Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 215 192
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,316 2,465 3,304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.68% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 3.12% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 2,075 2,735
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £108,750 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% 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 43,820 79,114 99,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.54% 53.89% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36,070 64,840 82,914
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,038
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 0 1,213 £75,000 +3.45% 98
London -11 879 £80,000 - 74
UK excluding London +63 426 £60,000 +4.35% 32
North of England +94 133 £55,000 - 5
Work from Home +39 118 £72,500 -6.45% 17
South East +34 100 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Yorkshire +120 91 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +98 73 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Midlands +49 43 £58,750 -6.00% 4
North West +63 42 £60,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +27 31 £75,000 +30.43% 2
South West +22 29 £60,500 +10.00%
East of England +62 27 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Wales +42 21 £42,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +60 12 £52,500 -27.59% 2
Northern Ireland +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 908 (69.00%) Java
2 719 (54.64%) Python
3 578 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
4 530 (40.27%) AWS
5 415 (31.53%) Apache Spark
6 380 (28.88%) DevOps
7 379 (28.80%) Kafka
8 365 (27.74%) Big Data
9 337 (25.61%) Software Engineering
10 331 (25.15%) Docker
11 329 (25.00%) TDD
12 310 (23.56%) SQL
13 297 (22.57%) Hadoop
14 289 (21.96%) Microservices
15 282 (21.43%) Kubernetes
16 277 (21.05%) Finance
17 275 (20.90%) Analytics
18 274 (20.82%) Azure
19 262 (19.91%) NoSQL
20 260 (19.76%) JavaScript
21 255 (19.38%) Data Science
22 247 (18.77%) GCP
23 228 (17.33%) Machine Learning
24 226 (17.17%) Node.js
25 192 (14.59%) Degree
26 188 (14.29%) Go
27 166 (12.61%) Computer Science
28 163 (12.39%) C#
29 158 (12.01%) Terraform
30 155 (11.78%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 415 (31.53%) Apache Spark
2 126 (9.57%) Apache
3 86 (6.53%) Apache Airflow
4 74 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (2.74%) Luigi
6 24 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.75%) Confluence
8 21 (1.60%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.22%) Jupyter
11 13 (0.99%) CMS
12 12 (0.91%) nginx
13 9 (0.68%) Mule
14 8 (0.61%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.46%) Tornado
17 5 (0.38%) DataSynapse
18 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
18 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.38%) SPSS
2 1 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 530 (40.27%) AWS
2 274 (20.82%) Azure
3 247 (18.77%) GCP
4 75 (5.70%) Amazon EMR
5 71 (5.40%) Serverless
6 60 (4.56%) Amazon S3
7 58 (4.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 48 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (3.65%) Power Platform
9 31 (2.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 30 (2.28%) SaaS
11 27 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (1.98%) GitHub
13 18 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (1.22%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 16 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
15 13 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.84%) Heroku
17 9 (0.68%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.13%) HTTP
2 15 (1.14%) Internet
3 12 (0.91%) FTP
4 11 (0.84%) Firewall
5 9 (0.68%) Network Security
6 4 (0.30%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.15%) 5G
7 2 (0.15%) DNS
7 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.15%) Skype
7 2 (0.15%) SSH
7 2 (0.15%) SSL
7 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.15%) VPN
7 2 (0.15%) WAN
7 2 (0.15%) WebEx
8 1 (0.076%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.076%) SMS
8 1 (0.076%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (27.74%) Big Data
2 297 (22.57%) Hadoop
3 262 (19.91%) NoSQL
4 130 (9.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 124 (9.42%) Relational Database
6 116 (8.81%) MongoDB
7 112 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
8 111 (8.43%) Apache Hive
9 107 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
10 98 (7.45%) Amazon Redshift
11 96 (7.29%) Data Lake
12 94 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 68 (5.17%) HBase
14 55 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 48 (3.65%) Power BI
16 45 (3.42%) BigQuery
17 44 (3.34%) Impala
17 44 (3.34%) Redis
18 42 (3.19%) Flink
19 40 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 143 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 93 (7.07%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.72%) Cucumber
4 46 (3.50%) Selenium
5 42 (3.19%) JIRA
6 29 (2.20%) JUnit
7 28 (2.13%) Cypress.io
8 26 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.75%) GitLab
10 22 (1.67%) Maven
11 21 (1.60%) Gatling
11 21 (1.60%) Subversion
12 18 (1.37%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.99%) Appium
13 13 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.99%) Mercurial
14 12 (0.91%) JMeter
15 11 (0.84%) CircleCI
15 11 (0.84%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.84%) Travis CI
General
1 277 (21.05%) Finance
2 124 (9.42%) Banking
3 68 (5.17%) Games
4 52 (3.95%) Retail
5 27 (2.05%) Marketing
6 24 (1.82%) Front Office
7 23 (1.75%) Public Sector
8 20 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.29%) Legal
9 17 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.14%) Advertising
11 13 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.76%) Law
13 5 (0.38%) Billing
13 5 (0.38%) Military
14 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
14 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 455 (34.57%) Developer
2 299 (22.72%) Data Engineer
3 181 (13.75%) Scala Developer
4 162 (12.31%) Java Developer
5 127 (9.65%) Software Engineer
6 86 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 80 (6.08%) Architect
8 74 (5.62%) Big Data Engineer
9 69 (5.24%) AWS Engineer
10 64 (4.86%) Senior Data Engineer
11 63 (4.79%) Data Architect
11 63 (4.79%) Java Engineer
12 56 (4.26%) Python Engineer
13 53 (4.03%) AWS Developer
13 53 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
14 44 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
15 43 (3.27%) Data Scientist
16 42 (3.19%) Software Developer
17 41 (3.12%) Java Scala Developer
18 37 (2.81%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (28.80%) Kafka
2 226 (17.17%) Node.js
3 100 (7.60%) React
4 90 (6.84%) Web Services
5 87 (6.61%) Akka
6 82 (6.23%) HTML
6 82 (6.23%) Play Framework
6 82 (6.23%) Spring
7 75 (5.70%) REST
7 75 (5.70%) RESTful
8 67 (5.09%) CSS
9 66 (5.02%) .NET
10 63 (4.79%) React Native
11 53 (4.03%) AngularJS
12 46 (3.50%) HTML5
13 40 (3.04%) Spring Boot
14 37 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
15 34 (2.58%) CSS3
16 33 (2.51%) Spark Streaming
17 32 (2.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 100 (7.60%) Data Structures
2 96 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (6.69%) Algorithms
4 76 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
5 66 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 49 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (2.20%) Cloud Native
7 29 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.22%) Tandem
10 16 (1.22%) User Experience
11 14 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 11 (0.84%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.61%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.61%) Online Games
14 8 (0.61%) PMI
14 8 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.32%) Linux
2 47 (3.57%) Windows
3 30 (2.28%) Unix
4 10 (0.76%) Android
5 9 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.38%) CentOS
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (28.88%) DevOps
3 337 (25.61%) Software Engineering
4 329 (25.00%) TDD
5 289 (21.96%) Microservices
6 275 (20.90%) Analytics
7 255 (19.38%) Data Science
8 228 (17.33%) Machine Learning
9 166 (12.61%) Computer Science
10 155 (11.78%) Artificial Intelligence
11 142 (10.79%) Scrum
12 141 (10.71%) Open Source
13 137 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
13 137 (10.41%) ETL
13 137 (10.41%) OO
14 132 (10.03%) Mentoring
15 130 (9.88%) Test Automation
16 121 (9.19%) Data Engineering
17 116 (8.81%) BDD
18 109 (8.28%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 908 (69.00%) Java
2 719 (54.64%) Python
3 310 (23.56%) SQL
4 260 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 188 (14.29%) Go
6 163 (12.39%) C#
7 139 (10.56%) Kotlin
8 120 (9.12%) Ruby
9 117 (8.89%) C++
10 99 (7.52%) R
11 79 (6.00%) TypeScript
12 75 (5.70%) Clojure
13 74 (5.62%) PHP
14 73 (5.55%) Groovy
15 66 (5.02%) Java 8
16 47 (3.57%) C
17 25 (1.90%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.67%) Haskell
19 20 (1.52%) Elixir
20 17 (1.29%) ES6
Qualifications
1 192 (14.59%) Degree
2 87 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.20%) PhD
6 15 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.06%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.30%) SANS
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.23%) MBA
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
12 2 (0.15%) ISEB
13 1 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.48%) QA
2 20 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.46%) GDPR
4 6 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.23%) COBIT
5 3 (0.23%) NIST
6 1 (0.076%) ITGC
6 1 (0.076%) MiFID
6 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.076%) SLA
System Software
1 331 (25.15%) Docker
2 41 (3.12%) HDFS
3 16 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.84%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 282 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 158 (12.01%) Terraform
3 76 (5.78%) Ansible
4 30 (2.28%) Puppet
5 22 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 21 (1.60%) Oozie
7 20 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.29%) Salt
9 14 (1.06%) Kibana
10 8 (0.61%) Rancher
11 6 (0.46%) Mesos
12 4 (0.30%) Ambari
12 4 (0.30%) Marathon
13 3 (0.23%) Grafana
13 3 (0.23%) Istio
13 3 (0.23%) Kubeflow
13 3 (0.23%) linkerd
14 2 (0.15%) Knative
14 2 (0.15%) logstash
14 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 103 (7.83%) Google
2 58 (4.41%) Oracle
3 47 (3.57%) Tableau
4 46 (3.50%) IBM
5 38 (2.89%) Databricks
6 37 (2.81%) Microsoft
7 31 (2.36%) Talend
8 28 (2.13%) Informatica
8 28 (2.13%) Teradata
9 18 (1.37%) Netezza
10 17 (1.29%) Cloudera
11 16 (1.22%) Foundry
12 12 (0.91%) Hortonworks
13 11 (0.84%) Cognos
14 9 (0.68%) Facebook
14 9 (0.68%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.61%) Apple
15 8 (0.61%) MapR
15 8 (0.61%) SnapLogic
15 8 (0.61%) Vertica