Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 553 774 538
Rank change year-on-year +221 -236 +163
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 231 344 901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.24% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.45% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 197 251 797
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +9.52%

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 36,723 76,592 95,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.48% 53.64% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,183 62,833 79,132
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Apex Code.

Salary trend for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Apex Code over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +202 216 £65,000 +8.33% 68
London +150 139 £70,000 +7.69% 28
UK excluding London +222 74 £55,000 - 44
Work from Home +99 57 £55,000 -4.35% 15
North of England +156 26 £58,750 +2.17% 20
South East +123 15 £45,000 -18.18% 6
North West +123 13 £65,000 +8.33% 9
East of England +112 13 £65,000 +18.18% 6
Yorkshire +122 12 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Scotland +104 10 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South West +110 5 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Midlands +109 5 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands +92 2 - -
East Midlands +83 1 - - 2
North East +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 147 (63.64%) Visualforce
3 84 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (29.00%) Web Services
5 66 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 66 (28.57%) REST
6 65 (28.14%) Marketing
7 62 (26.84%) SOAP
8 58 (25.11%) HTML
8 58 (25.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 56 (24.24%) Finance
10 53 (22.94%) SOQL
11 49 (21.21%) Scrum
12 48 (20.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 46 (19.91%) Pardot
14 44 (19.05%) Java
15 43 (18.61%) CSS
16 39 (16.88%) Workflow
17 36 (15.58%) CRM
18 32 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (13.42%) SDLC
20 30 (12.99%) Force.com
20 30 (12.99%) SQL
21 29 (12.55%) OO
21 29 (12.55%) Data Modelling
22 28 (12.12%) C#
22 28 (12.12%) Marketing Automation
23 27 (11.69%) Git (software)
24 26 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
24 26 (11.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

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 19 (8.23%) CMS
2 12 (5.19%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.73%) Confluence
4 3 (1.30%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.43%) Mule
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (3.46%) Shopify
3 2 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.87%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 58 (25.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 48 (20.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 30 (12.99%) Force.com
4 8 (3.46%) AWS
5 5 (2.16%) Azure
6 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.87%) GCP
7 2 (0.87%) Heroku
7 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) X.509
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.87%) DB2
3 2 (0.87%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (0.87%) QlikView
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.43%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.36%) JIRA
4 9 (3.90%) Visual Studio Code
5 8 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.73%) Ant
7 4 (1.73%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.73%) Subversion
8 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.30%) GitLab
8 3 (1.30%) Gradle
8 3 (1.30%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.30%) Snyk
8 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.87%) Sublime Text
9 2 (0.87%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (28.14%) Marketing
2 56 (24.24%) Finance
3 13 (5.63%) Banking
4 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.33%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.90%) Retail
7 8 (3.46%) Electronics
7 8 (3.46%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.46%) Legal
7 8 (3.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (78.35%) Developer
2 175 (75.76%) Salesforce Developer
3 18 (7.79%) Consultant
3 18 (7.79%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.36%) Lead Developer
5 16 (6.93%) Salesforce Consultant
5 16 (6.93%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Architect
7 10 (4.33%) Salesforce Architect
8 9 (3.90%) Administrator
8 9 (3.90%) Salesforce Administrator
9 8 (3.46%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
9 8 (3.46%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.60%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.16%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.16%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.16%) Salesforce Solution Architect
11 5 (2.16%) Web Developer
12 4 (1.73%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (63.64%) Visualforce
2 67 (29.00%) Web Services
3 66 (28.57%) REST
4 62 (26.84%) SOAP
5 58 (25.11%) HTML
6 43 (18.61%) CSS
7 24 (10.39%) JSON
8 23 (9.96%) .NET
9 19 (8.23%) AngularJS
10 13 (5.63%) RESTful
11 8 (3.46%) jQuery
12 7 (3.03%) XML
13 6 (2.60%) HTML5
14 5 (2.16%) OAuth
15 3 (1.30%) Apache Camel
16 2 (0.87%) Middleware
16 2 (0.87%) Struts
17 1 (0.43%) DHTML
17 1 (0.43%) J2EE
17 1 (0.43%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.66%) Marketing Technology
3 11 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.90%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.46%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.30%) PKI
8 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) AS400
8 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.87%) iSeries
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.19%) Android
2 2 (0.87%) Linux
2 2 (0.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.21%) Scrum
3 39 (16.88%) Workflow
4 36 (15.58%) CRM
5 31 (13.42%) SDLC
6 29 (12.55%) Data Modelling
6 29 (12.55%) OO
7 28 (12.12%) Marketing Automation
8 26 (11.26%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 26 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
8 26 (11.26%) Project Delivery
9 25 (10.82%) DevOps
10 22 (9.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 20 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (8.23%) Global Marketing
12 19 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (7.79%) Fintech
13 18 (7.79%) Mentoring
13 18 (7.79%) Web Development
14 17 (7.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 53 (22.94%) SOQL
3 44 (19.05%) Java
4 30 (12.99%) SQL
5 28 (12.12%) C#
6 13 (5.63%) SOSL
7 6 (2.60%) C
8 5 (2.16%) C++
9 4 (1.73%) Python
10 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) RPG
10 2 (0.87%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.87%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.96%) Degree
2 16 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.23%) GDPR
2 9 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) NIST
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.30%) Ansible
2 3 (1.30%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 231 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 46 (19.91%) Pardot
3 15 (6.49%) MuleSoft
3 15 (6.49%) SAP
4 14 (6.06%) Tableau
5 12 (5.19%) Tealium
6 3 (1.30%) Black Duck
6 3 (1.30%) HP
6 3 (1.30%) IBM
6 3 (1.30%) Informatica
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle
6 3 (1.30%) Ping Identity
6 3 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.30%) Veracode
7 2 (0.87%) Conga
7 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (0.87%) Talend
8 1 (0.43%) Zuora