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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 706 671
Rank change year-on-year +125 -35  
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 291 234 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 260 184 263
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

Apex Code is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47871 51556 55557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.34% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40527 44598 47285
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Apex Code
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apex Code as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Apex Code in the UK

Apex Code
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +112 286 £55,000 - 61
London +73 185 £60,000 +9.09% 31
City of London +51 44 £67,500 +12.50% 8
South West +35 25 £55,000 +25.71% 5
South East +55 24 £55,000 -4.34% 10
Yorkshire +33 22 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Yorkshire +33 18 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leeds +26 18 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Gloucestershire - 13 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +40 11 £55,000 -18.51% 2
North West -25 11 £52,500 +31.25% 9
East of England +14 10 £60,000 +41.17%
Hampshire +31 9 £37,000 -35.65% 3
Reading - 9 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 7 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £60,000 - 2
Manchester -24 6 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Swindon - 6 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands +12 4 £37,500 -26.82%
Watford - 4 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £43,500 - 2
Fleet - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol -2 3 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Wilmslow - 3 £43,500 - 2
Stroud - 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £70,000 - 1
Shropshire +10 2 £30,000 -4.00%
Birmingham +9 2 £47,500 -28.30%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 590 (97.68%) Salesforce.com
2 471 (77.98%) Visualforce
3 186 (30.79%) Force.com
4 184 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (27.15%) JavaScript
6 156 (25.83%) Java
7 138 (22.85%) CRM
8 137 (22.68%) Mason
9 121 (20.03%) SOQL
10 111 (18.38%) Finance
11 104 (17.22%) C#
11 104 (17.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 98 (16.23%) Web Services
13 86 (14.24%) jQuery
14 83 (13.74%) .NET
15 82 (13.58%) HTML
16 80 (13.25%) CSS
16 80 (13.25%) Scrum
17 71 (11.75%) SOAP
18 66 (10.93%) Degree
19 65 (10.76%) REST
20 64 (10.60%) Software Engineering
21 58 (9.60%) Marketing
22 54 (8.94%) SQL
23 49 (8.11%) SaaS
24 47 (7.78%) OO
25 45 (7.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
26 43 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
27 38 (6.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
28 37 (6.13%) XML

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 9 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.16%) Confluence
3 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 38 (6.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 12 (1.99%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.17%) Compiere
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 186 (30.79%) Force.com
2 104 (17.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 49 (8.11%) SaaS
4 45 (7.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 28 (4.64%) FinancialForce.com
6 20 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.99%) G Suite
9 3 (0.50%) Heroku
9 3 (0.50%) PaaS
9 3 (0.50%) ServiceMax
10 2 (0.33%) Boomi
10 2 (0.33%) Google Play
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.66%) MySQL
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.33%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (1.99%) Subversion
2 10 (1.66%) Ant
3 8 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.32%) Maven
4 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.16%) JIRA
4 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
5 5 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.83%) JUnit
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.33%) Hudson
7 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.33%) Xcode
8 1 (0.17%) Codeship
8 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 111 (18.38%) Finance
2 58 (9.60%) Marketing
3 9 (1.49%) Retail
4 6 (0.99%) Advertising
5 5 (0.83%) Publishing
6 4 (0.66%) Games
7 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Front Office
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 429 (71.03%) Developer
2 373 (61.75%) Salesforce Developer
3 80 (13.25%) Senior Developer
4 72 (11.92%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 45 (7.45%) Administrator
5 45 (7.45%) Salesforce Administrator
6 35 (5.79%) Java Developer
7 33 (5.46%) Architect
7 33 (5.46%) Salesforce Architect
8 27 (4.47%) Software Developer
9 25 (4.14%) Analyst
9 25 (4.14%) Lead Developer
10 24 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.31%) Consultant
12 19 (3.15%) Junior
12 19 (3.15%) Salesforce Analyst
12 19 (3.15%) Salesforce Consultant
13 18 (2.98%) C# Developer
14 17 (2.81%) Junior Developer
15 15 (2.48%) Junior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (77.98%) Visualforce
2 137 (22.68%) Mason
3 98 (16.23%) Web Services
4 86 (14.24%) jQuery
5 83 (13.74%) .NET
6 82 (13.58%) HTML
7 80 (13.25%) CSS
8 71 (11.75%) SOAP
9 65 (10.76%) REST
10 37 (6.13%) XML
11 35 (5.79%) JSON
12 29 (4.80%) AngularJS
13 19 (3.15%) RESTful
14 17 (2.81%) HTML5
15 15 (2.48%) ASP.NET
16 13 (2.15%) Ajax
17 12 (1.99%) .NET Framework
17 12 (1.99%) Java EE
18 11 (1.82%) Middleware
18 11 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (4.80%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.82%) User Experience
6 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.32%) PMI
7 7 (1.16%) Fintech
8 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.66%) iPad
10 2 (0.33%) iPhone
11 1 (0.17%) FMCG
11 1 (0.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.50%) Android
2 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (22.85%) CRM
3 80 (13.25%) Scrum
4 64 (10.60%) Software Engineering
5 47 (7.78%) OO
6 33 (5.46%) Migration
7 31 (5.13%) Data Integration
7 31 (5.13%) OOP
7 31 (5.13%) TDD
8 30 (4.97%) SDLC
9 29 (4.80%) Data Modelling
10 28 (4.64%) Release Management
11 25 (4.14%) Project Management
12 24 (3.97%) ERP
12 24 (3.97%) ETL
12 24 (3.97%) Investment Management
13 23 (3.81%) Data Migration
14 21 (3.48%) Process Improvement
15 20 (3.31%) Change Management
15 20 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (27.15%) JavaScript
2 156 (25.83%) Java
3 121 (20.03%) SOQL
4 104 (17.22%) C#
5 54 (8.94%) SQL
6 23 (3.81%) C++
7 20 (3.31%) PHP
8 17 (2.81%) SOSL
9 12 (1.99%) Perl
9 12 (1.99%) Python
10 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.83%) Ruby
12 3 (0.50%) R
13 2 (0.33%) Delphi
13 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.17%) ABAP
14 1 (0.17%) Formula Language
14 1 (0.17%) LotusScript
14 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (10.93%) Degree
2 8 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.81%) QA
2 15 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.16%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (2.32%) Piwik
2 7 (1.16%) Control-M
3 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 590 (97.68%) Salesforce.com
2 24 (3.97%) Marketo
2 24 (3.97%) Pardot
3 23 (3.81%) Google
4 13 (2.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 12 (1.99%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.16%) SAP
7 6 (0.99%) Zuora
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle
9 4 (0.66%) Informatica
9 4 (0.66%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.33%) Facebook
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.33%) Twitter
11 1 (0.17%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.17%) Lotus
11 1 (0.17%) Netezza
11 1 (0.17%) Sage
11 1 (0.17%) Siebel
11 1 (0.17%) Tableau
London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
itecopeople
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Wilmslow
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
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London
Cognizant
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London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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