Scala
UK

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 364 301 234
Rank change year-on-year -63 -67 +25
Permanent jobs citing Scala 744 1,150 3,006
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 1.18% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.76% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 284 465 1,024
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,750 £48,750
25th Percentile £57,188 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.75% - +10.34%
75th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £105,000
90th Percentile £105,125 £115,000 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -24.14% +20.83% +4.35%

All Programming Languages
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 33,687 41,724 90,340
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 32.62% 42.94% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25,114 26,852 43,374
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,635 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.48% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +65 479 £55,000 -24.14% 31
England -212 376 £80,000 - 85
Scotland +103 334 £61,250 -11.80% 3
London -136 218 £80,000 -5.88% 64
Work from Home -129 185 £80,000 +6.67% 64
North of England -19 65 £55,000 -31.25% 10
North West -7 48 £60,000 -27.27% 9
South East -30 35 £57,500 -28.13% 7
South West -34 32 £70,576 +1.62% 3
Yorkshire +49 14 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Midlands -41 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -40 4 £51,500 -6.36%
Wales +6 3 £55,000 - 3
North East -18 3 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +25 2 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands -11 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England -52 2 £65,000 +13.04% 1

Scala
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 391 (52.55%) Apache Spark
2 145 (19.49%) Apache
3 43 (5.78%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (1.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 441 (59.27%) AWS
2 136 (18.28%) GCP
3 102 (13.71%) Azure
4 72 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
5 67 (9.01%) Amazon EMR
6 63 (8.47%) Serverless
7 60 (8.06%) AWS Lambda
8 54 (7.26%) Amazon EC2
9 50 (6.72%) Amazon ECS
9 50 (6.72%) Amazon EKS
10 38 (5.11%) Amazon Kinesis
11 28 (3.76%) Snowflake
12 26 (3.49%) GitHub
13 22 (2.96%) Amazon S3
13 22 (2.96%) dbt
14 18 (2.42%) Google Docs
14 18 (2.42%) SaaS
15 16 (2.15%) Lucidchart
15 16 (2.15%) Miro
15 16 (2.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.28%) DSL
2 5 (0.67%) Network Security
3 4 (0.54%) FTP
4 2 (0.27%) HTTP
4 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (48.66%) Big Data
2 324 (43.55%) NoSQL
3 168 (22.58%) Hadoop
4 81 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (7.39%) Data Lake
7 53 (7.12%) Electronic Patient Records
8 39 (5.24%) Apache Hive
9 37 (4.97%) MongoDB
10 35 (4.70%) DynamoDB
11 34 (4.57%) Redis
11 34 (4.57%) Relational Database
12 27 (3.63%) Amazon Aurora
13 23 (3.09%) Amazon Athena
14 22 (2.96%) BigQuery
15 21 (2.82%) SQL Server
16 19 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (2.55%) Flink
16 19 (2.55%) Impala
17 18 (2.42%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 47 (6.32%) Git
2 25 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.55%) Gatling
4 17 (2.28%) JIRA
5 12 (1.61%) GitLab
6 9 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (1.21%) Spinnaker
7 8 (1.08%) CircleCI
8 5 (0.67%) Subversion
9 4 (0.54%) MLflow
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.27%) Gradle
11 2 (0.27%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.27%) JUnit
11 2 (0.27%) Maven
11 2 (0.27%) ScalaTest
12 1 (0.13%) ERwin
12 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 375 (50.40%) Finance
2 348 (46.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 328 (44.09%) Law
4 204 (27.42%) Marketing
5 162 (21.77%) Influencing Skills
6 122 (16.40%) Legal
7 118 (15.86%) Social Skills
8 70 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (9.41%) Financial Institution
9 51 (6.85%) Banking
10 32 (4.30%) Electronics
11 31 (4.17%) Investment Banking
12 18 (2.42%) Billing
13 16 (2.15%) Front Office
14 14 (1.88%) Public Sector
15 7 (0.94%) Health Technology
15 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.54%) Retail
17 3 (0.40%) Games
17 3 (0.40%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 367 (49.33%) Software Engineer
2 248 (33.33%) Scala Engineer
3 237 (31.85%) Scala Software Engineer
4 223 (29.97%) Big Data Engineer
4 223 (29.97%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 190 (25.54%) Lead
6 156 (20.97%) Java Engineer
7 152 (20.43%) Java Software Engineer
8 150 (20.16%) Lead Software Engineer
9 140 (18.82%) Senior
10 139 (18.68%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 134 (18.01%) Developer
12 123 (16.53%) Lead Java Engineer
13 122 (16.40%) AWS Engineer
14 111 (14.92%) Data Engineer
15 110 (14.78%) AWS Software Engineer
16 106 (14.25%) Lead Big Data Engineer
17 93 (12.50%) Scala Developer
18 80 (10.75%) Senior Software Engineer
19 62 (8.33%) Senior Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (11.42%) Kafka
2 53 (7.12%) GraphQL
3 49 (6.59%) REST
4 45 (6.05%) http4s
5 38 (5.11%) Web Services
6 30 (4.03%) Lambda Expressions
7 27 (3.63%) Scalaz
8 26 (3.49%) Spring
9 24 (3.23%) JSON
10 22 (2.96%) Spring Boot
11 21 (2.82%) Akka
11 21 (2.82%) React
12 18 (2.42%) Apache Beam
12 18 (2.42%) RESTful
13 17 (2.28%) Pandas
14 16 (2.15%) NumPy
15 13 (1.75%) gRPC
15 13 (1.75%) PySpark
16 12 (1.61%) Play Framework
16 12 (1.61%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 125 (16.80%) Cloud Native
2 87 (11.69%) Algorithms
3 47 (6.32%) Public Cloud
4 44 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (5.24%) Distributed Systems
6 35 (4.70%) Data Structures
7 32 (4.30%) Management Information System
8 27 (3.63%) Blog
8 27 (3.63%) Media Streaming
9 20 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.42%) Blockchain
11 17 (2.28%) Hedge funds
11 17 (2.28%) Product Ownership
12 13 (1.75%) Distributed Applications
12 13 (1.75%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.61%) Derivative
13 12 (1.61%) Equities
13 12 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (1.08%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.48%) Linux
2 10 (1.34%) Windows
3 3 (0.40%) Unix
4 2 (0.27%) VMS
4 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (66.40%) Software Engineering
2 476 (63.98%) Agile
3 369 (49.60%) CI/CD
4 349 (46.91%) SDLC
5 270 (36.29%) Operational Stability
6 227 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
7 191 (25.67%) Problem-Solving
8 157 (21.10%) Machine Learning
9 127 (17.07%) Risk Management
10 122 (16.40%) Artificial Intelligence
10 122 (16.40%) Mentoring
11 114 (15.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 113 (15.19%) Decision-Making
13 100 (13.44%) Data Pipeline
14 97 (13.04%) Community of Practice
15 91 (12.23%) Analytics
16 84 (11.29%) Coaching
17 80 (10.75%) Data Modelling
18 78 (10.48%) Data Engineering
19 75 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 603 (81.05%) Java
2 395 (53.09%) SQL
3 220 (29.57%) Python
4 90 (12.10%) Kotlin
5 41 (5.51%) Go
6 37 (4.97%) TypeScript
7 25 (3.36%) JavaScript
8 20 (2.69%) Ruby
9 19 (2.55%) Bash
9 19 (2.55%) C#
10 17 (2.28%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.15%) Clojure
12 14 (1.88%) C
13 12 (1.61%) R
14 11 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.21%) C++
15 9 (1.21%) Groovy
16 6 (0.81%) F#
16 6 (0.81%) Haskell
16 6 (0.81%) Rust
Qualifications
1 85 (11.42%) Degree
2 57 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.61%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.08%) Azure Certification
6 6 (0.81%) SANS
7 5 (0.67%) CISA
7 5 (0.67%) CISM
7 5 (0.67%) CISSP
7 5 (0.67%) CRISC
8 3 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) OCP
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.70%) Data Quality
2 33 (4.44%) SLA
3 28 (3.76%) QA
4 6 (0.81%) NIST
5 5 (0.67%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.54%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 36 (4.84%) Docker
2 18 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 76 (10.22%) Terraform
2 73 (9.81%) Kubernetes
3 51 (6.85%) Ansible
4 4 (0.54%) Grafana
5 2 (0.27%) Istio
5 2 (0.27%) Kibana
5 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.13%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (10.35%) Google
2 70 (9.41%) Databricks
3 40 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.97%) Oracle
5 18 (2.42%) Alteryx
6 17 (2.28%) Cognos
6 17 (2.28%) Sybase
7 16 (2.15%) Dell
8 14 (1.88%) Cloudera
9 11 (1.48%) Teradata
10 10 (1.34%) Dataiku
10 10 (1.34%) Mercator
11 9 (1.21%) Adobe
12 6 (0.81%) F5
13 4 (0.54%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.54%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.54%) Reuters
14 3 (0.40%) Informatica
14 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.27%) Apple