Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 288 268
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 +36
Permanent jobs citing Scala 53 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.84% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 53
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -28.13% +45.45%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,111 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5267 5257 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.79% 45.77% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4550 4394 4523
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +23 20 £60,000 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire +14 17 £40,000 +45.45%
Coventry +4 6 - - 1
Staffordshire -6 4 £50,000 -20.00%
Shropshire -12 4 £55,000 -
Scala
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 50 (94.34%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (56.60%) Spring
3 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
4 29 (54.72%) TDD
5 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
6 23 (43.40%) JUnit
6 23 (43.40%) Cucumber
6 23 (43.40%) BDD
6 23 (43.40%) NoSQL
7 22 (41.51%) RESTful
8 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (39.62%) Test Automation
9 20 (37.74%) Unit Testing
9 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
9 20 (37.74%) C#
9 20 (37.74%) Hibernate
10 18 (33.96%) Groovy
10 18 (33.96%) Selenium
11 17 (32.08%) Scrum
11 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
11 17 (32.08%) Microservices
12 16 (30.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (30.19%) Node.js
13 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
13 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
13 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (26.42%) JMS
14 14 (26.42%) Oracle
14 14 (26.42%) Functional Testing

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 (16.98%) GlassFish
1 9 (16.98%) JBoss
2 6 (11.32%) Jetty
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.66%) WildFly
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Drupal
4 2 (3.77%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) AMQP
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) NoSQL
2 16 (30.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
3 15 (28.30%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (20.75%) MySQL
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.32%) DB2
7 5 (9.43%) QlikView
7 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (5.66%) Big Data
8 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.77%) Riak
10 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (56.60%) Jenkins
2 23 (43.40%) Cucumber
2 23 (43.40%) JUnit
3 18 (33.96%) Selenium
4 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (24.53%) Protractor
5 10 (18.87%) Maven
6 9 (16.98%) Hudson
6 9 (16.98%) Ranorex
7 8 (15.09%) JBehave
7 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (13.21%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.77%) Appium
9 2 (3.77%) JMeter
9 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.77%) TestNG
9 2 (3.77%) WATIR
9 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.77%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
2 6 (11.32%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) Software Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (15.09%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (11.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Head of Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Lead Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Principal Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Test Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Test Automation Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) Spring
2 22 (41.51%) RESTful
3 20 (37.74%) Hibernate
4 16 (30.19%) Node.js
5 15 (28.30%) AngularJS
6 14 (26.42%) JMS
7 11 (20.75%) REST
8 10 (18.87%) Java EE
9 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) JAX-RS
9 9 (16.98%) JPA
9 9 (16.98%) RESTEasy
9 9 (16.98%) Spring Boot
10 8 (15.09%) HornetQ
11 7 (13.21%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) WPF
12 5 (9.43%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (9.43%) CSS
12 5 (9.43%) HTML5
12 5 (9.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Smart Meter
2 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.43%) iSeries
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) TDD
3 23 (43.40%) BDD
4 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (39.62%) Test Automation
5 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
5 20 (37.74%) Unit Testing
6 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
6 17 (32.08%) Microservices
6 17 (32.08%) Scrum
7 14 (26.42%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (26.42%) Functional Testing
8 11 (20.75%) Coaching
8 11 (20.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.75%) Open Source
8 11 (20.75%) Web Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Data Transformation
9 6 (11.32%) ETL
9 6 (11.32%) OO
10 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.74%) C#
4 18 (33.96%) Groovy
5 12 (22.64%) SQL
6 11 (20.75%) RPG
6 11 (20.75%) Ruby
7 7 (13.21%) PHP
8 6 (11.32%) Clojure
9 5 (9.43%) Delphi
9 5 (9.43%) Erlang
9 5 (9.43%) Go
9 5 (9.43%) Python
9 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
10 4 (7.55%) Haskell
11 2 (3.77%) C
11 2 (3.77%) C++
12 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.89%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Marathon
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) IBM
3 5 (9.43%) Zoomdata
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe