Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 506 639 634
Rank change year-on-year +133 -5 +99
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 808 624 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 1.79% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 596 525 544
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +13.75% -

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 29,932 34,910 33,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 20.31% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23,831 28,637 28,377
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +130 739 £50,000 - 125
UK excluding London +72 458 £47,500 +4.40% 105
London +154 323 £57,500 -4.17% 32
North of England +117 147 £40,000 - 28
South East +15 128 £50,000 - 12
Midlands +17 86 £45,000 - 26
Yorkshire +70 70 £45,000 +12.50% 8
North West +60 64 £40,000 -5.88% 14
East Midlands -10 46 £50,000 +5.26% 11
West Midlands +49 40 £40,000 -4.19% 15
Scotland +33 32 £45,000 -26.23% 7
South West +10 30 £55,000 +4.76% 22
East of England -1 24 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North East +16 13 £35,000 +6.87% 6
Wales +3 11 £55,000 +52.78% 3

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 632 (78.22%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (69.68%) Selenium
3 539 (66.71%) Test Automation
4 400 (49.50%) QA
5 363 (44.93%) Java
6 333 (41.21%) Cucumber
7 303 (37.50%) BDD
8 297 (36.76%) JIRA
9 272 (33.66%) SoapUI
10 256 (31.68%) Scrum
11 242 (29.95%) Performance Testing
12 237 (29.33%) Jenkins
13 231 (28.59%) C#
14 203 (25.12%) TDD
15 201 (24.88%) LoadRunner
16 193 (23.89%) Web Services
17 182 (22.52%) SOAP
18 176 (21.78%) SQL
19 168 (20.79%) DevOps
20 165 (20.42%) Microservices
21 164 (20.30%) Git (software)
22 154 (19.06%) WebDriver
23 143 (17.70%) JUnit
24 142 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
25 137 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
26 136 (16.83%) JavaScript
27 118 (14.60%) HTML
27 118 (14.60%) Software Engineering
28 115 (14.23%) SDLC
29 114 (14.11%) REST

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
1 103 (12.75%) Confluence
2 33 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 32 (3.96%) Apache
4 28 (3.47%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.97%) Anypoint
5 24 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.24%) nginx
7 10 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.99%) CMS
9 7 (0.87%) Drupal
9 7 (0.87%) Liferay
10 6 (0.74%) JBoss
11 5 (0.62%) GeoServer
11 5 (0.62%) IIS
11 5 (0.62%) Mule
12 4 (0.50%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.49%) Mingle
2 1 (0.12%) ArchiCAD
2 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.12%) HipChat
2 1 (0.12%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.12%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 142 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (6.19%) GitHub
4 33 (4.08%) G Suite
4 33 (4.08%) Office 365
5 32 (3.96%) SaaS
6 30 (3.71%) BlazeMeter
6 30 (3.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (3.59%) Slack
8 18 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.73%) Serverless
10 10 (1.24%) BrowserStack
10 10 (1.24%) PaaS
11 9 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (0.99%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
13 7 (0.87%) Lucidchart
14 6 (0.74%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.34%) HTTP
2 9 (1.11%) Internet
3 6 (0.74%) SSL
4 2 (0.25%) AMQP
4 2 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) IPv4
5 1 (0.12%) IPv6
5 1 (0.12%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.12%) Plixer Scrutinizer
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) WAAS
5 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.32%) Hadoop
2 40 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 32 (3.96%) MySQL
4 31 (3.84%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.71%) Big Data
6 28 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.48%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.98%) Redis
9 14 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.11%) Couchbase
12 8 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.99%) GIS
12 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.50%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.37%) EDMS
16 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 563 (69.68%) Selenium
2 333 (41.21%) Cucumber
3 297 (36.76%) JIRA
4 272 (33.66%) SoapUI
5 237 (29.33%) Jenkins
6 201 (24.88%) LoadRunner
7 164 (20.30%) Git (software)
8 154 (19.06%) WebDriver
9 143 (17.70%) JUnit
10 85 (10.52%) Gatling
10 85 (10.52%) SpecFlow
11 67 (8.29%) NeoLoad
12 62 (7.67%) Appium
13 59 (7.30%) Zephyr
14 53 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 49 (6.06%) HP UFT
15 49 (6.06%) TeamCity
16 46 (5.69%) Maven
17 42 (5.20%) Mockito
18 37 (4.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (13.99%) Finance
2 108 (13.37%) Retail
3 51 (6.31%) Banking
4 38 (4.70%) Law
5 14 (1.73%) Marketing
6 13 (1.61%) Publishing
7 11 (1.36%) Games
8 9 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.62%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 175 (21.66%) Tester
2 162 (20.05%) Test Engineer
3 146 (18.07%) QA Engineer
4 122 (15.10%) Analyst
5 103 (12.75%) Developer
6 97 (12.00%) Test Analyst
7 86 (10.64%) Automation Tester
8 83 (10.27%) Test Automation Engineer
9 75 (9.28%) Performance Tester
10 63 (7.80%) Java Engineer
11 62 (7.67%) Senior QA Engineer
12 53 (6.56%) Developer in Test
13 46 (5.69%) QA Automation Engineer
14 43 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
15 39 (4.83%) Consultant
15 39 (4.83%) Senior Tester
16 38 (4.70%) Performance Engineer
17 37 (4.58%) QA Tester
18 36 (4.46%) Senior Test Engineer
18 36 (4.46%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (23.89%) Web Services
2 182 (22.52%) SOAP
3 118 (14.60%) HTML
4 114 (14.11%) REST
5 107 (13.24%) XML
6 87 (10.77%) JSON
7 80 (9.90%) RESTful
8 73 (9.03%) Spring
9 70 (8.66%) CSS
10 60 (7.43%) .NET
11 57 (7.05%) Gherkin
12 45 (5.57%) Kafka
13 34 (4.21%) Node.js
14 31 (3.84%) HTML5
14 31 (3.84%) Spring Boot
15 30 (3.71%) Hibernate
16 28 (3.47%) jQuery
17 26 (3.22%) AngularJS
18 22 (2.72%) J2EE
18 22 (2.72%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 42 (5.20%) User Experience
3 35 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (3.09%) Fintech
6 18 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
8 15 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.49%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (0.87%) APACS
13 7 (0.87%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.87%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.74%) NHS
15 4 (0.50%) Linked Data
15 4 (0.50%) Social Media
16 3 (0.37%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.90%) Linux
2 40 (4.95%) Windows
3 36 (4.46%) Unix
4 27 (3.34%) Android
5 25 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (78.22%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (66.71%) Test Automation
3 303 (37.50%) BDD
4 256 (31.68%) Scrum
5 242 (29.95%) Performance Testing
6 203 (25.12%) TDD
7 168 (20.79%) DevOps
8 165 (20.42%) Microservices
9 137 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
10 118 (14.60%) Software Engineering
11 115 (14.23%) SDLC
12 110 (13.61%) Test Management
13 99 (12.25%) Non-Functional Testing
14 97 (12.00%) Functional Testing
15 95 (11.76%) API Testing
16 90 (11.14%) Kanban
17 86 (10.64%) Mentoring
17 86 (10.64%) Test Scripting
18 83 (10.27%) Manual Testing
19 82 (10.15%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 363 (44.93%) Java
2 231 (28.59%) C#
3 176 (21.78%) SQL
4 136 (16.83%) JavaScript
5 83 (10.27%) Python
6 46 (5.69%) Ruby
7 32 (3.96%) Groovy
8 29 (3.59%) Java 8
9 23 (2.85%) C
9 23 (2.85%) C++
10 22 (2.72%) PHP
11 21 (2.60%) Scala
12 15 (1.86%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.61%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.36%) Kotlin
15 10 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.24%) Go
16 9 (1.11%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.99%) Perl
18 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 101 (12.50%) Degree
2 86 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 78 (9.65%) Security Cleared
4 64 (7.92%) ISEB
4 64 (7.92%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.72%) DV Cleared
6 19 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.50%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (49.50%) QA
2 21 (2.60%) WCAG
3 12 (1.49%) ISO 9000
4 8 (0.99%) PMO
5 2 (0.25%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (12.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.37%) Varnish
3 2 (0.25%) LXC
3 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 40 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (4.83%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.60%) Ansible
3 21 (2.60%) Nessus
3 21 (2.60%) Terraform
4 7 (0.87%) Mesos
4 7 (0.87%) Puppet
5 4 (0.50%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 66 (8.17%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.80%) Google
3 62 (7.67%) HP
4 44 (5.45%) Oracle
5 36 (4.46%) New Relic
6 30 (3.71%) AppDynamics
7 26 (3.22%) MuleSoft
8 24 (2.97%) Splunk
9 21 (2.60%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.49%) Telerik
11 10 (1.24%) IBM
12 8 (0.99%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.99%) SOASTA, Inc
13 7 (0.87%) Micro Focus
14 6 (0.74%) Apiary
14 6 (0.74%) Dell
14 6 (0.74%) Dynatrace
14 6 (0.74%) Reuters
14 6 (0.74%) VMware
14 6 (0.74%) Xamarin