Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 202 274
Rank change year-on-year +17 +72 +169
Permanent jobs citing Scala 3,339 2,870 2,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.66% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 3.05% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,761 2,433 2,280
UK median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £87,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 April 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 20 April 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 +21 3,259 £70,000 +7.69% 366
London +3 2,227 £72,500 +3.57% 248
UK excluding London +71 1,060 £55,000 +4.76% 137
South East +104 346 £62,500 +13.64% 50
North of England +20 245 £55,000 +8.91% 32
East of England +91 162 £57,500 -4.17% 11
South West +46 159 £52,500 -4.55% 15
North West +58 148 £55,000 -4.35% 18
Midlands -26 99 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Yorkshire +19 81 £50,000 -16.67% 12
West Midlands -23 51 £57,500 +12.20% 7
East Midlands -8 47 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Scotland -50 40 £46,250 -11.90% 6
North East -61 16 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wales -8 6 £52,700 -8.35% 6
Northern Ireland -1 3 £85,000 +100.00% 7

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,537 (75.98%) Java
2 1,719 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
3 1,602 (47.98%) Python
4 1,157 (34.65%) Big Data
5 1,100 (32.94%) Apache Spark
6 1,010 (30.25%) Hadoop
7 977 (29.26%) Amazon AWS
8 926 (27.73%) TDD
9 895 (26.80%) Software Engineering
10 842 (25.22%) SQL
11 829 (24.83%) JavaScript
12 703 (21.05%) Machine Learning
13 682 (20.43%) Finance
14 642 (19.23%) Analytics
15 619 (18.54%) DevOps
16 618 (18.51%) Microservices
17 598 (17.91%) Data Science
18 567 (16.98%) NoSQL
19 564 (16.89%) Scrum
20 559 (16.74%) Docker
21 554 (16.59%) Spring
22 522 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
23 521 (15.60%) Kafka
24 515 (15.42%) AngularJS
25 512 (15.33%) Apache Cassandra
26 492 (14.73%) BDD
26 492 (14.73%) C#
27 490 (14.68%) Degree
28 470 (14.08%) Jenkins
29 464 (13.90%) Linux

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 1,100 (32.94%) Apache Spark
2 232 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
3 171 (5.12%) Apache
4 117 (3.50%) SAS
5 94 (2.82%) Apache Solr
6 81 (2.43%) Apache Pig
7 71 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 63 (1.89%) Confluence
9 40 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 33 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 27 (0.81%) nginx
12 26 (0.78%) JBoss
13 25 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
14 22 (0.66%) Jetty
15 18 (0.54%) Ethereum
15 18 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.45%) SharePoint
17 14 (0.42%) Mule
18 10 (0.30%) Hyperledger
19 9 (0.27%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (0.42%) SPSS
2 11 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.21%) Weka
5 6 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.060%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.030%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.030%) HipChat
7 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.090%) Ripple
4 2 (0.060%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.060%) Oracle AML
4 2 (0.060%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.030%) Actimize
5 1 (0.030%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 977 (29.26%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (4.88%) GitHub
4 130 (3.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 127 (3.80%) OpenShift
6 111 (3.32%) Amazon S3
7 108 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
8 92 (2.76%) Serverless
9 84 (2.52%) Amazon Kinesis
10 56 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
11 47 (1.41%) SaaS
12 43 (1.29%) PaaS
13 40 (1.20%) Slack
14 36 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
15 35 (1.05%) IaaS
16 34 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 34 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (0.75%) Office 365
18 24 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
19 23 (0.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.19%) HTTP
2 31 (0.93%) Internet
3 25 (0.75%) DSL
4 18 (0.54%) DAB
5 16 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.45%) IPv4
7 13 (0.39%) IPv6
8 12 (0.36%) DNS
9 8 (0.24%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.24%) Network Security
10 7 (0.21%) Firewall
11 6 (0.18%) AMQP
12 4 (0.12%) SSL
13 3 (0.090%) Skype
14 2 (0.060%) DHCP
14 2 (0.060%) GSM
14 2 (0.060%) LTE
14 2 (0.060%) OpenVPN
14 2 (0.060%) SMS
14 2 (0.060%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,157 (34.65%) Big Data
2 1,010 (30.25%) Hadoop
3 567 (16.98%) NoSQL
4 512 (15.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 390 (11.68%) MongoDB
6 337 (10.09%) Apache Hive
7 273 (8.18%) Relational Database
8 250 (7.49%) HBase
9 233 (6.98%) MySQL
10 158 (4.73%) Impala
10 158 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
11 152 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
12 109 (3.26%) SQL Server
13 105 (3.14%) Redis
14 97 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 91 (2.73%) Data Lake
16 88 (2.64%) Data Mining
17 84 (2.52%) RDBMS
18 65 (1.95%) Sqoop
19 63 (1.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 470 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 317 (9.49%) Git (software)
3 200 (5.99%) Maven
4 148 (4.43%) JIRA
5 125 (3.74%) Cucumber
6 105 (3.14%) Gradle
7 104 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 95 (2.85%) JUnit
9 93 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 91 (2.73%) Selenium
11 90 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 46 (1.38%) Buildbot
12 46 (1.38%) Ranorex
13 42 (1.26%) Subversion
14 41 (1.23%) Gatling
14 41 (1.23%) SoapUI
15 39 (1.17%) JMeter
16 38 (1.14%) Appium
17 28 (0.84%) NeoLoad
17 28 (0.84%) WATIR
General
1 682 (20.43%) Finance
2 234 (7.01%) Retail
3 209 (6.26%) Banking
4 163 (4.88%) Games
5 108 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 88 (2.64%) Front Office
6 88 (2.64%) Marketing
7 82 (2.46%) Advertising
8 73 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 44 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 41 (1.23%) Legal
11 33 (0.99%) Publishing
12 28 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 26 (0.78%) Electronics
14 22 (0.66%) Law
15 18 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 11 (0.33%) Automotive
18 10 (0.30%) Back Office
19 7 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,557 (46.63%) Developer
2 838 (25.10%) Java Developer
3 458 (13.72%) Scala Developer
4 387 (11.59%) Data Engineer
5 336 (10.06%) Software Engineer
6 322 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 250 (7.49%) Java Engineer
8 246 (7.37%) Data Scientist
9 224 (6.71%) Java Scala Developer
10 222 (6.65%) Big Data Engineer
11 219 (6.56%) Software Developer
12 209 (6.26%) Senior Java Developer
13 172 (5.15%) Architect
14 142 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
15 127 (3.80%) Lead Developer
16 110 (3.29%) Agile Developer
17 109 (3.26%) Big Data Developer
18 99 (2.96%) Agile Java Developer
19 92 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
19 92 (2.76%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 554 (16.59%) Spring
2 521 (15.60%) Kafka
3 515 (15.42%) AngularJS
4 443 (13.27%) HTML
5 413 (12.37%) Node.js
6 388 (11.62%) React
7 357 (10.69%) Akka
8 336 (10.06%) REST
9 328 (9.82%) Web Services
10 327 (9.79%) CSS
11 290 (8.69%) RESTful
12 263 (7.88%) .NET
13 234 (7.01%) HTML5
14 220 (6.59%) Spring Boot
15 176 (5.27%) Hibernate
16 170 (5.09%) Play Framework
17 134 (4.01%) Java EE
18 121 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
19 117 (3.50%) CSS3
20 112 (3.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 408 (12.22%) Fintech
2 394 (11.80%) Computer Science
3 318 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 280 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
5 250 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
6 146 (4.37%) User Experience
7 110 (3.29%) Data Structures
8 92 (2.76%) Private Cloud
9 89 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 84 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
11 80 (2.40%) Public Cloud
12 61 (1.83%) Hedge funds
13 57 (1.71%) Online Games
14 47 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
15 44 (1.32%) Clustering
15 44 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 38 (1.14%) Derivative
17 36 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
18 34 (1.02%) Robotics
19 29 (0.87%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 464 (13.90%) Linux
2 210 (6.29%) Unix
3 70 (2.10%) Apple iOS
4 69 (2.07%) Android
5 28 (0.84%) Windows
6 22 (0.66%) CoreOS
7 13 (0.39%) FreeBSD
8 9 (0.27%) CentOS
8 9 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
8 9 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.21%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.060%) Debian
11 2 (0.060%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.060%) Solaris
11 2 (0.060%) SUSE
11 2 (0.060%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.030%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,719 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 926 (27.73%) TDD
3 895 (26.80%) Software Engineering
4 703 (21.05%) Machine Learning
5 642 (19.23%) Analytics
6 619 (18.54%) DevOps
7 618 (18.51%) Microservices
8 598 (17.91%) Data Science
9 564 (16.89%) Scrum
10 522 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 492 (14.73%) BDD
12 365 (10.93%) Mentoring
13 335 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
14 329 (9.85%) Open Source
15 312 (9.34%) Test Automation
16 295 (8.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 288 (8.63%) E-Commerce
18 283 (8.48%) Artificial Intelligence
19 266 (7.97%) Functional Programming
20 260 (7.79%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2,537 (75.98%) Java
2 1,602 (47.98%) Python
3 842 (25.22%) SQL
4 829 (24.83%) JavaScript
5 492 (14.73%) C#
6 422 (12.64%) Java 8
7 379 (11.35%) C++
8 354 (10.60%) R
9 352 (10.54%) Ruby
10 318 (9.52%) Go
11 239 (7.16%) PHP
12 214 (6.41%) Clojure
13 190 (5.69%) C
14 165 (4.94%) Groovy
15 146 (4.37%) Haskell
16 133 (3.98%) Kotlin
17 102 (3.05%) Bash Shell
18 87 (2.61%) Shell Script
19 77 (2.31%) MATLAB
20 71 (2.13%) F#
Qualifications
1 490 (14.68%) Degree
2 137 (4.10%) PhD
3 115 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 89 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 58 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 52 (1.56%) Master's Degree
7 48 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
8 14 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.18%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.090%) PMP
12 2 (0.060%) EMC Certification
12 2 (0.060%) ISEB
12 2 (0.060%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.030%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.030%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.030%) MCSA
13 1 (0.030%) MCSD
13 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.23%) QA
2 49 (1.47%) GDPR
3 44 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.11%) GCP
5 33 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.060%) PMO
7 2 (0.060%) WCAG
8 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.030%) EMIR
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.030%) MiFID
System Software
1 559 (16.74%) Docker
2 138 (4.13%) HDFS
3 112 (3.35%) Apache Flume
4 35 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.15%) Xen
9 3 (0.090%) KVM
10 2 (0.060%) iptables
11 1 (0.030%) GridGain
11 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.030%) MapR-FS
11 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 220 (6.59%) Puppet
2 203 (6.08%) Ansible
3 175 (5.24%) Kubernetes
4 126 (3.77%) Hadoop YARN
5 110 (3.29%) Terraform
6 96 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (1.95%) Mesos
8 51 (1.53%) Oozie
9 50 (1.50%) Nagios
10 29 (0.87%) Prometheus
11 22 (0.66%) Marathon
12 21 (0.63%) Kibana
13 15 (0.45%) Grafana
14 13 (0.39%) Icinga
14 13 (0.39%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.27%) logstash
15 9 (0.27%) Salt
16 8 (0.24%) Graphite
17 7 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
18 5 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 279 (8.36%) Oracle
2 208 (6.23%) Google
3 177 (5.30%) Cloudera
4 103 (3.08%) WorldPay
5 94 (2.82%) Hortonworks
6 86 (2.58%) Microsoft
6 86 (2.58%) Tableau
7 59 (1.77%) Splunk
8 46 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 45 (1.35%) AppDynamics
10 37 (1.11%) Informatica
10 37 (1.11%) MapR
10 37 (1.11%) Talend
11 32 (0.96%) Qualys
12 28 (0.84%) Teradata
13 24 (0.72%) IBM
14 19 (0.57%) Capita
15 17 (0.51%) New Relic
16 16 (0.48%) MuleSoft
17 15 (0.45%) ATG