Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 664 627 927
Rank change year-on-year -37 +300 +94
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 391 67 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 90 59 140
10th Percentile £40,000 " £40,000
25th Percentile £48,438 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% - -3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £77,813
90th Percentile £105,000 £94,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +10.00%

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 53,978 19,295 43,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.34% 40.28% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37,682 16,376 35,978
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,267
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Heroku in the UK

Heroku
Top 15 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 17 October 2021. 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 -34 367 £72,500 +16.00% 36
London -14 311 £82,500 +29.41% 20
Work from Home -198 98 £57,500 +4.55% 8
UK excluding London -219 52 £57,500 +2.22% 15
South East -141 25 £72,500 +26.09% 2
South West -76 9 £42,500 -34.62% 5
North of England -131 8 £45,000 - 6
North West - 6 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -108 5 - - 1
Midlands -115 5 - - 1
Wales - 3 £50,000 -
North East -32 1 £60,000 - 1
East of England -112 1 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 227 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 215 (54.99%) PostgreSQL
3 201 (51.41%) Ruby
4 187 (47.83%) AWS
5 180 (46.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 167 (42.71%) Node.js
7 161 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (36.83%) Full Stack Development
9 142 (36.32%) React
10 138 (35.29%) Software Engineering
11 119 (30.43%) Git (software)
12 118 (30.18%) TypeScript
13 110 (28.13%) Python
14 109 (27.88%) GitHub
15 108 (27.62%) Redis
16 106 (27.11%) Finance
17 102 (26.09%) User Experience
18 95 (24.30%) Docker
19 94 (24.04%) DevOps
20 92 (23.53%) TDD
21 91 (23.27%) Vue.js
22 89 (22.76%) Test Automation
23 86 (21.99%) Terraform
24 80 (20.46%) Pair Programming
25 75 (19.18%) CSS
26 73 (18.67%) Clean Code
27 69 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
28 68 (17.39%) ES6
29 67 (17.14%) GraphQL
30 66 (16.88%) Django

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 26 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.77%) CMS
3 3 (0.77%) WordPress
4 2 (0.51%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 187 (47.83%) AWS
2 109 (27.88%) GitHub
3 65 (16.62%) GCP
4 56 (14.32%) SaaS
5 53 (13.55%) Amazon S3
6 52 (13.30%) Serverless
7 43 (11.00%) Azure
8 39 (9.97%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (9.72%) PaaS
10 28 (7.16%) Stripe
11 27 (6.91%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (6.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (6.39%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (6.14%) Amazon ECS
14 24 (6.14%) Basecamp
15 23 (5.88%) CloudFront
15 23 (5.88%) IaaS
15 23 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (4.86%) Cloudflare
17 17 (4.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.05%) CTI
2 5 (1.28%) FTP
2 5 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (54.99%) PostgreSQL
2 108 (27.62%) Redis
3 55 (14.07%) Relational Database
4 38 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 25 (6.39%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (6.39%) MongoDB
6 22 (5.63%) Amazon Aurora
7 16 (4.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.81%) Blockchain
8 11 (2.81%) Metadata
9 10 (2.56%) MySQL
10 8 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.28%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.02%) Big Data
13 3 (0.77%) Presto
14 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.26%) Power BI
14 1 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
14 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 119 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 64 (16.37%) RSpec
3 49 (12.53%) CircleCI
3 49 (12.53%) webpack
4 32 (8.18%) Mocha
5 26 (6.65%) JIRA
6 25 (6.39%) Capybara
6 25 (6.39%) Cypress.io
7 22 (5.63%) Pivotal Tracker
8 12 (3.07%) git-flow
8 12 (3.07%) Sinon.JS
9 11 (2.81%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.77%) Babel
11 3 (0.77%) Grunt
11 3 (0.77%) gulp
11 3 (0.77%) Storybook
12 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.51%) Subversion
12 2 (0.51%) TestCafe
General
1 106 (27.11%) Finance
2 50 (12.79%) Social Skills
3 46 (11.76%) Marketing
4 33 (8.44%) Games
5 25 (6.39%) Banking
5 25 (6.39%) Public Sector
6 24 (6.14%) Legal
6 24 (6.14%) Presentation Skills
7 23 (5.88%) Local Government
8 21 (5.37%) Publishing
9 17 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (3.84%) Billing
11 14 (3.58%) Retail
12 9 (2.30%) Electronics
13 7 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (1.53%) Automotive
15 5 (1.28%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 125 (31.97%) Developer
2 94 (24.04%) Software Engineer
3 61 (15.60%) Senior Software Engineer
4 38 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
5 30 (7.67%) Backend Developer
6 27 (6.91%) React Developer
7 26 (6.65%) Senior Developer
8 24 (6.14%) Python Engineer
9 22 (5.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 19 (4.86%) Senior React Developer
11 17 (4.35%) Architect
11 17 (4.35%) Salesforce Architect
11 17 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.09%) Games Developer
13 15 (3.84%) Lead Software Engineer
14 12 (3.07%) JavaScript Engineer
14 12 (3.07%) Technical Leader
15 9 (2.30%) Cloud Architect
16 8 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (2.05%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (46.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 167 (42.71%) Node.js
3 142 (36.32%) React
4 91 (23.27%) Vue.js
5 75 (19.18%) CSS
6 67 (17.14%) GraphQL
7 66 (16.88%) Django
8 54 (13.81%) AngularJS
9 48 (12.28%) React Native
10 47 (12.02%) Sass
11 44 (11.25%) Web Services
12 41 (10.49%) Express
12 41 (10.49%) RESTful
13 40 (10.23%) Jest
14 34 (8.70%) HTML
15 31 (7.93%) REST
16 27 (6.91%) Sidekiq
17 25 (6.39%) Redux
18 23 (5.88%) .NET Core
18 23 (5.88%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 102 (26.09%) User Experience
2 41 (10.49%) Mobile App
3 40 (10.23%) Virtual Team
4 36 (9.21%) Blog
5 31 (7.93%) Legacy Systems
6 22 (5.63%) Cloud Native
7 16 (4.09%) Client/Server
7 16 (4.09%) Mobile Games
7 16 (4.09%) Online Games
7 16 (4.09%) Social Gaming
8 10 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.56%) Social Media
8 10 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (2.30%) Augmented Reality
10 8 (2.05%) IVR
11 7 (1.79%) Cyberattack
12 6 (1.53%) BYOD
13 5 (1.28%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
15 3 (0.77%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.39%) Android
2 23 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 22 (5.63%) Unix
4 7 (1.79%) Linux
5 2 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (36.83%) Full Stack Development
3 138 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 94 (24.04%) DevOps
5 92 (23.53%) TDD
6 89 (22.76%) Test Automation
7 80 (20.46%) Pair Programming
8 73 (18.67%) Clean Code
9 69 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (16.62%) Mentoring
11 62 (15.86%) Open Source
12 59 (15.09%) Computer Science
13 58 (14.83%) Coaching
14 55 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (13.30%) Scrum
16 51 (13.04%) E-Commerce
17 48 (12.28%) Kanban
18 41 (10.49%) Software Testing
19 40 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (10.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 227 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 201 (51.41%) Ruby
3 118 (30.18%) TypeScript
4 110 (28.13%) Python
5 68 (17.39%) ES6
6 49 (12.53%) Elm
7 48 (12.28%) SQL
8 35 (8.95%) Java
9 30 (7.67%) C#
10 25 (6.39%) Clojure
11 24 (6.14%) Go
12 17 (4.35%) Scala
13 15 (3.84%) C
14 13 (3.32%) Elixir
15 12 (3.07%) ES7
15 12 (3.07%) ES8
15 12 (3.07%) Haskell
15 12 (3.07%) Lua
15 12 (3.07%) PHP
15 12 (3.07%) Rust
Qualifications
1 55 (14.07%) Degree
2 32 (8.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 95 (24.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 86 (21.99%) Terraform
2 62 (15.86%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.07%) Bugsnag
4 7 (1.79%) Grafana
5 5 (1.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (9.21%) Google
2 21 (5.37%) New Relic
3 17 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.84%) Netlify
5 11 (2.81%) Apple
5 11 (2.81%) GoCardless
6 7 (1.79%) Orchard
7 3 (0.77%) Facebook
8 2 (0.51%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.51%) UiPath
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.26%) PayPal
9 1 (0.26%) Sage
9 1 (0.26%) SendGrid