Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 514 500 543
Rank change year-on-year -14 +43 +73
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 364 569 744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 2.58% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 296 420 559
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,225 £30,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16,451 22,029 29,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.81% 19.35% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,060 17,568 23,736
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -12 328 £57,467 +9.46% 36
UK excluding London -23 188 £50,000 - 26
London +66 157 £65,000 +4.00% 17
North of England +9 62 £45,000 +2.86% 11
Work from Home -88 51 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +4 44 £52,500 - 2
North West +47 40 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Midlands +28 28 £47,500 -2.56% 1
South West +21 27 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West Midlands +22 26 £47,500 -7.73%
Yorkshire -22 19 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Scotland +8 16 £75,000 +20.00% 7
East of England +53 5 £62,500 +43.68%
Wales +15 3 £29,750 -17.36%
Northern Ireland 0 3 - - 1
North East -4 3 £45,000 +36.36% 3
East Midlands +12 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 281 (77.20%) Test Automation
2 229 (62.91%) Selenium
3 206 (56.59%) Java
4 188 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (41.48%) Performance Testing
6 136 (37.36%) JIRA
7 124 (34.07%) QA
8 123 (33.79%) Jenkins
9 120 (32.97%) Cucumber
9 120 (32.97%) C#
10 112 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 108 (29.67%) Python
12 107 (29.40%) Software Testing
13 104 (28.57%) SQL
13 104 (28.57%) Azure
14 102 (28.02%) AWS
15 95 (26.10%) LoadRunner
16 94 (25.82%) Scrum
16 94 (25.82%) Postman
17 90 (24.73%) SDET
18 87 (23.90%) Test Management
19 84 (23.08%) BDD
20 83 (22.80%) Confluence
21 82 (22.53%) TDD
22 80 (21.98%) RESTful
23 77 (21.15%) DevOps
24 71 (19.51%) Linux
25 67 (18.41%) Mentoring
25 67 (18.41%) WebDriver
26 61 (16.76%) API Testing

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 83 (22.80%) Confluence
2 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.37%) CMS
4 5 (1.37%) JBoss
5 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 104 (28.57%) Azure
2 102 (28.02%) AWS
3 38 (10.44%) Serverless
4 35 (9.62%) SaaS
5 29 (7.97%) BrowserStack
6 25 (6.87%) GCP
6 25 (6.87%) GitHub
7 24 (6.59%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (3.57%) Slack
9 12 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (3.02%) AWS CodePipeline
10 11 (3.02%) Cloud Functions
11 7 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.65%) PaaS
13 5 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (1.37%) Sauce Labs
14 4 (1.10%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.57%) HTTP
2 4 (1.10%) Firewall
2 4 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (0.82%) 3GPP
3 3 (0.82%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (0.82%) INAP
4 2 (0.55%) SMTP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 26 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.04%) MySQL
4 21 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 20 (5.49%) Blockchain
6 13 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.37%) Big Data
10 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.55%) Bigtable
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 229 (62.91%) Selenium
2 136 (37.36%) JIRA
3 123 (33.79%) Jenkins
4 120 (32.97%) Cucumber
5 95 (26.10%) LoadRunner
6 94 (25.82%) Postman
7 67 (18.41%) WebDriver
8 60 (16.48%) Appium
9 47 (12.91%) Git (software)
9 47 (12.91%) NeoLoad
10 40 (10.99%) SoapUI
11 39 (10.71%) JUnit
12 38 (10.44%) SpecFlow
13 35 (9.62%) Gatling
14 33 (9.07%) REST Assured
15 31 (8.52%) TestRail
16 30 (8.24%) Maven
17 28 (7.69%) Cypress.io
18 23 (6.32%) HP UFT
19 20 (5.49%) SilkPerformer
General
1 49 (13.46%) Finance
2 22 (6.04%) Public Sector
3 13 (3.57%) Banking
4 8 (2.20%) Retail
5 7 (1.92%) Billing
6 4 (1.10%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (20.05%) Test Engineer
2 68 (18.68%) Tester
3 59 (16.21%) Developer
4 40 (10.99%) Analyst
4 40 (10.99%) Automation Tester
