The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 29 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.37% 3.12% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.21% 7.11% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 8
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% +11.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 284 211 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.59% 43.87% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 235 166 208
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Shell Script as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Watford

Shell Script
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Shell Script in Watford.

Salary trend for Shell Script in Watford

Shell Script
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Watford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Shell Script in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 50 (90.91%) Unix
2 47 (85.45%) Java
3 32 (58.18%) SQL
4 31 (56.36%) OO
5 27 (49.09%) UML
6 26 (47.27%) OOD
7 25 (45.45%) Wealth Management
8 22 (40.00%) Web Services
9 21 (38.18%) Linux
10 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (34.55%) Python
11 19 (34.55%) SOA
12 16 (29.09%) TDD
13 15 (27.27%) Finance
13 15 (27.27%) Selenium
13 15 (27.27%) JIRA
13 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
13 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
13 15 (27.27%) WebDriver
13 15 (27.27%) BDD
13 15 (27.27%) HP UFT
13 15 (27.27%) XML
13 15 (27.27%) SOAP
13 15 (27.27%) C#
13 15 (27.27%) REST
14 14 (25.45%) HTML
14 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
15 13 (23.64%) Oracle
16 12 (21.82%) SQL Server

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.91%) JBoss
3 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.27%) Apache
4 4 (7.27%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
4 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (7.27%) IaaS
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) DNS
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) VPN
3 3 (5.45%) LDAP
3 3 (5.45%) SSH
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 15 (27.27%) JIRA
1 15 (27.27%) Selenium
1 15 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.82%) Ant
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) Developer
3 15 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (25.45%) SOA Analyst
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Analyst
4 14 (25.45%) Unix Analyst
4 14 (25.45%) XML Analyst
5 12 (21.82%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Developer
5 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
6 11 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 11 (20.00%) Unix Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) Web Services
2 15 (27.27%) REST
2 15 (27.27%) SOAP
2 15 (27.27%) XML
3 14 (25.45%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) Java EE
5 4 (7.27%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (7.27%) EJB
5 4 (7.27%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.27%) HornetQ
5 4 (7.27%) Java SE
5 4 (7.27%) JMS
5 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 4 (7.27%) Spring
5 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.45%) RESTful
7 2 (3.64%) J2EE
8 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Fintech
1 4 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (7.27%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Unix
2 21 (38.18%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Solaris
5 3 (5.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) OO
2 27 (49.09%) UML
3 26 (47.27%) OOD
4 25 (45.45%) Wealth Management
5 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (34.55%) SOA
7 16 (29.09%) TDD
8 15 (27.27%) BDD
8 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 12 (21.82%) Functional Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Scrum
11 8 (14.55%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.91%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (9.09%) ETL
13 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
13 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) Python
4 15 (27.27%) C#
5 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.27%) AWK
7 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.45%) Bourne shell
8 3 (5.45%) C-shell
8 3 (5.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) Jython
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) AWS Certification
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
1 4 (7.27%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Teradata
3 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.45%) BMC
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) Thales
3 3 (5.45%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) New Relic
4 1 (1.82%) Sybase