Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 696 778 860
Rank change year-on-year +82 +82 +123
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 526 476 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 413 386 393
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,875 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.24% -7.75% -

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 96244 100772 112923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.29% 52.74% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78895 86894 96467
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +85 502 £60,000 +10.09% 22
London +23 303 £60,000 -2.44% 7
UK excluding London +100 218 £55,000 +19.24% 17
South East +74 85 £60,000 +26.32% 5
North of England +52 45 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Midlands +24 26 £70,000 +56.42% 2
North West +2 24 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East of England +21 21 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands +5 21 £72,500 +46.46% 2
Yorkshire - 21 £41,250 - 5
Scotland +7 20 £42,500 -32.00% 1
South West -4 17 £60,000 +52.87% 2
East Midlands +34 5 £60,000 +41.59%
Wales +21 3 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 516 (98.10%) Salesforce.com
2 445 (84.60%) Visualforce
3 157 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (28.71%) Force.com
5 130 (24.71%) CRM
6 107 (20.34%) JavaScript
6 107 (20.34%) Mason
7 101 (19.20%) Web Services
8 98 (18.63%) Java
9 94 (17.87%) Scrum
10 82 (15.59%) SOAP
11 67 (12.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 66 (12.55%) SOQL
13 64 (12.17%) SDLC
14 63 (11.98%) Finance
15 53 (10.08%) REST
16 51 (9.70%) Degree
17 50 (9.51%) CSS
18 49 (9.32%) C#
18 49 (9.32%) Marketing
19 47 (8.94%) XML
19 47 (8.94%) OO
19 47 (8.94%) Migration
20 46 (8.75%) HTML
20 46 (8.75%) Computer Science
21 45 (8.56%) .NET
22 44 (8.37%) SQL
23 43 (8.17%) SOSL
24 40 (7.60%) Web Application Development
24 40 (7.60%) Salesforce.com CRM

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 (0.76%) Confluence
1 4 (0.76%) IIS
2 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.38%) CMS
3 2 (0.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (7.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.90%) Eloqua
3 8 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.14%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.38%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 151 (28.71%) Force.com
2 67 (12.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 36 (6.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 17 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.23%) SaaS
5 10 (1.90%) FinancialForce
6 7 (1.33%) Veeva
7 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.76%) Heroku
8 2 (0.38%) Boomi
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.66%) HTTP
2 5 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.57%) VoIP
4 2 (0.38%) PBX
5 1 (0.19%) Broadband
5 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.90%) Big Data
2 10 (1.90%) MySQL
2 10 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.57%) Redis
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.19%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 18 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (0.95%) Ant
2 5 (0.95%) JIRA
3 4 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.76%) Subversion
4 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.57%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.38%) Codeship
5 2 (0.38%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (11.98%) Finance
2 49 (9.32%) Marketing
3 13 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.76%) Digital Economy
4 4 (0.76%) Retail
5 3 (0.57%) Banking
5 3 (0.57%) Legal
5 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.38%) Advertising
6 2 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.19%) Games
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 300 (57.03%) Developer
2 276 (52.47%) Salesforce Developer
3 82 (15.59%) Senior Developer
4 81 (15.40%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 72 (13.69%) Architect
6 60 (11.41%) Salesforce Architect
7 53 (10.08%) Administrator
7 53 (10.08%) Salesforce Administrator
8 42 (7.98%) Analyst
9 40 (7.60%) Consultant
9 40 (7.60%) Salesforce Consultant
10 31 (5.89%) Salesforce Analyst
11 26 (4.94%) Business Analyst
12 24 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.42%) Salesforce Business Analyst
13 18 (3.42%) Technical Architect
14 17 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
15 16 (3.04%) Salesforce Technical Architect
15 16 (3.04%) Software Developer
16 14 (2.66%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (84.60%) Visualforce
2 107 (20.34%) Mason
3 101 (19.20%) Web Services
4 82 (15.59%) SOAP
5 53 (10.08%) REST
6 50 (9.51%) CSS
7 47 (8.94%) XML
8 46 (8.75%) HTML
9 45 (8.56%) .NET
10 24 (4.56%) jQuery
11 23 (4.37%) AngularJS
12 19 (3.61%) RESTful
13 16 (3.04%) JSON
13 16 (3.04%) Middleware
14 12 (2.28%) COM
15 11 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 11 (2.09%) HTML5
15 11 (2.09%) Struts
16 10 (1.90%) Ajax
17 9 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 33 (6.27%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.28%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.14%) Life Science
6 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.95%) Fintech
8 4 (0.76%) User Experience
9 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.57%) PMI
9 3 (0.57%) Social Media
10 2 (0.38%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.19%) Blog
11 1 (0.19%) FMCG
11 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.19%) Windows
1 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (24.71%) CRM
3 94 (17.87%) Scrum
4 64 (12.17%) SDLC
5 47 (8.94%) Migration
5 47 (8.94%) OO
6 40 (7.60%) Web Application Development
7 35 (6.65%) Data Modelling
7 35 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (6.46%) Asset Management
9 32 (6.08%) Data Migration
9 32 (6.08%) TDD
10 30 (5.70%) Software Engineering
11 29 (5.51%) Data Management
12 28 (5.32%) Waterfall
13 26 (4.94%) ETL
14 24 (4.56%) Project Management
15 23 (4.37%) Release Management
15 23 (4.37%) Workflow
16 22 (4.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.34%) JavaScript
2 98 (18.63%) Java
3 66 (12.55%) SOQL
4 49 (9.32%) C#
5 44 (8.37%) SQL
6 43 (8.17%) SOSL
7 26 (4.94%) C++
8 20 (3.80%) PHP
9 13 (2.47%) Python
10 12 (2.28%) Perl
11 10 (1.90%) C
12 8 (1.52%) Ruby
12 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (9.70%) Degree
2 22 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.71%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.14%) Novell Certification
4 6 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.94%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (0.57%) Control-M
2 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 516 (98.10%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (4.94%) Cognizant
3 18 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.42%) Oracle
4 15 (2.85%) Pardot
5 14 (2.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 13 (2.47%) SAP
7 11 (2.09%) Cadence
7 11 (2.09%) Jitterbit
8 9 (1.71%) Informatica
9 8 (1.52%) Google
10 7 (1.33%) Siebel
11 5 (0.95%) Marketo
12 4 (0.76%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.38%) Adobe
13 2 (0.38%) Conga
13 2 (0.38%) DocuSign
13 2 (0.38%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.38%) Tableau
13 2 (0.38%) TOWER Software