Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 368 327 299
Rank change year-on-year -41 -28 0
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,227 1,719 1,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.00% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.78% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1,215 1,397
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,700 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.34%

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 77,682 96,598 95,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.06% 56.11% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63,607 80,534 80,271
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 June 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 19 June 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 -49 1,098 £55,000 +4.76% 38
UK excluding London -31 637 £50,000 +5.26% 20
London -29 565 £60,000 -4.00% 19
South East +7 179 £52,000 +9.47% 7
North of England -39 120 £50,000 +8.11% 4
South West -10 92 £41,000 -3.53% 3
Scotland +30 80 £42,500 -15.76%
East of England +33 76 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Midlands -7 75 £47,500 -9.52% 1
North West +3 60 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +52 57 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire -45 57 £52,500 +10.53%
East Midlands -42 18 £47,500 -13.64%
Northern Ireland -11 15 £61,250 -5.77% 1
Wales -16 10 £42,000 -1.18%
North East +15 3 £26,992 -40.02%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 792 (64.55%) Linux
2 537 (43.77%) Python
3 475 (38.71%) SQL
4 435 (35.45%) Unix
4 435 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
5 424 (34.56%) DevOps
6 389 (31.70%) Java
7 359 (29.26%) Oracle
8 314 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
9 266 (21.68%) Windows
10 252 (20.54%) Puppet
11 248 (20.21%) Ansible
12 234 (19.07%) Finance
13 225 (18.34%) Jenkins
14 205 (16.71%) Docker
15 198 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
16 184 (15.00%) Bash Shell
17 180 (14.67%) Perl
18 179 (14.59%) Degree
19 172 (14.02%) MySQL
20 168 (13.69%) Red Hat
21 160 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
21 160 (13.04%) PowerShell
22 154 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
23 151 (12.31%) VMware
23 151 (12.31%) Terraform
24 149 (12.14%) SQL Server
25 148 (12.06%) Git (software)
25 148 (12.06%) QA
26 146 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 122 (9.94%) Apache
2 82 (6.68%) nginx
3 61 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 59 (4.81%) Apache Spark
5 37 (3.02%) WebSphere
6 32 (2.61%) WebLogic
7 26 (2.12%) Confluence
8 18 (1.47%) JBoss
9 14 (1.14%) IIS
9 14 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (0.73%) WordPress
11 8 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.081%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Magento
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.33%) Front Arena
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.33%) Orchestrade
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.081%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 435 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (6.19%) SaaS
4 68 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
5 64 (5.22%) Amazon S3
6 60 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 50 (4.07%) Serverless
8 49 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
10 38 (3.10%) GitHub
11 35 (2.85%) PaaS
11 35 (2.85%) Slack
12 32 (2.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 30 (2.44%) Datadog
13 30 (2.44%) Office 365
14 28 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (2.12%) IaaS
16 19 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (1.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 122 (9.94%) TCP/IP
2 85 (6.93%) Firewall
3 73 (5.95%) DNS
4 51 (4.16%) SAN
5 38 (3.10%) DHCP
6 31 (2.53%) HTTP
6 31 (2.53%) SSL
6 31 (2.53%) VPN
7 28 (2.28%) Internet
8 26 (2.12%) NAS
8 26 (2.12%) VLAN
8 26 (2.12%) WAN
9 22 (1.79%) Network Security
10 21 (1.71%) BGP
11 18 (1.47%) LAN
12 15 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (1.06%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.98%) Ethernet
15 10 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.02%) MySQL
2 149 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 131 (10.68%) Oracle Database
4 108 (8.80%) Big Data
5 105 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
6 93 (7.58%) Relational Database
7 68 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
8 50 (4.07%) Hadoop
9 46 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 41 (3.34%) Oracle Database 12c
11 40 (3.26%) MongoDB
12 39 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 37 (3.02%) RDBMS
14 36 (2.93%) MariaDB
15 35 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (2.69%) NoSQL
17 31 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (2.28%) Apache Hive
19 25 (2.04%) HBase
20 22 (1.79%) Impala
Development Applications
1 225 (18.34%) Jenkins
2 148 (12.06%) Git (software)
3 91 (7.42%) JIRA
4 50 (4.07%) Maven
5 41 (3.34%) Selenium
6 39 (3.18%) Subversion
7 36 (2.93%) TeamCity
8 35 (2.85%) Bitbucket
8 35 (2.85%) Cucumber
9 31 (2.53%) Gradle
10 28 (2.28%) JUnit
11 27 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
12 26 (2.12%) SoapUI
13 21 (1.71%) ProC
14 20 (1.63%) Mercurial
15 19 (1.55%) gulp
15 19 (1.55%) WebDriver
16 17 (1.39%) TestRail
16 17 (1.39%) Travis CI
17 15 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 234 (19.07%) Finance
2 80 (6.52%) Banking
3 61 (4.97%) Retail
4 40 (3.26%) Games
5 32 (2.61%) Marketing
6 29 (2.36%) Front Office
7 25 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.96%) Legal
8 24 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.47%) Advertising
10 15 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.06%) Billing
11 13 (1.06%) Law
12 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.65%) Military
14 7 (0.57%) Electronics
15 6 (0.49%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
18 1 (0.081%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 253 (20.62%) Developer
2 181 (14.75%) Administrator
3 165 (13.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 113 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
5 88 (7.17%) DBA
6 86 (7.01%) Analyst
7 85 (6.93%) Linux Engineer
8 75 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
9 73 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
9 73 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
10 70 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
11 69 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 67 (5.46%) Support Engineer
13 61 (4.97%) Applications Support
14 49 (3.99%) Java Developer
15 47 (3.83%) Support Analyst
16 44 (3.59%) Architect
16 44 (3.59%) Python Developer
17 43 (3.50%) QA Engineer
17 43 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (10.92%) Web Services
2 93 (7.58%) JSON
3 78 (6.36%) XML
4 67 (5.46%) Spring
5 59 (4.81%) REST
6 56 (4.56%) .NET
6 56 (4.56%) SOAP
7 52 (4.24%) RESTful
8 51 (4.16%) LAMP
9 46 (3.75%) AngularJS
9 46 (3.75%) Node.js
10 38 (3.10%) J2EE
11 33 (2.69%) FIX Protocol
12 31 (2.53%) CSS
13 29 (2.36%) HTML
14 26 (2.12%) Kafka
14 26 (2.12%) LAPP Stack
14 26 (2.12%) React
15 25 (2.04%) Middleware
15 25 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
3 50 (4.07%) Public Cloud
4 46 (3.75%) Clustering
5 42 (3.42%) Replication
6 35 (2.85%) Fixed Income
6 35 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 33 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 31 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.44%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.04%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.96%) Equities
12 21 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.71%) User Experience
12 21 (1.71%) Wiki
13 19 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
14 18 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
15 17 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
15 17 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 792 (64.55%) Linux
2 435 (35.45%) Unix
3 266 (21.68%) Windows
4 146 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 133 (10.84%) CentOS
6 90 (7.33%) Windows Server
7 79 (6.44%) Ubuntu
8 73 (5.95%) AIX
9 47 (3.83%) Solaris
10 44 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (2.69%) Debian
11 33 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (1.63%) Android
13 14 (1.14%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.98%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.65%) VyOS
16 6 (0.49%) VMS
17 5 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (34.56%) DevOps
2 314 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
4 142 (11.57%) ITIL
5 139 (11.33%) Computer Science
6 137 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
7 123 (10.02%) Test Automation
8 109 (8.88%) Analytics
9 106 (8.64%) Scrum
10 102 (8.31%) Configuration Management
11 101 (8.23%) Software Engineering
12 92 (7.50%) SDLC
13 84 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
14 78 (6.36%) Task Automation
15 70 (5.70%) High Availability
16 68 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
17 67 (5.46%) Migration
18 66 (5.38%) Open Source
19 59 (4.81%) Microservices
20 57 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 537 (43.77%) Python
2 475 (38.71%) SQL
3 389 (31.70%) Java
4 184 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 180 (14.67%) Perl
6 160 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 144 (11.74%) PL/SQL
8 136 (11.08%) C++
9 114 (9.29%) JavaScript
10 105 (8.56%) C
11 101 (8.23%) Ruby
12 89 (7.25%) C#
13 52 (4.24%) Scala
14 49 (3.99%) Korn
15 47 (3.83%) Groovy
16 44 (3.59%) PHP
17 28 (2.28%) Go
18 22 (1.79%) Clojure
18 22 (1.79%) T-SQL
19 21 (1.71%) AWK
Qualifications
1 179 (14.59%) Degree
2 129 (10.51%) Security Cleared
3 74 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 39 (3.18%) RHCE
6 36 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (2.85%) CCNA
8 32 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 32 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
9 27 (2.20%) OCP
10 19 (1.55%) CISSP
11 18 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.98%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.90%) CEH
15 10 (0.81%) AWS Certification
16 7 (0.57%) CISM
16 7 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.57%) OCA
16 7 (0.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (12.06%) QA
2 27 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.04%) GDPR
4 23 (1.87%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.63%) SLA
6 16 (1.30%) HL7
7 13 (1.06%) NCSC
8 12 (0.98%) ISO 22301
8 12 (0.98%) ISO 9000
9 11 (0.90%) COBIT
10 9 (0.73%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.49%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.081%) NIST
12 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 205 (16.71%) Docker
2 87 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 85 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.87%) VirtualBox
7 14 (1.14%) KVM
7 14 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 14 (1.14%) Xen
8 13 (1.06%) HDFS
9 12 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.90%) iptables
11 10 (0.81%) Ceph
12 9 (0.73%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.73%) Btrfs
12 9 (0.73%) DRBD
13 7 (0.57%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 252 (20.54%) Puppet
2 248 (20.21%) Ansible
3 160 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (12.31%) Terraform
5 116 (9.45%) Kubernetes
6 41 (3.34%) Data Guard
7 35 (2.85%) Nagios
8 30 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
9 28 (2.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 26 (2.12%) Tivoli
11 23 (1.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 22 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
13 21 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (1.30%) Cobbler
14 16 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
14 16 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 14 (1.14%) NetBackup
15 14 (1.14%) Oozie
15 14 (1.14%) Packer
16 12 (0.98%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 359 (29.26%) Oracle
2 168 (13.69%) Red Hat
3 151 (12.31%) VMware
4 133 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 58 (4.73%) IBM
6 43 (3.50%) HP
7 37 (3.02%) Cisco
8 35 (2.85%) Sybase
9 24 (1.96%) Google
10 20 (1.63%) LogicMonitor
11 18 (1.47%) Informatica
12 17 (1.39%) Bloomberg
12 17 (1.39%) Fidessa
12 17 (1.39%) SAP
13 16 (1.30%) Cloudera
13 16 (1.30%) Sun
14 15 (1.22%) EnterpriseDB
15 14 (1.14%) Retek
15 14 (1.14%) Veritas
16 13 (1.06%) Brocade