Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SOSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOSL over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Salesforce Object Search Language (SOSL)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1227 1301
Rank change year-on-year +68 +74 +58
Permanent jobs citing SOSL 18 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.018% 0.045% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 16 45 20
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -20.83%
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,500 £86,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -

SOSL 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% - -

SOSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SOSL in the UK

SOSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOSL in the UK

SOSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOSL over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SOSL in the UK

SOSL
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOSL 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 +40 18 £55,000 -4.35% 2
London +53 11 £55,000 -15.38%
UK excluding London +64 7 £52,500 -8.70% 2
East of England - 4 £52,500 - 2
South East +53 2 - -
North of England - 1 £27,500 -
North East - 1 £27,500 -

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

1 18 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 18 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 18 (100.00%) SOQL
2 17 (94.44%) Visualforce
3 10 (55.56%) CRM
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) CSS
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) GWT
6 7 (38.89%) Marketing
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) Force.com
6 7 (38.89%) Eloqua
6 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
6 7 (38.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 7 (38.89%) Struts
6 7 (38.89%) Middleware
6 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) J2EE
9 2 (11.11%) Ant
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) Ajax
9 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (11.11%) SoapUI

SOSL
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:

Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eloqua
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Force.com
1 7 (38.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Boomi
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Salesforce Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Visualforce
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
3 7 (38.89%) GWT
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) Middleware
3 7 (38.89%) Struts
4 4 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) Mason
7 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) CRM
2 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOP
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 18 (100.00%) SOQL
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) Siebel
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago