Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 271 314
Rank change year-on-year -52 +43 -40
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,661 2,239 2,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 1.28% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 2.32% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,169 1,532 1,551
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 91,556 96,643 100,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.29% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76,173 79,233 87,041
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -59 1,515 £55,000 +1.85% 225
UK excluding London -40 811 £50,000 +5.26% 145
London -57 809 £60,000 -4.00% 99
South East -23 287 £50,000 +5.26% 27
North of England -86 166 £47,250 -10.00% 52
East of England -19 100 £55,000 +30.95% 17
South West -24 99 £46,750 -15.00% 12
Yorkshire -21 89 £50,000 +8.11% 24
Scotland 0 71 £50,000 +33.33% 17
Midlands +14 67 £47,500 -2.06% 18
North West -92 56 £45,000 -18.18% 20
West Midlands +31 45 £45,000 +2.27% 9
Wales +24 27 £50,000 +38.44%
East Midlands -3 22 £49,750 -1.97% 9
North East +2 21 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Northern Ireland +10 10 £55,000 -15.38% 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,108 (66.71%) Linux
2 857 (51.60%) Unix
3 763 (45.94%) SQL
4 633 (38.11%) Python
5 598 (36.00%) Java
6 567 (34.14%) Finance
7 555 (33.41%) Oracle
8 482 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
9 450 (27.09%) DevOps
10 395 (23.78%) Amazon AWS
11 363 (21.85%) Windows
12 355 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
13 332 (19.99%) Degree
14 331 (19.93%) Bash Shell
15 321 (19.33%) Perl
16 298 (17.94%) Puppet
17 289 (17.40%) Git (software)
18 260 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
19 259 (15.59%) Jenkins
20 246 (14.81%) PL/SQL
21 235 (14.15%) Relational Database
22 233 (14.03%) Red Hat
22 233 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
23 230 (13.85%) JavaScript
24 228 (13.73%) Docker
25 211 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
25 211 (12.70%) Computer Science
26 210 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 210 (12.64%) Ansible
27 207 (12.46%) Scrum

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
1 183 (11.02%) Apache
2 138 (8.31%) Tomcat
3 98 (5.90%) JBoss
4 87 (5.24%) Apache Spark
5 81 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 67 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
7 60 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 60 (3.61%) WebLogic
8 46 (2.77%) GlassFish
9 37 (2.23%) Apache Solr
10 26 (1.57%) MQSeries
11 25 (1.51%) nginx
12 20 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 19 (1.14%) CloudStack
13 19 (1.14%) Confluence
14 17 (1.02%) IIS
15 16 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.78%) WordPress
17 10 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 43 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.18%) SPSS
3 3 (0.18%) Stata
4 1 (0.060%) HipChat
4 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.24%) Global One
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Kondor
6 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.060%) Maximo
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 395 (23.78%) Amazon AWS
2 233 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
3 65 (3.91%) SaaS
4 58 (3.49%) Amazon S3
5 48 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 44 (2.65%) GitHub
7 43 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (2.59%) PaaS
8 42 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (2.41%) Serverless
10 39 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
11 37 (2.23%) Office 365
12 28 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (1.51%) Route 53
14 24 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (1.44%) IaaS
15 21 (1.26%) npm
16 20 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
17 19 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (8.67%) TCP/IP
2 105 (6.32%) DNS
3 89 (5.36%) Firewall
4 73 (4.39%) HTTP
5 72 (4.33%) Internet
6 64 (3.85%) SAN
7 47 (2.83%) SSL
8 42 (2.53%) VPN
9 37 (2.23%) Network Security
9 37 (2.23%) SSH
10 27 (1.63%) WAN
11 23 (1.38%) LAN
12 22 (1.32%) NAS
13 21 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (1.26%) SMTP
13 21 (1.26%) VLAN
13 21 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (1.20%) BGP
15 19 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
16 18 (1.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (14.15%) Relational Database
2 205 (12.34%) SQL Server
3 176 (10.60%) MySQL
4 159 (9.57%) Big Data
5 141 (8.49%) RDBMS
6 140 (8.43%) Oracle Database
7 133 (8.01%) NoSQL
8 123 (7.41%) MongoDB
9 118 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
10 91 (5.48%) Hadoop
11 76 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
12 67 (4.03%) Amazon RDS
13 65 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 58 (3.49%) DB2
15 56 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 54 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
17 45 (2.71%) Apache Hive
18 33 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
19 32 (1.93%) Impala
20 29 (1.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 289 (17.40%) Git (software)
2 259 (15.59%) Jenkins
3 145 (8.73%) Maven
4 121 (7.28%) Subversion
5 106 (6.38%) JIRA
6 81 (4.88%) JUnit
7 52 (3.13%) Selenium
8 49 (2.95%) Cucumber
9 46 (2.77%) Gradle
10 41 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 36 (2.17%) Bitbucket
11 36 (2.17%) TeamCity
12 35 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 35 (2.11%) Eclipse
13 34 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
14 33 (1.99%) Ant
15 17 (1.02%) gulp
16 16 (0.96%) WebDriver
17 15 (0.90%) Vagrant
18 14 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
General
1 567 (34.14%) Finance
2 193 (11.62%) Banking
3 104 (6.26%) Investment Banking
4 101 (6.08%) Retail
5 74 (4.46%) Financial Institution
6 63 (3.79%) Games
7 50 (3.01%) Back Office
7 50 (3.01%) Marketing
8 45 (2.71%) Telecoms
9 37 (2.23%) Electronics
10 30 (1.81%) Billing
10 30 (1.81%) Front Office
11 23 (1.38%) German Language
11 23 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.78%) French Language
12 13 (0.78%) Swedish Language
13 7 (0.42%) Advertising
14 6 (0.36%) Publishing
15 5 (0.30%) Automotive
15 5 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 355 (21.37%) Developer
2 200 (12.04%) Administrator
3 195 (11.74%) Analyst
4 164 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 140 (8.43%) Applications Support
6 124 (7.47%) Linux Engineer
7 122 (7.34%) Support Analyst
8 113 (6.80%) Java Developer
9 112 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
10 99 (5.96%) DBA
10 99 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
11 96 (5.78%) Applications Support Analyst
12 85 (5.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 82 (4.94%) Architect
14 72 (4.33%) Software Engineer
15 65 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
16 62 (3.73%) Senior Developer
17 58 (3.49%) Support Engineer
18 56 (3.37%) AWS DevOps
18 56 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (12.16%) Web Services
2 154 (9.27%) XML
3 135 (8.13%) JSON
4 132 (7.95%) HTML
5 129 (7.77%) Spring
6 118 (7.10%) Kafka
7 112 (6.74%) .NET
8 98 (5.90%) Middleware
9 95 (5.72%) JMS
10 94 (5.66%) AngularJS
11 79 (4.76%) RESTful
12 71 (4.27%) REST
13 66 (3.97%) CSS
14 65 (3.91%) Hibernate
15 63 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
16 61 (3.67%) J2EE
17 60 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
17 60 (3.61%) LDAP
18 54 (3.25%) ASP.NET
19 51 (3.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 211 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 196 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (6.08%) Linux Command Line
4 86 (5.18%) Fintech
5 77 (4.64%) Replication
6 75 (4.52%) Data Centre
7 64 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 60 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
9 55 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
10 51 (3.07%) Public Cloud
10 51 (3.07%) Virtual Team
11 45 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (2.23%) Algorithms
13 35 (2.11%) Data Structures
13 35 (2.11%) User Experience
14 33 (1.99%) Derivative
15 32 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
16 30 (1.81%) Equities
16 30 (1.81%) Fixed Income
17 27 (1.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,108 (66.71%) Linux
2 857 (51.60%) Unix
3 363 (21.85%) Windows
4 210 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 108 (6.50%) CentOS
6 92 (5.54%) Solaris
7 91 (5.48%) AIX
8 73 (4.39%) Windows Server
9 44 (2.65%) Ubuntu
10 39 (2.35%) SUSE
11 33 (1.99%) HPUX
12 30 (1.81%) Mac OS X
13 29 (1.75%) Debian
14 22 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (1.02%) Fedora
16 15 (0.90%) CoreOS
16 15 (0.90%) Windows 10
17 14 (0.84%) DC/OS
17 14 (0.84%) VMS
17 14 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (29.02%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (27.09%) DevOps
3 355 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
4 260 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
5 207 (12.46%) Scrum
6 205 (12.34%) Configuration Management
7 200 (12.04%) Software Engineering
8 199 (11.98%) Test Automation
9 187 (11.26%) ITIL
10 135 (8.13%) Performance Tuning
11 127 (7.65%) Deployment Automation
12 126 (7.59%) Open Source
12 126 (7.59%) TDD
13 123 (7.41%) Microservices
14 118 (7.10%) SDLC
15 115 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
16 105 (6.32%) High Availability
17 102 (6.14%) Analytics
18 101 (6.08%) OO
19 92 (5.54%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 763 (45.94%) SQL
2 633 (38.11%) Python
3 598 (36.00%) Java
4 331 (19.93%) Bash Shell
5 321 (19.33%) Perl
6 246 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 230 (13.85%) JavaScript
8 197 (11.86%) PowerShell
9 168 (10.11%) C++
10 165 (9.93%) Ruby
11 148 (8.91%) C#
12 136 (8.19%) C
13 111 (6.68%) Korn
14 99 (5.96%) Scala
15 78 (4.70%) PHP
16 53 (3.19%) Go
17 50 (3.01%) Bourne shell
18 40 (2.41%) Groovy
19 39 (2.35%) AWK
20 38 (2.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 332 (19.99%) Degree
2 113 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 46 (2.77%) AWS Certification
5 40 (2.41%) RHCE
6 30 (1.81%) RHCSA
6 30 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
9 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.96%) MCSE
11 15 (0.90%) MCSA
12 14 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 14 (0.84%) RHCA
13 13 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (0.66%) CISSP
15 11 (0.66%) PhD
16 10 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.12%) QA
2 63 (3.79%) SLA
3 24 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.20%) GDPR
4 20 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.72%) ECSS
6 11 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.36%) PMO
9 4 (0.24%) MiFID
10 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.060%) IASME
11 1 (0.060%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.060%) UCITS
System Software
1 228 (13.73%) Docker
2 88 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 35 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 35 (2.11%) vSphere
5 34 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
6 28 (1.69%) XenServer
7 27 (1.63%) Apache Flume
7 27 (1.63%) HDFS
8 26 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
9 25 (1.51%) Xen
10 24 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
11 22 (1.32%) Hyper-V
12 15 (0.90%) iptables
12 15 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 13 (0.78%) GlusterFS
14 11 (0.66%) Firmware
14 11 (0.66%) KVM
14 11 (0.66%) Varnish
15 9 (0.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 298 (17.94%) Puppet
2 211 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 210 (12.64%) Ansible
4 151 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 78 (4.70%) Terraform
6 57 (3.43%) Cobbler
6 57 (3.43%) Nagios
7 56 (3.37%) Tivoli
8 38 (2.29%) Control-M
9 37 (2.23%) Rancher
9 37 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 35 (2.11%) Data Guard
11 31 (1.87%) Salt
12 30 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
13 26 (1.57%) ZABBIX
14 24 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
15 22 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
16 21 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
17 20 (1.20%) HAProxy
17 20 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 555 (33.41%) Oracle
2 233 (14.03%) Red Hat
3 199 (11.98%) Microsoft
4 140 (8.43%) VMware
5 100 (6.02%) IBM
6 98 (5.90%) Sybase
7 59 (3.55%) Google
8 54 (3.25%) SAP
9 52 (3.13%) Cloudera
10 48 (2.89%) HP
11 45 (2.71%) Cisco
12 42 (2.53%) Citrix
13 35 (2.11%) Informatica
13 35 (2.11%) Tableau
14 33 (1.99%) EnterpriseDB
15 30 (1.81%) EMC
15 30 (1.81%) Hortonworks
16 28 (1.69%) Splunk
17 25 (1.51%) BMC
18 21 (1.26%) Atlassian