Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 172 201
Rank change year-on-year -5 +29 +23
Permanent jobs citing Scala 54 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.98% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 0.89% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 32
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +17.02%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £40,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £86,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 3,252 2,592 3,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.86% 55.62% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,197 1,626 1,916
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +15 38 £45,000 -43.75% 2
Glasgow -28 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 43 (79.63%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Python
3 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (44.44%) C#
5 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.04%) Big Data
6 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
6 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
7 16 (29.63%) .NET
8 15 (27.78%) Degree
9 14 (25.93%) Linux
10 13 (24.07%) SQL
10 13 (24.07%) Machine Learning
11 12 (22.22%) React
12 11 (20.37%) Apache Spark
12 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
12 11 (20.37%) TDD
13 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
14 9 (16.67%) HTML
14 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
15 8 (14.81%) Games
15 8 (14.81%) Node.js
16 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
16 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
16 7 (12.96%) Angular 2
16 7 (12.96%) Scrum
16 7 (12.96%) Finance
16 7 (12.96%) Oracle
16 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
17 6 (11.11%) BDD

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 (20.37%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) GemFire
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Big Data
2 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Hive
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) HBase
5 4 (7.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.56%) Aerospike
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.85%) OpenTSDB
8 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
1 5 (9.26%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.81%) Games
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Data Scientist
7 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
2 16 (29.63%) .NET
3 12 (22.22%) React
4 9 (16.67%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) Node.js
6 7 (12.96%) Angular 2
7 6 (11.11%) Spring
8 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.26%) HTML5
9 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (5.56%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.70%) Bokeh
11 2 (3.70%) PySpark
11 2 (3.70%) SparkR
11 2 (3.70%) Web Services
12 1 (1.85%) Java EE
12 1 (1.85%) JMS
12 1 (1.85%) XML
12 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Blog
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) CUDA
4 3 (5.56%) Robotics
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 13 (24.07%) Machine Learning
4 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) Kanban
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Reinforcement Learning
8 5 (9.26%) SDET
8 5 (9.26%) Software Architecture
8 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.41%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Python
3 24 (44.44%) C#
4 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) C
6 6 (11.11%) C++
7 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.26%) Ruby
8 4 (7.41%) Clojure
8 4 (7.41%) Elixir
8 4 (7.41%) MATLAB
8 4 (7.41%) R
9 2 (3.70%) HiveQL
10 1 (1.85%) Go
10 1 (1.85%) Lisp
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) PhD
3 2 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Kibana
1 1 (1.85%) logstash
1 1 (1.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) Informatica
3 1 (1.85%) Progress
3 1 (1.85%) Tableau