The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 117 144
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 12 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.56% 1.47% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 3.80% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 23
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,450 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1053 1001 1226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 49.18% 38.80% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 941 804 1033
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Scala as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Hertfordshire

Scala
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scala in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Scala in Hertfordshire

Scala
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in Hertfordshire

Scala
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans -10 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Potters Bar -5 2 £70,000 +70.73%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £110,000 -
Royston - 1 £65,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £55,000 -
Scala
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Scala.

1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Big Data
4 10 (38.46%) Akka
5 9 (34.62%) Microservices
6 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) Apache
7 7 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Kafka
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Complexity Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
10 4 (15.38%) Coaching
10 4 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) DevOps
10 4 (15.38%) Demand Forecasting
10 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
10 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
10 4 (15.38%) Node.js
10 4 (15.38%) High Availability
10 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) RESTful

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) WildFly
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) ICMP
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
1 16 (61.54%) Java Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Development Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Site Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Akka
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 6 (23.08%) Kafka
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) EJB
5 2 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) JAX-RS
5 2 (7.69%) JAX-WS
5 2 (7.69%) JPA
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) Vaadin
5 2 (7.69%) Velocity
6 1 (3.85%) D3.js
6 1 (3.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Debian
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Microservices
3 8 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 5 (19.23%) Complexity Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.85%) Predictive Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) R
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle