Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Scala Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1143 1109 1239
Rank change year-on-year -34 +130 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Scala Developer 46 75 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.044% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.045% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 13 71 53
UK median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +13.04% -14.81%
10th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £103,250 £98,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £70,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - +24.44% -8.16%

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 171,117 165,356 197,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,969 137,307 165,930
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Java Scala Developer
Top 4 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 22 April 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 -61 46 £80,000 +23.08% 4
London -38 28 £80,000 +23.08% 2
UK excluding London -29 18 - - 3
East of England - 18 - -

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 46 (100.00%) Java
1 46 (100.00%) Scala
2 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (82.61%) TDD
3 38 (82.61%) Finance
3 38 (82.61%) Python
4 36 (78.26%) AngularJS
4 36 (78.26%) RESTful
4 36 (78.26%) Fintech
5 35 (76.09%) Akka
5 35 (76.09%) Spring
5 35 (76.09%) Software Engineering
6 34 (73.91%) Cryptography
6 34 (73.91%) SQL
6 34 (73.91%) Docker
6 34 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (73.91%) NoSQL
7 33 (71.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (71.74%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (71.74%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (71.74%) .NET
7 33 (71.74%) E-Commerce
7 33 (71.74%) Ruby
8 32 (69.57%) .NET Framework
8 32 (69.57%) Online Games
8 32 (69.57%) Web Services
8 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
8 32 (69.57%) Games
8 32 (69.57%) Private Cloud
8 32 (69.57%) 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 5 (10.87%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (69.57%) GitHub
2 32 (69.57%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (73.91%) NoSQL
2 33 (71.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.52%) HBase
5 3 (6.52%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 32 (69.57%) Cucumber
1 32 (69.57%) Jenkins
1 32 (69.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 38 (82.61%) Finance
2 32 (69.57%) Games
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) AngularJS
1 36 (78.26%) RESTful
2 35 (76.09%) Akka
2 35 (76.09%) Spring
3 33 (71.74%) .NET
4 32 (69.57%) .NET Framework
4 32 (69.57%) Web Services
5 14 (30.43%) Node.js
6 3 (6.52%) HTML
6 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.17%) Grails
8 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (78.26%) Fintech
2 32 (69.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 32 (69.57%) Online Games
2 32 (69.57%) Private Cloud
3 15 (32.61%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (6.52%) Derivative
5 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (6.52%) Market Risk
6 2 (4.35%) User Experience
7 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.17%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Android
1 32 (69.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (82.61%) TDD
3 35 (76.09%) Software Engineering
4 34 (73.91%) Cryptography
5 33 (71.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 33 (71.74%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (71.74%) E-Commerce
6 32 (69.57%) DDoS Mitigation
6 32 (69.57%) DevOps
6 32 (69.57%) ERD
6 32 (69.57%) Integration Testing
6 32 (69.57%) Microservices
6 32 (69.57%) Software Architecture
6 32 (69.57%) Wireframes
7 4 (8.70%) Functional Programming
7 4 (8.70%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
1 46 (100.00%) Scala
2 38 (82.61%) Python
3 34 (73.91%) SQL
4 33 (71.74%) Ruby
5 32 (69.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (30.43%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) Groovy
8 3 (6.52%) Java 8
8 3 (6.52%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.17%) C#
9 1 (2.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (69.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (73.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Ansible
1 14 (30.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) WorldPay