Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Scala Developer was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 910 815 972
Rank change year-on-year -95 +157 +117
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Scala Developer 255 440 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 222 395 301
UK median annual salary £61,250 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.77% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £42,250 £44,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -13.64%

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 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Scala Developer in the UK

Java Scala Developer
Top 14 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 24 September 2017. 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 -113 247 £62,500 -3.85% 12
London -161 156 £70,000 +7.69% 6
UK excluding London +82 95 £55,000 - 7
South East +86 49 £57,500 -17.86% 4
North of England +25 29 £45,000 -8.16% 1
North West +2 15 £27,500 -40.86%
Yorkshire +26 12 £60,000 +14.29%
South West +12 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Wales +9 3 - - 1
Midlands +47 2 £61,250 +6.52% 1
West Midlands +17 2 £61,250 +6.52%
North East +13 2 £45,000 -41.94% 1
East of England +7 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Scotland +2 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, Java Scala Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java Scala Developer in the job title.

1 254 (99.61%) Java
2 241 (94.51%) Scala
3 145 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (29.41%) Big Data
5 69 (27.06%) HTML
6 65 (25.49%) Apache Spark
7 64 (25.10%) SQL
8 59 (23.14%) Python
9 58 (22.75%) Hadoop
10 56 (21.96%) NoSQL
11 55 (21.57%) Finance
12 54 (21.18%) TDD
13 53 (20.78%) JavaScript
13 53 (20.78%) MongoDB
14 52 (20.39%) CSS
15 51 (20.00%) REST
15 51 (20.00%) Spring
16 49 (19.22%) Test Automation
16 49 (19.22%) Microservices
16 49 (19.22%) Akka
17 48 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (18.82%) C#
17 48 (18.82%) Scrum
18 46 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (17.65%) HTML5
20 42 (16.47%) Open Source
21 37 (14.51%) JSON
22 36 (14.12%) OO
22 36 (14.12%) Greenfield Project
23 35 (13.73%) Relational Database

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 (25.49%) Apache Spark
2 25 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (9.41%) Apache
4 9 (3.53%) Confluence
5 7 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.57%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Jetty
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.04%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.49%) GitHub
2 14 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (5.10%) Amazon EMR
4 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.75%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Loggly
6 2 (0.78%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) HTTP
2 4 (1.57%) Skype
3 3 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.41%) Big Data
2 58 (22.75%) Hadoop
3 56 (21.96%) NoSQL
4 53 (20.78%) MongoDB
5 35 (13.73%) Relational Database
6 24 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (6.27%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (5.10%) Neo4j
10 12 (4.71%) Redis
11 11 (4.31%) SQL Server
12 10 (3.92%) MySQL
12 10 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (3.14%) Apache Hive
14 6 (2.35%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.96%) Blockchain
15 5 (1.96%) HBase
16 3 (1.18%) BigQuery
16 3 (1.18%) MarkLogic
16 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (10.59%) JUnit
2 19 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.10%) Maven
4 13 (5.10%) Subversion
5 10 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (2.75%) JIRA
7 6 (2.35%) Gradle
8 5 (1.96%) Mockito
9 4 (1.57%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.18%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.78%) Ant
11 2 (0.78%) Grunt
11 2 (0.78%) Hudson
11 2 (0.78%) NUnit
12 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (21.57%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Banking
3 12 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.92%) Front Office
4 10 (3.92%) Marketing
5 7 (2.75%) Electronics
5 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.57%) Publishing
7 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.18%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.06%) HTML
2 52 (20.39%) CSS
3 51 (20.00%) REST
3 51 (20.00%) Spring
4 49 (19.22%) Akka
5 45 (17.65%) HTML5
6 37 (14.51%) JSON
7 32 (12.55%) CSS3
8 31 (12.16%) Ajax
9 30 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 27 (10.59%) Web Services
11 24 (9.41%) Play Framework
12 23 (9.02%) Node.js
13 20 (7.84%) Kafka
13 20 (7.84%) RESTful
14 18 (7.06%) .NET
15 17 (6.67%) React
16 16 (6.27%) Hibernate
17 15 (5.88%) Spring Boot
17 15 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.12%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (11.37%) Fintech
3 21 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (5.10%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.14%) Derivative
8 7 (2.75%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.18%) Equities
11 3 (1.18%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.78%) Blog
12 2 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.39%) Bitcoin
13 1 (0.39%) Digital Currency
13 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.39%) IVR
13 1 (0.39%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.37%) Linux
2 7 (2.75%) Windows
3 6 (2.35%) Unix
4 5 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.18%) TDD
3 49 (19.22%) Microservices
3 49 (19.22%) Test Automation
4 48 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (18.82%) Scrum
5 42 (16.47%) Open Source
6 36 (14.12%) OO
7 32 (12.55%) Software Engineering
8 25 (9.80%) Analytics
8 25 (9.80%) Functional Programming
9 24 (9.41%) MVC
10 22 (8.63%) BDD
11 19 (7.45%) DevOps
12 18 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 16 (6.27%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.49%) MapReduce
16 13 (5.10%) Data Acquisition
17 12 (4.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 254 (99.61%) Java
2 241 (94.51%) Scala
3 64 (25.10%) SQL
4 59 (23.14%) Python
5 53 (20.78%) JavaScript
6 48 (18.82%) C#
7 29 (11.37%) Ruby
8 20 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 19 (7.45%) C++
9 19 (7.45%) Go
10 17 (6.67%) Clojure
10 17 (6.67%) Kotlin
11 14 (5.49%) Haskell
12 11 (4.31%) PHP
13 8 (3.14%) C
14 7 (2.75%) Groovy
15 6 (2.35%) F#
16 2 (0.78%) Erlang
16 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (10.59%) Degree
2 14 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (7.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) Ansible
1 7 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.57%) Puppet
3 3 (1.18%) Graphite
4 2 (0.78%) Marathon
4 2 (0.78%) Mesos
4 2 (0.78%) Nagios
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.78%) Salt
4 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (10.59%) Oracle
2 23 (9.02%) Google
3 7 (2.75%) SAP
4 6 (2.35%) Mercator
5 4 (1.57%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.18%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
7 2 (0.78%) New Relic
7 2 (0.78%) Perforce
7 2 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.78%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.78%) Splunk
7 2 (0.78%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) Adthena
8 1 (0.39%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.39%) Pega
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO