Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Apex
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 616 640 809
Rank change year-on-year +24 +169 -271
Permanent jobs citing Apex Code 342 241 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.52% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 233 153 212
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,375
25th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £73,063
90th Percentile £87,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +1.85%

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 55,229 46,717 77,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.20% 55.33% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40,104 38,735 64,189
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 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 +40 308 £60,000 -7.69% 56
London -22 168 £65,000 -3.70% 25
UK excluding London +5 128 £55,000 -8.33% 33
Work from Home -121 103 £55,000 -24.14% 16
Midlands +3 51 £55,000 +15.79% 5
South East +20 39 £55,000 -21.43% 8
West Midlands +2 37 £55,000 -8.33% 3
North of England -34 19 £56,250 -5.26% 11
East Midlands - 14 £80,000 - 2
North West -18 11 £72,500 +11.54% 9
South West -56 8 £60,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire -38 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Wales - 5 - -
Scotland -45 4 - - 2
East of England -16 2 £65,000 - 4
North East -11 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 June 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 242 (70.76%) Visualforce
3 133 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (31.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 103 (30.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 98 (28.65%) REST
7 88 (25.73%) SOQL
8 81 (23.68%) Social Skills
9 80 (23.39%) Force.com
10 72 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 70 (20.47%) SOAP
12 62 (18.13%) Finance
13 56 (16.37%) Marketing
13 56 (16.37%) Web Services
14 45 (13.16%) CRM
15 44 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (12.57%) Mentoring
17 42 (12.28%) SDLC
17 42 (12.28%) OO
18 37 (10.82%) QA
19 36 (10.53%) Conga
20 34 (9.94%) Collaborative Working
21 33 (9.65%) Migration
22 30 (8.77%) Visual Studio
22 30 (8.77%) Eclipse
23 28 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (8.19%) Requirements Gathering
24 27 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
24 27 (7.89%) Git (software)
24 27 (7.89%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (1.46%) Liferay
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.58%) CMS
3 2 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 11 (3.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Radian6
2 1 (0.29%) Shopify
2 1 (0.29%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 109 (31.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 103 (30.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 80 (23.39%) Force.com
4 18 (5.26%) Azure
5 14 (4.09%) GitHub
6 9 (2.63%) SaaS
7 6 (1.75%) AWS
7 6 (1.75%) Heroku
8 5 (1.46%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.29%) Apigee
9 1 (0.29%) Boomi
9 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) SSL
2 1 (0.29%) Broadband
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.46%) MySQL
3 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.29%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 30 (8.77%) Eclipse
1 30 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.39%) JIRA
4 11 (3.22%) Oracle APEX
5 10 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.05%) Ant
6 7 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.05%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio Code
8 3 (0.88%) git-flow
9 2 (0.58%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.58%) JUnit
9 2 (0.58%) Maven
10 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.29%) GitLab
10 1 (0.29%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 81 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 62 (18.13%) Finance
3 56 (16.37%) Marketing
4 27 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.80%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
7 12 (3.51%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.22%) Electronics
9 9 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (2.63%) Retail
10 4 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.88%) Law
12 2 (0.58%) Banking
12 2 (0.58%) Publishing
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Billing
13 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 237 (69.30%) Developer
2 234 (68.42%) Salesforce Developer
3 29 (8.48%) Architect
4 28 (8.19%) Lead Developer
4 28 (8.19%) Salesforce Architect
5 26 (7.60%) Administrator
5 26 (7.60%) Salesforce Administrator
6 23 (6.73%) Consultant
6 23 (6.73%) Salesforce Consultant
7 22 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.43%) Senior Salesforce Developer
8 14 (4.09%) Technical Architect
9 13 (3.80%) Senior Salesforce Administrator
10 12 (3.51%) Salesforce Technical Architect
11 11 (3.22%) Junior
12 9 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (2.05%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
13 7 (2.05%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (1.75%) Cloud Administrator
14 6 (1.75%) Junior Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (70.76%) Visualforce
2 98 (28.65%) REST
3 70 (20.47%) SOAP
4 56 (16.37%) Web Services
5 26 (7.60%) HTML
6 19 (5.56%) .NET
6 19 (5.56%) RESTful
7 18 (5.26%) CSS
7 18 (5.26%) XML
8 17 (4.97%) JSON
9 10 (2.92%) J2EE
10 6 (1.75%) Apache Flex
10 6 (1.75%) Middleware
11 5 (1.46%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.88%) Ajax
12 3 (0.88%) HTML5
12 3 (0.88%) jQuery
13 2 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.58%) SAML
13 2 (0.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.80%) Analytical Mindset
2 10 (2.92%) Data Structures
2 10 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.05%) User Experience
5 4 (1.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.58%) Life Science
7 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.29%) Social Media
7 1 (0.29%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.16%) CRM
3 44 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (12.57%) Mentoring
5 42 (12.28%) OO
5 42 (12.28%) SDLC
6 34 (9.94%) Collaborative Working
7 33 (9.65%) Migration
8 28 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.19%) Requirements Gathering
9 27 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (7.31%) User Stories
11 22 (6.43%) Scrum
12 20 (5.85%) Architectural Design
12 20 (5.85%) DevOps
13 18 (5.26%) API Integration
13 18 (5.26%) Data Migration
14 17 (4.97%) Project Delivery
14 17 (4.97%) Release Management
14 17 (4.97%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.73%) SOQL
2 72 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.31%) Java
4 23 (6.73%) SQL
5 17 (4.97%) SOSL
6 7 (2.05%) C#
7 3 (0.88%) C
8 2 (0.58%) ES6
8 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.58%) Ruby
8 2 (0.58%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.29%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (6.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.82%) QA
2 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.46%) SOC 2
3 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
Systems Management
1 9 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 342 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 36 (10.53%) Conga
3 25 (7.31%) Adobe
4 14 (4.09%) SAP
5 11 (3.22%) MuleSoft
5 11 (3.22%) Oracle
5 11 (3.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 10 (2.92%) DocuSign
7 5 (1.46%) Talend
8 4 (1.17%) Pardot
9 1 (0.29%) Demandware
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) Informatica
9 1 (0.29%) Marketo
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.29%) Zuora