Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 302 300
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,746 1,923 2,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.11% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 2.01% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 1,407 1,691
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +6.74% +2.30%

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 97,501 95,648 105,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.26% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,144 80,730 90,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 16 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 24 June 2018. 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 -22 1,623 £52,500 -4.55% 211
UK excluding London -39 875 £47,500 - 139
London -5 849 £62,500 +4.17% 87
South East -64 207 £47,500 -5.00% 26
North of England -43 206 £46,125 -19.78% 36
South West +31 126 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Midlands +52 124 £52,500 +26.51% 16
East of England -51 112 £55,000 +15.79% 21
Yorkshire -1 101 £47,500 -17.39% 13
North West -42 92 £45,000 -25.00% 18
East Midlands +53 87 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Scotland -20 66 £45,975 +5.09% 13
West Midlands +13 37 £50,000 +16.28% 14
Wales +40 33 £42,500 +17.68% 2
North East -9 13 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Northern Ireland -2 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 1,129 (64.66%) Linux
2 835 (47.82%) Unix
3 777 (44.50%) SQL
4 759 (43.47%) Python
5 727 (41.64%) Java
6 589 (33.73%) Finance
7 575 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
8 559 (32.02%) Oracle
9 487 (27.89%) DevOps
10 417 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
11 393 (22.51%) Windows
12 370 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
13 339 (19.42%) Perl
14 333 (19.07%) Bash Shell
15 320 (18.33%) Puppet
16 298 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
17 285 (16.32%) Jenkins
18 276 (15.81%) Degree
19 263 (15.06%) Git (software)
20 260 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
21 252 (14.43%) JavaScript
22 249 (14.26%) Configuration Management
23 245 (14.03%) Scrum
24 242 (13.86%) Ansible
25 237 (13.57%) Relational Database
26 230 (13.17%) ITIL
27 229 (13.12%) Banking
28 220 (12.60%) Ruby
29 216 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
30 212 (12.14%) Docker

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
1 190 (10.88%) Apache
2 141 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 86 (4.93%) Apache Spark
4 80 (4.58%) WebSphere
5 63 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 59 (3.38%) JBoss
7 53 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (2.98%) OpenStack
9 44 (2.52%) IIS
10 43 (2.46%) Confluence
11 26 (1.49%) nginx
12 18 (1.03%) CloudStack
12 18 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (0.97%) WordPress
14 13 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.69%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.63%) WildFly
17 10 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.057%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.057%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) Magento
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) Eikon
7 2 (0.11%) Kondor
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.057%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.057%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 417 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (4.87%) SaaS
4 50 (2.86%) PaaS
5 49 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (2.41%) IaaS
7 34 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 34 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
9 26 (1.49%) GitHub
10 23 (1.32%) Amazon S3
11 20 (1.15%) npm
12 19 (1.09%) Serverless
13 16 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (0.86%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.52%) Office 365
17 8 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 113 (6.47%) TCP/IP
2 102 (5.84%) DNS
3 89 (5.10%) Firewall
4 74 (4.24%) HTTP
5 72 (4.12%) SAN
6 68 (3.89%) SSL
7 54 (3.09%) Internet
8 40 (2.29%) LAN
8 40 (2.29%) SSH
9 39 (2.23%) WAN
10 37 (2.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 36 (2.06%) NAS
12 32 (1.83%) VPN
13 26 (1.49%) Network Security
14 24 (1.37%) DHCP
15 22 (1.26%) Wireshark
16 19 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (1.03%) Kerberos
17 18 (1.03%) SMTP
17 18 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (13.57%) Relational Database
2 199 (11.40%) MySQL
2 199 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 193 (11.05%) Big Data
4 184 (10.54%) Oracle Database
5 161 (9.22%) NoSQL
6 122 (6.99%) MongoDB
7 121 (6.93%) RDBMS
8 119 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
9 110 (6.30%) Hadoop
9 110 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 63 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
12 55 (3.15%) Apache Hive
13 50 (2.86%) Impala
14 44 (2.52%) DB2
15 43 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (2.29%) Sqoop
17 34 (1.95%) Sybase ASE
18 31 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 285 (16.32%) Jenkins
2 263 (15.06%) Git (software)
3 173 (9.91%) Maven
4 125 (7.16%) Subversion
5 117 (6.70%) JUnit
6 104 (5.96%) JIRA
7 83 (4.75%) Selenium
8 81 (4.64%) TeamCity
9 71 (4.07%) Gradle
10 58 (3.32%) Ant
11 54 (3.09%) Cucumber
12 46 (2.63%) Bitbucket
13 43 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (1.66%) gulp
14 29 (1.66%) Vagrant
15 26 (1.49%) JMeter
16 24 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (1.20%) JBehave
17 21 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 589 (33.73%) Finance
2 229 (13.12%) Banking
3 154 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 95 (5.44%) Retail
5 81 (4.64%) Games
6 67 (3.84%) Financial Institution
7 66 (3.78%) Front Office
8 58 (3.32%) Marketing
9 54 (3.09%) Telecoms
10 41 (2.35%) Manufacturing
11 40 (2.29%) Legal
12 39 (2.23%) Electronics
13 31 (1.78%) Advertising
14 29 (1.66%) Back Office
15 12 (0.69%) Law
16 9 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.40%) Billing
18 4 (0.23%) Publishing
19 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
19 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 367 (21.02%) Developer
2 186 (10.65%) Administrator
3 179 (10.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 174 (9.97%) Analyst
5 159 (9.11%) Applications Support
6 132 (7.56%) Java Developer
7 112 (6.41%) DBA
7 112 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
8 102 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
9 86 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 81 (4.64%) Linux Administrator
11 75 (4.30%) Support Engineer
12 67 (3.84%) Applications Support Analyst
13 66 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 65 (3.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 63 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
15 63 (3.61%) Data Engineer
16 61 (3.49%) Senior Developer
17 59 (3.38%) Architect
18 53 (3.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (10.19%) Web Services
2 174 (9.97%) HTML
3 167 (9.56%) XML
4 166 (9.51%) Spring
5 123 (7.04%) JSON
6 119 (6.82%) .NET
7 116 (6.64%) Kafka
8 104 (5.96%) AngularJS
9 92 (5.27%) Hibernate
10 91 (5.21%) Middleware
11 87 (4.98%) REST
12 86 (4.93%) JMS
13 77 (4.41%) RESTful
14 75 (4.30%) J2EE
15 72 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
16 71 (4.07%) CSS
17 66 (3.78%) LDAP
18 63 (3.61%) React
19 57 (3.26%) FIX Protocol
20 56 (3.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 216 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 96 (5.50%) Fintech
4 95 (5.44%) Algorithms
5 94 (5.38%) Replication
6 82 (4.70%) Linux Command Line
7 70 (4.01%) Public Cloud
8 61 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
8 61 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (3.21%) Fixed Income
10 54 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (3.04%) User Experience
12 52 (2.98%) Data Structures
13 49 (2.81%) Management Information System
14 46 (2.63%) Clustering
15 45 (2.58%) Equities
16 44 (2.52%) Data Centre
16 44 (2.52%) Derivative
17 42 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
17 42 (2.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,129 (64.66%) Linux
2 835 (47.82%) Unix
3 393 (22.51%) Windows
4 186 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 113 (6.47%) Solaris
6 107 (6.13%) CentOS
7 105 (6.01%) AIX
8 84 (4.81%) Windows Server
9 56 (3.21%) Ubuntu
10 49 (2.81%) HPUX
11 39 (2.23%) Debian
12 29 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (1.60%) Mac OS X
14 27 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (1.20%) SUSE
16 18 (1.03%) VMS
17 17 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
19 8 (0.46%) Mac OS
20 6 (0.34%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (27.89%) DevOps
3 370 (21.19%) Problem-Solving
4 298 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 249 (14.26%) Configuration Management
6 245 (14.03%) Scrum
7 230 (13.17%) ITIL
8 206 (11.80%) Test Automation
9 186 (10.65%) Software Engineering
10 178 (10.19%) TDD
11 138 (7.90%) OO
12 135 (7.73%) Analytics
13 130 (7.45%) Open Source
14 125 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
15 122 (6.99%) SDLC
16 118 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
17 117 (6.70%) High Availability
18 114 (6.53%) Machine Learning
19 106 (6.07%) BDD
20 101 (5.78%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 777 (44.50%) SQL
2 759 (43.47%) Python
3 727 (41.64%) Java
4 339 (19.42%) Perl
5 333 (19.07%) Bash Shell
6 252 (14.43%) JavaScript
7 220 (12.60%) Ruby
8 199 (11.40%) PowerShell
9 191 (10.94%) PL/SQL
10 180 (10.31%) C++
11 178 (10.19%) C#
12 125 (7.16%) PHP
13 119 (6.82%) Scala
14 113 (6.47%) C
15 83 (4.75%) Korn
16 70 (4.01%) Go
17 54 (3.09%) Groovy
17 54 (3.09%) T-SQL
18 39 (2.23%) Java 8
19 37 (2.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 276 (15.81%) Degree
2 96 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.12%) AWS Certification
5 36 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 35 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 32 (1.83%) RHCE
8 22 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (1.20%) CCNA
10 20 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (1.09%) Master's Degree
12 17 (0.97%) Sun Certification
13 16 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (0.86%) PhD
15 14 (0.80%) RHCSA
16 13 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 13 (0.74%) SANS
17 12 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 11 (0.63%) ISEB
18 11 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.50%) QA
2 47 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 42 (2.41%) SLA
4 26 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.69%) GCP
7 10 (0.57%) GDPR
8 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.29%) ECSS
9 5 (0.29%) MiFID
10 4 (0.23%) PSD2
11 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.11%) EMIR
12 2 (0.11%) UCITS
13 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 212 (12.14%) Docker
2 86 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (4.12%) Active Directory
4 43 (2.46%) Apache Flume
5 35 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
6 34 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (1.37%) Xen
8 23 (1.32%) vSphere
9 21 (1.20%) KVM
10 18 (1.03%) iptables
10 18 (1.03%) XenServer
11 17 (0.97%) HDFS
12 15 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 14 (0.80%) Firmware
13 14 (0.80%) NFS
13 14 (0.80%) Varnish
14 11 (0.63%) QEMU
15 9 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (0.46%) Hyper-V
17 6 (0.34%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 320 (18.33%) Puppet
2 260 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
3 242 (13.86%) Ansible
4 118 (6.76%) Kubernetes
5 66 (3.78%) Terraform
6 53 (3.04%) Nagios
7 51 (2.92%) Cobbler
8 46 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
8 46 (2.63%) Tivoli
9 45 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
10 41 (2.35%) Data Guard
11 38 (2.18%) ZABBIX
12 25 (1.43%) Rancher
13 23 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 22 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
14 22 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
15 20 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
15 20 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 17 (0.97%) Marathon
17 16 (0.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 559 (32.02%) Oracle
2 204 (11.68%) Red Hat
3 163 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 120 (6.87%) VMware
5 103 (5.90%) IBM
6 80 (4.58%) Cloudera
7 77 (4.41%) Sybase
8 62 (3.55%) HP
9 60 (3.44%) Google
10 53 (3.04%) WorldPay
11 50 (2.86%) Cisco
12 47 (2.69%) Splunk
13 45 (2.58%) Hortonworks
14 44 (2.52%) Informatica
15 43 (2.46%) SAP
16 37 (2.12%) Tableau
17 36 (2.06%) Bloomberg
18 32 (1.83%) EnterpriseDB
19 30 (1.72%) Fidessa
20 28 (1.60%) AppDynamics