Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 312 264
Rank change year-on-year +42 -48 -8
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 2233 1977 2703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.04% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 1.96% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1525 2094
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 99821 100632 111622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 52.91% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82213 86844 95422
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +37 2123 £55,000 +4.76% 118
London +55 1153 £62,500 +4.17% 57
UK excluding London +17 1070 £47,500 - 70
South East +45 348 £50,000 - 25
North of England +15 293 £52,500 +23.53% 16
North West +4 154 £55,000 +25.71% 8
East of England -10 134 £41,000 -18.00% 9
Yorkshire +40 132 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South West +39 122 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Midlands -51 73 £50,000 - 7
Scotland -19 68 £37,500 -25.00% 9
West Midlands -20 45 £43,750 -27.08% 5
East Midlands -22 28 £50,000 +16.38% 2
Wales +17 25 £41,250 +3.13%
North East -1 7 £34,500 +0.73% 3
Northern Ireland -32 4 £65,000 +36.84%
Isle of Man - 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1373 (61.49%) Linux
2 1066 (47.74%) Java
3 957 (42.86%) Unix
4 931 (41.69%) SQL
5 896 (40.13%) Finance
6 814 (36.45%) Python
7 708 (31.71%) Oracle
8 665 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
9 520 (23.29%) Windows
10 518 (23.20%) DevOps
11 515 (23.06%) Banking
12 391 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
13 375 (16.79%) Puppet
14 357 (15.99%) Bash Shell
15 348 (15.58%) Investment Banking
16 345 (15.45%) Wealth Management
17 341 (15.27%) Asset Management
18 333 (14.91%) Degree
19 325 (14.55%) SQL Server
20 324 (14.51%) Apache
21 320 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
22 317 (14.20%) Retail Banking
23 316 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
24 314 (14.06%) Ansible
24 314 (14.06%) C++
25 297 (13.30%) Tomcat
26 292 (13.08%) Perl
27 285 (12.76%) Jenkins
28 276 (12.36%) Web Services
29 266 (11.91%) SDLC

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
1 324 (14.51%) Apache
2 297 (13.30%) Tomcat
3 160 (7.17%) WebSphere
4 118 (5.28%) WebLogic
5 111 (4.97%) Confluence
6 110 (4.93%) JBoss
7 108 (4.84%) nginx
8 97 (4.34%) OpenStack
9 73 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (2.96%) Apache Spark
11 54 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
12 53 (2.37%) CloudStack
13 49 (2.19%) IIS
14 46 (2.06%) DataSynapse
14 46 (2.06%) SharePoint
15 29 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (1.03%) SAS
17 21 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
18 18 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 64 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.090%) InDesign
7 2 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
3 16 (0.72%) RMDS
4 14 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.63%) Unica
5 12 (0.54%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
7 8 (0.36%) Global One
8 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.22%) ResourceLink
10 4 (0.18%) Kondor
10 4 (0.18%) Magento
10 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.090%) Front Arena
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 391 (17.51%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.00%) GitHub
4 65 (2.91%) PaaS
5 62 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (2.33%) SaaS
7 50 (2.24%) npm
8 39 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (1.34%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (0.76%) IaaS
12 11 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.40%) Office 365
14 8 (0.36%) Firebase
15 7 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.31%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 185 (8.28%) TCP/IP
2 159 (7.12%) HTTP
3 156 (6.99%) DNS
4 134 (6.00%) Firewall
5 123 (5.51%) SAN
6 104 (4.66%) LDAP
7 97 (4.34%) SSL
8 73 (3.27%) DHCP
9 72 (3.22%) VPN
10 47 (2.10%) Internet
11 45 (2.02%) SMTP
12 43 (1.93%) Reverse Proxy
13 39 (1.75%) LAN
14 36 (1.61%) WAN
15 31 (1.39%) IPsec
16 28 (1.25%) FTP
17 25 (1.12%) SSH
18 24 (1.07%) SNMP
19 22 (0.99%) VLAN
20 21 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 220 (9.85%) Oracle Database
3 212 (9.49%) MySQL
4 169 (7.57%) Relational Database
5 115 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (5.06%) Big Data
7 106 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
8 99 (4.43%) RDBMS
9 98 (4.39%) Hadoop
10 92 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 88 (3.94%) Oracle Database 12c
12 84 (3.76%) NoSQL
13 63 (2.82%) MongoDB
14 55 (2.46%) Data Mining
15 42 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
16 41 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
17 32 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
18 30 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (1.30%) Apache Hive
20 27 (1.21%) HBase
Development Applications
1 285 (12.76%) Jenkins
2 227 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 213 (9.54%) JIRA
3 213 (9.54%) Maven
4 166 (7.43%) TeamCity
5 151 (6.76%) Subversion
6 148 (6.63%) JUnit
7 102 (4.57%) Gradle
8 61 (2.73%) Ant
9 59 (2.64%) Selenium
10 57 (2.55%) JMeter
11 54 (2.42%) gulp
12 52 (2.33%) GCC
13 47 (2.10%) Cucumber
14 43 (1.93%) Eclipse
15 34 (1.52%) SoapUI
15 34 (1.52%) Visual Studio
16 32 (1.43%) WebDriver
17 31 (1.39%) Toad
18 30 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 896 (40.13%) Finance
2 515 (23.06%) Banking
3 348 (15.58%) Investment Banking
4 317 (14.20%) Retail Banking
5 152 (6.81%) Telecoms
6 146 (6.54%) Front Office
7 133 (5.96%) Marketing
8 126 (5.64%) Manufacturing
9 104 (4.66%) Electronics
10 88 (3.94%) Retail
11 38 (1.70%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.30%) Back Office
13 27 (1.21%) Legal
14 24 (1.07%) Digital Economy
15 23 (1.03%) Games
16 21 (0.94%) Advertising
17 10 (0.45%) Law
17 10 (0.45%) Publishing
18 8 (0.36%) Automotive
19 4 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 453 (20.29%) Developer
2 270 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 211 (9.45%) Administrator
4 209 (9.36%) Analyst
5 171 (7.66%) Applications Support
6 158 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 151 (6.76%) Senior Developer
8 135 (6.05%) Support Engineer
9 133 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
10 112 (5.02%) Linux Administrator
11 106 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
12 102 (4.57%) Architect
13 101 (4.52%) DBA
14 97 (4.34%) Support Analyst
15 88 (3.94%) Software Engineer
16 82 (3.67%) Applications Engineer
16 82 (3.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 82 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
17 81 (3.63%) Consultant
18 80 (3.58%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (12.36%) Web Services
2 178 (7.97%) XML
3 160 (7.17%) Middleware
3 160 (7.17%) Spring
4 154 (6.90%) .NET
5 123 (5.51%) SOAP
6 116 (5.19%) REST
6 116 (5.19%) RESTful
7 114 (5.11%) J2EE
8 112 (5.02%) HTML
9 109 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 80 (3.58%) JSON
11 65 (2.91%) Node.js
12 58 (2.60%) CSS
12 58 (2.60%) JPA
12 58 (2.60%) LAMP
13 57 (2.55%) HTML5
13 57 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
14 53 (2.37%) Hibernate
15 52 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 316 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 133 (5.96%) Derivative
4 125 (5.60%) Linux Command Line
5 86 (3.85%) User Experience
6 85 (3.81%) Clustering
7 84 (3.76%) Equities
7 84 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 82 (3.67%) Fintech
9 71 (3.18%) Algorithms
10 70 (3.13%) Public Cloud
11 59 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (2.55%) Mobile App
13 52 (2.33%) Data Centre
14 47 (2.10%) Market Risk
15 46 (2.06%) Exotic Derivative
16 45 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
17 39 (1.75%) Client/Server
18 36 (1.61%) Data Structures
19 35 (1.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1373 (61.49%) Linux
2 957 (42.86%) Unix
3 520 (23.29%) Windows
4 217 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 196 (8.78%) Windows Server
6 135 (6.05%) Solaris
7 89 (3.99%) CentOS
8 73 (3.27%) AIX
9 68 (3.05%) Ubuntu
10 41 (1.84%) Debian
11 39 (1.75%) HPUX
12 28 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
13 27 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.63%) Android
16 13 (0.58%) OS/400
17 12 (0.54%) Fedora
18 11 (0.49%) VMS
19 9 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (23.20%) DevOps
3 345 (15.45%) Wealth Management
4 341 (15.27%) Asset Management
5 266 (11.91%) SDLC
6 247 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
7 245 (10.97%) Open Source
8 231 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 231 (10.34%) ITIL
9 197 (8.82%) OO
10 187 (8.37%) Scrum
11 185 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
12 160 (7.17%) Risk Management
13 153 (6.85%) Test Automation
14 152 (6.81%) Software Engineering
15 151 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
16 140 (6.27%) Root Cause Analysis
17 126 (5.64%) Project Management
18 125 (5.60%) Release Management
19 124 (5.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1066 (47.74%) Java
2 931 (41.69%) SQL
3 814 (36.45%) Python
4 357 (15.99%) Bash Shell
5 314 (14.06%) C++
6 292 (13.08%) Perl
7 262 (11.73%) PL/SQL
8 246 (11.02%) Ruby
9 220 (9.85%) JavaScript
10 215 (9.63%) PowerShell
11 172 (7.70%) C#
12 134 (6.00%) C
13 107 (4.79%) PHP
14 86 (3.85%) Go
15 82 (3.67%) Groovy
16 53 (2.37%) Korn
17 46 (2.06%) VB
18 45 (2.02%) Scala
19 39 (1.75%) T-SQL
20 26 (1.16%) Jython
Qualifications
1 333 (14.91%) Degree
2 158 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 84 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (1.48%) PhD
7 32 (1.43%) ISTQB
8 29 (1.30%) CCNA
8 29 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (1.30%) RHCE
9 28 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
10 24 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 23 (1.03%) OCP
12 20 (0.90%) RHCSA
13 19 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.58%) CCNP
16 10 (0.45%) AWS Certification
17 9 (0.40%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (6.90%) QA
2 44 (1.97%) SLA
3 12 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.54%) RosettaNet
4 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.31%) GPG13
7 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.13%) ECSS
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.090%) PMO
10 2 (0.090%) RMADS
11 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.045%) EMIR
11 1 (0.045%) GDPR
11 1 (0.045%) IASME
11 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 167 (7.48%) Docker
2 158 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 143 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
5 75 (3.36%) vSphere
6 55 (2.46%) XenServer
7 54 (2.42%) Xen
8 42 (1.88%) Samba
9 39 (1.75%) iptables
10 32 (1.43%) Hyper-V
11 30 (1.34%) KVM
11 30 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
12 24 (1.07%) NFS
13 18 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.54%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 8 (0.36%) HDFS
16 8 (0.36%) Snort
17 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 7 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 375 (16.79%) Puppet
2 320 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
3 314 (14.06%) Ansible
4 118 (5.28%) Kubernetes
5 88 (3.94%) Tivoli
6 82 (3.67%) Cobbler
7 72 (3.22%) Nagios
8 67 (3.00%) Terraform
9 55 (2.46%) Data Guard
10 52 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 41 (1.84%) Salt
12 29 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 22 (0.99%) Mesos
14 21 (0.94%) Control-M
15 19 (0.85%) Cacti
15 19 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
16 18 (0.81%) Consul
16 18 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 17 (0.76%) Packer
18 15 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 708 (31.71%) Oracle
2 252 (11.29%) Red Hat
3 240 (10.75%) Microsoft
4 217 (9.72%) VMware
5 127 (5.69%) SAP
6 121 (5.42%) IBM
7 116 (5.19%) Splunk
8 88 (3.94%) Sun
9 72 (3.22%) Google
9 72 (3.22%) HP
10 69 (3.09%) Cisco
11 68 (3.05%) Sybase
12 66 (2.96%) EnterpriseDB
13 55 (2.46%) AppDynamics
14 50 (2.24%) Informatica
15 46 (2.06%) TIBCO
16 33 (1.48%) Remedy
17 29 (1.30%) Bloomberg
18 27 (1.21%) Hitachi
18 27 (1.21%) Murex