Salesforce Developer

A Salesforce Developer is experienced in click functionality as well as technical code solutions. They are experienced in a range of technical areas whether it’s the creation of UI interfaces, integrations, lightning components, Apex and Visual Force, data migration they configure systems to the next level of customisation.

Salesforce Developers will have experience in other programming languages and are then able to learn the native language of Salesforce. It’s important to understand the basics of programming and code before embarking on the Developer track.

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£52,500 – £83,000
UK Salary Expectations
$114,000 – 162,500
USA Salary Expectations
$120,000 – $160,000
AUS Salary Expectations

Typical Responsibilities

These are the main responsibilities of being a Salesforce Developer and what job postings include.

Lead on technical requirements and work daily on development and advanced administration requirements.

Understand, quote, and explain technical requirements for proposals.

Get involved in the design process alongside the architecture team to create leading designs.

Develop and test your code, using regular coding reviews in order to follow best coding practices.

Transferable Skills

You might not have all of the key skills required but your previous knowledge and experience are also what recruiters and companies are looking for.

Our Supermums Programme will support you with developing these skills that you don’t have or need to refresh.

Knowledge of various Salesforce platforms

Salesforce Administration cert

Skilled and experienced in Visual force, Apex , JavaScript, Java, Lightening

Experience integrating Salesforce with other platforms

Typical Salesforce Developer Day


You begin the day meeting with your team to ensure that the design of a current project meets performance, security, usability and reliability, and scalability requirements.

Mid Morning

You have a meeting with the Project Manager who is leading on a new implementation project.You want to understand the Client’s CRM needs and understand what resources will be needed to complete the work.


You have deployed a new feature to a test environment and have time scheduled in to test it.You also capture some issues that will need fixed this week.

Late Afternoon

Youspend the afternoon troubleshooting and fixing bugs.

End of Day

You update your progress report for the day, identifying questions and risks o ask the team at tomorrow’s meeting.

Real stories from our Supermum trainees


Charlotte went from an accidental Admin with no tech experience to a Salesforce Certified Developer with over 7 certifications.

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With a technical background, Rad found that she landed her very first Salesforce job as a developer and is now has over 16 certifications.

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Kickstart your Salesforce Developer career with Supermums

Enroll on our Salesforce Admin Program

The Salesforce Administrator certification is the foundation qualification which gives you the springboard into all Salesforce careers.

6 Months learning & 12 Month support.

Flexible course hours & remote learning.

Achieve an international qualification to work globally.

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