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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Heroku
Rank 848 825 829
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 51 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.045% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.87% 1.17% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 50
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -30.00%

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
5890 4098 3386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.85% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 3530 2928
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Heroku Salary Histogram in the UK

Heroku
Top 21 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 29 August 2014. 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 -39 42 £53,750 -4.44% 7
London -11 26 £60,000 +4.34% 7
City of London -6 10 £55,000 +7.31% 3
Glasgow - 7 - -
Scotland - 7 - -
South East -21 4 £52,000 +9.47%
South West - 4 £41,250 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,000 -
Bicester - 4 £52,000 -
York - 3 £24,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £24,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £24,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham -1 1 £35,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -14 1 £35,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £38,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -

Heroku
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (48.96%) Web Services
2 42 (43.75%) HTML
2 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 41 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (38.54%) CSS
6 35 (36.46%) Ruby
7 33 (34.38%) HTML5
8 32 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 31 (32.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 31 (32.29%) SQL
9 31 (32.29%) HTTP
10 27 (28.13%) MVC
11 26 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (27.08%) TDD
11 26 (27.08%) Python
12 25 (26.04%) REST
12 25 (26.04%) SaaS
13 24 (25.00%) CSS3
13 24 (25.00%) .NET
13 24 (25.00%) Java
14 23 (23.96%) Finance
14 23 (23.96%) MongoDB
15 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET
16 21 (21.88%) Windows
16 21 (21.88%) Linux
16 21 (21.88%) C#
16 21 (21.88%) Google
16 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (20.83%) JSON

Heroku
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (12.50%) Node.js
2 11 (11.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.21%) nginx
4 4 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) Drupal
5 2 (2.08%) WordPress
5 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.04%) Mingle
2 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (5.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (26.04%) SaaS
4 16 (16.67%) PaaS
5 9 (9.38%) OpenShift
5 9 (9.38%) Google Compute Engine
6 6 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (5.21%) Google App Engine
7 5 (5.21%) Google Apps
7 5 (5.21%) IaaS
8 4 (4.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.08%) Force.com
9 2 (2.08%) Office 365
9 2 (2.08%) GitHub
10 1 (1.04%) ElastiCache
10 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.04%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) SSH
2 1 (1.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 26 (27.08%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (23.96%) MongoDB
4 17 (17.71%) Redis
5 15 (15.63%) MySQL
5 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.13%) Big Data
9 3 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.04%) Voldemort
11 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Jenkins
1 13 (13.54%) Cucumber
2 11 (11.46%) RSpec
3 10 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.08%) JIRA
5 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.08%) Mocha
5 2 (2.08%) QUnit
5 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.08%) PhantomJS
5 2 (2.08%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.04%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.04%) RubyGems
6 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) Architect
2 14 (14.58%) Senior Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) Programmer
10 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.96%) Web Services
2 42 (43.75%) HTML
3 37 (38.54%) CSS
4 33 (34.38%) HTML5
5 31 (32.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 25 (26.04%) REST
7 24 (25.00%) CSS3
7 24 (25.00%) .NET
8 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET
9 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (20.83%) JSON
11 16 (16.67%) jQuery
11 16 (16.67%) Backbone.js
12 12 (12.50%) Ember.js
12 12 (12.50%) Django
12 12 (12.50%) RESTful
13 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (9.38%) Memcached
15 8 (8.33%) Java EE
16 6 (6.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Open Source
2 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.17%) Social Media
3 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.13%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.08%) iPhone
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Tandem
4 2 (2.08%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.04%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
1 21 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 6 (6.25%) Android
2 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.17%) UNIX
3 4 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.13%) Debian
4 3 (3.13%) CentOS
4 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) MVC
2 26 (27.08%) TDD
3 16 (16.67%) DevOps
4 14 (14.58%) BDD
4 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 8 (8.33%) Web Development
7 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.33%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.25%) CRM
10 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.21%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.17%) Analytics
11 4 (4.17%) Android Development
11 4 (4.17%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 35 (36.46%) Ruby
3 31 (32.29%) SQL
4 26 (27.08%) Python
5 24 (25.00%) Java
6 21 (21.88%) C#
7 10 (10.42%) C++
7 10 (10.42%) PHP
8 7 (7.29%) Scala
8 7 (7.29%) Golang
9 5 (5.21%) Perl
10 2 (2.08%) VB
10 2 (2.08%) Delphi
10 2 (2.08%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.08%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (2.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Varnish
3 1 (1.04%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.04%) vCloud
3 1 (1.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.54%) Puppet
3 9 (9.38%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.04%) logstash
4 1 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Google
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 14 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.38%) Sybase
6 5 (5.21%) SAP
6 5 (5.21%) NetSuite
7 4 (4.17%) VMware
7 4 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.13%) AppFog
9 2 (2.08%) Capita
9 2 (2.08%) Akamai
9 2 (2.08%) Tableau
9 2 (2.08%) Facebook
9 2 (2.08%) Twitter
9 2 (2.08%) JBoss
9 2 (2.08%) Cognos
9 2 (2.08%) Adobe
9 2 (2.08%) Genesys
10 1 (1.04%) Mercator
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