Period
to 20 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWK
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 1165 1152
Rank change year-on-year +77 -13 -18
Permanent jobs citing AWK 53 41 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.023% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.041% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 52
UK median annual salary £62,500 £50,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.38% +5.79% +0.53%
10th Percentile £30,730 £36,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £58,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.47% -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 90,128 99,548 98,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 55.33% 52.84%
Number of salaries quoted 75,011 81,983 85,258
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for AWK in the UK

AWK
Top 8 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 November 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 52 £62,500 +23.76% 8
UK excluding London +81 29 £43,000 -9.47% 2
London +55 24 £70,000 +38.61% 6
East of England +48 20 £55,000 -4.35% 2
North of England +21 5 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £43,000 -
South East +16 3 £62,500 +1.63%
Scotland +7 1 £32,200 +7.33%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 48 (90.57%) Linux
2 47 (88.68%) Bash Shell
3 41 (77.36%) Unix
4 38 (71.70%) Oracle
5 37 (69.81%) Shell Script
6 26 (49.06%) Java
7 25 (47.17%) Perl
8 20 (37.74%) Python
8 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database
9 19 (35.85%) SQL
9 19 (35.85%) Windows
9 19 (35.85%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (32.08%) Web Services
10 17 (32.08%) WebSphere
11 16 (30.19%) WebLogic
11 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
11 16 (30.19%) SAN
11 16 (30.19%) Internet
12 15 (28.30%) JMS
12 15 (28.30%) JBoss
13 14 (26.42%) sed
14 13 (24.53%) HornetQ
14 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (24.53%) Puppet
14 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (24.53%) EJB 3.0
14 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
14 13 (24.53%) Java SE
14 13 (24.53%) Java EE

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 17 (32.08%) WebSphere
2 16 (30.19%) WebLogic
3 15 (28.30%) JBoss
4 13 (24.53%) GlassFish
4 13 (24.53%) MQSeries
5 12 (22.64%) OpenStack
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.89%) Apache
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.89%) IIS
9 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.77%) Kondor
2 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (24.53%) AWS CloudFormation
1 13 (24.53%) IaaS
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.87%) PaaS
2 10 (18.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Internet
1 16 (30.19%) SAN
1 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
2 13 (24.53%) DNS
3 12 (22.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (22.64%) VPN
4 10 (18.87%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) FTP
6 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.66%) OSPF
7 2 (3.77%) BGP
7 2 (3.77%) VRRP
7 2 (3.77%) VXLAN
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.89%) Multicast
8 1 (1.89%) SNMP
8 1 (1.89%) SSH
8 1 (1.89%) TACACS
8 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Maven
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Ant
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.89%) Firebug
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.89%) The Grinder
General
1 11 (20.75%) Back Office
2 10 (18.87%) French Language
2 10 (18.87%) German Language
2 10 (18.87%) Swedish Language
3 9 (16.98%) Finance
4 7 (13.21%) Banking
5 6 (11.32%) Front Office
6 5 (9.43%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.89%) Electronics
7 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Architect
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (16.98%) Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Support
5 6 (11.32%) Lead Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Support
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 15 (28.30%) JMS
3 13 (24.53%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (24.53%) EJB
3 13 (24.53%) EJB 3.0
3 13 (24.53%) HornetQ
3 13 (24.53%) Java EE
3 13 (24.53%) Java SE
3 13 (24.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (7.55%) JSON
5 4 (7.55%) Middleware
5 4 (7.55%) RESTful
6 3 (5.66%) J2EE
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.77%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.77%) XSLT
8 1 (1.89%) JSP
8 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (24.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (24.53%) Replication
3 9 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
5 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.55%) Equities
6 4 (7.55%) SWIFT
7 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
7 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Linux
2 41 (77.36%) Unix
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Solaris
5 3 (5.66%) CentOS
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
1 13 (24.53%) Deployment Automation
1 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (24.53%) Migration
1 13 (24.53%) SOA
2 10 (18.87%) Presales
3 8 (15.09%) Low Latency
4 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) Service Management
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) Bash Shell
2 37 (69.81%) Shell Script
3 26 (49.06%) Java
4 25 (47.17%) Perl
5 20 (37.74%) Python
6 19 (35.85%) SQL
7 14 (26.42%) sed
8 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
9 11 (20.75%) Korn
10 7 (13.21%) C-shell
11 4 (7.55%) Bourne shell
12 3 (5.66%) C#
12 3 (5.66%) C++
12 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
13 2 (3.77%) Ruby
13 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) AWS Certification
3 6 (11.32%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) OCA
4 3 (5.66%) OCP
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (5.66%) RHCE
4 3 (5.66%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
1 9 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) GlusterFS
3 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) Samba
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (24.53%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Data Guard
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.66%) Ansible
3 3 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (5.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.89%) Grafana
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) IBM
3 12 (22.64%) VMware
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Sun
6 6 (11.32%) GoldenSource
6 6 (11.32%) Sybase
7 5 (9.43%) Bloomberg
7 5 (9.43%) Reuters
8 4 (7.55%) EMC
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.66%) Brocade
9 3 (5.66%) Centrify
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco
9 3 (5.66%) HP
9 3 (5.66%) Solace
9 3 (5.66%) StorageTek
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas
10 2 (3.77%) Misys
10 2 (3.77%) TIBCO