Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 133 123
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Scala 690 1,291 1,663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.43% 2.55% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 4.55% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 608 1,179 1,403
Median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £74,750 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.10% +3.57% +3.70%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,213 28,363 35,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.70% 55.99% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,420 23,774 30,249
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in London

Scala
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scala in London.

Salary trend for Scala in London

Scala
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala in London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala in London

Scala
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the London region over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. 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
Central London +11 152 £75,000 - 56
South London +13 10 £72,750 -3.00% 1
West London -17 5 £93,000 +16.25% 29
East London +17 1 £70,000 -17.65% 3
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 517 (74.93%) Java
2 391 (56.67%) Python
3 340 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
4 329 (47.68%) AWS
5 248 (35.94%) Finance
6 212 (30.72%) Kubernetes
7 203 (29.42%) Microservices
7 203 (29.42%) Kafka
8 201 (29.13%) JavaScript
9 197 (28.55%) Docker
10 194 (28.12%) Software Engineering
11 192 (27.83%) Apache Spark
12 187 (27.10%) SQL
13 179 (25.94%) TDD
14 156 (22.61%) Kotlin
15 153 (22.17%) Big Data
16 150 (21.74%) TypeScript
17 141 (20.43%) DevOps
18 138 (20.00%) GCP
19 135 (19.57%) React
20 130 (18.84%) Azure
21 119 (17.25%) Node.js
22 116 (16.81%) Hadoop
23 115 (16.67%) NoSQL
24 111 (16.09%) Git (software)
25 105 (15.22%) C#
26 103 (14.93%) Spring
27 96 (13.91%) Machine Learning
28 94 (13.62%) Terraform
29 92 (13.33%) Banking

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 192 (27.83%) Apache Spark
2 72 (10.43%) Apache
3 34 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (3.62%) Apache Airflow
5 14 (2.03%) Confluence
6 13 (1.88%) Tornado
7 8 (1.16%) Jupyter
8 6 (0.87%) Luigi
9 4 (0.58%) IIS
10 3 (0.43%) SAS
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.29%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 16 (2.32%) InVision
1 16 (2.32%) Sketch
2 3 (0.43%) SPSS
2 3 (0.43%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 329 (47.68%) AWS
2 138 (20.00%) GCP
3 130 (18.84%) Azure
4 69 (10.00%) Serverless
5 56 (8.12%) Amazon S3
6 55 (7.97%) Amazon EC2
7 45 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
8 27 (3.91%) SaaS
9 26 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
10 21 (3.04%) GitHub
11 18 (2.61%) Power Platform
12 13 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (1.88%) PaaS
12 13 (1.88%) Slack
13 12 (1.74%) IaaS
14 9 (1.30%) Cloud Functions
15 7 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.01%) CloudFront
15 7 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.59%) Firewall
1 11 (1.59%) HTTP
2 5 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.14%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (22.17%) Big Data
2 116 (16.81%) Hadoop
3 115 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 65 (9.42%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (8.41%) Relational Database
6 51 (7.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 51 (7.39%) MongoDB
7 39 (5.65%) Data Lake
8 38 (5.51%) Apache Hive
9 34 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (4.93%) Apache Ignite
9 34 (4.93%) RDBMS
10 29 (4.20%) Redis
11 27 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (3.33%) Flink
13 20 (2.90%) BigQuery
13 20 (2.90%) Tableau
14 18 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (2.61%) Hazelcast
14 18 (2.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 111 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 34 (4.93%) Selenium
4 24 (3.48%) JIRA
5 23 (3.33%) Maven
6 21 (3.04%) Cucumber
6 21 (3.04%) JUnit
7 19 (2.75%) Cypress.io
8 18 (2.61%) JMeter
9 16 (2.32%) PostCSS
10 10 (1.45%) Appium
11 9 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.30%) IntelliJ
11 9 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (1.16%) GitLab
12 8 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.16%) TestComplete
12 8 (1.16%) TestNG
12 8 (1.16%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 248 (35.94%) Finance
2 92 (13.33%) Banking
3 64 (9.28%) Front Office
4 36 (5.22%) Games
5 20 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.75%) Retail
7 16 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.74%) Marketing
9 8 (1.16%) Law
10 7 (1.01%) French Language
11 6 (0.87%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.29%) Czech Language
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 332 (48.12%) Developer
2 154 (22.32%) Data Engineer
3 135 (19.57%) Java Developer
4 94 (13.62%) Software Engineer
5 81 (11.74%) Scala Developer
6 68 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 56 (8.12%) Scala Engineer
8 48 (6.96%) Java Engineer
9 47 (6.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 45 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
11 42 (6.09%) React Developer
12 35 (5.07%) Python Engineer
12 35 (5.07%) Senior Data Engineer
13 28 (4.06%) Digital Developer
13 28 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
13 28 (4.06%) Senior Scala Developer
14 26 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
15 25 (3.62%) Python Developer
16 24 (3.48%) Lead Developer
16 24 (3.48%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (29.42%) Kafka
2 135 (19.57%) React
3 119 (17.25%) Node.js
4 103 (14.93%) Spring
5 86 (12.46%) Spring Boot
6 84 (12.17%) AngularJS
7 81 (11.74%) RESTful
8 70 (10.14%) GraphQL
9 69 (10.00%) Web Services
10 57 (8.26%) Vue.js
11 53 (7.68%) Akka
12 47 (6.81%) CSS
13 46 (6.67%) HTML
14 42 (6.09%) HTML5
14 42 (6.09%) REST
15 36 (5.22%) Play Framework
15 36 (5.22%) React Native
16 29 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (3.77%) gRPC
18 24 (3.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.13%) Algorithms
2 62 (8.99%) Equities
3 61 (8.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 61 (8.84%) Hedge funds
4 57 (8.26%) Derivative
5 53 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
6 52 (7.54%) Fixed Income
7 48 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (5.80%) Data Structures
9 39 (5.65%) User Experience
10 28 (4.06%) Credit Risk
11 27 (3.91%) Cloud Native
12 24 (3.48%) Mobile App
13 21 (3.04%) Blog
13 21 (3.04%) Social Network
14 17 (2.46%) Video\Live Streaming
15 15 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
17 11 (1.59%) Market Risk
18 7 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.54%) Linux
2 19 (2.75%) Unix
3 16 (2.32%) Windows
4 10 (1.45%) Android
5 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (29.42%) Microservices
3 194 (28.12%) Software Engineering
4 179 (25.94%) TDD
5 141 (20.43%) DevOps
6 96 (13.91%) Machine Learning
7 92 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 82 (11.88%) Asset Management
9 81 (11.74%) Analytics
9 81 (11.74%) Data Science
10 75 (10.87%) Computer Science
11 73 (10.58%) ETL
11 73 (10.58%) Fintech
12 71 (10.29%) BDD
13 67 (9.71%) Artificial Intelligence
14 66 (9.57%) Open Source
15 57 (8.26%) Functional Programming
15 57 (8.26%) SDLC
16 56 (8.12%) Pair Programming
17 53 (7.68%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 517 (74.93%) Java
2 391 (56.67%) Python
3 201 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 187 (27.10%) SQL
5 156 (22.61%) Kotlin
6 150 (21.74%) TypeScript
7 105 (15.22%) C#
8 77 (11.16%) Go
9 73 (10.58%) Clojure
10 59 (8.55%) Java 8
11 51 (7.39%) Ruby
12 46 (6.67%) ES6
13 43 (6.23%) C++
14 34 (4.93%) Bash Shell
15 33 (4.78%) Groovy
16 25 (3.62%) Shell Script
17 23 (3.33%) PHP
18 19 (2.75%) Elixir
19 18 (2.61%) Haskell
19 18 (2.61%) Rust
Qualifications
1 56 (8.12%) Degree
2 23 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.32%) SANS
4 7 (1.01%) PhD
5 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.97%) QA
2 16 (2.32%) WCAG
3 6 (0.87%) GDPR
4 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 197 (28.55%) Docker
2 5 (0.72%) HDFS
3 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.43%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 212 (30.72%) Kubernetes
2 94 (13.62%) Terraform
3 41 (5.94%) Ansible
4 21 (3.04%) Puppet
5 13 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.59%) Grafana
6 11 (1.59%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.01%) Istio
8 6 (0.87%) Marathon
8 6 (0.87%) Mesos
9 3 (0.43%) Oozie
10 1 (0.14%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 38 (5.51%) Google
2 31 (4.49%) Databricks
3 23 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.32%) Oracle
5 9 (1.30%) Solace
6 8 (1.16%) Talend
7 6 (0.87%) Facebook
7 6 (0.87%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.58%) GigaSpaces
8 4 (0.58%) Informatica
9 3 (0.43%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.43%) Confluent
10 2 (0.29%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.29%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.29%) Dataiku
10 2 (0.29%) Snowplow
11 1 (0.14%) Cognos
11 1 (0.14%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.14%) Splunk