Period
to 23 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 151 156
Rank change year-on-year -56 +5 +81
Permanent jobs citing Scala 441 123 143
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.59% 1.91% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 3.00% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 275 116 131
10th Percentile £51,855 £35,625 £34,888
25th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £53,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +1.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £81,563 £82,500
90th Percentile £126,250 £94,375 £96,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +3.57%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15,830 4,106 4,516
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 57.08% 63.76% 58.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,610 3,744 4,086
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Scala
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Scala as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Scala trend for jobs with a WFH option

Scala
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Scala.

Scala salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Scala
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Scala over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Scala salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, Scala job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Scala.

1 342 (77.55%) Java
2 267 (60.54%) Python
3 233 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (50.57%) AWS
5 193 (43.76%) Software Engineering
6 185 (41.95%) SQL
7 139 (31.52%) Finance
8 127 (28.80%) Kubernetes
8 127 (28.80%) React
9 126 (28.57%) Social Skills
10 124 (28.12%) Kotlin
10 124 (28.12%) Docker
10 124 (28.12%) JavaScript
11 117 (26.53%) Azure
12 115 (26.08%) Microservices
13 112 (25.40%) TypeScript
14 110 (24.94%) Serverless
15 107 (24.26%) DevOps
16 95 (21.54%) TDD
17 92 (20.86%) GCP
18 88 (19.95%) Analytics
19 85 (19.27%) Full Stack Development
20 78 (17.69%) Amazon S3
21 75 (17.01%) Clojure
22 73 (16.55%) AngularJS
22 73 (16.55%) Test Automation
23 72 (16.33%) AWS Lambda
24 70 (15.87%) Apache
24 70 (15.87%) Data Science
25 69 (15.65%) Apache Spark

Scala
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 70 (15.87%) Apache
2 69 (15.65%) Apache Spark
3 30 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.59%) Confluence
5 6 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.45%) CICS
7 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) InVision
2 2 (0.45%) Figma
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.45%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 223 (50.57%) AWS
2 117 (26.53%) Azure
3 110 (24.94%) Serverless
4 92 (20.86%) GCP
5 78 (17.69%) Amazon S3
6 72 (16.33%) AWS Lambda
7 60 (13.61%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (7.94%) Power Platform
9 28 (6.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 21 (4.76%) Datadog
11 16 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (3.40%) GitHub
12 15 (3.40%) SaaS
13 14 (3.17%) IaaS
14 13 (2.95%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (2.49%) IBM Cloud
15 11 (2.49%) PaaS
16 8 (1.81%) Snowflake
17 7 (1.59%) Cloud Functions
17 7 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.40%) HTTP
2 11 (2.49%) SMS
3 9 (2.04%) SSH
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 62 (14.06%) Big Data
3 56 (12.70%) NoSQL
4 53 (12.02%) Apache Ignite
5 50 (11.34%) Hadoop
6 48 (10.88%) MongoDB
7 42 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (9.30%) Data Lake
9 30 (6.80%) Power BI
10 25 (5.67%) Amazon Aurora
11 22 (4.99%) MySQL
12 20 (4.54%) Amazon Athena
12 20 (4.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 19 (4.31%) Apache Hive
14 18 (4.08%) Redis
15 17 (3.85%) SQL Server
16 16 (3.63%) Relational Database
17 14 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (2.72%) Data Vault
19 11 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.84%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.17%) Selenium
4 13 (2.95%) Cypress.io
4 13 (2.95%) GitLab
5 10 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.04%) CircleCI
6 9 (2.04%) JMeter
7 8 (1.81%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.81%) webpack
8 7 (1.59%) JIRA
8 7 (1.59%) JUnit
8 7 (1.59%) Postman
9 6 (1.36%) Maven
9 6 (1.36%) Spinnaker
10 5 (1.13%) Balsamiq
10 5 (1.13%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.13%) RSpec
10 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
General
1 139 (31.52%) Finance
2 126 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 59 (13.38%) Front Office
4 50 (11.34%) Retail
5 46 (10.43%) Public Sector
6 31 (7.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 28 (6.35%) Marketing
8 19 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (3.85%) Games
10 16 (3.63%) Banking
11 10 (2.27%) Advertising
11 10 (2.27%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.81%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (1.81%) Publishing
13 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.91%) Law
14 2 (0.45%) Billing
14 2 (0.45%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.45%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 162 (36.73%) Developer
2 132 (29.93%) Software Engineer
3 70 (15.87%) Data Engineer
4 61 (13.83%) Python Engineer
5 59 (13.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 53 (12.02%) Python Developer
6 53 (12.02%) Python Software Engineer
7 47 (10.66%) Scala Developer
8 31 (7.03%) Java Developer
8 31 (7.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 27 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
9 27 (6.12%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.22%) Agile Developer
11 22 (4.99%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (4.99%) Cloud Engineer
12 20 (4.54%) Java Engineer
13 19 (4.31%) Architect
14 18 (4.08%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.85%) Backend Developer
16 16 (3.63%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (28.80%) React
2 73 (16.55%) AngularJS
3 64 (14.51%) Web Services
4 61 (13.83%) Kafka
5 57 (12.93%) REST
5 57 (12.93%) Vue.js
6 56 (12.70%) Node.js
7 51 (11.56%) .NET
8 41 (9.30%) HTML
9 33 (7.48%) RESTful
10 32 (7.26%) Spring
11 31 (7.03%) JSON
12 28 (6.35%) Play Framework
13 26 (5.90%) Redux
14 25 (5.67%) GraphQL
15 23 (5.22%) Spring Boot
15 23 (5.22%) XML
16 22 (4.99%) Akka.NET
17 16 (3.63%) Next.js
18 12 (2.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.61%) Fixed Income
2 59 (13.38%) Derivative
2 59 (13.38%) Equities
2 59 (13.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 53 (12.02%) Hedge funds
4 49 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 33 (7.48%) User Experience
6 28 (6.35%) Virtual Team
7 22 (4.99%) Data Structures
8 20 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (3.63%) Client/Server
9 16 (3.63%) Mobile App
10 14 (3.17%) Public Cloud
11 12 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (2.27%) Clustering
12 10 (2.27%) Life Science
13 9 (2.04%) Blog
13 9 (2.04%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.90%) Linux
2 20 (4.54%) Unix
3 5 (1.13%) Android
4 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.23%) Windows
4 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (43.76%) Software Engineering
3 115 (26.08%) Microservices
4 107 (24.26%) DevOps
5 95 (21.54%) TDD
6 88 (19.95%) Analytics
7 85 (19.27%) Full Stack Development
8 73 (16.55%) Test Automation
9 70 (15.87%) Data Science
10 61 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (13.61%) Mentoring
11 60 (13.61%) Scrum
12 59 (13.38%) Asset Management
12 59 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
13 58 (13.15%) Computer Science
13 58 (13.15%) Machine Learning
14 56 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (11.79%) Data Engineering
16 48 (10.88%) Pair Programming
17 47 (10.66%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 342 (77.55%) Java
2 267 (60.54%) Python
3 185 (41.95%) SQL
4 124 (28.12%) JavaScript
4 124 (28.12%) Kotlin
5 112 (25.40%) TypeScript
6 75 (17.01%) Clojure
7 68 (15.42%) C#
8 45 (10.20%) Go
9 38 (8.62%) R
10 26 (5.90%) C++
11 23 (5.22%) Groovy
12 15 (3.40%) PHP
13 14 (3.17%) C
14 13 (2.95%) Haskell
15 12 (2.72%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.72%) Rust
16 10 (2.27%) Java 8
17 9 (2.04%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (15.19%) Degree
2 31 (7.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 29 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (4.54%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.72%) AWS Certification
6 11 (2.49%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) CFA
8 2 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.03%) Accessibility
2 18 (4.08%) GDPR
3 14 (3.17%) QA
4 7 (1.59%) WCAG
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (28.12%) Docker
2 5 (1.13%) HDFS
3 3 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (28.80%) Kubernetes
2 66 (14.97%) Terraform
3 33 (7.48%) Ansible
4 11 (2.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.13%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.91%) Oozie
7 3 (0.68%) Istio
7 3 (0.68%) Knative
7 3 (0.68%) Puppet
8 2 (0.45%) Kibana
8 2 (0.45%) logstash
8 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.23%) Control-M
9 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (8.39%) Google
1 37 (8.39%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.16%) Databricks
3 32 (7.26%) Mercator
4 18 (4.08%) IBM
5 17 (3.85%) Oracle
6 15 (3.40%) Apple
7 8 (1.81%) Cloudera
7 8 (1.81%) Splunk
8 7 (1.59%) ArcSight
8 7 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.13%) Adobe
10 3 (0.68%) Elastic Path
10 3 (0.68%) Hortonworks
10 3 (0.68%) IFS
11 2 (0.45%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.23%) Compuware
12 1 (0.23%) Talend