Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 170 158 170
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Bash 2,740 1,290 2,541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.08% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 3.58% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,836 1,011 2,045
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £49,219 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 67,814 35,991 67,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.24% 57.99% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44,334 30,720 56,535
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,375
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
England -8 2,428 £65,000 +8.33% 448
London +16 1,334 £75,000 +7.14% 231
UK excluding London -35 1,177 £57,500 +9.52% 244
Work from Home -36 517 £65,000 +13.04% 88
South East +64 405 £55,000 +10.00% 56
North of England -95 240 £60,000 +9.09% 56
South West -17 196 £50,000 - 29
Midlands -84 127 £60,000 +20.00% 42
North West -82 114 £60,000 +9.09% 33
Yorkshire -62 96 £60,000 - 17
Scotland -39 82 £65,000 +23.81% 20
East of England -75 77 £62,500 +4.17% 32
East Midlands -10 74 £50,000 +25.00% 16
West Midlands -104 53 £65,000 +23.81% 25
Wales -17 33 £47,500 -17.39% 4
North East -8 30 £62,500 +62.34% 6
Northern Ireland -13 22 - - 5

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,991 (72.66%) Python
2 1,751 (63.91%) DevOps
3 1,433 (52.30%) AWS
4 1,388 (50.66%) Linux
5 1,322 (48.25%) Azure
6 1,156 (42.19%) Kubernetes
7 1,144 (41.75%) Terraform
8 1,139 (41.57%) Docker
9 1,101 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
10 1,001 (36.53%) PowerShell
11 996 (36.35%) Ansible
12 859 (31.35%) Jenkins
13 696 (25.40%) Java
14 658 (24.01%) Git (software)
15 642 (23.43%) Puppet
16 599 (21.86%) Infrastructure as Code
17 595 (21.72%) Windows
18 557 (20.33%) SQL
19 534 (19.49%) GCP
20 506 (18.47%) Finance
21 502 (18.32%) Social Skills
22 480 (17.52%) Problem-Solving
23 468 (17.08%) Configuration Management
24 436 (15.91%) Microsoft
25 431 (15.73%) JavaScript
26 427 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
27 386 (14.09%) GitHub
28 358 (13.07%) AWS CloudFormation
29 351 (12.81%) MySQL
30 348 (12.70%) Software Engineering

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
1 188 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
2 130 (4.74%) Apache
3 80 (2.92%) Confluence
4 71 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 70 (2.55%) Apache Airflow
5 70 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 59 (2.15%) nginx
7 41 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 31 (1.13%) Jupyter
9 30 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 29 (1.06%) JBoss
10 29 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 27 (0.99%) IIS
12 25 (0.91%) SharePoint
13 24 (0.88%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.69%) GemFire
15 13 (0.47%) CMS
15 13 (0.47%) Traefik
16 9 (0.33%) Ethereum
17 8 (0.29%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 38 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 23 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.22%) Maple
4 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.11%) Sketch
6 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.073%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.036%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,433 (52.30%) AWS
2 1,322 (48.25%) Azure
3 534 (19.49%) GCP
4 386 (14.09%) GitHub
5 358 (13.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 326 (11.90%) Serverless
7 230 (8.39%) SaaS
8 221 (8.07%) PaaS
9 190 (6.93%) IaaS
10 183 (6.68%) GitHub Actions
11 174 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
12 162 (5.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 161 (5.88%) Amazon S3
14 152 (5.55%) AWS Lambda
15 137 (5.00%) Azure Monitor
16 136 (4.96%) Microsoft 365
17 132 (4.82%) Amazon EKS
18 124 (4.53%) Amazon ECS
19 115 (4.20%) Azure Service Bus
20 113 (4.12%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 289 (10.55%) Firewall
2 173 (6.31%) DNS
3 164 (5.99%) TCP/IP
4 112 (4.09%) Cisco IPT
5 105 (3.83%) HTTP
6 96 (3.50%) VPN
7 69 (2.52%) Network Security
8 60 (2.19%) DHCP
9 49 (1.79%) LAN
10 48 (1.75%) FTP
10 48 (1.75%) SSH
11 47 (1.72%) WAN
12 44 (1.61%) HTTPS
13 43 (1.57%) SSL
14 40 (1.46%) VLAN
15 39 (1.42%) SMTP
16 37 (1.35%) DKIM
16 37 (1.35%) DMARC
17 34 (1.24%) Broadband
18 32 (1.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (12.81%) MySQL
2 258 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
3 209 (7.63%) Big Data
4 194 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 170 (6.20%) SQL Server
6 168 (6.13%) Amazon RDS
7 163 (5.95%) Data Lake
7 163 (5.95%) NoSQL
8 138 (5.04%) Relational Database
9 99 (3.61%) Redis
10 97 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 95 (3.47%) MariaDB
12 86 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 85 (3.10%) Azure SQL Database
14 76 (2.77%) Amazon Redshift
15 63 (2.30%) Amazon Athena
16 59 (2.15%) Electronic Patient Records
17 56 (2.04%) Oracle Database
18 49 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
19 48 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 859 (31.35%) Jenkins
2 658 (24.01%) Git (software)
3 251 (9.16%) JIRA
4 213 (7.77%) GitLab
5 103 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 97 (3.54%) Selenium
7 88 (3.21%) Maven
8 82 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 81 (2.96%) Subversion
10 63 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 51 (1.86%) Bitbucket
12 50 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (1.79%) CircleCI
14 47 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
15 40 (1.46%) SpecFlow
16 37 (1.35%) Cucumber
16 37 (1.35%) JMeter
17 35 (1.28%) Postman
18 34 (1.24%) Moq
18 34 (1.24%) SonarQube
General
1 506 (18.47%) Finance
2 502 (18.32%) Social Skills
3 169 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (6.02%) Banking
5 158 (5.77%) Public Sector
6 146 (5.33%) Retail
7 124 (4.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 93 (3.39%) Telecoms
9 90 (3.28%) Marketing
10 64 (2.34%) Law
11 58 (2.12%) Games
12 42 (1.53%) Automotive
13 35 (1.28%) Investment Banking
14 33 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
15 31 (1.13%) Financial Institution
16 30 (1.09%) Manufacturing
17 26 (0.95%) Electronics
18 24 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
19 23 (0.84%) Legal
20 21 (0.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 904 (32.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 302 (11.02%) Cloud Engineer
2 302 (11.02%) Developer
3 222 (8.10%) AWS Engineer
4 218 (7.96%) Security Engineer
5 214 (7.81%) Azure Engineer
6 213 (7.77%) Data Engineer
7 149 (5.44%) Senior DevOps
8 148 (5.40%) AWS DevOps
9 146 (5.33%) Platform Engineer
10 142 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 139 (5.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 138 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 127 (4.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 126 (4.60%) Senior Security Engineer
15 119 (4.34%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 114 (4.16%) Administrator
17 112 (4.09%) Senior Data Engineer
18 109 (3.98%) Software Engineer
19 94 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (10.80%) .NET
2 279 (10.18%) Kafka
3 159 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
4 154 (5.62%) React
5 153 (5.58%) Node.js
6 122 (4.45%) RESTful
7 115 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
8 112 (4.09%) JSON
9 105 (3.83%) REST
10 98 (3.58%) Web Services
11 94 (3.43%) Spring
12 93 (3.39%) AngularJS
12 93 (3.39%) HTML
13 88 (3.21%) Middleware
14 69 (2.52%) .NET Core
14 69 (2.52%) YAML
15 64 (2.34%) Spring Boot
16 59 (2.15%) CSS
17 53 (1.93%) ActiveMQ
18 51 (1.86%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 164 (5.99%) Public Cloud
2 120 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
3 106 (3.87%) Cloud Native
4 105 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 92 (3.36%) User Experience
6 88 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 75 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
8 69 (2.52%) Data Centre
9 56 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 51 (1.86%) Social Media
11 46 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 45 (1.64%) Private Cloud
13 41 (1.50%) Life Science
14 40 (1.46%) Cyberattack
14 40 (1.46%) Legacy Applications
15 38 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 38 (1.39%) Management Information System
16 37 (1.35%) EFT
17 32 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
18 31 (1.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,388 (50.66%) Linux
2 595 (21.72%) Windows
3 332 (12.12%) Unix
4 159 (5.80%) CentOS
5 138 (5.04%) Windows Server
6 119 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (2.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 68 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (2.37%) Ubuntu
10 55 (2.01%) Debian
11 54 (1.97%) Windows 10
12 48 (1.75%) Mac OS
13 44 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
14 42 (1.53%) AIX
14 42 (1.53%) Android
15 38 (1.39%) Apple iOS
16 34 (1.24%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.99%) Solaris
18 19 (0.69%) VMS
19 10 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,751 (63.91%) DevOps
2 1,101 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 599 (21.86%) Infrastructure as Code
4 480 (17.52%) Problem-Solving
5 468 (17.08%) Configuration Management
6 348 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 329 (12.01%) Analytics
8 269 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
9 262 (9.56%) Computer Science
10 259 (9.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 254 (9.27%) Scrum
12 242 (8.83%) Test Automation
13 226 (8.25%) SDLC
14 221 (8.07%) Microservices
15 208 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 193 (7.04%) Deployment Automation
17 189 (6.90%) Data Science
18 182 (6.64%) Risk Management
19 176 (6.42%) Data Analytics
20 175 (6.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,991 (72.66%) Python
2 1,001 (36.53%) PowerShell
3 696 (25.40%) Java
4 557 (20.33%) SQL
5 431 (15.73%) JavaScript
6 318 (11.61%) C#
7 305 (11.13%) Go
8 299 (10.91%) Ruby
9 259 (9.45%) Perl
10 182 (6.64%) Shell Script
11 168 (6.13%) Groovy
12 151 (5.51%) Scala
13 133 (4.85%) PHP
14 126 (4.60%) C
15 124 (4.53%) C++
16 95 (3.47%) TypeScript
17 57 (2.08%) R
18 38 (1.39%) Java 8
19 28 (1.02%) ES6
20 24 (0.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 241 (8.80%) Degree
2 236 (8.61%) Security Cleared
3 153 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 141 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 129 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 124 (4.53%) CISSP
7 114 (4.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 104 (3.80%) AWS Certification
9 27 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 25 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
12 23 (0.84%) OCP
13 17 (0.62%) CCSP
14 16 (0.58%) RHCE
15 14 (0.51%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.51%) MCSA
16 13 (0.47%) RHCSA
17 10 (0.36%) CCNA
17 10 (0.36%) MCSE
17 10 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (6.02%) QA
2 47 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.42%) SLA
4 28 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.99%) GDPR
6 23 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.73%) GRC
8 6 (0.22%) NIST
8 6 (0.22%) PSD2
9 4 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.15%) HL7
10 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.073%) PMO
12 1 (0.036%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.036%) NCSC
12 1 (0.036%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,139 (41.57%) Docker
2 188 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 82 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
5 56 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 29 (1.06%) vSphere
7 27 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.91%) KVM
9 19 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 16 (0.58%) Xen
11 11 (0.40%) NFS
11 11 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.29%) Ceph
13 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.22%) XenApp
14 5 (0.18%) Samba
15 4 (0.15%) Firmware
15 4 (0.15%) HDFS
15 4 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,156 (42.19%) Kubernetes
2 1,144 (41.75%) Terraform
3 996 (36.35%) Ansible
4 642 (23.43%) Puppet
5 427 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
6 174 (6.35%) Grafana
7 125 (4.56%) Prometheus
8 85 (3.10%) Kibana
9 54 (1.97%) HAProxy
9 54 (1.97%) Nagios
10 50 (1.82%) Cobbler
11 39 (1.42%) logstash
11 39 (1.42%) ZABBIX
12 38 (1.39%) Packer
13 32 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
14 30 (1.09%) Salt
15 27 (0.99%) Consul
15 27 (0.99%) Rancher
16 26 (0.95%) Istio
17 25 (0.91%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 436 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 266 (9.71%) VMware
3 263 (9.60%) Google
4 224 (8.18%) Oracle
5 178 (6.50%) Red Hat
6 125 (4.56%) Databricks
7 120 (4.38%) Cisco
8 105 (3.83%) ServiceNow
9 102 (3.72%) SaltStack
10 99 (3.61%) Splunk
11 73 (2.66%) New Relic
12 67 (2.45%) IBM
13 41 (1.50%) YouTube
14 39 (1.42%) Atlassian
15 36 (1.31%) SAP
16 35 (1.28%) F5
16 35 (1.28%) Fortinet
16 35 (1.28%) NetApp
17 34 (1.24%) LogicMonitor
18 32 (1.17%) Perforce