The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank - 210 200
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 0 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.18% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +20.37%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
546 591 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.01% 11.55% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 453 470 568
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JTAG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

JTAG Salary Trend in the South West