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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 881 885 845
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -40
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 12 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.019% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 13
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%

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
11772 12262 10873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9379 9451 8545
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 12 £60,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +3 9 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Cambridge +17 7 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South East +11 2 £45,000 -7.69%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £45,000 -12.19%
Oxford -7 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £45,000 -
Havant - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £62,500 -
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 - 1

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (94.74%) C
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
4 8 (42.11%) Wireless
4 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
4 8 (42.11%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 7 (36.84%) C++
5 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
6 6 (31.58%) Device Driver
6 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Firmware
7 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
8 4 (21.05%) Electronics
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) IGMP
8 4 (21.05%) RTSP
8 4 (21.05%) Coaching
8 4 (21.05%) Lauterbach
9 3 (15.79%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Signal Processing

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
3 4 (21.05%) IGMP
3 4 (21.05%) RTSP
4 3 (15.79%) TETRA
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.26%) Broadband
5 1 (5.26%) GSM
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) IPv4
5 1 (5.26%) IPv6
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) 802.11
5 1 (5.26%) Telnet
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) GDB
3 1 (5.26%) Redmine
3 1 (5.26%) Trac
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Flash
1 2 (10.53%) Qt
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) CGI
2 1 (5.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Device Driver
2 3 (15.79%) Streaming Video
2 3 (15.79%) MPEG
2 3 (15.79%) STB
2 3 (15.79%) IPTV
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.79%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Physics
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Telematics
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) ASIC
4 1 (5.26%) VHDL
4 1 (5.26%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
3 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (15.79%) Signal Processing
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C
2 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) ANSI C
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Lauterbach
2 2 (10.53%) QNX
3 1 (5.26%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.26%) Freescale
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago