Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 251 230
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 +59
Permanent jobs citing Scala 59 66 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 1.23% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 86
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £47,125 £37,500 £29,931
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,901 5,362 5,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.34% 53.41% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,320 4,672 4,356
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,888 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Scala
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Scala as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 6 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham +17 37 £65,000 +15.56% 2
Coventry - 14 £80,000 -
Shropshire +16 3 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Warwickshire +15 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire +10 2 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Scala.

1 51 (86.44%) Java
2 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
4 28 (47.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (42.37%) .NET
7 24 (40.68%) Python
8 23 (38.98%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
10 21 (35.59%) Microservices
10 21 (35.59%) Node.js
11 20 (33.90%) Shell Script
12 19 (32.20%) SQL
12 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
12 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
13 18 (30.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (30.51%) Scrum
13 18 (30.51%) Ruby
14 16 (27.12%) Groovy
15 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
15 15 (25.42%) C#
15 15 (25.42%) NoSQL
15 15 (25.42%) Kafka
15 15 (25.42%) Docker
16 14 (23.73%) Puppet
16 14 (23.73%) Linux
16 14 (23.73%) TDD
17 13 (22.03%) Spring
17 13 (22.03%) Oracle

Scala
Co-occurring 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 9 (15.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.39%) WildFly
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.64%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (18.64%) Serverless
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon Kinesis
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon S3
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (16.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (16.95%) Office 365
5 9 (15.25%) PaaS
5 9 (15.25%) SaaS
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.69%) Heroku
7 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (30.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (25.42%) NoSQL
4 12 (20.34%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (16.95%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (16.95%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (16.95%) Big Data
5 10 (16.95%) Cosmos DB
5 10 (16.95%) RDBMS
6 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
7 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.08%) HBase
9 3 (5.08%) MySQL
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
10 2 (3.39%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.69%) Bigtable
11 1 (1.69%) HDInsight
11 1 (1.69%) Impala
11 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) JUnit
3 10 (16.95%) JBehave
4 6 (10.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.69%) TestNG
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.64%) Retail
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Java Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Software Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.03%) Architect
4 13 (22.03%) Software Developer
5 12 (20.34%) Java Engineer
5 12 (20.34%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (18.64%) .NET Software Engineer
6 11 (18.64%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (18.64%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (18.64%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 11 (18.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (18.64%) Scala Software Engineer
7 10 (16.95%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (16.95%) Lead Architect
7 10 (16.95%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 10 (16.95%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (15.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (13.56%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) Node.js
3 15 (25.42%) Kafka
4 13 (22.03%) Spring
5 12 (20.34%) RESTful
6 11 (18.64%) Web Services
7 10 (16.95%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
7 10 (16.95%) HornetQ
7 10 (16.95%) JMS
8 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.17%) HTML
10 5 (8.47%) Express
10 5 (8.47%) MEAN Stack
11 4 (6.78%) CSS
11 4 (6.78%) HTML5
12 3 (5.08%) Grails
12 3 (5.08%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Smart Meter
2 9 (15.25%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (8.47%) NHS
5 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
3 28 (47.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (35.59%) Microservices
6 19 (32.20%) Mentoring
7 18 (30.51%) Scrum
8 14 (23.73%) TDD
9 13 (22.03%) BDD
10 11 (18.64%) Coaching
10 11 (18.64%) Open Source
11 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
11 10 (16.95%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (16.95%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (16.95%) Presales
11 10 (16.95%) Project Management
11 10 (16.95%) User Stories
11 10 (16.95%) Vendor Relationship Management
12 8 (13.56%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) Python
3 20 (33.90%) Shell Script
4 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
5 18 (30.51%) Ruby
6 16 (27.12%) Groovy
7 15 (25.42%) C#
8 10 (16.95%) Java 8
8 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
9 5 (8.47%) R
10 4 (6.78%) C++
11 2 (3.39%) Erlang
11 2 (3.39%) F#
11 2 (3.39%) Go
11 2 (3.39%) Haskell
12 1 (1.69%) HiveQL
12 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) MCSA
2 10 (16.95%) MCSE
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.86%) PhD
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Docker
2 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) HDFS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Marathon
3 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.08%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) Twitter
4 2 (3.39%) Talend
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Vertica