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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 285 284
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 937 1112 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.13% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 2.16% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 708 830 897
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,193 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,596
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.22%  

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 47871 51556 55557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.34% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40527 44598 47285
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -9 873 £55,000 +10.00% 114
London -3 420 £62,500 +4.16% 43
South East +60 156 £50,000 +17.64% 19
East of England +3 82 £48,000 -8.57% 10
City of London +19 78 £42,500 -29.16% 11
North West -8 72 £60,000 +41.17% 12
Yorkshire -13 71 £57,500 +43.75% 16
Manchester -11 50 £66,000 +46.66% 10
Surrey +36 47 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Scotland +2 45 £43,750 -10.25% 2
West Yorkshire -8 44 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Hertfordshire +21 39 £50,000 +12.35% 4
South West +10 39 £40,000 -8.57% 9
Leeds +10 35 £60,000 +41.17% 7
Berkshire +9 34 £54,000 +20.00% 5
Essex +19 31 £33,000 -37.14% 1
Oxfordshire +34 28 £30,000 -42.85% 4
Hampshire +12 26 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Glasgow -1 25 £47,000 -1.05% 1
Watford -1 25 £50,000 +12.35% 1
Edinburgh +15 20 £37,500 -29.24% 1
Reading -5 20 £57,500 +36.90% 1
Cheshire -11 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -10 16 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Sussex - 16 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire +15 15 £45,000 +12.50% 4
York +20 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Redhill +1 14 £42,500 +44.06% 1
Banbury - 14 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire +22 13 £47,500 +5.55% 3

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1193 (66.87%) Linux
2 1042 (58.41%) Unix
3 860 (48.21%) SQL
4 661 (37.05%) Oracle
5 651 (36.49%) Java
6 580 (32.51%) Python
7 560 (31.39%) Finance
8 557 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
9 463 (25.95%) Windows
10 407 (22.81%) DevOps
11 330 (18.50%) Jenkins
12 329 (18.44%) Puppet
13 323 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
14 294 (16.48%) Degree
15 278 (15.58%) Bash Shell
16 273 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
17 266 (14.91%) Scrum
18 263 (14.74%) Red Hat
18 263 (14.74%) Oracle Database
19 248 (13.90%) Git (software)
20 245 (13.73%) Configuration Management
21 244 (13.68%) Perl
22 240 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
23 237 (13.28%) Relational Database
24 230 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 229 (12.84%) SQL Server
26 223 (12.50%) Ansible
27 222 (12.44%) PL/SQL
28 221 (12.39%) OO
29 214 (12.00%) 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
1 188 (10.54%) Apache
2 168 (9.42%) Tomcat
3 159 (8.91%) JBoss
4 143 (8.02%) OpenStack
5 141 (7.90%) WebLogic
6 130 (7.29%) WebSphere
7 115 (6.45%) CloudStack
8 53 (2.97%) Apache Spark
9 49 (2.75%) nginx
10 34 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (1.79%) Jetty
12 27 (1.51%) Confluence
13 25 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 20 (1.12%) SAS
14 20 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (1.07%) MS Exchange
16 18 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
17 15 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.62%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.45%) RMDS
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.28%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.22%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.17%) Magento
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.11%) Eikon
11 2 (0.11%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 240 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (2.13%) PaaS
5 36 (2.02%) SaaS
6 31 (1.74%) GitHub
7 21 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.73%) Office 365
10 12 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.62%) IaaS
12 6 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle CX
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 3 (0.17%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (8.63%) Firewall
2 139 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 108 (6.05%) DNS
4 107 (6.00%) SAN
5 91 (5.10%) HTTP
6 82 (4.60%) LDAP
7 59 (3.31%) SSL
8 57 (3.20%) LAN
9 52 (2.91%) VPN
10 46 (2.58%) DHCP
11 40 (2.24%) NAS
12 37 (2.07%) Kerberos
12 37 (2.07%) SMTP
13 32 (1.79%) SSH
14 30 (1.68%) WAN
15 29 (1.63%) Internet
16 25 (1.40%) FTP
17 24 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
17 24 (1.35%) iSCSI
18 22 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (14.74%) Oracle Database
2 237 (13.28%) Relational Database
3 229 (12.84%) SQL Server
4 190 (10.65%) MySQL
5 142 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 121 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 114 (6.39%) RDBMS
8 109 (6.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 91 (5.10%) Hadoop
10 89 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
11 77 (4.32%) DB2
12 63 (3.53%) Big Data
13 46 (2.58%) NoSQL
14 40 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
15 38 (2.13%) MongoDB
16 33 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
17 31 (1.74%) PowerCenter
18 30 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (1.46%) KDB
19 26 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 330 (18.50%) Jenkins
2 248 (13.90%) Git (software)
3 171 (9.59%) Subversion
4 138 (7.74%) Maven
5 114 (6.39%) TeamCity
6 110 (6.17%) JIRA
7 104 (5.83%) Ant
8 89 (4.99%) JUnit
9 65 (3.64%) Selenium
10 61 (3.42%) Gradle
10 61 (3.42%) Hudson
11 53 (2.97%) Eclipse
12 43 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (2.02%) Cucumber
14 30 (1.68%) SpecFlow
15 29 (1.63%) WebDriver
16 27 (1.51%) Bitbucket
17 26 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
18 25 (1.40%) Mercurial
18 25 (1.40%) NUnit
General
1 560 (31.39%) Finance
2 203 (11.38%) Banking
3 132 (7.40%) Telecoms
4 77 (4.32%) Retail
5 52 (2.91%) Front Office
6 48 (2.69%) Marketing
7 47 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 45 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 39 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.96%) Electronics
11 23 (1.29%) Back Office
11 23 (1.29%) Retail Banking
12 22 (1.23%) Advertising
13 15 (0.84%) Legal
14 10 (0.56%) French Language
15 8 (0.45%) Games
16 5 (0.28%) Publishing
17 4 (0.22%) Automotive
17 4 (0.22%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 396 (22.20%) Developer
2 236 (13.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 233 (13.06%) Administrator
4 164 (9.19%) Analyst
5 136 (7.62%) DBA
6 132 (7.40%) Java Developer
7 130 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 114 (6.39%) Linux Engineer
9 112 (6.28%) Oracle DBA
10 107 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
11 104 (5.83%) Senior Developer
12 101 (5.66%) Applications Support
13 89 (4.99%) Consultant
13 89 (4.99%) Linux Administrator
14 75 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
15 68 (3.81%) Support Analyst
16 65 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 63 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
18 60 (3.36%) Graduate
19 59 (3.31%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (11.94%) XML
2 174 (9.75%) Web Services
3 169 (9.47%) Spring
4 139 (7.79%) SOAP
5 131 (7.34%) J2EE
6 118 (6.61%) .NET
7 115 (6.45%) HTML
8 106 (5.94%) RESTful
9 89 (4.99%) Middleware
10 82 (4.60%) REST
11 79 (4.43%) JMS
12 74 (4.15%) CSS
12 74 (4.15%) Hibernate
13 68 (3.81%) JSON
14 62 (3.48%) LAMP
15 48 (2.69%) FIX Protocol
16 45 (2.52%) AngularJS
17 44 (2.47%) JSP
18 41 (2.30%) XSLT
19 39 (2.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 182 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 149 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
4 65 (3.64%) Replication
5 62 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 56 (3.14%) Derivative
7 50 (2.80%) Public Cloud
8 49 (2.75%) Fintech
9 42 (2.35%) Equities
10 40 (2.24%) Management Information System
11 39 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (2.07%) Clustering
12 37 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (1.85%) Fixed Income
14 27 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
15 21 (1.18%) Private Cloud
15 21 (1.18%) Virtual Team
16 20 (1.12%) Hedge funds
16 20 (1.12%) User Experience
17 14 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1193 (66.87%) Linux
2 1042 (58.41%) Unix
3 463 (25.95%) Windows
4 230 (12.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (6.78%) Solaris
6 103 (5.77%) Windows Server
7 64 (3.59%) CentOS
8 59 (3.31%) AIX
9 46 (2.58%) HPUX
10 33 (1.85%) Debian
11 30 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (1.46%) Ubuntu
14 23 (1.29%) VxWorks
15 14 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
16 12 (0.67%) Android
17 10 (0.56%) VMS
17 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.50%) Apple iOS
18 9 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (22.81%) DevOps
3 323 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
4 266 (14.91%) Scrum
5 245 (13.73%) Configuration Management
6 221 (12.39%) OO
7 214 (12.00%) ITIL
8 191 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
9 175 (9.81%) Software Engineering
10 145 (8.13%) TDD
11 134 (7.51%) High Availability
12 131 (7.34%) ETL
13 129 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
14 126 (7.06%) Test Automation
15 124 (6.95%) RUP
16 115 (6.45%) SDLC
17 114 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
17 114 (6.39%) DSDM
18 111 (6.22%) Analytics
19 98 (5.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 860 (48.21%) SQL
2 651 (36.49%) Java
3 580 (32.51%) Python
4 278 (15.58%) Bash Shell
5 244 (13.68%) Perl
6 222 (12.44%) PL/SQL
7 213 (11.94%) C++
7 213 (11.94%) JavaScript
8 204 (11.43%) Ruby
9 143 (8.02%) PowerShell
10 117 (6.56%) C#
11 81 (4.54%) C
12 67 (3.76%) Groovy
13 66 (3.70%) PHP
14 60 (3.36%) Go
15 45 (2.52%) Scala
16 36 (2.02%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.68%) AWK
18 27 (1.51%) Korn
19 26 (1.46%) Jython
Qualifications
1 294 (16.48%) Degree
2 108 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
5 46 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (2.52%) OCP
7 36 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.85%) CCNP
9 30 (1.68%) OCA
10 29 (1.63%) CCNA
11 26 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.35%) AWS Certification
13 21 (1.18%) JNCIA
14 20 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.78%) RHCE
17 13 (0.73%) JNCIP
18 10 (0.56%) Postgraduate
19 8 (0.45%) CCIE
19 8 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (6.78%) QA
2 65 (3.64%) SLA
3 20 (1.12%) MiFID
4 15 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.56%) EMIR
7 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.056%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.056%) GCP
10 1 (0.056%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.056%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.056%) MISRA
10 1 (0.056%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 132 (7.40%) Docker
2 131 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (7.23%) vSphere
4 127 (7.12%) Xen
5 126 (7.06%) XenServer
6 81 (4.54%) Active Directory
7 68 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
8 55 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
9 35 (1.96%) NFS
10 32 (1.79%) Hyper-V
11 20 (1.12%) Samba
12 17 (0.95%) iptables
12 17 (0.95%) LXC
13 16 (0.90%) KVM
14 15 (0.84%) HDFS
15 13 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 13 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 12 (0.67%) Firmware
17 11 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 10 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 329 (18.44%) Puppet
2 273 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
3 223 (12.50%) Ansible
4 143 (8.02%) Tivoli
5 96 (5.38%) Cobbler
6 92 (5.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 67 (3.76%) Data Guard
8 52 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 42 (2.35%) Nagios
10 36 (2.02%) Control-M
11 35 (1.96%) Kubernetes
12 34 (1.91%) Terraform
13 30 (1.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 27 (1.51%) Salt
15 18 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 17 (0.95%) Mesos
16 17 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
17 16 (0.90%) Cacti
18 15 (0.84%) NetBackup
18 15 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 661 (37.05%) Oracle
2 263 (14.74%) Red Hat
3 202 (11.32%) VMware
4 158 (8.86%) Microsoft
5 114 (6.39%) IBM
6 111 (6.22%) EnterpriseDB
7 78 (4.37%) Cisco
8 67 (3.76%) HP
9 54 (3.03%) Sybase
10 53 (2.97%) Google
11 52 (2.91%) SAP
12 48 (2.69%) Splunk
13 43 (2.41%) Informatica
13 43 (2.41%) Perforce
14 39 (2.19%) NetApp
15 30 (1.68%) Sun
16 28 (1.57%) Tableau
17 27 (1.51%) Atlassian
17 27 (1.51%) Teradata
18 25 (1.40%) TIBCO
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 100% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum +car +25% comm plan + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago