Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 670 823
Rank change year-on-year +149 +153 +33
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 920 579 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 764 497 430
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £38,725
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +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 99,489 93,528 106,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.08% 54.61% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 83,619 79,881 91,986
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 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 +127 875 £60,000 +9.09% 78
London +98 531 £63,750 +6.25% 54
UK excluding London +113 367 £52,500 +5.00% 24
South East +95 142 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Midlands +56 78 £51,250 +7.89% 4
North of England -5 59 £37,500 -16.67% 7
West Midlands +43 57 £67,500 +80.00% 3
Yorkshire +27 38 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East of England -9 35 £60,000 - 1
Scotland - 26 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 21 £38,000 -25.85% 1
North West -6 20 £55,000 - 5
South West -52 19 £52,500 - 3
Wales +11 7 £35,000 -44.00%
North East -24 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 919 (99.89%) Salesforce.com
2 679 (73.80%) Visualforce
3 359 (39.02%) Mason
4 261 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (24.13%) JavaScript
6 199 (21.63%) Java
7 188 (20.43%) CRM
8 168 (18.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 159 (17.28%) Force.com
10 151 (16.41%) HTML
11 144 (15.65%) CSS
12 136 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 132 (14.35%) Finance
14 124 (13.48%) REST
15 117 (12.72%) SQL
16 116 (12.61%) Marketing
17 114 (12.39%) SOAP
18 110 (11.96%) XML
19 106 (11.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
20 105 (11.41%) Web Services
21 90 (9.78%) Scrum
22 81 (8.80%) Validation
23 63 (6.85%) OO
24 60 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
25 58 (6.30%) Project Management
26 56 (6.09%) SOQL
26 56 (6.09%) SDLC
27 54 (5.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
28 51 (5.54%) Migration
28 51 (5.54%) JSON

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 48 (5.22%) Tomcat
2 8 (0.87%) Confluence
3 5 (0.54%) CMS
4 4 (0.43%) Apache
5 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.22%) iPlanet
5 2 (0.22%) JBoss
5 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (5.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.22%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 168 (18.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 159 (17.28%) Force.com
3 106 (11.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 35 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (2.72%) SaaS
6 24 (2.61%) FinancialForce
7 18 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.76%) Heroku
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.43%) Veeva
12 3 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.33%) Serverless
13 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.22%) ServiceMax
14 1 (0.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.87%) HTTP
2 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.11%) Internet
4 1 (0.11%) PBX
4 1 (0.11%) Skype
4 1 (0.11%) SMS
4 1 (0.11%) VLAN
4 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.17%) Big Data
1 20 (2.17%) MySQL
2 14 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (0.87%) MySQL Workbench
4 8 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (0.65%) QlikView
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.11%) GIS
8 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.11%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (5.33%) Maven
2 23 (2.50%) Ant
3 18 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (1.52%) JIRA
6 8 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.22%) Subversion
8 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 132 (14.35%) Finance
2 116 (12.61%) Marketing
3 38 (4.13%) Banking
4 23 (2.50%) Advertising
5 21 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.87%) Games
9 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.54%) Retail
10 4 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 475 (51.63%) Developer
2 395 (42.93%) Salesforce Developer
3 146 (15.87%) Consultant
4 126 (13.70%) Salesforce Consultant
5 113 (12.28%) Administrator
6 112 (12.17%) Salesforce Administrator
7 89 (9.67%) Architect
8 83 (9.02%) Salesforce Architect
9 66 (7.17%) Technical Consultant
10 61 (6.63%) Senior Developer
11 60 (6.52%) Senior Salesforce Developer
12 54 (5.87%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
13 51 (5.54%) Analyst
14 48 (5.22%) Java Developer
15 44 (4.78%) Technical Leader
16 36 (3.91%) Salesforce Analyst
17 35 (3.80%) Java Engineer
17 35 (3.80%) Support Engineer
18 34 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
19 27 (2.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (73.80%) Visualforce
2 359 (39.02%) Mason
3 151 (16.41%) HTML
4 144 (15.65%) CSS
5 124 (13.48%) REST
6 114 (12.39%) SOAP
7 110 (11.96%) XML
8 105 (11.41%) Web Services
9 51 (5.54%) JSON
10 49 (5.33%) Spring
11 48 (5.22%) Node.js
12 45 (4.89%) HTML5
13 44 (4.78%) CSS3
14 32 (3.48%) jQuery
15 31 (3.37%) .NET
16 23 (2.50%) AngularJS
17 22 (2.39%) J2EE
18 19 (2.07%) DHTML
19 15 (1.63%) J2SE
19 15 (1.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (1.74%) Fintech
5 8 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.43%) Life Science
6 4 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.22%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.22%) RIA
8 2 (0.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.22%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.11%) Clustering
9 1 (0.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.11%) FMCG
9 1 (0.11%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.98%) Unix
2 6 (0.65%) Linux
3 2 (0.22%) Android
3 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.11%) Windows
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (20.43%) CRM
3 136 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (9.78%) Scrum
5 81 (8.80%) Validation
6 63 (6.85%) OO
7 58 (6.30%) Project Management
8 56 (6.09%) SDLC
9 51 (5.54%) Data Migration
9 51 (5.54%) Migration
10 41 (4.46%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 40 (4.35%) ETL
11 40 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 39 (4.24%) Analytics
13 34 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (3.70%) Software Engineering
14 33 (3.59%) Data Modelling
15 32 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (3.26%) Dashboard Development
17 29 (3.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 222 (24.13%) JavaScript
2 199 (21.63%) Java
3 117 (12.72%) SQL
4 56 (6.09%) SOQL
5 47 (5.11%) C#
6 39 (4.24%) SOSL
7 21 (2.28%) Ruby
8 15 (1.63%) R
8 15 (1.63%) VBA
9 12 (1.30%) Python
10 11 (1.20%) C++
11 8 (0.87%) C
11 8 (0.87%) PHP
12 7 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.11%) Perl
14 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (4.35%) Degree
2 15 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.43%) PMP
4 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.07%) QA
2 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.22%) 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 4 (0.43%) Ansible
1 4 (0.43%) Puppet
1 4 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.33%) Salt
2 3 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 919 (99.89%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (3.15%) Pardot
3 21 (2.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 16 (1.74%) Microsoft
5 15 (1.63%) Oracle
5 15 (1.63%) Tableau
6 12 (1.30%) Jitterbit
7 11 (1.20%) Cognizant
8 8 (0.87%) Google
8 8 (0.87%) Informatica
9 6 (0.65%) SAP
9 6 (0.65%) Siebel
10 5 (0.54%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.43%) Progress
12 3 (0.33%) Capita
12 3 (0.33%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.22%) Apttus
13 2 (0.22%) IBM
13 2 (0.22%) Openreach
13 2 (0.22%) Zuora