Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Scala Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1129 1037 1199
Rank change year-on-year -92 +162 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Scala Developer 59 150 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.085% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.088% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 41 136 75
UK median annual salary £85,000 £66,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.30% +10.42% -
10th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 169,685 169,699 201,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,125 141,017 168,280
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 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Scala Developer in the UK

Senior Scala Developer
Top 7 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 21 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 -79 58 £85,000 +30.77% 16
London -62 48 £85,000 +25.93% 11
UK excluding London -18 10 £62,500 +4.17% 5
East of England 0 7 - -
North of England -1 2 £61,250 +25.00% 2
North West -3 2 £61,250 +17.79% 1
South East -6 1 £72,500 +3.57% 1

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Senior 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 Scala Developer in the job title.

1 57 (96.61%) Scala
2 46 (77.97%) Java
3 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (54.24%) Akka
5 30 (50.85%) Python
6 26 (44.07%) Finance
6 26 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (44.07%) AngularJS
7 25 (42.37%) RESTful
7 25 (42.37%) TDD
7 25 (42.37%) Fintech
8 24 (40.68%) Docker
8 24 (40.68%) SQL
9 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
10 22 (37.29%) Spring
10 22 (37.29%) Ruby
11 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
12 20 (33.90%) .NET
12 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
13 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
14 18 (30.51%) Cryptography
14 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
14 18 (30.51%) DevOps
15 17 (28.81%) Functional Programming
15 17 (28.81%) Microservices
15 17 (28.81%) GitHub
16 16 (27.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
17 15 (25.42%) Software Architecture

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 12 (20.34%) Apache Spark
1 12 (20.34%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (28.81%) GitHub
3 15 (25.42%) OpenShift
4 5 (8.47%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (6.78%) SaaS
6 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) NoSQL
2 16 (27.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (20.34%) Big Data
4 11 (18.64%) Hadoop
5 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
7 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (8.47%) Couchbase
7 5 (8.47%) OpenTSDB
7 5 (8.47%) Parquet
8 4 (6.78%) MySQL
9 3 (5.08%) HBase
9 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
10 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
11 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
11 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) Cucumber
2 15 (25.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) Maven
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) Ant
5 2 (3.39%) Gradle
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Games
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) Akka
2 26 (44.07%) AngularJS
3 25 (42.37%) RESTful
4 22 (37.29%) Spring
5 20 (33.90%) .NET
6 15 (25.42%) .NET Framework
6 15 (25.42%) Web Services
7 11 (18.64%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (16.95%) Play Framework
9 9 (15.25%) Node.js
10 7 (11.86%) Kafka
11 6 (10.17%) React
12 5 (8.47%) Apache Thrift
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.47%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (8.47%) PostGIS
12 5 (8.47%) Protocol Buffers
12 5 (8.47%) Samza
12 5 (8.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (42.37%) Fintech
2 15 (25.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 15 (25.42%) Online Games
2 15 (25.42%) Private Cloud
3 8 (13.56%) Public Cloud
4 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.78%) Derivative
5 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.08%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (5.08%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.39%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Android
1 15 (25.42%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) TDD
3 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
5 18 (30.51%) Cryptography
5 18 (30.51%) DevOps
5 18 (30.51%) Software Engineering
6 17 (28.81%) Functional Programming
6 17 (28.81%) Microservices
7 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (25.42%) DDoS Mitigation
7 15 (25.42%) ERD
7 15 (25.42%) Integration Testing
7 15 (25.42%) Software Architecture
7 15 (25.42%) Wireframes
8 9 (15.25%) Open Source
9 8 (13.56%) OOP
10 6 (10.17%) Scrum
10 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) Scala
2 46 (77.97%) Java
3 30 (50.85%) Python
4 24 (40.68%) SQL
5 22 (37.29%) Ruby
6 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.56%) PHP
8 6 (10.17%) C#
8 6 (10.17%) F#
8 6 (10.17%) Groovy
9 5 (8.47%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (6.78%) Kotlin
11 3 (5.08%) Go
12 2 (3.39%) C++
12 2 (3.39%) Jython
12 2 (3.39%) Rust
12 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.69%) Elixir
13 1 (1.69%) Erlang
13 1 (1.69%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Docker
2 5 (8.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Puppet
2 8 (13.56%) Ansible
3 5 (8.47%) Graphite
3 5 (8.47%) Kibana
3 5 (8.47%) logstash
3 5 (8.47%) Mesos
4 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) WorldPay
2 3 (5.08%) Mercator
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle