Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 526 635 838
Rank change year-on-year +109 +203 -16
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 887 616 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 743 535 380
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,350 £37,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £70,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +8.11%

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 96,404 95,011 104,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.25% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 80,374 80,231 89,868
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.42% +5.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 June 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 18 June 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 +111 851 £62,500 +8.70% 87
London +80 523 £65,000 +8.33% 54
UK excluding London +125 345 £54,000 +2.86% 37
South East +79 129 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Midlands +57 72 £52,500 +10.53% 8
North of England +5 61 £42,500 -5.56% 10
West Midlands +59 55 £67,500 +125.00% 5
East of England +11 38 £60,000 - 5
North West +22 32 £42,500 -19.05% 8
Yorkshire +4 28 £38,750 -13.89% 2
South West -36 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Scotland -19 18 £60,000 -14.29% 2
East Midlands +5 17 £38,000 -25.85% 3
Wales +15 9 £35,000 -35.19% 2
North East -19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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.

1 885 (99.77%) Salesforce.com
2 644 (72.60%) Visualforce
3 337 (37.99%) Mason
4 278 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (28.41%) JavaScript
6 220 (24.80%) Java
7 173 (19.50%) CRM
8 166 (18.71%) REST
9 162 (18.26%) Force.com
10 160 (18.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 149 (16.80%) HTML
12 136 (15.33%) SOAP
13 134 (15.11%) CSS
14 123 (13.87%) SQL
14 123 (13.87%) Finance
15 116 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 109 (12.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 108 (12.18%) XML
18 104 (11.72%) Marketing
19 100 (11.27%) Web Services
20 86 (9.70%) Scrum
21 74 (8.34%) Enterprise Software
22 71 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
23 64 (7.22%) OO
24 63 (7.10%) SOQL
25 61 (6.88%) Validation
26 60 (6.76%) Migration
26 60 (6.76%) SaaS
27 59 (6.65%) SDLC
28 57 (6.43%) Amazon AWS

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 32 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 10 (1.13%) Apache
3 7 (0.79%) Confluence
4 6 (0.68%) CMS
5 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.23%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.23%) WordPress
7 1 (0.11%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (4.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.45%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 162 (18.26%) Force.com
2 160 (18.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 109 (12.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 60 (6.76%) SaaS
5 57 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (1.47%) Heroku
8 12 (1.35%) FinancialForce
9 7 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.45%) Veeva
11 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.23%) Boomi
11 2 (0.23%) Serverless
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.11%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.58%) HTTP
2 9 (1.01%) Skype
3 7 (0.79%) Internet
4 5 (0.56%) SMS
5 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.03%) MySQL
1 18 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.80%) Big Data
3 15 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (0.79%) MySQL Workbench
5 4 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.23%) GIS
7 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.23%) QlikView
7 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (3.72%) Maven
2 27 (3.04%) Ant
3 19 (2.14%) Oracle APEX
4 14 (1.58%) JIRA
5 13 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.01%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 123 (13.87%) Finance
2 104 (11.72%) Marketing
3 55 (6.20%) Banking
4 28 (3.16%) Advertising
5 23 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.90%) Games
9 5 (0.56%) Billing
9 5 (0.56%) Law
9 5 (0.56%) Retail
10 4 (0.45%) Automotive
11 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.34%) Publishing
12 2 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 467 (52.65%) Developer
2 407 (45.89%) Salesforce Developer
3 143 (16.12%) Consultant
4 108 (12.18%) Salesforce Consultant
5 101 (11.39%) Administrator
5 101 (11.39%) Salesforce Administrator
6 78 (8.79%) Architect
7 71 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
8 70 (7.89%) Salesforce Architect
9 60 (6.76%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
10 59 (6.65%) Senior Developer
11 58 (6.54%) Senior Salesforce Developer
12 46 (5.19%) Technical Leader
13 41 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
14 39 (4.40%) Analyst
15 34 (3.83%) Java Developer
16 33 (3.72%) Salesforce Analyst
17 31 (3.49%) Lead Developer
18 28 (3.16%) Java Engineer
18 28 (3.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (72.60%) Visualforce
2 337 (37.99%) Mason
3 166 (18.71%) REST
4 149 (16.80%) HTML
5 136 (15.33%) SOAP
6 134 (15.11%) CSS
7 108 (12.18%) XML
8 100 (11.27%) Web Services
9 49 (5.52%) JSON
10 38 (4.28%) .NET
11 36 (4.06%) jQuery
12 34 (3.83%) Spring
13 31 (3.49%) HTML5
13 31 (3.49%) Node.js
14 28 (3.16%) CSS3
15 25 (2.82%) J2EE
16 22 (2.48%) AngularJS
17 18 (2.03%) DHTML
18 15 (1.69%) D3.js
18 15 (1.69%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.34%) Enterprise Software
2 71 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (1.69%) Fintech
6 7 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 7 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.56%) User Experience
8 4 (0.45%) Life Science
9 3 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.23%) Clustering
10 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.23%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.23%) RIA
10 2 (0.23%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.23%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.11%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.11%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.11%) FMCG
11 1 (0.11%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.35%) Unix
2 10 (1.13%) Linux
3 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.23%) Windows
3 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (19.50%) CRM
3 116 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (9.70%) Scrum
5 64 (7.22%) OO
6 61 (6.88%) Validation
7 60 (6.76%) Migration
8 59 (6.65%) SDLC
9 50 (5.64%) Data Migration
10 46 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (4.96%) Mentoring
12 43 (4.85%) Analytics
13 39 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (4.17%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
15 34 (3.83%) ETL
16 33 (3.72%) Prototyping
17 31 (3.49%) Software Delivery
17 31 (3.49%) Web Development
18 29 (3.27%) Project Management
18 29 (3.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 252 (28.41%) JavaScript
2 220 (24.80%) Java
3 123 (13.87%) SQL
4 63 (7.10%) SOQL
5 41 (4.62%) C#
6 39 (4.40%) SOSL
7 21 (2.37%) PHP
8 19 (2.14%) Ruby
9 16 (1.80%) Python
10 15 (1.69%) R
10 15 (1.69%) VBA
11 9 (1.01%) C++
12 8 (0.90%) Perl
13 4 (0.45%) C
13 4 (0.45%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (5.64%) Degree
2 17 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.45%) PMP
4 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.80%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.56%) Ansible
1 5 (0.56%) Puppet
2 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.34%) Salt
2 3 (0.34%) SCOM
3 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 885 (99.77%) Salesforce.com
2 44 (4.96%) Pardot
3 23 (2.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 19 (2.14%) Google
4 19 (2.14%) Oracle
5 15 (1.69%) Tableau
6 11 (1.24%) Cognizant
7 9 (1.01%) Jitterbit
7 9 (1.01%) Microsoft
8 7 (0.79%) SAP
8 7 (0.79%) Zuora
9 6 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 6 (0.68%) Siebel
10 5 (0.56%) Apttus
10 5 (0.56%) Informatica
11 3 (0.34%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.23%) IBM
12 2 (0.23%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.11%) Conga