Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Scala Developer was £77,500 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1112 990 1208
Rank change year-on-year -122 +218 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Scala Developer 82 208 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.12% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 68 195 98
UK median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £53,500 £51,000 £49,625
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

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 Scala Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Scala Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Scala Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Scala Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Scala Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Scala Developer over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Scala Developer in the UK

Senior 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 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 -109 80 £80,000 +23.08% 4
London -109 71 £80,000 +23.08% 4
UK excluding London +9 10 £62,500 +4.17%
South East +35 6 £72,500 +3.57%
North of England -3 2 £61,250 +25.00%
North West -12 2 £61,250 +17.79%
South West +4 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Senior 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 Scala Developer in the job title.

1 75 (91.46%) Scala
2 58 (70.73%) Java
3 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (40.24%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (37.80%) Finance
6 27 (32.93%) Python
7 26 (31.71%) TDD
7 26 (31.71%) Akka
8 25 (30.49%) Hadoop
9 24 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (29.27%) Apache Spark
10 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
11 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (26.83%) Open Source
11 22 (26.83%) Docker
12 20 (24.39%) RESTful
13 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
13 19 (23.17%) Big Data
14 18 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (21.95%) Linux
15 17 (20.73%) Microservices
15 17 (20.73%) Functional Programming
16 16 (19.51%) C#
16 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
17 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (17.07%) NoSQL
18 14 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
19 13 (15.85%) Spring
19 13 (15.85%) JSON
20 12 (14.63%) Git (software)

Senior 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 24 (29.27%) Apache Spark
2 11 (13.41%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (8.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (8.54%) GitHub
3 7 (8.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.32%) Amazon S3
5 5 (6.10%) SaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) Hadoop
2 22 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (23.17%) Big Data
4 14 (17.07%) NoSQL
5 11 (13.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (4.88%) Couchbase
7 4 (4.88%) Neo4j
7 4 (4.88%) OpenTSDB
7 4 (4.88%) Parquet
7 4 (4.88%) Redis
8 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.22%) DB2
9 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.20%) Maven
4 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.44%) Gradle
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Electronics
3 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.54%) Marketing
3 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.10%) Banking
5 4 (4.88%) Front Office
6 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.44%) Games
8 1 (1.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) Akka
2 20 (24.39%) RESTful
3 14 (17.07%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (15.85%) JSON
4 13 (15.85%) Spring
5 12 (14.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (14.63%) Play Framework
6 11 (13.41%) Node.js
7 9 (10.98%) REST
8 7 (8.54%) spray
9 6 (7.32%) .NET
9 6 (7.32%) Kafka
9 6 (7.32%) React
9 6 (7.32%) Spring Boot
9 6 (7.32%) Swagger
10 5 (6.10%) HTML
10 5 (6.10%) HTML5
11 4 (4.88%) Ajax
11 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.88%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Fintech
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.44%) Derivative
5 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.44%) Online Games
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) TDD
3 24 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.83%) Open Source
5 18 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (20.73%) Functional Programming
6 17 (20.73%) Microservices
7 16 (19.51%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.41%) Scrum
9 10 (12.20%) BDD
9 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.98%) Mathematics
11 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.54%) Coaching
11 7 (8.54%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (8.54%) Kanban
11 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.54%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.32%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 75 (91.46%) Scala
2 58 (70.73%) Java
3 27 (32.93%) Python
4 23 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.51%) C#
6 12 (14.63%) SQL
7 9 (10.98%) C++
8 8 (9.76%) Ruby
9 7 (8.54%) C
10 6 (7.32%) F#
10 6 (7.32%) Groovy
10 6 (7.32%) R
11 4 (4.88%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (2.44%) Clojure
12 2 (2.44%) Jython
12 2 (2.44%) Kotlin
12 2 (2.44%) PHP
12 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.22%) Perl
13 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.54%) Puppet
3 4 (4.88%) Graphite
3 4 (4.88%) Kibana
3 4 (4.88%) logstash
3 4 (4.88%) Mesos
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Google
1 7 (8.54%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) Mercator
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle
4 2 (2.44%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase