Shell Script Jobs

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Shell Script skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Shell Script over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 602 463 395
Rank change year-on-year -139 -68 +41
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 319 563 1,632
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.61% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 1.45% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 213 282 602
10th Percentile £41,600 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,250 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £63,750 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.96% +9.91% -7.20%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,938 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £106,125 £97,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,700 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.38% +0.38% +5.00%

All Programming Languages
UK

Shell Script falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34,656 38,951 93,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.54% 42.12% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25,663 26,205 43,405
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,474 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

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 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in the UK

Shell Script
Top 15 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 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -106 251 £67,500 +3.05% 67
UK excluding London -127 216 £52,500 -0.38% 33
Work from Home -59 105 £65,000 +8.33% 41
London +4 87 £80,000 +1.27% 36
South West -26 49 £65,000 +23.34% 10
South East -65 46 £41,500 -20.95% 9
East of England -14 28 £60,000 -20.00% 5
Scotland -88 28 £42,000 -37.78% 2
North of England -31 27 £75,504 +43.82% 2
Midlands -40 24 £50,000 -1.72% 5
Wales -3 15 £50,000 - 1
North West -45 15 £102,500 +127.78%
East Midlands -26 13 £52,500 -4.33% 3
Yorkshire +47 12 £48,507 -25.94% 2
West Midlands -16 11 £44,500 -10.10% 2

Shell Script
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 54 (16.93%) Apache
2 40 (12.54%) Tomcat
3 28 (8.78%) IIS
4 26 (8.15%) WebLogic
5 23 (7.21%) nginx
6 19 (5.96%) Apache Spark
6 19 (5.96%) OpenStack
7 16 (5.02%) Jupyter
8 9 (2.82%) Confluence
9 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.88%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.63%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.63%) SAS
11 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Exchange
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Abaqus
2 2 (0.63%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (8.46%) NEC Housing
2 5 (1.57%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.63%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 82 (25.71%) AWS
2 48 (15.05%) Azure
3 38 (11.91%) GCP
4 34 (10.66%) Serverless
5 28 (8.78%) OpenShift
6 26 (8.15%) Amazon S3
7 21 (6.58%) Amazon EKS
8 16 (5.02%) MinIO
9 15 (4.70%) Amazon ECS
10 14 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (3.13%) GitHub
13 10 (3.13%) SaaS
14 9 (2.82%) Azure DevOps
15 7 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (2.19%) Entra ID
16 6 (1.88%) GitHub Actions
17 5 (1.57%) Cloud Composer
17 5 (1.57%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.08%) Firewall
2 10 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (2.82%) DNS
4 8 (2.51%) HTTPS
4 8 (2.51%) SSL
5 7 (2.19%) Ethernet
5 7 (2.19%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (2.19%) VLAN
5 7 (2.19%) VPN
6 6 (1.88%) OpenVPN
7 5 (1.57%) AMQP
7 5 (1.57%) DHCP
7 5 (1.57%) Network Security
7 5 (1.57%) SAN
7 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.25%) BGP
9 3 (0.94%) FTP
9 3 (0.94%) Internet
9 3 (0.94%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.97%) Oracle Database
2 26 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.27%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.96%) Big Data
7 17 (5.33%) Presto
8 13 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 10 (3.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.51%) DynamoDB
11 6 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.88%) Tableau
12 5 (1.57%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.57%) InfluxDB
12 5 (1.57%) Looker
12 5 (1.57%) Metadata
12 5 (1.57%) Pentaho
12 5 (1.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 74 (23.20%) Jenkins
2 39 (12.23%) Git
3 27 (8.46%) JIRA
4 23 (7.21%) GitLab
5 16 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (4.70%) JUnit
7 13 (4.08%) CircleCI
8 11 (3.45%) Maven
9 8 (2.51%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.19%) Gradle
11 6 (1.88%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.88%) JMeter
11 6 (1.88%) Mockito
12 5 (1.57%) DTrace
12 5 (1.57%) GDB
12 5 (1.57%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.57%) Subversion
13 4 (1.25%) Terragrunt
14 3 (0.94%) GoCD
14 3 (0.94%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 102 (31.97%) Finance
2 61 (19.12%) Social Skills
3 53 (16.61%) Public Sector
4 47 (14.73%) Police
5 39 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (10.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 31 (9.72%) Law
8 29 (9.09%) Banking
9 27 (8.46%) Local Government
10 16 (5.02%) Telecoms
11 9 (2.82%) Front Office
12 8 (2.51%) Manufacturing
13 7 (2.19%) Billing
13 7 (2.19%) Electronics
13 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
13 7 (2.19%) Health Technology
14 6 (1.88%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.57%) Legal
16 4 (1.25%) Back Office
17 3 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 65 (20.38%) Developer
2 59 (18.50%) Senior
3 57 (17.87%) Applications Support
4 45 (14.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (14.11%) Software Engineer
5 32 (10.03%) Analyst
6 30 (9.40%) Support Analyst
7 25 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 24 (7.52%) Java Developer
8 24 (7.52%) Senior Analyst
8 24 (7.52%) Senior Applications Support
8 24 (7.52%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 24 (7.52%) Senior Support Analyst
9 23 (7.21%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (6.27%) Administrator
11 19 (5.96%) Data Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Big Data Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (19.44%) Spring
2 52 (16.30%) Web Services
3 29 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 29 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 26 (8.15%) J2EE
4 26 (8.15%) Java EE
5 24 (7.52%) JSON
6 22 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
6 22 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (6.58%) HTML
7 21 (6.58%) XML
8 20 (6.27%) REST
9 18 (5.64%) YAML
10 17 (5.33%) Node.js
11 16 (5.02%) Apache NiFi
12 15 (4.70%) Apache Camel
12 15 (4.70%) Middleware
13 14 (4.39%) React
14 10 (3.13%) CSS
14 10 (3.13%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.54%) Public Cloud
2 24 (7.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (5.02%) Distributed Systems
4 14 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.45%) Cloud Native
5 11 (3.45%) Product Ownership
6 8 (2.51%) IoT
7 7 (2.19%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.88%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.57%) Legacy Applications
9 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.57%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.25%) FPGA
10 4 (1.25%) VHDL
10 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 192 (60.19%) Linux
2 115 (36.05%) Unix
3 46 (14.42%) Windows
4 37 (11.60%) Solaris
5 32 (10.03%) Ubuntu
6 19 (5.96%) CentOS
7 18 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.13%) Debian
9 7 (2.19%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.57%) AIX
11 2 (0.63%) Android
11 2 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.63%) SUSE
11 2 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Fedora
12 1 (0.31%) Rocky
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.92%) DevOps
2 89 (27.90%) CI/CD
3 82 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (22.88%) Agile
5 63 (19.75%) Software Engineering
6 51 (15.99%) Containerisation
7 46 (14.42%) Configuration Management
8 45 (14.11%) Task Automation
9 43 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 31 (9.72%) Microservices
10 31 (9.72%) TDD
11 30 (9.40%) Data Security
12 28 (8.78%) Server Management
13 27 (8.46%) ITIL
13 27 (8.46%) Network Architecture
14 26 (8.15%) Computer Science
14 26 (8.15%) Incident Management
14 26 (8.15%) Scrum
15 25 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
15 25 (7.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (40.44%) Python
2 125 (39.18%) Java
3 69 (21.63%) SQL
4 50 (15.67%) Bash
5 45 (14.11%) JavaScript
6 37 (11.60%) C
7 26 (8.15%) PowerShell
8 22 (6.90%) Perl
9 21 (6.58%) C++
10 16 (5.02%) TypeScript
11 13 (4.08%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.13%) Ada
13 9 (2.82%) Go
14 6 (1.88%) C#
14 6 (1.88%) Groovy
14 6 (1.88%) Rust
15 5 (1.57%) AWK
15 5 (1.57%) OCaml
15 5 (1.57%) SystemTap
16 4 (1.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 106 (33.23%) Security Cleared
2 64 (20.06%) Degree
3 45 (14.11%) SC Cleared
4 31 (9.72%) DV Cleared
5 16 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.19%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.88%) Azure Certification
7 6 (1.88%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.57%) MCAD
8 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.25%) CCNA
9 4 (1.25%) CCNP
9 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.25%) PhD
9 4 (1.25%) RHCE
10 3 (0.94%) HNC
10 3 (0.94%) HND
10 3 (0.94%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.63%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.78%) Accessibility
1 28 (8.78%) SLA
2 4 (1.25%) NCSC
3 2 (0.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) SEPA
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) MISRA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (22.57%) Docker
2 14 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.25%) LXC
6 4 (1.25%) Squid
7 3 (0.94%) KVM
8 2 (0.63%) Embedded Firmware
8 2 (0.63%) Firmware
8 2 (0.63%) Lustre
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.63%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Samba
9 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 80 (25.08%) Ansible
2 58 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 55 (17.24%) Terraform
4 37 (11.60%) Grafana
5 31 (9.72%) Prometheus
6 24 (7.52%) OpenSSO
6 24 (7.52%) Single Sign-On
7 22 (6.90%) Progress Chef
8 16 (5.02%) HAProxy
9 15 (4.70%) Puppet
10 9 (2.82%) Kibana
11 7 (2.19%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.88%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (1.25%) Data Guard
14 4 (1.25%) Opsview
14 4 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.94%) SCCM
15 3 (0.94%) SCOM
15 3 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (27.27%) Oracle
2 55 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.17%) Red Hat
4 30 (9.40%) VMware
5 28 (8.78%) Remedy
6 27 (8.46%) NEC
7 21 (6.58%) Splunk
8 11 (3.45%) Cisco
9 10 (3.13%) Google
10 9 (2.82%) WSO2
11 7 (2.19%) AppDynamics
11 7 (2.19%) IBM
12 6 (1.88%) Dynatrace
12 6 (1.88%) Sybase
13 5 (1.57%) CA
13 5 (1.57%) EMC
13 5 (1.57%) Teradata
14 4 (1.25%) Infoblox
15 3 (0.94%) New Relic
15 3 (0.94%) SaltStack