Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1023 1015 1071
Rank change year-on-year -8 +56 +157
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 158 209 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.49% 0.87% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 135 182 224
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £91,125 £72,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% +20.00% -5.56%

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 32049 24132 19920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.26% 12.73% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26367 20286 16405
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 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 +37 153 £60,000 -4.00% 13
London -27 123 £60,000 -14.29% 10
UK excluding London +33 34 £47,500 -6.86% 3
North of England +19 17 £59,500 +1.28% 1
Yorkshire +33 14 £60,000 -17.24%
South East +45 12 £47,500 -13.64% 1
North West +12 3 £28,500 -36.67% 1
Scotland -19 2 £20,000 -47.37%
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 122 (77.22%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (51.27%) JavaScript
3 61 (38.61%) Node.js
4 60 (37.97%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (28.48%) Ruby
6 45 (28.48%) React
7 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
8 37 (23.42%) CSS
8 37 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 36 (22.78%) Redis
10 33 (20.89%) GitHub
10 33 (20.89%) Java
10 33 (20.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 31 (19.62%) HTML
11 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (19.62%) DevOps
12 30 (18.99%) AngularJS
13 29 (18.35%) Python
14 28 (17.72%) Docker
15 25 (15.82%) OO
16 24 (15.19%) TDD
17 23 (14.56%) Scrum
18 21 (13.29%) Finance
18 21 (13.29%) Microservices
19 20 (12.66%) User Experience
19 20 (12.66%) C#
20 19 (12.03%) .NET
20 19 (12.03%) Linux
21 18 (11.39%) Google

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 (9.49%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (5.06%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.27%) Apache
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (1.27%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Drupal
6 1 (0.63%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 122 (77.22%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (23.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (20.89%) GitHub
4 18 (11.39%) DigitalOcean
5 17 (10.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (9.49%) IaaS
7 13 (8.23%) PaaS
8 11 (6.96%) SaaS
9 10 (6.33%) Serverless
10 8 (5.06%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (5.06%) Slack
11 6 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (3.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (3.80%) OpenShift
12 5 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (3.16%) Force.com
13 4 (2.53%) Bluemix
13 4 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (1.27%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (1.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) HTTP
1 2 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.97%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (22.78%) Redis
3 17 (10.76%) MySQL
4 5 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.16%) Blockchain
4 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.53%) RethinkDB
6 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.90%) GIS
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.96%) webpack
3 8 (5.06%) Jasmine
3 8 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.43%) Codeship
5 6 (3.80%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.80%) CircleCI
5 6 (3.80%) RSpec
6 5 (3.16%) Capybara
6 5 (3.16%) Travis CI
6 5 (3.16%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.53%) JIRA
7 4 (2.53%) Selenium
8 3 (1.90%) GitLab
8 3 (1.90%) Mocha
9 1 (0.63%) Babel
9 1 (0.63%) Grunt
9 1 (0.63%) gulp
9 1 (0.63%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.63%) RubyGems
General
1 21 (13.29%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Legal
3 7 (4.43%) Marketing
4 5 (3.16%) Electronics
4 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (58.86%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 25 (15.82%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.92%) Software Engineer
5 21 (13.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 15 (9.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 14 (8.86%) Ruby Developer
8 13 (8.23%) Consultant
8 13 (8.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 11 (6.96%) Lead Developer
10 10 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) AWS Software Engineer
10 10 (6.33%) Node.js Developer
11 9 (5.70%) Applications Developer
11 9 (5.70%) PHP Developer
12 8 (5.06%) Java Developer
13 7 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Ruby Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (4.43%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (38.61%) Node.js
2 45 (28.48%) React
3 37 (23.42%) CSS
4 33 (20.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 31 (19.62%) HTML
6 30 (18.99%) AngularJS
7 19 (12.03%) .NET
8 15 (9.49%) Sass
9 14 (8.86%) CSS3
10 13 (8.23%) REST
11 12 (7.59%) Angular 2
11 12 (7.59%) Ember.js
11 12 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (6.96%) HTML5
12 11 (6.96%) jQuery
12 11 (6.96%) Redux
13 9 (5.70%) Django
13 9 (5.70%) Sidekiq
13 9 (5.70%) Web Services
14 8 (5.06%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) User Experience
2 11 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.70%) Fintech
4 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.16%) Social Media
6 4 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.03%) Linux
2 3 (1.90%) Android
3 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.32%) Software Engineering
3 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (19.62%) DevOps
4 25 (15.82%) OO
5 24 (15.19%) TDD
6 23 (14.56%) Scrum
7 21 (13.29%) Microservices
8 16 (10.13%) Web Development
9 15 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (9.49%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.86%) API Development
10 14 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.86%) Open Source
11 13 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (8.23%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (7.59%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.96%) Project Management
13 11 (6.96%) Test Automation
14 10 (6.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.27%) JavaScript
2 45 (28.48%) Ruby
3 33 (20.89%) Java
4 29 (18.35%) Python
5 20 (12.66%) C#
6 15 (9.49%) PHP
7 13 (8.23%) ES6
7 13 (8.23%) SQL
8 10 (6.33%) Go
9 9 (5.70%) ClojureScript
10 6 (3.80%) C++
11 5 (3.16%) C
12 4 (2.53%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.90%) GraphQL
14 2 (1.27%) Elixir
14 2 (1.27%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.63%) Scala
15 1 (0.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) GDPR
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (17.72%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) vCloud
3 3 (1.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Ansible
1 14 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.96%) Puppet
3 7 (4.43%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.53%) Terraform
5 1 (0.63%) rkt
Vendors
1 18 (11.39%) Google
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.16%) SAP
4 4 (2.53%) IBM
4 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.53%) Twitter
5 2 (1.27%) Apiary
5 2 (1.27%) Xero
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore