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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
Rank 300 280 283
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 862 1175 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.14% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 2.20% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 638 868 900
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46189 53333 54614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.61% 51.57% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39289 45960 46435
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Shell Script as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 804 £55,000 +10.00% 108
London +11 412 £62,500 +8.69% 57
South East +31 130 £52,500 +23.52% 13
East of England +35 84 £47,500 - 9
City of London +52 79 £60,000 -0.82% 20
Yorkshire -25 55 £57,500 +35.29% 6
North West -34 52 £70,000 +55.55% 8
West Yorkshire +1 41 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Hertfordshire +30 40 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Surrey +49 39 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Leeds +6 38 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Berkshire +16 37 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Scotland +4 35 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Manchester -40 33 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Essex +36 31 £47,500 -2.56% 2
East Midlands +27 29 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -5 27 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Watford +2 26 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Glasgow -1 19 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Hampshire -12 19 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Sussex +21 16 £55,000 +57.14%
Edinburgh +18 16 £37,500 -25.00% 6
West Midlands -11 15 £35,000 -34.88% 6
Sheffield +19 12 £57,500 +64.28%
Nottinghamshire +14 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South Yorkshire -7 12 £57,500 +27.77%
Gatwick - 12 £55,000 -
Nottingham +18 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £44,500 +16.33% 5
Wiltshire +22 10 £45,000 -14.28% 1

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 1170 (67.16%) Linux
2 1041 (59.76%) Unix
3 900 (51.66%) SQL
4 753 (43.23%) Oracle
5 625 (35.88%) Java
6 560 (32.15%) Python
7 545 (31.29%) Finance
8 513 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
9 502 (28.82%) Windows
10 385 (22.10%) DevOps
11 343 (19.69%) Jenkins
12 314 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
13 313 (17.97%) Puppet
14 301 (17.28%) Red Hat
15 286 (16.42%) Oracle Database
16 277 (15.90%) Git (software)
17 276 (15.84%) Perl
18 274 (15.73%) Degree
19 272 (15.61%) Configuration Management
20 261 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 259 (14.87%) Scrum
22 254 (14.58%) Bash Shell
23 249 (14.29%) Relational Database
24 244 (14.01%) Opscode Chef
25 236 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
26 235 (13.49%) PL/SQL
27 224 (12.86%) JavaScript
28 221 (12.69%) SQL Server
29 219 (12.57%) MySQL
30 212 (12.17%) ITIL

Shell Script
Top Related 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
1 201 (11.54%) Apache
2 196 (11.25%) JBoss
3 190 (10.91%) Tomcat
4 188 (10.79%) WebSphere
5 186 (10.68%) WebLogic
6 143 (8.21%) OpenStack
7 120 (6.89%) CloudStack
8 48 (2.76%) nginx
9 46 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 41 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (1.84%) Apache Spark
12 30 (1.72%) IIS
13 29 (1.66%) Confluence
14 28 (1.61%) Jetty
15 27 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
16 24 (1.38%) SAS
17 20 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
18 16 (0.92%) MS Exchange
19 12 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.26%) MS Office
3 11 (0.63%) MS Project
4 10 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.40%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.057%) Houdini
8 1 (0.057%) Maya
8 1 (0.057%) NUKE
8 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.40%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.40%) SAP SD
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.23%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.11%) Eikon
12 2 (0.11%) Magento
12 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
12 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 236 (13.55%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (1.38%) GitHub
5 22 (1.26%) SaaS
6 21 (1.21%) PaaS
7 13 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (0.57%) Office 365
9 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.46%) IaaS
10 7 (0.40%) G Suite
11 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.23%) Akamai
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.23%) Heroku
13 4 (0.23%) Route 53
14 3 (0.17%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 154 (8.84%) Firewall
2 152 (8.73%) TCP/IP
3 106 (6.08%) DNS
4 105 (6.03%) SAN
5 95 (5.45%) LDAP
6 83 (4.76%) HTTP
7 78 (4.48%) SSL
8 60 (3.44%) LAN
9 42 (2.41%) DHCP
10 40 (2.30%) Internet
11 39 (2.24%) Kerberos
11 39 (2.24%) SMTP
12 36 (2.07%) NAS
13 34 (1.95%) SSH
14 33 (1.89%) VPN
15 28 (1.61%) FTP
15 28 (1.61%) iSCSI
16 25 (1.44%) WAN
17 21 (1.21%) SNMP
18 20 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (16.42%) Oracle Database
2 249 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 221 (12.69%) SQL Server
4 219 (12.57%) MySQL
5 148 (8.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 125 (7.18%) RDBMS
7 109 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (6.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 92 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (4.13%) DB2
11 69 (3.96%) Hadoop
12 50 (2.87%) Big Data
13 43 (2.47%) MongoDB
14 40 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
15 34 (1.95%) InterSystems Cache
16 33 (1.89%) NoSQL
17 25 (1.44%) PowerCenter
18 24 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
19 23 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
19 23 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 343 (19.69%) Jenkins
2 277 (15.90%) Git (software)
3 173 (9.93%) Subversion
4 135 (7.75%) Maven
5 103 (5.91%) JIRA
6 102 (5.86%) TeamCity
7 101 (5.80%) Ant
8 99 (5.68%) JUnit
9 85 (4.88%) Selenium
10 66 (3.79%) Hudson
11 58 (3.33%) Eclipse
12 49 (2.81%) Cucumber
13 46 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 44 (2.53%) Gradle
15 42 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
16 32 (1.84%) WebDriver
17 30 (1.72%) Bitbucket
18 24 (1.38%) Toad
19 23 (1.32%) Mercurial
20 22 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 545 (31.29%) Finance
2 199 (11.42%) Banking
3 74 (4.25%) Telecoms
4 49 (2.81%) Retail
5 45 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 42 (2.41%) Front Office
6 42 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 41 (2.35%) Back Office
8 32 (1.84%) Marketing
9 23 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.26%) Advertising
11 18 (1.03%) Electronics
12 16 (0.92%) Legal
13 13 (0.75%) Games
14 10 (0.57%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.46%) French Language
16 6 (0.34%) Publishing
17 5 (0.29%) Automotive
18 3 (0.17%) Local Government
18 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (20.84%) Developer
2 219 (12.57%) Administrator
3 211 (12.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 180 (10.33%) Analyst
5 158 (9.07%) DBA
6 137 (7.86%) Java Developer
7 126 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
8 106 (6.08%) Applications Support
9 103 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
10 101 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
11 87 (4.99%) Support Engineer
12 83 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
12 83 (4.76%) Senior Developer
13 76 (4.36%) Consultant
14 74 (4.25%) Support Analyst
15 62 (3.56%) Unix Engineer
16 60 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 57 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
18 55 (3.16%) Linux Support
19 54 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (12.11%) XML
2 177 (10.16%) Web Services
3 176 (10.10%) Spring
4 149 (8.55%) SOAP
5 147 (8.44%) .NET
6 144 (8.27%) HTML
7 130 (7.46%) J2EE
8 99 (5.68%) JMS
9 93 (5.34%) REST
10 92 (5.28%) Middleware
11 90 (5.17%) CSS
11 90 (5.17%) Hibernate
12 87 (4.99%) RESTful
13 66 (3.79%) LAMP
14 62 (3.56%) JSON
15 60 (3.44%) Java EE
16 58 (3.33%) JSP
17 56 (3.21%) AngularJS
18 51 (2.93%) JSF
19 49 (2.81%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 138 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (3.96%) Replication
4 68 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 53 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (2.81%) Derivative
7 47 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 43 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 42 (2.41%) Equities
10 38 (2.18%) Clustering
11 36 (2.07%) Public Cloud
12 35 (2.01%) Fintech
12 35 (2.01%) Fixed Income
13 18 (1.03%) Private Cloud
14 16 (0.92%) User Experience
15 15 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (0.75%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
17 11 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1170 (67.16%) Linux
2 1041 (59.76%) Unix
3 502 (28.82%) Windows
4 261 (14.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 143 (8.21%) Solaris
6 128 (7.35%) Windows Server
7 76 (4.36%) CentOS
8 46 (2.64%) HPUX
9 43 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (2.12%) AIX
12 35 (2.01%) Ubuntu
13 24 (1.38%) Debian
14 11 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (0.52%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.46%) Android
17 7 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.40%) VxWorks
17 7 (0.40%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (22.10%) DevOps
3 314 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 272 (15.61%) Configuration Management
5 259 (14.87%) Scrum
6 212 (12.17%) ITIL
7 199 (11.42%) Performance Tuning
8 191 (10.96%) OO
9 148 (8.50%) TDD
10 145 (8.32%) Software Engineering
11 139 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 128 (7.35%) ETL
13 120 (6.89%) DSDM
14 119 (6.83%) High Availability
15 116 (6.66%) RUP
16 107 (6.14%) Analytics
17 99 (5.68%) SDLC
18 94 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
19 81 (4.65%) Multithreading
19 81 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 900 (51.66%) SQL
2 625 (35.88%) Java
3 560 (32.15%) Python
4 276 (15.84%) Perl
5 254 (14.58%) Bash Shell
6 235 (13.49%) PL/SQL
7 224 (12.86%) JavaScript
8 212 (12.17%) Ruby
9 185 (10.62%) C++
10 143 (8.21%) PowerShell
11 131 (7.52%) C#
12 91 (5.22%) C
13 67 (3.85%) PHP
14 60 (3.44%) Go
15 50 (2.87%) Scala
16 48 (2.76%) Groovy
17 41 (2.35%) T-SQL
18 37 (2.12%) Korn
19 29 (1.66%) AWK
20 24 (1.38%) R
Qualifications
1 274 (15.73%) Degree
2 86 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 56 (3.21%) Oracle Certification
5 52 (2.99%) OCP
6 25 (1.44%) OCA
7 17 (0.98%) AWS Certification
7 17 (0.98%) RHCE
8 15 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.52%) CCNP
13 7 (0.40%) CCNA
13 7 (0.40%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.34%) ISEB
15 5 (0.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.69%) QA
2 52 (2.99%) SLA
3 16 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.75%) MiFID
5 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.34%) EMIR
7 4 (0.23%) GCP
7 4 (0.23%) SDET
7 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.057%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.057%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.057%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.057%) MISRA
10 1 (0.057%) MISRA C
System Software
1 134 (7.69%) vSphere
2 132 (7.58%) XenServer
3 128 (7.35%) Xen
4 112 (6.43%) Docker
5 103 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 80 (4.59%) Active Directory
7 74 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
8 38 (2.18%) NFS
9 36 (2.07%) Samba
10 31 (1.78%) Hyper-V
11 30 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (1.32%) Firmware
12 23 (1.32%) iptables
13 17 (0.98%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 15 (0.86%) KVM
14 15 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 14 (0.80%) LXC
15 14 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.63%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 313 (17.97%) Puppet
2 244 (14.01%) Opscode Chef
3 199 (11.42%) Ansible
4 130 (7.46%) Tivoli
5 108 (6.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 90 (5.17%) Cobbler
7 83 (4.76%) Data Guard
8 64 (3.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 53 (3.04%) Nagios
10 36 (2.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 35 (2.01%) Terraform
12 28 (1.61%) Control-M
13 27 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
14 26 (1.49%) Kibana
14 26 (1.49%) Kubernetes
14 26 (1.49%) Salt
15 25 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
16 23 (1.32%) NetBackup
17 22 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 22 (1.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 753 (43.23%) Oracle
2 301 (17.28%) Red Hat
3 165 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 162 (9.30%) VMware
5 122 (7.00%) IBM
6 116 (6.66%) EnterpriseDB
7 93 (5.34%) HP
8 62 (3.56%) Sybase
9 61 (3.50%) Splunk
10 60 (3.44%) Google
11 57 (3.27%) Cisco
12 50 (2.87%) Informatica
12 50 (2.87%) NetApp
13 39 (2.24%) SAP
14 38 (2.18%) Sun
15 31 (1.78%) Perforce
16 30 (1.72%) Teradata
17 29 (1.66%) Atlassian
17 29 (1.66%) Tableau
18 28 (1.61%) Altova
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago