Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 199 236
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 -13
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,200 2,888 2,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.74% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 3.13% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,777 2,240 2,274
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £103,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 75,378 92,302 97,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.51% 55.70% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61,609 76,678 80,171
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -12 2,127 £72,500 +3.57% 319
London +2 1,519 £80,000 +6.67% 218
UK excluding London -19 663 £57,500 - 121
South East -32 185 £58,750 -9.62% 28
North of England -45 149 £60,000 +14.29% 43
South West +15 128 £55,000 -4.35% 13
Midlands +31 102 £57,500 -11.54% 9
North West -29 74 £65,000 +18.18% 19
East Midlands +51 62 £57,500 -11.54% 4
Yorkshire -23 59 £56,138 +12.28% 16
Scotland +39 53 £50,000 -6.98% 18
East of England -2 43 £67,500 +28.57% 8
West Midlands +18 40 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North East +13 16 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Northern Ireland -14 6 £51,250 -6.82% 1
Wales -4 1 £35,000 -40.68% 3

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1,499 (68.14%) Java
2 1,301 (59.14%) Python
3 1,051 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
4 843 (38.32%) AWS
5 828 (37.64%) Apache Spark
6 747 (33.95%) Big Data
7 743 (33.77%) Hadoop
8 615 (27.95%) SQL
9 505 (22.95%) Data Science
10 504 (22.91%) Docker
11 499 (22.68%) Software Engineering
12 483 (21.95%) Kafka
13 464 (21.09%) DevOps
14 437 (19.86%) Analytics
15 436 (19.82%) Microservices
16 427 (19.41%) JavaScript
17 424 (19.27%) TDD
18 421 (19.14%) NoSQL
19 378 (17.18%) Azure
20 371 (16.86%) Machine Learning
21 366 (16.64%) Finance
22 349 (15.86%) Kubernetes
23 348 (15.82%) Apache Hive
24 337 (15.32%) Degree
25 318 (14.45%) Data Engineering
26 317 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
27 302 (13.73%) Linux
28 300 (13.64%) Scrum
29 294 (13.36%) Spring
30 288 (13.09%) GCP

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
1 828 (37.64%) Apache Spark
2 144 (6.55%) Apache
3 125 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
4 100 (4.55%) Apache Pig
5 50 (2.27%) Confluence
6 40 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 33 (1.50%) JBoss
8 31 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 29 (1.32%) SAS
10 25 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
11 23 (1.05%) Hyperledger
12 9 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.41%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.41%) Luigi
13 7 (0.32%) nginx
14 4 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.091%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.091%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.091%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
1 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.045%) Weka
Business Applications
1 40 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.045%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 843 (38.32%) AWS
2 378 (17.18%) Azure
3 288 (13.09%) GCP
4 90 (4.09%) Serverless
5 80 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
6 77 (3.50%) Amazon EMR
7 64 (2.91%) Amazon S3
8 59 (2.68%) Power Platform
9 57 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
10 51 (2.32%) GitHub
10 51 (2.32%) OpenShift
11 49 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
12 47 (2.14%) PaaS
13 42 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
14 41 (1.86%) Office 365
15 40 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
16 35 (1.59%) G Suite
17 33 (1.50%) SaaS
18 26 (1.18%) IaaS
19 23 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.64%) HTTP
2 18 (0.82%) Internet
3 11 (0.50%) Network Security
4 8 (0.36%) Firewall
4 8 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.27%) LAN
5 6 (0.27%) WAN
6 5 (0.23%) DSL
6 5 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (0.14%) FTP
7 3 (0.14%) Wireless
8 2 (0.091%) DNS
8 2 (0.091%) SSL
8 2 (0.091%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.091%) VPN
9 1 (0.045%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.045%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.045%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (33.95%) Big Data
2 743 (33.77%) Hadoop
3 421 (19.14%) NoSQL
4 348 (15.82%) Apache Hive
5 255 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 244 (11.09%) MongoDB
7 192 (8.73%) HBase
8 147 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
9 142 (6.45%) Impala
10 137 (6.23%) SQL Server
11 131 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
12 110 (5.00%) Relational Database
13 91 (4.14%) MySQL
14 84 (3.82%) Data Lake
14 84 (3.82%) Sqoop
15 82 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
16 73 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
17 62 (2.82%) Neo4j
18 59 (2.68%) Power BI
19 52 (2.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 202 (9.18%) Jenkins
2 201 (9.14%) Git (software)
3 108 (4.91%) JIRA
4 96 (4.36%) Selenium
5 93 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 51 (2.32%) Gatling
7 49 (2.23%) Appium
8 48 (2.18%) Maven
9 46 (2.09%) JMeter
10 45 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (1.64%) GitLab
11 36 (1.64%) JUnit
11 36 (1.64%) SoapUI
12 35 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 35 (1.59%) NeoLoad
12 35 (1.59%) Ranorex
13 34 (1.55%) Buildbot
13 34 (1.55%) WATIR
14 33 (1.50%) Gradle
15 32 (1.45%) WebLOAD
General
1 366 (16.64%) Finance
2 195 (8.86%) Banking
3 183 (8.32%) Retail
4 72 (3.27%) Law
5 58 (2.64%) Front Office
5 58 (2.64%) Games
6 41 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 38 (1.73%) Public Sector
8 33 (1.50%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.36%) Marketing
10 16 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.59%) Legal
12 10 (0.45%) Publishing
13 9 (0.41%) Advertising
14 6 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.27%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.23%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 857 (38.95%) Developer
2 475 (21.59%) Data Engineer
3 363 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 297 (13.50%) Scala Developer
5 239 (10.86%) Software Engineer
6 214 (9.73%) Senior Developer
7 181 (8.23%) Big Data Engineer
8 160 (7.27%) Senior Data Engineer
9 136 (6.18%) Java Engineer
10 103 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 100 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
11 100 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
11 100 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 97 (4.41%) Architect
13 94 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
14 93 (4.23%) Data Scientist
15 91 (4.14%) Python Engineer
16 86 (3.91%) Big Data Developer
17 66 (3.00%) Lead Developer
18 64 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (21.95%) Kafka
2 294 (13.36%) Spring
3 196 (8.91%) React
4 193 (8.77%) Web Services
5 179 (8.14%) Akka
6 172 (7.82%) Node.js
7 153 (6.95%) AngularJS
8 147 (6.68%) Spring Boot
9 142 (6.45%) RESTful
10 141 (6.41%) Play Framework
10 141 (6.41%) REST
11 135 (6.14%) HTML
12 128 (5.82%) .NET
13 126 (5.73%) CSS
14 74 (3.36%) Pandas
15 72 (3.27%) HTML5
16 71 (3.23%) Apache NiFi
17 70 (3.18%) JSON
18 66 (3.00%) SOAP
19 63 (2.86%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 317 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 127 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 92 (4.18%) Data Structures
5 52 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 45 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 44 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.00%) User Experience
9 27 (1.23%) Private Cloud
10 26 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
12 19 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 18 (0.82%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.82%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.77%) Derivative
15 15 (0.68%) Market Risk
15 15 (0.68%) Semantic Web
16 13 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 302 (13.73%) Linux
2 114 (5.18%) Unix
3 34 (1.55%) Windows
4 19 (0.86%) Android
5 13 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.55%) CentOS
6 12 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.045%) Debian
9 1 (0.045%) HPUX
9 1 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,051 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (22.95%) Data Science
3 499 (22.68%) Software Engineering
4 464 (21.09%) DevOps
5 437 (19.86%) Analytics
6 436 (19.82%) Microservices
7 424 (19.27%) TDD
8 371 (16.86%) Machine Learning
9 318 (14.45%) Data Engineering
10 300 (13.64%) Scrum
11 265 (12.05%) ETL
12 243 (11.05%) BDD
13 225 (10.23%) Computer Science
14 223 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
15 219 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
16 210 (9.55%) Mentoring
17 202 (9.18%) Test Automation
18 198 (9.00%) Mathematics
19 195 (8.86%) Artificial Intelligence
20 193 (8.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,499 (68.14%) Java
2 1,301 (59.14%) Python
3 615 (27.95%) SQL
4 427 (19.41%) JavaScript
5 271 (12.32%) C#
6 266 (12.09%) R
7 177 (8.05%) C++
8 172 (7.82%) C
9 158 (7.18%) Ruby
10 157 (7.14%) Java 8
11 122 (5.55%) Go
12 105 (4.77%) PHP
13 104 (4.73%) Clojure
14 97 (4.41%) TypeScript
15 94 (4.27%) Kotlin
16 85 (3.86%) Haskell
17 79 (3.59%) Groovy
18 51 (2.32%) PL/SQL
19 41 (1.86%) F#
20 37 (1.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 337 (15.32%) Degree
2 76 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (2.95%) PhD
5 30 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 27 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.091%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.045%) CISA
12 1 (0.045%) CISM
12 1 (0.045%) CISSP
12 1 (0.045%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (6.27%) QA
2 37 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.95%) GDPR
4 8 (0.36%) Basel II
4 8 (0.36%) IFRS
4 8 (0.36%) IFRS 9
5 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.18%) NIST
7 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.045%) MiFID
8 1 (0.045%) PSD2
8 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 504 (22.91%) Docker
2 98 (4.45%) HDFS
3 70 (3.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 51 (2.32%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.045%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.045%) Firmware
5 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 349 (15.86%) Kubernetes
2 157 (7.14%) Terraform
3 151 (6.86%) Ansible
4 101 (4.59%) Oozie
5 94 (4.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 63 (2.86%) Puppet
7 48 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (1.14%) Ambari
9 23 (1.05%) Kibana
10 22 (1.00%) Mesos
11 16 (0.73%) logstash
12 15 (0.68%) Consul
13 13 (0.59%) Marathon
14 10 (0.45%) Rancher
15 9 (0.41%) Salt
16 8 (0.36%) Nagios
17 7 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
17 7 (0.32%) Grafana
17 7 (0.32%) Istio
17 7 (0.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 175 (7.95%) Google
2 134 (6.09%) Oracle
3 115 (5.23%) Cloudera
4 105 (4.77%) Tableau
5 81 (3.68%) Hortonworks
6 72 (3.27%) Informatica
7 45 (2.05%) Teradata
8 43 (1.95%) Microsoft
9 40 (1.82%) WorldPay
10 39 (1.77%) Databricks
10 39 (1.77%) MapR
11 26 (1.18%) Ab Initio
12 20 (0.91%) Sybase
13 19 (0.86%) Netezza
14 15 (0.68%) Talend
15 14 (0.64%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.64%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 14 (0.64%) IBM
16 13 (0.59%) Facebook
17 10 (0.45%) Splunk