Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 179 175
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Scala 55 53 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 1.62% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 15
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,375 £61,625 £86,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 3,059 3,276 2,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.66% 57.61% 57.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,020 2,255 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 £28,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £51,892 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.78% +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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 33 £50,000 - 5
Edinburgh -11 22 £35,000 -20.90% 2
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 42 (76.36%) Python
2 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (52.73%) Java
4 24 (43.64%) SQL
5 23 (41.82%) Linux
5 23 (41.82%) Apache Spark
6 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
7 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (29.09%) Big Data
7 16 (29.09%) Data Science
8 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
9 13 (23.64%) Oracle
9 13 (23.64%) Analytics
9 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
10 12 (21.82%) Tableau
10 12 (21.82%) Data Quality
10 12 (21.82%) Kafka
10 12 (21.82%) Data Engineering
10 12 (21.82%) ETL
10 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
11 11 (20.00%) Apache Hive
11 11 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (20.00%) Functional Programming
12 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse

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 23 (41.82%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.64%) GitHub
6 2 (3.64%) SaaS
6 2 (3.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Big Data
2 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
3 11 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
5 9 (16.36%) Power BI
5 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
6 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (3.64%) Impala
8 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.64%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.64%) QlikView
8 2 (3.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (3.64%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.82%) HBase
9 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Artifactory
1 8 (14.55%) GoCD
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) Ant
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) ERwin
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Pylint
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Private Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Business Consultant
3 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (14.55%) Python Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Data Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Backend Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Scala Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Junior
9 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Data Scientist
10 2 (3.64%) Java Scala Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Data Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) Kafka
2 8 (14.55%) Pandas
3 7 (12.73%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (12.73%) NumPy
4 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (5.45%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) React
6 2 (3.64%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.64%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.64%) Web Services
7 1 (1.82%) Ajax
7 1 (1.82%) DHTML
7 1 (1.82%) DOM
7 1 (1.82%) HTML
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) PySpark
7 1 (1.82%) pytest
7 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.09%) Data Science
4 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 13 (23.64%) Analytics
6 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (21.82%) Data Engineering
6 12 (21.82%) ETL
7 11 (20.00%) Code Optimisation
7 11 (20.00%) Functional Programming
7 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 10 (18.18%) TDD
8 10 (18.18%) Visualisation
9 9 (16.36%) Data Extraction
9 9 (16.36%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (16.36%) Database Theory
9 9 (16.36%) Procedural Programming
9 9 (16.36%) Relational Database Theory
10 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Python
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 24 (43.64%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.91%) R
6 5 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 4 (7.27%) C++
7 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) Java 8
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) Haskell
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) GDPR
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) HDFS
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
1 8 (14.55%) Prometheus
2 5 (9.09%) Ambari
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) Tableau
3 9 (16.36%) Cognos
3 9 (16.36%) Google
4 8 (14.55%) PagerDuty
5 3 (5.45%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.64%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) Platfora
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Roku
7 1 (1.82%) Virgin Media