Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 120 106
Rank change year-on-year +27 -14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Scala 200 257 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.91% 2.56% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 4.15% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 211 231 331
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £111,250 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 3,866 6,189 6,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.22% 61.66% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,433 5,566 5,774
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 120 (60.00%) Java
2 81 (40.50%) Python
3 79 (39.50%) AWS
4 72 (36.00%) Docker
5 71 (35.50%) Kafka
6 69 (34.50%) Apache Spark
7 64 (32.00%) TDD
8 54 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (26.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 53 (26.50%) Hadoop
10 51 (25.50%) Big Data
10 51 (25.50%) SQL
11 49 (24.50%) Finance
11 49 (24.50%) Machine Learning
12 48 (24.00%) Kubernetes
13 40 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 37 (18.50%) Degree
15 36 (18.00%) DevOps
16 35 (17.50%) Microservices
17 34 (17.00%) GCP
18 33 (16.50%) Apache Cassandra
19 32 (16.00%) Computer Science
19 32 (16.00%) Terraform
20 31 (15.50%) Data Science
20 31 (15.50%) Azure
21 30 (15.00%) Analytics
21 30 (15.00%) C#
21 30 (15.00%) JavaScript
21 30 (15.00%) ETL
22 29 (14.50%) Software Engineering

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 69 (34.50%) Apache Spark
2 24 (12.00%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (6.00%) Luigi
4 9 (4.50%) Apache
5 7 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.50%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 79 (39.50%) AWS
2 34 (17.00%) GCP
3 31 (15.50%) Azure
4 15 (7.50%) Amazon S3
5 13 (6.50%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (4.50%) SaaS
7 7 (3.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (2.50%) Serverless
9 4 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.00%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.50%) GitHub
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (1.00%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.50%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.50%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.00%) HTTP
2 4 (2.00%) 3GPP
2 4 (2.00%) Network Security
3 2 (1.00%) DNS
3 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.00%) LAN
3 2 (1.00%) SSL
3 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.00%) VPN
3 2 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.50%) Hadoop
2 51 (25.50%) Big Data
3 40 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 33 (16.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (11.50%) Apache Hive
6 19 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (7.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (6.00%) MongoDB
10 10 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (4.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.50%) Amazon Athena
12 7 (3.50%) BigQuery
12 7 (3.50%) Data Lake
12 7 (3.50%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.00%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (2.50%) Impala
14 5 (2.50%) MySQL
14 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.00%) JIRA
4 6 (3.00%) Maven
5 5 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.00%) Flyway
6 4 (2.00%) Liquibase
7 3 (1.50%) JUnit
7 3 (1.50%) MLflow
7 3 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.00%) Gatling
8 2 (1.00%) Gradle
8 2 (1.00%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.00%) JMeter
8 2 (1.00%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.00%) Selenium
8 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 49 (24.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.00%) Games
4 8 (4.00%) Marketing
5 5 (2.50%) Advertising
6 4 (2.00%) Billing
7 3 (1.50%) Automotive
7 3 (1.50%) Retail
8 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (53.00%) Developer
2 68 (34.00%) Scala Developer
3 50 (25.00%) Data Engineer
4 38 (19.00%) Java Developer
5 24 (12.00%) AWS Developer
6 16 (8.00%) Apache Spark Developer
7 12 (6.00%) Java Scala Developer
8 9 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Java Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Senior Data Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Automation Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Big Data Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Data Scientist
11 6 (3.00%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.50%) Junior
12 5 (2.50%) Machine Learning Developer
12 5 (2.50%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (35.50%) Kafka
2 28 (14.00%) Akka
3 24 (12.00%) Play Framework
4 23 (11.50%) Node.js
5 20 (10.00%) React
6 18 (9.00%) RESTful
7 13 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.00%) CSS
8 12 (6.00%) HTML
9 10 (5.00%) Web Services
10 9 (4.50%) HTML5
11 7 (3.50%) PySpark
11 7 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.00%) .NET
12 6 (3.00%) .NET Core
13 5 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
14 4 (2.00%) Apache Camel
14 4 (2.00%) Spark Streaming
14 4 (2.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.00%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.00%) Handset
5 4 (2.00%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.50%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Equities
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.50%) Robotics
8 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.50%) Linux
2 5 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.00%) TDD
2 54 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 49 (24.50%) Machine Learning
5 36 (18.00%) DevOps
6 35 (17.50%) Microservices
7 32 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 31 (15.50%) Data Science
9 30 (15.00%) Analytics
9 30 (15.00%) ETL
10 29 (14.50%) Software Engineering
11 26 (13.00%) Prototyping
12 22 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (10.50%) Fintech
14 19 (9.50%) OO
15 17 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (8.00%) Data Engineering
17 15 (7.50%) Data Modelling
18 12 (6.00%) Mentoring
18 12 (6.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 120 (60.00%) Java
2 81 (40.50%) Python
3 51 (25.50%) SQL
4 30 (15.00%) C#
4 30 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (13.50%) Kotlin
6 22 (11.00%) PHP
7 20 (10.00%) Go
8 16 (8.00%) R
8 16 (8.00%) TypeScript
9 14 (7.00%) C++
10 12 (6.00%) ES6
10 12 (6.00%) Java 8
10 12 (6.00%) Ruby
11 5 (2.50%) Groovy
12 4 (2.00%) AWK
12 4 (2.00%) F#
12 4 (2.00%) Haskell
12 4 (2.00%) Julia
13 3 (1.50%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (18.50%) Degree
2 22 (11.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.00%) PhD
4 3 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.00%) CISM
5 2 (1.00%) CISSP
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) CISA
6 1 (0.50%) CRISC
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.50%) COBIT
2 3 (1.50%) NIST
3 2 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) ITGC
System Software
1 72 (36.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.50%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.50%) HDFS
3 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 48 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 32 (16.00%) Terraform
3 13 (6.50%) Ansible
4 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.50%) Puppet
4 5 (2.50%) Salt
5 3 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.50%) Kubeflow
6 2 (1.00%) Grafana
6 2 (1.00%) Istio
6 2 (1.00%) linkerd
6 2 (1.00%) Oozie
6 2 (1.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (6.50%) Google
2 5 (2.50%) Databricks
3 4 (2.00%) SnapLogic
3 4 (2.00%) Tableau
4 3 (1.50%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.50%) Hortonworks
4 3 (1.50%) MapR
5 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.00%) Samsung
6 1 (0.50%) BEA
6 1 (0.50%) Netezza
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle
6 1 (0.50%) Talend
6 1 (0.50%) Teradata
6 1 (0.50%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.50%) webMethods