Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 600 556
Rank change year-on-year +64 -44 +182
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 730 716 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 2.00% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 515 517 632
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 28,611 35,828 33,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.70% 20.78% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22,588 29,083 28,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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
England +50 677 £50,000 - 30
UK excluding London +67 418 £45,000 - 25
London +60 294 £55,000 -12.00% 12
North of England +68 129 £42,500 -5.56% 7
South East +25 106 £53,750 +7.50% 3
Yorkshire +36 94 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands +44 76 £43,000 +2.38% 4
South West +20 47 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +26 40 £42,500 +1.19% 1
West Midlands +38 35 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West +17 24 £45,000 -6.25% 4
East of England +41 23 £37,500 -16.67%
Scotland +20 22 £70,963 +66.97% 5
Wales +15 15 £32,500 -20.25% 2
North East +22 8 £42,500 -10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 with a requirement for JMeter.

1 569 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (62.88%) Selenium
3 439 (60.14%) Test Automation
4 402 (55.07%) Java
5 299 (40.96%) Cucumber
6 295 (40.41%) QA
7 279 (38.22%) BDD
8 251 (34.38%) Jenkins
9 248 (33.97%) Performance Testing
10 245 (33.56%) Scrum
11 243 (33.29%) SoapUI
12 239 (32.74%) JIRA
13 232 (31.78%) C#
14 226 (30.96%) LoadRunner
15 215 (29.45%) TDD
16 169 (23.15%) Finance
17 162 (22.19%) Git (software)
18 157 (21.51%) Python
19 154 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
20 152 (20.82%) Web Services
21 151 (20.68%) Software Testing
22 148 (20.27%) DevOps
22 148 (20.27%) Microservices
23 140 (19.18%) Retail
23 140 (19.18%) Security Cleared
24 134 (18.36%) Software Engineering
25 130 (17.81%) Linux
26 129 (17.67%) Windows
26 129 (17.67%) JavaScript
27 126 (17.26%) WebDriver

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 104 (14.25%) Confluence
2 47 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 31 (4.25%) Apache
4 22 (3.01%) GeoServer
5 14 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.10%) JBoss
6 8 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.82%) nginx
9 5 (0.68%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.68%) IIS
10 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.14%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Mingle
2 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.41%) ArchiCAD
3 3 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.41%) MicroStation
3 3 (0.41%) Revit
4 1 (0.14%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (11.78%) G Suite
2 86 (11.78%) Office 365
3 60 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (7.67%) SaaS
5 36 (4.93%) Slack
6 19 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (2.47%) BlazeMeter
8 15 (2.05%) OpenShift
9 14 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.51%) GitHub
11 7 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.82%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.41%) Apigee
13 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.41%) NuGet
13 3 (0.41%) PaaS
14 2 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.64%) HTTP
2 6 (0.82%) Firewall
2 6 (0.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.27%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.27%) DMZ
3 2 (0.27%) DNS
3 2 (0.27%) LAN
3 2 (0.27%) Network Security
3 2 (0.27%) WAN
3 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) Softphone
4 1 (0.14%) WAAS
4 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (5.75%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.48%) Hadoop
5 35 (4.79%) GIS
5 35 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.01%) MySQL
7 22 (3.01%) Redis
8 20 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.92%) Couchbase
9 14 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.78%) Geospatial Data
11 12 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (1.51%) Big Data
12 11 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.10%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.96%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 459 (62.88%) Selenium
2 299 (40.96%) Cucumber
3 251 (34.38%) Jenkins
4 243 (33.29%) SoapUI
5 239 (32.74%) JIRA
6 226 (30.96%) LoadRunner
7 162 (22.19%) Git (software)
8 126 (17.26%) WebDriver
9 125 (17.12%) JUnit
10 105 (14.38%) NeoLoad
11 94 (12.88%) Appium
12 93 (12.74%) Gatling
13 69 (9.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 67 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 65 (8.90%) SpecFlow
16 63 (8.63%) Maven
17 60 (8.22%) WebLOAD
18 57 (7.81%) Mockito
19 56 (7.67%) WATIR
20 51 (6.99%) Ranorex
General
1 169 (23.15%) Finance
2 140 (19.18%) Retail
3 28 (3.84%) Banking
4 23 (3.15%) Law
5 10 (1.37%) Marketing
6 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.82%) Advertising
7 6 (0.82%) Publishing
8 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (24.66%) Test Engineer
2 176 (24.11%) Tester
3 149 (20.41%) Developer
4 118 (16.16%) Analyst
5 96 (13.15%) Test Analyst
6 92 (12.60%) Automation Tester
6 92 (12.60%) QA Engineer
7 85 (11.64%) Performance Tester
8 75 (10.27%) Java Developer
9 66 (9.04%) Test Automation Engineer
10 63 (8.63%) Performance Engineer
11 59 (8.08%) Developer in Test
11 59 (8.08%) Performance Test Engineer
12 58 (7.95%) QA Tester
13 51 (6.99%) Software Developer
14 45 (6.16%) Senior Test Engineer
15 41 (5.62%) Java Engineer
16 34 (4.66%) Software Engineer
17 32 (4.38%) QA Test Engineer
18 31 (4.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (20.82%) Web Services
2 89 (12.19%) SOAP
3 88 (12.05%) RESTful
4 81 (11.10%) XML
5 80 (10.96%) Spring
6 78 (10.68%) JSON
7 66 (9.04%) HTML
7 66 (9.04%) REST
8 57 (7.81%) Gherkin
9 44 (6.03%) .NET
10 39 (5.34%) CSS
11 37 (5.07%) Kafka
12 31 (4.25%) JPA
13 26 (3.56%) Java EE
13 26 (3.56%) Spring Boot
14 23 (3.15%) React
15 21 (2.88%) AngularJS
15 21 (2.88%) Apache Camel
15 21 (2.88%) JDBC
16 20 (2.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.16%) Client/Server
2 43 (5.89%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.92%) Social Media
8 11 (1.51%) User Experience
9 10 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.23%) Fintech
10 9 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.10%) PKI
12 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.55%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
16 2 (0.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 130 (17.81%) Linux
2 129 (17.67%) Windows
3 52 (7.12%) Unix
4 23 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.47%) Android
6 11 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.55%) zOS
9 2 (0.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (60.14%) Test Automation
3 279 (38.22%) BDD
4 248 (33.97%) Performance Testing
5 245 (33.56%) Scrum
6 215 (29.45%) TDD
7 154 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
8 151 (20.68%) Software Testing
9 148 (20.27%) DevOps
9 148 (20.27%) Microservices
10 134 (18.36%) Software Engineering
11 122 (16.71%) Test Strategy
12 115 (15.75%) Kanban
13 106 (14.52%) Mentoring
14 102 (13.97%) Test Management
15 92 (12.60%) Non-Functional Testing
16 90 (12.33%) API Testing
17 86 (11.78%) DSDM
18 81 (11.10%) SDET
18 81 (11.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 402 (55.07%) Java
2 232 (31.78%) C#
3 157 (21.51%) Python
4 129 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 117 (16.03%) SQL
6 99 (13.56%) Ruby
7 73 (10.00%) C++
8 62 (8.49%) C
9 61 (8.36%) PHP
10 50 (6.85%) Scala
11 32 (4.38%) Bash Shell
12 24 (3.29%) Java 8
13 18 (2.47%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.92%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.37%) Perl
17 9 (1.23%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.23%) Groovy
18 7 (0.96%) Go
19 5 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 140 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 101 (13.84%) SC Cleared
3 78 (10.68%) ISTQB
4 61 (8.36%) ISEB
5 54 (7.40%) DV Cleared
6 52 (7.12%) Degree
7 30 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.10%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (40.41%) QA
2 20 (2.74%) WCAG
3 6 (0.82%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (12.19%) Docker
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 70 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (3.15%) Ansible
2 23 (3.15%) Terraform
3 20 (2.74%) Nessus
3 20 (2.74%) Puppet
4 16 (2.19%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.23%) Packer
7 8 (1.10%) HP SiteScope
7 8 (1.10%) Nagios
7 8 (1.10%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.96%) Mesos
9 3 (0.41%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.27%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.27%) Rancher
11 1 (0.14%) Istio
11 1 (0.14%) Knative
11 1 (0.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 108 (14.79%) Google
2 106 (14.52%) HP
3 40 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 35 (4.79%) Atlassian
5 33 (4.52%) Oracle
6 13 (1.78%) Splunk
7 12 (1.64%) IBM
8 11 (1.51%) New Relic
9 9 (1.23%) Apple
9 9 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (1.10%) Perforce
10 8 (1.10%) SaltStack
10 8 (1.10%) Veracode
11 7 (0.96%) PureLoad
11 7 (0.96%) Telerik
12 6 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.68%) Perfecto Mobile
13 5 (0.68%) VMware
14 4 (0.55%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.55%) Reuters