Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 182 208
Rank change year-on-year +20 +26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scala 61 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.22% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 26
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +17.02%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3442 2780 3228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.33% 53.48% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1711 2010
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Scotland

Scala
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Scala in Scotland

Scala
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in Scotland

Scala
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +19 41 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow -10 20 £49,750 +24.38% 1
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Scala.

1 46 (75.41%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) Python
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (39.34%) Big Data
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 21 (34.43%) C#
6 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
7 16 (26.23%) .NET
8 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
8 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
8 15 (24.59%) Hadoop
9 14 (22.95%) Degree
9 14 (22.95%) BDD
9 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
10 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
10 13 (21.31%) TDD
11 12 (19.67%) Linux
12 11 (18.03%) Games
12 11 (18.03%) Finance
12 11 (18.03%) Selenium
12 11 (18.03%) Analytics
12 11 (18.03%) Machine Learning
12 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (16.39%) Apache Spark
13 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
13 10 (16.39%) QA
13 10 (16.39%) RESTful
13 10 (16.39%) Spring
13 10 (16.39%) Oracle
14 9 (14.75%) C++

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.39%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.56%) GemFire
3 3 (4.92%) SAS
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) Big Data
2 15 (24.59%) Hadoop
3 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.84%) Apache Hive
6 5 (8.20%) PowerCenter
7 4 (6.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.92%) QlikView
8 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.28%) Text Mining
10 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.64%) DB2
10 1 (1.64%) HBase
10 1 (1.64%) MySQL
10 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Selenium
2 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 6 (9.84%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
1 11 (18.03%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Data Scientist
7 6 (9.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Developer in Test
8 5 (8.20%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Machine Learning Researcher
10 3 (4.92%) Scala Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Agile Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) AngularJS
3 10 (16.39%) RESTful
3 10 (16.39%) Spring
4 9 (14.75%) Angular 2
5 8 (13.11%) Web Services
6 7 (11.48%) React
7 6 (9.84%) Gherkin
8 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.20%) HTML
9 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.56%) Node.js
9 4 (6.56%) SOAP
9 4 (6.56%) XML
10 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.28%) XSLT
11 1 (1.64%) Apache Flex
11 1 (1.64%) CSS
11 1 (1.64%) J2SE
11 1 (1.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
3 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.84%) Hedge funds
5 4 (6.56%) Blog
6 3 (4.92%) CUDA
6 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.92%) Robotics
7 1 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
4 14 (22.95%) BDD
5 13 (21.31%) Mathematics
5 13 (21.31%) TDD
6 11 (18.03%) Analytics
6 11 (18.03%) Machine Learning
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
7 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.48%) Microservices
9 6 (9.84%) API Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Defect Management
9 6 (9.84%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Kanban
9 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Security Testing
9 6 (9.84%) Usability Testing
9 6 (9.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) Python
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 21 (34.43%) C#
5 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) C++
6 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.48%) C
8 6 (9.84%) Groovy
8 6 (9.84%) Ruby
9 4 (6.56%) MATLAB
9 4 (6.56%) R
10 3 (4.92%) Perl
11 2 (3.28%) Lisp
11 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.64%) Clojure
12 1 (1.64%) Elixir
12 1 (1.64%) Go
12 1 (1.64%) HiveQL
12 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) PhD
3 5 (8.20%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) MiFID
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Ambari
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Kibana
3 1 (1.64%) logstash
3 1 (1.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Informatica
2 5 (8.20%) Tableau
3 2 (3.28%) Progress
4 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase