Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 129 106
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 +67
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,966 1,957 2,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.87% 2.64% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.02% 4.80% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,508 1,657 2,026
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 39,129 40,751 42,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.18% 54.98% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32,273 32,269 37,735
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +24 429 £77,500 -8.82% 77
West London +13 30 £70,000 +7.69% 36
East London -5 18 £68,750 -21.43% 7
North London 0 7 £60,000 +14.29% 5
South London -17 2 £62,500 -45.65%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 1,442 (73.35%) Java
2 989 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
3 947 (48.17%) Python
4 721 (36.67%) Apache Spark
5 702 (35.71%) Big Data
6 655 (33.32%) Amazon AWS
7 589 (29.96%) SQL
8 580 (29.50%) Hadoop
9 563 (28.64%) TDD
10 495 (25.18%) Finance
11 460 (23.40%) Kafka
12 453 (23.04%) JavaScript
13 409 (20.80%) Software Engineering
14 383 (19.48%) NoSQL
15 370 (18.82%) Analytics
16 361 (18.36%) Docker
17 357 (18.16%) DevOps
18 330 (16.79%) Microservices
18 330 (16.79%) Spring
19 323 (16.43%) Data Science
20 306 (15.56%) Machine Learning
21 302 (15.36%) Degree
22 297 (15.11%) Banking
23 287 (14.60%) Computer Science
24 282 (14.34%) C++
25 276 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
26 263 (13.38%) C#
27 259 (13.17%) Node.js
27 259 (13.17%) Java 8
28 252 (12.82%) Problem-Solving

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
1 721 (36.67%) Apache Spark
2 132 (6.71%) Apache
3 120 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (3.10%) Ethereum
5 52 (2.64%) Apache Pig
6 37 (1.88%) Apache Solr
7 29 (1.48%) SAS
8 28 (1.42%) Confluence
8 28 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (0.56%) EPiServer
11 10 (0.51%) CMS
12 9 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.25%) Mule
14 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.20%) nginx
15 4 (0.20%) WildFly
16 2 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
16 2 (0.10%) Luigi
Applications
1 9 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.051%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.051%) Mingle
4 1 (0.051%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
4 1 (0.051%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.07%) Ripple
2 17 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.31%) Actimize
5 1 (0.051%) BASE24
5 1 (0.051%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 655 (33.32%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 89 (4.53%) Serverless
5 66 (3.36%) GitHub
6 62 (3.15%) Amazon S3
7 56 (2.85%) Amazon Kinesis
8 51 (2.59%) Amazon EMR
8 51 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (1.88%) PaaS
11 35 (1.78%) Slack
12 34 (1.73%) IaaS
13 32 (1.63%) SaaS
14 31 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (1.37%) OpenShift
17 12 (0.61%) Loggly
17 12 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
18 9 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.93%) HTTP
2 22 (1.12%) Internet
3 7 (0.36%) DNS
4 6 (0.31%) DAB
5 4 (0.20%) DSL
5 4 (0.20%) Firewall
6 3 (0.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.10%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.051%) 5G
8 1 (0.051%) BitTorrent
8 1 (0.051%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.051%) SMS
8 1 (0.051%) SNMP
8 1 (0.051%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (35.71%) Big Data
2 580 (29.50%) Hadoop
3 383 (19.48%) NoSQL
4 276 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 228 (11.60%) Apache Hive
6 182 (9.26%) MongoDB
7 148 (7.53%) HBase
8 147 (7.48%) Relational Database
9 117 (5.95%) MySQL
10 103 (5.24%) Amazon Redshift
11 98 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
12 96 (4.88%) SQL Server
13 91 (4.63%) Impala
14 88 (4.48%) Redis
15 82 (4.17%) Blockchain
16 74 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
17 73 (3.71%) Data Lake
18 48 (2.44%) RDBMS
19 44 (2.24%) Flink
20 31 (1.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 216 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 208 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 79 (4.02%) Maven
4 67 (3.41%) JUnit
5 58 (2.95%) Cucumber
6 52 (2.64%) JIRA
7 51 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 50 (2.54%) TeamCity
9 45 (2.29%) Gradle
10 43 (2.19%) Selenium
11 42 (2.14%) Mocha
12 22 (1.12%) JMeter
13 21 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
14 20 (1.02%) GoCD
14 20 (1.02%) Grunt
15 18 (0.92%) git-flow
16 16 (0.81%) CA Release Automation
16 16 (0.81%) gulp
16 16 (0.81%) webpack
17 15 (0.76%) CircleCI
General
1 495 (25.18%) Finance
2 297 (15.11%) Banking
3 168 (8.55%) Investment Banking
4 158 (8.04%) Front Office
5 93 (4.73%) Games
6 83 (4.22%) Financial Institution
7 74 (3.76%) Retail
8 63 (3.20%) Advertising
9 38 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (1.58%) Marketing
12 24 (1.22%) Publishing
13 20 (1.02%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.97%) Back Office
15 17 (0.86%) Automotive
16 11 (0.56%) Legal
16 11 (0.56%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.51%) Law
18 2 (0.10%) German Language
18 2 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 962 (48.93%) Developer
2 469 (23.86%) Java Developer
3 290 (14.75%) Scala Developer
4 283 (14.39%) Data Engineer
5 257 (13.07%) Senior Developer
6 211 (10.73%) Big Data Engineer
7 156 (7.93%) Senior Java Developer
8 151 (7.68%) Software Engineer
9 132 (6.71%) Java Engineer
10 122 (6.21%) Data Scientist
11 99 (5.04%) Big Data Developer
12 95 (4.83%) Java Scala Developer
13 74 (3.76%) Agile Developer
14 72 (3.66%) Java Software Engineer
15 71 (3.61%) AWS Developer
15 71 (3.61%) Software Developer
16 66 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
17 58 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
18 54 (2.75%) Agile Java Developer
18 54 (2.75%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (23.40%) Kafka
2 330 (16.79%) Spring
3 259 (13.17%) Node.js
4 240 (12.21%) HTML
5 239 (12.16%) AngularJS
6 234 (11.90%) React
7 174 (8.85%) Web Services
8 172 (8.75%) Akka
9 158 (8.04%) CSS
10 148 (7.53%) RESTful
11 137 (6.97%) Spring Boot
12 134 (6.82%) REST
13 133 (6.77%) .NET
14 116 (5.90%) HTML5
15 87 (4.43%) Play Framework
16 84 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
17 80 (4.07%) Hibernate
18 51 (2.59%) Redux
19 49 (2.49%) J2EE
19 49 (2.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 287 (14.60%) Computer Science
2 207 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 186 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (9.46%) Fintech
4 157 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
5 113 (5.75%) Data Structures
6 107 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
7 86 (4.37%) Derivative
8 71 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
9 66 (3.36%) Hedge funds
10 62 (3.15%) Fixed Income
11 56 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 51 (2.59%) Bitcoin
13 49 (2.49%) User Experience
14 47 (2.39%) Equities
15 45 (2.29%) Public Cloud
16 41 (2.09%) Life Science
17 34 (1.73%) Blog
18 30 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
19 29 (1.48%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 244 (12.41%) Linux
2 152 (7.73%) Unix
3 29 (1.48%) Windows
4 20 (1.02%) Android
5 19 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 19 (0.97%) VMS
6 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.20%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.15%) Solaris
9 2 (0.10%) SUSE
10 1 (0.051%) CentOS
10 1 (0.051%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.051%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 989 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (28.64%) TDD
3 409 (20.80%) Software Engineering
4 370 (18.82%) Analytics
5 357 (18.16%) DevOps
6 330 (16.79%) Microservices
7 323 (16.43%) Data Science
8 306 (15.56%) Machine Learning
9 252 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
10 250 (12.72%) BDD
11 240 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
12 217 (11.04%) Scrum
13 191 (9.72%) Open Source
14 174 (8.85%) Test Automation
15 172 (8.75%) ETL
16 166 (8.44%) Functional Programming
17 150 (7.63%) Mentoring
18 146 (7.43%) Mathematics
19 137 (6.97%) OO
20 126 (6.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1,442 (73.35%) Java
2 947 (48.17%) Python
3 589 (29.96%) SQL
4 453 (23.04%) JavaScript
5 282 (14.34%) C++
6 263 (13.38%) C#
7 259 (13.17%) Java 8
8 216 (10.99%) Ruby
9 173 (8.80%) R
10 157 (7.99%) Go
11 112 (5.70%) C
12 104 (5.29%) Groovy
13 101 (5.14%) Kotlin
14 94 (4.78%) PHP
15 84 (4.27%) Haskell
16 72 (3.66%) Clojure
17 60 (3.05%) ES6
18 57 (2.90%) Bash Shell
19 49 (2.49%) Elixir
20 48 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 302 (15.36%) Degree
2 125 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (3.00%) PhD
4 39 (1.98%) Master's Degree
5 20 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 16 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.10%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
10 2 (0.10%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.051%) MCSA
11 1 (0.051%) MCSD
11 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.97%) QA
2 11 (0.56%) MiFID
3 10 (0.51%) PMO
4 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.10%) GDPR
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.051%) HL7
7 1 (0.051%) PSD2
7 1 (0.051%) SEPA
7 1 (0.051%) UCITS
System Software
1 361 (18.36%) Docker
2 121 (6.15%) HDFS
3 85 (4.32%) Apache Flume
4 24 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.15%) Xen
9 2 (0.10%) iptables
9 2 (0.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 193 (9.82%) Kubernetes
2 121 (6.15%) Terraform
3 101 (5.14%) Ansible
4 70 (3.56%) Puppet
5 66 (3.36%) Prometheus
6 56 (2.85%) Mesos
7 52 (2.64%) Oozie
8 51 (2.59%) Hadoop YARN
8 51 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (1.58%) Kibana
10 30 (1.53%) Grafana
11 29 (1.48%) logstash
12 22 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (0.97%) Nagios
14 12 (0.61%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.46%) Salt
16 8 (0.41%) Rancher
17 4 (0.20%) Cobbler
17 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
18 3 (0.15%) Ambari
Vendors
1 161 (8.19%) Google
2 137 (6.97%) Oracle
3 116 (5.90%) Cloudera
4 93 (4.73%) Hortonworks
5 54 (2.75%) MapR
6 44 (2.24%) Microsoft
7 43 (2.19%) Splunk
8 41 (2.09%) Talend
9 40 (2.03%) Informatica
9 40 (2.03%) Tableau
10 32 (1.63%) WorldPay
11 26 (1.32%) Databricks
12 22 (1.12%) AppDynamics
13 21 (1.07%) SnapLogic
14 17 (0.86%) EXASOL
15 14 (0.71%) Rackspace
16 13 (0.66%) Teradata
17 12 (0.61%) New Relic
18 11 (0.56%) IBM
18 11 (0.56%) Sitecore