Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 547 614
Rank change year-on-year +69 +67 -38
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 462 730 719
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 2.56% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 365 524 555
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,100 £32,325 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,625 £77,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 17,559 28,476 35,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.59% 19.68% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,855 22,472 29,015
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JMeter over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Top 17 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 31 May 2020. 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 +50 418 £52,500 +5.00% 12
UK excluding London +89 289 £50,000 +11.11% 9
London +22 160 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +108 96 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North of England +78 84 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Yorkshire +60 38 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands +47 31 £52,500 +19.32%
South West +69 29 £47,500 +8.57% 1
North West +89 27 £50,000 +12.81% 2
West Midlands +62 24 £52,500 +5.00%
Work from Home +34 20 £50,000 -24.53% 3
North East +27 19 £42,500 -
Wales +8 19 £36,000 +10.77% 1
Scotland +62 16 £60,000 -15.45% 1
Northern Ireland - 10 £32,875 -
East Midlands +29 7 £43,500 +2.35%
East of England +56 6 £47,500 +18.75%

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 352 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 282 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (59.96%) Selenium
4 216 (46.75%) Java
5 173 (37.45%) JIRA
6 167 (36.15%) Cucumber
7 161 (34.85%) DevOps
8 160 (34.63%) Jenkins
9 157 (33.98%) QA
10 149 (32.25%) Performance Testing
11 139 (30.09%) Azure
12 133 (28.79%) C#
13 132 (28.57%) BDD
14 131 (28.35%) Postman
15 111 (24.03%) JavaScript
16 109 (23.59%) Scrum
16 109 (23.59%) SoapUI
17 105 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
18 100 (21.65%) LoadRunner
19 98 (21.21%) TDD
20 94 (20.35%) Test Scripting
21 87 (18.83%) Python
22 81 (17.53%) API Testing
23 80 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
24 79 (17.10%) Software Testing
25 77 (16.67%) SQL
25 77 (16.67%) AWS
26 75 (16.23%) Git (software)
27 74 (16.02%) RESTful
27 74 (16.02%) Docker

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 65 (14.07%) Confluence
2 16 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.95%) CICS
4 9 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.30%) Apache
7 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.43%) Moodle
8 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 139 (30.09%) Azure
2 77 (16.67%) AWS
3 54 (11.69%) BlazeMeter
4 43 (9.31%) GitHub
5 25 (5.41%) SaaS
6 22 (4.76%) Slack
7 13 (2.81%) BrowserStack
8 12 (2.60%) OpenShift
9 10 (2.16%) PaaS
10 9 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.95%) Datadog
10 9 (1.95%) G Suite
10 9 (1.95%) GCP
10 9 (1.95%) IaaS
10 9 (1.95%) Office 365
11 8 (1.73%) Loggly
11 8 (1.73%) Logic Apps
12 7 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (1.52%) Sauce Labs
12 7 (1.52%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.30%) HTTP
2 4 (0.87%) SMTP
3 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.43%) DNS
4 2 (0.43%) IPv6
4 2 (0.43%) SCCP
4 2 (0.43%) snoop
4 2 (0.43%) Softphone
4 2 (0.43%) SS7
4 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.22%) GSM
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) LTE
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (4.98%) MySQL
4 17 (3.68%) DB2
5 15 (3.25%) Redis
6 11 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.16%) Blockchain
8 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.87%) Big Data
11 4 (0.87%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.43%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 277 (59.96%) Selenium
2 173 (37.45%) JIRA
3 167 (36.15%) Cucumber
4 160 (34.63%) Jenkins
5 131 (28.35%) Postman
6 109 (23.59%) SoapUI
7 100 (21.65%) LoadRunner
8 75 (16.23%) Git (software)
9 73 (15.80%) SpecFlow
10 61 (13.20%) WebDriver
11 57 (12.34%) JUnit
12 54 (11.69%) Gatling
13 46 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (9.74%) HP UFT
15 43 (9.31%) REST Assured
16 39 (8.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 36 (7.79%) Appium
18 35 (7.58%) TeamCity
18 35 (7.58%) Visual Studio
19 29 (6.28%) NeoLoad
General
1 59 (12.77%) Finance
2 24 (5.19%) Banking
3 17 (3.68%) Retail
4 10 (2.16%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.73%) Marketing
6 5 (1.08%) Law
6 5 (1.08%) Police
7 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (19.70%) Test Engineer
2 84 (18.18%) Tester
3 81 (17.53%) Developer
4 59 (12.77%) Analyst
5 50 (10.82%) Test Leader
6 49 (10.61%) Test Analyst
7 43 (9.31%) Automation Tester
7 43 (9.31%) Developer in Test
8 40 (8.66%) QA Engineer
9 39 (8.44%) Test Automation Engineer
10 31 (6.71%) Consultant
11 30 (6.49%) Software Developer
12 27 (5.84%) Test Consultant
13 26 (5.63%) Performance Test Leader
14 24 (5.19%) Senior Test Engineer
15 21 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
16 20 (4.33%) Java Engineer
16 20 (4.33%) Software Test Engineer
17 19 (4.11%) Software Engineer
18 18 (3.90%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (16.02%) RESTful
2 50 (10.82%) .NET
3 43 (9.31%) Web Services
4 40 (8.66%) Gherkin
4 40 (8.66%) REST
5 28 (6.06%) CSS
5 28 (6.06%) SOAP
6 27 (5.84%) HTML
7 26 (5.63%) JSON
8 22 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 22 (4.76%) XML
9 19 (4.11%) .NET Core
10 18 (3.90%) React
11 17 (3.68%) Spring
12 16 (3.46%) JPA
12 16 (3.46%) jQuery
13 15 (3.25%) .NET Framework
14 13 (2.81%) Swagger
15 12 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 25 (5.41%) User Experience
4 17 (3.68%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.52%) NHS
9 7 (1.52%) PKI
10 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.43%) EPoS
13 2 (0.43%) Handset
13 2 (0.43%) Replication
13 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.39%) Linux
2 20 (4.33%) Unix
3 11 (2.38%) Android
4 10 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.73%) VMS
6 7 (1.52%) Windows
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 282 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (34.85%) DevOps
4 149 (32.25%) Performance Testing
5 132 (28.57%) BDD
6 109 (23.59%) Scrum
7 105 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 98 (21.21%) TDD
9 94 (20.35%) Test Scripting
10 81 (17.53%) API Testing
11 80 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (17.10%) Software Testing
13 67 (14.50%) Software Engineering
14 60 (12.99%) Test Strategy
15 58 (12.55%) SDET
16 55 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
17 53 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
18 52 (11.26%) Test Management
19 51 (11.04%) Load Testing
20 47 (10.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (46.75%) Java
2 133 (28.79%) C#
3 111 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 87 (18.83%) Python
5 77 (16.67%) SQL
6 37 (8.01%) Bash Shell
7 31 (6.71%) Ruby
8 28 (6.06%) C
9 26 (5.63%) C++
10 17 (3.68%) Scala
11 16 (3.46%) VB
12 15 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.81%) COBOL
13 13 (2.81%) PHP
13 13 (2.81%) VBScript
14 12 (2.60%) Java 8
15 11 (2.38%) Perl
16 9 (1.95%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.73%) Groovy
18 7 (1.52%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 74 (16.02%) ISTQB
2 46 (9.96%) Security Cleared
3 42 (9.09%) Degree
4 28 (6.06%) ISEB
5 26 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (2.60%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.95%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.95%) PMP
9 6 (1.30%) HNC
10 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.65%) MCP
11 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (33.98%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 74 (16.02%) Docker
2 9 (1.95%) ACF2
2 9 (1.95%) RACF
3 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (8.23%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.81%) Ansible
3 13 (2.81%) Puppet
3 13 (2.81%) Terraform
4 8 (1.73%) Kibana
4 8 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (1.52%) Nagios
5 7 (1.52%) Packer
5 7 (1.52%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.30%) HP ALM
6 6 (1.30%) logstash
7 5 (1.08%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.43%) MIIS
8 2 (0.43%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 71 (15.37%) HP
2 36 (7.79%) Oracle
3 25 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.33%) Google
5 19 (4.11%) IBM
6 17 (3.68%) New Relic
7 12 (2.60%) CA
8 9 (1.95%) Micro Focus
9 7 (1.52%) Perforce
9 7 (1.52%) Sage
9 7 (1.52%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (1.30%) Parasoft
11 5 (1.08%) Perfecto Mobile
11 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.87%) Adobe
12 4 (0.87%) SAP
12 4 (0.87%) Tableau
12 4 (0.87%) Unisys
13 3 (0.65%) Atlassian