Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > North West
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 234 250
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Scala 70 108 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.84% 1.05% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.99% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 102
North West median annual salary £55,000 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.98% +20.45% -4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,625 £29,200
90th Percentile £76,250 £91,250 £87,250
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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,433 5,416 7,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.94% 52.58% 57.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,600 4,545 6,087
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the North West

Scala
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Scala in the North West

Scala
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the North West over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Scala in the North West

Scala
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 February 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
Manchester -3 57 £60,000 -14.29% 11
Cheshire +22 9 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Merseyside +7 3 - -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 53 (75.71%) Python
2 45 (64.29%) Java
3 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (41.43%) AWS
5 24 (34.29%) Apache Spark
6 23 (32.86%) SQL
6 23 (32.86%) Data Science
7 22 (31.43%) DevOps
7 22 (31.43%) R
8 20 (28.57%) Azure
9 17 (24.29%) Hadoop
9 17 (24.29%) Big Data
9 17 (24.29%) GCP
9 17 (24.29%) Scrum
10 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
11 15 (21.43%) OO
11 15 (21.43%) Machine Learning
11 15 (21.43%) Analytics
12 14 (20.00%) Functional Programming
12 14 (20.00%) Google
13 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
13 13 (18.57%) Mentoring
13 13 (18.57%) Kubernetes
13 13 (18.57%) Talend
14 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
14 12 (17.14%) Node.js
14 12 (17.14%) Apache Hive
14 12 (17.14%) Docker
14 12 (17.14%) TDD
14 12 (17.14%) Degree

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 24 (34.29%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.86%) Confluence
3 6 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (41.43%) AWS
2 20 (28.57%) Azure
3 17 (24.29%) GCP
4 6 (8.57%) Slack
5 3 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (4.29%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.29%) SaaS
6 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.86%) Serverless
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) Big Data
1 17 (24.29%) Hadoop
2 12 (17.14%) Apache Hive
3 11 (15.71%) Impala
4 10 (14.29%) Data Lake
5 9 (12.86%) Sqoop
5 9 (12.86%) Star Schema
6 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.71%) Pentaho
9 3 (4.29%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.29%) Power BI
10 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
10 2 (2.86%) Flink
10 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
1 12 (17.14%) JIRA
2 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.43%) GitLab
4 7 (10.00%) Maven
5 6 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.57%) HP UFT
5 6 (8.57%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.57%) JMeter
5 6 (8.57%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.57%) Mockito
5 6 (8.57%) Protractor
5 6 (8.57%) Robot Framework
5 6 (8.57%) Selenium
5 6 (8.57%) SoapUI
5 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.57%) TestComplete
5 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.57%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (12.86%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Games
3 3 (4.29%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Data Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Data Scientist
5 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 6 (8.57%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Scala Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Java Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Test Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Python Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) Node.js
2 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
3 9 (12.86%) REST
4 7 (10.00%) Polymer
5 6 (8.57%) .NET
5 6 (8.57%) Akka
5 6 (8.57%) Gherkin
5 6 (8.57%) Kafka
5 6 (8.57%) Nightwatchjs
6 5 (7.14%) CSS
6 5 (7.14%) HTML
6 5 (7.14%) MLlib
6 5 (7.14%) Play Framework
6 5 (7.14%) Servlets
7 4 (5.71%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (5.71%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (5.71%) RESTful
8 3 (4.29%) CSS3
8 3 (4.29%) HTML5
8 3 (4.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.86%) Blog
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Data Science
3 22 (31.43%) DevOps
4 17 (24.29%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
6 15 (21.43%) Analytics
6 15 (21.43%) Machine Learning
6 15 (21.43%) OO
7 14 (20.00%) Functional Programming
8 13 (18.57%) Mentoring
8 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
9 12 (17.14%) TDD
10 10 (14.29%) ETL
10 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (12.86%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
12 8 (11.43%) Data Management
12 8 (11.43%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 53 (75.71%) Python
2 45 (64.29%) Java
3 23 (32.86%) SQL
4 22 (31.43%) R
5 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.71%) Go
7 8 (11.43%) C#
7 8 (11.43%) Groovy
7 8 (11.43%) Ruby
8 7 (10.00%) PHP
9 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
9 6 (8.57%) VBScript
10 5 (7.14%) C
10 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.29%) Kotlin
12 2 (2.86%) C++
12 2 (2.86%) Erlang
12 2 (2.86%) Haskell
12 2 (2.86%) Java 8
12 2 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PhD
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.57%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Google
2 13 (18.57%) Talend
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 10 (14.29%) Informatica
5 6 (8.57%) CA
5 6 (8.57%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (8.57%) IBM
5 6 (8.57%) Micro Focus
5 6 (8.57%) Parasoft
6 5 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 5 (7.14%) Sparx
6 5 (7.14%) Tableau
7 3 (4.29%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.86%) Siemens
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.43%) Teradata
9 1 (1.43%) Twitter