The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
South East / Kent
Rank 80 77 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1 28 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.12% 2.45% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 4.79% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 1
Median salary £65,000 £44,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.25% -10.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.47% +4.50%  

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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 451 584 544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 56.16% 51.00% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 365 504 483
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Scala
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Scala in Kent

Scala
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Maidstone -12 1 £65,000 +47.72%
Scala
South East

Scala
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Scala.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA