Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Heroku skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Heroku over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 735 909 1018
Rank change year-on-year +174 +109 +50
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 112 203 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.40% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 105 225 211
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £103,000 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%

Heroku is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 28,309 43,573 42,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.91% 29.58% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23,057 35,395 34,541
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Heroku as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Heroku.

Salary trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Heroku over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Heroku within the UK over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +185 111 £67,500 +12.50% 7
London +139 71 £77,500 +10.71% 4
UK excluding London +175 39 £55,000 - 3
South East +146 21 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Midlands +120 12 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands +95 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Work from Home +22 8 £77,500 +14.81% 1
East of England +88 4 £55,000 -
North of England +107 2 - -
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT jobs citing Heroku also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Heroku.

1 87 (77.68%) AWS
2 69 (61.61%) JavaScript
3 64 (57.14%) Ruby
4 47 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (40.18%) Fintech
6 41 (36.61%) Redis
6 41 (36.61%) DevOps
7 40 (35.71%) Python
8 37 (33.04%) Node.js
9 32 (28.57%) React
10 31 (27.68%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (26.79%) Linux
11 30 (26.79%) Docker
12 28 (25.00%) TDD
12 28 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 27 (24.11%) GCP
14 26 (23.21%) Terraform
15 24 (21.43%) Java
16 23 (20.54%) Azure
16 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
17 22 (19.64%) Microservices
17 22 (19.64%) Kubernetes
18 20 (17.86%) Go
18 20 (17.86%) NoSQL
18 20 (17.86%) SDLC
18 20 (17.86%) Kotlin
19 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (15.18%) RSpec
20 17 (15.18%) Finance
21 16 (14.29%) PaaS

Heroku
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.39%) Cloud Foundry
1 15 (13.39%) OpenStack
2 13 (11.61%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (8.93%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.79%) Ethereum
4 2 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (77.68%) AWS
2 27 (24.11%) GCP
3 23 (20.54%) Azure
4 16 (14.29%) PaaS
5 12 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (9.82%) SaaS
6 11 (9.82%) Serverless
7 10 (8.93%) DigitalOcean
7 10 (8.93%) IaaS
8 9 (8.04%) GitHub
9 8 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (5.36%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.68%) Slack
12 2 (1.79%) Amazon Cognito
12 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.89%) Akamai
13 1 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) AMQP
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) SSH
2 1 (0.89%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.89%) VPN
2 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.61%) Redis
2 31 (27.68%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.50%) Blockchain
4 14 (12.50%) MySQL
5 10 (8.93%) Looker
6 9 (8.04%) BigQuery
7 7 (6.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.79%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.89%) Big Data
11 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.89%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.89%) Presto
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) RSpec
2 16 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.14%) Selenium
4 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.46%) Postman
6 4 (3.57%) CircleCI
6 4 (3.57%) webpack
7 3 (2.68%) JIRA
7 3 (2.68%) RuboCop
8 2 (1.79%) Babel
9 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.89%) gulp
9 1 (0.89%) Mocha
9 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Games
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Developer
2 17 (15.18%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Site Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.57%) IT Security Officer
9 4 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.04%) Node.js
2 32 (28.57%) React
3 28 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (13.39%) RESTful
5 14 (12.50%) CSS
6 13 (11.61%) Sidekiq
7 11 (9.82%) Kafka
8 9 (8.04%) .NET
9 8 (7.14%) HTML
9 8 (7.14%) Vue.js
10 7 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (5.36%) REST
11 6 (5.36%) Sass
11 6 (5.36%) Spring
12 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.57%) JMS
12 4 (3.57%) YAML
13 3 (2.68%) React Native
13 3 (2.68%) Redux
13 3 (2.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.36%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.46%) Bitcoin
7 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.89%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.79%) Linux
2 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 10 (8.93%) CentOS
3 10 (8.93%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.46%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.18%) Fintech
3 41 (36.61%) DevOps
4 28 (25.00%) TDD
5 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
6 22 (19.64%) Microservices
7 20 (17.86%) SDLC
8 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 14 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
11 12 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (9.82%) Data-Driven Decision Making
12 11 (9.82%) Information Security
12 11 (9.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.93%) BDD
13 10 (8.93%) Evolutionary Architecture
13 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Automation
14 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.61%) JavaScript
2 64 (57.14%) Ruby
3 40 (35.71%) Python
4 24 (21.43%) Java
5 20 (17.86%) Go
5 20 (17.86%) Kotlin
6 11 (9.82%) Scala
6 11 (9.82%) SQL
7 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.25%) C#
10 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.57%) PHP
12 3 (2.68%) Solidity
13 2 (1.79%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.89%) ES6
14 1 (0.89%) ES7
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) QA
2 9 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (26.79%) Docker
2 5 (4.46%) vCloud
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (23.21%) Terraform
2 22 (19.64%) Kubernetes
3 12 (10.71%) Ansible
4 11 (9.82%) Packer
5 6 (5.36%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.79%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.79%) OpenView
7 1 (0.89%) Consul
7 1 (0.89%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.89%) Grafana
7 1 (0.89%) Graphite
7 1 (0.89%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (8.93%) Google
2 10 (8.93%) Rackspace
2 10 (8.93%) Splunk
3 5 (4.46%) New Relic
4 3 (2.68%) GoCardless
4 3 (2.68%) Rollbar
4 3 (2.68%) SendGrid
5 2 (1.79%) Apple
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.79%) Netlify
5 2 (1.79%) Tableau
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.89%) Marketo
6 1 (0.89%) Mashery
6 1 (0.89%) WSO2