Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 278 300
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,768 2,215 2,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.26% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 2.26% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 1,557 1,653
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.22%

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 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 6 months to 21 August 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 21 August 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 -45 1,632 £53,000 -3.64% 177
UK excluding London -54 867 £50,000 +5.26% 102
London -23 862 £60,000 -4.00% 83
South East -40 262 £50,000 +5.26% 22
North of England -33 211 £47,500 -13.64% 41
South West -3 115 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Yorkshire -5 104 £50,000 -4.76% 17
East of England -36 99 £60,000 +33.33% 18
Midlands +31 90 £50,000 +14.29% 9
North West -50 85 £45,000 -25.00% 17
Scotland -26 63 £50,450 +26.13% 6
West Midlands +33 47 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +21 43 £50,000 +20.48% 6
Wales +35 31 £42,500 +17.68% 2
North East -4 22 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Northern Ireland -7 4 £25,000 -61.54%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1,146 (64.82%) Linux
2 879 (49.72%) Unix
3 806 (45.59%) SQL
4 718 (40.61%) Python
5 672 (38.01%) Java
6 631 (35.69%) Finance
7 575 (32.52%) Oracle
8 558 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
9 508 (28.73%) DevOps
10 405 (22.91%) Amazon AWS
11 397 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
12 374 (21.15%) Windows
13 362 (20.48%) Bash Shell
14 337 (19.06%) Perl
15 329 (18.61%) Puppet
16 319 (18.04%) Degree
17 303 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
18 295 (16.69%) Git (software)
19 281 (15.89%) Jenkins
20 246 (13.91%) JavaScript
21 245 (13.86%) Configuration Management
22 244 (13.80%) Docker
23 241 (13.63%) Ansible
24 240 (13.57%) Red Hat
25 237 (13.40%) PL/SQL
25 237 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
26 229 (12.95%) Relational Database
27 226 (12.78%) Scrum
28 219 (12.39%) Test Automation
29 218 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 183 (10.35%) Apache
2 150 (8.48%) Tomcat
3 86 (4.86%) Apache Spark
4 80 (4.52%) JBoss
5 78 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 72 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
7 65 (3.68%) WebLogic
8 54 (3.05%) OpenStack
9 34 (1.92%) Apache Solr
10 31 (1.75%) Confluence
11 26 (1.47%) GlassFish
12 24 (1.36%) nginx
13 22 (1.24%) IIS
14 18 (1.02%) CloudStack
15 16 (0.90%) WordPress
16 15 (0.85%) MQSeries
17 12 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
19 10 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.057%) HipChat
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 9 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.17%) Magento
4 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) Kondor
5 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.057%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.057%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 405 (22.91%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (4.47%) SaaS
4 60 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (2.60%) PaaS
7 43 (2.43%) Amazon S3
8 42 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (2.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 37 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (1.98%) IaaS
12 30 (1.70%) Serverless
13 27 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (1.47%) GitHub
14 26 (1.47%) Office 365
15 24 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
16 21 (1.19%) npm
17 18 (1.02%) Route 53
18 17 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 14 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 133 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 112 (6.33%) DNS
3 79 (4.47%) Firewall
4 68 (3.85%) HTTP
5 63 (3.56%) Internet
6 62 (3.51%) SAN
7 58 (3.28%) SSL
8 39 (2.21%) SSH
9 37 (2.09%) LAN
9 37 (2.09%) WAN
10 34 (1.92%) NAS
11 27 (1.53%) Network Security
12 26 (1.47%) VPN
13 23 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (1.13%) BGP
15 20 (1.13%) Wireless
16 19 (1.07%) DHCP
17 17 (0.96%) SMTP
17 17 (0.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.95%) Relational Database
2 201 (11.37%) SQL Server
3 188 (10.63%) Big Data
3 188 (10.63%) MySQL
4 169 (9.56%) Oracle Database
5 152 (8.60%) NoSQL
6 134 (7.58%) MongoDB
7 124 (7.01%) RDBMS
8 123 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
9 112 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
10 104 (5.88%) Hadoop
11 65 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 65 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 60 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 56 (3.17%) Apache Hive
14 54 (3.05%) DB2
15 50 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
16 49 (2.77%) Impala
17 34 (1.92%) Sqoop
18 33 (1.87%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 295 (16.69%) Git (software)
2 281 (15.89%) Jenkins
3 166 (9.39%) Maven
4 133 (7.52%) Subversion
5 115 (6.50%) JUnit
6 112 (6.33%) JIRA
7 78 (4.41%) Selenium
8 64 (3.62%) Cucumber
9 55 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 54 (3.05%) Gradle
11 45 (2.55%) Bitbucket
12 44 (2.49%) Ant
13 40 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 31 (1.75%) Eclipse
15 27 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
16 26 (1.47%) JBehave
17 20 (1.13%) JMeter
18 19 (1.07%) gulp
19 16 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 631 (35.69%) Finance
2 211 (11.93%) Banking
3 132 (7.47%) Investment Banking
4 108 (6.11%) Retail
5 84 (4.75%) Games
6 73 (4.13%) Financial Institution
7 57 (3.22%) Marketing
7 57 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.66%) Front Office
9 42 (2.38%) Electronics
10 41 (2.32%) Back Office
11 39 (2.21%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.07%) Advertising
13 18 (1.02%) Billing
14 16 (0.90%) Legal
15 12 (0.68%) German Language
16 6 (0.34%) Law
17 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.23%) French Language
18 4 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 396 (22.40%) Developer
2 222 (12.56%) Administrator
3 191 (10.80%) Analyst
4 188 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 144 (8.14%) Applications Support
6 143 (8.09%) Linux Engineer
7 129 (7.30%) Java Developer
8 119 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
9 114 (6.45%) DBA
10 106 (6.00%) Support Analyst
11 102 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
12 86 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 84 (4.75%) Applications Support Analyst
14 69 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
14 69 (3.90%) Senior Developer
15 68 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
16 64 (3.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 64 (3.62%) Support Engineer
17 62 (3.51%) Architect
18 58 (3.28%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (10.97%) Web Services
2 154 (8.71%) XML
3 153 (8.65%) Spring
4 148 (8.37%) HTML
5 132 (7.47%) Kafka
6 121 (6.84%) .NET
7 115 (6.50%) JSON
8 102 (5.77%) JMS
9 94 (5.32%) AngularJS
10 89 (5.03%) Middleware
11 86 (4.86%) Hibernate
12 83 (4.69%) RESTful
13 79 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
13 79 (4.47%) REST
14 63 (3.56%) LDAP
15 62 (3.51%) J2EE
16 60 (3.39%) CSS
16 60 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
17 55 (3.11%) React
18 52 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 210 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 95 (5.37%) Fintech
4 82 (4.64%) Replication
5 73 (4.13%) Public Cloud
6 69 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
7 66 (3.73%) Cyberthreat
8 63 (3.56%) Data Centre
9 59 (3.34%) Management Information System
10 56 (3.17%) Algorithms
10 56 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
11 50 (2.83%) Virtual Team
12 48 (2.71%) User Experience
13 41 (2.32%) Data Structures
14 40 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
15 39 (2.21%) Fixed Income
16 37 (2.09%) Clustering
17 36 (2.04%) Derivative
18 32 (1.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,146 (64.82%) Linux
2 879 (49.72%) Unix
3 374 (21.15%) Windows
4 216 (12.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 106 (6.00%) Solaris
6 105 (5.94%) CentOS
7 101 (5.71%) AIX
8 74 (4.19%) Windows Server
9 63 (3.56%) Ubuntu
10 47 (2.66%) Debian
11 45 (2.55%) HPUX
12 35 (1.98%) SUSE
13 28 (1.58%) Mac OS X
14 22 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (1.19%) VMS
16 17 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (0.85%) Fedora
17 15 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.57%) CoreOS
18 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (28.73%) DevOps
3 397 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
4 303 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 245 (13.86%) Configuration Management
6 226 (12.78%) Scrum
7 219 (12.39%) Test Automation
8 217 (12.27%) ITIL
9 198 (11.20%) Software Engineering
10 152 (8.60%) TDD
11 133 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
12 131 (7.41%) SDLC
13 128 (7.24%) Open Source
14 122 (6.90%) OO
15 121 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
15 121 (6.84%) Deployment Automation
16 118 (6.67%) Analytics
16 118 (6.67%) High Availability
17 103 (5.83%) Machine Learning
18 102 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 806 (45.59%) SQL
2 718 (40.61%) Python
3 672 (38.01%) Java
4 362 (20.48%) Bash Shell
5 337 (19.06%) Perl
6 246 (13.91%) JavaScript
7 237 (13.40%) PL/SQL
8 208 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 199 (11.26%) Ruby
10 170 (9.62%) C++
11 163 (9.22%) C#
12 133 (7.52%) C
13 120 (6.79%) Scala
14 106 (6.00%) Korn
15 86 (4.86%) PHP
16 68 (3.85%) Go
17 66 (3.73%) Groovy
18 42 (2.38%) T-SQL
19 39 (2.21%) VB
20 36 (2.04%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 319 (18.04%) Degree
2 107 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 49 (2.77%) AWS Certification
5 37 (2.09%) RHCE
6 30 (1.70%) RHCSA
6 30 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 26 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (1.13%) Master's Degree
10 17 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 14 (0.79%) MCSE
12 14 (0.79%) PhD
12 14 (0.79%) RHCA
13 13 (0.74%) MCSA
14 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.57%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.77%) QA
2 65 (3.68%) SLA
3 49 (2.77%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.96%) GCP
6 15 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.79%) GDPR
8 12 (0.68%) ECSS
9 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.17%) MiFID
12 2 (0.11%) UCITS
13 1 (0.057%) PMO
13 1 (0.057%) PSD2
13 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 244 (13.80%) Docker
2 90 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (3.96%) Active Directory
4 40 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
5 35 (1.98%) Apache Flume
6 30 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 27 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 26 (1.47%) XenServer
9 24 (1.36%) Xen
10 23 (1.30%) vSphere
11 21 (1.19%) iptables
12 20 (1.13%) HDFS
13 19 (1.07%) Firmware
13 19 (1.07%) KVM
14 15 (0.85%) Hyper-V
14 15 (0.85%) Varnish
15 12 (0.68%) GlusterFS
15 12 (0.68%) Samba
15 12 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (0.62%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 329 (18.61%) Puppet
2 241 (13.63%) Ansible
3 237 (13.40%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (8.03%) Kubernetes
5 82 (4.64%) Terraform
6 60 (3.39%) Cobbler
7 52 (2.94%) Nagios
8 50 (2.83%) Tivoli
9 41 (2.32%) Data Guard
10 38 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 37 (2.09%) Red Hat Satellite
11 37 (2.09%) ZABBIX
12 36 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
13 32 (1.81%) Rancher
14 29 (1.64%) Control-M
15 22 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
15 22 (1.24%) Marathon
16 21 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 20 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 19 (1.07%) Salt
Vendors
1 575 (32.52%) Oracle
2 240 (13.57%) Red Hat
3 183 (10.35%) Microsoft
4 132 (7.47%) VMware
5 97 (5.49%) IBM
6 88 (4.98%) Sybase
7 74 (4.19%) Cloudera
8 70 (3.96%) Google
9 58 (3.28%) HP
10 55 (3.11%) SAP
11 49 (2.77%) Cisco
12 47 (2.66%) Informatica
12 47 (2.66%) Splunk
13 37 (2.09%) Hortonworks
13 37 (2.09%) WorldPay
14 35 (1.98%) Citrix
15 32 (1.81%) EnterpriseDB
16 31 (1.75%) ServiceNow
16 31 (1.75%) Tableau
17 26 (1.47%) EMC