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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bash over the 6 months to 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 162 163 158
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Bash 4,167 2,566 1,454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.45% 2.25% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 4.12% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,968 1,833 1,178
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £80,500 £72,875
90th Percentile £106,250 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +15.00% -

Bash 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 90,322 62,281 36,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.02% 54.63% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 43,788 42,662 30,514
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £32,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Bash
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bash in the UK

Bash
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bash in the UK

Bash
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Bash over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Bash in the UK

Bash
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bash within the UK over the 6 months to 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -7 3,490 £70,000 +9.52% 317
London +14 2,169 £80,000 +6.67% 158
Work from Home +9 2,003 £70,000 +12.00% 148
UK excluding London -34 1,377 £57,500 - 174
South East -17 439 £60,000 +1.69% 35
North of England -45 330 £55,000 -8.33% 40
South West -21 249 £52,500 +5.00% 34
North West -42 180 £52,500 -12.50% 19
Midlands -69 157 £60,000 +4.35% 18
Yorkshire -67 111 £63,750 +6.25% 13
West Midlands -62 95 £65,000 - 12
East of England -35 83 £60,000 +9.09% 31
Scotland -17 81 £61,180 +11.24% 8
East Midlands -37 62 £60,000 +41.18% 6
North East +2 39 £40,000 -21.95% 8
Wales -8 28 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Northern Ireland -18 15 £55,000 +111.54% 3

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, IT jobs citing Bash 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.

1 3,334 (80.01%) Python
2 2,502 (60.04%) DevOps
3 2,390 (57.36%) AWS
4 2,138 (51.31%) Linux
5 2,029 (48.69%) Kubernetes
6 2,004 (48.09%) CI/CD
7 1,982 (47.56%) Docker
8 1,936 (46.46%) Terraform
9 1,890 (45.36%) Azure
10 1,670 (40.08%) Agile
11 1,602 (38.44%) Ansible
12 1,526 (36.62%) PowerShell
13 1,319 (31.65%) Jenkins
14 1,250 (30.00%) Finance
15 1,236 (29.66%) Infrastructure as Code
16 1,142 (27.41%) Git (software)
17 1,141 (27.38%) GCP
18 1,107 (26.57%) Java
19 894 (21.45%) Configuration Management
20 880 (21.12%) Containerisation
21 799 (19.17%) SQL
22 791 (18.98%) Windows
23 771 (18.50%) JavaScript
24 746 (17.90%) Go
25 735 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
26 730 (17.52%) Social Skills
27 717 (17.21%) Puppet
28 613 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
29 603 (14.47%) AWS CloudFormation
30 595 (14.28%) Azure DevOps

