Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 233 220
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Scala 927 1,815 2,444
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.66% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1,605 1,954
Median annual salary £74,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.07% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

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 37,192 68,240 83,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.08% 54.12% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31,374 56,808 69,729
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 -7 821 £74,750 +3.10% 156
London -2 581 £80,000 +3.23% 103
UK excluding London +64 305 £55,000 - 62
Work from Home -35 150 £70,000 - 32
South East +116 100 £55,000 -4.35% 14
North of England +35 86 £57,500 +4.55% 27
Scotland +56 73 £72,500 +61.11% 7
Yorkshire +28 45 £57,500 +4.55% 14
North West +42 31 £56,250 +2.27% 10
Midlands -14 15 £45,000 -21.74% 3
East of England +98 13 £60,000 -17.24% 3
South West +49 12 £50,000 -4.76% 4
North East +20 10 £55,000 +0.60% 3
West Midlands +30 8 £45,000 -14.29% 2
East Midlands -7 7 £50,500 -22.31% 1
Wales +48 4 £35,000 -19.27% 4
Northern Ireland +14 2 £63,750 +21.43%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 645 (69.58%) Java
2 527 (56.85%) Python
3 467 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
4 432 (46.60%) AWS
5 290 (31.28%) Microservices
6 287 (30.96%) Kafka
7 281 (30.31%) Apache Spark
8 275 (29.67%) DevOps
9 269 (29.02%) SQL
10 264 (28.48%) Docker
10 264 (28.48%) Kubernetes
11 253 (27.29%) Finance
12 251 (27.08%) Software Engineering
13 245 (26.43%) JavaScript
14 237 (25.57%) TDD
15 225 (24.27%) NoSQL
16 219 (23.62%) Big Data
17 206 (22.22%) GCP
18 197 (21.25%) Kotlin
19 196 (21.14%) Azure
20 157 (16.94%) Hadoop
21 154 (16.61%) Data Science
22 150 (16.18%) Spring
22 150 (16.18%) C#
23 149 (16.07%) Terraform
24 144 (15.53%) Go
25 134 (14.46%) Machine Learning
26 133 (14.35%) Test Automation
27 132 (14.24%) AngularJS
28 123 (13.27%) PostgreSQL

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
1 281 (30.31%) Apache Spark
2 108 (11.65%) Apache
3 62 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (3.02%) Apache Airflow
5 16 (1.73%) Confluence
6 15 (1.62%) Luigi
7 13 (1.40%) Tornado
8 9 (0.97%) JBoss
8 9 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.54%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.43%) IIS
11 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.32%) SAS
12 2 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (0.86%) InVision
1 8 (0.86%) Sketch
2 3 (0.32%) SPSS
2 3 (0.32%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 432 (46.60%) AWS
2 206 (22.22%) GCP
3 196 (21.14%) Azure
4 63 (6.80%) Serverless
5 54 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (5.72%) Amazon S3
7 48 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (4.75%) SaaS
9 41 (4.42%) AWS Lambda
10 37 (3.99%) GitHub
11 30 (3.24%) Power Platform
12 20 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 20 (2.16%) Stackdriver
13 19 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
14 12 (1.29%) IaaS
14 12 (1.29%) PaaS
15 11 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
17 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.13%) HTTP
2 7 (0.76%) Firewall
3 6 (0.65%) SSL
3 6 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.43%) Internet
5 3 (0.32%) 5G
5 3 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (24.27%) NoSQL
2 219 (23.62%) Big Data
3 157 (16.94%) Hadoop
4 123 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
5 122 (13.16%) MongoDB
6 85 (9.17%) Relational Database
7 59 (6.36%) Data Lake
8 57 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 56 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (5.72%) Apache Hive
11 44 (4.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 39 (4.21%) BigQuery
12 39 (4.21%) Redis
13 37 (3.99%) RDBMS
14 33 (3.56%) Apache Ignite
15 30 (3.24%) Power BI
16 28 (3.02%) MySQL
17 26 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
17 26 (2.80%) Tableau
18 25 (2.70%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 110 (11.87%) Git (software)
2 68 (7.34%) JIRA
3 62 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 37 (3.99%) Selenium
5 35 (3.78%) Maven
6 27 (2.91%) JUnit
7 22 (2.37%) Gradle
8 21 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.73%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.73%) IntelliJ
10 13 (1.40%) Cypress.io
11 12 (1.29%) JMeter
12 8 (0.86%) PostCSS
12 8 (0.86%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.76%) Appium
13 7 (0.76%) Capybara
13 7 (0.76%) minitest
13 7 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.76%) TestNG
13 7 (0.76%) Zephyr
General
1 253 (27.29%) Finance
2 109 (11.76%) Banking
3 49 (5.29%) Front Office
4 36 (3.88%) Public Sector
5 34 (3.67%) Games
6 25 (2.70%) Marketing
7 18 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.94%) Law
7 18 (1.94%) Retail
7 18 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.29%) Advertising
9 8 (0.86%) French Language
10 4 (0.43%) Electronics
10 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 435 (46.93%) Developer
2 191 (20.60%) Data Engineer
3 154 (16.61%) Java Developer
4 143 (15.43%) Scala Developer
5 139 (14.99%) Software Engineer
6 74 (7.98%) Senior Developer
7 70 (7.55%) Scala Engineer
8 62 (6.69%) Java Engineer
9 53 (5.72%) Digital Developer
10 49 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 48 (5.18%) Big Data Engineer
12 45 (4.85%) Python Engineer
13 41 (4.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 37 (3.99%) Senior Data Engineer
15 34 (3.67%) Java Software Engineer
16 28 (3.02%) Data Scientist
16 28 (3.02%) Python Software Engineer
17 26 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
17 26 (2.80%) Backend Developer
17 26 (2.80%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (30.96%) Kafka
2 150 (16.18%) Spring
3 132 (14.24%) AngularJS
4 121 (13.05%) React
5 117 (12.62%) RESTful
6 115 (12.41%) Node.js
7 105 (11.33%) Spring Boot
8 93 (10.03%) Vue.js
9 78 (8.41%) Web Services
10 71 (7.66%) JSON
11 52 (5.61%) Akka
12 51 (5.50%) HTML
13 50 (5.39%) CSS
14 49 (5.29%) React Native
15 46 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
16 45 (4.85%) REST
17 42 (4.53%) GraphQL
17 42 (4.53%) HTML5
18 38 (4.10%) .NET
19 35 (3.78%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.06%) Algorithms
2 62 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (5.83%) Data Structures
5 51 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (5.39%) Equities
6 50 (5.39%) Hedge funds
7 43 (4.64%) Derivative
8 40 (4.31%) Fixed Income
9 37 (3.99%) Mobile App
10 35 (3.78%) Cloud Native
11 27 (2.91%) User Experience
12 25 (2.70%) Tandem
13 20 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (1.94%) Social Network
15 16 (1.73%) Credit Risk
16 11 (1.19%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.19%) Market Risk
17 9 (0.97%) Social Media
17 9 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (8.20%) Linux
2 32 (3.45%) Unix
3 16 (1.73%) Windows
4 3 (0.32%) Android
4 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.32%) Solaris
5 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (31.28%) Microservices
3 275 (29.67%) DevOps
4 251 (27.08%) Software Engineering
5 237 (25.57%) TDD
6 154 (16.61%) Data Science
7 134 (14.46%) Machine Learning
8 133 (14.35%) Test Automation
9 98 (10.57%) ETL
9 98 (10.57%) Scrum
10 95 (10.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 91 (9.82%) Analytics
12 81 (8.74%) OO
13 77 (8.31%) BDD
13 77 (8.31%) Fintech
13 77 (8.31%) Mentoring
14 75 (8.09%) Asset Management
15 73 (7.87%) Kanban
16 72 (7.77%) Functional Programming
17 69 (7.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 645 (69.58%) Java
2 527 (56.85%) Python
3 269 (29.02%) SQL
4 245 (26.43%) JavaScript
5 197 (21.25%) Kotlin
6 150 (16.18%) C#
7 144 (15.53%) Go
8 121 (13.05%) TypeScript
9 104 (11.22%) Ruby
10 94 (10.14%) C++
11 66 (7.12%) Clojure
12 62 (6.69%) Java 8
13 48 (5.18%) R
14 39 (4.21%) Bash Shell
15 29 (3.13%) ES6
15 29 (3.13%) PHP
16 24 (2.59%) C
16 24 (2.59%) Elixir
17 22 (2.37%) Groovy
18 21 (2.27%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 65 (7.01%) Degree
2 46 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.83%) PhD
6 8 (0.86%) SANS
7 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.22%) HND
9 2 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.01%) QA
2 8 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.86%) WCAG
3 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.22%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 264 (28.48%) Docker
2 14 (1.51%) HDFS
3 6 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 264 (28.48%) Kubernetes
2 149 (16.07%) Terraform
3 41 (4.42%) Ansible
4 30 (3.24%) Grafana
5 28 (3.02%) Puppet
6 12 (1.29%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.19%) Oozie
7 11 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.97%) Istio
9 7 (0.76%) Marathon
9 7 (0.76%) Mesos
10 2 (0.22%) Kibana
11 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 59 (6.36%) Google
2 38 (4.10%) Databricks
3 36 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.27%) Oracle
4 21 (2.27%) Splunk
5 19 (2.05%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.29%) Cloudera
7 11 (1.19%) Solace
7 11 (1.19%) Talend
8 9 (0.97%) Adobe
9 7 (0.76%) Facebook
10 6 (0.65%) webMethods
11 5 (0.54%) Teradata
12 3 (0.32%) IFS
12 3 (0.32%) Informatica
12 3 (0.32%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.22%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.22%) Alteryx
13 2 (0.22%) Cognos
14 1 (0.11%) Sitecore