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

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 207 216
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,752 802 2,141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.71% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 2.91% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 651 1,756
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £74,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.07% +3.57%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 58,796 27,537 70,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.92% 58.67% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 39,687 23,450 58,386
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,498 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 September 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 September 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 1,305 £85,000 +6.25% 201
North of England +33 240 £57,500 +4.55% 37
Yorkshire -33 115 £57,500 +4.55% 14
North West -7 103 £66,500 +10.83% 12
South East -157 88 £63,750 +6.25% 21
South West -71 47 £62,216 +5.90% 12
Midlands -127 32 £62,500 +8.70% 36
West Midlands -79 26 £56,250 +18.42% 23
North East -11 22 £55,957 +11.91% 11
East of England -110 7 £66,250 -5.36% 5
East Midlands -88 6 £70,000 -30.00% 13
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1,346 (76.83%) Java
2 1,044 (59.59%) AWS
3 1,008 (57.53%) Python
4 896 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
5 819 (46.75%) Software Engineering
6 660 (37.67%) JavaScript
7 641 (36.59%) Kubernetes
8 609 (34.76%) Docker
9 560 (31.96%) DevOps
10 557 (31.79%) SQL
11 547 (31.22%) Finance
12 529 (30.19%) React
13 505 (28.82%) Azure
14 485 (27.68%) GCP
15 445 (25.40%) Apache Spark
16 437 (24.94%) Kotlin
17 429 (24.49%) C#
18 426 (24.32%) TDD
19 410 (23.40%) Microservices
20 396 (22.60%) Kafka
21 387 (22.09%) Analytics
22 377 (21.52%) TypeScript
23 354 (20.21%) Social Skills
24 326 (18.61%) AngularJS
25 324 (18.49%) Terraform
26 321 (18.32%) Big Data
27 297 (16.95%) Full Stack Development
28 261 (14.90%) Go
29 259 (14.78%) Serverless
30 258 (14.73%) Data Science

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
1 445 (25.40%) Apache Spark
2 249 (14.21%) Apache
3 141 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
4 91 (5.19%) Apache Airflow
5 31 (1.77%) Confluence
6 22 (1.26%) Luigi
7 12 (0.68%) CMS
8 11 (0.63%) Apache Pig
8 11 (0.63%) Jupyter
9 8 (0.46%) Jetty
9 8 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.40%) CICS
11 6 (0.34%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.34%) SAS
11 6 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.17%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (2.00%) InVision
2 30 (1.71%) Sketch
3 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.29%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.057%) Figma
6 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,044 (59.59%) AWS
2 505 (28.82%) Azure
3 485 (27.68%) GCP
4 259 (14.78%) Serverless
5 177 (10.10%) Amazon S3
6 165 (9.42%) AWS Lambda
7 149 (8.50%) Amazon EC2
8 114 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 106 (6.05%) GitHub
10 83 (4.74%) Amazon EMR
11 58 (3.31%) Amazon Kinesis
12 56 (3.20%) Power Platform
13 52 (2.97%) Snowflake
14 49 (2.80%) SaaS
15 46 (2.63%) PaaS
16 43 (2.45%) Cloud Functions
17 35 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
18 34 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
19 26 (1.48%) OpenShift
20 22 (1.26%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.88%) HTTP
2 14 (0.80%) Broadband
3 11 (0.63%) FTP
3 11 (0.63%) IPsec
3 11 (0.63%) VPN
4 9 (0.51%) SSH
5 7 (0.40%) Internet
6 6 (0.34%) Network Security
7 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.23%) WPA
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.057%) DNS
10 1 (0.057%) Firewall
10 1 (0.057%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.057%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (18.32%) Big Data
2 248 (14.16%) Hadoop
3 226 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
4 201 (11.47%) NoSQL
5 198 (11.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 141 (8.05%) Relational Database
7 123 (7.02%) MongoDB
8 116 (6.62%) MySQL
9 110 (6.28%) Redis
10 107 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
11 102 (5.82%) Apache Ignite
12 75 (4.28%) Apache Hive
13 69 (3.94%) Amazon Redshift
14 66 (3.77%) Data Lake
15 63 (3.60%) SQL Server
16 60 (3.42%) Metadata
17 59 (3.37%) BigQuery
18 56 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
19 55 (3.14%) Power BI
20 53 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 227 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 211 (12.04%) Jenkins
3 56 (3.20%) JIRA
4 47 (2.68%) Selenium
5 41 (2.34%) Cypress.io
5 41 (2.34%) Gradle
5 41 (2.34%) JUnit
6 37 (2.11%) Maven
7 36 (2.05%) CircleCI
8 35 (2.00%) GitLab
9 28 (1.60%) JMeter
10 27 (1.54%) Spinnaker
11 24 (1.37%) webpack
12 23 (1.31%) Mockito
13 19 (1.08%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.08%) Gatling
14 18 (1.03%) IntelliJ
14 18 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (0.97%) Babel
16 16 (0.91%) PostCSS
General
1 547 (31.22%) Finance
2 354 (20.21%) Social Skills
3 189 (10.79%) Front Office
4 113 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (5.71%) Retail
6 92 (5.25%) Banking
7 87 (4.97%) Games
8 53 (3.03%) Marketing
9 40 (2.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 38 (2.17%) Publishing
11 32 (1.83%) Public Sector
12 21 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.91%) Advertising
13 16 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
14 14 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.57%) Electronics
16 9 (0.51%) Legal
17 8 (0.46%) Italian Language
17 8 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 587 (33.50%) Developer
2 545 (31.11%) Software Engineer
3 271 (15.47%) Data Engineer
4 147 (8.39%) Scala Engineer
5 145 (8.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 142 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 136 (7.76%) Scala Developer
8 118 (6.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 110 (6.28%) Python Engineer
10 106 (6.05%) Python Developer
11 105 (5.99%) Software Developer
12 99 (5.65%) Python Software Engineer
12 99 (5.65%) Senior Data Engineer
13 77 (4.39%) Lead Developer
14 76 (4.34%) Senior Developer
15 73 (4.17%) Architect
16 68 (3.88%) React Developer
17 63 (3.60%) Java Engineer
17 63 (3.60%) JavaScript Engineer
18 56 (3.20%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (30.19%) React
2 396 (22.60%) Kafka
3 326 (18.61%) AngularJS
4 242 (13.81%) Web Services
5 234 (13.36%) Node.js
6 213 (12.16%) Vue.js
7 199 (11.36%) Spring
8 167 (9.53%) .NET
9 148 (8.45%) Akka
10 146 (8.33%) RESTful
11 145 (8.28%) Spring Boot
12 144 (8.22%) GraphQL
13 126 (7.19%) REST
14 107 (6.11%) HTML
15 99 (5.65%) CSS
16 97 (5.54%) Play Framework
17 86 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
18 60 (3.42%) HTML5
19 59 (3.37%) Apache Beam
20 53 (3.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 166 (9.47%) Hedge funds
2 164 (9.36%) Equities
3 162 (9.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 158 (9.02%) Derivative
5 147 (8.39%) Fixed Income
6 135 (7.71%) User Experience
7 92 (5.25%) Algorithms
8 85 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
9 68 (3.88%) Data Structures
10 64 (3.65%) Blog
11 42 (2.40%) Credit Risk
12 38 (2.17%) Cloud Native
13 32 (1.83%) Life Science
14 31 (1.77%) BBC
15 30 (1.71%) Mobile App
15 30 (1.71%) Virtual Team
16 29 (1.66%) Legacy Code
17 28 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
18 25 (1.43%) Digital Media
19 24 (1.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 139 (7.93%) Linux
2 69 (3.94%) Unix
3 53 (3.03%) Android
4 45 (2.57%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.74%) Windows
6 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.23%) DC/OS
8 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.057%) CentOS
10 1 (0.057%) Debian
10 1 (0.057%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.057%) Solaris
10 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.057%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 819 (46.75%) Software Engineering
3 560 (31.96%) DevOps
4 426 (24.32%) TDD
5 410 (23.40%) Microservices
6 387 (22.09%) Analytics
7 297 (16.95%) Full Stack Development
8 258 (14.73%) Data Science
9 242 (13.81%) Test Automation
10 227 (12.96%) Mentoring
11 213 (12.16%) Machine Learning
12 188 (10.73%) Functional Programming
13 187 (10.67%) Computer Science
14 185 (10.56%) OOP
15 181 (10.33%) Open Source
16 180 (10.27%) Artificial Intelligence
17 176 (10.05%) OO
18 160 (9.13%) ETL
19 156 (8.90%) Data Engineering
20 155 (8.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,346 (76.83%) Java
2 1,008 (57.53%) Python
3 660 (37.67%) JavaScript
4 557 (31.79%) SQL
5 437 (24.94%) Kotlin
6 429 (24.49%) C#
7 377 (21.52%) TypeScript
8 261 (14.90%) Go
9 252 (14.38%) C++
10 181 (10.33%) Ruby
11 176 (10.05%) Clojure
12 128 (7.31%) R
13 97 (5.54%) PHP
14 54 (3.08%) C
14 54 (3.08%) Groovy
15 49 (2.80%) MATLAB
16 45 (2.57%) Bash Shell
17 42 (2.40%) ES6
17 42 (2.40%) Java 8
18 41 (2.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 205 (11.70%) Degree
2 65 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.37%) Master's Degree
5 16 (0.91%) SANS
5 16 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.40%) PhD
8 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.17%) CFA
10 2 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.11%) CCA
10 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.11%) CISSP
11 1 (0.057%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.42%) QA
2 45 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 44 (2.51%) GDPR
4 21 (1.20%) WCAG
5 9 (0.51%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 609 (34.76%) Docker
2 19 (1.08%) HDFS
3 12 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.057%) Firmware
6 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.057%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 641 (36.59%) Kubernetes
2 324 (18.49%) Terraform
3 83 (4.74%) Prometheus
4 55 (3.14%) Grafana
5 54 (3.08%) Ansible
6 17 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
8 14 (0.80%) Graphite
9 13 (0.74%) Istio
10 12 (0.68%) Oozie
11 10 (0.57%) Rancher
12 9 (0.51%) Kibana
13 6 (0.34%) Control-M
14 5 (0.29%) Mesos
15 4 (0.23%) Apache Brooklyn
15 4 (0.23%) logstash
15 4 (0.23%) Marathon
15 4 (0.23%) Puppet
16 3 (0.17%) Ambari
17 1 (0.057%) Salt
Vendors
1 173 (9.87%) Google
2 82 (4.68%) Databricks
3 77 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (2.74%) Oracle
6 37 (2.11%) Cloudera
7 28 (1.60%) IBM
8 25 (1.43%) BT
9 24 (1.37%) Hortonworks
9 24 (1.37%) Splunk
10 22 (1.26%) Apple
11 17 (0.97%) Talend
12 15 (0.86%) Informatica
13 13 (0.74%) Reuters
14 11 (0.63%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.57%) Bloomberg
16 8 (0.46%) Foundry
17 6 (0.34%) Compuware
17 6 (0.34%) Sybase
17 6 (0.34%) TIBCO