Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 967 974 1055
Rank change year-on-year +7 +81 +130
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 219 205 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.61% 0.85% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 182 187 226
UK median annual salary £56,250 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £84,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +25.00%

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 36,165 24,117 21,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.60% 13.91% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29,949 20,211 18,356
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,125 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 12 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 19 February 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 +13 210 £60,000 -4.00% 34
London +15 171 £60,000 -4.00% 25
UK excluding London +5 45 £46,000 -8.00% 11
South East +14 14 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West +7 13 £46,000 -23.33% 1
North of England -4 6 £30,000 -58.62% 2
North West -6 6 £30,000 -58.62% 2
East of England +5 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Scotland -32 5 £23,500 -38.16% 2
Midlands -9 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -21 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 129 (58.90%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (56.62%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (42.47%) JavaScript
4 86 (39.27%) GitHub
5 83 (37.90%) Redis
6 80 (36.53%) Ruby
7 69 (31.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 67 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (30.14%) Node.js
10 61 (27.85%) CSS
11 56 (25.57%) React
12 51 (23.29%) HTML
13 49 (22.37%) Git (software)
14 47 (21.46%) Elasticsearch
15 44 (20.09%) SQL
16 42 (19.18%) Python
17 38 (17.35%) Project Management
18 37 (16.89%) AngularJS
18 37 (16.89%) Analytics
19 36 (16.44%) TDD
19 36 (16.44%) Web Development
19 36 (16.44%) Docker
20 35 (15.98%) Sass
21 34 (15.53%) Slack
22 33 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
22 33 (15.07%) HTML5
22 33 (15.07%) Finance
23 32 (14.61%) Java
23 32 (14.61%) CSS3
24 30 (13.70%) DigitalOcean

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 47 (21.46%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.02%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (3.20%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.74%) Confluence
5 3 (1.37%) nginx
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) Drupal
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Shopify
2 2 (0.91%) Summit
3 1 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 129 (58.90%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (39.27%) GitHub
3 34 (15.53%) Slack
4 30 (13.70%) DigitalOcean
5 28 (12.79%) Coveralls
5 28 (12.79%) Zube
6 22 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (7.31%) SaaS
8 15 (6.85%) PaaS
9 14 (6.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (5.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (4.57%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (4.57%) Serverless
12 9 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (3.65%) Amazon S3
13 8 (3.65%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (3.20%) IaaS
15 5 (2.28%) CloudFront
15 5 (2.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) HTTP
2 3 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (56.62%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (37.90%) Redis
3 18 (8.22%) MySQL
4 12 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (3.65%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.20%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.74%) MySQL Workbench
8 6 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.83%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.37%) Big Data
11 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.46%) GIS
13 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 49 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.79%) Code Climate
2 28 (12.79%) Codeship
3 22 (10.05%) JIRA
4 20 (9.13%) Bitbucket
5 13 (5.94%) CircleCI
6 12 (5.48%) Selenium
7 10 (4.57%) webpack
8 6 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.74%) gulp
8 6 (2.74%) Mocha
8 6 (2.74%) PhantomJS
8 6 (2.74%) RSpec
9 5 (2.28%) CasperJS
9 5 (2.28%) Grunt
9 5 (2.28%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.83%) GitLab
10 4 (1.83%) Pivotal Tracker
11 3 (1.37%) Bower
11 3 (1.37%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (15.07%) Finance
2 26 (11.87%) Banking
3 25 (11.42%) Retail
4 15 (6.85%) Advertising
5 13 (5.94%) Marketing
6 5 (2.28%) Back Office
7 4 (1.83%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Automotive
8 2 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (68.49%) Developer
2 69 (31.51%) Senior Developer
3 67 (30.59%) Full Stack Developer
4 47 (21.46%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 30 (13.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 28 (12.79%) Ruby Developer
7 22 (10.05%) Lead Developer
8 19 (8.68%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Senior Ruby Developer
12 10 (4.57%) Applications Developer
12 10 (4.57%) Software Engineer
13 9 (4.11%) Junior
13 9 (4.11%) Ruby Engineer
13 9 (4.11%) Web Applications Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Angular Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Database Developer
14 7 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (3.20%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 66 (30.14%) Node.js
3 61 (27.85%) CSS
4 56 (25.57%) React
5 51 (23.29%) HTML
6 37 (16.89%) AngularJS
7 35 (15.98%) Sass
8 33 (15.07%) HTML5
9 32 (14.61%) CSS3
10 28 (12.79%) Sidekiq
11 27 (12.33%) jQuery
12 19 (8.68%) Web Services
13 17 (7.76%) JSON
13 17 (7.76%) REST
14 14 (6.39%) LESS
15 13 (5.94%) RESTful
16 11 (5.02%) D3.js
17 10 (4.57%) Django
18 8 (3.65%) XML
18 8 (3.65%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) User Experience
2 21 (9.59%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.39%) Fintech
4 10 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.91%) Social Network
9 1 (0.46%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.46%) Mashup
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.02%) Linux
2 6 (2.74%) Android
2 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.83%) Unix
3 4 (1.83%) Windows
4 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.35%) Project Management
3 37 (16.89%) Analytics
4 36 (16.44%) TDD
4 36 (16.44%) Web Development
5 33 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 28 (12.79%) Scrum
8 25 (11.42%) Unit Testing
9 24 (10.96%) DevOps
10 20 (9.13%) Open Source
11 16 (7.31%) Machine Learning
11 16 (7.31%) Microservices
12 14 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.39%) OOP
13 11 (5.02%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.57%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.57%) Pair Programming
14 10 (4.57%) Test Automation
15 9 (4.11%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.47%) JavaScript
2 80 (36.53%) Ruby
3 44 (20.09%) SQL
4 42 (19.18%) Python
5 32 (14.61%) Java
6 25 (11.42%) PHP
7 23 (10.50%) ClojureScript
8 10 (4.57%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.11%) ES6
10 8 (3.65%) GraphQL
11 7 (3.20%) Apex Code
11 7 (3.20%) C#
12 6 (2.74%) ES7
13 4 (1.83%) Go
14 3 (1.37%) Elixir
15 2 (0.91%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.46%) C++
16 1 (0.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (5.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.65%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) GDPR
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (16.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.37%) vSphere
3 2 (0.91%) vCloud
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.02%) Ansible
2 9 (4.11%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.74%) Puppet
4 5 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.91%) Terraform
6 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.46%) Grafana
6 1 (0.46%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (7.31%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (6.85%) Google
3 5 (2.28%) IBM
3 5 (2.28%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.28%) Twitter
4 2 (0.91%) Apiary
4 2 (0.91%) Mercator
4 2 (0.91%) New Relic
4 2 (0.91%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) Apigee
5 1 (0.46%) Demandware
5 1 (0.46%) Facebook
5 1 (0.46%) hybris
5 1 (0.46%) Marketo
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.46%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) WooCommerce