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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 217 250 217
Rank change year-on-year +33 -33 -1
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,941 1,257 1,477
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.36% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.49% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 899 1,176
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,100 £43,903
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £108,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 90,102 50,443 50,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.85% 54.70% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43,793 39,036 42,135
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +15 2,311 £80,000 +6.67% 191
London -30 1,703 £90,000 +9.09% 136
Work from Home +26 1,365 £80,000 +3.23% 70
UK excluding London -1 584 £60,000 +4.35% 58
North of England -49 223 £60,000 +4.35% 17
South East -11 151 £60,000 +9.09% 7
North West -25 114 £80,000 +39.13% 7
Yorkshire -25 103 £57,500 - 4
East of England -35 70 £66,250 +1.92% 13
Midlands -29 52 £66,700 +44.22% 13
Scotland -68 43 £55,000 +5.77% 6
South West -13 39 £48,750 -18.56% 2
East Midlands -2 30 £62,500 +38.89% 2
West Midlands -49 22 £70,000 +47.37% 11
North East -27 6 £85,000 +54.55% 7
Wales -35 5 £47,541 -1.97%
Northern Ireland -15 2 £69,500 +11.20%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 2,011 (68.38%) Java
2 1,833 (62.33%) Python
3 1,646 (55.97%) Agile
4 1,430 (48.62%) AWS
5 1,179 (40.09%) Software Engineering
6 1,069 (36.35%) Kubernetes
7 1,005 (34.17%) CI/CD
8 998 (33.93%) Docker
9 963 (32.74%) Kafka
10 905 (30.77%) DevOps
11 880 (29.92%) Apache Spark
12 862 (29.31%) SQL
13 807 (27.44%) Azure
14 790 (26.86%) GCP
15 746 (25.37%) Analytics
16 711 (24.18%) Finance
17 698 (23.73%) Big Data
18 687 (23.36%) Data Science
19 673 (22.88%) Social Skills
20 663 (22.54%) JavaScript
21 601 (20.44%) TDD
22 596 (20.27%) React
23 563 (19.14%) Microservices
24 553 (18.80%) Test Automation
25 523 (17.78%) Terraform
26 510 (17.34%) Data Engineering
27 493 (16.76%) Machine Learning
27 493 (16.76%) ETL
28 483 (16.42%) Hadoop
29 466 (15.84%) Continuous Integration

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
1 880 (29.92%) Apache Spark
2 301 (10.23%) Apache Airflow
3 271 (9.21%) Apache
4 161 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (2.04%) Apache Pulsar
6 48 (1.63%) Ethereum
7 39 (1.33%) Jetty
8 33 (1.12%) Luigi
9 24 (0.82%) Confluence
10 21 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.41%) Apache Synapse
11 12 (0.41%) JBoss
11 12 (0.41%) nginx
11 12 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.31%) CMS
13 9 (0.31%) Jupyter
13 9 (0.31%) OpenZeppelin
14 8 (0.27%) SAS
14 8 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (0.44%) Sketch
2 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.24%) Zeplin
4 6 (0.20%) InVision
5 5 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.17%) SketchUp
6 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (1.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.27%) R3 Corda
4 3 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.034%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,430 (48.62%) AWS
2 807 (27.44%) Azure
3 790 (26.86%) GCP
4 341 (11.59%) Serverless
5 289 (9.83%) GitHub
6 268 (9.11%) Amazon S3
7 213 (7.24%) Amazon EMR
8 201 (6.83%) Amazon Kinesis
9 186 (6.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 183 (6.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 176 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
12 170 (5.78%) Snowflake
13 154 (5.24%) Azure Data Factory
14 121 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
15 120 (4.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 117 (3.98%) GitHub Actions
17 109 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
18 99 (3.37%) Azure Service Bus
19 96 (3.26%) Azure Functions
19 96 (3.26%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 152 (5.17%) HTTP
2 55 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
3 41 (1.39%) Broadband
4 40 (1.36%) SNA
5 37 (1.26%) Internet
6 29 (0.99%) SSH
7 21 (0.71%) DNS
7 21 (0.71%) DSL
8 19 (0.65%) Network Security
9 12 (0.41%) VPN
10 11 (0.37%) SMS
11 10 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.17%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.17%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.068%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 698 (23.73%) Big Data
2 483 (16.42%) Hadoop
3 418 (14.21%) NoSQL
4 331 (11.25%) Data Lake
5 319 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
6 316 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
7 275 (9.35%) Relational Database
8 261 (8.87%) MongoDB
9 211 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 211 (7.17%) Flink
10 199 (6.77%) Amazon Redshift
11 195 (6.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 181 (6.15%) MySQL
13 177 (6.02%) Apache Hive
14 167 (5.68%) BigQuery
15 161 (5.47%) Amazon Athena
15 161 (5.47%) SQL Server
16 128 (4.35%) RDBMS
17 124 (4.22%) Electronic Patient Records
17 124 (4.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 399 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 346 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 130 (4.42%) JUnit
4 113 (3.84%) Cucumber
5 105 (3.57%) CircleCI
6 97 (3.30%) GitLab
7 69 (2.35%) webpack
8 63 (2.14%) JIRA
9 49 (1.67%) Mockito
10 45 (1.53%) Selenium
10 45 (1.53%) SpecFlow
11 34 (1.16%) Maven
11 34 (1.16%) Moq
11 34 (1.16%) NUnit
12 30 (1.02%) Cypress.io
13 27 (0.92%) Spinnaker
13 27 (0.92%) Travis CI
14 26 (0.88%) MLflow
15 24 (0.82%) Gradle
15 24 (0.82%) Mocha
General
1 711 (24.18%) Finance
2 673 (22.88%) Social Skills
3 299 (10.17%) Games
4 279 (9.49%) Banking
5 225 (7.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 203 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 188 (6.39%) Marketing
8 146 (4.96%) Retail
9 124 (4.22%) Public Sector
10 70 (2.38%) Advertising
10 70 (2.38%) Financial Institution
11 55 (1.87%) Legal
12 47 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
13 42 (1.43%) Front Office
14 29 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.92%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
17 24 (0.82%) Publishing
18 20 (0.68%) Tech for Good
19 18 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 833 (28.32%) Data Engineer
2 702 (23.87%) Software Engineer
3 574 (19.52%) Developer
4 323 (10.98%) Senior Data Engineer
5 174 (5.92%) Scala Developer
6 173 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 169 (5.75%) Scala Engineer
7 169 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 168 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 155 (5.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 139 (4.73%) Java Engineer
11 135 (4.59%) Azure Engineer
12 105 (3.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 104 (3.54%) Python Engineer
14 96 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
15 95 (3.23%) Security Engineer
16 84 (2.86%) Senior Security Engineer
17 80 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
18 77 (2.62%) Scala Software Engineer
19 74 (2.52%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 963 (32.74%) Kafka
2 596 (20.27%) React
3 381 (12.95%) Node.js
4 380 (12.92%) .NET
5 292 (9.93%) Spring
6 234 (7.96%) RESTful
7 223 (7.58%) AngularJS
8 216 (7.34%) CSS
9 213 (7.24%) Akka
10 209 (7.11%) REST
11 196 (6.66%) Spring Boot
12 187 (6.36%) HTML
13 186 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
14 150 (5.10%) PySpark
15 146 (4.96%) Vue.js
16 136 (4.62%) Play Framework
17 107 (3.64%) JSON
17 107 (3.64%) Spark Streaming
18 106 (3.60%) Web Services
19 101 (3.43%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 456 (15.50%) Algorithms
2 230 (7.82%) Data Structures
3 220 (7.48%) Blockchain
4 214 (7.28%) Blog
5 196 (6.66%) Cloud Native
6 160 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
7 124 (4.22%) Cardano
8 92 (3.13%) User Experience
9 79 (2.69%) Sports Betting
10 73 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 69 (2.35%) Legacy Code
12 68 (2.31%) Public Cloud
13 66 (2.24%) Equities
13 66 (2.24%) Virtual Team
14 61 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
14 61 (2.07%) Social Network
15 60 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
15 60 (2.04%) Fixed Income
16 59 (2.01%) Cyberattack
16 59 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 366 (12.44%) Linux
2 170 (5.78%) Unix
3 95 (3.23%) Android
4 90 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 66 (2.24%) Windows
6 23 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.51%) VMS
9 9 (0.31%) Alpine Linux
9 9 (0.31%) CoreOS
9 9 (0.31%) Debian
9 9 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.27%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.068%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,646 (55.97%) Agile
2 1,179 (40.09%) Software Engineering
3 1,005 (34.17%) CI/CD
4 905 (30.77%) DevOps
5 746 (25.37%) Analytics
6 687 (23.36%) Data Science
7 601 (20.44%) TDD
8 563 (19.14%) Microservices
9 553 (18.80%) Test Automation
10 510 (17.34%) Data Engineering
11 493 (16.76%) ETL
11 493 (16.76%) Machine Learning
12 466 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
13 451 (15.33%) Computer Science
14 435 (14.79%) Scrum
15 431 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
16 429 (14.59%) Mentoring
17 393 (13.36%) Data Pipeline
18 366 (12.44%) OO
19 351 (11.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,011 (68.38%) Java
2 1,833 (62.33%) Python
3 862 (29.31%) SQL
4 663 (22.54%) JavaScript
5 455 (15.47%) C#
6 445 (15.13%) Go
7 381 (12.95%) Kotlin
8 277 (9.42%) Ruby
9 248 (8.43%) TypeScript
10 217 (7.38%) C++
11 170 (5.78%) Bash
12 154 (5.24%) PowerShell
13 141 (4.79%) Shell Script
14 127 (4.32%) Rust
15 121 (4.11%) R
16 120 (4.08%) Haskell
17 115 (3.91%) Clojure
18 87 (2.96%) Groovy
19 74 (2.52%) PHP
20 72 (2.45%) C
Qualifications
1 461 (15.67%) Degree
2 243 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 88 (2.99%) Master's Degree
4 69 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 63 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 55 (1.87%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 55 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (1.87%) CISSP
7 39 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 36 (1.22%) PhD
9 31 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
10 27 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 25 (0.85%) AWS Certification
12 23 (0.78%) DV Cleared
13 21 (0.71%) ISEB
14 17 (0.58%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.20%) SANS
17 4 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 2 (0.068%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (10.74%) QA
2 147 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 43 (1.46%) GDPR
4 22 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.68%) WCAG
6 18 (0.61%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.14%) GLP
7 4 (0.14%) MiFID
8 3 (0.10%) PSD2
9 2 (0.068%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.068%) SLA
10 1 (0.034%) CDISC
10 1 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 998 (33.93%) Docker
2 83 (2.82%) Apache Flume
3 50 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
4 35 (1.19%) HDFS
5 20 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1,069 (36.35%) Kubernetes
2 523 (17.78%) Terraform
3 116 (3.94%) Oozie
4 111 (3.77%) Ansible
5 71 (2.41%) Prometheus
6 48 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (1.46%) Grafana
8 38 (1.29%) Puppet
9 25 (0.85%) Istio
10 21 (0.71%) Argo
10 21 (0.71%) Graphite
10 21 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
10 21 (0.71%) Packer
10 21 (0.71%) StatsD
11 13 (0.44%) Rancher
12 12 (0.41%) yum
13 9 (0.31%) Matomo
14 7 (0.24%) Consul
14 7 (0.24%) Control-M
14 7 (0.24%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 318 (10.81%) Databricks
2 314 (10.68%) Google
3 249 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 131 (4.45%) Oracle
5 88 (2.99%) Cloudera
6 61 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 52 (1.77%) BT
8 35 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 33 (1.12%) Dell
10 32 (1.09%) Splunk
11 27 (0.92%) Informatica
12 24 (0.82%) Confluent
13 23 (0.78%) Talend
14 21 (0.71%) PagerDuty
14 21 (0.71%) Teradata
15 20 (0.68%) Marin
16 19 (0.65%) Alteryx
16 19 (0.65%) VMware
17 16 (0.54%) Spotify
18 15 (0.51%) Cisco