Period
to 20 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Salesforce Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 759 848
Rank change year-on-year +315 +89 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Salesforce Developer 352 268 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 306 195 244
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% -12.50%

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 60,484 119,845 143,503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.59% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49,119 97,028 116,143
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Salesforce Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Salesforce Developer.

Salary trend for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Salesforce Developer over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Salesforce Developer in the UK

Salesforce Developer
Top 15 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 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 +294 327 £60,000 -4.00% 89
London +199 195 £72,500 +11.54% 41
UK excluding London +272 121 £55,000 -1.79% 48
Work from Home +3 97 £55,000 -15.38% 23
South East +170 44 £60,000 -11.11% 12
Midlands +111 32 £55,000 +10.00% 11
West Midlands +95 26 £54,500 +3.81% 8
South West +89 19 £45,000 -3.23% 8
North of England +89 18 £57,500 +4.55% 14
North West +93 10 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire +47 7 £57,500 +6.98% 8
East Midlands +70 6 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East of England +111 4 - - 3
Wales - 4 £60,000 -
North East +15 1 £47,500 -32.14% 1

Salesforce Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, Salesforce Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Salesforce Developer in the job title.

1 352 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 225 (63.92%) Apex Code
3 157 (44.60%) Visualforce
4 126 (35.80%) Finance
5 115 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (31.82%) REST
7 96 (27.27%) Marketing
8 92 (26.14%) JavaScript
9 88 (25.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 83 (23.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 80 (22.73%) Web Services
12 72 (20.45%) SOAP
13 70 (19.89%) HTML
14 69 (19.60%) SOQL
15 53 (15.06%) CRM
16 48 (13.64%) Workflow
16 48 (13.64%) CSS
17 46 (13.07%) Project Management
18 43 (12.22%) Scrum
19 41 (11.65%) C#
20 40 (11.36%) SQL
20 40 (11.36%) .NET
21 38 (10.80%) OO
22 36 (10.23%) JSON
23 34 (9.66%) DevOps
24 31 (8.81%) Java
25 30 (8.52%) Git (software)
26 27 (7.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
27 24 (6.82%) JIRA
27 24 (6.82%) Web Development

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 9 (2.56%) Confluence
2 8 (2.27%) IBM Domino
3 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (2.84%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (2.84%) Unica
3 2 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.57%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 88 (25.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 83 (23.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 23 (6.53%) Force.com
4 9 (2.56%) Slack
5 8 (2.27%) Azure
6 5 (1.42%) GitHub
6 5 (1.42%) Veeva
7 4 (1.14%) AWS
8 1 (0.28%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.84%) FTP
2 2 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 9 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.85%) DB2
3 3 (0.85%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (0.57%) MySQL
4 2 (0.57%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.82%) JIRA
3 18 (5.11%) Eclipse
4 16 (4.55%) Artifactory
4 16 (4.55%) Sublime Text
4 16 (4.55%) Travis CI
5 5 (1.42%) git-flow
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 126 (35.80%) Finance
2 96 (27.27%) Marketing
3 11 (3.13%) Electronics
3 11 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.13%) Public Sector
3 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.14%) Banking
4 4 (1.14%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (0.85%) Retail
6 2 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (44.60%) Visualforce
2 112 (31.82%) REST
3 80 (22.73%) Web Services
4 72 (20.45%) SOAP
5 70 (19.89%) HTML
6 48 (13.64%) CSS
7 40 (11.36%) .NET
8 36 (10.23%) JSON
9 23 (6.53%) HTML5
10 22 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 21 (5.97%) XML
12 15 (4.26%) RESTful
13 9 (2.56%) React
14 8 (2.27%) Classic ASP
15 6 (1.70%) Ajax
15 6 (1.70%) jQuery
15 6 (1.70%) Node.js
16 5 (1.42%) Middleware
17 4 (1.14%) OLE
18 1 (0.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (2.27%) User Experience
3 3 (0.85%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.57%) AS400
4 2 (0.57%) iSeries
5 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.40%) Android
2 3 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.06%) CRM
3 48 (13.64%) Workflow
4 46 (13.07%) Project Management
5 43 (12.22%) Scrum
6 38 (10.80%) OO
7 34 (9.66%) DevOps
8 24 (6.82%) Web Development
9 23 (6.53%) Collaborative Working
9 23 (6.53%) ERP
10 22 (6.25%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 22 (6.25%) Migration
10 22 (6.25%) TDD
11 21 (5.97%) OOP
12 19 (5.40%) Logistics
13 18 (5.11%) Fintech
13 18 (5.11%) Mentoring
14 17 (4.83%) Workshop Facilitation
15 15 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 225 (63.92%) Apex Code
2 92 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 69 (19.60%) SOQL
4 41 (11.65%) C#
5 40 (11.36%) SQL
6 31 (8.81%) Java
7 10 (2.84%) SOSL
8 3 (0.85%) C
9 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.57%) RPG
9 2 (0.57%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.57%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) Go
10 1 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 352 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 27 (7.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 16 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.69%) IBM
5 12 (3.41%) SAP
6 10 (2.84%) Adobe
7 7 (1.99%) Pardot
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle
9 4 (1.14%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.85%) DocuSign
10 3 (0.85%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.28%) Demandware
11 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.28%) Tealium