Period
to 28 May 2020

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 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 203 178
Rank change year-on-year -7 -25 +28
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,356 2,359 3,211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.77% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 3.26% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,952 2,681
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £108,750 £107,500
UK median annual salary £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +7.69%

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 45,795 72,398 90,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.05% 54.36% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38,078 59,618 76,074
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 May 2020.

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 May 2020. 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 -15 981 £80,000 - 59
North of England +67 157 £55,000 - 12
South East +33 113 £58,750 +6.82% 5
Yorkshire +96 93 £55,000 - 3
North West +48 61 £56,250 -13.46% 7
Midlands +30 51 £61,000 +6.09% 4
East Midlands +45 35 £75,000 +30.43% 2
South West -7 30 £56,000 +1.82% 3
East of England +27 17 £72,500 +11.54% 9
West Midlands +43 16 £52,500 -19.23% 2
North East -4 3 £45,000 -8.79% 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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.

1 921 (67.92%) Java
2 742 (54.72%) Python
3 649 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
4 571 (42.11%) AWS
5 447 (32.96%) Apache Spark
6 411 (30.31%) Kafka
7 404 (29.79%) Big Data
8 360 (26.55%) Software Engineering
9 357 (26.33%) DevOps
10 348 (25.66%) SQL
11 340 (25.07%) Docker
12 328 (24.19%) TDD
13 319 (23.53%) Microservices
14 313 (23.08%) Hadoop
15 292 (21.53%) Analytics
16 282 (20.80%) Data Science
17 281 (20.72%) Kubernetes
18 262 (19.32%) Finance
19 255 (18.81%) GCP
20 252 (18.58%) NoSQL
21 245 (18.07%) JavaScript
22 244 (17.99%) Azure
23 236 (17.40%) Machine Learning
24 221 (16.30%) Node.js
25 210 (15.49%) Degree
26 194 (14.31%) Computer Science
27 181 (13.35%) Go
28 174 (12.83%) Scrum
29 169 (12.46%) Terraform
30 159 (11.73%) Mentoring

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
1 447 (32.96%) Apache Spark
2 117 (8.63%) Apache
3 86 (6.34%) Apache Airflow
4 75 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (2.14%) Luigi
6 27 (1.99%) Confluence
7 23 (1.70%) Apache Solr
8 18 (1.33%) Jupyter
9 13 (0.96%) CMS
10 12 (0.88%) nginx
11 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.59%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.44%) Tornado
13 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.37%) DataSynapse
15 4 (0.29%) CICS
15 4 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.29%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.37%) SPSS
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 571 (42.11%) AWS
2 255 (18.81%) GCP
3 244 (17.99%) Azure
4 73 (5.38%) Amazon EMR
5 72 (5.31%) Amazon Kinesis
5 72 (5.31%) Amazon S3
6 71 (5.24%) Serverless
7 47 (3.47%) Power Platform
8 43 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
11 30 (2.21%) SaaS
12 23 (1.70%) GitHub
13 22 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
14 20 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (1.11%) Heroku
16 12 (0.88%) Amazon GuardDuty
16 12 (0.88%) AWS CloudTrail
17 10 (0.74%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.21%) HTTP
2 15 (1.11%) Internet
3 12 (0.88%) FTP
4 11 (0.81%) Firewall
5 9 (0.66%) Network Security
6 4 (0.29%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.15%) DNS
7 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) SSH
7 2 (0.15%) SSL
7 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.074%) IPFS
8 1 (0.074%) Skype
8 1 (0.074%) SMS
8 1 (0.074%) WebEx
8 1 (0.074%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (29.79%) Big Data
2 313 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 252 (18.58%) NoSQL
4 138 (10.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 131 (9.66%) Apache Hive
5 131 (9.66%) Relational Database
6 121 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
7 117 (8.63%) MongoDB
8 112 (8.26%) Amazon Redshift
9 106 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
10 97 (7.15%) Data Lake
11 80 (5.90%) SQL Server
12 73 (5.38%) HBase
13 69 (5.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 51 (3.76%) BigQuery
15 50 (3.69%) Impala
16 49 (3.61%) RDBMS
17 48 (3.54%) Flink
18 47 (3.47%) Power BI
19 44 (3.24%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 143 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 99 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 52 (3.83%) Cucumber
4 49 (3.61%) JIRA
5 44 (3.24%) Selenium
6 28 (2.06%) Maven
7 24 (1.77%) GitLab
8 22 (1.62%) Cypress.io
9 21 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (1.55%) Subversion
10 20 (1.47%) Gatling
11 19 (1.40%) JUnit
12 17 (1.25%) JMeter
13 15 (1.11%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.03%) Mockito
14 14 (1.03%) SoapUI
15 13 (0.96%) Appium
16 12 (0.88%) CircleCI
16 12 (0.88%) Mercurial
17 11 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 262 (19.32%) Finance
2 120 (8.85%) Banking
3 66 (4.87%) Games
4 58 (4.28%) Retail
5 29 (2.14%) Front Office
6 25 (1.84%) Marketing
6 25 (1.84%) Public Sector
7 19 (1.40%) Legal
8 18 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.96%) Advertising
11 11 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.81%) Law
12 6 (0.44%) Automotive
13 5 (0.37%) Billing
13 5 (0.37%) Military
13 5 (0.37%) Publishing
14 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 460 (33.92%) Developer
2 319 (23.53%) Data Engineer
3 195 (14.38%) Scala Developer
4 173 (12.76%) Java Developer
5 126 (9.29%) Software Engineer
6 94 (6.93%) Architect
7 93 (6.86%) Senior Developer
8 80 (5.90%) Big Data Engineer
9 76 (5.60%) Java Engineer
10 72 (5.31%) Data Architect
11 65 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
12 64 (4.72%) Senior Data Engineer
13 56 (4.13%) AWS Developer
14 53 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
15 46 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
16 45 (3.32%) Data Scientist
17 44 (3.24%) Python Engineer
18 42 (3.10%) Senior Scala Developer
19 41 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
20 37 (2.73%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (30.31%) Kafka
2 221 (16.30%) Node.js
3 119 (8.78%) RESTful
4 114 (8.41%) Akka
5 109 (8.04%) React
6 87 (6.42%) Play Framework
7 82 (6.05%) Web Services
8 81 (5.97%) HTML
9 78 (5.75%) Spring
10 67 (4.94%) CSS
10 67 (4.94%) REST
11 57 (4.20%) HTML5
12 56 (4.13%) React Native
13 55 (4.06%) AngularJS
14 52 (3.83%) Spring Boot
15 49 (3.61%) .NET
16 33 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (2.29%) CSS3
17 31 (2.29%) Spark Streaming
18 30 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.56%) Data Structures
3 85 (6.27%) Algorithms
4 83 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 46 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (1.92%) Cloud Native
8 25 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.33%) User Experience
12 17 (1.25%) Tandem
13 11 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.81%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.66%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.66%) Equities
15 8 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.59%) Online Games
15 8 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 133 (9.81%) Linux
2 40 (2.95%) Windows
3 27 (1.99%) Unix
4 10 (0.74%) Android
5 9 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.52%) CentOS
6 7 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.074%) Solaris
7 1 (0.074%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (26.55%) Software Engineering
3 357 (26.33%) DevOps
4 328 (24.19%) TDD
5 319 (23.53%) Microservices
6 292 (21.53%) Analytics
7 282 (20.80%) Data Science
8 236 (17.40%) Machine Learning
9 194 (14.31%) Computer Science
10 174 (12.83%) Scrum
11 159 (11.73%) Mentoring
12 158 (11.65%) Artificial Intelligence
13 146 (10.77%) ETL
14 145 (10.69%) Open Source
15 143 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
16 135 (9.96%) Test Automation
17 126 (9.29%) Data Engineering
18 124 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
19 123 (9.07%) BDD
20 120 (8.85%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 921 (67.92%) Java
2 742 (54.72%) Python
3 348 (25.66%) SQL
4 245 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 181 (13.35%) Go
6 143 (10.55%) C#
7 133 (9.81%) Kotlin
8 116 (8.55%) Ruby
9 101 (7.45%) R
10 94 (6.93%) C++
11 90 (6.64%) PHP
12 79 (5.83%) Java 8
13 78 (5.75%) Groovy
14 64 (4.72%) Clojure
14 64 (4.72%) TypeScript
15 48 (3.54%) C
16 30 (2.21%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.55%) Haskell
18 20 (1.47%) ES6
19 15 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 210 (15.49%) Degree
2 98 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 44 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.43%) DV Cleared
6 27 (1.99%) PhD
7 18 (1.33%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.25%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.37%) MBA
11 5 (0.37%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.29%) SANS
13 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.15%) CISM
14 2 (0.15%) CISSP
14 2 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.68%) QA
2 28 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.37%) GDPR
4 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.22%) COBIT
5 3 (0.22%) NIST
6 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.074%) ITGC
6 1 (0.074%) MiFID
System Software
1 340 (25.07%) Docker
2 49 (3.61%) HDFS
3 17 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.074%) Alluxio
5 1 (0.074%) Ceph
5 1 (0.074%) etcd
5 1 (0.074%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 281 (20.72%) Kubernetes
2 169 (12.46%) Terraform
3 76 (5.60%) Ansible
4 36 (2.65%) Puppet
5 25 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
6 23 (1.70%) Salt
7 21 (1.55%) Oozie
8 14 (1.03%) Kibana
9 8 (0.59%) Istio
9 8 (0.59%) Rancher
10 6 (0.44%) linkerd
11 4 (0.29%) Ambari
12 3 (0.22%) Grafana
12 3 (0.22%) Knative
12 3 (0.22%) Kubeflow
12 3 (0.22%) Mesos
13 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.15%) logstash
13 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 122 (9.00%) Google
2 75 (5.53%) Oracle
3 52 (3.83%) Tableau
4 38 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 37 (2.73%) IBM
6 36 (2.65%) Talend
7 35 (2.58%) Informatica
8 30 (2.21%) Teradata
9 25 (1.84%) Databricks
10 21 (1.55%) Cloudera
10 21 (1.55%) Netezza
11 16 (1.18%) Foundry
12 13 (0.96%) Hortonworks
13 12 (0.88%) Facebook
14 11 (0.81%) Cognos
14 11 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.74%) Vertica
16 8 (0.59%) Apple
16 8 (0.59%) SnapLogic
16 8 (0.59%) Sybase