Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 565 635
Rank change year-on-year +69 +70 +21
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 758 779 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.84% 2.34% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 484 537 548
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,757 £33,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 26,695 33,361 36,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.07% 20.18% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21,095 26,989 29,331
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,548 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +61 706 £55,000 +4.76% 63
UK excluding London +25 418 £45,000 -5.26% 54
London +78 323 £67,500 +3.85% 16
North of England -1 122 £42,500 -5.56% 15
South East +40 109 £51,250 +7.89% 10
Yorkshire +1 85 £42,500 -19.05% 8
South West +17 56 £45,000 -4.31% 7
Midlands +54 54 £50,000 +19.05% 8
East of England +47 35 £43,000 -21.82% 7
West Midlands +60 34 £60,000 +62.16% 7
Scotland +22 30 £70,963 +57.69% 4
North West -1 29 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Wales +1 16 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands +8 15 £42,500 +1.19% 1
North East +27 8 £32,772 -6.37% 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 525 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
2 463 (61.08%) Selenium
3 443 (58.44%) Test Automation
4 358 (47.23%) Java
5 271 (35.75%) JIRA
6 270 (35.62%) LoadRunner
7 254 (33.51%) Performance Testing
8 251 (33.11%) Cucumber
9 249 (32.85%) QA
10 247 (32.59%) BDD
11 224 (29.55%) Jenkins
12 218 (28.76%) Scrum
13 216 (28.50%) C#
14 213 (28.10%) DevOps
15 212 (27.97%) Python
16 197 (25.99%) TDD
17 190 (25.07%) SoapUI
18 176 (23.22%) Finance
19 164 (21.64%) JavaScript
20 161 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
21 154 (20.32%) Software Testing
22 134 (17.68%) HP
23 127 (16.75%) SQL
24 124 (16.36%) Linux
24 124 (16.36%) Test Strategy
25 123 (16.23%) Non-Functional Testing
26 122 (16.09%) Test Management
27 121 (15.96%) AWS
28 120 (15.83%) Confluence
29 119 (15.70%) Security Cleared

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
1 120 (15.83%) Confluence
2 37 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 35 (4.62%) Apache
4 23 (3.03%) GeoServer
5 13 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.32%) IIS
7 10 (1.32%) JBoss
8 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.66%) Drupal
10 4 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.26%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.26%) Mule
13 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) ArchiCAD
1 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.13%) MicroStation
1 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.96%) AWS
2 94 (12.40%) Azure
3 75 (9.89%) G Suite
3 75 (9.89%) Office 365
4 47 (6.20%) SaaS
5 39 (5.15%) OpenShift
6 34 (4.49%) Slack
7 32 (4.22%) GCP
8 29 (3.83%) BlazeMeter
9 27 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (3.17%) GitHub
11 13 (1.72%) Apigee
12 10 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.32%) Sauce Labs
13 9 (1.19%) BrowserStack
14 7 (0.92%) Akamai
14 7 (0.92%) Serverless
15 6 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.66%) Route 53
17 4 (0.53%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.32%) HTTP
2 5 (0.66%) Wireshark
3 4 (0.53%) Firewall
3 4 (0.53%) SSL
4 3 (0.40%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.26%) Intranet
5 2 (0.26%) LAN
5 2 (0.26%) Network Security
5 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.26%) Telnet
5 2 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.28%) MySQL
5 28 (3.69%) GIS
5 28 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (2.51%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.72%) Blockchain
10 12 (1.58%) Big Data
11 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.79%) Apache Accumulo
14 5 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.66%) JasperReports
14 5 (0.66%) Redis
15 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 463 (61.08%) Selenium
2 271 (35.75%) JIRA
3 270 (35.62%) LoadRunner
4 251 (33.11%) Cucumber
5 224 (29.55%) Jenkins
6 190 (25.07%) SoapUI
7 115 (15.17%) Git (software)
8 112 (14.78%) JUnit
9 103 (13.59%) WebDriver
10 102 (13.46%) Appium
11 96 (12.66%) NeoLoad
12 86 (11.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 83 (10.95%) Gatling
14 82 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
15 77 (10.16%) Maven
16 66 (8.71%) Bitbucket
17 58 (7.65%) SpecFlow
18 45 (5.94%) Visual Studio
18 45 (5.94%) WebLOAD
19 42 (5.54%) Ranorex
General
1 176 (23.22%) Finance
2 97 (12.80%) Retail
3 50 (6.60%) Banking
4 26 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.30%) Public Sector
6 16 (2.11%) Marketing
7 12 (1.58%) Electronics
8 10 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.06%) Legal
11 7 (0.92%) Front Office
11 7 (0.92%) Games
12 4 (0.53%) Law
13 3 (0.40%) Advertising
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (27.18%) Test Engineer
2 129 (17.02%) Tester
3 123 (16.23%) Developer
4 112 (14.78%) Analyst
5 79 (10.42%) Performance Engineer
6 78 (10.29%) Test Analyst
7 73 (9.63%) Performance Test Engineer
7 73 (9.63%) Test Automation Engineer
8 72 (9.50%) Automation Tester
9 66 (8.71%) Java Developer
10 64 (8.44%) Performance Tester
11 62 (8.18%) Senior Test Engineer
12 49 (6.46%) Developer in Test
13 48 (6.33%) Consultant
14 47 (6.20%) QA Engineer
15 42 (5.54%) QA Analyst
16 41 (5.41%) Test Consultant
17 39 (5.15%) Senior Performance Engineer
18 36 (4.75%) Software Engineer
19 35 (4.62%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (14.25%) Web Services
2 101 (13.32%) RESTful
3 97 (12.80%) Gherkin
4 87 (11.48%) JSON
5 66 (8.71%) SOAP
6 63 (8.31%) Spring
7 59 (7.78%) XML
8 49 (6.46%) REST
9 48 (6.33%) .NET
10 45 (5.94%) JPA
11 40 (5.28%) HTML
12 34 (4.49%) AngularJS
13 31 (4.09%) Java EE
13 31 (4.09%) Kafka
14 29 (3.83%) JDBC
15 28 (3.69%) Apache Camel
15 28 (3.69%) Spring Boot
16 22 (2.90%) CSS
16 22 (2.90%) J2EE
16 22 (2.90%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.39%) Mobile App
2 43 (5.67%) Client/Server
3 39 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 28 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (3.03%) PKI
8 12 (1.58%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.45%) Renewable Energy
10 9 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.06%) Derivative
11 8 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.06%) Social Media
11 8 (1.06%) User Experience
12 6 (0.79%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 124 (16.36%) Linux
2 112 (14.78%) Windows
3 77 (10.16%) Unix
4 26 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.03%) Android
6 10 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (69.26%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (58.44%) Test Automation
3 254 (33.51%) Performance Testing
4 247 (32.59%) BDD
5 218 (28.76%) Scrum
6 213 (28.10%) DevOps
7 197 (25.99%) TDD
8 161 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
9 154 (20.32%) Software Testing
10 124 (16.36%) Test Strategy
11 123 (16.23%) Non-Functional Testing
12 122 (16.09%) Test Management
13 119 (15.70%) Software Engineering
14 113 (14.91%) Mentoring
15 112 (14.78%) Kanban
16 109 (14.38%) Microservices
17 96 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
18 95 (12.53%) Functional Testing
19 89 (11.74%) API Testing
19 89 (11.74%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 358 (47.23%) Java
2 216 (28.50%) C#
3 212 (27.97%) Python
4 164 (21.64%) JavaScript
5 127 (16.75%) SQL
6 101 (13.32%) Ruby
7 57 (7.52%) Bash Shell
8 52 (6.86%) C++
9 50 (6.60%) C
10 45 (5.94%) Scala
11 38 (5.01%) PHP
12 33 (4.35%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.37%) Go
14 16 (2.11%) Groovy
15 14 (1.85%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.72%) Perl
16 13 (1.72%) VBScript
17 8 (1.06%) TypeScript
18 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.66%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 119 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.82%) ISEB
3 81 (10.69%) SC Cleared
4 79 (10.42%) ISTQB
5 53 (6.99%) DV Cleared
6 46 (6.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.58%) Degree
8 4 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.40%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.13%) MCSD
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (32.85%) QA
2 7 (0.92%) WCAG
3 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (14.64%) Docker
2 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.26%) vCloud
4 1 (0.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 96 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
2 79 (10.42%) Kubernetes
3 36 (4.75%) Ansible
4 35 (4.62%) Puppet
5 32 (4.22%) Terraform
6 24 (3.17%) Nagios
6 24 (3.17%) Packer
7 23 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
7 23 (3.03%) ZABBIX
8 12 (1.58%) Kibana
8 12 (1.58%) logstash
8 12 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.92%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.79%) Nessus
11 5 (0.66%) Mesos
12 2 (0.26%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.26%) nmon
12 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.13%) Istio
13 1 (0.13%) Knative
Vendors
1 134 (17.68%) HP
2 102 (13.46%) Google
3 59 (7.78%) Atlassian
4 52 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 29 (3.83%) Oracle
6 23 (3.03%) Perforce
6 23 (3.03%) SaltStack
7 18 (2.37%) Veracode
8 16 (2.11%) New Relic
9 13 (1.72%) Apple
9 13 (1.72%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.58%) SAP
10 12 (1.58%) Splunk
11 9 (1.19%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 9 (1.19%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.06%) IBM
13 7 (0.92%) Adobe
13 7 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
13 7 (0.92%) Dynatrace
14 5 (0.66%) Perfecto Mobile