Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Scala Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1150 1089 1259
Rank change year-on-year -61 +170 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Scala Developer 34 90 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.052% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.054% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 19 86 41
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £61,750 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £116,000 £95,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +20.83% +4.35% +27.78%

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 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Java Scala Developer
Top 5 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 19 February 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 -58 34 £75,000 +15.38% 5
London -50 27 £77,500 +19.23% 5
UK excluding London -7 7 £72,500 +20.83%
East of England +5 6 - -
South East +2 1 £72,500 +3.57%

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Senior Java Scala Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Java Scala Developer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) Scala
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Finance
4 21 (61.76%) Python
4 21 (61.76%) Spring
4 21 (61.76%) Fintech
5 20 (58.82%) Akka
6 19 (55.88%) RESTful
6 19 (55.88%) TDD
7 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
8 17 (50.00%) SQL
9 16 (47.06%) Cryptography
10 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
10 15 (44.12%) Ruby
10 15 (44.12%) Docker
10 15 (44.12%) NoSQL
11 14 (41.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (41.18%) DevOps
11 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (41.18%) E-Commerce
12 13 (38.24%) Web Services
12 13 (38.24%) .NET
12 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
12 13 (38.24%) Games
12 13 (38.24%) Online Games
12 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
12 13 (38.24%) OpenShift
12 13 (38.24%) Microservices

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 7 (20.59%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (38.24%) GitHub
2 13 (38.24%) OpenShift
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) NoSQL
2 14 (41.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data
4 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
5 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (8.82%) HBase
6 3 (8.82%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
1 13 (38.24%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Games
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Spring
2 20 (58.82%) Akka
3 19 (55.88%) RESTful
4 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 13 (38.24%) .NET
5 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
5 13 (38.24%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) Node.js
7 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) Swagger
9 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
9 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (5.88%) Grails
10 2 (5.88%) Middleware
11 1 (2.94%) Ajax
11 1 (2.94%) CSS
11 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Fintech
2 13 (38.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (38.24%) Online Games
2 13 (38.24%) Private Cloud
3 7 (20.59%) Public Cloud
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.82%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (8.82%) Derivative
5 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (8.82%) Market Risk
6 2 (5.88%) Reinsurance
7 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Android
1 13 (38.24%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) Cryptography
4 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (41.18%) DevOps
5 14 (41.18%) E-Commerce
6 13 (38.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (38.24%) DDoS Mitigation
6 13 (38.24%) ERD
6 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Microservices
6 13 (38.24%) Software Architecture
6 13 (38.24%) Wireframes
7 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) Functional Programming
8 4 (11.76%) OO
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.82%) OOP
9 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) Scala
2 21 (61.76%) Python
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) Ruby
5 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.59%) PHP
7 6 (17.65%) Groovy
8 4 (11.76%) Kotlin
9 2 (5.88%) Jython
10 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
1 7 (20.59%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) WorldPay
2 4 (11.76%) Mercator
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle