Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 570 742
Rank change year-on-year -42 +172 +11
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 703 741 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 2.20% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 508 623 559
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

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 35,703 33,622 36,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.90% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29,030 28,209 30,973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Top 16 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 22 May 2018. 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 -54 661 £50,000 +5.26% 117
UK excluding London -59 399 £45,000 +12.50% 82
London +22 292 £62,500 +19.05% 42
South East -56 101 £50,000 +20.48% 23
North of England -46 92 £45,000 - 21
Midlands -3 63 £42,000 +1.82% 7
East of England +30 61 £45,000 +28.57% 7
East Midlands +32 55 £42,000 -23.64% 3
Yorkshire -9 55 £45,000 - 13
South West -45 52 £45,000 +12.50% 17
North West +5 31 £46,500 +16.25% 7
Wales -2 15 £41,500 +12.16% 2
Scotland -34 14 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands -35 8 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North East -13 6 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 556 (79.09%) Selenium
2 548 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
3 528 (75.11%) Test Automation
4 451 (64.15%) Java
5 296 (42.11%) QA
6 277 (39.40%) Jenkins
7 266 (37.84%) SoapUI
8 263 (37.41%) Cucumber
9 242 (34.42%) BDD
9 242 (34.42%) C#
10 230 (32.72%) Scrum
11 225 (32.01%) JIRA
12 223 (31.72%) Performance Testing
13 203 (28.88%) WebDriver
14 195 (27.74%) TDD
15 192 (27.31%) Python
15 192 (27.31%) Continuous Integration
16 173 (24.61%) Web Services
17 156 (22.19%) Ruby
18 148 (21.05%) JavaScript
18 148 (21.05%) DevOps
19 146 (20.77%) SQL
20 145 (20.63%) Finance
21 143 (20.34%) LoadRunner
22 128 (18.21%) Test Scripting
22 128 (18.21%) SDLC
23 124 (17.64%) Gatling
23 124 (17.64%) Linux
24 115 (16.36%) Software Engineering
25 107 (15.22%) Software Testing

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 52 (7.40%) Confluence
2 33 (4.69%) CMS
3 30 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.56%) JBoss
5 22 (3.13%) Apache
6 20 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.56%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.42%) Anypoint
10 8 (1.14%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.00%) IIS
11 7 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.28%) Mule
14 2 (0.28%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.28%) nginx
14 2 (0.28%) SAS
15 1 (0.14%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Mingle
2 3 (0.43%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 101 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (7.25%) BlazeMeter
3 46 (6.54%) GitHub
4 41 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (5.12%) Slack
6 28 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (3.70%) G Suite
7 26 (3.70%) Office 365
7 26 (3.70%) SaaS
8 25 (3.56%) Sauce Labs
9 17 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
9 17 (2.42%) Amazon S3
10 14 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.71%) BrowserStack
12 8 (1.14%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.00%) IaaS
13 7 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.84%) HTTP
2 17 (2.42%) VPN
3 8 (1.14%) Wireless
4 7 (1.00%) LAN
4 7 (1.00%) WAN
5 4 (0.57%) AMQP
5 4 (0.57%) ATM
5 4 (0.57%) SSL
5 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.57%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.43%) DNS
6 3 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.14%) Broadband
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) SMS
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (7.11%) MongoDB
3 38 (5.41%) MySQL
4 26 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 17 (2.42%) Big Data
7 15 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.99%) Apache Accumulo
8 14 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.71%) Redis
11 4 (0.57%) Hazelcast
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.43%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 556 (79.09%) Selenium
2 277 (39.40%) Jenkins
3 266 (37.84%) SoapUI
4 263 (37.41%) Cucumber
5 225 (32.01%) JIRA
6 203 (28.88%) WebDriver
7 143 (20.34%) LoadRunner
8 124 (17.64%) Gatling
9 103 (14.65%) JUnit
10 99 (14.08%) Maven
11 98 (13.94%) Git (software)
12 92 (13.09%) SpecFlow
13 75 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 70 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 67 (9.53%) Appium
16 55 (7.82%) NeoLoad
17 48 (6.83%) WebLOAD
18 46 (6.54%) TeamCity
19 41 (5.83%) WATIR
20 40 (5.69%) LoadUI
General
1 145 (20.63%) Finance
2 92 (13.09%) Retail
3 47 (6.69%) Banking
4 30 (4.27%) Games
5 23 (3.27%) Legal
6 16 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.00%) Advertising
7 7 (1.00%) Marketing
7 7 (1.00%) Publishing
8 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Electronics
9 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.57%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.57%) Law
11 3 (0.43%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (20.48%) Tester
2 131 (18.63%) Test Engineer
3 114 (16.22%) Developer
4 91 (12.94%) Analyst
5 89 (12.66%) Automation Tester
6 82 (11.66%) QA Engineer
7 76 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
8 75 (10.67%) Test Analyst
9 72 (10.24%) Test Leader
10 62 (8.82%) Java Developer
11 57 (8.11%) Developer in Test
12 46 (6.54%) Java Engineer
13 45 (6.40%) Software Engineer
14 42 (5.97%) Software Tester
15 41 (5.83%) Test Automation Developer
16 40 (5.69%) QA Leader
17 37 (5.26%) Software Developer
18 36 (5.12%) Automation Test Lead
18 36 (5.12%) Performance Engineer
18 36 (5.12%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (24.61%) Web Services
2 98 (13.94%) .NET
3 75 (10.67%) SOAP
4 74 (10.53%) REST
5 67 (9.53%) Spring
6 63 (8.96%) HTML
7 51 (7.25%) AngularJS
8 50 (7.11%) Gherkin
9 44 (6.26%) XML
10 43 (6.12%) CSS
11 40 (5.69%) RESTful
12 31 (4.41%) React
13 23 (3.27%) Node.js
14 22 (3.13%) Hibernate
15 21 (2.99%) JSON
16 19 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
16 19 (2.70%) J2EE
17 16 (2.28%) Java EE
18 15 (2.13%) Ajax
19 14 (1.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 52 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.41%) Fintech
4 28 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
5 25 (3.56%) User Experience
6 23 (3.27%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.28%) Contactless
8 16 (2.28%) EMV
9 13 (1.85%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.42%) EPoS
12 8 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (17.64%) Linux
2 70 (9.96%) Windows
3 45 (6.40%) Unix
4 38 (5.41%) Android
5 34 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.70%) CoreOS
7 7 (1.00%) VMS
8 6 (0.85%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (75.11%) Test Automation
3 242 (34.42%) BDD
4 230 (32.72%) Scrum
5 223 (31.72%) Performance Testing
6 195 (27.74%) TDD
7 192 (27.31%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (21.05%) DevOps
9 128 (18.21%) SDLC
9 128 (18.21%) Test Scripting
10 115 (16.36%) Software Engineering
11 107 (15.22%) Software Testing
12 101 (14.37%) Load Testing
12 101 (14.37%) Test Management
13 97 (13.80%) Non-Functional Testing
14 96 (13.66%) Regression Testing
15 93 (13.23%) Manual Testing
16 84 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
17 81 (11.52%) E-Commerce
17 81 (11.52%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 451 (64.15%) Java
2 242 (34.42%) C#
3 192 (27.31%) Python
4 156 (22.19%) Ruby
5 148 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 146 (20.77%) SQL
7 69 (9.82%) C
8 57 (8.11%) C++
9 52 (7.40%) PHP
10 46 (6.54%) Bash Shell
11 43 (6.12%) Scala
12 34 (4.84%) Perl
13 32 (4.55%) Groovy
14 25 (3.56%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.13%) R
16 12 (1.71%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.56%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.42%) VB
19 9 (1.28%) Java 8
20 8 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (11.52%) ISTQB
2 71 (10.10%) Degree
3 60 (8.53%) ISEB
4 56 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 43 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 35 (4.98%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.42%) DV Cleared
8 16 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.71%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.28%) PMP
14 1 (0.14%) CSQA
14 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (42.11%) QA
2 12 (1.71%) PSD2
3 6 (0.85%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) SEPA
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (12.66%) Docker
2 10 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.43%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) ACF2
5 2 (0.28%) HDFS
5 2 (0.28%) RACF
5 2 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (5.97%) Puppet
2 40 (5.69%) Kubernetes
3 37 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.84%) Ansible
6 18 (2.56%) Prometheus
7 12 (1.71%) Nagios
7 12 (1.71%) Terraform
8 11 (1.56%) WebInspect
9 8 (1.14%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.85%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.43%) Rancher
12 2 (0.28%) Consul
12 2 (0.28%) Grafana
12 2 (0.28%) Packer
12 2 (0.28%) Salt
12 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.14%) Graylog
13 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (10.24%) HP
2 53 (7.54%) Oracle
3 49 (6.97%) Google
4 28 (3.98%) CA Agile Central
5 24 (3.41%) Splunk
6 20 (2.84%) WorldPay
7 19 (2.70%) IBM
8 17 (2.42%) PagerDuty
9 16 (2.28%) CA
9 16 (2.28%) PayPal
10 15 (2.13%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.99%) Microsoft
11 14 (1.99%) RedGate
12 12 (1.71%) Apple
12 12 (1.71%) Dynatrace
12 12 (1.71%) Micro Focus
12 12 (1.71%) SAP
13 10 (1.42%) Citrix
13 10 (1.42%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.28%) New Relic