Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer

Certification Industry: CRM

Certificate Name: Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer

Certificate Issuing Authority: Salesforce

Certification Price: 400 USD

Certificate Validity: 1 Year

Certification Details:

A person holding a good experience of developing scalable solutions on the Lightning platform can communicate his ideas to the business and technical stakeholders, this exam is the best fit for you. 2-3 years of experience of Salesforce platform, 1-2 years of experience working in a project, 1-2 years of experience working on a steering committee and must have completed at least one end-to-end software development life cycle project is recommended

Average Salary:
India: INR 4,86,992 (Source)
USA: $135,998 (Source)

Benefits :
  1. Job Opportunities - A Salesforce Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer Credential is entitled to better job opportunities owing to the highly advanced skills and knowledge that is offered by this certification. It provides an individual with appropriate recognition in its career path.
  2. Salary Increment - A Salesforce Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer Credential with the Salesforce certification will surely earn 20%-30% more than those without any certification. Also, even if you have less experience, this certification will help you get a job at top MNCs.

Exam Topics:
  1. Environments: 15%
  2. Application Lifecycle Management: 15%
  3. Testing: 15%
  4. Governance: 15%
  5. Risk Identification and Mitigation: 13%
  6. Change Sets: 5%
  7. Metadata API: 8%
  8. Continuous Integration Techniques: 8%
  9. Methodology Tools: 3%
  10. Understanding Packages: 3%

Exam Details:

Retake Fee: $200 + taxes. If the credential expires then you have to give the full proctored exam again. You will start receiving email notifications as a reminder to complete your modules.

Total No. of Questions: 60 MCQs

Time: 105 minutes

Passing Marks: 68%

Exam Format:
  1. Onsite Proctored - The exam is conducted in association with Kryterion. Registration for the exam must be done 24-72 hours in advance. To locate the test center, click here.
  2. Online Proctored - For an online proctored exam, click here.

Time Taken to Prepare for The Exam : It takes about 1-2 months in all for a beginner to grasp the concepts. However, a professional might take a lesser amount of time with multiple study aids.