Bash
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
1 214 (5.14%) Apache
2 138 (3.31%) nginx
3 136 (3.26%) Confluence
4 109 (2.62%) Apache Spark
5 81 (1.94%) IIS
6 75 (1.80%) OpenStack
7 72 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
8 69 (1.66%) Tomcat
9 38 (0.91%) CMS
10 36 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 29 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 26 (0.62%) JBoss
13 24 (0.58%) Hyperledger
14 23 (0.55%) Gunicorn
15 21 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.36%) Commerce Server
17 14 (0.34%) WordPress
18 13 (0.31%) ArcGIS
19 12 (0.29%) Luigi
19 12 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.048%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 24 (0.58%) R3 Corda
2 17 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.12%) Fidessa
5 2 (0.048%) Magento
5 2 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.048%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.024%) Actimize
6 1 (0.024%) assyst
6 1 (0.024%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.024%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 2,390 (57.36%) AWS
2 1,890 (45.36%) Azure
3 1,141 (27.38%) GCP
4 603 (14.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 595 (14.28%) Azure DevOps
6 508 (12.19%) Serverless
7 440 (10.56%) GitHub
8 354 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
9 342 (8.21%) SaaS
10 302 (7.25%) Amazon S3
11 293 (7.03%) Azure AKS
12 291 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 289 (6.94%) AWS Lambda
14 273 (6.55%) Amazon ECS
15 230 (5.52%) Datadog
16 213 (5.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 212 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
18 200 (4.80%) Amazon EKS
19 185 (4.44%) PaaS
20 164 (3.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 393 (9.43%) Firewall
2 293 (7.03%) DNS
3 202 (4.85%) TCP/IP
4 192 (4.61%) Network Security
5 131 (3.14%) HTTP
6 118 (2.83%) VPN
7 116 (2.78%) DHCP
8 67 (1.61%) Wireshark
9 65 (1.56%) LAN
10 55 (1.32%) VLAN
11 54 (1.30%) Internet
12 50 (1.20%) SSH
13 48 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
14 45 (1.08%) WAN
15 43 (1.03%) SAN
16 38 (0.91%) FTP
17 37 (0.89%) IPsec
17 37 (0.89%) VoIP
18 36 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
19 35 (0.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (9.82%) MySQL
2 395 (9.48%) NoSQL
3 305 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
4 290 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
5 288 (6.91%) SQL Server
6 257 (6.17%) Big Data
7 244 (5.86%) MongoDB
8 210 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 189 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
10 178 (4.27%) BigQuery
11 163 (3.91%) Redis
12 147 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
13 122 (2.93%) Hadoop
14 118 (2.83%) Data Lake
15 97 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
16 93 (2.23%) Tableau
17 90 (2.16%) RDBMS
18 86 (2.06%) Amazon Athena
19 82 (1.97%) DynamoDB
20 79 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,319 (31.65%) Jenkins
2 1,142 (27.41%) Git (software)
3 427 (10.25%) GitLab
4 334 (8.02%) JIRA
5 220 (5.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 206 (4.94%) Maven
7 193 (4.63%) TeamCity
8 156 (3.74%) Bitbucket
9 140 (3.36%) CircleCI
10 136 (3.26%) Travis CI
11 135 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 128 (3.07%) Selenium
13 93 (2.23%) Subversion
14 80 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 78 (1.87%) IBM UrbanCode
16 70 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
17 59 (1.42%) Artifactory
18 49 (1.18%) JUnit
19 46 (1.10%) webpack
20 44 (1.06%) Mocha
General
1 1,250 (30.00%) Finance
2 730 (17.52%) Social Skills
3 510 (12.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 483 (11.59%) Banking
5 466 (11.18%) Retail
6 364 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
7 190 (4.56%) Public Sector
8 182 (4.37%) Marketing
9 140 (3.36%) Telecoms
10 127 (3.05%) Games
11 126 (3.02%) Law
12 105 (2.52%) Manufacturing
13 76 (1.82%) Electronics
14 63 (1.51%) Advertising
15 60 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
16 46 (1.10%) Front Office
16 46 (1.10%) Legal
17 43 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
18 38 (0.91%) Financial Institution
18 38 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,326 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 558 (13.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 367 (8.81%) Senior DevOps
4 344 (8.26%) Developer
5 327 (7.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 255 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 237 (5.69%) Azure Engineer
8 217 (5.21%) Architect
9 211 (5.06%) Security Engineer
10 208 (4.99%) Analyst
11 202 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
12 188 (4.51%) Data Engineer
13 184 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 184 (4.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 171 (4.10%) Platform Engineer
15 168 (4.03%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 131 (3.14%) Site Engineer
17 130 (3.12%) AWS DevOps
17 130 (3.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 115 (2.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (12.05%) Node.js
2 431 (10.34%) Kafka
3 405 (9.72%) React
4 334 (8.02%) Elastic Stack
5 309 (7.42%) .NET
6 207 (4.97%) RESTful
6 207 (4.97%) Web Services
7 203 (4.87%) REST
8 172 (4.13%) CSS
8 172 (4.13%) HTML
9 117 (2.81%) YAML
10 114 (2.74%) .NET Core
11 104 (2.50%) JSON
12 100 (2.40%) Spring
13 96 (2.30%) LAMP
14 90 (2.16%) TensorFlow
15 89 (2.14%) AngularJS
16 82 (1.97%) Pandas
17 76 (1.82%) .NET Framework
18 71 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 398 (9.55%) Cloud Native
2 321 (7.70%) Public Cloud
3 289 (6.94%) Linux Command Line
4 193 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 191 (4.58%) Cyberattack
6 150 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 137 (3.29%) Cyber Defence
8 130 (3.12%) User Experience
9 126 (3.02%) Algorithms
10 124 (2.98%) Management Information System
11 121 (2.90%) Virtual Team
12 93 (2.23%) FMCG
13 79 (1.90%) Data Centre
14 78 (1.87%) Hedge funds
15 76 (1.82%) Blockchain
16 73 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
17 66 (1.58%) Private Cloud
18 58 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
19 56 (1.34%) Social Media
20 52 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2,138 (51.31%) Linux
2 791 (18.98%) Windows
3 389 (9.34%) Unix
4 274 (6.58%) CentOS
5 234 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 228 (5.47%) Windows Server
7 159 (3.82%) Ubuntu
8 83 (1.99%) Android
9 82 (1.97%) Apple iOS
10 71 (1.70%) Mesosphere
11 63 (1.51%) Debian
12 40 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
13 39 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (0.86%) Windows 10
15 30 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
16 26 (0.62%) AIX
17 23 (0.55%) Mac OS
18 21 (0.50%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.43%) VMS
20 17 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,502 (60.04%) DevOps
2 2,004 (48.09%) CI/CD
3 1,670 (40.08%) Agile
4 1,236 (29.66%) Infrastructure as Code
5 894 (21.45%) Configuration Management
6 880 (21.12%) Containerisation
7 735 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
8 613 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 530 (12.72%) Software Engineering
10 499 (11.98%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 488 (11.71%) Test Automation
12 440 (10.56%) Mentoring
12 440 (10.56%) SDLC
13 434 (10.42%) Scrum
14 419 (10.06%) Analytics
15 414 (9.94%) Microservices
16 391 (9.38%) Migration
17 365 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 360 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
19 354 (8.50%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 3,334 (80.01%) Python
2 1,526 (36.62%) PowerShell
3 1,107 (26.57%) Java
4 799 (19.17%) SQL
5 771 (18.50%) JavaScript
6 746 (17.90%) Go
7 472 (11.33%) Ruby
8 423 (10.15%) Groovy
9 369 (8.86%) Perl
10 306 (7.34%) C#
11 231 (5.54%) PHP
12 205 (4.92%) TypeScript
13 200 (4.80%) C++
14 187 (4.49%) Shell Script
15 166 (3.98%) C
16 160 (3.84%) Scala
17 129 (3.10%) R
18 63 (1.51%) Kotlin
19 42 (1.01%) Rust
20 38 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 390 (9.36%) Degree
2 337 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 224 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 169 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 139 (3.34%) AWS Certification
6 70 (1.68%) GCIH
7 57 (1.37%) CISSP
8 56 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 38 (0.91%) GCFA
10 38 (0.91%) GIAC
11 37 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (0.86%) GREM
12 36 (0.86%) SANS
13 30 (0.72%) SSCP
14 28 (0.67%) CISMP
15 24 (0.58%) CCNP
16 23 (0.55%) CCNA
17 22 (0.53%) Master's Degree
18 21 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (5.93%) QA
2 98 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.20%) SLA
5 35 (0.84%) NIST
6 34 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
8 27 (0.65%) GDPR
9 24 (0.58%) SOC 2
10 19 (0.46%) GRC
11 17 (0.41%) Accessibility
12 15 (0.36%) SOC 1
13 11 (0.26%) HIPAA
13 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.24%) JTAG
15 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.096%) ISAE 3402
17 3 (0.072%) COBIT
18 2 (0.048%) ISO 22301
18 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,982 (47.56%) Docker
2 258 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (6.07%) Active Directory
4 147 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
5 70 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 52 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (0.98%) zsh
8 40 (0.96%) vSphere
9 35 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 33 (0.79%) KVM
11 31 (0.74%) NFS
12 30 (0.72%) Xen
13 18 (0.43%) Samba
14 17 (0.41%) Firmware
15 11 (0.26%) Postfix
15 11 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 10 (0.24%) Lustre
16 10 (0.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
17 9 (0.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2,029 (48.69%) Kubernetes
2 1,936 (46.46%) Terraform
3 1,602 (38.44%) Ansible
4 717 (17.21%) Puppet
5 544 (13.05%) Opscode Chef
6 382 (9.17%) Prometheus
7 351 (8.42%) Grafana
8 142 (3.41%) Kibana
9 111 (2.66%) Consul
10 109 (2.62%) ZABBIX
11 107 (2.57%) Istio
12 106 (2.54%) logstash
13 104 (2.50%) HAProxy
14 87 (2.09%) Nagios
15 73 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
16 71 (1.70%) Automic
17 66 (1.58%) Rancher
18 60 (1.44%) Packer
19 49 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
20 43 (1.03%) Graphite
Vendors
1 452 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 412 (9.89%) Google
3 409 (9.82%) Splunk
4 348 (8.35%) VMware
5 319 (7.66%) Red Hat
6 274 (6.58%) Oracle
7 101 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 95 (2.28%) Facebook
9 94 (2.26%) Cisco
10 93 (2.23%) Databricks
11 92 (2.21%) BT
12 89 (2.14%) AppDynamics
13 80 (1.92%) Dynatrace
13 80 (1.92%) F5
14 73 (1.75%) New Relic
15 66 (1.58%) Hitachi
16 65 (1.56%) SAP
16 65 (1.56%) SolarWinds
17 64 (1.54%) IBM
18 63 (1.51%) Sun