The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 206 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 19 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 1.48% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 10
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 - £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
JMeter
England

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1050 879 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.22% 16.93% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 892 771 759
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JMeter
Salary Trend in the South West

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

JMeter Salary Trend in the South West

JMeter
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JMeter across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

JMeter Salary Histogram in the South West

JMeter
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Wiltshire -2 10 £32,500 -
Bristol -1 6 £38,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £36,250 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 55 (94.83%) Selenium
2 43 (74.14%) Java
3 41 (70.69%) SQL
4 37 (63.79%) Eclipse
4 37 (63.79%) Spring
4 37 (63.79%) Maven
5 36 (62.07%) EJB
5 36 (62.07%) JPA
6 35 (60.34%) EJB 3.0
6 35 (60.34%) Ant
6 35 (60.34%) NetBeans
7 34 (58.62%) Subversion
8 33 (56.90%) Oracle
9 31 (53.45%) Unit Testing
9 31 (53.45%) Hudson
10 30 (51.72%) Jenkins
10 30 (51.72%) Performance Testing
10 30 (51.72%) JSF
10 30 (51.72%) Web Services
10 30 (51.72%) OO
11 29 (50.00%) Java EE
12 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (24.14%) QA
13 14 (24.14%) Scrum
14 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
14 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
15 12 (20.69%) Ruby
15 12 (20.69%) FitNesse
15 12 (20.69%) Python
15 12 (20.69%) HTML

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (94.83%) Selenium
2 37 (63.79%) Maven
2 37 (63.79%) Eclipse
3 35 (60.34%) Ant
3 35 (60.34%) NetBeans
4 34 (58.62%) Subversion
5 31 (53.45%) Hudson
6 30 (51.72%) Jenkins
7 12 (20.69%) FitNesse
8 10 (17.24%) Ranorex
9 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
10 8 (13.79%) WATIR
11 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
11 6 (10.34%) WatiN
12 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
12 4 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (5.17%) TestComplete
14 2 (3.45%) Xcode
15 1 (1.72%) JIRA
15 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 37 (63.79%) Java Developer
3 23 (39.66%) Senior Developer
4 22 (37.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (27.59%) Tester
6 8 (13.79%) Junior
6 8 (13.79%) Junior Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Junior Java Developer
7 7 (12.07%) QA Tester
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Tester
9 5 (8.62%) Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Software Tester
10 4 (6.90%) Automation Tester
11 3 (5.17%) Senior Automation Tester
11 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) Senior QA Tester
11 3 (5.17%) Technical Tester
11 3 (5.17%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) Spring
2 36 (62.07%) EJB
2 36 (62.07%) JPA
3 35 (60.34%) EJB 3.0
4 30 (51.72%) Web Services
4 30 (51.72%) JSF
5 29 (50.00%) Java EE
6 12 (20.69%) HTML
7 9 (15.52%) XML
8 8 (13.79%) SOAP
9 7 (12.07%) Java EE 5
10 5 (8.62%) .NET
11 4 (6.90%) J2EE
11 4 (6.90%) Servlets
11 4 (6.90%) GWT
11 4 (6.90%) HTML5
11 4 (6.90%) OSGi
12 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
13 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
13 2 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) iPad
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Android
1 9 (15.52%) Apple iOS
2 7 (12.07%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Unit Testing
2 30 (51.72%) Performance Testing
2 30 (51.72%) OO
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.14%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
7 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Information Security
9 4 (6.90%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.17%) RUP
10 3 (5.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) Java
2 41 (70.69%) SQL
3 12 (20.69%) Python
3 12 (20.69%) Ruby
4 11 (18.97%) Perl
5 10 (17.24%) C#
6 9 (15.52%) PHP
7 8 (13.79%) C
8 7 (12.07%) C++
8 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Compuware
4 2 (3.45%) Empirix
5 1 (1.72%) Zend