Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache JMeter
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 324 297
Rank change year-on-year +48 -27 +17
Permanent jobs citing JMeter 41 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.099% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 16
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1883 1742 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.84% 15.69% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1491 1505
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,460 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the West Midlands

JMeter
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JMeter in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JMeter in the West Midlands

JMeter
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for JMeter in the West Midlands

JMeter
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Birmingham +42 29 £41,750 -30.42% 2
Coventry +17 12 £31,000 -1.59%
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 41 (100.00%) Selenium
1 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (65.85%) SoapUI
2 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) QA
5 20 (48.78%) SOAP
6 19 (46.34%) WebDriver
7 18 (43.90%) JIRA
7 18 (43.90%) SQL
8 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
8 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
9 16 (39.02%) BDD
10 13 (31.71%) Open Source
10 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
10 13 (31.71%) WATIR
11 12 (29.27%) Performance Testing
12 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
12 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
12 11 (26.83%) Python
13 10 (24.39%) Finance
13 10 (24.39%) Banking
13 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
13 10 (24.39%) JBehave
13 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
14 9 (21.95%) JUnit
15 8 (19.51%) Web Services
15 8 (19.51%) C#
15 8 (19.51%) Tomcat

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.07%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) Confluence
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (100.00%) Selenium
2 27 (65.85%) SoapUI
3 19 (46.34%) WebDriver
4 18 (43.90%) JIRA
5 17 (41.46%) Cucumber
5 17 (41.46%) Jenkins
6 13 (31.71%) WATIR
7 10 (24.39%) JBehave
8 9 (21.95%) JUnit
8 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
9 8 (19.51%) SpecFlow
10 7 (17.07%) Bitbucket
10 7 (17.07%) Maven
11 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
11 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
11 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
11 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
11 5 (12.20%) Ranorex
11 5 (12.20%) Subversion
12 4 (9.76%) Appium
General
1 10 (24.39%) Banking
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
1 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) QA Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Tester
6 5 (12.20%) QA Leader
6 5 (12.20%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Developer
8 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) QA Team Leader
8 3 (7.32%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) SOAP
2 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
3 8 (19.51%) Web Services
4 6 (14.63%) Middleware
5 4 (9.76%) .NET
5 4 (9.76%) REST
5 4 (9.76%) RESTful
6 3 (7.32%) Apache Flex
6 3 (7.32%) GWT
7 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Fintech
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) BDD
4 13 (31.71%) Open Source
5 12 (29.27%) Performance Testing
6 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Load Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Collateral Management
9 7 (17.07%) SDLC
9 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
10 6 (14.63%) Logistics
10 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.63%) Web Development
11 5 (12.20%) CRM
11 5 (12.20%) Release Management
11 5 (12.20%) RUP
11 5 (12.20%) Stress Testing
11 5 (12.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 7 (17.07%) Ruby
6 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
1 3 (7.32%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (4.88%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) New Relic
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft