Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SOQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOQL over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1087 1190
Rank change year-on-year -26 +103 +28
Permanent jobs citing SOQL 73 114 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.066% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 57 104 96
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -18.10% +5.00%

SOQL 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 97,501 95,648 105,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.26% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,144 80,730 90,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

SOQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SOQL in the UK

SOQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOQL in the UK

SOQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOQL over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SOQL in the UK

SOQL
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOQL within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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 -51 71 £57,500 +4.55% 10
London -63 46 £61,250 +6.52% 5
UK excluding London +18 27 £45,000 +4.65% 6
South East +21 19 £45,000 - 3
North of England +21 3 £37,500 +36.36%
East of England -5 3 £62,500 +45.35% 1
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 2 £36,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing SOQL 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 SOQL.

1 73 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 61 (83.56%) Apex Code
3 52 (71.23%) Visualforce
4 47 (64.38%) Force.com
5 41 (56.16%) JavaScript
5 41 (56.16%) SOAP
5 41 (56.16%) SOSL
6 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (45.21%) Web Services
6 33 (45.21%) REST
7 30 (41.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 29 (39.73%) Java
9 28 (38.36%) Marketing
10 27 (36.99%) XML
11 26 (35.62%) CRM
12 24 (32.88%) HTML
12 24 (32.88%) CSS
13 23 (31.51%) JSON
14 19 (26.03%) Ant
14 19 (26.03%) J2EE
14 19 (26.03%) Prototyping
15 18 (24.66%) Pardot
15 18 (24.66%) DHTML
15 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (20.55%) J2SE
16 15 (20.55%) Analytics
17 13 (17.81%) Finance
18 12 (16.44%) jQuery
18 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
18 12 (16.44%) OO

SOQL
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 (6.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (64.38%) Force.com
2 30 (41.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.22%) SaaS
5 5 (6.85%) G Suite
5 5 (6.85%) GitHub
5 5 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.85%) Office 365
5 5 (6.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (6.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) DHCP
1 5 (6.85%) DNS
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
1 5 (6.85%) IPsec
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) MySQL
1 4 (5.48%) Power BI
1 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) QlikView
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Ant
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 28 (38.36%) Marketing
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (61.64%) Developer
2 40 (54.79%) Salesforce Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) CRM Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Salesforce Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) CRM Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Business Solution Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Business Architect
8 5 (6.85%) IT Support
8 5 (6.85%) IT Support Specialist
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Support Specialist
9 4 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Salesforce Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (71.23%) Visualforce
2 41 (56.16%) SOAP
3 33 (45.21%) REST
3 33 (45.21%) Web Services
4 27 (36.99%) XML
5 24 (32.88%) CSS
5 24 (32.88%) HTML
6 23 (31.51%) JSON
7 19 (26.03%) J2EE
8 18 (24.66%) DHTML
9 15 (20.55%) J2SE
10 12 (16.44%) jQuery
11 8 (10.96%) .NET
12 6 (8.22%) LDAP
13 4 (5.48%) WSDL
14 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
14 3 (4.11%) JSP
14 3 (4.11%) React
14 3 (4.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) PMI
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) CRM
3 19 (26.03%) Prototyping
4 18 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (20.55%) Analytics
6 12 (16.44%) OO
6 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
7 10 (13.70%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (12.33%) Migration
9 8 (10.96%) Data Management
9 8 (10.96%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.96%) Project Management
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.59%) Asset Management
10 7 (9.59%) SDLC
11 6 (8.22%) Process Improvement
11 6 (8.22%) TDD
12 5 (6.85%) Investment Management
12 5 (6.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) Apex Code
2 41 (56.16%) JavaScript
2 41 (56.16%) SOSL
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 11 (15.07%) SQL
5 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (24.66%) Pardot
3 11 (15.07%) Google
4 5 (6.85%) OneLogin
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Tableau
5 4 (5.48%) Zuora
6 2 (2.74%) Informatica
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft