The table below looks at the statistics for JTAG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JTAG over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
Rank 824 940 926
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -14
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 19 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.004% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.029% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 38
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £38,300 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £52,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +36.36%

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
10088 13636 13365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 13.34% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8027 10783 10261
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,575 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

JTAG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing JTAG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the UK over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +126 19 £37,500 -21.05% 4
South West - 12 £37,500 -
Devon - 12 £37,500 -
Paignton - 9 £35,000 -
Torquay - 3 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £40,000 - 1
Derby - 3 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
London +69 1 £42,500 +18.05%

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing JTAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JTAG.

1 30 (90.91%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) C
2 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
3 27 (81.82%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) Linux
5 17 (51.52%) Firmware
6 16 (48.48%) Embedded C
6 16 (48.48%) Degree
7 14 (42.42%) Physics
7 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
7 14 (42.42%) Android
7 14 (42.42%) Python
7 14 (42.42%) Perl
7 14 (42.42%) Electronics
7 14 (42.42%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
8 13 (39.39%) Embedded C++
9 12 (36.36%) Ruby
9 12 (36.36%) Multithreading
9 12 (36.36%) Network Security
9 12 (36.36%) Groovy
9 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
9 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 12 (36.36%) Mac OS
9 12 (36.36%) IPv6
9 12 (36.36%) Windows
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
9 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
10 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) IPv6
1 12 (36.36%) Network Security
2 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.09%) RS-232
3 3 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) Modbus
4 2 (6.06%) Profibus
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 14 (42.42%) Electronics
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Embedded Engineer
1 19 (57.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 19 (57.58%) Software Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Firmware Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) C Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Development Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) Qt
2 2 (6.06%) wxWidgets
3 1 (3.03%) CORBA
3 1 (3.03%) Wayland
3 1 (3.03%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
1 14 (42.42%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.09%) CAN bus
4 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.06%) SystemC
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Android
3 12 (36.36%) Mac OS
3 12 (36.36%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) MeeGo
4 1 (3.03%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) Physics
3 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
4 12 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (27.27%) Cryptography
6 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 2 (6.06%) Android Development
9 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (6.06%) Device Driver Development
9 2 (6.06%) Electronic Design Automation
9 2 (6.06%) FPGA Design
9 2 (6.06%) UML
9 2 (6.06%) Validation
9 2 (6.06%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) C
3 27 (81.82%) C#
4 16 (48.48%) Embedded C
5 14 (42.42%) Perl
5 14 (42.42%) Python
6 13 (39.39%) Embedded C++
7 12 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 12 (36.36%) Groovy
7 12 (36.36%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
8 2 (6.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) MISRA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Actel
2 2 (6.06%) Lauterbach
2 2 (6.06%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (6.06%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Freescale
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Intel
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Net2Edge Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago