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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 149 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Scala 13 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £47,000 £59,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% +73.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,450 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
1800 1772 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.08% 55.92% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1140 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -4 8 £47,250 -25.00%
Edinburgh -6 5 £40,000 -17.52%
Scala
UK

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (96.97%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) Python
3 15 (45.45%) OO
4 14 (42.42%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) Multithreading
5 11 (33.33%) Banking
5 11 (33.33%) Games
6 10 (30.30%) Open Source
6 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (27.27%) J2EE
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
9 7 (21.21%) Front Office
9 7 (21.21%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) C++
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) HTML
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) PhD
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) Functional Programming
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
10 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
10 6 (18.18%) HTML5
10 6 (18.18%) Hedge funds
10 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
10 6 (18.18%) Big Data

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.18%) Big Data
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Games
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (21.21%) Front Office
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.03%) German Language
6 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
6 1 (3.03%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Scala Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) J2EE
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) HTML5
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) XML
3 5 (15.15%) Spring
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.09%) J2SE
5 3 (9.09%) JMS
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 6 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.18%) Physics
3 6 (18.18%) Online Games
4 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
4 5 (15.15%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Derivative
5 2 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) OO
2 14 (42.42%) Multithreading
3 6 (18.18%) Functional Programming
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Dependency Management
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) C++
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Clojure
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) PhD
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase