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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 869 843 864
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 7 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.062% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 15
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+61.53% +13.04%
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
11248 10227 11640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.53% 10.12% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8790 8074 9572
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
South East +2 4 £52,500 +10.52% 2
East of England -35 2 £41,750 +15.17% 5
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
JTAG
UK

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 30 (96.77%) C
2 21 (67.74%) C++
3 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
4 17 (54.84%) Linux
5 15 (48.39%) Python
5 15 (48.39%) Perl
6 14 (45.16%) Embedded C
6 14 (45.16%) Embedded C++
7 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
8 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
8 10 (32.26%) Degree
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 10 (32.26%) C#
8 10 (32.26%) Electronics
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (29.03%) UML
9 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
9 9 (29.03%) Ruby
9 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
9 9 (29.03%) Network Security
9 9 (29.03%) Groovy
9 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 9 (29.03%) Android
9 9 (29.03%) Mac OS
10 8 (25.81%) Firmware
11 7 (22.58%) MATLAB
11 7 (22.58%) Simulink
11 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
11 7 (22.58%) UNIX

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) IPv6
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) GDB
2 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
2 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (32.26%) Electronics
2 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
3 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) DSP Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.23%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.68%) Physics
4 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
6 1 (3.23%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Android
3 9 (29.03%) Mac OS
4 7 (22.58%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
3 9 (29.03%) UML
3 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Signal Processing
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Image Processing
7 3 (9.68%) Video Processing
8 2 (6.45%) Code Coverage
8 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Validation
9 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C
2 21 (67.74%) C++
3 15 (48.39%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) Perl
4 14 (45.16%) Embedded C
4 14 (45.16%) Embedded C++
5 10 (32.26%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) Ruby
6 9 (29.03%) Groovy
6 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
7 7 (22.58%) MATLAB
8 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.23%) Java
9 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
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