The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 148 134 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Scala 6 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.85% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 1.55% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 0
Average salary £43,750 £47,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
Scala
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1650 1877 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.67% 54.85% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1242 990
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Scala
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Scala Salary Trend in Scotland

Scala
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scala across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Scala Salary Histogram in Scotland

Scala
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 6 £43,750 -7.40% 1
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (41.67%) Functional Programming
5 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) Derivative
7 3 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (25.00%) Front Office
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
8 2 (16.67%) Games

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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