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

Scala
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 228 214
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 +79
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,739 2,766 3,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 1.58% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 2.86% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,089 2,307 2,701
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,700 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 91,556 96,643 100,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.29% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76,173 79,233 87,041
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 October 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 October 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 +17 2,647 £70,000 +3.70% 370
London -3 1,881 £75,000 +5.63% 253
UK excluding London +57 814 £57,500 +4.55% 144
South East -13 231 £60,000 - 28
North of England +45 204 £52,500 -2.33% 48
South West +54 128 £60,000 +4.35% 16
North West +34 117 £57,500 +15.00% 22
East of England +63 113 £52,500 -4.55% 11
Midlands +28 98 £65,000 +25.00% 14
Yorkshire +15 70 £50,000 -9.09% 22
West Midlands +34 56 £60,000 +14.29% 4
East Midlands +7 41 £70,000 +41.41% 10
Scotland -24 35 £52,500 +5.00% 10
North East +5 17 £47,500 +15.15% 4
Wales -1 13 £55,250 +33.13% 12
Northern Ireland +13 9 £42,500 -25.44% 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,084 (76.09%) Java
2 1,562 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1,265 (46.18%) Python
4 902 (32.93%) Apache Spark
5 892 (32.57%) Amazon AWS
6 870 (31.76%) Big Data
7 841 (30.70%) TDD
8 799 (29.17%) SQL
9 756 (27.60%) Hadoop
10 658 (24.02%) JavaScript
11 591 (21.58%) Finance
12 579 (21.14%) Software Engineering
13 568 (20.74%) Kafka
14 563 (20.55%) NoSQL
15 522 (19.06%) Microservices
16 517 (18.88%) DevOps
17 502 (18.33%) Docker
18 480 (17.52%) Analytics
19 460 (16.79%) Spring
20 429 (15.66%) Machine Learning
21 427 (15.59%) Data Science
22 410 (14.97%) Scrum
23 409 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
24 407 (14.86%) C#
25 390 (14.24%) AngularJS
26 373 (13.62%) Degree
27 357 (13.03%) C++
28 356 (13.00%) React
28 356 (13.00%) Git (software)
28 356 (13.00%) Apache Cassandra

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
1 902 (32.93%) Apache Spark
2 189 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
3 173 (6.32%) Apache
4 87 (3.18%) Apache Pig
5 56 (2.04%) Ethereum
6 41 (1.50%) SAS
7 40 (1.46%) Confluence
8 39 (1.42%) Apache Solr
9 23 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (0.58%) CMS
11 15 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.47%) EPiServer
12 13 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.37%) JBoss
14 9 (0.33%) WildFly
15 8 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.18%) Documentum
17 5 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.11%) SPSS
4 2 (0.073%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.037%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.037%) Mingle
5 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.037%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.037%) Weka
Business Applications
1 35 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (0.73%) Ripple
3 17 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.18%) Actimize
4 5 (0.18%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.037%) BASE24
5 1 (0.037%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 892 (32.57%) Amazon AWS
2 271 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 118 (4.31%) Serverless
5 99 (3.61%) GitHub
6 88 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
7 86 (3.14%) Amazon EMR
8 85 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
9 82 (2.99%) Amazon Kinesis
10 72 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
11 71 (2.59%) Amazon S3
12 65 (2.37%) SaaS
13 64 (2.34%) PaaS
14 61 (2.23%) Slack
15 46 (1.68%) OpenShift
16 40 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 40 (1.46%) IaaS
17 36 (1.31%) Office 365
18 28 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
19 20 (0.73%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.70%) HTTP
2 43 (1.57%) Internet
3 16 (0.58%) Network Security
4 9 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.29%) IPv4
5 8 (0.29%) IPv6
6 7 (0.26%) DNS
7 4 (0.15%) Firewall
8 3 (0.11%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.11%) SMS
9 2 (0.073%) DAB
10 1 (0.037%) 5G
10 1 (0.037%) BitTorrent
10 1 (0.037%) SNMP
10 1 (0.037%) SSH
10 1 (0.037%) SSL
10 1 (0.037%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (31.76%) Big Data
2 756 (27.60%) Hadoop
3 563 (20.55%) NoSQL
4 356 (13.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 342 (12.49%) Apache Hive
6 293 (10.70%) MongoDB
7 245 (8.94%) Relational Database
8 210 (7.67%) HBase
9 177 (6.46%) MySQL
10 160 (5.84%) Amazon Redshift
11 154 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
12 136 (4.97%) Impala
13 135 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
14 125 (4.56%) SQL Server
15 98 (3.58%) Redis
16 84 (3.07%) Data Lake
17 83 (3.03%) Blockchain
18 82 (2.99%) Flink
19 79 (2.88%) RDBMS
20 70 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 356 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 320 (11.68%) Jenkins
3 113 (4.13%) Maven
4 111 (4.05%) JUnit
5 91 (3.32%) JIRA
6 84 (3.07%) Cucumber
7 75 (2.74%) Selenium
8 73 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 68 (2.48%) Gradle
10 62 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 40 (1.46%) Mocha
12 36 (1.31%) CircleCI
13 35 (1.28%) JMeter
14 34 (1.24%) GoCD
15 33 (1.20%) Subversion
16 31 (1.13%) Bitbucket
17 30 (1.10%) SoapUI
18 27 (0.99%) Appium
19 26 (0.95%) Gatling
19 26 (0.95%) GitLab
General
1 591 (21.58%) Finance
2 312 (11.39%) Banking
3 164 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 161 (5.88%) Front Office
5 158 (5.77%) Retail
6 127 (4.64%) Games
7 77 (2.81%) Financial Institution
8 55 (2.01%) Advertising
9 50 (1.83%) Marketing
10 43 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.24%) Law
12 27 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.77%) Back Office
14 20 (0.73%) Publishing
14 20 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.69%) Automotive
16 18 (0.66%) Military
17 13 (0.47%) Multimedia
18 12 (0.44%) Legal
19 8 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,365 (49.84%) Developer
2 703 (25.67%) Java Developer
3 429 (15.66%) Scala Developer
4 376 (13.73%) Data Engineer
5 347 (12.67%) Senior Developer
6 270 (9.86%) Big Data Engineer
7 222 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 204 (7.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 196 (7.16%) Java Scala Developer
10 181 (6.61%) Java Engineer
11 175 (6.39%) Software Developer
12 153 (5.59%) Data Scientist
13 130 (4.75%) Architect
14 122 (4.45%) Big Data Developer
15 101 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
16 100 (3.65%) Lead Developer
17 89 (3.25%) Agile Developer
18 88 (3.21%) Java Software Developer
19 86 (3.14%) AWS Developer
20 85 (3.10%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (20.74%) Kafka
2 460 (16.79%) Spring
3 390 (14.24%) AngularJS
4 356 (13.00%) React
5 336 (12.27%) Node.js
6 330 (12.05%) HTML
7 275 (10.04%) Akka
8 256 (9.35%) Web Services
9 241 (8.80%) .NET
10 238 (8.69%) REST
11 237 (8.65%) RESTful
12 204 (7.45%) CSS
13 195 (7.12%) Spring Boot
14 153 (5.59%) HTML5
15 143 (5.22%) Play Framework
16 116 (4.24%) Hibernate
17 104 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
18 79 (2.88%) JSON
18 79 (2.88%) TensorFlow
19 70 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 336 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 230 (8.40%) Algorithms
3 229 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
4 219 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 206 (7.52%) Fintech
6 140 (5.11%) Data Structures
7 122 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
8 94 (3.43%) Derivative
9 73 (2.67%) Public Cloud
10 69 (2.52%) User Experience
11 68 (2.48%) Hedge funds
12 63 (2.30%) Fixed Income
13 61 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
14 58 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 55 (2.01%) Bitcoin
16 47 (1.72%) Life Science
17 46 (1.68%) Equities
18 43 (1.57%) Blog
19 36 (1.31%) Market Risk
20 30 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 330 (12.05%) Linux
2 176 (6.43%) Unix
3 49 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 48 (1.75%) Android
4 48 (1.75%) Windows
5 19 (0.69%) VMS
6 13 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.29%) FreeBSD
8 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.15%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.11%) CentOS
12 2 (0.073%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.037%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.037%) Solaris
13 1 (0.037%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,562 (57.03%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (30.70%) TDD
3 579 (21.14%) Software Engineering
4 522 (19.06%) Microservices
5 517 (18.88%) DevOps
6 480 (17.52%) Analytics
7 429 (15.66%) Machine Learning
8 427 (15.59%) Data Science
9 410 (14.97%) Scrum
10 409 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
11 353 (12.89%) BDD
12 308 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
13 291 (10.62%) Open Source
14 279 (10.19%) Test Automation
15 251 (9.16%) Mentoring
16 248 (9.05%) Functional Programming
17 231 (8.43%) ETL
18 228 (8.32%) OO
19 200 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
20 189 (6.90%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2,084 (76.09%) Java
2 1,265 (46.18%) Python
3 799 (29.17%) SQL
4 658 (24.02%) JavaScript
5 407 (14.86%) C#
6 357 (13.03%) C++
7 338 (12.34%) Java 8
8 323 (11.79%) Ruby
9 252 (9.20%) R
10 232 (8.47%) Go
11 148 (5.40%) Groovy
12 146 (5.33%) C
13 140 (5.11%) Kotlin
14 122 (4.45%) Haskell
15 115 (4.20%) PHP
16 101 (3.69%) Clojure
17 99 (3.61%) Shell Script
18 80 (2.92%) Bash Shell
19 58 (2.12%) ES6
20 55 (2.01%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 373 (13.62%) Degree
2 152 (5.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (2.37%) PhD
4 41 (1.50%) Master's Degree
4 41 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (0.58%) MCSA
7 16 (0.58%) MCSE
8 15 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.18%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.15%) ISEB
12 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.073%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.42%) QA
2 39 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.51%) GDPR
3 14 (0.51%) MiFID
4 11 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.37%) PMO
6 1 (0.037%) HL7
6 1 (0.037%) PSD2
6 1 (0.037%) SEPA
6 1 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 502 (18.33%) Docker
2 170 (6.21%) HDFS
3 121 (4.42%) Apache Flume
4 30 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.55%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.11%) Xen
9 2 (0.073%) KVM
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 292 (10.66%) Kubernetes
2 138 (5.04%) Terraform
3 127 (4.64%) Ansible
4 107 (3.91%) Puppet
5 100 (3.65%) Oozie
6 84 (3.07%) Hadoop YARN
7 65 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (2.37%) Prometheus
8 55 (2.01%) Kibana
9 52 (1.90%) Mesos
10 36 (1.31%) Grafana
11 34 (1.24%) logstash
12 24 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (0.69%) Nagios
14 13 (0.47%) Marathon
15 11 (0.40%) Rancher
15 11 (0.40%) Salt
15 11 (0.40%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.33%) Ambari
17 8 (0.29%) Icinga
Vendors
1 198 (7.23%) Google
2 175 (6.39%) Oracle
3 173 (6.32%) Cloudera
4 156 (5.70%) Hortonworks
5 89 (3.25%) Microsoft
6 79 (2.88%) Tableau
7 69 (2.52%) MapR
8 54 (1.97%) Informatica
9 45 (1.64%) WorldPay
10 40 (1.46%) Databricks
10 40 (1.46%) Talend
11 37 (1.35%) Splunk
12 29 (1.06%) Apple
12 29 (1.06%) Atlassian
13 24 (0.88%) Teradata
14 19 (0.69%) IBM
15 18 (0.66%) RapidMiner
15 18 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
16 17 (0.62%) SnapLogic