Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Apex Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Apex Code over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 700 808
Rank change year-on-year +102 +108 +111
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 653 494 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 527 411 401
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,400 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%

Apex Code is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 90,222 89,444 101,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.63% 53.26% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 75,649 77,436 87,798
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Apex Code as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in England

Apex Code
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Apex Code in England

Apex Code
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in England

Apex Code
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +67 373 £62,500 +4.17% 37
South East +87 129 £60,000 +26.32% 7
Midlands +30 59 £60,000 +23.71% 5
West Midlands +21 45 £67,500 +36.36% 5
North of England +32 42 £45,000 - 8
East of England +31 28 £55,000 -0.90% 8
Yorkshire +44 25 £37,500 -25.00% 2
North West +1 17 £70,000 +75.00% 6
East Midlands +25 14 £37,500 -21.05%
South West -19 13 £60,000 +37.14% 14
Apex Code
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 647 (99.08%) Salesforce.com
2 499 (76.42%) Visualforce
3 214 (32.77%) Mason
4 168 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (20.83%) CRM
6 126 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 115 (17.61%) Force.com
8 114 (17.46%) Java
9 104 (15.93%) Web Services
10 94 (14.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 92 (14.09%) SOAP
12 88 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 80 (12.25%) HTML
14 79 (12.10%) Finance
15 77 (11.79%) Scrum
16 73 (11.18%) SQL
16 73 (11.18%) CSS
17 63 (9.65%) XML
17 63 (9.65%) Marketing
18 59 (9.04%) REST
19 58 (8.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
20 57 (8.73%) OO
20 57 (8.73%) Validation
21 54 (8.27%) SOQL
22 52 (7.96%) Migration
23 51 (7.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
24 50 (7.66%) SDLC
25 49 (7.50%) Project Management
25 49 (7.50%) C#
26 46 (7.04%) Computer Science

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (3.68%) Tomcat
2 4 (0.61%) Confluence
3 3 (0.46%) IIS
4 2 (0.31%) iPlanet
4 2 (0.31%) JBoss
4 2 (0.31%) SAS
4 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (7.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 115 (17.61%) Force.com
2 94 (14.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 58 (8.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 20 (3.06%) FinancialForce
5 12 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.77%) SaaS
8 4 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.61%) Heroku
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.31%) Serverless
9 2 (0.31%) Veeva
10 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.15%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.61%) HTTP
1 4 (0.61%) VoIP
2 3 (0.46%) PBX
3 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.76%) Big Data
2 17 (2.60%) MySQL
3 16 (2.45%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (0.77%) QlikView
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (0.61%) MySQL Workbench
6 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.15%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (3.68%) Maven
2 18 (2.76%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.61%) JIRA
5 3 (0.46%) Ant
5 3 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 79 (12.10%) Finance
2 63 (9.65%) Marketing
3 12 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.53%) Advertising
6 6 (0.92%) Banking
6 6 (0.92%) Games
7 4 (0.61%) Digital Economy
7 4 (0.61%) Retail
8 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.46%) Law
8 3 (0.46%) Legal
8 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 333 (51.00%) Developer
2 287 (43.95%) Salesforce Developer
3 92 (14.09%) Consultant
4 88 (13.48%) Salesforce Consultant
5 87 (13.32%) Architect
6 75 (11.49%) Salesforce Architect
7 72 (11.03%) Administrator
8 71 (10.87%) Salesforce Administrator
9 67 (10.26%) Senior Developer
9 67 (10.26%) Senior Salesforce Developer
10 44 (6.74%) Analyst
11 33 (5.05%) Technical Consultant
12 30 (4.59%) Salesforce Analyst
12 30 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (4.44%) Technical Leader
14 28 (4.29%) Java Developer
15 25 (3.83%) Business Analyst
16 22 (3.37%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
17 20 (3.06%) Junior
17 20 (3.06%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (76.42%) Visualforce
2 214 (32.77%) Mason
3 104 (15.93%) Web Services
4 92 (14.09%) SOAP
5 80 (12.25%) HTML
6 73 (11.18%) CSS
7 63 (9.65%) XML
8 59 (9.04%) REST
9 32 (4.90%) .NET
10 30 (4.59%) JSON
11 27 (4.13%) CSS3
11 27 (4.13%) Spring
12 26 (3.98%) HTML5
12 26 (3.98%) Node.js
13 17 (2.60%) RESTful
14 15 (2.30%) jQuery
15 8 (1.23%) AngularJS
16 7 (1.07%) Django
16 7 (1.07%) Flask
16 7 (1.07%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 44 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.23%) Fintech
7 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.61%) User Experience
8 3 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.31%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (0.31%) Life Science
9 2 (0.31%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.31%) PMI
10 1 (0.15%) Blog
10 1 (0.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.92%) Unix
2 3 (0.46%) Linux
3 2 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (20.83%) CRM
3 88 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (11.79%) Scrum
5 57 (8.73%) OO
5 57 (8.73%) Validation
6 52 (7.96%) Migration
7 50 (7.66%) SDLC
8 49 (7.50%) Project Management
9 45 (6.89%) Data Migration
10 33 (5.05%) ETL
11 30 (4.59%) Data Modelling
12 28 (4.29%) Data Management
13 24 (3.68%) Software Engineering
14 23 (3.52%) Web Application Development
15 22 (3.37%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
15 22 (3.37%) Dashboard Development
15 22 (3.37%) TDD
16 20 (3.06%) Mentoring
17 19 (2.91%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (19.30%) JavaScript
2 114 (17.46%) Java
3 73 (11.18%) SQL
4 54 (8.27%) SOQL
5 49 (7.50%) C#
6 45 (6.89%) SOSL
7 17 (2.60%) C++
8 13 (1.99%) PHP
8 13 (1.99%) Ruby
9 11 (1.68%) Python
10 10 (1.53%) C
11 8 (1.23%) Perl
12 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.61%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.46%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (5.05%) Degree
2 21 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.61%) Novell Certification
4 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.76%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 647 (99.08%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (2.76%) Oracle
3 16 (2.45%) Jitterbit
4 14 (2.14%) Informatica
4 14 (2.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 8 (1.23%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.23%) Pardot
7 7 (1.07%) SAP
8 4 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.46%) Adobe
9 3 (0.46%) Cadence
9 3 (0.46%) Capita
9 3 (0.46%) Google
9 3 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.46%) Progress
10 2 (0.31%) Conga
10 2 (0.31%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.31%) Siebel
10 2 (0.31%) TOWER Software