Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 165 162
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Bash Shell 2,684 1,006 3,085
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.10% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 3.55% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,930 798 2,262
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £59,102
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -2.71% +7.46%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.07% +2.50% +4.17%

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 67,133 28,374 73,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.90% 59.24% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44,690 24,230 60,636
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 2,444 £65,000 +13.04% 549
UK excluding London -35 1,241 £60,000 +17.07% 291
London +25 1,231 £75,000 +11.11% 279
Work from Home -62 500 £65,000 +18.18% 107
South East -4 385 £55,000 +10.00% 60
North of England -22 327 £60,000 +12.15% 79
South West -7 234 £50,000 -3.09% 35
North West -23 165 £62,250 +18.57% 51
Midlands -47 157 £60,000 +26.32% 50
Yorkshire -30 138 £60,000 - 22
West Midlands -80 91 £65,000 +33.33% 31
East Midlands -28 64 £42,500 -2.86% 19
Scotland -77 59 £60,000 +14.29% 17
East of England -116 50 £57,500 +9.52% 40
North East -16 25 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Wales -43 23 £40,074 -15.19% 7
Northern Ireland -38 10 £26,000 -52.73% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,870 (69.67%) Python
2 1,672 (62.30%) DevOps
3 1,459 (54.36%) Linux
4 1,368 (50.97%) AWS
5 1,235 (46.01%) Azure
6 1,174 (43.74%) Terraform
7 1,162 (43.29%) Kubernetes
8 1,107 (41.24%) Docker
9 1,073 (39.98%) PowerShell
10 998 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
11 952 (35.47%) Ansible
12 792 (29.51%) Jenkins
13 689 (25.67%) Infrastructure as Code
14 672 (25.04%) Puppet
15 616 (22.95%) Git (software)
16 559 (20.83%) Java
17 538 (20.04%) Windows
18 507 (18.89%) Social Skills
19 499 (18.59%) SQL
20 491 (18.29%) GCP
21 484 (18.03%) Finance
22 476 (17.73%) Configuration Management
23 465 (17.32%) JavaScript
24 442 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
25 433 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
26 374 (13.93%) MySQL
27 370 (13.79%) Unix
28 369 (13.75%) Microsoft
29 344 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
30 340 (12.67%) 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
1 130 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 109 (4.06%) Apache
3 81 (3.02%) Confluence
4 71 (2.65%) Apache Spark
5 66 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 55 (2.05%) nginx
7 47 (1.75%) IIS
8 42 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
9 37 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 31 (1.15%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.12%) GemFire
12 29 (1.08%) WebLogic
13 27 (1.01%) JBoss
13 27 (1.01%) SharePoint
14 20 (0.75%) Jupyter
15 16 (0.60%) WordPress
16 15 (0.56%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 8 (0.30%) MS Exchange
18 8 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.037%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.34%) Magento
4 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.075%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.075%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.037%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,368 (50.97%) AWS
2 1,235 (46.01%) Azure
3 491 (18.29%) GCP
4 344 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 292 (10.88%) GitHub
6 285 (10.62%) Serverless
7 265 (9.87%) SaaS
8 255 (9.50%) PaaS
9 209 (7.79%) IaaS
10 143 (5.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 134 (4.99%) AWS Lambda
12 128 (4.77%) Amazon EC2
13 116 (4.32%) Datadog
14 107 (3.99%) Amazon S3
14 107 (3.99%) GitHub Actions
15 105 (3.91%) Amazon ECS
16 94 (3.50%) Amazon EKS
17 90 (3.35%) OpenShift
18 88 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 87 (3.24%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 294 (10.95%) Firewall
2 179 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 174 (6.48%) HTTP
4 141 (5.25%) DNS
5 117 (4.36%) VPN
6 67 (2.50%) Broadband
7 54 (2.01%) SSL
7 54 (2.01%) VLAN
8 46 (1.71%) IPv4
9 43 (1.60%) DHCP
10 40 (1.49%) Internet
11 38 (1.42%) Network Security
12 37 (1.38%) FTP
12 37 (1.38%) OSPF
13 36 (1.34%) HTTPS
13 36 (1.34%) SMTP
14 35 (1.30%) SSH
15 34 (1.27%) Bluetooth
15 34 (1.27%) DVB
16 32 (1.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (13.93%) MySQL
2 270 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
3 219 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 141 (5.25%) Redis
5 139 (5.18%) MariaDB
6 138 (5.14%) SQL Server
7 136 (5.07%) NoSQL
8 127 (4.73%) Relational Database
9 115 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
10 97 (3.61%) Big Data
11 80 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
12 69 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 60 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 49 (1.83%) Data Lake
15 47 (1.75%) Hadoop
16 42 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
17 39 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 36 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
19 35 (1.30%) RDBMS
20 34 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 792 (29.51%) Jenkins
2 616 (22.95%) Git (software)
3 219 (8.16%) JIRA
4 211 (7.86%) GitLab
5 145 (5.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 142 (5.29%) TeamCity
7 92 (3.43%) Selenium
8 76 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 76 (2.83%) JMeter
9 75 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (2.65%) Subversion
11 62 (2.31%) Bitbucket
12 60 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 50 (1.86%) Maven
14 47 (1.75%) CircleCI
15 43 (1.60%) Cucumber
16 36 (1.34%) SpecFlow
17 35 (1.30%) Gradle
18 34 (1.27%) GNU Toolchain
19 33 (1.23%) Moq
General
1 507 (18.89%) Social Skills
2 484 (18.03%) Finance
3 159 (5.92%) Banking
4 143 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 102 (3.80%) Public Sector
6 96 (3.58%) Retail
7 86 (3.20%) Law
8 74 (2.76%) Marketing
9 69 (2.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 64 (2.38%) Telecoms
11 58 (2.16%) Games
12 33 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
12 33 (1.23%) Front Office
13 29 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 28 (1.04%) Financial Institution
15 27 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 23 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
17 22 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
18 18 (0.67%) Automotive
18 18 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 996 (37.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 318 (11.85%) Developer
3 294 (10.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 205 (7.64%) Senior DevOps
5 203 (7.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 201 (7.49%) Platform Engineer
7 200 (7.45%) AWS Engineer
8 195 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
9 146 (5.44%) AWS DevOps
10 141 (5.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 141 (5.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 135 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 127 (4.73%) Architect
13 120 (4.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 118 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
15 104 (3.87%) Azure DevOps
16 99 (3.69%) Administrator
17 98 (3.65%) Security Engineer
18 95 (3.54%) Software Developer
19 85 (3.17%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (9.43%) .NET
2 214 (7.97%) Node.js
3 175 (6.52%) Kafka
4 173 (6.45%) Web Services
5 146 (5.44%) Elastic Stack
6 134 (4.99%) JSON
7 131 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
7 131 (4.88%) REST
8 129 (4.81%) HTML
9 117 (4.36%) React
10 102 (3.80%) ARM Templates
11 93 (3.46%) .NET Core
12 92 (3.43%) YAML
13 89 (3.32%) LAMP
14 85 (3.17%) AngularJS
15 81 (3.02%) Middleware
16 80 (2.98%) Spring
17 75 (2.79%) CSS
18 71 (2.65%) RESTful
19 56 (2.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.60%) Public Cloud
2 167 (6.22%) Linux Command Line
3 124 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 95 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (3.46%) Algorithms
6 77 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 75 (2.79%) User Experience
8 68 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 63 (2.35%) Cloud Native
9 63 (2.35%) Social Media
10 58 (2.16%) Private Cloud
11 55 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 49 (1.83%) PKI
13 42 (1.56%) Virtual Team
14 39 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
15 37 (1.38%) Data Structures
16 36 (1.34%) Legacy Applications
17 34 (1.27%) Clustering
17 34 (1.27%) Digital TV
17 34 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1,459 (54.36%) Linux
2 538 (20.04%) Windows
3 370 (13.79%) Unix
4 185 (6.89%) CentOS
5 129 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 128 (4.77%) Windows Server
7 91 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 64 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
9 63 (2.35%) Debian
10 38 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (1.34%) Android
12 34 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 33 (1.23%) AIX
14 30 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
15 28 (1.04%) Solaris
16 26 (0.97%) Apple iOS
17 14 (0.52%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.52%) SUSE
18 13 (0.48%) Windows 10
19 9 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,672 (62.30%) DevOps
2 998 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (25.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 476 (17.73%) Configuration Management
5 433 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 313 (11.66%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 305 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 264 (9.84%) Scrum
9 249 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
10 243 (9.05%) Analytics
11 225 (8.38%) Computer Science
12 207 (7.71%) Microservices
13 190 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 187 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 183 (6.82%) TDD
16 180 (6.71%) Data Science
17 177 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 163 (6.07%) Deployment Automation
19 158 (5.89%) Load Balancing
20 147 (5.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,870 (69.67%) Python
2 1,073 (39.98%) PowerShell
3 559 (20.83%) Java
4 499 (18.59%) SQL
5 465 (17.32%) JavaScript
6 340 (12.67%) Ruby
7 320 (11.92%) C#
8 313 (11.66%) Go
9 265 (9.87%) Perl
10 250 (9.31%) PHP
11 162 (6.04%) Shell Script
12 148 (5.51%) C++
13 141 (5.25%) C
14 132 (4.92%) TypeScript
15 126 (4.69%) Groovy
16 71 (2.65%) Scala
17 41 (1.53%) ES6
18 36 (1.34%) R
19 27 (1.01%) Java 8
20 22 (0.82%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 231 (8.61%) Degree
2 223 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 157 (5.85%) SC Cleared
4 101 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 72 (2.68%) AWS Certification
6 55 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
8 34 (1.27%) OCP
8 34 (1.27%) RHCE
9 32 (1.19%) CISSP
10 31 (1.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 22 (0.82%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.71%) CCNA
12 19 (0.71%) CCSP
12 19 (0.71%) GIAC
12 19 (0.71%) RHCSA
13 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.48%) OSCP
15 12 (0.45%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (6.33%) QA
2 62 (2.31%) SLA
3 53 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.86%) GDPR
6 21 (0.78%) GRC
7 15 (0.56%) MiFID
8 8 (0.30%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.26%) PSD2
10 6 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.22%) NIST
11 4 (0.15%) HL7
12 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.075%) NCSC
14 1 (0.037%) Accessibility
14 1 (0.037%) PMO
System Software
1 1,107 (41.24%) Docker
2 193 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 66 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 34 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.97%) vSphere
8 16 (0.60%) NFS
9 15 (0.56%) KVM
9 15 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.45%) Postfix
11 11 (0.41%) iptables
12 9 (0.34%) Samba
13 6 (0.22%) LXC
14 5 (0.19%) Xen
15 4 (0.15%) Ceph
16 3 (0.11%) HDFS
16 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,174 (43.74%) Terraform
2 1,162 (43.29%) Kubernetes
3 952 (35.47%) Ansible
4 672 (25.04%) Puppet
5 442 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
6 223 (8.31%) Grafana
7 155 (5.77%) Prometheus
8 71 (2.65%) Nagios
9 67 (2.50%) Kibana
10 38 (1.42%) CFEngine
11 33 (1.23%) HAProxy
11 33 (1.23%) SCCM
12 32 (1.19%) ZABBIX
13 29 (1.08%) Packer
14 24 (0.89%) logstash
15 23 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
15 23 (0.86%) Salt
16 21 (0.78%) Cobbler
17 20 (0.75%) Consul
18 17 (0.63%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 369 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 268 (9.99%) Google
3 261 (9.72%) VMware
4 240 (8.94%) Oracle
5 208 (7.75%) Red Hat
6 111 (4.14%) Cisco
7 104 (3.87%) Splunk
8 103 (3.84%) New Relic
9 95 (3.54%) SaltStack
10 67 (2.50%) ServiceNow
11 59 (2.20%) IBM
12 53 (1.97%) YouTube
13 40 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 35 (1.30%) Bloomberg
14 35 (1.30%) HP
15 34 (1.27%) NetApp
15 34 (1.27%) Spotify
16 29 (1.08%) Databricks
17 27 (1.01%) F5
18 24 (0.89%) Dynatrace