Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 295 275
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 2215 2174 2556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.10% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.10% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1654 1958
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £32,910
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,596
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.22% +2.58%

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 98350 103342 111268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.40% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81428 89447 94712
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 +30 2112 £55,000 +10.00% 118
UK excluding London +21 1110 £47,500 +5.56% 74
London +32 1095 £62,500 +4.17% 53
South East +78 336 £49,750 +10.56% 19
North of England +8 317 £55,000 +29.41% 23
East of England -5 167 £45,000 -10.00% 10
North West +21 160 £60,000 +41.18% 13
Yorkshire +19 148 £52,500 +23.53% 9
South West +38 127 £55,000 +25.71% 10
Scotland -11 78 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Midlands -55 69 £42,500 -10.53% 3
West Midlands -23 44 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands -28 25 £41,500 -3.40% 3
Northern Ireland -7 12 £65,000 +36.84%
North East +6 9 £35,000 -10.83% 1
Wales -7 4 £36,116 -15.02% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1384 (62.48%) Linux
2 1083 (48.89%) Unix
3 1029 (46.46%) Java
4 1009 (45.55%) SQL
5 870 (39.28%) Finance
6 765 (34.54%) Python
7 716 (32.33%) Oracle
8 687 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
9 510 (23.02%) Windows
10 483 (21.81%) DevOps
11 464 (20.95%) Banking
12 403 (18.19%) Puppet
13 359 (16.21%) Bash Shell
14 350 (15.80%) Degree
15 345 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
16 333 (15.03%) Jenkins
17 323 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
18 319 (14.40%) Retail
19 318 (14.36%) SQL Server
20 316 (14.27%) C++
21 311 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
22 302 (13.63%) Asset Management
23 301 (13.59%) Ansible
24 297 (13.41%) Apache
25 296 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
26 288 (13.00%) Perl
27 285 (12.87%) Wealth Management
28 280 (12.64%) PL/SQL
29 275 (12.42%) Investment Banking
30 266 (12.01%) ITIL

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
1 297 (13.41%) Apache
2 258 (11.65%) Tomcat
3 149 (6.73%) WebLogic
4 147 (6.64%) WebSphere
5 140 (6.32%) JBoss
6 136 (6.14%) OpenStack
7 94 (4.24%) CloudStack
8 86 (3.88%) Confluence
9 77 (3.48%) nginx
10 75 (3.39%) Apache Spark
11 71 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
12 37 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
13 33 (1.49%) DataSynapse
14 31 (1.40%) IIS
14 31 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (1.08%) SAS
16 21 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (0.90%) Jetty
18 18 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
18 18 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 57 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.090%) InDesign
6 2 (0.090%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 43 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.04%) RMDS
3 13 (0.59%) Unica
4 11 (0.50%) Temenos T24
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.36%) Global One
7 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.36%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.23%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.23%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.090%) Advent Geneva
11 2 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 323 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (3.12%) GitHub
4 68 (3.07%) PaaS
5 59 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (2.35%) SaaS
7 33 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 20 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (0.68%) Office 365
12 14 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.36%) IaaS
14 6 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
14 6 (0.27%) TestFlight
15 5 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 158 (7.13%) Firewall
2 152 (6.86%) DNS
3 151 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 123 (5.55%) HTTP
5 106 (4.79%) SAN
6 89 (4.02%) LDAP
7 80 (3.61%) VPN
8 69 (3.12%) SSL
9 62 (2.80%) DHCP
10 44 (1.99%) SMTP
11 42 (1.90%) IPsec
12 40 (1.81%) Internet
13 38 (1.72%) LAN
14 37 (1.67%) WAN
15 36 (1.63%) NAS
16 34 (1.53%) FTP
17 32 (1.44%) SSH
18 25 (1.13%) Network Security
18 25 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
19 24 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 240 (10.84%) Oracle Database
3 201 (9.07%) Relational Database
4 197 (8.89%) MySQL
5 118 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
6 114 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 113 (5.10%) Big Data
8 110 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 110 (4.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 87 (3.93%) RDBMS
10 76 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
11 74 (3.34%) NoSQL
12 57 (2.57%) MongoDB
13 48 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
14 45 (2.03%) DB2
15 41 (1.85%) Data Mining
16 35 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
16 35 (1.58%) PowerCenter
17 27 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
18 24 (1.08%) KDB
Development Applications
1 333 (15.03%) Jenkins
2 243 (10.97%) Git (software)
3 199 (8.98%) Maven
4 190 (8.58%) JIRA
5 182 (8.22%) TeamCity
6 163 (7.36%) Subversion
7 139 (6.28%) JUnit
8 94 (4.24%) Gradle
9 76 (3.43%) Ant
10 56 (2.53%) Selenium
11 48 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 47 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 42 (1.90%) Eclipse
14 40 (1.81%) gulp
15 36 (1.63%) JMeter
16 35 (1.58%) GCC
17 32 (1.44%) SpecFlow
18 31 (1.40%) Vagrant
18 31 (1.40%) WebDriver
19 29 (1.31%) Travis CI
General
1 870 (39.28%) Finance
2 464 (20.95%) Banking
3 319 (14.40%) Retail
4 275 (12.42%) Investment Banking
5 251 (11.33%) Retail Banking
6 220 (9.93%) Telecoms
7 145 (6.55%) Manufacturing
8 144 (6.50%) Marketing
9 132 (5.96%) Front Office
10 124 (5.60%) Electronics
11 41 (1.85%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.86%) Advertising
13 18 (0.81%) Games
13 18 (0.81%) Legal
14 14 (0.63%) Back Office
15 13 (0.59%) Digital Economy
16 8 (0.36%) Automotive
16 8 (0.36%) Publishing
17 5 (0.23%) French Language
18 3 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 490 (22.12%) Developer
2 264 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 237 (10.70%) Administrator
4 196 (8.85%) Analyst
5 184 (8.31%) Support Engineer
6 181 (8.17%) Java Developer
7 175 (7.90%) Senior Developer
8 173 (7.81%) Applications Support
9 127 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
10 116 (5.24%) DBA
11 108 (4.88%) Consultant
11 108 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
12 102 (4.60%) Support Analyst
13 101 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
14 100 (4.51%) Applications Engineer
15 98 (4.42%) Software Engineer
16 97 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
17 94 (4.24%) Applications Support Engineer
18 91 (4.11%) Oracle DBA
19 90 (4.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (11.33%) Web Services
2 213 (9.62%) XML
3 201 (9.07%) Spring
4 171 (7.72%) .NET
5 169 (7.63%) Middleware
6 132 (5.96%) J2EE
7 128 (5.78%) SOAP
8 123 (5.55%) RESTful
9 108 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 103 (4.65%) HTML
11 99 (4.47%) REST
12 74 (3.34%) Hibernate
12 74 (3.34%) JSON
13 68 (3.07%) LAMP
14 59 (2.66%) JMS
15 56 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
16 47 (2.12%) JPA
17 44 (1.99%) CSS
18 43 (1.94%) Node.js
19 42 (1.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 311 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (10.52%) Computer Science
3 142 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
4 117 (5.28%) Derivative
5 84 (3.79%) Public Cloud
6 83 (3.75%) Fintech
7 73 (3.30%) Data Centre
8 66 (2.98%) Equities
8 66 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 58 (2.62%) User Experience
10 56 (2.53%) Clustering
11 50 (2.26%) Algorithms
11 50 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
12 49 (2.21%) Replication
13 43 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 36 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (1.49%) Exotic Derivative
15 33 (1.49%) Market Risk
16 31 (1.40%) Management Information System
17 29 (1.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1384 (62.48%) Linux
2 1083 (48.89%) Unix
3 510 (23.02%) Windows
4 223 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 162 (7.31%) Windows Server
6 96 (4.33%) Solaris
7 78 (3.52%) CentOS
8 72 (3.25%) AIX
9 52 (2.35%) Ubuntu
10 48 (2.17%) Debian
11 38 (1.72%) HPUX
12 33 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (1.31%) VxWorks
14 26 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (0.90%) VMS
16 14 (0.63%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.45%) Android
19 9 (0.41%) Windows 7
20 8 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 483 (21.81%) DevOps
3 302 (13.63%) Asset Management
4 296 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
5 285 (12.87%) Wealth Management
6 266 (12.01%) ITIL
7 253 (11.42%) OO
8 248 (11.20%) SDLC
9 246 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 237 (10.70%) Scrum
11 210 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
12 202 (9.12%) Software Engineering
13 199 (8.98%) Open Source
14 158 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
15 144 (6.50%) BDD
15 144 (6.50%) Test Automation
16 136 (6.14%) OOD
17 131 (5.91%) Programme Management
18 130 (5.87%) TDD
19 129 (5.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1029 (46.46%) Java
2 1009 (45.55%) SQL
3 765 (34.54%) Python
4 359 (16.21%) Bash Shell
5 316 (14.27%) C++
6 288 (13.00%) Perl
7 280 (12.64%) PL/SQL
8 228 (10.29%) Ruby
9 215 (9.71%) JavaScript
10 174 (7.86%) PowerShell
11 171 (7.72%) C#
12 116 (5.24%) C
13 85 (3.84%) Groovy
13 85 (3.84%) PHP
14 80 (3.61%) Go
15 53 (2.39%) Korn
16 47 (2.12%) Scala
17 39 (1.76%) VB
18 38 (1.72%) Jython
19 32 (1.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 350 (15.80%) Degree
2 134 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 122 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 58 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (1.99%) DV Cleared
7 42 (1.90%) CCNA
7 42 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
9 33 (1.49%) CCNP
10 32 (1.44%) PhD
11 31 (1.40%) OCP
12 24 (1.08%) JNCIA
13 22 (0.99%) AWS Certification
14 21 (0.95%) ISTQB
15 20 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.72%) RHCE
16 16 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.59%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (8.04%) QA
2 83 (3.75%) SLA
3 15 (0.68%) MiFID
4 12 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.36%) EMIR
7 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.27%) RosettaNet
9 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) GPG13
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.045%) ECSS
12 1 (0.045%) GDPR
12 1 (0.045%) IASME
12 1 (0.045%) PMO
System Software
1 154 (6.95%) Docker
2 146 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (5.64%) Active Directory
4 108 (4.88%) vSphere
5 104 (4.70%) Xen
6 97 (4.38%) XenServer
7 88 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
9 30 (1.35%) KVM
10 29 (1.31%) Hyper-V
10 29 (1.31%) NFS
11 24 (1.08%) iptables
12 23 (1.04%) Samba
13 18 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 16 (0.72%) HDFS
15 11 (0.50%) LXC
15 11 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 9 (0.41%) etcd
16 9 (0.41%) Snort
16 9 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 403 (18.19%) Puppet
2 345 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 301 (13.59%) Ansible
4 126 (5.69%) Tivoli
5 92 (4.15%) Cobbler
6 70 (3.16%) Kubernetes
7 63 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 56 (2.53%) Data Guard
9 54 (2.44%) Nagios
10 48 (2.17%) Control-M
11 46 (2.08%) Salt
12 39 (1.76%) Terraform
13 34 (1.53%) Mesos
14 28 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
16 13 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
16 13 (0.59%) Cacti
16 13 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
17 12 (0.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 12 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 716 (32.33%) Oracle
2 265 (11.96%) Red Hat
3 215 (9.71%) VMware
4 195 (8.80%) Microsoft
5 151 (6.82%) SAP
6 146 (6.59%) IBM
7 93 (4.20%) EnterpriseDB
8 86 (3.88%) Cisco
9 77 (3.48%) Sun
10 74 (3.34%) Splunk
11 65 (2.93%) Google
12 63 (2.84%) Sybase
13 48 (2.17%) TIBCO
14 43 (1.94%) HP
15 42 (1.90%) Informatica
16 34 (1.53%) Bloomberg
17 31 (1.40%) AppDynamics
18 29 (1.31%) Citrix
19 26 (1.17%) Perforce
20 25 (1.13%) Solace