Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 511 692 822
Rank change year-on-year +181 +130 +28
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 893 563 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 751 453 391
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,700 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.91% +15.79% +5.56%

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 94,452 98,344 103,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.81% 55.58% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 78,408 81,394 89,680
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Top 15 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 16 August 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 +177 849 £65,000 +13.04% 92
London +180 571 £65,000 +8.33% 52
UK excluding London +99 305 £58,250 +5.91% 47
South East +36 120 £65,000 +18.18% 14
North of England +24 59 £45,000 - 13
Midlands +52 51 £51,250 +13.89% 3
North West +21 38 £55,000 - 9
West Midlands +46 36 £60,000 +26.32% 2
East of England +43 32 £60,000 +11.63% 7
Yorkshire +21 20 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Scotland -11 18 £60,000 +41.18% 6
East Midlands +19 15 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 14 £35,000 - 1
South West -19 12 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North East -28 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 891 (99.78%) Salesforce.com
2 641 (71.78%) Visualforce
3 347 (38.86%) Mason
4 249 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (24.97%) JavaScript
6 201 (22.51%) Java
7 172 (19.26%) REST
8 153 (17.13%) CRM
9 142 (15.90%) SOAP
10 139 (15.57%) Force.com
10 139 (15.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 136 (15.23%) Finance
12 129 (14.45%) Marketing
13 114 (12.77%) HTML
14 113 (12.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 103 (11.53%) SQL
16 94 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 92 (10.30%) Web Services
18 91 (10.19%) CSS
19 86 (9.63%) XML
20 83 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
21 75 (8.40%) SaaS
22 72 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
23 68 (7.61%) Migration
24 65 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
25 61 (6.83%) Banking
26 56 (6.27%) Scrum
27 55 (6.16%) Degree
28 54 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
29 53 (5.94%) OO

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 9 (1.01%) Tomcat
2 7 (0.78%) Apache
3 4 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.22%) CMS
5 1 (0.11%) Confluence
5 1 (0.11%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 32 (3.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.45%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 139 (15.57%) Force.com
1 139 (15.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 113 (12.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 75 (8.40%) SaaS
4 65 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (2.24%) FinancialForce
7 7 (0.78%) Heroku
8 4 (0.45%) Veeva
9 3 (0.34%) Boomi
9 3 (0.34%) Office 365
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.57%) HTTP
1 14 (1.57%) Skype
2 6 (0.67%) Internet
3 5 (0.56%) SMS
4 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.46%) MySQL
4 9 (1.01%) Big Data
4 9 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.22%) DB2
7 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.11%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Power BI
8 1 (0.11%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 25 (2.80%) Ant
2 20 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
3 17 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 10 (1.12%) Maven
5 7 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.78%) JIRA
6 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 136 (15.23%) Finance
2 129 (14.45%) Marketing
3 61 (6.83%) Banking
4 35 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.79%) Billing
6 15 (1.68%) Advertising
6 15 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.34%) Automotive
9 7 (0.78%) Games
10 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 6 (0.67%) Retail
11 4 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 496 (55.54%) Developer
2 459 (51.40%) Salesforce Developer
3 136 (15.23%) Consultant
4 95 (10.64%) Administrator
4 95 (10.64%) Salesforce Administrator
5 93 (10.41%) Salesforce Consultant
6 64 (7.17%) Technical Consultant
7 62 (6.94%) Architect
8 58 (6.49%) Salesforce Architect
9 55 (6.16%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
10 49 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 48 (5.38%) Senior Salesforce Developer
11 48 (5.38%) Technical Leader
12 43 (4.82%) Senior Consultant
13 33 (3.70%) Implementation Consultant
13 33 (3.70%) Senior Implementation Consultant
14 32 (3.58%) Lead Developer
15 27 (3.02%) Junior
15 27 (3.02%) Salesforce Technical Architect
15 27 (3.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 641 (71.78%) Visualforce
2 347 (38.86%) Mason
3 172 (19.26%) REST
4 142 (15.90%) SOAP
5 114 (12.77%) HTML
6 92 (10.30%) Web Services
7 91 (10.19%) CSS
8 86 (9.63%) XML
9 36 (4.03%) .NET
10 33 (3.70%) JSON
11 24 (2.69%) jQuery
12 18 (2.02%) J2EE
13 16 (1.79%) Middleware
14 13 (1.46%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.34%) RESTful
16 11 (1.23%) Classic ASP
16 11 (1.23%) D3.js
16 11 (1.23%) Google Chart
16 11 (1.23%) HTML5
16 11 (1.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
2 72 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.46%) Fintech
6 10 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.67%) User Experience
9 4 (0.45%) Life Science
10 3 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.34%) Marketing Technology
11 2 (0.22%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) RIA
11 2 (0.22%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.11%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.11%) Clustering
12 1 (0.11%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.11%) PMI
12 1 (0.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.01%) Linux
1 9 (1.01%) Unix
2 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.11%) Windows
3 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (17.13%) CRM
3 94 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (7.61%) Migration
5 56 (6.27%) Scrum
6 54 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (5.94%) OO
8 52 (5.82%) Data Migration
9 49 (5.49%) SDLC
9 49 (5.49%) Validation
10 47 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 43 (4.82%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 41 (4.59%) Software Delivery
13 38 (4.26%) Analytics
13 38 (4.26%) Dashboard Development
14 31 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (3.47%) Data Modelling
15 30 (3.36%) Web Development
16 28 (3.14%) Prototyping
17 27 (3.02%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 223 (24.97%) JavaScript
2 201 (22.51%) Java
3 103 (11.53%) SQL
4 52 (5.82%) SOQL
5 39 (4.37%) C#
6 33 (3.70%) SOSL
7 28 (3.14%) PHP
8 15 (1.68%) Python
9 13 (1.46%) Ruby
10 11 (1.23%) R
10 11 (1.23%) VBA
11 9 (1.01%) C++
12 7 (0.78%) Perl
13 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.11%) C
14 1 (0.11%) Formula Language
14 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (6.16%) Degree
2 18 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.45%) PMP
4 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.46%) QA
2 12 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) Ansible
1 4 (0.45%) Puppet
2 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.34%) Salt
2 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 891 (99.78%) Salesforce.com
2 46 (5.15%) Pardot
3 26 (2.91%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 25 (2.80%) Google
5 20 (2.24%) Oracle
6 13 (1.46%) Informatica
7 12 (1.34%) Zuora
8 11 (1.23%) Tableau
9 10 (1.12%) Cognizant
9 10 (1.12%) Jitterbit
10 9 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.78%) DocuSign
11 7 (0.78%) Marketo
12 6 (0.67%) Microsoft
12 6 (0.67%) Rackspace
12 6 (0.67%) Siebel
13 5 (0.56%) Apttus
13 5 (0.56%) SAP
14 4 (0.45%) MuleSoft
15 2 (0.22%) Twitter