Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1053 1153 1114
Rank change year-on-year +100 -39 +58
Permanent jobs citing AWK 64 48 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.027% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 0.049% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 54
UK median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £38,283 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £115,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% +11.11%

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 83,079 98,015 94,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.91% 55.67% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68,692 82,452 80,618
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 10 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 22 February 2019. 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 +134 63 £68,750 +37.50% 5
London +61 40 £77,500 +55.00% 2
UK excluding London +75 24 £65,000 +23.81% 3
East of England +82 13 £40,192 -30.10%
South East +42 7 £66,500 +8.13% 1
North of England +48 2 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +43 2 £42,500 -
Scotland +5 1 £32,200 +12.98%
West Midlands - 1 £48,000 -
Midlands - 1 £48,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 54 (84.38%) Linux
2 51 (79.69%) Bash Shell
3 43 (67.19%) Unix
4 41 (64.06%) Oracle
5 32 (50.00%) Java
6 31 (48.44%) Shell Script
7 25 (39.06%) sed
8 22 (34.38%) SQL
9 20 (31.25%) Python
9 20 (31.25%) Sun
9 20 (31.25%) Low Latency
9 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database
10 19 (29.69%) Oracle Coherence
10 19 (29.69%) Front Office
10 19 (29.69%) VMware
10 19 (29.69%) GoldenSource
11 18 (28.13%) Windows
11 18 (28.13%) SAN
12 17 (26.56%) Web Services
13 16 (25.00%) Perl
13 16 (25.00%) Finance
13 16 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (23.44%) Degree
14 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (23.44%) Replication
14 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
15 14 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (21.88%) Back Office

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 19 (29.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (20.31%) OpenStack
3 12 (18.75%) JBoss
4 11 (17.19%) GlassFish
4 11 (17.19%) MQSeries
4 11 (17.19%) WebLogic
4 11 (17.19%) WebSphere
5 10 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.56%) Apache
7 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (17.19%) IaaS
4 8 (12.50%) PaaS
4 8 (12.50%) SaaS
5 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) SAN
2 14 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.75%) Firewall
3 12 (18.75%) VPN
4 11 (17.19%) DNS
4 11 (17.19%) Internet
5 10 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (10.94%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.25%) SMS
9 2 (3.13%) VLAN
10 1 (1.56%) BGP
10 1 (1.56%) FTP
10 1 (1.56%) Multicast
10 1 (1.56%) OSPF
10 1 (1.56%) SSH
10 1 (1.56%) VRRP
10 1 (1.56%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Hudson
1 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 19 (29.69%) Front Office
2 16 (25.00%) Finance
3 14 (21.88%) Back Office
4 13 (20.31%) Banking
4 13 (20.31%) General Ledger
5 9 (14.06%) French Language
5 9 (14.06%) German Language
5 9 (14.06%) Swedish Language
6 4 (6.25%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Architect
2 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Development Specialist
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.81%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) Web Services
2 11 (17.19%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (17.19%) EJB
2 11 (17.19%) EJB 3.0
2 11 (17.19%) HornetQ
2 11 (17.19%) Java EE
2 11 (17.19%) Java SE
2 11 (17.19%) JMS
2 11 (17.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (12.50%) XML
4 6 (9.38%) JSON
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 4 (6.25%) CSS
7 3 (4.69%) D3.js
7 3 (4.69%) Django
7 3 (4.69%) Flask
7 3 (4.69%) jQuery
8 2 (3.13%) Middleware
8 2 (3.13%) RESTful
9 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (23.44%) Replication
3 11 (17.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (17.19%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Fintech
6 1 (1.56%) Equities
6 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 54 (84.38%) Linux
2 43 (67.19%) Unix
3 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.94%) CentOS
5 7 (10.94%) Solaris
6 2 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Low Latency
2 14 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (20.31%) DevOps
3 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
4 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (18.75%) Service Management
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
5 11 (17.19%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (17.19%) Migration
5 11 (17.19%) Performance Management
5 11 (17.19%) SOA
6 10 (15.63%) Problem Management
6 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.63%) Trend Analysis
7 8 (12.50%) Presales
8 7 (10.94%) Benchmarking
9 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) Business Continuity
10 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 51 (79.69%) Bash Shell
2 32 (50.00%) Java
3 31 (48.44%) Shell Script
4 25 (39.06%) sed
5 22 (34.38%) SQL
6 20 (31.25%) Python
7 16 (25.00%) Perl
8 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.75%) C#
9 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 11 (17.19%) C++
11 8 (12.50%) Bourne shell
11 8 (12.50%) Korn
12 4 (6.25%) C
13 3 (4.69%) tcsh
13 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.56%) PHP
14 1 (1.56%) Ruby
14 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) AWS Certification
2 6 (9.38%) Master's Degree
3 5 (7.81%) OCA
3 5 (7.81%) OCP
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (7.81%) RHCE
3 5 (7.81%) RHCSA
4 3 (4.69%) PhD
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.94%) GlusterFS
3 7 (10.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (7.81%) NFS
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) ITRS Geneos
1 11 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (10.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.13%) SnapMirror
3 2 (3.13%) SnapVault
3 2 (3.13%) vMotion
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Oracle
2 20 (31.25%) Sun
3 19 (29.69%) GoldenSource
3 19 (29.69%) VMware
4 13 (20.31%) Bloomberg
4 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.31%) Reuters
5 11 (17.19%) Solace
6 8 (12.50%) IBM
6 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.94%) Brocade
7 7 (10.94%) Centrify
7 7 (10.94%) EMC
7 7 (10.94%) HP
7 7 (10.94%) StorageTek
7 7 (10.94%) Veritas
8 4 (6.25%) NetApp
9 3 (4.69%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) Sybase