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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 876 872 869
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 7 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.030% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.061% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%

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
11437 12319 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 10.49% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9001 9689 8777
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 13 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 22 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
England +7 7 £45,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -
South East -5 2 £47,500 +21.79%
Barnsley - 2 £34,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 1 £50,000 -
East of England -6 1 £47,500 - 1
Bedford - 1 £47,500 -
London - 1 £62,500 -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (77.08%) C
2 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 31 (64.58%) Embedded C
4 30 (62.50%) C++
5 27 (56.25%) Embedded C++
6 25 (52.08%) C#
7 24 (50.00%) Firmware
8 22 (45.83%) .NET
8 22 (45.83%) Ethernet
9 21 (43.75%) Electronics
10 19 (39.58%) Degree
11 18 (37.50%) Linux
12 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
12 15 (31.25%) Wireless
13 14 (29.17%) Automotive
14 13 (27.08%) Assembly Language
15 12 (25.00%) VHDL
15 12 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (22.92%) Lauterbach
16 11 (22.92%) Freescale
16 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (22.92%) Qt
16 11 (22.92%) EMC
16 11 (22.92%) GSM
16 11 (22.92%) MFC
17 10 (20.83%) GPRS
17 10 (20.83%) NEC
17 10 (20.83%) Home Automation
18 8 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Ethernet
2 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 15 (31.25%) Wireless
3 11 (22.92%) GSM
4 10 (20.83%) GPRS
5 7 (14.58%) Modbus
5 7 (14.58%) Profibus
6 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.33%) IPv6
6 4 (8.33%) Bluetooth
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security
8 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 2 (4.17%) HTTP
9 1 (2.08%) IPv4
9 1 (2.08%) DNS
9 1 (2.08%) FTP
9 1 (2.08%) Broadband
9 1 (2.08%) DHCP
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
9 1 (2.08%) 802.11
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) LabVIEW
1 5 (10.42%) GDB
2 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Trac
4 1 (2.08%) Redmine
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (43.75%) Electronics
2 14 (29.17%) Automotive
3 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.42%) Finance
5 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 31 (64.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Development Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Development Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) Qt
2 11 (22.92%) MFC
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) VHDL
1 12 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (20.83%) Home Automation
3 8 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.25%) Verilog
7 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.17%) Telematics
7 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.08%) MPEG
8 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.08%) Physics
8 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Android
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 4 (8.33%) CAD
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (2.08%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.08%) System Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.08%) Android Development
6 1 (2.08%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) C
2 31 (64.58%) Embedded C
3 30 (62.50%) C++
4 27 (56.25%) Embedded C++
5 25 (52.08%) C#
6 13 (27.08%) Assembly Language
7 4 (8.33%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (6.25%) Ada
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 3 (6.25%) Groovy
8 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) Java
9 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.25%) IEC 61508
3 2 (4.17%) DO-178B
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Lauterbach
1 11 (22.92%) Freescale
1 11 (22.92%) EMC
2 10 (20.83%) NEC
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) QNX
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