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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 641 725 739
Rank change year-on-year +84 +14 +184
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 779 253 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.97% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 109 67 97
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,995 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.87% +7.41% +8.00%
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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 80,165 45,522 28,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.63% 42.59% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39,383 33,449 23,559
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 13 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +21 556 £60,000 -18.64% 12
Work from Home +24 501 £60,000 -18.64% 9
London -65 439 £75,000 -6.25% 4
UK excluding London -44 115 £55,000 -4.35% 8
South West -11 35 £45,000 - 1
South East -65 28 £61,250 -15.52% 2
East of England - 24 £55,000 -
North of England -72 23 £56,748 +10.73% 5
Yorkshire - 20 £58,495 -
West Midlands -54 4 £92,500 +60.87%
Midlands -59 4 £92,500 +60.87%
North West -76 3 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Wales -27 1 £72,500 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 478 (61.36%) AWS
2 453 (58.15%) Software Engineering
3 431 (55.33%) JavaScript
4 427 (54.81%) PostgreSQL
5 413 (53.02%) Ruby
6 408 (52.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 347 (44.54%) Python
8 310 (39.79%) Agile
9 296 (38.00%) React
10 293 (37.61%) Node.js
11 262 (33.63%) DevOps
12 259 (33.25%) Full Stack Development
13 221 (28.37%) Redis
13 221 (28.37%) GitHub
14 214 (27.47%) CI/CD
15 210 (26.96%) TypeScript
16 199 (25.55%) Git (software)
17 182 (23.36%) Terraform
18 179 (22.98%) Vue.js
19 168 (21.57%) Django
20 165 (21.18%) Mentoring
21 163 (20.92%) Azure
22 154 (19.77%) Test Automation
22 154 (19.77%) CircleCI
23 153 (19.64%) CSS
24 142 (18.23%) TDD
24 142 (18.23%) Microservices
25 138 (17.72%) Coaching
26 135 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
27 132 (16.94%) Relational Database

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 90 (11.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (1.80%) CMS
3 11 (1.41%) WordPress
4 9 (1.16%) Apache
4 9 (1.16%) Headless CMS
4 9 (1.16%) nginx
5 8 (1.03%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 478 (61.36%) AWS
2 221 (28.37%) GitHub
3 163 (20.92%) Azure
4 128 (16.43%) GCP
5 104 (13.35%) Serverless
6 100 (12.84%) Amazon EC2
7 92 (11.81%) AWS Lambda
8 85 (10.91%) Amazon S3
8 85 (10.91%) PaaS
9 74 (9.50%) Slack
10 71 (9.11%) Amazon ECS
10 71 (9.11%) IaaS
11 65 (8.34%) Cloud Computing
11 65 (8.34%) Cloudflare
11 65 (8.34%) SaaS
12 59 (7.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 59 (7.57%) Vercel
13 44 (5.65%) CloudFront
14 43 (5.52%) Amazon SQS
14 43 (5.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.44%) Broadband
2 15 (1.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (54.81%) PostgreSQL
2 221 (28.37%) Redis
3 132 (16.94%) Relational Database
4 68 (8.73%) NoSQL
5 48 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (5.65%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (4.49%) MongoDB
7 35 (4.49%) MySQL
8 26 (3.34%) Neo4j
9 24 (3.08%) Big Data
10 21 (2.70%) Metadata
11 19 (2.44%) MariaDB
12 16 (2.05%) InfluxDB
13 14 (1.80%) Amazon Aurora
13 14 (1.80%) DynamoDB
14 12 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.28%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.03%) Power BI
17 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 199 (25.55%) Git (software)
2 154 (19.77%) CircleCI
3 131 (16.82%) RSpec
4 91 (11.68%) JIRA
5 90 (11.55%) Cypress.io
6 71 (9.11%) webpack
7 42 (5.39%) Snyk
8 30 (3.85%) Capybara
9 27 (3.47%) git-flow
10 19 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.80%) Pivotal Tracker
11 14 (1.80%) Selenium
12 9 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.90%) Ant
14 6 (0.77%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.64%) Mocha
16 3 (0.39%) GitLab
17 2 (0.26%) GoCD
17 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
17 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 132 (16.94%) Automotive
1 132 (16.94%) Social Skills
2 86 (11.04%) Finance
3 76 (9.76%) Legal
4 71 (9.11%) Public Sector
5 65 (8.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 58 (7.45%) Games
7 54 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (6.42%) Presentation Skills
