Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Scala Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Scala Java Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1128 1102 1259
Rank change year-on-year -26 +157 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Scala Developer 50 120 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.063% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.065% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 41 117 36
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +12.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £42,250 £48,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Java Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Java Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Java Scala Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Scala Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Java Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Java Scala Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Scala Developer over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Java Scala Developer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Scala Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 -12 49 £72,500 +3.57% 1
London -22 39 £75,000 +7.14% 1
UK excluding London +28 11 £60,000 +4.35%
South East +46 6 £72,500 +3.57%
South West -3 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Java Scala Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, Senior Java Scala Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Java Scala Developer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (82.00%) Scala
3 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.00%) Spring
4 20 (40.00%) Finance
4 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (36.00%) Apache Spark
5 18 (36.00%) Scrum
6 17 (34.00%) TDD
7 15 (30.00%) Open Source
7 15 (30.00%) Hadoop
8 14 (28.00%) Python
9 13 (26.00%) Big Data
10 12 (24.00%) REST
10 12 (24.00%) Akka
10 12 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (22.00%) HTML
11 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (20.00%) Google
12 10 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (20.00%) OO
13 9 (18.00%) C#
13 9 (18.00%) C++
13 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 9 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (18.00%) Neo4j
13 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
14 8 (16.00%) GitHub
14 8 (16.00%) Elasticsearch

Senior Java Scala Developer Skill Set
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 18 (36.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (16.00%) GitHub
5 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (26.00%) Big Data
3 9 (18.00%) Neo4j
3 9 (18.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.00%) Redis
5 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (6.00%) BigQuery
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.00%) DB2
9 1 (2.00%) MySQL
9 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JUnit
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Electronics
2 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Publishing
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) Spring
2 12 (24.00%) Akka
2 12 (24.00%) REST
3 11 (22.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.00%) HTML5
5 8 (16.00%) SOAP
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) React
7 6 (12.00%) Node.js
7 6 (12.00%) RESTful
7 6 (12.00%) Spring Boot
7 6 (12.00%) Swagger
8 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.00%) Play Framework
8 5 (10.00%) Spring MVC
9 4 (8.00%) Ajax
9 4 (8.00%) CSS3
9 4 (8.00%) Grails
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (14.00%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.00%) Fintech
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Scrum
3 17 (34.00%) TDD
4 15 (30.00%) Open Source
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
10 6 (12.00%) Complexity Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (12.00%) RUP
11 5 (10.00%) DSDM
11 5 (10.00%) MVC
12 4 (8.00%) BDD
12 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
12 4 (8.00%) Service Design
12 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (82.00%) Scala
3 14 (28.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) C++
4 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Groovy
6 7 (14.00%) C
6 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) F#
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) Clojure
9 2 (4.00%) Jython
10 1 (2.00%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Google
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Mercator
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase