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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Force.com Apex Code
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 700 708
Rank change year-on-year +160 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 332 259 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 284 223 249
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.36% +2.50%  

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 46571 53598 54648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.65% 51.55% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39619 46209 46462
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +157 324 £57,500 +4.54% 82
London +88 217 £60,000 +9.09% 53
City of London +56 42 £60,000 - 14
South West +56 33 £52,500 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire +51 27 £45,000 +24.13% 8
Bristol +16 17 £50,000 +2.56% 1
South East +44 16 £57,500 -4.16% 8
East of England +32 14 £60,000 +87.50% 6
West Yorkshire +37 13 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Leeds +31 12 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Berkshire +45 9 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Harrogate +17 9 £55,000 +10.00%
North Yorkshire +14 9 £55,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +14 9 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Reading +38 8 £55,000 -18.51%
Nottinghamshire +17 8 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Nottingham +13 8 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Westminster - 8 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £60,000 - 2
Swindon - 6 £60,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 4 £42,750 - 2
Oxfordshire +2 4 £60,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 4 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £62,500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 - - 1
Dorset - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands +26 3 £30,000 -53.84% 1
Cambridge +6 3 £42,500 - 2
South Yorkshire +5 3 £55,000 +62.96% 2

Apex Code
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 565 (98.26%) Salesforce.com
2 433 (75.30%) Visualforce
3 184 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (31.83%) Force.com
5 160 (27.83%) JavaScript
6 143 (24.87%) Java
7 133 (23.13%) Mason
8 132 (22.96%) CRM
9 119 (20.70%) C#
10 108 (18.78%) Finance
10 108 (18.78%) SOQL
11 97 (16.87%) HTML
12 92 (16.00%) Web Services
13 85 (14.78%) jQuery
14 84 (14.61%) CSS
15 81 (14.09%) .NET
16 74 (12.87%) REST
17 73 (12.70%) SOAP
18 69 (12.00%) Scrum
19 64 (11.13%) Marketing
19 64 (11.13%) Software Engineering
20 61 (10.61%) Degree
20 61 (10.61%) SQL
21 49 (8.52%) OO
22 42 (7.30%) SaaS
23 40 (6.96%) Migration
24 36 (6.26%) Enterprise Software
24 36 (6.26%) JSON
25 35 (6.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
26 34 (5.91%) SQL Server

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 13 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
3 3 (0.52%) CMS
3 3 (0.52%) IIS
3 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (6.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.70%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.17%) Compiere
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 183 (31.83%) Force.com
2 42 (7.30%) SaaS
3 33 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (4.87%) FinancialForce.com
5 11 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.04%) PaaS
7 5 (0.87%) Heroku
8 4 (0.70%) G Suite
9 3 (0.52%) Google Play
10 1 (0.17%) Boomi
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.70%) MySQL
3 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.35%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) DBAmp
Development Applications
1 17 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.78%) Subversion
3 12 (2.09%) Ant
3 12 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.70%) Maven
8 3 (0.52%) JIRA
8 3 (0.52%) Xcode
9 2 (0.35%) Hudson
9 2 (0.35%) JUnit
9 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 108 (18.78%) Finance
2 64 (11.13%) Marketing
3 10 (1.74%) Retail
4 6 (1.04%) Publishing
5 4 (0.70%) Advertising
5 4 (0.70%) Games
6 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 388 (67.48%) Developer
2 333 (57.91%) Salesforce Developer
3 60 (10.43%) Senior Developer
4 52 (9.04%) Administrator
4 52 (9.04%) Salesforce Administrator
5 50 (8.70%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 40 (6.96%) Architect
6 40 (6.96%) Consultant
6 40 (6.96%) Salesforce Architect
7 33 (5.74%) C# Developer
7 33 (5.74%) Salesforce Consultant
8 27 (4.70%) Software Developer
9 26 (4.52%) Java Developer
10 25 (4.35%) Analyst
11 23 (4.00%) Salesforce Analyst
12 22 (3.83%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.65%) Junior
13 21 (3.65%) Lead Developer
14 20 (3.48%) Technical Consultant
15 18 (3.13%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (75.30%) Visualforce
2 133 (23.13%) Mason
3 97 (16.87%) HTML
4 92 (16.00%) Web Services
5 85 (14.78%) jQuery
6 84 (14.61%) CSS
7 81 (14.09%) .NET
8 74 (12.87%) REST
9 73 (12.70%) SOAP
10 36 (6.26%) JSON
11 30 (5.22%) AngularJS
12 28 (4.87%) XML
13 23 (4.00%) RESTful
14 15 (2.61%) ASP.NET
15 13 (2.26%) Middleware
16 9 (1.57%) .NET Framework
16 9 (1.57%) COM
17 8 (1.39%) Ajax
17 8 (1.39%) Java EE
18 7 (1.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.26%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.09%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.91%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.91%) User Experience
6 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.70%) iPad
7 4 (0.70%) PMI
8 3 (0.52%) Fintech
8 3 (0.52%) iPhone
9 2 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.87%) Android
2 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (22.96%) CRM
3 69 (12.00%) Scrum
4 64 (11.13%) Software Engineering
5 49 (8.52%) OO
6 40 (6.96%) Migration
7 32 (5.57%) Data Integration
7 32 (5.57%) SDLC
8 30 (5.22%) OOP
9 29 (5.04%) Change Management
9 29 (5.04%) Data Migration
9 29 (5.04%) Project Management
10 27 (4.70%) ETL
11 26 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 25 (4.35%) TDD
13 24 (4.17%) Investment Management
14 23 (4.00%) Workflow
15 22 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (3.65%) Analytics
17 20 (3.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 160 (27.83%) JavaScript
2 143 (24.87%) Java
3 119 (20.70%) C#
4 108 (18.78%) SOQL
5 61 (10.61%) SQL
6 20 (3.48%) C++
7 15 (2.61%) PHP
8 9 (1.57%) SOSL
9 8 (1.39%) Perl
9 8 (1.39%) Python
10 5 (0.87%) Ruby
11 3 (0.52%) R
12 2 (0.35%) Delphi
12 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) ABAP
13 1 (0.17%) Formula Language
13 1 (0.17%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 16 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 14 (2.43%) Piwik
2 2 (0.35%) Control-M
2 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 565 (98.26%) Salesforce.com
2 25 (4.35%) Pardot
3 20 (3.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 18 (3.13%) Marketo
5 17 (2.96%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.61%) Google
6 15 (2.61%) SAP
7 12 (2.09%) Oracle
8 10 (1.74%) Jitterbit
9 7 (1.22%) Talend
9 7 (1.22%) Zuora
10 6 (1.04%) Conga
10 6 (1.04%) DocuSign
10 6 (1.04%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.87%) Informatica
11 5 (0.87%) Sage
12 3 (0.52%) Facebook
12 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.52%) Twitter
13 1 (0.17%) Tableau
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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