Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bash Shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bash Shell over the 6 months to 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 172 164
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Bash Shell 1,577 2,451 3,215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.09% 2.02% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 3.74% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,452 2,112 2,811
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,816 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,386
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,593 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.19% +11.11%

Bash Shell 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 42,701 65,563 82,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.65% 54.06% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35,418 54,531 69,117
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Bash Shell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bash Shell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Bash Shell.

Salary trend for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bash Shell over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Bash Shell in the UK

Bash Shell
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bash Shell within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 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
England +18 1,423 £60,000 - 413
UK excluding London +15 852 £52,500 +1.76% 275
London -1 642 £72,500 +3.57% 159
Work from Home -12 273 £57,500 +9.52% 90
North of England +42 231 £57,500 +9.52% 61
South West +26 180 £50,000 +11.11% 53
Midlands +73 144 £50,000 - 43
South East -40 139 £52,000 -9.57% 60
North West +38 125 £57,500 +9.52% 35
West Midlands +59 101 £51,000 +0.45% 22
Yorkshire +36 93 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Scotland +29 70 £52,500 +8.81% 14
East of England +38 67 £57,500 +9.52% 35
East Midlands +37 40 £40,000 -15.79% 21
Wales -29 16 £57,500 +27.78% 4
North East +7 13 £35,000 -8.72% 7
Northern Ireland -9 6 £42,500 +32.81% 5
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, IT jobs citing Bash Shell 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 Bash Shell.

1 1,158 (73.43%) Python
2 1,021 (64.74%) Linux
3 866 (54.91%) DevOps
4 684 (43.37%) AWS
5 678 (42.99%) Ansible
6 654 (41.47%) Docker
7 592 (37.54%) Terraform
8 578 (36.65%) Kubernetes
9 545 (34.56%) Azure
10 523 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
11 522 (33.10%) PowerShell
12 451 (28.60%) Jenkins
13 411 (26.06%) Git (software)
14 399 (25.30%) Puppet
15 363 (23.02%) Windows
16 362 (22.95%) Infrastructure as Code
17 345 (21.88%) Java
18 343 (21.75%) Configuration Management
19 305 (19.34%) SQL
20 294 (18.64%) VMware
21 263 (16.68%) Finance
22 239 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 238 (15.09%) JavaScript
24 237 (15.03%) GCP
25 232 (14.71%) Ruby
26 231 (14.65%) Perl
27 229 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
28 218 (13.82%) Unix
29 215 (13.63%) Microsoft
30 214 (13.57%) Opscode Chef

Bash Shell
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
1 107 (6.79%) Confluence
2 95 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (4.82%) Apache
4 45 (2.85%) Apache Spark
4 45 (2.85%) nginx
5 35 (2.22%) IIS
6 27 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 17 (1.08%) Tornado
9 9 (0.57%) CMS
10 8 (0.51%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.44%) ejabberd
11 7 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.32%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.32%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.32%) WordPress
14 4 (0.25%) OpenROAD
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.38%) Gephi
4 5 (0.32%) Stata
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) Magento
2 5 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.063%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 684 (43.37%) AWS
2 545 (34.56%) Azure
3 237 (15.03%) GCP
4 116 (7.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 113 (7.17%) GitHub
6 90 (5.71%) PaaS
7 88 (5.58%) Serverless
8 76 (4.82%) IaaS
9 71 (4.50%) Datadog
10 67 (4.25%) SaaS
11 66 (4.19%) Amazon EKS
12 64 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
13 59 (3.74%) Amazon ECS
14 58 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
15 56 (3.55%) Pulumi
16 54 (3.42%) Amazon S3
17 49 (3.11%) OpenShift
18 45 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
19 35 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
20 29 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (9.70%) Firewall
2 114 (7.23%) DNS
3 111 (7.04%) VPN
4 109 (6.91%) TCP/IP
5 74 (4.69%) VLAN
6 56 (3.55%) IPv4
7 52 (3.30%) HTTP
8 50 (3.17%) OSPF
9 49 (3.11%) DHCP
10 34 (2.16%) SSL
11 32 (2.03%) Internet
12 29 (1.84%) FTP
13 26 (1.65%) SSH
14 24 (1.52%) LAN
15 22 (1.40%) SAN
16 21 (1.33%) WAN
17 18 (1.14%) Network Security
18 15 (0.95%) SMTP
18 15 (0.95%) Wireless
19 14 (0.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (12.18%) PostgreSQL
2 191 (12.11%) MySQL
3 131 (8.31%) SQL Server
4 118 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 113 (7.17%) Redis
6 96 (6.09%) Big Data
7 79 (5.01%) MariaDB
8 66 (4.19%) NoSQL
9 48 (3.04%) Hadoop
10 46 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 46 (2.92%) Cosmos DB
11 43 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
12 38 (2.41%) Relational Database
13 31 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (1.52%) GIS
15 23 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 20 (1.27%) Blockchain
17 19 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (1.14%) Oracle Database
19 14 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 451 (28.60%) Jenkins
2 411 (26.06%) Git (software)
3 197 (12.49%) JIRA
4 119 (7.55%) GitLab
5 96 (6.09%) Subversion
6 93 (5.90%) TeamCity
7 76 (4.82%) Bitbucket
8 62 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 51 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 39 (2.47%) Maven
12 35 (2.22%) Artifactory
13 23 (1.46%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (1.27%) SonarQube
14 20 (1.27%) Travis CI
15 18 (1.14%) Gradle
15 18 (1.14%) Selenium
16 14 (0.89%) Gerrit
17 13 (0.82%) Postman
General
1 263 (16.68%) Finance
2 76 (4.82%) Banking
3 62 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 57 (3.61%) Public Sector
5 56 (3.55%) Games
6 53 (3.36%) Retail
7 50 (3.17%) Law
8 47 (2.98%) Marketing
9 41 (2.60%) Legal
10 27 (1.71%) Electronics
11 26 (1.65%) Front Office
12 25 (1.59%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.27%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.63%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.57%) French Language
16 9 (0.57%) German Language
17 8 (0.51%) Automotive
17 8 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 532 (33.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 168 (10.65%) Developer
3 149 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
4 123 (7.80%) AWS Engineer
5 114 (7.23%) Administrator
5 114 (7.23%) Senior DevOps
6 108 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 105 (6.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 103 (6.53%) Azure Engineer
9 97 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
10 95 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
11 92 (5.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 86 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 81 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
14 78 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 62 (3.93%) Azure DevOps
16 61 (3.87%) Platform Engineer
17 58 (3.68%) Analyst
18 56 (3.55%) Software Engineer
19 53 (3.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (9.00%) Web Services
2 113 (7.17%) Node.js
3 83 (5.26%) Kafka
4 75 (4.76%) .NET
5 74 (4.69%) HTML
6 51 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
7 42 (2.66%) CSS
8 41 (2.60%) React
9 40 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
9 40 (2.54%) Spring
10 37 (2.35%) JSON
10 37 (2.35%) REST
11 36 (2.28%) AngularJS
11 36 (2.28%) XML
12 35 (2.22%) YAML
13 33 (2.09%) RESTful
14 28 (1.78%) HTML5
14 28 (1.78%) Spring Boot
15 26 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
16 24 (1.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.61%) Public Cloud
2 118 (7.48%) Linux Command Line
3 95 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (4.95%) Cloud Native
5 63 (3.99%) Data Centre
6 40 (2.54%) Replication
7 38 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (2.09%) Clustering
9 32 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 31 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
12 25 (1.59%) PKI
13 23 (1.46%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.33%) Data Structures
15 19 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 19 (1.20%) Virtual Team
16 18 (1.14%) Management Information System
17 17 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (1.01%) Derivative
18 16 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,021 (64.74%) Linux
2 363 (23.02%) Windows
3 218 (13.82%) Unix
4 177 (11.22%) CentOS
5 135 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 128 (8.12%) Ubuntu
7 118 (7.48%) Windows Server
8 57 (3.61%) Windows Server 2016
9 53 (3.36%) Debian
10 32 (2.03%) Solaris
11 21 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.14%) Android
14 16 (1.01%) Fedora
15 11 (0.70%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
17 8 (0.51%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.44%) VMS
18 7 (0.44%) Windows 10
19 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (54.91%) DevOps
2 523 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (22.95%) Infrastructure as Code
4 343 (21.75%) Configuration Management
5 229 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
6 184 (11.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 179 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
8 164 (10.40%) Scrum
9 153 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 140 (8.88%) Data Science
10 140 (8.88%) Machine Learning
11 137 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 131 (8.31%) DevSecOps
12 131 (8.31%) Software Engineering
13 129 (8.18%) Analytics
14 126 (7.99%) Microservices
15 116 (7.36%) SDLC
16 106 (6.72%) Computer Science
17 102 (6.47%) Infrastructure Automation
18 101 (6.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,158 (73.43%) Python
2 522 (33.10%) PowerShell
3 345 (21.88%) Java
4 305 (19.34%) SQL
5 238 (15.09%) JavaScript
6 232 (14.71%) Ruby
7 231 (14.65%) Perl
8 195 (12.37%) Go
9 177 (11.22%) C#
10 148 (9.38%) PHP
11 131 (8.31%) Shell Script
12 86 (5.45%) Groovy
13 73 (4.63%) C++
14 71 (4.50%) C
15 54 (3.42%) TypeScript
16 40 (2.54%) Scala
17 21 (1.33%) R
18 20 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.01%) Clojure
20 14 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 149 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 146 (9.26%) Degree
3 114 (7.23%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (2.66%) RHCE
6 36 (2.28%) AWS Certification
7 35 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (1.97%) GIAC
9 24 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.14%) MCSE
11 14 (0.89%) MCSA
12 13 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.76%) CISSP
14 11 (0.70%) CCNA
14 11 (0.70%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.70%) OSCP
15 10 (0.63%) OSCE
15 10 (0.63%) SANS
15 10 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.54%) QA
2 36 (2.28%) GDPR
3 34 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.33%) NIST
5 19 (1.20%) SLA
6 16 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.70%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.44%) MiFID
10 7 (0.44%) NCSC
11 6 (0.38%) OpenSCAP
12 5 (0.32%) GPG13
13 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.063%) COBIT
14 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 654 (41.47%) Docker
2 239 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (7.17%) Active Directory
4 65 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 62 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (2.54%) Xen
7 34 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (1.97%) KVM
9 23 (1.46%) vSphere
10 15 (0.95%) NFS
10 15 (0.95%) Postfix
11 14 (0.89%) Samba
12 13 (0.82%) Firmware
12 13 (0.82%) HDFS
13 11 (0.70%) Ceph
14 10 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.57%) VirtualBox
16 7 (0.44%) iptables
16 7 (0.44%) Kamailio
16 7 (0.44%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 678 (42.99%) Ansible
2 592 (37.54%) Terraform
3 578 (36.65%) Kubernetes
4 399 (25.30%) Puppet
5 214 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
6 142 (9.00%) Prometheus
7 114 (7.23%) Grafana
8 46 (2.92%) Nagios
9 25 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 25 (1.59%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.14%) Packer
11 17 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
12 16 (1.01%) CFEngine
12 16 (1.01%) Consul
13 15 (0.95%) vCenter Server
14 13 (0.82%) Rundeck
15 12 (0.76%) Rancher
16 11 (0.70%) SCCM
17 10 (0.63%) linkerd
17 10 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 294 (18.64%) VMware
2 215 (13.63%) Microsoft
3 192 (12.18%) Red Hat
4 145 (9.19%) Google
5 116 (7.36%) Oracle
6 65 (4.12%) Splunk
7 60 (3.80%) Atlassian
8 58 (3.68%) New Relic
9 56 (3.55%) SaltStack
10 31 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (1.90%) SAP
12 29 (1.84%) Cisco
13 21 (1.33%) HP
14 19 (1.20%) Dynatrace
15 16 (1.01%) AppDynamics
16 15 (0.95%) IBM
17 13 (0.82%) SonicWALL
18 12 (0.76%) SolarWinds
19 11 (0.70%) Apple
19 11 (0.70%) Citrix