Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Scala Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 936 801 933
Rank change year-on-year -135 +132 +212
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Scala Developer 267 455 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 235 408 325
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £42,250 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% +18.75%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Scala Developer in the UK

Java Scala Developer
Top 15 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 17 November 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 -107 259 £60,000 -7.69% 17
London -154 172 £65,000 -3.70% 11
UK excluding London +44 93 £53,750 -2.27% 5
South East +65 59 £57,500 -9.80% 1
North of England -3 18 £27,500 -43.01% 3
North West +4 13 £27,500 -43.88% 2
Wales +19 5 - -
South West +3 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire +22 4 £53,750 +2.38% 1
East of England +1 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Midlands +46 2 £57,000 -0.87% 1
West Midlands +14 1 £62,500 +8.70% 1
North East +4 1 - -
Scotland -5 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £51,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 266 (99.63%) Java
2 252 (94.38%) Scala
3 150 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (29.59%) Big Data
5 74 (27.72%) Apache Spark
6 70 (26.22%) Hadoop
7 63 (23.60%) SQL
7 63 (23.60%) REST
8 62 (23.22%) Finance
8 62 (23.22%) Spring
9 61 (22.85%) TDD
9 61 (22.85%) Akka
10 57 (21.35%) Python
10 57 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
11 55 (20.60%) HTML
12 49 (18.35%) C#
12 49 (18.35%) Scrum
13 47 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (17.60%) Microservices
14 45 (16.85%) NoSQL
14 45 (16.85%) Web Services
15 43 (16.10%) Open Source
15 43 (16.10%) JavaScript
16 41 (15.36%) Greenfield Project
17 40 (14.98%) HTML5
17 40 (14.98%) MongoDB
18 38 (14.23%) Test Automation
19 37 (13.86%) CSS
20 36 (13.48%) Relational Database
21 35 (13.11%) Fintech

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 74 (27.72%) Apache Spark
2 28 (10.49%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (6.74%) Apache
4 13 (4.87%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.50%) Confluence
8 3 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.24%) GitHub
3 14 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.87%) Amazon EMR
5 8 (3.00%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.00%) SaaS
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.75%) Loggly
6 2 (0.75%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.49%) HTTP
2 4 (1.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (29.59%) Big Data
2 70 (26.22%) Hadoop
3 45 (16.85%) NoSQL
4 40 (14.98%) MongoDB
5 36 (13.48%) Relational Database
6 20 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (6.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 17 (6.37%) SQL Server
8 15 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.75%) MySQL
9 10 (3.75%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.62%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.62%) Redis
11 5 (1.87%) HBase
12 4 (1.50%) Blockchain
13 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.12%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.75%) DB2
14 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (7.87%) JUnit
2 18 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.37%) JIRA
4 16 (5.99%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.00%) Bitbucket
6 8 (3.00%) Subversion
7 5 (1.87%) JIRA Agile
7 5 (1.87%) Maven
8 2 (0.75%) Appium
8 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.75%) Gradle
8 2 (0.75%) Grunt
8 2 (0.75%) NUnit
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.75%) Selenium
8 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 62 (23.22%) Finance
2 24 (8.99%) Banking
3 14 (5.24%) Marketing
4 13 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.62%) Electronics
6 7 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.87%) Front Office
8 4 (1.50%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.60%) REST
2 62 (23.22%) Spring
3 61 (22.85%) Akka
4 55 (20.60%) HTML
5 45 (16.85%) Web Services
6 40 (14.98%) HTML5
7 37 (13.86%) CSS
8 34 (12.73%) RESTful
9 32 (11.99%) AngularJS
10 28 (10.49%) JSON
11 26 (9.74%) CSS3
12 25 (9.36%) SOAP
13 24 (8.99%) .NET
13 24 (8.99%) Ajax
14 23 (8.61%) Play Framework
15 22 (8.24%) Hibernate
16 20 (7.49%) Node.js
17 15 (5.62%) Kafka
17 15 (5.62%) React
18 14 (5.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.36%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (13.11%) Fintech
3 19 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.99%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.00%) Derivative
6 8 (3.00%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.87%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.87%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.50%) Equities
10 3 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.75%) Blog
11 2 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.99%) Linux
2 13 (4.87%) Unix
3 7 (2.62%) Windows
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.85%) TDD
3 49 (18.35%) Scrum
4 47 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (17.60%) Microservices
5 43 (16.10%) Open Source
6 38 (14.23%) Test Automation
7 30 (11.24%) OO
8 27 (10.11%) Analytics
8 27 (10.11%) BDD
8 27 (10.11%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.61%) Functional Programming
10 21 (7.87%) E-Commerce
10 21 (7.87%) MapReduce
10 21 (7.87%) OOP
10 21 (7.87%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.49%) DevOps
12 15 (5.62%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (5.62%) MVC
13 13 (4.87%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 266 (99.63%) Java
2 252 (94.38%) Scala
3 63 (23.60%) SQL
4 57 (21.35%) Python
5 49 (18.35%) C#
6 43 (16.10%) JavaScript
7 24 (8.99%) C++
8 18 (6.74%) PHP
9 15 (5.62%) Clojure
9 15 (5.62%) Ruby
10 14 (5.24%) Go
11 13 (4.87%) Haskell
11 13 (4.87%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.49%) Kotlin
13 10 (3.75%) C
14 7 (2.62%) Groovy
15 2 (0.75%) F#
15 2 (0.75%) Perl
15 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (13.11%) Degree
2 10 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (7.49%) Docker
2 6 (2.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.00%) Ansible
3 5 (1.87%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.12%) Terraform
5 2 (0.75%) Nagios
5 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.75%) Puppet
5 2 (0.75%) Salt
5 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) Consul
6 1 (0.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 30 (11.24%) Oracle
2 18 (6.74%) Google
3 8 (3.00%) IBM
3 8 (3.00%) IBM Sterling
3 8 (3.00%) Sun
4 7 (2.62%) SAP
5 6 (2.25%) Mercator
6 4 (1.50%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.12%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.75%) Adthena
8 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.75%) New Relic
8 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.75%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.75%) Splunk
8 2 (0.75%) Sybase
9 1 (0.37%) ATG
9 1 (0.37%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO