Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 592 674
Rank change year-on-year +35 +82 +43
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 781 748 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 2.05% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 533 612 596
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,600 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,875 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,015 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% - +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 34,706 36,505 35,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.39% 20.59% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28,121 29,905 30,990
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,525
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Top 16 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 18 August 2018. 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 +22 718 £52,500 +5.00% 114
UK excluding London +11 442 £47,015 +4.48% 80
London +70 327 £65,000 +15.56% 45
North of England +44 130 £45,000 - 21
South East -35 113 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Yorkshire +31 67 £52,500 +13.51% 10
East of England +35 61 £55,000 +39.24% 7
North West +30 52 £45,000 +8.43% 10
South West +13 52 £47,029 -5.94% 11
Midlands -60 34 £41,000 +2.50% 18
Scotland +4 30 £43,750 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -2 26 £42,000 -20.00% 8
Wales +12 20 £55,000 +60.58% 6
North East -9 11 £35,000 -41.67% 1
West Midlands -31 8 £40,000 - 10
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 600 (76.82%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (70.42%) Selenium
3 527 (67.48%) Test Automation
4 478 (61.20%) Java
5 329 (42.13%) QA
6 311 (39.82%) Cucumber
7 285 (36.49%) Jenkins
8 283 (36.24%) BDD
8 283 (36.24%) Performance Testing
9 255 (32.65%) C#
10 250 (32.01%) Scrum
10 250 (32.01%) SoapUI
11 247 (31.63%) JIRA
12 208 (26.63%) TDD
13 201 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
14 198 (25.35%) SQL
15 186 (23.82%) LoadRunner
16 185 (23.69%) Web Services
17 181 (23.18%) WebDriver
18 178 (22.79%) Python
19 167 (21.38%) DevOps
20 165 (21.13%) Finance
21 152 (19.46%) JavaScript
22 150 (19.21%) Gatling
23 137 (17.54%) Software Engineering
23 137 (17.54%) Ruby
24 136 (17.41%) Test Scripting
25 131 (16.77%) JUnit
26 129 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
27 123 (15.75%) Software Testing

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 69 (8.83%) Confluence
2 38 (4.87%) CMS
3 30 (3.84%) Tomcat
4 24 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.69%) Apache
5 21 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 21 (2.69%) JBoss
6 16 (2.05%) Anypoint
7 15 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.90%) Mule
12 6 (0.77%) IIS
13 5 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.38%) Amazon Alexa
14 3 (0.38%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Mingle
2 3 (0.38%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 129 (16.52%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (8.71%) GitHub
3 56 (7.17%) BlazeMeter
3 56 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (4.35%) G Suite
4 34 (4.35%) Office 365
4 34 (4.35%) Slack
5 31 (3.97%) SaaS
6 19 (2.43%) Amazon S3
7 17 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
9 15 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (1.66%) Sauce Labs
11 9 (1.15%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.02%) Serverless
13 6 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.77%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.99%) HTTP
2 11 (1.41%) VPN
3 9 (1.15%) DNS
4 7 (0.90%) Wireless
5 6 (0.77%) AMQP
5 6 (0.77%) LAN
5 6 (0.77%) WAN
6 4 (0.51%) ATM
6 4 (0.51%) Internet
6 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.51%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.26%) Skype
7 2 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 47 (6.02%) MySQL
4 37 (4.74%) Hadoop
5 31 (3.97%) Big Data
6 28 (3.59%) NoSQL
7 23 (2.94%) SQL Server
8 22 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
12 8 (1.02%) Hazelcast
12 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.77%) Amazon QuickSight
13 6 (0.77%) Pentaho
13 6 (0.77%) Redis
13 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.64%) DB2
14 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 550 (70.42%) Selenium
2 311 (39.82%) Cucumber
3 285 (36.49%) Jenkins
4 250 (32.01%) SoapUI
5 247 (31.63%) JIRA
6 186 (23.82%) LoadRunner
7 181 (23.18%) WebDriver
8 150 (19.21%) Gatling
9 131 (16.77%) JUnit
10 113 (14.47%) SpecFlow
11 109 (13.96%) Git (software)
12 77 (9.86%) Maven
12 77 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (9.09%) Appium
14 54 (6.91%) TeamCity
15 50 (6.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 48 (6.15%) NeoLoad
17 46 (5.89%) Visual Studio
18 41 (5.25%) LoadUI
19 38 (4.87%) JBehave
General
1 165 (21.13%) Finance
2 74 (9.48%) Retail
3 73 (9.35%) Banking
4 23 (2.94%) Games
5 22 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.79%) Law
7 12 (1.54%) Marketing
8 9 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.15%) Publishing
9 8 (1.02%) Electronics
9 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 157 (20.10%) Test Engineer
2 144 (18.44%) Analyst
3 125 (16.01%) Developer
4 124 (15.88%) Tester
5 121 (15.49%) Test Analyst
6 89 (11.40%) QA Engineer
7 87 (11.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 73 (9.35%) Automation Tester
8 73 (9.35%) Developer in Test
9 61 (7.81%) Java Engineer
10 57 (7.30%) Software Engineer
11 56 (7.17%) Test Leader
12 48 (6.15%) Performance Engineer
13 47 (6.02%) Java Developer
14 45 (5.76%) QA Analyst
15 42 (5.38%) Performance Tester
16 41 (5.25%) Performance Test Engineer
17 39 (4.99%) QA Automation Engineer
18 37 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
19 36 (4.61%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (23.69%) Web Services
2 97 (12.42%) SOAP
3 84 (10.76%) Spring
4 82 (10.50%) REST
5 78 (9.99%) .NET
6 74 (9.48%) Gherkin
7 58 (7.43%) AngularJS
8 55 (7.04%) HTML
9 50 (6.40%) RESTful
10 37 (4.74%) CSS
11 35 (4.48%) XML
12 33 (4.23%) Node.js
13 32 (4.10%) Hibernate
13 32 (4.10%) React
14 25 (3.20%) Spring Boot
15 24 (3.07%) JSON
16 19 (2.43%) J2EE
16 19 (2.43%) Java EE
17 18 (2.30%) Middleware
18 16 (2.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 44 (5.63%) Fintech
4 43 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 40 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.43%) User Experience
9 10 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.90%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.90%) Contactless
11 7 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.90%) EMV
11 7 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (14.34%) Linux
2 56 (7.17%) Windows
3 44 (5.63%) Android
4 43 (5.51%) Unix
5 42 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.66%) CoreOS
7 7 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
7 7 (0.90%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.77%) VMS
8 6 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.51%) AIX
10 2 (0.26%) CentOS
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (76.82%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (67.48%) Test Automation
3 283 (36.24%) BDD
3 283 (36.24%) Performance Testing
4 250 (32.01%) Scrum
5 208 (26.63%) TDD
6 201 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
7 167 (21.38%) DevOps
8 137 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 136 (17.41%) Test Scripting
10 123 (15.75%) Software Testing
11 117 (14.98%) Non-Functional Testing
12 110 (14.08%) Regression Testing
13 109 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
14 101 (12.93%) SDLC
15 95 (12.16%) Manual Testing
16 88 (11.27%) Test Management
17 86 (11.01%) Scenario Testing
18 85 (10.88%) Load Testing
19 82 (10.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 478 (61.20%) Java
2 255 (32.65%) C#
3 198 (25.35%) SQL
4 178 (22.79%) Python
5 152 (19.46%) JavaScript
6 137 (17.54%) Ruby
7 55 (7.04%) C
8 44 (5.63%) Scala
9 39 (4.99%) C++
9 39 (4.99%) PHP
10 35 (4.48%) Bash Shell
11 25 (3.20%) Perl
12 23 (2.94%) Java 8
13 21 (2.69%) Groovy
13 21 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 16 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.41%) Go
15 11 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.15%) R
17 7 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (12.29%) ISTQB
2 87 (11.14%) Degree
3 66 (8.45%) ISEB
3 66 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 44 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.38%) PMP
10 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CSQA
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.13%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (42.13%) QA
2 7 (0.90%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.64%) PSD2
3 5 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.51%) PMO
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) GCP
6 1 (0.13%) SEPA
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (11.01%) Docker
2 8 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.64%) Varnish
5 2 (0.26%) ACF2
5 2 (0.26%) HDFS
5 2 (0.26%) RACF
5 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.26%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.33%) Puppet
4 25 (3.20%) Ansible
5 20 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.92%) HP ALM
7 11 (1.41%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.28%) Terraform
9 4 (0.51%) WebInspect
10 3 (0.38%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.38%) Rancher
11 2 (0.26%) Consul
11 2 (0.26%) Kibana
11 2 (0.26%) Nagios
11 2 (0.26%) Packer
11 2 (0.26%) Salt
11 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.13%) Nmap
12 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (8.58%) Google
1 67 (8.58%) HP
2 44 (5.63%) Oracle
3 39 (4.99%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.99%) New Relic
4 38 (4.87%) AppDynamics
5 33 (4.23%) Splunk
6 21 (2.69%) IBM
7 19 (2.43%) Dynatrace
8 17 (2.18%) Micro Focus
8 17 (2.18%) PagerDuty
8 17 (2.18%) WorldPay
9 16 (2.05%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.54%) Apple
11 10 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
11 10 (1.28%) SOASTA, Inc
12 9 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.15%) SAP
13 7 (0.90%) PayPal
13 7 (0.90%) Telerik