9 43 (5.52%) Marketing
10 25 (3.21%) Local Government
11 24 (3.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 19 (2.44%) Electronics
12 19 (2.44%) Law
13 17 (2.18%) Retail
13 17 (2.18%) Tech for Good
14 10 (1.28%) Publishing
15 8 (1.03%) Indonesian Language
15 8 (1.03%) Portuguese Language
15 8 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 297 (38.13%) Software Engineer
2 161 (20.67%) Developer
3 112 (14.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 81 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 63 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 62 (7.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 53 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
7 53 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 33 (4.24%) Lead DevOps
8 33 (4.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 30 (3.85%) Python Engineer
10 29 (3.72%) Platform Engineer
11 26 (3.34%) Ruby Engineer
11 26 (3.34%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 23 (2.95%) Technical Leader
13 19 (2.44%) Backend Developer
14 18 (2.31%) Cloud Engineer
15 17 (2.18%) Lead Cloud Engineer
15 17 (2.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
16 16 (2.05%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (52.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 296 (38.00%) React
3 293 (37.61%) Node.js
4 179 (22.98%) Vue.js
5 168 (21.57%) Django
6 153 (19.64%) CSS
7 92 (11.81%) Jest
8 87 (11.17%) AngularJS
9 84 (10.78%) GraphQL
10 78 (10.01%) Vuex
11 77 (9.88%) Nuxt
12 74 (9.50%) RabbitMQ
13 68 (8.73%) HTML
14 66 (8.47%) Sass
15 65 (8.34%) Memcached
16 59 (7.57%) Sequelize
17 58 (7.45%) Kafka
18 57 (7.32%) Express
19 53 (6.80%) .NET
19 53 (6.80%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.89%) Legacy Systems
2 90 (11.55%) Virtual Team
3 65 (8.34%) Blog
4 58 (7.45%) Mobile App
5 54 (6.93%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (6.16%) User Experience
7 35 (4.49%) Cloud Native
8 33 (4.24%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.70%) Low-Code
9 21 (2.70%) NHS
10 19 (2.44%) Augmented Reality
11 16 (2.05%) IoT
11 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.05%) Robotics
12 15 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (1.80%) Hackathon
14 12 (1.54%) Tandem
15 9 (1.16%) Social Media
16 8 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 8 (1.03%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.07%) Linux
2 15 (1.93%) Unix
3 4 (0.51%) Android
3 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (58.15%) Software Engineering
2 310 (39.79%) Agile
3 262 (33.63%) DevOps
4 259 (33.25%) Full Stack Development
5 214 (27.47%) CI/CD
6 165 (21.18%) Mentoring
7 154 (19.77%) Test Automation
8 142 (18.23%) Microservices
8 142 (18.23%) TDD
9 138 (17.72%) Coaching
10 135 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
11 122 (15.66%) Infrastructure as Code
12 105 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
13 90 (11.55%) Machine Learning
14 83 (10.65%) Pair Programming
15 78 (10.01%) Computer Science
16 74 (9.50%) OO
17 73 (9.37%) Software Testing
18 71 (9.11%) Ergonomics
19 66 (8.47%) Data-Driven Decision Making
Programming Languages
1 431 (55.33%) JavaScript
2 413 (53.02%) Ruby
3 347 (44.54%) Python
4 210 (26.96%) TypeScript
5 122 (15.66%) ES6
6 97 (12.45%) Java
7 78 (10.01%) SQL
8 68 (8.73%) C
9 62 (7.96%) C#
10 57 (7.32%) Elm
11 53 (6.80%) PHP
12 22 (2.82%) Clojure
13 14 (1.80%) ES7
14 13 (1.67%) ES8
15 12 (1.54%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.41%) Rust
17 10 (1.28%) Go
18 5 (0.64%) VBA
19 3 (0.39%) Kotlin
20 2 (0.26%) Bash
Qualifications
1 82 (10.53%) Degree
2 47 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.90%) MBA
4 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.09%) QA
2 12 (1.54%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (13.61%) Docker
2 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 182 (23.36%) Terraform
2 111 (14.25%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.51%) Bugsnag
4 3 (0.39%) Grafana
4 3 (0.39%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 76 (9.76%) New Relic
2 42 (5.39%) Palantir
3 40 (5.13%) Google
4 35 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.70%) GoCardless
6 18 (2.31%) Microsoft
7 13 (1.67%) Pardot
8 10 (1.28%) Netlify
9 9 (1.16%) Cadence
10 8 (1.03%) Monzo
11 7 (0.90%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.77%) Apple
12 6 (0.77%) SendGrid
13 4 (0.51%) Amplitude
13 4 (0.51%) Darktrace
14 3 (0.39%) Dell
15 2 (0.26%) Facebook
15 2 (0.26%) IFS