The table below looks at the statistics for Apex Code skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apex Code over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 703 720 663
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -57
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 194 162 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 175 154 218
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Apex Code
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Apex Code Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apex Code
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK.

Apex Code Salary Trend in the UK

Apex Code
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Apex Code over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Apex Code Salary Histogram in the UK

Apex Code
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 192 £55,000 +10.00% 78
London +25 141 £55,000 +15.78% 50
City of London +12 56 £55,000 +15.78% 18
South East +7 25 £50,000 -16.66% 17
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 - 4
Hampshire +1 8 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £35,000 - 1
East of England -13 6 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Berkshire +11 5 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Chiswick 0 5 £55,000 +37.50%
Cambridge - 5 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 4 £46,250 -21.27%
Surrey -4 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Southampton - 3 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire 0 2 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 2 £42,000 -6.66%
Manchester -16 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West -27 2 £55,000 - 3
North West -32 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Reading - 2 £73,750 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Trowbridge - 2 £55,000 - 1
Winchester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Essex +8 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Birmingham -4 1 £52,500 +16.66%

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Apex Code also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Apex Code.

1 407 (99.03%) Salesforce.com
2 339 (82.48%) Visualforce
3 205 (49.88%) Force.com
4 133 (32.36%) Java
5 100 (24.33%) CRM
6 88 (21.41%) JavaScript
7 85 (20.68%) HTML
8 82 (19.95%) Mason
9 71 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (15.33%) Migration
11 60 (14.60%) C#
12 59 (14.36%) OO
13 56 (13.63%) SQL
14 54 (13.14%) .NET
15 52 (12.65%) Data Migration
16 51 (12.41%) CSS
17 44 (10.71%) SQL Server
17 44 (10.71%) Web Services
18 42 (10.22%) Finance
19 38 (9.25%) Scrum
19 38 (9.25%) jQuery
20 37 (9.00%) Workflow
20 37 (9.00%) Degree
21 36 (8.76%) OOP
21 36 (8.76%) Telecoms
22 34 (8.27%) XML
23 33 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (7.06%) SOAP
24 29 (7.06%) Analytics
25 28 (6.81%) Web Development

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Apex Code also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Apex Code. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.92%) CMS
2 8 (1.95%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.22%) LiveLink
4 4 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) Drupal
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 15 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 205 (49.88%) Force.com
2 19 (4.62%) SaaS
3 10 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.95%) HTTP
1 8 (1.95%) Internet
2 6 (1.46%) VoIP
3 5 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.19%) MySQL
6 7 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.22%) MarkLogic
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.49%) DataStage
11 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) DB2
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (6.08%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (5.60%) JIRA
3 22 (5.35%) Eclipse
4 14 (3.41%) Subversion
5 8 (1.95%) Ant
6 7 (1.70%) Maven
7 6 (1.46%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.49%) Hudson
11 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.24%) NWDI
11 1 (0.24%) Firebug
General
1 42 (10.22%) Finance
2 36 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.87%) Marketing
4 13 (3.16%) Publishing
4 13 (3.16%) Banking
5 8 (1.95%) Retail
6 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.73%) Law
8 3 (0.73%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 277 (67.40%) Developer
2 241 (58.64%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 59 (14.36%) Consultant
4 53 (12.90%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 32 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.33%) Architect
6 26 (6.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 23 (5.60%) Technical Consultant
8 19 (4.62%) Analyst
9 16 (3.89%) Junior
10 15 (3.65%) Technical Architect
10 15 (3.65%) Administrator
10 15 (3.65%) Salesforce.com Administrator
11 14 (3.41%) Junior Developer
11 14 (3.41%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.16%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.68%) Lead Developer
13 11 (2.68%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.19%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (82.48%) Visualforce
2 85 (20.68%) HTML
3 82 (19.95%) Mason
4 54 (13.14%) .NET
5 51 (12.41%) CSS
6 44 (10.71%) Web Services
7 38 (9.25%) jQuery
8 34 (8.27%) XML
9 29 (7.06%) SOAP
10 25 (6.08%) HTML5
11 23 (5.60%) REST
12 22 (5.35%) Ajax
13 20 (4.87%) ASP.NET
14 17 (4.14%) J2EE
15 16 (3.89%) JSON
16 14 (3.41%) .NET Framework
17 11 (2.68%) COM
17 11 (2.68%) WSDL
18 10 (2.43%) JSP
19 8 (1.95%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.43%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.43%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.73%) AS400
6 3 (0.73%) Mashup
6 3 (0.73%) Life Science
6 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.73%) iSeries
7 2 (0.49%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.49%) Blog
7 2 (0.49%) NHS
7 2 (0.49%) DTV
7 2 (0.49%) Xbox
7 2 (0.49%) User Experience
7 2 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.08%) Windows
2 10 (2.43%) Windows XP
3 8 (1.95%) Linux
4 7 (1.70%) UNIX
5 6 (1.46%) Android
6 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.33%) CRM
2 71 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (15.33%) Migration
4 59 (14.36%) OO
5 52 (12.65%) Data Migration
6 38 (9.25%) Scrum
7 37 (9.00%) Workflow
8 36 (8.76%) OOP
9 29 (7.06%) Analytics
10 28 (6.81%) Web Development
11 25 (6.08%) Business Analytics
12 20 (4.87%) Software Engineering
13 19 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 18 (4.38%) Project Management
14 18 (4.38%) Change Management
15 14 (3.41%) MVC
16 13 (3.16%) Validation
17 12 (2.92%) Service Management
17 12 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (2.92%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 133 (32.36%) Java
2 88 (21.41%) JavaScript
3 60 (14.60%) C#
4 56 (13.63%) SQL
5 27 (6.57%) SOQL
6 25 (6.08%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.16%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.68%) C++
9 10 (2.43%) PHP
10 9 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.73%) Python
11 3 (0.73%) C
12 2 (0.49%) SOSL
13 1 (0.24%) Ruby
13 1 (0.24%) ABAP
13 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (9.00%) Degree
2 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (0.73%) PMP
2 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.60%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.24%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 407 (99.03%) Salesforce.com
2 25 (6.08%) Oracle
3 20 (4.87%) Informatica
4 18 (4.38%) SAP
5 15 (3.65%) Microsoft
6 14 (3.41%) Google
7 11 (2.68%) Sage
8 10 (2.43%) IBM
9 9 (2.19%) Siebel
10 8 (1.95%) Cognizant
11 5 (1.22%) Open Text
11 5 (1.22%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.97%) Marketo
13 3 (0.73%) ExactTarget
13 3 (0.73%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.73%) Appcelerator
13 3 (0.73%) Sun
14 2 (0.49%) Citrix
14 2 (0.49%) Adobe
14 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
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