Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 264 253
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +36
Permanent jobs citing Scala 39 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.22% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 56
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -10.64% +6.82%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,179 £40,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,375 £93,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 4,953 4,844 4,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.84% 45.91% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,169 4,101 4,177
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,309
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.76% +4.82%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +26 18 £65,000 +1.96% 7
Warwickshire +7 11 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Coventry -6 6 - -
Staffordshire 0 2 £56,250 -8.16%
Shropshire -15 1 £75,000 +39.53%
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 37 (94.87%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) TDD
4 21 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
5 19 (48.72%) BDD
5 19 (48.72%) Groovy
5 19 (48.72%) JUnit
6 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 18 (46.15%) Spring
7 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
7 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
7 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
8 16 (41.03%) Selenium
8 16 (41.03%) C#
9 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (38.46%) NoSQL
9 15 (38.46%) RESTful
10 14 (35.90%) Node.js
10 14 (35.90%) Microservices
11 13 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (33.33%) Protractor
12 12 (30.77%) Docker
12 12 (30.77%) Scrum
13 11 (28.21%) JMS
13 11 (28.21%) RPG
13 11 (28.21%) Oracle
13 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (28.21%) Retail

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 6 (15.38%) GlassFish
1 6 (15.38%) JBoss
1 6 (15.38%) Jetty
1 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 13 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
3 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL
4 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.82%) DB2
5 5 (12.82%) QlikView
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 21 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 19 (48.72%) JUnit
4 16 (41.03%) Selenium
5 13 (33.33%) Protractor
6 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 9 (23.08%) Ranorex
7 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
8 6 (15.38%) Hudson
9 5 (12.82%) JBehave
10 4 (10.26%) Maven
10 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (5.13%) Appium
11 2 (5.13%) Gatling
11 2 (5.13%) JMeter
11 2 (5.13%) NeoLoad
11 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
11 2 (5.13%) WATIR
11 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
11 2 (5.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (15.38%) Head of Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Test Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Test Automation Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Spring
2 15 (38.46%) RESTful
3 14 (35.90%) Node.js
4 11 (28.21%) JMS
5 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.95%) REST
8 6 (15.38%) Java EE
8 6 (15.38%) JAX-RS
8 6 (15.38%) JPA
8 6 (15.38%) RESTEasy
8 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (12.82%) HornetQ
9 5 (12.82%) Kafka
9 5 (12.82%) WPF
10 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
10 3 (7.69%) React
11 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Smart Meter
2 5 (12.82%) iSeries
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (56.41%) TDD
2 21 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 19 (48.72%) BDD
4 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
4 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
4 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (35.90%) Microservices
7 12 (30.77%) Scrum
8 11 (28.21%) Coaching
8 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (28.21%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (28.21%) Functional Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Web Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Data Transformation
9 6 (15.38%) ETL
10 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
10 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
11 4 (10.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) Groovy
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) C#
5 11 (28.21%) RPG
6 7 (17.95%) Ruby
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) Clojure
8 5 (12.82%) Delphi
8 5 (12.82%) Go
8 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.26%) PHP
10 2 (5.13%) C
10 2 (5.13%) C++
10 2 (5.13%) Erlang
10 2 (5.13%) Python
11 1 (2.56%) Elixir
11 1 (2.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Marathon
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Zoomdata
3 2 (5.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) Google