Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Play Framework
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 817 667 922
Rank change year-on-year -150 +255 +78
Permanent jobs citing Play Framework 243 55 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 102
10th Percentile £50,525 £43,000 £51,375
25th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% -1.82% +5.77%
75th Percentile £74,688 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% -3.23%

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 49,579 24,675 51,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 43.75% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32,379 21,337 42,557
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

Play Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Play Framework.

Salary trend for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Play Framework over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Play Framework in the UK

Play Framework
Top 14 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 8 December 2021. 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 -129 225 £65,000 -3.70% 20
UK excluding London -59 172 £57,500 +15.00% 11
South East -17 141 £60,000 +33.33% 3
London -223 50 £65,000 -3.70% 13
Work from Home -227 25 £80,000 +45.45% 3
North of England - 15 £57,500 - 2
East of England - 9 £54,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £60,000 -
North West - 5 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -92 4 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Midlands -94 4 £56,250 +12.50% 1
North East - 2 £57,500 - 1
Scotland - 2 £47,500 - 4
South West -56 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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.

1 218 (89.71%) Java
2 217 (89.30%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (73.66%) Software Engineering
4 161 (66.26%) Git (software)
5 159 (65.43%) Finance
6 157 (64.61%) DevOps
7 154 (63.37%) Degree
8 151 (62.14%) GitHub
8 151 (62.14%) Microservices
9 149 (61.32%) Groovy
10 147 (60.49%) RESTful
11 145 (59.67%) Linux
12 143 (58.85%) Computer Science
12 143 (58.85%) React
13 140 (57.61%) Banking
14 139 (57.20%) Law
14 139 (57.20%) Kafka
14 139 (57.20%) Ansible
14 139 (57.20%) Digital Banking
14 139 (57.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 138 (56.79%) AWS
15 138 (56.79%) Python
16 137 (56.38%) Shell Script
17 135 (55.56%) Unix
18 134 (55.14%) Spring
18 134 (55.14%) Node.js
19 132 (54.32%) Jenkins
20 128 (52.67%) Apache Spark
21 127 (52.26%) Validation
21 127 (52.26%) PostgreSQL

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
1 128 (52.67%) Apache Spark
2 118 (48.56%) Apache
2 118 (48.56%) GemFire
3 8 (3.29%) SAS
4 7 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 151 (62.14%) GitHub
2 138 (56.79%) AWS
3 93 (38.27%) Amazon Kinesis
4 75 (30.86%) GCP
5 74 (30.45%) Azure
6 24 (9.88%) OpenShift
7 20 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (4.12%) Serverless
9 9 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.47%) Heroku
11 5 (2.06%) PaaS
12 4 (1.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.82%) AWS Step Functions
13 2 (0.82%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.82%) SaaS
13 2 (0.82%) Snowflake
14 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) HTTP
2 4 (1.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (52.26%) PostgreSQL
2 124 (51.03%) Redis
3 118 (48.56%) HBase
4 114 (46.91%) Relational Database
5 113 (46.50%) MariaDB
6 108 (44.44%) NoSQL
7 85 (34.98%) Big Data
8 41 (16.87%) MongoDB
9 16 (6.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (3.70%) Apache Hive
11 8 (3.29%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.29%) Spotfire
12 7 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.88%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.47%) MySQL
13 6 (2.47%) Presto
14 5 (2.06%) OLTP
15 4 (1.65%) DB2
15 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 161 (66.26%) Git (software)
2 132 (54.32%) Jenkins
3 121 (49.79%) JUnit
4 120 (49.38%) Cucumber
5 119 (48.97%) Eclipse
6 118 (48.56%) Gradle
6 118 (48.56%) IntelliJ
6 118 (48.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 117 (48.15%) Cypress.io
7 117 (48.15%) Protractor
8 116 (47.74%) Storybook
9 113 (46.50%) Mockito
10 91 (37.45%) Artifactory
11 64 (26.34%) SonarQube
12 19 (7.82%) Bitbucket
12 19 (7.82%) GitLab
13 5 (2.06%) Appium
14 3 (1.23%) JHipster
14 3 (1.23%) Selenium
15 2 (0.82%) Gatling
General
1 159 (65.43%) Finance
2 140 (57.61%) Banking
3 139 (57.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 139 (57.20%) Law
4 39 (16.05%) Social Skills
5 17 (7.00%) Public Sector
6 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.94%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.70%) Games
8 8 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.29%) Social Science
9 2 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.82%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (54.32%) Software Engineer
2 68 (27.98%) Developer
3 47 (19.34%) Principal Engineer
3 47 (19.34%) Principal Software Engineer
4 42 (17.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 36 (14.81%) Lead Software Engineer
6 27 (11.11%) Scala Developer
6 27 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 24 (9.88%) Lead Developer
7 24 (9.88%) Lead Software Developer
8 21 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (7.00%) Lead DevOps
9 17 (7.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.58%) Agile Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Scala Engineer
12 8 (3.29%) Programmer
13 6 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (2.06%) Java Developer
14 5 (2.06%) Scala Software Engineer
15 4 (1.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (60.49%) RESTful
2 143 (58.85%) React
3 139 (57.20%) Kafka
4 134 (55.14%) Node.js
4 134 (55.14%) Spring
5 126 (51.85%) CSS
6 125 (51.44%) JSON
7 123 (50.62%) AngularJS
8 117 (48.15%) Redux
9 116 (47.74%) Express
9 116 (47.74%) Spark Streaming
9 116 (47.74%) Tailwind CSS
9 116 (47.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 113 (46.50%) AssertJ
10 113 (46.50%) WireMock
11 106 (43.62%) RabbitMQ
12 86 (35.39%) LAMP
12 86 (35.39%) LAPP Stack
13 31 (12.76%) REST
14 26 (10.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (48.56%) Linux Command Line
2 82 (33.74%) User Experience
3 27 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.29%) Blog
4 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.29%) Social Media
5 6 (2.47%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Cyber Warfare
8 1 (0.41%) Derivative
8 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 145 (59.67%) Linux
2 135 (55.56%) Unix
3 7 (2.88%) Android
3 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (89.30%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (73.66%) Software Engineering
3 157 (64.61%) DevOps
4 151 (62.14%) Microservices
5 143 (58.85%) Computer Science
6 139 (57.20%) Digital Banking
7 127 (52.26%) Validation
8 123 (50.62%) Scrum
9 116 (47.74%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 110 (45.27%) Full Stack Development
11 105 (43.21%) TDD
12 100 (41.15%) Business Continuity
13 99 (40.74%) OO
14 93 (38.27%) Clean Code
14 93 (38.27%) High Availability
14 93 (38.27%) Open Source
14 93 (38.27%) Software Testing
15 91 (37.45%) Performance Monitoring
16 84 (34.57%) Multithreading
17 83 (34.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (89.71%) Java
2 149 (61.32%) Groovy
3 138 (56.79%) Python
4 137 (56.38%) Shell Script
5 72 (29.63%) Scala
6 32 (13.17%) JavaScript
7 22 (9.05%) SQL
8 14 (5.76%) Go
9 13 (5.35%) Ruby
10 12 (4.94%) R
11 8 (3.29%) C
11 8 (3.29%) C++
11 8 (3.29%) VBA
12 7 (2.88%) Kotlin
13 6 (2.47%) C#
14 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.65%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.41%) Rust
Qualifications
1 154 (63.37%) Degree
2 111 (45.68%) OCP
2 111 (45.68%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (7.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 17 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.23%) Accessibility
2 14 (5.76%) QA
System Software
1 116 (47.74%) HDFS
2 83 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (16.46%) Docker
4 5 (2.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 139 (57.20%) Ansible
2 40 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (15.23%) Kubernetes
4 31 (12.76%) Terraform
5 19 (7.82%) Puppet
6 7 (2.88%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.41%) Istio
Vendors
1 116 (47.74%) Okta
1 116 (47.74%) VMware
2 17 (7.00%) Mercator
3 12 (4.94%) Oracle
4 8 (3.29%) Facebook
5 5 (2.06%) Google
6 4 (1.65%) Dell
6 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Samsung
7 1 (0.41%) SAP