Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 758 866
Rank change year-on-year +101 +108 +86
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 589 502 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 457 415 410
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,650 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +27.78% -12.20% +2.50%

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 98927 100325 113209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.29% 52.83% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81399 86540 96778
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +76 556 £60,000 +9.09% 24
London +5 318 £60,000 -5.88% 12
UK excluding London +137 264 £57,500 +27.78% 13
South East +87 114 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Midlands +22 42 £65,000 +60.49% 1
North of England +34 41 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Midlands +14 35 £68,750 +69.75%
Scotland +15 26 £47,500 -24.00% 1
North West -7 24 £62,500 +56.25% 2
East of England +18 22 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire +48 17 £40,750 -4.12% 3
South West -30 14 £60,000 +37.14% 2
East Midlands +39 7 £45,000 +6.19% 1
Wales +17 3 £40,000 -38.46%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 582 (98.81%) Salesforce.com
2 489 (83.02%) Visualforce
3 164 (27.84%) Mason
4 156 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (24.28%) Force.com
6 134 (22.75%) CRM
7 103 (17.49%) Web Services
8 98 (16.64%) JavaScript
9 89 (15.11%) Java
10 87 (14.77%) SOAP
10 87 (14.77%) Scrum
11 70 (11.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 67 (11.38%) Finance
13 61 (10.36%) REST
14 59 (10.02%) SDLC
15 53 (9.00%) Marketing
15 53 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (8.66%) Migration
17 50 (8.49%) SOQL
18 49 (8.32%) XML
18 49 (8.32%) OO
19 48 (8.15%) SQL
19 48 (8.15%) Computer Science
20 47 (7.98%) C#
20 47 (7.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
21 46 (7.81%) HTML
21 46 (7.81%) Degree
22 45 (7.64%) CSS
23 43 (7.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
24 41 (6.96%) Data Migration

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 4 (0.68%) IIS
1 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
2 2 (0.34%) Confluence
2 2 (0.34%) SAS
3 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.17%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.17%) JBoss
3 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (7.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.02%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.68%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.34%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 143 (24.28%) Force.com
2 70 (11.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 43 (7.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 16 (2.72%) FinancialForce
5 15 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (1.70%) SaaS
7 7 (1.19%) Veeva
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.51%) Heroku
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.17%) Boomi
11 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.38%) HTTP
2 5 (0.85%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.68%) VoIP
4 3 (0.51%) PBX
5 1 (0.17%) Broadband
5 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.55%) Big Data
2 12 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.70%) MySQL
3 10 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.34%) QlikView
6 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.34%) Redis
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.17%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.17%) MySQL Workbench
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.68%) Maven
3 3 (0.51%) Ant
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.51%) JIRA
4 2 (0.34%) Codeship
4 2 (0.34%) JUnit
4 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 67 (11.38%) Finance
2 53 (9.00%) Marketing
3 12 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (0.85%) Retail
6 4 (0.68%) Banking
6 4 (0.68%) Digital Economy
7 3 (0.51%) Legal
8 2 (0.34%) Advertising
8 2 (0.34%) Games
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 315 (53.48%) Developer
2 287 (48.73%) Salesforce Developer
3 86 (14.60%) Architect
4 73 (12.39%) Salesforce Architect
5 71 (12.05%) Senior Developer
5 71 (12.05%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 66 (11.21%) Administrator
7 65 (11.04%) Salesforce Administrator
8 59 (10.02%) Consultant
9 58 (9.85%) Salesforce Consultant
10 48 (8.15%) Analyst
11 33 (5.60%) Business Analyst
11 33 (5.60%) Salesforce Analyst
12 29 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (4.58%) Technical Leader
14 25 (4.24%) Technical Consultant
15 22 (3.74%) Technical Architect
16 20 (3.40%) Salesforce Business Analyst
16 20 (3.40%) Salesforce Technical Architect
17 18 (3.06%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (83.02%) Visualforce
2 164 (27.84%) Mason
3 103 (17.49%) Web Services
4 87 (14.77%) SOAP
5 61 (10.36%) REST
6 49 (8.32%) XML
7 46 (7.81%) HTML
8 45 (7.64%) CSS
9 33 (5.60%) .NET
10 20 (3.40%) JSON
11 18 (3.06%) RESTful
12 14 (2.38%) AngularJS
13 11 (1.87%) COM
13 11 (1.87%) jQuery
14 10 (1.70%) CSS3
15 9 (1.53%) Node.js
16 8 (1.36%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.36%) HTML5
16 8 (1.36%) Middleware
16 8 (1.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.19%) Fintech
7 6 (1.02%) Life Science
7 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.85%) User Experience
9 3 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.51%) PMI
10 2 (0.34%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (0.34%) Social Media
11 1 (0.17%) Blog
11 1 (0.17%) FMCG
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.17%) Unix
1 1 (0.17%) Windows
1 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (22.75%) CRM
3 87 (14.77%) Scrum
4 59 (10.02%) SDLC
5 53 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (8.66%) Migration
7 49 (8.32%) OO
8 41 (6.96%) Data Migration
9 39 (6.62%) Project Management
10 38 (6.45%) Web Application Development
11 35 (5.94%) Validation
12 34 (5.77%) Data Modelling
13 32 (5.43%) ETL
14 31 (5.26%) Data Management
15 28 (4.75%) Mentoring
16 27 (4.58%) Asset Management
16 27 (4.58%) Software Engineering
16 27 (4.58%) TDD
16 27 (4.58%) Waterfall
17 23 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.64%) JavaScript
2 89 (15.11%) Java
3 50 (8.49%) SOQL
4 48 (8.15%) SQL
5 47 (7.98%) C#
6 37 (6.28%) SOSL
7 24 (4.07%) C++
8 15 (2.55%) PHP
9 11 (1.87%) C
10 10 (1.70%) Python
11 9 (1.53%) Perl
12 8 (1.36%) Ruby
13 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.51%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (7.81%) Degree
2 19 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.02%) Novell Certification
5 6 (1.02%) PMP
6 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.57%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 582 (98.81%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (4.41%) Cognizant
3 19 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.06%) Oracle
5 15 (2.55%) Jitterbit
6 14 (2.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 12 (2.04%) Pardot
7 12 (2.04%) SAP
8 11 (1.87%) Cadence
8 11 (1.87%) Informatica
9 7 (1.19%) Google
10 6 (1.02%) Siebel
11 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe
12 2 (0.34%) Conga
12 2 (0.34%) DocuSign
12 2 (0.34%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.34%) Progress
12 2 (0.34%) Tableau
12 2 (0.34%) TOWER Software