The table below looks at the statistics for Heroku skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Heroku over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Heroku
Rank 810 850 837
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 82 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.041% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.15% 0.94% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 39 42
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
7119 4906 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.62% 4.38% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 4073 3236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Heroku
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Heroku Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Heroku
Salary Trend

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

Heroku Salary Trend in the UK

Heroku
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Heroku over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Heroku Salary Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 82 £42,000 -11.57% 13
London +45 38 £62,500 +31.57% 9
Leeds +25 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +19 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire +15 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands - 17 £41,000 -
Warwickshire - 17 £41,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 14 £42,000 -
City of London +7 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
South East -14 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East of England - 3 £65,000 - 2
Surrey +5 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Hampshire -3 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Somerset - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
South West - 2 £60,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £65,000 -
Bath - 2 £60,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Luton - 1 £52,500 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Heroku also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Heroku.

1 75 (55.15%) JavaScript
2 69 (50.74%) Ruby
3 56 (41.18%) CSS
4 51 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 46 (33.82%) Git (software)
5 46 (33.82%) HTML
5 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (31.62%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (29.41%) SQL
8 39 (28.68%) Web Services
9 33 (24.26%) NoSQL
9 33 (24.26%) PaaS
10 31 (22.79%) Linux
10 31 (22.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 29 (21.32%) Java
11 29 (21.32%) Python
12 25 (18.38%) Node.js
12 25 (18.38%) Subversion
13 24 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (15.44%) Android
14 21 (15.44%) Puppet
14 21 (15.44%) REST
14 21 (15.44%) TDD
14 21 (15.44%) E-Commerce
15 20 (14.71%) RESTful
15 20 (14.71%) JSON
15 20 (14.71%) jQuery
15 20 (14.71%) DevOps
16 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (13.24%) Sass

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Heroku also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Heroku. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (18.38%) Node.js
2 15 (11.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.62%) Apache
5 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.41%) JBoss
6 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.74%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.74%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.26%) PaaS
2 24 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 15 (11.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (10.29%) Google App Engine
6 10 (7.35%) Engine Yard
7 8 (5.88%) GitHub
7 8 (5.88%) SaaS
8 5 (3.68%) IaaS
9 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.74%) Force.com
10 1 (0.74%) Trello
10 1 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) DNS
2 11 (8.09%) HTTP
3 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.35%) Firewall
3 10 (7.35%) VLAN
4 8 (5.88%) SSL
5 2 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 43 (31.62%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (24.26%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.29%) MySQL
5 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.09%) RDBMS
7 10 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.41%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.21%) Redis
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.38%) Subversion
3 16 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.62%) RSpec
5 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.21%) RubyGems
7 2 (1.47%) Mocha
7 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
8 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) Behat
8 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Advertising
3 4 (2.94%) Games
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Law
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (68.38%) Developer
2 29 (21.32%) Ruby Developer
3 16 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Programmer
6 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Junior
9 6 (4.41%) Architect
9 6 (4.41%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (41.18%) CSS
2 46 (33.82%) HTML
3 39 (28.68%) Web Services
4 31 (22.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (15.44%) REST
6 20 (14.71%) JSON
6 20 (14.71%) jQuery
6 20 (14.71%) RESTful
7 18 (13.24%) Sass
8 17 (12.50%) LESS
8 17 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 16 (11.76%) Backbone.js
10 14 (10.29%) Django
10 14 (10.29%) .NET
11 13 (9.56%) HTML5
12 12 (8.82%) Akka
13 10 (7.35%) MCollective
13 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
13 10 (7.35%) XML
14 9 (6.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Device Driver
1 10 (7.35%) Clustering
1 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.62%) Over-the-Top Content
2 9 (6.62%) User Experience
3 7 (5.15%) New Media
4 6 (4.41%) IPTV
4 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.68%) Social Media
6 3 (2.21%) Open Source
6 3 (2.21%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.79%) Linux
2 21 (15.44%) Android
3 18 (13.24%) Apple iOS
4 15 (11.03%) Ubuntu
5 12 (8.82%) UNIX
5 12 (8.82%) Windows
6 10 (7.35%) CentOS
7 6 (4.41%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.21%) Debian
9 2 (1.47%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.44%) TDD
2 21 (15.44%) E-Commerce
3 20 (14.71%) DevOps
4 18 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
6 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.88%) Migration
7 8 (5.88%) Analytics
8 7 (5.15%) OO
9 6 (4.41%) Functional Programming
9 6 (4.41%) BDD
10 5 (3.68%) Knowledge Discovery
10 5 (3.68%) Android Development
10 5 (3.68%) CRM
10 5 (3.68%) Project Management
10 5 (3.68%) MVC
10 5 (3.68%) Release Management
10 5 (3.68%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 75 (55.15%) JavaScript
2 69 (50.74%) Ruby
3 40 (29.41%) SQL
4 29 (21.32%) Python
4 29 (21.32%) Java
5 14 (10.29%) C#
5 14 (10.29%) Perl
6 13 (9.56%) Scala
7 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.09%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.35%) Korn
9 6 (4.41%) Haskell
9 6 (4.41%) PHP
10 3 (2.21%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.21%) Golang
11 2 (1.47%) SOQL
12 1 (0.74%) SOSL
12 1 (0.74%) R
12 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) vSphere
3 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.47%) vCloud
3 2 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (15.44%) Puppet
2 17 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.09%) Nagios
4 10 (7.35%) Cobbler
4 10 (7.35%) collectd
5 7 (5.15%) Ansible
6 3 (2.21%) Salt
6 3 (2.21%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.74%) Graphite
7 1 (0.74%) logstash
7 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.74%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.74%) Cacti
7 1 (0.74%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 17 (12.50%) Google
2 12 (8.82%) Oracle
2 12 (8.82%) VMware
3 10 (7.35%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.88%) Akamai
5 5 (3.68%) Twitter
6 4 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.21%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.47%) Facebook
9 1 (0.74%) New Relic
9 1 (0.74%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.74%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.74%) Apple
9 1 (0.74%) Sage
9 1 (0.74%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.74%) Informatica
9 1 (0.74%) Sybase
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