Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Scala Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala Developer
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 833 634 787
Rank change year-on-year -199 +153 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Scala Developer 167 168 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 110 149 282
10th Percentile £60,875 £50,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £72,000 £63,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +5.08% +5.36%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £90,938
90th Percentile £108,750 £93,750 £114,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +28.00% +4.17% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 103,011 64,577 137,347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.17% 94.98% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73,176 52,663 111,007
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Scala Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scala Developer.

Salary trend for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala Developer over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala Developer in the UK

Scala Developer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 1 August 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 -197 139 £80,000 - 39
London -126 130 £80,000 - 31
Work from Home -219 50 £80,000 -3.03% 3
UK excluding London -166 9 £80,000 +28.00% 9
South East -101 5 £90,000 +44.00% 2
Scotland -59 3 £42,750 - 1
North of England -71 1 £55,000 -12.00% 4
North East - 1 £55,000 -

Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, Scala Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Scala Developer in the job title.

1 164 (98.20%) Scala
2 107 (64.07%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (57.49%) Java
4 65 (38.92%) TDD
5 51 (30.54%) Pair Programming
6 49 (29.34%) AWS
7 46 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
8 43 (25.75%) Finance
8 43 (25.75%) Microservices
9 42 (25.15%) Akka
10 39 (23.35%) RESTful
11 35 (20.96%) MongoDB
12 34 (20.36%) Test Automation
12 34 (20.36%) Social Skills
13 33 (19.76%) Kafka
13 33 (19.76%) Kubernetes
14 31 (18.56%) Docker
14 31 (18.56%) Play Framework
15 30 (17.96%) Mentoring
16 29 (17.37%) REST
16 29 (17.37%) Git (software)
16 29 (17.37%) SQL
17 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
17 27 (16.17%) Scrum
18 26 (15.57%) Release Management
18 26 (15.57%) HTML
19 25 (14.97%) Web Services
19 25 (14.97%) Hadoop
19 25 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (14.97%) Apache Spark

Scala Developer Skill Set
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 25 (14.97%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.34%) AWS
2 21 (12.57%) Azure
3 11 (6.59%) GitHub
4 3 (1.80%) GCP
5 1 (0.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) HTTP
2 7 (4.19%) Broadband
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.96%) MongoDB
2 25 (14.97%) Hadoop
3 18 (10.78%) Big Data
4 17 (10.18%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.19%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.59%) Hazelcast
7 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.80%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.80%) Flink
10 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.20%) Parquet
10 2 (1.20%) Redis
10 2 (1.20%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.60%) Impala
11 1 (0.60%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 29 (17.37%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.57%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.38%) Maven
4 7 (4.19%) JIRA
5 6 (3.59%) Ant
5 6 (3.59%) IntelliJ
5 6 (3.59%) JUnit
5 6 (3.59%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.59%) Mockito
5 6 (3.59%) NetBeans
5 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 34 (20.36%) Social Skills
3 21 (12.57%) Public Sector
4 15 (8.98%) Banking
5 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.79%) Front Office
7 6 (3.59%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.99%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Law
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) iGaming
10 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.15%) Akka
2 39 (23.35%) RESTful
3 33 (19.76%) Kafka
4 31 (18.56%) Play Framework
5 29 (17.37%) REST
6 26 (15.57%) HTML
7 25 (14.97%) Web Services
8 16 (9.58%) Spring
9 15 (8.98%) Spring Boot
10 13 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (7.78%) React
11 8 (4.79%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.79%) JMS
12 7 (4.19%) JSON
12 7 (4.19%) Scalaz
13 6 (3.59%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.59%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (3.59%) React Native
14 5 (2.99%) Guava
15 4 (2.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.57%) User Experience
2 20 (11.98%) Over-the-Top Content
3 15 (8.98%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (7.78%) Video on Demand
4 13 (7.78%) Video\Live Streaming
5 11 (6.59%) Digital Media
6 10 (5.99%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.19%) Social Media
8 6 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.99%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.99%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.99%) Reference Data
10 4 (2.40%) Derivative
11 3 (1.80%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.20%) Equities
12 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.98%) Linux
2 7 (4.19%) Unix
3 6 (3.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (64.07%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.92%) TDD
3 51 (30.54%) Pair Programming
4 46 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (25.75%) Microservices
6 34 (20.36%) Test Automation
7 30 (17.96%) Mentoring
8 27 (16.17%) Scrum
9 26 (15.57%) Release Management
10 25 (14.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (14.97%) Event-Driven
10 25 (14.97%) SDLC
11 24 (14.37%) BDD
11 24 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (13.77%) DevOps
13 22 (13.17%) Front End Development
13 22 (13.17%) Web Development
14 21 (12.57%) Acceptance Criteria
14 21 (12.57%) Collaborative Working
14 21 (12.57%) Event-Driven Programming
Programming Languages
1 164 (98.20%) Scala
2 96 (57.49%) Java
3 29 (17.37%) SQL
4 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.98%) Java 8
6 11 (6.59%) Python
7 9 (5.39%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.39%) Kotlin
8 7 (4.19%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.19%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.40%) C++
9 4 (2.40%) ES6
10 3 (1.80%) Go
10 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.60%) C#
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) Haskell
11 1 (0.60%) Java 11
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (12.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 19 (11.38%) Degree
3 11 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.80%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.57%) Accessibility
2 9 (5.39%) QA
System Software
1 31 (18.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.60%) HDFS
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (19.76%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.19%) Terraform
3 5 (2.99%) Prometheus
4 4 (2.40%) Marathon
4 4 (2.40%) Mesos
5 2 (1.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.60%) Ambari
6 1 (0.60%) Control-M
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.60%) Istio
6 1 (0.60%) Kibana
6 1 (0.60%) logstash
6 1 (0.60%) Oozie
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (12.57%) Mercator
2 11 (6.59%) BT
3 6 (3.59%) Apple
3 6 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle
4 5 (2.99%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.99%) Facebook
5 3 (1.80%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.20%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.20%) Databricks
6 2 (1.20%) Google
6 2 (1.20%) MapR
6 2 (1.20%) Reuters
7 1 (0.60%) BEA
7 1 (0.60%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.60%) Murex
7 1 (0.60%) Samsung
7 1 (0.60%) Sony
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) webMethods