Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 423 696 580
Rank change year-on-year +273 -116 +152
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 287 396 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 279 246 619
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £44,500 £38,700
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 29,534 73,918 91,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.37% 53.67% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25,088 60,833 75,981
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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 +253 269 £62,500 -3.85% 124
London +175 147 £71,250 +5.56% 79
UK excluding London +279 105 £55,000 -4.35% 47
Work from Home +93 97 £57,500 -11.54% 17
North of England +136 33 £57,500 - 21
South East +177 24 £52,500 -4.55% 5
North West +131 21 £60,000 - 10
Midlands +147 16 £50,000 -23.08% 9
East of England +154 13 - - 5
South West +129 13 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Yorkshire +122 10 £57,500 +2.22% 9
West Midlands +121 9 £50,000 -23.08% 2
East Midlands +88 5 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Scotland +94 3 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Wales - 3 £60,000 - 1
North East +1 2 £47,500 -32.14% 2

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 199 (69.34%) Visualforce
3 113 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (30.66%) Marketing
5 85 (29.62%) REST
6 83 (28.92%) Web Services
7 76 (26.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 74 (25.78%) Finance
9 72 (25.09%) JavaScript
10 65 (22.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 64 (22.30%) SOAP
12 63 (21.95%) SOQL
13 62 (21.60%) HTML
14 58 (20.21%) CRM
15 57 (19.86%) Java
16 54 (18.82%) Scrum
17 40 (13.94%) DevOps
18 38 (13.24%) SQL
19 37 (12.89%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
20 35 (12.20%) CSS
21 34 (11.85%) JSON
21 34 (11.85%) Git (software)
22 33 (11.50%) Mentoring
22 33 (11.50%) Pardot
22 33 (11.50%) C#
23 31 (10.80%) Web Development
23 31 (10.80%) SDLC
24 29 (10.10%) .NET
25 27 (9.41%) ERP
26 26 (9.06%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.88%) CMS
2 6 (2.09%) EPiServer
3 5 (1.74%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.05%) Confluence
5 2 (0.70%) Anypoint
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.39%) Shopify
2 4 (1.39%) Social Studio
3 2 (0.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.70%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 65 (22.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 23 (8.01%) Force.com
4 10 (3.48%) AWS
5 8 (2.79%) Azure
6 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.70%) GCP
6 2 (0.70%) Office 365
6 2 (0.70%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.35%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.35%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.35%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) HTTP
2 4 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.79%) MySQL
2 6 (2.09%) Tableau
3 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.05%) DB2
4 3 (1.05%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (0.70%) QlikView
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.35%) Power BI
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.67%) JIRA
3 15 (5.23%) Eclipse
4 13 (4.53%) Artifactory
4 13 (4.53%) Sublime Text
4 13 (4.53%) Travis CI
5 12 (4.18%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.44%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.74%) Ant
9 4 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.39%) Subversion
10 2 (0.70%) GitLab
10 2 (0.70%) Gradle
10 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.70%) Snyk
11 1 (0.35%) Postman
11 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (30.66%) Marketing
2 74 (25.78%) Finance
3 17 (5.92%) Public Sector
3 17 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.57%) Electronics
4 16 (5.57%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.48%) Retail
6 6 (2.09%) Banking
7 5 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (1.39%) Billing
9 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 222 (77.35%) Developer
2 220 (76.66%) Salesforce Developer
3 40 (13.94%) Lead Developer
4 26 (9.06%) Senior Developer
4 26 (9.06%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 23 (8.01%) Consultant
6 22 (7.67%) Salesforce Consultant
7 11 (3.83%) Architect
8 9 (3.14%) Salesforce Architect
9 7 (2.44%) Administrator
9 7 (2.44%) Analyst
9 7 (2.44%) Salesforce Administrator
9 7 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (2.44%) Senior Salesforce Consultant
9 7 (2.44%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.09%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
10 6 (2.09%) Salesforce Technical Leader
10 6 (2.09%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (1.74%) Salesforce Analyst
11 5 (1.74%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (69.34%) Visualforce
2 85 (29.62%) REST
3 83 (28.92%) Web Services
4 64 (22.30%) SOAP
5 62 (21.60%) HTML
6 35 (12.20%) CSS
7 34 (11.85%) JSON
8 29 (10.10%) .NET
9 15 (5.23%) HTML5
9 15 (5.23%) RESTful
10 9 (3.14%) XML
11 6 (2.09%) jQuery
12 5 (1.74%) Middleware
12 5 (1.74%) OAuth
13 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.05%) OLE
15 1 (0.35%) Apache Flex
15 1 (0.35%) Django
15 1 (0.35%) J2EE
15 1 (0.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.53%) Marketing Technology
3 9 (3.14%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.70%) AS400
7 2 (0.70%) iSeries
7 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.01%) Android
2 3 (1.05%) Windows
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.21%) CRM
3 54 (18.82%) Scrum
4 40 (13.94%) DevOps
5 37 (12.89%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 33 (11.50%) Mentoring
7 31 (10.80%) SDLC
7 31 (10.80%) Web Development
8 27 (9.41%) ERP
9 26 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
11 23 (8.01%) Logistics
11 23 (8.01%) Project Delivery
12 22 (7.67%) Fintech
13 21 (7.32%) Marketing Automation
13 21 (7.32%) Migration
14 19 (6.62%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.27%) OO
15 18 (6.27%) Release Management
15 18 (6.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.09%) JavaScript
2 63 (21.95%) SOQL
3 57 (19.86%) Java
4 38 (13.24%) SQL
5 33 (11.50%) C#
6 6 (2.09%) SOSL
7 5 (1.74%) C++
8 4 (1.39%) C
9 3 (1.05%) Python
10 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.70%) RPG
10 2 (0.70%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.70%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.06%) Degree
2 10 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.48%) GDPR
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) NIST
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.70%) Ansible
2 2 (0.70%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 287 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 33 (11.50%) Pardot
3 21 (7.32%) SAP
4 16 (5.57%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.23%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.09%) Oracle
6 6 (2.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 6 (2.09%) Tealium
7 5 (1.74%) IBM
8 4 (1.39%) Zuora
9 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.05%) Talend
10 2 (0.70%) ATG
10 2 (0.70%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.70%) HP
10 2 (0.70%) hybris
10 2 (0.70%) Marketo
10 2 (0.70%) Ping Identity
10 2 (0.70%) Veracode
11 1 (0.35%) TOWER Software