Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1080 1173 1231
Rank change year-on-year +93 +58 +112
Permanent jobs citing SOQL 97 101 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.096% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 86
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £43,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,500 £81,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%

SOQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98652 105557 112924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.53% 52.30% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82200 91300 96106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SOQL in the UK

SOQL
Top 9 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 26 July 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 +64 96 £55,000 -4.35% 7
London +77 81 £55,000 -12.00% 4
UK excluding London +65 16 £52,500 - 3
East of England +23 9 £52,500 +23.53% 2
South East +55 4 £65,000 +13.04% 1
North of England +1 2 £36,250 +11.54%
Yorkshire +8 1 £45,000 +50.00%
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Wales - 1 £54,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing SOQL 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 SOQL.

1 97 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 95 (97.94%) Apex Code
3 93 (95.88%) Visualforce
4 56 (57.73%) Force.com
5 51 (52.58%) JavaScript
6 35 (36.08%) CRM
7 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (35.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 27 (27.84%) HTML
9 25 (25.77%) jQuery
10 24 (24.74%) REST
10 24 (24.74%) CSS
10 24 (24.74%) SOAP
11 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
12 22 (22.68%) Web Services
13 21 (21.65%) Finance
13 21 (21.65%) Degree
14 20 (20.62%) Google
14 20 (20.62%) Java
15 18 (18.56%) .NET
15 18 (18.56%) Scrum
15 18 (18.56%) JSON
15 18 (18.56%) QA
15 18 (18.56%) SOSL
16 17 (17.53%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (16.49%) ERP
18 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
18 15 (15.46%) SaaS
18 15 (15.46%) Marketing
19 14 (14.43%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (1.03%) Confluence
1 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (7.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.03%) Compiere
3 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 56 (57.73%) Force.com
2 34 (35.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 15 (15.46%) SaaS
4 14 (14.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.19%) G Suite
6 3 (3.09%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (2.06%) Boomi
8 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.03%) Heroku
8 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.06%) Ant
2 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (70.10%) Developer
2 67 (69.07%) Salesforce Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.25%) CRM Manager
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Salesforce Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Salesforce Software Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Salesforce Solution Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Junior
8 3 (3.09%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Junior Salesforce Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Salesforce Consultant
9 2 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (95.88%) Visualforce
2 27 (27.84%) HTML
3 25 (25.77%) jQuery
4 24 (24.74%) CSS
4 24 (24.74%) REST
4 24 (24.74%) SOAP
5 22 (22.68%) Web Services
6 18 (18.56%) .NET
6 18 (18.56%) JSON
7 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.25%) HTML5
9 7 (7.22%) GWT
9 7 (7.22%) Middleware
9 7 (7.22%) Struts
9 7 (7.22%) XML
10 5 (5.15%) Mason
11 2 (2.06%) Ajax
11 2 (2.06%) Apache Flex
11 2 (2.06%) J2EE
12 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) CRM
2 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) Software Engineering
4 18 (18.56%) Scrum
5 16 (16.49%) ERP
6 15 (15.46%) Data Modelling
7 14 (14.43%) Process Improvement
7 14 (14.43%) TDD
8 12 (12.37%) Data Integration
9 11 (11.34%) Business Development
9 11 (11.34%) Investment Management
9 11 (11.34%) Revenue Recognition
10 9 (9.28%) Project Management
11 8 (8.25%) IT Strategy
11 8 (8.25%) Validation
12 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
12 7 (7.22%) Case Management
12 7 (7.22%) Kanban
12 7 (7.22%) Software Architecture
12 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (97.94%) Apex Code
2 51 (52.58%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.62%) Java
4 18 (18.56%) SOSL
5 3 (3.09%) C#
5 3 (3.09%) SQL
6 2 (2.06%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) QA
2 7 (7.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Piwik
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (20.62%) Google
3 6 (6.19%) Zuora
4 5 (5.15%) Pardot
5 1 (1.03%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Siebel
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago