Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
England > South East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 257 394
Rank change year-on-year -125 +137 +40
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 78 32 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.88% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 101
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,125 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,750 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +6.38%
75th Percentile " £55,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £57,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

JMeter is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,093 1,699 5,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.57% 20.90% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,713 1,473 4,347
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,550 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +4.90%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JMeter in the South East.

Salary trend for JMeter in the South East

JMeter
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing JMeter in the South East over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +9 33 £60,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -118 19 £46,500 +9.41% 7
Thames Valley -82 14 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire -71 10 £50,000 - 3
Surrey - 8 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -54 4 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex -41 1 - -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 60 (76.92%) QA
2 49 (62.82%) Test Automation
3 47 (60.26%) Performance Testing
4 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (48.72%) JavaScript
6 37 (47.44%) Azure
6 37 (47.44%) BlazeMeter
7 32 (41.03%) Java
7 32 (41.03%) Selenium
8 31 (39.74%) BDD
8 31 (39.74%) Test Strategy
8 31 (39.74%) TypeScript
9 29 (37.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 28 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (34.62%) Web Services
12 26 (33.33%) Grafana
13 25 (32.05%) JIRA
13 25 (32.05%) Client/Server
13 25 (32.05%) C#
14 21 (26.92%) Skype
14 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
15 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (25.64%) .NET
15 20 (25.64%) Non-Functional Testing
16 19 (24.36%) Cucumber
16 19 (24.36%) Python
16 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
17 18 (23.08%) SQL
17 18 (23.08%) Scrum
17 18 (23.08%) SpecFlow

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (6.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (47.44%) Azure
1 37 (47.44%) BlazeMeter
2 8 (10.26%) AWS
2 8 (10.26%) SaaS
3 6 (7.69%) NuGet
4 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.28%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.28%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) Skype
2 6 (7.69%) SMTP
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (41.03%) Selenium
2 25 (32.05%) JIRA
3 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 19 (24.36%) Cucumber
5 18 (23.08%) SpecFlow
6 17 (21.79%) WebDriver
7 16 (20.51%) Postman
8 15 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 14 (17.95%) JUnit
10 13 (16.67%) SoapUI
11 11 (14.10%) LoadRunner
11 11 (14.10%) TeamCity
12 9 (11.54%) TestNG
13 8 (10.26%) Cypress.io
14 7 (8.97%) Serenity BDD
15 6 (7.69%) Appium
15 6 (7.69%) Bitbucket
15 6 (7.69%) Locust
15 6 (7.69%) Moq
15 6 (7.69%) WebSurge
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
1 15 (19.23%) Social Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Military
4 2 (2.56%) Social Housing
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Police
5 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) QA Engineer
2 26 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
3 25 (32.05%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 25 (32.05%) Senior QA Engineer
4 24 (30.77%) QA Leader
5 11 (14.10%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Developer in Test
8 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) QA Tester
11 4 (5.13%) Performance Tester
11 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (3.85%) Analyst
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
12 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.85%) Test Development Engineer
12 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) Web Services
2 20 (25.64%) .NET
3 13 (16.67%) RESTful
3 13 (16.67%) SOAP
4 12 (15.38%) Gherkin
5 9 (11.54%) React
6 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.97%) Swagger
8 6 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 6 (7.69%) ARM Templates
9 5 (6.41%) OAuth
9 5 (6.41%) Puppeteer
10 4 (5.13%) WebSockets
10 4 (5.13%) XML
11 3 (3.85%) REST
11 3 (3.85%) WireMock
12 2 (2.56%) CSS
12 2 (2.56%) JSON
13 1 (1.28%) Middleware
13 1 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (32.05%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.85%) iPhone
4 3 (3.85%) Life Science
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Test Automation
2 47 (60.26%) Performance Testing
3 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (39.74%) BDD
4 31 (39.74%) Test Strategy
5 29 (37.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
8 18 (23.08%) Scrum
9 16 (20.51%) Scenario Testing
10 15 (19.23%) Microservices
10 15 (19.23%) SDET
10 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 15 (19.23%) TDD
11 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
11 14 (17.95%) DevOps
12 11 (14.10%) Test Management
13 10 (12.82%) Functional Testing
13 10 (12.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) JavaScript
2 32 (41.03%) Java
3 31 (39.74%) TypeScript
4 25 (32.05%) C#
5 19 (24.36%) Python
6 18 (23.08%) SQL
7 11 (14.10%) Ruby
8 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 5 (6.41%) C
11 4 (5.13%) Kotlin
11 4 (5.13%) Perl
12 3 (3.85%) PHP
13 2 (2.56%) Groovy
13 2 (2.56%) Scala
14 1 (1.28%) C++
14 1 (1.28%) R
14 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Master's Degree
3 6 (7.69%) ISEB
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (76.92%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Accessibility
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (33.33%) Grafana
2 15 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (7.69%) Terraform
5 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) CA Agile Central
1 4 (5.13%) Cognizant
1 4 (5.13%) HP
2 3 (3.85%) Citrix
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Omniture
2 3 (3.85%) RedGate
2 3 (3.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.56%) New Relic
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.28%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.28%) Micro Focus