Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Scala Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 1124 1205
Rank change year-on-year +9 +81 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Scala Developer 61 56 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.034% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 68
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £73,250 £50,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,125 £81,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% - +10.00%

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 165,559 165,529 192,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,645 136,314 161,969
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Java Scala Developer
Top 8 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 18 June 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 -4 58 £75,000 +15.38% 1
UK excluding London +24 31 £75,000 +36.36% 1
London -21 29 £80,000 +23.08% 1
East of England - 22 - -
Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £75,000 -
South East -5 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Northern Ireland - 2 £75,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 61 (100.00%) Java
1 61 (100.00%) Scala
2 58 (95.08%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (81.97%) Software Engineering
4 49 (80.33%) .NET
4 49 (80.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 49 (80.33%) Amazon AWS
5 47 (77.05%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (72.13%) Finance
7 42 (68.85%) TDD
8 41 (67.21%) Python
8 41 (67.21%) AngularJS
9 40 (65.57%) Akka
9 40 (65.57%) RESTful
10 39 (63.93%) Spring
11 38 (62.30%) Cryptography
11 38 (62.30%) Docker
12 37 (60.66%) Microservices
12 37 (60.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (60.66%) Ruby
12 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
13 36 (59.02%) Web Services
13 36 (59.02%) Games
13 36 (59.02%) .NET Framework
13 36 (59.02%) Online Games
13 36 (59.02%) Integration Testing
13 36 (59.02%) SQL
13 36 (59.02%) NoSQL
13 36 (59.02%) Cucumber
13 36 (59.02%) Software Architecture

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 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.64%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 49 (80.33%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (55.74%) GitHub
2 34 (55.74%) OpenShift
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (21.31%) PaaS
3 13 (21.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 36 (59.02%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.92%) HBase
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (59.02%) Cucumber
2 34 (55.74%) Jenkins
2 34 (55.74%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (72.13%) Finance
2 36 (59.02%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (80.33%) .NET
2 41 (67.21%) AngularJS
3 40 (65.57%) Akka
3 40 (65.57%) RESTful
4 39 (63.93%) Spring
5 36 (59.02%) .NET Framework
5 36 (59.02%) Web Services
6 12 (19.67%) Node.js
7 4 (6.56%) Play Framework
8 3 (4.92%) HTML
8 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.64%) Grails
10 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.64%) Kafka
10 1 (1.64%) Middleware
10 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.64%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (1.64%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 36 (59.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 36 (59.02%) Fintech
1 36 (59.02%) Online Games
2 34 (55.74%) Private Cloud
3 25 (40.98%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.92%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.28%) NHS
6 2 (3.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Android
1 36 (59.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (81.97%) Software Engineering
3 49 (80.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 47 (77.05%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (68.85%) TDD
6 38 (62.30%) Cryptography
7 37 (60.66%) Microservices
8 36 (59.02%) DDoS Mitigation
8 36 (59.02%) DevOps
8 36 (59.02%) ERD
8 36 (59.02%) Integration Testing
8 36 (59.02%) Software Architecture
8 36 (59.02%) Wireframes
9 35 (57.38%) E-Commerce
10 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
11 13 (21.31%) User Stories
12 4 (6.56%) OO
12 4 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (4.92%) PnL Attribution
13 3 (4.92%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
1 61 (100.00%) Scala
2 41 (67.21%) Python
3 37 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 37 (60.66%) Ruby
4 36 (59.02%) SQL
5 13 (21.31%) C#
6 12 (19.67%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) Groovy
8 2 (3.28%) Java 8
8 2 (3.28%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.64%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (59.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Ansible
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) WorldPay
2 2 (3.28%) TOWER Software