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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 843 872 816
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -56
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 38 20 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.019% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 41
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +3.75%

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
11257 10836 10985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.52% 10.29% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8720 8346 8842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 20 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 27 February 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
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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 +12 38 £38,500 -7.22% 8
South Yorkshire - 17 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 17 £35,000 - 1
East of England +1 11 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Sheffield - 9 £35,000 -
Barnsley - 8 £36,000 - 1
South East -16 5 £52,500 +34.61% 2
Essex - 5 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £58,750 -
Bedford - 4 £47,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Fareham - 4 £58,750 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Derby - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Cambridge -7 2 £48,750 +21.87% 1
South West -19 2 £40,750 -5.23%
Bristol - 2 £40,750 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 - 2

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (83.02%) C
2 38 (71.70%) Software Engineering
3 36 (67.92%) C++
4 35 (66.04%) Embedded C
5 32 (60.38%) Embedded C++
6 29 (54.72%) Firmware
7 28 (52.83%) C#
8 24 (45.28%) .NET
8 24 (45.28%) Ethernet
9 22 (41.51%) Electronics
9 22 (41.51%) Degree
10 20 (37.74%) Linux
11 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
11 16 (30.19%) Automotive
12 15 (28.30%) Wireless
12 15 (28.30%) Assembly Language
13 14 (26.42%) Embedded Systems
14 13 (24.53%) EMC
15 12 (22.64%) GPRS
15 12 (22.64%) GSM
15 12 (22.64%) MFC
15 12 (22.64%) NEC
15 12 (22.64%) VHDL
15 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (22.64%) Qt
15 12 (22.64%) Freescale
15 12 (22.64%) Home Automation
15 12 (22.64%) Lauterbach
16 10 (18.87%) Modbus
16 10 (18.87%) Profibus

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) Ethernet
2 16 (30.19%) TCP/IP
3 15 (28.30%) Wireless
4 12 (22.64%) GPRS
4 12 (22.64%) GSM
5 10 (18.87%) Modbus
5 10 (18.87%) Profibus
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security
6 4 (7.55%) IPv6
7 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.89%) Internet
8 1 (1.89%) HTTP
8 1 (1.89%) IGMP
8 1 (1.89%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) GDB
2 4 (7.55%) LabVIEW
2 4 (7.55%) Bugzilla
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (41.51%) Electronics
2 16 (30.19%) Automotive
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.55%) Finance
5 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Software Engineer
2 34 (64.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Development Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) MFC
2 12 (22.64%) Qt
3 1 (1.89%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (1.89%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (22.64%) Home Automation
2 12 (22.64%) VHDL
3 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
3 8 (15.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.66%) Verilog
6 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) MPEG
7 1 (1.89%) IPTV
7 1 (1.89%) STB
7 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Android
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
4 4 (7.55%) CAD
5 3 (5.66%) Android Development
5 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.77%) UML
7 1 (1.89%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) C
2 36 (67.92%) C++
3 35 (66.04%) Embedded C
4 32 (60.38%) Embedded C++
5 28 (52.83%) C#
6 15 (28.30%) Assembly Language
7 7 (13.21%) Perl
7 7 (13.21%) Python
8 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 4 (7.55%) Groovy
8 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.66%) Ada
10 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) HNC
4 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.66%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 29 (54.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) EMC
2 12 (22.64%) NEC
2 12 (22.64%) Freescale
2 12 (22.64%) Lauterbach
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
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