Bash Shell
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Bash skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Bash over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 224 144 171
Rank change year-on-year -80 +27 -1
Permanent jobs citing Bash 1,272 2,092 4,375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 2.48% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 6.13% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1,242 2,003
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,874 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +12.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £88,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £112,500 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £61,180 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.01% +6.40% -

All Programming Languages
UK

Bash falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 31,362 34,138 94,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.36% 40.47% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22,880 24,871 44,431
10th Percentile £35,245 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 July 2024.

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 17 July 2024. 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 -59 1,198 £62,500 -10.71% 98
UK excluding London -102 772 £57,500 -6.01% 80
Work from Home -76 567 £62,500 -13.19% 53
London -25 482 £75,000 -6.25% 34
South East -28 249 £55,000 -8.33% 24
South West -7 245 £55,000 -12.00% 15
North of England -154 98 £53,500 -12.55% 16
East of England +13 67 £60,000 +14.29% 6
North West -107 52 £60,000 -7.69% 10
Scotland -103 50 £60,000 -14.29% 8
Midlands -72 48 £60,000 - 11
Yorkshire -90 31 £49,274 -19.46% 5
West Midlands -31 26 £65,000 +7.00% 8
East Midlands -46 22 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North East -17 15 £49,637 -41.60% 1
Northern Ireland -6 12 £70,000 -6.67% 1
Wales -40 3 £45,000 -25.00% 3

Bash
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (3.46%) nginx
2 41 (3.22%) Apache
3 33 (2.59%) Apache Spark
4 25 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.89%) Microsoft Exchange
6 20 (1.57%) Jupyter
7 19 (1.49%) Confluence
8 13 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.47%) JBoss
9 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.24%) CMS
10 3 (0.24%) IIS
11 1 (0.079%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.079%) Drupal
11 1 (0.079%) Moodle
11 1 (0.079%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.16%) Abaqus
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Fidessa
1 12 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.47%) NEC Housing
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 600 (47.17%) Azure
2 343 (26.97%) AWS
3 262 (20.60%) Entra ID
4 98 (7.70%) Azure DevOps
5 89 (7.00%) GCP
6 85 (6.68%) Microsoft 365
7 81 (6.37%) GitHub
8 77 (6.05%) SaaS
9 72 (5.66%) OpenShift
10 57 (4.48%) Amazon S3
11 49 (3.85%) PaaS
12 47 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 45 (3.54%) Serverless
14 44 (3.46%) IaaS
15 38 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
16 29 (2.28%) GitHub Actions
17 26 (2.04%) Azure Monitor
18 23 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
19 22 (1.73%) Azure AKS
19 22 (1.73%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 223 (17.53%) Broadband
2 211 (16.59%) 5G
3 147 (11.56%) Firewall
4 107 (8.41%) DNS
5 92 (7.23%) TCP/IP
6 63 (4.95%) DHCP
7 46 (3.62%) LAN
8 44 (3.46%) VPN
8 44 (3.46%) WAN
9 42 (3.30%) HTTP
9 42 (3.30%) Network Security
10 24 (1.89%) NAS
10 24 (1.89%) SAN
11 22 (1.73%) Wireless
12 17 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
13 16 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.10%) VLAN
14 14 (1.10%) VSAN
15 13 (1.02%) Wireshark
16 12 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.25%) MySQL
3 52 (4.09%) MongoDB
4 43 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 26 (2.04%) Big Data
7 26 (2.04%) Hadoop
7 26 (2.04%) Redis
8 22 (1.73%) MariaDB
9 20 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (1.34%) Presto
11 13 (1.02%) InfluxDB
12 12 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.63%) Azkaban
13 8 (0.63%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.63%) Ingres
13 8 (0.63%) Scylla
13 8 (0.63%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 200 (15.72%) Jenkins
2 149 (11.71%) Git
3 77 (6.05%) GitLab
4 68 (5.35%) JIRA
5 25 (1.97%) TeamCity
6 21 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 17 (1.34%) Robot Framework
9 16 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.18%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (0.94%) Subversion
12 10 (0.79%) CMake
13 9 (0.71%) JMeter
13 9 (0.71%) Maven
13 9 (0.71%) TestRail
14 8 (0.63%) RStudio
14 8 (0.63%) Zephyr
15 7 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 322 (25.31%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (20.68%) Social Skills
3 240 (18.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 170 (13.36%) Finance
5 56 (4.40%) Banking
6 48 (3.77%) Aerospace
7 26 (2.04%) Games
7 26 (2.04%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.97%) Retail
9 24 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
10 22 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.57%) Electronics
11 20 (1.57%) Law
11 20 (1.57%) Marketing
12 16 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
13 11 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (0.86%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.55%) Tech for Good
15 6 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 340 (26.73%) Senior
2 212 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 210 (16.51%) Technical Specialist
4 192 (15.09%) Software Engineer
5 171 (13.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 127 (9.98%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 127 (9.98%) Senior Linux Specialist
6 127 (9.98%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 127 (9.98%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 124 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 102 (8.02%) Cloud Engineer
9 80 (6.29%) Platform Engineer
10 76 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
11 75 (5.90%) Azure Engineer
11 75 (5.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 68 (5.35%) Administrator
13 65 (5.11%) Embedded Engineer
14 63 (4.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 58 (4.56%) AWS Engineer
16 49 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.54%) Elastic Stack
2 38 (2.99%) HTML
3 28 (2.20%) ARM Templates
4 25 (1.97%) React
5 24 (1.89%) Node.js
6 23 (1.81%) YAML
7 22 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (1.65%) Kafka
8 21 (1.65%) XML
9 20 (1.57%) AWS CDK
10 17 (1.34%) LDAP
10 17 (1.34%) REST
11 16 (1.26%) .NET
11 16 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (1.26%) Apache NiFi
11 16 (1.26%) HTML5
12 15 (1.18%) EDI
12 15 (1.18%) JSON
13 13 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
13 13 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 210 (16.51%) Social Media
2 76 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
3 47 (3.69%) Algorithms
4 40 (3.14%) Public Cloud
5 38 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 38 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 28 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.04%) Onboarding
9 25 (1.97%) IoT
10 24 (1.89%) PKI
11 21 (1.65%) Cloud Native
12 17 (1.34%) Clustering
13 15 (1.18%) CUDA
13 15 (1.18%) Replication
14 14 (1.10%) Video\Live Streaming
15 12 (0.94%) Eurex
15 12 (0.94%) GNSS
15 12 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.86%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 856 (67.30%) Linux
2 342 (26.89%) Windows
3 268 (21.07%) Ubuntu
4 108 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 99 (7.78%) Unix
6 92 (7.23%) Windows Server
7 86 (6.76%) CentOS
8 70 (5.50%) Embedded Linux
9 42 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 38 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
11 36 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (2.67%) Debian
13 30 (2.36%) Mac OS
14 20 (1.57%) Solaris
14 20 (1.57%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.63%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.63%) Rocky
17 7 (0.55%) SUSE
18 5 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (34.43%) DevOps
2 382 (30.03%) Cybersecurity
3 294 (23.11%) CI/CD
4 277 (21.78%) Artificial Intelligence
5 256 (20.13%) Problem-Solving
6 245 (19.26%) Software Engineering
7 225 (17.69%) Infrastructure as Code
8 219 (17.22%) IT Strategy
9 216 (16.98%) CRM
9 216 (16.98%) Technology Strategy
10 177 (13.92%) Containerisation
11 174 (13.68%) Agile
12 142 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 129 (10.14%) Configuration Management
14 118 (9.28%) Computer Science
15 98 (7.70%) Platform Engineering
16 92 (7.23%) SDLC
17 90 (7.08%) Mentoring
18 88 (6.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 87 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 820 (64.47%) Python
2 497 (39.07%) PowerShell
3 159 (12.50%) C
4 154 (12.11%) SQL
5 129 (10.14%) Perl
6 123 (9.67%) Java
7 97 (7.63%) C++
8 65 (5.11%) JavaScript
8 65 (5.11%) Ruby
9 63 (4.95%) C#
10 58 (4.56%) Embedded C
11 54 (4.25%) Rust
11 54 (4.25%) Shell Script
12 51 (4.01%) Go
13 44 (3.46%) Fortran
14 35 (2.75%) Bicep
15 18 (1.42%) PHP
16 16 (1.26%) TypeScript
17 14 (1.10%) Groovy
17 14 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 297 (23.35%) Security Cleared
2 188 (14.78%) Degree
3 104 (8.18%) DV Cleared
4 87 (6.84%) SC Cleared
5 51 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (3.54%) PhD
7 44 (3.46%) Master's Degree
8 22 (1.73%) AWS Certification
8 22 (1.73%) CISSP
9 20 (1.57%) Azure Certification
10 17 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.10%) CEH
12 11 (0.86%) OSCP
13 9 (0.71%) CCNA
14 8 (0.63%) GIAC
15 7 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
15 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.47%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
16 6 (0.47%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 6 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (1.49%) PMO
5 18 (1.42%) SLA
6 15 (1.18%) QA
7 12 (0.94%) SOC 2
8 9 (0.71%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.63%) GDPR
9 8 (0.63%) NIST
10 6 (0.47%) JTAG
11 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.31%) NCSC
11 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.24%) Accessibility
13 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 333 (26.18%) Active Directory
2 272 (21.38%) Docker
3 140 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (4.56%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.81%) vSphere
7 22 (1.73%) Firmware
8 15 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.94%) NFS
10 12 (0.94%) XenApp
10 12 (0.94%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.47%) KVM
11 6 (0.47%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 6 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.39%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.31%) Ceph
13 4 (0.31%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.24%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 301 (23.66%) Kubernetes
2 287 (22.56%) Ansible
3 267 (20.99%) Terraform
4 228 (17.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 221 (17.37%) Jamf Pro
6 157 (12.34%) Puppet
7 75 (5.90%) Grafana
8 64 (5.03%) Prometheus
9 63 (4.95%) Progress Chef
10 33 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
11 24 (1.89%) vCenter Server
12 21 (1.65%) HAProxy
13 20 (1.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 20 (1.57%) Nagios
14 16 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
15 12 (0.94%) SCCM
16 9 (0.71%) Istio
17 8 (0.63%) ZABBIX
18 7 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
18 7 (0.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 480 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 220 (17.30%) CyberArk
3 210 (16.51%) Tanium
4 162 (12.74%) VMware
5 158 (12.42%) Red Hat
6 82 (6.45%) Oracle
7 49 (3.85%) Cisco
8 44 (3.46%) Google
9 37 (2.91%) Splunk
10 24 (1.89%) Atlassian
11 23 (1.81%) Palo Alto
12 19 (1.49%) ServiceNow
13 17 (1.34%) Fortinet
13 17 (1.34%) New Relic
14 16 (1.26%) Remedy
15 15 (1.18%) IBM
16 14 (1.10%) Apple
16 14 (1.10%) Citrix
17 13 (1.02%) Bloomberg
17 13 (1.02%) TOWER Software