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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 733 736
Rank change year-on-year +108 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 268 209 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 228 165 216
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -4.34%  
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  

Apex Code is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49700 51839 57255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.88% 52.85% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93836 99725 108602
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Top 9 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +103 260 £57,500 +4.54% 56
London +40 159 £60,000 +9.09% 31
UK excluding London +66 104 £52,500 +16.66% 24
North of England +19 31 £45,000 +28.57% 10
South East +42 30 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South West +18 24 £60,000 +37.14% 1
Scotland - 8 £70,000 - 2
Midlands +8 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England -15 5 £56,250 +32.35% 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 with a requirement for Apex Code.

1 589 (97.68%) Salesforce.com
2 478 (79.27%) Visualforce
3 187 (31.01%) Force.com
4 183 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (24.88%) Java
6 149 (24.71%) JavaScript
7 135 (22.39%) CRM
8 130 (21.56%) Mason
9 110 (18.24%) Finance
10 109 (18.08%) SOQL
11 102 (16.92%) Web Services
12 98 (16.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 90 (14.93%) C#
14 88 (14.59%) Scrum
15 75 (12.44%) .NET
16 73 (12.11%) CSS
17 72 (11.94%) HTML
18 71 (11.77%) SOAP
19 70 (11.61%) jQuery
20 69 (11.44%) Degree
21 65 (10.78%) REST
22 61 (10.12%) Marketing
22 61 (10.12%) Software Engineering
23 50 (8.29%) OO
24 49 (8.13%) SQL
25 45 (7.46%) SaaS
25 45 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
26 44 (7.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
27 41 (6.80%) XML
28 37 (6.14%) SDLC

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 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.16%) Confluence
3 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 33 (5.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 13 (2.16%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Compiere
4 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 187 (31.01%) Force.com
2 98 (16.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 45 (7.46%) SaaS
4 44 (7.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 28 (4.64%) FinancialForce.com
6 21 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.00%) G Suite
9 5 (0.83%) Heroku
10 3 (0.50%) Boomi
10 3 (0.50%) PaaS
10 3 (0.50%) ServiceMax
11 2 (0.33%) GitHub
11 2 (0.33%) Veeva
12 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.66%) MySQL
5 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Ant
1 10 (1.66%) Subversion
2 8 (1.33%) JIRA
2 8 (1.33%) Maven
3 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
4 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.00%) JUnit
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.33%) Codeship
7 2 (0.33%) Hudson
7 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 110 (18.24%) Finance
2 61 (10.12%) Marketing
3 9 (1.49%) Retail
4 6 (1.00%) Advertising
5 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.50%) Publishing
7 2 (0.33%) Games
7 2 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Front Office
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 426 (70.65%) Developer
2 377 (62.52%) Salesforce Developer
3 91 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 85 (14.10%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 42 (6.97%) Administrator
5 42 (6.97%) Salesforce Administrator
6 37 (6.14%) Architect
6 37 (6.14%) Salesforce Architect
7 35 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 27 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 26 (4.31%) Software Developer
10 24 (3.98%) Analyst
11 22 (3.65%) Consultant
12 21 (3.48%) Salesforce Consultant
13 18 (2.99%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.82%) Salesforce Analyst
15 15 (2.49%) Business Analyst
15 15 (2.49%) Salesforce Solution Architect
15 15 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.32%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (79.27%) Visualforce
2 130 (21.56%) Mason
3 102 (16.92%) Web Services
4 75 (12.44%) .NET
5 73 (12.11%) CSS
6 72 (11.94%) HTML
7 71 (11.77%) SOAP
8 70 (11.61%) jQuery
9 65 (10.78%) REST
10 41 (6.80%) XML
11 31 (5.14%) JSON
12 25 (4.15%) AngularJS
13 18 (2.99%) RESTful
14 16 (2.65%) ASP.NET
14 16 (2.65%) HTML5
15 14 (2.32%) Ajax
15 14 (2.32%) Middleware
16 12 (1.99%) Backbone.js
16 12 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.49%) PMI
6 9 (1.49%) User Experience
7 8 (1.33%) Fintech
7 8 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.50%) Social Media
10 2 (0.33%) FMCG
10 2 (0.33%) iPad
11 1 (0.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.17%) Windows
1 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (22.39%) CRM
3 88 (14.59%) Scrum
4 61 (10.12%) Software Engineering
5 50 (8.29%) OO
6 37 (6.14%) SDLC
7 35 (5.80%) TDD
8 33 (5.47%) Migration
9 32 (5.31%) OOP
10 30 (4.98%) Project Management
11 29 (4.81%) Data Modelling
11 29 (4.81%) Release Management
12 28 (4.64%) Data Integration
12 28 (4.64%) ERP
13 25 (4.15%) Data Migration
13 25 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (3.98%) Process Improvement
15 21 (3.48%) Change Management
15 21 (3.48%) Investment Management
16 20 (3.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 150 (24.88%) Java
2 149 (24.71%) JavaScript
3 109 (18.08%) SOQL
4 90 (14.93%) C#
5 49 (8.13%) SQL
6 25 (4.15%) C++
7 24 (3.98%) PHP
8 16 (2.65%) SOSL
9 14 (2.32%) Python
10 13 (2.16%) Perl
11 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.83%) Ruby
13 4 (0.66%) C
14 3 (0.50%) R
15 2 (0.33%) Delphi
15 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.17%) Formula Language
16 1 (0.17%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 69 (11.44%) Degree
2 22 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.17%) CNA
6 1 (0.17%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.48%) QA
2 15 (2.49%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.16%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (1.99%) Piwik
2 7 (1.16%) Control-M
3 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 589 (97.68%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (3.98%) Google
2 24 (3.98%) Marketo
3 23 (3.81%) Pardot
4 15 (2.49%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 9 (1.49%) SAP
6 6 (1.00%) Zuora
7 5 (0.83%) Cognizant
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle
8 3 (0.50%) Cadence
8 3 (0.50%) Informatica
8 3 (0.50%) Jitterbit
9 2 (0.33%) Siebel
10 1 (0.17%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) Lotus
10 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.17%) Netezza
10 1 (0.17%) Sage
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