Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 205 163
Rank change year-on-year +25 -42 +31
Permanent jobs citing Scala 20 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.52% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 0.81% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 23
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +77.78%
10th Percentile £45,875 £51,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £102,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% -28.13% +45.45%

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1876 1853 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.80% 39.55% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1547 1552
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,925
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) TDD
3 17 (85.00%) BDD
4 16 (80.00%) Cucumber
4 16 (80.00%) Selenium
5 15 (75.00%) C#
5 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
6 14 (70.00%) JUnit
7 13 (65.00%) Groovy
7 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (65.00%) Protractor
8 12 (60.00%) Mentoring
9 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
9 11 (55.00%) RPG
9 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (55.00%) Web Testing
10 9 (45.00%) Ranorex
11 8 (40.00%) Finance
11 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (35.00%) .NET
12 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
12 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
12 7 (35.00%) Degree
12 7 (35.00%) Node.js
12 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (30.00%) IBM
13 6 (30.00%) DB2
14 5 (25.00%) PHP
14 5 (25.00%) Delphi

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 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Drupal
1 2 (10.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 14 (70.00%) JUnit
3 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (65.00%) Protractor
4 9 (45.00%) Ranorex
5 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.00%) Appium
6 2 (10.00%) Gatling
6 2 (10.00%) JMeter
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
6 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
6 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.00%) WATIR
6 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.00%) WebLOAD
7 1 (5.00%) Mockito
7 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (30.00%) Head of Testing
1 6 (30.00%) Lead Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Test Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Test
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) JDBC
3 3 (15.00%) JPA
3 3 (15.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Drools
4 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) Java RMI
4 2 (10.00%) JSP
4 2 (10.00%) OSGi
4 2 (10.00%) Servlets
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) iSeries
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) TDD
2 17 (85.00%) BDD
3 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Web Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (10.00%) Content Management
9 2 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (10.00%) RUP
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (10.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) Groovy
4 11 (55.00%) RPG
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Delphi
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
7 4 (20.00%) Ruby
8 3 (15.00%) Python
9 2 (10.00%) C
9 2 (10.00%) C++
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft