Period
to 20 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 198 205
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +69
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,437 3,108 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.76% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 3.16% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,875 2,597 2,610
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 £42,150
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,000 £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 83,170 98,472 93,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.94% 55.70% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68,771 82,696 80,271
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 £29,750 £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 20 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 20 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 -21 2,341 £70,000 +3.70% 461
London -26 1,641 £77,500 +6.90% 292
UK excluding London -3 767 £55,000 - 181
North of England +61 213 £55,000 - 48
South East -43 181 £52,500 -12.50% 47
South West +14 135 £57,500 +9.52% 12
North West +23 108 £65,000 +13.04% 17
East of England +14 102 £60,000 +4.35% 25
Midlands +37 88 £53,500 -2.73% 37
Yorkshire +63 81 £50,000 - 30
West Midlands +49 58 £37,500 -42.31% 13
Scotland +12 57 £35,000 -29.65% 7
East Midlands +6 30 £60,000 +15.38% 24
North East +27 24 £49,337 +14.07% 1
Northern Ireland -6 11 £42,500 -50.00% 3
Wales +11 9 £36,000 -31.69% 2

For the 6 months to 20 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 1,855 (76.12%) Java
2 1,411 (57.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1,360 (55.81%) Python
4 948 (38.90%) Apache Spark
5 945 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
6 871 (35.74%) Big Data
7 764 (31.35%) Hadoop
8 693 (28.44%) SQL
9 631 (25.89%) TDD
10 625 (25.65%) Software Engineering
11 585 (24.00%) DevOps
12 578 (23.72%) NoSQL
13 565 (23.18%) Kafka
14 490 (20.11%) JavaScript
15 483 (19.82%) Analytics
16 466 (19.12%) Microservices
17 463 (19.00%) Machine Learning
18 437 (17.93%) Docker
18 437 (17.93%) Data Science
19 417 (17.11%) Apache Hive
20 395 (16.21%) Apache Cassandra
21 381 (15.63%) Finance
22 365 (14.98%) Scrum
23 339 (13.91%) Kubernetes
24 330 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
24 330 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
25 327 (13.42%) Degree
26 318 (13.05%) Spring
26 318 (13.05%) Google Cloud Platform
27 313 (12.84%) 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
1 948 (38.90%) Apache Spark
2 208 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
3 191 (7.84%) Apache
4 168 (6.89%) Apache Pig
5 59 (2.42%) Apache Solr
6 37 (1.52%) SAS
7 28 (1.15%) Confluence
8 20 (0.82%) CMS
9 18 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.57%) WildFly
11 13 (0.53%) JBoss
12 12 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.37%) 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 (0.57%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.33%) 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 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.16%) Ripple
3 1 (0.041%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.041%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 945 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (13.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 130 (5.33%) Serverless
5 113 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
6 112 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
7 110 (4.51%) Amazon EMR
8 109 (4.47%) GitHub
9 105 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
10 63 (2.59%) Amazon S3
11 62 (2.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 61 (2.50%) SaaS
13 52 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
14 51 (2.09%) Office 365
15 46 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
16 37 (1.52%) OpenShift
17 33 (1.35%) Slack
18 29 (1.19%) PaaS
19 25 (1.03%) G Suite
20 24 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (4.51%) HTTP
2 70 (2.87%) Internet
3 23 (0.94%) 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%) SMS
9 1 (0.041%) SSH
9 1 (0.041%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (35.74%) Big Data
2 764 (31.35%) Hadoop
3 578 (23.72%) NoSQL
4 417 (17.11%) Apache Hive
5 395 (16.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 313 (12.84%) MongoDB
7 291 (11.94%) HBase
8 242 (9.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 179 (7.35%) Impala
10 158 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
11 156 (6.40%) Relational Database
12 151 (6.20%) MySQL
13 135 (5.54%) Flink
14 119 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
15 106 (4.35%) SQL Server
16 102 (4.19%) Sqoop
17 95 (3.90%) Redis
18 92 (3.78%) CouchDB
19 86 (3.53%) Couchbase
20 77 (3.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 286 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 265 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 116 (4.76%) JIRA
4 98 (4.02%) Maven
5 91 (3.73%) JUnit
6 72 (2.95%) Cucumber
7 63 (2.59%) Selenium
8 60 (2.46%) Gradle
9 47 (1.93%) CircleCI
10 45 (1.85%) git-flow
11 35 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (1.44%) GoCD
12 34 (1.40%) Gatling
13 27 (1.11%) Travis CI
14 25 (1.03%) GitLab
15 24 (0.98%) SoapUI
16 23 (0.94%) Ant
16 23 (0.94%) Appium
16 23 (0.94%) Subversion
16 23 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 381 (15.63%) Finance
2 245 (10.05%) Banking
3 170 (6.98%) Retail
4 119 (4.88%) Law
5 104 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 102 (4.19%) Military
7 75 (3.08%) Games
8 68 (2.79%) Front Office
9 51 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.19%) Advertising
11 26 (1.07%) Marketing
11 26 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 19 (0.78%) Legal
14 17 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.70%) Publishing
15 13 (0.53%) Automotive
15 13 (0.53%) Electronics
16 11 (0.45%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 984 (40.38%) Developer
2 495 (20.31%) Data Engineer
3 470 (19.29%) Java Developer
4 361 (14.81%) Scala Developer
5 301 (12.35%) Big Data Engineer
6 248 (10.18%) Software Engineer
7 196 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 170 (6.98%) Architect
9 167 (6.85%) Java Scala Developer
10 130 (5.33%) Data Scientist
11 128 (5.25%) Java Engineer
12 122 (5.01%) Senior Data Engineer
13 119 (4.88%) Software Developer
14 103 (4.23%) Python Engineer
15 92 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
16 87 (3.57%) Hadoop Engineer
17 82 (3.36%) Data Architect
18 76 (3.12%) Lead Developer
19 75 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
20 72 (2.95%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (23.18%) Kafka
2 318 (13.05%) Spring
3 296 (12.15%) Node.js
4 273 (11.20%) Web Services
5 256 (10.50%) React
6 251 (10.30%) REST
7 210 (8.62%) AngularJS
8 187 (7.67%) Akka
9 169 (6.93%) HTML
10 159 (6.52%) .NET
10 159 (6.52%) RESTful
11 157 (6.44%) Spring Boot
12 147 (6.03%) Play Framework
13 128 (5.25%) Spark Streaming
14 119 (4.88%) CSS
15 96 (3.94%) HTML5
16 94 (3.86%) JSON
17 78 (3.20%) Natural Language Processing
18 72 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
18 72 (2.95%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 211 (8.66%) Algorithms
2 170 (6.98%) Fintech
3 160 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
4 136 (5.58%) Data Structures
5 133 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (3.04%) User Experience
7 67 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (2.09%) Derivative
9 43 (1.76%) Blog
9 43 (1.76%) Mobile App
10 39 (1.60%) Life Science
11 36 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.44%) Robotics
13 34 (1.40%) Internet of Things
14 30 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
15 27 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 26 (1.07%) Fixed Income
17 22 (0.90%) Management Information System
18 21 (0.86%) Market Risk
18 21 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 305 (12.52%) Linux
2 199 (8.17%) Unix
3 66 (2.71%) Android
4 62 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 51 (2.09%) Windows
6 19 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 18 (0.74%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.21%) CentOS
8 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.21%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.12%) VMS
10 2 (0.082%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.041%) Debian
11 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,411 (57.90%) Agile Software Development
2 631 (25.89%) TDD
3 625 (25.65%) Software Engineering
4 585 (24.00%) DevOps
5 483 (19.82%) Analytics
6 466 (19.12%) Microservices
7 463 (19.00%) Machine Learning
8 437 (17.93%) Data Science
9 365 (14.98%) Scrum
10 330 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
11 284 (11.65%) Computer Science
12 272 (11.16%) Open Source
13 258 (10.59%) Test Automation
14 256 (10.50%) Data Engineering
15 253 (10.38%) Artificial Intelligence
16 251 (10.30%) Data Modelling
17 243 (9.97%) BDD
18 216 (8.86%) Functional Programming
19 215 (8.82%) Mentoring
20 207 (8.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,855 (76.12%) Java
2 1,360 (55.81%) Python
3 693 (28.44%) SQL
4 490 (20.11%) JavaScript
5 291 (11.94%) C#
6 290 (11.90%) Ruby
7 249 (10.22%) C++
8 234 (9.60%) Java 8
9 206 (8.45%) Go
10 192 (7.88%) R
11 143 (5.87%) Groovy
12 134 (5.50%) Clojure
13 121 (4.97%) C
13 121 (4.97%) Kotlin
14 106 (4.35%) Haskell
15 100 (4.10%) PHP
16 79 (3.24%) Shell Script
17 67 (2.75%) Bash Shell
18 52 (2.13%) PL/SQL
19 49 (2.01%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 327 (13.42%) Degree
2 144 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
4 53 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.81%) PhD
6 21 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.82%) MCSA
7 20 (0.82%) MCSE
8 17 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 17 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.12%) 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 99 (4.06%) QA
2 76 (3.12%) 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
1 437 (17.93%) Docker
2 143 (5.87%) Apache Flume
3 117 (4.80%) 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
1 339 (13.91%) Kubernetes
2 210 (8.62%) Oozie
3 156 (6.40%) Ansible
4 147 (6.03%) Terraform
5 108 (4.43%) Hadoop YARN
6 89 (3.65%) Puppet
7 63 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (1.97%) Kibana
9 33 (1.35%) Prometheus
10 29 (1.19%) Ambari
11 26 (1.07%) Nagios
12 24 (0.98%) logstash
13 21 (0.86%) Mesos
13 21 (0.86%) Rancher
14 17 (0.70%) Grafana
15 15 (0.62%) Salt
16 13 (0.53%) Marathon
17 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
17 4 (0.16%) Rundeck
17 4 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 219 (8.99%) Google
2 214 (8.78%) Cloudera
3 183 (7.51%) Hortonworks
4 153 (6.28%) Oracle
5 119 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 114 (4.68%) Tableau
7 90 (3.69%) MapR
8 79 (3.24%) Databricks
9 47 (1.93%) CA Agile Central
10 40 (1.64%) WorldPay
11 38 (1.56%) IBM
12 35 (1.44%) Informatica
13 28 (1.15%) Netezza
14 27 (1.11%) Sybase
15 25 (1.03%) Talend
16 24 (0.98%) Teradata
17 23 (0.94%) Apple
18 15 (0.62%) Ab Initio
19 13 (0.53%) Red Hat
20 12 (0.49%) Sitecore