Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 633 606 729
Rank change year-on-year -27 +123 +43
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 658 705 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 2.13% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 543 595 552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 36,253 33,112 37,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.51% 18.95% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,749 28,172 31,547
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 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -19 619 £50,000 +5.26% 100
UK excluding London -26 427 £45,000 +12.50% 71
London -33 222 £60,000 +14.29% 33
South East -12 123 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Midlands +72 103 £42,500 -6.59% 8
East Midlands +79 89 £43,750 -27.08% 6
North of England -79 76 £40,000 -5.88% 17
South West -10 51 £52,500 +40.00% 7
East of England +21 48 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North West -21 34 £42,500 - 7
Yorkshire -62 33 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Wales -3 18 £37,000 +11.54% 2
West Midlands -14 14 £42,500 -6.59% 2
Scotland -28 12 £47,500 -13.64% 2
North East -12 9 £28,000 -1.58% 2

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 569 (86.47%) Test Automation
2 528 (80.24%) Selenium
3 470 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 440 (66.87%) Java
5 271 (41.19%) Jenkins
6 269 (40.88%) QA
7 265 (40.27%) Cucumber
8 249 (37.84%) SoapUI
8 249 (37.84%) WebDriver
9 245 (37.23%) JIRA
10 240 (36.47%) C#
11 225 (34.19%) Performance Testing
12 213 (32.37%) BDD
13 183 (27.81%) TDD
14 178 (27.05%) Python
15 170 (25.84%) Web Services
16 166 (25.23%) Scrum
17 161 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
18 147 (22.34%) Linux
19 139 (21.12%) Test Management
20 138 (20.97%) Ruby
21 133 (20.21%) SQL
22 128 (19.45%) LoadRunner
23 126 (19.15%) JavaScript
24 124 (18.84%) JUnit
25 114 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
26 107 (16.26%) Test Scripting
27 105 (15.96%) Finance
28 104 (15.81%) SDLC
29 101 (15.35%) Git (software)

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 66 (10.03%) Confluence
2 23 (3.50%) Apache
2 23 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.34%) JBoss
4 21 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.22%) Anypoint
7 7 (1.06%) CMS
7 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 3 (0.46%) IIS
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.15%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.15%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Mingle
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 114 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (6.38%) BlazeMeter
3 36 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (4.41%) Slack
6 21 (3.19%) BrowserStack
7 20 (3.04%) SaaS
8 14 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (2.13%) Sauce Labs
9 13 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
9 13 (1.98%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.82%) GitHub
11 11 (1.67%) G Suite
11 11 (1.67%) Office 365
12 9 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (0.91%) IaaS
14 5 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.61%) PaaS
16 2 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.04%) HTTP
2 13 (1.98%) VPN
3 4 (0.61%) Internet
4 3 (0.46%) SSL
4 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) AMQP
6 1 (0.15%) Broadband
6 1 (0.15%) DSL
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) RTP
6 1 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) VoIP
6 1 (0.15%) WAN
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.50%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.43%) MySQL
6 15 (2.28%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
8 10 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.37%) Big Data
10 6 (0.91%) Redis
11 5 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.76%) JasperReports
12 4 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (0.46%) DB2
13 3 (0.46%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.15%) Riak
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 528 (80.24%) Selenium
2 271 (41.19%) Jenkins
3 265 (40.27%) Cucumber
4 249 (37.84%) SoapUI
4 249 (37.84%) WebDriver
5 245 (37.23%) JIRA
6 128 (19.45%) LoadRunner
7 124 (18.84%) JUnit
8 101 (15.35%) Git (software)
9 97 (14.74%) Gatling
10 90 (13.68%) Appium
11 85 (12.92%) SpecFlow
12 77 (11.70%) Maven
13 62 (9.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 50 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 50 (7.60%) TeamCity
15 49 (7.45%) HP UFT
15 49 (7.45%) Zephyr
16 44 (6.69%) Calabash
17 42 (6.38%) JBehave
General
1 105 (15.96%) Finance
2 73 (11.09%) Retail
3 27 (4.10%) Banking
4 23 (3.50%) Legal
5 16 (2.43%) Digital Economy
5 16 (2.43%) Games
6 9 (1.37%) Advertising
6 9 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.37%) Marketing
7 7 (1.06%) Publishing
8 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.46%) Back Office
9 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.30%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 188 (28.57%) Tester
2 126 (19.15%) Developer
2 126 (19.15%) Test Engineer
3 119 (18.09%) Automation Tester
4 83 (12.61%) Analyst
5 70 (10.64%) Test Automation Engineer
6 66 (10.03%) QA Engineer
7 65 (9.88%) Software Tester
7 65 (9.88%) Test Analyst
7 65 (9.88%) Test Leader
8 62 (9.42%) Developer in Test
9 55 (8.36%) Test Automation Developer
10 54 (8.21%) Java Developer
11 38 (5.78%) Software Test Engineer
12 35 (5.32%) Consultant
13 33 (5.02%) Software Developer
13 33 (5.02%) Test Consultant
14 32 (4.86%) Automation Test Lead
14 32 (4.86%) QA Leader
15 31 (4.71%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (25.84%) Web Services
2 84 (12.77%) REST
3 73 (11.09%) .NET
3 73 (11.09%) SOAP
4 53 (8.05%) Gherkin
5 49 (7.45%) HTML
5 49 (7.45%) RESTful
6 46 (6.99%) XML
7 36 (5.47%) Spring
8 34 (5.17%) JSON
9 32 (4.86%) CSS
10 24 (3.65%) AngularJS
11 20 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
12 18 (2.74%) J2EE
13 15 (2.28%) Hibernate
13 15 (2.28%) Nightwatchjs
14 14 (2.13%) Java EE
15 13 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (1.82%) HTML5
16 12 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.09%) Computer Science
2 66 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.08%) Client/Server
4 34 (5.17%) Fintech
5 27 (4.10%) User Experience
6 19 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.98%) Contactless
8 13 (1.98%) EMV
9 12 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.37%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.06%) EPoS
15 5 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
16 3 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
16 3 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
17 2 (0.30%) e-Learning
17 2 (0.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 147 (22.34%) Linux
2 74 (11.25%) Windows
3 41 (6.23%) Unix
4 25 (3.80%) Android
5 21 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.13%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.61%) CentOS
8 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Fedora
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (86.47%) Test Automation
2 470 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (34.19%) Performance Testing
4 213 (32.37%) BDD
5 183 (27.81%) TDD
6 166 (25.23%) Scrum
7 161 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
8 139 (21.12%) Test Management
9 107 (16.26%) Test Scripting
10 104 (15.81%) SDLC
11 100 (15.20%) Software Testing
12 98 (14.89%) DevOps
12 98 (14.89%) Manual Testing
13 96 (14.59%) OO
13 96 (14.59%) Open Source
14 84 (12.77%) OOP
15 83 (12.61%) Regression Testing
16 74 (11.25%) Functional Testing
16 74 (11.25%) Load Testing
17 67 (10.18%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 440 (66.87%) Java
2 240 (36.47%) C#
3 178 (27.05%) Python
4 138 (20.97%) Ruby
5 133 (20.21%) SQL
6 126 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 51 (7.75%) C
8 47 (7.14%) C++
9 44 (6.69%) Bash Shell
10 40 (6.08%) Groovy
10 40 (6.08%) PHP
10 40 (6.08%) Shell Script
11 35 (5.32%) Perl
12 31 (4.71%) Scala
13 15 (2.28%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.98%) R
15 10 (1.52%) Pascal
15 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.37%) COBOL
17 8 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (14.74%) ISTQB
2 95 (14.44%) Degree
3 53 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 52 (7.90%) ISEB
5 42 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 35 (5.32%) SC Cleared
7 34 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.61%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.46%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.30%) OCPJP
15 1 (0.15%) ACCA
15 1 (0.15%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (40.88%) QA
2 10 (1.52%) PSD2
3 4 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) SEPA
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (10.64%) Docker
2 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
5 1 (0.15%) Varnish
5 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (6.23%) Puppet
2 40 (6.08%) HP Quality Center
3 34 (5.17%) Kubernetes
4 30 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.13%) Prometheus
6 12 (1.82%) Ansible
6 12 (1.82%) Terraform
7 11 (1.67%) Nagios
8 8 (1.22%) WebInspect
9 6 (0.91%) Kibana
9 6 (0.91%) logstash
10 3 (0.46%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.30%) Consul
11 2 (0.30%) Grafana
11 2 (0.30%) Packer
11 2 (0.30%) Rancher
11 2 (0.30%) Salt
11 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.15%) Graylog
12 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 63 (9.57%) HP
2 40 (6.08%) Oracle
3 31 (4.71%) Google
4 29 (4.41%) CA Agile Central
5 22 (3.34%) IBM
6 17 (2.58%) CA
7 15 (2.28%) Microsoft
8 14 (2.13%) Micro Focus
8 14 (2.13%) SAP
9 13 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.98%) PagerDuty
9 13 (1.98%) PayPal
9 13 (1.98%) Splunk
10 12 (1.82%) Citrix
11 10 (1.52%) Apple
11 10 (1.52%) RedGate
12 9 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.22%) MuleSoft
14 7 (1.06%) Capita
15 6 (0.91%) Sun