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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 139 163
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 33 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.22% 0.80% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 1.54% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 1
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -35.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  

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 1739 1497 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 64.08% 52.23% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 795 967
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 20 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Glasgow -5 11 £45,000 -5.26% 4
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 39 (60.94%) SQL
2 37 (57.81%) Python
3 35 (54.69%) Java
4 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (39.06%) Hadoop
5 25 (39.06%) Machine Learning
5 25 (39.06%) Analytics
5 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
7 21 (32.81%) .NET
8 20 (31.25%) R
9 18 (28.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
11 15 (23.44%) Big Data
11 15 (23.44%) Visualisation
11 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
12 13 (20.31%) Degree
12 13 (20.31%) Finance
12 13 (20.31%) Data Acquisition
13 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.63%) Tableau
15 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (14.06%) C#
15 9 (14.06%) C++
15 9 (14.06%) RESTful
16 8 (12.50%) HTML
16 8 (12.50%) CSS
16 8 (12.50%) Scrum
16 8 (12.50%) Kanban

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 6 (9.38%) Apache Spark
1 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 4 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) Mule
4 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) Hadoop
2 15 (23.44%) Big Data
3 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
5 5 (7.81%) BigQuery
5 5 (7.81%) QlikView
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.69%) PowerCenter
7 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) OrientDB
8 1 (1.56%) Redis
8 1 (1.56%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Selenium
1 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Maven
3 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Prime Brokerage
3 3 (4.69%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Data Scientist
2 23 (35.94%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Senior Data Scientist
3 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.56%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (14.06%) RESTful
4 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) HTML
5 7 (10.94%) Spring
5 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 6 (9.38%) D3.js
7 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.81%) Gherkin
7 5 (7.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (7.81%) SOAP
7 5 (7.81%) XML
8 4 (6.25%) Ajax
8 4 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (4.69%) Node.js
10 2 (3.13%) Drools
10 2 (3.13%) J2EE
10 2 (3.13%) Play Framework
10 2 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) Tandem
7 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Analytics
2 25 (39.06%) Machine Learning
3 23 (35.94%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
5 15 (23.44%) Visualisation
6 13 (20.31%) Data Acquisition
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.50%) Kanban
8 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 8 (12.50%) Scrum
9 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
9 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.38%) Microservices
10 6 (9.38%) OO
10 6 (9.38%) TDD
10 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) User Stories
11 5 (7.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) SQL
2 37 (57.81%) Python
3 35 (54.69%) Java
4 20 (31.25%) R
5 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.06%) C#
6 9 (14.06%) C++
7 8 (12.50%) Groovy
8 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.94%) Ruby
9 4 (6.25%) C
9 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 3 (4.69%) Go
10 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.13%) Clojure
11 2 (3.13%) Lisp
12 1 (1.56%) Haskell
12 1 (1.56%) Smalltalk
12 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) PhD
3 4 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Ambari
2 1 (1.56%) Kibana
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Tableau
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Informatica
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Progress
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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