Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce.com Force.com
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 953 993 953
Rank change year-on-year +40 -40 +61
Permanent jobs citing Force.com 254 251 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 1.02% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 170 200 311
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £100,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +11.11%

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 34074 24662 20300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.83% 13.06% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28073 20769 16847
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +14 228 £61,500 -5.38% 19
London -26 125 £70,000 - 17
UK excluding London +67 110 £55,000 +11.11% 3
South East +55 41 £61,250 +8.89%
Midlands +43 22 £72,500 +81.25%
North of England +28 22 £37,500 -21.05% 2
West Midlands +26 22 £72,500 +93.33%
East of England +13 15 £55,000 -
North West +12 15 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +26 7 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Scotland -16 6 £46,000 -26.40%
South West +15 3 £70,000 +89.19%
Northern Ireland - 1 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Force.com 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 Force.com.

1 230 (90.55%) Salesforce.com
2 142 (55.91%) Apex Code
3 133 (52.36%) Visualforce
4 92 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (28.35%) CRM
5 72 (28.35%) SDLC
6 64 (25.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 58 (22.83%) Scrum
8 53 (20.87%) Finance
9 49 (19.29%) Java
10 45 (17.72%) Waterfall
11 44 (17.32%) Migration
12 43 (16.93%) JavaScript
12 43 (16.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 39 (15.35%) Web Application Development
14 38 (14.96%) SOAP
15 36 (14.17%) Web Services
16 34 (13.39%) SQL
16 34 (13.39%) SOQL
17 33 (12.99%) Cognizant
18 31 (12.20%) ETL
18 31 (12.20%) Computer Science
19 30 (11.81%) Data Management
19 30 (11.81%) ERP
20 29 (11.42%) SOSL
21 28 (11.02%) .NET
21 28 (11.02%) SAP
22 27 (10.63%) Project Management
23 26 (10.24%) Mason
24 25 (9.84%) Enterprise Software

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 9 (3.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (2.36%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.79%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (25.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 43 (16.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 23 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.48%) SaaS
5 16 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.94%) PaaS
7 7 (2.76%) Bluemix
7 7 (2.76%) FinancialForce
7 7 (2.76%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (2.76%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.76%) Veeva
8 5 (1.97%) IaaS
8 5 (1.97%) Intacct
9 4 (1.57%) CloudSense
9 4 (1.57%) Heroku
9 4 (1.57%) Office 365
10 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.79%) GitHub
11 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.36%) HTTP
2 5 (1.97%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.57%) Internet
4 2 (0.79%) Firewall
4 2 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.39%) Broadband
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.30%) Big Data
2 8 (3.15%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) Codeship
4 2 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 53 (20.87%) Finance
2 19 (7.48%) Marketing
3 12 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.76%) Electronics
4 7 (2.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Billing
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (42.52%) Developer
2 97 (38.19%) Salesforce Developer
3 88 (34.65%) Architect
4 57 (22.44%) Salesforce Architect
5 28 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 28 (11.02%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 27 (10.63%) Technical Architect
7 25 (9.84%) Business Analyst
8 24 (9.45%) Administrator
8 24 (9.45%) Salesforce Administrator
8 24 (9.45%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (8.66%) Analyst
10 19 (7.48%) Senior Architect
11 18 (7.09%) Consultant
11 18 (7.09%) Salesforce Business Analyst
11 18 (7.09%) Senior Salesforce Architect
12 16 (6.30%) Salesforce Technical Architect
13 14 (5.51%) Cloud Architect
14 13 (5.12%) Salesforce Analyst
14 13 (5.12%) Salesforce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (52.36%) Visualforce
2 38 (14.96%) SOAP
3 36 (14.17%) Web Services
4 28 (11.02%) .NET
5 26 (10.24%) Mason
6 24 (9.45%) XML
7 21 (8.27%) REST
8 16 (6.30%) CSS
9 14 (5.51%) HTML
10 10 (3.94%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.54%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.15%) RESTful
13 7 (2.76%) JSON
14 6 (2.36%) COM
14 6 (2.36%) Middleware
15 5 (1.97%) Ajax
15 5 (1.97%) Backbone.js
15 5 (1.97%) jQuery
15 5 (1.97%) Spring
15 5 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.97%) Life Science
5 5 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.97%) User Experience
6 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.57%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.79%) Contract for Difference
7 2 (0.79%) Fintech
7 2 (0.79%) FMCG
7 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (28.35%) CRM
2 72 (28.35%) SDLC
3 58 (22.83%) Scrum
4 45 (17.72%) Waterfall
5 44 (17.32%) Migration
6 39 (15.35%) Web Application Development
7 31 (12.20%) ETL
8 30 (11.81%) Data Management
8 30 (11.81%) ERP
9 27 (10.63%) Project Management
10 24 (9.45%) Data Migration
11 20 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.09%) Data Modelling
12 18 (7.09%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.09%) OO
12 18 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.69%) Workflow
14 16 (6.30%) GAP Analysis
15 14 (5.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (55.91%) Apex Code
2 49 (19.29%) Java
3 43 (16.93%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.39%) SOQL
4 34 (13.39%) SQL
5 29 (11.42%) SOSL
6 25 (9.84%) C#
7 10 (3.94%) Python
8 8 (3.15%) C++
9 6 (2.36%) PHP
9 6 (2.36%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.36%) Ruby
10 5 (1.97%) Perl
11 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.06%) Degree
2 9 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.15%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.79%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (3.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (3.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 230 (90.55%) Salesforce.com
2 33 (12.99%) Cognizant
3 28 (11.02%) SAP
4 16 (6.30%) Oracle
5 12 (4.72%) Siebel
6 9 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.54%) RightScale
6 9 (3.54%) VMware
7 6 (2.36%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.36%) Splunk
8 5 (1.97%) Epicor
8 5 (1.97%) Google
8 5 (1.97%) Infor
8 5 (1.97%) JD Edwards
8 5 (1.97%) Sage
8 5 (1.97%) Workday
9 4 (1.57%) Informatica
9 4 (1.57%) Jitterbit
9 4 (1.57%) Pardot
10 1 (0.39%) Pegasus