Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 407 345 375
Rank change year-on-year -62 +30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,012 524 1,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.46% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 554 353 807
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% -7.00%

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 67,814 35,991 67,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.24% 57.99% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44,334 30,720 56,535
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,375
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Shell Script.

Salary trend for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Shell Script over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -25 922 £60,000 - 119
UK excluding London +17 506 £52,500 +10.53% 61
London -132 421 £65,000 -3.70% 69
South East +34 199 £45,000 -13.46% 14
Work from Home -145 140 £55,000 - 12
North of England -33 136 £60,000 +42.86% 18
Yorkshire +1 93 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South West -50 61 £42,500 +7.59% 4
Midlands -84 46 £47,750 +19.38% 8
East of England -67 40 £62,500 +8.70% 5
North West -62 38 £65,000 - 11
West Midlands -55 25 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Scotland -72 24 £55,000 +10.00% 8
East Midlands -54 21 £48,000 +47.69% 2
Northern Ireland -27 5 £68,750 +61.76% 2
North East -33 5 £43,750 +9.38% 1
Wales -34 3 £70,000 +211.11% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 650 (64.23%) Linux
2 594 (58.70%) Python
3 488 (48.22%) DevOps
4 462 (45.65%) Unix
5 440 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 425 (42.00%) Java
7 421 (41.60%) AWS
8 385 (38.04%) Finance
9 364 (35.97%) SQL
10 330 (32.61%) Azure
11 328 (32.41%) Oracle
12 291 (28.75%) Degree
13 280 (27.67%) Ansible
14 276 (27.27%) Jenkins
15 255 (25.20%) PostgreSQL
16 251 (24.80%) Computer Science
17 244 (24.11%) Git (software)
18 239 (23.62%) Scrum
19 229 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
20 226 (22.33%) Software Engineering
21 210 (20.75%) Microservices
22 203 (20.06%) Spring
23 200 (19.76%) JavaScript
24 182 (17.98%) Bash
25 175 (17.29%) React
26 171 (16.90%) Banking
27 167 (16.50%) Docker
28 163 (16.11%) Perl
29 159 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
30 155 (15.32%) JIRA

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
1 127 (12.55%) Apache
2 108 (10.67%) Apache Spark
3 92 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 60 (5.93%) GemFire
5 55 (5.43%) Confluence
6 38 (3.75%) WebLogic
7 28 (2.77%) JBoss
8 23 (2.27%) nginx
9 15 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.89%) SAS
12 8 (0.79%) WordPress
13 7 (0.69%) Jetty
13 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.49%) CMS
15 5 (0.49%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.40%) FileNet
16 4 (0.40%) Papyrus
Applications
1 28 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) FileZilla
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.099%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.099%) Houdini
5 1 (0.099%) Maya
5 1 (0.099%) NUKE
5 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 12 (1.19%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.099%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 1 (0.099%) Shopify
9 1 (0.099%) Staffware
9 1 (0.099%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 421 (41.60%) AWS
2 330 (32.61%) Azure
3 152 (15.02%) GitHub
4 131 (12.94%) GCP
5 118 (11.66%) Serverless
6 107 (10.57%) OpenShift
7 87 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (5.04%) Amazon Kinesis
9 44 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
10 35 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (2.96%) SaaS
12 28 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (2.27%) IaaS
14 21 (2.08%) Amazon S3
15 19 (1.88%) PaaS
15 19 (1.88%) Power Platform
16 18 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 12 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 86 (8.50%) DNS
2 60 (5.93%) Firewall
3 58 (5.73%) HTTP
3 58 (5.73%) TCP/IP
4 36 (3.56%) SAN
5 34 (3.36%) SSL
6 26 (2.57%) Wireshark
7 22 (2.17%) Network Security
7 22 (2.17%) VPN
8 21 (2.08%) Internet
8 21 (2.08%) tcpdump
9 16 (1.58%) DHCP
9 16 (1.58%) HTTPS
10 15 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.28%) BGP
12 9 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (0.79%) IMAP
14 7 (0.69%) Broadband
14 7 (0.69%) IPv4
14 7 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (25.20%) PostgreSQL
2 153 (15.12%) Relational Database
3 114 (11.26%) MySQL
4 109 (10.77%) Oracle Database
5 105 (10.38%) NoSQL
6 97 (9.58%) SQL Server
7 84 (8.30%) Big Data
8 82 (8.10%) Redis
9 81 (8.00%) HBase
10 80 (7.91%) MariaDB
11 59 (5.83%) MongoDB
12 52 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 51 (5.04%) RDBMS
14 45 (4.45%) Hadoop
15 41 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 24 (2.37%) Apache Hive
19 24 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 276 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 244 (24.11%) Git (software)
3 155 (15.32%) JIRA
4 91 (8.99%) JUnit
5 87 (8.60%) Cucumber
6 81 (8.00%) IntelliJ
7 67 (6.62%) Gradle
7 67 (6.62%) Mockito
8 65 (6.42%) Eclipse
9 63 (6.23%) GitLab
9 63 (6.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 62 (6.13%) Cypress.io
11 58 (5.73%) Protractor
11 58 (5.73%) Storybook
12 56 (5.53%) Artifactory
13 43 (4.25%) SonarQube
14 42 (4.15%) Bitbucket
14 42 (4.15%) Subversion
15 41 (4.05%) Maven
16 29 (2.87%) Selenium
General
1 385 (38.04%) Finance
2 171 (16.90%) Banking
3 148 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
4 138 (13.64%) Social Skills
5 115 (11.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 108 (10.67%) Law
7 36 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.17%) Front Office
9 17 (1.68%) Retail
10 14 (1.38%) Back Office
10 14 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.19%) Marketing
12 11 (1.09%) Games
12 11 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.99%) Public Sector
14 9 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
16 5 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 261 (25.79%) Developer
2 165 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 106 (10.47%) Analyst
4 89 (8.79%) Administrator
5 75 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
6 73 (7.21%) Pricing Analyst
6 73 (7.21%) Pricing Developer
6 73 (7.21%) Software Engineer
7 67 (6.62%) DBA
8 60 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
9 58 (5.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 50 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
11 49 (4.84%) Azure DevOps
12 48 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
13 45 (4.45%) Systems Administrator
14 43 (4.25%) Architect
15 42 (4.15%) Unix Administrator
16 35 (3.46%) Lead Developer
16 35 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
17 33 (3.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (20.06%) Spring
2 175 (17.29%) React
3 139 (13.74%) AngularJS
4 135 (13.34%) REST
5 121 (11.96%) Kafka
6 113 (11.17%) JSON
7 101 (9.98%) Node.js
8 99 (9.78%) CSS
9 89 (8.79%) Java EE
10 88 (8.70%) Spring Boot
11 86 (8.50%) RESTful
12 76 (7.51%) Play Framework
13 71 (7.02%) XML
14 62 (6.13%) .NET
14 62 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
15 60 (5.93%) Redux
16 59 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 58 (5.73%) Express
17 58 (5.73%) Spark Streaming
17 58 (5.73%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (11.56%) Self-Motivation
1 117 (11.56%) User Experience
2 103 (10.18%) Linux Command Line
3 99 (9.78%) Virtual Team
4 92 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 54 (5.34%) Cloud Native
6 33 (3.26%) Data Centre
7 32 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 26 (2.57%) Clustering
8 26 (2.57%) Equities
9 25 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 21 (2.08%) Mobile App
11 18 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
14 13 (1.28%) Cyberattack
14 13 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 13 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 650 (64.23%) Linux
2 462 (45.65%) Unix
3 142 (14.03%) Windows
4 76 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (5.24%) CentOS
6 44 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.98%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.58%) Solaris
9 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
10 13 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.28%) Debian
10 13 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.89%) AIX
12 9 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.79%) Alpine Linux
13 8 (0.79%) HPUX
14 7 (0.69%) Android
14 7 (0.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (48.22%) DevOps
2 440 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (24.80%) Computer Science
4 239 (23.62%) Scrum
5 229 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
6 226 (22.33%) Software Engineering
7 210 (20.75%) Microservices
8 159 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
9 136 (13.44%) TDD
10 135 (13.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 123 (12.15%) Data Modelling
12 121 (11.96%) Multithreading
13 117 (11.56%) Risk Management
14 114 (11.26%) Test Automation
15 108 (10.67%) Mathematics
16 105 (10.38%) Configuration Management
17 100 (9.88%) Digital Banking
17 100 (9.88%) Open Source
18 90 (8.89%) Full Stack Development
19 88 (8.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 594 (58.70%) Python
2 425 (42.00%) Java
3 364 (35.97%) SQL
4 200 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 182 (17.98%) Bash
6 163 (16.11%) Perl
7 123 (12.15%) C#
8 120 (11.86%) C++
9 119 (11.76%) C
10 96 (9.49%) PL/SQL
11 95 (9.39%) Groovy
12 76 (7.51%) PowerShell
13 72 (7.11%) Ruby
14 52 (5.14%) PHP
15 47 (4.64%) Go
16 39 (3.85%) Scala
17 25 (2.47%) R
18 23 (2.27%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.68%) C-shell
20 16 (1.58%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 291 (28.75%) Degree
2 83 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (7.02%) OCP
3 71 (7.02%) Oracle Certification
4 40 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 39 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.17%) PhD
7 16 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.58%) Master's Degree
8 15 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.38%) CCNA
9 14 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (1.19%) RHCE
11 12 (1.19%) SSCP
12 11 (1.09%) AWS Certification
12 11 (1.09%) RHCSA
13 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.94%) QA
2 16 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.59%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.30%) GDPR
7 2 (0.20%) SLA
8 1 (0.099%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.099%) NCSC
8 1 (0.099%) NIST
System Software
1 167 (16.50%) Docker
2 74 (7.31%) HDFS
3 67 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.28%) iptables
6 12 (1.19%) Active Directory
6 12 (1.19%) Snort
7 11 (1.09%) KVM
8 9 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.69%) LXC
10 6 (0.59%) Firmware
11 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.40%) NFS
12 4 (0.40%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 280 (27.67%) Ansible
2 141 (13.93%) Kubernetes
3 140 (13.83%) Puppet
4 116 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (9.49%) Terraform
6 49 (4.84%) Cobbler
7 20 (1.98%) Data Guard
8 17 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (1.38%) Prometheus
11 11 (1.09%) Rancher
11 11 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (0.99%) HP ALM
13 9 (0.89%) Grafana
13 9 (0.89%) Kibana
13 9 (0.89%) logstash
13 9 (0.89%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.79%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.79%) Icinga
14 8 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 328 (32.41%) Oracle
2 135 (13.34%) Red Hat
3 111 (10.97%) VMware
4 89 (8.79%) Google
5 59 (5.83%) Microsoft
6 58 (5.73%) Okta
7 50 (4.94%) SaltStack
8 40 (3.95%) ServiceNow
9 32 (3.16%) NetApp
10 27 (2.67%) IBM
11 24 (2.37%) Atlassian
12 22 (2.17%) Splunk
13 21 (2.08%) HP
14 17 (1.68%) Murex
15 16 (1.58%) Bloomberg
16 14 (1.38%) Brocade
16 14 (1.38%) Netezza
17 13 (1.28%) Informatica
17 13 (1.28%) Sun
18 12 (1.19%) Temenos