Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Play Framework
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 979 911 1032
Rank change year-on-year -68 +121 +111
Permanent jobs citing Play Framework 195 276 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 170 241 242
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% +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 71,407 69,312 81,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.77% 39.46% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60,211 59,740 69,665
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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 -77 188 £70,000 +7.69% 41
London -58 131 £70,000 +3.70% 23
UK excluding London -29 60 £57,500 +6.98% 24
North of England +8 26 £60,000 +5.26% 11
North West +1 23 £60,000 +1.69% 3
South East -34 14 £68,750 +25.00% 4
East of England - 9 £50,000 - 2
South West - 6 £52,500 -
North East -21 3 £48,000 +14.29% 3
Scotland -31 3 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -2 2 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Midlands -5 2 £80,000 +45.45% 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 186 (95.38%) Scala
2 149 (76.41%) Java
3 129 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 88 (45.13%) HTML
6 83 (42.56%) TDD
7 81 (41.54%) Spring
8 78 (40.00%) Microservices
9 67 (34.36%) Scrum
9 67 (34.36%) Akka
10 65 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 58 (29.74%) Python
12 57 (29.23%) Mentoring
13 55 (28.21%) REST
14 52 (26.67%) Open Source
14 52 (26.67%) Docker
15 51 (26.15%) HTML5
16 50 (25.64%) Big Data
17 48 (24.62%) SQL
18 47 (24.10%) CSS
19 46 (23.59%) Spring Boot
20 41 (21.03%) BDD
20 41 (21.03%) NoSQL
21 40 (20.51%) MongoDB
21 40 (20.51%) Degree
22 39 (20.00%) Finance
23 38 (19.49%) Pair Programming
23 38 (19.49%) MySQL
23 38 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (18.97%) Web Services

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 36 (18.46%) Apache Spark
2 34 (17.44%) Apache
3 13 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.59%) JBoss
4 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.05%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.54%) Confluence
7 3 (1.54%) Jetty
8 2 (1.03%) nginx
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.26%) GitHub
3 11 (5.64%) IaaS
3 11 (5.64%) PaaS
3 11 (5.64%) Serverless
4 10 (5.13%) SaaS
5 8 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.10%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.05%) Route 53
8 3 (1.54%) Bluemix
8 3 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.54%) SSL
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.64%) Big Data
2 41 (21.03%) NoSQL
3 40 (20.51%) MongoDB
4 38 (19.49%) MySQL
5 33 (16.92%) Relational Database
6 32 (16.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 19 (9.74%) Hadoop
8 19 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (6.67%) HBase
10 11 (5.64%) Neo4j
11 8 (4.10%) Riak
12 7 (3.59%) CouchDB
13 6 (3.08%) Redis
14 5 (2.56%) Apache Hive
15 4 (2.05%) Flink
15 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database
15 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (1.54%) Aerospike
16 3 (1.54%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 33 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.90%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.69%) JUnit
4 14 (7.18%) Maven
5 13 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (6.15%) Selenium
7 10 (5.13%) JIRA
8 9 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.08%) IntelliJ
9 6 (3.08%) Mockito
10 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.56%) Gradle
11 4 (2.05%) Ant
11 4 (2.05%) TestNG
12 3 (1.54%) JHipster
12 3 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.54%) webpack
13 2 (1.03%) Subversion
13 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (8.72%) Games
3 10 (5.13%) Legal
4 4 (2.05%) Advertising
4 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (67.18%) Developer
2 77 (39.49%) Java Developer
3 50 (25.64%) Scala Developer
4 42 (21.54%) Software Engineer
5 41 (21.03%) Senior Developer
6 35 (17.95%) Java Engineer
6 35 (17.95%) Software Developer
7 32 (16.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (14.87%) Java Software Engineer
9 28 (14.36%) Java Software Developer
10 27 (13.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 24 (12.31%) Senior Java Engineer
12 22 (11.28%) Agile Developer
12 22 (11.28%) Agile Java Developer
13 21 (10.77%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (9.74%) Senior Software Developer
14 19 (9.74%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (9.23%) Architect
15 18 (9.23%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 18 (9.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (45.13%) HTML
2 81 (41.54%) Spring
3 67 (34.36%) Akka
4 55 (28.21%) REST
5 51 (26.15%) HTML5
6 47 (24.10%) CSS
7 46 (23.59%) Spring Boot
8 37 (18.97%) Web Services
9 34 (17.44%) SOAP
10 28 (14.36%) AngularJS
11 25 (12.82%) Java EE
12 23 (11.79%) JSON
13 20 (10.26%) React
14 19 (9.74%) CSS3
15 18 (9.23%) Hibernate
15 18 (9.23%) React Native
16 17 (8.72%) Apache Wicket
17 16 (8.21%) XML
18 14 (7.18%) Ajax
18 14 (7.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Fintech
2 18 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.69%) User Experience
4 12 (6.15%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (4.10%) Market Risk
8 7 (3.59%) Wiki
9 6 (3.08%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (3.08%) Derivative
10 4 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.54%) Social Media
11 3 (1.54%) Xbox
12 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.51%) PKI
13 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.38%) Linux
2 11 (5.64%) Unix
3 3 (1.54%) CentOS
3 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.03%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 83 (42.56%) TDD
4 78 (40.00%) Microservices
5 67 (34.36%) Scrum
6 57 (29.23%) Mentoring
7 52 (26.67%) Open Source
8 41 (21.03%) BDD
9 38 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (19.49%) Pair Programming
10 35 (17.95%) Functional Programming
11 26 (13.33%) Coaching
12 23 (11.79%) Data Science
13 22 (11.28%) DevOps
14 20 (10.26%) Kanban
15 19 (9.74%) Software Delivery
16 18 (9.23%) Analytics
17 16 (8.21%) Multithreading
17 16 (8.21%) OO
17 16 (8.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 186 (95.38%) Scala
2 149 (76.41%) Java
3 65 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 58 (29.74%) Python
5 48 (24.62%) SQL
6 29 (14.87%) Ruby
7 24 (12.31%) Groovy
8 14 (7.18%) Go
8 14 (7.18%) Kotlin
9 13 (6.67%) PHP
10 12 (6.15%) C
11 7 (3.59%) C#
12 5 (2.56%) Haskell
13 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.05%) ES6
13 4 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.54%) C++
15 2 (1.03%) Clojure
15 2 (1.03%) Perl
15 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (20.51%) Degree
2 12 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.10%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.05%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 52 (26.67%) Docker
2 6 (3.08%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.05%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.64%) Puppet
3 4 (2.05%) Ansible
3 4 (2.05%) Grafana
3 4 (2.05%) Kibana
3 4 (2.05%) Terraform
4 3 (1.54%) Graphite
4 3 (1.54%) Nagios
5 2 (1.03%) Marathon
5 2 (1.03%) Mesos
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (14.87%) Oracle
2 24 (12.31%) Google
3 6 (3.08%) webMethods
4 5 (2.56%) IBM
5 4 (2.05%) Tableau
6 3 (1.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.54%) CA
6 3 (1.54%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.54%) Datameer
6 3 (1.54%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.54%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.03%) Capita
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Perforce
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Vertica