Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 214 211
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Scala 744 2,014 2,619
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.59% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 2.96% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 732 1,778 2,028
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £71,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.11% +5.19%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 27,226 68,142 85,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.35% 53.78% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 56,617 71,403
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £84,720
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.85%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in England

Scala
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scala in England.

Salary trend for Scala in England

Scala
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Scala in England

Scala
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the England region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 519 £80,000 +3.23% 112
South East +139 98 £60,000 +4.35% 14
North of England +100 66 £55,000 -8.85% 27
Yorkshire +104 40 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East of England +119 22 £70,000 - 8
Midlands +34 22 £52,500 -8.70% 7
North West +83 19 £57,500 -11.54% 12
East Midlands +34 15 £65,750 +5.20% 3
South West +38 10 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Midlands +79 7 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North East +17 7 £50,000 -12.70% 7
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 496 (66.67%) Java
2 385 (51.75%) Python
3 345 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (43.95%) AWS
5 250 (33.60%) DevOps
6 234 (31.45%) Kafka
7 229 (30.78%) Microservices
8 213 (28.63%) Apache Spark
9 203 (27.28%) Software Engineering
10 198 (26.61%) Big Data
11 195 (26.21%) Finance
12 193 (25.94%) NoSQL
13 189 (25.40%) Kubernetes
14 187 (25.13%) SQL
15 186 (25.00%) Docker
16 183 (24.60%) JavaScript
17 181 (24.33%) TDD
18 155 (20.83%) Kotlin
19 145 (19.49%) Azure
20 142 (19.09%) Machine Learning
21 135 (18.15%) Hadoop
22 130 (17.47%) GCP
22 130 (17.47%) Data Science
23 125 (16.80%) Node.js
24 123 (16.53%) Terraform
25 116 (15.59%) Go
26 103 (13.84%) Artificial Intelligence
27 99 (13.31%) Test Automation
28 98 (13.17%) Analytics
28 98 (13.17%) Spring

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 213 (28.63%) Apache Spark
2 97 (13.04%) Apache
3 51 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.69%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (1.48%) Luigi
6 10 (1.34%) Confluence
7 9 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.81%) CMS
9 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.67%) Tornado
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.27%) IIS
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) SPSS
1 2 (0.27%) SPSS Modeler
2 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 327 (43.95%) AWS
2 145 (19.49%) Azure
3 130 (17.47%) GCP
4 57 (7.66%) Serverless
5 42 (5.65%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (5.24%) SaaS
7 38 (5.11%) Amazon S3
8 31 (4.17%) GitHub
9 28 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
11 18 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (2.28%) Stackdriver
13 16 (2.15%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 16 (2.15%) AWS CloudTrail
14 15 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
14 15 (2.02%) Power Platform
15 12 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (1.34%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.75%) HTTP
2 9 (1.21%) FTP
3 7 (0.94%) 5G
4 2 (0.27%) Firewall
4 2 (0.27%) WebEx
5 1 (0.13%) DSL
5 1 (0.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (26.61%) Big Data
2 193 (25.94%) NoSQL
3 135 (18.15%) Hadoop
4 96 (12.90%) MongoDB
5 75 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 62 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 53 (7.12%) Data Lake
8 49 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (5.91%) Apache Hive
10 35 (4.70%) SQL Server
11 34 (4.57%) Redis
12 31 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
13 29 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 28 (3.76%) RDBMS
15 27 (3.63%) Apache Ignite
16 19 (2.55%) Impala
16 19 (2.55%) Tableau
17 17 (2.28%) Flink
17 17 (2.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (8.87%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.72%) JIRA
3 32 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.28%) Gradle
5 16 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (1.75%) JUnit
6 13 (1.75%) Selenium
7 12 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.48%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.48%) CircleCI
9 10 (1.34%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.94%) Capybara
10 7 (0.94%) Maven
10 7 (0.94%) minitest
10 7 (0.94%) RSpec
11 6 (0.81%) GitLab
11 6 (0.81%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.54%) JMeter
13 4 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 195 (26.21%) Finance
2 95 (12.77%) Banking
3 34 (4.57%) Front Office
4 33 (4.44%) Games
5 31 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 24 (3.23%) Marketing
7 23 (3.09%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.02%) Retail
9 14 (1.88%) Advertising
9 14 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.94%) French Language
12 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Law
13 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 383 (51.48%) Developer
2 141 (18.95%) Scala Developer
3 129 (17.34%) Data Engineer
4 123 (16.53%) Java Developer
5 89 (11.96%) Software Engineer
6 64 (8.60%) Senior Developer
7 53 (7.12%) Digital Developer
8 47 (6.32%) Java Engineer
9 46 (6.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 42 (5.65%) Python Engineer
10 42 (5.65%) Senior Data Engineer
11 34 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
11 34 (4.57%) Data Scientist
12 30 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
13 25 (3.36%) Big Data Engineer
13 25 (3.36%) Python Software Engineer
13 25 (3.36%) Senior Data Scientist
13 25 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (3.09%) Architect
15 22 (2.96%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (31.45%) Kafka
2 125 (16.80%) Node.js
3 98 (13.17%) Spring
4 97 (13.04%) React
5 86 (11.56%) AngularJS
6 77 (10.35%) RESTful
7 63 (8.47%) Vue.js
8 60 (8.06%) Spring Boot
8 60 (8.06%) Web Services
9 49 (6.59%) JSON
9 49 (6.59%) React Native
10 41 (5.51%) Akka
11 35 (4.70%) Ionic Framework
12 33 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
12 33 (4.44%) CSS
13 32 (4.30%) NativeScript
13 32 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
13 32 (4.30%) REST
14 31 (4.17%) PhoneGap
15 30 (4.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.01%) Algorithms
2 64 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.99%) Mobile App
4 51 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
5 39 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 37 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (4.57%) Cloud Native
8 32 (4.30%) Hedge funds
9 30 (4.03%) Equities
10 28 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
11 27 (3.63%) Derivative
11 27 (3.63%) Fixed Income
12 23 (3.09%) Management Information System
13 18 (2.42%) User Experience
14 13 (1.75%) Market Risk
15 11 (1.48%) Social Network
16 10 (1.34%) Data Centre
16 10 (1.34%) Media Streaming
17 7 (0.94%) Credit Risk
17 7 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 77 (10.35%) Linux
2 15 (2.02%) Unix
2 15 (2.02%) Windows
3 3 (0.40%) Android
3 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.27%) Android TV
4 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.27%) Solaris
4 2 (0.27%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (33.60%) DevOps
3 229 (30.78%) Microservices
4 203 (27.28%) Software Engineering
5 181 (24.33%) TDD
6 142 (19.09%) Machine Learning
7 130 (17.47%) Data Science
8 103 (13.84%) Artificial Intelligence
9 99 (13.31%) Test Automation
10 98 (13.17%) Analytics
11 91 (12.23%) Functional Programming
12 82 (11.02%) Scrum
13 77 (10.35%) Mentoring
14 71 (9.54%) Computer Science
15 64 (8.60%) Open Source
16 63 (8.47%) Asset Management
17 62 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (8.20%) ETL
19 58 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
20 57 (7.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 496 (66.67%) Java
2 385 (51.75%) Python
3 187 (25.13%) SQL
4 183 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 155 (20.83%) Kotlin
6 116 (15.59%) Go
7 87 (11.69%) Ruby
8 81 (10.89%) TypeScript
9 79 (10.62%) C#
10 71 (9.54%) Clojure
11 48 (6.45%) C++
12 45 (6.05%) Java 8
13 38 (5.11%) R
14 37 (4.97%) Elixir
15 26 (3.49%) Rust
16 25 (3.36%) Haskell
16 25 (3.36%) PHP
17 24 (3.23%) Bash Shell
18 22 (2.96%) ES6
19 20 (2.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 91 (12.23%) Degree
2 42 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.69%) PhD
6 8 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.81%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.97%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.27%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 186 (25.00%) Docker
2 16 (2.15%) HDFS
3 5 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 189 (25.40%) Kubernetes
2 123 (16.53%) Terraform
3 43 (5.78%) Ansible
4 17 (2.28%) Grafana
5 16 (2.15%) Puppet
6 13 (1.75%) Marathon
6 13 (1.75%) Mesos
7 12 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.21%) Istio
9 8 (1.08%) Kibana
10 4 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.40%) Oozie
12 2 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.13%) Ambari
13 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 51 (6.85%) Google
2 39 (5.24%) Databricks
3 24 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.42%) Splunk
5 16 (2.15%) Cloudera
5 16 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 13 (1.75%) Facebook
7 10 (1.34%) Solace
8 9 (1.21%) Oracle
9 8 (1.08%) IBM
9 8 (1.08%) Teradata
10 5 (0.67%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.67%) Informatica
10 5 (0.67%) MapR
11 4 (0.54%) Apple
11 4 (0.54%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.40%) Cognos
12 3 (0.40%) IFS
12 3 (0.40%) Netezza
12 3 (0.40%) NVIDIA