Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 196 273
Rank change year-on-year +2 +77 +215
Permanent jobs citing Scala 3,088 3,012 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.74% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 3.24% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,587 2,587 2,227
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 97,823 92,957 109,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.60% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82,197 79,594 94,531
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +6 3,000 £67,500 +3.85% 450
London -11 2,126 £72,500 +3.57% 322
UK excluding London +69 928 £55,000 +4.76% 141
South East +81 290 £60,000 +9.09% 50
North of England -14 199 £55,000 +10.00% 39
South West +62 141 £52,500 - 12
East of England +58 140 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North West +18 122 £56,250 -2.17% 24
Midlands -23 87 £55,000 +34.15% 16
Yorkshire +19 64 £50,000 - 12
Scotland -5 54 £49,750 -0.50% 7
East Midlands +6 46 £52,500 +50.00% 7
West Midlands -23 41 £65,000 +23.81% 9
Wales -7 15 £52,700 -8.35% 6
North East -57 13 £43,250 -3.89% 3
Northern Ireland -21 2 £85,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 2,378 (77.01%) Java
2 1,600 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1,474 (47.73%) Python
4 1,043 (33.78%) Big Data
5 1,024 (33.16%) Apache Spark
6 913 (29.57%) Hadoop
7 858 (27.78%) TDD
8 850 (27.53%) Software Engineering
9 837 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
10 785 (25.42%) JavaScript
11 748 (24.22%) SQL
12 693 (22.44%) Finance
13 613 (19.85%) Machine Learning
14 562 (18.20%) Microservices
15 552 (17.88%) NoSQL
16 548 (17.75%) Scrum
17 531 (17.20%) DevOps
18 525 (17.00%) Data Science
19 521 (16.87%) Analytics
20 489 (15.84%) Spring
20 489 (15.84%) Docker
21 482 (15.61%) Degree
22 472 (15.28%) BDD
23 467 (15.12%) AngularJS
24 457 (14.80%) C#
25 453 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
26 445 (14.41%) Linux
27 434 (14.05%) HTML
28 433 (14.02%) Jenkins
29 423 (13.70%) Node.js

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 1,024 (33.16%) Apache Spark
2 215 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
3 156 (5.05%) Apache
4 98 (3.17%) SAS
5 80 (2.59%) Apache Pig
5 80 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 65 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 54 (1.75%) Confluence
8 34 (1.10%) JBoss
9 33 (1.07%) nginx
10 32 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 30 (0.97%) Jetty
12 28 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
13 20 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.52%) DNN
14 16 (0.52%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.42%) SharePoint
17 11 (0.36%) Mule
18 10 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (0.52%) SPSS
2 12 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.23%) Weka
5 6 (0.19%) HipChat
5 6 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.065%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.032%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.065%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.032%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 837 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (4.53%) GitHub
4 125 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 95 (3.08%) OpenShift
6 86 (2.78%) Amazon S3
7 79 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 77 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
9 64 (2.07%) SaaS
9 64 (2.07%) Serverless
10 55 (1.78%) PaaS
11 48 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
12 45 (1.46%) IaaS
13 34 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
14 33 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.58%) Slack
18 17 (0.55%) CloudFront
19 15 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.08%) HTTP
2 37 (1.20%) Internet
3 15 (0.49%) DSL
4 10 (0.32%) DAB
5 9 (0.29%) DNS
5 9 (0.29%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.26%) AMQP
6 8 (0.26%) Firewall
6 8 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.23%) Network Security
8 5 (0.16%) Skype
9 4 (0.13%) BGP
9 4 (0.13%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.13%) MPLS
9 4 (0.13%) OSPF
9 4 (0.13%) RIP
9 4 (0.13%) SSL
10 3 (0.097%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.097%) SMS
10 3 (0.097%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,043 (33.78%) Big Data
2 913 (29.57%) Hadoop
3 552 (17.88%) NoSQL
4 410 (13.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 391 (12.66%) MongoDB
6 288 (9.33%) Apache Hive
7 251 (8.13%) Relational Database
8 234 (7.58%) HBase
8 234 (7.58%) MySQL
9 171 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
10 135 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
11 113 (3.66%) SQL Server
12 104 (3.37%) Impala
13 85 (2.75%) Redis
14 84 (2.72%) RDBMS
15 83 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
16 79 (2.56%) Data Mining
17 63 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 62 (2.01%) Data Lake
19 53 (1.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 433 (14.02%) Jenkins
2 315 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 179 (5.80%) Maven
4 144 (4.66%) JIRA
5 107 (3.47%) Selenium
6 105 (3.40%) Cucumber
7 97 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 78 (2.53%) JUnit
9 69 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 66 (2.14%) Gradle
11 59 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 46 (1.49%) Subversion
13 40 (1.30%) Ranorex
14 35 (1.13%) Bitbucket
15 34 (1.10%) Buildbot
16 32 (1.04%) Ant
16 32 (1.04%) Vagrant
17 31 (1.00%) JMeter
17 31 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 693 (22.44%) Finance
2 191 (6.19%) Banking
3 185 (5.99%) Retail
4 138 (4.47%) Games
5 92 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 90 (2.91%) Marketing
7 68 (2.20%) Front Office
8 60 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 59 (1.91%) Advertising
10 46 (1.49%) Legal
11 37 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.81%) Publishing
13 24 (0.78%) Electronics
14 18 (0.58%) Automotive
14 18 (0.58%) Law
15 16 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.26%) Back Office
18 6 (0.19%) Billing
19 5 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,493 (48.35%) Developer
2 806 (26.10%) Java Developer
3 447 (14.48%) Scala Developer
4 321 (10.40%) Software Engineer
5 314 (10.17%) Data Engineer
6 306 (9.91%) Senior Developer
7 238 (7.71%) Java Engineer
8 226 (7.32%) Java Scala Developer
9 217 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 201 (6.51%) Data Scientist
11 200 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
12 181 (5.86%) Architect
13 179 (5.80%) Big Data Engineer
14 141 (4.57%) Java Software Engineer
15 126 (4.08%) Lead Developer
16 120 (3.89%) Agile Developer
17 111 (3.59%) Agile Java Developer
18 108 (3.50%) Big Data Developer
19 95 (3.08%) Full Stack Developer
19 95 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (15.84%) Spring
2 467 (15.12%) AngularJS
3 434 (14.05%) HTML
4 423 (13.70%) Node.js
5 411 (13.31%) Kafka
6 368 (11.92%) React
7 345 (11.17%) REST
8 332 (10.75%) CSS
9 312 (10.10%) Akka
10 266 (8.61%) Web Services
11 254 (8.23%) RESTful
12 252 (8.16%) HTML5
13 239 (7.74%) .NET
14 184 (5.96%) Play Framework
15 182 (5.89%) Spring Boot
16 154 (4.99%) Hibernate
17 126 (4.08%) CSS3
18 113 (3.66%) Java EE
19 110 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
20 104 (3.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 411 (13.31%) Fintech
2 357 (11.56%) Computer Science
3 241 (7.80%) Algorithms
4 224 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
5 210 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (4.24%) User Experience
7 85 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 67 (2.17%) Private Cloud
9 66 (2.14%) Public Cloud
10 62 (2.01%) Hedge funds
11 61 (1.98%) Data Structures
12 59 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
13 44 (1.42%) Robotics
14 39 (1.26%) Clustering
15 36 (1.17%) Derivative
16 34 (1.10%) Online Games
17 30 (0.97%) Market Risk
18 29 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 29 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
19 25 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 445 (14.41%) Linux
2 208 (6.74%) Unix
3 51 (1.65%) Android
3 51 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 44 (1.42%) Windows
5 23 (0.74%) CoreOS
6 18 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.42%) CentOS
8 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
9 9 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.065%) Debian
11 2 (0.065%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.065%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.065%) Solaris
11 2 (0.065%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,600 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (27.78%) TDD
3 850 (27.53%) Software Engineering
4 613 (19.85%) Machine Learning
5 562 (18.20%) Microservices
6 548 (17.75%) Scrum
7 531 (17.20%) DevOps
8 525 (17.00%) Data Science
9 521 (16.87%) Analytics
10 472 (15.28%) BDD
11 453 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
12 374 (12.11%) Mentoring
13 355 (11.50%) Open Source
14 326 (10.56%) Test Automation
15 278 (9.00%) E-Commerce
16 262 (8.48%) Functional Programming
17 254 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
18 243 (7.87%) Mathematics
19 230 (7.45%) Kanban
20 191 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,378 (77.01%) Java
2 1,474 (47.73%) Python
3 785 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 748 (24.22%) SQL
5 457 (14.80%) C#
6 325 (10.52%) C++
7 315 (10.20%) Ruby
8 311 (10.07%) Go
9 287 (9.29%) R
10 227 (7.35%) PHP
11 191 (6.19%) Clojure
12 154 (4.99%) Groovy
13 148 (4.79%) C
14 128 (4.15%) Haskell
15 92 (2.98%) Kotlin
16 91 (2.95%) Bash Shell
17 70 (2.27%) F#
18 59 (1.91%) Erlang
19 58 (1.88%) Shell Script
20 56 (1.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 482 (15.61%) Degree
2 139 (4.50%) PhD
3 103 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 101 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 64 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 48 (1.55%) Master's Degree
7 26 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.32%) ISEB
11 7 (0.23%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.032%) EMC Certification
13 1 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.82%) QA
2 39 (1.26%) GCP
2 39 (1.26%) GDPR
3 33 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.065%) PMO
7 2 (0.065%) WCAG
8 1 (0.032%) EMIR
8 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.032%) MiFID
8 1 (0.032%) SLA
System Software
1 489 (15.84%) Docker
2 97 (3.14%) HDFS
3 81 (2.62%) Apache Flume
4 26 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.16%) Xen
9 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.097%) KVM
11 2 (0.065%) Cygwin
11 2 (0.065%) MapR-FS
12 1 (0.032%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 202 (6.54%) Puppet
2 179 (5.80%) Ansible
3 147 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 91 (2.95%) Hadoop YARN
5 84 (2.72%) Terraform
6 79 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
7 60 (1.94%) Mesos
8 43 (1.39%) Oozie
9 42 (1.36%) Nagios
10 19 (0.62%) Marathon
11 14 (0.45%) Salt
12 12 (0.39%) Kibana
13 11 (0.36%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.29%) logstash
14 9 (0.29%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.26%) Ambari
15 8 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.26%) Grafana
15 8 (0.26%) Graphite
16 4 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 209 (6.77%) Oracle
2 193 (6.25%) Google
3 133 (4.31%) Cloudera
4 90 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 77 (2.49%) Hortonworks
6 70 (2.27%) Tableau
7 65 (2.10%) WorldPay
8 47 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 42 (1.36%) Splunk
10 32 (1.04%) MapR
11 31 (1.00%) AppDynamics
12 30 (0.97%) IBM
13 27 (0.87%) Talend
13 27 (0.87%) Teradata
14 26 (0.84%) Qualys
15 21 (0.68%) RedGate
16 20 (0.65%) New Relic
17 18 (0.58%) Pega
18 16 (0.52%) MuleSoft
18 16 (0.52%) TIBCO