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

Scala
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 205 285
Rank change year-on-year -20 +80 +209
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2755 3140 2487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 3.12% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2710 2147
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +23.53%

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 96352 100749 113118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.30% 52.76% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78981 86876 96606
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 October 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 October 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 -18 2647 £67,500 +3.85% 194
London -25 1980 £70,000 +3.70% 130
UK excluding London +7 735 £55,000 +4.76% 67
South East +114 252 £60,000 +14.29% 18
North of England -29 177 £55,000 +10.00% 20
North West -17 89 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Midlands -14 85 £52,000 -0.95% 6
Yorkshire +13 84 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East of England +3 74 £55,000 - 11
South West -36 68 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Scotland +8 57 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -18 54 £52,500 -12.50% 4
East Midlands +22 31 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wales +17 18 £41,500 -17.00% 1
North East +3 4 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Northern Ireland -26 4 £57,000 +26.67%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2122 (77.02%) Java
2 1513 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1228 (44.57%) Python
4 933 (33.87%) Apache Spark
5 844 (30.64%) Big Data
6 794 (28.82%) Software Engineering
7 764 (27.73%) TDD
8 742 (26.93%) Hadoop
9 699 (25.37%) JavaScript
10 678 (24.61%) Finance
11 616 (22.36%) SQL
12 530 (19.24%) NoSQL
13 513 (18.62%) Analytics
14 490 (17.79%) Scrum
15 483 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
16 463 (16.81%) Machine Learning
17 456 (16.55%) Microservices
18 440 (15.97%) Degree
19 428 (15.54%) Spring
19 428 (15.54%) BDD
20 425 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
21 420 (15.25%) Linux
22 403 (14.63%) Open Source
23 393 (14.26%) HTML
24 379 (13.76%) Docker
25 376 (13.65%) C#
26 375 (13.61%) Test Automation
27 374 (13.58%) DevOps
28 359 (13.03%) Jenkins
29 356 (12.92%) Node.js

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
1 933 (33.87%) Apache Spark
2 215 (7.80%) Apache
3 154 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 83 (3.01%) Apache Solr
6 63 (2.29%) SAS
7 56 (2.03%) Confluence
8 53 (1.92%) Apache Pig
9 38 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 33 (1.20%) JBoss
10 33 (1.20%) OpenStack
11 28 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 27 (0.98%) Jetty
13 25 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
14 17 (0.62%) nginx
15 10 (0.36%) Ethereum
16 9 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.29%) CMS
17 8 (0.29%) Hyperledger
18 7 (0.25%) DNN
Applications
1 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.29%) SPSS
3 6 (0.22%) HipChat
3 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.073%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.036%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.036%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.073%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 483 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 92 (3.34%) GitHub
5 74 (2.69%) SaaS
6 62 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (1.78%) Amazon S3
8 43 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
9 41 (1.49%) PaaS
10 38 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
11 33 (1.20%) IaaS
12 29 (1.05%) Serverless
13 25 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
14 21 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (0.76%) Office 365
15 19 (0.69%) Slack
16 18 (0.65%) G Suite
17 15 (0.54%) Loggly
17 15 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
18 14 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.83%) HTTP
2 58 (2.11%) Internet
3 11 (0.40%) DNS
3 11 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.36%) DSL
5 7 (0.25%) Skype
6 6 (0.22%) Network Security
7 5 (0.18%) DHCP
7 5 (0.18%) Firewall
7 5 (0.18%) SMS
8 4 (0.15%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.11%) AMQP
9 3 (0.11%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.11%) ICMP
9 3 (0.11%) IPv4
9 3 (0.11%) IPv6
9 3 (0.11%) LDAP
9 3 (0.11%) RIP
9 3 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (30.64%) Big Data
2 742 (26.93%) Hadoop
3 530 (19.24%) NoSQL
4 351 (12.74%) MongoDB
5 334 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 270 (9.80%) Relational Database
7 214 (7.77%) MySQL
8 205 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
9 202 (7.33%) Apache Hive
10 132 (4.79%) HBase
11 123 (4.46%) Redis
12 121 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
13 112 (4.07%) SQL Server
14 111 (4.03%) RDBMS
15 72 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
16 63 (2.29%) Data Mining
17 62 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 57 (2.07%) Neo4j
19 51 (1.85%) Blockchain
20 39 (1.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 359 (13.03%) Jenkins
2 333 (12.09%) Git (software)
3 163 (5.92%) JUnit
4 152 (5.52%) Selenium
5 148 (5.37%) Maven
6 134 (4.86%) JIRA
7 118 (4.28%) Cucumber
8 85 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 54 (1.96%) Vagrant
10 53 (1.92%) Subversion
11 50 (1.81%) Gradle
12 47 (1.71%) SoapUI
13 40 (1.45%) Appium
14 39 (1.42%) Hudson
15 36 (1.31%) Ant
15 36 (1.31%) Ranorex
16 35 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (1.23%) webpack
18 33 (1.20%) Bitbucket
18 33 (1.20%) gulp
General
1 678 (24.61%) Finance
2 228 (8.28%) Banking
3 151 (5.48%) Retail
4 100 (3.63%) Games
5 98 (3.56%) Investment Banking
6 96 (3.48%) Marketing
7 58 (2.11%) Legal
8 57 (2.07%) Front Office
9 48 (1.74%) Advertising
10 35 (1.27%) Retail Banking
11 34 (1.23%) Publishing
12 33 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 29 (1.05%) Telecoms
14 26 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.54%) Online Betting
16 14 (0.51%) Automotive
17 13 (0.47%) Back Office
18 10 (0.36%) Billing
19 5 (0.18%) Law
20 4 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 1343 (48.75%) Developer
2 683 (24.79%) Java Developer
3 460 (16.70%) Scala Developer
4 346 (12.56%) Senior Developer
5 292 (10.60%) Software Engineer
6 244 (8.86%) Java Scala Developer
7 211 (7.66%) Data Engineer
8 198 (7.19%) Software Developer
9 186 (6.75%) Data Scientist
9 186 (6.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 169 (6.13%) Architect
11 167 (6.06%) Java Engineer
12 136 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
13 110 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
14 100 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
15 96 (3.48%) Java Software Developer
16 92 (3.34%) Senior Scala Developer
17 84 (3.05%) Big Data Developer
18 82 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
18 82 (2.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (15.54%) Spring
2 393 (14.26%) HTML
3 356 (12.92%) Node.js
4 354 (12.85%) Kafka
5 346 (12.56%) AngularJS
6 306 (11.11%) Web Services
7 305 (11.07%) CSS
8 295 (10.71%) REST
9 280 (10.16%) Akka
10 255 (9.26%) React
11 237 (8.60%) RESTful
12 218 (7.91%) Play Framework
13 210 (7.62%) .NET
13 210 (7.62%) HTML5
14 188 (6.82%) Hibernate
15 132 (4.79%) JSON
16 123 (4.46%) CSS3
17 101 (3.67%) Spring Boot
18 97 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
19 92 (3.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 309 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 242 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
3 225 (8.17%) Fintech
4 199 (7.22%) Algorithms
5 157 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (3.16%) User Experience
7 83 (3.01%) Derivative
8 66 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 62 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 56 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 45 (1.63%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 37 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
14 34 (1.23%) Hedge funds
15 32 (1.16%) Equities
16 22 (0.80%) Online Games
17 20 (0.73%) Market Risk
18 18 (0.65%) Life Science
18 18 (0.65%) Social Media
19 16 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 420 (15.25%) Linux
2 175 (6.35%) Unix
3 68 (2.47%) Android
4 58 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 54 (1.96%) Windows
6 22 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.44%) CentOS
8 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.33%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.073%) Solaris
13 2 (0.073%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.036%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.036%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1513 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (28.82%) Software Engineering
3 764 (27.73%) TDD
4 513 (18.62%) Analytics
5 490 (17.79%) Scrum
6 463 (16.81%) Machine Learning
7 456 (16.55%) Microservices
8 428 (15.54%) BDD
9 425 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
10 403 (14.63%) Open Source
11 375 (13.61%) Test Automation
12 374 (13.58%) DevOps
13 280 (10.16%) Mentoring
14 237 (8.60%) Functional Programming
15 233 (8.46%) OO
16 219 (7.95%) Mathematics
17 211 (7.66%) Kanban
18 195 (7.08%) Pair Programming
19 179 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
20 171 (6.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2122 (77.02%) Java
2 1228 (44.57%) Python
3 699 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 616 (22.36%) SQL
5 376 (13.65%) C#
6 334 (12.12%) Ruby
7 314 (11.40%) C++
8 254 (9.22%) Go
9 240 (8.71%) R
10 165 (5.99%) PHP
11 135 (4.90%) Clojure
12 129 (4.68%) Groovy
13 114 (4.14%) C
14 113 (4.10%) Haskell
15 70 (2.54%) Bash Shell
16 67 (2.43%) F#
17 60 (2.18%) Kotlin
18 51 (1.85%) PL/SQL
19 48 (1.74%) ES6
19 48 (1.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 440 (15.97%) Degree
2 137 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 135 (4.90%) PhD
4 115 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 57 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 36 (1.31%) Master's Degree
7 30 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (0.54%) ISEB
11 7 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.22%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.18%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.036%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.036%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.036%) MBA
14 1 (0.036%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.61%) QA
2 26 (0.94%) GCP
3 22 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.51%) GDPR
5 5 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.073%) MiFID
8 1 (0.036%) SEPA
8 1 (0.036%) SLA
System Software
1 379 (13.76%) Docker
2 89 (3.23%) HDFS
3 58 (2.11%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.11%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.11%) Xen
10 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.036%) MapR-FS
Systems Management
1 106 (3.85%) Puppet
2 103 (3.74%) Ansible
2 103 (3.74%) Kubernetes
3 61 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (2.03%) Mesos
5 35 (1.27%) Terraform
6 24 (0.87%) Marathon
6 24 (0.87%) Salt
7 22 (0.80%) Oozie
8 20 (0.73%) Nagios
9 17 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
10 15 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 13 (0.47%) Kibana
12 11 (0.40%) Ambari
13 10 (0.36%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.22%) Graphite
15 4 (0.15%) Grafana
15 4 (0.15%) Rancher
16 3 (0.11%) Packer
17 2 (0.073%) Consul
Vendors
1 206 (7.48%) Oracle
2 162 (5.88%) Google
3 78 (2.83%) Cloudera
4 60 (2.18%) Hortonworks
5 59 (2.14%) Microsoft
6 51 (1.85%) Tableau
7 37 (1.34%) IBM
8 32 (1.16%) MapR
9 25 (0.91%) Splunk
10 23 (0.83%) New Relic
11 21 (0.76%) RedGate
12 19 (0.69%) Talend
13 17 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 17 (0.62%) Rackspace
14 16 (0.58%) SaltStack
15 15 (0.54%) MuleSoft
16 14 (0.51%) Informatica
16 14 (0.51%) Teradata
17 12 (0.44%) Adobe
17 12 (0.44%) HP