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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scala
Rank 257 437 427
Rank change year-on-year
+180 -10
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1252 618 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 1.05% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 525 481
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 +196 1205 £62,500 +8.69% 154
London +143 931 £65,000 +8.33% 118
City of London +102 220 £70,000 +12.00% 31
South East +29 70 £50,000 -9.09% 10
South West +34 68 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Bristol - 60 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +45 37 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East of England +6 37 £50,000 +14.28% 3
West Yorkshire +34 33 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Surrey +12 31 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Leeds +35 25 £65,000 +62.50% 4
Cambridge +26 23 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 23 £47,500 +8.57% 2
West Midlands -1 21 £80,000 +45.45% 1
North West +13 19 £50,000 +53.84% 5
Scotland +6 19 £60,000 +34.83% 2
Manchester +10 18 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Berkshire +13 15 £52,000 -20.00% 5
Hertfordshire -9 14 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Woking +13 13 £50,000 -28.57%
Guildford +2 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Oxfordshire +7 12 £51,250 +76.72% 1
Staffordshire +1 11 £70,000 +27.27%
Newbury +14 10 £51,250 -18.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +4 10 £60,000 - 8
North East +3 10 £60,000 - 8
Hertford - 10 £67,500 -
East Midlands +6 9 £37,000 -17.77% 2
Glasgow +6 9 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Wales +1 9 £46,000 +67.27% 1

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1794 (82.52%) Java
2 1123 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
3 688 (31.65%) JavaScript
4 672 (30.91%) Python
5 663 (30.50%) TDD
6 547 (25.16%) Software Engineering
7 536 (24.66%) Spring
8 525 (24.15%) SQL
9 518 (23.83%) Big Data
10 496 (22.82%) MongoDB
11 485 (22.31%) Hadoop
12 479 (22.03%) HTML
13 466 (21.44%) Scrum
14 460 (21.16%) Linux
15 419 (19.27%) Git (software)
16 415 (19.09%) NoSQL
17 398 (18.31%) Finance
18 373 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
19 364 (16.74%) CSS
20 357 (16.42%) Web Services
21 355 (16.33%) Apache Cassandra
22 349 (16.05%) C#
23 348 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
24 347 (15.96%) Open Source
25 334 (15.36%) Degree
26 324 (14.90%) Functional Programming
27 322 (14.81%) C++
28 318 (14.63%) Apache Spark
29 307 (14.12%) Clojure
29 307 (14.12%) REST

Scala
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 318 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 282 (12.97%) Node.js
3 232 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
4 184 (8.46%) Apache
5 156 (7.18%) Tomcat
6 117 (5.38%) Apache Pig
7 109 (5.01%) Apache Solr
8 78 (3.59%) OpenStack
9 53 (2.44%) JBoss
10 50 (2.30%) SAS
10 50 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
11 33 (1.52%) nginx
12 30 (1.38%) Confluence
12 30 (1.38%) CMS
13 21 (0.97%) GlassFish
13 21 (0.97%) Jetty
14 17 (0.78%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
16 14 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (1.01%) Mathematica
2 12 (0.55%) SPSS
3 11 (0.51%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.37%) Weka
5 3 (0.14%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.092%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.092%) MS Office
7 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.046%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.046%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 373 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 87 (4.00%) SaaS
4 50 (2.30%) IaaS
5 48 (2.21%) PaaS
6 47 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (1.98%) Google App Engine
8 40 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (1.10%) Sumo Logic
10 23 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (1.01%) GitHub
12 21 (0.97%) HP Helion
13 16 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
15 13 (0.60%) OpenShift
16 12 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (0.55%) Heroku
17 8 (0.37%) Google Analytics
17 8 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
18 7 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 196 (9.02%) HTTP
2 96 (4.42%) Internet
3 41 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.33%) DNS
5 17 (0.78%) LDAP
5 17 (0.78%) AMQP
6 10 (0.46%) Broadband
7 7 (0.32%) DSL
7 7 (0.32%) Firewall
8 5 (0.23%) Extranet
8 5 (0.23%) Intranet
9 4 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.14%) Network Security
11 2 (0.092%) SSH
11 2 (0.092%) SSL
11 2 (0.092%) FTP
11 2 (0.092%) VPN
12 1 (0.046%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (23.83%) Big Data
2 496 (22.82%) MongoDB
3 485 (22.31%) Hadoop
4 415 (19.09%) NoSQL
5 355 (16.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 250 (11.50%) MySQL
7 248 (11.41%) Relational Database
8 184 (8.46%) Apache Hive
9 177 (8.14%) Redis
10 151 (6.95%) HBase
11 141 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
12 137 (6.30%) RDBMS
13 89 (4.09%) SQL Server
14 63 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (1.98%) Couchbase
16 39 (1.79%) Data Mining
17 36 (1.66%) Riak
18 33 (1.52%) CouchDB
19 31 (1.43%) Impala
20 29 (1.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 419 (19.27%) Git (software)
2 259 (11.91%) Jenkins
3 251 (11.55%) Maven
4 177 (8.14%) JUnit
5 105 (4.83%) Subversion
6 86 (3.96%) JIRA
7 84 (3.86%) Hudson
8 76 (3.50%) Ant
9 73 (3.36%) Mockito
10 71 (3.27%) Selenium
11 68 (3.13%) Gradle
12 57 (2.62%) Cucumber
13 56 (2.58%) Artifactory
14 54 (2.48%) Mercurial
15 41 (1.89%) TestNG
16 40 (1.84%) WebDriver
17 33 (1.52%) Grunt
18 29 (1.33%) Eclipse
19 26 (1.20%) JBehave
20 23 (1.06%) jMock
General
1 398 (18.31%) Finance
2 185 (8.51%) Banking
3 126 (5.80%) Front Office
4 100 (4.60%) Retail
5 71 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 70 (3.22%) Games
7 68 (3.13%) Marketing
8 65 (2.99%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.84%) Advertising
10 31 (1.43%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.97%) Legal
12 18 (0.83%) Law
13 14 (0.64%) Back Office
14 4 (0.18%) Automotive
14 4 (0.18%) Billing
14 4 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.18%) Publishing
14 4 (0.18%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.092%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1510 (69.46%) Developer
2 781 (35.92%) Java Developer
3 380 (17.48%) Senior Developer
4 329 (15.13%) Scala Developer
5 232 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 213 (9.80%) Software Engineer
7 141 (6.49%) Architect
8 86 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 72 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 67 (3.08%) Lead Developer
11 64 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
12 55 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 50 (2.30%) Data Scientist
14 49 (2.25%) C# Developer
15 45 (2.07%) Java Architect
15 45 (2.07%) Technical Leader
16 42 (1.93%) AWS Developer
17 40 (1.84%) Team Leader
18 37 (1.70%) Java Software Engineer
19 36 (1.66%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (24.66%) Spring
2 479 (22.03%) HTML
3 364 (16.74%) CSS
4 357 (16.42%) Web Services
5 307 (14.12%) REST
6 293 (13.48%) Hibernate
7 284 (13.06%) AngularJS
8 257 (11.82%) HTML5
9 252 (11.59%) RESTful
10 227 (10.44%) JSON
11 226 (10.40%) Akka
12 218 (10.03%) jQuery
13 206 (9.48%) XML
14 196 (9.02%) Play Framework
15 187 (8.60%) .NET
16 185 (8.51%) J2EE
17 120 (5.52%) JMS
18 113 (5.20%) Spring MVC
19 109 (5.01%) Java EE
20 107 (4.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 284 (13.06%) Computer Science
2 203 (9.34%) Algorithms
3 151 (6.95%) Mathematics
4 146 (6.72%) Derivative
5 125 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (5.11%) Data Structures
7 85 (3.91%) Fixed Income
8 71 (3.27%) Equities
9 70 (3.22%) Visualisation
10 60 (2.76%) Statistics
11 51 (2.35%) Mobile App
12 46 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
14 35 (1.61%) Digital Media
14 35 (1.61%) User Experience
15 34 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
15 34 (1.56%) Physics
16 31 (1.43%) Replication
16 31 (1.43%) Hedge funds
17 26 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 460 (21.16%) Linux
2 239 (10.99%) UNIX
3 107 (4.92%) Windows
4 72 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 56 (2.58%) Android
6 39 (1.79%) CoreOS
7 27 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.78%) CentOS
9 7 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.32%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.23%) Debian
12 4 (0.18%) Solaris
13 3 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.092%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1123 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 663 (30.50%) TDD
3 547 (25.16%) Software Engineering
4 466 (21.44%) Scrum
5 348 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
6 347 (15.96%) Open Source
7 324 (14.90%) Functional Programming
8 299 (13.75%) OO
9 290 (13.34%) Analytics
10 286 (13.16%) BDD
11 220 (10.12%) E-Commerce
12 218 (10.03%) MVC
13 208 (9.57%) DevOps
14 194 (8.92%) Multithreading
15 164 (7.54%) Mentoring
16 160 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 147 (6.76%) Pair Programming
18 136 (6.26%) SOA
19 126 (5.80%) Kanban
20 123 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1794 (82.52%) Java
2 688 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 672 (30.91%) Python
4 525 (24.15%) SQL
5 349 (16.05%) C#
6 322 (14.81%) C++
7 307 (14.12%) Clojure
8 295 (13.57%) Ruby
9 205 (9.43%) Groovy
10 151 (6.95%) Perl
11 144 (6.62%) Haskell
11 144 (6.62%) Go
12 143 (6.58%) PHP
13 119 (5.47%) R
14 115 (5.29%) Erlang
15 108 (4.97%) F#
15 108 (4.97%) Bash Shell
16 92 (4.23%) C
17 42 (1.93%) MATLAB
18 38 (1.75%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 334 (15.36%) Degree
2 47 (2.16%) PhD
3 14 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.60%) OCP
4 13 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.37%) ISEB
7 7 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.14%) CCNA
8 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.44%) QA
2 23 (1.06%) COBIT
3 8 (0.37%) EMIR
3 8 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.092%) SLA
6 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.046%) Basel III
System Software
1 161 (7.41%) Docker
2 78 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (3.08%) HDFS
4 41 (1.89%) LXC
5 38 (1.75%) Xen
6 26 (1.20%) VirtualBox
6 26 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 20 (0.92%) KVM
8 10 (0.46%) Platform Symphony
9 9 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.28%) Varnish
10 6 (0.28%) iptables
11 3 (0.14%) Kamailio
12 2 (0.092%) Squid
12 2 (0.092%) vSphere
13 1 (0.046%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 161 (7.41%) Puppet
2 141 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (4.05%) Ansible
4 51 (2.35%) Salt
5 49 (2.25%) Nagios
6 47 (2.16%) Vagrant
7 36 (1.66%) Kubernetes
8 30 (1.38%) ZABBIX
9 24 (1.10%) Mesos
10 19 (0.87%) Oozie
11 17 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (0.64%) Apache Shiro
13 12 (0.55%) Capistrano
14 7 (0.32%) Graphite
14 7 (0.32%) MOM
14 7 (0.32%) StatsD
15 6 (0.28%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 6 (0.28%) Opsview
16 5 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 298 (13.71%) Oracle
2 159 (7.31%) Google
3 81 (3.73%) VMware
4 78 (3.59%) Microsoft
5 47 (2.16%) Rackspace
6 46 (2.12%) IBM
7 45 (2.07%) SaltStack
8 44 (2.02%) Cloudera
9 40 (1.84%) Splunk
10 33 (1.52%) Teradata
11 30 (1.38%) hybris
11 30 (1.38%) New Relic
12 29 (1.33%) Sybase
13 26 (1.20%) HP
14 25 (1.15%) Twitter
15 22 (1.01%) Informatica
16 19 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 19 (0.87%) Ab Initio
16 19 (0.87%) Netezza
17 18 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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