Period
to 22 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 170 159 173
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Bash 2,798 1,330 2,543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 2.10% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 3.61% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,819 1,036 2,047
10th Percentile £40,295 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £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 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,875 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.43% +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 68,531 36,821 68,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.18% 58.02% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44,154 31,390 56,840
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
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 22 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 22 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
Jobs
England -6 2,458 £65,000 +8.33% 439
London +14 1,343 £75,000 +7.14% 233
UK excluding London -37 1,220 £58,500 +11.43% 231
Work from Home -44 523 £65,000 +13.04% 88
South East +79 413 £55,000 +10.00% 50
North of England -99 237 £60,000 +3.45% 50
South West -9 211 £50,000 - 26
Midlands -83 129 £60,000 +20.00% 37
North West -81 109 £60,000 +4.35% 30
Scotland -26 97 £65,000 +23.81% 21
Yorkshire -63 97 £60,000 - 13
East Midlands +1 80 £50,000 +27.39% 15
East of England -76 78 £62,500 +4.17% 40
West Midlands -115 49 £65,000 +23.81% 21
North East -12 31 £62,500 +62.34% 7
Northern Ireland -6 30 - - 4
Wales -31 30 £47,500 -17.39% 3

For the 6 months to 22 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 1,994 (71.27%) Python
2 1,799 (64.30%) DevOps
3 1,476 (52.75%) AWS
4 1,422 (50.82%) Linux
5 1,372 (49.04%) Azure
6 1,192 (42.60%) Kubernetes
7 1,169 (41.78%) Docker
8 1,154 (41.24%) Terraform
9 1,152 (41.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1,119 (39.99%) CI/CD
11 1,032 (36.88%) Ansible
12 1,013 (36.20%) PowerShell
13 876 (31.31%) Jenkins
14 711 (25.41%) Java
15 661 (23.62%) Git (software)
16 655 (23.41%) Puppet
17 606 (21.66%) Windows
18 600 (21.44%) Infrastructure as Code
19 570 (20.37%) SQL
20 542 (19.37%) GCP
21 527 (18.83%) Social Skills
22 516 (18.44%) Problem-Solving
23 513 (18.33%) Finance
24 478 (17.08%) Configuration Management
25 454 (16.23%) Microsoft
26 432 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
27 429 (15.33%) JavaScript
28 387 (13.83%) GitHub
29 357 (12.76%) Software Engineering
29 357 (12.76%) AWS CloudFormation

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
1 187 (6.68%) Elasticsearch
2 126 (4.50%) Apache
3 80 (2.86%) Confluence
4 70 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
4 70 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 70 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 63 (2.25%) nginx
6 41 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 35 (1.25%) IIS
8 32 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 31 (1.11%) Jupyter
9 31 (1.11%) OpenStack
10 30 (1.07%) JBoss
11 27 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
12 25 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 16 (0.57%) GemFire
14 14 (0.50%) Traefik
15 13 (0.46%) CMS
16 9 (0.32%) Ethereum
17 8 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 25 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.25%) Maple
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.11%) Sketch
6 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.036%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.036%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,476 (52.75%) AWS
2 1,372 (49.04%) Azure
3 542 (19.37%) GCP
4 387 (13.83%) GitHub
5 357 (12.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 328 (11.72%) Serverless
7 230 (8.22%) SaaS
8 223 (7.97%) PaaS
9 193 (6.90%) IaaS
10 185 (6.61%) GitHub Actions
11 176 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
12 163 (5.83%) Amazon S3
13 160 (5.72%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 152 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
15 137 (4.90%) Microsoft 365
16 136 (4.86%) Azure Monitor
17 135 (4.82%) Amazon EKS
18 120 (4.29%) Amazon ECS
19 116 (4.15%) Azure Service Bus
20 114 (4.07%) Azure Event Grid
Communications & Networking
1 310 (11.08%) Firewall
2 173 (6.18%) DNS
3 165 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 113 (4.04%) Cisco IPT
5 102 (3.65%) HTTP
6 97 (3.47%) VPN
7 71 (2.54%) Network Security
8 62 (2.22%) DHCP
9 52 (1.86%) SSH
10 51 (1.82%) LAN
11 49 (1.75%) FTP
11 49 (1.75%) WAN
12 44 (1.57%) HTTPS
13 43 (1.54%) SSL
14 42 (1.50%) SMTP
15 40 (1.43%) VLAN
16 37 (1.32%) DKIM
16 37 (1.32%) DMARC
17 33 (1.18%) BGP
17 33 (1.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (12.47%) MySQL
2 256 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
3 208 (7.43%) Big Data
4 204 (7.29%) MongoDB
5 171 (6.11%) SQL Server
6 170 (6.08%) Amazon RDS
7 166 (5.93%) NoSQL
8 161 (5.75%) Data Lake
9 139 (4.97%) Relational Database
10 99 (3.54%) Redis
11 97 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 93 (3.32%) MariaDB
13 87 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 84 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
15 76 (2.72%) Amazon Redshift
16 66 (2.36%) Oracle Database
17 63 (2.25%) Amazon Athena
18 59 (2.11%) Electronic Patient Records
19 49 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (1.75%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 876 (31.31%) Jenkins
2 661 (23.62%) Git (software)
3 252 (9.01%) JIRA
4 216 (7.72%) GitLab
5 105 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 96 (3.43%) Selenium
7 93 (3.32%) Maven
8 82 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 80 (2.86%) Subversion
10 67 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 52 (1.86%) Bitbucket
12 48 (1.72%) CircleCI
12 48 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 44 (1.57%) SpecFlow
14 43 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 42 (1.50%) SonarQube
16 37 (1.32%) JMeter
17 36 (1.29%) Moq
18 35 (1.25%) Cucumber
18 35 (1.25%) Postman
General
1 527 (18.83%) Social Skills
2 513 (18.33%) Finance
3 185 (6.61%) Public Sector
4 173 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
5 163 (5.83%) Banking
6 147 (5.25%) Retail
7 125 (4.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 93 (3.32%) Telecoms
9 88 (3.15%) Marketing
10 62 (2.22%) Law
11 57 (2.04%) Games
12 42 (1.50%) Automotive
13 35 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
14 34 (1.22%) Investment Banking
15 32 (1.14%) Manufacturing
16 30 (1.07%) Financial Institution
17 25 (0.89%) Electronics
18 23 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
19 22 (0.79%) Front Office
19 22 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 949 (33.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 304 (10.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 304 (10.86%) Developer
3 225 (8.04%) AWS Engineer
4 219 (7.83%) Security Engineer
5 216 (7.72%) Azure Engineer
6 214 (7.65%) Data Engineer
7 152 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
8 145 (5.18%) Platform Engineer
9 143 (5.11%) Senior DevOps
10 141 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 141 (5.04%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 136 (4.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 129 (4.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 128 (4.57%) Administrator
14 127 (4.54%) Senior Security Engineer
15 119 (4.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 113 (4.04%) Senior Data Engineer
16 113 (4.04%) Software Engineer
17 94 (3.36%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (10.86%) .NET
2 284 (10.15%) Kafka
3 155 (5.54%) RabbitMQ
4 152 (5.43%) React
5 151 (5.40%) Node.js
6 121 (4.32%) RESTful
7 117 (4.18%) JSON
8 111 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
9 106 (3.79%) REST
10 97 (3.47%) Web Services
11 93 (3.32%) HTML
12 92 (3.29%) Spring
13 87 (3.11%) AngularJS
14 86 (3.07%) Middleware
15 75 (2.68%) .NET Core
15 75 (2.68%) YAML
16 61 (2.18%) Spring Boot
17 60 (2.14%) CSS
18 54 (1.93%) ActiveMQ
19 52 (1.86%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.08%) Public Cloud
2 119 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
3 114 (4.07%) Cloud Native
4 103 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 97 (3.47%) User Experience
6 84 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 76 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
8 70 (2.50%) Data Centre
9 59 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 51 (1.82%) Social Media
11 45 (1.61%) Cyberattack
11 45 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 45 (1.61%) Private Cloud
12 41 (1.47%) Life Science
13 40 (1.43%) Legacy Applications
14 39 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 37 (1.32%) EFT
15 37 (1.32%) Management Information System
16 34 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
17 31 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,422 (50.82%) Linux
2 606 (21.66%) Windows
3 347 (12.40%) Unix
4 165 (5.90%) CentOS
5 139 (4.97%) Windows Server
6 125 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (2.93%) Windows Server 2016
8 76 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (2.36%) Ubuntu
10 59 (2.11%) Windows Server 2019
11 55 (1.97%) Windows 10
12 54 (1.93%) Debian
13 48 (1.72%) Mac OS
14 42 (1.50%) AIX
15 41 (1.47%) Android
16 38 (1.36%) Apple iOS
17 35 (1.25%) Mac OS X
18 34 (1.22%) Solaris
19 21 (0.75%) VMS
20 13 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,799 (64.30%) DevOps
2 1,152 (41.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1,119 (39.99%) CI/CD
4 600 (21.44%) Infrastructure as Code
5 516 (18.44%) Problem-Solving
6 478 (17.08%) Configuration Management
7 357 (12.76%) Software Engineering
8 330 (11.79%) Analytics
9 268 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
10 263 (9.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 259 (9.26%) Scrum
12 257 (9.19%) Computer Science
13 248 (8.86%) Test Automation
14 230 (8.22%) Microservices
15 224 (8.01%) SDLC
16 206 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
17 195 (6.97%) Deployment Automation
18 190 (6.79%) Data Science
19 181 (6.47%) Risk Management
20 179 (6.40%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,994 (71.27%) Python
2 1,013 (36.20%) PowerShell
3 711 (25.41%) Java
4 570 (20.37%) SQL
5 429 (15.33%) JavaScript
6 328 (11.72%) C#
7 300 (10.72%) Go
8 296 (10.58%) Ruby
9 274 (9.79%) Perl
10 191 (6.83%) Shell Script
11 171 (6.11%) Groovy
12 152 (5.43%) Scala
13 129 (4.61%) PHP
14 121 (4.32%) C++
15 120 (4.29%) C
16 97 (3.47%) TypeScript
17 56 (2.00%) R
18 40 (1.43%) Java 8
19 28 (1.00%) ES6
20 24 (0.86%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 290 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 232 (8.29%) Degree
3 181 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 136 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 131 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (4.57%) CISSP
7 117 (4.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 103 (3.68%) AWS Certification
9 27 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
12 20 (0.71%) OCP
13 19 (0.68%) CCSP
14 15 (0.54%) MCSA
14 15 (0.54%) RHCE
15 14 (0.50%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.39%) MCSE
16 11 (0.39%) RHCSA
17 10 (0.36%) CREST Certified
18 9 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (5.90%) QA
2 46 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.22%) SLA
4 29 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.93%) GDPR
6 24 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.68%) GRC
8 6 (0.21%) NIST
8 6 (0.21%) PSD2
9 4 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.14%) HL7
10 2 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.036%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.036%) NCSC
11 1 (0.036%) PMO
11 1 (0.036%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,169 (41.78%) Docker
2 200 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (5.68%) Active Directory
4 86 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
5 55 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 32 (1.14%) vSphere
7 28 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.93%) KVM
9 20 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (0.64%) Xen
11 11 (0.39%) NFS
12 10 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.29%) Ceph
14 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.21%) XenApp
15 4 (0.14%) Firmware
15 4 (0.14%) Samba
15 4 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,192 (42.60%) Kubernetes
2 1,154 (41.24%) Terraform
3 1,032 (36.88%) Ansible
4 655 (23.41%) Puppet
5 432 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
6 173 (6.18%) Grafana
7 125 (4.47%) Prometheus
8 85 (3.04%) Kibana
9 54 (1.93%) HAProxy
10 53 (1.89%) Nagios
11 52 (1.86%) Cobbler
12 40 (1.43%) logstash
13 39 (1.39%) Packer
14 37 (1.32%) ZABBIX
15 33 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
16 30 (1.07%) Istio
16 30 (1.07%) Salt
17 29 (1.04%) CFEngine
17 29 (1.04%) Consul
18 28 (1.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 454 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 277 (9.90%) VMware
3 266 (9.51%) Google
4 233 (8.33%) Oracle
5 187 (6.68%) Red Hat
6 126 (4.50%) Databricks
7 114 (4.07%) Cisco
8 109 (3.90%) ServiceNow
9 102 (3.65%) SaltStack
10 101 (3.61%) Splunk
11 70 (2.50%) New Relic
12 67 (2.39%) IBM
13 41 (1.47%) YouTube
14 39 (1.39%) Atlassian
15 37 (1.32%) Fortinet
15 37 (1.32%) SAP
16 36 (1.29%) LogicMonitor
16 36 (1.29%) NetApp
17 35 (1.25%) F5
18 33 (1.18%) Perforce