The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 241 253 231
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 14 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.28% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1164 1060 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.22% 14.38% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 909 1006
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
JMeter
England

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JMeter across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JMeter
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JMeter across the North West region.

JMeter Salary Trend in the North West

JMeter
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JMeter across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

JMeter Salary Histogram in the North West

JMeter
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 12 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 20 (86.96%) SQL
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
1 20 (86.96%) Performance Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) Subversion
4 13 (56.52%) Spring
4 13 (56.52%) Ant
4 13 (56.52%) Web Services
4 13 (56.52%) OO
4 13 (56.52%) Eclipse
4 13 (56.52%) Selenium
4 13 (56.52%) Maven
4 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
5 12 (52.17%) Hudson
5 12 (52.17%) JPA
5 12 (52.17%) EJB 3.0
5 12 (52.17%) Java EE
5 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
5 12 (52.17%) EJB
5 12 (52.17%) JSF
5 12 (52.17%) NetBeans
6 9 (39.13%) LoadRunner
6 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) Ajax
7 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) WinRunner
8 6 (26.09%) Siebel
8 6 (26.09%) HP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Subversion
2 13 (56.52%) Maven
2 13 (56.52%) Selenium
2 13 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 13 (56.52%) Ant
2 13 (56.52%) Eclipse
3 12 (52.17%) NetBeans
3 12 (52.17%) Hudson
4 9 (39.13%) LoadRunner
5 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (26.09%) WinRunner
6 6 (26.09%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (26.09%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.35%) JUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Log4j
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Test Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
1 13 (56.52%) Spring
2 12 (52.17%) JSF
2 12 (52.17%) EJB
2 12 (52.17%) Java EE
2 12 (52.17%) JPA
2 12 (52.17%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (30.43%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Servlets
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) Java EE 5
7 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
7 1 (4.35%) OSGi
7 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
7 1 (4.35%) JSTL
7 1 (4.35%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Performance Testing
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) RUP
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Management
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Siebel
2 6 (26.09%) HP
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) ATG