Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 520 527 623
Rank change year-on-year +7 +96 -23
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 615 780 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 2.63% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 413 597 547
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,765 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.57% +3.92% +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 23,498 29,702 35,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.15% 19.91% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18,526 23,684 29,586
UK 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 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 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 +15 570 £52,707 +5.41% 75
UK excluding London +20 356 £47,500 +1.57% 68
London +6 233 £65,000 +13.04% 13
North of England +30 115 £42,500 - 19
South East +31 111 £50,000 - 12
Yorkshire +24 59 £42,500 - 4
Midlands -13 53 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Midlands +23 44 £50,000 +17.65% 7
North West +18 32 £40,000 - 13
North East +24 24 £33,000 -22.35% 2
South West +29 23 £42,500 -10.53% 21
Wales +12 23 £39,250 -28.64% 3
Scotland +35 21 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East of England +57 14 £45,750 -12.86% 2
East Midlands -17 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 413 (67.15%) Test Automation
2 385 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (57.89%) Selenium
4 265 (43.09%) Java
5 235 (38.21%) QA
6 230 (37.40%) JIRA
7 226 (36.75%) Cucumber
8 209 (33.98%) DevOps
9 206 (33.50%) Jenkins
10 194 (31.54%) Performance Testing
11 175 (28.46%) LoadRunner
12 170 (27.64%) BDD
13 164 (26.67%) C#
14 159 (25.85%) Scrum
15 154 (25.04%) Postman
16 149 (24.23%) TDD
17 140 (22.76%) Python
17 140 (22.76%) SoapUI
18 132 (21.46%) Test Scripting
19 131 (21.30%) JavaScript
20 128 (20.81%) Azure
21 126 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
22 112 (18.21%) Software Testing
23 108 (17.56%) Non-Functional Testing
24 107 (17.40%) Linux
24 107 (17.40%) HP
25 106 (17.24%) AWS
26 102 (16.59%) Test Strategy
27 97 (15.77%) Docker
28 96 (15.61%) JUnit

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 88 (14.31%) Confluence
2 22 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.28%) Apache
5 11 (1.79%) CICS
5 11 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.30%) IIS
7 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.33%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 128 (20.81%) Azure
2 106 (17.24%) AWS
3 50 (8.13%) BlazeMeter
4 36 (5.85%) GitHub
4 36 (5.85%) Slack
5 30 (4.88%) OpenShift
6 29 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (3.90%) G Suite
7 24 (3.90%) Office 365
8 21 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (2.93%) BrowserStack
10 17 (2.76%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (2.60%) SaaS
12 15 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (2.44%) Datadog
12 15 (2.44%) Serverless
13 14 (2.28%) GCP
14 13 (2.11%) IaaS
15 11 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.30%) Softphone
2 6 (0.98%) Wireshark
3 5 (0.81%) VPN
4 2 (0.33%) DSL
4 2 (0.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.16%) GSM
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) LTE
5 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.16%) SCCP
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) snoop
5 1 (0.16%) SS7
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.16%) Telnet
5 1 (0.16%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.15%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.02%) MySQL
3 35 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (2.28%) DB2
4 14 (2.28%) Redis
5 13 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.46%) Couchbase
8 7 (1.14%) Blockchain
9 6 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.49%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2017
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 356 (57.89%) Selenium
2 230 (37.40%) JIRA
3 226 (36.75%) Cucumber
4 206 (33.50%) Jenkins
5 175 (28.46%) LoadRunner
6 154 (25.04%) Postman
7 140 (22.76%) SoapUI
8 96 (15.61%) JUnit
9 88 (14.31%) Gatling
10 86 (13.98%) Git (software)
11 82 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 77 (12.52%) WebDriver
13 69 (11.22%) Appium
14 63 (10.24%) SpecFlow
15 61 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 55 (8.94%) HP UFT
17 47 (7.64%) Maven
18 45 (7.32%) NeoLoad
19 44 (7.15%) REST Assured
20 38 (6.18%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (13.01%) Finance
2 22 (3.58%) Banking
2 22 (3.58%) Marketing
3 19 (3.09%) Public Sector
4 15 (2.44%) Retail
5 11 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.46%) Electronics
6 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.98%) Games
8 5 (0.81%) Law
9 3 (0.49%) Legal
9 3 (0.49%) Police
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (21.79%) Tester
2 126 (20.49%) Test Engineer
3 87 (14.15%) Developer
4 75 (12.20%) Analyst
5 62 (10.08%) Automation Tester
6 60 (9.76%) QA Engineer
7 56 (9.11%) Test Analyst
8 52 (8.46%) Performance Tester
9 50 (8.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 46 (7.48%) Consultant
11 44 (7.15%) Developer in Test
11 44 (7.15%) Test Consultant
12 39 (6.34%) Senior Consultant
13 37 (6.02%) Senior Test Consultant
14 36 (5.85%) Senior Test Engineer
15 35 (5.69%) Java Engineer
16 32 (5.20%) Software Engineer
17 30 (4.88%) Test Leader
18 29 (4.72%) Performance Engineer
18 29 (4.72%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.61%) Web Services
2 91 (14.80%) RESTful
3 62 (10.08%) REST
4 57 (9.27%) JSON
5 48 (7.80%) Gherkin
6 44 (7.15%) SOAP
7 40 (6.50%) .NET
8 33 (5.37%) HTML
9 32 (5.20%) XML
10 31 (5.04%) CSS
11 27 (4.39%) JPA
12 22 (3.58%) Elastic Stack
13 21 (3.41%) Spring
14 20 (3.25%) AngularJS
14 20 (3.25%) jQuery
15 15 (2.44%) J2EE
16 14 (2.28%) Hibernate
16 14 (2.28%) JSP
16 14 (2.28%) Spring Boot
17 13 (2.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.18%) User Experience
4 37 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (5.20%) Client/Server
6 21 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (2.93%) PKI
7 18 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.28%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 11 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.30%) Handset
13 6 (0.98%) NHS
14 4 (0.65%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
14 4 (0.65%) Social Network
15 3 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.40%) Linux
2 63 (10.24%) Unix
3 53 (8.62%) Windows
4 25 (4.07%) Android
4 25 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.81%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.65%) VMS
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (67.15%) Test Automation
2 385 (62.60%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (33.98%) DevOps
4 194 (31.54%) Performance Testing
5 170 (27.64%) BDD
6 159 (25.85%) Scrum
7 149 (24.23%) TDD
8 132 (21.46%) Test Scripting
9 126 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (18.21%) Software Testing
11 108 (17.56%) Non-Functional Testing
12 102 (16.59%) Test Strategy
13 87 (14.15%) API Testing
14 86 (13.98%) Continuous Delivery
15 84 (13.66%) Software Engineering
16 76 (12.36%) Test Management
17 75 (12.20%) Kanban
17 75 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
18 74 (12.03%) Microservices
19 66 (10.73%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (43.09%) Java
2 164 (26.67%) C#
3 140 (22.76%) Python
4 131 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 95 (15.45%) SQL
6 72 (11.71%) Ruby
7 51 (8.29%) Bash Shell
8 40 (6.50%) C++
9 37 (6.02%) C
10 32 (5.20%) Scala
11 20 (3.25%) PHP
11 20 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.76%) Perl
13 13 (2.11%) VB
14 12 (1.95%) Groovy
14 12 (1.95%) Java 8
14 12 (1.95%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.79%) COBOL
16 10 (1.63%) Go
16 10 (1.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (15.28%) ISTQB
2 55 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 48 (7.80%) ISEB
4 38 (6.18%) Degree
5 29 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 23 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.93%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.79%) PMP
9 9 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.81%) HNC
11 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.49%) MCP
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (38.21%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 97 (15.77%) Docker
2 11 (1.79%) ACF2
2 11 (1.79%) RACF
3 1 (0.16%) IAG
3 1 (0.16%) vCloud
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (12.52%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (10.57%) Kubernetes
3 35 (5.69%) Terraform
4 32 (5.20%) Puppet
5 29 (4.72%) Ansible
6 19 (3.09%) Nagios
7 18 (2.93%) HP SiteScope
7 18 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (2.93%) Packer
7 18 (2.93%) ZABBIX
8 17 (2.76%) Kibana
8 17 (2.76%) logstash
9 6 (0.98%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.98%) Istio
10 5 (0.81%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.65%) Grafana
12 3 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
13 2 (0.33%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.16%) nmon
Vendors
1 107 (17.40%) HP
2 42 (6.83%) Oracle
3 36 (5.85%) Google
4 34 (5.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.07%) New Relic
6 20 (3.25%) IBM
7 18 (2.93%) Perforce
7 18 (2.93%) SaltStack
8 10 (1.63%) CA
8 10 (1.63%) Micro Focus
9 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.46%) SAP
10 8 (1.30%) Adobe
11 7 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.14%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.14%) Parasoft
11 7 (1.14%) Sage
11 7 (1.14%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.81%) VMware
13 4 (0.65%) Red Hat