Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 722 818
Rank change year-on-year +127 +96 +158
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 697 510 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 556 427 413
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,650 £38,750
90th Percentile £79,375 £79,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +19.32%

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 96,601 94,085 108,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.50% 53.19% 51.95%
Number of salaries quoted 80,519 80,818 93,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +110 669 £60,000 +9.09% 85
London +56 380 £62,500 +4.17% 42
UK excluding London +116 303 £56,250 +18.42% 44
South East +88 132 £60,000 +26.32% 6
Midlands +33 63 £60,000 +21.21% 4
West Midlands +39 49 £68,750 +38.89% 4
North of England +21 40 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England +24 29 £55,000 -0.90% 7
Yorkshire +45 25 £37,500 -31.82% 3
Scotland -18 18 £60,000 -4.00% 2
North West -2 15 £70,000 +75.00% 4
South West -25 15 £57,500 +27.78% 18
East Midlands +21 14 £37,500 -21.05%
Wales +15 4 £45,000 -28.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 691 (99.14%) Salesforce.com
2 538 (77.19%) Visualforce
3 230 (33.00%) Mason
4 174 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (22.24%) CRM
6 135 (19.37%) JavaScript
7 121 (17.36%) Force.com
8 117 (16.79%) Java
9 105 (15.06%) Web Services
10 99 (14.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 95 (13.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 94 (13.49%) SOAP
13 86 (12.34%) HTML
14 82 (11.76%) Finance
15 80 (11.48%) SQL
16 79 (11.33%) CSS
17 78 (11.19%) Scrum
18 68 (9.76%) Marketing
19 66 (9.47%) XML
20 63 (9.04%) REST
21 62 (8.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
22 60 (8.61%) Validation
23 57 (8.18%) OO
23 57 (8.18%) SOQL
24 56 (8.03%) Project Management
25 54 (7.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
26 51 (7.32%) Migration
27 49 (7.03%) C#
27 49 (7.03%) SDLC
28 48 (6.89%) Computer Science

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 26 (3.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.72%) Confluence
3 3 (0.43%) IIS
4 2 (0.29%) iPlanet
4 2 (0.29%) JBoss
4 2 (0.29%) SAS
4 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (7.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.29%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 121 (17.36%) Force.com
2 99 (14.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 62 (8.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 20 (2.87%) FinancialForce
5 12 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.72%) Heroku
7 5 (0.72%) SaaS
8 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.29%) Serverless
8 2 (0.29%) Veeva
9 1 (0.14%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.14%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.57%) HTTP
1 4 (0.57%) VoIP
2 3 (0.43%) PBX
3 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.14%) Broadband
4 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.87%) Big Data
2 18 (2.58%) MySQL
3 17 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.72%) MySQL Workbench
5 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (0.72%) QlikView
6 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.14%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (3.73%) Maven
2 17 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 11 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.72%) JIRA
5 4 (0.57%) Ant
6 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 82 (11.76%) Finance
2 68 (9.76%) Marketing
3 12 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.43%) Advertising
6 6 (0.86%) Banking
6 6 (0.86%) Games
7 5 (0.72%) Retail
8 4 (0.57%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.43%) Law
9 3 (0.43%) Legal
9 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 349 (50.07%) Developer
2 301 (43.19%) Salesforce Developer
3 107 (15.35%) Consultant
4 103 (14.78%) Salesforce Consultant
5 91 (13.06%) Architect
6 78 (11.19%) Salesforce Architect
7 74 (10.62%) Administrator
8 73 (10.47%) Salesforce Administrator
9 69 (9.90%) Senior Developer
9 69 (9.90%) Senior Salesforce Developer
10 58 (8.32%) Analyst
11 44 (6.31%) Technical Consultant
12 40 (5.74%) Salesforce Analyst
13 33 (4.73%) Business Analyst
13 33 (4.73%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
14 31 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (4.30%) Technical Leader
16 28 (4.02%) Java Developer
17 21 (3.01%) Java Engineer
18 20 (2.87%) Salesforce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (77.19%) Visualforce
2 230 (33.00%) Mason
3 105 (15.06%) Web Services
4 94 (13.49%) SOAP
5 86 (12.34%) HTML
6 79 (11.33%) CSS
7 66 (9.47%) XML
8 63 (9.04%) REST
9 32 (4.59%) JSON
10 31 (4.45%) .NET
11 29 (4.16%) CSS3
11 29 (4.16%) Spring
12 28 (4.02%) HTML5
12 28 (4.02%) Node.js
13 16 (2.30%) RESTful
14 15 (2.15%) jQuery
15 10 (1.43%) AngularJS
16 8 (1.15%) J2EE
17 7 (1.00%) Flask
17 7 (1.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.89%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.15%) Fintech
7 4 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.57%) User Experience
8 3 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.29%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (0.29%) Life Science
9 2 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (0.29%) PMI
10 1 (0.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.86%) Unix
2 3 (0.43%) Linux
3 2 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (22.24%) CRM
3 95 (13.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (11.19%) Scrum
5 60 (8.61%) Validation
6 57 (8.18%) OO
7 56 (8.03%) Project Management
8 51 (7.32%) Migration
9 49 (7.03%) SDLC
10 44 (6.31%) Data Migration
11 37 (5.31%) ETL
12 30 (4.30%) Data Modelling
13 29 (4.16%) Data Management
14 24 (3.44%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
14 24 (3.44%) Mentoring
14 24 (3.44%) Software Engineering
15 23 (3.30%) Dashboard Development
15 23 (3.30%) TDD
16 22 (3.16%) Web Application Development
17 19 (2.73%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (19.37%) JavaScript
2 117 (16.79%) Java
3 80 (11.48%) SQL
4 57 (8.18%) SOQL
5 49 (7.03%) C#
6 47 (6.74%) SOSL
7 17 (2.44%) C++
8 13 (1.87%) PHP
8 13 (1.87%) Ruby
9 11 (1.58%) Python
10 10 (1.43%) C
11 8 (1.15%) Perl
12 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (4.88%) Degree
2 21 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.57%) Novell Certification
4 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.44%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 691 (99.14%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (2.58%) Jitterbit
3 17 (2.44%) Oracle
4 16 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.01%) Informatica
6 11 (1.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 9 (1.29%) Pardot
8 8 (1.15%) SAP
9 6 (0.86%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.57%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.43%) Adobe
11 3 (0.43%) Capita
11 3 (0.43%) Google
11 3 (0.43%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.43%) Progress
12 2 (0.29%) Conga
12 2 (0.29%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.29%) Siebel
12 2 (0.29%) Tableau
12 2 (0.29%) TOWER Software