The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 840 868 832
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 40 21 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.020% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.20% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 39
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11065 10558 11257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 10.16% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8644 8137 9198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JTAG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JTAG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JTAG within the UK.

JTAG Salary Trend in the UK

JTAG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JTAG over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +18 39 £35,000 -12.50% 8
South Yorkshire - 19 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 19 £35,000 - 1
Barnsley - 10 £33,500 -
Sheffield - 9 £35,000 - 1
East of England -12 7 £32,500 -13.33% 4
South East -27 7 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Essex - 5 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Derby - 4 £40,000 -
Fareham - 4 £58,750 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 -
Cambridge -8 2 £48,750 +30.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £48,750 +30.00% 4
South West -12 2 £40,750 -5.23%
Oxfordshire - 2 £51,250 - 2
Bristol - 2 £40,750 -
Southampton - 1 £35,000 -

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 42 (87.50%) C
2 36 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 34 (70.83%) C++
4 33 (68.75%) Embedded C
5 30 (62.50%) Embedded C++
6 26 (54.17%) Firmware
7 24 (50.00%) C#
8 21 (43.75%) Degree
9 19 (39.58%) Linux
9 19 (39.58%) .NET
9 19 (39.58%) Ethernet
10 15 (31.25%) Electronics
11 14 (29.17%) Automotive
12 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
12 13 (27.08%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (25.00%) Assembly Language
13 12 (25.00%) VHDL
14 11 (22.92%) GDB
15 10 (20.83%) Modbus
15 10 (20.83%) Profibus
15 10 (20.83%) Freescale
15 10 (20.83%) Qt
15 10 (20.83%) Wireless
15 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (20.83%) EMC
15 10 (20.83%) Perl
15 10 (20.83%) Python
16 9 (18.75%) GPRS
16 9 (18.75%) GSM
16 9 (18.75%) MFC

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (39.58%) Ethernet
2 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.83%) Wireless
3 10 (20.83%) Modbus
3 10 (20.83%) Profibus
4 9 (18.75%) GPRS
4 9 (18.75%) GSM
5 5 (10.42%) Network Security
6 4 (8.33%) IPv6
7 1 (2.08%) IGMP
7 1 (2.08%) RTSP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) GDB
2 6 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 6 (12.50%) Subversion
2 6 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (31.25%) Electronics
2 14 (29.17%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 30 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Development Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Graduate
9 1 (2.08%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) Qt
3 9 (18.75%) MFC
4 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.08%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (25.00%) VHDL
3 9 (18.75%) Home Automation
4 8 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 8 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.25%) Verilog
8 2 (4.17%) Physics
9 1 (2.08%) IPTV
9 1 (2.08%) STB
9 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
9 1 (2.08%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Android
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 5 (10.42%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.33%) CAD
5 3 (6.25%) Android Development
5 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (2.08%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) C
2 34 (70.83%) C++
3 33 (68.75%) Embedded C
4 30 (62.50%) Embedded C++
5 24 (50.00%) C#
6 12 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 10 (20.83%) Python
7 10 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (10.42%) Ruby
8 5 (10.42%) Groovy
8 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.25%) Ada
10 1 (2.08%) SQL
10 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) IEC 61508
2 2 (4.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) EMC
1 10 (20.83%) Freescale
2 9 (18.75%) Lauterbach
2 9 (18.75%) NEC
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Career progression!
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare, life insurance
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, SAYE, Guaranteed Bonus, BUPA
Posted: 21 days ago