Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 180 182
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Scala 39 54 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 0.97% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.60% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 17
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £72,500 £86,000
UK median annual salary £71,750 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.30% +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 3,015 3,377 2,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.85% 60.37% 54.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,993 2,218 1,733
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 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +6 26 £50,000 - 3
Edinburgh -19 13 £53,750 +19.44% 6
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 31 (79.49%) Python
2 23 (58.97%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (38.46%) Linux
6 15 (38.46%) ETL
7 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
8 13 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 13 (33.33%) Apache Spark
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (30.77%) Big Data
10 11 (28.21%) Analytics
10 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle
10 11 (28.21%) Data Engineering
10 11 (28.21%) Data Science
11 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (25.64%) Power BI
11 10 (25.64%) Database Theory
11 10 (25.64%) Relational Database Theory
11 10 (25.64%) Procedural Programming
11 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
11 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
11 10 (25.64%) Cognos
11 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
11 10 (25.64%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (25.64%) Tableau
11 10 (25.64%) Data Quality

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 13 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.38%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (15.38%) Serverless
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
5 4 (10.26%) GitHub
5 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.13%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (5.13%) Datadog
6 2 (5.13%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Big Data
2 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (25.64%) NoSQL
3 10 (25.64%) Power BI
3 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.08%) Apache Hive
5 7 (17.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (12.82%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
7 4 (10.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
8 3 (7.69%) Sqoop
9 2 (5.13%) HBase
9 2 (5.13%) Impala
10 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (2.56%) Apache Kudu
10 1 (2.56%) BigQuery
10 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
10 1 (2.56%) Presto
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 3 (7.69%) GoCD
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.13%) GitLab
3 2 (5.13%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.56%) ERwin
4 1 (2.56%) Pylint
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 11 (28.21%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Business Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Junior
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Backend Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Big Data Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Data Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Python Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
1 7 (17.95%) Kafka
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.26%) Node.js
2 4 (10.26%) React
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Angular 2
4 2 (5.13%) NumPy
4 2 (5.13%) Pandas
5 1 (2.56%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) ETL
3 13 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 11 (28.21%) Analytics
4 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (28.21%) Data Engineering
4 11 (28.21%) Data Science
5 10 (25.64%) Data Extraction
5 10 (25.64%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (25.64%) Database Theory
5 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (25.64%) Procedural Programming
5 10 (25.64%) Relational Database Theory
5 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
6 9 (23.08%) SDLC
6 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
8 7 (17.95%) Functional Programming
8 7 (17.95%) OO
8 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Python
2 23 (58.97%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
5 9 (23.08%) Ruby
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.38%) C#
7 6 (15.38%) C++
8 5 (12.82%) R
9 3 (7.69%) C
9 3 (7.69%) Java 8
10 2 (5.13%) Go
10 2 (5.13%) Groovy
10 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 2 (5.13%) PHP
11 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) HDFS
2 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (12.82%) Oozie
2 5 (12.82%) Prometheus
3 4 (10.26%) Terraform
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Grafana
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 2 (5.13%) Sysdig
5 1 (2.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Cognos
2 10 (25.64%) Tableau
3 3 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) PagerDuty
4 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce