The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 445 451 440
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 2 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.047% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.083% 0.43% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
JTAG
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2398 2530 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.51% 10.77% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 1955 1844
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JTAG
Salary Trend in the South East

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

JTAG Salary Trend in the South East

JTAG
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Oxfordshire +7 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
JTAG
England

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (85.71%) C
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
2 4 (57.14%) VHDL
2 4 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) GDB
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Python

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) GDB
3 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Hardware Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
1 4 (57.14%) VHDL
1 4 (57.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) QNX