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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 158 146 153
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Scala 15 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.61% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Average salary £47,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £51,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £63,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1930 1651 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.31% 54.34% 52.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1083 1123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 -12 9 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Edinburgh -10 6 £42,000 -11.11%
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (97.78%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Python
3 23 (51.11%) OO
4 18 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
6 14 (31.11%) Games
7 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
8 12 (26.67%) Functional Programming
8 12 (26.67%) Front Office
9 11 (24.44%) Banking
9 11 (24.44%) J2EE
9 11 (24.44%) Open Source
10 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) C#
11 8 (17.78%) C++
11 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) Big Data
12 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
12 7 (15.56%) Physics
12 7 (15.56%) HTML5
12 7 (15.56%) Hedge funds
12 7 (15.56%) Online Games
12 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
12 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (15.56%) PhD
12 7 (15.56%) N-Tier
12 7 (15.56%) Internet

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
3 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JUnit
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Games
3 12 (26.67%) Front Office
4 11 (24.44%) Banking
5 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
6 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.22%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Software Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Scala Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Python Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) J2EE
2 7 (15.56%) HTML5
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) XML
3 6 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) J2SE
4 4 (8.89%) JMS
4 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) RESTful
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Open Source
2 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
3 7 (15.56%) Physics
3 7 (15.56%) Hedge funds
3 7 (15.56%) Online Games
3 7 (15.56%) N-Tier
3 7 (15.56%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) OO
2 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
3 12 (26.67%) Functional Programming
4 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 4 (8.89%) Dependency Management
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
10 1 (2.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) PhD
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase
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