Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1029 1007 1067
Rank change year-on-year -22 +60 +146
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 182 215 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.54% 0.87% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 152 188 233
UK median annual salary £59,750 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.40% +13.64% +2.33%
10th Percentile £40,475 £43,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £87,875 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% +20.00% +6.25%

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 33961 24719 20493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.85% 13.06% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27954 20795 17007
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Heroku
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Heroku over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 11 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 24 November 2017. 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 +27 176 £60,000 -4.00% 25
London 0 150 £60,000 -11.11% 21
UK excluding London +31 31 £47,500 -6.86% 9
South East +45 11 £47,500 -13.64% 1
North of England +25 11 £47,250 -19.57%
Yorkshire +31 7 £60,000 -17.24%
North West -16 4 £28,500 -36.67%
Scotland -17 3 £27,500 -27.63% 5
South West +21 2 - - 2
East of England +11 2 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Wales - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Heroku also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Heroku.

1 129 (70.88%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 86 (47.25%) JavaScript
4 61 (33.52%) Node.js
5 57 (31.32%) Ruby
6 56 (30.77%) Redis
7 55 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (26.92%) CSS
9 48 (26.37%) GitHub
10 44 (24.18%) React
10 44 (24.18%) Ruby on Rails
11 41 (22.53%) HTML
12 36 (19.78%) Docker
13 35 (19.23%) AngularJS
14 34 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (18.13%) Software Engineering
16 32 (17.58%) Java
17 31 (17.03%) Python
17 31 (17.03%) Finance
17 31 (17.03%) Git (software)
18 30 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (16.48%) DevOps
19 26 (14.29%) TDD
20 25 (13.74%) Scrum
20 25 (13.74%) DigitalOcean
21 24 (13.19%) Sass
22 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
22 23 (12.64%) Web Development
23 22 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
23 22 (12.09%) SQL

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 22 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (8.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (4.95%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.20%) nginx
5 3 (1.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Drupal
7 1 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Summit
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 129 (70.88%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (26.37%) GitHub
3 34 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (13.74%) DigitalOcean
5 18 (9.89%) Slack
6 16 (8.79%) IaaS
6 16 (8.79%) PaaS
7 15 (8.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (7.69%) SaaS
9 11 (6.04%) Serverless
10 9 (4.95%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (4.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (3.85%) OpenShift
13 6 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (2.75%) Bluemix
14 5 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (2.20%) Amazon S3
15 4 (2.20%) CloudFront
15 4 (2.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 56 (30.77%) Redis
3 12 (6.59%) MySQL
4 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.75%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.20%) Blockchain
6 4 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.65%) GIS
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (17.03%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.34%) Codeship
3 14 (7.69%) webpack
4 13 (7.14%) Bitbucket
5 9 (4.95%) JIRA
6 8 (4.40%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.40%) Selenium
7 7 (3.85%) CircleCI
7 7 (3.85%) gulp
7 7 (3.85%) RSpec
8 5 (2.75%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.20%) Capybara
9 4 (2.20%) Grunt
9 4 (2.20%) Mocha
9 4 (2.20%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.65%) Bower
10 3 (1.65%) GitLab
11 1 (0.55%) CasperJS
11 1 (0.55%) PhantomJS
General
1 31 (17.03%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Banking
3 13 (7.14%) Retail
4 6 (3.30%) Advertising
4 6 (3.30%) Marketing
4 6 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Electronics
5 5 (2.75%) Legal
5 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (67.03%) Developer
2 48 (26.37%) Full Stack Developer
3 41 (22.53%) Senior Developer
4 28 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 24 (13.19%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Ruby Developer
7 15 (8.24%) Software Engineer
8 14 (7.69%) Consultant
8 14 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 12 (6.59%) Applications Developer
9 12 (6.59%) Lead Developer
10 11 (6.04%) Node.js Developer
10 11 (6.04%) Web Applications Developer
10 11 (6.04%) Web Developer
11 10 (5.49%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Ruby Engineer
13 6 (3.30%) DevOps Consultant
13 6 (3.30%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (33.52%) Node.js
2 49 (26.92%) CSS
3 44 (24.18%) React
3 44 (24.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 41 (22.53%) HTML
5 35 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 24 (13.19%) Sass
7 19 (10.44%) CSS3
7 19 (10.44%) Sidekiq
8 18 (9.89%) HTML5
9 17 (9.34%) jQuery
10 15 (8.24%) REST
11 10 (5.49%) .NET
11 10 (5.49%) D3.js
11 10 (5.49%) LESS
11 10 (5.49%) Redux
12 9 (4.95%) Django
13 8 (4.40%) Semantic UI
13 8 (4.40%) Web Services
14 6 (3.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) User Experience
2 13 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.49%) Fintech
4 5 (2.75%) Social Media
5 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Mashup
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.34%) Linux
2 5 (2.75%) Android
2 5 (2.75%) Windows
3 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.13%) Software Engineering
3 30 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (16.48%) DevOps
4 26 (14.29%) TDD
5 25 (13.74%) Scrum
6 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
6 23 (12.64%) Web Development
7 22 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (11.54%) Open Source
8 21 (11.54%) Project Management
9 19 (10.44%) Analytics
10 18 (9.89%) Microservices
11 17 (9.34%) OO
12 14 (7.69%) API Development
12 14 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (7.14%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (5.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (47.25%) JavaScript
2 57 (31.32%) Ruby
3 32 (17.58%) Java
4 31 (17.03%) Python
5 22 (12.09%) SQL
6 19 (10.44%) PHP
7 14 (7.69%) C#
7 14 (7.69%) ClojureScript
8 13 (7.14%) ES6
9 10 (5.49%) Go
10 6 (3.30%) C++
11 5 (2.75%) C
12 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.20%) GraphQL
13 3 (1.65%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.65%) Elixir
14 2 (1.10%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GDPR
2 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (19.78%) Docker
2 5 (2.75%) vCloud
3 3 (1.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.79%) Ansible
2 15 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.14%) Puppet
4 8 (4.40%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.65%) Terraform
6 1 (0.55%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (8.24%) Google
2 5 (2.75%) IBM
2 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (2.75%) SAP
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.20%) Twitter
4 2 (1.10%) Apiary
4 2 (1.10%) Mercator
4 2 (1.10%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.10%) Xero
5 1 (0.55%) Apigee
5 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.55%) VMware