Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for sed skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited sed over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

sed
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1136 1133 1224
Rank change year-on-year -3 +91 +18
Permanent jobs citing sed 36 39 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.022% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.037% 0.041% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 62
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% -2.56%
10th Percentile £33,150 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -29.44% - +4.65%

sed 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 97,585 94,301 110,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.71% 53.68% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82,172 80,696 94,651
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

sed
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing sed as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for sed in the UK

sed
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing sed.

Salary trend for sed in the UK

sed
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing sed over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for sed in the UK

sed
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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 +1 34 £47,500 +18.75% 6
London +2 22 £47,500 +26.67% 2
UK excluding London -11 14 £31,750 -29.44% 4
South East +11 9 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North of England -6 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £28,500 -
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
North West +5 1 - -
South West -3 1 £35,000 -36.36% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing sed 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 sed.

1 28 (77.78%) AWK
2 25 (69.44%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) Linux
4 16 (44.44%) Oracle
5 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 12 (33.33%) Validation
5 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
6 11 (30.56%) Perl
6 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Unix
7 10 (27.78%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) Apache
7 10 (27.78%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
8 9 (25.00%) Change Control
8 9 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (25.00%) Nagios
8 9 (25.00%) SLA
8 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (22.22%) Games
9 8 (22.22%) GIS
9 8 (22.22%) FTP
9 8 (22.22%) Broadband
9 8 (22.22%) XML
9 8 (22.22%) Video on Demand
9 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (22.22%) Cacti
10 7 (19.44%) Windows

sed
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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Doxygen
2 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Broadband
1 8 (22.22%) FTP
2 5 (13.89%) SMS
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.78%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) SMTP
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) TACACS
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.22%) GIS
3 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) GCC
2 3 (8.33%) GDB
2 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Hudson
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.22%) Games
3 5 (13.89%) Marketing
4 4 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Front Office
6 2 (5.56%) Finance
7 1 (2.78%) Advertising
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Law
7 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Head of Design
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Linux Support
2 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) JSON
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (8.33%) STL
5 1 (2.78%) JDBC
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (22.22%) Video on Demand
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.11%) Replication
5 3 (8.33%) Clustering
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) ASIC
6 1 (2.78%) NHS
6 1 (2.78%) SystemC
6 1 (2.78%) Verilog
6 1 (2.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Validation
2 9 (25.00%) Change Control
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Push Notifications
4 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.33%) Physics
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.78%) IC Design
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) AWK
2 25 (69.44%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
4 11 (30.56%) Perl
4 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
5 10 (27.78%) Java
5 10 (27.78%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) C++
7 5 (13.89%) C
8 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
8 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.33%) C#
9 3 (8.33%) VBA
9 3 (8.33%) VBScript
10 2 (5.56%) Korn
11 1 (2.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.56%) NFS
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) NDS
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Nagios
2 8 (22.22%) Cacti
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Rancher
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) NetApp
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Cadence
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Informatica
4 1 (2.78%) McAfee
4 1 (2.78%) Novell
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec