Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Force.com skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Force.com over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce.com Force.com
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 979 875 993
Rank change year-on-year -104 +118 -29
Permanent jobs citing Force.com 178 328 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.46% 1.04% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 143 237 220
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £36,500 £36,250 £38,625
90th Percentile £84,750 £85,000 £97,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.91% +4.76% +10.53%

Force.com is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39,037 31,541 24,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.34% 17.83% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31,538 25,928 20,623
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Force.com
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Force.com as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Force.com.

Salary trend for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Force.com over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Force.com in the UK

Force.com
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Force.com within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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 -89 169 £65,000 +18.18% 36
London +18 134 £65,000 - 16
UK excluding London -62 40 £49,000 -10.91% 21
South East -37 14 £56,250 +2.27% 3
North of England -6 9 £37,500 - 10
Midlands +6 8 £72,500 +26.09% 5
West Midlands +19 6 £72,500 +26.09% 3
Scotland -13 6 £47,000 +2.17% 1
Yorkshire +24 5 £37,500 - 6
North West -4 4 £37,500 -31.82% 4
East of England +8 2 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East Midlands - 2 £48,750 - 2
South West -10 1 £55,000 -4.35%

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Force.com 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 Force.com.

1 164 (92.13%) Salesforce.com
2 116 (65.17%) Apex Code
3 75 (42.13%) Visualforce
4 70 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (34.27%) CRM
6 46 (25.84%) Java
7 37 (20.79%) Degree
7 37 (20.79%) Mason
8 35 (19.66%) Finance
9 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
10 31 (17.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 29 (16.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 29 (16.29%) SDLC
12 28 (15.73%) SOQL
13 26 (14.61%) Web Services
13 26 (14.61%) REST
14 25 (14.04%) SaaS
15 24 (13.48%) Marketing
15 24 (13.48%) SOAP
15 24 (13.48%) Migration
16 22 (12.36%) ERP
16 22 (12.36%) Computer Science
16 22 (12.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 21 (11.80%) Billing
17 21 (11.80%) CSS
18 19 (10.67%) XML
18 19 (10.67%) OO
18 19 (10.67%) Scrum
18 19 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (10.11%) .NET

Force.com
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 8 (4.49%) CMS
2 5 (2.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.69%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.69%) Camtasia
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (12.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.69%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 29 (16.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 25 (14.04%) SaaS
4 17 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (9.55%) FinancialForce
5 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (4.49%) PaaS
7 7 (3.93%) IaaS
8 5 (2.81%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (2.81%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.69%) Veeva
11 2 (1.12%) Office 365
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) HTTP
2 5 (2.81%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.25%) SMS
4 1 (0.56%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.25%) Big Data
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL Workbench
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Power BI
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.49%) Ant
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.69%) JIRA
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (19.66%) Finance
2 24 (13.48%) Marketing
3 21 (11.80%) Billing
4 7 (3.93%) Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
5 4 (2.25%) Publishing
6 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Developer
2 49 (27.53%) Architect
3 48 (26.97%) Salesforce Developer
4 31 (17.42%) Salesforce Architect
5 15 (8.43%) Technical Architect
6 14 (7.87%) Applications Engineer
6 14 (7.87%) Consultant
6 14 (7.87%) Salesforce Technical Architect
7 12 (6.74%) Administrator
7 12 (6.74%) Salesforce Administrator
8 11 (6.18%) Analyst
8 11 (6.18%) Technical Leader
9 10 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Salesforce Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Salesforce Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.37%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.37%) SaaS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (42.13%) Visualforce
2 37 (20.79%) Mason
3 26 (14.61%) REST
3 26 (14.61%) Web Services
4 24 (13.48%) SOAP
5 21 (11.80%) CSS
6 19 (10.67%) XML
7 18 (10.11%) .NET
8 16 (8.99%) HTML
8 16 (8.99%) J2EE
9 13 (7.30%) JSON
10 12 (6.74%) COM
11 11 (6.18%) Node.js
12 10 (5.62%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.93%) JSP
13 7 (3.93%) React
13 7 (3.93%) Servlets
14 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET
15 5 (2.81%) IBM Integration Bus
15 5 (2.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.18%) User Experience
4 8 (4.49%) Fintech
5 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.81%) DataPower
6 5 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.69%) PMI
8 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.12%) Life Science
8 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) RIA
9 1 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.25%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Android
2 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.27%) CRM
3 29 (16.29%) SDLC
4 24 (13.48%) Migration
5 22 (12.36%) ERP
6 19 (10.67%) OO
6 19 (10.67%) Scrum
7 18 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.55%) SOA
9 16 (8.99%) Presales
10 15 (8.43%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (8.43%) Data Migration
10 15 (8.43%) Prototyping
11 14 (7.87%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.30%) ETL
13 12 (6.74%) TDD
14 10 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.62%) Post-Production
15 8 (4.49%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 116 (65.17%) Apex Code
2 46 (25.84%) Java
3 33 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.73%) SOQL
5 15 (8.43%) SQL
6 12 (6.74%) SOSL
7 9 (5.06%) C
8 8 (4.49%) C#
9 7 (3.93%) C++
10 3 (1.69%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) Python
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (20.79%) Degree
2 15 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.81%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.12%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.25%) PMO
3 2 (1.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.81%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 164 (92.13%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.62%) Pardot
4 8 (4.49%) Google
4 8 (4.49%) IBM
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle
5 6 (3.37%) Informatica
5 6 (3.37%) SAP
6 5 (2.81%) Cognizant
6 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.81%) RightScale
6 5 (2.81%) VMware
7 4 (2.25%) Siebel
7 4 (2.25%) Zuora
8 3 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.69%) Jitterbit
8 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.12%) Software AG
9 2 (1.12%) webMethods