Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 316 275
Rank change year-on-year +9 -41 -6
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,780 1,774 2,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.01% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 1.89% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,350 1,999
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,350 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 97,540 94,076 109,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.69% 53.56% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,952 80,567 94,558
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2018.

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 17 February 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 +3 1,665 £55,000 +4.76% 211
UK excluding London -15 898 £47,500 -5.00% 142
London +11 868 £66,250 +10.42% 82
South East -35 280 £50,000 - 23
North of England -8 218 £50,000 - 35
North West -17 115 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Midlands +4 107 £55,000 +22.22% 26
East of England -62 103 £42,500 -15.00% 30
Yorkshire +12 101 £47,500 -5.00% 16
South West +16 90 £40,000 -27.27% 15
East Midlands +31 79 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Scotland -14 64 £36,000 -12.73% 7
Wales +25 29 £41,250 +17.86% 6
West Midlands -8 28 £37,500 -40.00% 10
Northern Ireland -23 4 £65,000 +33.33%
Isle of Man - 4 £50,000 -
North East -23 3 £35,000 +6.06% 4

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,163 (65.34%) Linux
2 846 (47.53%) Unix
3 756 (42.47%) Java
4 734 (41.24%) SQL
5 703 (39.49%) Python
6 602 (33.82%) Oracle
7 577 (32.42%) Finance
8 514 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
9 456 (25.62%) DevOps
10 432 (24.27%) Windows
11 418 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
12 308 (17.30%) Puppet
13 289 (16.24%) Banking
14 284 (15.96%) Bash Shell
15 278 (15.62%) Ansible
16 271 (15.22%) Perl
17 267 (15.00%) Jenkins
18 264 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
19 262 (14.72%) Degree
20 241 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
20 241 (13.54%) JavaScript
21 230 (12.92%) ITIL
22 227 (12.75%) Ruby
23 221 (12.42%) Apache
24 218 (12.25%) Configuration Management
25 217 (12.19%) Microsoft
26 206 (11.57%) Oracle Database
27 204 (11.46%) C++
28 200 (11.24%) Web Services
29 198 (11.12%) SQL 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
1 221 (12.42%) Apache
2 183 (10.28%) Tomcat
3 123 (6.91%) WebSphere
4 73 (4.10%) JBoss
5 72 (4.04%) nginx
6 71 (3.99%) Apache Spark
7 67 (3.76%) Confluence
8 57 (3.20%) OpenStack
9 53 (2.98%) SharePoint
10 49 (2.75%) WebLogic
11 46 (2.58%) IIS
12 42 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 33 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (1.07%) CloudStack
16 16 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
17 15 (0.84%) MS Exchange
18 14 (0.79%) Liferay
18 14 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 51 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.056%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.056%) CATIA
7 1 (0.056%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 24 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.39%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.28%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.22%) Kondor
6 4 (0.22%) Magento
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.22%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.17%) Unica
8 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 418 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.48%) PaaS
4 59 (3.31%) SaaS
5 40 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (1.97%) npm
8 32 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (1.80%) GitHub
9 30 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 28 (1.57%) IaaS
11 24 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (1.12%) Bluemix
12 20 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
13 13 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.56%) Serverless
15 9 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.45%) Firebase
17 7 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.30%) TCP/IP
2 115 (6.46%) HTTP
3 103 (5.79%) DNS
4 102 (5.73%) Firewall
4 102 (5.73%) SAN
5 92 (5.17%) SSL
6 59 (3.31%) DHCP
7 48 (2.70%) VPN
8 46 (2.58%) Reverse Proxy
9 42 (2.36%) Internet
10 31 (1.74%) SSH
11 30 (1.69%) WAN
12 26 (1.46%) FTP
13 25 (1.40%) LAN
14 23 (1.29%) SMTP
14 23 (1.29%) SNMP
15 21 (1.18%) HTTPS
15 21 (1.18%) NAS
16 20 (1.12%) Kerberos
17 18 (1.01%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (11.57%) Oracle Database
2 198 (11.12%) MySQL
2 198 (11.12%) SQL Server
3 181 (10.17%) Relational Database
4 119 (6.69%) RDBMS
5 116 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 108 (6.07%) NoSQL
7 99 (5.56%) Big Data
8 97 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
9 81 (4.55%) Hadoop
10 75 (4.21%) MongoDB
11 69 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 57 (3.20%) Oracle Database 12c
13 41 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
14 38 (2.13%) Apache Hive
15 33 (1.85%) HBase
16 28 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
17 27 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (1.46%) Data Mining
19 25 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 267 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 192 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 158 (8.88%) Maven
4 141 (7.92%) JIRA
5 108 (6.07%) TeamCity
6 103 (5.79%) Subversion
7 96 (5.39%) Gradle
8 90 (5.06%) JUnit
9 61 (3.43%) Ant
10 55 (3.09%) Selenium
11 47 (2.64%) gulp
12 41 (2.30%) JMeter
13 40 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
13 40 (2.25%) Vagrant
14 34 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
14 34 (1.91%) SoapUI
15 33 (1.85%) Bitbucket
16 30 (1.69%) Eclipse
17 29 (1.63%) Toad
18 26 (1.46%) WebDriver
General
1 577 (32.42%) Finance
2 289 (16.24%) Banking
3 160 (8.99%) Investment Banking
4 92 (5.17%) Front Office
5 86 (4.83%) Retail Banking
6 56 (3.15%) Legal
7 51 (2.87%) Games
8 45 (2.53%) Retail
9 44 (2.47%) Back Office
10 43 (2.42%) Marketing
11 34 (1.91%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.91%) Telecoms
12 29 (1.63%) Advertising
13 20 (1.12%) Manufacturing
14 18 (1.01%) Electronics
14 18 (1.01%) Law
15 16 (0.90%) Digital Economy
16 4 (0.22%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 334 (18.76%) Developer
2 217 (12.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 164 (9.21%) Analyst
4 152 (8.54%) Administrator
5 151 (8.48%) Applications Support
6 114 (6.40%) Java Developer
7 109 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 93 (5.22%) DBA
9 92 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
10 87 (4.89%) Support Engineer
11 85 (4.78%) Architect
12 81 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
13 74 (4.16%) Senior Developer
14 67 (3.76%) Consultant
14 67 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 66 (3.71%) Oracle DBA
16 63 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 61 (3.43%) Platform Engineer
18 60 (3.37%) Support Analyst
19 56 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (11.24%) Web Services
2 136 (7.64%) HTML
3 127 (7.13%) XML
4 124 (6.97%) Spring
5 111 (6.24%) J2EE
6 100 (5.62%) .NET
7 91 (5.11%) Middleware
8 88 (4.94%) JSON
9 87 (4.89%) CSS
10 82 (4.61%) RESTful
11 79 (4.44%) REST
12 77 (4.33%) HTML5
13 75 (4.21%) LDAP
14 73 (4.10%) AngularJS
15 66 (3.71%) Node.js
15 66 (3.71%) SOAP
16 63 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
17 50 (2.81%) Hibernate
18 48 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
19 41 (2.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 188 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 100 (5.62%) Algorithms
4 98 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
5 81 (4.55%) Fintech
6 72 (4.04%) Clustering
7 63 (3.54%) Equities
8 60 (3.37%) Derivative
9 59 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (3.20%) Replication
11 55 (3.09%) User Experience
12 52 (2.92%) Data Structures
13 50 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 49 (2.75%) Fixed Income
15 48 (2.70%) Data Centre
16 38 (2.13%) Public Cloud
17 36 (2.02%) Management Information System
18 27 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
18 27 (1.52%) Mobile App
19 24 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,163 (65.34%) Linux
2 846 (47.53%) Unix
3 432 (24.27%) Windows
4 189 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 139 (7.81%) Solaris
6 129 (7.25%) Windows Server
7 96 (5.39%) CentOS
8 80 (4.49%) AIX
9 36 (2.02%) HPUX
10 34 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
11 33 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (1.69%) Ubuntu
13 27 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.79%) Debian
16 13 (0.73%) OS/400
17 11 (0.62%) Android
17 11 (0.62%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.45%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (25.62%) DevOps
3 241 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
4 230 (12.92%) ITIL
5 218 (12.25%) Configuration Management
6 183 (10.28%) Scrum
7 177 (9.94%) Open Source
8 147 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
9 138 (7.75%) Test Automation
10 118 (6.63%) Microservices
11 113 (6.35%) OO
12 111 (6.24%) SDLC
12 111 (6.24%) Software Engineering
13 107 (6.01%) TDD
13 107 (6.01%) Wealth Management
14 103 (5.79%) High Availability
15 101 (5.67%) Analytics
16 98 (5.51%) Asset Management
17 92 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
18 90 (5.06%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 756 (42.47%) Java
2 734 (41.24%) SQL
3 703 (39.49%) Python
4 284 (15.96%) Bash Shell
5 271 (15.22%) Perl
6 241 (13.54%) JavaScript
7 227 (12.75%) Ruby
8 204 (11.46%) C++
9 196 (11.01%) PowerShell
10 185 (10.39%) PL/SQL
11 150 (8.43%) C#
12 123 (6.91%) PHP
13 101 (5.67%) C
14 69 (3.88%) Go
15 58 (3.26%) Scala
16 56 (3.15%) T-SQL
17 51 (2.87%) Groovy
18 37 (2.08%) Korn
18 37 (2.08%) VB
19 19 (1.07%) AWK
Qualifications
1 262 (14.72%) Degree
2 113 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 50 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 43 (2.42%) RHCE
6 38 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.80%) CCNA
8 27 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (1.29%) RHCSA
10 21 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 19 (1.07%) ISTQB
12 18 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
12 18 (1.01%) SANS
12 18 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.90%) OCP
14 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.73%) PhD
16 10 (0.56%) CCNP
17 8 (0.45%) CISSP
17 8 (0.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.18%) QA
2 22 (1.24%) SLA
3 10 (0.56%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.39%) RosettaNet
6 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.22%) GPG13
9 2 (0.11%) ECSS
9 2 (0.11%) MiFID
9 2 (0.11%) PSD2
9 2 (0.11%) RMADS
10 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.056%) EMIR
10 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 193 (10.84%) Docker
2 121 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (6.63%) Active Directory
4 64 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
5 40 (2.25%) Samba
6 39 (2.19%) vSphere
7 34 (1.91%) Hyper-V
8 31 (1.74%) iptables
9 28 (1.57%) NFS
10 24 (1.35%) Xen
11 23 (1.29%) Apache Flume
12 22 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (1.07%) KVM
13 19 (1.07%) XenServer
14 17 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (0.84%) HDFS
16 8 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 6 (0.34%) Firmware
17 6 (0.34%) GridGain
17 6 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 308 (17.30%) Puppet
2 278 (15.62%) Ansible
3 264 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (7.36%) Kubernetes
5 81 (4.55%) Terraform
6 73 (4.10%) Nagios
7 56 (3.15%) Cobbler
7 56 (3.15%) Tivoli
8 48 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
9 41 (2.30%) Data Guard
10 30 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
11 26 (1.46%) Hadoop YARN
12 20 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 19 (1.07%) Oracle ZFS
14 18 (1.01%) Cacti
14 18 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
15 16 (0.90%) Packer
15 16 (0.90%) Salt
16 14 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 602 (33.82%) Oracle
2 217 (12.19%) Microsoft
3 197 (11.07%) VMware
4 184 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 89 (5.00%) IBM
6 84 (4.72%) HP
7 72 (4.04%) Sybase
8 71 (3.99%) Splunk
9 55 (3.09%) AppDynamics
10 49 (2.75%) Cisco
11 46 (2.58%) EnterpriseDB
11 46 (2.58%) Google
12 42 (2.36%) Bloomberg
12 42 (2.36%) Informatica
13 35 (1.97%) Remedy
14 32 (1.80%) Cloudera
14 32 (1.80%) Sun
15 31 (1.74%) Fidessa
16 30 (1.69%) ServiceNow
17 28 (1.57%) Hortonworks