Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 475 543 509
Rank change year-on-year +68 -34 +46
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 779 194 707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.98% 1.69% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 349 128 462
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £33,250
25th Percentile £45,750 £45,000 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -

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 26,181 11,473 25,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.34% 21.17% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16,096 9,638 20,706
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,575 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +20 600 £60,000 +4.35% 88
UK excluding London +48 428 £60,000 +20.00% 64
London -71 298 £65,000 - 38
South West +4 95 £61,250 -5.77% 9
Work from Home -173 93 £65,000 +23.81% 16
South East -107 79 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Scotland -15 77 £80,000 +45.45% 11
North of England -70 63 £55,000 +29.41% 19
Midlands -51 58 £65,000 +36.84% 7
East Midlands - 39 £65,000 - 2
Wales -17 31 £45,000 +57.89% 1
North West -79 27 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Northern Ireland -25 25 - - 2
Yorkshire -74 25 £62,500 +47.06% 10
West Midlands -86 19 £52,500 +10.53% 5
North East -27 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England -113 2 £72,500 +36.79% 3

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 557 (71.50%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (65.47%) Test Automation
3 481 (61.75%) Java
4 368 (47.24%) QA
5 364 (46.73%) Performance Testing
6 328 (42.11%) Selenium
7 311 (39.92%) BDD
8 295 (37.87%) Postman
9 285 (36.59%) Git (software)
10 262 (33.63%) Azure
11 256 (32.86%) DevOps
12 248 (31.84%) Jenkins
13 216 (27.73%) RESTful
14 215 (27.60%) Security Cleared
15 210 (26.96%) JavaScript
16 204 (26.19%) Python
17 203 (26.06%) SC Cleared
18 197 (25.29%) REST Assured
19 187 (24.01%) C#
20 182 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
21 180 (23.11%) Cucumber
22 178 (22.85%) AWS
23 172 (22.08%) API Testing
24 168 (21.57%) JIRA
25 165 (21.18%) Integration Testing
26 163 (20.92%) Newman
27 156 (20.03%) Social Skills
28 151 (19.38%) SQL
29 150 (19.26%) TDD
29 150 (19.26%) Kubernetes

