Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 378 375 326
Rank change year-on-year -3 -49 -28
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 550 1,114 1,704
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.82% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.51% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 414 886 1,249
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £39,125 £37,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -4.55%

Shell Script 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 39,818 73,572 93,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.48% 54.07% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33,204 60,705 78,109
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in England

Shell Script
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the England region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +11 298 £70,000 +7.69% 22
South East +70 88 £57,500 +10.58% 7
North of England +91 72 £52,500 +5.00% 7
North West +89 48 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South West +47 44 £47,500 +15.85% 6
East of England +41 25 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +78 24 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Midlands +54 23 £41,250 -13.16% 9
West Midlands +64 16 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +59 7 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT jobs citing Shell Script 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 Shell Script.

1 276 (50.18%) Linux
2 268 (48.73%) Python
3 226 (41.09%) SQL
4 215 (39.09%) Unix
5 171 (31.09%) Oracle
6 170 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (29.64%) DevOps
8 160 (29.09%) Java
9 150 (27.27%) Finance
10 137 (24.91%) AWS
11 125 (22.73%) Bash Shell
12 113 (20.55%) Degree
13 112 (20.36%) Windows
13 112 (20.36%) Docker
14 105 (19.09%) Ansible
15 100 (18.18%) Puppet
16 93 (16.91%) VMware
17 91 (16.55%) PowerShell
18 88 (16.00%) Azure
18 88 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
19 87 (15.82%) Jenkins
20 83 (15.09%) Computer Science
21 81 (14.73%) Terraform
22 76 (13.82%) Red Hat
22 76 (13.82%) Perl
23 73 (13.27%) Git (software)
24 71 (12.91%) PL/SQL
24 71 (12.91%) JavaScript
24 71 (12.91%) Scrum
24 71 (12.91%) Continuous Integration

