Period
to 19 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 254 226
Rank change year-on-year +12 -28 +69
Permanent jobs citing Scala 66 69 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.71% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 1.39% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 98
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% -17.86%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 4,423 4,952 5,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.91% 50.64% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,688 4,305 4,533
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,325 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 June 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 June 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 +3 39 £65,000 +23.81% 8
Coventry - 23 £57,500 - 4
Staffordshire +3 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Warwickshire -5 1 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 60 (90.91%) Java
2 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (68.18%) Software Engineering
4 34 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (50.00%) Microservices
6 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 28 (42.42%) Scrum
8 27 (40.91%) Mentoring
8 27 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 26 (39.39%) Node.js
10 23 (34.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (33.33%) Docker
11 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 21 (31.82%) TDD
12 21 (31.82%) NoSQL
13 20 (30.30%) BDD
13 20 (30.30%) Spring
13 20 (30.30%) Ruby
14 19 (28.79%) C#
14 19 (28.79%) JUnit
14 19 (28.79%) Kafka
14 19 (28.79%) Coaching
15 18 (27.27%) Linux
16 17 (25.76%) Oracle
16 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (25.76%) Puppet
16 17 (25.76%) Dependency Injection
16 17 (25.76%) Groovy
16 17 (25.76%) Java 8
17 15 (22.73%) Marathon

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 12 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.64%) PaaS
3 9 (13.64%) SaaS
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.03%) Serverless
5 1 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (31.82%) NoSQL
3 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 9 (13.64%) Big Data
5 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.03%) Bigtable
7 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.03%) Flink
7 2 (3.03%) HBase
7 2 (3.03%) Impala
7 2 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.03%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (28.79%) JUnit
3 15 (22.73%) JBehave
4 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.06%) Maven
6 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
7 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.03%) Gradle
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Mockito
7 2 (3.03%) TestNG
8 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (21.21%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Developer
2 28 (42.42%) Software Engineer
3 24 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 19 (28.79%) Java Engineer
5 13 (19.70%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (19.70%) Senior Developer
6 12 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 11 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
7 11 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (16.67%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 11 (16.67%) Scala Software Engineer
8 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Engineer
8 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 9 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (12.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (10.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (10.61%) Agile Developer
10 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) Node.js
2 20 (30.30%) Spring
3 19 (28.79%) Kafka
4 15 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (22.73%) Hibernate
4 15 (22.73%) HornetQ
4 15 (22.73%) JMS
4 15 (22.73%) RESTful
5 14 (21.21%) .NET
6 10 (15.15%) HTML
6 10 (15.15%) HTML5
7 7 (10.61%) CSS
8 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.09%) React
9 4 (6.06%) Express
9 4 (6.06%) MEAN Stack
10 3 (4.55%) JSON
10 3 (4.55%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Smart Meter
2 10 (15.15%) Public Cloud
3 9 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (9.09%) User Experience
5 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
6 4 (6.06%) NHS
7 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.03%) Fintech
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (68.18%) Software Engineering
3 34 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (50.00%) Microservices
5 28 (42.42%) Scrum
6 27 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (40.91%) Mentoring
7 21 (31.82%) TDD
8 20 (30.30%) BDD
9 19 (28.79%) Coaching
10 17 (25.76%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
12 12 (18.18%) Open Source
13 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 10 (15.15%) User Stories
15 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
15 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning
16 6 (9.09%) DevOps
16 6 (9.09%) Refactoring
17 5 (7.58%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) Java
2 30 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) Ruby
4 19 (28.79%) C#
5 17 (25.76%) Groovy
5 17 (25.76%) Java 8
6 15 (22.73%) Shell Script
7 13 (19.70%) Python
8 10 (15.15%) SQL
9 6 (9.09%) PHP
10 5 (7.58%) C++
11 4 (6.06%) R
12 3 (4.55%) Erlang
12 3 (4.55%) F#
12 3 (4.55%) Go
12 3 (4.55%) Haskell
13 1 (1.52%) HiveQL
13 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) PhD
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) Puppet
2 15 (22.73%) Marathon
3 2 (3.03%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (3.03%) Talend
4 2 (3.03%) Vertica
5 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft