The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 151 147 148
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Scala 20 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.71% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 4
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,200 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +25.00%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2026 1842 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 55.23% 56.24% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1231 1177
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Scala
UK

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
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 23 July 2014. 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
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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 -7 16 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Edinburgh -8 4 £42,000 -20.00% 1
Scala
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Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (62.07%) OO
3 32 (55.17%) Python
4 24 (41.38%) Finance
5 20 (34.48%) Games
6 16 (27.59%) J2EE
6 16 (27.59%) Multithreading
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
7 15 (25.86%) HTML
8 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
9 13 (22.41%) Big Data
9 13 (22.41%) Oracle
9 13 (22.41%) C++
9 13 (22.41%) Front Office
10 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
10 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (18.97%) Open Source
12 10 (17.24%) Web Services
12 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
13 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.52%) N-Tier
13 9 (15.52%) XML
13 9 (15.52%) UNIX
13 9 (15.52%) Clustering
13 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (13.79%) Hedge funds
14 8 (13.79%) Dependency Management
14 8 (13.79%) Mathematics

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.41%) Big Data
3 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) Games
3 13 (22.41%) Front Office
4 7 (12.07%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Software Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Scala Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Python Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Graduate
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (1.72%) Programmer
9 1 (1.72%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) J2EE
2 15 (25.86%) HTML5
2 15 (25.86%) HTML
3 10 (17.24%) Web Services
4 9 (15.52%) XML
5 5 (8.62%) Spring
5 5 (8.62%) JMS
6 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.90%) CSS3
6 4 (6.90%) J2SE
6 4 (6.90%) CSS
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.72%) Guice
9 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Open Source
2 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (15.52%) N-Tier
2 9 (15.52%) Clustering
3 8 (13.79%) Mathematics
3 8 (13.79%) Physics
3 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.79%) Online Games
3 8 (13.79%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) OO
2 16 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) Dependency Management
7 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Low Latency
8 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.45%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.72%) Scrum
12 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.72%) TDD
12 1 (1.72%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (1.72%) OOD
12 1 (1.72%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (55.17%) Python
3 13 (22.41%) C++
4 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.79%) C#
6 6 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) PhD
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase
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