Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 310 376 335
Rank change year-on-year +66 -41 -55
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 484 1,098 1,631
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 1.51% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 339 827 1,170
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,124 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.04% +7.78% +0.95%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,600 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £87,500
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 29,372 72,742 90,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.36% 53.51% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24,936 59,759 75,450
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +84 449 £60,000 +4.35% 103
London +116 279 £67,500 +3.85% 40
UK excluding London +24 199 £50,000 - 67
South West +71 52 £47,500 - 15
Work from Home +14 48 £55,000 -21.43% 17
South East +97 46 £52,000 - 14
Midlands +123 33 £48,500 +2.11% 13
Scotland +79 27 £40,000 -5.88%
North of England +40 23 £55,000 +28.25% 15
East Midlands +96 17 £32,500 -31.58% 4
West Midlands +82 16 £52,500 +40.00% 9
East of England +74 13 £60,000 -14.29% 6
Yorkshire +110 11 £50,750 -3.33% 4
North West +31 11 £70,000 +64.71% 9
Northern Ireland +7 3 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Wales +2 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
North East +19 1 £40,000 -6.73% 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 267 (55.17%) Python
2 258 (53.31%) Linux
3 201 (41.53%) Unix
4 177 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
5 170 (35.12%) Java
6 168 (34.71%) SQL
7 150 (30.99%) Oracle
8 140 (28.93%) AWS
9 123 (25.41%) Azure
10 122 (25.21%) Finance
11 121 (25.00%) DevOps
12 117 (24.17%) Git (software)
13 112 (23.14%) Docker
14 109 (22.52%) Ansible
15 104 (21.49%) JavaScript
16 96 (19.83%) Puppet
16 96 (19.83%) Jenkins
17 89 (18.39%) Bash Shell
18 80 (16.53%) Perl
18 80 (16.53%) VMware
19 73 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
20 71 (14.67%) Oracle Database
20 71 (14.67%) Scrum
21 70 (14.46%) PL/SQL
22 67 (13.84%) JIRA
22 67 (13.84%) Windows
22 67 (13.84%) Kubernetes
23 66 (13.64%) Ruby
24 65 (13.43%) Analytics
24 65 (13.43%) Microservices

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 49 (10.12%) Confluence
2 39 (8.06%) SAS
3 28 (5.79%) Apache
4 16 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.86%) IIS
8 9 (1.86%) WordPress
9 5 (1.03%) nginx
9 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.21%) Gunicorn
12 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Sketch
5 1 (0.21%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 140 (28.93%) AWS
2 123 (25.41%) Azure
3 44 (9.09%) Power Platform
4 32 (6.61%) GCP
5 22 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (3.93%) OpenShift
7 18 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (2.69%) SaaS
9 12 (2.48%) Serverless
10 11 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (2.07%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.07%) GitHub
12 9 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.45%) PaaS
15 6 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (1.24%) Apigee
15 6 (1.24%) Office 365
16 4 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
16 4 (0.83%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.95%) TCP/IP
2 34 (7.02%) DNS
2 34 (7.02%) Firewall
3 26 (5.37%) Internet
4 25 (5.17%) HTTP
4 25 (5.17%) SAN
5 20 (4.13%) SMTP
6 13 (2.69%) FTP
6 13 (2.69%) IMAP
7 11 (2.27%) DHCP
7 11 (2.27%) VPN
8 9 (1.86%) IPv4
8 9 (1.86%) IPv6
8 9 (1.86%) Network Security
8 9 (1.86%) SSL
9 8 (1.65%) VLAN
10 7 (1.45%) SNMP
10 7 (1.45%) SSH
11 5 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.67%) Oracle Database
2 60 (12.40%) SQL Server
3 59 (12.19%) Hadoop
4 55 (11.36%) Apache Hive
4 55 (11.36%) Big Data
5 53 (10.95%) NoSQL
6 47 (9.71%) Impala
7 44 (9.09%) Power BI
8 39 (8.06%) Pentaho
9 38 (7.85%) BusinessObjects
10 33 (6.82%) MySQL
11 32 (6.61%) Relational Database
12 31 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (4.96%) MongoDB
13 24 (4.96%) RDBMS
14 16 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 117 (24.17%) Git (software)
2 96 (19.83%) Jenkins
3 67 (13.84%) JIRA
4 16 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (3.31%) TeamCity
5 15 (3.10%) Artifactory
5 15 (3.10%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (2.89%) Maven
7 13 (2.69%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.69%) Gerrit
7 13 (2.69%) Selenium
8 12 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.86%) Subversion
10 9 (1.86%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.45%) Bitbucket Server
11 7 (1.45%) GitLab
11 7 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.24%) Ant
General
1 122 (25.21%) Finance
2 50 (10.33%) Banking
3 14 (2.89%) Retail
4 10 (2.07%) Marketing
4 10 (2.07%) Public Sector
5 9 (1.86%) Back Office
6 8 (1.65%) Front Office
7 7 (1.45%) Electronics
7 7 (1.45%) Law
7 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.83%) Games
9 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (22.11%) Developer
2 69 (14.26%) Linux Engineer
3 66 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 45 (9.30%) Data Engineer
6 36 (7.44%) Administrator
7 27 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 27 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (5.37%) Applications Support
8 26 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (5.17%) Linux Support
10 24 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (4.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.93%) Junior
12 19 (3.93%) Support Engineer
13 18 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (3.72%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 15 (3.10%) Python Engineer
14 15 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.33%) Spring
2 39 (8.06%) RESTful
3 33 (6.82%) Spring Boot
4 30 (6.20%) .NET
4 30 (6.20%) React
5 27 (5.58%) XML
6 26 (5.37%) LDAP
6 26 (5.37%) Node.js
7 24 (4.96%) CSS
7 24 (4.96%) Kafka
8 23 (4.75%) HTML
9 21 (4.34%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (3.93%) YAML
11 16 (3.31%) Middleware
11 16 (3.31%) REST
12 15 (3.10%) gRPC
13 13 (2.69%) Web Services
14 11 (2.27%) AngularJS
14 11 (2.27%) J2EE
15 10 (2.07%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.85%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.72%) Virtual Team
5 16 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.89%) Clustering
8 12 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.27%) STB
10 10 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.07%) Social Network
11 9 (1.86%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.86%) iPhone
11 9 (1.86%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.65%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.45%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.45%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.24%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 258 (53.31%) Linux
2 201 (41.53%) Unix
3 67 (13.84%) Windows
4 60 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (9.09%) CentOS
6 29 (5.99%) AIX
7 28 (5.79%) Ubuntu
8 26 (5.37%) Solaris
9 14 (2.89%) Debian
10 12 (2.48%) Windows Server
11 10 (2.07%) VMS
11 10 (2.07%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (1.86%) Android
12 9 (1.86%) Fedora
12 9 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (1.03%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (25.00%) DevOps
3 73 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
4 71 (14.67%) Scrum
5 65 (13.43%) Analytics
5 65 (13.43%) Microservices
6 63 (13.02%) Software Engineering
7 59 (12.19%) Mentoring
8 57 (11.78%) ETL
9 47 (9.71%) Requirements Gathering
10 45 (9.30%) Data Analytics
11 42 (8.68%) Test Automation
12 41 (8.47%) Computer Science
13 40 (8.26%) TDD
14 39 (8.06%) Coaching
14 39 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
14 39 (8.06%) Software Delivery
15 38 (7.85%) Process Improvement
16 33 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 31 (6.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (55.17%) Python
2 170 (35.12%) Java
3 168 (34.71%) SQL
4 104 (21.49%) JavaScript
5 89 (18.39%) Bash Shell
6 80 (16.53%) Perl
7 70 (14.46%) PL/SQL
8 66 (13.64%) Ruby
9 60 (12.40%) PowerShell
10 39 (8.06%) Java 8
11 38 (7.85%) HiveQL
12 32 (6.61%) C#
13 25 (5.17%) C++
14 20 (4.13%) Go
15 17 (3.51%) C
15 17 (3.51%) Groovy
16 16 (3.31%) PHP
17 11 (2.27%) Scala
17 11 (2.27%) TypeScript
18 10 (2.07%) Korn
Qualifications
1 64 (13.22%) Degree
2 44 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 40 (8.26%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (6.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.27%) AWS Certification
7 11 (2.27%) CCNA
7 11 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.07%) Master's Degree
9 9 (1.86%) MCITP
9 9 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.45%) CREST Certified
10 7 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.45%) RHCE
10 7 (1.45%) RHCSA
11 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.62%) MCSE
13 2 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.99%) QA
2 24 (4.96%) SLA
3 17 (3.51%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) FINRA
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 112 (23.14%) Docker
2 49 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (9.09%) HDFS
4 21 (4.34%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.27%) vSphere
6 10 (2.07%) RHEV
7 7 (1.45%) Btrfs
7 7 (1.45%) Ceph
7 7 (1.45%) DRBD
7 7 (1.45%) KVM
7 7 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.45%) Xen
8 5 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.03%) NFS
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.41%) Firmware
10 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 109 (22.52%) Ansible
2 96 (19.83%) Puppet
3 67 (13.84%) Kubernetes
4 62 (12.81%) Terraform
5 24 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.69%) Oracle ZFS
6 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (2.07%) Rsyslog
9 9 (1.86%) Control-M
9 9 (1.86%) HAProxy
9 9 (1.86%) Icinga
9 9 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (1.65%) Data Guard
10 8 (1.65%) Grafana
10 8 (1.65%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.65%) Packer
10 8 (1.65%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.45%) EnCase
11 7 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 150 (30.99%) Oracle
2 80 (16.53%) VMware
3 57 (11.78%) Red Hat
4 49 (10.12%) Informatica
5 43 (8.88%) Cloudera
6 41 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 38 (7.85%) IBM
7 38 (7.85%) Talend
8 31 (6.40%) Google
9 27 (5.58%) Atlassian
10 18 (3.72%) ServiceNow
11 16 (3.31%) Cisco
12 11 (2.27%) HP
13 10 (2.07%) Teradata
14 9 (1.86%) Ab Initio
15 8 (1.65%) Apple
15 8 (1.65%) Brocade
15 8 (1.65%) Juniper
15 8 (1.65%) SAP
16 5 (1.03%) Sybase