Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Scala Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala Java Developer
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 841 980
Rank change year-on-year -149 +139 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Scala Developer 207 327 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 149 302 292
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,500 £41,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,559 162,979 194,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,835 134,888 162,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Java Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java Scala Developer in the UK

Java Scala Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Scala Developer.

Salary trend for Java Scala Developer in the UK

Java Scala Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Scala Developer over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Scala Developer in the UK

Java Scala Developer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Scala Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 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
England -128 205 £65,000 - 41
London -105 122 £70,000 +3.70% 29
UK excluding London -39 84 £50,000 -9.09% 14
East of England +29 35 £47,500 -17.39%
North of England -14 21 £50,000 -13.04% 5
South East -23 17 £65,000 +13.04% 5
North West +21 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +20 8 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South West -30 8 £25,000 -54.55%
East Midlands -9 2 £63,750 +82.14%
Midlands -13 2 £63,750 +82.14% 2
North East -24 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 - 2

Java Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Java Scala Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Java Scala Developer in the job title.

1 207 (100.00%) Java
2 206 (99.52%) Scala
3 149 (71.98%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (47.34%) Microservices
5 96 (46.38%) TDD
6 89 (43.00%) Spring
7 88 (42.51%) Docker
8 82 (39.61%) JavaScript
9 79 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
10 72 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (34.30%) DevOps
11 71 (34.30%) Software Engineering
11 71 (34.30%) Finance
12 69 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 66 (31.88%) AngularJS
14 65 (31.40%) Akka
14 65 (31.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 64 (30.92%) SQL
16 62 (29.95%) NoSQL
16 62 (29.95%) Java 8
17 60 (28.99%) Web Services
17 60 (28.99%) Python
18 59 (28.50%) RESTful
19 51 (24.64%) Apache Cassandra
19 51 (24.64%) Ruby
20 50 (24.15%) Apache Spark
21 48 (23.19%) E-Commerce
22 47 (22.71%) Multithreading
23 46 (22.22%) .NET
24 45 (21.74%) Games

Java Scala Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 50 (24.15%) Apache Spark
2 23 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.97%) CMS
4 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) Mule
Business Applications
1 23 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 79 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (20.29%) GitHub
3 40 (19.32%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.90%) npm
5 5 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) Internet
2 3 (1.45%) HTTP
2 3 (1.45%) IPv4
2 3 (1.45%) IPv6
2 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.95%) NoSQL
2 51 (24.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 43 (20.77%) Hadoop
4 42 (20.29%) Big Data
5 22 (10.63%) MongoDB
6 21 (10.14%) MySQL
7 8 (3.86%) Riak
8 7 (3.38%) HBase
9 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.45%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.45%) InfluxDB
10 3 (1.45%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.45%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.97%) OLAP
11 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.48%) Impala
12 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 42 (20.29%) Cucumber
3 41 (19.81%) Sonatype Nexus
4 27 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 21 (10.14%) Maven
6 17 (8.21%) Gradle
7 9 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.90%) JUnit
9 4 (1.93%) Subversion
10 3 (1.45%) CA Release Automation
10 3 (1.45%) JIRA
10 3 (1.45%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.45%) Spock
11 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.48%) Ant
12 1 (0.48%) Appium
12 1 (0.48%) Selenium
12 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (34.30%) Finance
2 45 (21.74%) Games
3 23 (11.11%) Banking
4 22 (10.63%) Front Office
5 18 (8.70%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.86%) Retail
7 5 (2.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.00%) Spring
2 66 (31.88%) AngularJS
3 65 (31.40%) Akka
4 60 (28.99%) Web Services
5 59 (28.50%) RESTful
6 46 (22.22%) .NET
7 44 (21.26%) .NET Framework
8 41 (19.81%) Kafka
9 32 (15.46%) HTML
10 31 (14.98%) Spring Boot
11 27 (13.04%) CSS
11 27 (13.04%) REST
12 26 (12.56%) HTML5
13 25 (12.08%) J2EE
14 24 (11.59%) React
15 19 (9.18%) Hibernate
15 19 (9.18%) Node.js
16 18 (8.70%) Redux
17 13 (6.28%) Play Framework
17 13 (6.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.74%) Fintech
2 41 (19.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 41 (19.81%) Online Games
3 40 (19.32%) Private Cloud
4 28 (13.53%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (9.66%) Public Cloud
6 13 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (4.35%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
9 8 (3.86%) Equities
10 6 (2.90%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (2.90%) Derivative
11 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.42%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.93%) Market Risk
13 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.81%) Android
1 41 (19.81%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.38%) Linux
3 3 (1.45%) FreeBSD
3 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.45%) Unix
3 3 (1.45%) Windows
4 1 (0.48%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (71.98%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (47.34%) Microservices
3 96 (46.38%) TDD
4 72 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (34.30%) DevOps
5 71 (34.30%) Software Engineering
6 65 (31.40%) Continuous Delivery
7 48 (23.19%) E-Commerce
8 47 (22.71%) Multithreading
9 43 (20.77%) Cryptography
10 42 (20.29%) Integration Testing
11 41 (19.81%) DDoS Mitigation
11 41 (19.81%) ERD
11 41 (19.81%) Software Architecture
11 41 (19.81%) Wireframes
12 35 (16.91%) BDD
13 27 (13.04%) Test Automation
14 25 (12.08%) Analytics
15 24 (11.59%) Scrum
16 22 (10.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 207 (100.00%) Java
2 206 (99.52%) Scala
3 82 (39.61%) JavaScript
4 64 (30.92%) SQL
5 62 (29.95%) Java 8
6 60 (28.99%) Python
7 51 (24.64%) Ruby
8 28 (13.53%) Kotlin
9 20 (9.66%) PHP
10 15 (7.25%) C#
10 15 (7.25%) Clojure
11 14 (6.76%) Groovy
12 6 (2.90%) C
12 6 (2.90%) Java 9
13 5 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.97%) C++
15 1 (0.48%) Go
15 1 (0.48%) Jython
15 1 (0.48%) Perl
15 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (5.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.97%) GCP
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 88 (42.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (9.18%) Ansible
1 19 (9.18%) Puppet
2 13 (6.28%) Prometheus
3 12 (5.80%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.93%) Terraform
6 3 (1.45%) Icinga
Vendors
1 41 (19.81%) WorldPay
2 5 (2.42%) Apple
3 4 (1.93%) Google
4 3 (1.45%) Oracle
5 2 (0.97%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.48%) Databricks
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.48%) Sybase
6 1 (0.48%) TOWER Software