Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 143
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Scala 37 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 0.84% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09% +30.95%
10th Percentile £33,750 £50,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% -6.82% +19.57%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1580 1194 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 59.53% 51.69% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 835 847
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,600
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Edinburgh

Scala
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scala in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Scala in Edinburgh

Scala
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Scala.

1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 23 (62.16%) Python
3 17 (45.95%) Big Data
4 15 (40.54%) C#
5 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (32.43%) Degree
6 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
6 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
7 11 (29.73%) Machine Learning
7 11 (29.73%) .NET
8 10 (27.03%) SQL
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) Games
10 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.62%) Algorithms
10 8 (21.62%) Angular 2
11 7 (18.92%) React
11 7 (18.92%) C++
11 7 (18.92%) Analytics
12 6 (16.22%) PhD
12 6 (16.22%) C
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) Apache Spark
13 5 (13.51%) SDET
13 5 (13.51%) Reinforcement Learning
13 5 (13.51%) HTML
13 5 (13.51%) NoSQL

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (16.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) Big Data
2 9 (24.32%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
6 2 (5.41%) QlikView
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) Text Mining
7 1 (2.70%) Aerospike
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.70%) HBase
7 1 (2.70%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Software Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Data Scientist
4 5 (13.51%) Developer in Test
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
2 11 (29.73%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) Angular 2
4 7 (18.92%) React
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) Node.js
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) XSLT
8 1 (2.70%) Akka
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Thrift
8 1 (2.70%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) D3.js
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (2.70%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.70%) PostGIS
8 1 (2.70%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Algorithms
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Blog
4 3 (8.11%) CUDA
4 3 (8.11%) Robotics
5 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.70%) Fintech
6 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Mathematics
2 11 (29.73%) Machine Learning
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Reinforcement Learning
5 5 (13.51%) SDET
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Computer Vision
7 3 (8.11%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (8.11%) Neural Network
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Physics
7 3 (8.11%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) Java
2 23 (62.16%) Python
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) C++
7 6 (16.22%) C
8 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
8 4 (10.81%) Ruby
9 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.11%) R
10 2 (5.41%) Clojure
10 2 (5.41%) Elixir
11 1 (2.70%) Go
11 1 (2.70%) Lisp
11 1 (2.70%) Perl
11 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) PhD
3 4 (10.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ambari
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Kibana
2 1 (2.70%) logstash
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
1 3 (8.11%) Tableau
2 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Progress