Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 210 217
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,763 1,154 2,399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.63% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 2.91% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 924 1,953
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £104,250 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 62,064 39,646 78,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.14% 56.07% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 42,797 32,930 64,638
10th Percentile £34,781 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,728
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Scala in the UK

Scala
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala in the UK

Scala
Top 17 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 26 July 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 -14 1,578 £75,000 - 278
London 0 1,193 £82,500 +3.13% 182
UK excluding London -73 444 £57,500 -4.17% 111
Work from Home -65 368 £78,750 +8.62% 63
North of England +5 216 £57,500 +4.55% 39
Yorkshire -24 111 £57,500 +4.55% 19
North West +18 90 £61,500 +2.50% 15
South East -85 75 £55,000 -8.33% 27
Scotland -62 59 £50,000 -9.09% 11
South West -50 36 £57,500 -14.81% 11
Midlands -84 29 £52,500 -28.81% 13
West Midlands -52 24 £52,500 +5.00% 8
North East -1 15 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Wales -21 15 £45,000 +10.34% 4
Northern Ireland -26 8 £47,000 - 2
East of England -49 6 £77,500 +10.71% 4
East Midlands -69 5 £55,000 -26.67% 5

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 1,323 (75.04%) Java
2 1,005 (57.01%) Python
3 988 (56.04%) AWS
4 907 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
5 790 (44.81%) Software Engineering
6 676 (38.34%) JavaScript
7 608 (34.49%) Kubernetes
8 581 (32.96%) Docker
9 558 (31.65%) DevOps
10 546 (30.97%) SQL
11 541 (30.69%) Finance
12 533 (30.23%) React
13 526 (29.84%) Azure
14 479 (27.17%) Microservices
14 479 (27.17%) GCP
15 467 (26.49%) TDD
16 426 (24.16%) C#
17 419 (23.77%) TypeScript
18 405 (22.97%) Apache Spark
19 386 (21.89%) Kotlin
20 354 (20.08%) Analytics
21 333 (18.89%) Social Skills
22 328 (18.60%) Kafka
23 314 (17.81%) Git (software)
24 309 (17.53%) Big Data
24 309 (17.53%) AngularJS
25 300 (17.02%) Node.js
26 287 (16.28%) Terraform
27 280 (15.88%) Test Automation
28 257 (14.58%) Web Services

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
1 405 (22.97%) Apache Spark
2 224 (12.71%) Apache
3 143 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
4 83 (4.71%) Apache Airflow
5 33 (1.87%) Confluence
6 19 (1.08%) Luigi
7 11 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 8 (0.45%) SAS
9 7 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.40%) Apache Synapse
9 7 (0.40%) Jetty
10 5 (0.28%) CICS
10 5 (0.28%) CMS
10 5 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.17%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (2.21%) InVision
1 39 (2.21%) Sketch
2 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.057%) Figma
5 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 988 (56.04%) AWS
2 526 (29.84%) Azure
3 479 (27.17%) GCP
4 248 (14.07%) Serverless
5 146 (8.28%) AWS Lambda
6 135 (7.66%) Amazon S3
7 125 (7.09%) GitHub
8 118 (6.69%) Amazon EC2
9 114 (6.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 81 (4.59%) Power Platform
11 65 (3.69%) SaaS
12 58 (3.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 52 (2.95%) Amazon Kinesis
14 49 (2.78%) Cloud Functions
14 49 (2.78%) PaaS
15 48 (2.72%) Amazon EMR
16 41 (2.33%) Snowflake
17 32 (1.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 27 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
19 23 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.29%) HTTP
2 12 (0.68%) Broadband
3 11 (0.62%) FTP
3 11 (0.62%) IPsec
3 11 (0.62%) VPN
4 9 (0.51%) SMS
5 8 (0.45%) Internet
6 7 (0.40%) SSH
7 5 (0.28%) Firewall
8 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.11%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.11%) Network Security
10 1 (0.057%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.057%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (17.53%) Big Data
2 250 (14.18%) Hadoop
3 242 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
4 230 (13.05%) NoSQL
5 175 (9.93%) MongoDB
6 172 (9.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 139 (7.88%) Redis
8 138 (7.83%) Relational Database
9 115 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (5.67%) MySQL
11 84 (4.76%) Data Lake
12 76 (4.31%) Apache Hive
12 76 (4.31%) Power BI
13 73 (4.14%) Apache Ignite
14 65 (3.69%) BigQuery
15 63 (3.57%) RDBMS
16 59 (3.35%) Metadata
17 55 (3.12%) SQL Server
18 48 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
19 47 (2.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 314 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 186 (10.55%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.52%) Selenium
4 59 (3.35%) JIRA
4 59 (3.35%) JUnit
5 47 (2.67%) Cypress.io
5 47 (2.67%) Maven
6 42 (2.38%) JMeter
7 36 (2.04%) Gradle
8 31 (1.76%) CircleCI
9 29 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.42%) GitLab
10 25 (1.42%) PostCSS
11 24 (1.36%) IntelliJ
12 23 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (1.25%) Mockito
14 17 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.91%) RSpec
15 16 (0.91%) webpack
16 15 (0.85%) Postman
General
1 541 (30.69%) Finance
2 333 (18.89%) Social Skills
3 173 (9.81%) Front Office
4 120 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (4.99%) Banking
6 87 (4.93%) Games
7 84 (4.76%) Retail
8 53 (3.01%) Marketing
9 52 (2.95%) Public Sector
10 24 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
11 17 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.74%) Advertising
14 10 (0.57%) Electronics
14 10 (0.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 10 (0.57%) Legal
14 10 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.45%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
15 8 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 591 (33.52%) Developer
2 501 (28.42%) Software Engineer
3 264 (14.97%) Data Engineer
4 162 (9.19%) Scala Developer
5 149 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 135 (7.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 132 (7.49%) Scala Engineer
8 105 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 95 (5.39%) React Developer
10 90 (5.10%) Python Engineer
11 89 (5.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 83 (4.71%) Architect
13 82 (4.65%) Python Developer
14 76 (4.31%) Python Software Engineer
15 75 (4.25%) Lead Developer
15 75 (4.25%) Senior Data Engineer
16 72 (4.08%) Software Developer
17 61 (3.46%) Java Engineer
18 57 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
19 56 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (30.23%) React
2 328 (18.60%) Kafka
3 309 (17.53%) AngularJS
4 300 (17.02%) Node.js
5 257 (14.58%) Web Services
6 220 (12.48%) Spring
7 199 (11.29%) RESTful
8 188 (10.66%) Vue.js
9 184 (10.44%) GraphQL
10 163 (9.25%) REST
11 160 (9.08%) Spring Boot
12 153 (8.68%) .NET
13 147 (8.34%) Akka
14 145 (8.22%) HTML
15 126 (7.15%) Play Framework
16 124 (7.03%) CSS
17 78 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
18 76 (4.31%) HTML5
19 58 (3.29%) PySpark
20 55 (3.12%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 152 (8.62%) User Experience
2 151 (8.56%) Equities
3 149 (8.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 148 (8.39%) Derivative
5 145 (8.22%) Hedge funds
6 135 (7.66%) Fixed Income
7 117 (6.64%) Algorithms
8 79 (4.48%) Data Structures
9 73 (4.14%) Blog
10 67 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
11 64 (3.63%) BBC
12 57 (3.23%) Credit Risk
13 39 (2.21%) Cloud Native
14 34 (1.93%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.76%) Mobile App
16 29 (1.64%) Legacy Code
17 28 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
17 28 (1.59%) Social Network
18 22 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
19 21 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 151 (8.56%) Linux
2 69 (3.91%) Unix
3 65 (3.69%) Android
4 54 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.79%) Windows
6 5 (0.28%) Solaris
6 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.17%) zOS
8 1 (0.057%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 790 (44.81%) Software Engineering
3 558 (31.65%) DevOps
4 479 (27.17%) Microservices
5 467 (26.49%) TDD
6 354 (20.08%) Analytics
7 280 (15.88%) Test Automation
8 236 (13.39%) Machine Learning
9 230 (13.05%) Mentoring
10 226 (12.82%) Data Science
11 217 (12.31%) Computer Science
12 205 (11.63%) Open Source
13 189 (10.72%) Artificial Intelligence
14 177 (10.04%) Functional Programming
15 162 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 158 (8.96%) Data Pipeline
17 157 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
18 152 (8.62%) Data Engineering
19 150 (8.51%) ETL
20 147 (8.34%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,323 (75.04%) Java
2 1,005 (57.01%) Python
3 676 (38.34%) JavaScript
4 546 (30.97%) SQL
5 426 (24.16%) C#
6 419 (23.77%) TypeScript
7 386 (21.89%) Kotlin
8 244 (13.84%) Go
9 242 (13.73%) C++
10 147 (8.34%) Clojure
11 143 (8.11%) Ruby
12 96 (5.45%) R
13 66 (3.74%) ES6
14 64 (3.63%) Groovy
14 64 (3.63%) PHP
15 56 (3.18%) C
16 49 (2.78%) Java 8
17 46 (2.61%) Bash Shell
17 46 (2.61%) Java 11
18 41 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 215 (12.20%) Degree
2 68 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.42%) SANS
5 23 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.96%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.40%) PhD
12 3 (0.17%) CFA
13 2 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.11%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.96%) QA
2 51 (2.89%) GDPR
3 49 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.76%) WCAG
5 29 (1.64%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.40%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 581 (32.96%) Docker
2 18 (1.02%) HDFS
3 13 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 9 (0.51%) Firmware
5 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.057%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 608 (34.49%) Kubernetes
2 287 (16.28%) Terraform
3 78 (4.42%) Prometheus
4 59 (3.35%) Ansible
5 56 (3.18%) Grafana
6 19 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.91%) Istio
8 13 (0.74%) Oozie
9 12 (0.68%) Graphite
10 11 (0.62%) Kibana
11 9 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.40%) Mesos
13 6 (0.34%) Marathon
13 6 (0.34%) Puppet
14 5 (0.28%) logstash
14 5 (0.28%) Rancher
15 3 (0.17%) Ambari
15 3 (0.17%) Salt
16 2 (0.11%) Control-M
16 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 162 (9.19%) Google
2 99 (5.62%) Databricks
3 72 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 61 (3.46%) Oracle
5 26 (1.47%) Cloudera
6 25 (1.42%) Mercator
7 21 (1.19%) BT
7 21 (1.19%) Splunk
8 20 (1.13%) IBM
9 19 (1.08%) Hortonworks
10 15 (0.85%) Apple
10 15 (0.85%) Informatica
11 11 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.45%) Reuters
12 8 (0.45%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.40%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.40%) StreamSets
14 6 (0.34%) Alteryx
14 6 (0.34%) GigaSpaces
14 6 (0.34%) Talend