Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 521 500 521
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21 +121
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 252 653 799
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 2.69% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 195 446 605
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,550 £33,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +4.40%

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 13,166 24,269 29,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 19.36% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,860 19,264 23,953
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,493 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JMeter.

Salary trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JMeter over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Top 17 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 20 January 2021. 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 -43 214 £57,500 +4.55% 36
UK excluding London -4 125 £47,500 +5.56% 34
London +84 115 £64,500 -4.44% 9
South East +78 40 £50,000 - 4
Work from Home -68 26 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North of England -11 25 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Scotland +35 19 £55,000 -4.35% 5
Midlands +52 17 £47,500 +5.56% 2
West Midlands +50 15 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North West +64 13 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South West +55 10 £61,250 +53.13% 7
Yorkshire -8 9 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 - - 1
East of England +93 5 £38,500 -18.95% 1
Wales +28 3 £29,750 -28.74% 1
North East -4 3 £35,000 +6.87% 5
East Midlands +59 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 213 (84.52%) Test Automation
2 164 (65.08%) Selenium
3 157 (62.30%) Java
4 129 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (49.60%) Performance Testing
6 101 (40.08%) QA
7 84 (33.33%) JIRA
8 83 (32.94%) C#
9 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
10 81 (32.14%) Cucumber
10 81 (32.14%) Jenkins
11 76 (30.16%) Scrum
12 73 (28.97%) LoadRunner
13 68 (26.98%) SQL
14 66 (26.19%) Python
15 60 (23.81%) SDET
16 57 (22.62%) Test Scripting
17 56 (22.22%) Confluence
18 55 (21.83%) BDD
19 49 (19.44%) AWS
19 49 (19.44%) Mentoring
20 47 (18.65%) DevOps
20 47 (18.65%) WebDriver
21 46 (18.25%) Security Cleared
21 46 (18.25%) Finance
22 45 (17.86%) Azure
23 43 (17.06%) RESTful
23 43 (17.06%) SC Cleared
23 43 (17.06%) Test Management
23 43 (17.06%) TDD

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 56 (22.22%) Confluence
2 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Actimize
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.44%) AWS
2 45 (17.86%) Azure
3 39 (15.48%) SaaS
4 27 (10.71%) BlazeMeter
5 15 (5.95%) Serverless
6 11 (4.37%) GitHub
7 8 (3.17%) BrowserStack
8 7 (2.78%) Slack
9 5 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.98%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.98%) GCP
10 4 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.59%) PaaS
11 2 (0.79%) NuGet
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) HTTP
2 8 (3.17%) Skype
3 4 (1.59%) 3GPP
3 4 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (1.59%) INAP
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.33%) Blockchain
2 15 (5.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.37%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.37%) MySQL
5 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.59%) Big Data
7 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.19%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.79%) Bigtable
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.40%) Redis
10 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 164 (65.08%) Selenium
2 84 (33.33%) JIRA
3 81 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 81 (32.14%) Jenkins
4 73 (28.97%) LoadRunner
5 47 (18.65%) WebDriver
6 42 (16.67%) Postman
6 42 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 30 (11.90%) JUnit
8 27 (10.71%) SoapUI
9 26 (10.32%) Appium
9 26 (10.32%) Gatling
10 25 (9.92%) HP UFT
10 25 (9.92%) NeoLoad
11 23 (9.13%) Git (software)
12 22 (8.73%) REST Assured
13 19 (7.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (7.54%) SilkPerformer
13 19 (7.54%) TestRail
14 18 (7.14%) FitNesse
General
1 46 (18.25%) Finance
2 12 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 10 (3.97%) Banking
4 5 (1.98%) Front Office
5 4 (1.59%) Advertising
5 4 (1.59%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (22.62%) Test Engineer
2 53 (21.03%) Tester
3 41 (16.27%) Developer
4 37 (14.68%) Analyst
5 36 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 34 (13.49%) Test Analyst
7 30 (11.90%) Performance Engineer
8 29 (11.51%) Developer in Test
9 27 (10.71%) QA Engineer
10 25 (9.92%) Automation Tester
11 23 (9.13%) Performance Test Engineer
12 19 (7.54%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (7.54%) Test Automation Engineer
13 17 (6.75%) Senior Performance Engineer
14 15 (5.95%) Performance Tester
14 15 (5.95%) Test Leader
15 14 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 14 (5.56%) Software Developer
16 13 (5.16%) QA Analyst
17 11 (4.37%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.06%) RESTful
2 35 (13.89%) Web Services
3 34 (13.49%) REST
4 29 (11.51%) .NET
5 19 (7.54%) SOAP
6 18 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 14 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 13 (5.16%) JSON
9 11 (4.37%) Apache Thrift
10 9 (3.57%) .NET Core
10 9 (3.57%) jQuery
11 8 (3.17%) Kafka
11 8 (3.17%) Node.js
11 8 (3.17%) WebdriverIO
12 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.78%) HTML
12 7 (2.78%) React
13 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.38%) CGI
14 5 (1.98%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.19%) Equities
6 3 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.06%) Linux
2 17 (6.75%) Unix
2 17 (6.75%) Windows
3 2 (0.79%) Android
3 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (84.52%) Test Automation
2 129 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (49.60%) Performance Testing
4 76 (30.16%) Scrum
5 60 (23.81%) SDET
6 57 (22.62%) Test Scripting
7 55 (21.83%) BDD
8 49 (19.44%) Mentoring
9 47 (18.65%) DevOps
10 43 (17.06%) TDD
10 43 (17.06%) Test Management
11 39 (15.48%) SDLC
12 36 (14.29%) Test Strategy
13 34 (13.49%) API Testing
13 34 (13.49%) Microservices
14 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (11.11%) Load Testing
16 27 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
16 27 (10.71%) OO
17 25 (9.92%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (62.30%) Java
2 83 (32.94%) C#
3 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 68 (26.98%) SQL
5 66 (26.19%) Python
6 32 (12.70%) C++
7 15 (5.95%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.76%) Go
8 12 (4.76%) Scala
9 11 (4.37%) Ruby
10 8 (3.17%) Groovy
10 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.78%) F#
12 6 (2.38%) Perl
13 4 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.19%) PHP
14 3 (1.19%) VBScript
15 2 (0.79%) C
15 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 43 (17.06%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.32%) DV Cleared
4 24 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 12 (4.76%) ISEB
6 11 (4.37%) Degree
7 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.79%) HNC
8 2 (0.79%) HND
8 2 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (40.08%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (9.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (9.92%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.76%) Grafana
4 3 (1.19%) Ansible
4 3 (1.19%) Nessus
4 3 (1.19%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.19%) Puppet
5 2 (0.79%) Kibana
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) Packer
5 2 (0.79%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.40%) Graphite
6 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.75%) HP
3 16 (6.35%) Oracle
4 15 (5.95%) Ceridian
5 4 (1.59%) Mavenir
5 4 (1.59%) Splunk
6 3 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.19%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.19%) Spotify
7 2 (0.79%) Amdocs
7 2 (0.79%) NetCracker
7 2 (0.79%) New Relic
8 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.40%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.40%) Workday