Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 81 53 66
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scala 4 2 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.51% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 0.81% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
10th Percentile £44,375 £61,625 -
25th Percentile £49,063 £62,188 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £63,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.84% +21.43% +23.53%
75th Percentile £69,063 £64,688 £56,250
90th Percentile £74,125 £64,875 -
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 360 246 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.63% 76.16% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 143 329
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,563 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Northern Ireland

Scala
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scala in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Scala in Northern Ireland

Scala
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Scala in Northern Ireland

Scala
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -26 3 £42,500 -33.33%
County Londonderry - 1 £75,000 -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Scala.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Akka
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) CI/CD
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JSON

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) CI/CD
3 1 (25.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cloudera