Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Play Framework
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 934 910 1030
Rank change year-on-year -24 +120 +146
Permanent jobs citing Play Framework 248 317 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 216 275 232
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,625 £42,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +25.00%

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 70534 73771 82924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.18% 38.90% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58404 63963 70921
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Top 12 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 23 October 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 +8 243 £70,000 +7.69% 17
London -38 183 £70,000 +7.69% 11
UK excluding London +25 60 £57,500 +9.52% 6
North of England +3 26 £57,500 +9.52% 4
South East +37 22 £57,500 -4.17% 1
North West +18 22 £57,500 +15.00% 2
South West - 5 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +13 4 £42,500 -20.93% 2
East of England - 4 £44,500 -
Midlands +12 3 £42,500 -17.07%
West Midlands -6 2 £48,750 -4.88%
East Midlands +35 1 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Play Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Play Framework.

1 220 (88.71%) Scala
2 164 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (63.71%) Java
4 121 (48.79%) Akka
5 111 (44.76%) Software Engineering
6 110 (44.35%) JavaScript
7 91 (36.69%) TDD
8 88 (35.48%) Microservices
9 86 (34.68%) HTML
10 82 (33.06%) Spring
10 82 (33.06%) Docker
11 79 (31.85%) Scrum
12 69 (27.82%) Mentoring
13 63 (25.40%) MongoDB
13 63 (25.40%) REST
14 62 (25.00%) HTML5
15 60 (24.19%) Apache Spark
16 58 (23.39%) CSS
17 57 (22.98%) Relational Database
17 57 (22.98%) Big Data
18 54 (21.77%) Python
19 53 (21.37%) Git (software)
20 50 (20.16%) Linux
21 49 (19.76%) SQL
22 48 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (19.35%) Jenkins
23 46 (18.55%) Apache Cassandra
24 45 (18.15%) Apache
25 44 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
26 42 (16.94%) Open Source

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 60 (24.19%) Apache Spark
2 45 (18.15%) Apache
3 19 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.03%) Confluence
5 5 (2.02%) JBoss
5 5 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.21%) nginx
7 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.08%) GitHub
3 15 (6.05%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.44%) SaaS
5 9 (3.63%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (2.42%) BrowserStack
8 5 (2.02%) Route 53
9 4 (1.61%) PaaS
10 3 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.81%) IaaS
11 2 (0.81%) Serverless
12 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.89%) HTTP
2 8 (3.23%) Internet
3 3 (1.21%) Network Security
3 3 (1.21%) SSL
4 2 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (25.40%) MongoDB
2 57 (22.98%) Big Data
2 57 (22.98%) Relational Database
3 46 (18.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 44 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (16.13%) MySQL
6 32 (12.90%) NoSQL
7 19 (7.66%) Redis
8 16 (6.45%) CouchDB
8 16 (6.45%) Hadoop
8 16 (6.45%) RDBMS
9 12 (4.84%) DB2
9 12 (4.84%) SQL Server
10 10 (4.03%) Apache Accumulo
10 10 (4.03%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.42%) Riak
13 5 (2.02%) Triplestore
14 4 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 53 (21.37%) Git (software)
2 48 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.50%) JUnit
4 25 (10.08%) Maven
5 22 (8.87%) JIRA
6 18 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.65%) Eclipse
7 14 (5.65%) Selenium
7 14 (5.65%) TestNG
8 12 (4.84%) Mockito
9 11 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (4.03%) gulp
11 9 (3.63%) Jasmine
11 9 (3.63%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.23%) Gradle
13 6 (2.42%) GoCD
13 6 (2.42%) WATIR
14 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
14 5 (2.02%) IntelliJ
15 4 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (15.32%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Games
2 15 (6.05%) Marketing
3 11 (4.44%) Legal
4 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.23%) Electronics
5 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.23%) Retail
6 5 (2.02%) Advertising
6 5 (2.02%) Billing
7 3 (1.21%) Automotive
7 3 (1.21%) Avionics
7 3 (1.21%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (1.21%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (66.13%) Developer
2 76 (30.65%) Scala Developer
3 75 (30.24%) Java Developer
4 49 (19.76%) Senior Developer
5 48 (19.35%) Software Engineer
6 33 (13.31%) Java Engineer
6 33 (13.31%) Software Developer
7 31 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 28 (11.29%) Architect
9 23 (9.27%) Java Scala Developer
9 23 (9.27%) Senior Scala Developer
10 21 (8.47%) Java Software Developer
11 20 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (7.66%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (7.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 16 (6.45%) Agile Developer
14 16 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
14 16 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
15 15 (6.05%) Lead Developer
16 14 (5.65%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (48.79%) Akka
2 86 (34.68%) HTML
3 82 (33.06%) Spring
4 63 (25.40%) REST
5 62 (25.00%) HTML5
6 58 (23.39%) CSS
7 41 (16.53%) AngularJS
8 40 (16.13%) spray
9 39 (15.73%) Spring Boot
10 37 (14.92%) CSS3
10 37 (14.92%) jQuery
11 29 (11.69%) RESTful
12 28 (11.29%) JSON
13 26 (10.48%) Ajax
14 25 (10.08%) Web Services
15 24 (9.68%) Backbone.js
16 23 (9.27%) Java EE
17 21 (8.47%) Spring Cloud
18 20 (8.06%) Node.js
18 20 (8.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.92%) User Experience
2 16 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (4.44%) Fintech
5 10 (4.03%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.42%) Wiki
7 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.21%) Blog
8 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.21%) PKI
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.16%) Linux
2 16 (6.45%) Android
2 16 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 16 (6.45%) Unix
3 15 (6.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.61%) Windows
5 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (44.76%) Software Engineering
3 91 (36.69%) TDD
4 88 (35.48%) Microservices
5 79 (31.85%) Scrum
6 69 (27.82%) Mentoring
7 48 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (16.94%) Open Source
9 41 (16.53%) Analytics
10 40 (16.13%) Web Development
11 39 (15.73%) BDD
12 33 (13.31%) Coaching
13 32 (12.90%) Pair Programming
14 29 (11.69%) Functional Programming
15 23 (9.27%) DevOps
15 23 (9.27%) OOP
16 22 (8.87%) E-Commerce
17 21 (8.47%) OO
18 20 (8.06%) MVC
19 19 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 220 (88.71%) Scala
2 158 (63.71%) Java
3 110 (44.35%) JavaScript
4 54 (21.77%) Python
5 49 (19.76%) SQL
6 27 (10.89%) Ruby
7 17 (6.85%) C
8 15 (6.05%) Groovy
9 14 (5.65%) PHP
10 13 (5.24%) Go
11 11 (4.44%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.23%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.82%) Elixir
14 5 (2.02%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.61%) C++
16 3 (1.21%) C#
16 3 (1.21%) Clojure
16 3 (1.21%) R
16 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (16.13%) Degree
2 16 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.66%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (33.06%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.03%) Puppet
3 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.61%) Mesos
5 3 (1.21%) Marathon
6 2 (0.81%) Graphite
6 2 (0.81%) Salt
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (5.65%) Google
2 12 (4.84%) Oracle
3 10 (4.03%) IBM
4 8 (3.23%) SAP
5 5 (2.02%) webMethods
6 4 (1.61%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.21%) Splunk
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) BMC
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.40%) Remedy
8 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow