Period
to 20 October 2019

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 6 months to 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 334 272
Rank change year-on-year -32 -62 +42
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,095 1,642 2,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 1.00% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 1.81% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1,153 1,529
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,375 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Shell Script 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 72,760 90,813 96,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.48% 55.55% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59,651 75,559 79,027
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 17 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 6 months to 20 October 2019. 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 -54 974 £57,500 +4.55% 175
UK excluding London -7 620 £50,000 - 108
London -61 461 £65,000 +8.33% 72
South East -62 149 £52,000 +4.00% 35
North of England +4 140 £42,693 -10.12% 28
South West +22 107 £45,000 -3.74% 14
North West +87 105 £42,500 -5.56% 12
East of England +52 75 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Scotland -9 48 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Wales +22 47 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Midlands +8 38 £46,250 -2.63% 13
Yorkshire -60 27 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands +13 26 £37,500 -16.67% 11
Northern Ireland -7 15 £37,500 -31.82% 1
East Midlands +17 12 £47,500 -4.52% 2
North East +6 8 £42,885 -9.72% 9
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, IT jobs citing Shell Script 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 Shell Script.

1 638 (58.26%) Linux
2 509 (46.48%) Python
3 394 (35.98%) SQL
4 374 (34.16%) AWS
5 365 (33.33%) Java
6 362 (33.06%) DevOps
7 361 (32.97%) Unix
8 346 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
9 263 (24.02%) Windows
10 252 (23.01%) Ansible
10 252 (23.01%) Jenkins
11 243 (22.19%) Oracle
12 241 (22.01%) Finance
13 238 (21.74%) Docker
14 225 (20.55%) Bash Shell
15 204 (18.63%) Puppet
16 196 (17.90%) Perl
17 186 (16.99%) Azure
18 177 (16.16%) PowerShell
19 163 (14.89%) Terraform
20 158 (14.43%) Degree
21 155 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
22 153 (13.97%) Git (software)
22 153 (13.97%) JavaScript
23 152 (13.88%) Scrum
24 140 (12.79%) Kubernetes
25 139 (12.69%) Red Hat
26 134 (12.24%) Test Automation
27 129 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
28 128 (11.69%) QA

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 87 (7.95%) Apache
2 61 (5.57%) WebSphere
3 57 (5.21%) Apache Spark
4 50 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 32 (2.92%) nginx
6 29 (2.65%) IBM HTTP Server
7 27 (2.47%) WebLogic
8 24 (2.19%) JBoss
9 22 (2.01%) Apache Airflow
9 22 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (1.46%) Confluence
12 15 (1.37%) IIS
13 13 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.10%) SharePoint
14 12 (1.10%) WordPress
15 10 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.91%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.37%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.27%) Magento
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.27%) Summit
6 1 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.091%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 374 (34.16%) AWS
2 186 (16.99%) Azure
3 86 (7.85%) GCP
4 85 (7.76%) Amazon EC2
5 76 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 74 (6.76%) SaaS
7 61 (5.57%) Amazon S3
8 53 (4.84%) GitHub
9 46 (4.20%) Serverless
10 34 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (3.11%) Datadog
11 27 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
11 27 (2.47%) Office 365
12 25 (2.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 24 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (2.19%) Slack
14 23 (2.10%) PaaS
15 21 (1.92%) Sumo Logic
16 18 (1.64%) IaaS
17 16 (1.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.95%) TCP/IP
2 57 (5.21%) DNS
3 52 (4.75%) Firewall
4 42 (3.84%) SAN
5 40 (3.65%) DHCP
6 36 (3.29%) HTTP
6 36 (3.29%) WAN
7 25 (2.28%) VPN
8 24 (2.19%) Internet
9 23 (2.10%) SSL
10 21 (1.92%) BGP
11 16 (1.46%) LAN
12 14 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (1.19%) Wireshark
14 11 (1.00%) NAS
15 10 (0.91%) Wireless
16 9 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (0.82%) SSH
16 9 (0.82%) VLAN
17 8 (0.73%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (9.86%) Big Data
2 107 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 86 (7.85%) MySQL
4 81 (7.40%) Relational Database
5 73 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 71 (6.48%) Amazon RDS
6 71 (6.48%) Hadoop
7 50 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (4.29%) Apache Hive
9 40 (3.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 40 (3.65%) RDBMS
10 39 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (2.19%) DB2
11 24 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
12 23 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.83%) Impala
13 20 (1.83%) NoSQL
14 19 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (1.74%) Presto
15 18 (1.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 252 (23.01%) Jenkins
2 153 (13.97%) Git (software)
3 95 (8.68%) JIRA
4 90 (8.22%) Maven
5 64 (5.84%) Selenium
6 47 (4.29%) Gradle
6 47 (4.29%) TeamCity
7 42 (3.84%) JUnit
8 40 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 39 (3.56%) Hudson
10 35 (3.20%) WebDriver
11 33 (3.01%) SoapUI
11 33 (3.01%) Subversion
12 31 (2.83%) Bitbucket
12 31 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
13 29 (2.65%) SonarQube
14 28 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (2.56%) CircleCI
15 26 (2.37%) SpecFlow
16 24 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 241 (22.01%) Finance
2 76 (6.94%) Banking
3 42 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.01%) Games
4 33 (3.01%) Marketing
5 31 (2.83%) Advertising
6 30 (2.74%) Retail
7 27 (2.47%) Front Office
8 26 (2.37%) Public Sector
9 21 (1.92%) Electronics
10 19 (1.74%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.37%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.00%) Military
13 10 (0.91%) Billing
14 8 (0.73%) Automotive
14 8 (0.73%) Back Office
14 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.55%) Law
15 6 (0.55%) Legal
16 4 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (21.64%) Developer
2 169 (15.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 117 (10.68%) Administrator
4 83 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 67 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 60 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
7 58 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
8 57 (5.21%) Consultant
8 57 (5.21%) Senior DevOps
9 55 (5.02%) Support Engineer
10 54 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
11 51 (4.66%) Java Developer
12 50 (4.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 46 (4.20%) Python Developer
14 44 (4.02%) Data Engineer
14 44 (4.02%) Senior Developer
15 43 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 41 (3.74%) QA Engineer
17 40 (3.65%) DBA
18 37 (3.38%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (8.31%) XML
2 85 (7.76%) JSON
3 80 (7.31%) Web Services
4 66 (6.03%) REST
5 58 (5.30%) SOAP
6 57 (5.21%) .NET
7 55 (5.02%) Middleware
7 55 (5.02%) Spring
8 54 (4.93%) HTML
9 47 (4.29%) RESTful
10 31 (2.83%) CSS
11 29 (2.65%) Node.js
12 26 (2.37%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.10%) Kafka
14 20 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
15 19 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
16 17 (1.55%) Gherkin
16 17 (1.55%) LAMP
16 17 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
4 32 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.83%) Clustering
6 30 (2.74%) Data Centre
6 30 (2.74%) Fixed Income
6 30 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.47%) Replication
8 26 (2.37%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.83%) iSeries
10 17 (1.55%) Equities
11 16 (1.46%) PMI
12 15 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (1.28%) Derivative
14 13 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.19%) Internet of Things
14 13 (1.19%) Smartphone
15 12 (1.10%) User Experience
16 11 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 638 (58.26%) Linux
2 361 (32.97%) Unix
3 263 (24.02%) Windows
4 98 (8.95%) Windows Server
5 94 (8.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (7.49%) CentOS
7 67 (6.12%) Solaris
8 34 (3.11%) Ubuntu
9 28 (2.56%) OS/400
9 28 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (2.37%) AIX
10 26 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (2.10%) Windows 7
12 22 (2.01%) Debian
13 21 (1.92%) VMS
14 10 (0.91%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.82%) Android
16 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.64%) Fedora
17 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (33.06%) DevOps
2 346 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (13.88%) Scrum
4 134 (12.24%) Test Automation
5 129 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
6 116 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (10.50%) Computer Science
8 104 (9.50%) Configuration Management
9 101 (9.22%) ITIL
10 79 (7.21%) Analytics
10 79 (7.21%) Software Engineering
11 68 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (6.21%) Migration
12 65 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
13 61 (5.57%) Open Source
14 60 (5.48%) High Availability
15 56 (5.11%) Infrastructure as Code
16 54 (4.93%) Data Science
16 54 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 54 (4.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 509 (46.48%) Python
2 394 (35.98%) SQL
3 365 (33.33%) Java
4 225 (20.55%) Bash Shell
5 196 (17.90%) Perl
6 177 (16.16%) PowerShell
7 153 (13.97%) JavaScript
8 112 (10.23%) C#
9 111 (10.14%) C++
10 79 (7.21%) PL/SQL
11 76 (6.94%) C
12 73 (6.67%) Ruby
13 47 (4.29%) Korn
14 40 (3.65%) Go
15 38 (3.47%) Groovy
16 37 (3.38%) PHP
17 20 (1.83%) VB
18 18 (1.64%) AWK
18 18 (1.64%) Java 8
19 17 (1.55%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 158 (14.43%) Degree
2 72 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (5.48%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 24 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 23 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
6 23 (2.10%) RHCE
7 21 (1.92%) CISSP
8 18 (1.64%) IBM Certification
9 16 (1.46%) CCNA
9 16 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.37%) OCP
11 12 (1.10%) CEH
12 11 (1.00%) AWS Certification
12 11 (1.00%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.82%) OCA
14 7 (0.64%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.64%) Sun Certification
14 7 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (11.69%) QA
2 18 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.10%) COBIT
5 7 (0.64%) SLA
6 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.37%) NCSC
8 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.27%) NIST
9 2 (0.18%) GDPR
9 2 (0.18%) JTAG
9 2 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 238 (21.74%) Docker
2 89 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (5.30%) Hyper-V
4 44 (4.02%) Active Directory
5 37 (3.38%) HDFS
6 27 (2.47%) VirtualBox
7 21 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (1.00%) KVM
9 11 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.00%) Xen
10 8 (0.73%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.64%) Btrfs
11 7 (0.64%) Ceph
11 7 (0.64%) DRBD
11 7 (0.64%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 252 (23.01%) Ansible
2 204 (18.63%) Puppet
3 163 (14.89%) Terraform
4 155 (14.16%) Opscode Chef
5 140 (12.79%) Kubernetes
6 33 (3.01%) Red Hat Satellite
7 31 (2.83%) Packer
8 21 (1.92%) Nagios
8 21 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
9 18 (1.64%) Oozie
10 17 (1.55%) Tivoli
11 16 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 15 (1.37%) BladeLogic
12 15 (1.37%) Control-M
13 14 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
13 14 (1.28%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 11 (1.00%) Kibana
15 10 (0.91%) AirWatch
15 10 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 243 (22.19%) Oracle
2 139 (12.69%) Red Hat
3 128 (11.69%) VMware
4 105 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 69 (6.30%) IBM
6 38 (3.47%) Google
7 31 (2.83%) Cisco
8 29 (2.65%) Citrix
9 27 (2.47%) AppDynamics
10 26 (2.37%) HP
11 24 (2.19%) SAP
12 21 (1.92%) Informatica
12 21 (1.92%) Splunk
13 20 (1.83%) LogicMonitor
14 18 (1.64%) Sybase
14 18 (1.64%) Teradata
15 16 (1.46%) Centrify
15 16 (1.46%) Veritas
16 15 (1.37%) Brocade
16 15 (1.37%) Sun