Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 218 228
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,081 2,621 2,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.62% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 2.93% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,674 2,016 2,391
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 73,524 89,380 98,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.78% 55.26% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60,563 74,480 81,066
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,039
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.96% +3.24%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +1 1,999 £72,500 - 320
London +3 1,457 £77,500 - 201
UK excluding London -28 607 £57,500 - 131
South East +1 165 £57,500 -8.00% 31
North of England -26 127 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Midlands +37 108 £57,500 -23.33% 22
South West -26 95 £52,500 -12.50% 10
East Midlands +54 72 £60,000 -20.00% 12
Scotland +41 69 £53,775 +7.55% 8
North West -14 59 £65,000 +1.96% 11
Yorkshire -17 59 £58,638 +17.28% 19
East of England 0 40 £67,500 +22.73% 19
West Midlands +6 36 £40,000 -33.33% 10
North East +8 9 £57,275 +20.58% 7
Wales -3 3 £39,178 -21.25% 2
Northern Ireland -9 2 £52,500 +23.53% 3

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 1,363 (65.50%) Java
2 1,141 (54.83%) Python
3 971 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
4 814 (39.12%) AWS
5 723 (34.74%) Apache Spark
6 646 (31.04%) Hadoop
7 634 (30.47%) Big Data
8 529 (25.42%) Docker
9 527 (25.32%) SQL
10 501 (24.07%) Data Science
11 483 (23.21%) Microservices
12 450 (21.62%) Software Engineering
13 441 (21.19%) JavaScript
14 412 (19.80%) DevOps
15 401 (19.27%) Kubernetes
16 400 (19.22%) Kafka
17 369 (17.73%) TDD
18 354 (17.01%) Finance
19 347 (16.67%) Machine Learning
20 343 (16.48%) Analytics
21 331 (15.91%) NoSQL
22 326 (15.67%) Degree
23 312 (14.99%) Azure
24 289 (13.89%) Apache Hive
25 274 (13.17%) Data Engineering
26 272 (13.07%) GCP
27 271 (13.02%) Computer Science
28 270 (12.97%) Scrum
29 268 (12.88%) Spring
30 266 (12.78%) Linux

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
1 723 (34.74%) Apache Spark
2 119 (5.72%) Apache
3 83 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (3.12%) Confluence
5 44 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.54%) SAS
7 31 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
8 30 (1.44%) JBoss
9 25 (1.20%) Apache Solr
10 22 (1.06%) Hyperledger
11 19 (0.91%) Apache Pig
12 16 (0.77%) Luigi
13 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.38%) Jupyter
14 8 (0.38%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.34%) nginx
16 5 (0.24%) Jetty
16 5 (0.24%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.096%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.096%) SPSS
3 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.048%) InDesign
3 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 38 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.048%) Magento
4 1 (0.048%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.048%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 814 (39.12%) AWS
2 312 (14.99%) Azure
3 272 (13.07%) GCP
4 108 (5.19%) Serverless
5 72 (3.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 71 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
7 66 (3.17%) Amazon S3
8 61 (2.93%) Amazon EMR
8 61 (2.93%) GitHub
9 58 (2.79%) OpenShift
10 44 (2.11%) PaaS
11 43 (2.07%) SaaS
12 40 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 39 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
14 34 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
15 27 (1.30%) IaaS
16 23 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.96%) Power Platform
18 19 (0.91%) Basecamp
18 19 (0.91%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.11%) HTTP
2 14 (0.67%) Internet
3 10 (0.48%) Network Security
4 6 (0.29%) Firewall
5 3 (0.14%) DNS
5 3 (0.14%) FTP
5 3 (0.14%) LAN
5 3 (0.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.048%) 4G
6 1 (0.048%) Broadband
6 1 (0.048%) DSL
6 1 (0.048%) SSL
6 1 (0.048%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (31.04%) Hadoop
2 634 (30.47%) Big Data
3 331 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 289 (13.89%) Apache Hive
5 226 (10.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 174 (8.36%) MongoDB
7 147 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
8 141 (6.78%) HBase
9 123 (5.91%) Impala
10 120 (5.77%) SQL Server
11 114 (5.48%) Relational Database
12 113 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
13 74 (3.56%) MySQL
14 69 (3.32%) Amazon Redshift
15 68 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
16 65 (3.12%) Data Lake
17 53 (2.55%) Sqoop
18 52 (2.50%) RDBMS
19 48 (2.31%) Data Mining
19 48 (2.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 220 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 195 (9.37%) Jenkins
3 137 (6.58%) JIRA
4 78 (3.75%) Selenium
5 77 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 50 (2.40%) GitLab
7 46 (2.21%) Bitbucket
7 46 (2.21%) Maven
8 45 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 39 (1.87%) Gatling
10 38 (1.83%) JMeter
11 35 (1.68%) Appium
12 33 (1.59%) JUnit
13 31 (1.49%) Gradle
14 25 (1.20%) TeamCity
15 23 (1.11%) NeoLoad
15 23 (1.11%) WebDriver
16 22 (1.06%) SoapUI
17 21 (1.01%) Ranorex
18 20 (0.96%) CircleCI
General
1 354 (17.01%) Finance
2 175 (8.41%) Banking
3 146 (7.02%) Retail
4 56 (2.69%) Games
5 50 (2.40%) Front Office
6 44 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 35 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.15%) Marketing
10 21 (1.01%) Law
11 20 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 17 (0.82%) Legal
13 12 (0.58%) Advertising
14 10 (0.48%) Publishing
15 6 (0.29%) Automotive
16 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.14%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 862 (41.42%) Developer
2 435 (20.90%) Data Engineer
3 338 (16.24%) Java Developer
4 319 (15.33%) Scala Developer
5 236 (11.34%) Software Engineer
6 235 (11.29%) Senior Developer
7 135 (6.49%) Senior Data Engineer
8 125 (6.01%) Java Engineer
9 101 (4.85%) Software Developer
10 99 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 92 (4.42%) Big Data Engineer
12 90 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
13 89 (4.28%) Java Software Engineer
14 88 (4.23%) Python Engineer
15 84 (4.04%) Data Scientist
16 82 (3.94%) Java Scala Developer
17 72 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
18 66 (3.17%) Architect
19 65 (3.12%) Senior Scala Developer
20 64 (3.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (19.22%) Kafka
2 268 (12.88%) Spring
3 215 (10.33%) React
4 206 (9.90%) Akka
5 182 (8.75%) Node.js
6 176 (8.46%) Web Services
7 175 (8.41%) RESTful
8 149 (7.16%) AngularJS
9 145 (6.97%) Play Framework
10 144 (6.92%) REST
11 139 (6.68%) Spring Boot
12 128 (6.15%) HTML
13 116 (5.57%) CSS
14 84 (4.04%) .NET
15 82 (3.94%) HTML5
16 79 (3.80%) JSON
17 73 (3.51%) Pandas
18 69 (3.32%) scikit-learn
19 60 (2.88%) Hibernate
20 55 (2.64%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 265 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (9.51%) Algorithms
3 119 (5.72%) Data Structures
3 119 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 51 (2.45%) User Experience
6 47 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 46 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 40 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 36 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 35 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
12 30 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 19 (0.91%) Cloud Native
14 15 (0.72%) Credit Risk
15 14 (0.67%) Semantic Web
16 13 (0.62%) Derivative
17 12 (0.58%) Life Science
18 11 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (0.53%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 266 (12.78%) Linux
2 89 (4.28%) Unix
3 22 (1.06%) Windows
4 18 (0.86%) CentOS
5 12 (0.58%) Android
5 12 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.29%) Debian
9 5 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.096%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 971 (46.66%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (24.07%) Data Science
3 483 (23.21%) Microservices
4 450 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 412 (19.80%) DevOps
6 369 (17.73%) TDD
7 347 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 343 (16.48%) Analytics
9 274 (13.17%) Data Engineering
10 271 (13.02%) Computer Science
11 270 (12.97%) Scrum
12 231 (11.10%) ETL
13 214 (10.28%) Mentoring
14 212 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
15 205 (9.85%) Test Automation
16 202 (9.71%) BDD
17 193 (9.27%) Artificial Intelligence
18 184 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
19 172 (8.27%) Mathematics
20 164 (7.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,363 (65.50%) Java
2 1,141 (54.83%) Python
3 527 (25.32%) SQL
4 441 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 251 (12.06%) C#
6 235 (11.29%) R
7 153 (7.35%) Java 8
8 152 (7.30%) C
9 150 (7.21%) TypeScript
10 149 (7.16%) C++
11 142 (6.82%) Go
12 111 (5.33%) PHP
13 110 (5.29%) Kotlin
14 102 (4.90%) Ruby
15 71 (3.41%) Clojure
16 65 (3.12%) Haskell
17 50 (2.40%) Groovy
18 40 (1.92%) ES6
19 30 (1.44%) PL/SQL
20 29 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 326 (15.67%) Degree
2 90 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 52 (2.50%) PhD
5 28 (1.35%) Master's Degree
6 23 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.096%) CISA
10 2 (0.096%) CISM
10 2 (0.096%) CISSP
10 2 (0.096%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.048%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.048%) MBA
11 1 (0.048%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.048%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.11%) QA
2 42 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.86%) GDPR
4 12 (0.58%) Basel II
4 12 (0.58%) IFRS
4 12 (0.58%) IFRS 9
5 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.19%) SLA
7 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.14%) NIST
8 1 (0.048%) MiFID
8 1 (0.048%) PSD2
System Software
1 529 (25.42%) Docker
2 89 (4.28%) HDFS
3 26 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 20 (0.96%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.048%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 401 (19.27%) Kubernetes
2 167 (8.02%) Terraform
3 135 (6.49%) Ansible
4 76 (3.65%) Puppet
5 64 (3.08%) Oozie
6 57 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (2.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 28 (1.35%) Istio
9 21 (1.01%) Mesos
10 19 (0.91%) Consul
11 13 (0.62%) Kibana
12 12 (0.58%) linkerd
12 12 (0.58%) Marathon
13 10 (0.48%) logstash
14 8 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.38%) Rancher
15 6 (0.29%) Grafana
15 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.29%) Salt
16 4 (0.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 167 (8.02%) Google
2 91 (4.37%) Oracle
3 59 (2.84%) Tableau
4 52 (2.50%) Informatica
5 50 (2.40%) Cloudera
6 42 (2.02%) Hortonworks
7 38 (1.83%) WorldPay
8 33 (1.59%) Teradata
9 30 (1.44%) Microsoft
10 24 (1.15%) Facebook
11 20 (0.96%) Ab Initio
12 19 (0.91%) Databricks
12 19 (0.91%) Sybase
13 17 (0.82%) Netezza
13 17 (0.82%) Talend
14 16 (0.77%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 14 (0.67%) IBM
16 12 (0.58%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.53%) Apple
17 11 (0.53%) Red Hat