Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 223 332
Rank change year-on-year +4 +109 +99
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2816 2997 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.52% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 2.90% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2602 1820
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,125 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -4.55% +15.79%

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97646 103311 111035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.58% 52.40% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80814 89424 94539
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +2 2697 £67,500 +3.85% 241
London -5 2008 £70,000 +7.69% 177
UK excluding London +29 762 £56,125 +6.90% 76
North of England +10 223 £55,000 -4.35% 28
South East +127 219 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Yorkshire +46 125 £60,000 +17.07% 6
Midlands -24 96 £48,500 -15.65% 13
South West -46 79 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North West -29 77 £47,500 -24.00% 19
Scotland +29 70 £60,000 +20.00% 10
East of England -20 61 £53,000 -11.67% 4
West Midlands -24 61 £52,500 -12.50% 7
East Midlands +24 35 £35,000 -22.22% 6
North East +31 21 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Wales +11 9 £36,375 -21.78% 2
Northern Ireland -14 5 £57,000 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Scala.

1 2147 (76.24%) Java
2 1531 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1219 (43.29%) Python
4 877 (31.14%) Apache Spark
5 815 (28.94%) Big Data
6 762 (27.06%) TDD
7 751 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 749 (26.60%) JavaScript
9 694 (24.64%) Hadoop
10 619 (21.98%) SQL
11 598 (21.24%) Finance
12 551 (19.57%) NoSQL
13 510 (18.11%) Analytics
14 491 (17.44%) Machine Learning
15 471 (16.73%) Scrum
16 458 (16.26%) Linux
17 451 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
17 451 (16.02%) Microservices
18 442 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
19 414 (14.70%) Spring
20 408 (14.49%) HTML
21 402 (14.28%) Degree
22 400 (14.20%) BDD
23 399 (14.17%) Test Automation
24 397 (14.10%) Node.js
25 389 (13.81%) Ruby
26 382 (13.57%) Open Source
27 376 (13.35%) MongoDB
28 371 (13.17%) DevOps
29 364 (12.93%) C#

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
1 877 (31.14%) Apache Spark
2 234 (8.31%) Apache
3 158 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
4 101 (3.59%) Apache Solr
5 95 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 67 (2.38%) SAS
7 54 (1.92%) Confluence
8 45 (1.60%) Apache Pig
9 37 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 28 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 25 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.75%) JBoss
13 19 (0.67%) Jetty
14 16 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
15 13 (0.46%) nginx
16 9 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.28%) CMS
18 7 (0.25%) Jupyter
19 5 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
19 5 (0.18%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (0.53%) SPSS
2 14 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.036%) HipChat
6 1 (0.036%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.036%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.071%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 451 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 90 (3.20%) GitHub
5 66 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
6 60 (2.13%) SaaS
7 46 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
9 38 (1.35%) Amazon S3
10 31 (1.10%) PaaS
11 25 (0.89%) Office 365
12 20 (0.71%) IaaS
13 19 (0.67%) Slack
14 18 (0.64%) G Suite
15 17 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
16 15 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (0.46%) Loggly
18 13 (0.46%) OpenShift
18 13 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.10%) Internet
2 56 (1.99%) HTTP
3 15 (0.53%) DNS
4 12 (0.43%) DSL
5 9 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.25%) Network Security
7 6 (0.21%) LAN
7 6 (0.21%) WAN
8 5 (0.18%) DHCP
8 5 (0.18%) ICMP
8 5 (0.18%) Skype
9 4 (0.14%) SMS
9 4 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.11%) IPv4
10 3 (0.11%) IPv6
10 3 (0.11%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.071%) Broadband
11 2 (0.071%) LDAP
12 1 (0.036%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.036%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 815 (28.94%) Big Data
2 694 (24.64%) Hadoop
3 551 (19.57%) NoSQL
4 376 (13.35%) MongoDB
5 360 (12.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 264 (9.38%) Relational Database
7 217 (7.71%) MySQL
8 213 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
9 190 (6.75%) Apache Hive
10 140 (4.97%) Redis
11 120 (4.26%) RDBMS
12 111 (3.94%) HBase
13 95 (3.37%) SQL Server
14 92 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
15 77 (2.73%) Data Mining
16 76 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 70 (2.49%) Blockchain
18 65 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
19 45 (1.60%) Neo4j
20 35 (1.24%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 355 (12.61%) Jenkins
2 342 (12.14%) Git (software)
3 163 (5.79%) Maven
4 150 (5.33%) JUnit
5 137 (4.87%) Selenium
6 120 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 114 (4.05%) JIRA
8 86 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 70 (2.49%) Subversion
10 66 (2.34%) Gradle
11 51 (1.81%) Vagrant
12 46 (1.63%) SoapUI
13 45 (1.60%) webpack
14 42 (1.49%) Mockito
15 41 (1.46%) Hudson
16 40 (1.42%) Appium
16 40 (1.42%) WebDriver
17 34 (1.21%) Babel
18 33 (1.17%) Buildbot
19 32 (1.14%) Ranorex
General
1 598 (21.24%) Finance
2 227 (8.06%) Banking
3 154 (5.47%) Retail
4 109 (3.87%) Games
5 107 (3.80%) Marketing
6 96 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 64 (2.27%) Advertising
8 61 (2.17%) Legal
9 60 (2.13%) Front Office
10 33 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 32 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 30 (1.07%) Publishing
13 21 (0.75%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.32%) Automotive
15 9 (0.32%) Billing
16 8 (0.28%) Back Office
17 5 (0.18%) Law
18 4 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1397 (49.61%) Developer
2 709 (25.18%) Java Developer
3 507 (18.00%) Scala Developer
4 342 (12.14%) Senior Developer
5 278 (9.87%) Java Scala Developer
6 273 (9.69%) Software Engineer
7 232 (8.24%) Data Scientist
8 215 (7.63%) Data Engineer
9 198 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 172 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 161 (5.72%) Java Engineer
12 150 (5.33%) Architect
13 139 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
14 107 (3.80%) Senior Scala Developer
15 103 (3.66%) Lead Developer
16 88 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
17 87 (3.09%) Big Data Developer
18 86 (3.05%) Java Software Developer
19 76 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
20 74 (2.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (14.70%) Spring
2 408 (14.49%) HTML
3 397 (14.10%) Node.js
4 363 (12.89%) Kafka
5 358 (12.71%) AngularJS
6 313 (11.12%) Web Services
7 312 (11.08%) CSS
8 283 (10.05%) Akka
9 271 (9.62%) .NET
10 270 (9.59%) React
11 257 (9.13%) REST
12 225 (7.99%) RESTful
13 209 (7.42%) Play Framework
14 201 (7.14%) Hibernate
15 192 (6.82%) HTML5
16 130 (4.62%) JSON
17 110 (3.91%) Natural Language Processing
18 104 (3.69%) XML
19 97 (3.44%) Spring Boot
20 96 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 307 (10.90%) Computer Science
2 269 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
3 211 (7.49%) Algorithms
4 185 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 163 (5.79%) Fintech
6 91 (3.23%) Derivative
7 85 (3.02%) User Experience
8 77 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 71 (2.52%) Data Structures
10 57 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 44 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
12 42 (1.49%) Fixed Income
13 33 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 28 (0.99%) Equities
14 28 (0.99%) Hedge funds
15 21 (0.75%) Bitcoin
16 19 (0.67%) NHS
17 18 (0.64%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.60%) Life Science
19 15 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 458 (16.26%) Linux
2 144 (5.11%) Unix
3 74 (2.63%) Android
4 62 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.24%) Windows
6 18 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.36%) CentOS
7 10 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.21%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.036%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.036%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1531 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (27.06%) TDD
3 751 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 510 (18.11%) Analytics
5 491 (17.44%) Machine Learning
6 471 (16.73%) Scrum
7 451 (16.02%) Microservices
8 442 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
9 400 (14.20%) BDD
10 399 (14.17%) Test Automation
11 382 (13.57%) Open Source
12 371 (13.17%) DevOps
13 263 (9.34%) OO
14 252 (8.95%) Functional Programming
15 243 (8.63%) Kanban
16 228 (8.10%) Mentoring
17 210 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 201 (7.14%) Mathematics
19 174 (6.18%) Pair Programming
20 166 (5.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2147 (76.24%) Java
2 1219 (43.29%) Python
3 749 (26.60%) JavaScript
4 619 (21.98%) SQL
5 389 (13.81%) Ruby
6 364 (12.93%) C#
7 299 (10.62%) C++
8 276 (9.80%) Go
9 272 (9.66%) R
10 174 (6.18%) PHP
11 168 (5.97%) Clojure
12 117 (4.15%) Haskell
13 109 (3.87%) C
14 102 (3.62%) Groovy
15 82 (2.91%) Bash Shell
16 77 (2.73%) F#
17 65 (2.31%) PL/SQL
18 61 (2.17%) Kotlin
19 52 (1.85%) ES6
20 50 (1.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 402 (14.28%) Degree
2 153 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 136 (4.83%) PhD
4 132 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 69 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.38%) Master's Degree
7 28 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.46%) ISEB
11 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.21%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.036%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.97%) QA
2 15 (0.53%) GCP
3 14 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.11%) GDPR
6 2 (0.071%) MiFID
7 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.036%) SEPA
System Software
1 346 (12.29%) Docker
2 71 (2.52%) HDFS
3 39 (1.38%) Apache Flume
4 16 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.11%) Xen
8 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.036%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.036%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 110 (3.91%) Kubernetes
2 109 (3.87%) Puppet
3 97 (3.44%) Ansible
4 88 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (2.02%) Mesos
6 26 (0.92%) Terraform
7 22 (0.78%) Kibana
8 21 (0.75%) Marathon
9 19 (0.67%) Salt
10 17 (0.60%) Oozie
11 15 (0.53%) Nagios
12 13 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
12 13 (0.46%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.32%) Ambari
14 8 (0.28%) Graphite
14 8 (0.28%) Prometheus
15 6 (0.21%) SCCM
16 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
16 4 (0.14%) Packer
16 4 (0.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 232 (8.24%) Oracle
2 159 (5.65%) Google
3 66 (2.34%) Cloudera
4 58 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 58 (2.06%) Tableau
5 49 (1.74%) Hortonworks
6 29 (1.03%) MapR
7 27 (0.96%) IBM
8 22 (0.78%) Splunk
9 14 (0.50%) New Relic
9 14 (0.50%) Rackspace
10 13 (0.46%) Netezza
10 13 (0.46%) SaltStack
10 13 (0.46%) Teradata
11 12 (0.43%) MuleSoft
11 12 (0.43%) RapidMiner
12 11 (0.39%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.39%) hybris
12 11 (0.39%) Informatica
13 10 (0.36%) Talend