Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 622 910 968
Rank change year-on-year +288 +58 +88
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 67 169 175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.34% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 176 176
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -5.66% +10.42%
10th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £106,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% +2.63%

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 19,668 43,484 40,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.28% 31.85% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16,566 35,459 33,033
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,578 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 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 +284 66 £60,000 - 16
London +235 45 £62,500 -3.85% 11
UK excluding London +259 21 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Work from Home +11 14 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Midlands +120 7 £55,000 +37.50%
West Midlands +98 6 £55,000 +37.50%
South East +199 5 £57,500 -4.17% 3
North of England +148 3 £50,000 -33.33% 1
East of England +138 3 £65,000 +18.18%
South West +130 3 £65,000 -16.13% 1
North East - 2 - -
North West +97 1 £50,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +95 1 £50,000 +5.26%

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 58 (86.57%) AWS
2 32 (47.76%) Ruby
3 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (40.30%) Python
5 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (32.84%) Fintech
7 21 (31.34%) Docker
8 20 (29.85%) SDLC
8 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
9 19 (28.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 19 (28.36%) DevOps
10 18 (26.87%) Linux
11 17 (25.37%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (23.88%) Serverless
12 16 (23.88%) Java
12 16 (23.88%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (22.39%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (22.39%) Redis
14 13 (19.40%) Node.js
14 13 (19.40%) Kubernetes
14 13 (19.40%) Information Security
14 13 (19.40%) .NET
14 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
14 13 (19.40%) Azure
15 12 (17.91%) React
16 11 (16.42%) GCP
16 11 (16.42%) Kotlin
16 11 (16.42%) Terraform
16 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
16 11 (16.42%) Windows

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 7 (10.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (10.45%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.96%) CloudStack
3 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (86.57%) AWS
2 16 (23.88%) Serverless
3 15 (22.39%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (19.40%) Azure
5 11 (16.42%) GCP
6 9 (13.43%) PaaS
7 6 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (8.96%) DigitalOcean
7 6 (8.96%) IaaS
8 5 (7.46%) SaaS
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.99%) Fastly
10 1 (1.49%) Apigee
10 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.49%) Dialogflow
10 1 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) AMQP
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (22.39%) Redis
3 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.45%) MySQL
5 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.97%) Looker
8 3 (4.48%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (4.48%) BigQuery
8 3 (4.48%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.99%) Tableau
10 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.49%) Big Data
10 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.49%) Presto
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.94%) RSpec
3 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.99%) CircleCI
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) Grunt
4 1 (1.49%) gulp
4 1 (1.49%) Mocha
4 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Site Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (7.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.97%) iOS Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Customer Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 13 (19.40%) Node.js
3 12 (17.91%) React
4 6 (8.96%) REST
5 5 (7.46%) CSS
5 5 (7.46%) HTML
6 4 (5.97%) GraphQL
7 3 (4.48%) CSS3
7 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.48%) Kafka
8 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.99%) Apollo GraphQL
8 2 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.99%) VCL
8 2 (2.99%) Vue.js
9 1 (1.49%) Flask
9 1 (1.49%) GatsbyJS
9 1 (1.49%) React Native
9 1 (1.49%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Mashup
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) Android
3 9 (13.43%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.96%) CentOS
4 6 (8.96%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.46%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Fintech
3 20 (29.85%) SDLC
3 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
4 19 (28.36%) DevOps
4 19 (28.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
5 13 (19.40%) Information Security
6 10 (14.93%) TDD
6 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Product Management
7 9 (13.43%) Sprint Planning
8 8 (11.94%) Android Development
8 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (11.94%) iOS Development
8 8 (11.94%) Microservices
8 8 (11.94%) Refactoring
8 8 (11.94%) Software Architecture
8 8 (11.94%) User Stories
9 7 (10.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Ruby
2 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
3 27 (40.30%) Python
4 16 (23.88%) Java
5 11 (16.42%) Kotlin
6 9 (13.43%) SQL
7 8 (11.94%) Apple Swift
7 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
8 7 (10.45%) Go
9 6 (8.96%) PHP
9 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.46%) C#
10 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (1.49%) Elixir
11 1 (1.49%) ES6
11 1 (1.49%) R
11 1 (1.49%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (31.34%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) vCloud
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Kubernetes
2 11 (16.42%) Terraform
3 10 (14.93%) Ansible
4 6 (8.96%) Packer
5 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.99%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.99%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Google
1 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.96%) Rackspace
3 4 (5.97%) Splunk
4 1 (1.49%) Facebook
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Instagram
4 1 (1.49%) Marketo
4 1 (1.49%) Mashery
4 1 (1.49%) New Relic
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) WSO2