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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 Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 431 413 279
Rank change year-on-year -18 -134 -11
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 554 214 36
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.70% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.92% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 237 156 19
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £40,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,063 £43,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,458 £61,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.19% +22.50% -23.08%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £117,000 £91,875 £71,750
UK median annual salary £58,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.20% +4.17% +9.09%

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 WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 46,542 23,281 5,768
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.15% 61.98% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24,790 18,095 5,074
10th Percentile £37,882 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +4.76%

Shell Script
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Shell Script trend for jobs with a WFH option

Shell Script
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Shell Script salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Shell Script
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Shell Script over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Shell Script salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Shell Script 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 Shell Script.

1 387 (69.86%) Linux
2 339 (61.19%) Python
3 219 (39.53%) Java
4 213 (38.45%) SQL
5 196 (35.38%) Agile
6 167 (30.14%) Social Skills
7 163 (29.42%) Kubernetes
8 160 (28.88%) DevOps
8 160 (28.88%) CI/CD
9 150 (27.08%) AWS
10 147 (26.53%) Unix
11 145 (26.17%) Docker
12 143 (25.81%) Finance
13 135 (24.37%) Azure
14 131 (23.65%) JIRA
15 125 (22.56%) Test Automation
16 114 (20.58%) Oracle
17 110 (19.86%) Windows
18 109 (19.68%) Software Engineering
19 108 (19.49%) Analytics
20 106 (19.13%) Confluence
21 99 (17.87%) Git (software)
22 98 (17.69%) Kafka
23 86 (15.52%) Bash
24 85 (15.34%) Microsoft
25 83 (14.98%) HTTP
25 83 (14.98%) JavaScript
25 83 (14.98%) Computer Science
25 83 (14.98%) GCP
26 82 (14.80%) Problem-Solving

Shell Script
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
1 106 (19.13%) Confluence
2 69 (12.45%) Apache
3 51 (9.21%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.97%) IIS
5 21 (3.79%) Jetty
6 15 (2.71%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.99%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.26%) nginx
9 6 (1.08%) MediaWiki
9 6 (1.08%) Moodle
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.72%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.18%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (1.26%) R3 Corda
2 6 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Staffware
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 150 (27.08%) AWS
2 135 (24.37%) Azure
3 83 (14.98%) GCP
4 62 (11.19%) GitHub
5 35 (6.32%) OpenShift
6 32 (5.78%) Amazon S3
7 31 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (5.42%) SaaS
9 29 (5.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (4.69%) Amazon EKS
11 23 (4.15%) Azure DevOps
12 19 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (3.43%) Serverless
13 16 (2.89%) Google Kubernetes Engine
14 14 (2.53%) Cloud Run
14 14 (2.53%) Firebase
15 13 (2.35%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (2.35%) IaaS
16 12 (2.17%) Amazon Cognito
16 12 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.98%) HTTP
2 57 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 47 (8.48%) tcpdump
3 47 (8.48%) Wireshark
4 44 (7.94%) DHCP
4 44 (7.94%) SSL
5 35 (6.32%) IMAP
6 34 (6.14%) Network Security
7 32 (5.78%) Firewall
8 30 (5.42%) DNS
9 22 (3.97%) DMZ
10 16 (2.89%) VPN
11 13 (2.35%) Internet
12 12 (2.17%) BGP
13 10 (1.81%) HTTPS
14 9 (1.62%) ZigBee
15 7 (1.26%) Calico
15 7 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (0.90%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.90%) MySQL
2 63 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (11.01%) NoSQL
4 59 (10.65%) Relational Database
5 57 (10.29%) Oracle Database
6 52 (9.39%) SQL Server
7 50 (9.03%) Big Data
8 49 (8.84%) Redis
9 42 (7.58%) MongoDB
10 33 (5.96%) Oracle Reports
11 31 (5.60%) Amazon RDS
12 28 (5.05%) RDBMS
13 26 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (4.33%) DB2
14 24 (4.33%) JasperReports
14 24 (4.33%) MariaDB
14 24 (4.33%) Metadata
15 21 (3.79%) Hazelcast
16 12 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 131 (23.65%) JIRA
2 99 (17.87%) Git (software)
3 78 (14.08%) Jenkins
4 51 (9.21%) Cucumber
5 43 (7.76%) GitLab
6 36 (6.50%) JUnit
7 35 (6.32%) Zephyr
8 34 (6.14%) SpecFlow
9 33 (5.96%) Artifactory
9 33 (5.96%) Selenium
10 21 (3.79%) Moq
10 21 (3.79%) NUnit
11 19 (3.43%) Bitbucket
12 17 (3.07%) Serenity BDD
13 14 (2.53%) Postman
14 13 (2.35%) REST Assured
15 12 (2.17%) LoadRunner
16 11 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (1.62%) git-flow
17 9 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 167 (30.14%) Social Skills
2 143 (25.81%) Finance
3 73 (13.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 48 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (7.04%) Banking
6 28 (5.05%) Public Sector
7 23 (4.15%) Law
8 17 (3.07%) Marketing
9 15 (2.71%) Games
10 13 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (1.99%) iGaming
12 10 (1.81%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.62%) Retail
14 8 (1.44%) Aviation
14 8 (1.44%) Financial Institution
15 6 (1.08%) Local Government
16 3 (0.54%) Advertising
16 3 (0.54%) Back Office
16 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (19.49%) Developer
2 64 (11.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (7.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 39 (7.04%) Data Engineer
4 39 (7.04%) Software Engineer
5 34 (6.14%) Java Developer
6 32 (5.78%) Administrator
7 31 (5.60%) Consultant
8 28 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 27 (4.87%) Test Engineer
10 24 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
11 23 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (3.97%) Applications Consultant
12 22 (3.97%) Database Consultant
12 22 (3.97%) Programmer
12 22 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
13 21 (3.79%) Java Programmer
13 21 (3.79%) Lead Programmer
13 21 (3.79%) QA Engineer
13 21 (3.79%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (17.69%) Kafka
2 60 (10.83%) REST
3 55 (9.93%) React
4 48 (8.66%) .NET
5 42 (7.58%) Spring
6 39 (7.04%) RESTful
7 36 (6.50%) JSON
8 34 (6.14%) RabbitMQ
9 31 (5.60%) Middleware
10 30 (5.42%) Akka
10 30 (5.42%) LAMP
11 28 (5.05%) Spring Boot
12 24 (4.33%) GraphQL
13 22 (3.97%) ASP.NET
14 21 (3.79%) ActiveMQ
14 21 (3.79%) Autofac
14 21 (3.79%) Guice
14 21 (3.79%) Memcached
14 21 (3.79%) Protocol Buffers
14 21 (3.79%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
2 38 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 37 (6.68%) Cyberattack
4 35 (6.32%) Cyber Defence
4 35 (6.32%) Cyberthreat
5 31 (5.60%) Linux Command Line
6 29 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (4.87%) Private Cloud
7 27 (4.87%) Public Cloud
8 25 (4.51%) Renewable Energy
9 24 (4.33%) Cloud Native
10 22 (3.97%) Equities
10 22 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
11 21 (3.79%) Fixed Income
12 20 (3.61%) HACMP
13 19 (3.43%) Mobile App
13 19 (3.43%) Social Network
14 17 (3.07%) Cybercrime
15 15 (2.71%) Blog
15 15 (2.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 387 (69.86%) Linux
2 147 (26.53%) Unix
3 110 (19.86%) Windows
4 48 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.69%) Solaris
6 25 (4.51%) Windows Server
7 23 (4.15%) AIX
8 22 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (3.61%) Ubuntu
10 19 (3.43%) Windows Server 2016
11 15 (2.71%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.81%) Debian
13 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.08%) CentOS
15 4 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.54%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.36%) HPUX
17 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.36%) VMS
18 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (35.38%) Agile
2 160 (28.88%) CI/CD
2 160 (28.88%) DevOps
3 125 (22.56%) Test Automation
4 109 (19.68%) Software Engineering
5 108 (19.49%) Analytics
6 83 (14.98%) Computer Science
7 82 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
8 71 (12.82%) Scrum
9 63 (11.37%) Artificial Intelligence
9 63 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (10.47%) Migration
11 56 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 54 (9.75%) Open Source
13 53 (9.57%) SDLC
14 51 (9.21%) Machine Learning
15 50 (9.03%) Microservices
16 48 (8.66%) Test Strategy
16 48 (8.66%) Use Case
17 45 (8.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 339 (61.19%) Python
2 219 (39.53%) Java
3 213 (38.45%) SQL
4 86 (15.52%) Bash
5 83 (14.98%) JavaScript
6 66 (11.91%) Scala
7 64 (11.55%) Go
8 51 (9.21%) Perl
9 48 (8.66%) C#
10 44 (7.94%) PowerShell
11 38 (6.86%) C++
12 35 (6.32%) TypeScript
13 33 (5.96%) C
14 27 (4.87%) PL/SQL
15 22 (3.97%) Kotlin
16 21 (3.79%) PHP
17 16 (2.89%) Rust
18 12 (2.17%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.99%) AWK
20 9 (1.62%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 77 (13.90%) Degree
2 72 (13.00%) SC Cleared
2 72 (13.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.86%) ISTQB
3 38 (6.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 38 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (6.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (3.97%) DBS Check
6 15 (2.71%) CCNA
6 15 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 14 (2.53%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (2.17%) SSCP
9 11 (1.99%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.81%) PhD
11 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.44%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (14.62%) QA
2 16 (2.89%) GDPR
3 12 (2.17%) GxP
4 10 (1.81%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.44%) SLA
6 6 (1.08%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 145 (26.17%) Docker
2 29 (5.23%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (3.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 14 (2.53%) Firmware
5 12 (2.17%) iptables
5 12 (2.17%) Snort
6 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.54%) NFS
8 3 (0.54%) Openswan
8 3 (0.54%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 2 (0.36%) GPFS
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.18%) HDFS
10 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 163 (29.42%) Kubernetes
2 69 (12.45%) Ansible
3 60 (10.83%) Terraform
4 36 (6.50%) HP ALM
5 20 (3.61%) Tivoli
6 19 (3.43%) IBM BigFix
6 19 (3.43%) Netcool
6 19 (3.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 19 (3.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 14 (2.53%) Grafana
8 13 (2.35%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (1.26%) Puppet
11 6 (1.08%) Data Guard
11 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (1.08%) Packer
12 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 5 (0.90%) Nagios
13 4 (0.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 114 (20.58%) Oracle
2 85 (15.34%) Microsoft
3 78 (14.08%) Atlassian
4 47 (8.48%) Google
5 38 (6.86%) HP
6 30 (5.42%) IBM
6 30 (5.42%) Red Hat
7 27 (4.87%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (3.97%) LexisNexis
8 22 (3.97%) NEC
8 22 (3.97%) Northgate
9 13 (2.35%) Cisco
10 11 (1.99%) Brandwatch
10 11 (1.99%) VMware
11 10 (1.81%) Splunk
12 5 (0.90%) Apple
12 5 (0.90%) Informatica
12 5 (0.90%) Marketo
12 5 (0.90%) PayPal
12 5 (0.90%) Talend