Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 125 125
Rank change year-on-year +63 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Scala 14 1 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.79% 0.052% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 0.10% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 10
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -40.68% +62.20%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £47,550
90th Percentile £47,007 £36,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%

Scala is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 463 999 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 59.06% 52.33% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 400 885 884
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in Wales

Scala
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Scala in Wales.

Salary trend for Scala in Wales

Scala
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Scala in Wales over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Scala in Wales

Scala
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
South Wales +57 14 £40,000 +14.29%
Scala
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Scala.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 9 (64.29%) Azure
3 9 (64.29%) Kubernetes
3 9 (64.29%) Docker
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) Play Framework
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (57.14%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 8 (57.14%) Java SE
4 8 (57.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Microservices
7 4 (28.57%) Public Sector
8 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
8 3 (21.43%) GCP
8 3 (21.43%) Stackdriver
8 3 (21.43%) Gradle

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 8 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) GCP
2 3 (21.43%) GitHub
2 3 (21.43%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Gradle
General
1 4 (28.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Scala Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Scala Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Scala Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Spring
2 8 (57.14%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (57.14%) Java SE
2 8 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 8 (57.14%) REST
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
3 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Drools
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Microservices
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) API Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (21.43%) ITSM
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (21.43%) Grafana
2 3 (21.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk