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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 122 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 17 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.86% 0.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 2.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 0
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £59,500 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.18% +2.85%  

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 1038 739 866
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.69% 31.64% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 898 612 771
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (84.38%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (50.00%) VBScript
3 16 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 16 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
4 15 (46.88%) Integration Testing
4 15 (46.88%) System Testing
4 15 (46.88%) SDLC
5 13 (40.63%) BDD
6 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
6 11 (34.38%) Big Data
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) VB
7 10 (31.25%) Apache Spark
8 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.00%) Test Management
9 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (25.00%) ISEB
10 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
10 7 (21.88%) Matrix Management
10 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
10 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
10 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
10 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) Apache
11 6 (18.75%) Python
12 5 (15.63%) Banking

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 10 (31.25%) Apache Spark
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 2 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Big Data
1 11 (34.38%) Hadoop
2 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (15.63%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (3.13%) Flink
7 1 (3.13%) Impala
7 1 (3.13%) OLAP
7 1 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.13%) QlikView
7 1 (3.13%) Redis
7 1 (3.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) TestNG
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Data Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.38%) JDBC
2 3 (9.38%) JPA
2 3 (9.38%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) Drools
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) Java RMI
3 2 (6.25%) Java SE
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) OSGi
3 2 (6.25%) Servlets
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.38%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (46.88%) Integration Testing
2 15 (46.88%) SDLC
2 15 (46.88%) System Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
3 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Test Management
6 7 (21.88%) Matrix Management
6 7 (21.88%) Process Improvement
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Microservices
9 4 (12.50%) Open Source
10 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.38%) Scrum
11 2 (6.25%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) VBScript
3 10 (31.25%) VB
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Vertica