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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Bash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bash over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bash Shell
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 165 137
Rank change year-on-year +5 -28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Bash 1,732 636 207
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.43% 2.02% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 3.27% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 989 521 191
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +19.05% -19.23%
75th Percentile £86,250 £78,750 £64,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +4.35%

Bash 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 WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,613 19,421 5,963
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.67% 61.56% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23,870 16,145 5,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Bash
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Bash as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Bash trend for jobs with a WFH option

Bash
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Bash.

Bash salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Bash
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Bash over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Bash salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Bash job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Bash.

1 1,345 (77.66%) Python
2 995 (57.45%) AWS
3 950 (54.85%) Linux
4 949 (54.79%) DevOps
5 844 (48.73%) Kubernetes
6 835 (48.21%) Docker
7 763 (44.05%) Terraform
8 755 (43.59%) CI/CD
9 699 (40.36%) Ansible
10 658 (37.99%) Azure
11 581 (33.55%) Agile
12 521 (30.08%) PowerShell
13 519 (29.97%) Finance
14 503 (29.04%) Jenkins
15 460 (26.56%) Git (software)
16 432 (24.94%) Infrastructure as Code
17 401 (23.15%) GCP
18 400 (23.09%) Java
19 366 (21.13%) Windows
20 325 (18.76%) Configuration Management
21 296 (17.09%) JavaScript
22 292 (16.86%) AWS CloudFormation
23 286 (16.51%) SQL
24 263 (15.18%) Go
25 261 (15.07%) Software Engineering
26 257 (14.84%) MySQL
27 254 (14.67%) Puppet
28 251 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
29 243 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
30 240 (13.86%) Social Skills

Bash
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 176 (10.16%) Elasticsearch
2 125 (7.22%) Apache
3 65 (3.75%) nginx
4 52 (3.00%) Confluence
5 47 (2.71%) OpenStack
6 36 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
8 26 (1.50%) Apache Spark
9 25 (1.44%) IIS
9 25 (1.44%) JBoss
10 18 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
10 18 (1.04%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.87%) Hyperledger
11 15 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.81%) Gunicorn
13 12 (0.69%) Luigi
14 10 (0.58%) Apache Pulsar
14 10 (0.58%) Ethereum
14 10 (0.58%) IBM Domino
15 9 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.35%) Maple
3 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.87%) R3 Corda
3 11 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.058%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.058%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.058%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 995 (57.45%) AWS
2 658 (37.99%) Azure
3 401 (23.15%) GCP
4 292 (16.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 181 (10.45%) GitHub
6 178 (10.28%) Amazon EC2
6 178 (10.28%) SaaS
7 144 (8.31%) Datadog
8 134 (7.74%) Amazon ECS
9 127 (7.33%) Amazon S3
10 123 (7.10%) Serverless
11 106 (6.12%) Amazon EKS
12 86 (4.97%) OpenShift
13 85 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
14 80 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 79 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
16 78 (4.50%) GitHub Actions
17 74 (4.27%) PaaS
18 71 (4.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 64 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (10.33%) DNS
2 135 (7.79%) Firewall
3 89 (5.14%) TCP/IP
4 60 (3.46%) HTTP
5 52 (3.00%) VPN
6 42 (2.42%) LAN
7 40 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
8 39 (2.25%) DHCP
9 33 (1.91%) SSH
10 32 (1.85%) Network Security
11 31 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
11 31 (1.79%) VoIP
12 26 (1.50%) Internet
13 25 (1.44%) DKIM
13 25 (1.44%) DMARC
14 22 (1.27%) DSL
15 21 (1.21%) SAN
16 20 (1.15%) WAN
17 19 (1.10%) VLAN
18 18 (1.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (14.84%) MySQL
2 153 (8.83%) NoSQL
3 135 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 129 (7.45%) SQL Server
5 109 (6.29%) Amazon RDS
6 99 (5.72%) Big Data
7 86 (4.97%) MongoDB
8 75 (4.33%) Redis
8 75 (4.33%) Relational Database
9 64 (3.70%) MariaDB
10 53 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (2.66%) Hadoop
12 45 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
14 39 (2.25%) InfluxDB
15 36 (2.08%) Data Lake
16 32 (1.85%) Tableau
17 31 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (1.62%) Electronic Patient Records
18 28 (1.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 503 (29.04%) Jenkins
2 460 (26.56%) Git (software)
3 204 (11.78%) GitLab
4 170 (9.82%) JIRA
5 78 (4.50%) Bitbucket
6 67 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 58 (3.35%) Selenium
8 49 (2.83%) TeamCity
9 43 (2.48%) Maven
10 42 (2.42%) Travis CI
11 35 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (1.56%) Subversion
13 27 (1.56%) webpack
14 24 (1.39%) JUnit
15 23 (1.33%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.33%) IBM UrbanCode
15 23 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (1.33%) Spinnaker
16 21 (1.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 519 (29.97%) Finance
2 240 (13.86%) Social Skills
3 191 (11.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 119 (6.87%) Telecoms
5 113 (6.52%) Public Sector
6 111 (6.41%) Retail
7 110 (6.35%) Marketing
8 97 (5.60%) Banking
9 94 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
10 78 (4.50%) Law
11 61 (3.52%) Manufacturing
12 48 (2.77%) Games
13 46 (2.66%) Electronics
14 22 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 22 (1.27%) Publishing
15 21 (1.21%) iGaming
15 21 (1.21%) Presentation Skills
16 20 (1.15%) Advertising
17 17 (0.98%) Automotive
18 14 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 491 (28.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 270 (15.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 172 (9.93%) Developer
4 133 (7.68%) AWS Engineer
5 130 (7.51%) Software Engineer
6 107 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 97 (5.60%) Senior DevOps
8 94 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 94 (5.43%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 78 (4.50%) Site Engineer
10 77 (4.45%) Analyst
11 75 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
12 71 (4.10%) AWS DevOps
13 70 (4.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 68 (3.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 67 (3.87%) Administrator
16 65 (3.75%) Consultant
17 63 (3.64%) Security Engineer
18 62 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
19 61 (3.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (9.53%) Node.js
2 152 (8.78%) .NET
3 131 (7.56%) Elastic Stack
4 127 (7.33%) Kafka
5 105 (6.06%) React
6 80 (4.62%) REST
7 70 (4.04%) CSS
7 70 (4.04%) RESTful
8 68 (3.93%) HTML
9 55 (3.18%) LAMP
10 54 (3.12%) Web Services
11 49 (2.83%) JSON
11 49 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
12 38 (2.19%) Spring
13 37 (2.14%) GraphQL
14 36 (2.08%) Keycloak
15 34 (1.96%) YAML
16 33 (1.91%) Apache Flex
17 32 (1.85%) Apache NiFi
18 31 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 168 (9.70%) Public Cloud
2 162 (9.35%) Cloud Native
3 154 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
4 138 (7.97%) Cyberattack
5 127 (7.33%) Cyber Defence
6 64 (3.70%) Blockchain
7 56 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
8 54 (3.12%) Social Media
9 51 (2.94%) User Experience
10 44 (2.54%) Data Centre
11 43 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
12 41 (2.37%) Cybercrime
13 39 (2.25%) Management Information System
13 39 (2.25%) Virtual Team
14 37 (2.14%) Mobile App
15 35 (2.02%) Hedge funds
16 29 (1.67%) Replication
17 25 (1.44%) Smartphone
18 17 (0.98%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 950 (54.85%) Linux
2 366 (21.13%) Windows
3 205 (11.84%) Unix
4 120 (6.93%) CentOS
5 96 (5.54%) Windows Server
6 73 (4.21%) Ubuntu
7 58 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (2.66%) Debian
9 27 (1.56%) Android
10 25 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.27%) AIX
12 18 (1.04%) Mesosphere
13 15 (0.87%) VMS
14 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
17 10 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (0.58%) zOS
18 9 (0.52%) Solaris
18 9 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (54.79%) DevOps
2 755 (43.59%) CI/CD
3 581 (33.55%) Agile
4 432 (24.94%) Infrastructure as Code
5 325 (18.76%) Configuration Management
6 261 (15.07%) Software Engineering
7 251 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
8 243 (14.03%) Continuous Integration
9 205 (11.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 191 (11.03%) Scrum
11 188 (10.85%) Test Automation
12 171 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 168 (9.70%) Analytics
14 147 (8.49%) Threat Intelligence
15 143 (8.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 135 (7.79%) Open Source
17 133 (7.68%) Continuous Delivery
18 125 (7.22%) Microservices
19 122 (7.04%) Migration
20 120 (6.93%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,345 (77.66%) Python
2 521 (30.08%) PowerShell
3 400 (23.09%) Java
4 296 (17.09%) JavaScript
5 286 (16.51%) SQL
6 263 (15.18%) Go
7 184 (10.62%) Ruby
8 180 (10.39%) Perl
9 129 (7.45%) Groovy
10 108 (6.24%) TypeScript
11 107 (6.18%) PHP
12 104 (6.00%) C#
13 93 (5.37%) C++
14 86 (4.97%) Shell Script
15 62 (3.58%) C
16 37 (2.14%) Scala
17 26 (1.50%) Kotlin
18 24 (1.39%) ES6
18 24 (1.39%) R
19 21 (1.21%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 173 (9.99%) Security Cleared
2 144 (8.31%) Degree
3 136 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 70 (4.04%) AWS Certification
5 57 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.50%) GCIH
7 24 (1.39%) GCFA
7 24 (1.39%) GIAC
7 24 (1.39%) GREM
7 24 (1.39%) SANS
8 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 13 (0.75%) CCNA
11 12 (0.69%) CCNP
12 11 (0.64%) CEH
12 11 (0.64%) MCSE
13 9 (0.52%) CISSP
14 8 (0.46%) RHCE
15 7 (0.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.56%) QA
2 23 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.15%) SLA
4 17 (0.98%) GRC
5 16 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.46%) GDPR
6 8 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.23%) JTAG
8 3 (0.17%) NIST
9 2 (0.12%) PSD2
10 1 (0.058%) COBIT
10 1 (0.058%) SOC 2
System Software
1 835 (48.21%) Docker
2 152 (8.78%) Active Directory
3 117 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (2.42%) KVM
5 39 (2.25%) Xen
6 35 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 30 (1.73%) vSphere
9 25 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (0.40%) iptables
11 6 (0.35%) Ceph
12 5 (0.29%) etcd
12 5 (0.29%) Postfix
12 5 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (0.23%) Firmware
13 4 (0.23%) NFS
14 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 844 (48.73%) Kubernetes
2 763 (44.05%) Terraform
3 699 (40.36%) Ansible
4 254 (14.67%) Puppet
5 234 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
6 183 (10.57%) Grafana
7 142 (8.20%) Prometheus
8 62 (3.58%) Docker Swarm
9 61 (3.52%) Kibana
10 55 (3.18%) HAProxy
11 53 (3.06%) Nagios
12 51 (2.94%) ZABBIX
13 46 (2.66%) Packer
14 39 (2.25%) Graphite
15 33 (1.91%) logstash
16 27 (1.56%) Istio
17 24 (1.39%) Rancher
18 22 (1.27%) StatsD
19 20 (1.15%) Salt
20 19 (1.10%) yum
Vendors
1 203 (11.72%) Splunk
2 199 (11.49%) Google
3 198 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 155 (8.95%) VMware
5 137 (7.91%) Oracle
6 126 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 66 (3.81%) SAP
8 48 (2.77%) Dynatrace
8 48 (2.77%) SolarWinds
9 42 (2.42%) Cisco
10 36 (2.08%) F5
10 36 (2.08%) Hitachi
11 33 (1.91%) IBM
11 33 (1.91%) Sun
12 31 (1.79%) New Relic
13 30 (1.73%) AppDynamics
14 29 (1.67%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.67%) PagerDuty
15 25 (1.44%) SaltStack
15 25 (1.44%) ServiceNow