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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scala
Rank 445 404 499
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +95
Permanent jobs citing Scala 579 634 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.12% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 486 541 395
Average salary £57,250 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.40% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £98,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%

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
57914 56515 63065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.72% 52.89% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48523 48765 55307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,756 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 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
(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 -40 547 £57,500 -8.00% 72
London -75 410 £60,000 -4.00% 49
City of London +7 91 £60,000 -11.11% 14
South East +9 51 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England +26 35 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Hertfordshire +3 19 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +5 18 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands - 16 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +15 15 £43,750 -12.50%
Scotland -14 15 £47,000 -10.47% 3
Staffordshire - 15 £55,000 - 2
Cambridge - 15 £45,000 -
South West -21 11 £40,000 - 3
Guildford - 11 £40,000 -
Dorset - 11 £40,000 - 1
Poole - 11 £40,000 - 1
Manchester +2 10 £32,500 -18.75% 3
North West -5 10 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £55,000 - 2
Glasgow -10 9 £47,500 -11.62%
Brighton - 9 £36,000 - 1
Southampton - 9 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 9 £36,000 - 1
Hampshire - 9 £32,500 -
Berkshire -7 8 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £35,232 - 9
North East - 8 £35,232 - 9
Tyne and Wear - 8 £35,232 - 9
Oxfordshire +3 6 £49,500 +65.00%
Edinburgh -9 6 £42,000 -11.11% 1

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1289 (86.16%) Java
2 779 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (30.82%) JavaScript
4 460 (30.75%) TDD
5 457 (30.55%) Python
6 420 (28.07%) Computer Science
7 417 (27.87%) Software Engineering
8 384 (25.67%) OO
9 367 (24.53%) Linux
10 353 (23.60%) HTML
11 345 (23.06%) Spring
12 335 (22.39%) Big Data
13 327 (21.86%) C#
14 293 (19.59%) Degree
15 288 (19.25%) NoSQL
16 286 (19.12%) MongoDB
17 282 (18.85%) Hadoop
18 267 (17.85%) Open Source
19 262 (17.51%) Scrum
20 253 (16.91%) CSS
21 249 (16.64%) Finance
22 246 (16.44%) Ruby
22 246 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
23 238 (15.91%) Multithreading
24 230 (15.37%) XML
25 227 (15.17%) C++
26 222 (14.84%) SQL
27 217 (14.51%) Git (software)
28 187 (12.50%) Functional Programming
28 187 (12.50%) UNIX

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 137 (9.16%) Node.js
2 119 (7.95%) Tomcat
3 53 (3.54%) Apache
4 52 (3.48%) CMS
5 51 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (2.61%) Confluence
7 36 (2.41%) Apache Solr
8 32 (2.14%) GlassFish
9 29 (1.94%) Mule
10 28 (1.87%) Alfresco
11 24 (1.60%) Apache Pig
12 20 (1.34%) Liferay
13 19 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
14 18 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
15 16 (1.07%) LiveCycle
15 16 (1.07%) FileNet
16 14 (0.94%) Jetty
16 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.80%) Escenic
18 8 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.33%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.067%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (3.54%) GitHub
3 20 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (1.34%) SaaS
4 18 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 13 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.53%) Heroku
8 5 (0.33%) PaaS
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.067%) IaaS
10 1 (0.067%) Route 53
10 1 (0.067%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 133 (8.89%) HTTP
2 42 (2.81%) Internet
3 25 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.67%) SSL
5 8 (0.53%) AMQP
6 6 (0.40%) 4G
6 6 (0.40%) 3G
7 5 (0.33%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.20%) SSH
9 2 (0.13%) Multicast
9 2 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.13%) Firewall
9 2 (0.13%) DSL
9 2 (0.13%) DNS
10 1 (0.067%) DHCP
10 1 (0.067%) IPv4
10 1 (0.067%) X.509
10 1 (0.067%) NGN
10 1 (0.067%) STUN
10 1 (0.067%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (22.39%) Big Data
2 288 (19.25%) NoSQL
3 286 (19.12%) MongoDB
4 282 (18.85%) Hadoop
5 147 (9.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 117 (7.82%) MySQL
7 92 (6.15%) Relational Database
8 79 (5.28%) Redis
9 71 (4.75%) SQL Server
10 63 (4.21%) Mahout
11 44 (2.94%) Apache Hive
12 43 (2.87%) HBase
13 37 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 35 (2.34%) Data Mining
14 35 (2.34%) RDBMS
15 34 (2.27%) BigTable
16 29 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (1.34%) Cognos Impromptu
18 16 (1.07%) CouchDB
18 16 (1.07%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 217 (14.51%) Git (software)
2 163 (10.90%) Jenkins
3 140 (9.36%) Maven
4 101 (6.75%) JUnit
5 100 (6.68%) Subversion
6 88 (5.88%) JIRA
7 76 (5.08%) Ant
8 64 (4.28%) Eclipse
9 53 (3.54%) Mercurial
10 49 (3.28%) Selenium
11 33 (2.21%) Cucumber
12 26 (1.74%) Hudson
13 23 (1.54%) WebDriver
14 22 (1.47%) Gradle
15 17 (1.14%) IntelliJ
16 16 (1.07%) NUnit
17 12 (0.80%) Visual Studio
18 10 (0.67%) Mockito
18 10 (0.67%) TestNG
19 9 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 249 (16.64%) Finance
2 186 (12.43%) Games
3 110 (7.35%) Banking
4 80 (5.35%) Front Office
5 61 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 53 (3.54%) Advertising
7 42 (2.81%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.67%) Retail
9 39 (2.61%) Publishing
10 37 (2.47%) Marketing
10 37 (2.47%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.67%) Back Office
12 5 (0.33%) Legal
13 4 (0.27%) German Language
13 4 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.27%) Turkish Language
13 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.13%) International Banking
14 2 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.067%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 955 (63.84%) Developer
2 502 (33.56%) Java Developer
3 168 (11.23%) Software Engineer
4 144 (9.63%) Scala Developer
5 140 (9.36%) Senior Developer
6 124 (8.29%) Software Developer
7 106 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 74 (4.95%) Programmer
9 70 (4.68%) Data Scientist
10 67 (4.48%) Web Developer
11 48 (3.21%) Statistician
12 47 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
13 46 (3.07%) Architect
14 42 (2.81%) Graduate
15 41 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
16 40 (2.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 39 (2.61%) Research Engineer
17 39 (2.61%) Java Programmer
18 35 (2.34%) Analyst
18 35 (2.34%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (23.60%) HTML
2 345 (23.06%) Spring
3 253 (16.91%) CSS
4 230 (15.37%) XML
5 183 (12.23%) J2EE
6 179 (11.97%) Hibernate
7 170 (11.36%) RESTful
8 169 (11.30%) REST
9 167 (11.16%) Web Services
10 165 (11.03%) HTML5
11 164 (10.96%) JSON
12 161 (10.76%) jQuery
13 133 (8.89%) Play Framework
14 108 (7.22%) AngularJS
15 97 (6.48%) SOAP
16 93 (6.22%) .NET
17 85 (5.68%) CSS3
18 77 (5.15%) Akka
19 61 (4.08%) Spring MVC
19 61 (4.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 420 (28.07%) Computer Science
2 267 (17.85%) Open Source
3 149 (9.96%) Mathematics
4 81 (5.41%) Physics
4 81 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
5 55 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (2.81%) User Experience
8 40 (2.67%) Derivative
8 40 (2.67%) Hedge funds
9 35 (2.34%) Online Games
10 31 (2.07%) Social Network
10 31 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (2.01%) Digital Media
12 27 (1.80%) Credit Risk
12 27 (1.80%) Visualisation
13 26 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.74%) Blog
14 25 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
15 24 (1.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 367 (24.53%) Linux
2 187 (12.50%) UNIX
3 101 (6.75%) Android
4 91 (6.08%) Apple iOS
5 51 (3.41%) Windows
6 34 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 26 (1.74%) Debian
7 26 (1.74%) CentOS
8 23 (1.54%) Solaris
9 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.27%) Fedora
12 3 (0.20%) zOS
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.067%) VMS
14 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.067%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (30.75%) TDD
3 417 (27.87%) Software Engineering
4 384 (25.67%) OO
5 262 (17.51%) Scrum
6 246 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 238 (15.91%) Multithreading
8 187 (12.50%) Functional Programming
9 174 (11.63%) MVC
10 138 (9.22%) MapReduce
11 131 (8.76%) BDD
12 120 (8.02%) DevOps
13 118 (7.89%) OOP
14 117 (7.82%) E-Commerce
15 110 (7.35%) Pair Programming
15 110 (7.35%) Analytics
16 99 (6.62%) Unit Testing
17 94 (6.28%) SOA
18 77 (5.15%) Low Latency
18 77 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1289 (86.16%) Java
2 461 (30.82%) JavaScript
3 457 (30.55%) Python
4 327 (21.86%) C#
5 246 (16.44%) Ruby
6 227 (15.17%) C++
7 222 (14.84%) SQL
8 157 (10.49%) Clojure
9 127 (8.49%) Groovy
10 108 (7.22%) F#
11 107 (7.15%) Erlang
12 100 (6.68%) PHP
13 91 (6.08%) Perl
14 84 (5.61%) R
15 83 (5.55%) Bash Shell
15 83 (5.55%) C
16 75 (5.01%) Haskell
17 72 (4.81%) MATLAB
18 47 (3.14%) Golang
19 39 (2.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 293 (19.59%) Degree
2 114 (7.62%) PhD
3 5 (0.33%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.067%) MBCS
6 1 (0.067%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.067%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.067%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.94%) QA
2 10 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.067%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.47%) Docker
2 5 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.27%) HDFS
3 4 (0.27%) Xen
4 3 (0.20%) zsh
5 2 (0.13%) Varnish
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 110 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 107 (7.15%) Puppet
3 25 (1.67%) YUM
4 18 (1.20%) logstash
5 15 (1.00%) Ansible
6 8 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.53%) Nagios
7 7 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.27%) Salt
8 4 (0.27%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.20%) MOM
10 2 (0.13%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.13%) collectd
11 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.067%) Kibana
11 1 (0.067%) Graylog2
11 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 115 (7.69%) Oracle
2 89 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.61%) Google
4 46 (3.07%) Adobe
5 34 (2.27%) Twitter
6 22 (1.47%) Facebook
7 21 (1.40%) Panasonic
8 19 (1.27%) JBoss
8 19 (1.27%) IBM
9 17 (1.14%) Atlassian
10 16 (1.07%) Cloudera
10 16 (1.07%) GigaSpaces
11 14 (0.94%) Sybase
12 13 (0.87%) hybris
13 12 (0.80%) Endeca
13 12 (0.80%) FatWire
13 12 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 9 (0.60%) HP
14 9 (0.60%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.47%) Sitecore
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29115 - £250000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £exceptional plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago