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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 203 241
Rank change year-on-year -14 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 30 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.64% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.26% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 9
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3619 2947 3390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.90% 51.34% 51.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2507 2898
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Scala as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -34 26 £59,500 -6.66% 7
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Scala.

1 72 (82.76%) Java
2 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (41.38%) Python
4 32 (36.78%) Software Engineering
5 27 (31.03%) TDD
5 27 (31.03%) Ruby
6 26 (29.89%) Big Data
7 25 (28.74%) Linux
8 22 (25.29%) .NET
8 22 (25.29%) Spring
9 21 (24.14%) Clojure
10 20 (22.99%) Docker
10 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (19.54%) J2EE
12 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
12 17 (19.54%) React
13 16 (18.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (18.39%) SQL
14 15 (17.24%) BDD
14 15 (17.24%) Akka
15 14 (16.09%) C#
15 14 (16.09%) Web Services
15 14 (16.09%) Scrum
15 14 (16.09%) RESTful
15 14 (16.09%) Maven
16 13 (14.94%) Groovy
16 13 (14.94%) Hadoop
16 13 (14.94%) Grails
16 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce

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 10 (11.49%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.20%) JBoss
2 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.45%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) SaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) Big Data
2 13 (14.94%) Hadoop
2 13 (14.94%) Hazelcast
3 10 (11.49%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.34%) MySQL
5 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.45%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.30%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.15%) HBase
8 1 (1.15%) Impala
8 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Maven
2 11 (12.64%) Gradle
3 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (2.30%) GitLab
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.15%) Codeship
6 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.05%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Legal
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 25 (28.74%) Senior Developer
4 18 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Agile Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Java Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Scala Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Technologist
9 6 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.75%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Data Scientist
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) .NET
1 22 (25.29%) Spring
2 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
2 17 (19.54%) J2EE
2 17 (19.54%) React
3 15 (17.24%) Akka
4 14 (16.09%) RESTful
4 14 (16.09%) Web Services
5 13 (14.94%) Grails
5 13 (14.94%) Redux
6 12 (13.79%) Play Framework
7 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.90%) Spring MVC
9 5 (5.75%) CSS
9 5 (5.75%) HTML
9 5 (5.75%) JMS
9 5 (5.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (4.60%) HTML5
10 4 (4.60%) Middleware
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) iPad
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Software Engineering
3 27 (31.03%) TDD
4 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (17.24%) BDD
7 14 (16.09%) Scrum
8 13 (14.94%) Analytics
8 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
9 12 (13.79%) Open Source
10 11 (12.64%) Functional Programming
11 10 (11.49%) Kanban
11 10 (11.49%) SDLC
12 9 (10.34%) DevOps
13 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
13 8 (9.20%) Microservices
14 7 (8.05%) Multithreaded Programming
14 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
15 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
15 6 (6.90%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 72 (82.76%) Java
2 36 (41.38%) Python
3 27 (31.03%) Ruby
4 21 (24.14%) Clojure
5 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
6 16 (18.39%) SQL
7 14 (16.09%) C#
8 13 (14.94%) Groovy
9 7 (8.05%) C++
9 7 (8.05%) Haskell
10 6 (6.90%) C
10 6 (6.90%) R
11 5 (5.75%) Erlang
12 4 (4.60%) F#
13 3 (3.45%) Go
13 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
13 3 (3.45%) Perl
14 2 (2.30%) PHP
14 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) PhD
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) Terraform
3 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) Google
3 4 (4.60%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.45%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
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