Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 218 211
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Scala 829 2,153 2,809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.54% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 2.88% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 773 1,865 2,231
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £101,000 £100,000 £108,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +2.68%

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 28,402 74,815 92,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.13% 53.34% 55.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23,923 61,175 76,674
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,950 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +11 759 £72,500 - 137
London -1 531 £80,000 +0.31% 82
UK excluding London +111 282 £60,000 +4.35% 68
Work from Home +28 114 £70,000 -6.67% 27
South East +151 98 £60,000 - 13
North of England +121 63 £55,000 -8.33% 25
Scotland +88 51 £47,500 -9.52% 12
Yorkshire +136 40 £55,000 -3.97% 5
Midlands +64 26 £57,500 - 10
East of England +124 21 £70,000 +3.70% 4
North West +79 19 £60,000 -7.69% 13
East Midlands +50 19 £72,500 +13.73% 5
South West +49 16 £67,500 +25.58% 3
West Midlands +75 7 £47,500 - 5
Wales +56 7 £35,000 -
North East +20 4 £50,000 +11.11% 7

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 548 (66.10%) Java
2 429 (51.75%) Python
3 354 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
4 317 (38.24%) AWS
5 259 (31.24%) Kafka
6 256 (30.88%) DevOps
7 245 (29.55%) Apache Spark
8 233 (28.11%) Big Data
9 221 (26.66%) Microservices
10 210 (25.33%) Finance
11 205 (24.73%) NoSQL
12 203 (24.49%) Software Engineering
13 200 (24.13%) SQL
14 194 (23.40%) TDD
15 188 (22.68%) JavaScript
16 183 (22.07%) Kubernetes
17 180 (21.71%) Docker
18 163 (19.66%) Hadoop
19 154 (18.58%) Machine Learning
20 149 (17.97%) Azure
21 144 (17.37%) GCP
22 142 (17.13%) Go
23 140 (16.89%) Node.js
24 136 (16.41%) Data Science
25 130 (15.68%) Kotlin
26 124 (14.96%) Analytics
27 118 (14.23%) Terraform
28 115 (13.87%) Degree
29 111 (13.39%) Artificial Intelligence
30 107 (12.91%) Banking

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
1 245 (29.55%) Apache Spark
2 102 (12.30%) Apache
3 65 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (3.86%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (1.45%) Luigi
6 10 (1.21%) CMS
7 9 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.09%) Confluence
8 8 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.48%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.48%) Mule
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.36%) Tornado
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Synapse
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 317 (38.24%) AWS
2 149 (17.97%) Azure
3 144 (17.37%) GCP
4 53 (6.39%) Serverless
5 42 (5.07%) SaaS
6 35 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (4.22%) GitHub
7 31 (3.74%) Amazon S3
8 22 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (2.41%) Amazon EMR
9 20 (2.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 20 (2.41%) AWS CloudTrail
9 20 (2.41%) Stackdriver
10 19 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 19 (2.29%) Power Platform
11 17 (2.05%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (1.21%) Logic Apps
14 5 (0.60%) Amazon Neptune
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.57%) FTP
2 11 (1.33%) HTTP
3 7 (0.84%) 5G
4 6 (0.72%) Firewall
5 4 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.24%) Skype
6 2 (0.24%) WebEx
7 1 (0.12%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (28.11%) Big Data
2 205 (24.73%) NoSQL
3 163 (19.66%) Hadoop
4 102 (12.30%) MongoDB
5 83 (10.01%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (8.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 68 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (7.96%) Relational Database
9 62 (7.48%) Apache Hive
10 61 (7.36%) Data Lake
11 46 (5.55%) SQL Server
12 42 (5.07%) Redis
13 40 (4.83%) Amazon Redshift
14 26 (3.14%) HBase
14 26 (3.14%) Impala
15 25 (3.02%) Flink
16 24 (2.90%) RDBMS
17 23 (2.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 23 (2.77%) MySQL
18 21 (2.53%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 72 (8.69%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.58%) JIRA
4 20 (2.41%) Gradle
4 20 (2.41%) Selenium
5 16 (1.93%) JUnit
6 15 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (1.81%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.57%) Capybara
7 13 (1.57%) minitest
7 13 (1.57%) RSpec
8 12 (1.45%) GitLab
8 12 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.33%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.33%) CircleCI
10 6 (0.72%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.72%) Maven
10 6 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.72%) Subversion
10 6 (0.72%) Travis CI
General
1 210 (25.33%) Finance
2 107 (12.91%) Banking
3 38 (4.58%) Games
4 35 (4.22%) Public Sector
5 27 (3.26%) Front Office
6 25 (3.02%) Marketing
7 21 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.93%) Retail
9 13 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.45%) Advertising
11 9 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.60%) Law
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.12%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Electronics
16 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 382 (46.08%) Developer
2 155 (18.70%) Data Engineer
3 144 (17.37%) Scala Developer
4 120 (14.48%) Java Developer
5 84 (10.13%) Software Engineer
6 65 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 49 (5.91%) Digital Developer
8 46 (5.55%) AWS Engineer
9 44 (5.31%) Senior Data Engineer
10 43 (5.19%) Python Engineer
11 42 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 41 (4.95%) Big Data Engineer
13 38 (4.58%) Java Engineer
14 37 (4.46%) Data Scientist
15 32 (3.86%) Architect
16 31 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
17 26 (3.14%) Java Scala Developer
17 26 (3.14%) Junior
17 26 (3.14%) Junior Developer
17 26 (3.14%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (31.24%) Kafka
2 140 (16.89%) Node.js
3 81 (9.77%) Spring
4 79 (9.53%) React
5 66 (7.96%) RESTful
6 65 (7.84%) AngularJS
7 51 (6.15%) Web Services
8 46 (5.55%) Spring Boot
9 45 (5.43%) React Native
10 44 (5.31%) Akka
11 40 (4.83%) Vue.js
12 37 (4.46%) .NET
13 36 (4.34%) Ionic Framework
14 35 (4.22%) Apache Cordova
14 35 (4.22%) HTML
14 35 (4.22%) JSON
14 35 (4.22%) Ruby on Rails
15 34 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
16 33 (3.98%) CSS
16 33 (3.98%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.93%) Algorithms
3 59 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 53 (6.39%) Data Structures
5 49 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (4.10%) Cloud Native
7 31 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (3.38%) Hedge funds
10 24 (2.90%) Equities
10 24 (2.90%) Management Information System
11 20 (2.41%) Fixed Income
12 19 (2.29%) Derivative
13 13 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.21%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.21%) User Experience
15 7 (0.84%) FMCG
15 7 (0.84%) Media Streaming
15 7 (0.84%) Social Media
15 7 (0.84%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.34%) Linux
2 22 (2.65%) Unix
2 22 (2.65%) Windows
3 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.24%) Android
4 2 (0.24%) Android TV
4 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.24%) tvOS
5 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (30.88%) DevOps
3 221 (26.66%) Microservices
4 203 (24.49%) Software Engineering
5 194 (23.40%) TDD
6 154 (18.58%) Machine Learning
7 136 (16.41%) Data Science
8 124 (14.96%) Analytics
9 111 (13.39%) Artificial Intelligence
10 89 (10.74%) Scrum
10 89 (10.74%) Test Automation
11 88 (10.62%) Functional Programming
12 86 (10.37%) Computer Science
13 78 (9.41%) Mentoring
14 74 (8.93%) Open Source
14 74 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
15 71 (8.56%) OO
16 69 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (8.08%) Fintech
18 65 (7.84%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 548 (66.10%) Java
2 429 (51.75%) Python
3 200 (24.13%) SQL
4 188 (22.68%) JavaScript
5 142 (17.13%) Go
6 130 (15.68%) Kotlin
7 98 (11.82%) Ruby
8 86 (10.37%) C#
9 68 (8.20%) C++
10 67 (8.08%) TypeScript
11 65 (7.84%) Clojure
12 51 (6.15%) R
13 37 (4.46%) Elixir
13 37 (4.46%) Java 8
14 29 (3.50%) Groovy
15 26 (3.14%) PHP
16 24 (2.90%) Bash Shell
16 24 (2.90%) C
16 24 (2.90%) Haskell
17 22 (2.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 115 (13.87%) Degree
2 53 (6.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (5.67%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.98%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.77%) PhD
6 12 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.12%) HND
11 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.90%) QA
2 10 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) GDPR
3 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) MiFID
3 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 180 (21.71%) Docker
2 24 (2.90%) HDFS
3 5 (0.60%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 183 (22.07%) Kubernetes
2 118 (14.23%) Terraform
3 41 (4.95%) Ansible
4 20 (2.41%) Grafana
5 14 (1.69%) Marathon
6 13 (1.57%) Mesos
7 11 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.33%) Kibana
8 10 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.09%) Istio
9 9 (1.09%) Puppet
10 6 (0.72%) Oozie
11 4 (0.48%) Ambari
12 3 (0.36%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.24%) Packer
14 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 62 (7.48%) Google
2 37 (4.46%) Databricks
3 28 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.77%) Cloudera
5 20 (2.41%) Splunk
6 19 (2.29%) ServiceNow
7 17 (2.05%) Oracle
7 17 (2.05%) Teradata
8 16 (1.93%) Tableau
9 15 (1.81%) IBM
10 13 (1.57%) Facebook
11 10 (1.21%) Informatica
12 8 (0.97%) Hortonworks
13 6 (0.72%) Cognos
13 6 (0.72%) Netezza
14 5 (0.60%) Apple
14 5 (0.60%) MapR
14 5 (0.60%) Solace
15 4 (0.48%) Foundry
15 4 (0.48%) Remedy