The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 843 880 827
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -53
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 25 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 29
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
JTAG
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10983 11345 10688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.64% 10.51% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 8970 8628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JTAG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

JTAG
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JTAG across the England region.

JTAG Salary Trend in England

JTAG
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JTAG across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

JTAG Salary Histogram in England

JTAG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 13 £35,000 -
East of England +16 8 £47,500 - 3
South East -20 3 £52,500 +34.61%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
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JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing JTAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JTAG.

1 46 (82.14%) C
2 41 (73.21%) Software Engineering
3 40 (71.43%) C++
4 39 (69.64%) Embedded C
5 36 (64.29%) Embedded C++
6 33 (58.93%) Firmware
7 31 (55.36%) C#
8 27 (48.21%) .NET
8 27 (48.21%) Ethernet
9 23 (41.07%) Electronics
10 22 (39.29%) Degree
11 21 (37.50%) Linux
12 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
12 17 (30.36%) Wireless
12 17 (30.36%) Automotive
13 15 (26.79%) Assembly Language
13 15 (26.79%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (25.00%) Qt
14 14 (25.00%) Freescale
15 13 (23.21%) MFC
15 13 (23.21%) GSM
15 13 (23.21%) EMC
15 13 (23.21%) Lauterbach
16 12 (21.43%) GPRS
16 12 (21.43%) NEC
16 12 (21.43%) VHDL
16 12 (21.43%) Home Automation
17 10 (17.86%) GDB
17 10 (17.86%) Modbus

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing JTAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JTAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) Ethernet
2 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
2 17 (30.36%) Wireless
3 13 (23.21%) GSM
4 12 (21.43%) GPRS
5 10 (17.86%) Modbus
5 10 (17.86%) Profibus
6 4 (7.14%) Network Security
6 4 (7.14%) Bluetooth
6 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.14%) IPv6
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) IGMP
7 1 (1.79%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) GDB
2 5 (8.93%) LabVIEW
2 5 (8.93%) Bugzilla
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (41.07%) Electronics
2 17 (30.36%) Automotive
3 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.93%) Finance
5 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Software Engineer
2 38 (67.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Development Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.79%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior FPGA Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) Qt
3 13 (23.21%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (21.43%) Home Automation
2 12 (21.43%) VHDL
3 8 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.36%) Verilog
7 2 (3.57%) Telematics
7 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.79%) MPEG
8 1 (1.79%) Physics
8 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
4 4 (7.14%) CAD
5 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.36%) Android Development
5 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (1.79%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) C
2 40 (71.43%) C++
3 39 (69.64%) Embedded C
4 36 (64.29%) Embedded C++
5 31 (55.36%) C#
6 15 (26.79%) Assembly Language
7 8 (14.29%) Perl
7 8 (14.29%) Python
8 4 (7.14%) Ruby
8 4 (7.14%) Groovy
8 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.36%) Ada
10 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.36%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Freescale
2 13 (23.21%) Lauterbach
2 13 (23.21%) EMC
3 12 (21.43%) NEC
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
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