Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 191 152
Rank change year-on-year +37 -39 +44
Permanent jobs citing Scala 29 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.79% 0.38% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.93% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 32
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £63,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% -20.31% +45.45%
10th Percentile £49,250 £37,500 £45,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £102,500
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% +4.55%

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 1,622 1,719 1,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 44.15% 41.35% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,355 1,486 1,501
Birmingham median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Scala in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Scala.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
5 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) JUnit
6 13 (44.83%) Groovy
6 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
7 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
7 12 (41.38%) Selenium
7 12 (41.38%) Protractor
8 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
8 11 (37.93%) Web Testing
8 11 (37.93%) RPG
8 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (37.93%) Functional Testing
9 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
9 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
10 9 (31.03%) Microservices
11 8 (27.59%) Node.js
11 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
11 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) PHP
12 7 (24.14%) Finance
13 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
13 6 (20.69%) Degree
13 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
13 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (20.69%) Ranorex

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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Bigtable
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) HBase
4 1 (3.45%) Impala
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Riak
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
1 14 (48.28%) JUnit
2 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
2 12 (41.38%) Protractor
2 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
3 6 (20.69%) Ranorex
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) TestNG
6 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Head of Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Lead
4 5 (17.24%) Lead Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Node.js
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) HTML5
2 5 (17.24%) WPF
3 4 (13.79%) React
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
5 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.45%) Akka
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
6 1 (3.45%) Lucene
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) iSeries
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) TDD
2 15 (51.72%) BDD
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
5 11 (37.93%) Functional Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Web Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
6 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 9 (31.03%) Microservices
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.79%) Open Source
10 3 (10.34%) Scrum
11 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (6.90%) DevOps
11 2 (6.90%) MVC
11 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
12 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
12 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
12 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) Groovy
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) RPG
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) Delphi
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Go
9 2 (6.90%) Python
9 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) Vertica