Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 194 203
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 +76
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,430 3,129 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.78% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.19% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,873 2,612 2,604
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 82,636 98,116 94,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.92% 55.68% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 68,352 82,569 80,590
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -19 2,334 £70,000 +3.70% 448
London -26 1,634 £77,500 +6.90% 285
UK excluding London -11 767 £55,000 - 178
North of England +53 210 £55,000 - 44
South East -45 182 £52,500 -12.50% 40
South West +2 136 £57,500 +9.52% 14
North West +22 106 £65,000 +18.18% 14
East of England +16 102 £60,000 +4.35% 29
Midlands +40 89 £54,250 -1.36% 36
Yorkshire +46 80 £50,000 -1.48% 28
West Midlands +53 58 £37,500 -42.31% 13
Scotland +19 58 £35,000 -29.65% 9
East Midlands +13 31 £55,000 +5.77% 23
North East +26 24 £49,337 +14.07% 2
Northern Ireland -3 11 £42,500 -50.00% 3
Wales +4 8 £36,000 -31.69% 3

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 1,858 (76.46%) Java
2 1,403 (57.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1,358 (55.88%) Python
4 947 (38.97%) Apache Spark
5 937 (38.56%) Amazon AWS
6 871 (35.84%) Big Data
7 769 (31.65%) Hadoop
8 690 (28.40%) SQL
9 626 (25.76%) TDD
10 621 (25.56%) Software Engineering
11 582 (23.95%) NoSQL
12 579 (23.83%) DevOps
13 564 (23.21%) Kafka
14 487 (20.04%) JavaScript
15 484 (19.92%) Analytics
16 464 (19.09%) Microservices
17 460 (18.93%) Machine Learning
18 436 (17.94%) Data Science
19 434 (17.86%) Docker
20 420 (17.28%) Apache Hive
21 398 (16.38%) Apache Cassandra
22 384 (15.80%) Finance
23 367 (15.10%) Scrum
24 338 (13.91%) Kubernetes
25 329 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
26 327 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
27 324 (13.33%) Degree
28 320 (13.17%) Google Cloud Platform
29 314 (12.92%) Spring
30 311 (12.80%) MongoDB

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
1 947 (38.97%) Apache Spark
2 209 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
3 191 (7.86%) Apache
4 169 (6.95%) Apache Pig
5 58 (2.39%) Apache Solr
6 37 (1.52%) SAS
7 28 (1.15%) Confluence
8 20 (0.82%) CMS
9 18 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.58%) WildFly
11 13 (0.53%) JBoss
12 11 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.33%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.29%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.29%) Hyperledger
16 5 (0.21%) Drupal
16 5 (0.21%) Jetty
16 5 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.58%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.37%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.082%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.082%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 31 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.12%) Ripple
3 1 (0.041%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.041%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 937 (38.56%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 320 (13.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 126 (5.19%) Serverless
5 113 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
5 113 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
6 110 (4.53%) GitHub
7 107 (4.40%) Amazon EMR
8 104 (4.28%) AWS Lambda
9 64 (2.63%) Amazon S3
10 61 (2.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 58 (2.39%) SaaS
12 53 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
13 51 (2.10%) Office 365
14 47 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 37 (1.52%) OpenShift
16 32 (1.32%) Slack
17 28 (1.15%) PaaS
18 25 (1.03%) G Suite
19 23 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.49%) HTTP
2 69 (2.84%) Internet
3 23 (0.95%) Network Security
4 10 (0.41%) Firewall
5 7 (0.29%) MQTT
6 5 (0.21%) DSL
7 4 (0.16%) FTP
7 4 (0.16%) LAN
7 4 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (0.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.082%) DNS
8 2 (0.082%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.082%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.082%) VPN
9 1 (0.041%) AMQP
9 1 (0.041%) BitTorrent
9 1 (0.041%) SSH
9 1 (0.041%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (35.84%) Big Data
2 769 (31.65%) Hadoop
3 582 (23.95%) NoSQL
4 420 (17.28%) Apache Hive
5 398 (16.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 311 (12.80%) MongoDB
7 292 (12.02%) HBase
8 240 (9.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 181 (7.45%) Impala
10 157 (6.46%) Relational Database
11 156 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
12 153 (6.30%) MySQL
13 135 (5.56%) Flink
14 122 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
15 102 (4.20%) SQL Server
15 102 (4.20%) Sqoop
16 94 (3.87%) Redis
17 93 (3.83%) CouchDB
18 86 (3.54%) Couchbase
19 78 (3.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 286 (11.77%) Git (software)
2 264 (10.86%) Jenkins
3 116 (4.77%) JIRA
4 97 (3.99%) Maven
5 90 (3.70%) JUnit
6 72 (2.96%) Cucumber
7 63 (2.59%) Selenium
8 59 (2.43%) Gradle
9 47 (1.93%) CircleCI
10 45 (1.85%) git-flow
11 35 (1.44%) Gatling
12 34 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.40%) GoCD
13 27 (1.11%) GitLab
13 27 (1.11%) Travis CI
14 24 (0.99%) Ant
14 24 (0.99%) SoapUI
15 23 (0.95%) Appium
16 22 (0.91%) Buildbot
16 22 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 384 (15.80%) Finance
2 245 (10.08%) Banking
3 168 (6.91%) Retail
4 120 (4.94%) Law
5 104 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 103 (4.24%) Military
7 72 (2.96%) Games
8 65 (2.67%) Front Office
9 52 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.23%) Advertising
11 26 (1.07%) Marketing
11 26 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.74%) Publishing
14 17 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.70%) Legal
15 13 (0.53%) Automotive
15 13 (0.53%) Electronics
16 11 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 975 (40.12%) Developer
2 499 (20.53%) Data Engineer
3 462 (19.01%) Java Developer
4 363 (14.94%) Scala Developer
5 301 (12.39%) Big Data Engineer
6 245 (10.08%) Software Engineer
7 196 (8.07%) Senior Developer
8 170 (7.00%) Architect
9 167 (6.87%) Java Scala Developer
10 129 (5.31%) Data Scientist
11 125 (5.14%) Java Engineer
12 122 (5.02%) Senior Data Engineer
13 118 (4.86%) Software Developer
14 104 (4.28%) Python Engineer
15 91 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
16 89 (3.66%) Hadoop Engineer
17 84 (3.46%) Data Architect
18 75 (3.09%) Lead Developer
19 73 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
20 72 (2.96%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (23.21%) Kafka
2 314 (12.92%) Spring
3 293 (12.06%) Node.js
4 275 (11.32%) Web Services
5 248 (10.21%) React
5 248 (10.21%) REST
6 204 (8.40%) AngularJS
7 189 (7.78%) Akka
8 165 (6.79%) HTML
9 158 (6.50%) .NET
10 157 (6.46%) RESTful
11 154 (6.34%) Spring Boot
12 148 (6.09%) Play Framework
13 128 (5.27%) Spark Streaming
14 117 (4.81%) CSS
15 95 (3.91%) HTML5
16 94 (3.87%) JSON
17 82 (3.37%) Natural Language Processing
18 71 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
18 71 (2.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 206 (8.48%) Algorithms
2 171 (7.04%) Fintech
3 156 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 133 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 132 (5.43%) Data Structures
6 75 (3.09%) User Experience
7 63 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
8 50 (2.06%) Derivative
9 44 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.65%) Blog
11 39 (1.60%) Life Science
12 36 (1.48%) Robotics
13 35 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.40%) Internet of Things
15 30 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
16 26 (1.07%) Hedge funds
17 25 (1.03%) Fixed Income
18 22 (0.91%) Management Information System
19 21 (0.86%) Market Risk
19 21 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 307 (12.63%) Linux
2 198 (8.15%) Unix
3 68 (2.80%) Android
4 63 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 49 (2.02%) Windows
6 20 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 18 (0.74%) CoreOS
8 6 (0.25%) CentOS
9 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.12%) VMS
11 2 (0.082%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.041%) Debian
12 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,403 (57.74%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (25.76%) TDD
3 621 (25.56%) Software Engineering
4 579 (23.83%) DevOps
5 484 (19.92%) Analytics
6 464 (19.09%) Microservices
7 460 (18.93%) Machine Learning
8 436 (17.94%) Data Science
9 367 (15.10%) Scrum
10 329 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
11 278 (11.44%) Computer Science
12 267 (10.99%) Open Source
13 255 (10.49%) Data Engineering
14 254 (10.45%) Test Automation
15 252 (10.37%) Data Modelling
16 251 (10.33%) Artificial Intelligence
17 240 (9.88%) BDD
18 213 (8.77%) Functional Programming
19 212 (8.72%) Mentoring
20 210 (8.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,858 (76.46%) Java
2 1,358 (55.88%) Python
3 690 (28.40%) SQL
4 487 (20.04%) JavaScript
5 291 (11.98%) C#
6 286 (11.77%) Ruby
7 248 (10.21%) C++
8 233 (9.59%) Java 8
9 202 (8.31%) Go
10 187 (7.70%) R
11 140 (5.76%) Groovy
12 134 (5.51%) Clojure
13 120 (4.94%) C
14 119 (4.90%) Kotlin
15 104 (4.28%) Haskell
16 101 (4.16%) PHP
17 80 (3.29%) Shell Script
18 66 (2.72%) Bash Shell
19 52 (2.14%) PL/SQL
20 48 (1.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 324 (13.33%) Degree
2 139 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
4 54 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 43 (1.77%) PhD
6 21 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 21 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.82%) MCSA
7 20 (0.82%) MCSE
8 18 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.45%) AWS Certification
11 9 (0.37%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.041%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.041%) CISM
13 1 (0.041%) CISSP
13 1 (0.041%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.16%) QA
2 76 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.11%) GDPR
4 11 (0.45%) MiFID
5 6 (0.25%) PMO
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.041%) COBIT
System Software
1 434 (17.86%) Docker
2 144 (5.93%) Apache Flume
3 116 (4.77%) HDFS
4 56 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (0.82%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.041%) etcd
7 1 (0.041%) NFS
7 1 (0.041%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 338 (13.91%) Kubernetes
2 210 (8.64%) Oozie
3 156 (6.42%) Ansible
4 148 (6.09%) Terraform
5 109 (4.49%) Hadoop YARN
6 87 (3.58%) Puppet
7 63 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (1.93%) Kibana
9 32 (1.32%) Ambari
10 31 (1.28%) Prometheus
11 26 (1.07%) Nagios
12 23 (0.95%) logstash
13 21 (0.86%) Rancher
14 20 (0.82%) Mesos
15 17 (0.70%) Grafana
16 14 (0.58%) Salt
17 13 (0.53%) Marathon
18 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
18 4 (0.16%) Rundeck
18 4 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 219 (9.01%) Google
2 215 (8.85%) Cloudera
3 185 (7.61%) Hortonworks
4 152 (6.26%) Oracle
5 120 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 117 (4.81%) Tableau
7 91 (3.74%) MapR
8 80 (3.29%) Databricks
9 46 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
10 40 (1.65%) WorldPay
11 38 (1.56%) IBM
12 36 (1.48%) Informatica
13 28 (1.15%) Netezza
14 27 (1.11%) Sybase
15 25 (1.03%) Talend
16 24 (0.99%) Teradata
17 22 (0.91%) Apple
18 15 (0.62%) Ab Initio
19 13 (0.53%) Red Hat
20 12 (0.49%) Sitecore