Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 85 129
Rank change year-on-year -69 +44 -30
Permanent jobs citing Scala 98 170 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 3.18% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 5.54% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 91 157 225
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.68% - -3.13%
75th Percentile £89,375 £91,250 £93,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,500 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -6.25%

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 3,384 3,070 6,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.56% 57.50% 60.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,092 2,734 5,604
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66% +6.00%

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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 93 (94.90%) Java
2 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (43.88%) Apache Spark
4 42 (42.86%) Kotlin
5 41 (41.84%) AWS
5 41 (41.84%) Python
6 38 (38.78%) Hadoop
7 37 (37.76%) Kubernetes
7 37 (37.76%) DevOps
8 34 (34.69%) Microservices
8 34 (34.69%) Big Data
9 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
10 31 (31.63%) Finance
11 30 (30.61%) Azure
12 29 (29.59%) C#
13 26 (26.53%) SQL
13 26 (26.53%) OO
13 26 (26.53%) Node.js
14 25 (25.51%) React
15 23 (23.47%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (23.47%) TypeScript
16 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
17 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
17 20 (20.41%) Docker
18 19 (19.39%) CSS
18 19 (19.39%) HTML
19 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
19 18 (18.37%) HTML5
20 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
20 17 (17.35%) ES6

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 43 (43.88%) Apache Spark
2 14 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) InVision
1 3 (3.06%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.84%) AWS
2 30 (30.61%) Azure
3 15 (15.31%) GCP
4 13 (13.27%) SaaS
5 5 (5.10%) IaaS
5 5 (5.10%) PaaS
6 4 (4.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.04%) Apigee
7 2 (2.04%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.02%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.02%) Azure Storage
8 1 (1.02%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (1.02%) GitHub
8 1 (1.02%) Matillion
8 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
1 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.78%) Hadoop
2 34 (34.69%) Big Data
3 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
4 16 (16.33%) Apache Hive
5 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
6 6 (6.12%) MySQL
7 3 (3.06%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.04%) Impala
8 2 (2.04%) Metadata
8 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.04%) Power BI
8 2 (2.04%) Presto
8 2 (2.04%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.04%) Tableau
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) Gradle
3 3 (3.06%) Cypress.io
3 3 (3.06%) PostCSS
3 3 (3.06%) Selenium
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.02%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.02%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.02%) ERwin
5 1 (1.02%) GDB
5 1 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.02%) Sourcetree
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 31 (31.63%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Social Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (63.27%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Java Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Scala Developer
4 17 (17.35%) Data Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Backend Developer
5 13 (13.27%) Lead Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Apache Spark Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Hadoop Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.10%) AWS Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Architect
12 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) Node.js
2 25 (25.51%) React
3 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
4 19 (19.39%) CSS
4 19 (19.39%) HTML
5 18 (18.37%) HTML5
6 15 (15.31%) RESTful
7 14 (14.29%) Kafka
8 12 (12.24%) Akka
8 12 (12.24%) REST
9 6 (6.12%) MobX
9 6 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.08%) Spring Boot
11 3 (3.06%) .NET
11 3 (3.06%) CSS3
11 3 (3.06%) Puppeteer
11 3 (3.06%) Sass
11 3 (3.06%) Spring
11 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.06%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (10.20%) Clustering
3 6 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.08%) Derivative
6 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.06%) User Experience
7 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.04%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.02%) Equities
8 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) DevOps
3 34 (34.69%) Microservices
4 26 (26.53%) OO
5 23 (23.47%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (18.37%) Computer Science
7 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
8 15 (15.31%) Open Source
8 15 (15.31%) Project Delivery
8 15 (15.31%) TDD
9 11 (11.22%) Analytics
9 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.20%) Data Engineering
10 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.18%) Data Pipeline
11 9 (9.18%) OOP
12 8 (8.16%) Fintech
12 8 (8.16%) Functional Programming
12 8 (8.16%) Scrum
13 6 (6.12%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 93 (94.90%) Java
2 42 (42.86%) Kotlin
3 41 (41.84%) Python
4 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (29.59%) C#
6 26 (26.53%) SQL
7 23 (23.47%) TypeScript
8 17 (17.35%) ES6
9 16 (16.33%) PHP
10 9 (9.18%) Go
11 8 (8.16%) Ruby
12 7 (7.14%) C++
13 6 (6.12%) Java 8
14 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
14 5 (5.10%) Clojure
14 5 (5.10%) R
15 3 (3.06%) Haskell
15 3 (3.06%) MATLAB
15 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
15 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Degree
2 15 (15.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.06%) SANS
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.08%) QA
3 3 (3.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (37.76%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.18%) Terraform
3 5 (5.10%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.02%) Istio
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Google
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.04%) Sybase
5 1 (1.02%) Actuate
5 1 (1.02%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.02%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.02%) Cognos
5 1 (1.02%) Databricks
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.02%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.02%) Murex
5 1 (1.02%) Netezza
5 1 (1.02%) Reuters
5 1 (1.02%) Teradata
5 1 (1.02%) VMware