Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 507 540 636
Rank change year-on-year +33 +96 +6
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 685 809 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 2.55% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 456 582 569
UK median annual salary £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 25,480 31,722 36,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.14% 19.89% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20,221 25,471 29,504
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.93% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +34 636 £57,500 +15.00% 70
UK excluding London +10 379 £45,000 -5.26% 46
London +56 280 £70,000 +16.67% 29
South East +51 113 £50,000 - 7
North of England +9 109 £40,000 - 17
Yorkshire +23 67 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Midlands +15 51 £45,000 - 6
West Midlands +32 40 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West +25 40 £42,500 -10.53% 5
North West -12 31 £40,000 - 6
Scotland +6 28 £57,500 +27.78% 2
East of England +58 27 £44,000 -20.00% 5
Wales +2 15 £50,000 -9.09% 4
North East +14 11 £32,500 -7.14% 5
East Midlands -16 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 452 (65.99%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (59.71%) Test Automation
3 391 (57.08%) Selenium
4 308 (44.96%) Java
5 255 (37.23%) QA
6 240 (35.04%) JIRA
7 229 (33.43%) Performance Testing
8 227 (33.14%) Cucumber
8 227 (33.14%) LoadRunner
9 211 (30.80%) DevOps
10 207 (30.22%) BDD
11 196 (28.61%) Scrum
12 195 (28.47%) C#
13 184 (26.86%) Jenkins
14 174 (25.40%) Python
15 155 (22.63%) TDD
16 150 (21.90%) Postman
17 146 (21.31%) JavaScript
18 141 (20.58%) SoapUI
19 139 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
20 124 (18.10%) Non-Functional Testing
20 124 (18.10%) Software Testing
21 120 (17.52%) Linux
22 119 (17.37%) HP
23 115 (16.79%) SQL
24 114 (16.64%) AWS
25 111 (16.20%) Test Strategy
26 109 (15.91%) Finance
27 106 (15.47%) Web Services
28 105 (15.33%) 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 93 (13.58%) Confluence
2 21 (3.07%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.77%) Apache
5 11 (1.61%) IIS
5 11 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.88%) JBoss
7 5 (0.73%) CICS
7 5 (0.73%) GeoServer
7 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.58%) Drupal
9 2 (0.29%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.29%) Mule
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.15%) ThingWorx
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 114 (16.64%) AWS
2 88 (12.85%) Azure
3 41 (5.99%) G Suite
3 41 (5.99%) Office 365
4 37 (5.40%) BlazeMeter
4 37 (5.40%) OpenShift
5 33 (4.82%) GitHub
6 31 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (4.38%) Slack
8 21 (3.07%) SaaS
9 20 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (2.92%) GCP
10 15 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (2.19%) Serverless
11 13 (1.90%) BrowserStack
12 11 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (1.46%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (1.46%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.31%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) Wireshark
2 6 (0.88%) Softphone
3 4 (0.58%) SSL
3 4 (0.58%) VPN
4 3 (0.44%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.29%) DSL
5 2 (0.29%) Internet
5 2 (0.29%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.29%) Telnet
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.42%) MySQL
3 34 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (2.77%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.17%) Big Data
9 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.02%) DB2
10 7 (1.02%) GIS
11 6 (0.88%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.88%) Redis
12 5 (0.73%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 391 (57.08%) Selenium
2 240 (35.04%) JIRA
3 227 (33.14%) Cucumber
3 227 (33.14%) LoadRunner
4 184 (26.86%) Jenkins
5 150 (21.90%) Postman
6 141 (20.58%) SoapUI
7 105 (15.33%) JUnit
8 90 (13.14%) Git (software)
9 87 (12.70%) Appium
10 86 (12.55%) Gatling
10 86 (12.55%) WebDriver
11 77 (11.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 70 (10.22%) REST Assured
13 67 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 62 (9.05%) NeoLoad
15 61 (8.91%) Maven
16 51 (7.45%) Bitbucket
17 48 (7.01%) SpecFlow
18 36 (5.26%) GoCD
General
1 109 (15.91%) Finance
2 31 (4.53%) Retail
3 30 (4.38%) Banking
4 24 (3.50%) Public Sector
5 23 (3.36%) Marketing
6 21 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.34%) Electronics
8 9 (1.31%) Games
9 8 (1.17%) Legal
10 7 (1.02%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.58%) Front Office
11 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.58%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (23.36%) Test Engineer
2 140 (20.44%) Tester
3 86 (12.55%) Developer
4 77 (11.24%) Analyst
5 73 (10.66%) Performance Tester
6 65 (9.49%) Test Automation Engineer
7 64 (9.34%) Consultant
8 61 (8.91%) Automation Tester
9 56 (8.18%) Test Consultant
10 53 (7.74%) Senior Test Engineer
11 51 (7.45%) Performance Engineer
12 49 (7.15%) QA Engineer
13 47 (6.86%) Test Analyst
14 44 (6.42%) Senior Consultant
15 42 (6.13%) Developer in Test
15 42 (6.13%) Performance Test Engineer
15 42 (6.13%) Senior Test Consultant
16 40 (5.84%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
16 40 (5.84%) LoadRunner Tester
17 39 (5.69%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (15.47%) Web Services
2 87 (12.70%) RESTful
3 75 (10.95%) Gherkin
3 75 (10.95%) JSON
4 55 (8.03%) REST
5 53 (7.74%) SOAP
6 48 (7.01%) .NET
7 45 (6.57%) XML
8 36 (5.26%) HTML
9 33 (4.82%) JPA
10 30 (4.38%) Spring
11 27 (3.94%) CSS
11 27 (3.94%) Kafka
12 25 (3.65%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.92%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (2.77%) Hibernate
15 18 (2.63%) jQuery
16 17 (2.48%) Swagger
17 15 (2.19%) Middleware
17 15 (2.19%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 55 (8.03%) Client/Server
3 49 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.36%) User Experience
7 21 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (3.07%) PKI
8 17 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
12 7 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.88%) Handset
13 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
14 5 (0.73%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.58%) Derivative
15 4 (0.58%) Robotics
15 4 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 120 (17.52%) Linux
2 92 (13.43%) Unix
3 79 (11.53%) Windows
4 34 (4.96%) Android
4 34 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.58%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (65.99%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (59.71%) Test Automation
3 229 (33.43%) Performance Testing
4 211 (30.80%) DevOps
5 207 (30.22%) BDD
6 196 (28.61%) Scrum
7 155 (22.63%) TDD
8 139 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
9 124 (18.10%) Non-Functional Testing
9 124 (18.10%) Software Testing
10 111 (16.20%) Test Strategy
11 101 (14.74%) Test Management
12 99 (14.45%) Test Scripting
13 95 (13.87%) Functional Testing
14 89 (12.99%) Kanban
15 87 (12.70%) API Testing
16 84 (12.26%) Microservices
16 84 (12.26%) Software Engineering
17 77 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 74 (10.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 308 (44.96%) Java
2 195 (28.47%) C#
3 174 (25.40%) Python
4 146 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 115 (16.79%) SQL
6 77 (11.24%) Ruby
7 54 (7.88%) Bash Shell
8 35 (5.11%) Scala
9 34 (4.96%) C
10 33 (4.82%) C++
11 25 (3.65%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.19%) Groovy
12 15 (2.19%) PHP
13 14 (2.04%) Go
13 14 (2.04%) Perl
13 14 (2.04%) VBScript
14 11 (1.61%) Java 8
15 10 (1.46%) VB
16 9 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (11.09%) ISTQB
2 74 (10.80%) Security Cleared
3 63 (9.20%) ISEB
4 46 (6.72%) SC Cleared
5 34 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 28 (4.09%) DV Cleared
7 24 (3.50%) Degree
8 6 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.73%) PMP
10 4 (0.58%) CISSP
11 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.15%) MCSD
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (37.23%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 104 (15.18%) Docker
2 5 (0.73%) ACF2
2 5 (0.73%) RACF
3 3 (0.44%) vCloud
4 1 (0.15%) IAG
Systems Management
1 87 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 79 (11.53%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (5.84%) Terraform
4 34 (4.96%) Puppet
5 33 (4.82%) Ansible
6 23 (3.36%) Nagios
7 21 (3.07%) HP SiteScope
7 21 (3.07%) Packer
7 21 (3.07%) ZABBIX
8 17 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (2.34%) Kibana
9 16 (2.34%) logstash
10 9 (1.31%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.88%) Istio
12 5 (0.73%) Grafana
13 4 (0.58%) Mesos
13 4 (0.58%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.29%) nmon
14 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 119 (17.37%) HP
2 55 (8.03%) Google
3 38 (5.55%) Oracle
4 34 (4.96%) Atlassian
4 34 (4.96%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.07%) Perforce
5 21 (3.07%) SaltStack
6 17 (2.48%) New Relic
7 15 (2.19%) SAP
8 13 (1.90%) IBM
9 12 (1.75%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.46%) Apple
11 8 (1.17%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.02%) Adobe
13 6 (0.88%) Veracode
13 6 (0.88%) VMware
14 5 (0.73%) Micro Focus
15 4 (0.58%) Dynatrace
15 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.58%) WorldPay