Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 485 649 672
Rank change year-on-year +164 +23 -64
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 297 406 494
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 301 239 412
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,000 £36,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.23% +17.50% -16.67%

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 36,919 67,839 82,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.08% 54.11% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31,163 56,470 68,689
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Top 16 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 20 January 2021. 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 +134 272 £60,000 -7.69% 85
London +103 140 £70,000 +3.70% 43
UK excluding London +175 118 £54,500 -7.23% 42
Work from Home -7 92 £55,000 -18.52% 22
South East +122 44 £56,500 +0.89% 9
Midlands +108 26 £55,000 -15.38% 10
North of England +56 24 £55,000 - 9
West Midlands +90 20 £54,500 -16.15% 6
North West +81 15 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South West +75 14 £45,000 -33.33% 9
Yorkshire +47 8 £57,500 +4.55% 3
East Midlands +72 6 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Wales - 5 £60,000 -
East of England +111 4 - - 4
Scotland +36 1 - - 1
North East -6 1 £47,500 -32.14% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 297 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 211 (71.04%) Visualforce
3 113 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (35.35%) REST
5 100 (33.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 88 (29.63%) Web Services
7 85 (28.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 84 (28.28%) SOAP
8 84 (28.28%) Marketing
9 69 (23.23%) Finance
10 68 (22.90%) JavaScript
10 68 (22.90%) SOQL
11 55 (18.52%) HTML
12 50 (16.84%) CRM
13 43 (14.48%) Java
14 39 (13.13%) Scrum
15 38 (12.79%) DevOps
16 35 (11.78%) CSS
17 33 (11.11%) Mentoring
18 31 (10.44%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
18 31 (10.44%) SQL
19 30 (10.10%) Git (software)
20 28 (9.43%) Force.com
21 27 (9.09%) JSON
22 26 (8.75%) Migration
22 26 (8.75%) C#
23 25 (8.42%) Web Development
24 24 (8.08%) HTML5
24 24 (8.08%) .NET
24 24 (8.08%) SAP

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 8 (2.69%) IBM Domino
2 6 (2.02%) CMS
3 3 (1.01%) Liferay
4 2 (0.67%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.35%) Social Studio
3 2 (0.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.67%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.34%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 100 (33.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 85 (28.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 28 (9.43%) Force.com
4 7 (2.36%) Azure
5 6 (2.02%) AWS
6 5 (1.68%) GitHub
6 5 (1.68%) SaaS
7 3 (1.01%) Heroku
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.34%) Boomi
8 1 (0.34%) CloudSense
8 1 (0.34%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.34%) GCP
8 1 (0.34%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) HTTP
2 2 (0.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.01%) DB2
1 3 (1.01%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (0.67%) MySQL
2 2 (0.67%) QlikView
2 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.34%) Power BI
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.40%) Eclipse
3 17 (5.72%) JIRA
4 16 (5.39%) Artifactory
4 16 (5.39%) Sublime Text
4 16 (5.39%) Travis CI
5 11 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.35%) Ant
7 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.67%) git-flow
8 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 84 (28.28%) Marketing
2 69 (23.23%) Finance
3 19 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.06%) Electronics
4 18 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 18 (6.06%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.69%) Retail
6 5 (1.68%) Billing
7 4 (1.35%) Banking
7 4 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 227 (76.43%) Developer
2 225 (75.76%) Salesforce Developer
3 40 (13.47%) Lead Developer
4 27 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 27 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 18 (6.06%) Consultant
6 17 (5.72%) Salesforce Consultant
7 13 (4.38%) Architect
8 12 (4.04%) Salesforce Architect
8 12 (4.04%) Technical Leader
9 11 (3.70%) Salesforce Technical Leader
10 10 (3.37%) Administrator
10 10 (3.37%) Salesforce Administrator
11 8 (2.69%) Analyst
12 6 (2.02%) Salesforce Analyst
12 6 (2.02%) Salesforce Solution Architect
12 6 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.02%) Technical Architect
13 5 (1.68%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
13 5 (1.68%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (71.04%) Visualforce
2 105 (35.35%) REST
3 88 (29.63%) Web Services
4 84 (28.28%) SOAP
5 55 (18.52%) HTML
6 35 (11.78%) CSS
7 27 (9.09%) JSON
8 24 (8.08%) .NET
8 24 (8.08%) HTML5
9 21 (7.07%) XML
10 18 (6.06%) RESTful
11 8 (2.69%) Ajax
12 7 (2.36%) jQuery
13 5 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.68%) J2EE
13 5 (1.68%) Middleware
14 4 (1.35%) OLE
15 3 (1.01%) Node.js
16 2 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
17 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (1.68%) Marketing Technology
3 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.67%) AS400
5 2 (0.67%) iSeries
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.40%) Android
2 3 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.84%) CRM
3 39 (13.13%) Scrum
4 38 (12.79%) DevOps
5 33 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 31 (10.44%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 26 (8.75%) Migration
8 25 (8.42%) Web Development
9 22 (7.41%) ERP
10 21 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (6.40%) Fintech
12 19 (6.40%) Logistics
13 18 (6.06%) Programme Management
14 17 (5.72%) OO
14 17 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (5.72%) Workshop Facilitation
15 16 (5.39%) B2B
16 14 (4.71%) E-Commerce
16 14 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.90%) JavaScript
1 68 (22.90%) SOQL
2 43 (14.48%) Java
3 31 (10.44%) SQL
4 26 (8.75%) C#
5 10 (3.37%) SOSL
6 3 (1.01%) C
6 3 (1.01%) C++
7 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.67%) RPG
7 2 (0.67%) RPG IV
7 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 2 (0.67%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (7.07%) Degree
2 4 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.01%) GDPR
1 3 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 297 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (8.08%) SAP
3 18 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.70%) Oracle
5 10 (3.37%) Pardot
6 9 (3.03%) MuleSoft
7 7 (2.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 5 (1.68%) Zuora
9 4 (1.35%) IBM
9 4 (1.35%) Jitterbit
9 4 (1.35%) Talend
10 3 (1.01%) DocuSign
10 3 (1.01%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.01%) Marketo
11 2 (0.67%) Tealium
12 1 (0.34%) ATG
12 1 (0.34%) Google
12 1 (0.34%) HubSpot
12 1 (0.34%) Informatica
12 1 (0.34%) TOWER Software