Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 364 369 397
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28 -63
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 829 504 1,048
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.77% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.38% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 378 360 775
10th Percentile £39,000 £38,750 £37,010
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% +9.52%
75th Percentile £83,438 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,750 £85,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +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 55,589 36,515 72,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.74% 56.09% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38,563 30,723 60,414
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £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 £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -54 390 £75,000 +7.14% 59
South East +84 263 £54,000 +2.86% 13
North of England -73 55 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South West -53 49 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Yorkshire -41 29 £53,750 -2.27% 9
Midlands -72 28 £48,000 +12.94% 10
North West -60 22 £53,750 -6.52% 7
West Midlands -65 17 £51,250 +13.89% 8
East of England -34 14 £47,500 -36.67% 11
East Midlands -44 11 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North East - 5 £40,000 - 3
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 612 (73.82%) Linux
2 458 (55.25%) Python
3 388 (46.80%) Java
4 387 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
5 384 (46.32%) DevOps
6 371 (44.75%) Finance
7 369 (44.51%) Unix
8 341 (41.13%) Git (software)
9 340 (41.01%) AWS
10 308 (37.15%) Software Engineering
11 289 (34.86%) Banking
12 288 (34.74%) Jenkins
13 273 (32.93%) Ansible
14 252 (30.40%) SQL
15 246 (29.67%) Microservices
16 240 (28.95%) Degree
17 235 (28.35%) PostgreSQL
18 227 (27.38%) Kafka
18 227 (27.38%) Linux Command Line
19 223 (26.90%) GitHub
19 223 (26.90%) JUnit
20 222 (26.78%) RESTful
21 221 (26.66%) Azure
22 220 (26.54%) Docker
23 218 (26.30%) React
24 216 (26.06%) Spring
25 214 (25.81%) Computer Science
26 208 (25.09%) Law
27 207 (24.97%) CSS
28 206 (24.85%) Apache

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
1 206 (24.85%) Apache
2 197 (23.76%) Apache Spark
3 166 (20.02%) GemFire
4 31 (3.74%) Confluence
5 26 (3.14%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.90%) WordPress
7 21 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 21 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 18 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.93%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
12 12 (1.45%) CMS
13 11 (1.33%) JBoss
14 9 (1.09%) SAS
15 8 (0.97%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.84%) Jupyter
17 6 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.72%) nginx
18 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (1.45%) Magento
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 340 (41.01%) AWS
2 223 (26.90%) GitHub
3 221 (26.66%) Azure
4 151 (18.21%) GCP
5 113 (13.63%) Amazon Kinesis
6 47 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 46 (5.55%) OpenShift
8 31 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (3.38%) PaaS
10 26 (3.14%) IaaS
11 25 (3.02%) Amazon S3
11 25 (3.02%) Serverless
12 23 (2.77%) Microsoft 365
12 23 (2.77%) Power Platform
13 22 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
14 16 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (1.81%) CloudFront
15 15 (1.81%) SaaS
15 15 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.19%) DNS
2 40 (4.83%) Firewall
3 35 (4.22%) Internet
4 27 (3.26%) HTTP
5 25 (3.02%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.77%) DHCP
6 23 (2.77%) VPN
7 18 (2.17%) SSH
8 14 (1.69%) WAN
8 14 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.45%) LAN
10 9 (1.09%) SAN
11 8 (0.97%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.97%) Sourcefire
12 6 (0.72%) SWIFTNet
12 6 (0.72%) VLAN
13 5 (0.60%) IPv4
13 5 (0.60%) IPv6
14 4 (0.48%) Network Security
14 4 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (28.35%) PostgreSQL
2 185 (22.32%) Relational Database
3 176 (21.23%) NoSQL
4 173 (20.87%) Redis
5 172 (20.75%) MariaDB
6 171 (20.63%) HBase
7 125 (15.08%) Big Data
8 89 (10.74%) Oracle Database
9 66 (7.96%) SQL Server
10 50 (6.03%) MySQL
11 40 (4.83%) Hadoop
12 33 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (3.62%) MongoDB
15 27 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 26 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
17 24 (2.90%) RDBMS
18 23 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
18 23 (2.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 341 (41.13%) Git (software)
2 288 (34.74%) Jenkins
3 223 (26.90%) JUnit
4 204 (24.61%) IntelliJ
5 196 (23.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 192 (23.16%) Cucumber
7 184 (22.20%) Mockito
8 174 (20.99%) Eclipse
9 167 (20.14%) Cypress.io
9 167 (20.14%) Gradle
10 166 (20.02%) Protractor
10 166 (20.02%) Storybook
11 108 (13.03%) Artifactory
12 75 (9.05%) JIRA
13 71 (8.56%) SonarQube
14 52 (6.27%) Maven
15 51 (6.15%) GitLab
16 46 (5.55%) Bitbucket
17 28 (3.38%) TeamCity
18 22 (2.65%) Toad
General
1 371 (44.75%) Finance
2 289 (34.86%) Banking
3 208 (25.09%) Law
4 200 (24.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 124 (14.96%) Social Skills
6 65 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (5.19%) Marketing
8 29 (3.50%) Investment Banking
9 28 (3.38%) Electronics
10 26 (3.14%) Public Sector
11 21 (2.53%) Police
12 20 (2.41%) Games
12 20 (2.41%) Retail
13 15 (1.81%) Front Office
13 15 (1.81%) Telecoms
14 14 (1.69%) Back Office
15 13 (1.57%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.84%) Automotive
17 3 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
17 3 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 189 (22.80%) Developer
