Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 224 199
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +77
Permanent jobs citing Scala 2,512 2,841 3,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.58% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 2.86% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,926 2,424 2,788
UK median annual salary £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £108,938 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 87,730 99,180 98,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.93% 55.20% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72,842 81,926 84,420
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +4 2,432 £72,500 +7.41% 356
London -1 1,731 £77,500 +10.71% 242
UK excluding London +31 750 £57,500 +4.55% 128
North of England +58 204 £55,000 +2.80% 41
South East -37 176 £60,000 - 34
South West +59 142 £60,000 +9.09% 10
North West +11 110 £70,000 +21.74% 13
East of England +18 106 £57,500 - 17
Midlands +43 89 £65,000 +23.81% 12
Yorkshire +50 73 £50,000 -4.76% 24
West Midlands +23 48 £50,000 -4.76% 9
East Midlands +23 40 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Scotland -11 39 £50,000 - 9
North East +15 21 £47,500 -0.52% 4
Wales -9 15 £48,500 -7.97%
Northern Ireland +1 6 £42,500 -50.00% 5

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,909 (76.00%) Java
2 1,501 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1,242 (49.44%) Python
4 933 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
5 915 (36.43%) Apache Spark
6 856 (34.08%) Big Data
7 748 (29.78%) TDD
8 746 (29.70%) Hadoop
9 727 (28.94%) SQL
10 587 (23.37%) NoSQL
11 555 (22.09%) JavaScript
12 553 (22.01%) Software Engineering
13 540 (21.50%) DevOps
14 533 (21.22%) Kafka
15 481 (19.15%) Microservices
16 479 (19.07%) Finance
17 449 (17.87%) Data Science
18 446 (17.75%) Analytics
19 442 (17.60%) Docker
20 423 (16.84%) Machine Learning
21 396 (15.76%) Apache Hive
22 395 (15.72%) Scrum
23 388 (15.45%) Spring
24 371 (14.77%) Apache Cassandra
25 356 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
26 345 (13.73%) Degree
27 341 (13.57%) C#
28 340 (13.54%) Computer Science
29 329 (13.10%) React
30 326 (12.98%) Node.js

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
1 915 (36.43%) Apache Spark
2 198 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
3 191 (7.60%) Apache
4 130 (5.18%) Apache Pig
5 53 (2.11%) Apache Solr
6 38 (1.51%) Ethereum
7 36 (1.43%) Confluence
7 36 (1.43%) SAS
8 15 (0.60%) CMS
9 13 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.48%) WildFly
11 10 (0.40%) JBoss
11 10 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.28%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.28%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.24%) Jetty
15 4 (0.16%) GemFire
Applications
1 24 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.52%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.20%) SPSS
5 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.080%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.080%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.64%) Ripple
3 9 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.080%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.040%) Actimize
5 1 (0.040%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 933 (37.14%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 140 (5.57%) Serverless
5 117 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
5 117 (4.66%) Amazon EMR
5 117 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
6 105 (4.18%) AWS Lambda
7 89 (3.54%) GitHub
8 85 (3.38%) Amazon Kinesis
9 68 (2.71%) Amazon S3
10 61 (2.43%) SaaS
11 44 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
12 42 (1.67%) Office 365
12 42 (1.67%) OpenShift
13 40 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
14 34 (1.35%) PaaS
15 32 (1.27%) Slack
16 31 (1.23%) IaaS
17 22 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.50%) HTTP
2 53 (2.11%) Internet
3 25 (1.00%) Network Security
4 5 (0.20%) Firewall
5 4 (0.16%) IPv4
5 4 (0.16%) IPv6
5 4 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.12%) DNS
6 3 (0.12%) SMS
7 2 (0.080%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.080%) MQTT
7 2 (0.080%) VPN
8 1 (0.040%) 5G
8 1 (0.040%) BitTorrent
8 1 (0.040%) FTP
8 1 (0.040%) SNMP
8 1 (0.040%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (34.08%) Big Data
2 746 (29.70%) Hadoop
3 587 (23.37%) NoSQL
4 396 (15.76%) Apache Hive
5 371 (14.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 319 (12.70%) MongoDB
7 251 (9.99%) HBase
8 223 (8.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 203 (8.08%) Relational Database
10 168 (6.69%) Impala
11 157 (6.25%) MySQL
12 135 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
13 124 (4.94%) Flink
14 117 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
15 103 (4.10%) SQL Server
16 87 (3.46%) Redis
17 74 (2.95%) CouchDB
18 72 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
18 72 (2.87%) Couchbase
19 67 (2.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 313 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 281 (11.19%) Jenkins
3 110 (4.38%) JIRA
4 105 (4.18%) JUnit
5 103 (4.10%) Maven
6 70 (2.79%) Cucumber
7 61 (2.43%) Selenium
8 60 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 54 (2.15%) Gradle
10 37 (1.47%) TeamCity
11 36 (1.43%) CircleCI
12 35 (1.39%) Subversion
13 31 (1.23%) Mocha
14 30 (1.19%) GoCD
15 28 (1.11%) Bitbucket
16 27 (1.07%) git-flow
17 24 (0.96%) Appium
17 24 (0.96%) Gatling
17 24 (0.96%) SoapUI
18 23 (0.92%) JMeter
General
1 479 (19.07%) Finance
2 258 (10.27%) Banking
3 143 (5.69%) Retail
4 115 (4.58%) Front Office
5 103 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 97 (3.86%) Games
7 56 (2.23%) Law
8 54 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.87%) Military
10 44 (1.75%) Advertising
11 36 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 34 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.35%) Marketing
13 22 (0.88%) Automotive
14 21 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.80%) Back Office
16 18 (0.72%) Publishing
17 15 (0.60%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.56%) Legal
19 9 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,140 (45.38%) Developer
2 581 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 428 (17.04%) Data Engineer
4 362 (14.41%) Scala Developer
5 310 (12.34%) Big Data Engineer
6 258 (10.27%) Senior Developer
7 205 (8.16%) Software Engineer
8 165 (6.57%) Java Scala Developer
9 160 (6.37%) Architect
10 144 (5.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 143 (5.69%) Data Scientist
12 135 (5.37%) Java Engineer
13 134 (5.33%) Software Developer
14 109 (4.34%) Senior Data Engineer
15 95 (3.78%) Big Data Developer
15 95 (3.78%) Lead Developer
16 80 (3.18%) Hadoop Engineer
17 78 (3.11%) AWS Developer
18 69 (2.75%) Java Software Engineer
19 65 (2.59%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (21.22%) Kafka
2 388 (15.45%) Spring
3 329 (13.10%) React
4 326 (12.98%) Node.js
5 300 (11.94%) AngularJS
6 269 (10.71%) Web Services
7 252 (10.03%) HTML
8 231 (9.20%) REST
9 207 (8.24%) Akka
10 200 (7.96%) .NET
11 189 (7.52%) RESTful
12 176 (7.01%) Spring Boot
13 152 (6.05%) CSS
14 145 (5.77%) Play Framework
15 121 (4.82%) HTML5
16 101 (4.02%) Hibernate
17 93 (3.70%) Spark Streaming
18 82 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
19 79 (3.14%) JSON
20 63 (2.51%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 222 (8.84%) Algorithms
2 185 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
3 171 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 170 (6.77%) Fintech
5 128 (5.10%) Data Structures
6 98 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (3.30%) Derivative
8 66 (2.63%) User Experience
9 53 (2.11%) Life Science
10 52 (2.07%) Hedge funds
11 49 (1.95%) Fixed Income
12 45 (1.79%) Blog
13 40 (1.59%) Public Cloud
14 38 (1.51%) Bitcoin
15 37 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 36 (1.43%) Internet of Things
17 35 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (1.23%) Equities
19 30 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
20 29 (1.15%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 297 (11.82%) Linux
2 183 (7.29%) Unix
3 46 (1.83%) Android
3 46 (1.83%) Apple iOS
3 46 (1.83%) Windows
4 15 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 14 (0.56%) VMS
6 6 (0.24%) CoreOS
6 6 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.16%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.080%) CentOS
9 2 (0.080%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,501 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (29.78%) TDD
3 553 (22.01%) Software Engineering
4 540 (21.50%) DevOps
5 481 (19.15%) Microservices
6 449 (17.87%) Data Science
7 446 (17.75%) Analytics
8 423 (16.84%) Machine Learning
9 395 (15.72%) Scrum
10 356 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
11 340 (13.54%) Computer Science
12 301 (11.98%) BDD
13 275 (10.95%) Open Source
14 249 (9.91%) Test Automation
15 227 (9.04%) Functional Programming
16 223 (8.88%) Mentoring
17 216 (8.60%) Data Engineering
18 206 (8.20%) Data Modelling
19 204 (8.12%) ETL
20 202 (8.04%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,909 (76.00%) Java
2 1,242 (49.44%) Python
3 727 (28.94%) SQL
4 555 (22.09%) JavaScript
5 341 (13.57%) C#
6 308 (12.26%) C++
7 294 (11.70%) Ruby
8 274 (10.91%) Java 8
9 225 (8.96%) R
10 222 (8.84%) Go
11 139 (5.53%) C
12 133 (5.29%) Groovy
13 115 (4.58%) Kotlin
14 113 (4.50%) PHP
15 105 (4.18%) Clojure
16 104 (4.14%) Haskell
17 79 (3.14%) Shell Script
18 68 (2.71%) Bash Shell
19 55 (2.19%) TypeScript
20 52 (2.07%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 345 (13.73%) Degree
2 162 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
4 53 (2.11%) PhD
5 51 (2.03%) Security Cleared
6 37 (1.47%) Master's Degree
7 27 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (0.92%) MCSA
8 23 (0.92%) MCSE
9 19 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 13 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.36%) Postgraduate
12 8 (0.32%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.28%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.16%) ISEB
16 2 (0.080%) DBS Check
17 1 (0.040%) CESG Certified Professional
17 1 (0.040%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.42%) QA
2 50 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.64%) MiFID
4 15 (0.60%) GDPR
5 10 (0.40%) PMO
6 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.040%) HL7
7 1 (0.040%) PSD2
7 1 (0.040%) SEPA
System Software
1 442 (17.60%) Docker
2 142 (5.65%) HDFS
3 127 (5.06%) Apache Flume
4 37 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 20 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.080%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.040%) NFS
Systems Management
1 306 (12.18%) Kubernetes
2 158 (6.29%) Oozie
3 143 (5.69%) Terraform
4 131 (5.21%) Ansible
5 102 (4.06%) Hadoop YARN
6 89 (3.54%) Puppet
7 61 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
8 57 (2.27%) Prometheus
9 55 (2.19%) Kibana
10 40 (1.59%) logstash
11 32 (1.27%) Grafana
12 31 (1.23%) Mesos
13 20 (0.80%) Ambari
14 16 (0.64%) Nagios
15 15 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.36%) Marathon
16 9 (0.36%) Rancher
17 7 (0.28%) Salt
18 5 (0.20%) ZABBIX
19 4 (0.16%) Icinga
Vendors
1 195 (7.76%) Google
2 187 (7.44%) Cloudera
3 185 (7.36%) Hortonworks
4 144 (5.73%) Oracle
5 98 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 95 (3.78%) Tableau
7 91 (3.62%) MapR
8 65 (2.59%) Databricks
9 42 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
10 40 (1.59%) WorldPay
11 37 (1.47%) Informatica
12 32 (1.27%) Apple
13 27 (1.07%) Teradata
14 23 (0.92%) Talend
15 21 (0.84%) IBM
15 21 (0.84%) Netezza
15 21 (0.84%) Splunk
16 17 (0.68%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.60%) RapidMiner
17 15 (0.60%) Salesforce.com