The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 285 295
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 868 1180 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.13% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 2.20% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 647 871 902
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46571 53598 54648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.65% 51.55% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39619 46209 46462
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Shell Script as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 809 £55,000 +10.00% 112
London +5 415 £62,500 +8.69% 59
South East +18 131 £52,500 +23.52% 14
East of England +27 84 £47,500 - 14
City of London +42 82 £60,000 -2.43% 18
Yorkshire -21 55 £57,500 +35.29% 5
North West -36 52 £70,000 +60.00% 8
Surrey +60 40 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Hertfordshire +29 40 £50,000 -16.66% 3
West Yorkshire -7 40 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Berkshire +18 37 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Leeds +5 36 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Scotland +6 35 £38,750 -13.88% 8
Manchester -43 33 £70,000 +55.55% 6
Essex +35 31 £47,500 -2.56% 2
East Midlands +29 30 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -1 26 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Watford -1 26 £48,750 -18.75% 2
Glasgow -7 19 £45,750 +1.66% 1
Hampshire -18 19 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Sussex +26 17 £55,000 +57.14%
Edinburgh +21 16 £37,500 -25.00% 6
West Midlands 0 16 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Sheffield +19 12 £57,500 +64.28%
Nottinghamshire +16 12 £40,000 -10.11% 1
South Yorkshire -11 12 £57,500 +27.77%
Gatwick - 12 £55,000 -
Nottingham +11 11 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £44,500 +16.33% 6
Wiltshire +28 10 £45,000 -14.28% 2

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1173 (67.11%) Linux
2 1041 (59.55%) Unix
3 901 (51.54%) SQL
4 750 (42.91%) Oracle
5 628 (35.93%) Java
6 561 (32.09%) Python
7 547 (31.29%) Finance
8 516 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
9 503 (28.78%) Windows
10 385 (22.03%) DevOps
11 345 (19.74%) Jenkins
12 319 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
13 314 (17.96%) Puppet
14 303 (17.33%) Red Hat
15 284 (16.25%) Oracle Database
16 277 (15.85%) Perl
17 276 (15.79%) Git (software)
18 275 (15.73%) Degree
19 274 (15.68%) Configuration Management
20 261 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 259 (14.82%) Scrum
22 255 (14.59%) Bash Shell
23 248 (14.19%) Relational Database
24 243 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
25 238 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
26 232 (13.27%) PL/SQL
27 227 (12.99%) JavaScript
28 224 (12.81%) SQL Server
29 218 (12.47%) MySQL
30 214 (12.24%) ITIL

Shell Script
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
1 203 (11.61%) Apache
2 196 (11.21%) JBoss
3 190 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 188 (10.76%) WebSphere
5 187 (10.70%) WebLogic
6 143 (8.18%) OpenStack
7 120 (6.86%) CloudStack
8 48 (2.75%) nginx
9 47 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (1.83%) Apache Spark
12 30 (1.72%) IIS
13 29 (1.66%) Confluence
14 28 (1.60%) Jetty
15 27 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
16 24 (1.37%) SAS
17 20 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.92%) MS Exchange
19 13 (0.74%) MS Project Server
20 12 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.43%) MS Office
3 13 (0.74%) MS Project
4 10 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.40%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.057%) Houdini
8 1 (0.057%) Maya
8 1 (0.057%) NUKE
8 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) Weka
Business Applications
1 40 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.46%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.40%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.23%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.11%) Eikon
12 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 238 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (1.37%) GitHub
5 22 (1.26%) SaaS
6 21 (1.20%) PaaS
7 15 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.57%) Office 365
9 8 (0.46%) IaaS
10 7 (0.40%) G Suite
11 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.29%) Akamai
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle CX
12 5 (0.29%) Route 53
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.23%) Heroku
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 154 (8.81%) Firewall
2 153 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 107 (6.12%) DNS
4 106 (6.06%) SAN
5 95 (5.43%) LDAP
6 84 (4.81%) HTTP
7 79 (4.52%) SSL
8 60 (3.43%) LAN
9 42 (2.40%) DHCP
10 41 (2.35%) Internet
11 39 (2.23%) Kerberos
11 39 (2.23%) SMTP
12 37 (2.12%) NAS
13 35 (2.00%) SSH
14 33 (1.89%) VPN
15 30 (1.72%) FTP
16 28 (1.60%) iSCSI
17 25 (1.43%) WAN
18 21 (1.20%) SNMP
19 20 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (16.25%) Oracle Database
2 248 (14.19%) Relational Database
3 224 (12.81%) SQL Server
4 218 (12.47%) MySQL
5 145 (8.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 124 (7.09%) RDBMS
7 109 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
8 103 (5.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 94 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
10 71 (4.06%) DB2
11 68 (3.89%) Hadoop
12 50 (2.86%) Big Data
13 43 (2.46%) MongoDB
14 40 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
15 34 (1.95%) InterSystems Cache
16 33 (1.89%) NoSQL
17 25 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
17 25 (1.43%) PowerCenter
18 23 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 345 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 276 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 177 (10.13%) Subversion
4 135 (7.72%) Maven
5 105 (6.01%) TeamCity
6 104 (5.95%) JIRA
7 101 (5.78%) Ant
8 99 (5.66%) JUnit
9 85 (4.86%) Selenium
10 66 (3.78%) Hudson
11 58 (3.32%) Eclipse
12 49 (2.80%) Cucumber
13 46 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 44 (2.52%) Gradle
15 42 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
16 33 (1.89%) WebDriver
17 30 (1.72%) Bitbucket
18 24 (1.37%) Toad
19 23 (1.32%) Mercurial
20 22 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 547 (31.29%) Finance
2 198 (11.33%) Banking
3 74 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.86%) Retail
5 44 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 42 (2.40%) Back Office
6 42 (2.40%) Front Office
6 42 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.83%) Marketing
8 24 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.26%) Advertising
10 18 (1.03%) Electronics
11 16 (0.92%) Legal
12 13 (0.74%) Games
13 10 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.46%) French Language
15 6 (0.34%) Publishing
16 5 (0.29%) Automotive
17 3 (0.17%) Local Government
17 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (20.77%) Developer
2 217 (12.41%) Administrator
3 213 (12.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 184 (10.53%) Analyst
5 157 (8.98%) DBA
6 136 (7.78%) Java Developer
7 125 (7.15%) Oracle DBA
8 108 (6.18%) Applications Support
9 104 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
10 100 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
11 89 (5.09%) Support Engineer
12 83 (4.75%) Linux Administrator
12 83 (4.75%) Senior Developer
13 76 (4.35%) Consultant
14 75 (4.29%) Support Analyst
15 62 (3.55%) Unix Engineer
16 60 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 57 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
18 55 (3.15%) Linux Support
18 55 (3.15%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (12.13%) XML
2 179 (10.24%) Web Services
3 176 (10.07%) Spring
4 149 (8.52%) .NET
4 149 (8.52%) SOAP
5 145 (8.30%) HTML
6 132 (7.55%) J2EE
7 99 (5.66%) JMS
8 93 (5.32%) REST
9 92 (5.26%) Middleware
10 91 (5.21%) CSS
11 90 (5.15%) Hibernate
11 90 (5.15%) RESTful
12 65 (3.72%) LAMP
13 62 (3.55%) JSON
14 60 (3.43%) Java EE
15 58 (3.32%) AngularJS
15 58 (3.32%) JSP
16 51 (2.92%) JSF
17 49 (2.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 153 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 137 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 69 (3.95%) Replication
5 53 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (2.80%) Derivative
7 47 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 43 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 42 (2.40%) Equities
10 38 (2.17%) Clustering
11 36 (2.06%) Public Cloud
12 35 (2.00%) Fixed Income
13 34 (1.95%) Fintech
14 18 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.92%) User Experience
16 15 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
17 13 (0.74%) Hedge funds
18 11 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
18 11 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1173 (67.11%) Linux
2 1041 (59.55%) Unix
3 503 (28.78%) Windows
4 261 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 143 (8.18%) Solaris
6 129 (7.38%) Windows Server
7 79 (4.52%) CentOS
8 47 (2.69%) HPUX
9 44 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (2.23%) AIX
10 39 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 24 (1.37%) Debian
13 11 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (0.51%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.46%) Android
16 7 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.40%) VMS
16 7 (0.40%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (22.03%) DevOps
3 319 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
4 274 (15.68%) Configuration Management
5 259 (14.82%) Scrum
6 214 (12.24%) ITIL
7 199 (11.38%) Performance Tuning
8 194 (11.10%) OO
9 151 (8.64%) TDD
10 145 (8.30%) Software Engineering
11 140 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 127 (7.27%) ETL
13 120 (6.86%) DSDM
14 119 (6.81%) High Availability
15 116 (6.64%) RUP
16 107 (6.12%) Analytics
17 101 (5.78%) SDLC
18 95 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
19 81 (4.63%) Multithreading
19 81 (4.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 901 (51.54%) SQL
2 628 (35.93%) Java
3 561 (32.09%) Python
4 277 (15.85%) Perl
5 255 (14.59%) Bash Shell
6 232 (13.27%) PL/SQL
7 227 (12.99%) JavaScript
8 212 (12.13%) Ruby
9 185 (10.58%) C++
10 147 (8.41%) PowerShell
11 134 (7.67%) C#
12 91 (5.21%) C
13 68 (3.89%) PHP
14 60 (3.43%) Go
15 50 (2.86%) Scala
16 48 (2.75%) Groovy
17 42 (2.40%) T-SQL
18 37 (2.12%) Korn
19 29 (1.66%) AWK
20 24 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 275 (15.73%) Degree
2 86 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
5 49 (2.80%) OCP
6 25 (1.43%) OCA
7 18 (1.03%) AWS Certification
7 18 (1.03%) RHCE
8 15 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.51%) CCNP
13 7 (0.40%) CCNA
13 7 (0.40%) ISEB
13 7 (0.40%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.67%) QA
2 53 (3.03%) SLA
3 16 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.74%) MiFID
5 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.34%) EMIR
7 4 (0.23%) GCP
7 4 (0.23%) SDET
7 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.057%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.057%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.057%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.057%) MISRA
10 1 (0.057%) MISRA C
System Software
1 134 (7.67%) vSphere
2 132 (7.55%) XenServer
3 127 (7.27%) Xen
4 113 (6.46%) Docker
5 102 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 80 (4.58%) Active Directory
7 74 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
8 38 (2.17%) NFS
9 36 (2.06%) Samba
10 31 (1.77%) Hyper-V
11 30 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
12 24 (1.37%) iptables
13 23 (1.32%) Firmware
14 17 (0.97%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 15 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 14 (0.80%) KVM
16 14 (0.80%) LXC
16 14 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 11 (0.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 314 (17.96%) Puppet
2 243 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
3 199 (11.38%) Ansible
4 130 (7.44%) Tivoli
5 107 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 90 (5.15%) Cobbler
7 82 (4.69%) Data Guard
8 64 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 54 (3.09%) Nagios
10 36 (2.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 36 (2.06%) Terraform
11 31 (1.77%) Control-M
12 27 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
13 26 (1.49%) Kibana
13 26 (1.49%) Kubernetes
13 26 (1.49%) Salt
14 25 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
15 22 (1.26%) NetBackup
15 22 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 22 (1.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 750 (42.91%) Oracle
2 303 (17.33%) Red Hat
3 169 (9.67%) Microsoft
4 162 (9.27%) VMware
5 124 (7.09%) IBM
6 116 (6.64%) EnterpriseDB
7 93 (5.32%) HP
8 61 (3.49%) Splunk
8 61 (3.49%) Sybase
9 60 (3.43%) Google
10 59 (3.38%) Cisco
11 50 (2.86%) NetApp
12 49 (2.80%) Informatica
13 40 (2.29%) SAP
14 37 (2.12%) Sun
15 31 (1.77%) Perforce
16 29 (1.66%) Atlassian
16 29 (1.66%) Tableau
16 29 (1.66%) Teradata
17 28 (1.60%) Altova
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago