Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 226 227
Rank change year-on-year +34 +1 +117
Permanent jobs citing Scala 3,037 2,823 2,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.80% 1.60% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 2.88% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,394 2,344 2,600
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year +0.88% +7.04% -3.18%

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 94,322 97,925 103,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.82% 55.56% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,325 80,918 89,393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +35 2,947 £70,000 +3.70% 344
London +7 2,049 £75,000 +7.14% 209
UK excluding London +46 927 £57,500 +0.88% 151
South East +50 305 £60,000 - 42
North of England +43 241 £52,500 -4.55% 44
North West +80 142 £55,000 +15.79% 20
East of England +95 137 £57,500 +8.49% 17
South West +34 108 £57,500 - 14
Midlands +17 102 £60,000 +23.71% 18
Yorkshire -4 82 £50,000 -16.67% 20
West Midlands +35 66 £60,000 +14.29% 9
East Midlands +2 34 £67,500 +92.86% 9
Scotland -58 25 £56,250 -6.25% 13
North East -19 17 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Wales +9 10 £59,000 +62.20% 1
Northern Ireland +3 7 £55,000 -3.51% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2,308 (76.00%) Java
2 1,666 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1,405 (46.26%) Python
4 988 (32.53%) Big Data
5 973 (32.04%) Apache Spark
6 913 (30.06%) TDD
7 903 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
8 878 (28.91%) SQL
9 860 (28.32%) Hadoop
10 727 (23.94%) JavaScript
11 701 (23.08%) Software Engineering
12 645 (21.24%) Finance
13 619 (20.38%) Analytics
14 618 (20.35%) Kafka
15 567 (18.67%) DevOps
16 565 (18.60%) NoSQL
17 561 (18.47%) Microservices
18 555 (18.27%) Machine Learning
19 546 (17.98%) Docker
20 541 (17.81%) Spring
21 521 (17.16%) Data Science
22 490 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
23 461 (15.18%) Scrum
24 446 (14.69%) C#
25 440 (14.49%) C++
26 429 (14.13%) AngularJS
27 423 (13.93%) Apache Cassandra
28 408 (13.43%) Java 8
29 402 (13.24%) BDD
30 400 (13.17%) Degree

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
1 973 (32.04%) Apache Spark
2 193 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
3 164 (5.40%) Apache
4 75 (2.47%) Apache Pig
5 67 (2.21%) SAS
6 63 (2.07%) Ethereum
7 56 (1.84%) Confluence
8 51 (1.68%) Apache Solr
9 40 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 40 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 22 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
12 11 (0.36%) JBoss
12 11 (0.36%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.33%) Documentum
13 10 (0.33%) FileNet
13 10 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.23%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.23%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 10 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.066%) SPSS
4 1 (0.033%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.033%) Mingle
4 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
4 1 (0.033%) Weka
Business Applications
1 45 (1.48%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.63%) Ripple
4 7 (0.23%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.20%) Actimize
6 1 (0.033%) BASE24
6 1 (0.033%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.033%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 903 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 117 (3.85%) GitHub
5 109 (3.59%) Serverless
6 100 (3.29%) Amazon S3
7 80 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
8 74 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
9 71 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
9 71 (2.34%) OpenShift
10 62 (2.04%) Slack
11 59 (1.94%) PaaS
12 56 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
13 52 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
14 49 (1.61%) SaaS
15 36 (1.19%) Office 365
16 32 (1.05%) IaaS
17 30 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
18 27 (0.89%) G Suite
19 20 (0.66%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.84%) HTTP
