Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 887 969 1002
Rank change year-on-year +82 +33 -1
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 134 148 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.32% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 110 130 190
UK median annual salary £61,250 £66,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.55% +15.22% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,125 £90,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year -14.58% +31.87% -1.62%

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 41,880 40,541 38,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.07% 26.82% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34,043 32,380 31,865
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +101 129 £62,500 -5.66% 46
London +32 69 £62,500 -7.41% 34
UK excluding London +139 58 £51,250 -14.58% 13
South East +64 32 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Midlands +56 21 £42,500 -52.11%
West Midlands +54 21 £42,500 -52.11%
North of England +45 2 £75,000 - 3
North West +29 2 £75,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £48,750 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 104 (77.61%) AWS
2 80 (59.70%) Ruby
3 79 (58.96%) JavaScript
4 67 (50.00%) React
5 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (38.81%) Node.js
7 45 (33.58%) TDD
8 43 (32.09%) Python
9 42 (31.34%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (30.60%) Fintech
11 39 (29.10%) Redis
12 33 (24.63%) Computer Science
13 32 (23.88%) Ruby on Rails
14 31 (23.13%) Finance
15 30 (22.39%) Test Automation
16 29 (21.64%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (20.90%) DevOps
18 26 (19.40%) Cucumber
18 26 (19.40%) Terraform
19 25 (18.66%) Docker
19 25 (18.66%) CSS
20 23 (17.16%) Java
21 22 (16.42%) HTML
21 22 (16.42%) RESTful
22 21 (15.67%) MySQL
22 21 (15.67%) Linux
22 21 (15.67%) QA
23 20 (14.93%) Scala
24 19 (14.18%) Mobile App
24 19 (14.18%) Salesforce.com

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 12 (8.96%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.99%) nginx
2 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.24%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.24%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.49%) Ethereum
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 104 (77.61%) AWS
2 16 (11.94%) Azure
3 12 (8.96%) GCP
3 12 (8.96%) npm
4 11 (8.21%) GitHub
5 8 (5.97%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (5.97%) PaaS
5 8 (5.97%) Serverless
6 6 (4.48%) SaaS
7 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.24%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (2.24%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (2.24%) Force.com
9 3 (2.24%) IaaS
9 3 (2.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (2.24%) Slack
10 2 (1.49%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) AMQP
2 1 (0.75%) DNS
2 1 (0.75%) SSH
2 1 (0.75%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.10%) Redis
2 29 (21.64%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (15.67%) MySQL
4 13 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.96%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.48%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (4.48%) GIS
7 4 (2.99%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (2.99%) Blockchain
8 3 (2.24%) InfluxDB
8 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Cucumber
2 18 (13.43%) webpack
3 14 (10.45%) gulp
4 13 (9.70%) RSpec
4 13 (9.70%) Selenium
5 12 (8.96%) Grunt
5 12 (8.96%) Sinon.JS
6 10 (7.46%) Postman
7 5 (3.73%) CircleCI
8 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.99%) JIRA
9 3 (2.24%) Cypress.io
9 3 (2.24%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.24%) Mocha
9 3 (2.24%) RuboCop
10 2 (1.49%) Babel
10 2 (1.49%) GitLab
10 2 (1.49%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 7 (5.22%) Automotive
5 6 (4.48%) Banking
5 6 (4.48%) Games
5 6 (4.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (45.52%) Developer
2 24 (17.91%) Ruby Developer
3 21 (15.67%) React Developer
4 19 (14.18%) QA Engineer
5 18 (13.43%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.96%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Ruby Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Architect
10 5 (3.73%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Salesforce Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (50.00%) React
2 52 (38.81%) Node.js
3 32 (23.88%) Ruby on Rails
4 25 (18.66%) CSS
5 22 (16.42%) HTML
5 22 (16.42%) RESTful
6 18 (13.43%) AngularJS
7 17 (12.69%) React Native
8 15 (11.19%) Sass
8 15 (11.19%) Sidekiq
9 13 (9.70%) CSS3
9 13 (9.70%) HTML5
10 12 (8.96%) .NET
10 12 (8.96%) Browserify
10 12 (8.96%) Chai
10 12 (8.96%) Express
10 12 (8.96%) WebGL
11 8 (5.97%) REST
12 6 (4.48%) Vue.js
12 6 (4.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.70%) Algorithms
4 13 (9.70%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.99%) Bitcoin
5 4 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Life Science
7 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) Social Media
7 2 (1.49%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.67%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) Windows
3 3 (2.24%) CentOS
3 3 (2.24%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.49%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) TDD
3 42 (31.34%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (30.60%) Fintech
5 33 (24.63%) Computer Science
6 30 (22.39%) Test Automation
7 28 (20.90%) DevOps
8 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (13.43%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 18 (13.43%) OOD
9 17 (12.69%) BDD
9 17 (12.69%) Front End Development
9 17 (12.69%) Scrum
10 15 (11.19%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 15 (11.19%) Decision-Making
10 15 (11.19%) Regression Testing
11 14 (10.45%) Kanban
11 14 (10.45%) OO
11 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
12 13 (9.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (59.70%) Ruby
2 79 (58.96%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.09%) Python
4 23 (17.16%) Java
5 20 (14.93%) Scala
6 17 (12.69%) Kotlin
7 14 (10.45%) Go
8 13 (9.70%) SQL
9 12 (8.96%) ES6
10 11 (8.21%) C#
11 10 (7.46%) TypeScript
12 9 (6.72%) PHP
13 8 (5.97%) ES7
14 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
15 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.49%) Apex Code
16 2 (1.49%) Solidity
17 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) ISTQB
1 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (19.40%) Terraform
2 15 (11.19%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.97%) Ansible
4 4 (2.99%) Packer
5 2 (1.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.75%) Consul
6 1 (0.75%) Grafana
6 1 (0.75%) Graphite
6 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (14.18%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (4.48%) Google
3 3 (2.24%) GoCardless
3 3 (2.24%) Marketo
3 3 (2.24%) New Relic
3 3 (2.24%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.24%) Rollbar
3 3 (2.24%) SendGrid
4 2 (1.49%) Conga
4 2 (1.49%) DocuSign
4 2 (1.49%) Informatica
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.49%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) Workday
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau