Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 666 713
Rank change year-on-year +78 +47 +81
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 752 692 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 1.92% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 615 595 572
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36589 36013 36732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.18% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29941 31173 30850
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 +79 725 £50,000 +5.26% 25
UK excluding London +68 461 £45,000 - 16
London +62 288 £57,500 +3.60% 11
South East +10 147 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North of England +7 108 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Midlands +117 105 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Yorkshire +30 72 £46,250 +4.52% 1
West Midlands +76 71 £40,000 -42.86% 1
South West +27 53 £50,000 +42.86% 1
East Midlands +48 34 £52,500 +61.54%
North West -45 33 £41,500 -2.35% 7
East of England -9 30 £39,500 -21.00% 1
Scotland +22 21 £50,000 -16.67%
Wales +5 10 £34,250 +14.17% 2
North East - 3 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JMeter.

1 592 (78.72%) Test Automation
2 527 (70.08%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (68.48%) Selenium
4 504 (67.02%) Java
5 296 (39.36%) QA
6 278 (36.97%) JIRA
7 267 (35.51%) C#
8 264 (35.11%) Cucumber
9 244 (32.45%) Jenkins
10 231 (30.72%) Performance Testing
11 224 (29.79%) WebDriver
12 204 (27.13%) LoadRunner
13 195 (25.93%) SQL
14 194 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
15 191 (25.40%) SoapUI
16 184 (24.47%) BDD
17 179 (23.80%) Test Scripting
18 178 (23.67%) Python
19 170 (22.61%) ISTQB
20 168 (22.34%) TDD
21 165 (21.94%) Linux
22 157 (20.88%) JUnit
23 148 (19.68%) Ruby
24 139 (18.48%) Web Services
25 134 (17.82%) Test Strategy
26 126 (16.76%) Finance
26 126 (16.76%) Scrum
27 123 (16.36%) ISEB
27 123 (16.36%) Git (software)
28 120 (15.96%) Windows

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 72 (9.57%) Confluence
2 47 (6.25%) Apache
3 42 (5.59%) Tomcat
4 33 (4.39%) JBoss
5 31 (4.12%) CMS
6 16 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.33%) Jetty
7 10 (1.33%) Tornado
8 8 (1.06%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.66%) ATG Dynamo
9 5 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.66%) iPlanet
9 5 (0.66%) Mule
9 5 (0.66%) Mule ESB
10 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.40%) IIS
12 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.27%) SAP CAR
2 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.05%) SaaS
3 33 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.46%) GitHub
5 17 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.60%) G Suite
7 12 (1.60%) Office 365
7 12 (1.60%) Slack
8 9 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
9 7 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.66%) Loggly
11 4 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.53%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.53%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.06%) HTTP
2 14 (1.86%) Firewall
3 11 (1.46%) Internet
4 10 (1.33%) AMQP
5 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.66%) FTP
7 4 (0.53%) DNS
7 4 (0.53%) IPv4
7 4 (0.53%) SMTP
7 4 (0.53%) SSL
7 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.40%) Network Security
8 3 (0.40%) VPN
8 3 (0.40%) WAN
9 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) RTP
10 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.38%) MySQL
2 47 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 45 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 27 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (3.32%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.93%) Big Data
7 16 (2.13%) Redis
8 14 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.73%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.33%) Couchbase
10 10 (1.33%) HBase
10 10 (1.33%) MarkLogic
10 10 (1.33%) Riak
11 8 (1.06%) Informix
11 8 (1.06%) JasperReports
11 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.06%) Triplestore
12 7 (0.93%) DB2
13 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 515 (68.48%) Selenium
2 278 (36.97%) JIRA
3 264 (35.11%) Cucumber
4 244 (32.45%) Jenkins
5 224 (29.79%) WebDriver
6 204 (27.13%) LoadRunner
7 191 (25.40%) SoapUI
8 157 (20.88%) JUnit
9 123 (16.36%) Git (software)
10 115 (15.29%) Gatling
11 103 (13.70%) SpecFlow
12 87 (11.57%) Maven
13 79 (10.51%) Appium
14 54 (7.18%) TeamCity
15 53 (7.05%) Calabash
15 53 (7.05%) JBehave
16 47 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 47 (6.25%) HP UFT
16 47 (6.25%) NeoLoad
16 47 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 126 (16.76%) Finance
2 73 (9.71%) Retail
3 40 (5.32%) Banking
4 19 (2.53%) Financial Institution
5 13 (1.73%) Digital Economy
5 13 (1.73%) Publishing
6 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.46%) Games
8 10 (1.33%) Marketing
9 7 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.66%) Advertising
10 5 (0.66%) Electronics
11 4 (0.53%) Automotive
11 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 190 (25.27%) Tester
2 168 (22.34%) Analyst
3 164 (21.81%) Test Engineer
4 131 (17.42%) Test Analyst
5 113 (15.03%) Developer
6 93 (12.37%) QA Engineer
7 83 (11.04%) Automation Tester
8 80 (10.64%) Test Automation Engineer
9 70 (9.31%) QA Analyst
10 66 (8.78%) QA Tester
11 57 (7.58%) Java Developer
12 50 (6.65%) QA Test Analyst
13 46 (6.12%) Java Engineer
13 46 (6.12%) Performance Tester
14 43 (5.72%) Automation Test Analyst
15 41 (5.45%) Automation Test Lead
15 41 (5.45%) Developer in Test
16 39 (5.19%) QA Leader
17 38 (5.05%) QA Automation Engineer
17 38 (5.05%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (18.48%) Web Services
2 110 (14.63%) SOAP
3 95 (12.63%) REST
4 94 (12.50%) XML
5 87 (11.57%) RESTful
6 80 (10.64%) Gherkin
7 60 (7.98%) Spring
8 57 (7.58%) .NET
9 52 (6.91%) HTML
10 50 (6.65%) JSON
11 38 (5.05%) Hibernate
12 31 (4.12%) AngularJS
13 28 (3.72%) CSS
14 23 (3.06%) Apache Flex
14 23 (3.06%) J2EE
15 22 (2.93%) LAMP
16 21 (2.79%) JDBC
17 19 (2.53%) Apache POI
17 19 (2.53%) Node.js
17 19 (2.53%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.98%) Client/Server
4 26 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.46%) User Experience
5 24 (3.19%) Fintech
6 22 (2.93%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.73%) Cyber Defence
8 12 (1.60%) Cybercrime
9 11 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.80%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.80%) iPad
13 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.66%) NHS
14 3 (0.40%) W3C
15 2 (0.27%) Public Cloud
16 1 (0.13%) Linux Command Line
16 1 (0.13%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 165 (21.94%) Linux
2 120 (15.96%) Windows
3 50 (6.65%) Unix
4 14 (1.86%) Android
4 14 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.80%) Solaris
6 4 (0.53%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.27%) CentOS
7 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.13%) Fedora
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (78.72%) Test Automation
2 527 (70.08%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (30.72%) Performance Testing
4 194 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
5 184 (24.47%) BDD
6 179 (23.80%) Test Scripting
7 168 (22.34%) TDD
8 134 (17.82%) Test Strategy
9 126 (16.76%) Scrum
10 107 (14.23%) Open Source
11 103 (13.70%) Non-Functional Testing
12 101 (13.43%) DevOps
13 94 (12.50%) Software Testing
14 84 (11.17%) Test Management
15 83 (11.04%) Manual Testing
16 71 (9.44%) E-Commerce
17 70 (9.31%) Functional Testing
17 70 (9.31%) Regression Testing
17 70 (9.31%) Unit Testing
18 68 (9.04%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 504 (67.02%) Java
2 267 (35.51%) C#
3 195 (25.93%) SQL
4 178 (23.67%) Python
5 148 (19.68%) Ruby
6 115 (15.29%) JavaScript
7 51 (6.78%) C++
8 43 (5.72%) Groovy
9 40 (5.32%) C
9 40 (5.32%) PHP
10 35 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 29 (3.86%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.32%) Perl
12 25 (3.32%) Scala
13 12 (1.60%) VB
14 11 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.33%) VBScript
15 10 (1.33%) XQuery
16 7 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (22.61%) ISTQB
2 123 (16.36%) ISEB
3 95 (12.63%) Degree
4 58 (7.71%) Security Cleared
5 48 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (4.52%) DV Cleared
7 23 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (2.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (1.86%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.66%) MBCS
11 5 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.27%) CCNA
13 2 (0.27%) CCNP
13 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (39.36%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) HL7
2 5 (0.66%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 44 (5.85%) Docker
2 9 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.06%) Xen
4 7 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.53%) LXC
6 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 73 (9.71%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (5.85%) Ansible
3 31 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (3.99%) Puppet
5 7 (0.93%) Nagios
6 5 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.66%) Kibana
6 5 (0.66%) logstash
6 5 (0.66%) OpenView
6 5 (0.66%) Salt
7 4 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.53%) Terraform
8 3 (0.40%) Chronos
8 3 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.40%) Marathon
9 2 (0.27%) Graphite
9 2 (0.27%) Packer
9 2 (0.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 93 (12.37%) HP
2 66 (8.78%) Oracle
3 46 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.86%) Google
5 27 (3.59%) CA Agile Central
6 20 (2.66%) IBM
7 16 (2.13%) SAP
8 15 (1.99%) New Relic
9 14 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.73%) AppDynamics
10 13 (1.73%) Citrix
11 12 (1.60%) Splunk
12 11 (1.46%) Rackspace
13 10 (1.33%) hybris
14 9 (1.20%) ATG
14 9 (1.20%) VMware
15 8 (1.06%) Cognizant
16 7 (0.93%) Alterian
16 7 (0.93%) Dynatrace
17 5 (0.66%) Concur