Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 200 228
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,097 2,767 2,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.79% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 3.21% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,710 2,136 2,195
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,125 £110,000 £105,000
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 69,231 86,184 91,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.52% 55.89% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57,076 72,115 75,611
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +2 1,499 £79,000 +5.33% 239
South East -17 183 £57,500 -8.00% 25
North of England -50 143 £60,000 +14.29% 46
South West +18 123 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Midlands +49 104 £57,500 -11.54% 9
North West -29 70 £65,000 +18.18% 19
East Midlands +54 64 £57,500 -11.54% 4
Yorkshire -32 56 £57,275 +14.55% 20
East of England -11 43 £67,500 +28.57% 11
West Midlands +16 40 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North East +24 17 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,412 (67.33%) Java
2 1,248 (59.51%) Python
3 996 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 817 (38.96%) AWS
5 793 (37.82%) Apache Spark
6 719 (34.29%) Big Data
7 718 (34.24%) Hadoop
8 578 (27.56%) SQL
9 498 (23.75%) Docker
10 496 (23.65%) Data Science
11 462 (22.03%) Software Engineering
12 448 (21.36%) Kafka
13 433 (20.65%) DevOps
14 419 (19.98%) Microservices
15 417 (19.89%) Analytics
16 392 (18.69%) NoSQL
16 392 (18.69%) TDD
16 392 (18.69%) JavaScript
17 360 (17.17%) Machine Learning
18 355 (16.93%) Azure
19 352 (16.79%) Kubernetes
20 350 (16.69%) Finance
21 330 (15.74%) Degree
21 330 (15.74%) Apache Hive
22 307 (14.64%) Data Engineering
23 303 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
24 287 (13.69%) Spring
25 282 (13.45%) GCP
26 280 (13.35%) Linux
27 278 (13.26%) Scrum

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
1 793 (37.82%) Apache Spark
2 143 (6.82%) Apache
3 111 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 85 (4.05%) Apache Pig
5 49 (2.34%) Confluence
6 35 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 32 (1.53%) SAS
8 31 (1.48%) JBoss
8 31 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
10 23 (1.10%) Hyperledger
11 10 (0.48%) Luigi
12 9 (0.43%) Jupyter
13 8 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.33%) nginx
15 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.14%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.095%) Anypoint
16 2 (0.095%) WildFly
17 1 (0.048%) Ethereum
Applications
1 2 (0.095%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.048%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.048%) InDesign
2 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.048%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 40 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.048%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 817 (38.96%) AWS
2 355 (16.93%) Azure
3 282 (13.45%) GCP
4 84 (4.01%) Serverless
5 75 (3.58%) Amazon Kinesis
6 74 (3.53%) Amazon EMR
7 63 (3.00%) Amazon S3
8 57 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
9 51 (2.43%) GitHub
9 51 (2.43%) OpenShift
10 49 (2.34%) Power Platform
11 46 (2.19%) PaaS
12 45 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
13 40 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
15 36 (1.72%) Office 365
16 33 (1.57%) G Suite
17 30 (1.43%) SaaS
18 25 (1.19%) IaaS
19 22 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.72%) HTTP
2 15 (0.72%) Internet
3 11 (0.52%) Network Security
4 7 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.29%) Firewall
5 6 (0.29%) LAN
6 5 (0.24%) WAN
7 4 (0.19%) DSL
7 4 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.14%) FTP
8 3 (0.14%) Wireless
9 2 (0.095%) DNS
9 2 (0.095%) SSL
9 2 (0.095%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.095%) VPN
10 1 (0.048%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.048%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (34.29%) Big Data
2 718 (34.24%) Hadoop
3 392 (18.69%) NoSQL
4 330 (15.74%) Apache Hive
5 248 (11.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 232 (11.06%) MongoDB
7 182 (8.68%) HBase
8 133 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
8 133 (6.34%) Impala
9 129 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
10 118 (5.63%) SQL Server
11 98 (4.67%) Relational Database
12 85 (4.05%) MySQL
13 79 (3.77%) Data Lake
13 79 (3.77%) Sqoop
14 77 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
15 72 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
16 60 (2.86%) Neo4j
17 49 (2.34%) Power BI
17 49 (2.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 198 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 195 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 104 (4.96%) JIRA
4 93 (4.43%) Selenium
5 87 (4.15%) Cucumber
6 49 (2.34%) Gatling
7 47 (2.24%) Appium
8 45 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 45 (2.15%) JMeter
9 44 (2.10%) Maven
10 36 (1.72%) GitLab
11 34 (1.62%) Bitbucket
11 34 (1.62%) NeoLoad
12 33 (1.57%) JUnit
12 33 (1.57%) Ranorex
12 33 (1.57%) SoapUI
13 32 (1.53%) Buildbot
13 32 (1.53%) WATIR
14 31 (1.48%) WebLOAD
15 30 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 350 (16.69%) Finance
2 190 (9.06%) Banking
3 177 (8.44%) Retail
4 63 (3.00%) Law
5 59 (2.81%) Games
6 58 (2.77%) Front Office
7 40 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.62%) Public Sector
9 33 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.43%) Marketing
11 18 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.57%) Legal
13 10 (0.48%) Publishing
14 9 (0.43%) Advertising
15 6 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.29%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.24%) Automotive
17 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 834 (39.77%) Developer
2 466 (22.22%) Data Engineer
3 356 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 290 (13.83%) Scala Developer
5 211 (10.06%) Software Engineer
6 210 (10.01%) Senior Developer
7 160 (7.63%) Big Data Engineer
8 157 (7.49%) Senior Data Engineer
9 130 (6.20%) Java Engineer
10 102 (4.86%) Software Developer
11 98 (4.67%) Java Scala Developer
11 98 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 95 (4.53%) Java Software Engineer
13 94 (4.48%) Python Engineer
14 93 (4.43%) Data Scientist
15 89 (4.24%) AWS Engineer
16 86 (4.10%) Architect
17 84 (4.01%) Big Data Developer
18 64 (3.05%) Lead Developer
19 60 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (21.36%) Kafka
2 287 (13.69%) Spring
3 187 (8.92%) React
4 183 (8.73%) Akka
5 179 (8.54%) Web Services
6 165 (7.87%) Node.js
7 148 (7.06%) Spring Boot
8 143 (6.82%) AngularJS
9 141 (6.72%) REST
10 140 (6.68%) RESTful
11 132 (6.29%) Play Framework
12 128 (6.10%) HTML
13 117 (5.58%) CSS
14 103 (4.91%) .NET
15 74 (3.53%) Pandas
16 70 (3.34%) HTML5
17 68 (3.24%) JSON
18 66 (3.15%) Apache NiFi
19 63 (3.00%) scikit-learn
20 62 (2.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 303 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (8.63%) Algorithms
3 126 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
4 97 (4.63%) Data Structures
5 52 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (2.38%) Public Cloud
7 45 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 44 (2.10%) User Experience
9 40 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (1.29%) Private Cloud
12 22 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
13 19 (0.91%) Credit Risk
14 17 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.76%) Cloud Native
16 15 (0.72%) Derivative
17 14 (0.67%) Market Risk
18 12 (0.57%) Life Science
18 12 (0.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 280 (13.35%) Linux
2 105 (5.01%) Unix
3 27 (1.29%) Windows
4 16 (0.76%) Android
5 12 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.57%) CentOS
5 12 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.095%) Debian
7 2 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.048%) HPUX
8 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 996 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (23.65%) Data Science
3 462 (22.03%) Software Engineering
4 433 (20.65%) DevOps
5 419 (19.98%) Microservices
6 417 (19.89%) Analytics
7 392 (18.69%) TDD
8 360 (17.17%) Machine Learning
9 307 (14.64%) Data Engineering
10 278 (13.26%) Scrum
11 257 (12.26%) ETL
12 226 (10.78%) Computer Science
13 224 (10.68%) BDD
14 216 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
15 206 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
16 205 (9.78%) Mentoring
17 202 (9.63%) Test Automation
18 196 (9.35%) Mathematics
19 186 (8.87%) Artificial Intelligence
19 186 (8.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,412 (67.33%) Java
2 1,248 (59.51%) Python
3 578 (27.56%) SQL
4 392 (18.69%) JavaScript
5 260 (12.40%) R
6 243 (11.59%) C#
7 170 (8.11%) C++
8 167 (7.96%) C
9 154 (7.34%) Java 8
10 146 (6.96%) Ruby
11 122 (5.82%) Go
12 106 (5.05%) PHP
13 101 (4.82%) Clojure
14 91 (4.34%) Kotlin
15 90 (4.29%) TypeScript
16 79 (3.77%) Haskell
17 69 (3.29%) Groovy
18 43 (2.05%) PL/SQL
19 40 (1.91%) F#
20 37 (1.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 330 (15.74%) Degree
2 76 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 65 (3.10%) PhD
5 31 (1.48%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.095%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.095%) CISA
11 2 (0.095%) CISM
11 2 (0.095%) CISSP
12 1 (0.048%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.68%) QA
2 37 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.95%) GDPR
4 9 (0.43%) Basel II
4 9 (0.43%) IFRS
4 9 (0.43%) IFRS 9
5 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.19%) NIST
7 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.048%) MiFID
8 1 (0.048%) PSD2
8 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 498 (23.75%) Docker
2 100 (4.77%) HDFS
3 64 (3.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 42 (2.00%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.048%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.048%) Firmware
5 1 (0.048%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 352 (16.79%) Kubernetes
2 156 (7.44%) Terraform
3 146 (6.96%) Ansible
4 92 (4.39%) Oozie
5 85 (4.05%) Hadoop YARN
6 65 (3.10%) Puppet
7 49 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (1.05%) Kibana
8 22 (1.05%) Mesos
9 15 (0.72%) Ambari
9 15 (0.72%) Consul
9 15 (0.72%) logstash
10 13 (0.62%) Marathon
11 10 (0.48%) Rancher
11 10 (0.48%) Salt
12 9 (0.43%) Istio
13 8 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.33%) Grafana
14 7 (0.33%) linkerd
14 7 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 171 (8.15%) Google
2 124 (5.91%) Oracle
3 101 (4.82%) Cloudera
4 97 (4.63%) Tableau
5 70 (3.34%) Hortonworks
6 66 (3.15%) Informatica
7 42 (2.00%) Teradata
8 40 (1.91%) WorldPay
9 32 (1.53%) Databricks
10 31 (1.48%) MapR
11 29 (1.38%) Microsoft
12 25 (1.19%) Ab Initio
13 19 (0.91%) Sybase
14 18 (0.86%) Netezza
15 15 (0.72%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 15 (0.72%) Facebook
16 14 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.62%) IBM
18 11 (0.52%) Talend
19 10 (0.48%) Splunk