Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 523 525 586
Rank change year-on-year +2 +61 +11
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 268 748 770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 2.71% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 222 515 567
Median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 12,984 27,581 34,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.97% 19.32% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10,426 21,836 28,351
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 8 August 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 8 August 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 -5 233 £50,000 -9.09% 17
UK excluding London +69 166 £50,000 +11.11% 16
London +20 98 £55,000 -18.52% 4
South East +132 62 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North of England +67 27 £45,000 +10.23% 4
South West +78 23 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands +75 16 £43,500 +1.75%
Northern Ireland - 16 £32,875 -
Yorkshire +36 13 £45,000 +1.53% 1
North West +116 12 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +84 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Scotland +82 12 £60,000 -15.45% 3
Work from Home +57 10 £44,697 -31.24% 1
Wales +21 7 £40,000 +18.52%
East Midlands +64 4 £43,500 +2.35%
East of England +74 3 - - 1
North East +25 2 £42,500 +4.11% 1

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 219 (81.72%) Test Automation
2 162 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (54.85%) Selenium
4 141 (52.61%) Java
5 96 (35.82%) Performance Testing
6 95 (35.45%) QA
7 88 (32.84%) Azure
8 87 (32.46%) Jenkins
9 86 (32.09%) Cucumber
10 85 (31.72%) C#
11 82 (30.60%) JIRA
12 79 (29.48%) DevOps
13 75 (27.99%) BDD
14 70 (26.12%) Postman
15 68 (25.37%) Scrum
16 64 (23.88%) JavaScript
17 61 (22.76%) API Testing
18 58 (21.64%) SQL
19 56 (20.90%) Non-Functional Testing
20 53 (19.78%) ISTQB
21 52 (19.40%) LoadRunner
22 47 (17.54%) AWS
23 45 (16.79%) SoapUI
23 45 (16.79%) Python
24 43 (16.04%) SpecFlow
24 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
25 41 (15.30%) RESTful
26 40 (14.93%) Test Scripting
26 40 (14.93%) TDD
27 39 (14.55%) Continuous Integration

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 33 (12.31%) Confluence
2 8 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.24%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.87%) CMS
4 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) CICS
6 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 88 (32.84%) Azure
2 47 (17.54%) AWS
3 34 (12.69%) BlazeMeter
4 26 (9.70%) GitHub
5 24 (8.96%) SaaS
6 9 (3.36%) BrowserStack
7 7 (2.61%) IaaS
7 7 (2.61%) PaaS
7 7 (2.61%) Sauce Labs
8 6 (2.24%) Loggly
8 6 (2.24%) Logic Apps
9 4 (1.49%) NuGet
9 4 (1.49%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.12%) GCP
10 3 (1.12%) Serverless
10 3 (1.12%) Slack
11 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.61%) HTTP
2 4 (1.49%) SMTP
3 3 (1.12%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.75%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.75%) DNS
4 2 (0.75%) INAP
4 2 (0.75%) IPv6
5 1 (0.37%) DSL
5 1 (0.37%) SCCP
5 1 (0.37%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) snoop
5 1 (0.37%) SS7
5 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.73%) Blockchain
4 9 (3.36%) DB2
4 9 (3.36%) MySQL
5 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.99%) Redis
6 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.87%) Big Data
7 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 147 (54.85%) Selenium
2 87 (32.46%) Jenkins
3 86 (32.09%) Cucumber
4 82 (30.60%) JIRA
5 70 (26.12%) Postman
6 52 (19.40%) LoadRunner
7 45 (16.79%) SoapUI
8 43 (16.04%) Git (software)
8 43 (16.04%) SpecFlow
9 35 (13.06%) WebDriver
10 32 (11.94%) REST Assured
11 23 (8.58%) JUnit
12 22 (8.21%) Visual Studio
13 19 (7.09%) Gatling
14 18 (6.72%) Cypress.io
15 17 (6.34%) TeamCity
16 16 (5.97%) Maven
16 16 (5.97%) Mocha
16 16 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (5.60%) Appium
General
1 21 (7.84%) Finance
2 20 (7.46%) Banking
3 11 (4.10%) Retail
4 7 (2.61%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Police
6 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) French Language
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (20.52%) Test Engineer
2 48 (17.91%) Tester
3 43 (16.04%) Developer
4 33 (12.31%) Analyst
4 33 (12.31%) Test Leader
5 25 (9.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Developer in Test
6 23 (8.58%) QA Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Senior Test Engineer
6 23 (8.58%) Test Analyst
7 21 (7.84%) Automation Tester
8 17 (6.34%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.22%) Performance Test Leader
10 13 (4.85%) Performance Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Automation Test Lead
11 11 (4.10%) Consultant
12 10 (3.73%) Performance Test Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) QA Analyst
12 10 (3.73%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.36%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.30%) RESTful
2 31 (11.57%) .NET
3 30 (11.19%) Web Services
4 23 (8.58%) Gherkin
5 18 (6.72%) CSS
6 16 (5.97%) .NET Core
7 14 (5.22%) HTML
7 14 (5.22%) SOAP
8 13 (4.85%) React
8 13 (4.85%) REST
9 12 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (3.73%) JSON
10 10 (3.73%) Middleware
10 10 (3.73%) XML
11 9 (3.36%) Chai
11 9 (3.36%) jQuery
11 9 (3.36%) Spring
11 9 (3.36%) WebdriverIO
12 8 (2.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.61%) User Experience
5 4 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.12%) EPoS
6 3 (1.12%) NHS
6 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.75%) iSeries
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) Replication
7 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.37%) iPhone
8 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.82%) Linux
2 12 (4.48%) Unix
3 7 (2.61%) Windows
4 6 (2.24%) VMS
5 5 (1.87%) Android
6 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (81.72%) Test Automation
2 162 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (35.82%) Performance Testing
4 79 (29.48%) DevOps
5 75 (27.99%) BDD
6 68 (25.37%) Scrum
7 61 (22.76%) API Testing
8 56 (20.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 40 (14.93%) TDD
9 40 (14.93%) Test Scripting
10 39 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (13.81%) Manual Testing
12 36 (13.43%) Test Strategy
13 33 (12.31%) Regression Testing
14 31 (11.57%) SDET
15 30 (11.19%) User Stories
16 27 (10.07%) Load Testing
16 27 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (9.70%) SDLC
18 25 (9.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (52.61%) Java
2 85 (31.72%) C#
3 64 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 58 (21.64%) SQL
5 45 (16.79%) Python
6 14 (5.22%) Bash Shell
6 14 (5.22%) C
7 9 (3.36%) VB
8 8 (2.99%) C++
8 8 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.61%) Java 8
9 7 (2.61%) Ruby
9 7 (2.61%) VBScript
10 6 (2.24%) COBOL
10 6 (2.24%) Perl
11 5 (1.87%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.12%) Groovy
13 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (19.78%) ISTQB
2 28 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 20 (7.46%) Degree
4 20 (7.46%) ISEB
5 11 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (3.73%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.12%) MCP
9 2 (0.75%) HNC
9 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.75%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (35.45%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (14.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) ACF2
2 2 (0.75%) RACF
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (13.06%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (8.21%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.24%) HP ALM
3 6 (2.24%) Kibana
4 5 (1.87%) Ansible
4 5 (1.87%) CA Service Virtualization
4 5 (1.87%) Terraform
5 4 (1.49%) logstash
6 2 (0.75%) MIIS
7 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.37%) Grafana
7 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.37%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (13.43%) HP
2 32 (11.94%) Oracle
3 23 (8.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.61%) CA
4 7 (2.61%) New Relic
5 6 (2.24%) IBM
6 5 (1.87%) Perfecto Mobile
7 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.12%) Google
7 3 (1.12%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.12%) SAP
7 3 (1.12%) Unisys
8 2 (0.75%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.75%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.75%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.75%) Mavenir
8 2 (0.75%) NetCracker
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.75%) Spotify
9 1 (0.37%) Parasoft