Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 243 220 208
Rank change year-on-year -23 -12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,113 1,718 2,499
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.52% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.79% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1,361 2,004
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £108,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 45,937 61,687 81,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.17% 54.53% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37,268 51,366 67,409
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 14 April 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 14 April 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 -22 995 £75,000 - 237
London -5 715 £82,500 +3.13% 158
UK excluding London -2 337 £57,500 +4.55% 88
Work from Home -56 201 £75,000 +3.45% 53
North of England +20 146 £57,500 +4.55% 28
Yorkshire -9 79 £57,500 +4.55% 9
Scotland +12 71 £66,500 +22.02% 9
South East +28 62 £55,000 - 23
North West +20 50 £57,500 +4.55% 17
South West +16 23 £57,500 +4.55% 8
North East +24 17 £55,000 +0.60% 2
Midlands -35 17 £47,500 -20.83% 12
East of England +53 15 £62,500 -12.28% 7
West Midlands +8 10 £46,250 -15.91% 9
East Midlands -32 7 £50,500 -30.34% 3
Northern Ireland +8 2 £63,750 -
Wales +15 1 £52,500 +26.84% 1

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 828 (74.39%) Java
2 697 (62.62%) Python
3 563 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
3 563 (50.58%) AWS
4 395 (35.49%) Software Engineering
5 359 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 348 (31.27%) Kubernetes
7 332 (29.83%) Finance
8 331 (29.74%) SQL
9 330 (29.65%) DevOps
10 321 (28.84%) Docker
11 315 (28.30%) Azure
12 298 (26.77%) GCP
13 294 (26.42%) Apache Spark
14 288 (25.88%) C#
15 286 (25.70%) TDD
16 259 (23.27%) Microservices
17 242 (21.74%) Kafka
18 230 (20.66%) Kotlin
19 228 (20.49%) Big Data
20 196 (17.61%) NoSQL
21 188 (16.89%) TypeScript
22 185 (16.62%) Go
23 183 (16.44%) C++
24 178 (15.99%) AngularJS
25 168 (15.09%) Hadoop
26 166 (14.91%) React
27 163 (14.65%) Git (software)
28 161 (14.47%) Terraform
29 156 (14.02%) Data Science

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
1 294 (26.42%) Apache Spark
2 110 (9.88%) Apache
3 42 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (3.50%) Apache Airflow
5 32 (2.88%) Confluence
6 21 (1.89%) Luigi
7 11 (0.99%) JBoss
7 11 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.90%) Jupyter
9 7 (0.63%) Tornado
10 6 (0.54%) Apache Synapse
11 5 (0.45%) nginx
11 5 (0.45%) SAS
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.36%) IIS
12 4 (0.36%) Jetty
13 2 (0.18%) CMS
13 2 (0.18%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (1.98%) InVision
1 22 (1.98%) Sketch
2 2 (0.18%) SPSS
2 2 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 563 (50.58%) AWS
2 315 (28.30%) Azure
3 298 (26.77%) GCP
4 97 (8.72%) Serverless
5 91 (8.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 75 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
7 71 (6.38%) Amazon S3
8 60 (5.39%) AWS Lambda
9 54 (4.85%) Power Platform
10 38 (3.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 36 (3.23%) SaaS
12 33 (2.96%) Amazon Kinesis
13 31 (2.79%) GitHub
14 23 (2.07%) Amazon EMR
15 22 (1.98%) Slack
16 17 (1.53%) Cloud Functions
16 17 (1.53%) PaaS
17 16 (1.44%) IaaS
18 12 (1.08%) OpenShift
19 8 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.79%) HTTP
2 10 (0.90%) Firewall
2 10 (0.90%) Internet
3 8 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.54%) SSL
5 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (20.49%) Big Data
2 196 (17.61%) NoSQL
3 168 (15.09%) Hadoop
4 103 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
5 97 (8.72%) MongoDB
6 96 (8.63%) Relational Database
7 79 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (6.29%) Data Lake
9 63 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 59 (5.30%) Apache Hive
11 54 (4.85%) Power BI
12 53 (4.76%) BigQuery
13 42 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (3.50%) MySQL
14 39 (3.50%) RDBMS
15 35 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
16 34 (3.05%) Apache Ignite
16 34 (3.05%) Flink
17 33 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
17 33 (2.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 163 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 128 (11.50%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.48%) JIRA
3 61 (5.48%) Selenium
4 57 (5.12%) Maven
5 56 (5.03%) JUnit
6 33 (2.96%) Cucumber
6 33 (2.96%) Cypress.io
6 33 (2.96%) IntelliJ
7 29 (2.61%) JMeter
8 24 (2.16%) Eclipse
9 22 (1.98%) PostCSS
10 16 (1.44%) Appium
10 16 (1.44%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.26%) TestComplete
11 14 (1.26%) Zephyr
12 12 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.08%) TestNG
13 11 (0.99%) CircleCI
14 10 (0.90%) Gatling
General
1 332 (29.83%) Finance
2 94 (8.45%) Banking
3 81 (7.28%) Front Office
4 46 (4.13%) Games
5 28 (2.52%) Marketing
6 26 (2.34%) Retail
7 17 (1.53%) Law
7 17 (1.53%) Public Sector
8 16 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.08%) Advertising
10 8 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.63%) Electronics
12 6 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.45%) Legal
13 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
15 2 (0.18%) Czech Language
15 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.090%) Automotive
16 1 (0.090%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 436 (39.17%) Developer
2 248 (22.28%) Data Engineer
3 224 (20.13%) Software Engineer
4 169 (15.18%) Java Developer
5 117 (10.51%) Scala Developer
6 88 (7.91%) Senior Developer
7 78 (7.01%) Scala Engineer
8 60 (5.39%) React Developer
9 59 (5.30%) Python Engineer
10 56 (5.03%) Senior Data Engineer
11 52 (4.67%) Java Engineer
12 51 (4.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 47 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
14 43 (3.86%) Big Data Engineer
15 41 (3.68%) Architect
15 41 (3.68%) Python Software Engineer
16 39 (3.50%) Java Software Engineer
16 39 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
17 37 (3.32%) Software Developer
18 36 (3.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (21.74%) Kafka
2 178 (15.99%) AngularJS
3 166 (14.91%) React
4 154 (13.84%) Spring
5 144 (12.94%) Node.js
6 136 (12.22%) RESTful
7 129 (11.59%) Vue.js
8 109 (9.79%) Spring Boot
9 92 (8.27%) HTML
9 92 (8.27%) Web Services
10 88 (7.91%) GraphQL
11 82 (7.37%) CSS
12 76 (6.83%) REST
13 68 (6.11%) .NET
13 68 (6.11%) HTML5
14 63 (5.66%) Akka
15 60 (5.39%) Play Framework
16 41 (3.68%) JSON
17 33 (2.96%) Sass
17 33 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.82%) Algorithms
2 78 (7.01%) Equities
3 74 (6.65%) Derivative
4 73 (6.56%) Hedge funds
5 70 (6.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (5.84%) Fixed Income
7 58 (5.21%) Data Structures
8 54 (4.85%) User Experience
9 52 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
10 40 (3.59%) Credit Risk
11 27 (2.43%) Blog
12 26 (2.34%) Tandem
13 21 (1.89%) Social Network
14 20 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (1.62%) Cloud Native
16 16 (1.44%) Mobile App
16 16 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
17 14 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
18 13 (1.17%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 102 (9.16%) Linux
2 57 (5.12%) Unix
3 28 (2.52%) Android
4 23 (2.07%) Windows
5 22 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.63%) Solaris
7 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (35.49%) Software Engineering
3 330 (29.65%) DevOps
4 286 (25.70%) TDD
5 259 (23.27%) Microservices
6 156 (14.02%) Data Science
7 152 (13.66%) Analytics
8 139 (12.49%) Test Automation
9 136 (12.22%) Machine Learning
10 121 (10.87%) Artificial Intelligence
11 113 (10.15%) OO
12 112 (10.06%) OOP
13 110 (9.88%) ETL
14 99 (8.89%) Data Engineering
15 96 (8.63%) Unit Testing
16 94 (8.45%) Computer Science
17 91 (8.18%) Asset Management
17 91 (8.18%) Open Source
17 91 (8.18%) Scrum
17 91 (8.18%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 828 (74.39%) Java
2 697 (62.62%) Python
3 359 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 331 (29.74%) SQL
5 288 (25.88%) C#
6 230 (20.66%) Kotlin
7 188 (16.89%) TypeScript
8 185 (16.62%) Go
9 183 (16.44%) C++
10 125 (11.23%) Ruby
11 61 (5.48%) Clojure
11 61 (5.48%) Java 8
12 53 (4.76%) R
13 50 (4.49%) ES6
14 44 (3.95%) Groovy
15 35 (3.14%) Bash Shell
16 34 (3.05%) PHP
17 30 (2.70%) Shell Script
18 25 (2.25%) C
19 22 (1.98%) ES7
Qualifications
1 82 (7.37%) Degree
2 33 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.98%) SANS
4 19 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.81%) PhD
7 7 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.090%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.37%) QA
2 24 (2.16%) WCAG
3 15 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.17%) GDPR
5 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.090%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.090%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.090%) SLA
System Software
1 321 (28.84%) Docker
2 15 (1.35%) HDFS
3 8 (0.72%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 348 (31.27%) Kubernetes
2 161 (14.47%) Terraform
3 47 (4.22%) Ansible
4 27 (2.43%) Puppet
5 24 (2.16%) Prometheus
6 21 (1.89%) Grafana
7 13 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.90%) Oozie
9 4 (0.36%) Istio
9 4 (0.36%) Marathon
9 4 (0.36%) Mesos
10 2 (0.18%) Kibana
10 2 (0.18%) Salt
11 1 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.090%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.090%) Rancher
Vendors
1 65 (5.84%) Google
2 50 (4.49%) Databricks
3 49 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 48 (4.31%) Oracle
5 15 (1.35%) Cloudera
6 13 (1.17%) Talend
7 11 (0.99%) Adobe
8 9 (0.81%) Hortonworks
8 9 (0.81%) Mercator
9 7 (0.63%) TIBCO
10 6 (0.54%) webMethods
11 5 (0.45%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.45%) Facebook
11 5 (0.45%) GigaSpaces
11 5 (0.45%) Informatica
11 5 (0.45%) Solace
11 5 (0.45%) Splunk
11 5 (0.45%) Teradata
12 4 (0.36%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.27%) Confluent