The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 104 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Scala 9 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.28% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 7
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
Scala
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
836 701 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 63.82% 63.90% 57.49%
Number of salaries quoted 475 448 349
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Scala across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Scala
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scala across the Glasgow region.

Scala Salary Trend in Glasgow

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scala.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
5 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (37.93%) OO
6 11 (37.93%) J2EE
7 10 (34.48%) Banking
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle
9 8 (27.59%) C++
9 8 (27.59%) Front Office
9 8 (27.59%) Open Source
10 7 (24.14%) HTML5
10 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
10 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
10 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (20.69%) Big Data
11 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.69%) N-Tier
11 6 (20.69%) Games
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) Clustering
11 6 (20.69%) Spring
11 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Scala also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Scala. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.69%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JUnit
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Front Office
4 6 (20.69%) Games
4 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) German Language
5 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.45%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Python Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) J2EE
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) J2SE
4 4 (13.79%) JMS
4 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.69%) N-Tier
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
2 11 (37.93%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (24.14%) Functional Programming
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase