Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Scala Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 941 801 955
Rank change year-on-year -140 +154 +117
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Scala Developer 236 404 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 203 363 282
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £32,625
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £89,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.81% +23.53% -

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 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -149 231 £62,500 -3.85% 34
London -158 168 £65,000 -3.70% 27
UK excluding London -10 67 £50,500 -3.81% 7
South East +28 35 £57,500 -9.80% 4
East of England +17 12 £47,500 -20.83% 1
North of England -19 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +13 5 - -
South West +3 5 £25,000 -54.55%
North West -5 5 £50,000 +1.01%
Midlands +5 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £53,250 +52.14% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £47,500 -9.52% 1
West Midlands -13 1 £62,500 -3.85%

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 236 (100.00%) Java
2 230 (97.46%) Scala
3 140 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (36.44%) TDD
5 69 (29.24%) Finance
6 66 (27.97%) Spring
7 65 (27.54%) Apache Spark
8 64 (27.12%) Akka
9 60 (25.42%) Big Data
10 59 (25.00%) Microservices
11 58 (24.58%) REST
12 54 (22.88%) JavaScript
12 54 (22.88%) Python
13 53 (22.46%) RESTful
14 52 (22.03%) SQL
15 51 (21.61%) Hadoop
15 51 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
16 49 (20.76%) NoSQL
17 48 (20.34%) Fintech
18 47 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (19.49%) Web Services
19 46 (19.49%) AngularJS
20 45 (19.07%) Software Engineering
21 43 (18.22%) Scrum
22 40 (16.95%) Docker
23 39 (16.53%) HTML
24 38 (16.10%) BDD
25 37 (15.68%) DevOps
26 35 (14.83%) Test Automation
26 35 (14.83%) E-Commerce

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 65 (27.54%) Apache Spark
2 23 (9.75%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.24%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (0.85%) Apache
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.42%) Mule
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.32%) GitHub
3 14 (5.93%) OpenShift
4 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.81%) SaaS
6 8 (3.39%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.85%) IaaS
8 2 (0.85%) Loggly
8 2 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (25.42%) Big Data
2 51 (21.61%) Hadoop
3 49 (20.76%) NoSQL
4 32 (13.56%) MongoDB
5 24 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (7.20%) Relational Database
7 16 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (5.51%) SQL Server
9 11 (4.66%) HBase
9 11 (4.66%) MySQL
10 7 (2.97%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.69%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.69%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.69%) Redis
12 3 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.27%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.27%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.85%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.85%) OLAP
13 2 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 30 (12.71%) Jenkins
2 24 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.20%) Cucumber
3 17 (7.20%) TeamCity
4 15 (6.36%) JIRA
4 15 (6.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (5.93%) Maven
6 11 (4.66%) JUnit
7 6 (2.54%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.54%) Gradle
8 5 (2.12%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.27%) Appium
9 3 (1.27%) Selenium
9 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.85%) Grunt
10 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.42%) TestNG
General
1 69 (29.24%) Finance
2 26 (11.02%) Banking
3 15 (6.36%) Games
3 15 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.97%) Marketing
5 6 (2.54%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Front Office
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) French Language
7 2 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.97%) Spring
2 64 (27.12%) Akka
3 58 (24.58%) REST
4 53 (22.46%) RESTful
5 46 (19.49%) AngularJS
5 46 (19.49%) Web Services
6 39 (16.53%) HTML
7 34 (14.41%) HTML5
8 28 (11.86%) Node.js
9 24 (10.17%) .NET
10 23 (9.75%) Kafka
11 22 (9.32%) CSS
11 22 (9.32%) SOAP
12 20 (8.47%) Hibernate
13 19 (8.05%) JSON
14 18 (7.63%) Play Framework
15 17 (7.20%) CSS3
15 17 (7.20%) Java EE
16 15 (6.36%) Ajax
17 14 (5.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.34%) Fintech
2 29 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (5.93%) Online Games
4 14 (5.93%) Private Cloud
5 13 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.08%) Derivative
6 12 (5.08%) Market Risk
7 11 (4.66%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.97%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (2.12%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.69%) Equities
12 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.27%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.63%) Linux
2 16 (6.78%) Android
2 16 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.08%) Unix
4 7 (2.97%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (36.44%) TDD
3 59 (25.00%) Microservices
4 47 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (19.07%) Software Engineering
6 43 (18.22%) Scrum
7 38 (16.10%) BDD
8 37 (15.68%) DevOps
9 35 (14.83%) E-Commerce
9 35 (14.83%) Test Automation
10 29 (12.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (9.75%) OOP
12 20 (8.47%) Multithreading
13 19 (8.05%) Functional Programming
14 18 (7.63%) Collaborative Working
15 17 (7.20%) Cryptography
15 17 (7.20%) Integration Testing
15 17 (7.20%) Unit Testing
16 16 (6.78%) Open Source
17 15 (6.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 236 (100.00%) Java
2 230 (97.46%) Scala
3 54 (22.88%) JavaScript
3 54 (22.88%) Python
4 52 (22.03%) SQL
5 29 (12.29%) PHP
6 26 (11.02%) Ruby
7 20 (8.47%) C#
8 18 (7.63%) C++
9 14 (5.93%) Go
9 14 (5.93%) Kotlin
10 9 (3.81%) C
10 9 (3.81%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.39%) Groovy
12 4 (1.69%) R
13 3 (1.27%) Jython
14 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.42%) Lua
14 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (13.56%) Degree
2 9 (3.81%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 40 (16.95%) Docker
2 5 (2.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (8.05%) Ansible
2 13 (5.51%) Puppet
3 5 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (2.12%) Terraform
4 3 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.85%) Nagios
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.85%) Salt
5 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.42%) Consul
6 1 (0.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (11.44%) Oracle
2 14 (5.93%) WorldPay
3 9 (3.81%) IBM
3 9 (3.81%) IBM Sterling
3 9 (3.81%) Sun
4 6 (2.54%) Google
4 6 (2.54%) Mercator
5 5 (2.12%) Apple
6 4 (1.69%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.85%) Adthena
8 2 (0.85%) New Relic
8 2 (0.85%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.85%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.85%) Splunk
9 1 (0.42%) Capita
9 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.42%) Databricks
9 1 (0.42%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft