Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 544 647 650
Rank change year-on-year +103 +3 +73
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 813 642 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 1.78% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 563 534 575
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

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 33,011 36,011 34,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.04% 20.50% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26,691 29,233 30,067
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 £73,750
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +78 744 £50,000 - 109
UK excluding London +56 472 £47,500 - 79
London +112 326 £63,750 +15.91% 34
North of England +103 154 £45,000 -10.00% 16
South East -11 119 £47,500 +6.74% 16
Yorkshire +59 78 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North West +32 64 £40,000 -6.98% 10
Midlands -36 50 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East of England +47 49 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South West -6 44 £47,029 -8.24% 18
East Midlands -27 35 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Scotland +18 34 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Wales +23 21 £55,000 +60.58% 1
West Midlands +8 15 £45,000 +12.50% 18
North East -10 12 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 601 (73.92%) Agile Software Development
2 568 (69.86%) Selenium
3 563 (69.25%) Test Automation
4 432 (53.14%) Java
5 376 (46.25%) QA
6 330 (40.59%) Cucumber
7 296 (36.41%) JIRA
8 285 (35.06%) Performance Testing
9 278 (34.19%) BDD
10 269 (33.09%) C#
11 264 (32.47%) Jenkins
12 256 (31.49%) SoapUI
13 228 (28.04%) Scrum
14 217 (26.69%) SQL
15 197 (24.23%) Web Services
16 192 (23.62%) LoadRunner
17 189 (23.25%) TDD
18 177 (21.77%) WebDriver
19 171 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
20 151 (18.57%) JavaScript
21 149 (18.33%) DevOps
22 148 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
23 143 (17.59%) SOAP
24 140 (17.22%) JUnit
25 134 (16.48%) Python
26 133 (16.36%) Finance
27 131 (16.11%) Git (software)
28 127 (15.62%) Gatling
29 120 (14.76%) Non-Functional Testing
29 120 (14.76%) Test Scripting

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 86 (10.58%) Confluence
2 29 (3.57%) Anypoint
3 27 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 22 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.58%) CMS
7 19 (2.34%) Apache
8 16 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.48%) JBoss
12 10 (1.23%) Mule
13 6 (0.74%) IIS
13 6 (0.74%) Liferay
13 6 (0.74%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.49%) Drupal
15 4 (0.49%) nginx
15 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.35%) Mingle
2 3 (0.37%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Magento
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 148 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (8.61%) GitHub
3 63 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (6.27%) BlazeMeter
5 32 (3.94%) SaaS
6 28 (3.44%) Slack
7 24 (2.95%) G Suite
7 24 (2.95%) Office 365
8 17 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.72%) Serverless
11 13 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (1.48%) Amazon S3
13 10 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (1.23%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (0.98%) BrowserStack
14 8 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.04%) HTTP
2 8 (0.98%) DNS
3 6 (0.74%) AMQP
4 4 (0.49%) SSL
4 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.49%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.37%) VPN
6 2 (0.25%) Internet
6 2 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) Plixer Scrutinizer
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.67%) MySQL
3 32 (3.94%) NoSQL
4 29 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 28 (3.44%) Big Data
6 22 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.98%) Redis
11 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.74%) Hazelcast
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon QuickSight
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.49%) Pentaho
14 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 568 (69.86%) Selenium
2 330 (40.59%) Cucumber
3 296 (36.41%) JIRA
4 264 (32.47%) Jenkins
5 256 (31.49%) SoapUI
6 192 (23.62%) LoadRunner
7 177 (21.77%) WebDriver
8 140 (17.22%) JUnit
9 131 (16.11%) Git (software)
10 127 (15.62%) Gatling
11 106 (13.04%) SpecFlow
12 73 (8.98%) Appium
13 60 (7.38%) Maven
14 57 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 57 (7.01%) TeamCity
15 52 (6.40%) Visual Studio
16 50 (6.15%) Zephyr
17 48 (5.90%) NeoLoad
18 35 (4.31%) Calabash
18 35 (4.31%) HP UFT
General
1 133 (16.36%) Finance
2 78 (9.59%) Banking
3 73 (8.98%) Retail
4 17 (2.09%) Games
4 17 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.60%) Marketing
5 13 (1.60%) Publishing
6 12 (1.48%) Law
7 8 (0.98%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Electronics
10 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (21.28%) Test Engineer
2 142 (17.47%) Analyst
3 135 (16.61%) Tester
4 128 (15.74%) QA Engineer
5 119 (14.64%) Developer
6 115 (14.15%) Test Analyst
7 99 (12.18%) Test Automation Engineer
8 73 (8.98%) Automation Tester
9 72 (8.86%) Developer in Test
10 58 (7.13%) Performance Tester
11 55 (6.77%) Java Engineer
12 50 (6.15%) Senior QA Engineer
13 48 (5.90%) Performance Engineer
13 48 (5.90%) QA Automation Engineer
13 48 (5.90%) Test Leader
14 42 (5.17%) Performance Test Engineer
15 40 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
15 40 (4.92%) QA Analyst
16 35 (4.31%) Java Developer
16 35 (4.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (24.23%) Web Services
2 143 (17.59%) SOAP
3 102 (12.55%) HTML
4 101 (12.42%) REST
5 83 (10.21%) Gherkin
6 82 (10.09%) Spring
7 79 (9.72%) XML
8 77 (9.47%) .NET
9 67 (8.24%) CSS
9 67 (8.24%) RESTful
10 58 (7.13%) JSON
11 41 (5.04%) AngularJS
12 39 (4.80%) Hibernate
13 31 (3.81%) Spring Boot
14 30 (3.69%) Node.js
15 26 (3.20%) J2EE
16 25 (3.08%) HTML5
17 23 (2.83%) Swagger
18 21 (2.58%) jQuery
19 19 (2.34%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.24%) Mobile App
2 52 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.29%) Fintech
4 39 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 37 (4.55%) User Experience
6 33 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.09%) Mobile Banking
10 14 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.23%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.86%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.74%) APACS
14 6 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (0.49%) DataPower
15 4 (0.49%) NHS
15 4 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 93 (11.44%) Linux
2 40 (4.92%) Unix
3 38 (4.67%) Android
4 37 (4.55%) Windows
5 36 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.49%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (73.92%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (69.25%) Test Automation
3 285 (35.06%) Performance Testing
4 278 (34.19%) BDD
5 228 (28.04%) Scrum
6 189 (23.25%) TDD
7 171 (21.03%) Continuous Integration
8 149 (18.33%) DevOps
9 120 (14.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 120 (14.76%) Test Scripting
10 113 (13.90%) Functional Testing
11 112 (13.78%) Software Engineering
12 109 (13.41%) Manual Testing
13 105 (12.92%) Software Testing
14 103 (12.67%) Regression Testing
15 100 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
16 96 (11.81%) Test Management
17 88 (10.82%) Microservices
18 87 (10.70%) SDET
19 86 (10.58%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 432 (53.14%) Java
2 269 (33.09%) C#
3 217 (26.69%) SQL
4 151 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 134 (16.48%) Python
6 94 (11.56%) Ruby
7 38 (4.67%) Groovy
8 34 (4.18%) Scala
9 31 (3.81%) C
10 27 (3.32%) Bash Shell
11 25 (3.08%) Java 8
12 24 (2.95%) PHP
13 22 (2.71%) C++
14 18 (2.21%) Perl
15 14 (1.72%) Go
16 13 (1.60%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.23%) Kotlin
18 10 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 104 (12.79%) ISTQB
2 92 (11.32%) Degree
3 80 (9.84%) ISEB
4 61 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 45 (5.54%) SC Cleared
6 31 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.25%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.12%) CSQA
11 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.12%) MCSA
11 1 (0.12%) MCSE
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (46.25%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) ISO 9000
3 8 (0.98%) PMO
4 4 (0.49%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (10.82%) Docker
2 6 (0.74%) Varnish
3 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.25%) LXC
5 1 (0.12%) ACF2
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) RACF
5 1 (0.12%) vCloud
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (3.81%) Ansible
4 17 (2.09%) Puppet
5 13 (1.60%) Terraform
6 12 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.35%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.49%) Nessus
8 4 (0.49%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.25%) Kibana
9 2 (0.25%) Rancher
10 1 (0.12%) Consul
10 1 (0.12%) Grafana
10 1 (0.12%) Mesos
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) Nmap
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) Salt
10 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (7.75%) HP
2 57 (7.01%) New Relic
3 51 (6.27%) Google
4 49 (6.03%) AppDynamics
5 47 (5.78%) Microsoft
6 43 (5.29%) Oracle
7 42 (5.17%) Splunk
8 31 (3.81%) MuleSoft
9 20 (2.46%) Micro Focus
10 19 (2.34%) Atlassian
11 17 (2.09%) IBM
12 16 (1.97%) Dynatrace
13 13 (1.60%) SOASTA, Inc
14 10 (1.23%) Telerik
15 9 (1.11%) PagerDuty
15 9 (1.11%) WorldPay
16 7 (0.86%) Apple
17 6 (0.74%) Reuters
17 6 (0.74%) Sitecore
18 5 (0.62%) SAP