Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 204 188
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,772 2,509 3,320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.69% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 3.09% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 2,039 2,881
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 63,447 81,071 99,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.41% 54.69% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,313 66,755 83,630
Median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.25%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 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 -13 1,670 £75,000 +3.45% 232
London -17 1,214 £80,000 - 163
UK excluding London -24 539 £55,000 - 85
North of England +25 174 £55,000 - 18
South East +9 129 £57,500 +9.52% 22
Work from Home +24 122 £72,500 -6.45% 17
Yorkshire +43 91 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Midlands +46 87 £60,000 +9.09% 13
North West +12 76 £55,000 -15.38% 10
Scotland +44 72 £55,000 +57.14% 13
East Midlands +54 62 £72,500 +31.82% 7
South West -45 27 £55,000 - 6
East of England -5 26 £72,500 +11.54% 10
West Midlands +22 25 £53,500 +1.90% 6
Wales +11 24 £42,000 +16.67% 3
North East -11 7 £54,671 +10.81% 1
Northern Ireland 0 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 1,210 (68.28%) Java
2 922 (52.03%) Python
3 889 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
4 770 (43.45%) AWS
5 604 (34.09%) Apache Spark
6 553 (31.21%) Big Data
7 500 (28.22%) SQL
8 478 (26.98%) Kafka
9 467 (26.35%) Docker
10 448 (25.28%) Software Engineering
11 446 (25.17%) Hadoop
12 441 (24.89%) DevOps
13 417 (23.53%) Microservices
14 406 (22.91%) TDD
15 386 (21.78%) Kubernetes
16 382 (21.56%) Data Science
17 355 (20.03%) JavaScript
18 354 (19.98%) Analytics
19 347 (19.58%) Azure
20 338 (19.07%) Finance
21 315 (17.78%) NoSQL
21 315 (17.78%) Machine Learning
22 312 (17.61%) GCP
23 270 (15.24%) Node.js
24 265 (14.95%) Computer Science
25 257 (14.50%) Degree
26 251 (14.16%) Scrum
27 222 (12.53%) Git (software)
28 219 (12.36%) C#
29 216 (12.19%) Apache Hive

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
1 604 (34.09%) Apache Spark
2 133 (7.51%) Apache
3 90 (5.08%) Apache Airflow
4 89 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
5 66 (3.72%) Confluence
6 40 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 37 (2.09%) Luigi
8 32 (1.81%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.85%) Jupyter
10 15 (0.85%) nginx
11 8 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.45%) JBoss
12 6 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.28%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.28%) Mule
13 5 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.28%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.28%) SPSS
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.056%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.056%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.056%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 770 (43.45%) AWS
2 347 (19.58%) Azure
3 312 (17.61%) GCP
4 103 (5.81%) Amazon S3
5 97 (5.47%) Amazon EMR
6 94 (5.30%) Serverless
7 91 (5.14%) Amazon Kinesis
8 62 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
9 57 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
10 46 (2.60%) GitHub
11 43 (2.43%) Power Platform
12 41 (2.31%) SaaS
13 38 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
14 36 (2.03%) OpenShift
15 27 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
17 19 (1.07%) Heroku
18 17 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 14 (0.79%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.54%) HTTP
2 20 (1.13%) Internet
3 10 (0.56%) Network Security
4 5 (0.28%) Firewall
5 4 (0.23%) 3GPP
5 4 (0.23%) DNS
5 4 (0.23%) LAN
6 3 (0.17%) FTP
7 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.11%) SSH
7 2 (0.11%) SSL
7 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.11%) VPN
7 2 (0.11%) WAN
8 1 (0.056%) 4G
8 1 (0.056%) Broadband
8 1 (0.056%) DSL
8 1 (0.056%) IPFS
8 1 (0.056%) SMS
8 1 (0.056%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (31.21%) Big Data
2 446 (25.17%) Hadoop
3 315 (17.78%) NoSQL
4 216 (12.19%) Apache Hive
5 187 (10.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 170 (9.59%) Relational Database
7 163 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
8 129 (7.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 127 (7.17%) MongoDB
10 126 (7.11%) SQL Server
11 111 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
12 101 (5.70%) HBase
13 96 (5.42%) Data Lake
14 93 (5.25%) Impala
15 77 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 65 (3.67%) RDBMS
17 64 (3.61%) BigQuery
18 62 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
19 59 (3.33%) Amazon Athena
20 58 (3.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 222 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 166 (9.37%) Jenkins
3 110 (6.21%) JIRA
4 62 (3.50%) Cucumber
5 61 (3.44%) Selenium
6 49 (2.77%) Maven
7 46 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (2.60%) GitLab
8 39 (2.20%) Cypress.io
9 36 (2.03%) JUnit
10 32 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 32 (1.81%) Gatling
11 30 (1.69%) JMeter
12 28 (1.58%) TeamCity
13 24 (1.35%) Gradle
14 23 (1.30%) CircleCI
14 23 (1.30%) Mockito
15 22 (1.24%) Subversion
16 20 (1.13%) SoapUI
17 18 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 338 (19.07%) Finance
2 125 (7.05%) Banking
3 83 (4.68%) Retail
4 61 (3.44%) Games
5 47 (2.65%) Public Sector
6 36 (2.03%) Front Office
6 36 (2.03%) Marketing
7 23 (1.30%) Legal
8 20 (1.13%) Advertising
9 18 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.73%) Law
12 10 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.40%) Automotive
14 6 (0.34%) Publishing
15 5 (0.28%) Billing
15 5 (0.28%) Military
16 4 (0.23%) Back Office
16 4 (0.23%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 657 (37.08%) Developer
2 396 (22.35%) Data Engineer
3 278 (15.69%) Scala Developer
4 259 (14.62%) Java Developer
5 178 (10.05%) Software Engineer
6 155 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 104 (5.87%) Java Engineer
8 99 (5.59%) Architect
9 93 (5.25%) Big Data Engineer
10 90 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
11 81 (4.57%) Software Developer
12 79 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 74 (4.18%) Senior Data Engineer
14 70 (3.95%) Data Architect
15 69 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
16 67 (3.78%) AWS Developer
17 65 (3.67%) Data Scientist
18 63 (3.56%) Senior Scala Developer
19 57 (3.22%) Python Engineer
20 56 (3.16%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (26.98%) Kafka
2 270 (15.24%) Node.js
3 178 (10.05%) RESTful
4 169 (9.54%) React
5 165 (9.31%) Akka
6 161 (9.09%) Play Framework
7 153 (8.63%) Spring
8 150 (8.47%) Web Services
9 126 (7.11%) HTML
10 121 (6.83%) REST
11 102 (5.76%) AngularJS
12 95 (5.36%) CSS
13 88 (4.97%) Spring Boot
14 85 (4.80%) HTML5
15 73 (4.12%) .NET
16 67 (3.78%) React Native
17 64 (3.61%) JSON
18 43 (2.43%) Redux
19 42 (2.37%) Hibernate
19 42 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.39%) Algorithms
2 129 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (6.66%) Data Structures
4 99 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
5 64 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 54 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (1.98%) User Experience
8 30 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.41%) Cloud Native
10 22 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 15 (0.85%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (0.85%) Tandem
14 11 (0.62%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.56%) Online Games
16 9 (0.51%) Digital Media
17 8 (0.45%) Renewable Energy
17 8 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 183 (10.33%) Linux
2 44 (2.48%) Unix
3 42 (2.37%) Windows
4 17 (0.96%) CentOS
5 14 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.68%) Android
7 11 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.28%) Solaris
9 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (50.17%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (25.28%) Software Engineering
3 441 (24.89%) DevOps
4 417 (23.53%) Microservices
5 406 (22.91%) TDD
6 382 (21.56%) Data Science
7 354 (19.98%) Analytics
8 315 (17.78%) Machine Learning
9 265 (14.95%) Computer Science
10 251 (14.16%) Scrum
11 202 (11.40%) ETL
12 201 (11.34%) Artificial Intelligence
13 199 (11.23%) Mentoring
14 189 (10.67%) Test Automation
15 181 (10.21%) Data Engineering
16 180 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
17 173 (9.76%) BDD
18 163 (9.20%) OO
19 158 (8.92%) Open Source
20 153 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,210 (68.28%) Java
2 922 (52.03%) Python
3 500 (28.22%) SQL
4 355 (20.03%) JavaScript
5 219 (12.36%) C#
6 178 (10.05%) Kotlin
7 167 (9.42%) Go
8 125 (7.05%) Ruby
8 125 (7.05%) TypeScript
9 122 (6.88%) PHP
10 114 (6.43%) C++
10 114 (6.43%) R
11 111 (6.26%) Java 8
12 74 (4.18%) Groovy
13 71 (4.01%) Clojure
14 52 (2.93%) C
15 40 (2.26%) ES6
16 37 (2.09%) Bash Shell
17 23 (1.30%) Haskell
18 17 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 257 (14.50%) Degree
2 116 (6.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 57 (3.22%) SC Cleared
5 37 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.81%) PhD
7 15 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.79%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.68%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.34%) MBA
13 5 (0.28%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.23%) SANS
15 2 (0.11%) CISM
15 2 (0.11%) CISSP
15 2 (0.11%) ISEB
15 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.60%) QA
2 40 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.68%) GDPR
4 9 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) NIST
6 3 (0.17%) SLA
7 1 (0.056%) Basel II
7 1 (0.056%) IFRS
7 1 (0.056%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.056%) ITGC
7 1 (0.056%) MiFID
System Software
1 467 (26.35%) Docker
2 62 (3.50%) HDFS
3 23 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.73%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.11%) LXC
6 1 (0.056%) Alluxio
6 1 (0.056%) Ceph
6 1 (0.056%) etcd
6 1 (0.056%) Gluster
6 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 386 (21.78%) Kubernetes
2 184 (10.38%) Terraform
3 109 (6.15%) Ansible
4 79 (4.46%) Puppet
5 57 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (2.48%) Oozie
7 30 (1.69%) Salt
8 27 (1.52%) Istio
9 26 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (0.56%) Rancher
11 9 (0.51%) linkerd
12 8 (0.45%) Kibana
13 7 (0.40%) Grafana
14 5 (0.28%) logstash
14 5 (0.28%) Mesos
15 3 (0.17%) Consul
15 3 (0.17%) HP Fortify
15 3 (0.17%) Knative
15 3 (0.17%) Kubeflow
16 2 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 162 (9.14%) Google
2 90 (5.08%) Oracle
3 63 (3.56%) Tableau
4 54 (3.05%) IBM
5 49 (2.77%) Talend
6 39 (2.20%) Informatica
7 38 (2.14%) Microsoft
8 30 (1.69%) Cloudera
8 30 (1.69%) Databricks
9 23 (1.30%) Teradata
10 21 (1.19%) Facebook
11 19 (1.07%) Netezza
12 16 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.85%) WorldPay
14 13 (0.73%) Hortonworks
15 12 (0.68%) FIS
15 12 (0.68%) Foundry
16 11 (0.62%) Apple
16 11 (0.62%) Vertica
17 10 (0.56%) Sybase