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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 148 156
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 31 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.33% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 0.91% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 5
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1417 1431 1663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 61.00% 48.79% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 914 1066
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh +13 15 £90,000 +80.00% 8
Glasgow +31 13 £36,250 - 1
Moray - 3 - -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Scala.

1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Java
2 25 (59.52%) Python
3 22 (52.38%) SQL
4 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (28.57%) R
5 12 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 12 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) Clojure
7 10 (23.81%) Spatial Analysis
8 9 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
8 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
8 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 9 (21.43%) Analytics
8 9 (21.43%) DevOps
8 9 (21.43%) C++
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 6 (14.29%) SDLC
10 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 6 (14.29%) jQuery
10 6 (14.29%) OO

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 3 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Mule
2 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) BigQuery
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
1 3 (7.14%) Maven
1 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 11 (26.19%) Software Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (21.43%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) Ajax
4 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (7.14%) React
5 3 (7.14%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (4.76%) D3.js
6 2 (4.76%) Drools
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.38%) CSS3
7 1 (2.38%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.38%) SOAP
7 1 (2.38%) Spring Integration
7 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Tandem
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
3 12 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 10 (23.81%) Spatial Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Analytics
5 9 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
5 9 (21.43%) DevOps
5 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
6 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 6 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) BDD
8 4 (9.52%) Microservices
8 4 (9.52%) Release Management
8 4 (9.52%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
1 25 (59.52%) Python
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) R
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.81%) Clojure
6 9 (21.43%) C++
7 7 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (7.14%) Go
8 3 (7.14%) Groovy
9 2 (4.76%) C
9 2 (4.76%) Perl
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
10 1 (2.38%) Haskell
10 1 (2.38%) Lisp
10 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.38%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Tableau
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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