The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 2 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.76% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 2.02% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 15
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £27,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £38,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 797 893 774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.58% 37.90% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 675 778 694
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Shell Script as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Birmingham

Shell Script
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Shell Script in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Shell Script in Birmingham

Shell Script
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 11 (73.33%) Migration
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) Puppet
5 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (53.33%) DevOps
5 8 (53.33%) AWS Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) JBoss
7 2 (13.33%) Apache
7 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) CISSP
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) SSCP
7 2 (13.33%) GIAC

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) AWS Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Support Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) HPUX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) AWS Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) GCFA
2 2 (13.33%) GCFE
2 2 (13.33%) GIAC
2 2 (13.33%) GREM
2 2 (13.33%) OSCP
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SELinux
2 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds