Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 367 344 319
Rank change year-on-year -23 -25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,037 1,392 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.92% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.68% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,017 1,356
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £88,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 67,956 82,938 95,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.09% 54.91% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56,122 68,580 80,115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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 -30 909 £55,000 - 188
UK excluding London +27 606 £47,500 -5.00% 148
London -57 422 £62,500 +4.17% 49
South East -33 152 £51,750 -1.43% 54
North of England +56 141 £45,000 +5.88% 30
North West +117 112 £42,500 -5.56% 20
South West +30 100 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Wales +66 94 £45,000 - 6
East of England +46 50 £75,000 +50.00% 18
Midlands +14 42 £37,500 -14.77% 14
West Midlands +9 37 £37,500 -14.77% 9
Yorkshire -28 29 £50,000 +8.11% 7
Scotland -4 25 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +15 5 £30,000 -22.08% 5
Northern Ireland +3 1 £35,000 -41.67%
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 614 (59.21%) Linux
2 502 (48.41%) Python
3 359 (34.62%) SQL
4 351 (33.85%) Unix
5 298 (28.74%) DevOps
6 291 (28.06%) Java
7 283 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
8 271 (26.13%) Windows
9 270 (26.04%) Finance
10 261 (25.17%) AWS
11 230 (22.18%) Oracle
12 228 (21.99%) Jenkins
13 224 (21.60%) Docker
14 222 (21.41%) Bash Shell
15 212 (20.44%) Perl
16 191 (18.42%) Ansible
17 188 (18.13%) Degree
18 168 (16.20%) PowerShell
19 160 (15.43%) Puppet
20 157 (15.14%) JavaScript
21 156 (15.04%) Git (software)
22 155 (14.95%) Microsoft
23 152 (14.66%) VMware
24 146 (14.08%) Azure
25 144 (13.89%) Red Hat
26 142 (13.69%) Scrum
27 134 (12.92%) Windows Server
27 134 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
28 133 (12.83%) Terraform
28 133 (12.83%) Kubernetes

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 91 (8.78%) Apache
2 84 (8.10%) WebSphere
3 69 (6.65%) Tomcat
4 44 (4.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 43 (4.15%) Apache Spark
6 31 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.60%) nginx
8 26 (2.51%) Confluence
9 25 (2.41%) JBoss
10 23 (2.22%) IIS
11 21 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (1.93%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
14 12 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (1.06%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
17 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.68%) MQSeries
18 7 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.096%) Sketch
5 1 (0.096%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.96%) GoldMine
3 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.096%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.096%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 261 (25.17%) AWS
2 146 (14.08%) Azure
3 71 (6.85%) GCP
4 62 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 56 (5.40%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (4.24%) GitHub
7 40 (3.86%) Amazon S3
8 39 (3.76%) Serverless
9 37 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (3.28%) SaaS
11 26 (2.51%) Office 365
12 24 (2.31%) Datadog
12 24 (2.31%) PaaS
13 22 (2.12%) IaaS
14 21 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (1.83%) Slack
16 14 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 13 (1.25%) OpenShift
18 11 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 79 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 63 (6.08%) HTTP
3 51 (4.92%) Firewall
4 43 (4.15%) DNS
5 32 (3.09%) SAN
6 29 (2.80%) DHCP
7 28 (2.70%) BGP
8 27 (2.60%) VPN
9 25 (2.41%) WAN
10 20 (1.93%) SSL
11 16 (1.54%) LAN
12 15 (1.45%) Internet
13 11 (1.06%) Wireless
14 10 (0.96%) SSH
15 9 (0.87%) IPv6
16 7 (0.68%) 2G
16 7 (0.68%) 3G
16 7 (0.68%) Broadband
16 7 (0.68%) HTTPS
16 7 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.58%) MySQL
3 87 (8.39%) Big Data
4 76 (7.33%) Oracle Database
5 74 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 58 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (5.11%) Apache Hive
7 53 (5.11%) RDBMS
8 50 (4.82%) Hadoop
9 40 (3.86%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 26 (2.51%) NoSQL
12 25 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (2.31%) Apache Kudu
13 24 (2.31%) Impala
14 23 (2.22%) DB2
15 20 (1.93%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.93%) OLTP
15 20 (1.93%) Presto
16 19 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 228 (21.99%) Jenkins
2 156 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 98 (9.45%) JIRA
4 70 (6.75%) Maven
5 50 (4.82%) Selenium
6 49 (4.73%) Hudson
7 48 (4.63%) JUnit
8 39 (3.76%) Bitbucket
8 39 (3.76%) Subversion
9 36 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 34 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 34 (3.28%) SonarQube
11 32 (3.09%) Gradle
12 31 (2.99%) Cucumber
13 30 (2.89%) WebDriver
14 26 (2.51%) CircleCI
15 23 (2.22%) Eclipse
15 23 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (2.22%) TestNG
16 21 (2.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 270 (26.04%) Finance
2 73 (7.04%) Banking
3 65 (6.27%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.73%) Advertising
5 45 (4.34%) Marketing
6 44 (4.24%) Public Sector
7 38 (3.66%) Electronics
8 35 (3.38%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.22%) Games
9 23 (2.22%) Retail
10 20 (1.93%) Front Office
11 17 (1.64%) Billing
12 15 (1.45%) Back Office
13 12 (1.16%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.77%) Automotive
15 7 (0.68%) Military
16 6 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.39%) Publishing
18 2 (0.19%) Law
19 1 (0.096%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 243 (23.43%) Developer
2 133 (12.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 107 (10.32%) Administrator
4 87 (8.39%) Consultant
5 69 (6.65%) Java Developer
6 62 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
7 60 (5.79%) Technical Consultant
8 49 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 44 (4.24%) Python Developer
10 43 (4.15%) Junior
11 42 (4.05%) Architect
11 42 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 42 (4.05%) Support Engineer
12 39 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
13 38 (3.66%) DBA
14 37 (3.57%) Technical Support
15 35 (3.38%) Analyst
16 34 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
17 32 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
18 31 (2.99%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (8.68%) Middleware
2 76 (7.33%) .NET
3 72 (6.94%) Web Services
4 71 (6.85%) HTML
4 71 (6.85%) XML
5 68 (6.56%) REST
6 57 (5.50%) JSON
7 50 (4.82%) SOAP
8 49 (4.73%) CSS
9 39 (3.76%) Kafka
9 39 (3.76%) RESTful
10 34 (3.28%) Node.js
11 33 (3.18%) Spring
12 29 (2.80%) AngularJS
13 24 (2.31%) React
14 22 (2.12%) ASP.NET
15 21 (2.03%) HTML5
15 21 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
16 20 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
17 18 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (4.34%) Linux Command Line
4 34 (3.28%) iSeries
5 24 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.12%) Clustering
6 22 (2.12%) Fixed Income
7 19 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.83%) Replication
8 18 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.64%) User Experience
10 16 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.54%) PMI
11 13 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.16%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.87%) STB
15 8 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 614 (59.21%) Linux
2 351 (33.85%) Unix
3 271 (26.13%) Windows
4 134 (12.92%) Windows Server
5 73 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (6.46%) CentOS
7 64 (6.17%) OS/400
8 56 (5.40%) Solaris
9 30 (2.89%) Ubuntu
10 27 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (2.12%) Debian
12 17 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (1.35%) Android
14 14 (1.35%) Windows 7
15 12 (1.16%) VMS
16 10 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.77%) AIX
18 7 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (28.74%) DevOps
2 283 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (13.69%) Scrum
4 134 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (12.34%) Test Automation
6 126 (12.15%) Computer Science
7 122 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (9.06%) Configuration Management
9 90 (8.68%) ITIL
10 85 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (7.33%) Software Engineering
12 66 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
13 54 (5.21%) SDLC
14 53 (5.11%) Migration
15 48 (4.63%) Open Source
16 46 (4.44%) Data Modelling
16 46 (4.44%) Infrastructure as Code
17 42 (4.05%) ETL
17 42 (4.05%) Microservices
18 41 (3.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 502 (48.41%) Python
2 359 (34.62%) SQL
3 291 (28.06%) Java
4 222 (21.41%) Bash Shell
5 212 (20.44%) Perl
6 168 (16.20%) PowerShell
7 157 (15.14%) JavaScript
8 113 (10.90%) C#
9 100 (9.64%) C++
10 84 (8.10%) PL/SQL
11 80 (7.71%) C
12 59 (5.69%) Ruby
13 40 (3.86%) PHP
14 37 (3.57%) Korn
15 28 (2.70%) Groovy
16 27 (2.60%) Go
17 24 (2.31%) VBScript
18 23 (2.22%) VB
19 19 (1.83%) Java 8
20 13 (1.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 188 (18.13%) Degree
2 76 (7.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (4.24%) IBM Certification
4 37 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 26 (2.51%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.87%) MCSA
9 9 (0.87%) RHCE
10 8 (0.77%) CISSP
10 8 (0.77%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.68%) GIAC
11 7 (0.68%) OCP
12 6 (0.58%) MCSE
13 5 (0.48%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.48%) CCNA
13 5 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (9.06%) QA
2 9 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.19%) FINRA
5 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.19%) JTAG
5 2 (0.19%) NCSC
5 2 (0.19%) NIST
5 2 (0.19%) RMADS
6 1 (0.096%) GDPR
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 224 (21.60%) Docker
2 128 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (6.08%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.86%) Active Directory
4 40 (3.86%) VirtualBox
5 36 (3.47%) HDFS
6 21 (2.03%) Apache Flume
7 11 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.77%) KVM
9 8 (0.77%) vSphere
9 8 (0.77%) Xen
10 6 (0.58%) iptables
10 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.48%) etcd
12 4 (0.39%) Btrfs
12 4 (0.39%) Ceph
12 4 (0.39%) DRBD
13 3 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 191 (18.42%) Ansible
2 160 (15.43%) Puppet
3 133 (12.83%) Kubernetes
3 133 (12.83%) Terraform
4 91 (8.78%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.31%) Oozie
6 17 (1.64%) BladeLogic
6 17 (1.64%) Control-M
7 15 (1.45%) Salt
8 14 (1.35%) Nagios
8 14 (1.35%) Packer
9 12 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (1.06%) Cobbler
10 11 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
10 11 (1.06%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.87%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.77%) QRadar
14 7 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 230 (22.18%) Oracle
2 155 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 152 (14.66%) VMware
4 144 (13.89%) Red Hat
5 100 (9.64%) IBM
6 39 (3.76%) SAP
7 33 (3.18%) Google
8 28 (2.70%) Cisco
9 27 (2.60%) LogicMonitor
10 20 (1.93%) Splunk
11 19 (1.83%) AppDynamics
12 18 (1.74%) Teradata
13 17 (1.64%) Sybase
13 17 (1.64%) Tableau
14 15 (1.45%) Informatica
15 14 (1.35%) Citrix
16 12 (1.16%) Remedy
17 11 (1.06%) Adobe
17 11 (1.06%) Cloudera
17 11 (1.06%) Perforce