Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Salesforce Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce.com Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 832 947
Rank change year-on-year +38 +115 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Salesforce Developer 375 352 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 310 279 309
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +21.05%
10th Percentile £42,000 £37,500 £41,850
90th Percentile £78,875 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Salesforce Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Salesforce Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Salesforce Developer over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Salesforce Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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 +35 367 £60,000 +9.09% 54
London -46 196 £65,000 +13.04% 21
UK excluding London +87 171 £56,250 +25.00% 34
South East +78 74 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Midlands +45 38 £70,000 +43.59% 4
West Midlands +44 37 £70,000 +115.38% 3
North of England -1 21 £52,500 +22.09% 7
South West -1 18 £46,000 -3.16% 14
East of England +26 15 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire +13 12 £50,000 +16.28% 1
North West -11 9 £60,000 +60.00% 6
Northern Ireland - 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands +24 1 £32,500 -36.59% 1
Scotland -38 1 £36,000 - 1

Salesforce Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Salesforce Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Salesforce Developer in the job title.

1 375 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 301 (80.27%) Apex Code
3 286 (76.27%) Visualforce
4 101 (26.93%) Mason
5 87 (23.20%) JavaScript
6 80 (21.33%) Force.com
7 79 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (20.53%) CRM
9 54 (14.40%) Web Services
10 53 (14.13%) HTML
11 52 (13.87%) Java
12 50 (13.33%) Scrum
13 48 (12.80%) OO
14 47 (12.53%) CSS
14 47 (12.53%) Finance
15 45 (12.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 43 (11.47%) REST
17 42 (11.20%) SOAP
18 36 (9.60%) SQL
18 36 (9.60%) Marketing
18 36 (9.60%) Computer Science
19 35 (9.33%) ETL
20 33 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (7.73%) SOQL
22 28 (7.47%) C#
23 26 (6.93%) Project Management
23 26 (6.93%) Migration
23 26 (6.93%) Data Migration
23 26 (6.93%) SDLC
24 25 (6.67%) SOSL

Salesforce Developer Skill Set
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 4 (1.07%) Confluence
2 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 22 (5.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.53%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 80 (21.33%) Force.com
2 45 (12.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 19 (5.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 16 (4.27%) FinancialForce
5 6 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.33%) Heroku
7 4 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.27%) Boomi
8 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.27%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Broadband
1 4 (1.07%) VoIP
2 3 (0.80%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.60%) Big Data
2 10 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.60%) MySQL
3 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (1.33%) QlikView
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (1.07%) MySQL Workbench
5 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.07%) JIRA
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 47 (12.53%) Finance
2 36 (9.60%) Marketing
3 13 (3.47%) Retail
4 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.07%) Advertising
5 4 (1.07%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Billing
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) Electronics
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (76.27%) Visualforce
2 101 (26.93%) Mason
3 54 (14.40%) Web Services
4 53 (14.13%) HTML
5 47 (12.53%) CSS
6 43 (11.47%) REST
7 42 (11.20%) SOAP
8 21 (5.60%) XML
9 18 (4.80%) JSON
10 15 (4.00%) .NET
11 14 (3.73%) jQuery
12 11 (2.93%) WSDL
13 9 (2.40%) RESTful
14 5 (1.33%) Kafka
14 5 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (0.80%) DHTML
16 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
16 2 (0.53%) COM
16 2 (0.53%) J2EE
16 2 (0.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.60%) User Experience
5 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.07%) Fintech
7 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.53%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.27%) Social Network
9 1 (0.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.27%) Android
1 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (20.53%) CRM
3 50 (13.33%) Scrum
4 48 (12.80%) OO
5 35 (9.33%) ETL
6 33 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (6.93%) Data Migration
7 26 (6.93%) Migration
7 26 (6.93%) Project Management
7 26 (6.93%) SDLC
8 25 (6.67%) TDD
9 15 (4.00%) Web Development
10 14 (3.73%) Software Engineering
11 13 (3.47%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (3.20%) Unit Testing
13 11 (2.93%) OOP
14 10 (2.67%) Business Analysis
14 10 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (2.67%) E-Commerce
14 10 (2.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 301 (80.27%) Apex Code
2 87 (23.20%) JavaScript
3 52 (13.87%) Java
4 36 (9.60%) SQL
5 29 (7.73%) SOQL
6 28 (7.47%) C#
7 25 (6.67%) SOSL
8 7 (1.87%) C++
9 6 (1.60%) C
10 5 (1.33%) Go
11 4 (1.07%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (5.33%) Degree
2 4 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 375 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (1.33%) Google
2 5 (1.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (1.07%) Jitterbit
4 3 (0.80%) Progress
5 2 (0.53%) Cadence
5 2 (0.53%) Demandware
5 2 (0.53%) Informatica
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle
5 2 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.27%) Apttus
6 1 (0.27%) Capita
6 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.27%) Conga
6 1 (0.27%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.27%) Pardot