The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Scala skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scala over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scala
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 187 205
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Scala 30 55 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.90% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 2.03% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 9
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

Scala is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2238 2707 2479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 47.39% 44.08% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 2372 2197
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Scala as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Scala in the West Midlands

Scala
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Scala in the West Midlands

Scala
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scala in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Scala in the West Midlands

Scala
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scala within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 15 £41,250 -48.43% 2
Warwickshire +25 10 £50,000 -13.04%
Shropshire +7 4 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Staffordshire +10 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Scala
England

Scala
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Scala also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 57 (91.94%) Java
2 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Scrum
4 28 (45.16%) Python
5 27 (43.55%) HTML
5 27 (43.55%) Automated Testing
6 26 (41.94%) Ruby
7 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
7 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 20 (32.26%) Docker
8 20 (32.26%) DevOps
8 20 (32.26%) Microservices
9 19 (30.65%) Linux
10 18 (29.03%) RESTful
10 18 (29.03%) Node.js
11 17 (27.42%) Puppet
11 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (27.42%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
12 16 (25.81%) Groovy
13 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (24.19%) CentOS
13 15 (24.19%) Ubuntu
13 15 (24.19%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (24.19%) Web Services
13 15 (24.19%) JMS
13 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
13 15 (24.19%) Nagios
13 15 (24.19%) VMware

Scala
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (17.74%) Apache Spark
2 10 (16.13%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) JBoss
3 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (24.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 12 (19.35%) Big Data
3 12 (19.35%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 3 (4.84%) Riak
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.23%) Flink
7 2 (3.23%) Impala
7 2 (3.23%) OLAP
7 2 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (3.23%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.19%) Vagrant
3 12 (19.35%) Selenium
4 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.90%) HP UFT
5 8 (12.90%) JUnit
6 5 (8.06%) Maven
7 3 (4.84%) Subversion
8 2 (3.23%) TestNG
9 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.61%) JIRA
9 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior DevOps
3 13 (20.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Scala Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Big Data Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Digital Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Scrum Master
8 4 (6.45%) Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Data Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.84%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) HTML
2 18 (29.03%) Node.js
2 18 (29.03%) RESTful
3 15 (24.19%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (24.19%) HornetQ
3 15 (24.19%) JMS
3 15 (24.19%) Kafka
3 15 (24.19%) Web Services
4 12 (19.35%) Spring
5 9 (14.52%) HTML5
5 9 (14.52%) REST
6 8 (12.90%) CSS
7 6 (9.68%) JSON
7 6 (9.68%) Play Framework
8 5 (8.06%) Ajax
9 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.45%) Django
9 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.45%) Java SE
9 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Hedge funds
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) Fintech
4 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) Blog
6 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) CentOS
2 15 (24.19%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Scrum
3 27 (43.55%) Automated Testing
4 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 20 (32.26%) DevOps
5 20 (32.26%) Microservices
6 17 (27.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
8 14 (22.58%) Open Source
9 9 (14.52%) Kanban
10 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
10 7 (11.29%) SDLC
10 7 (11.29%) System Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.68%) BDD
11 6 (9.68%) TDD
12 5 (8.06%) OO
12 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
12 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (91.94%) Java
2 28 (45.16%) Python
3 26 (41.94%) Ruby
4 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.81%) Groovy
6 15 (24.19%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.90%) VBScript
8 6 (9.68%) SQL
8 6 (9.68%) VB
9 4 (6.45%) PHP
10 3 (4.84%) Erlang
10 3 (4.84%) Haskell
11 2 (3.23%) C#
11 2 (3.23%) F#
12 1 (1.61%) C
12 1 (1.61%) C++
12 1 (1.61%) Clojure
12 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Docker
2 15 (24.19%) VirtualBox
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Puppet
2 15 (24.19%) Consul
2 15 (24.19%) Docker Swarm
2 15 (24.19%) Kubernetes
2 15 (24.19%) Mesos
2 15 (24.19%) Nagios
2 15 (24.19%) StatsD
2 15 (24.19%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) New Relic
1 15 (24.19%) VMware
2 4 (6.45%) Google
3 3 (4.84%) Tableau
4 2 (3.23%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Twitter
4 2 (3.23%) Vertica
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) webMethods
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