Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for The Grinder skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited The Grinder over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The Grinder - Java Load Testing Framework
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 868 922 1122
Rank change year-on-year +54 +200 +56
Permanent jobs citing The Grinder 7 16 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.040% 0.082% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £46,500
25th Percentile £64,063 £50,000 £51,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £55,000 £68,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.91% -19.12% +43.16%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £84,000
90th Percentile £79,375 £77,250 "
UK excluding London median annual salary - £61,250 £51,250
% change year-on-year - +19.51% +13.89%

The Grinder 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 17,526 19,534 28,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.89% 19.50% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 15,572 22,993
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 £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

The Grinder
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing The Grinder as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for The Grinder in the UK

The Grinder
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing The Grinder.

Salary trend for The Grinder in the UK

The Grinder
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing The Grinder over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for The Grinder in the UK

The Grinder
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing The Grinder within the UK over the 6 months to 9 May 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
London +60 7 £77,500 +40.91% 1
England +59 7 £77,500 +40.91% 3

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing The Grinder 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 The Grinder.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) JMeter
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Xdebug
2 5 (71.43%) Dynatrace
2 5 (71.43%) Gatling
2 5 (71.43%) Locust
3 4 (57.14%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle

The Grinder
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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (28.57%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JMeter
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) Gatling
2 5 (71.43%) Locust
2 5 (71.43%) Xdebug
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Postman
3 2 (28.57%) REST Assured
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Dynatrace
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle