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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 869 814 865
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +51
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 10 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.020% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +25.00%
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
11332 10046 11644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.62% 10.21% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8832 7963 9651
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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
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 18 September 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
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
South East - 3 £52,500 - 2
East of England -27 2 £50,000 +37.93% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
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UK

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 45 (97.83%) C
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 23 (50.00%) C++
3 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 20 (43.48%) Embedded C
5 12 (26.09%) Streaming Video
5 12 (26.09%) IGMP
5 12 (26.09%) Electronics
5 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
5 12 (26.09%) RTSP
5 12 (26.09%) Embedded C++
5 12 (26.09%) Firmware
5 12 (26.09%) Perl
5 12 (26.09%) Python
5 12 (26.09%) MPEG
5 12 (26.09%) HTTP
6 11 (23.91%) Degree
7 10 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Windows
7 10 (21.74%) UML
7 10 (21.74%) C#
7 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.74%) Android
8 9 (19.57%) Network Security
8 9 (19.57%) Groovy
8 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
8 9 (19.57%) Mac OS

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (17.39%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) IGMP
1 12 (26.09%) RTSP
1 12 (26.09%) HTTP
2 9 (19.57%) Network Security
3 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.52%) IPv6
5 2 (4.35%) DVB
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) SMS
6 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) GDB
2 6 (13.04%) Bugzilla
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.09%) Electronics
1 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Software Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) DSP Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Streaming Video
1 12 (26.09%) Firmware
1 12 (26.09%) MPEG
2 9 (19.57%) IPTV
2 9 (19.57%) Device Driver
3 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.52%) Physics
5 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) STB
5 3 (6.52%) DTV
5 3 (6.52%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (4.35%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) ASIC
7 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Embedded Linux
2 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Android
3 9 (19.57%) Mac OS
4 8 (17.39%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 23 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
2 10 (21.74%) UML
2 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) Signal Processing
4 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Video Processing
6 5 (10.87%) Image Processing
7 4 (8.70%) Coaching
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.35%) Code Coverage
9 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Ethical Hacking
10 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Network Management
10 1 (2.17%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) C
2 23 (50.00%) C++
3 20 (43.48%) Embedded C
4 12 (26.09%) Embedded C++
4 12 (26.09%) Perl
4 12 (26.09%) Python
5 10 (21.74%) C#
6 9 (19.57%) Groovy
6 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
6 9 (19.57%) Ruby
7 8 (17.39%) MATLAB
8 7 (15.22%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Toshiba
3 1 (2.17%) Intel
3 1 (2.17%) Symbian
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