Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 977 1059 1081
Rank change year-on-year +82 +22 +40
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 195 142 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 0.46% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 175 114 178
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +27.78%

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 39,012 30,657 24,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.08% 17.43% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31,547 25,183 20,342
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +87 193 £62,500 +8.70% 35
London +73 139 £70,000 +16.67% 30
UK excluding London +47 55 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East +32 39 £47,500 +5.56%
Midlands +37 6 £50,000 -23.08%
West Midlands +27 6 £50,000 -23.08%
North of England +7 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1
North West +22 3 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England - 3 £60,000 - 3
Yorkshire +13 1 £52,500 -12.50%
South West -1 1 £37,500 -23.08% 1
Scotland -10 1 - -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 138 (70.77%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (54.87%) JavaScript
3 71 (36.41%) Python
4 69 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (32.82%) Ruby
6 61 (31.28%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (31.28%) React
7 53 (27.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 53 (27.18%) GitHub
8 47 (24.10%) Redis
8 47 (24.10%) Web Development
9 46 (23.59%) Java
10 44 (22.56%) SQL
10 44 (22.56%) DevOps
11 43 (22.05%) Node.js
12 41 (21.03%) CSS
13 40 (20.51%) Sass
14 36 (18.46%) HTML
15 34 (17.44%) TDD
15 34 (17.44%) REST
16 33 (16.92%) Git (software)
16 33 (16.92%) Ansible
17 30 (15.38%) Microservices
17 30 (15.38%) Scrum
18 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
19 28 (14.36%) Docker
19 28 (14.36%) Front End Development
20 27 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
20 27 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
20 27 (13.85%) Unit Testing

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 27 (13.85%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.03%) Drupal
3 2 (1.03%) nginx
3 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 138 (70.77%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (27.18%) GitHub
3 25 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
3 25 (12.82%) SaaS
3 25 (12.82%) Serverless
4 23 (11.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.05%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (2.05%) Fastly
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.03%) PaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.51%) npm
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) Internet
2 7 (3.59%) Firewall
2 7 (3.59%) HTTP
2 7 (3.59%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) CTI
3 1 (0.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.51%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (31.28%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (24.10%) Redis
3 14 (7.18%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.13%) Blockchain
5 9 (4.62%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (4.10%) Big Data
6 8 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.10%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.05%) MySQL
7 4 (2.05%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (16.92%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.31%) CircleCI
3 15 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.15%) Travis CI
5 9 (4.62%) GitLab
6 8 (4.10%) PhantomJS
7 7 (3.59%) CasperJS
7 7 (3.59%) webpack
8 6 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.05%) RSpec
10 4 (2.05%) Selenium
10 4 (2.05%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.54%) Babel
11 3 (1.54%) Codeship
11 3 (1.54%) JIRA
12 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.03%) Mocha
12 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.03%) WATIR
General
1 23 (11.79%) Finance
2 9 (4.62%) Marketing
3 5 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.54%) Advertising
4 3 (1.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.03%) Law
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (55.38%) Developer
2 52 (26.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 37 (18.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.26%) Ruby Developer
7 19 (9.74%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.67%) Python Developer
8 13 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Node.js Developer
10 11 (5.64%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (4.62%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 9 (4.62%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) Django Developer
13 8 (4.10%) Full Stack Web Developer
13 8 (4.10%) Python/Django Developer
13 8 (4.10%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.28%) React
2 53 (27.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 43 (22.05%) Node.js
4 41 (21.03%) CSS
5 40 (20.51%) Sass
6 36 (18.46%) HTML
7 34 (17.44%) REST
8 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
9 24 (12.31%) Spring
10 18 (9.23%) GraphQL
10 18 (9.23%) Memcached
11 17 (8.72%) Redux
12 16 (8.21%) Web Services
13 15 (7.69%) LESS
14 14 (7.18%) CSS3
14 14 (7.18%) HTML5
15 13 (6.67%) Django
16 11 (5.64%) Express
16 11 (5.64%) jQuery
16 11 (5.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Fintech
1 19 (9.74%) User Experience
2 14 (7.18%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.62%) NHS
4 8 (4.10%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.10%) Social Network
5 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.05%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) IVR
9 1 (0.51%) Life Science
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.51%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.31%) Linux
2 11 (5.64%) Unix
3 10 (5.13%) Android
3 10 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.51%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.10%) Web Development
3 44 (22.56%) DevOps
4 34 (17.44%) TDD
5 30 (15.38%) Microservices
5 30 (15.38%) Scrum
6 28 (14.36%) Front End Development
7 27 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (13.85%) Unit Testing
8 26 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 24 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (10.77%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.26%) IT Strategy
12 18 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 17 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (8.72%) Project Management
14 14 (7.18%) Machine Learning
15 13 (6.67%) Analytics
15 13 (6.67%) API Development
16 12 (6.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.87%) JavaScript
2 71 (36.41%) Python
3 64 (32.82%) Ruby
4 46 (23.59%) Java
5 44 (22.56%) SQL
6 18 (9.23%) ES6
7 15 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
8 11 (5.64%) PHP
8 11 (5.64%) TypeScript
9 10 (5.13%) ActionScript
10 7 (3.59%) Apex Code
11 6 (3.08%) Kotlin
11 6 (3.08%) Perl
12 4 (2.05%) Elixir
13 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.03%) ClojureScript
13 2 (1.03%) Go
13 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.51%) Clojure
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (12.31%) AWS Certification
2 12 (6.15%) Degree
3 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (14.36%) Docker
2 7 (3.59%) iptables
3 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (16.92%) Ansible
2 18 (9.23%) Terraform
3 17 (8.72%) Kubernetes
4 11 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.13%) Kibana
6 5 (2.56%) Puppet
7 4 (2.05%) Grafana
7 4 (2.05%) Graphite
8 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (4.10%) New Relic
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle
3 6 (3.08%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.54%) Informatica
5 2 (1.03%) Capita
5 2 (1.03%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.03%) Google
5 2 (1.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) Splunk
6 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.51%) Dell
6 1 (0.51%) Facebook
6 1 (0.51%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.51%) Marketo
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.51%) Rollbar
6 1 (0.51%) SAP