Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 212 234
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,158 885 1,960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.58% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 2.68% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,262 728 1,625
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
75th Percentile £96,500 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £100,000
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 67,430 32,970 72,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.09% 58.97% 53.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45,574 28,415 60,623
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Scala in the UK

Scala
Top 17 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 5 December 2021. 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 +24 1,926 £79,000 +5.33% 256
London 0 1,336 £85,000 +6.25% 161
UK excluding London -11 612 £57,500 - 107
Work from Home -42 424 £82,500 +17.86% 68
North of England +39 269 £57,500 - 40
South East -89 150 £65,000 +8.33% 19
Yorkshire +13 133 £57,500 - 13
North West -13 119 £60,000 +4.35% 18
Scotland -80 55 £55,000 -18.52% 11
Midlands -75 53 £62,500 +23.76% 19
West Midlands -51 47 £62,500 +38.89% 16
South West -25 46 £50,000 - 8
North East -11 17 £55,000 +12.82% 9
Wales -35 16 £45,101 +28.86% 1
East of England -104 14 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Northern Ireland - 9 £47,000 - 4
East Midlands -68 6 £65,000 +20.37% 3

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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 1,646 (76.27%) Java
2 1,314 (60.89%) Python
3 1,222 (56.63%) AWS
4 1,122 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
5 941 (43.61%) Software Engineering
6 789 (36.56%) DevOps
7 728 (33.73%) Kubernetes
8 695 (32.21%) JavaScript
9 687 (31.84%) Azure
10 673 (31.19%) Docker
11 622 (28.82%) SQL
12 580 (26.88%) React
13 572 (26.51%) Analytics
14 547 (25.35%) TDD
15 524 (24.28%) Finance
16 516 (23.91%) Kotlin
17 515 (23.86%) C#
18 514 (23.82%) Kafka
19 513 (23.77%) GCP
20 500 (23.17%) Apache Spark
21 482 (22.34%) Microservices
22 441 (20.44%) Social Skills
23 433 (20.06%) Big Data
24 427 (19.79%) Terraform
25 385 (17.84%) Go
26 364 (16.87%) Serverless
27 352 (16.31%) TypeScript
28 347 (16.08%) Data Science
29 345 (15.99%) Test Automation
30 339 (15.71%) AngularJS

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
1 500 (23.17%) Apache Spark
2 252 (11.68%) Apache
3 107 (4.96%) Apache Airflow
4 103 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.30%) Confluence
6 23 (1.07%) Luigi
7 12 (0.56%) CMS
8 11 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.42%) IIS
10 7 (0.32%) Ethereum
11 6 (0.28%) Jupyter
11 6 (0.28%) SAS
11 6 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.23%) CICS
13 4 (0.19%) GemFire
13 4 (0.19%) Jetty
13 4 (0.19%) nginx
13 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.19%) Tornado
14 3 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 33 (1.53%) InVision
2 28 (1.30%) Sketch
3 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.23%) Figma
3 5 (0.23%) Fireworks
3 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.093%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,222 (56.63%) AWS
2 687 (31.84%) Azure
3 513 (23.77%) GCP
4 364 (16.87%) Serverless
5 260 (12.05%) GitHub
6 251 (11.63%) Amazon S3
7 227 (10.52%) AWS Lambda
8 223 (10.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 189 (8.76%) Amazon EC2
10 153 (7.09%) Amazon EMR
11 126 (5.84%) Azure Data Factory
12 109 (5.05%) Power Platform
13 85 (3.94%) Snowflake
14 81 (3.75%) GitHub Actions
15 80 (3.71%) Amazon Kinesis
15 80 (3.71%) SaaS
16 75 (3.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 70 (3.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
18 68 (3.15%) PaaS
19 66 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.99%) Cisco IPT
2 74 (3.43%) HTTP
3 18 (0.83%) Broadband
4 12 (0.56%) SSH
5 10 (0.46%) SMS
6 8 (0.37%) Network Security
7 7 (0.32%) Internet
8 6 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.19%) WPA
10 2 (0.093%) Firewall
10 2 (0.093%) FTP
10 2 (0.093%) IPsec
10 2 (0.093%) VPN
10 2 (0.093%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.046%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.046%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (20.06%) Big Data
2 257 (11.91%) Hadoop
3 231 (10.70%) PostgreSQL
4 226 (10.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 207 (9.59%) MongoDB
5 207 (9.59%) NoSQL
6 200 (9.27%) Data Lake
7 152 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
8 140 (6.49%) Redis
9 127 (5.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 124 (5.75%) MySQL
11 113 (5.24%) Relational Database
12 102 (4.73%) Power BI
13 94 (4.36%) Amazon Athena
13 94 (4.36%) Apache Ignite
13 94 (4.36%) Electronic Patient Records
14 93 (4.31%) SQL Server
15 84 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
16 71 (3.29%) Apache Hive
17 69 (3.20%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 318 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 261 (12.09%) Jenkins
3 68 (3.15%) Selenium
4 58 (2.69%) GitLab
5 54 (2.50%) JIRA
6 52 (2.41%) CircleCI
7 46 (2.13%) JUnit
8 45 (2.09%) Cypress.io
9 41 (1.90%) Spinnaker
10 40 (1.85%) Gradle
11 39 (1.81%) Bitbucket
11 39 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 38 (1.76%) JMeter
13 37 (1.71%) Gatling
14 27 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 24 (1.11%) Maven
15 24 (1.11%) webpack
16 23 (1.07%) Mockito
17 22 (1.02%) TeamCity
18 21 (0.97%) kappa
General
1 524 (24.28%) Finance
2 441 (20.44%) Social Skills
3 159 (7.37%) Front Office
4 126 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (4.59%) Banking
6 90 (4.17%) Games
7 87 (4.03%) Retail
8 71 (3.29%) Public Sector
9 65 (3.01%) Publishing
10 62 (2.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 47 (2.18%) Marketing
12 19 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.88%) Legal
13 17 (0.79%) Telecoms
14 16 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.70%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.70%) Law
16 14 (0.65%) Advertising
16 14 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
17 13 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 632 (29.29%) Software Engineer
2 620 (28.73%) Developer
3 431 (19.97%) Data Engineer
4 174 (8.06%) Senior Data Engineer
5 166 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 161 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 147 (6.81%) Scala Engineer
8 140 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 133 (6.16%) Software Developer
10 132 (6.12%) Java Developer
11 126 (5.84%) Python Engineer
12 116 (5.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 106 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
14 103 (4.77%) Python Developer
15 100 (4.63%) Python Software Engineer
16 94 (4.36%) Azure Engineer
16 94 (4.36%) Security Engineer
17 87 (4.03%) Senior Developer
18 84 (3.89%) Java Engineer
19 82 (3.80%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (26.88%) React
2 514 (23.82%) Kafka
3 339 (15.71%) AngularJS
4 272 (12.60%) .NET
5 261 (12.09%) Node.js
6 252 (11.68%) Web Services
7 247 (11.45%) Vue.js
8 176 (8.16%) Spring
9 132 (6.12%) REST
10 130 (6.02%) Spring Boot
11 122 (5.65%) Akka
12 121 (5.61%) GraphQL
13 112 (5.19%) RESTful
14 106 (4.91%) HTML
15 91 (4.22%) CSS
16 83 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
17 78 (3.61%) Play Framework
18 71 (3.29%) JSON
19 59 (2.73%) Apache Beam
20 48 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (6.86%) Algorithms
2 144 (6.67%) User Experience
3 143 (6.63%) Hedge funds
4 125 (5.79%) Derivative
4 125 (5.79%) Equities
5 123 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 117 (5.42%) Fixed Income
7 101 (4.68%) Data Structures
8 90 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
9 77 (3.57%) Cloud Native
10 62 (2.87%) BBC
11 51 (2.36%) Virtual Team
12 42 (1.95%) Legacy Code
13 41 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
14 39 (1.81%) Blog
15 38 (1.76%) Mobile App
16 37 (1.71%) Life Science
17 32 (1.48%) Public Cloud
18 28 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
19 26 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (6.77%) Linux
2 88 (4.08%) Unix
3 50 (2.32%) Android
4 43 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.62%) Windows
6 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.19%) DC/OS
8 3 (0.14%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.14%) zOS
9 2 (0.093%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.046%) CentOS
10 1 (0.046%) Debian
10 1 (0.046%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.046%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.046%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.046%) VMS
10 1 (0.046%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.046%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,122 (51.99%) Agile Software Development
2 941 (43.61%) Software Engineering
3 789 (36.56%) DevOps
4 572 (26.51%) Analytics
5 547 (25.35%) TDD
6 482 (22.34%) Microservices
7 347 (16.08%) Data Science
8 345 (15.99%) Test Automation
9 332 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 291 (13.48%) Full Stack Development
11 283 (13.11%) ETL
12 241 (11.17%) OOP
13 239 (11.08%) Machine Learning
14 228 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
15 225 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 213 (9.87%) Scrum
17 211 (9.78%) OO
18 210 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
19 206 (9.55%) Data Analytics
20 203 (9.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,646 (76.27%) Java
2 1,314 (60.89%) Python
3 695 (32.21%) JavaScript
4 622 (28.82%) SQL
5 516 (23.91%) Kotlin
6 515 (23.86%) C#
7 385 (17.84%) Go
8 352 (16.31%) TypeScript
9 275 (12.74%) C++
10 228 (10.57%) Ruby
11 179 (8.29%) R
12 174 (8.06%) Clojure
13 129 (5.98%) Bash Shell
14 120 (5.56%) PHP
15 117 (5.42%) PowerShell
16 70 (3.24%) MATLAB
17 63 (2.92%) C
18 62 (2.87%) VB.NET
19 60 (2.78%) Apple Swift
20 58 (2.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 193 (8.94%) Degree
2 86 (3.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 86 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (3.99%) CISSP
3 81 (3.75%) AWS Certification
4 73 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 31 (1.44%) Master's Degree
7 29 (1.34%) SC Cleared
8 26 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (0.70%) CCSP
10 14 (0.65%) SANS
11 13 (0.60%) PhD
12 11 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.14%) MCSA
17 2 (0.093%) CCA
17 2 (0.093%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.70%) QA
2 45 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.90%) GDPR
4 32 (1.48%) Accessibility
5 22 (1.02%) WCAG
6 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.093%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.093%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.093%) PSD2
9 1 (0.046%) CDISC
9 1 (0.046%) HL7
9 1 (0.046%) SLA
System Software
1 673 (31.19%) Docker
2 19 (0.88%) HDFS
3 15 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.23%) Firmware
6 4 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.046%) etcd
7 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 728 (33.73%) Kubernetes
2 427 (19.79%) Terraform
3 69 (3.20%) Prometheus
4 52 (2.41%) Ansible
5 43 (1.99%) Grafana
6 24 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (0.83%) Istio
8 16 (0.74%) Oozie
9 12 (0.56%) Graphite
10 11 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.42%) Rancher
12 8 (0.37%) Control-M
13 7 (0.32%) Puppet
14 5 (0.23%) Mesos
15 4 (0.19%) Apache Brooklyn
15 4 (0.19%) Consul
15 4 (0.19%) Marathon
16 3 (0.14%) Knative
17 2 (0.093%) Kibana
17 2 (0.093%) logstash
Vendors
1 221 (10.24%) Databricks
2 197 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 185 (8.57%) Google
4 87 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
5 63 (2.92%) Oracle
6 41 (1.90%) Cloudera
7 27 (1.25%) Talend
8 26 (1.20%) Mercator
9 24 (1.11%) Hortonworks
9 24 (1.11%) Splunk
10 22 (1.02%) IBM
11 21 (0.97%) BT
11 21 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 18 (0.83%) Apple
13 17 (0.79%) Informatica
14 12 (0.56%) Reuters
15 11 (0.51%) MapR
16 10 (0.46%) Xamarin
17 9 (0.42%) Cognizant
18 8 (0.37%) Bloomberg