Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Play Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Play Framework over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Play Framework
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1032 939 1013
Rank change year-on-year -93 +74 +93
Permanent jobs citing Play Framework 151 246 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 134 209 242
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -9.09%

Play Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,442 70,131 78,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.87% 40.69% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58,886 59,363 67,566
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Play Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Play Framework.

Salary trend for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Play Framework over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Play Framework within the UK over the 6 months to 20 June 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 -91 146 £70,000 +7.69% 29
London -76 110 £70,000 - 17
UK excluding London -36 37 £40,000 -20.00% 14
South East -20 18 £40,000 -20.00% 4
North of England +13 7 £50,000 -13.04% 5
North East - 7 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands +21 3 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Midlands +3 3 £75,000 +36.36% 1
South West - 3 £46,250 -
Scotland -32 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Play Framework 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 with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 142 (94.04%) Scala
2 95 (62.91%) Java
3 91 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (53.64%) Akka
5 68 (45.03%) Microservices
6 63 (41.72%) TDD
7 60 (39.74%) JavaScript
8 57 (37.75%) HTML
9 56 (37.09%) Software Engineering
10 53 (35.10%) Spring
11 45 (29.80%) Amazon AWS
12 40 (26.49%) Scrum
13 38 (25.17%) SQL
14 37 (24.50%) Spring Boot
15 34 (22.52%) Mentoring
16 33 (21.85%) CSS
16 33 (21.85%) HTML5
17 32 (21.19%) BDD
17 32 (21.19%) Big Data
18 31 (20.53%) Apache Spark
18 31 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (20.53%) Degree
19 30 (19.87%) Web Services
20 29 (19.21%) Python
20 29 (19.21%) Open Source
21 28 (18.54%) Linux
22 27 (17.88%) Docker
23 26 (17.22%) Node.js
24 25 (16.56%) Unit Testing
24 25 (16.56%) Java 8

Play Framework
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 31 (20.53%) Apache Spark
2 16 (10.60%) Apache
2 16 (10.60%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.31%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Confluence
6 1 (0.66%) Drupal
6 1 (0.66%) Jetty
6 1 (0.66%) nginx
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (29.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.95%) PaaS
3 11 (7.28%) Serverless
4 10 (6.62%) IaaS
5 8 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.64%) GitHub
7 6 (3.97%) npm
8 5 (3.31%) Slack
9 4 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.99%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.99%) SaaS
11 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.66%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) HTTP
2 7 (4.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) SSL
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.19%) Big Data
2 22 (14.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (13.91%) MySQL
4 16 (10.60%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (10.60%) Relational Database
5 14 (9.27%) MongoDB
6 13 (8.61%) NoSQL
7 11 (7.28%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.30%) HBase
8 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
9 7 (4.64%) Apache Hive
10 6 (3.97%) Redis
11 5 (3.31%) Flink
11 5 (3.31%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.99%) Parquet
12 3 (1.99%) Riak
13 2 (1.32%) Bigtable
13 2 (1.32%) Impala
13 2 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (14.57%) Jenkins
2 21 (13.91%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.95%) JUnit
5 9 (5.96%) Maven
6 7 (4.64%) Grunt
6 7 (4.64%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (4.64%) Mocha
6 7 (4.64%) Mockito
6 7 (4.64%) webpack
7 6 (3.97%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.31%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.65%) JIRA
9 4 (2.65%) Selenium
10 3 (1.99%) CA Release Automation
10 3 (1.99%) Gatling
10 3 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.32%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.32%) GoCD
General
1 22 (14.57%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Games
3 5 (3.31%) Advertising
4 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (1.99%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (66.23%) Developer
2 59 (39.07%) Scala Developer
3 48 (31.79%) Java Developer
4 31 (20.53%) Java Engineer
5 27 (17.88%) Software Engineer
6 25 (16.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 25 (16.56%) Senior Developer
7 22 (14.57%) Software Developer
8 21 (13.91%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (11.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 17 (11.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (10.60%) Senior Java Engineer
12 15 (9.93%) Java Scala Developer
13 13 (8.61%) Java Programmer
13 13 (8.61%) Programmer
13 13 (8.61%) Software Programmer
14 11 (7.28%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 11 (7.28%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (6.62%) Senior Scala Developer
16 8 (5.30%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (53.64%) Akka
2 57 (37.75%) HTML
3 53 (35.10%) Spring
4 37 (24.50%) Spring Boot
5 33 (21.85%) CSS
5 33 (21.85%) HTML5
6 30 (19.87%) Web Services
7 26 (17.22%) Node.js
8 22 (14.57%) REST
9 20 (13.25%) Java EE
10 19 (12.58%) jQuery
11 17 (11.26%) CSS3
11 17 (11.26%) spray
12 16 (10.60%) AngularJS
12 16 (10.60%) Kafka
12 16 (10.60%) Redux
13 15 (9.93%) RESTful
14 14 (9.27%) React Native
14 14 (9.27%) SOAP
15 13 (8.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Fintech
2 14 (9.27%) User Experience
3 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.65%) Blog
7 4 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.65%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.99%) Digital TV
8 3 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.32%) Derivative
9 2 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.54%) Linux
2 6 (3.97%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) CentOS
4 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (45.03%) Microservices
3 63 (41.72%) TDD
4 56 (37.09%) Software Engineering
5 40 (26.49%) Scrum
6 34 (22.52%) Mentoring
7 32 (21.19%) BDD
8 31 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (19.21%) Open Source
10 25 (16.56%) Unit Testing
11 22 (14.57%) Functional Programming
12 21 (13.91%) Pair Programming
13 18 (11.92%) DevOps
14 16 (10.60%) Coaching
14 16 (10.60%) Front End Development
15 15 (9.93%) MVC
15 15 (9.93%) SOA
16 14 (9.27%) Collaborative Working
17 13 (8.61%) API Development
17 13 (8.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (94.04%) Scala
2 95 (62.91%) Java
3 60 (39.74%) JavaScript
4 38 (25.17%) SQL
5 29 (19.21%) Python
6 25 (16.56%) Java 8
7 15 (9.93%) C
8 9 (5.96%) Ruby
9 8 (5.30%) ES6
10 6 (3.97%) C#
10 6 (3.97%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.65%) Haskell
12 3 (1.99%) Groovy
13 2 (1.32%) Lisp
14 1 (0.66%) Go
14 1 (0.66%) OCaml
14 1 (0.66%) Perl
14 1 (0.66%) PHP
14 1 (0.66%) R
14 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (20.53%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.31%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.32%) PhD
7 1 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) MCSD
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GCP
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (17.88%) Docker
2 6 (3.97%) HDFS
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) Ansible
2 9 (5.96%) Puppet
3 8 (5.30%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.64%) Terraform
5 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.65%) Grafana
6 4 (2.65%) Kibana
7 2 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.32%) Mesos
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Shiro
8 1 (0.66%) Graphite
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (11.92%) Google
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Capita
4 5 (3.31%) Tableau
5 3 (1.99%) Adobe
5 3 (1.99%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.99%) CA
5 3 (1.99%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.99%) Dataiku
5 3 (1.99%) Datameer
5 3 (1.99%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.99%) Sonatype
5 3 (1.99%) WorldPay
6 2 (1.32%) Vertica
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) Informatica
7 1 (0.66%) Sybase
7 1 (0.66%) webMethods