Period
to 23 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 6 months to 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 220 209
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,819 2,440 2,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.61% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 2.93% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 1,856 2,518
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,275 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.28% +1.82% +4.76%

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 68,048 83,365 96,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.91% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56,200 68,930 81,015
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,589 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scala.

Salary trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Scala in the UK

Scala
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. 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 1,740 £72,500 +3.57% 371
London -11 1,258 £77,500 - 252
UK excluding London -30 536 £57,275 +2.28% 151
North of England +10 145 £55,000 -4.35% 24
South East +19 143 £57,500 +4.55% 63
Midlands +56 111 £57,500 -11.54% 12
East Midlands +66 72 £65,000 -13.33% 6
North West +17 71 £55,000 -21.43% 9
Scotland +48 65 £45,000 -10.00% 23
Yorkshire +12 59 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South West -70 42 £52,500 -8.70% 9
West Midlands +1 39 £40,000 -17.95% 6
East of England -5 22 £72,500 +20.83% 11
North East +7 15 £54,671 +10.81% 4
Wales -10 6 £43,355 +15.61% 8
Northern Ireland +2 2 £52,500 +23.53% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, IT jobs citing Scala 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 Scala.

1 1,212 (66.63%) Java
2 908 (49.92%) Python
3 903 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
4 793 (43.60%) AWS
5 642 (35.29%) Apache Spark
6 580 (31.89%) Big Data
7 525 (28.86%) SQL
8 471 (25.89%) Hadoop
9 469 (25.78%) Docker
10 436 (23.97%) Microservices
11 425 (23.36%) Software Engineering
11 425 (23.36%) Data Science
12 420 (23.09%) Kafka
13 380 (20.89%) JavaScript
14 374 (20.56%) DevOps
15 370 (20.34%) Kubernetes
16 351 (19.30%) TDD
17 337 (18.53%) Machine Learning
18 333 (18.31%) Finance
19 324 (17.81%) Analytics
20 300 (16.49%) Computer Science
21 291 (16.00%) NoSQL
22 289 (15.89%) Azure
23 283 (15.56%) GCP
24 263 (14.46%) Degree
25 262 (14.40%) Scrum
26 235 (12.92%) Apache Hive
27 226 (12.42%) C#
28 223 (12.26%) Git (software)
29 218 (11.98%) Data Engineering

Scala
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
1 642 (35.29%) Apache Spark
2 107 (5.88%) Apache
3 79 (4.34%) Confluence
4 70 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 54 (2.97%) Apache Airflow
6 43 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.48%) Apache Solr
8 25 (1.37%) SAS
9 21 (1.15%) Luigi
10 19 (1.04%) JBoss
11 16 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.38%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.27%) Hyperledger
13 5 (0.27%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.22%) Jetty
14 4 (0.22%) nginx
14 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.27%) SPSS
3 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.055%) InDesign
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.055%) Magento
4 1 (0.055%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.055%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 793 (43.60%) AWS
2 289 (15.89%) Azure
3 283 (15.56%) GCP
4 87 (4.78%) Amazon S3
5 85 (4.67%) Serverless
6 78 (4.29%) Amazon EMR
7 74 (4.07%) Amazon Kinesis
8 61 (3.35%) AWS Lambda
9 59 (3.24%) GitHub
10 56 (3.08%) OpenShift
11 48 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
12 42 (2.31%) SaaS
13 34 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
14 33 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
15 28 (1.54%) PaaS
16 27 (1.48%) Basecamp
17 25 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (0.88%) Heroku
19 15 (0.82%) IaaS
20 13 (0.71%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.09%) HTTP
2 9 (0.49%) Internet
3 8 (0.44%) Network Security
4 3 (0.16%) LAN
5 2 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.055%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.055%) 4G
6 1 (0.055%) Broadband
6 1 (0.055%) DSL
6 1 (0.055%) FTP
6 1 (0.055%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (31.89%) Big Data
2 471 (25.89%) Hadoop
3 291 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 235 (12.92%) Apache Hive
5 199 (10.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 161 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
7 157 (8.63%) Relational Database
8 115 (6.32%) MongoDB
9 108 (5.94%) SQL Server
10 107 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 104 (5.72%) Impala
12 101 (5.55%) HBase
13 98 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
14 70 (3.85%) MySQL
15 67 (3.68%) RDBMS
16 64 (3.52%) Amazon RDS
17 63 (3.46%) Data Lake
18 62 (3.41%) Flink
19 60 (3.30%) BigQuery
20 59 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 223 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 196 (10.78%) Jenkins
3 148 (8.14%) JIRA
4 63 (3.46%) Cucumber
5 62 (3.41%) Selenium
6 51 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (2.58%) GitLab
8 44 (2.42%) Maven
9 41 (2.25%) Bitbucket
10 38 (2.09%) JUnit
11 35 (1.92%) JMeter
12 34 (1.87%) Gatling
13 30 (1.65%) CircleCI
13 30 (1.65%) TeamCity
14 28 (1.54%) Gradle
15 26 (1.43%) Appium
16 25 (1.37%) Cypress.io
17 24 (1.32%) IntelliJ
18 23 (1.26%) WebDriver
19 22 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 333 (18.31%) Finance
2 96 (5.28%) Retail
3 91 (5.00%) Banking
4 53 (2.91%) Games
5 40 (2.20%) Public Sector
6 35 (1.92%) Front Office
7 28 (1.54%) Marketing
8 26 (1.43%) Legal
9 23 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.93%) Advertising
11 17 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.49%) Automotive
13 8 (0.44%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.38%) Publishing
15 6 (0.33%) Law
15 6 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.27%) Back Office
17 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.11%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 757 (41.62%) Developer
2 385 (21.17%) Data Engineer
3 311 (17.10%) Scala Developer
4 292 (16.05%) Java Developer
5 197 (10.83%) Senior Developer
6 191 (10.50%) Software Engineer
7 112 (6.16%) Java Engineer
8 98 (5.39%) Senior Data Engineer
9 91 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
10 90 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 88 (4.84%) Software Developer
12 79 (4.34%) Data Scientist
13 77 (4.23%) Big Data Engineer
14 76 (4.18%) Java Software Engineer
15 72 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 68 (3.74%) Senior Scala Developer
17 67 (3.68%) Python Engineer
18 66 (3.63%) Lead Developer
19 65 (3.57%) Architect
20 63 (3.46%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (23.09%) Kafka
2 215 (11.82%) Node.js
3 211 (11.60%) RESTful
4 204 (11.21%) React
5 200 (11.00%) Spring
6 199 (10.94%) Akka
7 163 (8.96%) Play Framework
8 157 (8.63%) Web Services
9 121 (6.65%) Spring Boot
10 117 (6.43%) AngularJS
11 115 (6.32%) REST
12 108 (5.94%) HTML
13 89 (4.89%) CSS
14 74 (4.07%) HTML5
15 72 (3.96%) JSON
16 64 (3.52%) .NET
17 50 (2.75%) React Native
18 48 (2.64%) Hibernate
19 44 (2.42%) Dropwizard
20 43 (2.36%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 166 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (8.52%) Algorithms
3 104 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
4 98 (5.39%) Data Structures
5 57 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 52 (2.86%) User Experience
7 42 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 30 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
11 24 (1.32%) Cloud Native
12 23 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 15 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.77%) Derivative
16 13 (0.71%) Credit Risk
17 11 (0.60%) Data Centre
18 10 (0.55%) Private Cloud
18 10 (0.55%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 202 (11.11%) Linux
2 57 (3.13%) Unix
3 22 (1.21%) CentOS
4 20 (1.10%) Windows
5 12 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.44%) Android
8 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.27%) Debian
9 5 (0.27%) Solaris
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (23.97%) Microservices
3 425 (23.36%) Data Science
3 425 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 374 (20.56%) DevOps
5 351 (19.30%) TDD
6 337 (18.53%) Machine Learning
7 324 (17.81%) Analytics
8 300 (16.49%) Computer Science
9 262 (14.40%) Scrum
10 218 (11.98%) Data Engineering
11 215 (11.82%) ETL
12 203 (11.16%) Mentoring
13 193 (10.61%) Test Automation
14 187 (10.28%) Artificial Intelligence
14 187 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
15 185 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
16 153 (8.41%) Functional Programming
17 152 (8.36%) BDD
18 143 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,212 (66.63%) Java
2 908 (49.92%) Python
3 525 (28.86%) SQL
4 380 (20.89%) JavaScript
5 226 (12.42%) C#
6 145 (7.97%) Kotlin
7 143 (7.86%) TypeScript
8 134 (7.37%) Go
9 126 (6.93%) Java 8
10 124 (6.82%) C++
11 118 (6.49%) R
12 117 (6.43%) PHP
13 103 (5.66%) Ruby
14 62 (3.41%) C
15 55 (3.02%) Clojure
15 55 (3.02%) Groovy
16 44 (2.42%) ES6
17 42 (2.31%) Haskell
18 29 (1.59%) Bash Shell
19 22 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 263 (14.46%) Degree
2 114 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.14%) PhD
5 32 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 22 (1.21%) Master's Degree
7 20 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.49%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.22%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.16%) MBA
14 2 (0.11%) CISA
14 2 (0.11%) CISM
14 2 (0.11%) CISSP
14 2 (0.11%) PMP
14 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.055%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (8.58%) QA
2 39 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.66%) Basel II
3 12 (0.66%) IFRS
3 12 (0.66%) IFRS 9
4 11 (0.60%) GDPR
5 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.22%) SLA
8 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.055%) PSD2
System Software
1 469 (25.78%) Docker
2 76 (4.18%) HDFS
3 15 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.11%) LXC
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.055%) Alluxio
6 1 (0.055%) Ceph
6 1 (0.055%) etcd
6 1 (0.055%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 370 (20.34%) Kubernetes
2 186 (10.23%) Terraform
3 121 (6.65%) Ansible
4 88 (4.84%) Puppet
5 71 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.58%) Oozie
7 36 (1.98%) Istio
8 27 (1.48%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (0.93%) Salt
10 16 (0.88%) linkerd
11 13 (0.71%) Consul
12 10 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.44%) Mesos
14 7 (0.38%) Grafana
14 7 (0.38%) Kibana
15 6 (0.33%) logstash
15 6 (0.33%) Marathon
16 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
17 4 (0.22%) Control-M
17 4 (0.22%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 164 (9.02%) Google
2 76 (4.18%) Oracle
3 47 (2.58%) Tableau
4 39 (2.14%) Cloudera
5 35 (1.92%) Informatica
6 32 (1.76%) Facebook
6 32 (1.76%) WorldPay
7 30 (1.65%) Talend
8 29 (1.59%) IBM
9 26 (1.43%) Microsoft
10 23 (1.26%) Hortonworks
11 17 (0.93%) Databricks
11 17 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.77%) hybris
13 13 (0.71%) Apple
14 12 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
14 12 (0.66%) FIS
14 12 (0.66%) Netezza
14 12 (0.66%) Teradata
15 10 (0.55%) Sybase