The table below looks at the statistics for Play Framework skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Play Framework over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Play Framework
Rank 806 793 851
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +58
Permanent jobs citing Play Framework 87 118 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.11% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.26% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 70 102 27
Average salary £48,750 £36,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £120,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,116 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.69% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41893 45267 44785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35874 38898 39507
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Play Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Play Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Play Framework
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK.

Play Framework Salary Trend in the UK

Play Framework
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Play Framework over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Play Framework Salary Histogram in the UK

Play Framework
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
England -55 78 £50,000 +38.88% 10
London -76 32 £52,500 +53.28% 5
South East -8 17 £50,000 -16.66% 2
North East - 14 £28,780 -
Tyne and Wear - 14 £28,780 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £28,780 -
Poole +2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dorset -11 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -16 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +18 6 £73,750 - 1
North West - 5 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 4 £35,000 -41.66% 1
City of London -52 4 £57,500 +71.64% 1
Oxford +14 3 £30,000 -50.00%
Chester - 3 £29,250 -
Cheshire - 3 £29,250 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Godalming - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £37,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £70,000 -
Bicester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -

Play Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Play Framework 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 Play Framework.

1 120 (81.63%) Scala
2 116 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (77.55%) Java
4 100 (68.03%) TDD
5 80 (54.42%) JavaScript
6 72 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (46.26%) RESTful
8 66 (44.90%) Git (software)
9 62 (42.18%) Scrum
10 61 (41.50%) JSON
11 59 (40.14%) XML
12 55 (37.41%) HTML
13 53 (36.05%) MVC
14 50 (34.01%) CSS
14 50 (34.01%) Jenkins
15 48 (32.65%) NoSQL
16 47 (31.97%) Software Engineering
17 42 (28.57%) HTML5
18 40 (27.21%) Ruby
18 40 (27.21%) SQL
19 38 (25.85%) MongoDB
20 37 (25.17%) Linux
20 37 (25.17%) Spring
21 33 (22.45%) Open Source
21 33 (22.45%) Degree
22 31 (21.09%) jQuery
23 30 (20.41%) Python
24 29 (19.73%) Ajax
25 28 (19.05%) Time Management
25 28 (19.05%) Akka

Play Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Play Framework 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 Play Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (16.33%) Apache
1 24 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 19 (12.93%) Node.js
3 14 (9.52%) nginx
4 8 (5.44%) CMS
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.08%) JBoss
7 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.40%) Mule
7 5 (3.40%) Liferay
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (2.04%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) GitHub
2 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.68%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.69%) HTTP
2 7 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (1.36%) SSL
3 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.65%) NoSQL
2 38 (25.85%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.65%) MySQL
4 14 (9.52%) Big Data
5 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.12%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.44%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.44%) Redis
8 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.76%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (44.90%) Git (software)
2 50 (34.01%) Jenkins
3 26 (17.69%) Mercurial
4 24 (16.33%) Eclipse
5 22 (14.97%) Maven
6 19 (12.93%) Ant
7 15 (10.20%) Hudson
8 14 (9.52%) JUnit
9 13 (8.84%) Gerrit
10 11 (7.48%) Selenium
11 8 (5.44%) Mockito
11 8 (5.44%) Subversion
12 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
12 6 (4.08%) Cucumber
13 5 (3.40%) jMock
13 5 (3.40%) WebDriver
13 5 (3.40%) Appium
14 2 (1.36%) Gradle
15 1 (0.68%) HttpUnit
15 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Marketing
3 13 (8.84%) Advertising
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (78.23%) Developer
2 62 (42.18%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.88%) Software Engineer
4 13 (8.84%) Software Developer
4 13 (8.84%) Scala Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Architect
6 10 (6.80%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Programmer
8 7 (4.76%) Applications Architect
8 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Java Programmer
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.40%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.40%) Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Java Engineer
11 4 (2.72%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (46.26%) RESTful
2 61 (41.50%) JSON
3 59 (40.14%) XML
4 55 (37.41%) HTML
5 50 (34.01%) CSS
6 42 (28.57%) HTML5
7 37 (25.17%) Spring
8 31 (21.09%) jQuery
9 29 (19.73%) Ajax
10 28 (19.05%) Akka
11 24 (16.33%) AngularJS
12 23 (15.65%) CSS3
12 23 (15.65%) Hibernate
12 23 (15.65%) Ruby on Rails
13 22 (14.97%) Web Services
14 14 (9.52%) LESS
15 13 (8.84%) XSL
15 13 (8.84%) XHTML
16 12 (8.16%) SOAP
17 11 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) Open Source
2 19 (12.93%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.93%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.48%) Data Structures
3 11 (7.48%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.68%) Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Equities
5 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.17%) Linux
2 23 (15.65%) UNIX
3 4 (2.72%) Windows
4 3 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (68.03%) TDD
3 72 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (42.18%) Scrum
5 53 (36.05%) MVC
6 47 (31.97%) Software Engineering
7 28 (19.05%) Time Management
8 26 (17.69%) Pair Programming
9 25 (17.01%) OO
10 20 (13.61%) Extreme Programming
10 20 (13.61%) Unit Testing
11 19 (12.93%) Coaching
12 15 (10.20%) Automated Testing
12 15 (10.20%) BDD
12 15 (10.20%) Kanban
13 14 (9.52%) Performance Testing
14 13 (8.84%) SOA
14 13 (8.84%) Refactoring
15 12 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (6.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 120 (81.63%) Scala
2 114 (77.55%) Java
3 80 (54.42%) JavaScript
4 40 (27.21%) Ruby
4 40 (27.21%) SQL
5 30 (20.41%) Python
6 19 (12.93%) Golang
7 13 (8.84%) Perl
7 13 (8.84%) PHP
8 8 (5.44%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.40%) Clojure
10 3 (2.04%) C#
10 3 (2.04%) C++
11 2 (1.36%) Haskell
11 2 (1.36%) Erlang
11 2 (1.36%) XQuery
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.68%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Degree
2 13 (8.84%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Varnish
1 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.52%) Puppet
3 13 (8.84%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.36%) YUM
5 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (11.56%) Oracle
2 8 (5.44%) Google
3 7 (4.76%) IBM
3 7 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.68%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.68%) Percona
4 1 (0.68%) Facebook
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