Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 123 130
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,499 1,953 1,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.70% 2.87% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 5.03% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 1,498 1,659
London median annual salary £79,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,125 £48,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 31,059 38,856 40,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.97% 57.17% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25,946 32,044 32,452
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in London

Scala
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Scala in London

Scala
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 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
Central London -21 317 £75,000 -3.23% 91
West London +86 93 £80,000 +14.29% 32
East London +23 15 £82,000 +19.27% 8
South London -9 8 £80,000 +28.00% 5
North London -3 5 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 London region with a requirement for Scala.

1 1,005 (67.04%) Java
2 863 (57.57%) Python
3 666 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
4 650 (43.36%) AWS
5 549 (36.62%) Apache Spark
6 473 (31.55%) Big Data
7 462 (30.82%) Hadoop
8 423 (28.22%) SQL
9 396 (26.42%) Docker
10 355 (23.68%) Data Science
11 352 (23.48%) Kafka
12 316 (21.08%) Microservices
13 306 (20.41%) TDD
14 302 (20.15%) DevOps
15 299 (19.95%) Analytics
16 298 (19.88%) Software Engineering
17 292 (19.48%) Machine Learning
18 287 (19.15%) JavaScript
19 285 (19.01%) Kubernetes
20 275 (18.35%) Finance
21 274 (18.28%) Azure
22 261 (17.41%) NoSQL
23 247 (16.48%) GCP
24 228 (15.21%) Degree
25 221 (14.74%) Data Engineering
26 219 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
27 199 (13.28%) Linux
28 197 (13.14%) Apache Hive
29 194 (12.94%) Spring
30 186 (12.41%) Apache Cassandra

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
1 549 (36.62%) Apache Spark
2 105 (7.00%) Apache
3 80 (5.34%) Apache Pig
4 72 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (1.60%) Confluence
6 23 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
7 19 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 18 (1.20%) SAS
9 8 (0.53%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.47%) Luigi
11 6 (0.40%) JBoss
11 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.13%) nginx
14 2 (0.13%) WildFly
15 1 (0.067%) CMS
15 1 (0.067%) Jetty
15 1 (0.067%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 40 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 650 (43.36%) AWS
2 274 (18.28%) Azure
3 247 (16.48%) GCP
4 67 (4.47%) Amazon Kinesis
5 61 (4.07%) Serverless
6 48 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
7 44 (2.94%) OpenShift
8 43 (2.87%) Power Platform
9 38 (2.54%) Amazon S3
9 38 (2.54%) GitHub
10 37 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
11 36 (2.40%) PaaS
12 24 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (1.53%) SaaS
14 20 (1.33%) Office 365
15 19 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (1.13%) G Suite
18 13 (0.87%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.27%) HTTP
2 9 (0.60%) Internet
2 9 (0.60%) Network Security
3 7 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.27%) DSL
4 4 (0.27%) Firewall
4 4 (0.27%) LAN
4 4 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (0.27%) WAN
5 3 (0.20%) FTP
6 1 (0.067%) DNS
6 1 (0.067%) SSL
6 1 (0.067%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (31.55%) Big Data
2 462 (30.82%) Hadoop
3 261 (17.41%) NoSQL
4 197 (13.14%) Apache Hive
5 186 (12.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 134 (8.94%) MongoDB
7 106 (7.07%) HBase
8 91 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
9 72 (4.80%) Relational Database
10 71 (4.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 68 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
12 62 (4.14%) MySQL
13 61 (4.07%) Impala
14 60 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
15 53 (3.54%) SQL Server
16 51 (3.40%) Sqoop
17 45 (3.00%) QlikView
18 43 (2.87%) Neo4j
18 43 (2.87%) Power BI
19 40 (2.67%) Flink
Development Applications
1 110 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 95 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 64 (4.27%) JIRA
4 45 (3.00%) Selenium
5 41 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 32 (2.13%) Gatling
7 28 (1.87%) Appium
8 27 (1.80%) Maven
9 24 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (1.53%) JMeter
11 21 (1.40%) Gradle
11 21 (1.40%) JUnit
12 18 (1.20%) NeoLoad
13 16 (1.07%) Buildbot
13 16 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
13 16 (1.07%) Ranorex
13 16 (1.07%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.07%) WATIR
14 15 (1.00%) GitLab
14 15 (1.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 275 (18.35%) Finance
2 159 (10.61%) Banking
3 124 (8.27%) Retail
4 63 (4.20%) Law
5 58 (3.87%) Front Office
6 44 (2.94%) Games
7 33 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.87%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.73%) Marketing
10 11 (0.73%) Legal
10 11 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.67%) Public Sector
12 9 (0.60%) Publishing
13 8 (0.53%) Advertising
14 6 (0.40%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.33%) Automotive
16 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.20%) Digital Economy
18 2 (0.13%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 613 (40.89%) Developer
2 340 (22.68%) Data Engineer
3 269 (17.95%) Scala Developer
4 257 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 155 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 128 (8.54%) Software Engineer
7 103 (6.87%) Big Data Engineer
8 98 (6.54%) Java Engineer
9 97 (6.47%) Senior Data Engineer
10 83 (5.54%) Java Scala Developer
11 79 (5.27%) AWS Engineer
12 71 (4.74%) Python Engineer
13 70 (4.67%) Java Software Engineer
13 70 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
14 60 (4.00%) Data Scientist
15 55 (3.67%) Big Data Developer
16 54 (3.60%) Architect
17 50 (3.34%) AWS Developer
18 48 (3.20%) Software Developer
19 47 (3.14%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (23.48%) Kafka
2 194 (12.94%) Spring
3 153 (10.21%) React
4 147 (9.81%) Web Services
5 141 (9.41%) Akka
6 129 (8.61%) Spring Boot
7 125 (8.34%) Node.js
8 119 (7.94%) REST
9 103 (6.87%) Play Framework
10 99 (6.60%) AngularJS
11 96 (6.40%) RESTful
12 95 (6.34%) HTML
13 84 (5.60%) CSS
14 61 (4.07%) HTML5
15 56 (3.74%) .NET
16 49 (3.27%) JSON
17 46 (3.07%) Apache NiFi
18 45 (3.00%) Pandas
18 45 (3.00%) TensorFlow
19 36 (2.40%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 219 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (9.21%) Algorithms
3 102 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
4 87 (5.80%) Data Structures
5 45 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 35 (2.33%) User Experience
8 33 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 27 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
12 16 (1.07%) Cloud Native
13 15 (1.00%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.93%) Market Risk
15 12 (0.80%) Derivative
15 12 (0.80%) Life Science
16 11 (0.73%) Fixed Income
16 11 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 199 (13.28%) Linux
2 76 (5.07%) Unix
3 18 (1.20%) Windows
4 12 (0.80%) CentOS
5 11 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.60%) Android
6 9 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (23.68%) Data Science
3 316 (21.08%) Microservices
4 306 (20.41%) TDD
5 302 (20.15%) DevOps
6 299 (19.95%) Analytics
7 298 (19.88%) Software Engineering
8 292 (19.48%) Machine Learning
9 221 (14.74%) Data Engineering
10 174 (11.61%) Computer Science
11 171 (11.41%) Scrum
12 168 (11.21%) BDD
13 162 (10.81%) ETL
14 159 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
15 148 (9.87%) Mathematics
16 142 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
17 133 (8.87%) Test Automation
18 129 (8.61%) Fintech
19 124 (8.27%) Artificial Intelligence
20 122 (8.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,005 (67.04%) Java
2 863 (57.57%) Python
3 423 (28.22%) SQL
4 287 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 153 (10.21%) R
6 133 (8.87%) Java 8
7 125 (8.34%) C#
8 104 (6.94%) C++
9 95 (6.34%) C
10 94 (6.27%) Ruby
11 83 (5.54%) Go
12 72 (4.80%) PHP
13 68 (4.54%) Clojure
13 68 (4.54%) TypeScript
14 58 (3.87%) Kotlin
15 52 (3.47%) Haskell
16 48 (3.20%) Groovy
17 37 (2.47%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.53%) ES6
19 20 (1.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 228 (15.21%) Degree
2 56 (3.74%) PhD
3 49 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (2.07%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.60%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.067%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.067%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (8.47%) QA
2 20 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.07%) GDPR
4 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.27%) NIST
6 1 (0.067%) MiFID
6 1 (0.067%) PSD2
6 1 (0.067%) WCAG
System Software
1 396 (26.42%) Docker
2 68 (4.54%) HDFS
3 43 (2.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 28 (1.87%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.067%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 285 (19.01%) Kubernetes
2 127 (8.47%) Terraform
3 116 (7.74%) Ansible
4 70 (4.67%) Oozie
5 67 (4.47%) Hadoop YARN
6 38 (2.54%) Puppet
7 37 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.13%) Mesos
9 16 (1.07%) Kibana
10 15 (1.00%) Consul
11 14 (0.93%) Ambari
12 10 (0.67%) logstash
13 9 (0.60%) Istio
13 9 (0.60%) Marathon
13 9 (0.60%) Rancher
14 7 (0.47%) Grafana
14 7 (0.47%) linkerd
14 7 (0.47%) Nagios
15 4 (0.27%) Control-M
15 4 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (8.41%) Google
2 79 (5.27%) Oracle
3 77 (5.14%) Cloudera
4 72 (4.80%) Tableau
5 51 (3.40%) Hortonworks
6 40 (2.67%) WorldPay
7 29 (1.93%) Databricks
8 24 (1.60%) MapR
8 24 (1.60%) Microsoft
9 18 (1.20%) Sybase
10 15 (1.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 15 (1.00%) Facebook
11 13 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.73%) Netezza
13 10 (0.67%) Informatica
13 10 (0.67%) Talend
14 9 (0.60%) Splunk
15 6 (0.40%) Bloomberg
16 5 (0.33%) SolarWinds
17 4 (0.27%) Ab Initio