Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 637 708
Rank change year-on-year +12 +71 +80
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 642 705 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 1.99% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 537 585 580
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 35956 35485 37957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.49% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29195 30661 32019
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +31 620 £50,000 +11.11% 61
UK excluding London +35 410 £47,500 +11.76% 30
London -19 228 £57,500 +4.55% 32
South East +9 139 £43,250 -3.89% 5
Midlands +132 107 £50,000 +38.89% 8
North of England -36 77 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +86 56 £52,500 +45.83% 8
West Midlands +78 51 £40,000 -41.82%
South West +30 46 £50,000 +81.82% 4
Yorkshire +1 40 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East of England +5 31 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North West -25 31 £43,000 +1.18% 2
Scotland +2 14 £52,500 -12.50%
Wales +15 6 £34,250 +7.03% 1
North East - 6 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 527 (82.09%) Test Automation
2 463 (72.12%) Java
3 447 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
4 436 (67.91%) Selenium
5 267 (41.59%) JIRA
5 267 (41.59%) Cucumber
6 253 (39.41%) C#
7 243 (37.85%) Jenkins
8 238 (37.07%) QA
9 211 (32.87%) WebDriver
10 196 (30.53%) Performance Testing
11 189 (29.44%) SQL
12 182 (28.35%) SoapUI
13 177 (27.57%) JUnit
14 170 (26.48%) BDD
15 167 (26.01%) Python
16 160 (24.92%) LoadRunner
17 150 (23.36%) Test Scripting
18 137 (21.34%) Web Services
19 136 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
20 132 (20.56%) Ruby
20 132 (20.56%) Linux
21 131 (20.40%) TDD
22 124 (19.31%) ISTQB
23 121 (18.85%) Finance
24 120 (18.69%) Open Source
25 118 (18.38%) Gatling
26 112 (17.45%) Degree
27 108 (16.82%) Scrum
28 104 (16.20%) Appium

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 92 (14.33%) Confluence
2 34 (5.30%) JBoss
3 24 (3.74%) CMS
4 23 (3.58%) Apache
5 22 (3.43%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.25%) Jetty
7 8 (1.25%) Tornado
8 5 (0.78%) Mule
8 5 (0.78%) Mule ESB
9 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.31%) IIS
11 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) SAP CAR
2 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 78 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.21%) SaaS
4 18 (2.80%) BlazeMeter
5 17 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.40%) GitHub
7 9 (1.40%) Slack
8 7 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
9 6 (0.93%) G Suite
9 6 (0.93%) Office 365
10 5 (0.78%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.16%) Akamai
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.71%) Internet
2 9 (1.40%) HTTP
3 8 (1.25%) AMQP
4 4 (0.62%) Firewall
4 4 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.47%) WAN
6 2 (0.31%) RTP
6 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) DSL
7 1 (0.16%) FTP
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.67%) NoSQL
2 28 (4.36%) MySQL
3 23 (3.58%) SQL Server
4 17 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (2.65%) Big Data
5 14 (2.18%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.02%) JasperReports
7 10 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.56%) Redis
7 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.25%) Couchbase
8 8 (1.25%) Riak
9 6 (0.93%) HBase
10 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.62%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.31%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.31%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 436 (67.91%) Selenium
2 267 (41.59%) Cucumber
2 267 (41.59%) JIRA
3 243 (37.85%) Jenkins
4 211 (32.87%) WebDriver
5 182 (28.35%) SoapUI
6 177 (27.57%) JUnit
7 160 (24.92%) LoadRunner
8 118 (18.38%) Gatling
9 104 (16.20%) Appium
10 103 (16.04%) Git (software)
11 102 (15.89%) SpecFlow
12 76 (11.84%) Maven
13 75 (11.68%) JBehave
14 69 (10.75%) Calabash
15 66 (10.28%) TeamCity
16 46 (7.17%) NUnit
17 43 (6.70%) TestNG
18 40 (6.23%) HP UFT
19 39 (6.07%) Ranorex
General
1 121 (18.85%) Finance
2 51 (7.94%) Retail
3 39 (6.07%) Banking
4 22 (3.43%) Digital Economy
5 18 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.71%) Marketing
7 10 (1.56%) Publishing
7 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.78%) Electronics
8 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Automotive
10 3 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 187 (29.13%) Tester
2 124 (19.31%) Analyst
3 121 (18.85%) Developer
3 121 (18.85%) Test Engineer
4 96 (14.95%) Test Analyst
5 91 (14.17%) Automation Tester
6 69 (10.75%) QA Engineer
7 64 (9.97%) Test Automation Engineer
8 58 (9.03%) Developer in Test
9 51 (7.94%) Java Developer
9 51 (7.94%) QA Analyst
10 50 (7.79%) QA Tester
11 47 (7.32%) Java Engineer
12 44 (6.85%) Software Tester
13 36 (5.61%) Consultant
14 33 (5.14%) Automation Test Analyst
14 33 (5.14%) QA Test Analyst
15 32 (4.98%) Test Automation Developer
16 31 (4.83%) QA Test Engineer
17 30 (4.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (21.34%) Web Services
2 92 (14.33%) SOAP
3 78 (12.15%) RESTful
4 75 (11.68%) REST
5 72 (11.21%) XML
6 65 (10.12%) Gherkin
7 53 (8.26%) Spring
8 48 (7.48%) .NET
9 41 (6.39%) JSON
10 37 (5.76%) HTML
11 30 (4.67%) AngularJS
11 30 (4.67%) Hibernate
12 22 (3.43%) CSS
12 22 (3.43%) GWT
13 20 (3.12%) JDBC
13 20 (3.12%) React
14 19 (2.96%) Apache Flex
14 19 (2.96%) YAML
15 18 (2.80%) Apache POI
15 18 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 94 (14.64%) Computer Science
2 60 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 25 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.27%) Fintech
5 21 (3.27%) N-Tier
6 20 (3.12%) User Experience
7 11 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.62%) Cybercrime
10 4 (0.62%) iPad
11 3 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.47%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.31%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.31%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.31%) NHS
12 2 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (20.56%) Linux
2 86 (13.40%) Windows
3 43 (6.70%) Unix
4 15 (2.34%) Android
4 15 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.47%) Kali Linux
5 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.31%) CentOS
6 2 (0.31%) Fedora
6 2 (0.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (82.09%) Test Automation
2 447 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (30.53%) Performance Testing
4 170 (26.48%) BDD
5 150 (23.36%) Test Scripting
6 136 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
7 131 (20.40%) TDD
8 120 (18.69%) Open Source
9 108 (16.82%) Scrum
10 103 (16.04%) Test Management
11 98 (15.26%) Test Strategy
12 77 (11.99%) Manual Testing
12 77 (11.99%) Software Testing
13 71 (11.06%) OO
14 70 (10.90%) DevOps
15 69 (10.75%) Non-Functional Testing
16 64 (9.97%) Regression Testing
17 59 (9.19%) Mentoring
17 59 (9.19%) SDET
18 58 (9.03%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 463 (72.12%) Java
2 253 (39.41%) C#
3 189 (29.44%) SQL
4 167 (26.01%) Python
5 132 (20.56%) Ruby
6 69 (10.75%) JavaScript
7 51 (7.94%) Shell Script
8 42 (6.54%) C++
9 39 (6.07%) C
9 39 (6.07%) Groovy
10 28 (4.36%) PHP
11 26 (4.05%) Bash Shell
11 26 (4.05%) Scala
12 18 (2.80%) Perl
13 15 (2.34%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.09%) VB
16 4 (0.62%) XQuery
17 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (19.31%) ISTQB
2 112 (17.45%) Degree
3 83 (12.93%) ISEB
4 57 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 22 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (2.80%) DV Cleared
8 17 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.47%) MBCS
14 2 (0.31%) CCNA
14 2 (0.31%) CCNP
14 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
15 1 (0.16%) ACCA
15 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (37.07%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.47%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (4.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Xen
3 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (8.10%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (4.67%) Ansible
3 25 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.89%) Puppet
4 8 (1.25%) Kibana
5 7 (1.09%) logstash
6 6 (0.93%) Terraform
7 5 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.78%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.78%) OpenView
8 3 (0.47%) Salt
9 2 (0.31%) Grafana
9 2 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.16%) Consul
10 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.16%) Marathon
10 1 (0.16%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.16%) Rancher
10 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (9.97%) HP
2 37 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.61%) Oracle
4 25 (3.89%) Google
5 19 (2.96%) SAP
6 17 (2.65%) CA Agile Central
7 15 (2.34%) Citrix
8 11 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.71%) IBM
8 11 (1.71%) New Relic
9 9 (1.40%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.25%) Concur
10 8 (1.25%) Rackspace
11 6 (0.93%) Splunk
12 5 (0.78%) BMC
12 5 (0.78%) CA
12 5 (0.78%) Capita
13 4 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
14 3 (0.47%) Dynatrace
14 3 (0.47%) VMware