Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AWK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1090 1194
Rank change year-on-year -82 +104 -26
Permanent jobs citing AWK 31 81 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.047% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.086% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 63
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,450 £22,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £175,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

AWK is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

AWK
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in the UK

AWK
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWK.

Salary trend for AWK in the UK

AWK
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
England -61 27 £50,000 +11.11% 5
London -50 21 £50,000 +33.33% 4
UK excluding London -33 9 £50,000 - 1
South East +1 3 £61,250 +36.11%
South West -13 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland - 2 £28,500 -
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
North of England -8 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing AWK 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 with a requirement for AWK.

1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) Perl
2 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
3 17 (54.84%) sed
4 16 (51.61%) Python
5 14 (45.16%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) C++
6 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Ansible
8 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
9 7 (22.58%) Subversion
9 7 (22.58%) XML
9 7 (22.58%) Unix
9 7 (22.58%) SNMP
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
9 7 (22.58%) SDLC
10 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (19.35%) Puppet
10 6 (19.35%) Marketing
10 6 (19.35%) Ruby
10 6 (19.35%) JSON
10 6 (19.35%) NFS
10 6 (19.35%) LDAP
10 6 (19.35%) SMTP

AWK
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.45%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SNMP
2 6 (19.35%) SMTP
3 5 (16.13%) SMS
4 4 (12.90%) FTP
5 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) IMAP
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Data Lake
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
3 5 (16.13%) Automake
3 5 (16.13%) GCC
3 5 (16.13%) GDB
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Linux Support
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) LDAP
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) JDBC
5 1 (3.23%) scikit-learn
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
3 4 (12.90%) Video on Demand
4 3 (9.68%) Replication
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.45%) Verilog
6 1 (3.23%) ASIC
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Fintech
6 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.23%) SystemC
6 1 (3.23%) VHDL
6 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) SDLC
3 6 (19.35%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (19.35%) Validation
4 5 (16.13%) Change Control
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.13%) Push Notifications
5 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Bash Shell
1 18 (58.06%) Perl
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) sed
3 16 (51.61%) Python
4 14 (45.16%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) C++
5 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
6 6 (19.35%) Ruby
7 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.90%) C
9 2 (6.45%) Korn
9 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.45%) Tcl
10 1 (3.23%) HiveQL
10 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) NFS
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) NDS
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 6 (19.35%) Puppet
3 5 (16.13%) Nagios
3 5 (16.13%) systemd
4 4 (12.90%) Cacti
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.23%) Grafana
5 1 (3.23%) Graphite
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Rancher
5 1 (3.23%) Salt
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Cadence
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 2 (6.45%) Misys
3 2 (6.45%) Sybase
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Novell
4 1 (3.23%) Reuters
4 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Talend