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 53 (6.80%) Confluence
2 31 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.18%) Apache
4 17 (2.18%) nginx
5 12 (1.54%) IBM Domino
6 10 (1.28%) CMS
7 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.77%) JBoss
9 4 (0.51%) Moodle
10 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.26%) GemFire
11 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.13%) Camunda
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 262 (33.63%) Azure
2 178 (22.85%) AWS
3 91 (11.68%) GCP
4 81 (10.40%) BlazeMeter
5 77 (9.88%) Serverless
6 53 (6.80%) GitHub
7 50 (6.42%) OpenShift
8 32 (4.11%) BrowserStack
9 31 (3.98%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (3.85%) SaaS
11 28 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (2.95%) Slack
13 21 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (2.44%) Azure Service Fabric
15 15 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (1.67%) Azure Functions
17 12 (1.54%) Azure Key Vault
17 12 (1.54%) Datadog
18 11 (1.41%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.75%) HTTP
2 21 (2.70%) Skype
3 20 (2.57%) MQTT
4 15 (1.93%) Firewall
5 8 (1.03%) SMTP
6 6 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.64%) Broadband
8 3 (0.39%) Internet
9 2 (0.26%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.26%) Softphone
9 2 (0.26%) SSL
9 2 (0.26%) Telnet
9 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.13%) DSL
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (13.09%) MongoDB
2 79 (10.14%) Hadoop
3 72 (9.24%) MySQL
4 57 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 50 (6.42%) Redis
6 43 (5.52%) SQL Server
7 41 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 37 (4.75%) RDBMS
9 33 (4.24%) Big Data
9 33 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (3.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (2.82%) BigQuery
12 17 (2.18%) Hazelcast
13 16 (2.05%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.54%) Neo4j
16 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
18 5 (0.64%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 328 (42.11%) Selenium
2 295 (37.87%) Postman
3 285 (36.59%) Git (software)
4 248 (31.84%) Jenkins
5 197 (25.29%) REST Assured
6 180 (23.11%) Cucumber
7 168 (21.57%) JIRA
8 163 (20.92%) Newman
9 95 (12.20%) SoapUI
10 91 (11.68%) Gatling
11 88 (11.30%) JUnit
11 88 (11.30%) WebDriver
12 76 (9.76%) LoadRunner
13 71 (9.11%) Cypress.io
14 68 (8.73%) Maven
15 67 (8.60%) GitLab
16 61 (7.83%) SpecFlow
17 52 (6.68%) NeoLoad
18 48 (6.16%) Robot Framework
19 46 (5.91%) Eclipse
General
1 156 (20.03%) Social Skills
2 119 (15.28%) Finance
3 43 (5.52%) Banking
4 38 (4.88%) Retail
5 36 (4.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 30 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.85%) Public Sector
7 18 (2.31%) Games
8 14 (1.80%) Documentation Skills
8 14 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.03%) Advertising
10 8 (1.03%) Law
11 6 (0.77%) Billing
11 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.51%) Front Office
13 4 (0.51%) Legal
13 4 (0.51%) Marketing
13 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 182 (23.36%) Analyst
2 179 (22.98%) Test Analyst
3 160 (20.54%) Automation Test Analyst
4 123 (15.79%) Developer
5 107 (13.74%) Tester
6 96 (12.32%) Test Engineer
7 65 (8.34%) QA Engineer
8 56 (7.19%) Automation Tester
9 53 (6.80%) DevOps Engineer
10 49 (6.29%) Java Developer
11 47 (6.03%) Software Engineer
12 46 (5.91%) Performance Engineer
13 36 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
14 34 (4.36%) QA Leader
15 32 (4.11%) Java Engineer
16 30 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
17 29 (3.72%) Developer in Test
17 29 (3.72%) Performance Tester
18 28 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
19 26 (3.34%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (27.73%) RESTful
2 127 (16.30%) REST
3 123 (15.79%) Kafka
4 111 (14.25%) .NET
5 102 (13.09%) Web Services
6 99 (12.71%) React
7 85 (10.91%) Node.js
7 85 (10.91%) Spring
8 84 (10.78%) Elastic Stack
9 82 (10.53%) Gherkin
10 71 (9.11%) Spring Boot
11 61 (7.83%) HTML
12 57 (7.32%) CSS
13 51 (6.55%) JSON
14 50 (6.42%) AngularJS
15 49 (6.29%) SOAP
16 48 (6.16%) Apache NiFi
17 47 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 45 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 40 (5.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.65%) Cyberattack
2 40 (5.13%) User Experience
3 38 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.72%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.47%) Data Structures
7 26 (3.34%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.18%) Online Games
9 9 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.03%) Blog
10 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (0.90%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.64%) Legacy Applications
13 5 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 123 (15.79%) Linux
2 68 (8.73%) Windows
3 57 (7.32%) Android
4 47 (6.03%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.08%) CentOS
5 24 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.95%) Unix
7 12 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.51%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (71.50%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (65.47%) Test Automation
3 364 (46.73%) Performance Testing
4 311 (39.92%) BDD
5 256 (32.86%) DevOps
6 182 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
7 172 (22.08%) API Testing
8 165 (21.18%) Integration Testing
9 150 (19.26%) TDD
10 146 (18.74%) Software Testing
11 144 (18.49%) Scrum
12 135 (17.33%) Microservices
13 121 (15.53%) Software Engineering
14 112 (14.38%) Mentoring
15 109 (13.99%) Test Strategy
16 108 (13.86%) Non-Functional Testing
17 98 (12.58%) SDET
18 87 (11.17%) Test Scripting
19 73 (9.37%) Unit Testing
20 72 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 481 (61.75%) Java
2 210 (26.96%) JavaScript
3 204 (26.19%) Python
4 187 (24.01%) C#
5 151 (19.38%) SQL
6 77 (9.88%) TypeScript
7 74 (9.50%) PowerShell
8 67 (8.60%) Bash Shell
9 39 (5.01%) Scala
10 33 (4.24%) Java 8
11 31 (3.98%) Go
12 30 (3.85%) Ruby
13 26 (3.34%) C
14 23 (2.95%) PHP
15 22 (2.82%) C++
16 18 (2.31%) ES6
17 16 (2.05%) Groovy
18 7 (0.90%) Perl
18 7 (0.90%) VBScript
19 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 215 (27.60%) Security Cleared
2 203 (26.06%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.55%) Degree
4 42 (5.39%) ISTQB
5 37 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (3.59%) DV Cleared
7 18 (2.31%) ISEB
8 16 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (1.54%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.51%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (47.24%) QA
2 20 (2.57%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) PSD2
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 149 (19.13%) Docker
2 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 150 (19.26%) Kubernetes
2 83 (10.65%) Grafana
3 81 (10.40%) Terraform
4 80 (10.27%) Ansible
5 56 (7.19%) Kibana
6 54 (6.93%) logstash
7 26 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (2.57%) HAProxy
8 20 (2.57%) HP ALM
8 20 (2.57%) Opsgenie
8 20 (2.57%) Pingdom
8 20 (2.57%) ZABBIX
9 17 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (2.05%) MIIS
10 16 (2.05%) Prometheus
11 14 (1.80%) Istio
11 14 (1.80%) linkerd
12 12 (1.54%) Mesos
13 5 (0.64%) Puppet
14 2 (0.26%) nmon
Vendors
1 70 (8.99%) Oracle
2 65 (8.34%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.78%) Atlassian
4 41 (5.26%) New Relic
5 39 (5.01%) Google
6 35 (4.49%) Splunk
7 30 (3.85%) HP
8 28 (3.59%) AppDynamics
9 21 (2.70%) Dynatrace
10 20 (2.57%) Cognizant
11 16 (2.05%) Sun
12 12 (1.54%) Micro Focus
12 12 (1.54%) VMware
13 10 (1.28%) Guidewire
14 9 (1.16%) Citrix
15 7 (0.90%) Coverity
15 7 (0.90%) MuleSoft
16 6 (0.77%) Cadence
16 6 (0.77%) IBM
17 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com