Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 110 128
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 -22
Permanent jobs citing Scala 113 227 252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 2.67% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 4.79% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 109 201 221
10th Percentile " £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
75th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £91,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -1.67% - -

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 3,023 4,743 6,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.24% 55.72% 61.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,779 4,238 5,752
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,350 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 97 (85.84%) Java
2 70 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (48.67%) AWS
4 43 (38.05%) Kotlin
5 41 (36.28%) DevOps
5 41 (36.28%) Apache Spark
6 40 (35.40%) Finance
6 40 (35.40%) Python
7 39 (34.51%) Microservices
7 39 (34.51%) Kubernetes
8 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
9 36 (31.86%) Node.js
10 33 (29.20%) Big Data
10 33 (29.20%) React
10 33 (29.20%) TDD
11 31 (27.43%) SQL
11 31 (27.43%) TypeScript
12 30 (26.55%) C#
12 30 (26.55%) Azure
13 29 (25.66%) Docker
14 26 (23.01%) Hadoop
15 25 (22.12%) AngularJS
16 21 (18.58%) Test Automation
16 21 (18.58%) Artificial Intelligence
16 21 (18.58%) Computer Science
17 20 (17.70%) HTML5
17 20 (17.70%) CSS
17 20 (17.70%) HTML
18 19 (16.81%) RESTful
18 19 (16.81%) NoSQL

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 41 (36.28%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) InVision
1 3 (2.65%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 55 (48.67%) AWS
2 30 (26.55%) Azure
3 12 (10.62%) SaaS
4 11 (9.73%) GCP
5 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.65%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.65%) Matillion
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.88%) Serverless
6 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) Big Data
2 26 (23.01%) Hadoop
3 19 (16.81%) NoSQL
4 17 (15.04%) Apache Hive
5 7 (6.19%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.54%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (2.65%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.65%) Presto
8 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) Impala
9 1 (0.88%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Selenium
3 3 (2.65%) Cypress.io
3 3 (2.65%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.88%) Capybara
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) minitest
4 1 (0.88%) RSpec
4 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (35.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Developer
2 33 (29.20%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.81%) Data Engineer
4 14 (12.39%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) Scala Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (8.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Java Scala Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Scala Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Data Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Backend Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) React Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) Node.js
2 33 (29.20%) React
3 25 (22.12%) AngularJS
4 20 (17.70%) CSS
4 20 (17.70%) HTML
4 20 (17.70%) HTML5
5 19 (16.81%) RESTful
6 15 (13.27%) Kafka
7 10 (8.85%) MobX
8 9 (7.96%) Spring Boot
9 8 (7.08%) React Native
10 6 (5.31%) Akka
10 6 (5.31%) Spring
11 4 (3.54%) Spark Streaming
12 3 (2.65%) GraphQL
12 3 (2.65%) Puppeteer
12 3 (2.65%) Sass
12 3 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.65%) Vue.js
12 3 (2.65%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.08%) Cloud Native
1 8 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.19%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.19%) Video\Live Streaming
3 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.54%) Derivative
3 4 (3.54%) Media Streaming
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.77%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Equities
5 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Linux
1 2 (1.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.28%) DevOps
3 39 (34.51%) Microservices
4 33 (29.20%) TDD
5 21 (18.58%) Artificial Intelligence
5 21 (18.58%) Computer Science
5 21 (18.58%) Test Automation
6 18 (15.93%) OO
6 18 (15.93%) Software Engineering
7 17 (15.04%) Fintech
7 17 (15.04%) Project Delivery
8 16 (14.16%) Open Source
9 9 (7.96%) BDD
10 7 (6.19%) Analytics
10 7 (6.19%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (6.19%) Data Engineering
10 7 (6.19%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.31%) Auto-Scaling
11 6 (5.31%) Machine Learning
12 5 (4.42%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 97 (85.84%) Java
2 43 (38.05%) Kotlin
3 40 (35.40%) Python
4 37 (32.74%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.43%) SQL
5 31 (27.43%) TypeScript
6 30 (26.55%) C#
7 19 (16.81%) ES6
8 16 (14.16%) PHP
9 10 (8.85%) Clojure
10 6 (5.31%) Java 8
11 5 (4.42%) Go
11 5 (4.42%) Ruby
12 3 (2.65%) C++
12 3 (2.65%) ES7
12 3 (2.65%) Haskell
13 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.77%) R
14 1 (0.88%) Lisp
14 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) SANS
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (25.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (34.51%) Kubernetes
2 11 (9.73%) Terraform
3 5 (4.42%) Ansible
3 5 (4.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Istio
Vendors
1 3 (2.65%) Alteryx
1 3 (2.65%) Databricks
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle
2 2 (1.77%) Google
2 2 (1.77%) Sybase
2 2 (1.77%) Talend
3 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (0.88%) Murex
3 1 (0.88%) Reuters
3 1 (0.88%) Solace