Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 306 283
Rank change year-on-year -19 -23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,732 1,781 2,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 1.04% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 1.90% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,325 1,366 1,869
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -5.00% +15.61% -1.70%

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 99,433 93,828 106,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.08% 54.55% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83,625 80,109 91,971
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -9 1,622 £55,000 - 219
UK excluding London -28 890 £47,500 -5.00% 142
London +21 824 £67,500 +8.00% 97
South East -62 251 £49,500 -1.00% 35
North of England -10 218 £47,500 -17.39% 41
Midlands +37 131 £55,000 +32.53% 16
Yorkshire +4 107 £47,500 -17.39% 16
North West -26 104 £50,250 -14.47% 18
South West +26 101 £42,500 -10.53% 13
East Midlands +39 97 £55,000 +32.53% 7
East of England -77 97 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Scotland -44 49 £37,000 -10.30% 13
Wales +31 39 £42,500 +17.68% 4
West Midlands -13 34 £50,000 +8.11% 9
North East -14 8 £38,750 +19.23% 7
Northern Ireland -5 4 £65,000 +23.81% 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,152 (66.51%) Linux
2 834 (48.15%) Unix
3 727 (41.97%) SQL
4 705 (40.70%) Python
5 680 (39.26%) Java
6 587 (33.89%) Oracle
7 556 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
8 549 (31.70%) Finance
9 502 (28.98%) DevOps
10 441 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
11 405 (23.38%) Windows
12 334 (19.28%) Bash Shell
13 323 (18.65%) Puppet
14 312 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
15 295 (17.03%) Jenkins
16 285 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
17 281 (16.22%) Ansible
18 271 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
19 259 (14.95%) Configuration Management
20 255 (14.72%) JavaScript
21 249 (14.38%) ITIL
22 248 (14.32%) Perl
23 244 (14.09%) Ruby
24 235 (13.57%) Scrum
25 230 (13.28%) Git (software)
26 225 (12.99%) Docker
27 220 (12.70%) Degree
28 216 (12.47%) Oracle Database
29 214 (12.36%) Banking
30 206 (11.89%) Microsoft

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
1 174 (10.05%) Apache
2 136 (7.85%) Tomcat
3 107 (6.18%) WebSphere
4 80 (4.62%) Apache Spark
5 54 (3.12%) Confluence
6 48 (2.77%) JBoss
6 48 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 47 (2.71%) IIS
8 45 (2.60%) nginx
8 45 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 37 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (1.79%) SharePoint
11 29 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (0.87%) WildFly
13 14 (0.81%) CMS
13 14 (0.81%) MS Exchange
14 13 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.75%) WordPress
15 12 (0.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 31 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.058%) CATIA
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.058%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.058%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.23%) Magento
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 3 (0.17%) Unica
7 2 (0.12%) Eikon
7 2 (0.12%) Kondor
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.12%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 441 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (4.50%) SaaS
4 67 (3.87%) PaaS
5 46 (2.66%) IaaS
6 45 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 43 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (1.56%) Amazon S3
10 27 (1.56%) Bluemix
10 27 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
11 26 (1.50%) npm
12 21 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (1.21%) GitHub
13 13 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (0.75%) OpenShift
14 12 (0.69%) Serverless
15 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 115 (6.64%) DNS
2 113 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 101 (5.83%) Firewall
4 81 (4.68%) SAN
5 69 (3.98%) HTTP
6 60 (3.46%) SSL
7 54 (3.12%) DHCP
8 40 (2.31%) Internet
8 40 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
9 38 (2.19%) LAN
9 38 (2.19%) SSH
10 37 (2.14%) VPN
11 35 (2.02%) WAN
12 26 (1.50%) NAS
13 25 (1.44%) Kerberos
14 17 (0.98%) FTP
14 17 (0.98%) Network Security
14 17 (0.98%) SMTP
14 17 (0.98%) SNMP
15 15 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (12.47%) Oracle Database
2 199 (11.49%) Relational Database
3 198 (11.43%) MySQL
4 184 (10.62%) SQL Server
5 139 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
6 127 (7.33%) NoSQL
7 126 (7.27%) Big Data
8 110 (6.35%) RDBMS
9 99 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
10 97 (5.60%) Hadoop
11 96 (5.54%) MongoDB
12 71 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 66 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
14 51 (2.94%) Apache Hive
15 34 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
16 33 (1.91%) HBase
16 33 (1.91%) Impala
17 31 (1.79%) DB2
18 29 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 295 (17.03%) Jenkins
2 230 (13.28%) Git (software)
3 143 (8.26%) Maven
4 118 (6.81%) JIRA
5 99 (5.72%) JUnit
6 87 (5.02%) TeamCity
7 85 (4.91%) Subversion
8 81 (4.68%) Gradle
9 75 (4.33%) Selenium
10 49 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 47 (2.71%) Ant
12 44 (2.54%) Cucumber
13 39 (2.25%) Bitbucket
14 37 (2.14%) gulp
14 37 (2.14%) Vagrant
15 27 (1.56%) JMeter
16 26 (1.50%) SoapUI
17 21 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
18 20 (1.15%) SonarQube
19 19 (1.10%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 549 (31.70%) Finance
2 214 (12.36%) Banking
3 99 (5.72%) Investment Banking
4 88 (5.08%) Front Office
5 76 (4.39%) Games
6 70 (4.04%) Retail
7 66 (3.81%) Legal
8 45 (2.60%) Telecoms
9 44 (2.54%) Marketing
10 42 (2.42%) Advertising
11 34 (1.96%) Back Office
12 32 (1.85%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.50%) Electronics
14 25 (1.44%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.81%) Law
16 9 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.40%) Digital Economy
18 5 (0.29%) Publishing
19 3 (0.17%) Billing
20 2 (0.12%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 332 (19.17%) Developer
2 218 (12.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 180 (10.39%) Applications Support
4 167 (9.64%) Administrator
5 162 (9.35%) Analyst
6 116 (6.70%) Java Developer
7 112 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
8 109 (6.29%) DBA
9 103 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
10 85 (4.91%) Support Engineer
11 76 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
12 75 (4.33%) Support Analyst
13 73 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
14 62 (3.58%) Architect
14 62 (3.58%) Senior Developer
15 61 (3.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 61 (3.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 57 (3.29%) Platform Engineer
17 56 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 53 (3.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (9.99%) Web Services
2 152 (8.78%) HTML
3 139 (8.03%) Spring
4 121 (6.99%) XML
5 108 (6.24%) .NET
6 92 (5.31%) J2EE
6 92 (5.31%) JSON
7 80 (4.62%) CSS
7 80 (4.62%) Middleware
8 79 (4.56%) AngularJS
9 75 (4.33%) Hibernate
10 72 (4.16%) REST
11 71 (4.10%) HTML5
12 70 (4.04%) Kafka
13 67 (3.87%) FIX Protocol
13 67 (3.87%) RESTful
14 64 (3.70%) Node.js
15 62 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
16 56 (3.23%) Spring Boot
17 55 (3.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 108 (6.24%) Algorithms
4 101 (5.83%) Fintech
5 99 (5.72%) Linux Command Line
6 78 (4.50%) Replication
7 63 (3.64%) Public Cloud
8 60 (3.46%) Fixed Income
9 59 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
11 53 (3.06%) Equities
12 52 (3.00%) Clustering
13 46 (2.66%) Data Structures
14 45 (2.60%) Derivative
15 41 (2.37%) Data Centre
15 41 (2.37%) User Experience
16 40 (2.31%) Management Information System
17 36 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
19 26 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1,152 (66.51%) Linux
2 834 (48.15%) Unix
3 405 (23.38%) Windows
4 200 (11.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 134 (7.74%) Solaris
6 95 (5.48%) Windows Server
7 89 (5.14%) AIX
7 89 (5.14%) CentOS
8 34 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
8 34 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.85%) HPUX
11 27 (1.56%) Debian
12 24 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (1.04%) VMS
14 13 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 13 (0.75%) OS/400
14 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 502 (28.98%) DevOps
3 312 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
4 285 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
5 259 (14.95%) Configuration Management
6 249 (14.38%) ITIL
7 235 (13.57%) Scrum
8 172 (9.93%) Test Automation
9 161 (9.30%) Open Source
10 154 (8.89%) TDD
11 132 (7.62%) Software Engineering
12 129 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
13 121 (6.99%) OO
14 116 (6.70%) Microservices
15 114 (6.58%) Analytics
16 112 (6.47%) High Availability
17 105 (6.06%) Task Automation
18 104 (6.00%) BDD
19 102 (5.89%) Machine Learning
19 102 (5.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 727 (41.97%) SQL
2 705 (40.70%) Python
3 680 (39.26%) Java
4 334 (19.28%) Bash Shell
5 255 (14.72%) JavaScript
6 248 (14.32%) Perl
7 244 (14.09%) Ruby
8 193 (11.14%) PowerShell
9 171 (9.87%) PL/SQL
10 160 (9.24%) C#
11 159 (9.18%) C++
12 136 (7.85%) PHP
13 86 (4.97%) Scala
14 79 (4.56%) C
15 73 (4.21%) Go
16 60 (3.46%) Groovy
17 58 (3.35%) T-SQL
18 54 (3.12%) Korn
19 38 (2.19%) Java 8
20 24 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 220 (12.70%) Degree
2 80 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (2.19%) RHCE
6 35 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (1.73%) CCNA
9 23 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (1.21%) AWS Certification
11 21 (1.21%) SANS
12 17 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.98%) PhD
13 14 (0.81%) RHCSA
13 14 (0.81%) Sun Certification
14 11 (0.64%) ISEB
14 11 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.64%) MCSE
14 11 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.33%) QA
2 35 (2.02%) SLA
3 34 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.52%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.35%) GCP
7 6 (0.35%) GDPR
7 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.23%) PSD2
10 3 (0.17%) MiFID
11 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.12%) EMIR
12 1 (0.058%) ECSS
12 1 (0.058%) PMO
12 1 (0.058%) RMADS
12 1 (0.058%) RosettaNet
12 1 (0.058%) UCITS
System Software
1 225 (12.99%) Docker
2 95 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 50 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (2.02%) Samba
6 32 (1.85%) Apache Flume
6 32 (1.85%) iptables
7 30 (1.73%) Hyper-V
8 27 (1.56%) NFS
9 26 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
10 20 (1.15%) KVM
11 19 (1.10%) HDFS
12 18 (1.04%) vSphere
13 14 (0.81%) Xen
14 13 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.69%) Firmware
16 9 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 9 (0.52%) Varnish
16 9 (0.52%) XenServer
17 8 (0.46%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 323 (18.65%) Puppet
2 281 (16.22%) Ansible
3 271 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
4 137 (7.91%) Kubernetes
5 88 (5.08%) Terraform
6 71 (4.10%) Nagios
7 53 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 51 (2.94%) Tivoli
9 48 (2.77%) Cobbler
10 45 (2.60%) Data Guard
11 40 (2.31%) Hadoop YARN
12 27 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
13 22 (1.27%) ZABBIX
14 21 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 20 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
15 20 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 20 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
16 18 (1.04%) Rancher
17 17 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
17 17 (0.98%) Packer
Vendors
1 587 (33.89%) Oracle
2 206 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 196 (11.32%) Red Hat
4 157 (9.06%) VMware
5 97 (5.60%) IBM
6 70 (4.04%) HP
7 58 (3.35%) Google
7 58 (3.35%) Sybase
8 56 (3.23%) WorldPay
9 55 (3.18%) Cloudera
10 51 (2.94%) Splunk
11 50 (2.89%) Bloomberg
12 44 (2.54%) AppDynamics
13 43 (2.48%) Fidessa
14 41 (2.37%) Cisco
15 38 (2.19%) EnterpriseDB
16 37 (2.14%) ServiceNow
17 35 (2.02%) Hortonworks
17 35 (2.02%) Informatica
18 31 (1.79%) SAP