Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 395 330
Rank change year-on-year +76 -65 -55
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 423 971 1,597
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.40% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 273 767 1,173
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £36,050
90th Percentile £91,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,124 £53,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% +7.78% -1.85%

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 26,826 69,426 87,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.95% 53.55% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22,671 57,201 73,077
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +106 255 £67,500 +3.85% 44
South East +139 46 £55,000 +5.77% 6
South West +87 43 £47,500 +5.56% 14
North of England +80 31 £55,000 +28.83% 15
Midlands +115 27 £35,500 -17.44% 10
North West +74 20 £62,500 +47.93% 7
East of England +85 18 £57,500 -11.54% 4
East Midlands +96 15 £32,500 -31.58% 5
West Midlands +84 12 £48,750 +18.90% 5
Yorkshire +130 10 £51,500 +3.00% 7
North East +21 1 £40,000 -6.73% 1
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 230 (54.37%) Python
2 210 (49.65%) Linux
3 170 (40.19%) Unix
4 159 (37.59%) Java
5 157 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (36.17%) SQL
7 147 (34.75%) Oracle
8 118 (27.90%) AWS
9 97 (22.93%) DevOps
10 94 (22.22%) Docker
10 94 (22.22%) Finance
11 92 (21.75%) Azure
12 89 (21.04%) Ansible
13 86 (20.33%) JavaScript
14 80 (18.91%) Git (software)
15 76 (17.97%) VMware
15 76 (17.97%) Puppet
16 74 (17.49%) Jenkins
17 72 (17.02%) Perl
18 70 (16.55%) PL/SQL
19 69 (16.31%) Degree
20 68 (16.08%) Oracle Database
21 66 (15.60%) Bash Shell
22 64 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
22 64 (15.13%) Scrum
23 62 (14.66%) Windows
24 60 (14.18%) PowerShell
25 59 (13.95%) Ruby
26 58 (13.71%) ETL
27 57 (13.48%) Kubernetes

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 36 (8.51%) SAS
2 32 (7.57%) Apache
2 32 (7.57%) Confluence
3 13 (3.07%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.36%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.36%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.65%) WordPress
7 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.42%) nginx
8 5 (1.18%) JBoss
9 4 (0.95%) IIS
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.95%) Resin
9 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.24%) Sketch
4 1 (0.24%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (27.90%) AWS
2 92 (21.75%) Azure
3 40 (9.46%) Power Platform
4 31 (7.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (5.20%) Serverless
6 21 (4.96%) GCP
6 21 (4.96%) OpenShift
7 18 (4.26%) SaaS
8 14 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (3.31%) PaaS
9 13 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.13%) Office 365
11 8 (1.89%) Apigee
12 7 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.65%) Slack
13 6 (1.42%) GitHub
14 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.35%) TCP/IP
2 31 (7.33%) DNS
3 26 (6.15%) Firewall
4 22 (5.20%) SAN
5 19 (4.49%) Internet
6 18 (4.26%) HTTP
7 14 (3.31%) SMTP
8 11 (2.60%) Network Security
9 9 (2.13%) FTP
9 9 (2.13%) IMAP
10 8 (1.89%) VLAN
10 8 (1.89%) VPN
11 7 (1.65%) IPv4
11 7 (1.65%) IPv6
12 6 (1.42%) DHCP
12 6 (1.42%) SSL
13 5 (1.18%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.18%) SNMP
14 4 (0.95%) LAN
14 4 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.08%) Oracle Database
2 47 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 47 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 45 (10.64%) Big Data
3 45 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 40 (9.46%) Impala
4 40 (9.46%) Power BI
5 35 (8.27%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (8.27%) Pentaho
6 29 (6.86%) NoSQL
7 27 (6.38%) Relational Database
8 22 (5.20%) MySQL
9 20 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (4.49%) RDBMS
11 15 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (3.31%) MongoDB
13 12 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (2.13%) Redis
15 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (18.91%) Git (software)
2 74 (17.49%) Jenkins
3 52 (12.29%) JIRA
4 16 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (3.31%) Maven
6 10 (2.36%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.36%) Selenium
7 9 (2.13%) Artifactory
7 9 (2.13%) Gerrit
7 9 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.65%) Bitbucket Server
9 7 (1.65%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.42%) Subversion
11 5 (1.18%) Ant
11 5 (1.18%) JUnit
11 5 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (22.22%) Finance
2 32 (7.57%) Banking
3 11 (2.60%) Retail
4 8 (1.89%) Games
5 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.18%) Back Office
6 5 (1.18%) Front Office
6 5 (1.18%) Law
6 5 (1.18%) Marketing
6 5 (1.18%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.47%) Military
8 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (17.97%) Developer
2 58 (13.71%) Linux Engineer
3 54 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (9.69%) Java Developer
5 39 (9.22%) Data Engineer
6 35 (8.27%) Administrator
7 26 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (5.91%) Applications Support
9 22 (5.20%) Linux Administrator
9 22 (5.20%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.73%) Linux Support
10 20 (4.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 18 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (3.55%) Consultant
13 15 (3.55%) Python Engineer
13 15 (3.55%) Site Engineer
14 14 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.17%) Spring
2 27 (6.38%) React
2 27 (6.38%) RESTful
2 27 (6.38%) Spring Boot
3 25 (5.91%) XML
4 24 (5.67%) .NET
5 21 (4.96%) Node.js
6 20 (4.73%) LDAP
7 19 (4.49%) CSS
8 18 (4.26%) HTML
9 17 (4.02%) Elastic Stack
10 15 (3.55%) J2EE
10 15 (3.55%) Kafka
10 15 (3.55%) Middleware
11 13 (3.07%) YAML
12 12 (2.84%) LAMP
13 11 (2.60%) Web Services
14 10 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (2.13%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.09%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (3.07%) Clustering
7 12 (2.84%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.60%) STB
9 10 (2.36%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.65%) iPhone
11 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.65%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.42%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.18%) Equities
13 5 (1.18%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 210 (49.65%) Linux
2 170 (40.19%) Unix
3 62 (14.66%) Windows
4 51 (12.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (7.33%) Solaris
6 30 (7.09%) CentOS
7 29 (6.86%) AIX
8 24 (5.67%) Ubuntu
9 16 (3.78%) Windows Server
10 14 (3.31%) VMS
11 13 (3.07%) Debian
12 11 (2.60%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
14 7 (1.65%) Fedora
14 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (1.42%) Android
15 6 (1.42%) SUSE
15 6 (1.42%) Windows 10
16 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.93%) DevOps
3 64 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
3 64 (15.13%) Scrum
4 58 (13.71%) ETL
5 56 (13.24%) Mentoring
5 56 (13.24%) Microservices
6 51 (12.06%) Analytics
7 49 (11.58%) Software Engineering
8 43 (10.17%) Computer Science
9 41 (9.69%) Coaching
9 41 (9.69%) Data Analytics
9 41 (9.69%) TDD
10 40 (9.46%) Requirements Gathering
11 38 (8.98%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (8.75%) Software Delivery
13 35 (8.27%) Infrastructure as Code
13 35 (8.27%) Process Improvement
14 29 (6.86%) Configuration Management
15 27 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 230 (54.37%) Python
2 159 (37.59%) Java
3 153 (36.17%) SQL
4 86 (20.33%) JavaScript
5 72 (17.02%) Perl
6 70 (16.55%) PL/SQL
7 66 (15.60%) Bash Shell
8 60 (14.18%) PowerShell
9 59 (13.95%) Ruby
10 35 (8.27%) HiveQL
11 31 (7.33%) C++
12 29 (6.86%) Java 8
13 23 (5.44%) C
13 23 (5.44%) C#
14 21 (4.96%) Go
15 12 (2.84%) TypeScript
16 11 (2.60%) Groovy
17 10 (2.36%) PHP
18 7 (1.65%) R
19 6 (1.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 69 (16.31%) Degree
2 37 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 33 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (4.49%) AWS Certification
7 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.13%) CREST Certified
9 8 (1.89%) CCNA
9 8 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.42%) MCITP
10 6 (1.42%) RHCE
10 6 (1.42%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.95%) SANS
13 3 (0.71%) MCSE
13 3 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.04%) SLA
2 20 (4.73%) QA
3 15 (3.55%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.60%) GDPR
5 4 (0.95%) AICPA
5 4 (0.95%) COBIT
5 4 (0.95%) FINRA
5 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.95%) NIST
6 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 94 (22.22%) Docker
2 52 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (9.69%) HDFS
4 25 (5.91%) Active Directory
5 13 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.13%) RHEV
7 8 (1.89%) vSphere
8 7 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.18%) Btrfs
10 5 (1.18%) Ceph
10 5 (1.18%) DRBD
10 5 (1.18%) KVM
10 5 (1.18%) NFS
10 5 (1.18%) Xen
11 3 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.47%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.24%) Samba
13 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 89 (21.04%) Ansible
2 76 (17.97%) Puppet
3 57 (13.48%) Kubernetes
4 51 (12.06%) Terraform
5 19 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.26%) Control-M
7 13 (3.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (3.07%) Red Hat Satellite
8 11 (2.60%) Oracle ZFS
9 9 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
9 9 (2.13%) Nagios
9 9 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (1.89%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.89%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.89%) Packer
10 8 (1.89%) Rsyslog
10 8 (1.89%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.65%) EnCase
11 7 (1.65%) Grafana
11 7 (1.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 147 (34.75%) Oracle
2 76 (17.97%) VMware
3 53 (12.53%) Red Hat
4 48 (11.35%) Informatica
5 40 (9.46%) Cloudera
6 39 (9.22%) Microsoft
7 35 (8.27%) Talend
8 28 (6.62%) IBM
9 26 (6.15%) Google
10 20 (4.73%) Cisco
11 16 (3.78%) Atlassian
12 12 (2.84%) ServiceNow
13 10 (2.36%) Teradata
14 9 (2.13%) Juniper
15 8 (1.89%) HP
15 8 (1.89%) PagerDuty
15 8 (1.89%) Tableau
16 7 (1.65%) TIBCO
17 6 (1.42%) Brocade
18 5 (1.18%) Dell