Shell Script
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 48 (8.73%) Apache
2 22 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.82%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.82%) Confluence
4 19 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.73%) nginx
6 13 (2.36%) SAS
7 12 (2.18%) MQSeries
8 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.27%) JBoss
9 7 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.09%) IIS
11 5 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.73%) Resin
13 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.73%) Sketch
2 4 (0.73%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.18%) Eikon
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (24.91%) AWS
2 88 (16.00%) Azure
3 46 (8.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 34 (6.18%) SaaS
5 27 (4.91%) Serverless
6 25 (4.55%) Power Platform
7 21 (3.82%) PaaS
8 18 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (3.27%) OpenShift
9 16 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (2.73%) GCP
11 14 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (2.36%) Slack
13 12 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (2.18%) IaaS
14 11 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
15 10 (1.82%) Office 365
16 9 (1.64%) Amazon EKS
16 9 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 35 (6.36%) DNS
3 30 (5.45%) Firewall
4 17 (3.09%) Internet
4 17 (3.09%) SSL
4 17 (3.09%) VPN
5 13 (2.36%) HTTP
6 12 (2.18%) BGP
6 12 (2.18%) Network Security
7 10 (1.82%) LAN
7 10 (1.82%) SAN
7 10 (1.82%) WAN
8 9 (1.64%) DHCP
8 9 (1.64%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.45%) SSH
10 6 (1.09%) MPLS
10 6 (1.09%) SMTP
11 5 (0.91%) FIX Connectivity
11 5 (0.91%) FTP
11 5 (0.91%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.73%) Oracle Database
2 58 (10.55%) SQL Server
3 46 (8.36%) Relational Database
4 40 (7.27%) Big Data
5 39 (7.09%) MySQL
6 37 (6.73%) Apache Hive
7 33 (6.00%) RDBMS
8 31 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (5.64%) Hadoop
9 30 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (4.73%) Impala
11 25 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (4.18%) NoSQL
13 22 (4.00%) Power BI
14 17 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.55%) DataStage
15 14 (2.55%) Pentaho
15 14 (2.55%) Snowflake Schema
16 13 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (15.82%) Jenkins
2 73 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 49 (8.91%) JIRA
4 16 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (2.36%) Subversion
5 13 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.18%) JUnit
6 12 (2.18%) Maven
7 11 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.82%) GitLab
8 10 (1.82%) Selenium
8 10 (1.82%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.45%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.45%) Toad
10 7 (1.27%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.27%) Gradle
10 7 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.09%) Appium
11 6 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 150 (27.27%) Finance
2 44 (8.00%) Banking
3 18 (3.27%) Retail
4 17 (3.09%) Back Office
5 13 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.18%) Games
7 10 (1.82%) Marketing
8 9 (1.64%) Law
9 8 (1.45%) Front Office
10 7 (1.27%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.91%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (17.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (16.55%) Developer
3 50 (9.09%) Administrator
4 36 (6.55%) Applications Support
5 35 (6.36%) Analyst
5 35 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
6 33 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 30 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 29 (5.27%) Platform Engineer
9 26 (4.73%) Linux Administrator
9 26 (4.73%) Support Analyst
10 24 (4.36%) Architect
11 23 (4.18%) Consultant
12 21 (3.82%) Data Engineer
13 20 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
13 20 (3.64%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (3.45%) Linux Support
14 19 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.00%) .NET
2 31 (5.64%) CSS
3 30 (5.45%) HTML
3 30 (5.45%) J2EE
4 26 (4.73%) Middleware
5 25 (4.55%) XML
6 23 (4.18%) Web Services
7 22 (4.00%) REST
7 22 (4.00%) Spring
8 18 (3.27%) JSON
8 18 (3.27%) React
9 17 (3.09%) Kafka
10 15 (2.73%) Node.js
11 14 (2.55%) AngularJS
11 14 (2.55%) LDAP
12 13 (2.36%) SOAP
13 12 (2.18%) RESTful
13 12 (2.18%) Spring Boot
14 11 (2.00%) HTML5
15 10 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.82%) Virtual Team
3 18 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.09%) Cloud Native
4 17 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (2.73%) Clustering
6 13 (2.36%) User Experience
7 12 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.18%) STB
8 11 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.82%) Replication
10 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.64%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.45%) AS400
11 8 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.45%) Tandem
12 6 (1.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 276 (50.18%) Linux
2 215 (39.09%) Unix
3 112 (20.36%) Windows
4 63 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (8.91%) Windows Server
6 43 (7.82%) Solaris
7 39 (7.09%) AIX
8 36 (6.55%) Ubuntu
9 35 (6.36%) CentOS
10 16 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (2.73%) VMS
12 13 (2.36%) Debian
13 12 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
15 8 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.45%) SUSE
15 8 (1.45%) Windows 7
16 7 (1.27%) Windows 10
17 6 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (29.64%) DevOps
3 88 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (15.09%) Computer Science
5 71 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (12.91%) Scrum
6 61 (11.09%) Configuration Management
6 61 (11.09%) ETL
7 51 (9.27%) Microservices
7 51 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
8 47 (8.55%) Infrastructure as Code
9 46 (8.36%) Migration
10 43 (7.82%) Software Engineering
11 40 (7.27%) Data Modelling
12 37 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (6.73%) Infrastructure Automation
12 37 (6.73%) ITIL
13 34 (6.18%) Analytics
13 34 (6.18%) Deployment Automation
13 34 (6.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 268 (48.73%) Python
2 226 (41.09%) SQL
3 160 (29.09%) Java
4 125 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 91 (16.55%) PowerShell
6 76 (13.82%) Perl
7 71 (12.91%) JavaScript
7 71 (12.91%) PL/SQL
8 69 (12.55%) Ruby
9 48 (8.73%) C++
10 36 (6.55%) C#
11 33 (6.00%) C
12 22 (4.00%) Go
12 22 (4.00%) PHP
13 17 (3.09%) Java 8
14 13 (2.36%) HiveQL
15 12 (2.18%) R
16 11 (2.00%) Groovy
16 11 (2.00%) Korn
17 10 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (20.55%) Degree
2 49 (8.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.00%) AWS Certification
5 16 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.27%) CREST Certified
7 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.09%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.91%) RHCE
9 5 (0.91%) SANS
10 4 (0.73%) MCSA
10 4 (0.73%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.55%) CCNA
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.36%) OCA
12 2 (0.36%) OCP
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.27%) SLA
2 22 (4.00%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.09%) FINRA
5 5 (0.91%) AICPA
5 5 (0.91%) COBIT
5 5 (0.91%) GDPR
5 5 (0.91%) NIST
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (20.36%) Docker
2 68 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.18%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (4.18%) HDFS
6 13 (2.36%) Apache Flume
7 12 (2.18%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.64%) KVM
10 8 (1.45%) Xen
11 6 (1.09%) Btrfs
11 6 (1.09%) Ceph
11 6 (1.09%) DRBD
12 5 (0.91%) iptables
12 5 (0.91%) PowerHA
13 4 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.55%) vSphere
15 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 105 (19.09%) Ansible
2 100 (18.18%) Puppet
3 81 (14.73%) Terraform
4 63 (11.45%) Kubernetes
5 53 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.36%) Control-M
7 19 (3.45%) Tivoli
8 13 (2.36%) Nagios
9 12 (2.18%) BMC PATROL
9 12 (2.18%) Cobbler
9 12 (2.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
11 9 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (1.45%) Oozie
13 7 (1.27%) Data Guard
13 7 (1.27%) Packer
13 7 (1.27%) Salt
14 6 (1.09%) Check_MK
14 6 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 171 (31.09%) Oracle
2 93 (16.91%) VMware
3 76 (13.82%) Red Hat
4 54 (9.82%) Microsoft
5 35 (6.36%) Informatica
6 30 (5.45%) IBM
7 22 (4.00%) Cloudera
8 21 (3.82%) Cisco
8 21 (3.82%) Google
9 19 (3.45%) EnterpriseDB
10 17 (3.09%) Tableau
11 16 (2.91%) Talend
12 12 (2.18%) Atlassian
12 12 (2.18%) HP
13 11 (2.00%) Sybase
14 10 (1.82%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.82%) LogicMonitor
15 8 (1.45%) Juniper
15 8 (1.45%) PagerDuty
15 8 (1.45%) SaltStack