2 187 (22.56%) Software Engineer
3 97 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (8.20%) Principal Engineer
4 68 (8.20%) Principal Software Engineer
5 61 (7.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 58 (7.00%) Java Developer
7 49 (5.91%) Lead Software Engineer
8 48 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 48 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 45 (5.43%) Architect
10 44 (5.31%) Software Developer
11 43 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
12 42 (5.07%) Lead Developer
13 33 (3.98%) Lead Software Developer
14 32 (3.86%) Platform Engineer
15 27 (3.26%) Administrator
16 24 (2.90%) Senior DevOps
17 23 (2.77%) DBA
18 22 (2.65%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (27.38%) Kafka
2 222 (26.78%) RESTful
3 218 (26.30%) React
4 216 (26.06%) Spring
5 207 (24.97%) CSS
6 203 (24.49%) AngularJS
7 184 (22.20%) Node.js
8 181 (21.83%) JSON
9 170 (20.51%) Spark Streaming
10 167 (20.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 166 (20.02%) Express
11 166 (20.02%) Redux
11 166 (20.02%) Tailwind CSS
12 164 (19.78%) Play Framework
13 161 (19.42%) WireMock
14 134 (16.16%) RabbitMQ
15 130 (15.68%) LAMP
16 121 (14.60%) LAPP Stack
17 75 (9.05%) REST
18 69 (8.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 227 (27.38%) Linux Command Line
2 77 (9.29%) User Experience
3 73 (8.81%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (4.70%) Clustering
5 31 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.38%) Data Centre
7 26 (3.14%) Algorithms
7 26 (3.14%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.81%) Augmented Reality
10 15 (1.81%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.69%) Cloud Native
11 14 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.45%) NHS
13 11 (1.33%) Blog
14 10 (1.21%) Digital Media
14 10 (1.21%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.09%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 612 (73.82%) Linux
2 369 (44.51%) Unix
3 100 (12.06%) Windows
4 38 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (4.22%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.62%) CentOS
7 29 (3.50%) Solaris
8 22 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (1.33%) Debian
10 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.09%) Android
11 9 (1.09%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.60%) Fedora
15 4 (0.48%) AIX
15 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (46.32%) DevOps
3 308 (37.15%) Software Engineering
4 246 (29.67%) Microservices
5 214 (25.81%) Computer Science
6 198 (23.88%) Digital Banking
7 179 (21.59%) Validation
8 166 (20.02%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 157 (18.94%) TDD
10 153 (18.46%) High Availability
11 143 (17.25%) Open Source
12 141 (17.01%) Test Automation
13 138 (16.65%) Business Continuity
14 130 (15.68%) OO
15 129 (15.56%) Multithreading
16 128 (15.44%) Scrum
17 120 (14.48%) Software Testing
18 119 (14.35%) BDD
18 119 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
19 116 (13.99%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 458 (55.25%) Python
2 388 (46.80%) Java
3 252 (30.40%) SQL
4 187 (22.56%) Groovy
5 120 (14.48%) Bash Shell
6 92 (11.10%) Perl
7 91 (10.98%) JavaScript
8 67 (8.08%) Go
9 66 (7.96%) PL/SQL
10 42 (5.07%) Ruby
11 39 (4.70%) Scala
12 38 (4.58%) C
12 38 (4.58%) C#
12 38 (4.58%) PHP
13 37 (4.46%) C++
14 33 (3.98%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.77%) T-SQL
16 16 (1.93%) Java 8
17 12 (1.45%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.33%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 240 (28.95%) Degree
2 163 (19.66%) OCP
2 163 (19.66%) Oracle Certification
3 48 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 38 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.57%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.48%) RHCE
9 3 (0.36%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.36%) ISEB
9 3 (0.36%) OSCP
10 2 (0.24%) CCNA
10 2 (0.24%) CCNP
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.24%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.76%) QA
2 20 (2.41%) PMO
3 16 (1.93%) SLA
4 7 (0.84%) GDPR
5 6 (0.72%) ISO 15022
5 6 (0.72%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) NCSC
8 1 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 220 (26.54%) Docker
2 177 (21.35%) HDFS
3 129 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.90%) KVM
5 19 (2.29%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.60%) Ceph
8 5 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.60%) NFS
9 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.36%) Firmware
10 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.24%) iptables
12 1 (0.12%) LXC
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.12%) Varnish
12 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 273 (32.93%) Ansible
2 180 (21.71%) Kubernetes
3 120 (14.48%) Puppet
4 114 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (13.75%) Terraform
5 18 (2.17%) Grafana
6 16 (1.93%) CFEngine
6 16 (1.93%) Demisto
7 15 (1.81%) Icinga
8 13 (1.57%) Prometheus
9 10 (1.21%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.21%) Nagios
9 10 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (1.21%) Rancher
10 9 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 7 (0.84%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.60%) Graylog
12 5 (0.60%) Istio
13 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 205 (24.73%) VMware
2 166 (20.02%) Okta
3 153 (18.46%) Oracle
4 51 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 50 (6.03%) Microsoft
6 39 (4.70%) Google
7 33 (3.98%) Splunk
8 24 (2.90%) ServiceNow
9 22 (2.65%) Cisco
10 21 (2.53%) Solace
11 16 (1.93%) Apple
11 16 (1.93%) ArcSight
12 15 (1.81%) Dell
12 15 (1.81%) Sybase
13 14 (1.69%) Samsung
13 14 (1.69%) Sencha
14 13 (1.57%) IBM
14 13 (1.57%) SAP
15 12 (1.45%) WooCommerce
16 10 (1.21%) Cloudera