Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 158 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Bash Shell 2,540 1,501 3,468
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.23% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 3.96% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,794 1,222 2,506
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £35,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,500 £73,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 62,239 37,932 77,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.90% 56.34% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42,803 31,477 64,037
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +6 2,319 £64,000 +6.67% 531
UK excluding London -18 1,297 £57,500 +15.00% 281
London +2 1,069 £75,000 +7.14% 271
Work from Home -67 425 £62,500 +13.64% 80
South East -6 366 £60,000 +15.38% 68
North of England 0 339 £60,000 +14.29% 72
South West +7 261 £49,500 -2.55% 42
Midlands -11 177 £57,500 +17.95% 45
North West +13 160 £60,000 +14.29% 36
Yorkshire -16 160 £60,000 +9.09% 31
West Midlands -38 99 £65,000 +30.00% 32
East Midlands +1 76 £42,500 -10.53% 13
Scotland -49 65 £55,000 +15.79% 16
East of England -79 52 £57,500 +6.98% 30
North East -21 21 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wales -45 20 £40,000 - 3
Northern Ireland -30 18 £26,000 -13.33% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1,779 (70.04%) Python
2 1,523 (59.96%) DevOps
3 1,462 (57.56%) Linux
4 1,284 (50.55%) AWS
5 1,162 (45.75%) Azure
6 1,081 (42.56%) Docker
7 1,071 (42.17%) Terraform
8 1,058 (41.65%) Kubernetes
9 994 (39.13%) PowerShell
10 945 (37.20%) Ansible
11 875 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
12 729 (28.70%) Jenkins
13 680 (26.77%) Infrastructure as Code
14 664 (26.14%) Puppet
15 612 (24.09%) Git (software)
16 510 (20.08%) Java
17 499 (19.65%) Windows
18 491 (19.33%) SQL
19 486 (19.13%) Finance
20 468 (18.43%) Configuration Management
21 464 (18.27%) GCP
22 434 (17.09%) JavaScript
23 421 (16.57%) Social Skills
24 391 (15.39%) Microsoft
25 389 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
26 377 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
27 341 (13.43%) MySQL
28 333 (13.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
29 326 (12.83%) Unix
30 321 (12.64%) Ruby

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
1 133 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
2 114 (4.49%) Apache
3 108 (4.25%) Confluence
4 70 (2.76%) nginx
5 58 (2.28%) IIS
6 57 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 45 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 36 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 32 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
10 31 (1.22%) GemFire
11 30 (1.18%) WordPress
12 21 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.71%) SharePoint
14 17 (0.67%) JBoss
15 12 (0.47%) CMS
16 11 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.39%) ejabberd
17 10 (0.39%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.35%) WebSphere
19 8 (0.31%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.20%) Stata
3 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.16%) Sketch
4 3 (0.12%) Gephi
5 2 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.039%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.63%) Magento
3 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.24%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.039%) Actimize
7 1 (0.039%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.039%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,284 (50.55%) AWS
2 1,162 (45.75%) Azure
3 464 (18.27%) GCP
4 250 (9.84%) GitHub
5 249 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 238 (9.37%) PaaS
7 221 (8.70%) SaaS
7 221 (8.70%) Serverless
8 194 (7.64%) IaaS
9 137 (5.39%) Datadog
10 119 (4.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 101 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
12 100 (3.94%) Amazon ECS
13 99 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
14 92 (3.62%) Amazon EKS
15 91 (3.58%) GitHub Actions
16 83 (3.27%) OpenShift
17 82 (3.23%) Pulumi
18 72 (2.83%) Amazon S3
19 70 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 280 (11.02%) Firewall
2 155 (6.10%) HTTP
3 147 (5.79%) VPN
4 144 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 128 (5.04%) DNS
6 92 (3.62%) IPv4
7 73 (2.87%) VLAN
8 69 (2.72%) OSPF
9 60 (2.36%) SSL
10 48 (1.89%) LAN
11 46 (1.81%) Broadband
12 42 (1.65%) WAN
13 39 (1.54%) DHCP
14 38 (1.50%) Internet
15 35 (1.38%) SSH
16 33 (1.30%) Calico
16 33 (1.30%) SMTP
17 31 (1.22%) Network Security
18 28 (1.10%) SAN
18 28 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (13.43%) MySQL
2 295 (11.61%) PostgreSQL
3 215 (8.46%) MongoDB
4 166 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 160 (6.30%) Redis
6 147 (5.79%) NoSQL
7 143 (5.63%) MariaDB
8 85 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 83 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 76 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
11 75 (2.95%) Big Data
12 63 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 53 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 40 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (1.02%) Data Lake
17 25 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (0.98%) BigQuery
18 23 (0.91%) Oracle Database
19 22 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 729 (28.70%) Jenkins
2 612 (24.09%) Git (software)
3 210 (8.27%) JIRA
4 164 (6.46%) GitLab
5 151 (5.94%) TeamCity
6 116 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 105 (4.13%) Subversion
8 87 (3.43%) Selenium
9 72 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 70 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 65 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
12 63 (2.48%) Bitbucket
13 61 (2.40%) JMeter
14 56 (2.20%) Cucumber
15 48 (1.89%) Maven
16 44 (1.73%) Gradle
17 36 (1.42%) Travis CI
18 35 (1.38%) gulp
19 34 (1.34%) Visual Studio
20 31 (1.22%) Protractor
General
1 486 (19.13%) Finance
2 421 (16.57%) Social Skills
3 167 (6.57%) Banking
4 118 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (4.25%) Law
6 89 (3.50%) Public Sector
7 81 (3.19%) Retail
8 73 (2.87%) Telecoms
9 72 (2.83%) Games
10 66 (2.60%) Marketing
11 58 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 43 (1.69%) Front Office
13 36 (1.42%) Legal
14 34 (1.34%) Investment Banking
15 31 (1.22%) Documentation Skills
15 31 (1.22%) Financial Institution
16 26 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
17 25 (0.98%) Retail Banking
18 21 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
19 20 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 932 (36.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 282 (11.10%) Developer
3 278 (10.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 207 (8.15%) Azure Engineer
4 207 (8.15%) Senior DevOps
5 200 (7.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 182 (7.17%) AWS Engineer
6 182 (7.17%) Platform Engineer
7 153 (6.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 139 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 136 (5.35%) Architect
10 132 (5.20%) AWS DevOps
11 125 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
12 122 (4.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 105 (4.13%) Azure DevOps
14 100 (3.94%) Administrator
15 90 (3.54%) Analyst
15 90 (3.54%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 84 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
17 82 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (9.02%) Node.js
2 228 (8.98%) .NET
3 191 (7.52%) Web Services
4 141 (5.55%) HTML
5 138 (5.43%) Kafka
6 133 (5.24%) Elastic Stack
7 131 (5.16%) REST
8 106 (4.17%) ARM Templates
9 102 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
9 102 (4.02%) React
10 95 (3.74%) CSS
11 93 (3.66%) JSON
12 91 (3.58%) LAMP
13 77 (3.03%) .NET Core
14 73 (2.87%) AngularJS
15 71 (2.80%) Spring
16 67 (2.64%) YAML
17 65 (2.56%) SOAP
18 58 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
18 58 (2.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 233 (9.17%) Public Cloud
2 184 (7.24%) Linux Command Line
3 130 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 91 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 62 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.40%) Cloud Native
8 57 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 56 (2.20%) User Experience
10 52 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
11 51 (2.01%) Private Cloud
12 50 (1.97%) PKI
12 50 (1.97%) Virtual Team
13 44 (1.73%) Social Media
14 39 (1.54%) Equities
15 37 (1.46%) Management Information System
16 33 (1.30%) Clustering
16 33 (1.30%) NHS
17 32 (1.26%) Data Structures
18 28 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,462 (57.56%) Linux
2 499 (19.65%) Windows
3 326 (12.83%) Unix
4 218 (8.58%) CentOS
5 151 (5.94%) Ubuntu
6 147 (5.79%) Windows Server
7 127 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (3.15%) Windows Server 2016
9 65 (2.56%) Debian
10 37 (1.46%) Solaris
11 26 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
12 24 (0.94%) Android
12 24 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.51%) AIX
16 11 (0.43%) SUSE
17 10 (0.39%) VMS
18 9 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,523 (59.96%) DevOps
2 875 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (26.77%) Infrastructure as Code
4 468 (18.43%) Configuration Management
5 377 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
6 333 (13.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 252 (9.92%) Software Engineering
8 243 (9.57%) Scrum
9 226 (8.90%) Computer Science
10 217 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
11 209 (8.23%) Microservices
12 196 (7.72%) Data Science
13 194 (7.64%) Test Automation
14 181 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 173 (6.81%) Analytics
16 166 (6.54%) ITIL
17 152 (5.98%) SDLC
18 151 (5.94%) Mentoring
19 143 (5.63%) Machine Learning
20 140 (5.51%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,779 (70.04%) Python
2 994 (39.13%) PowerShell
3 510 (20.08%) Java
4 491 (19.33%) SQL
5 434 (17.09%) JavaScript
6 321 (12.64%) Ruby
7 312 (12.28%) PHP
8 299 (11.77%) Perl
9 295 (11.61%) Go
10 285 (11.22%) C#
11 139 (5.47%) C
12 135 (5.31%) C++
12 135 (5.31%) Groovy
13 126 (4.96%) TypeScript
14 124 (4.88%) Shell Script
15 45 (1.77%) Scala
16 42 (1.65%) ES6
17 25 (0.98%) Java 8
18 24 (0.94%) Korn
19 20 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 284 (11.18%) Degree
2 217 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 136 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 107 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 44 (1.73%) RHCE
7 39 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.30%) GIAC
8 33 (1.30%) OCP
8 33 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 32 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.79%) CCNA
12 17 (0.67%) OSCP
13 16 (0.63%) RHCSA
14 10 (0.39%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.39%) MCSE
15 9 (0.35%) HND
15 9 (0.35%) MCSA
15 9 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.37%) QA
2 59 (2.32%) SLA
3 44 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 40 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.91%) MiFID
6 19 (0.75%) GDPR
7 16 (0.63%) NIST
8 10 (0.39%) GRC
9 8 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.20%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.16%) Accessibility
11 4 (0.16%) JTAG
11 4 (0.16%) NCSC
11 4 (0.16%) WAI
11 4 (0.16%) WCAG
12 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.12%) PSD2
12 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.12%) SOC 1
12 3 (0.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,081 (42.56%) Docker
2 240 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (4.53%) Active Directory
4 74 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.06%) vSphere
8 22 (0.87%) Postfix
9 20 (0.79%) iptables
10 17 (0.67%) KVM
11 15 (0.59%) NFS
11 15 (0.59%) Xen
12 12 (0.47%) Firmware
12 12 (0.47%) Kamailio
12 12 (0.47%) QEMU
13 8 (0.31%) Samba
13 8 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.28%) LXC
15 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,071 (42.17%) Terraform
2 1,058 (41.65%) Kubernetes
3 945 (37.20%) Ansible
4 664 (26.14%) Puppet
5 389 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
6 222 (8.74%) Grafana
7 185 (7.28%) Prometheus
8 63 (2.48%) Nagios
9 59 (2.32%) Kibana
10 33 (1.30%) CFEngine
11 30 (1.18%) ZABBIX
12 29 (1.14%) HAProxy
13 28 (1.10%) SCCM
14 27 (1.06%) Consul
15 25 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
15 25 (0.98%) Packer
16 20 (0.79%) Salt
17 17 (0.67%) Rundeck
18 16 (0.63%) FortiGate
19 15 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 391 (15.39%) Microsoft
2 292 (11.50%) VMware
3 260 (10.24%) Google
4 223 (8.78%) Oracle
5 222 (8.74%) Red Hat
6 113 (4.45%) Splunk
7 98 (3.86%) New Relic
8 91 (3.58%) Cisco
9 88 (3.46%) SaltStack
10 47 (1.85%) Atlassian
11 36 (1.42%) HP
12 32 (1.26%) IBM
13 26 (1.02%) Dynatrace
14 23 (0.91%) Bloomberg
14 23 (0.91%) Juniper
15 21 (0.83%) Apple
15 21 (0.83%) F5
16 20 (0.79%) AppDynamics
16 20 (0.79%) NetApp
16 20 (0.79%) PayPal