Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 350 324
Rank change year-on-year -43 -26 -10
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 776 1,260 1,633
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.91% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.67% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 653 971 1,299
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £90,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 58,040 75,614 93,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.36% 54.67% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48,299 62,751 79,579
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -69 357 £65,000 +8.33% 39
South East +19 145 £52,500 - 34
North of England +47 122 £50,000 +17.65% 14
North West +63 84 £50,000 +14.29% 12
East of England +63 55 £75,000 +36.36% 4
South West -12 55 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Midlands +13 42 £40,000 -9.09% 10
Yorkshire +9 38 £50,000 -
West Midlands +13 37 £41,250 -6.25% 4
East Midlands +19 5 £30,000 -22.08% 6
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 408 (52.58%) Linux
2 351 (45.23%) Python
3 310 (39.95%) SQL
4 284 (36.60%) Unix
5 231 (29.77%) DevOps
6 216 (27.84%) Finance
7 211 (27.19%) Java
7 211 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (25.13%) Oracle
9 191 (24.61%) Windows
10 185 (23.84%) AWS
11 165 (21.26%) Docker
12 150 (19.33%) Degree
13 147 (18.94%) Bash Shell
14 135 (17.40%) Ansible
15 126 (16.24%) Puppet
16 125 (16.11%) Jenkins
17 122 (15.72%) PowerShell
17 122 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
18 121 (15.59%) Computer Science
19 120 (15.46%) Git (software)
20 117 (15.08%) VMware
21 116 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
22 114 (14.69%) Red Hat
23 110 (14.18%) Azure
23 110 (14.18%) SQL Server
24 108 (13.92%) Scrum
25 107 (13.79%) Perl
26 104 (13.40%) Kubernetes
27 103 (13.27%) JavaScript

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 62 (7.99%) Apache
2 48 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 34 (4.38%) Apache Spark
4 29 (3.74%) nginx
5 17 (2.19%) Confluence
5 17 (2.19%) IIS
6 16 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.93%) MQSeries
8 12 (1.55%) JBoss
8 12 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (0.77%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.39%) SAS
11 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.52%) Sketch
3 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.52%) Zeplin
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.03%) GoldMine
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) Eikon
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 185 (23.84%) AWS
2 110 (14.18%) Azure
3 45 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (4.77%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (4.38%) SaaS
6 28 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (3.61%) PaaS
7 27 (3.48%) Serverless
8 25 (3.22%) GCP
9 21 (2.71%) Office 365
10 20 (2.58%) IaaS
11 17 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (2.06%) GitHub
13 15 (1.93%) Power Platform
14 14 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (1.68%) Slack
16 12 (1.55%) OpenShift
17 9 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (10.57%) TCP/IP
2 41 (5.28%) DNS
2 41 (5.28%) Firewall
3 27 (3.48%) BGP
4 26 (3.35%) SSL
5 24 (3.09%) VPN
6 21 (2.71%) DHCP
7 20 (2.58%) Internet
8 17 (2.19%) SAN
9 16 (2.06%) LAN
9 16 (2.06%) WAN
10 15 (1.93%) HTTP
11 13 (1.68%) Network Security
12 9 (1.16%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.03%) MPLS
14 7 (0.90%) Broadband
14 7 (0.90%) IPv6
14 7 (0.90%) Skype
14 7 (0.90%) SSH
14 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.76%) Oracle Database
3 67 (8.63%) MySQL
4 65 (8.38%) Relational Database
5 49 (6.31%) Big Data
5 49 (6.31%) RDBMS
6 44 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (5.03%) Apache Hive
8 36 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
9 29 (3.74%) Hadoop
10 28 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (3.48%) Impala
12 24 (3.09%) Apache Kudu
13 20 (2.58%) NoSQL
13 20 (2.58%) OLTP
14 18 (2.32%) DB2
14 18 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.80%) MongoDB
15 14 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (1.80%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 125 (16.11%) Jenkins
2 120 (15.46%) Git (software)
3 57 (7.35%) JIRA
4 38 (4.90%) Subversion
5 33 (4.25%) Maven
6 26 (3.35%) JUnit
7 24 (3.09%) GitLab
8 23 (2.96%) Bitbucket
8 23 (2.96%) Hudson
8 23 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 22 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (2.58%) Selenium
11 19 (2.45%) Gradle
12 18 (2.32%) SonarQube
12 18 (2.32%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (1.80%) Appium
14 14 (1.80%) WebDriver
15 13 (1.68%) TestNG
General
1 216 (27.84%) Finance
2 57 (7.35%) Banking
3 42 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.25%) Public Sector
5 32 (4.12%) Marketing
6 25 (3.22%) Electronics
7 21 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.58%) Back Office
9 16 (2.06%) Games
10 14 (1.80%) Front Office
11 13 (1.68%) Retail
12 11 (1.42%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.16%) Billing
14 5 (0.64%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.52%) Law
15 4 (0.52%) Legal
16 1 (0.13%) Advertising
16 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (22.04%) Developer
2 113 (14.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (10.31%) Administrator
4 56 (7.22%) Java Developer
5 50 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
6 48 (6.19%) Analyst
7 44 (5.67%) Applications Support
8 40 (5.15%) Architect
9 37 (4.77%) Support Analyst
10 36 (4.64%) Platform Engineer
11 34 (4.38%) Consultant
11 34 (4.38%) Junior
12 30 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
12 30 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
12 30 (3.87%) Senior Developer
13 29 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
13 29 (3.74%) Support Engineer
14 28 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
14 28 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
15 26 (3.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.38%) .NET
2 51 (6.57%) CSS
2 51 (6.57%) HTML
3 46 (5.93%) Web Services
4 40 (5.15%) REST
5 39 (5.03%) Kafka
6 31 (3.99%) JSON
6 31 (3.99%) Middleware
6 31 (3.99%) SOAP
7 29 (3.74%) XML
8 28 (3.61%) AngularJS
9 24 (3.09%) J2EE
10 23 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 23 (2.96%) Node.js
11 22 (2.84%) HTML5
12 19 (2.45%) React
13 18 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (1.93%) jQuery
15 14 (1.80%) Spring
16 12 (1.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (2.96%) User Experience
4 21 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.19%) Clustering
5 17 (2.19%) Replication
6 14 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.29%) Cloud Native
8 10 (1.29%) Reinsurance
9 9 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.16%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.03%) AS400
10 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.03%) STB
10 8 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 408 (52.58%) Linux
2 284 (36.60%) Unix
3 191 (24.61%) Windows
4 90 (11.60%) Windows Server
5 64 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (6.70%) CentOS
7 37 (4.77%) Solaris
8 36 (4.64%) Ubuntu
9 26 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (3.22%) AIX
11 19 (2.45%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (1.93%) Debian
13 15 (1.93%) Windows Server 2016
14 11 (1.42%) Android
15 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.77%) VMS
18 5 (0.64%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (29.77%) DevOps
2 211 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
4 121 (15.59%) Computer Science
5 116 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (13.92%) Scrum
7 98 (12.63%) Configuration Management
8 69 (8.89%) Migration
9 68 (8.76%) Test Automation
10 62 (7.99%) Performance Tuning
11 60 (7.73%) ETL
12 59 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
13 56 (7.22%) Software Engineering
14 53 (6.83%) Data Modelling
15 42 (5.41%) ITIL
16 41 (5.28%) Infrastructure as Code
17 39 (5.03%) Change Management
18 38 (4.90%) Microservices
18 38 (4.90%) SDLC
19 36 (4.64%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 351 (45.23%) Python
2 310 (39.95%) SQL
3 211 (27.19%) Java
4 147 (18.94%) Bash Shell
5 122 (15.72%) PowerShell
6 107 (13.79%) Perl
7 103 (13.27%) JavaScript
8 84 (10.82%) PL/SQL
9 74 (9.54%) C#
9 74 (9.54%) C++
10 72 (9.28%) Ruby
11 54 (6.96%) C
12 41 (5.28%) PHP
13 27 (3.48%) Korn
14 24 (3.09%) Go
15 19 (2.45%) T-SQL
16 18 (2.32%) VBScript
17 16 (2.06%) Groovy
18 15 (1.93%) TypeScript
19 14 (1.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (19.33%) Degree
2 72 (9.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.32%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.42%) MCSA
7 10 (1.29%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.90%) CISSP
8 7 (0.90%) GIAC
8 7 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.64%) MCSE
10 4 (0.52%) CCNA
10 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.52%) RHCE
10 4 (0.52%) SANS
10 4 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.41%) QA
2 16 (2.06%) SLA
3 12 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) AICPA
5 4 (0.52%) COBIT
5 4 (0.52%) NIST
6 3 (0.39%) FINRA
7 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 165 (21.26%) Docker
2 98 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 44 (5.67%) Active Directory
5 35 (4.51%) VirtualBox
6 22 (2.84%) Apache Flume
7 20 (2.58%) HDFS
8 13 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.90%) iptables
11 6 (0.77%) KVM
12 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.64%) PowerHA
12 5 (0.64%) vSphere
13 4 (0.52%) etcd
13 4 (0.52%) Xen
14 3 (0.39%) LXC
15 2 (0.26%) Btrfs
15 2 (0.26%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 135 (17.40%) Ansible
2 126 (16.24%) Puppet
3 104 (13.40%) Kubernetes
4 98 (12.63%) Terraform
5 75 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.09%) Oozie
7 23 (2.96%) Tivoli
8 22 (2.84%) Control-M
9 17 (2.19%) Cobbler
10 14 (1.80%) Salt
11 13 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.29%) Nagios
13 9 (1.16%) Data Guard
13 9 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
15 7 (0.90%) BladeLogic
15 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (0.90%) QRadar
16 6 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
17 5 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 195 (25.13%) Oracle
2 117 (15.08%) VMware
3 114 (14.69%) Red Hat
4 97 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 41 (5.28%) IBM
6 28 (3.61%) Informatica
7 25 (3.22%) Cisco
7 25 (3.22%) LogicMonitor
8 23 (2.96%) EnterpriseDB
9 21 (2.71%) SAP
10 20 (2.58%) Google
10 20 (2.58%) Tableau
11 17 (2.19%) Splunk
12 15 (1.93%) HP
13 12 (1.55%) Adobe
13 12 (1.55%) Cloudera
14 11 (1.42%) Perforce
14 11 (1.42%) Sybase
15 9 (1.16%) SaltStack
15 9 (1.16%) Sun