Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 114 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Scala 120 241 272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.78% 2.64% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.60% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 140 230 239
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £49,337
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +1.72% -6.45%

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,757 5,244 6,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.91% 57.41% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,486 4,647 5,846
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £40,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the City of London

Scala
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scala in the City of London.

Salary trend for Scala in the City of London

Scala
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 81 (67.50%) Java
2 59 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (45.00%) AWS
4 50 (41.67%) Apache Spark
5 48 (40.00%) TDD
6 42 (35.00%) DevOps
7 38 (31.67%) Kotlin
7 38 (31.67%) Kafka
8 37 (30.83%) Kubernetes
9 35 (29.17%) Microservices
9 35 (29.17%) Docker
9 35 (29.17%) Azure
9 35 (29.17%) Python
10 34 (28.33%) Big Data
11 29 (24.17%) React
12 27 (22.50%) Hadoop
13 25 (20.83%) Node.js
13 25 (20.83%) Terraform
14 23 (19.17%) Fintech
15 22 (18.33%) GCP
15 22 (18.33%) Finance
16 21 (17.50%) SQL
17 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
19 17 (14.17%) SaaS
20 16 (13.33%) Machine Learning
20 16 (13.33%) RESTful
21 15 (12.50%) C#
21 15 (12.50%) ETL
21 15 (12.50%) TypeScript

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 50 (41.67%) Apache Spark
2 13 (10.83%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.50%) Apache
4 7 (5.83%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 54 (45.00%) AWS
2 35 (29.17%) Azure
3 22 (18.33%) GCP
4 17 (14.17%) SaaS
5 3 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.50%) Serverless
6 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.83%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.33%) Big Data
2 27 (22.50%) Hadoop
3 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.33%) Presto
5 9 (7.50%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.83%) Bigtable
7 7 (5.83%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.33%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (2.50%) Redis
10 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.83%) Dremio
11 1 (0.83%) Impala
11 1 (0.83%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.83%) Capybara
2 1 (0.83%) minitest
2 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.83%) RSpec
2 1 (0.83%) Selenium
2 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (49.17%) Developer
2 27 (22.50%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.17%) Data Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Scala Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Senior Data Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Big Data Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Scala Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Big Data Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Data Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Java Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
13 3 (2.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 3 (2.50%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.67%) Kafka
2 29 (24.17%) React
3 25 (20.83%) Node.js
4 16 (13.33%) RESTful
5 14 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.67%) React Native
6 9 (7.50%) Spring Boot
7 8 (6.67%) CSS
7 8 (6.67%) HTML
7 8 (6.67%) HTML5
8 7 (5.83%) Apache Beam
9 6 (5.00%) Akka
9 6 (5.00%) Play Framework
9 6 (5.00%) Spring
10 3 (2.50%) MobX
10 3 (2.50%) Redux
11 2 (1.67%) Lambda Expressions
11 2 (1.67%) Spark Streaming
12 1 (0.83%) Micronaut
12 1 (0.83%) SpaCy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.83%) Cloud Native
2 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) Media Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.00%) TDD
3 42 (35.00%) DevOps
4 35 (29.17%) Microservices
5 23 (19.17%) Fintech
6 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.33%) Machine Learning
8 15 (12.50%) ETL
9 13 (10.83%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (10.83%) Computer Science
10 12 (10.00%) BDD
11 11 (9.17%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (8.33%) Analytics
13 9 (7.50%) OO
13 9 (7.50%) Open Source
13 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
14 8 (6.67%) Project Delivery
14 8 (6.67%) Prototyping
15 7 (5.83%) Architectural Design
15 7 (5.83%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 81 (67.50%) Java
2 38 (31.67%) Kotlin
3 35 (29.17%) Python
4 21 (17.50%) SQL
5 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.50%) C#
6 15 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 8 (6.67%) Clojure
7 8 (6.67%) ES6
7 8 (6.67%) Java 8
7 8 (6.67%) PHP
8 4 (3.33%) C++
8 4 (3.33%) Go
9 3 (2.50%) Haskell
9 3 (2.50%) Lisp
9 3 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.67%) C
10 2 (1.67%) R
11 1 (0.83%) Julia
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 35 (29.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 37 (30.83%) Kubernetes
2 25 (20.83%) Terraform
3 10 (8.33%) Ansible
3 10 (8.33%) Puppet
4 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.33%) Databricks
2 3 (2.50%) Solace
3 2 (1.67%) Alteryx
3 2 (1.67%) Talend
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Informatica
4 1 (0.83%) NVIDIA
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Splunk