The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 135 145
Rank change year-on-year +39 +10  
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 15 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.15% 0.052% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.95% 0.34% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 2
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 252 292 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 19.25% 15.22% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 190 267 234
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JMeter in Reading.

Salary trend for JMeter in Reading

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Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for JMeter in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 23 (79.31%) Selenium
2 22 (75.86%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) WebDriver
3 21 (72.41%) QA
3 21 (72.41%) Test Scripting
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) Finance
4 20 (68.97%) Test Strategy
4 20 (68.97%) Gatling
5 19 (65.52%) Financial Institution
5 19 (65.52%) Oracle
6 17 (58.62%) Automated Testing
7 15 (51.72%) Automation Testing
8 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 12 (41.38%) QA Automation
9 10 (34.48%) Security Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (27.59%) JIRA
11 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
11 7 (24.14%) LoadRunner
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
13 4 (13.79%) Open Source
14 3 (10.34%) Linux
15 2 (6.90%) Degree
15 2 (6.90%) Dynatrace

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 23 (79.31%) Selenium
2 22 (75.86%) WebDriver
3 20 (68.97%) Gatling
4 8 (27.59%) JIRA
5 7 (24.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 19 (65.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) QA Automation Engineer
1 20 (68.97%) QA Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Tester
3 14 (48.28%) Automation Tester
3 14 (48.28%) QA Automation Tester
3 14 (48.28%) QA Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Java Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Test Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
7 4 (13.79%) Technical Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Technical Test Manager
7 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
8 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (72.41%) Test Scripting
2 20 (68.97%) Test Strategy
3 17 (58.62%) Automated Testing
4 15 (51.72%) Automation Testing
5 12 (41.38%) QA Automation
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) Security Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Open Source
11 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.90%) Product Management
12 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
12 1 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Grafana
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Dynatrace