The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 90 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.27% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 1.72% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +32.85%
JMeter
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 233 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.73% 21.45% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 82 215 70
Average salary £34,368 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.14% +24.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,558 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JMeter
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

JMeter Salary Trend in South Wales

JMeter
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +11 2 £38,750 -18.42%
Cardiff -5 1 £40,000 -15.78% 2
JMeter
Wales

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) JUnit
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Java EE
7 2 (22.22%) JPA
7 2 (22.22%) Confluence
7 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) TestLink
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) JPA
2 1 (11.11%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 1 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE 5
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Bug Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce