Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 159 211
Rank change year-on-year -40 +52 +23
Permanent jobs citing Scala 39 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.80% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 20
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £92,500 £78,250
UK median annual salary £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.92% +8.33% -

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 3,216 2,833 2,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 55.59% 60.87% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,249 1,704 1,834
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +1.23%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 -4 25 £44,250 -44.69% 1
Glasgow -42 14 £55,000 +20.88% 6
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Scala.

1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
5 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) Python
7 13 (33.33%) C#
7 13 (33.33%) Degree
7 13 (33.33%) Machine Learning
8 12 (30.77%) Big Data
8 12 (30.77%) React
8 12 (30.77%) Scrum
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
9 11 (28.21%) Apache Spark
9 11 (28.21%) Node.js
10 10 (25.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (25.64%) Kanban
11 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) HTML5
12 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
12 8 (20.51%) Banking
13 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
13 7 (17.95%) Decision-Making
14 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (15.38%) Algorithms
14 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
14 6 (15.38%) Analytics
14 6 (15.38%) Data Analytics

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 11 (28.21%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Jetty
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Tornado
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Big Data
2 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 8 (20.51%) MongoDB
4 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Aerospike
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
6 3 (7.69%) HBase
7 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
7 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.13%) Text Mining
8 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.56%) MSDE
8 1 (2.56%) MySQL
8 1 (2.56%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.56%) Gatling
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) The Grinder
3 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Games
4 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Data Scientist
6 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) React
4 11 (28.21%) Node.js
5 9 (23.08%) HTML5
6 5 (12.82%) .NET
6 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (7.69%) JMS
7 3 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) Angular 2
8 2 (5.13%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) REST
9 1 (2.56%) Bokeh
9 1 (2.56%) EJB
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE
9 1 (2.56%) JDBC
9 1 (2.56%) SOAP
9 1 (2.56%) Web Services
9 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) CUDA
4 3 (7.69%) Robotics
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) AS400
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Equities
6 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
3 13 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 12 (30.77%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (25.64%) Kanban
6 7 (17.95%) Decision-Making
7 6 (15.38%) Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Data Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
8 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) OO
8 5 (12.82%) Reinforcement Learning
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 4 (10.26%) API Development
9 4 (10.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) Python
4 13 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) C
6 5 (12.82%) Clojure
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby
7 4 (10.26%) Elixir
7 4 (10.26%) MATLAB
8 3 (7.69%) R
9 2 (5.13%) Java 8
10 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) Erlang
10 1 (2.56%) F#
10 1 (2.56%) Groovy
10 1 (2.56%) Haskell
10 1 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) logstash
2 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.56%) Kibana
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Perforce
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk
2 1 (2.56%) Sybase
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.56%) VMware