Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 364 313 402
Rank change year-on-year -51 +89 -57
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 935 428 983
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.97% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.64% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 403 266 707
10th Percentile £41,800 £33,750 £35,600
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,750 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,000 £85,000 £86,250
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 59,958 26,098 67,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.45% 59.27% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 40,251 22,519 56,728
10th Percentile £35,960 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,250
90th Percentile £96,330 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -147 413 £71,500 +5.93% 67
South East +56 308 £52,750 +1.44% 14
North of England -68 84 £60,000 +9.09% 24
Yorkshire -71 45 £60,000 +18.23% 6
Midlands -106 39 £47,500 +21.02% 14
North West -74 33 £63,750 -8.93% 15
South West -116 33 £40,000 -15.79% 10
East of England -89 28 £62,500 +13.64% 8
West Midlands -111 22 £50,000 -4.76% 11
East Midlands -75 17 £47,500 +46.15% 3
North East -29 7 £40,000 - 3
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 667 (71.34%) Linux
2 558 (59.68%) Python
3 499 (53.37%) DevOps
4 479 (51.23%) Unix
5 477 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 468 (50.05%) Java
7 439 (46.95%) Finance
8 402 (42.99%) AWS
9 374 (40.00%) Software Engineering
10 368 (39.36%) Git (software)
11 353 (37.75%) Jenkins
12 338 (36.15%) Ansible
13 328 (35.08%) Degree
14 309 (33.05%) PostgreSQL
15 302 (32.30%) Banking
16 292 (31.23%) Azure
17 290 (31.02%) Computer Science
18 280 (29.95%) SQL
19 275 (29.41%) Spring
19 275 (29.41%) Microservices
20 265 (28.34%) GitHub
21 259 (27.70%) React
22 253 (27.06%) AngularJS
23 247 (26.42%) Kafka
24 243 (25.99%) RESTful
25 242 (25.88%) Linux Command Line
26 239 (25.56%) Law
27 235 (25.13%) Apache Spark
28 232 (24.81%) IntelliJ
29 227 (24.28%) JUnit

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
1 235 (25.13%) Apache Spark
2 221 (23.64%) Apache
3 181 (19.36%) GemFire
4 54 (5.78%) Tomcat
5 46 (4.92%) WebLogic
6 34 (3.64%) Confluence
7 21 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 20 (2.14%) JBoss
8 20 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
9 17 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
9 17 (1.82%) WordPress
10 15 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.96%) Jupyter
11 9 (0.96%) nginx
12 8 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.86%) SAS
13 7 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.75%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.53%) CMS
14 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (2.14%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.53%) Magento
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.21%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 402 (42.99%) AWS
2 292 (31.23%) Azure
3 265 (28.34%) GitHub
4 168 (17.97%) GCP
5 135 (14.44%) Amazon Kinesis
6 88 (9.41%) OpenShift
7 73 (7.81%) Serverless
8 44 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (3.53%) Microsoft 365
11 25 (2.67%) Power Platform
12 19 (2.03%) PaaS
13 18 (1.93%) SaaS
14 16 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (1.71%) IaaS
15 12 (1.28%) dbt
16 11 (1.18%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
18 7 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.63%) DNS
2 54 (5.78%) Firewall
3 44 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.74%) HTTP
5 33 (3.53%) VPN
6 30 (3.21%) Internet
7 21 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (1.28%) DHCP
8 12 (1.28%) WAN
9 10 (1.07%) IPv4
9 10 (1.07%) IPv6
9 10 (1.07%) LAN
9 10 (1.07%) SSH
10 8 (0.86%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.86%) Multicast
10 8 (0.86%) Sourcefire
11 6 (0.64%) SAN
11 6 (0.64%) SWIFTNet
12 5 (0.53%) SSL
13 4 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (33.05%) PostgreSQL
2 218 (23.32%) Relational Database
3 196 (20.96%) HBase
4 189 (20.21%) MariaDB
4 189 (20.21%) Redis
5 171 (18.29%) NoSQL
6 143 (15.29%) Big Data
7 98 (10.48%) Oracle Database
8 63 (6.74%) SQL Server
9 55 (5.88%) Hadoop
10 53 (5.67%) MySQL
11 35 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (3.74%) MongoDB
12 28 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 26 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 26 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 25 (2.67%) Power BI
15 21 (2.25%) Apache Hive
16 15 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 368 (39.36%) Git (software)
2 353 (37.75%) Jenkins
3 232 (24.81%) IntelliJ
4 227 (24.28%) JUnit
5 210 (22.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 199 (21.28%) Cucumber
7 195 (20.86%) Mockito
8 189 (20.21%) Eclipse
9 183 (19.57%) Gradle
10 181 (19.36%) Cypress.io
10 181 (19.36%) Protractor
10 181 (19.36%) Storybook
11 129 (13.80%) Artifactory
12 102 (10.91%) JIRA
13 92 (9.84%) SonarQube
14 62 (6.63%) Maven
15 61 (6.52%) Bitbucket
16 52 (5.56%) GitLab
17 23 (2.46%) Subversion
18 22 (2.35%) TeamCity
General
1 439 (46.95%) Finance
2 302 (32.30%) Banking
3 239 (25.56%) Law
4 224 (23.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 122 (13.05%) Social Skills
6 117 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.78%) Marketing
9 22 (2.35%) Retail
10 21 (2.25%) Police
11 20 (2.14%) Games
12 19 (2.03%) Front Office
13 18 (1.93%) Public Sector
14 15 (1.60%) Electronics
15 10 (1.07%) Presentation Skills
16 7 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
17 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
18 5 (0.53%) Back Office
19 4 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
19 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 230 (24.60%) Developer
2 213 (22.78%) Software Engineer
3 133 (14.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 76 (8.13%) Principal Engineer
4 76 (8.13%) Principal Software Engineer
5 59 (6.31%) Lead Software Engineer
6 58 (6.20%) Analyst
7 54 (5.78%) Platform Engineer
8 52 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 52 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 48 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
10 47 (5.03%) Architect
11 46 (4.92%) Lead Developer
12 45 (4.81%) Administrator
12 45 (4.81%) Java Developer
13 42 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
14 41 (4.39%) Lead Software Developer
15 40 (4.28%) Analyst Developer
16 39 (4.17%) Pricing Analyst
16 39 (4.17%) Pricing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (29.41%) Spring
2 259 (27.70%) React
3 253 (27.06%) AngularJS
4 247 (26.42%) Kafka
5 243 (25.99%) RESTful
6 212 (22.67%) CSS
6 212 (22.67%) JSON
7 199 (21.28%) Node.js
8 197 (21.07%) Play Framework
9 185 (19.79%) Spark Streaming
10 183 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 181 (19.36%) Express
11 181 (19.36%) Redux
11 181 (19.36%) Tailwind CSS
12 174 (18.61%) WireMock
13 155 (16.58%) RabbitMQ
14 141 (15.08%) LAMP
15 139 (14.87%) LAPP Stack
16 120 (12.83%) REST
17 68 (7.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 242 (25.88%) Linux Command Line
2 133 (14.22%) User Experience
3 112 (11.98%) Self-Motivation
4 80 (8.56%) Management Information System
5 55 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 40 (4.28%) Data Centre
7 37 (3.96%) Cloud Native
8 29 (3.10%) Algorithms
9 26 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (2.57%) Public Cloud
11 19 (2.03%) Clustering
12 18 (1.93%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.71%) Blog
13 16 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
15 14 (1.50%) Digital Media
16 13 (1.39%) NHS
17 11 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
17 11 (1.18%) Fixed Income
17 11 (1.18%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 667 (71.34%) Linux
2 479 (51.23%) Unix
3 122 (13.05%) Windows
4 46 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 31 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.78%) CentOS
7 24 (2.57%) Solaris
8 19 (2.03%) Debian
9 18 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.93%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (1.07%) Android
11 10 (1.07%) Fedora
12 9 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.43%) AIX
13 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.32%) HPUX
14 3 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (53.37%) DevOps
2 477 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 374 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 290 (31.02%) Computer Science
5 275 (29.41%) Microservices
6 220 (23.53%) Digital Banking
7 206 (22.03%) Scrum
8 194 (20.75%) Validation
9 181 (19.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 180 (19.25%) TDD
11 173 (18.50%) Business Continuity
11 173 (18.50%) Multithreading
12 169 (18.07%) Open Source
13 168 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
14 164 (17.54%) Full Stack Development
15 162 (17.33%) High Availability
16 160 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
17 156 (16.68%) OO
18 149 (15.94%) Test Automation
19 141 (15.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 558 (59.68%) Python
2 468 (50.05%) Java
3 280 (29.95%) SQL
4 209 (22.35%) Groovy
5 157 (16.79%) Bash Shell
6 120 (12.83%) JavaScript
7 105 (11.23%) Perl
8 87 (9.30%) C
9 86 (9.20%) C++
10 83 (8.88%) C#
11 76 (8.13%) PL/SQL
12 60 (6.42%) Go
13 45 (4.81%) PHP
14 38 (4.06%) Ruby
15 37 (3.96%) Scala
16 35 (3.74%) PowerShell
16 35 (3.74%) T-SQL
17 23 (2.46%) R
18 18 (1.93%) C-shell
19 15 (1.60%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 328 (35.08%) Degree
2 178 (19.04%) OCP
2 178 (19.04%) Oracle Certification
3 60 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.96%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.64%) CREST Certified
6 6 (0.64%) OSCP
6 6 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (0.53%) HNC
7 5 (0.53%) HND
7 5 (0.53%) MCSA
7 5 (0.53%) MCSE
7 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.43%) RHCE
9 3 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.24%) QA
2 20 (2.14%) PMO
3 15 (1.60%) SLA
4 7 (0.75%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.64%) ISO 15022
5 6 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.53%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) NCSC
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 210 (22.46%) Docker
2 191 (20.43%) HDFS
3 145 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.93%) KVM
5 14 (1.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.53%) NFS
9 5 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.32%) Ceph
10 3 (0.32%) LXC
10 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.21%) iptables
11 2 (0.21%) Squid
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 338 (36.15%) Ansible
2 161 (17.22%) Kubernetes
3 133 (14.22%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (13.90%) Puppet
5 111 (11.87%) Terraform
6 20 (2.14%) Rancher
7 18 (1.93%) Cobbler
8 14 (1.50%) Icinga
9 12 (1.28%) Grafana
9 12 (1.28%) Prometheus
10 11 (1.18%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (0.64%) Nagios
13 4 (0.43%) Control-M
13 4 (0.43%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.43%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.32%) logstash
14 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 225 (24.06%) VMware
2 212 (22.67%) Oracle
3 181 (19.36%) Okta
4 69 (7.38%) Red Hat
5 49 (5.24%) Google
5 49 (5.24%) Microsoft
6 25 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 22 (2.35%) NetApp
8 21 (2.25%) Samsung
8 21 (2.25%) Solace
9 19 (2.03%) Splunk
10 18 (1.93%) Bloomberg
10 18 (1.93%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.60%) IBM
12 14 (1.50%) BT
12 14 (1.50%) Cisco
12 14 (1.50%) Dell
12 14 (1.50%) Murex
13 13 (1.39%) Apple
14 12 (1.28%) Intapp