Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 185 211
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 +49
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,447 3,266 2,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.90% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 3.38% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,914 2,608 2,357
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +5.77%

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 77,682 96,598 95,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.06% 56.11% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63,607 80,534 80,271
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 June 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 19 June 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 -24 2,346 £72,500 +3.57% 183
London -10 1,661 £80,000 +6.67% 125
UK excluding London -28 763 £56,250 +2.27% 72
South East -56 215 £57,500 -8.37% 13
North of England -10 190 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South West +5 113 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Midlands +53 108 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Yorkshire -7 87 £55,000 +10.00% 7
North West -20 82 £65,000 +20.93% 9
East of England -4 69 £65,000 +13.04% 19
Scotland +44 65 £45,000 -7.69% 10
East Midlands +58 62 £57,500 +4.55% 1
West Midlands +14 46 £68,750 +10.00% 3
North East +27 21 £49,337 -1.33%
Northern Ireland -16 15 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Wales +4 1 £35,000 -34.88%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,783 (72.86%) Java
2 1,508 (61.63%) Python
3 1,266 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
4 932 (38.09%) Big Data
5 931 (38.05%) Apache Spark
6 926 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
7 879 (35.92%) Hadoop
8 704 (28.77%) SQL
9 646 (26.40%) Software Engineering
10 604 (24.68%) Kafka
11 595 (24.32%) DevOps
12 563 (23.01%) Analytics
13 552 (22.56%) TDD
14 533 (21.78%) NoSQL
15 522 (21.33%) Data Science
16 465 (19.00%) Machine Learning
17 454 (18.55%) Docker
18 448 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
19 419 (17.12%) Apache Hive
20 410 (16.76%) JavaScript
21 405 (16.55%) Microservices
22 399 (16.31%) Scrum
23 395 (16.14%) Finance
24 375 (15.32%) Degree
25 365 (14.92%) Google Cloud Platform
26 352 (14.38%) Apache Cassandra
27 332 (13.57%) Linux
28 323 (13.20%) Kubernetes
29 317 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
30 302 (12.34%) Spring

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
1 931 (38.05%) Apache Spark
2 199 (8.13%) Apache Pig
3 184 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
4 168 (6.87%) Apache
5 59 (2.41%) Apache Solr
6 37 (1.51%) Confluence
7 33 (1.35%) JBoss
8 26 (1.06%) SAS
8 26 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.61%) Hyperledger
10 13 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.25%) WildFly
13 5 (0.20%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.20%) nginx
14 4 (0.16%) CMS
14 4 (0.16%) Luigi
14 4 (0.16%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.61%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.12%) Weka
5 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 33 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.082%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.082%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.041%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 926 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 448 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 365 (14.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 92 (3.76%) Power Platform
5 88 (3.60%) Serverless
6 86 (3.51%) Office 365
7 71 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
7 71 (2.90%) GitHub
8 70 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
9 67 (2.74%) G Suite
10 65 (2.66%) Amazon EMR
11 61 (2.49%) Amazon S3
12 59 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
13 58 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
14 44 (1.80%) OpenShift
15 42 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
16 41 (1.68%) PaaS
17 36 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
18 28 (1.14%) IaaS
18 28 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.49%) HTTP
2 35 (1.43%) Internet
3 13 (0.53%) DSL
4 12 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (0.45%) LAN
5 11 (0.45%) WAN
6 10 (0.41%) Network Security
6 10 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (0.37%) Firewall
8 5 (0.20%) MQTT
9 4 (0.16%) FTP
10 3 (0.12%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.082%) VPN
11 2 (0.082%) Wireless
12 1 (0.041%) AMQP
12 1 (0.041%) DNS
12 1 (0.041%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.041%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.041%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (38.09%) Big Data
2 879 (35.92%) Hadoop
3 533 (21.78%) NoSQL
4 419 (17.12%) Apache Hive
5 352 (14.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 294 (12.01%) HBase
7 285 (11.65%) MongoDB
8 185 (7.56%) Impala
9 151 (6.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 150 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
11 132 (5.39%) SQL Server
12 131 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
13 125 (5.11%) Sqoop
14 124 (5.07%) MySQL
15 107 (4.37%) Relational Database
16 98 (4.00%) CouchDB
17 92 (3.76%) Power BI
18 84 (3.43%) Neo4j
18 84 (3.43%) QlikView
19 81 (3.31%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 270 (11.03%) Jenkins
2 227 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 123 (5.03%) Cucumber
4 121 (4.94%) Selenium
5 93 (3.80%) JIRA
6 81 (3.31%) Maven
7 75 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 73 (2.98%) Gatling
9 68 (2.78%) SoapUI
10 66 (2.70%) Appium
11 64 (2.62%) Buildbot
11 64 (2.62%) Ranorex
11 64 (2.62%) WATIR
12 60 (2.45%) JMeter
13 57 (2.33%) JUnit
14 54 (2.21%) NeoLoad
15 52 (2.13%) WebLOAD
16 48 (1.96%) Gradle
17 43 (1.76%) GitLab
18 33 (1.35%) Travis CI
General
1 395 (16.14%) Finance
2 257 (10.50%) Banking
3 214 (8.75%) Retail
4 157 (6.42%) Law
5 57 (2.33%) Games
6 53 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 50 (2.04%) Front Office
8 33 (1.35%) Marketing
9 32 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.65%) Advertising
12 12 (0.49%) Publishing
13 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.33%) Legal
14 8 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.20%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.20%) Automotive
15 5 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.20%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.20%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 919 (37.56%) Developer
2 544 (22.23%) Data Engineer
3 417 (17.04%) Java Developer
4 345 (14.10%) Scala Developer
5 296 (12.10%) Big Data Engineer
6 252 (10.30%) Software Engineer
7 193 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 153 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 152 (6.21%) Architect
10 144 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
11 138 (5.64%) Java Engineer
12 132 (5.39%) Senior Data Engineer
13 124 (5.07%) Python Engineer
14 112 (4.58%) Data Scientist
15 99 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
16 95 (3.88%) Hadoop Engineer
17 92 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
18 91 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
19 88 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
20 85 (3.47%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (24.68%) Kafka
2 302 (12.34%) Spring
3 235 (9.60%) Web Services
4 228 (9.32%) Node.js
5 197 (8.05%) REST
6 182 (7.44%) React
7 166 (6.78%) .NET
8 163 (6.66%) AngularJS
9 160 (6.54%) Akka
10 138 (5.64%) Play Framework
11 137 (5.60%) HTML
12 134 (5.48%) Spring Boot
13 122 (4.99%) RESTful
14 119 (4.86%) CSS
15 96 (3.92%) Apache NiFi
16 89 (3.64%) JSON
17 75 (3.06%) Spark Streaming
18 72 (2.94%) HTML5
19 70 (2.86%) Pandas
20 67 (2.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 289 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (6.13%) Algorithms
3 147 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
4 96 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 60 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 55 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (2.25%) User Experience
7 36 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 34 (1.39%) Robotics
9 33 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 22 (0.90%) Market Risk
11 22 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 19 (0.78%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.74%) Life Science
14 17 (0.69%) Derivative
15 16 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
15 16 (0.65%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.61%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.61%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 332 (13.57%) Linux
2 156 (6.38%) Unix
3 47 (1.92%) Android
4 42 (1.72%) Windows
5 35 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 18 (0.74%) CentOS
8 13 (0.53%) CoreOS
9 12 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.16%) Debian
10 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.082%) HPUX
11 2 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,266 (51.74%) Agile Software Development
2 646 (26.40%) Software Engineering
3 595 (24.32%) DevOps
4 563 (23.01%) Analytics
5 552 (22.56%) TDD
6 522 (21.33%) Data Science
7 465 (19.00%) Machine Learning
8 405 (16.55%) Microservices
9 399 (16.31%) Scrum
10 317 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
11 302 (12.34%) Data Engineering
12 291 (11.89%) BDD
13 261 (10.67%) ETL
14 242 (9.89%) Test Automation
15 233 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
16 228 (9.32%) Kanban
17 226 (9.24%) Open Source
18 223 (9.11%) Computer Science
19 222 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
20 217 (8.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,783 (72.86%) Java
2 1,508 (61.63%) Python
3 704 (28.77%) SQL
4 410 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 298 (12.18%) C#
6 260 (10.63%) C++
7 256 (10.46%) Ruby
8 251 (10.26%) R
9 222 (9.07%) C
10 176 (7.19%) Java 8
11 158 (6.46%) Go
12 141 (5.76%) Clojure
13 130 (5.31%) PHP
14 128 (5.23%) Groovy
15 120 (4.90%) Kotlin
16 98 (4.00%) Haskell
17 56 (2.29%) PL/SQL
18 52 (2.13%) Shell Script
19 50 (2.04%) Bash Shell
20 48 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 375 (15.32%) Degree
2 87 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 85 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (2.66%) PhD
5 43 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 33 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.16%) MCSA
10 4 (0.16%) MCSE
10 4 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.12%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.082%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.041%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.90%) QA
2 63 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.27%) GDPR
4 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.16%) NIST
5 1 (0.041%) COBIT
5 1 (0.041%) MiFID
5 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 454 (18.55%) Docker
2 111 (4.54%) Apache Flume
3 98 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 98 (4.00%) HDFS
4 5 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.041%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.041%) etcd
5 1 (0.041%) Firmware
5 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.041%) Xen
Systems Management
1 323 (13.20%) Kubernetes
2 193 (7.89%) Oozie
3 164 (6.70%) Ansible
4 128 (5.23%) Terraform
5 126 (5.15%) Hadoop YARN
6 65 (2.66%) Puppet
7 59 (2.41%) Ambari
8 58 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (1.10%) Nagios
10 25 (1.02%) Kibana
11 19 (0.78%) Rancher
12 18 (0.74%) Mesos
13 15 (0.61%) Prometheus
13 15 (0.61%) Salt
14 11 (0.45%) Marathon
15 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (0.41%) SCCM
16 9 (0.37%) logstash
17 8 (0.33%) Grafana
18 5 (0.20%) Chukwa
Vendors
1 252 (10.30%) Google
2 223 (9.11%) Cloudera
3 171 (6.99%) Oracle
4 139 (5.68%) Tableau
5 137 (5.60%) Hortonworks
6 93 (3.80%) Microsoft
7 81 (3.31%) Databricks
8 79 (3.23%) MapR
9 61 (2.49%) Informatica
10 37 (1.51%) IBM
11 34 (1.39%) WorldPay
12 32 (1.31%) Sybase
13 28 (1.14%) Teradata
14 27 (1.10%) Talend
15 20 (0.82%) Netezza
16 13 (0.53%) Red Hat
17 12 (0.49%) Ab Initio
17 12 (0.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
17 12 (0.49%) Splunk
18 11 (0.45%) SolarWinds