Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 122 120
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Scala 554 1,502 1,987
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.72% 2.71% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 4.83% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 508 1,320 1,555
Median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £51,750 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £111,250 £112,500
England median annual salary £74,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.07% +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 12,434 31,070 39,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.07% 55.98% 57.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,422 25,937 32,431
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 +34 139 £75,000 - 27
West London +7 20 £77,500 -3.13% 11
South London +49 4 £60,000 -11.11% 1
East London +21 4 £65,000 -20.73% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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.

1 358 (64.62%) Java
2 277 (50.00%) Python
3 246 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (40.25%) AWS
5 214 (38.63%) Kafka
6 175 (31.59%) Finance
7 166 (29.96%) TDD
8 164 (29.60%) Apache Spark
9 159 (28.70%) Big Data
10 156 (28.16%) DevOps
11 146 (26.35%) Docker
12 145 (26.17%) Kubernetes
13 137 (24.73%) JavaScript
14 130 (23.47%) Microservices
15 124 (22.38%) NoSQL
16 123 (22.20%) Software Engineering
17 119 (21.48%) SQL
18 117 (21.12%) GCP
19 105 (18.95%) Kotlin
19 105 (18.95%) Azure
20 104 (18.77%) Data Science
21 103 (18.59%) Hadoop
22 102 (18.41%) Analytics
23 96 (17.33%) Terraform
24 95 (17.15%) Machine Learning
25 94 (16.97%) Go
26 90 (16.25%) Banking
27 84 (15.16%) Ruby
28 82 (14.80%) Node.js
28 82 (14.80%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 164 (29.60%) Apache Spark
2 52 (9.39%) Apache
3 27 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.79%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.26%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.72%) Confluence
9 3 (0.54%) CMS
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.36%) Tornado
11 1 (0.18%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.18%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 223 (40.25%) AWS
2 117 (21.12%) GCP
3 105 (18.95%) Azure
4 45 (8.12%) Serverless
5 29 (5.23%) SaaS
6 22 (3.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 22 (3.97%) Amazon S3
7 20 (3.61%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 20 (3.61%) AWS CloudTrail
8 19 (3.43%) Azure Data Factory
9 17 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (2.89%) GitHub
11 15 (2.71%) Amazon Kinesis
12 13 (2.35%) Power Platform
13 10 (1.81%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.90%) Amazon Neptune
17 2 (0.36%) Azure Stack
17 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.62%) HTTP
2 7 (1.26%) 5G
3 6 (1.08%) Firewall
4 4 (0.72%) Internet
5 3 (0.54%) FTP
6 2 (0.36%) WebEx
7 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.18%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (28.70%) Big Data
2 124 (22.38%) NoSQL
3 103 (18.59%) Hadoop
4 47 (8.48%) Data Lake
5 45 (8.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 45 (8.12%) Apache Hive
6 42 (7.58%) MongoDB
7 37 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (6.32%) Relational Database
9 29 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (5.23%) SQL Server
10 27 (4.87%) Amazon Redshift
11 23 (4.15%) Redis
12 20 (3.61%) Flink
13 18 (3.25%) HBase
13 18 (3.25%) Impala
14 17 (3.07%) Blockchain
14 17 (3.07%) QlikView
14 17 (3.07%) RDBMS
15 15 (2.71%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 55 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.99%) Bitbucket
4 10 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.62%) JIRA
6 8 (1.44%) Artifactory
6 8 (1.44%) GitLab
6 8 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.08%) Maven
8 6 (1.08%) Selenium
9 5 (0.90%) Mockito
10 4 (0.72%) EasyMock
10 4 (0.72%) JUnit
10 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.54%) Capybara
11 3 (0.54%) minitest
11 3 (0.54%) RSpec
12 2 (0.36%) REST Assured
12 2 (0.36%) Sourcetree
General
1 175 (31.59%) Finance
2 90 (16.25%) Banking
3 33 (5.96%) Games
4 22 (3.97%) Marketing
5 21 (3.79%) Front Office
5 21 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.89%) Retail
7 13 (2.35%) Advertising
8 10 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.72%) Law
10 4 (0.72%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.54%) French Language
11 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 234 (42.24%) Developer
2 117 (21.12%) Data Engineer
3 84 (15.16%) Scala Developer
4 72 (13.00%) Java Developer
5 43 (7.76%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (7.58%) Software Engineer
7 36 (6.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 36 (6.50%) Senior Data Engineer
8 34 (6.14%) Senior Developer
9 33 (5.96%) Big Data Engineer
9 33 (5.96%) Data Scientist
10 32 (5.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (4.87%) Senior Data Scientist
12 26 (4.69%) Digital Developer
12 26 (4.69%) Java Engineer
13 23 (4.15%) Azure Engineer
14 22 (3.97%) Python Engineer
15 21 (3.79%) Architect
16 20 (3.61%) AWS Developer
17 18 (3.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (38.63%) Kafka
2 82 (14.80%) Node.js
3 55 (9.93%) React
4 44 (7.94%) Spring
5 42 (7.58%) Akka
5 42 (7.58%) AngularJS
6 39 (7.04%) React Native
7 38 (6.86%) Web Services
8 34 (6.14%) RESTful
9 31 (5.60%) Ionic Framework
10 29 (5.23%) Apache Cordova
10 29 (5.23%) NativeScript
11 28 (5.05%) PhoneGap
12 25 (4.51%) scikit-learn
12 25 (4.51%) Spring Boot
12 25 (4.51%) TensorFlow
13 24 (4.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 22 (3.97%) REST
14 22 (3.97%) Vue.js
15 20 (3.61%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.73%) Algorithms
2 59 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.40%) Mobile App
4 36 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (5.78%) Cloud Native
6 31 (5.60%) Data Structures
7 25 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (3.79%) Hedge funds
10 18 (3.25%) Equities
11 16 (2.89%) Management Information System
12 12 (2.17%) Derivative
12 12 (2.17%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.44%) PMI
14 8 (1.44%) Tandem
14 8 (1.44%) User Experience
15 7 (1.26%) FMCG
15 7 (1.26%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.26%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.01%) Linux
2 27 (4.87%) Windows
3 8 (1.44%) Unix
4 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Android
5 2 (0.36%) Android TV
5 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.36%) tvOS
6 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.96%) TDD
3 156 (28.16%) DevOps
4 130 (23.47%) Microservices
5 123 (22.20%) Software Engineering
6 104 (18.77%) Data Science
7 102 (18.41%) Analytics
8 95 (17.15%) Machine Learning
9 82 (14.80%) Artificial Intelligence
10 61 (11.01%) Fintech
11 58 (10.47%) Functional Programming
12 56 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (8.30%) Mathematics
15 45 (8.12%) BDD
16 44 (7.94%) Asset Management
17 43 (7.76%) Computer Science
17 43 (7.76%) ETL
18 41 (7.40%) Data Modelling
19 40 (7.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 358 (64.62%) Java
2 277 (50.00%) Python
3 137 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 119 (21.48%) SQL
5 105 (18.95%) Kotlin
6 94 (16.97%) Go
7 84 (15.16%) Ruby
8 56 (10.11%) TypeScript
9 46 (8.30%) Clojure
10 39 (7.04%) C#
11 38 (6.86%) Java 8
12 34 (6.14%) R
13 30 (5.42%) Groovy
14 29 (5.23%) Elixir
15 28 (5.05%) C++
16 20 (3.61%) ES6
17 15 (2.71%) Bash Shell
18 14 (2.53%) PHP
19 12 (2.17%) C
19 12 (2.17%) Rust
Qualifications
1 61 (11.01%) Degree
2 26 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.79%) PhD
4 10 (1.81%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.44%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.53%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) MiFID
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (26.35%) Docker
2 10 (1.81%) HDFS
3 4 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 145 (26.17%) Kubernetes
2 96 (17.33%) Terraform
3 32 (5.78%) Ansible
4 14 (2.53%) Marathon
5 13 (2.35%) Mesos
6 10 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (1.44%) Istio
8 7 (1.26%) Oozie
9 4 (0.72%) Ambari
9 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.54%) Kibana
10 3 (0.54%) Puppet
11 1 (0.18%) Grafana
11 1 (0.18%) Packer
11 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (6.14%) Google
2 31 (5.60%) Databricks
3 20 (3.61%) Tableau
4 14 (2.53%) Cloudera
4 14 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.53%) Oracle
5 13 (2.35%) Facebook
6 8 (1.44%) Foundry
7 5 (0.90%) IBM
7 5 (0.90%) Remedy
7 5 (0.90%) Solace
8 4 (0.72%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.72%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.72%) StreamSets
8 4 (0.72%) Talend
8 4 (0.72%) Teradata
9 3 (0.54%) Apple
9 3 (0.54%) Netezza
9 3 (0.54%) NVIDIA
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com