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

Play Framework
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 950 954 1029
Rank change year-on-year +4 +75 +146
Permanent jobs citing Play Framework 244 313 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 216 281 208
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £39,800
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 71214 76293 81952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.46% 38.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59158 66279 69911
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 August 2017.

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 23 August 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 +9 230 £70,000 +7.69% 22
London -4 183 £70,000 +7.69% 16
UK excluding London +39 53 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +45 20 £50,000 - 2
North of England -10 19 £57,500 +43.75% 3
North West -28 15 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Wales +9 4 £41,500 +27.69%
Yorkshire +7 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West - 4 £55,000 -
Midlands +36 3 £42,500 -43.33% 1
West Midlands +16 2 £48,750 -35.00% 1
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 213 (87.30%) Scala
2 163 (66.80%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (61.48%) Java
4 127 (52.05%) Akka
5 110 (45.08%) JavaScript
6 100 (40.98%) Software Engineering
7 82 (33.61%) Microservices
7 82 (33.61%) TDD
8 78 (31.97%) HTML
9 73 (29.92%) Spring
10 68 (27.87%) Scrum
11 62 (25.41%) CSS
12 61 (25.00%) Docker
13 60 (24.59%) Apache Spark
13 60 (24.59%) Mentoring
14 57 (23.36%) Relational Database
14 57 (23.36%) REST
14 57 (23.36%) Big Data
15 55 (22.54%) Git (software)
15 55 (22.54%) HTML5
15 55 (22.54%) Linux
16 51 (20.90%) MongoDB
16 51 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
18 47 (19.26%) User Experience
19 45 (18.44%) Jenkins
19 45 (18.44%) SQL
20 43 (17.62%) Web Development
20 43 (17.62%) Degree
21 42 (17.21%) Python

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 (24.59%) Apache Spark
2 40 (16.39%) Apache
3 19 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.92%) Confluence
5 6 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.23%) IIS
7 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.82%) nginx
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.84%) GitHub
2 16 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.69%) BrowserStack
4 9 (3.69%) SaaS
5 7 (2.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.20%) HTTP
2 10 (4.10%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) Network Security
3 2 (0.82%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.36%) Big Data
1 57 (23.36%) Relational Database
2 51 (20.90%) MongoDB
3 48 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (15.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 35 (14.34%) MySQL
6 25 (10.25%) NoSQL
7 18 (7.38%) RDBMS
8 16 (6.56%) Hadoop
8 16 (6.56%) Redis
9 12 (4.92%) CouchDB
10 11 (4.51%) SQL Server
11 10 (4.10%) Apache Accumulo
12 9 (3.69%) DB2
13 7 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (2.46%) Neo4j
15 5 (2.05%) Apache Hive
16 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (1.64%) Triplestore
17 3 (1.23%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 55 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 45 (18.44%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.07%) Maven
4 25 (10.25%) Cucumber
5 24 (9.84%) JIRA
5 24 (9.84%) JUnit
6 16 (6.56%) WebDriver
7 15 (6.15%) Eclipse
7 15 (6.15%) gulp
8 13 (5.33%) WATIR
9 11 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (4.51%) TestNG
10 10 (4.10%) Mockito
11 9 (3.69%) GoCD
11 9 (3.69%) Jasmine
12 8 (3.28%) Selenium
12 8 (3.28%) Subversion
13 6 (2.46%) Gradle
14 5 (2.05%) Bitbucket
14 5 (2.05%) Grunt
General
1 40 (16.39%) Finance
2 23 (9.43%) Marketing
3 14 (5.74%) Legal
4 12 (4.92%) Advertising
5 11 (4.51%) Games
6 9 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.28%) Electronics
7 8 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.28%) Retail
8 5 (2.05%) Automotive
8 5 (2.05%) Avionics
8 5 (2.05%) Billing
8 5 (2.05%) Military
9 3 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.41%) Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (66.39%) Developer
2 83 (34.02%) Scala Developer
3 67 (27.46%) Java Developer
4 50 (20.49%) Senior Developer
5 40 (16.39%) Software Engineer
6 27 (11.07%) Java Engineer
7 26 (10.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 23 (9.43%) Java Scala Developer
9 22 (9.02%) Architect
9 22 (9.02%) Senior Scala Developer
9 22 (9.02%) Software Developer
10 19 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (6.97%) Lead Developer
12 14 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (4.92%) Agile Developer
14 11 (4.51%) Agile Java Developer
14 11 (4.51%) Java Software Developer
15 10 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 9 (3.69%) Senior Java Engineer
17 8 (3.28%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (52.05%) Akka
2 78 (31.97%) HTML
3 73 (29.92%) Spring
4 62 (25.41%) CSS
5 57 (23.36%) REST
6 55 (22.54%) HTML5
7 42 (17.21%) spray
8 39 (15.98%) AngularJS
8 39 (15.98%) CSS3
9 38 (15.57%) jQuery
10 33 (13.52%) RESTful
11 28 (11.48%) Node.js
11 28 (11.48%) Spring Boot
12 26 (10.66%) Backbone.js
13 22 (9.02%) Ajax
13 22 (9.02%) JSON
14 21 (8.61%) React
14 21 (8.61%) Spring Cloud
15 18 (7.38%) Django
15 18 (7.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.26%) User Experience
2 17 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.87%) Fintech
5 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.23%) Blog
6 3 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.82%) PKI
7 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Tandem
7 2 (0.82%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.54%) Linux
2 17 (6.97%) Ubuntu
3 15 (6.15%) Android
3 15 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 13 (5.33%) Unix
5 3 (1.23%) Windows
6 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (66.80%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (40.98%) Software Engineering
3 82 (33.61%) Microservices
3 82 (33.61%) TDD
4 68 (27.87%) Scrum
5 60 (24.59%) Mentoring
6 51 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (17.62%) Web Development
8 37 (15.16%) Analytics
9 35 (14.34%) BDD
10 31 (12.70%) Coaching
10 31 (12.70%) Functional Programming
10 31 (12.70%) Open Source
11 29 (11.89%) OO
12 24 (9.84%) OOP
12 24 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 22 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (9.02%) E-Commerce
14 21 (8.61%) Digital Marketing
14 21 (8.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 213 (87.30%) Scala
2 150 (61.48%) Java
3 110 (45.08%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.44%) SQL
5 42 (17.21%) Python
6 33 (13.52%) Ruby
7 16 (6.56%) C
8 9 (3.69%) Groovy
9 8 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.87%) Elixir
10 7 (2.87%) Go
10 7 (2.87%) PHP
11 6 (2.46%) C#
12 5 (2.05%) Clojure
13 4 (1.64%) C++
13 4 (1.64%) Haskell
14 3 (1.23%) Perl
14 3 (1.23%) R
14 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (17.62%) Degree
2 14 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (7.38%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.46%) Puppet
4 4 (1.64%) Mesos
5 3 (1.23%) Graphite
5 3 (1.23%) Salt
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.82%) Marathon
7 1 (0.41%) Ansible
7 1 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.41%) Netcool
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (4.92%) IBM
2 11 (4.51%) Google
3 8 (3.28%) SAP
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle
5 4 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.64%) Splunk
6 1 (0.41%) Actian
6 1 (0.41%) Apple
6 1 (0.41%) BMC
6 1 (0.41%) CA
6 1 (0.41%) HP
6 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.41%) webMethods