Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 150 190
Rank change year-on-year -62 +40 +45
Permanent jobs citing Scala 31 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 1.27% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 2.04% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 17
Scotland median annual salary £51,250 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +38.89% -7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £71,875 £103,750 £76,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,292 3,238 3,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.88% 62.49% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 1,983 1,746
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -25 16 £51,250 +13.89% 5
Edinburgh -36 15 £51,250 -22.64% 4
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 26 (83.87%) Java
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) AngularJS
4 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 15 (48.39%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) Big Data
6 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
7 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
8 9 (29.03%) Analytics
9 8 (25.81%) Ruby
9 8 (25.81%) C#
9 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.81%) Node.js
9 8 (25.81%) React
10 7 (22.58%) DevOps
10 7 (22.58%) Data Science
10 7 (22.58%) HTML
10 7 (22.58%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Banking
10 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (19.35%) SDLC
11 6 (19.35%) NoSQL

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 (32.26%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Pig
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Jetty
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Tornado
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (12.90%) Serverless
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (6.45%) GitHub
5 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) AMQP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) Big Data
2 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
3 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (16.13%) Apache Hive
4 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
5 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (12.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (12.90%) Sqoop
6 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
6 3 (9.68%) HBase
7 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (6.45%) Data Lake
7 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.45%) MSDE
7 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.23%) Aerospike
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Kudu
8 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
8 1 (3.23%) Presto
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) Gatling
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) The Grinder
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Big Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Data Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.81%) Node.js
2 8 (25.81%) React
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 6 (19.35%) Kafka
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
6 2 (6.45%) Angular 2
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) JMS
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) Flask
7 1 (3.23%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
1 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) Data Science
4 7 (22.58%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Machine Learning
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Kanban
6 5 (16.13%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) ETL
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) Java 8
4 4 (12.90%) R
5 3 (9.68%) Clojure
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Elixir
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Erlang
7 1 (3.23%) F#
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) Haskell
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) GCP
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) HDFS
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Oozie
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
1 3 (9.68%) Perforce
1 3 (9.68%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) VMware