Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 373 393
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 -71
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 883 555 1,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.78% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 413 404 846
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,150 £36,125
25th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £70,938
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 62,064 39,646 78,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.14% 56.07% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 42,797 32,930 64,638
10th Percentile £34,781 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,728
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 17 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 26 July 2021. 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 +5 829 £62,500 - 125
UK excluding London -7 439 £50,000 - 73
London -54 390 £75,000 +7.14% 59
South East +84 263 £54,000 +2.86% 13
Work from Home -142 142 £62,500 +13.64% 19
North of England -73 55 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South West -53 49 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Yorkshire -41 29 £53,750 -2.27% 9
Midlands -72 28 £48,000 +12.94% 10
North West -60 22 £53,750 -6.52% 7
Scotland -60 17 £55,000 +10.00% 4
West Midlands -65 17 £51,250 +13.89% 8
East of England -34 14 £47,500 -36.67% 10
East Midlands -44 11 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Wales -41 7 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -28 6 £42,500 - 4
North East - 5 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 658 (74.52%) Linux
2 481 (54.47%) Python
3 408 (46.21%) DevOps
4 406 (45.98%) Java
5 404 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
6 388 (43.94%) Unix
7 378 (42.81%) Finance
8 364 (41.22%) AWS
9 360 (40.77%) Git (software)
10 322 (36.47%) Software Engineering
11 302 (34.20%) Jenkins
12 289 (32.73%) Banking
13 285 (32.28%) Ansible
14 271 (30.69%) SQL
15 247 (27.97%) Degree
16 246 (27.86%) Microservices
17 238 (26.95%) Kafka
18 237 (26.84%) PostgreSQL
19 235 (26.61%) Linux Command Line
20 231 (26.16%) Docker
20 231 (26.16%) Azure
21 225 (25.48%) GitHub
22 224 (25.37%) RESTful
23 223 (25.25%) JUnit
24 219 (24.80%) Computer Science
25 218 (24.69%) React
26 217 (24.58%) Spring
27 210 (23.78%) Apache
28 208 (23.56%) Law
29 207 (23.44%) CSS

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
1 210 (23.78%) Apache
2 201 (22.76%) Apache Spark
3 166 (18.80%) GemFire
4 39 (4.42%) WebLogic
5 31 (3.51%) Confluence
6 27 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (2.72%) WordPress
8 21 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
8 21 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (2.38%) Tomcat
9 20 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (1.36%) CMS
11 12 (1.36%) JBoss
12 9 (1.02%) SAS
13 8 (0.91%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.79%) Jupyter
15 6 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.68%) nginx
16 4 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.34%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.36%) Magento
4 11 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.34%) Staffware
8 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.11%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 364 (41.22%) AWS
2 231 (26.16%) Azure
3 225 (25.48%) GitHub
4 160 (18.12%) GCP
5 113 (12.80%) Amazon Kinesis
6 53 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 46 (5.21%) OpenShift
8 37 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (4.19%) PaaS
9 34 (3.85%) IaaS
10 32 (3.62%) Amazon S3
10 32 (3.62%) Serverless
11 25 (2.83%) Microsoft 365
11 25 (2.83%) Power Platform
11 25 (2.83%) SaaS
12 22 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 22 (2.49%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
15 17 (1.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.34%) Firewall
2 44 (4.98%) DNS
3 35 (3.96%) Internet
4 29 (3.28%) HTTP
4 29 (3.28%) VPN
5 26 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.72%) DHCP
7 19 (2.15%) SSH
8 14 (1.59%) SSL
8 14 (1.59%) WAN
8 14 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.36%) LAN
10 9 (1.02%) SAN
11 8 (0.91%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.91%) Sourcefire
12 6 (0.68%) SWIFTNet
12 6 (0.68%) VLAN
13 5 (0.57%) IPv4
13 5 (0.57%) IPv6
14 4 (0.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (26.84%) PostgreSQL
2 188 (21.29%) Relational Database
3 179 (20.27%) NoSQL
4 177 (20.05%) Redis
5 173 (19.59%) MariaDB
6 171 (19.37%) HBase
7 136 (15.40%) Big Data
8 101 (11.44%) Oracle Database
9 70 (7.93%) SQL Server
10 56 (6.34%) MySQL
11 53 (6.00%) Hadoop
12 36 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
14 32 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
14 32 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (3.51%) MongoDB
16 28 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 26 (2.94%) RDBMS
18 25 (2.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 360 (40.77%) Git (software)
2 302 (34.20%) Jenkins
3 223 (25.25%) JUnit
4 204 (23.10%) IntelliJ
5 196 (22.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 192 (21.74%) Cucumber
7 184 (20.84%) Mockito
8 175 (19.82%) Eclipse
9 167 (18.91%) Cypress.io
9 167 (18.91%) Gradle
10 166 (18.80%) Protractor
10 166 (18.80%) Storybook
11 117 (13.25%) Artifactory
12 76 (8.61%) JIRA
13 71 (8.04%) SonarQube
14 53 (6.00%) Maven
15 51 (5.78%) GitLab
16 46 (5.21%) Bitbucket
17 30 (3.40%) TeamCity
18 24 (2.72%) Toad
General
1 378 (42.81%) Finance
2 289 (32.73%) Banking
3 208 (23.56%) Law
4 200 (22.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 141 (15.97%) Social Skills
6 71 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (4.87%) Marketing
8 29 (3.28%) Investment Banking
9 28 (3.17%) Electronics
10 27 (3.06%) Public Sector
11 21 (2.38%) Police
11 21 (2.38%) Retail
12 20 (2.27%) Games
13 18 (2.04%) Back Office
14 16 (1.81%) Telecoms
15 15 (1.70%) Front Office
16 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
17 9 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
18 7 (0.79%) Automotive
19 6 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (22.54%) Developer
2 187 (21.18%) Software Engineer
3 98 (11.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (7.70%) Principal Engineer
4 68 (7.70%) Principal Software Engineer
5 61 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
6 59 (6.68%) Java Developer
7 52 (5.89%) Architect
8 50 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 49 (5.55%) Lead Software Engineer
10 48 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 48 (5.44%) Software Developer
11 43 (4.87%) Linux Engineer
12 42 (4.76%) Lead Developer
13 33 (3.74%) DBA
13 33 (3.74%) Lead Software Developer
14 32 (3.62%) Platform Engineer
15 28 (3.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 27 (3.06%) Administrator
17 26 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (26.95%) Kafka
2 224 (25.37%) RESTful
3 218 (24.69%) React
4 217 (24.58%) Spring
5 207 (23.44%) CSS
6 204 (23.10%) AngularJS
7 187 (21.18%) Node.js
8 185 (20.95%) JSON
9 170 (19.25%) Spark Streaming
10 167 (18.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 166 (18.80%) Express
11 166 (18.80%) Redux
11 166 (18.80%) Tailwind CSS
12 164 (18.57%) Play Framework
13 161 (18.23%) WireMock
14 134 (15.18%) RabbitMQ
15 131 (14.84%) LAMP
16 122 (13.82%) LAPP Stack
17 89 (10.08%) REST
18 71 (8.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 235 (26.61%) Linux Command Line
2 78 (8.83%) User Experience
3 73 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 39 (4.42%) Clustering
6 32 (3.62%) Public Cloud
7 31 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.94%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.38%) Cloud Native
10 20 (2.27%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.93%) PKI
12 16 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.70%) Augmented Reality
13 15 (1.70%) SWIFT
14 14 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (1.47%) NHS
16 12 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
17 11 (1.25%) Blog
18 10 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 658 (74.52%) Linux
2 388 (43.94%) Unix
3 124 (14.04%) Windows
4 50 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 40 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (3.40%) CentOS
6 30 (3.40%) Solaris
7 22 (2.49%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.81%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (1.25%) Debian
9 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.13%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.02%) Android
11 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.79%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.57%) Fedora
14 5 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (46.21%) DevOps
2 404 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (36.47%) Software Engineering
4 246 (27.86%) Microservices
5 219 (24.80%) Computer Science
6 198 (22.42%) Digital Banking
7 179 (20.27%) Validation
8 166 (18.80%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 162 (18.35%) High Availability
10 157 (17.78%) TDD
11 144 (16.31%) Open Source
12 141 (15.97%) Test Automation
13 138 (15.63%) Business Continuity
14 133 (15.06%) Scrum
15 130 (14.72%) OO
16 129 (14.61%) Multithreading
17 122 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
17 122 (13.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 122 (13.82%) Software Testing
18 121 (13.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 481 (54.47%) Python
2 406 (45.98%) Java
3 271 (30.69%) SQL
4 187 (21.18%) Groovy
5 123 (13.93%) Bash Shell
6 103 (11.66%) JavaScript
7 94 (10.65%) Perl
8 74 (8.38%) PL/SQL
9 68 (7.70%) Go
10 51 (5.78%) Ruby
11 48 (5.44%) C#
12 42 (4.76%) C
12 42 (4.76%) PowerShell
13 41 (4.64%) Scala
14 40 (4.53%) C++
15 39 (4.42%) PHP
16 24 (2.72%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.81%) Java 8
18 14 (1.59%) TypeScript
19 11 (1.25%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 247 (27.97%) Degree
2 163 (18.46%) OCP
2 163 (18.46%) Oracle Certification
3 52 (5.89%) Security Cleared
4 39 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.47%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.45%) RHCE
9 3 (0.34%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.34%) ISEB
9 3 (0.34%) OSCP
10 2 (0.23%) CCNA
10 2 (0.23%) CCNP
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.46%) QA
2 20 (2.27%) PMO
3 16 (1.81%) SLA
4 8 (0.91%) GDPR
5 6 (0.68%) ISO 15022
5 6 (0.68%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.23%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.11%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 231 (26.16%) Docker
2 177 (20.05%) HDFS
3 129 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.72%) KVM
5 20 (2.27%) Active Directory
6 16 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.57%) Ceph
8 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.57%) NFS
9 4 (0.45%) Firmware
9 4 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) iptables
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.11%) Squid
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 285 (32.28%) Ansible
2 192 (21.74%) Kubernetes
3 132 (14.95%) Terraform
4 129 (14.61%) Puppet
5 123 (13.93%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.15%) Grafana
7 16 (1.81%) CFEngine
7 16 (1.81%) Demisto
8 15 (1.70%) Icinga
9 13 (1.47%) Prometheus
10 12 (1.36%) Nagios
11 11 (1.25%) HAProxy
11 11 (1.25%) Rancher
12 10 (1.13%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
12 10 (1.13%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (0.91%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 6 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 205 (23.22%) VMware
2 177 (20.05%) Oracle
3 166 (18.80%) Okta
4 54 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 52 (5.89%) Microsoft
6 39 (4.42%) Google
7 34 (3.85%) Splunk
8 25 (2.83%) ServiceNow
9 22 (2.49%) Cisco
10 21 (2.38%) Solace
11 16 (1.81%) Apple
11 16 (1.81%) ArcSight
12 15 (1.70%) Dell
12 15 (1.70%) Sybase
13 14 (1.59%) Samsung
13 14 (1.59%) Sencha
14 13 (1.47%) IBM
14 13 (1.47%) SAP
15 12 (1.36%) WooCommerce
16 11 (1.25%) NetApp