Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 218 215 190
Rank change year-on-year -3 -25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,727 2,326 3,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.66% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 3.02% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,421 1,788 2,554
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,925 £42,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £108,750 £104,625
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 61,321 76,911 92,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.19% 54.97% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 51,050 64,188 77,918
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in England

Scala
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Scala in England

Scala
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in England over the 6 months to 16 February 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 16 February 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 1,270 £77,500 - 252
North of England -7 140 £55,000 - 45
South East +31 133 £57,500 +9.52% 55
Midlands +53 106 £60,000 +12.15% 13
East Midlands +70 72 £72,500 +31.82% 7
North West +7 70 £55,000 -16.98% 14
Yorkshire +17 59 £55,000 +10.00% 29
South West -61 39 £52,500 -8.70% 14
West Midlands +10 34 £52,500 +23.53% 6
East of England -9 22 £72,500 +20.83% 12
North East -8 11 £45,000 -8.79% 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 1,132 (65.55%) Java
2 888 (51.42%) Python
3 846 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
4 766 (44.35%) AWS
5 624 (36.13%) Apache Spark
6 579 (33.53%) Big Data
7 485 (28.08%) SQL
8 452 (26.17%) Hadoop
9 437 (25.30%) Docker
10 435 (25.19%) Data Science
11 428 (24.78%) Kafka
12 417 (24.15%) Software Engineering
13 400 (23.16%) Microservices
14 364 (21.08%) DevOps
15 361 (20.90%) Kubernetes
16 360 (20.85%) TDD
17 336 (19.46%) Machine Learning
18 335 (19.40%) Analytics
19 327 (18.93%) Finance
20 326 (18.88%) JavaScript
21 299 (17.31%) Computer Science
22 294 (17.02%) NoSQL
23 291 (16.85%) GCP
24 268 (15.52%) Azure
25 264 (15.29%) Scrum
26 259 (15.00%) Degree
27 229 (13.26%) Apache Hive
28 219 (12.68%) Node.js
29 213 (12.33%) ETL
30 210 (12.16%) Data Engineering

