Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 813 813
Rank change year-on-year +113 0 +113
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 546 472 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 437 385 429
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £38,900 £35,500 £38,550
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -

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 97804 103129 110871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 52.41% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80742 89287 94415
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Top 14 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 23 August 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 +121 525 £57,500 +4.55% 45
London +38 329 £60,000 +4.35% 27
UK excluding London +127 210 £55,000 +15.79% 20
South East +65 66 £55,000 - 8
North of England +46 58 £45,000 +28.57% 4
South West +24 35 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Yorkshire +43 30 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North West -9 27 £55,000 +57.14% 2
East of England +10 20 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Scotland - 20 £42,500 -
Midlands +7 11 £45,000 +0.28% 4
West Midlands -4 9 £47,500 - 3
East Midlands +12 2 £45,000 +0.56% 1
North East - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 530 (97.07%) Salesforce.com
2 438 (80.22%) Visualforce
3 178 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (31.50%) Force.com
5 133 (24.36%) Java
5 133 (24.36%) CRM
6 131 (23.99%) JavaScript
7 118 (21.61%) Mason
8 102 (18.68%) Scrum
9 86 (15.75%) Web Services
10 73 (13.37%) SOQL
11 72 (13.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 70 (12.82%) Finance
13 69 (12.64%) .NET
14 66 (12.09%) SOAP
15 65 (11.90%) CSS
16 60 (10.99%) XML
16 60 (10.99%) Degree
17 59 (10.81%) C#
18 57 (10.44%) HTML
19 54 (9.89%) SDLC
20 52 (9.52%) Marketing
21 51 (9.34%) SQL
22 48 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
23 47 (8.61%) REST
24 45 (8.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
25 43 (7.88%) jQuery
26 40 (7.33%) TDD
27 39 (7.14%) Data Modelling
27 39 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud

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 (1.47%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.10%) Confluence
3 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.55%) IIS
4 2 (0.37%) CMS
4 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (8.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.83%) Eloqua
3 8 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.10%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.18%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 172 (31.50%) Force.com
2 72 (13.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 39 (7.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 37 (6.78%) SaaS
5 26 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (2.38%) FinancialForce.com
7 7 (1.28%) Veeva
8 5 (0.92%) Heroku
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.73%) G Suite
10 3 (0.55%) Boomi
10 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.55%) ServiceMax
11 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.56%) HTTP
2 5 (0.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.83%) MySQL
3 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.55%) Redis
8 2 (0.37%) Big Data
8 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.18%) DBAmp
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.48%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (1.47%) Ant
2 8 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.47%) Maven
2 8 (1.47%) Subversion
3 7 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.28%) JIRA
4 6 (1.10%) JUnit
4 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.92%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.37%) Codeship
7 2 (0.37%) Hudson
7 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 70 (12.82%) Finance
2 52 (9.52%) Marketing
3 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.10%) Retail
5 5 (0.92%) Advertising
6 3 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.37%) Front Office
7 2 (0.37%) Games
7 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 353 (64.65%) Developer
2 308 (56.41%) Salesforce Developer
3 77 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 76 (13.92%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 49 (8.97%) Architect
6 45 (8.24%) Administrator
6 45 (8.24%) Salesforce Administrator
6 45 (8.24%) Salesforce Architect
7 32 (5.86%) Java Developer
8 31 (5.68%) Analyst
9 27 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 26 (4.76%) Consultant
10 26 (4.76%) Salesforce Consultant
11 25 (4.58%) Salesforce Analyst
12 21 (3.85%) .NET Developer
13 20 (3.66%) Technical Architect
14 19 (3.48%) Salesforce Technical Architect
15 18 (3.30%) Business Analyst
15 18 (3.30%) Lead Developer
15 18 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (80.22%) Visualforce
2 118 (21.61%) Mason
3 86 (15.75%) Web Services
4 69 (12.64%) .NET
5 66 (12.09%) SOAP
6 65 (11.90%) CSS
7 60 (10.99%) XML
8 57 (10.44%) HTML
9 47 (8.61%) REST
10 43 (7.88%) jQuery
11 30 (5.49%) AngularJS
12 23 (4.21%) RESTful
13 18 (3.30%) HTML5
13 18 (3.30%) Middleware
14 17 (3.11%) Ajax
14 17 (3.11%) JSON
15 16 (2.93%) .NET Framework
16 15 (2.75%) Backbone.js
16 15 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.65%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.65%) PMI
6 8 (1.47%) Fintech
6 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.28%) User Experience
8 6 (1.10%) Life Science
9 5 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.55%) Social Media
11 2 (0.37%) FMCG
11 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.37%) iPad
12 1 (0.18%) Blog
12 1 (0.18%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.18%) Windows
1 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (24.36%) CRM
3 102 (18.68%) Scrum
4 54 (9.89%) SDLC
5 40 (7.33%) TDD
6 39 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 37 (6.78%) Migration
7 37 (6.78%) OO
7 37 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 36 (6.59%) Web Application Development
9 34 (6.23%) Waterfall
10 29 (5.31%) Process Improvement
11 28 (5.13%) Data Migration
12 27 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (4.76%) Release Management
14 25 (4.58%) Asset Management
14 25 (4.58%) Project Management
15 23 (4.21%) ERP
15 23 (4.21%) Workflow
16 22 (4.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 133 (24.36%) Java
2 131 (23.99%) JavaScript
3 73 (13.37%) SOQL
4 59 (10.81%) C#
5 51 (9.34%) SQL
6 27 (4.95%) C++
7 25 (4.58%) PHP
8 20 (3.66%) SOSL
9 19 (3.48%) Python
10 18 (3.30%) Perl
11 8 (1.47%) C
12 7 (1.28%) Ruby
12 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (10.99%) Degree
2 23 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.75%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.10%) PMP
6 5 (0.92%) CNA
6 5 (0.92%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.78%) QA
2 12 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) Control-M
2 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.55%) Terraform
3 2 (0.37%) Piwik
Vendors
1 530 (97.07%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (4.76%) Cognizant
3 23 (4.21%) Google
4 19 (3.48%) Oracle
5 18 (3.30%) Pardot
6 17 (3.11%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 11 (2.01%) Marketo
9 10 (1.83%) SAP
10 9 (1.65%) Cadence
11 7 (1.28%) Siebel
12 6 (1.10%) Informatica
13 5 (0.92%) Jitterbit
14 3 (0.55%) Zuora
15 2 (0.37%) Pegasus
16 1 (0.18%) HubSpot
16 1 (0.18%) IBM
16 1 (0.18%) MuleSoft
16 1 (0.18%) Netezza
16 1 (0.18%) Sage