Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 313 321
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8 -42
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,388 1,780 1,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 1.82% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,353 1,350
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 82,240 97,542 94,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.00% 55.69% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 67,998 81,955 80,570
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -22 1,288 £55,000 - 242
UK excluding London -13 706 £50,000 +5.26% 147
London -29 666 £60,000 -9.43% 109
South East +28 258 £52,500 +5.00% 28
North of England -15 143 £42,500 -15.00% 37
South West +20 96 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Yorkshire +46 88 £47,500 - 20
East of England +9 74 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Midlands +18 73 £44,000 -20.00% 23
West Midlands +84 65 £44,000 +17.33% 12
Scotland +8 61 £48,500 +34.72% 9
North West -28 42 £42,500 -22.73% 12
Wales +6 18 £43,500 +5.45% 1
North East +25 13 £37,500 +7.14% 5
East Midlands -54 8 £38,500 -30.00% 11
Northern Ireland -6 7 £65,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 924 (66.57%) Linux
2 639 (46.04%) SQL
3 628 (45.24%) Unix
4 560 (40.35%) Python
5 488 (35.16%) Oracle
6 426 (30.69%) Java
7 412 (29.68%) Amazon AWS
8 385 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
9 355 (25.58%) DevOps
10 354 (25.50%) Finance
11 284 (20.46%) Windows
12 255 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
13 251 (18.08%) Jenkins
14 247 (17.80%) Degree
15 236 (17.00%) Git (software)
16 232 (16.71%) Perl
17 227 (16.35%) Puppet
18 217 (15.63%) PL/SQL
19 213 (15.35%) Bash Shell
20 211 (15.20%) Docker
21 193 (13.90%) Red Hat
22 192 (13.83%) Ansible
23 191 (13.76%) JavaScript
24 189 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
25 185 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
26 183 (13.18%) Computer Science
27 175 (12.61%) Microsoft
28 174 (12.54%) Web Services
29 173 (12.46%) SQL Server
30 171 (12.32%) ITIL

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
1 157 (11.31%) Apache
2 98 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 88 (6.34%) Apache Spark
4 64 (4.61%) nginx
5 58 (4.18%) JBoss
6 54 (3.89%) WebLogic
7 51 (3.67%) WebSphere
8 41 (2.95%) OpenStack
9 34 (2.45%) Confluence
10 30 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (1.87%) GlassFish
12 17 (1.22%) MQSeries
12 17 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 15 (1.08%) IIS
13 15 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
16 11 (0.79%) SAS
17 10 (0.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.43%) SPSS
3 6 (0.43%) Stata
4 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.36%) Magento
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.29%) Global One
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Odoo
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.072%) Kondor
7 1 (0.072%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 412 (29.68%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.40%) Cloud Computing
4 67 (4.83%) Amazon S3
5 61 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
6 58 (4.18%) Serverless
7 56 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
8 51 (3.67%) GitHub
9 47 (3.39%) SaaS
10 42 (3.03%) PaaS
11 39 (2.81%) Office 365
12 37 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
12 37 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (2.52%) Amazon EMR
15 31 (2.23%) IaaS
16 29 (2.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 25 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
18 23 (1.66%) Slack
19 21 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 106 (7.64%) TCP/IP
2 98 (7.06%) Firewall
3 78 (5.62%) DNS
4 60 (4.32%) HTTP
4 60 (4.32%) Internet
5 56 (4.03%) SAN
6 52 (3.75%) VPN
7 48 (3.46%) Network Security
8 35 (2.52%) SSL
9 31 (2.23%) Wireless
10 29 (2.09%) WAN
11 27 (1.95%) LAN
12 24 (1.73%) Unified Communications
13 21 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (1.44%) AMQP
14 20 (1.44%) DHCP
14 20 (1.44%) MPLS
15 19 (1.37%) DWDM
16 17 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 169 (12.18%) MySQL
3 165 (11.89%) Relational Database
4 150 (10.81%) Oracle Database
5 107 (7.71%) RDBMS
6 92 (6.63%) Big Data
7 83 (5.98%) NoSQL
8 80 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
9 77 (5.55%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (5.19%) Hadoop
10 72 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 66 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 60 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
13 57 (4.11%) MongoDB
14 50 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
15 44 (3.17%) Apache Hive
16 39 (2.81%) HBase
17 35 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
17 35 (2.52%) MariaDB
18 29 (2.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 251 (18.08%) Jenkins
2 236 (17.00%) Git (software)
3 110 (7.93%) JIRA
4 88 (6.34%) Subversion
5 66 (4.76%) Maven
6 36 (2.59%) Cucumber
7 35 (2.52%) Selenium
8 34 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 32 (2.31%) Bitbucket
10 30 (2.16%) JUnit
11 29 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
12 27 (1.95%) Gradle
13 24 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
14 20 (1.44%) PVCS
15 19 (1.37%) Grunt
15 19 (1.37%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.37%) WebDriver
16 18 (1.30%) ProC
17 17 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 354 (25.50%) Finance
2 99 (7.13%) Banking
3 80 (5.76%) Retail
4 52 (3.75%) Marketing
5 35 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.95%) Back Office
6 27 (1.95%) Billing
7 26 (1.87%) Games
8 24 (1.73%) Electronics
8 24 (1.73%) Front Office
9 17 (1.22%) Military
10 16 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.08%) Law
12 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.79%) German Language
14 9 (0.65%) French Language
14 9 (0.65%) Swedish Language
15 7 (0.50%) Advertising
16 6 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (19.96%) Developer
2 179 (12.90%) Administrator
3 175 (12.61%) Analyst
4 134 (9.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 127 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
6 122 (8.79%) Applications Support
7 103 (7.42%) Support Analyst
8 81 (5.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 81 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
9 80 (5.76%) Architect
9 80 (5.76%) DBA
10 77 (5.55%) Linux Administrator
11 74 (5.33%) Java Developer
11 74 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 67 (4.83%) Support Engineer
13 57 (4.11%) Senior Developer
14 50 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
15 47 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
15 47 (3.39%) Software Engineer
16 43 (3.10%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (12.54%) Web Services
2 99 (7.13%) JSON
3 94 (6.77%) XML
4 89 (6.41%) AngularJS
5 83 (5.98%) LAMP
6 71 (5.12%) .NET
7 69 (4.97%) HTML
8 66 (4.76%) Kafka
9 65 (4.68%) Spring
10 61 (4.39%) SOAP
11 60 (4.32%) REST
12 57 (4.11%) FIX Protocol
13 56 (4.03%) CSS
14 55 (3.96%) React
15 54 (3.89%) J2EE
16 52 (3.75%) RESTful
17 51 (3.67%) jQuery
18 50 (3.60%) Middleware
19 49 (3.53%) JMS
20 44 (3.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (8.21%) Linux Command Line
3 81 (5.84%) Fintech
4 67 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 59 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.59%) Replication
9 33 (2.38%) Algorithms
10 32 (2.31%) Clustering
11 30 (2.16%) Data Structures
12 28 (2.02%) Public Cloud
13 27 (1.95%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.37%) Equities
14 19 (1.37%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (1.22%) User Experience
17 16 (1.15%) Derivative
17 16 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 924 (66.57%) Linux
2 628 (45.24%) Unix
3 284 (20.46%) Windows
4 168 (12.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 108 (7.78%) CentOS
6 88 (6.34%) Windows Server
7 85 (6.12%) Solaris
8 76 (5.48%) AIX
9 59 (4.25%) Ubuntu
10 32 (2.31%) Debian
11 30 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (1.51%) Windows 10
13 16 (1.15%) SUSE
14 15 (1.08%) Android
14 15 (1.08%) HPUX
15 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.86%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.43%) DC/OS
17 6 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (25.58%) DevOps
3 255 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
4 189 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
5 183 (13.18%) Computer Science
6 171 (12.32%) ITIL
7 170 (12.25%) Scrum
8 161 (11.60%) Test Automation
9 136 (9.80%) Configuration Management
10 130 (9.37%) Software Engineering
11 120 (8.65%) SDLC
12 117 (8.43%) Open Source
13 114 (8.21%) Analytics
14 99 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
15 97 (6.99%) Microservices
16 91 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
17 89 (6.41%) Kanban
18 78 (5.62%) Deployment Automation
19 74 (5.33%) High Availability
20 73 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 639 (46.04%) SQL
2 560 (40.35%) Python
3 426 (30.69%) Java
4 232 (16.71%) Perl
5 217 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 213 (15.35%) Bash Shell
7 191 (13.76%) JavaScript
8 167 (12.03%) PowerShell
9 141 (10.16%) C++
10 126 (9.08%) Ruby
11 114 (8.21%) C
12 84 (6.05%) C#
13 78 (5.62%) PHP
14 76 (5.48%) Scala
15 60 (4.32%) Korn
16 44 (3.17%) Bourne shell
17 31 (2.23%) AWK
18 24 (1.73%) C-shell
18 24 (1.73%) Groovy
19 21 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 247 (17.80%) Degree
2 97 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (6.27%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 30 (2.16%) Oracle Certification
6 30 (2.16%) RHCE
7 27 (1.95%) CCNP
7 27 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.51%) AWS Certification
8 21 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (1.44%) MCSA
9 20 (1.44%) MCSE
10 18 (1.30%) OCP
11 12 (0.86%) CISSP
11 12 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.79%) RHCSA
13 10 (0.72%) PhD
14 9 (0.65%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.12%) QA
2 51 (3.67%) GDPR
3 42 (3.03%) SLA
4 22 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.01%) HL7
7 12 (0.86%) ISO 22301
7 12 (0.86%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.36%) PMO
9 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.072%) IASME
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.072%) MiFID
System Software
1 211 (15.20%) Docker
2 100 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (6.27%) Active Directory
4 52 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 36 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
6 31 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (1.66%) HDFS
8 20 (1.44%) Apache Flume
9 19 (1.37%) VirtualBox
10 18 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (1.30%) vSphere
11 15 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 13 (0.94%) Xen
14 12 (0.86%) GlusterFS
14 12 (0.86%) iptables
15 11 (0.79%) PowerHA
15 11 (0.79%) Varnish
16 10 (0.72%) KVM
17 9 (0.65%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 227 (16.35%) Puppet
2 192 (13.83%) Ansible
3 134 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (8.00%) Terraform
5 101 (7.28%) Kubernetes
6 55 (3.96%) Nagios
7 38 (2.74%) Data Guard
8 37 (2.67%) Tivoli
9 27 (1.95%) Cobbler
9 27 (1.95%) HAProxy
10 26 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 25 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
11 25 (1.80%) Salt
12 22 (1.59%) Control-M
13 21 (1.51%) Packer
14 18 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
14 18 (1.30%) Rancher
15 14 (1.01%) Consul
15 14 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
15 14 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 488 (35.16%) Oracle
2 193 (13.90%) Red Hat
3 175 (12.61%) Microsoft
4 171 (12.32%) VMware
5 81 (5.84%) IBM
6 51 (3.67%) Sybase
7 50 (3.60%) Cisco
8 39 (2.81%) SAP
9 36 (2.59%) Google
10 31 (2.23%) HP
11 30 (2.16%) Informatica
12 26 (1.87%) Perforce
13 25 (1.80%) Cloudera
14 24 (1.73%) CheckPoint
14 24 (1.73%) EMC
15 23 (1.66%) Tableau
15 23 (1.66%) Veritas
16 21 (1.51%) Palo Alto
16 21 (1.51%) Teradata
16 21 (1.51%) TIBCO