Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Bash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bash over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 160 177
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Bash 2,459 1,193 2,327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.22% 2.09% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.16% 3.60% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,667 935 1,882
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,050 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Bash is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 59,076 33,156 62,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.38% 58.13% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39,157 28,606 52,867
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Bash
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Bash as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Bash in England

Bash
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Bash in England.

Salary trend for Bash in England

Bash
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bash in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Bash in England

Bash
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bash within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +33 1,335 £75,000 +7.14% 231
South East +75 413 £55,000 +10.00% 46
North of England -91 238 £60,000 +3.45% 50
South West -6 213 £50,000 - 26
Midlands -79 133 £60,000 +20.00% 37
North West -95 109 £60,000 +4.35% 30
Yorkshire -64 98 £60,000 - 13
East Midlands -2 84 £50,000 +27.39% 15
East of England -68 79 £62,500 +4.17% 39
West Midlands -121 49 £65,000 +23.81% 21
North East -11 31 £62,500 +62.34% 7
Bash
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT jobs citing Bash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Bash.

1 1,849 (75.19%) Python
2 1,561 (63.48%) DevOps
3 1,256 (51.08%) AWS
4 1,201 (48.84%) Linux
5 1,147 (46.64%) Azure
6 1,031 (41.93%) CI/CD
7 998 (40.59%) Terraform
8 981 (39.89%) Kubernetes
9 977 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
10 970 (39.45%) Docker
11 913 (37.13%) PowerShell
12 853 (34.69%) Ansible
13 793 (32.25%) Jenkins
14 656 (26.68%) Java
15 598 (24.32%) Puppet
16 592 (24.07%) Git (software)
17 543 (22.08%) Infrastructure as Code
18 541 (22.00%) SQL
18 541 (22.00%) Windows
19 493 (20.05%) Finance
20 490 (19.93%) GCP
21 447 (18.18%) Configuration Management
22 412 (16.75%) Microsoft
23 391 (15.90%) Social Skills
24 386 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
25 382 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
26 364 (14.80%) JavaScript
27 343 (13.95%) GitHub
28 329 (13.38%) MySQL
28 329 (13.38%) Unix

Bash
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 162 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 111 (4.51%) Apache
3 79 (3.21%) Confluence
4 70 (2.85%) Apache Airflow
5 67 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 63 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 62 (2.52%) nginx
8 37 (1.50%) IIS
8 37 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 34 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.26%) Jupyter
11 30 (1.22%) OpenStack
12 26 (1.06%) JBoss
13 25 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 18 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (0.65%) GemFire
16 14 (0.57%) Traefik
17 13 (0.53%) CMS
18 10 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
18 10 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (1.38%) MS Visio
2 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.12%) Sketch
4 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.041%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.041%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.041%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,256 (51.08%) AWS
2 1,147 (46.64%) Azure
3 490 (19.93%) GCP
4 343 (13.95%) GitHub
5 316 (12.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 283 (11.51%) Serverless
7 214 (8.70%) SaaS
8 185 (7.52%) GitHub Actions
9 166 (6.75%) PaaS
10 157 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
10 157 (6.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 154 (6.26%) Amazon S3
12 132 (5.37%) Azure Monitor
12 132 (5.37%) IaaS
13 126 (5.12%) AWS Lambda
14 123 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
15 117 (4.76%) Azure Service Bus
16 115 (4.68%) Azure Event Grid
17 113 (4.60%) Amazon ECS
18 110 (4.47%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 183 (7.44%) Firewall
2 148 (6.02%) DNS
3 134 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 114 (4.64%) Cisco IPT
5 94 (3.82%) HTTP
6 80 (3.25%) VPN
7 70 (2.85%) Network Security
8 48 (1.95%) DHCP
9 45 (1.83%) FTP
10 39 (1.59%) HTTPS
10 39 (1.59%) SSH
11 35 (1.42%) DKIM
11 35 (1.42%) DMARC
11 35 (1.42%) VLAN
12 34 (1.38%) LAN
13 33 (1.34%) BGP
14 32 (1.30%) WAN
15 30 (1.22%) Internet
15 30 (1.22%) SSL
16 29 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (13.38%) MySQL
2 244 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
3 207 (8.42%) Big Data
4 166 (6.75%) MongoDB
5 164 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 162 (6.59%) Data Lake
7 156 (6.34%) Amazon RDS
8 151 (6.14%) NoSQL
9 121 (4.92%) Relational Database
10 91 (3.70%) Redis
11 90 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 76 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
12 76 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 73 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 71 (2.89%) MariaDB
15 67 (2.72%) Oracle Database
16 62 (2.52%) Amazon Athena
17 58 (2.36%) Electronic Patient Records
18 49 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
19 47 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 793 (32.25%) Jenkins
2 592 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 252 (10.25%) JIRA
4 196 (7.97%) GitLab
5 104 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 93 (3.78%) Selenium
7 73 (2.97%) Maven
7 73 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 72 (2.93%) Subversion
9 61 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 43 (1.75%) CircleCI
10 43 (1.75%) SpecFlow
11 42 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (1.67%) Bitbucket
13 40 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 36 (1.46%) SonarQube
15 35 (1.42%) Postman
16 34 (1.38%) JMeter
16 34 (1.38%) Moq
17 32 (1.30%) Cucumber
General
1 493 (20.05%) Finance
2 391 (15.90%) Social Skills
3 155 (6.30%) Banking
4 138 (5.61%) Retail
5 134 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (5.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 93 (3.78%) Telecoms
8 84 (3.42%) Marketing
9 63 (2.56%) Public Sector
10 58 (2.36%) Law
11 54 (2.20%) Games
12 39 (1.59%) Automotive
13 33 (1.34%) Investment Banking
14 30 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 30 (1.22%) Manufacturing
15 25 (1.02%) Electronics
16 22 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
17 21 (0.85%) Front Office
18 17 (0.69%) Legal
19 15 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 773 (31.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 284 (11.55%) Cloud Engineer
3 280 (11.39%) Developer
4 213 (8.66%) Data Engineer
4 213 (8.66%) Security Engineer
5 207 (8.42%) AWS Engineer
6 198 (8.05%) Azure Engineer
7 136 (5.53%) AWS DevOps
8 133 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
9 128 (5.21%) Administrator
9 128 (5.21%) Platform Engineer
10 126 (5.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 126 (5.12%) Senior Security Engineer
11 125 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 118 (4.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 117 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 115 (4.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 115 (4.68%) Senior Data Engineer
15 100 (4.07%) Software Engineer
16 90 (3.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (11.63%) .NET
2 270 (10.98%) Kafka
3 152 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
4 133 (5.41%) React
5 131 (5.33%) Node.js
6 111 (4.51%) RESTful
7 104 (4.23%) JSON
8 102 (4.15%) Elastic Stack
9 91 (3.70%) Web Services
10 89 (3.62%) REST
11 88 (3.58%) HTML
11 88 (3.58%) Spring
12 86 (3.50%) Middleware
13 82 (3.33%) AngularJS
14 65 (2.64%) .NET Core
15 58 (2.36%) Spring Boot
16 57 (2.32%) CSS
17 56 (2.28%) YAML
18 54 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
19 46 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 99 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
2 99 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
3 97 (3.94%) User Experience
4 96 (3.90%) Cloud Native
5 81 (3.29%) Algorithms
6 71 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 62 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 60 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 52 (2.11%) Social Media
10 45 (1.83%) Private Cloud
11 44 (1.79%) Data Structures
12 36 (1.46%) Legacy Applications
13 35 (1.42%) Cyberattack
14 34 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 34 (1.38%) Life Science
15 33 (1.34%) EFT
16 32 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
17 31 (1.26%) PKI
18 27 (1.10%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,201 (48.84%) Linux
2 541 (22.00%) Windows
3 329 (13.38%) Unix
4 154 (6.26%) CentOS
5 137 (5.57%) Windows Server
6 122 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (3.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 73 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (2.44%) Ubuntu
10 58 (2.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 51 (2.07%) Windows 10
12 48 (1.95%) Mac OS
13 47 (1.91%) Debian
14 42 (1.71%) AIX
15 38 (1.55%) Android
16 37 (1.50%) Apple iOS
17 35 (1.42%) Mac OS X
18 33 (1.34%) Solaris
19 21 (0.85%) VMS
20 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,561 (63.48%) DevOps
2 1,031 (41.93%) CI/CD
3 977 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
4 543 (22.08%) Infrastructure as Code
5 447 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 382 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
7 313 (12.73%) Software Engineering
8 312 (12.69%) Analytics
9 246 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 240 (9.76%) Scrum
11 239 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
12 221 (8.99%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 220 (8.95%) SDLC
14 215 (8.74%) Test Automation
15 204 (8.30%) Microservices
16 202 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 184 (7.48%) Data Science
18 177 (7.20%) Data Analytics
19 174 (7.08%) Deployment Automation
20 173 (7.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,849 (75.19%) Python
2 913 (37.13%) PowerShell
3 656 (26.68%) Java
4 541 (22.00%) SQL
5 364 (14.80%) JavaScript
6 299 (12.16%) C#
7 269 (10.94%) Go
8 267 (10.86%) Ruby
9 253 (10.29%) Perl
10 184 (7.48%) Shell Script
11 154 (6.26%) Groovy
12 152 (6.18%) Scala
13 117 (4.76%) C++
14 114 (4.64%) PHP
15 109 (4.43%) C
16 76 (3.09%) TypeScript
17 55 (2.24%) R
18 39 (1.59%) Java 8
19 27 (1.10%) ES6
20 23 (0.94%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 236 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 205 (8.34%) Degree
3 131 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 128 (5.21%) CISSP
6 121 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 118 (4.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 86 (3.50%) AWS Certification
9 25 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
12 19 (0.77%) OCP
13 18 (0.73%) CCSP
14 14 (0.57%) RHCE
15 13 (0.53%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.53%) MCSA
16 10 (0.41%) RHCSA
17 9 (0.37%) MCSE
17 9 (0.37%) PMI Certification
18 8 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (6.30%) QA
2 41 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.34%) SLA
4 26 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.81%) GDPR
7 17 (0.69%) GRC
8 6 (0.24%) NIST
9 4 (0.16%) PSD2
10 2 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.041%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.041%) NCSC
11 1 (0.041%) PMO
11 1 (0.041%) SOC 2
System Software
1 970 (39.45%) Docker
2 192 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (5.65%) Active Directory
4 73 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
5 50 (2.03%) Hyper-V
6 31 (1.26%) vSphere
7 28 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 20 (0.81%) KVM
9 18 (0.73%) Xen
10 11 (0.45%) NFS
11 9 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.24%) XenApp
13 4 (0.16%) Ceph
13 4 (0.16%) Samba
13 4 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.12%) Firmware
14 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 998 (40.59%) Terraform
2 981 (39.89%) Kubernetes
3 853 (34.69%) Ansible
4 598 (24.32%) Puppet
5 386 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
6 156 (6.34%) Grafana
7 100 (4.07%) Prometheus
8 68 (2.77%) Kibana
9 52 (2.11%) Cobbler
10 50 (2.03%) HAProxy
11 39 (1.59%) logstash
11 39 (1.59%) Nagios
12 36 (1.46%) Packer
13 30 (1.22%) Istio
14 29 (1.18%) Salt
15 28 (1.14%) Consul
15 28 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
15 28 (1.14%) Rancher
15 28 (1.14%) ZABBIX
16 24 (0.98%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 412 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 255 (10.37%) VMware
3 234 (9.52%) Google
4 225 (9.15%) Oracle
5 172 (6.99%) Red Hat
6 127 (5.16%) Databricks
7 104 (4.23%) ServiceNow
8 97 (3.94%) SaltStack
9 89 (3.62%) Splunk
10 84 (3.42%) Cisco
11 63 (2.56%) IBM
12 56 (2.28%) New Relic
13 41 (1.67%) YouTube
14 38 (1.55%) Atlassian
15 36 (1.46%) LogicMonitor
16 35 (1.42%) F5
17 33 (1.34%) NetApp
17 33 (1.34%) Perforce
17 33 (1.34%) SAP
18 32 (1.30%) Okta