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

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 291 280
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1086 1078 1234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.10% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.08% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 776 821 933
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,596
% change year-on-year +5.55% +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 49700 51839 57255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.88% 52.85% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93836 99725 108602
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 11 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 29 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 +30 1042 £52,500 +5.00% 107
UK excluding London +15 565 £47,500 +5.55% 70
London +19 515 £60,000 -4.00% 49
North of England +35 185 £54,500 +34.56% 27
South East +51 164 £45,000 - 13
East of England -7 87 £42,500 -19.04% 10
South West +22 60 £47,500 +8.57% 6
Midlands -40 30 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Scotland -29 29 £44,000 -20.00% 12
Northern Ireland +2 8 £65,000 +36.84%
Wales -8 2 £36,116 -23.96%

For the 6 months to 29 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 1276 (65.24%) Linux
2 1076 (55.01%) Unix
3 979 (50.05%) SQL
4 784 (40.08%) Java
5 710 (36.30%) Oracle
6 681 (34.82%) Finance
7 638 (32.62%) Python
8 630 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
9 463 (23.67%) Windows
10 439 (22.44%) DevOps
11 373 (19.07%) Puppet
12 330 (16.87%) Degree
13 327 (16.72%) Bash Shell
14 326 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 314 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
16 313 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
17 287 (14.67%) Banking
18 284 (14.52%) SQL Server
19 268 (13.70%) PL/SQL
19 268 (13.70%) Red Hat
19 268 (13.70%) Ansible
20 267 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
20 267 (13.65%) Scrum
21 260 (13.29%) Oracle Database
22 258 (13.19%) ITIL
23 257 (13.14%) Configuration Management
24 250 (12.78%) Perl
25 247 (12.63%) Git (software)
26 241 (12.32%) Apache
27 238 (12.17%) C++

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
1 241 (12.32%) Apache
2 190 (9.71%) Tomcat
3 155 (7.92%) WebLogic
4 153 (7.82%) JBoss
5 145 (7.41%) OpenStack
6 138 (7.06%) WebSphere
7 113 (5.78%) CloudStack
8 66 (3.37%) nginx
9 60 (3.07%) Apache Spark
10 45 (2.30%) Confluence
11 42 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.58%) Jetty
13 24 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 22 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
15 21 (1.07%) IIS
15 21 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (1.02%) MS Exchange
16 20 (1.02%) SAS
17 18 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.15%) SPSS
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.10%) InDesign
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.051%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.051%) Weka
Business Applications
1 64 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 39 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.18%) RMDS
4 19 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.56%) SAP SD
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.41%) Global One
8 8 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
9 6 (0.31%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.31%) Unica
10 5 (0.26%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.20%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.15%) Magento
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 267 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 52 (2.66%) PaaS
5 44 (2.25%) SaaS
6 39 (1.99%) GitHub
7 21 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.92%) Office 365
10 16 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (0.46%) IaaS
12 9 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.20%) Route 53
16 3 (0.15%) Akamai
16 3 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (8.64%) Firewall
2 150 (7.67%) DNS
3 135 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 108 (5.52%) HTTP
5 107 (5.47%) SAN
6 84 (4.29%) LDAP
7 66 (3.37%) DHCP
8 63 (3.22%) VPN
9 50 (2.56%) SMTP
10 49 (2.51%) SSL
11 48 (2.45%) LAN
12 40 (2.04%) NAS
13 39 (1.99%) Internet
14 34 (1.74%) FTP
14 34 (1.74%) WAN
15 33 (1.69%) SSH
16 30 (1.53%) IPsec
16 30 (1.53%) Kerberos
17 29 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
18 28 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 260 (13.29%) Oracle Database
3 225 (11.50%) Relational Database
4 188 (9.61%) MySQL
5 150 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
6 138 (7.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 125 (6.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 108 (5.52%) Hadoop
9 93 (4.75%) RDBMS
10 84 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
11 79 (4.04%) Big Data
12 62 (3.17%) DB2
13 54 (2.76%) NoSQL
14 44 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
15 43 (2.20%) MongoDB
16 41 (2.10%) PowerCenter
17 31 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
17 31 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
18 26 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
19 25 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 326 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 247 (12.63%) Git (software)
3 164 (8.38%) Subversion
4 152 (7.77%) Maven
5 147 (7.52%) TeamCity
6 136 (6.95%) JIRA
7 98 (5.01%) Ant
8 92 (4.70%) JUnit
9 68 (3.48%) Gradle
10 52 (2.66%) Selenium
11 49 (2.51%) Hudson
12 47 (2.40%) Eclipse
13 43 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (1.64%) SpecFlow
15 31 (1.58%) Cucumber
15 31 (1.58%) WebDriver
16 28 (1.43%) NUnit
17 25 (1.28%) Mercurial
17 25 (1.28%) Vagrant
18 22 (1.12%) Bitbucket
General
1 681 (34.82%) Finance
2 287 (14.67%) Banking
3 172 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 164 (8.38%) Retail
5 121 (6.19%) Investment Banking
6 99 (5.06%) Retail Banking
7 83 (4.24%) Marketing
8 81 (4.14%) Manufacturing
9 70 (3.58%) Electronics
10 69 (3.53%) Front Office
11 53 (2.71%) Financial Institution
12 23 (1.18%) Advertising
13 20 (1.02%) Back Office
14 15 (0.77%) Legal
15 13 (0.66%) Games
16 9 (0.46%) French Language
17 6 (0.31%) Publishing
18 5 (0.26%) Automotive
18 5 (0.26%) Digital Economy
19 3 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 419 (21.42%) Developer
2 247 (12.63%) Administrator
3 239 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 189 (9.66%) Analyst
5 170 (8.69%) Support Engineer
6 151 (7.72%) Applications Support
7 147 (7.52%) Java Developer
8 130 (6.65%) DBA
9 110 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
9 110 (5.62%) Senior Developer
10 109 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
11 105 (5.37%) Oracle DBA
12 99 (5.06%) Consultant
13 95 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
14 94 (4.81%) Support Analyst
15 88 (4.50%) Applications Engineer
16 83 (4.24%) Applications Support Engineer
17 80 (4.09%) Platform Engineer
18 73 (3.73%) Graduate
19 71 (3.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (11.35%) XML
2 201 (10.28%) Web Services
3 167 (8.54%) Spring
4 149 (7.62%) .NET
5 133 (6.80%) J2EE
6 128 (6.54%) SOAP
7 127 (6.49%) Middleware
8 119 (6.08%) RESTful
9 117 (5.98%) HTML
10 82 (4.19%) REST
11 74 (3.78%) LAMP
12 71 (3.63%) Hibernate
12 71 (3.63%) JMS
13 69 (3.53%) JSON
14 64 (3.27%) CSS
15 54 (2.76%) AngularJS
16 49 (2.51%) XSLT
17 44 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
18 40 (2.04%) Spring MVC
19 39 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 205 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 201 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (5.98%) Linux Command Line
4 73 (3.73%) Derivative
4 73 (3.73%) Fintech
5 68 (3.48%) Public Cloud
6 67 (3.43%) Data Centre
7 54 (2.76%) Replication
8 53 (2.71%) Equities
9 42 (2.15%) Clustering
10 41 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 37 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.69%) Fixed Income
13 32 (1.64%) User Experience
14 27 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (1.28%) Algorithms
15 25 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
16 24 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (1.18%) Virtual Team
18 20 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1276 (65.24%) Linux
2 1076 (55.01%) Unix
3 463 (23.67%) Windows
4 237 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (6.24%) Windows Server
6 116 (5.93%) Solaris
7 66 (3.37%) CentOS
8 62 (3.17%) AIX
9 45 (2.30%) HPUX
10 41 (2.10%) Debian
11 32 (1.64%) Ubuntu
12 30 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (1.38%) VxWorks
15 16 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
16 15 (0.77%) Apple iOS
17 12 (0.61%) Android
18 10 (0.51%) VMS
19 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (22.44%) DevOps
3 313 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 267 (13.65%) Scrum
5 258 (13.19%) ITIL
6 257 (13.14%) Configuration Management
7 221 (11.30%) OO
8 211 (10.79%) Software Engineering
9 185 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
10 169 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
11 166 (8.49%) Asset Management
12 163 (8.33%) SDLC
13 156 (7.98%) ETL
14 145 (7.41%) Open Source
15 137 (7.00%) TDD
16 130 (6.65%) Wealth Management
17 129 (6.60%) Analytics
18 123 (6.29%) High Availability
19 121 (6.19%) RUP
20 119 (6.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 979 (50.05%) SQL
2 784 (40.08%) Java
3 638 (32.62%) Python
4 327 (16.72%) Bash Shell
5 268 (13.70%) PL/SQL
6 250 (12.78%) Perl
7 238 (12.17%) C++
8 217 (11.09%) JavaScript
9 212 (10.84%) Ruby
10 148 (7.57%) PowerShell
11 141 (7.21%) C#
12 87 (4.45%) PHP
13 86 (4.40%) C
14 78 (3.99%) Groovy
15 69 (3.53%) Go
16 47 (2.40%) Scala
17 38 (1.94%) Jython
17 38 (1.94%) T-SQL
18 35 (1.79%) Korn
18 35 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 330 (16.87%) Degree
2 134 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 93 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 83 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
7 43 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 43 (2.20%) OCP
8 40 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 34 (1.74%) CCNA
9 34 (1.74%) CCNP
10 24 (1.23%) OCA
11 21 (1.07%) AWS Certification
11 21 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 21 (1.07%) JNCIA
11 21 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.82%) PhD
13 15 (0.77%) RHCE
14 13 (0.66%) JNCIP
15 11 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (7.67%) QA
2 71 (3.63%) SLA
3 18 (0.92%) MiFID
4 14 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.46%) EMIR
7 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.20%) RosettaNet
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.10%) GPG13
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 137 (7.00%) Docker
2 134 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (6.65%) vSphere
4 124 (6.34%) Xen
5 115 (5.88%) XenServer
6 92 (4.70%) Active Directory
7 68 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
8 55 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
9 42 (2.15%) Hyper-V
10 38 (1.94%) NFS
11 28 (1.43%) KVM
12 27 (1.38%) Samba
13 19 (0.97%) iptables
14 17 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 15 (0.77%) HDFS
15 15 (0.77%) LXC
15 15 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 10 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 9 (0.46%) etcd
17 9 (0.46%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 373 (19.07%) Puppet
2 314 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
3 268 (13.70%) Ansible
4 140 (7.16%) Tivoli
5 98 (5.01%) Cobbler
6 78 (3.99%) Oracle RMAN
7 57 (2.91%) Data Guard
8 46 (2.35%) Control-M
9 45 (2.30%) Kubernetes
10 40 (2.04%) Salt
11 38 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 37 (1.89%) Nagios
12 37 (1.89%) Terraform
13 25 (1.28%) Mesos
14 16 (0.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 14 (0.72%) NetBackup
16 13 (0.66%) ZABBIX
17 12 (0.61%) Cacti
18 11 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
18 11 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 710 (36.30%) Oracle
2 268 (13.70%) Red Hat
3 204 (10.43%) VMware
4 173 (8.84%) Microsoft
5 126 (6.44%) IBM
6 110 (5.62%) EnterpriseDB
7 92 (4.70%) SAP
8 83 (4.24%) Cisco
9 67 (3.43%) Google
10 58 (2.97%) HP
11 56 (2.86%) Splunk
12 53 (2.71%) Informatica
13 49 (2.51%) Sybase
14 42 (2.15%) Sun
15 40 (2.04%) TIBCO
16 37 (1.89%) NetApp
17 35 (1.79%) Tableau
18 33 (1.69%) Perforce
19 26 (1.33%) Teradata
20 25 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 50000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + DOE, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 to 90,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 to 95,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable Package + Flex
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago