Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 343 386 350
Rank change year-on-year +43 -36 -46
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 483 907 1,300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.43% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 377 742 977
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £84,425 £88,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +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 32,801 63,313 77,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.20% 54.17% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28,035 53,125 65,292
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +92 293 £67,500 +8.00% 39
South West +31 54 £39,250 -21.50% 11
South East +65 42 £52,000 +1.96% 8
North of England -7 36 £40,000 -8.57% 17
Midlands +82 31 £48,500 +29.33% 14
East of England +82 20 £60,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +63 17 £52,500 +40.00% 10
East Midlands +69 14 £32,500 +6.56% 4
Yorkshire +44 14 £50,000 - 10
North East +34 13 £36,750 -2.00% 2
North West -22 9 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 285 (59.01%) Python
2 264 (54.66%) Linux
3 188 (38.92%) Unix
4 171 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (34.58%) SQL
6 145 (30.02%) Java
7 141 (29.19%) AWS
8 128 (26.50%) Azure
9 127 (26.29%) Oracle
10 125 (25.88%) Finance
11 121 (25.05%) Git (software)
12 119 (24.64%) DevOps
13 114 (23.60%) Bash Shell
14 100 (20.70%) Ansible
15 93 (19.25%) JavaScript
16 87 (18.01%) Puppet
16 87 (18.01%) Docker
17 86 (17.81%) Jenkins
18 80 (16.56%) VMware
19 77 (15.94%) Windows
20 76 (15.73%) Perl
20 76 (15.73%) Red Hat
21 72 (14.91%) Kubernetes
22 70 (14.49%) Oracle Database
22 70 (14.49%) JIRA
23 68 (14.08%) Ruby
23 68 (14.08%) Scrum
23 68 (14.08%) Analytics
24 67 (13.87%) PowerShell
25 66 (13.66%) 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 46 (9.52%) Confluence
2 40 (8.28%) SAS
3 30 (6.21%) Apache
4 17 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.90%) WordPress
6 9 (1.86%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.66%) IIS
8 7 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.04%) CMS
9 5 (1.04%) nginx
9 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) Sketch
4 1 (0.21%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 141 (29.19%) AWS
2 128 (26.50%) Azure
3 41 (8.49%) Power Platform
4 23 (4.76%) GCP
5 20 (4.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.11%) Amazon S3
6 15 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (2.28%) BrowserStack
9 11 (2.28%) iTunes
10 10 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (2.07%) Serverless
11 9 (1.86%) GitHub
12 8 (1.66%) Office 365
13 5 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (0.83%) IaaS
14 4 (0.83%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.18%) TCP/IP
2 46 (9.52%) DNS
3 29 (6.00%) Firewall
4 28 (5.80%) HTTP
5 26 (5.38%) Internet
5 26 (5.38%) SAN
6 20 (4.14%) SSH
7 19 (3.93%) DHCP
7 19 (3.93%) SMTP
8 15 (3.11%) SSL
9 14 (2.90%) FTP
9 14 (2.90%) Network Security
10 13 (2.69%) IMAP
10 13 (2.69%) IPv4
10 13 (2.69%) IPv6
11 10 (2.07%) SNMP
12 7 (1.45%) VLAN
13 6 (1.24%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
15 4 (0.83%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (14.49%) Oracle Database
2 60 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 46 (9.52%) Apache Hive
3 46 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 43 (8.90%) NoSQL
5 42 (8.70%) Big Data
5 42 (8.70%) Impala
6 41 (8.49%) Power BI
7 40 (8.28%) Pentaho
8 39 (8.07%) BusinessObjects
9 33 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (6.83%) Relational Database
10 29 (6.00%) MongoDB
11 26 (5.38%) RDBMS
12 24 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (4.76%) MySQL
14 20 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (2.69%) MariaDB
17 12 (2.48%) Redis
Development Applications
1 121 (25.05%) Git (software)
2 86 (17.81%) Jenkins
3 70 (14.49%) JIRA
4 19 (3.93%) Cucumber
5 17 (3.52%) Selenium
5 17 (3.52%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.31%) Maven
7 15 (3.11%) Artifactory
7 15 (3.11%) Bitbucket
7 15 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (2.69%) Gerrit
9 12 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (2.28%) Appium
10 11 (2.28%) Calabash
10 11 (2.28%) WebDriver
11 10 (2.07%) Ant
11 10 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (2.07%) TestRail
12 9 (1.86%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.86%) Subversion
General
1 125 (25.88%) Finance
2 66 (13.66%) Banking
3 31 (6.42%) Marketing
4 20 (4.14%) Back Office
5 18 (3.73%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.11%) Electronics
7 15 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.69%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.48%) Games
10 11 (2.28%) Retail
11 7 (1.45%) Law
12 6 (1.24%) Front Office
13 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Military
15 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (18.63%) Developer
2 78 (16.15%) Linux Engineer
3 60 (12.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (8.90%) Data Engineer
5 41 (8.49%) Systems Administrator
6 38 (7.87%) Administrator
7 32 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 28 (5.80%) Applications Support
10 26 (5.38%) Junior
11 23 (4.76%) Analyst
11 23 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
13 19 (3.93%) Lead Developer
14 18 (3.73%) AWS Engineer
14 18 (3.73%) Support Analyst
14 18 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (3.73%) Unix Administrator
15 17 (3.52%) DBA
15 17 (3.52%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.90%) Spring
2 41 (8.49%) RESTful
3 35 (7.25%) Kafka
4 32 (6.63%) Spring Boot
5 30 (6.21%) .NET
6 26 (5.38%) REST
6 26 (5.38%) YAML
7 25 (5.18%) CSS
8 24 (4.97%) HTML
9 23 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
10 22 (4.55%) gRPC
10 22 (4.55%) Node.js
11 21 (4.35%) LDAP
11 21 (4.35%) XML
12 20 (4.14%) Web Services
13 17 (3.52%) GraphQL
13 17 (3.52%) React
14 14 (2.90%) LAMP
15 13 (2.69%) HTML5
15 13 (2.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.11%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.73%) SWIFT
5 17 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.52%) Social Network
6 14 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.69%) Clustering
8 12 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.48%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.07%) Replication
10 7 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.45%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.24%) iPad
11 6 (1.24%) PKI
12 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.04%) iPhone
13 4 (0.83%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 264 (54.66%) Linux
2 188 (38.92%) Unix
3 77 (15.94%) Windows
4 65 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (12.22%) CentOS
6 25 (5.18%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 15 (3.11%) AIX
8 15 (3.11%) Fedora
9 14 (2.90%) Debian
10 10 (2.07%) Android
11 8 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (1.45%) Solaris
12 7 (1.45%) Windows Server
12 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.62%) SUSE
16 2 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (24.64%) DevOps
3 68 (14.08%) Analytics
3 68 (14.08%) Scrum
4 63 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 58 (12.01%) Mentoring
6 57 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 51 (10.56%) ETL
9 46 (9.52%) Requirements Gathering
10 45 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 44 (9.11%) Microservices
12 43 (8.90%) Data Analytics
13 42 (8.70%) Configuration Management
13 42 (8.70%) SDLC
14 37 (7.66%) Software Delivery
15 36 (7.45%) Coaching
16 35 (7.25%) Open Source
16 35 (7.25%) Process Improvement
17 31 (6.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 285 (59.01%) Python
2 167 (34.58%) SQL
3 145 (30.02%) Java
4 114 (23.60%) Bash Shell
5 93 (19.25%) JavaScript
6 76 (15.73%) Perl
7 68 (14.08%) Ruby
8 67 (13.87%) PowerShell
9 62 (12.84%) PL/SQL
10 39 (8.07%) HiveQL
11 33 (6.83%) C#
12 26 (5.38%) Java 8
13 24 (4.97%) PHP
14 20 (4.14%) C++
15 17 (3.52%) Groovy
15 17 (3.52%) Scala
16 16 (3.31%) Apple Swift
17 14 (2.90%) Go
17 14 (2.90%) Korn
18 11 (2.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (9.11%) Degree
2 37 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 33 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (2.69%) CCNA
7 13 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.28%) MCITP
8 11 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.07%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (1.04%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.04%) RHCE
11 5 (1.04%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.62%) MCSE
13 2 (0.41%) ISEB
13 2 (0.41%) MCSA
13 2 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.35%) QA
2 11 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.66%) GDPR
4 5 (1.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) FINRA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (18.01%) Docker
2 59 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.49%) HDFS
4 22 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 13 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.69%) vSphere
6 11 (2.28%) KVM
6 11 (2.28%) Xen
7 10 (2.07%) RHEV
8 7 (1.45%) Btrfs
8 7 (1.45%) Ceph
8 7 (1.45%) DRBD
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.04%) Samba
10 5 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.83%) NFS
12 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 100 (20.70%) Ansible
2 87 (18.01%) Puppet
3 72 (14.91%) Kubernetes
4 58 (12.01%) Terraform
5 17 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.90%) HAProxy
6 14 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (2.69%) Icinga
7 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Satellite
8 12 (2.48%) Data Guard
9 10 (2.07%) Rsyslog
10 9 (1.86%) Nagios
11 7 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
12 6 (1.24%) Consul
12 6 (1.24%) Control-M
12 6 (1.24%) systemd
13 5 (1.04%) Check_MK
13 5 (1.04%) Grafana
13 5 (1.04%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 127 (26.29%) Oracle
2 80 (16.56%) VMware
3 76 (15.73%) Red Hat
4 48 (9.94%) Informatica
5 40 (8.28%) Cloudera
6 39 (8.07%) Talend
7 38 (7.87%) Microsoft
8 35 (7.25%) IBM
9 24 (4.97%) ServiceNow
10 21 (4.35%) Atlassian
11 17 (3.52%) Apple
11 17 (3.52%) Google
12 16 (3.31%) HP
13 15 (3.11%) SAP
14 10 (2.07%) Brocade
14 10 (2.07%) Xamarin
15 6 (1.24%) Teradata
15 6 (1.24%) TIBCO
16 5 (1.04%) Algorithmics
16 5 (1.04%) Sophos