Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 405 358
Rank change year-on-year 0 -47 -29
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 503 733 1,229
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.32% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 335 602 921
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,125 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,375 £88,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 41,560 55,355 75,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.35% 54.57% 54.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34,038 46,581 62,610
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +70 289 £70,000 +7.69% 54
South West +38 71 £37,500 -16.67% 12
South East -3 58 £60,000 +14.29% 22
North of England -39 42 £41,500 -17.00% 26
Yorkshire -16 16 £47,500 -5.00% 13
East of England +23 14 £57,500 -23.33% 7
North East - 14 £40,000 - 2
Midlands -6 13 £50,000 +25.00% 11
North West -25 13 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Midlands +16 7 £45,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands -20 6 £51,250 +28.13% 9
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 348 (69.18%) Linux
2 271 (53.88%) Python
3 186 (36.98%) SQL
4 175 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (32.41%) Unix
5 163 (32.41%) DevOps
6 162 (32.21%) Finance
7 159 (31.61%) AWS
8 152 (30.22%) Java
9 127 (25.25%) Git (software)
10 121 (24.06%) Azure
11 120 (23.86%) Docker
12 110 (21.87%) Bash Shell
12 110 (21.87%) Kubernetes
13 104 (20.68%) Oracle
14 103 (20.48%) Jenkins
15 97 (19.28%) Banking
16 93 (18.49%) Red Hat
17 90 (17.89%) Ansible
18 89 (17.69%) Perl
19 88 (17.50%) Puppet
20 83 (16.50%) Windows
21 82 (16.30%) Microservices
22 79 (15.71%) JavaScript
23 78 (15.51%) Terraform
24 72 (14.31%) Test Automation
25 71 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 71 (14.12%) VMware
26 67 (13.32%) Ruby
27 66 (13.12%) JIRA

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 51 (10.14%) Apache
2 30 (5.96%) Confluence
3 20 (3.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (3.78%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.78%) SAS
4 19 (3.78%) WordPress
5 14 (2.78%) CMS
6 13 (2.58%) GemFire
7 11 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.19%) JBoss
8 7 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.99%) IIS
11 4 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.80%) nginx
11 4 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.99%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 159 (31.61%) AWS
2 121 (24.06%) Azure
3 34 (6.76%) GCP
4 31 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (4.97%) Amazon S3
6 25 (4.97%) GitHub
6 25 (4.97%) Power Platform
7 22 (4.37%) IaaS
8 21 (4.17%) PaaS
9 19 (3.78%) Amazon SQS
10 16 (3.18%) Serverless
11 15 (2.98%) BrowserStack
12 14 (2.78%) CloudFront
12 14 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (2.39%) iTunes
14 10 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (1.99%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.15%) DNS
2 38 (7.55%) Internet
3 32 (6.36%) SSH
4 29 (5.77%) Firewall
5 27 (5.37%) TCP/IP
6 24 (4.77%) DHCP
7 20 (3.98%) HTTP
8 15 (2.98%) SAN
8 15 (2.98%) SSL
9 12 (2.39%) Network Security
10 9 (1.79%) FTP
11 8 (1.59%) IMAP
11 8 (1.59%) SMTP
11 8 (1.59%) VLAN
12 5 (0.99%) BGP
12 5 (0.99%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.99%) OSPF
13 4 (0.80%) IPv4
13 4 (0.80%) SNMP
13 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (10.93%) NoSQL
4 48 (9.54%) MySQL
5 47 (9.34%) Relational Database
6 46 (9.15%) Oracle Database
7 38 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (6.56%) RDBMS
10 29 (5.77%) MongoDB
11 25 (4.97%) Amazon RDS
11 25 (4.97%) Big Data
11 25 (4.97%) Power BI
11 25 (4.97%) Redis
12 22 (4.37%) MariaDB
13 20 (3.98%) Apache Hive
13 20 (3.98%) Hadoop
14 18 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (3.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 127 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 103 (20.48%) Jenkins
3 66 (13.12%) JIRA
4 36 (7.16%) JUnit
5 34 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 21 (4.17%) GitLab
6 21 (4.17%) Selenium
7 19 (3.78%) Mockito
8 18 (3.58%) IntelliJ
9 17 (3.38%) TeamCity
10 16 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (2.98%) Eclipse
11 15 (2.98%) Maven
12 14 (2.78%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.78%) Cypress.io
13 13 (2.58%) Gradle
13 13 (2.58%) Protractor
13 13 (2.58%) Storybook
14 12 (2.39%) Calabash
General
1 162 (32.21%) Finance
2 97 (19.28%) Banking
3 47 (9.34%) Marketing
4 32 (6.36%) Back Office
5 24 (4.77%) Public Sector
6 22 (4.37%) Electronics
6 22 (4.37%) Law
7 20 (3.98%) Telecoms
8 18 (3.58%) Manufacturing
9 16 (3.18%) Games
10 15 (2.98%) Investment Banking
11 13 (2.58%) Financial Institution
11 13 (2.58%) Retail
12 7 (1.39%) Automotive
13 5 (0.99%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (22.07%) Developer
2 69 (13.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (9.54%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (6.96%) Administrator
4 35 (6.96%) Java Developer
5 34 (6.76%) Analyst
6 30 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 29 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (5.37%) Support Analyst
9 25 (4.97%) DBA
9 25 (4.97%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (4.77%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 21 (4.17%) Architect
11 21 (4.17%) Junior
11 21 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (3.78%) Lead Developer
12 19 (3.78%) Security Engineer
13 18 (3.58%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.33%) CSS
2 56 (11.13%) Kafka
3 54 (10.74%) Spring
4 49 (9.74%) Web Services
5 48 (9.54%) React
6 44 (8.75%) HTML
6 44 (8.75%) RESTful
7 40 (7.95%) .NET
7 40 (7.95%) Elastic Stack
8 36 (7.16%) Node.js
9 31 (6.16%) REST
10 30 (5.96%) Spring Boot
11 26 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 24 (4.77%) HTML5
13 22 (4.37%) LAMP
14 21 (4.17%) gRPC
14 21 (4.17%) React Native
15 20 (3.98%) GraphQL
16 19 (3.78%) YAML
17 15 (2.98%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.75%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (5.96%) Clustering
4 29 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.98%) SWIFT
7 19 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (3.58%) Social Network
9 17 (3.38%) Data Centre
10 16 (3.18%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.99%) Replication
12 8 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.59%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.39%) PKI
14 6 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.19%) Market Risk
14 6 (1.19%) NHS
15 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 348 (69.18%) Linux
2 163 (32.41%) Unix
3 83 (16.50%) Windows
4 71 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (10.54%) CentOS
6 33 (6.56%) Ubuntu
7 15 (2.98%) Android
7 15 (2.98%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.98%) Debian
8 12 (2.39%) Solaris
9 11 (2.19%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.39%) AIX
10 7 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.19%) Fedora
11 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (32.41%) DevOps
3 82 (16.30%) Microservices
4 72 (14.31%) Test Automation
5 62 (12.33%) Configuration Management
6 59 (11.73%) Software Engineering
7 58 (11.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 57 (11.33%) Analytics
9 46 (9.15%) TDD
10 44 (8.75%) Scrum
11 39 (7.75%) SDLC
12 38 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (7.55%) Open Source
13 36 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (6.56%) API Development
15 32 (6.36%) Mentoring
15 32 (6.36%) SOA
16 31 (6.16%) BDD
16 31 (6.16%) Computer Science
17 29 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 271 (53.88%) Python
2 186 (36.98%) SQL
3 152 (30.22%) Java
4 110 (21.87%) Bash Shell
5 89 (17.69%) Perl
6 79 (15.71%) JavaScript
7 67 (13.32%) Ruby
8 52 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 40 (7.95%) PL/SQL
10 32 (6.36%) Go
11 31 (6.16%) C#
11 31 (6.16%) PHP
12 29 (5.77%) Scala
13 24 (4.77%) Groovy
14 23 (4.57%) Java 8
15 20 (3.98%) HiveQL
16 15 (2.98%) Apple Swift
16 15 (2.98%) C++
17 12 (2.39%) C
17 12 (2.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (8.55%) Degree
2 36 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.18%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.98%) OCP
6 10 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.39%) CCNA
8 7 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.19%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.19%) MCITP
9 6 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.60%) ISEB
12 3 (0.60%) PhD
13 2 (0.40%) RHCE
13 2 (0.40%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.74%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) GDPR
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (23.86%) Docker
2 46 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.96%) HDFS
4 28 (5.57%) KVM
5 19 (3.78%) Active Directory
6 14 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.99%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (1.79%) Xen
9 7 (1.39%) vSphere
10 6 (1.19%) Ceph
10 6 (1.19%) Samba
11 4 (0.80%) Btrfs
11 4 (0.80%) DRBD
11 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.60%) Firmware
12 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.40%) NFS
13 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 110 (21.87%) Kubernetes
2 90 (17.89%) Ansible
3 88 (17.50%) Puppet
4 78 (15.51%) Terraform
5 37 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.78%) CFEngine
6 19 (3.78%) Demisto
7 17 (3.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 16 (3.18%) Grafana
9 14 (2.78%) Prometheus
10 12 (2.39%) Nagios
11 11 (2.19%) Data Guard
11 11 (2.19%) Icinga
11 11 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (1.79%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (1.19%) Check_MK
15 5 (0.99%) Consul
15 5 (0.99%) Nessus
15 5 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (20.68%) Oracle
2 93 (18.49%) Red Hat
3 71 (14.12%) VMware
4 45 (8.95%) Microsoft
5 34 (6.76%) ServiceNow
6 26 (5.17%) Splunk
7 22 (4.37%) Apple
8 20 (3.98%) Google
9 19 (3.78%) ArcSight
9 19 (3.78%) Informatica
9 19 (3.78%) SAP
10 17 (3.38%) Cloudera
10 17 (3.38%) IBM
10 17 (3.38%) Talend
11 13 (2.58%) Okta
12 12 (2.39%) HP
12 12 (2.39%) Xamarin
13 11 (2.19%) Cisco
13 11 (2.19%) Sybase
14 10 (1.99%) WooCommerce