Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 218 218
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,879 2,478 2,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.64% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 2.98% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,906 2,364
England median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +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 67,232 83,271 93,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.92% 55.19% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56,064 69,892 77,639
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -11 1,353 £75,000 -3.23% 246
South East +15 156 £57,500 -4.17% 44
North of England -14 140 £57,500 +4.55% 34
Midlands +45 107 £57,500 -11.54% 14
South West -42 78 £52,500 -12.50% 11
East Midlands +53 72 £60,000 -14.29% 9
Yorkshire +17 65 £56,138 +12.28% 16
North West -3 62 £62,500 -3.85% 13
West Midlands +6 35 £40,000 -33.33% 5
East of England -10 33 £70,000 +21.74% 16
North East +11 13 £54,671 +15.10% 5
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1,271 (67.64%) Java
2 996 (53.01%) Python
3 926 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
4 769 (40.93%) AWS
5 688 (36.62%) Apache Spark
6 603 (32.09%) Big Data
7 538 (28.63%) Hadoop
8 505 (26.88%) SQL
9 492 (26.18%) Docker
10 448 (23.84%) Microservices
11 420 (22.35%) Software Engineering
12 414 (22.03%) JavaScript
13 406 (21.61%) Data Science
14 379 (20.17%) Kubernetes
15 378 (20.12%) Kafka
16 374 (19.90%) DevOps
17 345 (18.36%) Finance
18 334 (17.78%) TDD
19 330 (17.56%) Machine Learning
20 319 (16.98%) Analytics
21 318 (16.92%) NoSQL
22 282 (15.01%) Apache Hive
23 279 (14.85%) Azure
24 277 (14.74%) Computer Science
25 270 (14.37%) Scrum
26 252 (13.41%) Data Engineering
27 251 (13.36%) GCP
28 246 (13.09%) Degree
29 239 (12.72%) Spring
30 228 (12.13%) ETL

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
1 688 (36.62%) Apache Spark
2 102 (5.43%) Apache
3 76 (4.04%) Confluence
4 70 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.70%) Apache Airflow
7 31 (1.65%) SAS
8 26 (1.38%) JBoss
9 25 (1.33%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.96%) Hyperledger
11 16 (0.85%) Luigi
12 10 (0.53%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.32%) Jupyter
15 5 (0.27%) Jetty
15 5 (0.27%) nginx
15 5 (0.27%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.11%) SPSS
3 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.053%) InDesign
3 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.053%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (1.86%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.053%) Magento
4 1 (0.053%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.053%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 769 (40.93%) AWS
2 279 (14.85%) Azure
3 251 (13.36%) GCP
4 101 (5.38%) Serverless
5 77 (4.10%) Amazon S3
6 74 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
7 64 (3.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 63 (3.35%) Amazon EMR
9 62 (3.30%) GitHub
10 60 (3.19%) OpenShift
11 42 (2.24%) PaaS
12 41 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 40 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
14 37 (1.97%) SaaS
15 25 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
17 21 (1.12%) Basecamp
17 21 (1.12%) IaaS
18 14 (0.75%) G Suite
18 14 (0.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.24%) HTTP
2 13 (0.69%) Internet
3 8 (0.43%) Network Security
4 3 (0.16%) DNS
4 3 (0.16%) Firewall
4 3 (0.16%) LAN
5 2 (0.11%) FTP
5 2 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.053%) 4G
6 1 (0.053%) Broadband
6 1 (0.053%) DSL
6 1 (0.053%) SSL
6 1 (0.053%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (32.09%) Big Data
2 538 (28.63%) Hadoop
3 318 (16.92%) NoSQL
4 282 (15.01%) Apache Hive
5 212 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 160 (8.52%) MongoDB
7 154 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
8 124 (6.60%) HBase
9 117 (6.23%) Impala
10 116 (6.17%) Relational Database
11 115 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
12 109 (5.80%) SQL Server
13 78 (4.15%) MySQL
14 71 (3.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 70 (3.73%) Data Lake
16 65 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
17 56 (2.98%) RDBMS
18 47 (2.50%) Data Mining
19 46 (2.45%) Flink
19 46 (2.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 221 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 202 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 134 (7.13%) JIRA
4 69 (3.67%) Cucumber
5 68 (3.62%) Selenium
6 57 (3.03%) GitLab
7 50 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 50 (2.66%) Bitbucket
8 47 (2.50%) Maven
9 38 (2.02%) Gatling
9 38 (2.02%) JMeter
10 37 (1.97%) JUnit
11 35 (1.86%) Gradle
12 33 (1.76%) Appium
13 27 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 26 (1.38%) CircleCI
15 23 (1.22%) IntelliJ
16 22 (1.17%) NeoLoad
16 22 (1.17%) WebDriver
17 20 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 345 (18.36%) Finance
2 132 (7.03%) Retail
3 108 (5.75%) Banking
4 56 (2.98%) Games
5 50 (2.66%) Front Office
6 46 (2.45%) Public Sector
7 34 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.49%) Marketing
9 26 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.96%) Legal
10 18 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.75%) Advertising
12 8 (0.43%) Law
12 8 (0.43%) Publishing
13 7 (0.37%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.32%) Automotive
14 6 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.16%) Back Office
16 3 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 802 (42.68%) Developer
2 409 (21.77%) Data Engineer
3 319 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 307 (16.34%) Scala Developer
5 225 (11.97%) Senior Developer
6 204 (10.86%) Software Engineer
7 128 (6.81%) Java Engineer
8 123 (6.55%) Senior Data Engineer
9 99 (5.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 93 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 89 (4.74%) Java Software Engineer
12 83 (4.42%) Data Scientist
13 80 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
14 79 (4.20%) Java Scala Developer
15 78 (4.15%) Big Data Engineer
16 77 (4.10%) Python Engineer
16 77 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
17 69 (3.67%) Senior Scala Developer
18 67 (3.57%) Architect
19 63 (3.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (20.12%) Kafka
2 239 (12.72%) Spring
3 212 (11.28%) React
4 200 (10.64%) Akka
5 197 (10.48%) RESTful
6 196 (10.43%) Node.js
7 155 (8.25%) Web Services
8 138 (7.34%) Play Framework
9 135 (7.18%) Spring Boot
10 134 (7.13%) AngularJS
11 127 (6.76%) HTML
12 119 (6.33%) REST
13 108 (5.75%) CSS
14 87 (4.63%) HTML5
15 71 (3.78%) JSON
16 63 (3.35%) scikit-learn
17 62 (3.30%) Pandas
18 61 (3.25%) .NET
19 55 (2.93%) Hibernate
20 50 (2.66%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 198 (10.54%) Algorithms
2 190 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (6.23%) Data Structures
4 115 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 60 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 51 (2.71%) User Experience
7 45 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 39 (2.08%) Public Cloud
10 35 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
11 31 (1.65%) Renewable Energy
12 28 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 16 (0.85%) Cloud Native
15 15 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 15 (0.80%) Derivative
16 14 (0.75%) Semantic Web
17 12 (0.64%) Equities
18 11 (0.59%) Data Centre
18 11 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 225 (11.97%) Linux
2 76 (4.04%) Unix
3 27 (1.44%) Windows
4 18 (0.96%) CentOS
5 12 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.59%) Android
7 8 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.27%) Debian
9 5 (0.27%) Solaris
9 5 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (23.84%) Microservices
3 420 (22.35%) Software Engineering
4 406 (21.61%) Data Science
5 374 (19.90%) DevOps
6 334 (17.78%) TDD
7 330 (17.56%) Machine Learning
8 319 (16.98%) Analytics
9 277 (14.74%) Computer Science
10 270 (14.37%) Scrum
11 252 (13.41%) Data Engineering
12 228 (12.13%) ETL
13 215 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
14 209 (11.12%) Mentoring
15 196 (10.43%) Artificial Intelligence
16 193 (10.27%) Test Automation
17 181 (9.63%) BDD
18 166 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
19 153 (8.14%) Open Source
20 136 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,271 (67.64%) Java
2 996 (53.01%) Python
3 505 (26.88%) SQL
4 414 (22.03%) JavaScript
5 227 (12.08%) C#
6 146 (7.77%) Java 8
7 144 (7.66%) R
8 141 (7.50%) C++
9 138 (7.34%) TypeScript
10 136 (7.24%) Go
11 126 (6.71%) Kotlin
12 110 (5.85%) PHP
12 110 (5.85%) Ruby
13 70 (3.73%) C
14 57 (3.03%) Clojure
15 53 (2.82%) Haskell
16 48 (2.55%) ES6
16 48 (2.55%) Groovy
17 29 (1.54%) Bash Shell
18 26 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 246 (13.09%) Degree
2 88 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 47 (2.50%) PhD
5 29 (1.54%) Master's Degree
6 22 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.11%) CISA
11 2 (0.11%) CISM
11 2 (0.11%) CISSP
11 2 (0.11%) PMP
11 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.053%) MBA
12 1 (0.053%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.053%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.053%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.82%) QA
2 38 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.80%) GDPR
4 12 (0.64%) Basel II
4 12 (0.64%) IFRS
4 12 (0.64%) IFRS 9
5 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.21%) SLA
7 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.053%) MiFID
8 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 492 (26.18%) Docker
2 89 (4.74%) HDFS
3 20 (1.06%) Apache Flume
3 20 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.11%) LXC
4 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 379 (20.17%) Kubernetes
2 176 (9.37%) Terraform
3 135 (7.18%) Ansible
4 92 (4.90%) Puppet
5 72 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (3.14%) Oozie
7 46 (2.45%) Hadoop YARN
8 31 (1.65%) Istio
9 19 (1.01%) Consul
10 18 (0.96%) Mesos
11 14 (0.75%) Salt
12 12 (0.64%) linkerd
12 12 (0.64%) Marathon
13 11 (0.59%) Kibana
14 10 (0.53%) logstash
15 8 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
16 7 (0.37%) Rancher
17 6 (0.32%) Grafana
18 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
19 4 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 155 (8.25%) Google
2 79 (4.20%) Oracle
3 53 (2.82%) Informatica
4 52 (2.77%) Cloudera
5 48 (2.55%) Tableau
6 35 (1.86%) WorldPay
7 34 (1.81%) Hortonworks
8 31 (1.65%) Teradata
9 27 (1.44%) Facebook
9 27 (1.44%) Microsoft
10 19 (1.01%) Talend
11 18 (0.96%) Ab Initio
12 17 (0.90%) Databricks
12 17 (0.90%) IBM
13 14 (0.75%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.75%) Netezza
14 13 (0.69%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.59%) Apple
16 9 (0.48%) hybris
16 9 (0.48%) Sybase