Period
to 19 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 308 270
Rank change year-on-year +41 -38 -13
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 2239 2011 2675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.05% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 1.99% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1551 2054
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 96598 100914 113116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.75% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79194 87037 96640
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 2017.

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 19 October 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 +46 2142 £54,000 +8.00% 77
London +56 1155 £62,500 +4.17% 46
UK excluding London +22 1077 £47,500 +5.56% 37
South East +51 329 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North of England +53 317 £52,500 +23.53% 12
North West +33 164 £55,000 +29.41% 3
East of England -13 147 £42,000 -16.00% 4
Yorkshire +66 142 £46,250 +8.82% 6
South West +60 127 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Scotland -21 71 £37,500 -31.82% 5
Midlands -50 68 £48,500 +2.11% 4
West Midlands -20 47 £44,000 -21.08% 1
East Midlands -28 21 £50,750 +19.41% 3
North East +4 11 £35,000 -4.11% 3
Northern Ireland -20 8 £65,000 +36.84%
Wales +4 7 £36,116 -9.71% 1
Isle of Man - 4 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1357 (60.61%) Linux
2 1116 (49.84%) Java
3 1000 (44.66%) Unix
4 968 (43.23%) SQL
5 913 (40.78%) Finance
6 808 (36.09%) Python
7 690 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
8 683 (30.50%) Oracle
9 538 (24.03%) Banking
10 529 (23.63%) Windows
11 503 (22.47%) DevOps
12 403 (18.00%) Retail
13 390 (17.42%) Puppet
14 372 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
15 370 (16.53%) Wealth Management
16 365 (16.30%) Asset Management
17 364 (16.26%) Investment Banking
18 353 (15.77%) Degree
19 351 (15.68%) Bash Shell
20 338 (15.10%) C++
21 336 (15.01%) Retail Banking
22 335 (14.96%) Opscode Chef
23 331 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
24 324 (14.47%) SQL Server
25 322 (14.38%) Apache
26 317 (14.16%) Ansible
27 306 (13.67%) Tomcat
28 303 (13.53%) Jenkins
29 291 (13.00%) Perl
30 284 (12.68%) SDLC

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
1 322 (14.38%) Apache
2 306 (13.67%) Tomcat
3 157 (7.01%) WebSphere
4 135 (6.03%) WebLogic
5 130 (5.81%) JBoss
6 126 (5.63%) OpenStack
7 109 (4.87%) Confluence
8 104 (4.64%) nginx
9 81 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
10 72 (3.22%) CloudStack
11 68 (3.04%) Apache Spark
12 51 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 46 (2.05%) DataSynapse
14 38 (1.70%) IIS
15 34 (1.52%) SharePoint
16 30 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
18 24 (1.07%) Jetty
19 21 (0.94%) GlassFish
20 20 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.089%) InDesign
7 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.98%) RMDS
3 18 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 14 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
6 11 (0.49%) Unica
7 10 (0.45%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 8 (0.36%) Global One
9 7 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.27%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.22%) ResourceLink
12 4 (0.18%) Kondor
12 4 (0.18%) SAP SRM
13 3 (0.13%) Magento
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
14 2 (0.089%) SAP SD
14 2 (0.089%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 372 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.31%) PaaS
4 66 (2.95%) GitHub
5 63 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (2.64%) SaaS
7 52 (2.32%) npm
8 43 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.67%) Office 365
12 14 (0.63%) IaaS
12 14 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.49%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.31%) TestFlight
18 6 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
18 6 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 161 (7.19%) TCP/IP
2 154 (6.88%) HTTP
3 143 (6.39%) DNS
3 143 (6.39%) Firewall
4 126 (5.63%) SAN
5 99 (4.42%) LDAP
6 97 (4.33%) SSL
7 78 (3.48%) VPN
8 61 (2.72%) DHCP
9 53 (2.37%) Internet
10 44 (1.97%) Reverse Proxy
11 40 (1.79%) SMTP
12 39 (1.74%) WAN
13 38 (1.70%) IPsec
13 38 (1.70%) LAN
14 32 (1.43%) NAS
15 31 (1.38%) FTP
16 21 (0.94%) SSH
16 21 (0.94%) VLAN
17 19 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 215 (9.60%) Oracle Database
3 191 (8.53%) MySQL
4 177 (7.91%) Relational Database
5 120 (5.36%) Big Data
5 120 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (4.78%) Hadoop
7 98 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 95 (4.24%) RDBMS
9 86 (3.84%) NoSQL
9 86 (3.84%) Oracle Database 12c
10 83 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
11 57 (2.55%) MongoDB
12 47 (2.10%) Data Mining
12 47 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
13 38 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 30 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (1.25%) KDB
Development Applications
1 303 (13.53%) Jenkins
2 233 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 229 (10.23%) Maven
4 207 (9.25%) JIRA
5 180 (8.04%) TeamCity
6 161 (7.19%) Subversion
7 149 (6.65%) JUnit
8 106 (4.73%) Gradle
9 72 (3.22%) Ant
10 55 (2.46%) gulp
11 53 (2.37%) Selenium
12 52 (2.32%) GCC
13 51 (2.28%) JMeter
14 47 (2.10%) Cucumber
14 47 (2.10%) Eclipse
15 41 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 36 (1.61%) Vagrant
17 35 (1.56%) Travis CI
18 34 (1.52%) IBM UrbanCode
19 33 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 913 (40.78%) Finance
2 538 (24.03%) Banking
3 403 (18.00%) Retail
4 364 (16.26%) Investment Banking
5 336 (15.01%) Retail Banking
6 188 (8.40%) Telecoms
7 148 (6.61%) Front Office
8 143 (6.39%) Marketing
9 139 (6.21%) Manufacturing
10 119 (5.31%) Electronics
11 39 (1.74%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.12%) Back Office
13 23 (1.03%) Games
14 22 (0.98%) Digital Economy
15 13 (0.58%) Legal
16 11 (0.49%) Advertising
17 9 (0.40%) Publishing
18 8 (0.36%) Automotive
18 8 (0.36%) Law
19 4 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 468 (20.90%) Developer
2 259 (11.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 218 (9.74%) Administrator
4 216 (9.65%) Analyst
5 176 (7.86%) Applications Support
6 175 (7.82%) Java Developer
7 160 (7.15%) Senior Developer
8 158 (7.06%) Support Engineer
9 126 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
10 107 (4.78%) Linux Administrator
11 105 (4.69%) Architect
12 103 (4.60%) Software Engineer
12 103 (4.60%) Support Analyst
12 103 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
13 98 (4.38%) DBA
14 90 (4.02%) Applications Engineer
14 90 (4.02%) Consultant
14 90 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
15 87 (3.89%) Applications Support Engineer
16 81 (3.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (12.46%) Web Services
2 205 (9.16%) XML
3 183 (8.17%) Spring
4 167 (7.46%) Middleware
5 163 (7.28%) .NET
6 137 (6.12%) SOAP
7 126 (5.63%) RESTful
8 121 (5.40%) J2EE
9 116 (5.18%) AngularJS
10 115 (5.14%) REST
11 107 (4.78%) HTML
12 79 (3.53%) JSON
13 66 (2.95%) LAMP
14 60 (2.68%) JPA
15 58 (2.59%) Hibernate
16 53 (2.37%) JMS
16 53 (2.37%) Node.js
17 52 (2.32%) RabbitMQ
18 51 (2.28%) SailPoint
19 50 (2.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 331 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (10.67%) Computer Science
3 134 (5.98%) Linux Command Line
4 131 (5.85%) Derivative
5 86 (3.84%) Equities
6 84 (3.75%) Fintech
7 83 (3.71%) User Experience
8 82 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 79 (3.53%) Public Cloud
10 77 (3.44%) Clustering
11 68 (3.04%) Data Centre
12 61 (2.72%) Algorithms
13 58 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
14 51 (2.28%) Mobile App
15 49 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
16 47 (2.10%) Market Risk
17 46 (2.05%) Exotic Derivative
18 42 (1.88%) Client/Server
19 37 (1.65%) Replication
20 35 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1357 (60.61%) Linux
2 1000 (44.66%) Unix
3 529 (23.63%) Windows
4 213 (9.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 183 (8.17%) Windows Server
6 120 (5.36%) Solaris
7 86 (3.84%) CentOS
8 78 (3.48%) AIX
9 68 (3.04%) Ubuntu
10 45 (2.01%) Debian
11 40 (1.79%) HPUX
12 31 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.80%) VxWorks
15 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.63%) Apple iOS
16 14 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (0.58%) Android
18 11 (0.49%) VMS
19 9 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (22.47%) DevOps
3 370 (16.53%) Wealth Management
4 365 (16.30%) Asset Management
5 284 (12.68%) SDLC
6 257 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
7 245 (10.94%) ITIL
8 235 (10.50%) Open Source
9 220 (9.83%) Configuration Management
10 217 (9.69%) OO
11 209 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
12 203 (9.07%) Scrum
13 184 (8.22%) Software Engineering
14 166 (7.41%) Risk Management
15 150 (6.70%) Test Automation
16 144 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
17 143 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
18 142 (6.34%) OOD
19 134 (5.98%) Unit Testing
20 130 (5.81%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1116 (49.84%) Java
2 968 (43.23%) SQL
3 808 (36.09%) Python
4 351 (15.68%) Bash Shell
5 338 (15.10%) C++
6 291 (13.00%) Perl
7 276 (12.33%) PL/SQL
8 220 (9.83%) Ruby
9 216 (9.65%) JavaScript
10 197 (8.80%) PowerShell
11 167 (7.46%) C#
12 129 (5.76%) C
13 93 (4.15%) PHP
14 91 (4.06%) Groovy
15 84 (3.75%) Go
16 50 (2.23%) Korn
17 48 (2.14%) Scala
18 45 (2.01%) VB
19 37 (1.65%) T-SQL
20 29 (1.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 353 (15.77%) Degree
2 151 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 76 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 33 (1.47%) CCNA
9 31 (1.38%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.38%) PhD
10 25 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
11 22 (0.98%) OCP
12 20 (0.89%) CCNP
12 20 (0.89%) RHCE
13 17 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (0.71%) AWS Certification
15 15 (0.67%) JNCIA
15 15 (0.67%) RHCSA
16 13 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (0.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (7.06%) QA
2 55 (2.46%) SLA
3 12 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.54%) RosettaNet
4 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.27%) GPG13
5 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.18%) MiFID
7 3 (0.13%) EMIR
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.089%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.089%) ECSS
8 2 (0.089%) PMO
9 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.045%) GDPR
9 1 (0.045%) IASME
9 1 (0.045%) RMADS
System Software
1 157 (7.01%) Docker
2 147 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 146 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (4.11%) vSphere
5 90 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
6 77 (3.44%) Xen
7 74 (3.31%) XenServer
8 31 (1.38%) KVM
9 29 (1.30%) iptables
10 28 (1.25%) Hyper-V
10 28 (1.25%) Samba
11 27 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
12 25 (1.12%) NFS
13 13 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.40%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.40%) Snort
14 9 (0.40%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.36%) HDFS
15 8 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 390 (17.42%) Puppet
2 335 (14.96%) Opscode Chef
3 317 (14.16%) Ansible
4 104 (4.64%) Kubernetes
5 101 (4.51%) Tivoli
6 86 (3.84%) Cobbler
7 56 (2.50%) Nagios
7 56 (2.50%) Terraform
8 50 (2.23%) Data Guard
9 44 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
10 41 (1.83%) Salt
11 30 (1.34%) Mesos
12 23 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 21 (0.94%) Control-M
14 16 (0.71%) vCenter Server
15 15 (0.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 13 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
17 12 (0.54%) Cacti
17 12 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 683 (30.50%) Oracle
2 252 (11.26%) Red Hat
3 216 (9.65%) VMware
4 210 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 142 (6.34%) SAP
6 113 (5.05%) IBM
7 102 (4.56%) Splunk
8 80 (3.57%) Sun
9 79 (3.53%) Cisco
10 73 (3.26%) EnterpriseDB
11 70 (3.13%) Google
12 69 (3.08%) Sybase
13 55 (2.46%) HP
14 47 (2.10%) AppDynamics
14 47 (2.10%) TIBCO
15 46 (2.05%) Informatica
16 27 (1.21%) Remedy
16 27 (1.21%) Solace
17 26 (1.16%) Bloomberg
17 26 (1.16%) Hitachi