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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 296 282
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1082 1063 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.10% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 2.07% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 776 806 915
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

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 50204 51240 57032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.79% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42122 44388 48638
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +29 1036 £52,500 +5.00% 128
London +20 512 £60,000 -3.22% 53
South East +75 167 £45,250 +0.55% 17
North West +13 92 £60,000 +41.17% 14
East of England +7 86 £43,750 -16.66% 13
Yorkshire -6 84 £55,000 +37.50% 19
City of London +39 77 £35,000 -46.15% 10
Manchester +4 68 £60,000 +41.17% 8
West Yorkshire +13 59 £57,500 +43.75% 17
South West +14 58 £47,500 +8.57% 6
Surrey +39 52 £51,500 +3.00% 7
Hertfordshire +16 48 £52,500 +17.97% 4
Leeds +21 46 £57,500 +35.29% 12
Berkshire 0 36 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Bristol -3 32 £55,000 -18.51% 5
Watford +4 29 £50,000 +12.35% 1
Scotland -28 29 £45,000 -18.18% 12
Oxfordshire - 28 £30,000 - 3
Reading -5 27 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Hampshire +10 26 £40,000 - 1
Essex +10 21 £34,000 -35.23% 2
West Midlands -12 20 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leatherhead +16 19 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Cheshire -15 19 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Glasgow -18 19 £47,000 -6.00% 7
West Sussex - 17 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire +14 16 £45,000 -
Banbury - 16 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire +17 15 £43,750 -2.77%
Farnborough +9 14 £32,500 -27.77% 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1264 (65.39%) Linux
2 1072 (55.46%) Unix
3 976 (50.49%) SQL
4 772 (39.94%) Java
5 702 (36.32%) Oracle
6 672 (34.76%) Finance
7 633 (32.75%) Python
8 627 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
9 466 (24.11%) Windows
10 434 (22.45%) DevOps
11 371 (19.19%) Puppet
12 327 (16.92%) Degree
13 326 (16.86%) Jenkins
14 320 (16.55%) Bash Shell
15 315 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
16 313 (16.19%) Opscode Chef
17 280 (14.49%) Banking
18 279 (14.43%) SQL Server
19 269 (13.92%) Scrum
20 267 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
21 265 (13.71%) Ansible
22 263 (13.61%) PL/SQL
23 262 (13.55%) Red Hat
24 257 (13.30%) Configuration Management
24 257 (13.30%) Oracle Database
25 256 (13.24%) ITIL
26 250 (12.93%) Perl
27 245 (12.67%) Git (software)
28 241 (12.47%) C++
29 237 (12.26%) Apache

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
1 237 (12.26%) Apache
2 185 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 155 (8.02%) WebLogic
4 154 (7.97%) JBoss
5 147 (7.60%) OpenStack
6 138 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 115 (5.95%) CloudStack
8 66 (3.41%) nginx
9 59 (3.05%) Apache Spark
10 44 (2.28%) Confluence
11 41 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
12 33 (1.71%) Jetty
13 25 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
14 21 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
14 21 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (1.03%) MS Exchange
15 20 (1.03%) SAS
16 19 (0.98%) IIS
17 17 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.16%) SPSS
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.10%) InDesign
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.052%) Weka
Business Applications
1 61 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.19%) RMDS
4 19 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.57%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.41%) Global One
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.26%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.21%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.21%) Unica
10 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.16%) Magento
11 2 (0.10%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 267 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 51 (2.64%) PaaS
5 44 (2.28%) SaaS
6 36 (1.86%) GitHub
7 20 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.93%) Office 365
10 16 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (0.52%) IaaS
13 9 (0.47%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
15 5 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.21%) Route 53
17 3 (0.16%) Akamai
17 3 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (8.69%) Firewall
2 148 (7.66%) DNS
3 133 (6.88%) TCP/IP
4 103 (5.33%) SAN
5 102 (5.28%) HTTP
6 83 (4.29%) LDAP
7 64 (3.31%) DHCP
8 62 (3.21%) VPN
9 48 (2.48%) SMTP
10 47 (2.43%) LAN
10 47 (2.43%) SSL
11 40 (2.07%) NAS
12 38 (1.97%) Internet
13 34 (1.76%) SSH
14 33 (1.71%) WAN
15 32 (1.66%) FTP
16 30 (1.55%) IPsec
16 30 (1.55%) Kerberos
17 29 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
18 28 (1.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 257 (13.30%) Oracle Database
3 229 (11.85%) Relational Database
4 189 (9.78%) MySQL
5 148 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
6 136 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 122 (6.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 106 (5.48%) Hadoop
9 93 (4.81%) RDBMS
10 86 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
11 76 (3.93%) Big Data
12 65 (3.36%) DB2
13 53 (2.74%) NoSQL
14 44 (2.28%) MongoDB
15 43 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
16 41 (2.12%) PowerCenter
17 31 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
17 31 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
18 26 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
19 25 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 326 (16.86%) Jenkins
2 245 (12.67%) Git (software)
3 168 (8.69%) Subversion
4 151 (7.81%) Maven
5 144 (7.45%) TeamCity
6 132 (6.83%) JIRA
7 101 (5.23%) Ant
8 90 (4.66%) JUnit
9 68 (3.52%) Gradle
10 54 (2.79%) Selenium
11 52 (2.69%) Hudson
12 48 (2.48%) Eclipse
13 42 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.66%) SpecFlow
15 31 (1.60%) WebDriver
16 30 (1.55%) Cucumber
17 28 (1.45%) NUnit
18 25 (1.29%) Mercurial
19 24 (1.24%) Vagrant
20 23 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 672 (34.76%) Finance
2 280 (14.49%) Banking
3 167 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 154 (7.97%) Retail
5 117 (6.05%) Investment Banking
6 94 (4.86%) Retail Banking
7 80 (4.14%) Marketing
8 73 (3.78%) Manufacturing
9 67 (3.47%) Electronics
9 67 (3.47%) Front Office
10 53 (2.74%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.19%) Advertising
12 21 (1.09%) Back Office
13 15 (0.78%) Legal
14 12 (0.62%) Games
15 9 (0.47%) French Language
16 6 (0.31%) Publishing
17 5 (0.26%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.21%) Automotive
19 3 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 416 (21.52%) Developer
2 243 (12.57%) Administrator
3 237 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 187 (9.67%) Analyst
5 165 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 145 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 143 (7.40%) Java Developer
8 128 (6.62%) DBA
9 108 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 107 (5.54%) Senior Developer
11 106 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
12 104 (5.38%) Oracle DBA
13 95 (4.91%) Consultant
14 93 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
15 92 (4.76%) Support Analyst
16 83 (4.29%) Applications Engineer
17 80 (4.14%) Platform Engineer
18 78 (4.04%) Applications Support Engineer
19 73 (3.78%) Graduate
19 73 (3.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (11.38%) XML
2 197 (10.19%) Web Services
3 166 (8.59%) Spring
4 150 (7.76%) .NET
5 133 (6.88%) J2EE
6 129 (6.67%) SOAP
7 119 (6.16%) Middleware
8 118 (6.10%) HTML
8 118 (6.10%) RESTful
9 81 (4.19%) REST
10 73 (3.78%) JMS
10 73 (3.78%) LAMP
11 71 (3.67%) Hibernate
12 69 (3.57%) JSON
13 68 (3.52%) CSS
14 50 (2.59%) XSLT
15 49 (2.53%) AngularJS
16 43 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
17 41 (2.12%) JSP
18 40 (2.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 202 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 194 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (5.90%) Linux Command Line
4 74 (3.83%) Fintech
5 71 (3.67%) Derivative
6 67 (3.47%) Public Cloud
7 65 (3.36%) Data Centre
8 56 (2.90%) Replication
9 54 (2.79%) Equities
10 41 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 39 (2.02%) Clustering
12 38 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (1.71%) Fixed Income
14 31 (1.60%) User Experience
15 29 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (1.29%) Algorithms
17 24 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
18 23 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
18 23 (1.19%) Virtual Team
19 20 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1264 (65.39%) Linux
2 1072 (55.46%) Unix
3 466 (24.11%) Windows
4 233 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (6.10%) Windows Server
6 113 (5.85%) Solaris
7 67 (3.47%) CentOS
8 59 (3.05%) AIX
9 44 (2.28%) HPUX
10 40 (2.07%) Debian
11 30 (1.55%) Ubuntu
11 30 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (1.40%) VxWorks
14 16 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
15 15 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.62%) Android
17 10 (0.52%) VMS
18 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (22.45%) DevOps
3 315 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
4 269 (13.92%) Scrum
5 257 (13.30%) Configuration Management
6 256 (13.24%) ITIL
7 230 (11.90%) OO
8 212 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 183 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
10 164 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
11 163 (8.43%) SDLC
12 162 (8.38%) Asset Management
13 155 (8.02%) ETL
14 143 (7.40%) Open Source
15 135 (6.98%) TDD
16 129 (6.67%) Analytics
17 127 (6.57%) Wealth Management
18 124 (6.41%) RUP
19 122 (6.31%) High Availability
20 119 (6.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 976 (50.49%) SQL
2 772 (39.94%) Java
3 633 (32.75%) Python
4 320 (16.55%) Bash Shell
5 263 (13.61%) PL/SQL
6 250 (12.93%) Perl
7 241 (12.47%) C++
8 217 (11.23%) JavaScript
9 214 (11.07%) Ruby
10 144 (7.45%) PowerShell
11 140 (7.24%) C#
12 87 (4.50%) C
13 83 (4.29%) PHP
14 79 (4.09%) Groovy
15 70 (3.62%) Go
16 47 (2.43%) Scala
17 37 (1.91%) Jython
17 37 (1.91%) T-SQL
18 35 (1.81%) VB
19 33 (1.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 327 (16.92%) Degree
2 131 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 80 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
7 42 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (2.17%) OCP
8 40 (2.07%) DV Cleared
9 34 (1.76%) CCNA
9 34 (1.76%) CCNP
10 24 (1.24%) OCA
11 21 (1.09%) AWS Certification
11 21 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 21 (1.09%) JNCIA
11 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.83%) PhD
13 15 (0.78%) RHCE
14 13 (0.67%) JNCIP
15 11 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (7.71%) QA
2 70 (3.62%) SLA
3 17 (0.88%) MiFID
4 14 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.41%) EMIR
7 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.16%) RosettaNet
8 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.052%) GPG13
System Software
1 134 (6.93%) Docker
2 132 (6.83%) vSphere
3 131 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (6.52%) Xen
5 117 (6.05%) XenServer
6 91 (4.71%) Active Directory
7 67 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
8 54 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
9 41 (2.12%) Hyper-V
10 39 (2.02%) NFS
11 26 (1.35%) KVM
12 25 (1.29%) Samba
13 17 (0.88%) iptables
14 16 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 15 (0.78%) HDFS
15 15 (0.78%) LXC
15 15 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 10 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 9 (0.47%) etcd
17 9 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 371 (19.19%) Puppet
2 313 (16.19%) Opscode Chef
3 265 (13.71%) Ansible
4 140 (7.24%) Tivoli
5 98 (5.07%) Cobbler
6 77 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 56 (2.90%) Data Guard
8 45 (2.33%) Control-M
9 44 (2.28%) Kubernetes
10 39 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 39 (2.02%) Salt
11 37 (1.91%) Nagios
11 37 (1.91%) Terraform
12 25 (1.29%) Mesos
13 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 13 (0.67%) NetBackup
14 13 (0.67%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.62%) Cacti
16 11 (0.57%) Kibana
16 11 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 702 (36.32%) Oracle
2 262 (13.55%) Red Hat
3 201 (10.40%) VMware
4 170 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 124 (6.41%) IBM
6 111 (5.74%) EnterpriseDB
7 88 (4.55%) SAP
8 83 (4.29%) Cisco
9 69 (3.57%) Google
10 58 (3.00%) HP
11 57 (2.95%) Splunk
12 52 (2.69%) Informatica
13 49 (2.53%) Sybase
14 41 (2.12%) TIBCO
15 40 (2.07%) Sun
16 37 (1.91%) NetApp
17 35 (1.81%) Tableau
18 34 (1.76%) Perforce
19 26 (1.35%) Teradata
20 25 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 to 95,000 + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable Package + Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £67000.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago