Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 765 514 656
Rank change year-on-year -251 +142 +190
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 324 915 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.94% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 236 761 528
UK median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 78,223 97,125 93,873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.26% 55.99% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 63,985 81,103 79,854
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 -241 313 £55,000 -8.33% 66
London -187 184 £60,000 -7.69% 48
UK excluding London -119 136 £55,000 - 18
South East -6 74 £55,000 - 6
North of England -4 27 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands -18 17 £40,000 -34.69% 3
North West +16 13 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands -8 13 £40,000 -40.74%
Yorkshire -17 11 £47,500 +26.67% 1
South West +4 7 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Scotland -4 7 £60,000 -
East of England +46 3 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North East +24 3 - - 1
East Midlands +2 3 £50,000 +31.58% 3
Wales +17 1 £65,000 +85.71%

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 222 (68.52%) Visualforce
3 120 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 96 (29.63%) CRM
5 85 (26.23%) Marketing
6 79 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (23.15%) Java
8 71 (21.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 70 (21.60%) REST
10 69 (21.30%) Web Services
11 68 (20.99%) SOQL
12 65 (20.06%) SOAP
13 59 (18.21%) Force.com
14 56 (17.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 55 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (15.43%) HTML
17 49 (15.12%) Finance
18 46 (14.20%) Migration
19 43 (13.27%) MySQL
20 41 (12.65%) SQL
21 37 (11.42%) Degree
22 35 (10.80%) CSS
22 35 (10.80%) Validation
23 34 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
24 33 (10.19%) Release Management
25 31 (9.57%) C#
26 29 (8.95%) Fintech
27 28 (8.64%) Workflow
28 27 (8.33%) Scrum
28 27 (8.33%) .NET

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 14 (4.32%) Apache
2 8 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.54%) Confluence
4 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) Kentico
5 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.62%) Documentum
6 2 (0.62%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 59 (18.21%) Force.com
3 56 (17.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 22 (6.79%) GitHub
5 15 (4.63%) SaaS
6 12 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (3.09%) FinancialForce
7 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.23%) PaaS
9 3 (0.93%) CloudSense
9 3 (0.93%) Office 365
10 2 (0.62%) Cloud Coach
10 2 (0.62%) G Suite
10 2 (0.62%) Heroku
10 2 (0.62%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.31%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) Broadband
1 1 (0.31%) HTTP
1 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.27%) MySQL
2 14 (4.32%) JasperReports
2 14 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.47%) DB2
6 7 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.62%) EDMS
8 2 (0.62%) Power BI
8 2 (0.62%) QlikView
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.31%) DBAmp
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.31%) MySQL Workbench
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.48%) JIRA
3 18 (5.56%) Maven
4 15 (4.63%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (4.63%) Subversion
5 11 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.78%) Selenium
7 8 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.47%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.62%) Ant
9 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (26.23%) Marketing
2 49 (15.12%) Finance
3 16 (4.94%) Banking
4 13 (4.01%) Billing
4 13 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.16%) Games
6 5 (1.54%) Retail
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Automotive
7 3 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Front Office
8 2 (0.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 194 (59.88%) Developer
2 176 (54.32%) Salesforce Developer
3 49 (15.12%) Administrator
3 49 (15.12%) Salesforce Administrator
4 30 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 28 (8.64%) Consultant
6 27 (8.33%) Salesforce Consultant
7 24 (7.41%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 18 (5.56%) Analyst
9 14 (4.32%) Analyst Programmer
9 14 (4.32%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 14 (4.32%) Java Programmer
9 14 (4.32%) Programmer
10 12 (3.70%) Architect
10 12 (3.70%) Salesforce Architect
11 10 (3.09%) Salesforce Technical Architect
11 10 (3.09%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.09%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.09%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (68.52%) Visualforce
2 70 (21.60%) REST
3 69 (21.30%) Web Services
4 65 (20.06%) SOAP
5 50 (15.43%) HTML
6 35 (10.80%) CSS
7 27 (8.33%) .NET
8 26 (8.02%) AngularJS
9 23 (7.10%) jQuery
10 19 (5.86%) Spring
11 18 (5.56%) XML
12 15 (4.63%) Spring Boot
12 15 (4.63%) Vue.js
13 14 (4.32%) Apache POI
13 14 (4.32%) Drools
13 14 (4.32%) JPA
13 14 (4.32%) JSON
13 14 (4.32%) Spring Security
14 11 (3.40%) RESTful
14 11 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.95%) Fintech
3 16 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.47%) User Experience
5 7 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.16%) PKI
6 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.23%) Life Science
8 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.09%) Android
2 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.93%) Windows
2 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (29.63%) CRM
2 79 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
4 46 (14.20%) Migration
5 35 (10.80%) Validation
6 33 (10.19%) Release Management
7 28 (8.64%) Workflow
8 27 (8.33%) Scrum
9 26 (8.02%) OO
10 24 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 24 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 24 (7.41%) SDLC
11 23 (7.10%) OOP
12 22 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.86%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.86%) Test Automation
14 16 (4.94%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.94%) User Stories
15 14 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 75 (23.15%) Java
3 68 (20.99%) SOQL
4 41 (12.65%) SQL
5 31 (9.57%) C#
6 17 (5.25%) Python
7 16 (4.94%) SOSL
8 11 (3.40%) Go
9 4 (1.23%) C
9 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.93%) PHP
10 3 (0.93%) Ruby
10 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.62%) Formula Language
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (11.42%) Degree
2 14 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.93%) CCNA
4 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.72%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 324 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (5.86%) Pardot
3 17 (5.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 15 (4.63%) Oracle
5 13 (4.01%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.78%) SAP
7 8 (2.47%) WorldPay
8 7 (2.16%) Jitterbit
9 4 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.93%) Software AG
10 3 (0.93%) Talend
10 3 (0.93%) webMethods
11 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.62%) Google
11 2 (0.62%) Siebel
12 1 (0.31%) Cognos
12 1 (0.31%) Conga
12 1 (0.31%) New Relic
12 1 (0.31%) Tableau