Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 237 230
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,916 823 1,754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 2.43% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,157 685 1,449
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,350 £47,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £125,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +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 59,891 33,919 62,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.11% 58.00% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39,793 29,262 52,810
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -5 1,238 £85,000 +6.25% 169
North of England +26 291 £57,500 - 45
South East -39 174 £66,250 +20.45% 18
North West +8 138 £60,000 +4.35% 22
Yorkshire +4 137 £57,500 - 11
South West -7 55 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Midlands -68 55 £68,400 +47.89% 19
West Midlands -43 38 £68,400 +52.00% 11
East of England -83 28 £50,000 -16.67% 14
East Midlands -45 17 £67,500 +33.66% 8
North East -22 16 £56,500 +2.73% 12
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 1,513 (78.97%) Java
2 1,274 (66.49%) Python
3 1,069 (55.79%) AWS
4 1,057 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 808 (42.17%) Software Engineering
6 772 (40.29%) DevOps
7 677 (35.33%) Kubernetes
8 665 (34.71%) Azure
9 605 (31.58%) Docker
10 604 (31.52%) CI/CD
11 564 (29.44%) Analytics
12 545 (28.44%) SQL
13 527 (27.51%) Kafka
14 506 (26.41%) JavaScript
15 495 (25.84%) C#
16 494 (25.78%) Apache Spark
17 492 (25.68%) Finance
18 488 (25.47%) React
19 476 (24.84%) GCP
20 431 (22.49%) Kotlin
21 430 (22.44%) TDD
22 427 (22.29%) Big Data
23 411 (21.45%) Social Skills
24 405 (21.14%) Go
25 381 (19.89%) Terraform
26 348 (18.16%) Data Science
27 331 (17.28%) ETL
28 302 (15.76%) Serverless
29 292 (15.24%) AngularJS
30 289 (15.08%) .NET

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
1 494 (25.78%) Apache Spark
2 190 (9.92%) Apache
3 99 (5.17%) Apache Airflow
4 49 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (1.36%) Confluence
6 22 (1.15%) Luigi
7 14 (0.73%) Apache Pulsar
8 13 (0.68%) nginx
9 12 (0.63%) CMS
10 11 (0.57%) Jetty
11 10 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.42%) IIS
12 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.37%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.31%) Headless CMS
15 5 (0.26%) JBoss
15 5 (0.26%) Tornado
15 5 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.21%) GemFire
16 4 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (1.10%) InVision
2 16 (0.84%) Sketch
3 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.10%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,069 (55.79%) AWS
2 665 (34.71%) Azure
3 476 (24.84%) GCP
4 302 (15.76%) Serverless
5 238 (12.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 233 (12.16%) Amazon S3
7 220 (11.48%) GitHub
8 181 (9.45%) AWS Lambda
9 170 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
10 154 (8.04%) Amazon EMR
11 147 (7.67%) Azure Data Factory
12 110 (5.74%) GitHub Actions
13 107 (5.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 96 (5.01%) Snowflake
15 95 (4.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 91 (4.75%) Azure Functions
17 84 (4.38%) Azure Service Bus
18 82 (4.28%) Azure Event Grid
18 82 (4.28%) Azure Monitor
19 76 (3.97%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 118 (6.16%) Cisco IPT
2 81 (4.23%) HTTP
3 23 (1.20%) Broadband
4 18 (0.94%) SSH
5 13 (0.68%) Internet
5 13 (0.68%) SNA
6 7 (0.37%) Network Security
7 4 (0.21%) WPA
8 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.10%) Firewall
10 1 (0.052%) DNS
10 1 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (22.29%) Big Data
2 249 (13.00%) Hadoop
3 222 (11.59%) Data Lake
4 204 (10.65%) NoSQL
5 189 (9.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 163 (8.51%) MongoDB
7 148 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
8 134 (6.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 134 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
9 94 (4.91%) Amazon Athena
9 94 (4.91%) Flink
10 92 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 91 (4.75%) Relational Database
12 90 (4.70%) Electronic Patient Records
12 90 (4.70%) SQL Server
13 87 (4.54%) Amazon RDS
14 78 (4.07%) MySQL
15 76 (3.97%) Apache Hive
16 72 (3.76%) Power BI
17 69 (3.60%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 207 (10.80%) Jenkins
2 187 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.77%) Selenium
4 51 (2.66%) GitLab
5 45 (2.35%) Cypress.io
5 45 (2.35%) JIRA
6 41 (2.14%) CircleCI
6 41 (2.14%) Spinnaker
7 38 (1.98%) Gatling
7 38 (1.98%) JUnit
8 34 (1.77%) Bitbucket
9 30 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 26 (1.36%) JMeter
11 21 (1.10%) Gradle
12 20 (1.04%) kappa
12 20 (1.04%) Maven
13 16 (0.84%) PostCSS
14 15 (0.78%) webpack
15 14 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.73%) Serenity BDD
General
1 492 (25.68%) Finance
2 411 (21.45%) Social Skills
3 145 (7.57%) Banking
4 113 (5.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 106 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (5.48%) Front Office
7 99 (5.17%) Games
8 74 (3.86%) Retail
9 68 (3.55%) Publishing
10 46 (2.40%) Marketing
11 27 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.25%) Public Sector
13 21 (1.10%) Telecoms
14 19 (0.99%) Advertising
15 18 (0.94%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.94%) Legal
15 18 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.89%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.84%) Law
17 16 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 541 (28.24%) Software Engineer
2 500 (26.10%) Developer
3 467 (24.37%) Data Engineer
4 216 (11.27%) Senior Data Engineer
5 164 (8.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 134 (6.99%) Java Developer
6 134 (6.99%) Security Engineer
7 133 (6.94%) Scala Developer
8 122 (6.37%) AWS Engineer
8 122 (6.37%) Python Engineer
8 122 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
9 106 (5.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 104 (5.43%) Senior Security Engineer
11 100 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
11 100 (5.22%) Scala Engineer
12 97 (5.06%) Software Developer
13 89 (4.65%) JavaScript Engineer
14 86 (4.49%) Java Engineer
15 84 (4.38%) Senior Developer
16 80 (4.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (27.51%) Kafka
2 488 (25.47%) React
3 292 (15.24%) AngularJS
4 289 (15.08%) .NET
5 241 (12.58%) Vue.js
6 142 (7.41%) Node.js
7 125 (6.52%) Spring
8 90 (4.70%) Spring Boot
9 85 (4.44%) CSS
10 82 (4.28%) REST
11 78 (4.07%) Akka
11 78 (4.07%) HTML
12 77 (4.02%) RESTful
13 72 (3.76%) JSON
14 62 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
15 58 (3.03%) Play Framework
16 55 (2.87%) XML
17 52 (2.71%) Web Services
18 51 (2.66%) Apache Beam
19 48 (2.51%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.26%) Hedge funds
2 109 (5.69%) Algorithms
3 94 (4.91%) Equities
4 90 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
5 81 (4.23%) Fixed Income
6 78 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 77 (4.02%) Derivative
8 75 (3.91%) User Experience
9 70 (3.65%) Data Structures
10 65 (3.39%) Cloud Native
11 58 (3.03%) Blog
12 42 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
13 41 (2.14%) Life Science
14 33 (1.72%) Social Media
15 30 (1.57%) Management Information System
16 28 (1.46%) Virtual Team
17 27 (1.41%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.25%) Public Cloud
19 22 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
19 22 (1.15%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 155 (8.09%) Linux
2 108 (5.64%) Unix
3 38 (1.98%) Android
4 33 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.57%) Windows
6 10 (0.52%) Kali Linux
6 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.21%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.10%) VMS
10 1 (0.052%) CentOS
10 1 (0.052%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.052%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.052%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.052%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,057 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (42.17%) Software Engineering
3 772 (40.29%) DevOps
4 604 (31.52%) CI/CD
5 564 (29.44%) Analytics
6 430 (22.44%) TDD
7 348 (18.16%) Data Science
8 331 (17.28%) ETL
9 285 (14.87%) Microservices
10 256 (13.36%) Test Automation
11 242 (12.63%) Mentoring
12 227 (11.85%) Full Stack Development
13 224 (11.69%) Data Engineering
13 224 (11.69%) Scrum
14 223 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
15 221 (11.53%) SDLC
16 219 (11.43%) Data Analytics
17 188 (9.81%) OOP
18 182 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 181 (9.45%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,513 (78.97%) Java
2 1,274 (66.49%) Python
3 545 (28.44%) SQL
4 506 (26.41%) JavaScript
5 495 (25.84%) C#
6 431 (22.49%) Kotlin
7 405 (21.14%) Go
8 241 (12.58%) C++
9 216 (11.27%) Ruby
10 177 (9.24%) TypeScript
11 158 (8.25%) R
12 157 (8.19%) Bash
13 151 (7.88%) PowerShell
14 124 (6.47%) Clojure
15 91 (4.75%) PHP
16 56 (2.92%) MATLAB
17 53 (2.77%) VB.NET
18 52 (2.71%) Apple Swift
19 49 (2.56%) Objective-C
20 48 (2.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 148 (7.72%) Degree
2 118 (6.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 118 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (6.16%) CISSP
3 77 (4.02%) AWS Certification
4 56 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 23 (1.20%) PhD
6 23 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.84%) SANS
9 14 (0.73%) CCSP
10 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.16%) MCSA
13 2 (0.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.22%) QA
2 29 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.15%) WCAG
4 17 (0.89%) GDPR
5 11 (0.57%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.26%) PSD2
8 2 (0.10%) CDISC
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 605 (31.58%) Docker
2 20 (1.04%) Apache Flume
2 20 (1.04%) HDFS
3 1 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.052%) etcd
3 1 (0.052%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 677 (35.33%) Kubernetes
2 381 (19.89%) Terraform
3 50 (2.61%) Ansible
4 32 (1.67%) Oozie
5 27 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.84%) Prometheus
7 14 (0.73%) Puppet
8 12 (0.63%) Istio
9 10 (0.52%) Control-M
10 9 (0.47%) Rancher
11 8 (0.42%) Grafana
11 8 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Brooklyn
12 4 (0.21%) Consul
12 4 (0.21%) Marathon
12 4 (0.21%) Mesos
13 3 (0.16%) Knative
13 3 (0.16%) Kubeflow
14 2 (0.10%) Graphite
14 2 (0.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 225 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 218 (11.38%) Databricks
3 170 (8.87%) Google
4 74 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
5 56 (2.92%) Oracle
6 48 (2.51%) Cloudera
7 35 (1.83%) Talend
8 23 (1.20%) Hortonworks
9 21 (1.10%) Apple
10 18 (0.94%) Xamarin
11 16 (0.84%) Informatica
12 15 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 15 (0.78%) Splunk
13 14 (0.73%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.68%) IBM
15 12 (0.63%) BT
15 12 (0.63%) Cognizant
16 9 (0.47%) ArcSight
17 8 (0.42%) Dell
18 6 (0.31%) Adobe