Period
to 25 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 209 253
Rank change year-on-year +29 +44 +127
Permanent jobs citing Scala 3,294 2,854 2,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 1.65% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 2.98% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,619 2,373 2,381
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £109,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 97,603 95,730 104,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.28% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,227 80,792 90,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +37 3,204 £70,000 +7.69% 398
London +10 2,205 £75,000 +7.14% 250
UK excluding London +50 1,025 £57,500 +4.55% 174
South East +69 361 £64,000 +6.67% 53
North of England +30 239 £50,000 -9.09% 45
East of England +73 143 £58,750 +6.82% 12
North West +50 135 £55,000 +8.37% 19
South West +29 135 £55,000 - 11
Midlands -17 102 £60,000 +50.00% 27
Yorkshire +3 86 £50,000 -16.67% 20
West Midlands +20 66 £60,000 +21.83% 23
Scotland -57 35 £48,750 -11.36% 12
East Midlands -26 34 £55,000 +57.14% 4
North East -30 18 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Northern Ireland +9 7 £55,000 -3.51% 11
Wales +15 4 £53,750 +34.38% 3

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 2,502 (75.96%) Java
2 1,733 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1,555 (47.21%) Python
4 1,131 (34.34%) Big Data
5 1,064 (32.30%) Apache Spark
6 979 (29.72%) Hadoop
7 958 (29.08%) TDD
8 937 (28.45%) Amazon AWS
9 890 (27.02%) SQL
10 843 (25.59%) Software Engineering
11 831 (25.23%) JavaScript
12 689 (20.92%) Finance
13 671 (20.37%) Analytics
14 662 (20.10%) Machine Learning
15 634 (19.25%) Kafka
15 634 (19.25%) Microservices
16 579 (17.58%) DevOps
17 571 (17.33%) Data Science
18 557 (16.91%) NoSQL
19 551 (16.73%) Spring
20 549 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 548 (16.64%) Docker
22 508 (15.42%) AngularJS
23 506 (15.36%) Scrum
23 506 (15.36%) C#
24 477 (14.48%) Degree
25 466 (14.15%) Apache Cassandra
26 465 (14.12%) BDD
27 444 (13.48%) HTML
28 433 (13.15%) 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 1,064 (32.30%) Apache Spark
2 207 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
3 170 (5.16%) Apache
4 92 (2.79%) SAS
5 76 (2.31%) Apache Solr
6 70 (2.13%) Apache Pig
7 60 (1.82%) Confluence
8 58 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 52 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 41 (1.24%) Ethereum
11 25 (0.76%) OpenStack
12 22 (0.67%) nginx
13 16 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
14 13 (0.39%) JBoss
15 12 (0.36%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.30%) Documentum
16 10 (0.30%) FileNet
17 9 (0.27%) Hyperledger
17 9 (0.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.15%) SPSS
3 3 (0.091%) Weka
4 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.030%) Mingle
5 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.030%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 38 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.27%) Ripple
4 6 (0.18%) Actimize
4 6 (0.18%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.030%) BASE24
5 1 (0.030%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.030%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.030%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 937 (28.45%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (4.25%) GitHub
4 117 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 107 (3.25%) Amazon S3
6 99 (3.01%) Serverless
7 97 (2.94%) OpenShift
8 83 (2.52%) Amazon EMR
9 67 (2.03%) Amazon Kinesis
9 67 (2.03%) PaaS
10 56 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
11 51 (1.55%) Slack
12 46 (1.40%) SaaS
13 42 (1.28%) IaaS
14 41 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
17 24 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 20 (0.61%) Office 365
19 19 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.94%) HTTP
2 33 (1.00%) Internet
3 21 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.61%) IPv4
5 18 (0.55%) DSL
5 18 (0.55%) IPv6
6 15 (0.46%) DAB
6 15 (0.46%) DNS
7 7 (0.21%) Firewall
8 5 (0.15%) Network Security
9 4 (0.12%) SSL
10 3 (0.091%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.061%) DHCP
11 2 (0.061%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.061%) VPN
12 1 (0.030%) 5G
12 1 (0.030%) AMQP
12 1 (0.030%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,131 (34.34%) Big Data
2 979 (29.72%) Hadoop
3 557 (16.91%) NoSQL
4 466 (14.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 326 (9.90%) MongoDB
6 324 (9.84%) Apache Hive
7 273 (8.29%) Relational Database
8 221 (6.71%) MySQL
9 211 (6.41%) HBase
10 166 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
11 165 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
12 151 (4.58%) Impala
13 116 (3.52%) Redis
14 111 (3.37%) SQL Server
15 110 (3.34%) Data Lake
16 92 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
17 82 (2.49%) Sqoop
18 79 (2.40%) RDBMS
19 72 (2.19%) Blockchain
20 62 (1.88%) Flink
Development Applications
1 431 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 317 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 166 (5.04%) Maven
4 122 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 120 (3.64%) JIRA
5 120 (3.64%) JUnit
6 109 (3.31%) Gradle
7 101 (3.07%) TeamCity
8 96 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 95 (2.88%) Selenium
10 70 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 45 (1.37%) JMeter
12 43 (1.31%) Gatling
13 41 (1.24%) Buildbot
13 41 (1.24%) Ranorex
14 39 (1.18%) SoapUI
15 34 (1.03%) Appium
16 32 (0.97%) CircleCI
17 30 (0.91%) GitLab
18 29 (0.88%) NeoLoad
General
1 689 (20.92%) Finance
2 307 (9.32%) Banking
3 215 (6.53%) Retail
4 188 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 174 (5.28%) Games
6 128 (3.89%) Front Office
7 94 (2.85%) Financial Institution
8 85 (2.58%) Marketing
9 72 (2.19%) Advertising
10 61 (1.85%) Telecoms
11 35 (1.06%) Publishing
12 29 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 25 (0.76%) Law
14 23 (0.70%) Legal
15 19 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.43%) Back Office
17 12 (0.36%) Electronics
17 12 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.21%) Manufacturing
19 5 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,567 (47.57%) Developer
2 822 (24.95%) Java Developer
3 446 (13.54%) Scala Developer
4 401 (12.17%) Data Engineer
5 364 (11.05%) Senior Developer
6 303 (9.20%) Software Engineer
7 257 (7.80%) Data Scientist
8 244 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
9 241 (7.32%) Java Engineer
10 230 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 218 (6.62%) Software Developer
12 204 (6.19%) Java Scala Developer
13 152 (4.61%) Architect
14 136 (4.13%) Java Software Engineer
15 135 (4.10%) Big Data Developer
16 115 (3.49%) Lead Developer
17 114 (3.46%) Agile Developer
18 104 (3.16%) Agile Java Developer
19 102 (3.10%) Hadoop Engineer
20 93 (2.82%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (19.25%) Kafka
2 551 (16.73%) Spring
3 508 (15.42%) AngularJS
4 444 (13.48%) HTML
5 401 (12.17%) Node.js
6 364 (11.05%) React
7 355 (10.78%) Akka
8 308 (9.35%) Web Services
9 307 (9.32%) RESTful
10 286 (8.68%) CSS
11 282 (8.56%) .NET
12 265 (8.04%) REST
13 239 (7.26%) Spring Boot
14 219 (6.65%) HTML5
15 155 (4.71%) Hibernate
16 146 (4.43%) Play Framework
17 143 (4.34%) RabbitMQ
18 131 (3.98%) TensorFlow
19 105 (3.19%) Java EE
20 98 (2.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 388 (11.78%) Computer Science
2 336 (10.20%) Fintech
3 296 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
4 287 (8.71%) Algorithms
5 271 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
6 133 (4.04%) User Experience
7 129 (3.92%) Data Structures
8 104 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
9 85 (2.58%) Public Cloud
10 78 (2.37%) Cyberthreat
11 73 (2.22%) Mobile App
12 69 (2.09%) Private Cloud
13 66 (2.00%) Hedge funds
14 54 (1.64%) Derivative
15 52 (1.58%) Online Games
16 42 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 38 (1.15%) Bitcoin
17 38 (1.15%) Fixed Income
18 36 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 36 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 429 (13.02%) Linux
2 186 (5.65%) Unix
3 61 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 57 (1.73%) Android
5 25 (0.76%) Windows
6 18 (0.55%) FreeBSD
7 13 (0.39%) CoreOS
8 10 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.21%) VMS
11 6 (0.18%) CentOS
12 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.091%) Solaris
14 2 (0.061%) Debian
14 2 (0.061%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.061%) SUSE
14 2 (0.061%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.030%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.030%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,733 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 958 (29.08%) TDD
3 843 (25.59%) Software Engineering
4 671 (20.37%) Analytics
5 662 (20.10%) Machine Learning
6 634 (19.25%) Microservices
7 579 (17.58%) DevOps
8 571 (17.33%) Data Science
9 549 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 506 (15.36%) Scrum
11 465 (14.12%) BDD
12 426 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
13 355 (10.78%) Mentoring
14 304 (9.23%) Open Source
15 303 (9.20%) Test Automation
16 280 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
17 246 (7.47%) ETL
17 246 (7.47%) Functional Programming
18 238 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
19 236 (7.16%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2,502 (75.96%) Java
2 1,555 (47.21%) Python
3 890 (27.02%) SQL
4 831 (25.23%) JavaScript
5 506 (15.36%) C#
6 433 (13.15%) C++
7 428 (12.99%) Java 8
8 356 (10.81%) Ruby
9 349 (10.60%) R
10 303 (9.20%) Go
11 187 (5.68%) C
12 173 (5.25%) PHP
13 165 (5.01%) Groovy
14 159 (4.83%) Clojure
15 156 (4.74%) Kotlin
16 132 (4.01%) Haskell
17 119 (3.61%) Shell Script
18 102 (3.10%) Bash Shell
19 72 (2.19%) Perl
20 66 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 477 (14.48%) Degree
2 133 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 124 (3.76%) PhD
4 75 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
6 44 (1.34%) Master's Degree
7 42 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.21%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.091%) ISEB
12 3 (0.091%) PMP
13 2 (0.061%) EMC Certification
13 2 (0.061%) MCSA
13 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.030%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.030%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.030%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.030%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.64%) QA
2 54 (1.64%) GDPR
3 42 (1.28%) GCP
4 39 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 37 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.24%) MiFID
7 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.061%) PMO
7 2 (0.061%) WCAG
8 1 (0.030%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.030%) EMIR
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.030%) PSD2
8 1 (0.030%) SEPA
8 1 (0.030%) UCITS
System Software
1 548 (16.64%) Docker
2 174 (5.28%) HDFS
3 137 (4.16%) Apache Flume
4 38 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.24%) Xen
9 5 (0.15%) KVM
10 2 (0.061%) iptables
11 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 208 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 175 (5.31%) Ansible
3 170 (5.16%) Puppet
4 114 (3.46%) Terraform
5 112 (3.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 99 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
7 60 (1.82%) Mesos
8 51 (1.55%) Oozie
9 47 (1.43%) Prometheus
10 43 (1.31%) Nagios
11 35 (1.06%) Kibana
12 22 (0.67%) Grafana
13 19 (0.58%) ZABBIX
14 18 (0.55%) Icinga
15 17 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
16 16 (0.49%) Marathon
17 15 (0.46%) Salt
18 13 (0.39%) Rancher
19 11 (0.33%) logstash
20 6 (0.18%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 274 (8.32%) Oracle
2 203 (6.16%) Google
3 193 (5.86%) Cloudera
4 124 (3.76%) Hortonworks
5 94 (2.85%) Tableau
6 87 (2.64%) WorldPay
7 73 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 68 (2.06%) Informatica
9 65 (1.97%) Splunk
10 61 (1.85%) Talend
11 43 (1.31%) MapR
12 41 (1.24%) Atlassian
13 40 (1.21%) AppDynamics
14 25 (0.76%) EXASOL
14 25 (0.76%) SnapLogic
15 23 (0.70%) Capita
15 23 (0.70%) IBM
16 22 (0.67%) Qualys
17 21 (0.64%) New Relic
18 20 (0.61%) Teradata