Scala is a strong statically typed general-purpose programming language which supports both object-oriented programming and functional programming. In fact, Scala is one of the most important programming languages in the world right now and is the first serious alternative to Python.
Its concise and friendly syntax reduces errors. In comparison, Haskell goes much further in terms of conciseness of syntax.
Operates easily alongside most of other major programming languages
There is less technical debt and a shorter development cycle
It is a high level language, so it is very similar to other popular programming languages like Java. And so, for Java programmers, Scala is even easier to learn.
For those reasons, Scala programming is becoming ever so popular, and high in demand. The below shows how many Scala jobs there are available in that country, matched with an average salary for that position.
Average Scala Engineer Salary (Junior - Senior)
US - 18,432 - $140,000 - $210,000
UK - 1,446 - £50,000 - £90,000
Netherlands - 1,130 - €50,000 - €100,000
Spain 353 - €40,000 - €65,000
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