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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scala
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 212 242 149
Rank change year-on-year +30 -93 +52
Permanent jobs citing Scala 1,536 527 166
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.93% 1.40% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.26% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 496 354 151
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £60,074 £56,250 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
75th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £91,875
90th Percentile £122,500 £126,250 £112,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £74,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year +7.74% -1.00% +3.45%

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 47,321 23,298 5,786
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.31% 61.96% 64.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24,902 18,105 5,093
10th Percentile £37,917 £33,750 £34,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +4.76%

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 4 July 2022.

Scala salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Scala job roles required the following 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.

1 989 (64.39%) Java
2 895 (58.27%) Agile
3 834 (54.30%) Python
4 729 (47.46%) Software Engineering
5 700 (45.57%) AWS
6 618 (40.23%) Kafka
7 611 (39.78%) CI/CD
8 563 (36.65%) Docker
9 541 (35.22%) Kubernetes
10 452 (29.43%) SQL
11 387 (25.20%) JavaScript
12 386 (25.13%) Finance
13 379 (24.67%) DevOps
14 361 (23.50%) Social Skills
15 347 (22.59%) TDD
16 334 (21.74%) Scrum
17 325 (21.16%) Test Automation
18 320 (20.83%) Algorithms
19 313 (20.38%) Apache Spark
20 312 (20.31%) Microservices
21 310 (20.18%) React
22 308 (20.05%) GCP
23 298 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
24 297 (19.34%) Git (software)
25 279 (18.16%) Terraform
26 276 (17.97%) Azure
27 261 (16.99%) Data Engineering
28 259 (16.86%) Functional Programming
29 252 (16.41%) Data Science
30 245 (15.95%) Computer Science

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
1 313 (20.38%) Apache Spark
2 134 (8.72%) Apache Airflow
3 65 (4.23%) Apache
4 47 (3.06%) Ethereum
5 28 (1.82%) Confluence
6 22 (1.43%) Jetty
7 10 (0.65%) JBoss
7 10 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.46%) Luigi
10 6 (0.39%) OpenZeppelin
10 6 (0.39%) SAS
11 2 (0.13%) OpenWhisk
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.065%) CMS
12 1 (0.065%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Sketch
1 6 (0.39%) SketchUp
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.33%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.065%) InVision
Business Applications
1 54 (3.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 15 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.65%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 700 (45.57%) AWS
2 308 (20.05%) GCP
3 276 (17.97%) Azure
4 190 (12.37%) Amazon S3
5 143 (9.31%) Serverless
6 131 (8.53%) Amazon Kinesis
7 128 (8.33%) GitHub
8 115 (7.49%) Amazon EMR
9 114 (7.42%) AWS Lambda
10 99 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 85 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
12 76 (4.95%) Datadog
13 74 (4.82%) Snowflake
14 71 (4.62%) Azure DevOps
15 68 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
16 47 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
17 39 (2.54%) dbt
18 37 (2.41%) SaaS
19 33 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
20 32 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (6.64%) HTTP
2 37 (2.41%) SNA
3 25 (1.63%) Internet
4 23 (1.50%) DNS
4 23 (1.50%) DSL
5 20 (1.30%) Network Security
6 19 (1.24%) SSH
7 15 (0.98%) Broadband
7 15 (0.98%) SMS
8 5 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
2 207 (13.48%) Hadoop
3 204 (13.28%) Big Data
4 181 (11.78%) Data Lake
5 173 (11.26%) Relational Database
6 156 (10.16%) NoSQL
7 116 (7.55%) Amazon Athena
8 114 (7.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 114 (7.42%) Apache Hive
9 105 (6.84%) MongoDB
9 105 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
10 96 (6.25%) RDBMS
11 81 (5.27%) Flink
12 80 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
13 74 (4.82%) DynamoDB
14 73 (4.75%) SQL Server
15 70 (4.56%) BigQuery
16 69 (4.49%) Electronic Patient Records
17 63 (4.10%) MySQL
18 61 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 297 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 236 (15.36%) Jenkins
3 90 (5.86%) Cucumber
4 64 (4.17%) CircleCI
5 61 (3.97%) JUnit
6 59 (3.84%) JIRA
7 53 (3.45%) GitLab
8 45 (2.93%) Selenium
9 35 (2.28%) SpecFlow
10 28 (1.82%) Travis CI
11 26 (1.69%) Spinnaker
12 23 (1.50%) RSpec
13 22 (1.43%) Moq
13 22 (1.43%) NUnit
14 17 (1.11%) Postman
14 17 (1.11%) Visual Studio
15 16 (1.04%) Mockito
16 15 (0.98%) REST Assured
17 13 (0.85%) Gatling
17 13 (0.85%) Serenity BDD
General
1 386 (25.13%) Finance
2 361 (23.50%) Social Skills
3 209 (13.61%) Banking
4 162 (10.55%) Games
5 160 (10.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 104 (6.77%) Advertising
7 99 (6.45%) Marketing
8 76 (4.95%) Public Sector
9 75 (4.88%) Retail
10 60 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (2.99%) Financial Institution
12 32 (2.08%) Aerospace
12 32 (2.08%) Legal
13 20 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
14 17 (1.11%) Esports
14 17 (1.11%) Online Betting
15 14 (0.91%) Law
16 12 (0.78%) Publishing
17 10 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.65%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 425 (27.67%) Software Engineer
2 373 (24.28%) Data Engineer
3 341 (22.20%) Developer
4 134 (8.72%) Senior Data Engineer
5 127 (8.27%) Scala Developer
6 118 (7.68%) Senior Developer
7 116 (7.55%) Scala Engineer
8 111 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 97 (6.32%) Java Developer
10 87 (5.66%) Java Engineer
11 67 (4.36%) Software Developer
12 64 (4.17%) Python Engineer
13 59 (3.84%) AWS Engineer
14 54 (3.52%) AWS Data Engineer
15 53 (3.45%) Scala Software Engineer
16 52 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
17 48 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
18 47 (3.06%) Architect
19 39 (2.54%) Senior Software Developer
20 37 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (40.23%) Kafka
2 310 (20.18%) React
3 197 (12.83%) Node.js
4 151 (9.83%) .NET
5 143 (9.31%) Spring
6 133 (8.66%) Akka
7 123 (8.01%) RESTful
8 115 (7.49%) RabbitMQ
9 108 (7.03%) CSS
10 99 (6.45%) Spring Boot
11 91 (5.92%) HTML
12 85 (5.53%) REST
13 82 (5.34%) PySpark
14 74 (4.82%) Spark Streaming
15 69 (4.49%) Play Framework
16 66 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
17 50 (3.26%) Apache Avro
17 50 (3.26%) GraphQL
17 50 (3.26%) JSON
17 50 (3.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 320 (20.83%) Algorithms
2 235 (15.30%) Data Structures
3 205 (13.35%) Blockchain
4 196 (12.76%) Cloud Native
5 133 (8.66%) Cardano
6 123 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
7 86 (5.60%) Blog
8 71 (4.62%) Sports Betting
9 62 (4.04%) Legacy Code
10 58 (3.78%) Virtual Team
11 57 (3.71%) Public Cloud
12 56 (3.65%) Social Network
12 56 (3.65%) User Experience
13 54 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
14 52 (3.39%) Cyber Defence
15 49 (3.19%) Cyberattack
16 39 (2.54%) Mobile App
17 36 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
18 35 (2.28%) Legacy Systems
19 29 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 168 (10.94%) Linux
2 98 (6.38%) Unix
3 51 (3.32%) Android
4 34 (2.21%) Windows
5 32 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.59%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (58.27%) Agile
2 729 (47.46%) Software Engineering
3 611 (39.78%) CI/CD
4 379 (24.67%) DevOps
5 347 (22.59%) TDD
6 334 (21.74%) Scrum
7 325 (21.16%) Test Automation
8 312 (20.31%) Microservices
9 298 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
10 261 (16.99%) Data Engineering
11 259 (16.86%) Functional Programming
12 252 (16.41%) Data Science
13 245 (15.95%) Computer Science
13 245 (15.95%) OO
14 240 (15.63%) Analytics
15 232 (15.10%) Mentoring
16 198 (12.89%) ETL
17 193 (12.57%) Data Pipeline
17 193 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
18 183 (11.91%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 989 (64.39%) Java
2 834 (54.30%) Python
3 452 (29.43%) SQL
4 387 (25.20%) JavaScript
5 233 (15.17%) Go
6 230 (14.97%) Kotlin
7 173 (11.26%) Ruby
8 171 (11.13%) C#
9 132 (8.59%) Haskell
10 129 (8.40%) Clojure
11 113 (7.36%) TypeScript
12 107 (6.97%) Rust
13 73 (4.75%) Groovy
14 69 (4.49%) Shell Script
15 62 (4.04%) C++
15 62 (4.04%) Elixir
16 52 (3.39%) PowerShell
17 41 (2.67%) Bash
17 41 (2.67%) R
18 35 (2.28%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 213 (13.87%) Degree
2 150 (9.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.34%) Master's Degree
3 36 (2.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 16 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.98%) AWS Certification
6 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.78%) ISEB
7 12 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.59%) PhD
10 1 (0.065%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (12.30%) QA
2 75 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 33 (2.15%) GDPR
4 14 (0.91%) Accessibility
5 11 (0.72%) WCAG
6 3 (0.20%) PSD2
7 1 (0.065%) CDISC
7 1 (0.065%) HL7
System Software
1 563 (36.65%) Docker
2 42 (2.73%) Apache Flume
2 42 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (1.24%) HDFS
4 17 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 541 (35.22%) Kubernetes
2 279 (18.16%) Terraform
3 58 (3.78%) Oozie
3 58 (3.78%) Prometheus
4 50 (3.26%) Grafana
5 46 (2.99%) Ansible
6 34 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (1.50%) Graphite
7 23 (1.50%) Packer
7 23 (1.50%) StatsD
8 21 (1.37%) Puppet
9 18 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 17 (1.11%) Panaseer
11 15 (0.98%) Argo
12 11 (0.72%) Rancher
13 10 (0.65%) Kibana
14 6 (0.39%) Istio
15 4 (0.26%) SCCM
16 3 (0.20%) Control-M
16 3 (0.20%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 107 (6.97%) Microsoft
2 95 (6.18%) Databricks
3 91 (5.92%) Google
4 69 (4.49%) Funding Circle
5 52 (3.39%) Oracle
6 44 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 23 (1.50%) PagerDuty
8 18 (1.17%) Alteryx
8 18 (1.17%) Spotify
9 17 (1.11%) Cisco
9 17 (1.11%) Marin
9 17 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.04%) Mercator
11 15 (0.98%) Revolut
12 14 (0.91%) Informatica
12 14 (0.91%) Tencent
12 14 (0.91%) TrueLayer
13 13 (0.85%) CyberTech
14 12 (0.78%) Apple
14 12 (0.78%) VMware