Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 291 310
Rank change year-on-year -32 +19 -44
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,531 2,128 1,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.19% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 2.15% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 1,536 1,491
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £77,500
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 86,885 99,197 98,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.96% 55.28% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 72,050 81,939 84,735
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -38 1,413 £55,000 - 187
UK excluding London -35 755 £50,000 +5.26% 108
London -42 742 £60,000 -7.69% 89
South East -20 284 £52,500 +5.00% 23
North of England -49 165 £45,000 -16.67% 30
Yorkshire +10 95 £43,500 -11.22% 8
South West -6 93 £47,500 -13.64% 13
East of England -6 78 £55,000 +30.95% 13
Midlands +41 72 £44,000 -12.00% 19
West Midlands +67 60 £44,000 - 12
Scotland -2 58 £48,000 +30.61% 7
North West -70 47 £45,000 -18.18% 13
North East +16 23 £45,000 +32.35% 9
Wales -3 18 £43,500 +5.45% 3
East Midlands 0 12 £43,000 -14.00% 7
Northern Ireland +2 10 £55,000 -15.38%

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 1,028 (67.15%) Linux
2 766 (50.03%) Unix
3 691 (45.13%) SQL
4 578 (37.75%) Python
5 517 (33.77%) Oracle
6 497 (32.46%) Java
7 488 (31.87%) Finance
8 420 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
9 411 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
10 394 (25.73%) DevOps
11 312 (20.38%) Windows
12 303 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
13 299 (19.53%) Bash Shell
14 281 (18.35%) Git (software)
15 276 (18.03%) Degree
16 275 (17.96%) Puppet
17 267 (17.44%) Perl
18 259 (16.92%) Jenkins
19 236 (15.41%) PL/SQL
20 234 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
21 228 (14.89%) JavaScript
22 227 (14.83%) Docker
23 223 (14.57%) Red Hat
24 216 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
25 208 (13.59%) Microsoft
26 206 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 204 (13.32%) PowerShell
27 204 (13.32%) Ansible
28 202 (13.19%) Relational Database
29 195 (12.74%) Web Services

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
1 161 (10.52%) Apache
2 122 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 86 (5.62%) JBoss
4 77 (5.03%) Apache Spark
5 65 (4.25%) WebSphere
6 63 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (3.40%) OpenStack
8 51 (3.33%) WebLogic
9 39 (2.55%) Apache Solr
9 39 (2.55%) GlassFish
10 34 (2.22%) nginx
11 25 (1.63%) Confluence
12 23 (1.50%) MQSeries
13 18 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
16 12 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
17 11 (0.72%) Drupal
18 10 (0.65%) SAS
19 9 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.39%) SPSS
3 6 (0.39%) Stata
4 1 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.065%) HipChat
4 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.26%) Global One
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.13%) Kondor
6 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) Odoo
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.065%) Magento
7 1 (0.065%) Maximo
7 1 (0.065%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 411 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
3 68 (4.44%) Amazon S3
4 62 (4.05%) SaaS
5 47 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
5 47 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (3.07%) Serverless
6 46 (3.00%) GitHub
6 46 (3.00%) Office 365
6 46 (3.00%) PaaS
7 44 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
9 30 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
10 24 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 24 (1.57%) Route 53
11 23 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
11 23 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
12 21 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (8.03%) TCP/IP
2 106 (6.92%) DNS
3 98 (6.40%) Firewall
4 85 (5.55%) Internet
5 61 (3.98%) SAN
6 58 (3.79%) HTTP
7 56 (3.66%) Network Security
8 52 (3.40%) VPN
9 40 (2.61%) SSL
10 39 (2.55%) WAN
11 36 (2.35%) LAN
12 34 (2.22%) Wireless
13 30 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (1.50%) SSH
14 23 (1.50%) Unified Communications
15 22 (1.44%) BGP
15 22 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (1.44%) SMTP
16 21 (1.37%) DHCP
17 20 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (13.19%) Relational Database
2 180 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 155 (10.12%) MySQL
4 153 (9.99%) Oracle Database
5 135 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 121 (7.90%) NoSQL
7 99 (6.47%) Big Data
8 96 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
9 95 (6.21%) MongoDB
10 78 (5.09%) Hadoop
11 72 (4.70%) Amazon RDS
12 70 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
13 67 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 61 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
15 55 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 42 (2.74%) Apache Hive
17 39 (2.55%) DB2
18 35 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
19 31 (2.02%) Couchbase
19 31 (2.02%) HBase
Development Applications
1 281 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 259 (16.92%) Jenkins
3 116 (7.58%) Subversion
4 109 (7.12%) Maven
5 108 (7.05%) JIRA
6 47 (3.07%) JUnit
7 43 (2.81%) Cucumber
8 39 (2.55%) Gradle
9 38 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 37 (2.42%) Selenium
11 33 (2.16%) Eclipse
12 32 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
14 29 (1.89%) Bitbucket
15 24 (1.57%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.44%) Ant
17 18 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
18 16 (1.05%) Grunt
18 16 (1.05%) PVCS
18 16 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 488 (31.87%) Finance
2 148 (9.67%) Banking
3 79 (5.16%) Retail
4 58 (3.79%) Marketing
5 57 (3.72%) Games
6 45 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 43 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 40 (2.61%) Back Office
9 36 (2.35%) Billing
10 33 (2.16%) Electronics
10 33 (2.16%) Financial Institution
11 31 (2.02%) Front Office
12 22 (1.44%) Manufacturing
13 20 (1.31%) German Language
14 11 (0.72%) French Language
14 11 (0.72%) Swedish Language
15 10 (0.65%) Law
16 7 (0.46%) Advertising
16 7 (0.46%) Military
17 6 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 314 (20.51%) Developer
2 197 (12.87%) Analyst
3 175 (11.43%) Administrator
4 155 (10.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 132 (8.62%) Applications Support
6 123 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
6 123 (8.03%) Support Analyst
7 107 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
8 94 (6.14%) Applications Support Analyst
9 92 (6.01%) Java Developer
10 91 (5.94%) Linux Administrator
11 85 (5.55%) Architect
12 82 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 74 (4.83%) DBA
14 70 (4.57%) Senior Developer
15 63 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
15 63 (4.11%) Software Engineer
16 57 (3.72%) Support Engineer
17 54 (3.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 53 (3.46%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (12.74%) Web Services
2 109 (7.12%) XML
3 107 (6.99%) JSON
4 94 (6.14%) HTML
5 91 (5.94%) AngularJS
6 90 (5.88%) .NET
7 89 (5.81%) Kafka
7 89 (5.81%) Spring
8 69 (4.51%) JMS
9 68 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
9 68 (4.44%) Middleware
10 65 (4.25%) CSS
11 62 (4.05%) LAMP
12 61 (3.98%) RESTful
13 57 (3.72%) jQuery
14 51 (3.33%) ASP.NET
14 51 (3.33%) J2EE
15 50 (3.27%) REST
16 48 (3.14%) React
16 48 (3.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (7.05%) Linux Command Line
3 93 (6.07%) Data Centre
4 82 (5.36%) Fintech
5 60 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (3.46%) Replication
7 52 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 47 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
9 43 (2.81%) Public Cloud
10 41 (2.68%) Algorithms
11 32 (2.09%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.89%) Virtual Team
13 27 (1.76%) Equities
14 26 (1.70%) Clustering
15 25 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (1.37%) SWIFT
17 20 (1.31%) User Experience
18 19 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
19 18 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
19 18 (1.18%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,028 (67.15%) Linux
2 766 (50.03%) Unix
3 312 (20.38%) Windows
4 206 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 93 (6.07%) CentOS
6 85 (5.55%) Solaris
7 81 (5.29%) AIX
8 73 (4.77%) Windows Server
9 35 (2.29%) SUSE
10 34 (2.22%) Ubuntu
11 24 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (1.50%) Windows 10
13 21 (1.37%) Debian
14 19 (1.24%) HPUX
15 18 (1.18%) CoreOS
16 16 (1.05%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.98%) Fedora
17 15 (0.98%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.91%) DC/OS
19 13 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (25.73%) DevOps
3 303 (19.79%) Problem-Solving
4 216 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
5 192 (12.54%) Scrum
6 181 (11.82%) ITIL
7 171 (11.17%) Configuration Management
8 169 (11.04%) Test Automation
9 168 (10.97%) Computer Science
10 155 (10.12%) Software Engineering
11 137 (8.95%) Open Source
12 118 (7.71%) Microservices
13 113 (7.38%) Deployment Automation
14 102 (6.66%) Performance Tuning
15 100 (6.53%) SDLC
16 96 (6.27%) Analytics
16 96 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
17 95 (6.21%) TDD
18 91 (5.94%) High Availability
19 77 (5.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 691 (45.13%) SQL
2 578 (37.75%) Python
3 497 (32.46%) Java
4 299 (19.53%) Bash Shell
5 267 (17.44%) Perl
6 236 (15.41%) PL/SQL
7 228 (14.89%) JavaScript
8 204 (13.32%) PowerShell
9 152 (9.93%) Ruby
10 145 (9.47%) C++
11 113 (7.38%) C
12 106 (6.92%) C#
13 86 (5.62%) Korn
14 83 (5.42%) PHP
15 79 (5.16%) Scala
16 54 (3.53%) Bourne shell
17 36 (2.35%) Groovy
18 35 (2.29%) Go
19 33 (2.16%) AWK
20 28 (1.83%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 276 (18.03%) Degree
2 92 (6.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 49 (3.20%) RHCE
5 41 (2.68%) AWS Certification
6 37 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.96%) RHCSA
8 27 (1.76%) CCNP
9 26 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (1.50%) MCSA
10 23 (1.50%) MCSE
11 20 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 18 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
13 17 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
14 15 (0.98%) SC Cleared
15 14 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.78%) Master's Degree
16 12 (0.78%) PhD
17 11 (0.72%) CISSP
18 9 (0.59%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.11%) SLA
2 56 (3.66%) QA
3 38 (2.48%) GDPR
4 16 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.46%) ECSS
8 6 (0.39%) PMO
8 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.20%) MiFID
12 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.065%) IASME
13 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 227 (14.83%) Docker
2 102 (6.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (5.23%) Active Directory
4 38 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 34 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
7 29 (1.89%) HDFS
8 25 (1.63%) vSphere
9 24 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (1.31%) Apache Flume
12 18 (1.18%) XenServer
13 17 (1.11%) GlusterFS
14 16 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.98%) iptables
15 15 (0.98%) VirtualBox
16 13 (0.85%) Xen
17 12 (0.78%) Gluster
18 11 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 10 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 275 (17.96%) Puppet
2 204 (13.32%) Ansible
3 177 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (9.27%) Kubernetes
5 93 (6.07%) Terraform
6 63 (4.11%) Nagios
7 49 (3.20%) Tivoli
8 48 (3.14%) Cobbler
9 37 (2.42%) Control-M
10 31 (2.02%) Salt
11 30 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
12 29 (1.89%) Rancher
13 28 (1.83%) HAProxy
14 27 (1.76%) Data Guard
15 21 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
15 21 (1.37%) Packer
16 19 (1.24%) Hadoop YARN
16 19 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 18 (1.18%) Automic
17 18 (1.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 517 (33.77%) Oracle
2 223 (14.57%) Red Hat
3 208 (13.59%) Microsoft
4 168 (10.97%) VMware
5 86 (5.62%) IBM
6 67 (4.38%) Sybase
7 60 (3.92%) Cisco
8 49 (3.20%) Google
9 46 (3.00%) SAP
10 40 (2.61%) HP
11 39 (2.55%) Citrix
12 30 (1.96%) EMC
12 30 (1.96%) Informatica
13 28 (1.83%) Cloudera
14 26 (1.70%) Perforce
14 26 (1.70%) Tableau
14 26 (1.70%) Veritas
15 25 (1.63%) CheckPoint
16 24 (1.57%) BMC
16 24 (1.57%) EnterpriseDB