Period
to 26 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 407 344 361
Rank change year-on-year -63 +17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 222 566 712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.53% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.55% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 212 488 513
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,171 36,533 45,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 55.25% 53.07% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19,278 30,351 37,939
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the UK excluding London

Shell Script
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Shell Script in the UK excluding London

Shell Script
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK excluding London

Shell Script
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
South West +43 66 £37,500 -16.67% 7
South East +23 47 £52,500 - 14
North of England -35 33 £40,000 -15.79% 23
Midlands +51 29 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Scotland +22 24 £50,000 +17.65% 6
West Midlands +32 17 £52,500 +31.25% 6
East of England +55 14 £60,000 -20.00% 7
North East - 13 £38,500 - 2
East Midlands +42 12 £32,500 +6.56% 3
Yorkshire +12 11 £47,500 -5.00% 16
North West -35 9 £56,250 +25.00% 5
Northern Ireland +20 7 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wales -34 2 £36,250 -19.44% 4
Shell Script
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 160 (72.07%) Linux
2 99 (44.59%) Python
3 85 (38.29%) Unix
4 78 (35.14%) DevOps
5 71 (31.98%) AWS
5 71 (31.98%) Bash Shell
6 63 (28.38%) SQL
7 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (22.52%) Oracle
9 48 (21.62%) Docker
10 46 (20.72%) SQL Server
11 45 (20.27%) Java
12 44 (19.82%) Red Hat
13 43 (19.37%) Windows
13 43 (19.37%) Puppet
14 41 (18.47%) Git (software)
15 40 (18.02%) PowerShell
16 39 (17.57%) Azure
17 38 (17.12%) Kubernetes
17 38 (17.12%) Perl
18 36 (16.22%) Jenkins
19 33 (14.86%) Marketing
19 33 (14.86%) Configuration Management
19 33 (14.86%) Ansible
19 33 (14.86%) Microservices
19 33 (14.86%) Security Cleared
19 33 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 32 (14.41%) Software Engineering
21 31 (13.96%) Finance
21 31 (13.96%) JavaScript

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 17 (7.66%) Apache
2 13 (5.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.95%) WordPress
4 10 (4.50%) Confluence
5 9 (4.05%) CMS
6 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.80%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.35%) JBoss
8 3 (1.35%) nginx
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.90%) SAS
10 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Magento
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 71 (31.98%) AWS
2 39 (17.57%) Azure
3 22 (9.91%) Amazon S3
4 21 (9.46%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (6.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (6.31%) Amazon SQS
6 14 (6.31%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (6.31%) Serverless
7 13 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (5.86%) IaaS
7 13 (5.86%) PaaS
8 11 (4.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (3.60%) Apigee
9 8 (3.60%) CloudFront
10 7 (3.15%) Power Platform
11 5 (2.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.80%) BrowserStack
12 4 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.06%) Internet
2 19 (8.56%) DNS
3 14 (6.31%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.41%) Firewall
5 11 (4.95%) DHCP
5 11 (4.95%) HTTP
6 10 (4.50%) SSL
7 7 (3.15%) SAN
8 6 (2.70%) VPN
9 5 (2.25%) BGP
9 5 (2.25%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.25%) Network Security
9 5 (2.25%) OSPF
10 4 (1.80%) SMTP
10 4 (1.80%) SNMP
11 3 (1.35%) IPv4
11 3 (1.35%) IPv6
12 2 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.45%) SSH
13 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.16%) MySQL
3 25 (11.26%) NoSQL
4 19 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (7.21%) Oracle Database
7 14 (6.31%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.50%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.15%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.15%) Power BI
10 7 (3.15%) Redis
11 6 (2.70%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.70%) MariaDB
12 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (18.47%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.31%) JIRA
4 12 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (4.95%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.05%) GitLab
6 9 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.70%) Subversion
10 5 (2.25%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.80%) FishEye
11 4 (1.80%) Selenium
11 4 (1.80%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.90%) Ant
12 2 (0.90%) Hudson
12 2 (0.90%) Maven
13 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (14.86%) Marketing
2 31 (13.96%) Finance
3 17 (7.66%) Public Sector
4 14 (6.31%) Electronics
5 13 (5.86%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.15%) Automotive
6 7 (3.15%) Back Office
6 7 (3.15%) Banking
7 6 (2.70%) Law
7 6 (2.70%) Retail
8 4 (1.80%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.80%) Games
9 2 (0.90%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (18.02%) Developer
2 37 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (15.32%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (12.61%) Administrator
5 27 (12.16%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (11.26%) Junior
7 15 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.86%) Unix Administrator
8 13 (5.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 12 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) Operations Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (9.46%) Web Services
3 20 (9.01%) React
4 19 (8.56%) .NET
4 19 (8.56%) Node.js
5 18 (8.11%) HTML
6 16 (7.21%) CSS
6 16 (7.21%) REST
7 12 (5.41%) RESTful
8 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.50%) Kafka
9 9 (4.05%) .NET Core
10 8 (3.60%) Serverless Framework
10 8 (3.60%) YAML
11 6 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (2.70%) Laravel
11 6 (2.70%) Vue.js
12 5 (2.25%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (2.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.05%) Clustering
6 7 (3.15%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.25%) PKI
8 4 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.35%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.35%) Replication
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 160 (72.07%) Linux
2 85 (38.29%) Unix
3 43 (19.37%) Windows
4 29 (13.06%) CentOS
5 23 (10.36%) Ubuntu
6 19 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.95%) AIX
8 9 (4.05%) Debian
9 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.25%) Fedora
12 4 (1.80%) Solaris
12 4 (1.80%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.90%) SUSE
13 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.45%) HPUX
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.14%) DevOps
2 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.86%) Configuration Management
3 33 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (14.86%) Microservices
4 32 (14.41%) Software Engineering
5 28 (12.61%) Analytics
6 25 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (9.01%) Test Automation
8 19 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.66%) SOA
9 17 (7.66%) Web Development
10 15 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (6.76%) Fintech
10 15 (6.76%) Task Automation
11 14 (6.31%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (6.31%) Data Science
12 13 (5.86%) Mathematics
12 13 (5.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (44.59%) Python
2 71 (31.98%) Bash Shell
3 63 (28.38%) SQL
4 45 (20.27%) Java
5 40 (18.02%) PowerShell
6 38 (17.12%) Perl
7 31 (13.96%) JavaScript
8 25 (11.26%) PHP
8 25 (11.26%) Ruby
9 24 (10.81%) C#
10 15 (6.76%) Go
11 14 (6.31%) C++
12 9 (4.05%) C
13 6 (2.70%) Jython
13 6 (2.70%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.25%) Java 8
15 3 (1.35%) VBScript
16 2 (0.90%) Korn
16 2 (0.90%) Scala
16 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.95%) Degree
4 7 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.35%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.90%) ISEB
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PhD
8 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.45%) LPIC
8 1 (0.45%) MCSE
8 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.45%) RHCE
8 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.86%) QA
2 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (21.62%) Docker
2 25 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (10.81%) KVM
4 13 (5.86%) Hyper-V
5 12 (5.41%) Xen
6 7 (3.15%) Btrfs
6 7 (3.15%) Ceph
6 7 (3.15%) DRBD
7 6 (2.70%) Samba
8 5 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.35%) Firmware
10 3 (1.35%) HDFS
11 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
11 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.45%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (19.37%) Puppet
2 38 (17.12%) Kubernetes
3 33 (14.86%) Ansible
4 31 (13.96%) Terraform
5 16 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.41%) CFEngine
6 12 (5.41%) Demisto
7 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (4.05%) Grafana
9 7 (3.15%) Nagios
9 7 (3.15%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (2.70%) Check_MK
10 6 (2.70%) HAProxy
10 6 (2.70%) Icinga
11 5 (2.25%) Prometheus
11 5 (2.25%) Rsyslog
12 4 (1.80%) Data Guard
13 3 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (22.52%) Oracle
2 44 (19.82%) Red Hat
3 29 (13.06%) VMware
4 21 (9.46%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.76%) Splunk
6 14 (6.31%) SAP
7 13 (5.86%) ServiceNow
8 12 (5.41%) ArcSight
9 11 (4.95%) IBM
10 7 (3.15%) Informatica
11 6 (2.70%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.25%) F5
12 5 (2.25%) WooCommerce
13 4 (1.80%) Ab Initio
13 4 (1.80%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.35%) Cloudera
14 3 (1.35%) Google
14 3 (1.35%) HP
15 2 (0.90%) Cisco
15 2 (0.90%) Teradata