5 39 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 38 (10.44%) Developer in Test
6 38 (10.44%) Test Analyst
7 36 (9.89%) Performance Engineer
8 34 (9.34%) Performance Test Engineer
9 30 (8.24%) QA Engineer
9 30 (8.24%) Test Leader
10 24 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
11 23 (6.32%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
13 19 (5.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 19 (5.22%) Software Test Engineer
14 18 (4.95%) Senior Performance Engineer
15 17 (4.67%) Test Manager
16 15 (4.12%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (21.98%) RESTful
2 50 (13.74%) REST
3 47 (12.91%) .NET
4 36 (9.89%) Web Services
5 28 (7.69%) SOAP
6 27 (7.42%) Gherkin
7 22 (6.04%) .NET Core
8 21 (5.77%) JSON
9 19 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (5.22%) Spring
10 17 (4.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.12%) .NET Framework
11 15 (4.12%) jQuery
12 12 (3.30%) Kafka
13 11 (3.02%) Apache Thrift
13 11 (3.02%) GraphQL
13 11 (3.02%) HTML
13 11 (3.02%) React
13 11 (3.02%) XML
14 9 (2.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.92%) NHS
5 6 (1.65%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.37%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.10%) iPhone
8 3 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.27%) Equities
10 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.27%) PMI
10 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.51%) Linux
2 30 (8.24%) Windows
3 18 (4.95%) Android
4 17 (4.67%) Unix
5 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (77.20%) Test Automation
2 188 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (41.48%) Performance Testing
4 107 (29.40%) Software Testing
5 94 (25.82%) Scrum
6 90 (24.73%) SDET
7 87 (23.90%) Test Management
8 84 (23.08%) BDD
9 82 (22.53%) TDD
10 77 (21.15%) DevOps
11 67 (18.41%) Mentoring
12 61 (16.76%) API Testing
13 57 (15.66%) Microservices
14 55 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (14.01%) Test Scripting
16 48 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (12.09%) Non-Functional Testing
17 44 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
18 37 (10.16%) Load Testing
19 35 (9.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 206 (56.59%) Java
2 120 (32.97%) C#
3 112 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 108 (29.67%) Python
5 104 (28.57%) SQL
6 28 (7.69%) Scala
7 21 (5.77%) Ruby
7 21 (5.77%) TypeScript
8 19 (5.22%) PowerShell
9 18 (4.95%) Groovy
10 17 (4.67%) C++
11 11 (3.02%) F#
12 9 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (2.47%) Java 8
12 9 (2.47%) PHP
13 8 (2.20%) Perl
14 7 (1.92%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.65%) C
15 6 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 31 (8.52%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.22%) ISTQB
5 17 (4.67%) Degree
6 10 (2.75%) ISEB
7 9 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.10%) HNC
8 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.55%) HND
11 1 (0.27%) Analytics IQ
11 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (34.07%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (13.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (8.24%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.20%) Ansible
4 5 (1.37%) Perfmon
4 5 (1.37%) Terraform
5 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.55%) Grafana
6 2 (0.55%) Kibana
6 2 (0.55%) Packer
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 2 (0.55%) Salt
7 1 (0.27%) Graphite
7 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.27%) Nessus
7 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 27 (7.42%) HP
2 24 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.04%) Oracle
4 17 (4.67%) Dynatrace
5 12 (3.30%) Splunk
6 6 (1.65%) New Relic
7 5 (1.37%) Ceridian
8 4 (1.10%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.10%) VMware
9 3 (0.82%) Google
9 3 (0.82%) Mavenir
9 3 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.55%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.55%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.55%) Workday
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.27%) Citrix
11 1 (0.27%) MEDITECH
11 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds