Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Scala Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1117 1155 1255
Rank change year-on-year +38 +100 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Scala Developer 60 112 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.057% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.059% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 52 109 27
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £42,900 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £114,500 £105,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 168453 190237 209218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136007 160006 172267
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +25 59 £65,000 -7.14% 3
London +15 46 £68,000 -6.21% 3
UK excluding London +44 14 £55,000 -
South West +4 8 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +66 5 £72,500 +3.57%
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (80.00%) Scala
3 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (40.00%) TDD
4 24 (40.00%) Scrum
5 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (31.67%) Finance
6 19 (31.67%) Apache Spark
7 18 (30.00%) Spring
7 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 17 (28.33%) Big Data
9 15 (25.00%) HTML
9 15 (25.00%) Open Source
10 14 (23.33%) Degree
10 14 (23.33%) OO
10 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
11 13 (21.67%) Python
11 13 (21.67%) C#
11 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (21.67%) Google
11 13 (21.67%) Hadoop
11 13 (21.67%) REST
12 12 (20.00%) HTML5
12 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (18.33%) React
13 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (18.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (18.33%) Node.js
14 10 (16.67%) BDD

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 19 (31.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (13.33%) GitHub
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) Big Data
2 13 (21.67%) Hadoop
3 10 (16.67%) Redis
4 9 (15.00%) Neo4j
4 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (5.00%) BigQuery
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.67%) MySQL
9 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JUnit
2 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Electronics
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Spring
2 15 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (21.67%) REST
5 12 (20.00%) HTML5
6 11 (18.33%) Node.js
6 11 (18.33%) React
7 10 (16.67%) Akka
8 8 (13.33%) SOAP
9 7 (11.67%) CSS
10 6 (10.00%) RESTful
11 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.33%) JSON
11 5 (8.33%) Play Framework
11 5 (8.33%) Spring MVC
12 4 (6.67%) jQuery
12 4 (6.67%) Kafka
13 3 (5.00%) CSS3
13 3 (5.00%) Grails
13 3 (5.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (15.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Scrum
2 24 (40.00%) TDD
3 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (25.00%) Open Source
5 14 (23.33%) OO
6 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (16.67%) BDD
9 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.67%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
10 6 (10.00%) Complexity Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) Microservices
10 6 (10.00%) RUP
11 5 (8.33%) DevOps
11 5 (8.33%) DSDM
11 5 (8.33%) MVC
12 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (80.00%) Scala
3 13 (21.67%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 9 (15.00%) C++
6 8 (13.33%) F#
6 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.67%) C
8 6 (10.00%) Groovy
9 3 (5.00%) Ruby
10 2 (3.33%) Clojure
11 1 (1.67%) Jython
11 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.67%) Perl
11 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.33%) Marathon
2 2 (3.33%) Mesos
3 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Google
2 7 (11.67%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Sun
4 2 (3.33%) Mercator
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase