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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 792 818 810
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 39 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.025% 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 36
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
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
10382 9905 10452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.53% 10.21% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8188 7688 8627
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 19 £35,000 - 2
East of England -17 7 £32,500 -13.33% 5
South East -25 7 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
South West -11 2 £40,750 -5.23%
JTAG
UK

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (89.13%) C
2 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
3 34 (73.91%) C++
4 33 (71.74%) Embedded C
5 30 (65.22%) Embedded C++
6 26 (56.52%) Firmware
7 24 (52.17%) C#
8 21 (45.65%) Degree
9 19 (41.30%) .NET
9 19 (41.30%) Ethernet
10 18 (39.13%) Linux
11 15 (32.61%) Electronics
12 14 (30.43%) Automotive
13 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
13 13 (28.26%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (26.09%) Assembly Language
14 12 (26.09%) VHDL
15 11 (23.91%) GDB
16 10 (21.74%) Modbus
16 10 (21.74%) Profibus
16 10 (21.74%) Qt
16 10 (21.74%) Freescale
16 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (21.74%) EMC
16 10 (21.74%) Wireless
16 10 (21.74%) Python
16 10 (21.74%) Perl
17 9 (19.57%) MFC
17 9 (19.57%) GPRS
17 9 (19.57%) GSM

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Ethernet
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) Modbus
3 10 (21.74%) Profibus
3 10 (21.74%) Wireless
4 9 (19.57%) GPRS
4 9 (19.57%) GSM
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) IPv6
7 1 (2.17%) HTTP
7 1 (2.17%) IGMP
7 1 (2.17%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) GDB
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Bugzilla
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (32.61%) Electronics
2 14 (30.43%) Automotive
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Software Engineer
2 30 (65.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Development Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Graduate
9 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) FPGA Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Development Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) Qt
3 9 (19.57%) MFC
4 1 (2.17%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.17%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (26.09%) VHDL
3 9 (19.57%) Home Automation
4 8 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (15.22%) Device Driver
6 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.52%) Verilog
9 2 (4.35%) Physics
10 1 (2.17%) MPEG
10 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 5 (10.87%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.70%) CAD
5 3 (6.52%) Android Development
5 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C
2 34 (73.91%) C++
3 33 (71.74%) Embedded C
4 30 (65.22%) Embedded C++
5 24 (52.17%) C#
6 12 (26.09%) Assembly Language
7 10 (21.74%) Python
7 10 (21.74%) Perl
8 5 (10.87%) Ruby
8 5 (10.87%) Groovy
8 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.52%) Ada
10 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Freescale
1 10 (21.74%) EMC
2 9 (19.57%) NEC
2 9 (19.57%) Lauterbach
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
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