2 30 (0.99%) Internet
3 23 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.69%) IPv4
4 21 (0.69%) IPv6
5 12 (0.40%) DAB
6 10 (0.33%) DNS
7 9 (0.30%) DSL
7 9 (0.30%) Network Security
8 5 (0.16%) Firewall
9 3 (0.099%) SMS
10 2 (0.066%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.066%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.066%) VPN
11 1 (0.033%) 5G
11 1 (0.033%) SNMP
11 1 (0.033%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 988 (32.53%) Big Data
2 860 (28.32%) Hadoop
3 565 (18.60%) NoSQL
4 423 (13.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 326 (10.73%) Apache Hive
6 309 (10.17%) MongoDB
7 262 (8.63%) Relational Database
8 197 (6.49%) MySQL
9 190 (6.26%) HBase
10 167 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
11 161 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
12 154 (5.07%) Impala
13 125 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
13 125 (4.12%) SQL Server
14 120 (3.95%) Redis
15 93 (3.06%) Data Lake
16 92 (3.03%) Blockchain
17 87 (2.86%) RDBMS
18 80 (2.63%) Sqoop
19 67 (2.21%) Flink
Development Applications
1 385 (12.68%) Jenkins
2 350 (11.52%) Git (software)
3 148 (4.87%) JUnit
4 142 (4.68%) Maven
5 111 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 106 (3.49%) JIRA
7 94 (3.10%) Gradle
8 91 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 90 (2.96%) TeamCity
10 88 (2.90%) Selenium
11 43 (1.42%) JMeter
12 41 (1.35%) SoapUI
13 38 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 35 (1.15%) Appium
15 34 (1.12%) Bitbucket
15 34 (1.12%) Gatling
15 34 (1.12%) Mocha
16 33 (1.09%) GitLab
17 29 (0.95%) Buildbot
17 29 (0.95%) GoCD
General
1 645 (21.24%) Finance
2 325 (10.70%) Banking
3 188 (6.19%) Retail
4 179 (5.89%) Investment Banking
5 159 (5.24%) Games
6 156 (5.14%) Front Office
7 93 (3.06%) Financial Institution
8 75 (2.47%) Advertising
9 61 (2.01%) Marketing
10 58 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 31 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (0.92%) Publishing
13 26 (0.86%) Law
14 25 (0.82%) Back Office
15 24 (0.79%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.43%) Automotive
17 11 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.33%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.20%) Military
20 5 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,481 (48.77%) Developer
2 785 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 427 (14.06%) Scala Developer
4 394 (12.97%) Data Engineer
5 375 (12.35%) Senior Developer
6 267 (8.79%) Software Engineer
7 266 (8.76%) Big Data Engineer
8 231 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 214 (7.05%) Data Scientist
10 210 (6.91%) Software Developer
11 209 (6.88%) Java Engineer
12 198 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
13 130 (4.28%) Java Software Engineer
14 128 (4.21%) Architect
15 120 (3.95%) Big Data Developer
16 102 (3.36%) Agile Developer
17 99 (3.26%) Java Software Developer
17 99 (3.26%) Lead Developer
18 93 (3.06%) AWS Developer
19 91 (3.00%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (20.35%) Kafka
2 541 (17.81%) Spring
3 429 (14.13%) AngularJS
4 385 (12.68%) HTML
5 358 (11.79%) Node.js
6 345 (11.36%) React
7 325 (10.70%) Akka
8 315 (10.37%) Web Services
9 293 (9.65%) RESTful
10 266 (8.76%) .NET
11 247 (8.13%) REST
12 244 (8.03%) CSS
13 219 (7.21%) Spring Boot
14 165 (5.43%) HTML5
15 149 (4.91%) Hibernate
16 140 (4.61%) Play Framework
17 122 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
17 122 (4.02%) TensorFlow
18 92 (3.03%) JSON
19 76 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 369 (12.15%) Computer Science
2 275 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
3 266 (8.76%) Algorithms
4 244 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
5 243 (8.00%) Fintech
6 138 (4.54%) Data Structures
7 104 (3.42%) User Experience
8 103 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 82 (2.70%) Public Cloud
10 80 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
11 75 (2.47%) Derivative
12 63 (2.07%) Hedge funds
13 60 (1.98%) Bitcoin
14 57 (1.88%) Fixed Income
15 53 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 45 (1.48%) Equities
17 42 (1.38%) Mobile App
18 40 (1.32%) Online Games
19 38 (1.25%) Private Cloud
20 32 (1.05%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 391 (12.87%) Linux
2 171 (5.63%) Unix
3 55 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 48 (1.58%) Android
5 31 (1.02%) Windows
6 21 (0.69%) FreeBSD
7 16 (0.53%) VMS
8 9 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.26%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.099%) CentOS
10 3 (0.099%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.099%) Solaris
10 3 (0.099%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.066%) SUSE
11 2 (0.066%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.033%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.033%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,666 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 913 (30.06%) TDD
3 701 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 619 (20.38%) Analytics
5 567 (18.67%) DevOps
6 561 (18.47%) Microservices
7 555 (18.27%) Machine Learning
8 521 (17.16%) Data Science
9 490 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 461 (15.18%) Scrum
11 402 (13.24%) BDD
12 382 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
13 283 (9.32%) Mentoring
14 271 (8.92%) Test Automation
15 265 (8.73%) Open Source
16 248 (8.17%) ETL
17 240 (7.90%) Continuous Delivery
18 238 (7.84%) OO
19 228 (7.51%) Mathematics
20 222 (7.31%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 2,308 (76.00%) Java
2 1,405 (46.26%) Python
3 878 (28.91%) SQL
4 727 (23.94%) JavaScript
5 446 (14.69%) C#
6 440 (14.49%) C++
7 408 (13.43%) Java 8
8 330 (10.87%) Ruby
9 312 (10.27%) R
10 267 (8.79%) Go
11 180 (5.93%) C
12 167 (5.50%) Groovy
13 158 (5.20%) Kotlin
14 139 (4.58%) PHP
15 131 (4.31%) Clojure
15 131 (4.31%) Haskell
16 120 (3.95%) Shell Script
17 82 (2.70%) Bash Shell
18 64 (2.11%) Perl
19 56 (1.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 400 (13.17%) Degree
2 137 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (2.96%) PhD
4 45 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
5 41 (1.35%) Master's Degree
6 39 (1.28%) Security Cleared
7 15 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.30%) MCSA
10 8 (0.26%) MCSE
11 5 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.13%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.099%) ISEB
13 3 (0.099%) PMP
14 2 (0.066%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.066%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.033%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.72%) QA
2 67 (2.21%) GCP
3 39 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.05%) GDPR
5 26 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.36%) MiFID
7 4 (0.13%) PMO
8 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.033%) HL7
9 1 (0.033%) PSD2
9 1 (0.033%) SEPA
9 1 (0.033%) UCITS
System Software
1 546 (17.98%) Docker
2 191 (6.29%) HDFS
3 138 (4.54%) Apache Flume
4 32 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.23%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.13%) Xen
10 2 (0.066%) iptables
10 2 (0.066%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 253 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 147 (4.84%) Ansible
3 137 (4.51%) Terraform
4 129 (4.25%) Puppet
5 97 (3.19%) Hadoop YARN
6 82 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (2.37%) Oozie
8 71 (2.34%) Prometheus
9 61 (2.01%) Mesos
10 45 (1.48%) Kibana
11 31 (1.02%) Grafana
12 29 (0.95%) Nagios
13 21 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
13 21 (0.69%) Icinga
13 21 (0.69%) Marathon
14 20 (0.66%) logstash
15 18 (0.59%) ZABBIX
16 14 (0.46%) Salt
17 12 (0.40%) Rancher
18 6 (0.20%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 247 (8.13%) Oracle
2 197 (6.49%) Google
3 182 (5.99%) Cloudera
4 131 (4.31%) Hortonworks
5 87 (2.86%) Tableau
6 78 (2.57%) Microsoft
7 70 (2.30%) WorldPay
8 67 (2.21%) Informatica
9 59 (1.94%) Splunk
10 55 (1.81%) Talend
11 54 (1.78%) MapR
12 36 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 27 (0.89%) AppDynamics
13 27 (0.89%) IBM
14 26 (0.86%) Databricks
15 25 (0.82%) SnapLogic
16 23 (0.76%) RapidMiner
17 21 (0.69%) EXASOL
18 20 (0.66%) Rackspace
19 18 (0.59%) New Relic