The table below looks at the statistics for Scala skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 426 388 502
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +114
Permanent jobs citing Scala 636 702 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.20% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 554 585 370
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Scala
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Scala Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Scala
Salary Trend

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

Scala Salary Trend in the UK

Scala
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Scala over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Scala Salary Histogram in the UK

Scala
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
England -40 605 £60,000 - 73
London -41 463 £60,000 -4.00% 59
City of London 0 96 £60,000 -11.11% 17
South East +33 53 £42,500 -15.00% 6
North East - 20 £35,232 -
Tyne and Wear - 20 £35,232 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £35,232 -
East of England -9 19 £37,500 -1.31%
East Sussex - 15 £36,000 - 2
East Midlands - 14 £42,484 -
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £37,500 -1.31%
Oxfordshire +10 12 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Oxford +8 11 £42,500 -29.16% 1
North West -2 10 £58,750 +56.66% 4
South West -18 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cambridge 0 9 £50,000 +31.57%
Brighton - 9 £36,000 - 2
Wales - 8 £30,829 -
Berkshire -3 7 £50,000 -14.89% 1
West Midlands -8 7 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Manchester -12 7 £56,250 +50.00% 3
Hampshire -21 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £24,969 -
Staffordshire - 7 £62,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -15 6 £36,250 -
Kent - 6 £52,500 -
Northampton - 6 £65,000 -
Poole -4 5 £37,500 -
Dorset -11 5 £37,500 -

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1056 (86.77%) Java
2 595 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (34.43%) TDD
4 346 (28.43%) Python
5 342 (28.10%) Linux
6 320 (26.29%) Spring
7 298 (24.49%) Big Data
8 285 (23.42%) JavaScript
9 284 (23.34%) Software Engineering
10 275 (22.60%) OO
11 272 (22.35%) NoSQL
12 271 (22.27%) Hadoop
13 265 (21.77%) SQL
14 244 (20.05%) Computer Science
15 242 (19.88%) Open Source
16 237 (19.47%) HTML
17 228 (18.73%) Scrum
18 226 (18.57%) Finance
19 225 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
20 214 (17.58%) Degree
21 213 (17.50%) Ruby
22 212 (17.42%) C#
23 211 (17.34%) MongoDB
24 202 (16.60%) CSS
24 202 (16.60%) Git (software)
25 196 (16.11%) C++
26 194 (15.94%) Algorithms
27 192 (15.78%) UNIX
28 189 (15.53%) Web Services
29 185 (15.20%) XML

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 109 (8.96%) Tomcat
2 103 (8.46%) Node.js
3 64 (5.26%) Apache
4 54 (4.44%) Apache Spark
5 47 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (2.88%) Apache Pig
7 33 (2.71%) Apache Solr
8 31 (2.55%) CMS
8 31 (2.55%) Mule
9 26 (2.14%) SAS
10 21 (1.73%) nginx
10 21 (1.73%) GlassFish
11 17 (1.40%) Confluence
11 17 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (1.15%) JBoss
13 11 (0.90%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.82%) Jetty
14 10 (0.82%) Liferay
15 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.74%) Escenic
Applications
1 17 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.31%) Weka
3 5 (0.41%) SPSS
4 4 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.14%) GitHub
4 23 (1.89%) SaaS
5 18 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (1.31%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.15%) Heroku
9 8 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.66%) PaaS
10 6 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.25%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.56%) HTTP
2 42 (3.45%) Internet
3 33 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.66%) AMQP
5 7 (0.58%) 4G
5 7 (0.58%) 3G
6 5 (0.41%) DSL
6 5 (0.41%) DNS
7 4 (0.33%) SSH
7 4 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.16%) Multicast
8 2 (0.16%) IPv6
8 2 (0.16%) SNMP
8 2 (0.16%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.16%) SMTP
8 2 (0.16%) FTP
8 2 (0.16%) IPsec
9 1 (0.082%) SAN
9 1 (0.082%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (24.49%) Big Data
2 272 (22.35%) NoSQL
3 271 (22.27%) Hadoop
4 211 (17.34%) MongoDB
5 109 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 81 (6.66%) MySQL
7 54 (4.44%) SQL Server
8 52 (4.27%) Apache Hive
9 48 (3.94%) Relational Database
10 46 (3.78%) HBase
11 42 (3.45%) Data Mining
11 42 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (3.37%) Redis
13 34 (2.79%) Impala
14 31 (2.55%) Mahout
14 31 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (1.89%) BigTable
16 22 (1.81%) RDBMS
17 20 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (1.31%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 202 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 125 (10.27%) Jenkins
3 121 (9.94%) Maven
4 67 (5.51%) JUnit
5 59 (4.85%) Subversion
6 55 (4.52%) Ant
7 52 (4.27%) Mercurial
8 49 (4.03%) Selenium
9 46 (3.78%) JIRA
10 39 (3.20%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 25 (2.05%) Hudson
13 20 (1.64%) Mockito
14 17 (1.40%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.23%) RSpec
15 15 (1.23%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.15%) TestNG
16 14 (1.15%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.07%) Spock
18 12 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 226 (18.57%) Finance
2 80 (6.57%) Banking
3 74 (6.08%) Games
4 60 (4.93%) Front Office
5 55 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 35 (2.88%) Marketing
8 28 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.30%) Publishing
9 25 (2.05%) Retail
10 18 (1.48%) Advertising
11 12 (0.99%) Back Office
12 8 (0.66%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) German Language
13 4 (0.33%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.33%) Turkish Language
13 4 (0.33%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.16%) Law
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 754 (61.96%) Developer
2 458 (37.63%) Java Developer
3 125 (10.27%) Senior Developer
4 118 (9.70%) Scala Developer
5 111 (9.12%) Software Engineer
6 87 (7.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 85 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 64 (5.26%) Data Scientist
9 62 (5.09%) Architect
10 46 (3.78%) Programmer
11 40 (3.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 36 (2.96%) Web Developer
13 33 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
14 28 (2.30%) Lead Developer
15 26 (2.14%) Analyst
16 24 (1.97%) C# Developer
17 23 (1.89%) Statistician
17 23 (1.89%) Java Programmer
18 20 (1.64%) Team Leader
18 20 (1.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (26.29%) Spring
2 237 (19.47%) HTML
3 202 (16.60%) CSS
4 189 (15.53%) Web Services
5 185 (15.20%) XML
6 166 (13.64%) RESTful
7 160 (13.15%) Hibernate
8 157 (12.90%) REST
9 153 (12.57%) JSON
10 118 (9.70%) Play Framework
11 113 (9.29%) HTML5
12 111 (9.12%) J2EE
13 94 (7.72%) .NET
14 89 (7.31%) Akka
15 85 (6.98%) SOAP
16 82 (6.74%) jQuery
17 52 (4.27%) Cascading
18 49 (4.03%) AngularJS
19 48 (3.94%) Apache Camel
20 47 (3.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 244 (20.05%) Computer Science
2 242 (19.88%) Open Source
3 194 (15.94%) Algorithms
4 83 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 81 (6.66%) Data Structures
6 54 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (4.35%) Mobile App
8 47 (3.86%) Physics
9 38 (3.12%) Artificial Intelligence
10 32 (2.63%) Derivative
11 31 (2.55%) Grid Computing
12 28 (2.30%) User Experience
13 25 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (2.05%) Blog
14 22 (1.81%) Data Integration
15 21 (1.73%) Social Media
16 19 (1.56%) Hedge funds
16 19 (1.56%) Credit Risk
17 17 (1.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 17 (1.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 342 (28.10%) Linux
2 192 (15.78%) UNIX
3 69 (5.67%) Windows
4 64 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 62 (5.09%) Android
6 22 (1.81%) Debian
7 20 (1.64%) CentOS
7 20 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.99%) Solaris
10 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Fedora
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.082%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (34.43%) TDD
3 284 (23.34%) Software Engineering
4 275 (22.60%) OO
5 228 (18.73%) Scrum
6 225 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
7 165 (13.56%) Multithreading
8 153 (12.57%) MVC
9 134 (11.01%) Functional Programming
10 118 (9.70%) BDD
11 108 (8.87%) MapReduce
12 106 (8.71%) E-Commerce
13 103 (8.46%) Analytics
14 95 (7.81%) Pair Programming
15 76 (6.24%) OOP
16 70 (5.75%) Mentoring
17 62 (5.09%) DevOps
17 62 (5.09%) Kanban
17 62 (5.09%) SOA
18 61 (5.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1056 (86.77%) Java
2 346 (28.43%) Python
3 285 (23.42%) JavaScript
4 265 (21.77%) SQL
5 213 (17.50%) Ruby
6 212 (17.42%) C#
7 196 (16.11%) C++
8 119 (9.78%) Groovy
9 102 (8.38%) Clojure
10 96 (7.89%) F#
11 92 (7.56%) PHP
12 90 (7.40%) C
12 90 (7.40%) Bash Shell
13 84 (6.90%) Erlang
14 78 (6.41%) Perl
15 70 (5.75%) Haskell
16 59 (4.85%) R
17 38 (3.12%) Golang
18 35 (2.88%) MATLAB
19 33 (2.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 214 (17.58%) Degree
2 73 (6.00%) PhD
3 11 (0.90%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.19%) QA
System Software
1 21 (1.73%) HDFS
2 7 (0.58%) Docker
3 5 (0.41%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.33%) Xen
4 4 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (0.33%) LXC
5 2 (0.16%) GridGain
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Varnish
6 1 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.082%) zsh
Systems Management
1 90 (7.40%) Puppet
2 82 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.05%) Ansible
4 22 (1.81%) yum
5 11 (0.90%) Capistrano
6 10 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.66%) Salt
8 7 (0.58%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.49%) Nagios
9 6 (0.49%) Graphite
10 5 (0.41%) logstash
10 5 (0.41%) Oozie
11 1 (0.082%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.082%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (7.72%) Oracle
2 60 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 42 (3.45%) Google
4 26 (2.14%) Teradata
5 19 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.48%) Informatica
7 16 (1.31%) Adobe
7 16 (1.31%) Cognos
8 15 (1.23%) Ab Initio
8 15 (1.23%) Twitter
8 15 (1.23%) Cloudera
9 13 (1.07%) HP
10 9 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.74%) Facebook
11 8 (0.66%) Sybase
11 8 (0.66%) DataSynapse
12 7 (0.58%) Talend
13 6 (0.49%) GigaSpaces
14 5 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.41%) RainStor
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