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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 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 374 409 388
Rank change year-on-year +35 -21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 1,660 765 601
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.72% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 1.32% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 591 378 454
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.20% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 95,441 58,142 43,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.84% 55.08% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44,369 41,291 36,560
10th Percentile £36,870 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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 +26 1,456 £58,000 -7.20% 105
London +2 855 £65,000 -13.33% 58
UK excluding London +24 624 £52,500 +5.00% 54
Work from Home -23 552 £57,458 -8.07% 44
South East -43 234 £46,500 -17.33% 17
North of England -25 115 £52,500 +10.53% 8
East of England +7 88 £62,500 +25.00% 8
South West -21 74 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Midlands -15 72 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Yorkshire +5 70 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Scotland -26 46 £51,250 -6.82% 6
West Midlands -23 45 £50,000 -9.09% 9
North West -46 38 £51,250 -4.65% 5
East Midlands -12 27 £75,000 +66.67% 3
North East -28 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Wales -26 6 £57,500 +43.75%
Northern Ireland -28 1 £57,500 +35.29% 2

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 1,017 (61.27%) Python
2 967 (58.25%) Linux
3 789 (47.53%) SQL
4 744 (44.82%) Java
5 740 (44.58%) AWS
6 739 (44.52%) Agile
7 680 (40.96%) Unix
8 665 (40.06%) Finance
9 618 (37.23%) Docker
9 618 (37.23%) CI/CD
10 608 (36.63%) Kubernetes
11 583 (35.12%) Azure
12 476 (28.67%) DevOps
13 475 (28.61%) Test Automation
14 461 (27.77%) Git (software)
15 427 (25.72%) PostgreSQL
16 413 (24.88%) JIRA
17 412 (24.82%) Perl
18 408 (24.58%) Microservices
19 399 (24.04%) Social Skills
20 386 (23.25%) JavaScript
21 369 (22.23%) TDD
22 358 (21.57%) Degree
23 357 (21.51%) NoSQL
24 356 (21.45%) Software Engineering
25 352 (21.20%) PowerShell
26 348 (20.96%) SQL Server
26 348 (20.96%) Microsoft
27 346 (20.84%) Computer Science
28 341 (20.54%) MySQL

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
1 264 (15.90%) Apache Spark
2 139 (8.37%) Apache
3 117 (7.05%) Confluence
4 113 (6.81%) Tomcat
5 42 (2.53%) nginx
6 36 (2.17%) Jetty
7 33 (1.99%) Apache Airflow
8 30 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.63%) JBoss
10 26 (1.57%) IIS
11 23 (1.39%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.72%) Apache Pig
13 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.48%) GemFire
15 7 (0.42%) SAS
16 6 (0.36%) MediaWiki
16 6 (0.36%) Moodle
16 6 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.30%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 30 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.060%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 32 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.81%) Temenos T24
3 20 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
5 12 (0.72%) R3 Corda
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
9 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.060%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.060%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.060%) Staffware
10 1 (0.060%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 740 (44.58%) AWS
2 583 (35.12%) Azure
3 294 (17.71%) OpenShift
4 280 (16.87%) Serverless
5 247 (14.88%) AWS Lambda
6 229 (13.80%) GCP
7 198 (11.93%) Cloud Functions
8 172 (10.36%) GitHub
9 89 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 87 (5.24%) Azure DevOps
11 82 (4.94%) Amazon S3
12 67 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
13 62 (3.73%) SaaS
14 44 (2.65%) Cloudflare
15 37 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
16 35 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
17 33 (1.99%) Snowflake
18 32 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
19 27 (1.63%) Datadog
20 26 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 257 (15.48%) Internet
2 157 (9.46%) HTTP
3 104 (6.27%) DNS
4 79 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 76 (4.58%) SSL
6 68 (4.10%) Firewall
7 66 (3.98%) Network Security
8 60 (3.61%) DHCP
9 52 (3.13%) Wireshark
10 49 (2.95%) tcpdump
11 37 (2.23%) IMAP
12 30 (1.81%) VPN
13 27 (1.63%) HTTPS
14 24 (1.45%) SAN
15 23 (1.39%) DMZ
16 18 (1.08%) Multicast
17 14 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
18 12 (0.72%) BGP
18 12 (0.72%) Calico
18 12 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (25.72%) PostgreSQL
2 357 (21.51%) NoSQL
3 348 (20.96%) SQL Server
4 341 (20.54%) MySQL
5 319 (19.22%) MongoDB
6 226 (13.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 203 (12.23%) Flink
8 184 (11.08%) Relational Database
9 126 (7.59%) Redis
10 110 (6.63%) Oracle Database
11 105 (6.33%) RDBMS
12 91 (5.48%) Big Data
13 77 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
14 55 (3.31%) Hazelcast
15 54 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
16 48 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
17 47 (2.83%) Hadoop
18 45 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
18 45 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (2.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 461 (27.77%) Git (software)
2 413 (24.88%) JIRA
3 293 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 243 (14.64%) Subversion
5 238 (14.34%) Maven
6 219 (13.19%) Gradle
7 213 (12.83%) Ant
8 147 (8.86%) GitLab
9 111 (6.69%) JUnit
10 80 (4.82%) Cucumber
11 67 (4.04%) Bitbucket
12 65 (3.92%) Mockito
13 55 (3.31%) Artifactory
14 51 (3.07%) Selenium
15 49 (2.95%) SpecFlow
16 39 (2.35%) Zephyr
17 36 (2.17%) Moq
17 36 (2.17%) NUnit
18 23 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 665 (40.06%) Finance
2 399 (24.04%) Social Skills
3 209 (12.59%) Manufacturing
4 178 (10.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 174 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
6 172 (10.36%) Banking
7 75 (4.52%) Law
8 55 (3.31%) Public Sector
9 40 (2.41%) Financial Institution
10 38 (2.29%) Retail
11 34 (2.05%) Marketing
12 32 (1.93%) Games
13 31 (1.87%) Telecoms
14 30 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
15 29 (1.75%) Investment Banking
16 20 (1.20%) Advertising
17 18 (1.08%) Electronics
17 18 (1.08%) Front Office
17 18 (1.08%) Military
18 17 (1.02%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 232 (13.98%) Developer
2 229 (13.80%) Java Engineer
3 219 (13.19%) Senior Java Engineer
4 194 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 143 (8.61%) Software Engineer
6 105 (6.33%) Data Engineer
6 105 (6.33%) DBA
7 95 (5.72%) Analyst
8 89 (5.36%) Administrator
9 66 (3.98%) Support Engineer
10 64 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
11 62 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
12 61 (3.67%) Java Developer
13 53 (3.19%) Consultant
14 52 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
15 51 (3.07%) Graduate
16 48 (2.89%) Cloud Engineer
17 41 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 41 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
18 38 (2.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (19.76%) .NET
2 314 (18.92%) RESTful
3 255 (15.36%) ASP.NET
4 232 (13.98%) HTML
5 231 (13.92%) CSS
6 201 (12.11%) Kafka
7 198 (11.93%) JDBC
8 164 (9.88%) REST
9 163 (9.82%) Spring
10 121 (7.29%) RabbitMQ
11 108 (6.51%) React
12 95 (5.72%) Spring Boot
13 94 (5.66%) AngularJS
14 73 (4.40%) JSON
15 63 (3.80%) Akka
16 59 (3.55%) Middleware
17 55 (3.31%) Web Services
18 50 (3.01%) ActiveMQ
19 46 (2.77%) PowerMock
19 46 (2.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 280 (16.87%) Linux Command Line
2 241 (14.52%) Algorithms
3 229 (13.80%) Data Structures
4 195 (11.75%) Life Science
5 98 (5.90%) Video\Live Streaming
6 95 (5.72%) Management Information System
7 85 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
8 72 (4.34%) Virtual Team
9 60 (3.61%) User Experience
10 56 (3.37%) Equities
10 56 (3.37%) Public Cloud
11 54 (3.25%) Cyberattack
12 53 (3.19%) Cloud Native
13 51 (3.07%) Fixed Income
14 48 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
15 41 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
16 37 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (1.93%) Private Cloud
18 31 (1.87%) Data Centre
19 28 (1.69%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 967 (58.25%) Linux
2 680 (40.96%) Unix
3 248 (14.94%) Windows
4 158 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (4.52%) Windows Server
6 60 (3.61%) CentOS
7 54 (3.25%) Solaris
8 27 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 24 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.39%) AIX
11 21 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (1.14%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.08%) Debian
14 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.48%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.30%) HPUX
17 5 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (44.52%) Agile
2 618 (37.23%) CI/CD
3 476 (28.67%) DevOps
4 475 (28.61%) Test Automation
5 408 (24.58%) Microservices
6 369 (22.23%) TDD
7 356 (21.45%) Software Engineering
8 346 (20.84%) Computer Science
9 286 (17.23%) Problem-Solving
10 285 (17.17%) Mentoring
11 269 (16.20%) High Availability
12 258 (15.54%) BDD
13 249 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 228 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
15 217 (13.07%) Service Design
16 216 (13.01%) Coaching
17 209 (12.59%) MVC
17 209 (12.59%) User Stories
18 207 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
19 206 (12.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,017 (61.27%) Python
2 789 (47.53%) SQL
3 744 (44.82%) Java
4 412 (24.82%) Perl
5 386 (23.25%) JavaScript
6 352 (21.20%) PowerShell
7 306 (18.43%) PHP
8 286 (17.23%) Ruby
9 220 (13.25%) Bash
10 143 (8.61%) Scala
11 140 (8.43%) C#
12 114 (6.87%) C++
12 114 (6.87%) Go
13 98 (5.90%) C
14 94 (5.66%) PL/SQL
15 65 (3.92%) TypeScript
16 50 (3.01%) Kotlin
17 48 (2.89%) Groovy
18 29 (1.75%) Rust
19 28 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 358 (21.57%) Degree
2 180 (10.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (5.72%) SC Cleared
3 95 (5.72%) Security Cleared
4 45 (2.71%) PhD
5 43 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 43 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 41 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 38 (2.29%) Master's Degree
8 26 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 23 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.33%) DBS Check
10 22 (1.33%) HND
10 22 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (1.20%) AWS Certification
12 18 (1.08%) CCNA
13 17 (1.02%) HNC
13 17 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
14 16 (0.96%) OCP
15 14 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (11.33%) QA
2 50 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.57%) GDPR
5 18 (1.08%) SLA
6 13 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 12 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.66%) GxP
9 7 (0.42%) Accessibility
10 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.18%) IFRS
11 3 (0.18%) IFRS 17
11 3 (0.18%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.060%) NIST
System Software
1 618 (37.23%) Docker
2 56 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (1.33%) zsh
4 17 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 15 (0.90%) NFS
5 15 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.84%) Firmware
7 12 (0.72%) iptables
7 12 (0.72%) Snort
8 10 (0.60%) HDFS
9 9 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (0.48%) LXC
11 7 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 5 (0.30%) Samba
14 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
15 3 (0.18%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 608 (36.63%) Kubernetes
2 267 (16.08%) Ansible
3 237 (14.28%) Terraform
4 98 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (5.30%) Puppet
6 58 (3.49%) Prometheus
7 41 (2.47%) HP ALM
8 40 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 37 (2.23%) Data Guard
10 32 (1.93%) Grafana
11 28 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 22 (1.33%) Kibana
12 22 (1.33%) Tivoli
13 19 (1.14%) HAProxy
14 18 (1.08%) Control-M
14 18 (1.08%) Istio
15 17 (1.02%) IBM BigFix
15 17 (1.02%) Netcool
15 17 (1.02%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 17 (1.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 348 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 336 (20.24%) Oracle
3 314 (18.92%) Google
4 129 (7.77%) Red Hat
5 84 (5.06%) Atlassian
6 62 (3.73%) Splunk
7 57 (3.43%) IBM
8 45 (2.71%) HP
9 39 (2.35%) VMware
10 33 (1.99%) FIS
11 32 (1.93%) AppDynamics
12 31 (1.87%) Dataiku
13 28 (1.69%) Refinitiv
13 28 (1.69%) Reuters
13 28 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.69%) Temenos
14 27 (1.63%) LexisNexis
15 24 (1.45%) Cisco
16 23 (1.39%) Apple
17 22 (1.33%) NEC