The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / North West
Rank 224 223 249
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26  
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 24 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% 0.99% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 3
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1250 1209 1143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.62% 21.26% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1055 1005
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing JMeter as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for JMeter in the North West

JMeter
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the North West

JMeter
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 20 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) HP
3 25 (69.44%) Java
4 21 (58.33%) LoadRunner
4 21 (58.33%) Selenium
5 17 (47.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 15 (41.67%) ISTQB
6 15 (41.67%) Cucumber
6 15 (41.67%) C#
7 14 (38.89%) ISEB
7 14 (38.89%) TDD
7 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
8 13 (36.11%) Retail
8 13 (36.11%) Windows
8 13 (36.11%) Linux
8 13 (36.11%) JUnit
9 12 (33.33%) C++
9 12 (33.33%) Python
9 12 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (33.33%) Ruby
9 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 11 (30.56%) Performance Testing
10 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
11 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
11 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (25.00%) Confluence
1 9 (25.00%) JBoss
1 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) CICS
2 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) LoadRunner
1 21 (58.33%) Selenium
2 15 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 13 (36.11%) JUnit
4 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 9 (25.00%) Bitbucket
6 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 9 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 9 (25.00%) JIRA
6 9 (25.00%) jMock
6 9 (25.00%) Mockito
7 4 (11.11%) Gatling
7 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 3 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (8.33%) The Grinder
9 2 (5.56%) NeoLoad
9 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
9 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (36.11%) Retail
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Test Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Tester
5 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tester
8 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 9 (25.00%) J2EE
2 9 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) DOM
4 1 (2.78%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
5 11 (30.56%) Performance Testing
5 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (22.22%) Customer Insight
8 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (16.67%) OpenUP
9 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.11%) BDD
11 3 (8.33%) Application Performance Management
11 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) C++
3 12 (33.33%) Python
3 12 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) COBOL
6 1 (2.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 14 (38.89%) ISEB
3 12 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) HP
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) Cadence
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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