Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Scala Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1072 1261
Rank change year-on-year -82 +189 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Scala Developer 40 126 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.068% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.070% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 33 121 45
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £42,250 £50,000 £49,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +20.83% +6.67% -6.25%

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 172345 179092 208059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.52% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 138617 149527 173540
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -69 39 £72,500 +7.41% 2
London -71 32 £75,000 +9.09% 2
UK excluding London +9 8 £72,500 +20.83%
South East +35 6 £72,500 +3.57%
South West +4 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (82.50%) Scala
3 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) Finance
5 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (42.50%) Apache Spark
7 16 (40.00%) Python
8 13 (32.50%) Spring
8 13 (32.50%) Hadoop
8 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (30.00%) Open Source
9 12 (30.00%) Big Data
10 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (25.00%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) C++
12 9 (22.50%) Docker
12 9 (22.50%) Akka
12 9 (22.50%) RESTful
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (22.50%) Fintech
13 8 (20.00%) Kubernetes
13 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 7 (17.50%) C
14 7 (17.50%) SAP
14 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (17.50%) Scrum
14 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
14 7 (17.50%) Electronics
14 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
14 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing

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 17 (42.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.50%) GitHub
3 7 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (15.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Hadoop
2 12 (30.00%) Big Data
3 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.00%) Redis
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.50%) Neo4j
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Electronics
2 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Spring
2 9 (22.50%) Akka
2 9 (22.50%) RESTful
3 6 (15.00%) REST
3 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (15.00%) Swagger
4 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (12.50%) Node.js
5 4 (10.00%) Ajax
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) CSS3
5 4 (10.00%) Grails
5 4 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Fintech
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) Online Games
4 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) Open Source
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (17.50%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) Service Design
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) Complexity Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
9 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.50%) Trade Surveillance
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (82.50%) Scala
3 16 (40.00%) Python
4 9 (22.50%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) C
7 6 (15.00%) C#
7 6 (15.00%) Groovy
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.00%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) Clojure
9 2 (5.00%) Jython
9 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
9 2 (5.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.50%) F#
10 1 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Google
1 7 (17.50%) SAP
2 6 (15.00%) Mercator
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase