Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 616 636 762
Rank change year-on-year +20 +126 +96
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 605 659 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.67% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 479 511 403
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £83,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +31.87% -13.33%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 87,332 99,083 97,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.90% 55.30% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72,340 81,960 84,170
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code 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.

Salary trend for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Apex Code over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apex Code within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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
England +23 574 £60,000 - 124
London +69 402 £60,000 - 85
UK excluding London -53 185 £50,000 -16.67% 41
South East -30 70 £50,000 -16.67% 9
North of England +34 51 £47,500 - 10
East of England +38 30 £65,000 +18.18% 6
North West +31 28 £50,000 -28.57% 6
Yorkshire +34 23 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Midlands -7 12 £55,000 -12.00% 6
Wales +14 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland -10 8 £57,500 +21.05% 2
East Midlands +29 7 £55,000 +42.86% 3
South West +10 5 £47,500 -20.83% 9
West Midlands -2 5 £57,500 -17.86% 3

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Apex Code also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 605 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 437 (72.23%) Visualforce
3 150 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 146 (24.13%) Marketing
5 136 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (22.31%) Finance
7 122 (20.17%) Java
8 120 (19.83%) CRM
8 120 (19.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 104 (17.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 102 (16.86%) REST
11 94 (15.54%) SOAP
12 92 (15.21%) Force.com
13 67 (11.07%) Web Services
14 66 (10.91%) SQL
15 65 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
16 63 (10.41%) SOQL
17 55 (9.09%) Migration
18 54 (8.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 51 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (8.43%) HTML
20 50 (8.26%) Mentoring
21 49 (8.10%) Pardot
22 48 (7.93%) .NET
22 48 (7.93%) SaaS
23 44 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
24 41 (6.78%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
24 41 (6.78%) XML
24 41 (6.78%) CSS
25 39 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management

Apex Code
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.15%) CMS
3 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.83%) Kentico
4 1 (0.17%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 54 (8.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 120 (19.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 104 (17.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 92 (15.21%) Force.com
4 48 (7.93%) SaaS
5 35 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (5.45%) FinancialForce
7 20 (3.31%) Office 365
8 6 (0.99%) GitHub
8 6 (0.99%) Heroku
9 2 (0.33%) Boomi
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.33%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.17%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.83%) Skype
2 2 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) AMQP
3 1 (0.17%) Broadband
3 1 (0.17%) Extranet
3 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.64%) MySQL
2 21 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.66%) DB2
6 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.33%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.33%) Power BI
7 2 (0.33%) QlikView
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (3.80%) Eclipse
2 19 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.14%) Oracle APEX
3 15 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.65%) Ant
5 6 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) git-flow
7 1 (0.17%) GitLab
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 146 (24.13%) Marketing
2 135 (22.31%) Finance
3 34 (5.62%) Billing
4 27 (4.46%) Banking
5 22 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.48%) Automotive
7 6 (0.99%) Advertising
7 6 (0.99%) Publishing
7 6 (0.99%) Retail
8 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.50%) Games
9 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 314 (51.90%) Developer
2 289 (47.77%) Salesforce Developer
3 92 (15.21%) Consultant
4 76 (12.56%) Administrator
5 75 (12.40%) Salesforce Administrator
6 57 (9.42%) Salesforce Consultant
7 49 (8.10%) Technical Consultant
8 37 (6.12%) Architect
8 37 (6.12%) Salesforce Architect
9 35 (5.79%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
10 24 (3.97%) Salesforce Technical Architect
10 24 (3.97%) Technical Architect
11 23 (3.80%) Applications Engineer
11 23 (3.80%) Junior
11 23 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
12 21 (3.47%) Implementation Consultant
12 21 (3.47%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.47%) Senior Implementation Consultant
12 21 (3.47%) Senior Salesforce Developer
13 20 (3.31%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (72.23%) Visualforce
2 102 (16.86%) REST
3 94 (15.54%) SOAP
4 67 (11.07%) Web Services
5 51 (8.43%) HTML
6 48 (7.93%) .NET
7 41 (6.78%) CSS
7 41 (6.78%) XML
8 28 (4.63%) RESTful
9 24 (3.97%) HTML5
10 16 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (2.48%) Ajax
12 14 (2.31%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.31%) JSP
12 14 (2.31%) Middleware
12 14 (2.31%) Node.js
12 14 (2.31%) XML Schema
13 13 (2.15%) XHTML
13 13 (2.15%) XSL
14 11 (1.82%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (2.98%) User Experience
5 13 (2.15%) Fintech
6 11 (1.82%) Life Science
7 9 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.66%) PKI
9 4 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.50%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.33%) PMI
12 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.17%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.17%) Smart City
12 1 (0.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.98%) Android
1 12 (1.98%) Windows
1 12 (1.98%) Windows 10
2 11 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (19.83%) CRM
3 65 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (9.09%) Migration
5 50 (8.26%) Mentoring
6 41 (6.78%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 39 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 39 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (6.12%) Dashboard Development
8 37 (6.12%) Time Management
9 33 (5.45%) Workflow
10 31 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (5.12%) OO
10 31 (5.12%) OOP
11 29 (4.79%) Data Modelling
11 29 (4.79%) SDLC
12 28 (4.63%) Service Management
13 27 (4.46%) ERP
14 25 (4.13%) Analytics
14 25 (4.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 150 (24.79%) JavaScript
2 122 (20.17%) Java
3 66 (10.91%) SQL
4 63 (10.41%) SOQL
5 39 (6.45%) SOSL
6 28 (4.63%) C#
7 11 (1.82%) PHP
7 11 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 7 (1.16%) Python
9 6 (0.99%) C++
10 4 (0.66%) Go
10 4 (0.66%) VBA
11 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.33%) Formula Language
12 2 (0.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.17%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 39 (6.45%) Degree
2 11 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.65%) CCNA
3 10 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.17%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 605 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 49 (8.10%) Pardot
3 25 (4.13%) Jitterbit
3 25 (4.13%) ServiceNow
4 24 (3.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 20 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 19 (3.14%) Oracle
7 15 (2.48%) Informatica
8 12 (1.98%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.98%) webMethods
9 11 (1.82%) Google
9 11 (1.82%) Software AG
10 10 (1.65%) SAP
11 6 (0.99%) DocuSign
11 6 (0.99%) Marketo
11 6 (0.99%) Zuora
12 5 (0.83%) CommVault
13 2 (0.33%) Dell
13 2 (0.33%) Talend
14 1 (0.17%) Twitter