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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 889 855 878
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +23
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 13 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £41,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +25.00%

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
12134 10806 12210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.13% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9351 8472 10058
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 17 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 19 September 2014. 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 -29 10 £47,500 +46.15% 7
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Derby - 4 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
Oxford - 3 £52,500 - 1
South East - 3 £52,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £50,000 +37.93% 5
Cambridge -18 2 £50,000 +37.93% 4
East of England -33 2 £50,000 +37.93% 5
Scotland -14 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £21,000 -
Wales - 1 £21,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 -
Newport - 1 £21,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (93.88%) C
2 32 (65.31%) Linux
3 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
4 23 (46.94%) C++
4 23 (46.94%) Multithreading
5 20 (40.82%) Embedded C
6 14 (28.57%) Manufacturing
7 13 (26.53%) Electronics
8 12 (24.49%) Streaming Video
8 12 (24.49%) IGMP
8 12 (24.49%) RTSP
8 12 (24.49%) Embedded C++
8 12 (24.49%) HTTP
8 12 (24.49%) Firmware
8 12 (24.49%) Perl
8 12 (24.49%) MPEG
8 12 (24.49%) Python
8 12 (24.49%) Degree
9 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) Android
9 10 (20.41%) UML
9 10 (20.41%) Windows
9 10 (20.41%) C#
9 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
9 10 (20.41%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (18.37%) Ruby
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) Scrum
10 9 (18.37%) Device Driver

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (16.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) HTTP
1 12 (24.49%) IGMP
1 12 (24.49%) RTSP
2 9 (18.37%) Network Security
3 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) IPv6
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) DVB
6 1 (2.04%) SNMP
6 1 (2.04%) DECT
6 1 (2.04%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) GDB
2 6 (12.24%) Bugzilla
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) GCC
General
1 14 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 13 (26.53%) Electronics
3 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Software Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (30.61%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) DSP Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded C Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Design Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) MPEG
1 12 (24.49%) Firmware
1 12 (24.49%) Streaming Video
2 9 (18.37%) Device Driver
2 9 (18.37%) IPTV
3 7 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.16%) Physics
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) DTV
5 3 (6.12%) STB
5 3 (6.12%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.04%) ASIC
7 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (65.31%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Embedded Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Android
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Mac OS
4 8 (16.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Multithreading
3 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
3 10 (20.41%) UML
3 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.37%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Signal Processing
5 7 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Video Processing
7 5 (10.20%) Image Processing
8 4 (8.16%) Coaching
9 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.08%) Code Coverage
10 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Network Management
11 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.04%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) C
2 23 (46.94%) C++
3 20 (40.82%) Embedded C
4 12 (24.49%) Embedded C++
4 12 (24.49%) Perl
4 12 (24.49%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) C#
6 9 (18.37%) MATLAB
6 9 (18.37%) Ruby
6 9 (18.37%) Groovy
6 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
7 7 (14.29%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) PhD
5 1 (2.04%) HNC
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Toshiba
3 1 (2.04%) Cadence
3 1 (2.04%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.04%) Altera
3 1 (2.04%) Actel
3 1 (2.04%) Intel
3 1 (2.04%) Symbian
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