
15 26 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
16 23 (1.11%) Cacti
16 23 (1.11%) vRealize
17 22 (1.06%) Salt
18 21 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 772 (37.37%) Oracle
2 284 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 282 (13.65%) Red Hat
4 207 (10.02%) VMware
5 150 (7.26%) IBM
6 124 (6.00%) HP
7 118 (5.71%) Informatica
8 88 (4.26%) Sybase
9 79 (3.82%) EnterpriseDB
10 53 (2.57%) Cisco
11 52 (2.52%) Murex
11 52 (2.52%) SAP
12 51 (2.47%) Sun
13 50 (2.42%) Teradata
14 42 (2.03%) Veritas
15 40 (1.94%) EMC
15 40 (1.94%) Splunk
16 39 (1.89%) Citrix
17 37 (1.79%) Tableau
18 34 (1.65%) Atlassian
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 45K + 6-7K on call + O/T
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+ bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago