Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 376 346 328
Rank change year-on-year -30 -18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 921 1,341 1,728
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.90% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 1.65% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1,010 1,371
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,425 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 64,536 81,084 98,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.34% 54.72% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 53,194 66,843 83,306
Median annual salary £52,875 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 -41 807 £60,000 +9.09% 165
UK excluding London +39 544 £50,000 - 120
London -55 370 £65,000 +8.33% 56
South East 0 155 £52,500 -4.55% 64
North of England +65 128 £50,000 +17.65% 13
North West +84 90 £55,000 +42.86% 9
Wales +59 83 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West -11 61 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England +50 53 £75,000 +42.86% 8
Midlands +8 40 £40,000 -9.09% 17
Yorkshire +1 38 £50,000 - 2
Work from Home -12 38 £75,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +5 36 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Scotland -8 23 £40,000 -3.61% 7
East Midlands +20 4 £30,000 -22.08% 8
Northern Ireland +12 1 £35,000 -46.15%

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 519 (56.35%) Linux
2 438 (47.56%) Python
3 335 (36.37%) SQL
4 313 (33.98%) Unix
5 276 (29.97%) DevOps
6 252 (27.36%) Finance
7 244 (26.49%) Windows
8 229 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
9 227 (24.65%) Oracle
10 226 (24.54%) Java
11 223 (24.21%) Bash Shell
12 209 (22.69%) AWS
13 188 (20.41%) Degree
14 182 (19.76%) Docker
15 173 (18.78%) Perl
16 166 (18.02%) Jenkins
17 161 (17.48%) PowerShell
18 158 (17.16%) Ansible
19 148 (16.07%) Puppet
20 143 (15.53%) VMware
21 138 (14.98%) Microsoft
21 138 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
22 133 (14.44%) Git (software)
23 125 (13.57%) Computer Science
24 122 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
24 122 (13.25%) SQL Server
24 122 (13.25%) Red Hat
25 119 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
26 118 (12.81%) Azure
26 118 (12.81%) Windows Server

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 77 (8.36%) WebSphere
2 74 (8.03%) Apache
2 74 (8.03%) Tomcat
3 39 (4.23%) Apache Spark
4 37 (4.02%) Confluence
5 33 (3.58%) JBoss
6 32 (3.47%) nginx
7 23 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 21 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 18 (1.95%) IIS
10 17 (1.85%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.74%) MQSeries
11 16 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (1.52%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.43%) Sketch
4 4 (0.43%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.98%) GoldMine
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle BRM
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.11%) Eikon
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 209 (22.69%) AWS
2 118 (12.81%) Azure
3 52 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 40 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (3.58%) GCP
6 33 (3.58%) SaaS
7 30 (3.26%) Serverless
8 27 (2.93%) PaaS
9 21 (2.28%) IaaS
9 21 (2.28%) Office 365
10 19 (2.06%) GitHub
11 18 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (1.63%) Power Platform
12 15 (1.63%) Slack
13 14 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (1.52%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (1.30%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.58%) TCP/IP
2 50 (5.43%) DNS
3 44 (4.78%) HTTP
4 40 (4.34%) Firewall
5 33 (3.58%) DHCP
6 31 (3.37%) SSL
7 28 (3.04%) BGP
8 26 (2.82%) VPN
9 21 (2.28%) SAN
10 18 (1.95%) Internet
10 18 (1.95%) LAN
10 18 (1.95%) WAN
11 12 (1.30%) SSH
12 11 (1.19%) Network Security
13 8 (0.87%) MPLS
14 7 (0.76%) Broadband
14 7 (0.76%) IPv6
14 7 (0.76%) Skype
14 7 (0.76%) VoIP
14 7 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 85 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 80 (8.69%) MySQL
4 73 (7.93%) Relational Database
5 61 (6.62%) Big Data
6 55 (5.97%) RDBMS
7 47 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (4.67%) Apache Hive
9 37 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
10 35 (3.80%) Hadoop
11 27 (2.93%) Impala
12 26 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 25 (2.71%) Apache Kudu
13 25 (2.71%) NoSQL
14 24 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (2.28%) OLTP
16 19 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (1.95%) DB2
17 18 (1.95%) MongoDB
18 16 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 166 (18.02%) Jenkins
2 133 (14.44%) Git (software)
3 84 (9.12%) JIRA
4 42 (4.56%) Maven
5 41 (4.45%) Subversion
6 31 (3.37%) JUnit
7 28 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (2.93%) Gradle
9 26 (2.82%) Bitbucket
9 26 (2.82%) TeamCity
10 25 (2.71%) GitLab
11 24 (2.61%) Selenium
12 23 (2.50%) Hudson
13 20 (2.17%) Visual Studio
14 19 (2.06%) SonarQube
15 16 (1.74%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.74%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 252 (27.36%) Finance
2 64 (6.95%) Banking
3 46 (4.99%) Advertising
3 46 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.80%) Marketing
4 35 (3.80%) Public Sector
5 27 (2.93%) Electronics
6 23 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.28%) Back Office
8 16 (1.74%) Games
9 15 (1.63%) Front Office
9 15 (1.63%) Retail
10 12 (1.30%) Billing
11 11 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.43%) Law
13 4 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 197 (21.39%) Developer
2 128 (13.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (9.77%) Administrator
4 59 (6.41%) Consultant
4 59 (6.41%) Java Developer
5 56 (6.08%) Systems Administrator
6 55 (5.97%) Analyst
7 46 (4.99%) Applications Support
8 45 (4.89%) Architect
9 40 (4.34%) Support Analyst
10 37 (4.02%) Junior
11 36 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
12 35 (3.80%) Senior Developer
12 35 (3.80%) Technical Support
13 34 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 34 (3.69%) Technical Consultant
14 33 (3.58%) Cloud Engineer
15 32 (3.47%) DBA
16 31 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
17 29 (3.15%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.01%) Middleware
2 70 (7.60%) .NET
3 59 (6.41%) Web Services
4 56 (6.08%) HTML
5 54 (5.86%) CSS
6 44 (4.78%) Kafka
6 44 (4.78%) REST
7 40 (4.34%) JSON
8 38 (4.13%) XML
9 37 (4.02%) SOAP
10 31 (3.37%) AngularJS
11 26 (2.82%) ASP.NET
11 26 (2.82%) Node.js
12 25 (2.71%) J2EE
13 22 (2.39%) HTML5
14 21 (2.28%) React
14 21 (2.28%) Spring
15 18 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
16 15 (1.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (2.93%) User Experience
4 26 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
4 26 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.50%) iSeries
6 22 (2.39%) Clustering
7 18 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 18 (1.95%) Replication
8 15 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.52%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.19%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.19%) PKI
13 10 (1.09%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.98%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.87%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 519 (56.35%) Linux
2 313 (33.98%) Unix
3 244 (26.49%) Windows
4 118 (12.81%) Windows Server
5 66 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (5.97%) CentOS
7 51 (5.54%) OS/400
8 39 (4.23%) Ubuntu
9 36 (3.91%) Solaris
10 28 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (2.82%) AIX
12 21 (2.28%) Debian
13 20 (2.17%) Apple iOS
14 17 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
15 16 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.30%) Android
16 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
18 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (29.97%) DevOps
2 229 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
4 125 (13.57%) Computer Science
5 119 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (12.60%) Scrum
7 106 (11.51%) Configuration Management
8 84 (9.12%) ITIL
9 81 (8.79%) Test Automation
10 75 (8.14%) Migration
11 70 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
12 65 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
13 64 (6.95%) Software Engineering
14 56 (6.08%) ETL
15 54 (5.86%) Data Modelling
16 52 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (4.78%) Project Management
18 43 (4.67%) High Availability
18 43 (4.67%) Infrastructure as Code
19 39 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 438 (47.56%) Python
2 335 (36.37%) SQL
3 226 (24.54%) Java
4 223 (24.21%) Bash Shell
5 173 (18.78%) Perl
6 161 (17.48%) PowerShell
7 113 (12.27%) JavaScript
8 94 (10.21%) PL/SQL
9 83 (9.01%) Ruby
10 81 (8.79%) C#
11 80 (8.69%) C++
12 59 (6.41%) C
13 49 (5.32%) PHP
14 29 (3.15%) Korn
15 28 (3.04%) Go
16 20 (2.17%) Groovy
17 19 (2.06%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.95%) VB
19 17 (1.85%) VBScript
20 16 (1.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 188 (20.41%) Degree
2 75 (8.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.91%) IBM Certification
4 30 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.19%) MCSA
8 9 (0.98%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.76%) CISSP
9 7 (0.76%) GIAC
9 7 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.54%) MCSE
12 4 (0.43%) CCNA
12 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.43%) OCP
12 4 (0.43%) RHCE
12 4 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.21%) QA
2 13 (1.41%) SLA
3 10 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) FINRA
6 2 (0.22%) AICPA
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) NIST
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 182 (19.76%) Docker
2 122 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 49 (5.32%) Active Directory
5 36 (3.91%) VirtualBox
6 23 (2.50%) Apache Flume
7 21 (2.28%) HDFS
8 16 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.87%) KVM
12 7 (0.76%) iptables
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.65%) Xen
14 5 (0.54%) PowerHA
14 5 (0.54%) vSphere
15 4 (0.43%) etcd
16 3 (0.33%) Btrfs
16 3 (0.33%) Ceph
16 3 (0.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 158 (17.16%) Ansible
2 148 (16.07%) Puppet
3 115 (12.49%) Kubernetes
4 107 (11.62%) Terraform
5 80 (8.69%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.71%) Oozie
7 22 (2.39%) Tivoli
8 19 (2.06%) Control-M
9 17 (1.85%) Cobbler
10 14 (1.52%) Salt
11 13 (1.41%) Nagios
12 12 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (1.09%) Data Guard
14 9 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.87%) BladeLogic
15 8 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
15 8 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
16 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (0.76%) QRadar
17 6 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 227 (24.65%) Oracle
2 143 (15.53%) VMware
3 138 (14.98%) Microsoft
4 122 (13.25%) Red Hat
5 98 (10.64%) IBM
6 26 (2.82%) Cisco
6 26 (2.82%) LogicMonitor
7 25 (2.71%) Informatica
8 24 (2.61%) Google
9 23 (2.50%) EnterpriseDB
9 23 (2.50%) SAP
10 21 (2.28%) Tableau
11 18 (1.95%) Splunk
12 15 (1.63%) HP
13 12 (1.30%) Adobe
13 12 (1.30%) Cloudera
13 12 (1.30%) Perforce
13 12 (1.30%) Sybase
14 10 (1.09%) NetApp
14 10 (1.09%) Sun