Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 636 615 700
Rank change year-on-year -21 +85 +73
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 668 715 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 2.01% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 566 591 599
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +8.97% -2.50%

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 36585 35519 38505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.31% 18.77% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 30638 32579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +7 638 £50,000 +11.11% 55
UK excluding London +56 446 £50,000 +17.65% 36
London -49 217 £57,500 +9.52% 22
South East +15 152 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Midlands +129 117 £45,000 +20.00% 10
North of England -26 79 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +90 70 £50,000 +17.65% 6
South West +37 48 £52,500 +90.91% 4
West Midlands +54 47 £40,000 +3.90% 4
North West -15 39 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +7 33 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Yorkshire -27 32 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Wales +22 13 £35,000 +6.59% 2
Scotland +2 12 £52,500 -4.55% 1
North East +10 8 £36,250 +27.42% 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for JMeter.

1 562 (84.13%) Test Automation
2 481 (72.01%) Selenium
3 478 (71.56%) Java
4 455 (68.11%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (41.77%) Jenkins
6 273 (40.87%) Cucumber
7 268 (40.12%) JIRA
8 263 (39.37%) QA
9 245 (36.68%) WebDriver
10 240 (35.93%) C#
11 223 (33.38%) Performance Testing
12 193 (28.89%) SoapUI
13 187 (27.99%) BDD
14 183 (27.40%) SQL
15 170 (25.45%) JUnit
15 170 (25.45%) Python
16 161 (24.10%) TDD
17 152 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
18 147 (22.01%) Web Services
19 143 (21.41%) LoadRunner
20 141 (21.11%) Linux
21 137 (20.51%) Test Scripting
22 132 (19.76%) Test Management
23 130 (19.46%) Ruby
23 130 (19.46%) Scrum
24 122 (18.26%) Open Source
25 117 (17.51%) Gatling
26 113 (16.92%) Git (software)
27 111 (16.62%) ISTQB
28 109 (16.32%) Degree

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 93 (13.92%) Confluence
2 32 (4.79%) JBoss
3 26 (3.89%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.29%) CMS
5 21 (3.14%) Apache
6 15 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.90%) Jetty
8 6 (0.90%) Tornado
9 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.30%) IIS
12 2 (0.30%) Mule
12 2 (0.30%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.30%) nginx
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 92 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.19%) BlazeMeter
4 24 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.69%) SaaS
6 15 (2.25%) BrowserStack
7 13 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.80%) Slack
9 11 (1.65%) GitHub
10 8 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
12 5 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.60%) G Suite
13 4 (0.60%) Office 365
14 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.35%) HTTP
2 8 (1.20%) Internet
3 6 (0.90%) AMQP
4 5 (0.75%) VPN
5 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.45%) WAN
7 2 (0.30%) Firewall
7 2 (0.30%) RTP
7 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.59%) MySQL
3 23 (3.44%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (1.95%) JasperReports
6 12 (1.80%) Big Data
6 12 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.50%) Redis
8 9 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.90%) Couchbase
9 6 (0.90%) Riak
10 4 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
10 4 (0.60%) HBase
11 3 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.45%) DB2
12 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.30%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 481 (72.01%) Selenium
2 279 (41.77%) Jenkins
3 273 (40.87%) Cucumber
4 268 (40.12%) JIRA
5 245 (36.68%) WebDriver
6 193 (28.89%) SoapUI
7 170 (25.45%) JUnit
8 143 (21.41%) LoadRunner
9 117 (17.51%) Gatling
10 113 (16.92%) Git (software)
11 108 (16.17%) Appium
12 103 (15.42%) SpecFlow
13 72 (10.78%) Maven
14 66 (9.88%) Calabash
15 65 (9.73%) JBehave
16 63 (9.43%) TeamCity
17 45 (6.74%) HP UFT
17 45 (6.74%) Subversion
18 40 (5.99%) TestNG
19 38 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 99 (14.82%) Finance
2 43 (6.44%) Retail
3 31 (4.64%) Banking
4 24 (3.59%) Digital Economy
5 15 (2.25%) Marketing
6 13 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.35%) Publishing
7 9 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.90%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Electronics
10 4 (0.60%) Games
10 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Automotive
11 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Legal
12 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 209 (31.29%) Tester
2 123 (18.41%) Developer
3 111 (16.62%) Analyst
3 111 (16.62%) Test Engineer
4 110 (16.47%) Automation Tester
5 88 (13.17%) Test Analyst
6 62 (9.28%) QA Engineer
7 60 (8.98%) Software Tester
8 57 (8.53%) Developer in Test
9 56 (8.38%) Test Automation Engineer
10 50 (7.49%) Java Developer
11 46 (6.89%) QA Tester
12 43 (6.44%) QA Analyst
13 39 (5.84%) Java Engineer
14 38 (5.69%) Test Leader
15 35 (5.24%) Consultant
16 34 (5.09%) Test Automation Developer
17 33 (4.94%) Senior Test Engineer
18 32 (4.79%) Automation Test Analyst
19 31 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (22.01%) Web Services
2 90 (13.47%) SOAP
3 80 (11.98%) REST
4 75 (11.23%) RESTful
5 62 (9.28%) Gherkin
5 62 (9.28%) XML
6 56 (8.38%) Spring
7 50 (7.49%) JSON
8 47 (7.04%) .NET
9 35 (5.24%) HTML
10 29 (4.34%) AngularJS
11 27 (4.04%) Hibernate
12 23 (3.44%) GWT
13 22 (3.29%) CSS
14 20 (2.99%) React
14 20 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (2.84%) J2EE
16 17 (2.54%) Apache Flex
17 16 (2.40%) Java EE
17 16 (2.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 91 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 72 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (8.68%) Client/Server
4 27 (4.04%) Fintech
4 27 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.14%) N-Tier
5 21 (3.14%) User Experience
6 11 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.45%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.30%) iPad
10 2 (0.30%) NHS
10 2 (0.30%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 141 (21.11%) Linux
2 83 (12.43%) Windows
3 40 (5.99%) Unix
4 20 (2.99%) Android
4 20 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.60%) CentOS
5 4 (0.60%) CoreOS
5 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.45%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Fedora
7 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (84.13%) Test Automation
2 455 (68.11%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (33.38%) Performance Testing
4 187 (27.99%) BDD
5 161 (24.10%) TDD
6 152 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
7 137 (20.51%) Test Scripting
8 132 (19.76%) Test Management
9 130 (19.46%) Scrum
10 122 (18.26%) Open Source
11 98 (14.67%) Test Strategy
12 87 (13.02%) Software Testing
13 85 (12.72%) OO
14 84 (12.57%) Manual Testing
15 76 (11.38%) DevOps
16 73 (10.93%) Functional Testing
16 73 (10.93%) Load Testing
16 73 (10.93%) Non-Functional Testing
17 69 (10.33%) Regression Testing
18 63 (9.43%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 478 (71.56%) Java
2 240 (35.93%) C#
3 183 (27.40%) SQL
4 170 (25.45%) Python
5 130 (19.46%) Ruby
6 84 (12.57%) JavaScript
7 57 (8.53%) Shell Script
8 48 (7.19%) C
9 42 (6.29%) C++
10 39 (5.84%) Groovy
11 32 (4.79%) Bash Shell
12 31 (4.64%) PHP
13 28 (4.19%) Scala
14 23 (3.44%) Perl
15 15 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.95%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.60%) R
17 4 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 111 (16.62%) ISTQB
2 109 (16.32%) Degree
3 56 (8.38%) ISEB
4 54 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (2.54%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.30%) MBCS
12 1 (0.15%) CCNA
12 1 (0.15%) CCNP
12 1 (0.15%) CIMA
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (39.37%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) ISO 8583
2 4 (0.60%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 46 (6.89%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) Xen
3 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (4.34%) Puppet
3 27 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (3.44%) Ansible
5 11 (1.65%) Kibana
5 11 (1.65%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.50%) logstash
7 6 (0.90%) Terraform
8 5 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.75%) OpenView
9 4 (0.60%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.45%) Salt
11 2 (0.30%) Grafana
11 2 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.30%) Nagios
12 1 (0.15%) Consul
12 1 (0.15%) Packer
12 1 (0.15%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.15%) Rancher
12 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (7.34%) HP
2 31 (4.64%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.74%) Oracle
4 23 (3.44%) Google
5 18 (2.69%) SAP
6 15 (2.25%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
6 15 (2.25%) IBM
7 12 (1.80%) Citrix
7 12 (1.80%) New Relic
8 11 (1.65%) AppDynamics
9 8 (1.20%) Concur
10 7 (1.05%) Splunk
11 6 (0.90%) CA
11 6 (0.90%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.75%) BMC
13 4 (0.60%) Micro Focus
13 4 (0.60%) PagerDuty
13 4 (0.60%) SOASTA, Inc
14 3 (0.45%) Remedy