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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Heroku
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 510 476 299
Rank change year-on-year -34 -177 -6
Permanent jobs citing Heroku 394 190 14
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.53% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.01% 0.88% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 12
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £61,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,995 £75,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.67% -3.23% +10.71%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,438
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £96,750
UK median annual salary £60,995 £72,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year -15.87% +1.75% +14.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39,105 21,678 4,278
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 52.47% 52.24% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22,383 16,631 3,765
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Heroku
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Heroku as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Heroku trend for jobs with a WFH option

Heroku
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Heroku.

Heroku salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Heroku
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Heroku over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Heroku salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Heroku job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Heroku.

1 277 (70.30%) AWS
2 247 (62.69%) Software Engineering
3 240 (60.91%) JavaScript
4 210 (53.30%) PostgreSQL
5 204 (51.78%) Agile
6 194 (49.24%) Ruby
7 190 (48.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 184 (46.70%) Python
9 158 (40.10%) React
10 150 (38.07%) Node.js
11 143 (36.29%) DevOps
12 119 (30.20%) Terraform
13 117 (29.70%) Azure
13 117 (29.70%) CI/CD
14 115 (29.19%) Coaching
15 112 (28.43%) GitHub
16 110 (27.92%) Full Stack Development
17 108 (27.41%) Django
18 105 (26.65%) Mentoring
19 103 (26.14%) TDD
20 101 (25.63%) Legacy Systems
21 99 (25.13%) Automotive
22 98 (24.87%) Git (software)
23 91 (23.10%) GCP
23 91 (23.10%) Microservices
24 90 (22.84%) CSS
25 89 (22.59%) ES6
26 88 (22.34%) Serverless
27 87 (22.08%) AWS Lambda
27 87 (22.08%) Cloud Foundry

Heroku
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 87 (22.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (0.51%) CMS
2 2 (0.51%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 277 (70.30%) AWS
2 117 (29.70%) Azure
3 112 (28.43%) GitHub
4 91 (23.10%) GCP
5 88 (22.34%) Serverless
6 87 (22.08%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (22.08%) AWS Lambda
7 81 (20.56%) PaaS
8 70 (17.77%) Amazon ECS
8 70 (17.77%) IaaS
9 64 (16.24%) Amazon S3
10 48 (12.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 45 (11.42%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (10.91%) CloudFront
13 41 (10.41%) Amazon SQS
13 41 (10.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 34 (8.63%) Cloudflare
15 25 (6.35%) SaaS
16 16 (4.06%) Amazon EKS
17 10 (2.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.31%) Broadband
2 7 (1.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (53.30%) PostgreSQL
2 84 (21.32%) Relational Database
3 72 (18.27%) Redis
4 47 (11.93%) NoSQL
5 41 (10.41%) Amazon RDS
6 30 (7.61%) MySQL
7 29 (7.36%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (6.85%) MongoDB
9 17 (4.31%) Big Data
9 17 (4.31%) InfluxDB
10 12 (3.05%) DynamoDB
11 10 (2.54%) Data Lake
11 10 (2.54%) MariaDB
12 8 (2.03%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.78%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 98 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 73 (18.53%) CircleCI
3 45 (11.42%) RSpec
4 43 (10.91%) JIRA
5 42 (10.66%) Cypress.io
6 34 (8.63%) webpack
7 20 (5.08%) git-flow
8 9 (2.28%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.78%) Selenium
10 6 (1.52%) Ant
11 4 (1.02%) Capybara
12 1 (0.25%) Mocha
General
1 99 (25.13%) Automotive
2 76 (19.29%) Legal
3 71 (18.02%) Finance
4 70 (17.77%) Public Sector
5 54 (13.71%) Social Skills
6 41 (10.41%) Presentation Skills
7 34 (8.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (7.11%) Games
10 25 (6.35%) Local Government
11 16 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 13 (3.30%) Law
12 13 (3.30%) Retail
13 10 (2.54%) Publishing
14 9 (2.28%) Marketing
15 4 (1.02%) Tech for Good
16 2 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (35.53%) Software Engineer
2 67 (17.01%) Developer
3 60 (15.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 46 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (9.14%) Senior Developer
6 35 (8.88%) Senior DevOps
6 35 (8.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 28 (7.11%) Python Engineer
8 24 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 24 (6.09%) Lead DevOps
8 24 (6.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.58%) Ruby Engineer
10 17 (4.31%) Python Software Engineer
10 17 (4.31%) Technical Leader
11 16 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (4.06%) JavaScript Engineer
12 15 (3.81%) Lead Cloud Engineer
12 15 (3.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 15 (3.81%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (48.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 158 (40.10%) React
3 150 (38.07%) Node.js
4 108 (27.41%) Django
5 90 (22.84%) CSS
6 70 (17.77%) Vue.js
7 69 (17.51%) AngularJS
8 54 (13.71%) .NET
8 54 (13.71%) .NET Core
8 54 (13.71%) Sinatra
9 47 (11.93%) Express
9 47 (11.93%) GraphQL
10 45 (11.42%) Sequelize
11 41 (10.41%) REST
12 39 (9.90%) HTML
13 38 (9.64%) Kafka
14 37 (9.39%) Jest
15 36 (9.14%) Nuxt
15 36 (9.14%) Sass
16 34 (8.63%) Vuex
Miscellaneous
1 101 (25.63%) Legacy Systems
2 51 (12.94%) Blog
3 32 (8.12%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (8.12%) Virtual Team
4 27 (6.85%) Mobile App
5 25 (6.35%) Algorithms
6 21 (5.33%) User Experience
7 17 (4.31%) IoT
7 17 (4.31%) Robotics
8 16 (4.06%) Cloud Native
9 9 (2.28%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.28%) Social Media
10 8 (2.03%) Legacy Code
11 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.52%) NHS
12 1 (0.25%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.48%) Linux
2 2 (0.51%) Android
2 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (62.69%) Software Engineering
2 204 (51.78%) Agile
3 143 (36.29%) DevOps
4 117 (29.70%) CI/CD
5 115 (29.19%) Coaching
6 110 (27.92%) Full Stack Development
7 105 (26.65%) Mentoring
8 103 (26.14%) TDD
9 91 (23.10%) Microservices
10 78 (19.80%) Infrastructure as Code
11 70 (17.77%) Ergonomics
12 65 (16.50%) Test Automation
13 58 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (14.47%) Containerisation
15 55 (13.96%) Scrum
16 54 (13.71%) Kanban
17 53 (13.45%) Pair Programming
18 45 (11.42%) Data-Driven Decision Making
19 43 (10.91%) Software Testing
20 42 (10.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 240 (60.91%) JavaScript
2 194 (49.24%) Ruby
3 184 (46.70%) Python
4 89 (22.59%) ES6
5 83 (21.07%) TypeScript
6 69 (17.51%) Java
7 58 (14.72%) C
8 56 (14.21%) C#
9 41 (10.41%) PHP
9 41 (10.41%) SQL
10 39 (9.90%) Elm
11 15 (3.81%) Clojure
12 10 (2.54%) ES7
12 10 (2.54%) ES8
13 7 (1.78%) Rust
14 3 (0.76%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.51%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (7.61%) Degree
2 14 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.42%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 119 (30.20%) Terraform
2 84 (21.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.25%) Bugsnag
Vendors
1 34 (8.63%) New Relic
2 16 (4.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.54%) Google
3 10 (2.54%) Netlify
4 8 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.27%) Dell
6 4 (1.02%) Cadence
6 4 (1.02%) IFS
7 2 (0.51%) Facebook
8 1 (0.25%) Amplitude
8 1 (0.25%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.25%) Monzo