Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 202 275
Rank change year-on-year -22 +73 +246
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2836 3211 2607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.70% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.20% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 2778 2250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £91,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +26.25%

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 99503 100190 113234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 52.95% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81950 86403 96877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,551 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 -18 2725 £67,500 +3.85% 283
London -36 2007 £70,000 - 201
UK excluding London +55 794 £55,000 +4.76% 86
South East +107 252 £60,000 +11.11% 12
North of England -14 176 £52,500 +5.00% 26
North West -3 107 £55,500 +5.71% 17
East of England +36 106 £55,000 - 22
Midlands +39 88 £52,500 +5.00% 10
South West +2 87 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Yorkshire -6 63 £52,500 - 8
Scotland +19 61 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands +27 54 £52,500 -8.70% 3
East Midlands +27 34 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Wales +11 23 £52,700 +0.38%
North East -12 6 £47,750 +6.11% 1
Northern Ireland -23 1 £42,500 -29.17% 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Scala 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 Scala.

1 2197 (77.47%) Java
2 1529 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1285 (45.31%) Python
4 961 (33.89%) Apache Spark
5 897 (31.63%) Big Data
6 828 (29.20%) Software Engineering
7 784 (27.64%) Hadoop
8 780 (27.50%) TDD
9 703 (24.79%) JavaScript
10 699 (24.65%) Finance
11 660 (23.27%) SQL
12 576 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
13 537 (18.94%) NoSQL
14 513 (18.09%) Scrum
15 502 (17.70%) Analytics
16 498 (17.56%) Machine Learning
17 478 (16.85%) Microservices
18 461 (16.26%) Degree
19 454 (16.01%) BDD
20 448 (15.80%) Spring
21 440 (15.51%) Linux
22 419 (14.77%) DevOps
23 416 (14.67%) Docker
23 416 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
24 407 (14.35%) HTML
25 400 (14.10%) C#
26 384 (13.54%) Open Source
27 378 (13.33%) Node.js
28 376 (13.26%) Jenkins
29 373 (13.15%) Test Automation

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
1 961 (33.89%) Apache Spark
2 192 (6.77%) Apache
3 173 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 86 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 76 (2.68%) SAS
6 73 (2.57%) Apache Solr
7 57 (2.01%) Apache Pig
7 57 (2.01%) Confluence
8 41 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 39 (1.38%) JBoss
10 34 (1.20%) OpenStack
11 32 (1.13%) Jetty
12 29 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
13 20 (0.71%) nginx
13 20 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.53%) SharePoint
15 11 (0.39%) DNN
15 11 (0.39%) Ethereum
15 11 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.32%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.32%) SPSS
3 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.21%) HipChat
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.071%) Weka
7 1 (0.035%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.035%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.035%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.035%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.035%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.035%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 576 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (3.60%) GitHub
5 81 (2.86%) SaaS
6 58 (2.05%) Amazon S3
7 54 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
9 45 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
9 45 (1.59%) PaaS
10 39 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (1.30%) Serverless
12 33 (1.16%) IaaS
13 25 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 23 (0.81%) Slack
15 19 (0.67%) Office 365
16 18 (0.63%) G Suite
16 18 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.14%) HTTP
2 49 (1.73%) Internet
3 11 (0.39%) DNS
4 9 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.28%) AMQP
5 8 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.28%) Network Security
6 7 (0.25%) DSL
6 7 (0.25%) Firewall
6 7 (0.25%) SMS
7 6 (0.21%) Skype
8 5 (0.18%) DHCP
9 4 (0.14%) BGP
9 4 (0.14%) DAB
9 4 (0.14%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.14%) LDAP
9 4 (0.14%) MPLS
9 4 (0.14%) OSPF
9 4 (0.14%) RIP
10 3 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 897 (31.63%) Big Data
2 784 (27.64%) Hadoop
3 537 (18.94%) NoSQL
4 360 (12.69%) MongoDB
5 345 (12.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 265 (9.34%) Relational Database
7 220 (7.76%) MySQL
8 219 (7.72%) Apache Hive
9 183 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
10 159 (5.61%) HBase
11 139 (4.90%) SQL Server
12 122 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
13 103 (3.63%) Redis
14 100 (3.53%) RDBMS
15 86 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
16 72 (2.54%) Data Mining
17 61 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 46 (1.62%) Impala
19 45 (1.59%) BigQuery
19 45 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 376 (13.26%) Jenkins
2 339 (11.95%) Git (software)
3 146 (5.15%) Selenium
4 145 (5.11%) JUnit
5 144 (5.08%) Maven
6 143 (5.04%) JIRA
7 117 (4.13%) Cucumber
8 90 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 58 (2.05%) Subversion
10 51 (1.80%) Gradle
11 49 (1.73%) Vagrant
12 42 (1.48%) SoapUI
13 41 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (1.34%) Appium
14 38 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 37 (1.30%) Hudson
16 35 (1.23%) webpack
17 34 (1.20%) Ant
17 34 (1.20%) gulp
17 34 (1.20%) Ranorex
General
1 699 (24.65%) Finance
2 225 (7.93%) Banking
3 163 (5.75%) Retail
4 112 (3.95%) Games
5 103 (3.63%) Investment Banking
6 91 (3.21%) Marketing
7 70 (2.47%) Advertising
8 52 (1.83%) Front Office
9 51 (1.80%) Legal
10 41 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 32 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.99%) Publishing
14 22 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.67%) Automotive
16 15 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 10 (0.35%) Back Office
18 9 (0.32%) Electronics
19 8 (0.28%) Billing
20 6 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 1359 (47.92%) Developer
2 699 (24.65%) Java Developer
3 452 (15.94%) Scala Developer
4 349 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 326 (11.50%) Software Engineer
6 244 (8.60%) Java Scala Developer
7 236 (8.32%) Data Engineer
8 202 (7.12%) Java Engineer
9 199 (7.02%) Software Developer
10 198 (6.98%) Data Scientist
11 187 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
12 155 (5.47%) Architect
13 146 (5.15%) Big Data Engineer
14 139 (4.90%) Java Software Engineer
15 105 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
16 101 (3.56%) Java Software Developer
17 96 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
18 90 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
18 90 (3.17%) Lead Developer
19 85 (3.00%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (15.80%) Spring
2 407 (14.35%) HTML
3 378 (13.33%) Node.js
4 370 (13.05%) AngularJS
5 360 (12.69%) Kafka
6 326 (11.50%) CSS
7 317 (11.18%) REST
8 279 (9.84%) Web Services
9 278 (9.80%) Akka
9 278 (9.80%) React
10 237 (8.36%) RESTful
11 225 (7.93%) HTML5
12 208 (7.33%) Play Framework
13 196 (6.91%) .NET
14 185 (6.52%) Hibernate
15 140 (4.94%) CSS3
16 127 (4.48%) JSON
17 118 (4.16%) Spring Boot
18 98 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
19 93 (3.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 338 (11.92%) Computer Science
2 270 (9.52%) Fintech
3 225 (7.93%) Algorithms
4 222 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
5 165 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (3.24%) User Experience
7 84 (2.96%) Derivative
8 74 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 63 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 40 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 38 (1.34%) Fixed Income
13 37 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
14 32 (1.13%) Equities
14 32 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 27 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 24 (0.85%) Robotics
17 23 (0.81%) Online Games
18 22 (0.78%) Credit Risk
19 21 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 440 (15.51%) Linux
2 184 (6.49%) Unix
3 70 (2.47%) Android
4 63 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 51 (1.80%) Windows
6 22 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.53%) CoreOS
8 14 (0.49%) CentOS
9 12 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.11%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.071%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.071%) Solaris
13 2 (0.071%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.035%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1529 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 828 (29.20%) Software Engineering
3 780 (27.50%) TDD
4 513 (18.09%) Scrum
5 502 (17.70%) Analytics
6 498 (17.56%) Machine Learning
7 478 (16.85%) Microservices
8 454 (16.01%) BDD
9 419 (14.77%) DevOps
10 416 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
11 384 (13.54%) Open Source
12 373 (13.15%) Test Automation
13 306 (10.79%) Mentoring
14 257 (9.06%) Mathematics
15 238 (8.39%) Functional Programming
16 215 (7.58%) OO
17 207 (7.30%) E-Commerce
18 206 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
19 205 (7.23%) Kanban
19 205 (7.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2197 (77.47%) Java
2 1285 (45.31%) Python
3 703 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 660 (23.27%) SQL
5 400 (14.10%) C#
6 335 (11.81%) C++
7 324 (11.42%) Ruby
8 263 (9.27%) Go
9 254 (8.96%) R
10 181 (6.38%) PHP
11 159 (5.61%) Clojure
12 146 (5.15%) Groovy
13 134 (4.72%) C
14 129 (4.55%) Haskell
15 75 (2.64%) Bash Shell
16 71 (2.50%) Kotlin
17 63 (2.22%) F#
18 49 (1.73%) ES6
19 46 (1.62%) Erlang
20 43 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 461 (16.26%) Degree
2 136 (4.80%) PhD
3 123 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (3.46%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.97%) SC Cleared
6 41 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 29 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (0.56%) ISEB
11 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.21%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.18%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.035%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.035%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.30%) QA
2 34 (1.20%) GCP
3 22 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.49%) GDPR
5 7 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.071%) MiFID
7 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.035%) SEPA
8 1 (0.035%) SLA
System Software
1 416 (14.67%) Docker
2 81 (2.86%) HDFS
3 56 (1.97%) Apache Flume
4 17 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.11%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.11%) Xen
10 2 (0.071%) MapR-FS
11 1 (0.035%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.035%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 127 (4.48%) Puppet
2 118 (4.16%) Ansible
3 106 (3.74%) Kubernetes
4 68 (2.40%) Mesos
5 55 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (1.66%) Terraform
7 34 (1.20%) Marathon
8 31 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
9 27 (0.95%) Oozie
10 23 (0.81%) Nagios
11 21 (0.74%) Salt
12 15 (0.53%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.42%) Ambari
14 10 (0.35%) Kibana
15 9 (0.32%) Prometheus
16 6 (0.21%) logstash
17 5 (0.18%) Graphite
18 4 (0.14%) Grafana
18 4 (0.14%) Rancher
19 3 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 199 (7.02%) Oracle
2 158 (5.57%) Google
3 77 (2.72%) Cloudera
4 74 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 56 (1.97%) Hortonworks
6 52 (1.83%) Tableau
7 42 (1.48%) IBM
8 28 (0.99%) MapR
9 27 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 26 (0.92%) RedGate
11 25 (0.88%) New Relic
12 24 (0.85%) Splunk
13 21 (0.74%) Teradata
14 18 (0.63%) Rackspace
14 18 (0.63%) Talend
15 16 (0.56%) SaltStack
16 15 (0.53%) MuleSoft
16 15 (0.53%) Pega
16 15 (0.53%) TIBCO
17 14 (0.49%) HP