February 4, 2019

Learn skill to get a Salesforce developer job in 2023

Technical Skills

You believe any repetitive task should be automated with code. You dig into juicy problems and work through the night until you have an elegant solution. Coding Apex and custom applications for Salesforce instances or building Visualforce pages and controllers are some of the tasks salesforce developer enjoy tackling.

Core Skills

The foundational and soft skills most frequently requested by employers for Salesforce developer roles.


OOP is a programming methodology that is based on the concept of classes and objects. It allows developers to code in a standard way and is used to structure a program in a simple, reusable, and systematic way.

OOP has mainly five properties such as object & class, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Abstraction, and Encapsulation, to use all these concepts a developer can code simple, reusable, easy maintained. Many object-oriented programming languages exist including Apex, C++, Java, and Python.

Web Services

web service is an application component that enables the communication between two systems or devices over a network. They use set protocols that allow data to be exchanged between the two systems. Web services can be used by software programs written in any programming language.

There are two primary types of web services - SOAP and REST. SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a standards-based web service that uses XML messages to request and reply to web service operations. REST (Representational State Transfer) is a web service architecture that uses HTTP requests to GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE data. Both SOAP and REST web services can be used to create web applications that can be consumed by a wide variety of clients, including web browsers, mobile devices, and desktop applications.


JavaScript is a versatile programming language that enables developers to create powerful and interactive web applications. It is lightweight and commonly used in web pages, games, and Salesforce applications. JavaScript provides developers with the ability to create dynamic and responsive user interfaces.


jQuery is a lightweight JavaScript library designed to simplify HTML DOM tree traversal and manipulation as well as event handling, CSS animation and Ajax.The purpose of jQuery is to make it more easier to use JavaScript on your website. jQuery takes a lot of common tasks which is require many lines of JavaScript code to accomplish and wraps them into methods that anyone can call it with a single line of code.

Specialized Skills

The technical and specialized skills most frequently requested by employers for this role.


Apex is a programming language developed by Salesforce.com. It is a strongly typed object-oriented programming language that allows developers to execute business logic, flow, and transaction control statements on the Force.com platform. Its syntax is quite similar to Java and acts like database stored procedures. It enables the developers to add business logic to most system events, including button clicks, related record updates and many more.


Users can search their Salesforce organization's data by using Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL) and Salesforce Object Search Language (SOSL) APIs. These are mainly used to retrieve the data from the database in apex. Both have their own properties so users can use them according to the scenario.


Visualforce is a framework which allows developers to build sophisticated custom user interfaces that can be hosted natively on the Salesforce Lightning platform. VisualForce pages belong to Salesforce and these web pages are created by a tag-based Markup language. It is similar to HTML but it is primary use is to access, display and update the organization’s data. These pages can be accessed by using a URL similar to a web server page.


Salesforce Lightning is a complete toolbox set for developers which includes Salesforce Lightning Framework such as Lightning Aura Component and Lightning Web Component within some tools like Lightning App Builder and Experience Builder to make the development smooth and easy for the developers.

Lightning Aura Component

Salesforce Lightning Component is a user interface (UI) based framework for developing single-page mobile, desktop, and web-based applications. It uses a standardized JavaScript framework for building single-page applications with dynamic responsive user interfaces for Lightning Platform apps. It uses JavaScript on the client side and Apex on the server side. The developer must be familiar with aura component to get Salesforce developer Job.

Lightning Web Component

Lightning Web Components are an updated web standards-based framework method to build lightning components on the Salesforce Platform. It uses standard technology like CSS, HTML, and updated JavaScript. LWC is a powerful tool for modern web development that can help you get a job as a Salesforce developer.

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