Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 646 440 731
Rank change year-on-year -206 +291 -149
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 424 266 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.94% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 233 183 211
10th Percentile £46,350 £41,250 £44,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 67,515 28,382 73,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.89% 59.23% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44,999 24,239 60,668
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 18 October 2021.

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 October 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 -179 392 £70,000 +7.69% 89
London -144 262 £70,000 - 42
UK excluding London -237 101 £55,000 - 52
Work from Home -288 97 £70,000 +21.74% 39
Midlands -80 43 £55,000 +22.22% 8
West Midlands -95 28 £55,000 -5.98% 5
North of England -135 25 £50,000 -14.89% 18
South East -155 21 £85,000 +54.55% 12
North West -100 17 £48,750 -18.75% 9
East Midlands -63 15 £62,500 +38.89% 3
South West -104 6 £60,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -107 6 £57,500 +2.22% 7
Scotland -84 3 £51,458 +8.33% 4
East of England -114 3 £60,000 - 4
North East -35 2 £53,750 +13.16% 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 424 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 298 (70.28%) Visualforce
3 186 (43.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 178 (41.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 129 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (29.72%) REST
7 118 (27.83%) Social Skills
8 110 (25.94%) Force.com
9 95 (22.41%) SOAP
10 77 (18.16%) Web Services
10 77 (18.16%) SOQL
11 74 (17.45%) Finance
12 72 (16.98%) JavaScript
13 68 (16.04%) Conga
14 63 (14.86%) Marketing
15 62 (14.62%) OO
16 54 (12.74%) HTML
17 52 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (11.79%) Mentoring
19 48 (11.32%) QA
20 46 (10.85%) CRM
21 45 (10.61%) SDLC
22 43 (10.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
22 43 (10.14%) Java
23 40 (9.43%) SQL
24 39 (9.20%) OOD
24 39 (9.20%) Eclipse
25 38 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
26 37 (8.73%) Software Architecture
26 37 (8.73%) Visual Studio

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 2 (0.47%) Anypoint
1 2 (0.47%) Liferay
2 1 (0.24%) Confluence
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (4.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Social Studio
3 1 (0.24%) BambooHR
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 186 (43.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 178 (41.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 110 (25.94%) Force.com
4 21 (4.95%) AWS
5 19 (4.48%) SaaS
6 8 (1.89%) Heroku
6 8 (1.89%) iPaaS
7 6 (1.42%) Boomi
8 4 (0.94%) WhatsApp
9 3 (0.71%) Azure
9 3 (0.71%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.47%) GitHub
11 1 (0.24%) Apigee
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.24%) PaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.71%) HTTP
1 3 (0.71%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.42%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.12%) Metadata
3 6 (1.42%) Tableau
4 5 (1.18%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.24%) Ingres
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (9.20%) Eclipse
2 37 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.01%) Visual Studio Code
4 8 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.42%) Ant
6 5 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.71%) JIRA
7 3 (0.71%) Postman
7 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.71%) Subversion
8 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 118 (27.83%) Social Skills
2 74 (17.45%) Finance
3 63 (14.86%) Marketing
4 52 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.07%) Banking
6 11 (2.59%) Retail
7 10 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.89%) Games
9 8 (1.89%) Law
10 7 (1.65%) Billing
11 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.94%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.47%) Advertising
13 2 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.47%) Legal
13 2 (0.47%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 273 (64.39%) Developer
2 269 (63.44%) Salesforce Developer
3 49 (11.56%) Lead Developer
4 48 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 48 (11.32%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 46 (10.85%) Administrator
5 46 (10.85%) Salesforce Administrator
6 43 (10.14%) Architect
7 39 (9.20%) Salesforce Architect
8 25 (5.90%) Senior Salesforce Administrator
9 24 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 22 (5.19%) Salesforce Technical Architect
11 19 (4.48%) Technical Leader
12 17 (4.01%) Salesforce Technical Leader
13 11 (2.59%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (2.36%) Consultant
14 10 (2.36%) Salesforce Consultant
15 8 (1.89%) Sales Technical Architect
16 6 (1.42%) Cloud Administrator
17 5 (1.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (70.28%) Visualforce
2 126 (29.72%) REST
3 95 (22.41%) SOAP
4 77 (18.16%) Web Services
5 54 (12.74%) HTML
6 34 (8.02%) CSS
7 23 (5.42%) XML
8 19 (4.48%) .NET
9 15 (3.54%) Middleware
10 13 (3.07%) JSON
11 11 (2.59%) RESTful
12 10 (2.36%) Apache Flex
13 9 (2.12%) JSF
14 4 (0.94%) jQuery
14 4 (0.94%) Kafka
15 3 (0.71%) Spring
16 2 (0.47%) HTML5
16 2 (0.47%) J2EE
16 2 (0.47%) WSDL
17 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.19%) Analytical Mindset
2 15 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.07%) User Experience
4 8 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.65%) Blog
6 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.94%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.47%) Social Media
9 2 (0.47%) Wiki
10 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.24%) Linux
1 1 (0.24%) Unix
1 1 (0.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (14.62%) OO
3 50 (11.79%) Mentoring
4 46 (10.85%) CRM
5 45 (10.61%) SDLC
6 43 (10.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 39 (9.20%) OOD
8 38 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (8.73%) Software Architecture
10 36 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (8.02%) Migration
12 31 (7.31%) Requirements Gathering
12 31 (7.31%) User Stories
13 30 (7.08%) Code Coverage
13 30 (7.08%) Fintech
14 29 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (6.60%) Analytical Thinking
15 28 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (5.90%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.16%) SOQL
2 72 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 43 (10.14%) Java
4 40 (9.43%) SQL
5 24 (5.66%) R
6 11 (2.59%) C#
7 9 (2.12%) SOSL
8 8 (1.89%) C++
9 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (7.31%) Degree
2 15 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.47%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 10 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 424 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 68 (16.04%) Conga
3 33 (7.78%) Adobe
3 33 (7.78%) MuleSoft
4 30 (7.08%) DocuSign
5 12 (2.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 12 (2.83%) SAP
6 10 (2.36%) Pardot
7 8 (1.89%) Oracle
8 6 (1.42%) Dell
9 5 (1.18%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.18%) Informatica
9 5 (1.18%) Talend
10 4 (0.94%) Snapchat
11 2 (0.47%) Apple
11 2 (0.47%) Apttus
11 2 (0.47%) Siebel
12 1 (0.24%) Concur
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow