Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 221 215
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Scala 803 1,735 2,348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.49% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 2.75% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1,566 1,874
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +7.41%
10th Percentile £45,500 £46,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £107,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +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 32,465 63,199 77,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.15% 54.18% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27,754 53,020 65,217
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 -1 567 £80,000 +3.23% 137
South East +123 101 £55,000 -4.35% 16
North of England +35 81 £57,500 +4.55% 23
Yorkshire +25 42 £57,500 +4.55% 12
North West +46 29 £56,250 +2.27% 8
Midlands -4 16 £45,000 -21.74% 4
East of England +90 13 £60,000 -17.24% 5
South West +51 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North East +16 10 £55,000 +0.60% 3
West Midlands +45 8 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East Midlands -1 8 £50,500 -22.31% 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 England region with a requirement for Scala.

1 559 (69.61%) Java
2 449 (55.92%) Python
3 421 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (48.69%) AWS
5 267 (33.25%) Microservices
6 253 (31.51%) DevOps
7 251 (31.26%) Kafka
8 237 (29.51%) Kubernetes
9 234 (29.14%) Docker
9 234 (29.14%) SQL
10 230 (28.64%) Apache Spark
11 225 (28.02%) Software Engineering
12 222 (27.65%) Finance
13 215 (26.77%) JavaScript
14 209 (26.03%) TDD
15 201 (25.03%) Big Data
16 197 (24.53%) NoSQL
17 188 (23.41%) Kotlin
18 171 (21.30%) Azure
19 169 (21.05%) GCP
20 140 (17.43%) Terraform
21 138 (17.19%) Hadoop
22 136 (16.94%) Spring
23 129 (16.06%) Machine Learning
24 128 (15.94%) Data Science
25 126 (15.69%) Go
26 121 (15.07%) AngularJS
26 121 (15.07%) Test Automation
26 121 (15.07%) C#
27 114 (14.20%) React

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
1 230 (28.64%) Apache Spark
2 104 (12.95%) Apache
3 52 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
5 15 (1.87%) Confluence
6 13 (1.62%) Tornado
7 12 (1.49%) Luigi
8 9 (1.12%) JBoss
8 9 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.50%) IIS
9 4 (0.50%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.37%) SAS
11 2 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (0.87%) InVision
1 7 (0.87%) Sketch
2 3 (0.37%) SPSS
2 3 (0.37%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (1.00%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 391 (48.69%) AWS
2 171 (21.30%) Azure
3 169 (21.05%) GCP
4 60 (7.47%) Serverless
5 54 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
6 51 (6.35%) Amazon S3
7 45 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 39 (4.86%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (4.36%) GitHub
10 29 (3.61%) Power Platform
10 29 (3.61%) SaaS
11 20 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
12 17 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 17 (2.12%) Stackdriver
13 11 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (1.00%) Logic Apps
15 7 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.87%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.49%) HTTP
2 6 (0.75%) Firewall
2 6 (0.75%) SSL
2 6 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.37%) 5G
3 3 (0.37%) FTP
3 3 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (25.03%) Big Data
2 197 (24.53%) NoSQL
3 138 (17.19%) Hadoop
4 112 (13.95%) MongoDB
5 91 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (8.72%) Relational Database
7 57 (7.10%) Data Lake
8 52 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 46 (5.73%) Apache Hive
10 44 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 44 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (4.48%) Redis
12 33 (4.11%) Apache Ignite
13 29 (3.61%) Power BI
13 29 (3.61%) RDBMS
14 26 (3.24%) Tableau
15 23 (2.86%) SQL Server
16 21 (2.62%) Flink
16 21 (2.62%) MySQL
17 20 (2.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 93 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 65 (8.09%) JIRA
3 50 (6.23%) Jenkins
4 32 (3.99%) Selenium
5 29 (3.61%) Maven
6 25 (3.11%) JUnit
7 20 (2.49%) Cucumber
8 17 (2.12%) Gradle
9 15 (1.87%) Eclipse
9 15 (1.87%) IntelliJ
10 11 (1.37%) JMeter
11 8 (1.00%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.87%) Cypress.io
12 7 (0.87%) PostCSS
13 6 (0.75%) Appium
13 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.75%) TestNG
13 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 222 (27.65%) Finance
2 99 (12.33%) Banking
3 48 (5.98%) Front Office
4 33 (4.11%) Games
5 29 (3.61%) Public Sector
6 22 (2.74%) Marketing
7 18 (2.24%) Retail
7 18 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.12%) Law
9 10 (1.25%) Advertising
10 8 (1.00%) French Language
11 4 (0.50%) Electronics
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 391 (48.69%) Developer
2 170 (21.17%) Data Engineer
3 140 (17.43%) Java Developer
4 129 (16.06%) Scala Developer
5 120 (14.94%) Software Engineer
6 65 (8.09%) Scala Engineer
7 64 (7.97%) Senior Developer
8 55 (6.85%) Java Engineer
9 53 (6.60%) Digital Developer
10 47 (5.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 44 (5.48%) Python Engineer
12 41 (5.11%) Big Data Engineer
13 40 (4.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 38 (4.73%) Senior Data Engineer
15 30 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
16 28 (3.49%) Data Scientist
17 27 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
17 27 (3.36%) Python Software Engineer
18 26 (3.24%) Python Developer
19 20 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (31.26%) Kafka
2 136 (16.94%) Spring
3 121 (15.07%) AngularJS
4 114 (14.20%) React
5 101 (12.58%) Node.js
6 100 (12.45%) RESTful
7 97 (12.08%) Spring Boot
8 89 (11.08%) Vue.js
9 70 (8.72%) Web Services
10 68 (8.47%) JSON
11 46 (5.73%) React Native
12 45 (5.60%) HTML
13 44 (5.48%) CSS
14 43 (5.35%) RabbitMQ
15 41 (5.11%) Akka
16 40 (4.98%) REST
17 37 (4.61%) GraphQL
18 36 (4.48%) HTML5
19 34 (4.23%) Play Framework
20 26 (3.24%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.59%) Algorithms
2 57 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 50 (6.23%) Hedge funds
5 49 (6.10%) Equities
6 42 (5.23%) Derivative
7 40 (4.98%) Data Structures
7 40 (4.98%) Fixed Income
8 38 (4.73%) Mobile App
9 35 (4.36%) Cloud Native
10 27 (3.36%) User Experience
11 20 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (2.12%) Social Network
13 14 (1.74%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.37%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.37%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.00%) Social Media
15 8 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
16 7 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.97%) Linux
2 23 (2.86%) Unix
3 9 (1.12%) Windows
4 3 (0.37%) Android
4 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.37%) Solaris
5 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (33.25%) Microservices
3 253 (31.51%) DevOps
4 225 (28.02%) Software Engineering
5 209 (26.03%) TDD
6 129 (16.06%) Machine Learning
7 128 (15.94%) Data Science
8 121 (15.07%) Test Automation
9 87 (10.83%) Scrum
10 85 (10.59%) ETL
11 84 (10.46%) Analytics
12 81 (10.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 74 (9.22%) Asset Management
14 71 (8.84%) Fintech
15 68 (8.47%) Functional Programming
15 68 (8.47%) Mentoring
16 66 (8.22%) BDD
17 65 (8.09%) Kanban
18 63 (7.85%) Computer Science
18 63 (7.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 559 (69.61%) Java
2 449 (55.92%) Python
3 234 (29.14%) SQL
4 215 (26.77%) JavaScript
5 188 (23.41%) Kotlin
6 126 (15.69%) Go
7 121 (15.07%) C#
8 106 (13.20%) TypeScript
9 95 (11.83%) Ruby
10 79 (9.84%) C++
11 67 (8.34%) Clojure
12 58 (7.22%) Java 8
13 43 (5.35%) R
14 35 (4.36%) Bash Shell
15 26 (3.24%) Elixir
15 26 (3.24%) ES6
16 24 (2.99%) PHP
17 20 (2.49%) Haskell
18 19 (2.37%) C
19 18 (2.24%) Rust
Qualifications
1 59 (7.35%) Degree
2 36 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.12%) PhD
6 7 (0.87%) SANS
7 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.37%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.25%) HND
10 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.72%) QA
2 7 (0.87%) WCAG
3 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.25%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 234 (29.14%) Docker
2 11 (1.37%) HDFS
3 6 (0.75%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 237 (29.51%) Kubernetes
2 140 (17.43%) Terraform
3 37 (4.61%) Ansible
4 27 (3.36%) Puppet
5 21 (2.62%) Grafana
6 10 (1.25%) Oozie
6 10 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.12%) Istio
8 8 (1.00%) Marathon
8 8 (1.00%) Mesos
9 6 (0.75%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.25%) Kibana
11 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 53 (6.60%) Google
2 36 (4.48%) Databricks
3 34 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.24%) Splunk
5 16 (1.99%) ServiceNow
6 14 (1.74%) Oracle
7 11 (1.37%) Solace
8 9 (1.12%) Adobe
8 9 (1.12%) Cloudera
8 9 (1.12%) Talend
9 8 (1.00%) Facebook
10 6 (0.75%) webMethods
11 5 (0.62%) Teradata
12 3 (0.37%) IFS
12 3 (0.37%) Informatica
12 3 (0.37%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.25%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.25%) Alteryx
13 2 (0.25%) Cognos
14 1 (0.12%) Sitecore