The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 120 123
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 15 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.92% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 2.45% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 1
Median salary £42,500 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.87% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 823 897 765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.13% 37.42% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 701 780 686
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Scala as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Birmingham

Scala
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Scala in Birmingham

Scala
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Scala.

1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
2 13 (56.52%) Big Data
3 12 (52.17%) Apache Spark
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Apache
6 8 (34.78%) VBScript
6 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
6 8 (34.78%) Selenium
7 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
7 7 (30.43%) System Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Banking
7 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Hedge funds
7 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
8 6 (26.09%) BDD
8 6 (26.09%) Fintech
8 6 (26.09%) VB
9 5 (21.74%) Python
9 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
10 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
10 4 (17.39%) Test Management
11 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
11 3 (13.04%) TDD
11 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
11 3 (13.04%) ISTQB

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (52.17%) Apache Spark
2 9 (39.13%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Big Data
1 13 (56.52%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (8.70%) Flink
5 2 (8.70%) Impala
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (8.70%) Pentaho
5 2 (8.70%) Riak
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) TestNG
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Scala Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Scala Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Data Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Java Technologist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technologist
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) Lucene
1 2 (8.70%) Samza
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
2 1 (4.35%) JRuby
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) React
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.35%) Spring Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Hedge funds
2 6 (26.09%) Fintech
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
2 7 (30.43%) SDLC
2 7 (30.43%) System Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Matrix Management
4 4 (17.39%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) VBScript
3 6 (26.09%) VB
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) R
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (8.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Tableau
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Vertica
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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