Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 459 503 551
Rank change year-on-year +44 +48 +50
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 718 305 721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 2.20% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 417 241 484
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £68,028
90th Percentile £82,750 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,646
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.56% -3.01%

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 23,754 13,838 27,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.03% 19.91% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15,348 11,211 22,313
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +45 573 £60,000 +20.00% 75
UK excluding London +26 386 £52,500 +5.00% 56
London +11 265 £67,500 +22.73% 28
Work from Home -150 100 £65,000 +45.43% 13
North of England -17 77 £45,000 - 20
South East -79 75 £52,500 -4.55% 10
South West -22 70 £51,250 +7.89% 14
Scotland -19 67 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Midlands -35 57 £65,000 +36.84% 1
North West -11 49 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East Midlands -15 32 £65,000 +31.98%
West Midlands -73 25 £53,750 +13.16% 1
Northern Ireland -32 21 - - 2
Yorkshire -49 20 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Wales -14 13 £48,750 +18.18% 2
North East -15 8 £38,500 -16.76% 5
East of England -39 8 £71,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 489 (68.11%) Test Automation
2 485 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (60.45%) Java
4 312 (43.45%) Performance Testing
5 306 (42.62%) QA
6 296 (41.23%) Selenium
7 258 (35.93%) Postman
8 253 (35.24%) Azure
9 240 (33.43%) BDD
10 224 (31.20%) Git (software)
11 219 (30.50%) RESTful
12 217 (30.22%) Jenkins
13 204 (28.41%) Security Cleared
14 203 (28.27%) DevOps
15 197 (27.44%) SC Cleared
16 185 (25.77%) AWS
17 183 (25.49%) API Testing
18 177 (24.65%) Cucumber
18 177 (24.65%) Python
19 175 (24.37%) C#
20 174 (24.23%) JavaScript
21 168 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
22 157 (21.87%) REST Assured
23 155 (21.59%) Software Testing
24 152 (21.17%) SQL
25 139 (19.36%) JIRA
26 138 (19.22%) Integration Testing
27 137 (19.08%) Social Skills
28 131 (18.25%) Newman
29 127 (17.69%) Linux

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 63 (8.77%) Confluence
2 12 (1.67%) Apache
3 11 (1.53%) IBM Domino
4 9 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.11%) nginx
5 8 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.97%) JBoss
7 5 (0.70%) CMS
8 4 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 253 (35.24%) Azure
2 185 (25.77%) AWS
3 81 (11.28%) GCP
4 77 (10.72%) Serverless
5 53 (7.38%) AWS Lambda
6 45 (6.27%) BlazeMeter
7 44 (6.13%) GitHub
8 41 (5.71%) OpenShift
9 39 (5.43%) SaaS
10 38 (5.29%) BrowserStack
11 35 (4.87%) Azure Service Fabric
12 33 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (3.48%) Cloud Functions
15 17 (2.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 14 (1.95%) Datadog
17 13 (1.81%) Azure Service Bus
18 12 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 12 (1.67%) Azure Functions
19 11 (1.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.99%) HTTP
2 9 (1.25%) Firewall
3 8 (1.11%) Skype
4 7 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (0.70%) SMTP
6 4 (0.56%) MQTT
7 3 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.14%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.14%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) INAP
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.65%) Hadoop
2 96 (13.37%) MongoDB
3 53 (7.38%) MySQL
4 37 (5.15%) SQL Server
5 35 (4.87%) Big Data
6 24 (3.34%) Redis
7 21 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.23%) Blockchain
11 12 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.53%) BigQuery
13 8 (1.11%) Hazelcast
13 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.70%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 296 (41.23%) Selenium
2 258 (35.93%) Postman
3 224 (31.20%) Git (software)
4 217 (30.22%) Jenkins
5 177 (24.65%) Cucumber
6 157 (21.87%) REST Assured
7 139 (19.36%) JIRA
8 131 (18.25%) Newman
9 92 (12.81%) LoadRunner
10 83 (11.56%) JUnit
10 83 (11.56%) WebDriver
11 66 (9.19%) Gatling
12 63 (8.77%) SoapUI
13 60 (8.36%) Cypress.io
14 56 (7.80%) NeoLoad
15 54 (7.52%) Appium
16 48 (6.69%) TeamCity
17 46 (6.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 46 (6.41%) Robot Framework
17 46 (6.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 137 (19.08%) Social Skills
2 75 (10.45%) Finance
3 41 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.18%) Public Sector
5 28 (3.90%) Banking
6 27 (3.76%) Retail
7 20 (2.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 10 (1.39%) Games
8 10 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.11%) Billing
10 7 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (0.70%) Marketing
13 3 (0.42%) Law
13 3 (0.42%) Legal
13 3 (0.42%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Social Housing
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (20.75%) Analyst
2 146 (20.33%) Test Analyst
3 132 (18.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 98 (13.65%) Tester
5 96 (13.37%) Developer
6 89 (12.40%) Test Engineer
7 66 (9.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 60 (8.36%) Software Engineer
9 51 (7.10%) Automation Tester
10 49 (6.82%) QA Engineer
11 48 (6.69%) Performance Engineer
12 36 (5.01%) Java Engineer
12 36 (5.01%) Software Test Engineer
13 32 (4.46%) Java Developer
14 30 (4.18%) Developer in Test
14 30 (4.18%) Performance Tester
15 29 (4.04%) Performance Test Engineer
16 28 (3.90%) Test Leader
17 26 (3.62%) Development Engineer
17 26 (3.62%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (30.50%) RESTful
2 114 (15.88%) .NET
3 101 (14.07%) REST
4 92 (12.81%) Kafka
5 84 (11.70%) Web Services
6 75 (10.45%) Gherkin
7 54 (7.52%) Elastic Stack
7 54 (7.52%) JSON
7 54 (7.52%) Spring
8 53 (7.38%) React
9 47 (6.55%) Spring Boot
10 44 (6.13%) Node.js
11 43 (5.99%) CSS
12 42 (5.85%) HTML
13 39 (5.43%) Apache NiFi
14 36 (5.01%) Apache Thrift
15 35 (4.87%) SOAP
16 34 (4.74%) .NET Core
17 29 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
18 28 (3.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.57%) Mobile App
2 37 (5.15%) Cyberattack
3 20 (2.79%) User Experience
4 19 (2.65%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.39%) NHS
9 9 (1.25%) iPhone
9 9 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.11%) Online Games
11 7 (0.97%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.70%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.70%) PKI
13 5 (0.70%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.70%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 127 (17.69%) Linux
2 48 (6.69%) Windows
3 38 (5.29%) Android
4 28 (3.90%) Unix
5 25 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.79%) CentOS
6 20 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (68.11%) Test Automation
2 485 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (43.45%) Performance Testing
4 240 (33.43%) BDD
5 203 (28.27%) DevOps
6 183 (25.49%) API Testing
7 168 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
8 155 (21.59%) Software Testing
9 138 (19.22%) Integration Testing
10 118 (16.43%) TDD
11 111 (15.46%) Microservices
12 110 (15.32%) SDET
13 109 (15.18%) Scrum
14 104 (14.48%) Software Engineering
15 87 (12.12%) Mentoring
16 86 (11.98%) Test Management
17 85 (11.84%) Non-Functional Testing
18 76 (10.58%) Test Scripting
19 69 (9.61%) OO
20 68 (9.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 434 (60.45%) Java
2 177 (24.65%) Python
3 175 (24.37%) C#
4 174 (24.23%) JavaScript
5 152 (21.17%) SQL
6 72 (10.03%) PowerShell
7 60 (8.36%) Bash Shell
8 57 (7.94%) TypeScript
9 41 (5.71%) Scala
10 28 (3.90%) Go
11 27 (3.76%) Java 8
12 21 (2.92%) C
13 17 (2.37%) Ruby
14 14 (1.95%) Groovy
15 12 (1.67%) PHP
16 11 (1.53%) C++
16 11 (1.53%) VBScript
17 9 (1.25%) Perl
18 5 (0.70%) ES6
18 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 204 (28.41%) Security Cleared
2 197 (27.44%) SC Cleared
3 44 (6.13%) ISTQB
4 36 (5.01%) Degree
5 31 (4.32%) DV Cleared
6 24 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.95%) ISEB
7 14 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.42%) HNC
11 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Analytics IQ
12 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (42.62%) QA
2 24 (3.34%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 118 (16.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) Firmware
2 2 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 118 (16.43%) Kubernetes
2 63 (8.77%) Ansible
3 58 (8.08%) Terraform
4 57 (7.94%) Grafana
5 37 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (2.51%) Kibana
6 18 (2.51%) logstash
7 12 (1.67%) Mesos
8 8 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.97%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.70%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.70%) Istio
10 5 (0.70%) linkerd
10 5 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.56%) MIIS
11 4 (0.56%) Opsgenie
11 4 (0.56%) Pingdom
12 3 (0.42%) Salt
13 2 (0.28%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 59 (8.22%) Oracle
2 48 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.15%) Atlassian
4 35 (4.87%) HP
5 30 (4.18%) Dynatrace
6 29 (4.04%) Splunk
7 17 (2.37%) Google
7 17 (2.37%) New Relic
8 14 (1.95%) AppDynamics
9 11 (1.53%) VMware
10 9 (1.25%) Guidewire
10 9 (1.25%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.70%) Adobe
12 5 (0.70%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.56%) SAP
13 4 (0.56%) Sun
14 3 (0.42%) Citrix
14 3 (0.42%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud