Period
to 29 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 493 551
Rank change year-on-year -28 +58 +101
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 168 740 817
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 2.84% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 123 502 593
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £76,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%

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 10,430 26,079 33,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.97% 18.93% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8,617 20,730 26,670
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 29 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 -40 135 £55,000 - 24
UK excluding London +26 83 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London +61 80 £60,000 -14.29% 16
South East +118 30 £50,000 - 2
Scotland +84 18 £56,250 -20.73%
Work from Home +18 15 £52,500 -22.22% 2
South West +84 9 £60,000 +37.05% 1
North of England +64 8 £42,500 +4.11% 5
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Midlands +88 6 £47,908 +16.85%
West Midlands +79 4 £47,908 +29.48%
North West +112 3 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +51 3 £45,000 +4.47%
Wales +39 3 £44,000 -14.15%
East Midlands +78 2 - -
North East +19 2 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +110 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 133 (79.17%) Test Automation
2 101 (60.12%) Java
3 96 (57.14%) Selenium
4 89 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (49.40%) Performance Testing
6 70 (41.67%) QA
7 55 (32.74%) Cucumber
8 52 (30.95%) Scrum
9 51 (30.36%) JavaScript
10 49 (29.17%) C#
11 48 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 46 (27.38%) LoadRunner
13 41 (24.40%) SQL
14 39 (23.21%) Azure
15 38 (22.62%) JIRA
15 38 (22.62%) Test Scripting
15 38 (22.62%) Python
16 35 (20.83%) DevOps
17 32 (19.05%) ISTQB
18 31 (18.45%) API Testing
19 30 (17.86%) SDET
19 30 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
19 30 (17.86%) Web Services
20 29 (17.26%) Microsoft
20 29 (17.26%) Finance
20 29 (17.26%) BDD
20 29 (17.26%) SpecFlow
21 28 (16.67%) BlazeMeter
21 28 (16.67%) SaaS
22 27 (16.07%) AWS

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 22 (13.10%) Confluence
2 5 (2.98%) CMS
3 3 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) Actimize
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.21%) Azure
2 28 (16.67%) BlazeMeter
2 28 (16.67%) SaaS
3 27 (16.07%) AWS
4 8 (4.76%) GitHub
5 4 (2.38%) GCP
6 2 (1.19%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.60%) NuGet
7 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) Skype
2 5 (2.98%) HTTP
3 3 (1.79%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (1.19%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.19%) INAP
5 1 (0.60%) DSL
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) SCCP
5 1 (0.60%) snoop
5 1 (0.60%) SS7
5 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.33%) Blockchain
2 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.38%) Big Data
4 4 (2.38%) DB2
4 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 96 (57.14%) Selenium
2 55 (32.74%) Cucumber
3 48 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 46 (27.38%) LoadRunner
5 38 (22.62%) JIRA
6 29 (17.26%) SpecFlow
7 26 (15.48%) Gatling
8 25 (14.88%) WebDriver
9 23 (13.69%) Postman
10 18 (10.71%) Mocha
11 15 (8.93%) SoapUI
12 14 (8.33%) FitNesse
13 12 (7.14%) HP UFT
13 12 (7.14%) JUnit
14 11 (6.55%) NeoLoad
15 10 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (5.36%) Cypress.io
16 9 (5.36%) eggPlant
16 9 (5.36%) NUnit
16 9 (5.36%) Spock
General
1 29 (17.26%) Finance
2 8 (4.76%) Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.19%) Advertising
5 2 (1.19%) Billing
5 2 (1.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 35 (20.83%) Tester
3 29 (17.26%) Analyst
4 24 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 22 (13.10%) QA Engineer
6 21 (12.50%) Developer
6 21 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 20 (11.90%) Performance Engineer
8 18 (10.71%) Developer in Test
9 14 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 13 (7.74%) Automation Tester
10 13 (7.74%) Performance Test Engineer
10 13 (7.74%) Performance Tester
11 12 (7.14%) QA Analyst
12 9 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (5.36%) Test Leader
13 8 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
14 7 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
14 7 (4.17%) Senior Performance Engineer
15 6 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.86%) Web Services
2 18 (10.71%) REST
3 16 (9.52%) .NET
3 16 (9.52%) RESTful
4 10 (5.95%) Node.js
4 10 (5.95%) SOAP
5 9 (5.36%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.36%) Gherkin
6 8 (4.76%) Chai
6 8 (4.76%) WebdriverIO
7 6 (3.57%) React
8 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.98%) CSS
8 5 (2.98%) JSON
8 5 (2.98%) Middleware
9 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.38%) Apache Thrift
9 4 (2.38%) OAuth
10 3 (1.79%) .NET Core
10 3 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.95%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.79%) EPoS
4 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.19%) Equities
5 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.19%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.60%) iSeries
6 1 (0.60%) PMI
6 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.69%) Linux
2 13 (7.74%) Unix
3 7 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (79.17%) Test Automation
2 89 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (49.40%) Performance Testing
4 52 (30.95%) Scrum
5 38 (22.62%) Test Scripting
6 35 (20.83%) DevOps
7 31 (18.45%) API Testing
8 30 (17.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 30 (17.86%) SDET
9 29 (17.26%) BDD
10 27 (16.07%) Regression Testing
11 25 (14.88%) SDLC
12 23 (13.69%) Microservices
12 23 (13.69%) Scenario Testing
12 23 (13.69%) Software Testing
13 20 (11.90%) Load Testing
13 20 (11.90%) Test Strategy
14 19 (11.31%) Manual Testing
14 19 (11.31%) Mentoring
15 17 (10.12%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (60.12%) Java
2 51 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 49 (29.17%) C#
4 41 (24.40%) SQL
5 38 (22.62%) Python
6 24 (14.29%) C++
7 13 (7.74%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.14%) Go
9 6 (3.57%) Java 8
10 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.38%) PHP
11 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.38%) Scala
12 3 (1.79%) C
12 3 (1.79%) Ruby
13 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.19%) Perl
14 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 22 (13.10%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.71%) ISEB
3 18 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.98%) Degree
7 3 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (10.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Grafana
1 11 (6.55%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.79%) Ansible
3 3 (1.79%) Nessus
4 2 (1.19%) Kibana
4 2 (1.19%) logstash
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.52%) Oracle
3 12 (7.14%) Ceridian
4 8 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (1.79%) Spotify
6 2 (1.19%) Amdocs
6 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.19%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.19%) Mavenir
6 2 (1.19%) NetCracker
7 1 (0.60%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) New Relic
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Workday
7 1 (0.60%) Xamarin