Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 573 719 790
Rank change year-on-year +146 +71 +97
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 730 532 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 589 419 385
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £38,300 £39,000 £35,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% -8.00%

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 91,533 97,160 100,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 55.30% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 76,138 79,691 86,241
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +128 701 £62,500 +4.17% 106
London +142 469 £65,000 +8.33% 72
UK excluding London +44 242 £55,000 - 34
South East +18 98 £65,000 +8.33% 9
North of England +36 55 £50,000 +11.11% 12
East of England +47 40 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North West +12 35 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Midlands +22 26 £50,000 -28.57% 9
West Midlands +42 21 £50,000 -31.03% 7
Yorkshire +16 20 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Wales +15 10 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -12 8 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Scotland -17 6 £37,000 -12.94%
East Midlands -3 5 £50,000 -16.67% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 729 (99.86%) Salesforce.com
2 501 (68.63%) Visualforce
3 198 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 189 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (22.05%) Java
6 141 (19.32%) REST
7 137 (18.77%) Finance
8 128 (17.53%) Marketing
9 123 (16.85%) CRM
10 106 (14.52%) SOAP
11 104 (14.25%) Force.com
11 104 (14.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 89 (12.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 83 (11.37%) HTML
13 83 (11.37%) SQL
14 76 (10.41%) SaaS
14 76 (10.41%) Enterprise Software
15 70 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (9.18%) Web Services
17 65 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 62 (8.49%) XML
19 61 (8.36%) Migration
20 58 (7.95%) CSS
20 58 (7.95%) SOQL
21 56 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
22 49 (6.71%) Pardot
23 47 (6.44%) Mentoring
24 46 (6.30%) Degree
24 46 (6.30%) Banking

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 17 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.37%) CMS
3 6 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.14%) Kentico
4 1 (0.14%) SAS
4 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 36 (4.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (14.25%) Force.com
1 104 (14.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 89 (12.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 76 (10.41%) SaaS
4 56 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (4.11%) FinancialForce
7 16 (2.19%) Office 365
8 13 (1.78%) Heroku
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.27%) Boomi
9 2 (0.27%) Serverless
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.78%) Skype
2 6 (0.82%) HTTP
2 6 (0.82%) Internet
3 4 (0.55%) SMS
4 1 (0.14%) Broadband
4 1 (0.14%) Extranet
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.88%) MySQL
3 20 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 7 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.55%) DB2
6 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.27%) Power BI
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.14%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (3.29%) Eclipse
1 24 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (1.78%) Ant
3 12 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) git-flow
7 1 (0.14%) GitLab
7 1 (0.14%) JIRA
7 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 137 (18.77%) Finance
2 128 (17.53%) Marketing
3 46 (6.30%) Banking
4 35 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.11%) Billing
6 19 (2.60%) Automotive
7 9 (1.23%) Advertising
8 8 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.96%) Retail
10 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.82%) Publishing
11 5 (0.68%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Front Office
14 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 377 (51.64%) Developer
2 350 (47.95%) Salesforce Developer
3 121 (16.58%) Consultant
4 71 (9.73%) Salesforce Consultant
5 68 (9.32%) Administrator
6 67 (9.18%) Salesforce Administrator
7 61 (8.36%) Technical Consultant
8 48 (6.58%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
9 47 (6.44%) Architect
10 44 (6.03%) Salesforce Architect
11 39 (5.34%) Senior Consultant
12 36 (4.93%) Implementation Consultant
12 36 (4.93%) Senior Implementation Consultant
13 33 (4.52%) Technical Leader
14 29 (3.97%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.97%) Senior Salesforce Developer
15 28 (3.84%) Salesforce Technical Architect
15 28 (3.84%) Technical Architect
16 26 (3.56%) Analyst
17 25 (3.42%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (68.63%) Visualforce
2 141 (19.32%) REST
3 106 (14.52%) SOAP
4 83 (11.37%) HTML
5 67 (9.18%) Web Services
6 62 (8.49%) XML
7 58 (7.95%) CSS
8 43 (5.89%) .NET
9 21 (2.88%) HTML5
10 20 (2.74%) jQuery
11 19 (2.60%) Ajax
12 16 (2.19%) JSP
13 14 (1.92%) JSON
14 13 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (1.64%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.64%) XHTML
15 12 (1.64%) XML Schema
15 12 (1.64%) XSL
16 11 (1.51%) Middleware
17 9 (1.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.41%) Enterprise Software
2 56 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.47%) User Experience
5 13 (1.78%) Fintech
6 8 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.41%) Life Science
10 3 (0.41%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.41%) PMI
11 2 (0.27%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.27%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.27%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.14%) Clustering
12 1 (0.14%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.14%) Smart City
12 1 (0.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.23%) Windows
2 8 (1.10%) Android
2 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 8 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.96%) Linux
4 6 (0.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (16.85%) CRM
3 70 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (8.36%) Migration
6 47 (6.44%) Mentoring
7 41 (5.62%) Data Migration
8 37 (5.07%) Dashboard Development
9 36 (4.93%) Software Delivery
10 34 (4.66%) OO
10 34 (4.66%) SDLC
10 34 (4.66%) Time Management
11 33 (4.52%) Validation
12 31 (4.25%) Workflow
13 30 (4.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
14 27 (3.70%) Data Modelling
14 27 (3.70%) OOP
14 27 (3.70%) Scrum
15 26 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (3.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 198 (27.12%) JavaScript
2 161 (22.05%) Java
3 83 (11.37%) SQL
4 58 (7.95%) SOQL
5 34 (4.66%) SOSL
6 33 (4.52%) C#
7 26 (3.56%) PHP
8 9 (1.23%) C++
9 8 (1.10%) Python
9 8 (1.10%) TypeScript
10 7 (0.96%) Perl
11 4 (0.55%) Ruby
11 4 (0.55%) VBA
12 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.14%) Formula Language
13 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (6.30%) Degree
2 16 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.41%) CCNA
3 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.14%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) logstash
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 729 (99.86%) Salesforce.com
2 49 (6.71%) Pardot
3 24 (3.29%) Oracle
4 23 (3.15%) Google
5 21 (2.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 21 (2.88%) ServiceNow
6 17 (2.33%) Informatica
7 16 (2.19%) Jitterbit
8 14 (1.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (1.51%) Zuora
10 8 (1.10%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.10%) Software AG
10 8 (1.10%) webMethods
11 6 (0.82%) DocuSign
11 6 (0.82%) Marketo
11 6 (0.82%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.68%) CommVault
13 3 (0.41%) Apttus
14 2 (0.27%) Dell
14 2 (0.27%) Twitter