Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 394 351 395
Rank change year-on-year -43 +44 -37
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 932 474 907
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.82% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.42% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 533 311 710
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,250
25th Percentile £45,750 £43,750 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,000 £81,250 £84,675
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -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 59,780 33,370 62,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.28% 58.07% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39,764 28,793 52,547
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% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 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 -107 439 £63,500 -5.93% 52
South East +12 175 £45,000 -18.18% 16
North of England -6 151 £60,000 +50.00% 12
Yorkshire +15 104 £58,500 +17.00% 4
South West -40 62 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Midlands -79 48 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North West -60 41 £65,000 - 8
East of England -65 41 £62,500 +6.38% 9
East Midlands -53 24 £47,750 +46.92%
West Midlands -68 24 £47,500 -9.52% 6
North East -35 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 607 (65.13%) Linux
2 539 (57.83%) Python
3 452 (48.50%) DevOps
4 415 (44.53%) Unix
5 398 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
6 395 (42.38%) AWS
7 386 (41.42%) Java
8 351 (37.66%) Finance
9 348 (37.34%) SQL
10 326 (34.98%) CI/CD
11 316 (33.91%) Oracle
12 314 (33.69%) Azure
13 257 (27.58%) Ansible
14 249 (26.72%) Degree
15 243 (26.07%) Jenkins
16 236 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
17 224 (24.03%) Scrum
18 219 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
19 214 (22.96%) Computer Science
19 214 (22.96%) Git (software)
20 202 (21.67%) Software Engineering
21 187 (20.06%) JavaScript
22 185 (19.85%) Bash
23 174 (18.67%) Spring
24 170 (18.24%) Microservices
25 156 (16.74%) Docker
26 150 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
27 149 (15.99%) Perl
28 147 (15.77%) React
29 145 (15.56%) Banking

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 93 (9.98%) Apache
2 88 (9.44%) Tomcat
3 75 (8.05%) Apache Spark
4 49 (5.26%) Confluence
5 39 (4.18%) GemFire
5 39 (4.18%) WebLogic
6 30 (3.22%) JBoss
7 23 (2.47%) nginx
8 14 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.97%) Jetty
12 8 (0.86%) WordPress
13 6 (0.64%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.64%) SAS
14 5 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.54%) CMS
15 4 (0.43%) FileNet
15 4 (0.43%) Papyrus
Applications
1 29 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (3.97%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.50%) Oracle Cash Management
4 14 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 10 (1.07%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.21%) Summit
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.11%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 395 (42.38%) AWS
2 314 (33.69%) Azure
3 117 (12.55%) GCP
4 115 (12.34%) GitHub
5 110 (11.80%) Serverless
6 103 (11.05%) OpenShift
7 84 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
9 34 (3.65%) Amazon Kinesis
10 30 (3.22%) SaaS
11 29 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (2.15%) Amazon S3
13 20 (2.15%) IaaS
14 19 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (1.82%) PaaS
15 17 (1.82%) Power Platform
16 12 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (9.23%) DNS
2 64 (6.87%) HTTP
3 59 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 55 (5.90%) Firewall
5 38 (4.08%) SAN
6 34 (3.65%) SSL
7 29 (3.11%) Wireshark
8 27 (2.90%) Network Security
9 24 (2.58%) tcpdump
10 22 (2.36%) Internet
11 20 (2.15%) VPN
12 17 (1.82%) BGP
12 17 (1.82%) HTTPS
13 13 (1.39%) DHCP
13 13 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (0.86%) Broadband
15 8 (0.86%) IMAP
16 7 (0.75%) IPv4
16 7 (0.75%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
2 121 (12.98%) Relational Database
3 108 (11.59%) Oracle Database
4 99 (10.62%) MySQL
5 98 (10.52%) SQL Server
6 72 (7.73%) NoSQL
7 64 (6.87%) Redis
8 61 (6.55%) Big Data
9 55 (5.90%) HBase
10 51 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 50 (5.36%) MariaDB
11 50 (5.36%) MongoDB
12 46 (4.94%) RDBMS
13 36 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (3.43%) Hadoop
15 30 (3.22%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 243 (26.07%) Jenkins
2 214 (22.96%) Git (software)
3 145 (15.56%) JIRA
4 70 (7.51%) JUnit
5 63 (6.76%) Cucumber
6 58 (6.22%) IntelliJ
7 54 (5.79%) GitLab
8 46 (4.94%) Gradle
8 46 (4.94%) Mockito
9 42 (4.51%) Subversion
10 41 (4.40%) Cypress.io
10 41 (4.40%) Eclipse
10 41 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 37 (3.97%) Bitbucket
11 37 (3.97%) Protractor
11 37 (3.97%) Storybook
12 36 (3.86%) Artifactory
12 36 (3.86%) Maven
13 33 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
14 30 (3.22%) SonarQube
General
1 351 (37.66%) Finance
2 145 (15.56%) Banking
3 137 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (12.88%) Social Skills
5 93 (9.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 83 (8.91%) Law
7 37 (3.97%) Investment Banking
8 25 (2.68%) Front Office
9 14 (1.50%) Back Office
9 14 (1.50%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (1.50%) Retail
10 12 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.07%) Marketing
12 9 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.97%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.75%) Games
13 7 (0.75%) Public Sector
14 6 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 234 (25.11%) Developer
2 154 (16.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (11.27%) Analyst
4 91 (9.76%) Administrator
5 74 (7.94%) Analyst Developer
6 72 (7.73%) Pricing Analyst
6 72 (7.73%) Pricing Developer
7 67 (7.19%) DBA
8 63 (6.76%) Azure Engineer
9 61 (6.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 56 (6.01%) Software Engineer
11 51 (5.47%) Azure DevOps
12 50 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
13 47 (5.04%) Oracle DBA
13 47 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
14 43 (4.61%) Unix Administrator
15 37 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
16 33 (3.54%) Architect
17 32 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
18 30 (3.22%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (18.67%) Spring
2 147 (15.77%) React
3 125 (13.41%) REST
4 121 (12.98%) AngularJS
5 96 (10.30%) JSON
5 96 (10.30%) Kafka
6 87 (9.33%) Spring Boot
7 84 (9.01%) Java EE
8 83 (8.91%) CSS
9 72 (7.73%) XML
10 68 (7.30%) Node.js
11 66 (7.08%) RESTful
12 65 (6.97%) .NET
13 52 (5.58%) Play Framework
14 47 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
15 41 (4.40%) Redux
16 38 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (3.97%) Express
17 37 (3.97%) Spark Streaming
17 37 (3.97%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 112 (12.02%) Self-Motivation
2 107 (11.48%) User Experience
3 94 (10.09%) Virtual Team
4 89 (9.55%) Management Information System
5 79 (8.48%) Linux Command Line
6 55 (5.90%) Cloud Native
7 31 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 29 (3.11%) Equities
9 28 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (2.90%) Clustering
11 25 (2.68%) Enterprise Cloud
12 21 (2.25%) Mobile App
13 20 (2.15%) Fixed Income
14 19 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
15 17 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 14 (1.50%) Cyberattack
16 14 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
17 13 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (1.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 607 (65.13%) Linux
2 415 (44.53%) Unix
3 122 (13.09%) Windows
4 76 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (5.58%) CentOS
6 42 (4.51%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.72%) Solaris
9 14 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
11 11 (1.18%) Debian
12 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.86%) AIX
14 8 (0.86%) Alpine Linux
15 7 (0.75%) Android
15 7 (0.75%) Fedora
16 6 (0.64%) HPUX
17 5 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (48.50%) DevOps
2 398 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (34.98%) CI/CD
4 224 (24.03%) Scrum
5 219 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
6 214 (22.96%) Computer Science
7 202 (21.67%) Software Engineering
8 170 (18.24%) Microservices
9 150 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
10 125 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 117 (12.55%) Data Modelling
11 117 (12.55%) TDD
12 111 (11.91%) Test Automation
13 108 (11.59%) Mathematics
13 108 (11.59%) Multithreading
13 108 (11.59%) Risk Management
14 105 (11.27%) Configuration Management
15 82 (8.80%) Open Source
16 80 (8.58%) ITIL
17 79 (8.48%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 539 (57.83%) Python
2 386 (41.42%) Java
3 348 (37.34%) SQL
4 187 (20.06%) JavaScript
5 185 (19.85%) Bash
6 149 (15.99%) Perl
7 121 (12.98%) C#
8 112 (12.02%) C++
9 108 (11.59%) C
10 93 (9.98%) PL/SQL
11 78 (8.37%) PowerShell
12 76 (8.15%) Ruby
13 71 (7.62%) Groovy
14 53 (5.69%) PHP
15 47 (5.04%) Go
16 40 (4.29%) Scala
17 23 (2.47%) R
18 21 (2.25%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.82%) C-shell
19 17 (1.82%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 249 (26.72%) Degree
2 75 (8.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (5.69%) Oracle Certification
4 52 (5.58%) OCP
5 46 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 45 (4.83%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.93%) CCNA
9 16 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
9 16 (1.72%) SSCP
10 15 (1.61%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (1.39%) RHCE
13 12 (1.29%) RHCSA
14 11 (1.18%) AWS Certification
14 11 (1.18%) MCSE
14 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (1.07%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.61%) QA
2 15 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.54%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.32%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.11%) NCSC
6 1 (0.11%) NIST
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 156 (16.74%) Docker
2 52 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (5.36%) HDFS
4 21 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.72%) iptables
5 16 (1.72%) Snort
6 10 (1.07%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.07%) KVM
6 10 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.75%) LXC
8 5 (0.54%) NFS
8 5 (0.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 5 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.32%) Firmware
10 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 257 (27.58%) Ansible
2 134 (14.38%) Puppet
3 122 (13.09%) Kubernetes
4 106 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
5 93 (9.98%) Terraform
6 51 (5.47%) Cobbler
7 21 (2.25%) Data Guard
8 19 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 15 (1.61%) Prometheus
11 12 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (1.07%) HP ALM
12 10 (1.07%) Kibana
12 10 (1.07%) logstash
12 10 (1.07%) NetBackup
12 10 (1.07%) Rancher
13 9 (0.97%) Grafana
13 9 (0.97%) HAProxy
13 9 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
13 9 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 316 (33.91%) Oracle
2 135 (14.48%) Red Hat
3 90 (9.66%) VMware
4 84 (9.01%) Google
5 55 (5.90%) Microsoft
6 52 (5.58%) SaltStack
7 40 (4.29%) ServiceNow
8 37 (3.97%) Okta
9 32 (3.43%) NetApp
10 27 (2.90%) IBM
11 21 (2.25%) Atlassian
11 21 (2.25%) Splunk
12 19 (2.04%) HP
13 16 (1.72%) Murex
14 15 (1.61%) Bloomberg
14 15 (1.61%) Brocade
14 15 (1.61%) Sun
15 13 (1.39%) Netezza
16 12 (1.29%) Informatica
17 11 (1.18%) Veritas