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

Heroku
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1058 1062 1103
Rank change year-on-year +4 +41 +135
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 136 202 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.45% 0.85% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 110 177 163
UK median annual salary £59,750 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.42% +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,625 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 30160 23630 19028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.14% 12.01% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24750 19974 15394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £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 August 2017.

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 23 August 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 +24 133 £60,000 - 16
London -11 97 £60,000 -4.00% 14
UK excluding London +48 39 £50,000 -13.04% 2
North of England +12 17 £60,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire - 16 £60,000 -
South East +53 11 £50,000 -16.67% 1
South West +1 7 £48,750 -22.00%
Midlands +31 1 £65,000 +27.45%
West Midlands +12 1 £65,000 +27.45%
Scotland +3 1 - -
North West -33 1 £45,000 -50.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 113 (83.09%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (57.35%) JavaScript
3 50 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (34.56%) Node.js
5 45 (33.09%) Software Engineering
5 45 (33.09%) Java
6 42 (30.88%) Python
7 41 (30.15%) Ruby
7 41 (30.15%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (27.94%) CSS
9 37 (27.21%) HTML
10 36 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (25.00%) OO
12 32 (23.53%) AngularJS
13 31 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (22.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 30 (22.06%) React
15 29 (21.32%) DevOps
16 26 (19.12%) Linux
16 26 (19.12%) C#
17 24 (17.65%) Google
17 24 (17.65%) GitHub
18 23 (16.91%) Git (software)
19 21 (15.44%) .NET
19 21 (15.44%) Scrum
19 21 (15.44%) Sass
20 20 (14.71%) PHP
20 20 (14.71%) Microservices
20 20 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
21 19 (13.97%) Redis

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 9 (6.62%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.41%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.68%) WordPress
5 3 (2.21%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.21%) nginx
6 2 (1.47%) Apache
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 113 (83.09%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (17.65%) GitHub
4 20 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (9.56%) SaaS
6 11 (8.09%) IaaS
7 10 (7.35%) PaaS
8 9 (6.62%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (6.62%) DigitalOcean
9 6 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (4.41%) OpenShift
10 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (3.68%) Force.com
11 2 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.74%) G Suite
12 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.15%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (13.97%) Redis
3 17 (12.50%) MySQL
4 14 (10.29%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.15%) Big Data
6 6 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.94%) RethinkDB
8 3 (2.21%) GIS
8 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.74%) HBase
10 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.35%) webpack
3 7 (5.15%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.41%) Grunt
5 5 (3.68%) Bower
5 5 (3.68%) Travis CI
6 4 (2.94%) Capybara
6 4 (2.94%) CircleCI
6 4 (2.94%) RSpec
7 3 (2.21%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.47%) GitLab
8 2 (1.47%) JIRA
8 2 (1.47%) Subversion
9 1 (0.74%) Ant
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.74%) JMeter
9 1 (0.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (9.56%) Finance
1 13 (9.56%) Marketing
2 7 (5.15%) Legal
2 7 (5.15%) Publishing
3 5 (3.68%) Electronics
3 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.68%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 82 (60.29%) Developer
2 24 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
3 23 (16.91%) Software Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 15 (11.03%) PHP Developer
6 14 (10.29%) Python Developer
6 14 (10.29%) Ruby Developer
7 12 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) AWS Software Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Node.js Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.62%) Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) PHP Web Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.56%) Node.js
2 38 (27.94%) CSS
3 37 (27.21%) HTML
4 32 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 30 (22.06%) React
5 30 (22.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 21 (15.44%) .NET
6 21 (15.44%) Sass
7 15 (11.03%) jQuery
7 15 (11.03%) Laravel
7 15 (11.03%) REST
8 14 (10.29%) Angular 2
8 14 (10.29%) Ember.js
8 14 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (6.62%) Redux
10 8 (5.88%) CSS3
10 8 (5.88%) Express
10 8 (5.88%) JSON
10 8 (5.88%) Serverless Framework
11 7 (5.15%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) User Experience
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.35%) Social Media
4 5 (3.68%) Fintech
5 3 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.74%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Linux
2 2 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.09%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.00%) OO
4 31 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (21.32%) DevOps
6 21 (15.44%) Scrum
7 20 (14.71%) Microservices
8 18 (13.24%) TDD
9 16 (11.76%) Open Source
9 16 (11.76%) Web Development
10 15 (11.03%) API Development
11 14 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 12 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 11 (8.09%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.62%) Unit Testing
15 8 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.35%) JavaScript
2 45 (33.09%) Java
3 42 (30.88%) Python
4 41 (30.15%) Ruby
5 26 (19.12%) C#
6 20 (14.71%) PHP
7 10 (7.35%) ES6
7 10 (7.35%) Go
8 9 (6.62%) SQL
9 7 (5.15%) C++
9 7 (5.15%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (4.41%) C
11 5 (3.68%) Apex Code
11 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.21%) GraphQL
13 2 (1.47%) ClojureScript
13 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.47%) Scala
14 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GCP
2 1 (0.74%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) Docker
2 5 (3.68%) vCloud
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.29%) Ansible
3 12 (8.82%) Puppet
4 5 (3.68%) Terraform
5 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.47%) rkt
6 1 (0.74%) Kibana
6 1 (0.74%) Mesos
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) Google
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.68%) SAP
5 3 (2.21%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.74%) Facebook
6 1 (0.74%) Informatica
6 1 (0.74%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.74%) New Relic
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle
6 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.74%) Splunk