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

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 169 178
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9 +37
Permanent jobs citing Scala 35 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 1.03% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.66% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 15
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £50,000 £34,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 3,050 3,439 2,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.08% 62.12% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,055 2,201 1,649
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 October 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 October 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
Glasgow +3 26 £50,000 +0.50% 1
Edinburgh -21 9 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (82.86%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 15 (42.86%) ETL
6 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 14 (40.00%) Big Data
7 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Data Modelling
7 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (31.43%) Visualisation
8 11 (31.43%) Analytics
8 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle
9 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (28.57%) Tableau
9 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
9 10 (28.57%) Data Engineering
9 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (25.71%) Data Science
10 9 (25.71%) Power BI
10 9 (25.71%) Database Theory
10 9 (25.71%) Relational Database Theory
10 9 (25.71%) Procedural Programming
10 9 (25.71%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (25.71%) Apache Hive

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 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.86%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (20.00%) Serverless
4 6 (17.14%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (11.43%) GitHub
5 4 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.71%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.71%) Datadog
6 2 (5.71%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Big Data
2 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 9 (25.71%) Apache Hive
4 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
4 9 (25.71%) Power BI
4 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
8 4 (11.43%) Sqoop
9 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
9 3 (8.57%) HBase
10 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (5.71%) Data Lake
10 2 (5.71%) Impala
10 2 (5.71%) MSDE
11 1 (2.86%) Apache Kudu
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.71%) GitLab
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.71%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.86%) ERwin
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Business Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Data Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Backend Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 5 (14.29%) Kafka
2 5 (14.29%) React
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
5 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ETL
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Data Modelling
3 11 (31.43%) Analytics
3 11 (31.43%) Visualisation
4 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (28.57%) Data Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (25.71%) Data Extraction
5 9 (25.71%) Data Science
5 9 (25.71%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (25.71%) Database Theory
5 9 (25.71%) Procedural Programming
5 9 (25.71%) Relational Database Theory
6 8 (22.86%) SDLC
7 7 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (17.14%) DevOps
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Open Source
9 5 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Python
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) Ruby
7 7 (20.00%) C++
8 6 (17.14%) C#
9 5 (14.29%) R
10 4 (11.43%) Java 8
11 3 (8.57%) C
12 2 (5.71%) Go
12 2 (5.71%) Groovy
12 2 (5.71%) Perl
12 2 (5.71%) PHP
13 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
13 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) HDFS
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Oozie
2 4 (11.43%) Terraform
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) Grafana
4 2 (5.71%) Prometheus
4 2 (5.71%) Sysdig
5 1 (2.86%) Ambari
5 1 (2.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
1 10 (28.57%) Tableau
2 9 (25.71%) Cognos
3 4 (11.43%) Splunk
4 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.71%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Perforce