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
1 624 (36.13%) Apache Spark
2 104 (6.02%) Apache
3 80 (4.63%) Confluence
4 74 (4.28%) Apache Airflow
5 65 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (2.08%) Luigi
7 34 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.22%) SAS
10 15 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.69%) JBoss
12 8 (0.46%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.41%) nginx
14 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.29%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.23%) Jetty
16 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (0.41%) SPSS
2 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.058%) InDesign
4 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.058%) Magento
4 1 (0.058%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.058%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 766 (44.35%) AWS
2 291 (16.85%) GCP
3 268 (15.52%) Azure
4 100 (5.79%) Amazon S3
5 96 (5.56%) Serverless
6 88 (5.10%) Amazon EMR
7 85 (4.92%) Amazon Kinesis
8 71 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
9 63 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
10 53 (3.07%) GitHub
11 49 (2.84%) OpenShift
12 38 (2.20%) SaaS
13 32 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
15 27 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (1.39%) Basecamp
17 21 (1.22%) Power Platform
18 20 (1.16%) PaaS
19 17 (0.98%) Heroku
20 14 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.43%) HTTP
2 10 (0.58%) Internet
3 9 (0.52%) Network Security
4 3 (0.17%) LAN
5 2 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.058%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.058%) 4G
6 1 (0.058%) Broadband
6 1 (0.058%) DSL
6 1 (0.058%) FTP
6 1 (0.058%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (33.53%) Big Data
2 452 (26.17%) Hadoop
3 294 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 229 (13.26%) Apache Hive
5 194 (11.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 168 (9.73%) Relational Database
7 164 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
8 135 (7.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 115 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
10 108 (6.25%) MongoDB
11 101 (5.85%) HBase
12 95 (5.50%) Impala
13 94 (5.44%) SQL Server
14 80 (4.63%) Data Lake
15 74 (4.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 74 (4.28%) BigQuery
16 72 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
17 70 (4.05%) RDBMS
18 63 (3.65%) MySQL
19 58 (3.36%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 209 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 189 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 132 (7.64%) JIRA
4 60 (3.47%) Cucumber
5 56 (3.24%) Selenium
6 50 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 44 (2.55%) Maven
8 42 (2.43%) GitLab
9 40 (2.32%) JUnit
10 35 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 32 (1.85%) JMeter
12 31 (1.80%) Gatling
13 29 (1.68%) CircleCI
13 29 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.51%) Gradle
15 24 (1.39%) Cypress.io
16 21 (1.22%) Appium
16 21 (1.22%) IntelliJ
16 21 (1.22%) SoapUI
17 19 (1.10%) Mockito
General
1 327 (18.93%) Finance
2 92 (5.33%) Retail
3 91 (5.27%) Banking
4 51 (2.95%) Games
5 38 (2.20%) Public Sector
6 34 (1.97%) Front Office
6 34 (1.97%) Marketing
7 27 (1.56%) Legal
8 19 (1.10%) Advertising
9 18 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.52%) Automotive
12 8 (0.46%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.35%) Law
13 6 (0.35%) Publishing
14 5 (0.29%) Back Office
15 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.12%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 696 (40.30%) Developer
2 398 (23.05%) Data Engineer
3 289 (16.73%) Scala Developer
4 270 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 178 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 157 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 104 (6.02%) Java Engineer
8 94 (5.44%) Senior Data Engineer
9 88 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 82 (4.75%) AWS Engineer
10 82 (4.75%) Software Developer
11 81 (4.69%) Data Scientist
12 74 (4.28%) Architect
13 71 (4.11%) Big Data Engineer
14 66 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
15 65 (3.76%) Python Engineer
15 65 (3.76%) Senior Scala Developer
16 63 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
17 58 (3.36%) AWS Developer
17 58 (3.36%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (24.78%) Kafka
2 219 (12.68%) Node.js
3 201 (11.64%) RESTful
4 190 (11.00%) React
5 188 (10.89%) Akka
6 164 (9.50%) Spring
7 147 (8.51%) Web Services
8 142 (8.22%) Play Framework
9 111 (6.43%) HTML
10 105 (6.08%) REST
11 104 (6.02%) AngularJS
12 102 (5.91%) Spring Boot
13 91 (5.27%) CSS
14 77 (4.46%) HTML5
15 72 (4.17%) JSON
16 51 (2.95%) React Native
17 45 (2.61%) Hibernate
17 45 (2.61%) Redux
18 43 (2.49%) .NET
19 41 (2.37%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (7.82%) Algorithms
3 109 (6.31%) Data Structures
4 99 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 50 (2.90%) User Experience
7 42 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 26 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.33%) Cloud Native
11 21 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
13 17 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 16 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (0.87%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.52%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.52%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.52%) Online Games
16 9 (0.52%) Semantic Web
17 7 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 178 (10.31%) Linux
2 44 (2.55%) Unix
3 24 (1.39%) CentOS
4 22 (1.27%) Windows
5 14 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.58%) Android
6 10 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.29%) Debian
8 5 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (48.99%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (25.19%) Data Science
3 417 (24.15%) Software Engineering
4 400 (23.16%) Microservices
5 364 (21.08%) DevOps
6 360 (20.85%) TDD
7 336 (19.46%) Machine Learning
8 335 (19.40%) Analytics
9 299 (17.31%) Computer Science
10 264 (15.29%) Scrum
11 213 (12.33%) ETL
12 210 (12.16%) Data Engineering
13 195 (11.29%) Artificial Intelligence
13 195 (11.29%) Mentoring
14 190 (11.00%) Test Automation
15 186 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
17 153 (8.86%) BDD
18 147 (8.51%) Functional Programming
19 140 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,132 (65.55%) Java
2 888 (51.42%) Python
3 485 (28.08%) SQL
4 326 (18.88%) JavaScript
5 181 (10.48%) C#
6 149 (8.63%) Kotlin
7 138 (7.99%) Go
8 120 (6.95%) PHP
9 118 (6.83%) C++
10 117 (6.77%) R
11 115 (6.66%) TypeScript
12 112 (6.49%) Java 8
13 105 (6.08%) Ruby
14 58 (3.36%) C
15 56 (3.24%) Groovy
16 55 (3.18%) Clojure
17 44 (2.55%) ES6
18 32 (1.85%) Haskell
19 29 (1.68%) Bash Shell
20 19 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 259 (15.00%) Degree
2 126 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.08%) PhD
6 26 (1.51%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 12 (0.69%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.35%) MBA
10 6 (0.35%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.12%) CISA
12 2 (0.12%) CISM
12 2 (0.12%) CISSP
12 2 (0.12%) PMP
12 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (8.51%) QA
2 38 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.58%) GDPR
4 8 (0.46%) Basel II
4 8 (0.46%) IFRS
4 8 (0.46%) IFRS 9
5 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) SLA
7 1 (0.058%) MiFID
System Software
1 437 (25.30%) Docker
2 62 (3.59%) HDFS
3 18 (1.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.12%) LXC
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.058%) Alluxio
6 1 (0.058%) Ceph
6 1 (0.058%) etcd
6 1 (0.058%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 361 (20.90%) Kubernetes
2 176 (10.19%) Terraform
3 120 (6.95%) Ansible
4 91 (5.27%) Puppet
5 72 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (2.84%) Oozie
7 34 (1.97%) Istio
8 28 (1.62%) Hadoop YARN
9 24 (1.39%) Salt
10 14 (0.81%) linkerd
11 8 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
12 7 (0.41%) Consul
13 6 (0.35%) Grafana
14 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.29%) Kibana
14 5 (0.29%) Mesos
14 5 (0.29%) Rancher
15 4 (0.23%) logstash
16 2 (0.12%) Marathon
17 1 (0.058%) Knative
Vendors
1 161 (9.32%) Google
2 70 (4.05%) Oracle
3 54 (3.13%) Tableau
4 45 (2.61%) Talend
5 42 (2.43%) Informatica
6 32 (1.85%) Cloudera
7 31 (1.80%) Facebook
8 30 (1.74%) IBM
9 28 (1.62%) Microsoft
10 26 (1.51%) WorldPay
11 23 (1.33%) Databricks
12 21 (1.22%) Hortonworks
13 19 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.87%) hybris
14 15 (0.87%) Teradata
15 14 (0.81%) Apple
16 12 (0.69%) FIS
17 11 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
17 11 (0.64%) Vertica
18 10 (0.58%) Netezza