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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Force.com Apex Code
Rank 692 734 600
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -134
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 187 159 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.29% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 172 141 252
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.74% -11.36%

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
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +19 180 £52,500 -4.54% 136
London +16 109 £57,500 -4.16% 89
City of London +12 47 £60,000 - 60
South East +3 46 £40,000 -27.27% 22
Surrey +4 19 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Hampshire - 16 £40,000 - 2
East of England -15 10 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Portsmouth - 9 £35,000 - 1
Winchester - 7 £47,500 - 1
Guildford -9 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Berkshire -10 4 £60,000 +84.61% 9
Essex -24 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £50,000 - 1
Bromley - 3 £60,000 -
Godalming - 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 3 £60,000 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +15 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 2 - -
Nottingham +6 2 - -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire -9 2 £43,000 -46.25% 2
West Midlands -18 2 £23,750 -15.17% 2
North West -22 2 £34,000 +51.11% 6
Manchester -24 2 £34,000 +51.11% 6
Bedfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 - 1

Apex Code
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 354 (97.79%) Salesforce.com
2 277 (76.52%) Visualforce
3 177 (48.90%) Force.com
4 141 (38.95%) CRM
5 104 (28.73%) Java
6 79 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (17.68%) Mason
8 62 (17.13%) JavaScript
9 61 (16.85%) C#
10 59 (16.30%) SQL
11 54 (14.92%) HTML
11 54 (14.92%) .NET
12 48 (13.26%) Web Services
13 47 (12.98%) Scrum
14 45 (12.43%) SOQL
15 41 (11.33%) Finance
16 35 (9.67%) Business Analysis
17 32 (8.84%) SOAP
18 31 (8.56%) OO
19 30 (8.29%) CSS
20 29 (8.01%) Migration
21 28 (7.73%) Degree
21 28 (7.73%) Data Structures
22 25 (6.91%) REST
22 25 (6.91%) jQuery
23 24 (6.63%) Change Control
23 24 (6.63%) Workflow
23 24 (6.63%) ASP.NET
24 23 (6.35%) PHP
25 22 (6.08%) ETL

Apex Code
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (2.21%) CMS
2 6 (1.66%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.28%) Radian6
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 177 (48.90%) Force.com
2 15 (4.14%) SaaS
3 9 (2.49%) SoftLayer
4 4 (1.10%) PaaS
5 2 (0.55%) Heroku
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.87%) SQL Server
1 14 (3.87%) Relational Database
2 10 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.38%) DataStage
5 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.55%) Big Data
6 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.14%) Eclipse
2 12 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.76%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (2.21%) Subversion
6 5 (1.38%) Ant
6 5 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.10%) JIRA
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) NWDI
General
1 41 (11.33%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Publishing
3 18 (4.97%) Marketing
4 12 (3.31%) Retail
5 9 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.10%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.83%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) French Language
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 213 (58.84%) Developer
2 189 (52.21%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 48 (13.26%) Analyst
4 39 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 37 (10.22%) Consultant
6 31 (8.56%) Architect
6 31 (8.56%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 28 (7.73%) Administrator
7 28 (7.73%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 27 (7.46%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 27 (7.46%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 24 (6.63%) Technical Architect
10 23 (6.35%) Junior
11 22 (6.08%) Junior Developer
12 18 (4.97%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.59%) Technical Consultant
14 10 (2.76%) CRM Developer
15 9 (2.49%) Technical Analyst
16 8 (2.21%) Web Developer
17 7 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (76.52%) Visualforce
2 64 (17.68%) Mason
3 54 (14.92%) HTML
3 54 (14.92%) .NET
4 48 (13.26%) Web Services
5 32 (8.84%) SOAP
6 30 (8.29%) CSS
7 25 (6.91%) REST
7 25 (6.91%) jQuery
8 24 (6.63%) ASP.NET
9 21 (5.80%) XML
10 18 (4.97%) HTML5
11 13 (3.59%) Ajax
12 12 (3.31%) JSON
13 9 (2.49%) CSS3
13 9 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.21%) COM
15 7 (1.93%) WSDL
16 6 (1.66%) Razor View Engine
17 5 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.73%) Data Structures
2 16 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.04%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.49%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.38%) Life Science
7 5 (1.38%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.10%) iPad
9 3 (0.83%) FMCG
10 2 (0.55%) Open Source
10 2 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.55%) Social Media
10 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.28%) User Experience
11 1 (0.28%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.93%) Android
2 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.95%) CRM
2 79 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (12.98%) Scrum
4 35 (9.67%) Business Analysis
5 31 (8.56%) OO
6 29 (8.01%) Migration
7 24 (6.63%) Change Control
7 24 (6.63%) Workflow
8 22 (6.08%) ETL
9 21 (5.80%) Web Development
10 20 (5.52%) Software Engineering
11 19 (5.25%) MVC
12 18 (4.97%) SOA
12 18 (4.97%) Web Application Development
13 17 (4.70%) Business Process Improvement
13 17 (4.70%) Data Migration
13 17 (4.70%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (4.70%) Service Management
14 14 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (28.73%) Java
2 62 (17.13%) JavaScript
3 61 (16.85%) C#
4 59 (16.30%) SQL
5 45 (12.43%) SOQL
6 23 (6.35%) PHP
7 18 (4.97%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.04%) C++
9 10 (2.76%) Python
10 9 (2.49%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.83%) Scala
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.28%) C
13 1 (0.28%) ABAP
13 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (7.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.38%) PMP
2 5 (1.38%) PMI Certification
2 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.97%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 354 (97.79%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (4.42%) Informatica
3 15 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.59%) Cognizant
5 12 (3.31%) Siebel
6 11 (3.04%) NetSuite
7 10 (2.76%) Oracle
8 7 (1.93%) IBM
9 6 (1.66%) Google
9 6 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.66%) SAP
10 3 (0.83%) ExactTarget
10 3 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.83%) webMethods
10 3 (0.83%) Tableau
11 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.55%) Neolane
12 1 (0.28%) Marketo
12 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
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