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

Scala
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 115 104
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scala 109 274 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.95% 2.71% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 4.48% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 138 238 340
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £46,250 £53,750 £52,375
90th Percentile £97,875 £112,500 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £76,750
% change year-on-year - -2.28% -9.71%

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 2,268 6,111 6,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.31% 60.41% 61.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,996 5,384 6,193
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £108,125 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 65 (59.63%) Java
2 41 (37.61%) TDD
3 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (34.86%) Kafka
4 38 (34.86%) Apache Spark
5 35 (32.11%) Python
6 34 (31.19%) Kotlin
7 31 (28.44%) AWS
8 29 (26.61%) Hadoop
9 28 (25.69%) Docker
10 27 (24.77%) Big Data
10 27 (24.77%) Finance
11 26 (23.85%) Kubernetes
12 23 (21.10%) Prototyping
13 22 (20.18%) Artificial Intelligence
14 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
14 19 (17.43%) DevOps
15 18 (16.51%) Machine Learning
15 18 (16.51%) Azure
16 17 (15.60%) React
17 16 (14.68%) Data Science
17 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.68%) Banking
17 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
18 15 (13.76%) ETL
18 15 (13.76%) Akka
18 15 (13.76%) NoSQL
18 15 (13.76%) Node.js
18 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (12.84%) AngularJS

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 38 (34.86%) Apache Spark
2 14 (12.84%) Apache
3 8 (7.34%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.44%) AWS
2 18 (16.51%) Azure
3 12 (11.01%) GCP
4 11 (10.09%) SaaS
5 3 (2.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.75%) Serverless
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon Neptune
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.61%) Hadoop
2 27 (24.77%) Big Data
3 15 (13.76%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.34%) Apache Hive
4 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.59%) Bigtable
6 5 (4.59%) Presto
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.83%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.83%) Impala
8 2 (1.83%) Redis
8 2 (1.83%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.92%) DataStage
9 1 (0.92%) HBase
9 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.75%) JIRA
4 2 (1.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.92%) Ant
5 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.92%) JUnit
5 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.92%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.92%) Pivotal Tracker
5 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Banking
3 12 (11.01%) Games
3 12 (11.01%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Marketing
5 4 (3.67%) Front Office
6 3 (2.75%) Advertising
7 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.83%) Law
7 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (70.64%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) Java Developer
3 31 (28.44%) Scala Developer
4 17 (15.60%) Data Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Data Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Data Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Junior
6 7 (6.42%) Junior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Java Scala Developer
8 5 (4.59%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Java Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.86%) Kafka
2 17 (15.60%) React
3 15 (13.76%) Akka
3 15 (13.76%) Node.js
4 14 (12.84%) AngularJS
5 11 (10.09%) RESTful
6 7 (6.42%) Play Framework
6 7 (6.42%) Spring
7 6 (5.50%) CSS
7 6 (5.50%) HTML
7 6 (5.50%) HTML5
7 6 (5.50%) Web Services
8 5 (4.59%) Apache Beam
9 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.67%) JMS
10 3 (2.75%) JAXB
10 3 (2.75%) REST
10 3 (2.75%) XML
10 3 (2.75%) XSD
10 3 (2.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.50%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) Handset
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) TDD
2 40 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) Prototyping
4 22 (20.18%) Artificial Intelligence
5 19 (17.43%) DevOps
5 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
6 18 (16.51%) Machine Learning
7 16 (14.68%) Data Science
8 15 (13.76%) ETL
8 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (11.01%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.01%) Microservices
10 11 (10.09%) Analytics
10 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
11 10 (9.17%) Critical Thinking
11 10 (9.17%) Issue Tracking
11 10 (9.17%) Kanban
11 10 (9.17%) Scrum
11 10 (9.17%) Time Management
12 9 (8.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (59.63%) Java
2 35 (32.11%) Python
3 34 (31.19%) Kotlin
4 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.09%) R
5 11 (10.09%) SQL
5 11 (10.09%) TypeScript
6 10 (9.17%) C#
7 8 (7.34%) PHP
8 7 (6.42%) Java 8
9 6 (5.50%) C++
9 6 (5.50%) ES6
10 5 (4.59%) Go
10 5 (4.59%) Ruby
11 3 (2.75%) C
12 2 (1.83%) Haskell
13 1 (0.92%) AWK
13 1 (0.92%) Groovy
13 1 (0.92%) Lisp
13 1 (0.92%) Rust
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.75%) PhD
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (25.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (23.85%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.09%) Terraform
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (2.75%) Databricks
1 3 (2.75%) Google
2 2 (1.83%) NVIDIA
2 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.83%) Solace
3 1 (0.92%) Informatica
3 1 (0.92%) MapR
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.92%) Netezza
3 1 (0.92%) Splunk
3 1 (0.92%) Teradata