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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 865 872 842
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 27 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.021% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 33
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +8.75%

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
11450 11680 11155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.43% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8903 9134 8889
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 £42,500 £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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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 +14 27 £35,000 -19.54% 2
South Yorkshire - 15 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 15 £35,000 -
East of England +9 8 £47,500 - 2
Barnsley - 8 £36,250 -
Sheffield - 7 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Bedford - 5 £47,500 -
South East -15 3 £52,500 +34.61%
Essex - 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 -
Fareham - 2 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
Derby - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (82.76%) C
2 42 (72.41%) Software Engineering
3 40 (68.97%) C++
4 39 (67.24%) Embedded C
5 36 (62.07%) Embedded C++
6 33 (56.90%) Firmware
7 31 (53.45%) C#
8 27 (46.55%) .NET
8 27 (46.55%) Ethernet
9 24 (41.38%) Electronics
10 23 (39.66%) Degree
11 22 (37.93%) Linux
12 18 (31.03%) Automotive
13 17 (29.31%) Wireless
13 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
14 15 (25.86%) Assembly Language
14 15 (25.86%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (24.14%) Freescale
15 14 (24.14%) Qt
15 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (22.41%) EMC
16 13 (22.41%) GSM
16 13 (22.41%) MFC
16 13 (22.41%) Lauterbach
17 12 (20.69%) Home Automation
17 12 (20.69%) GPRS
17 12 (20.69%) VHDL
17 12 (20.69%) NEC
18 10 (17.24%) GDB
18 10 (17.24%) Modbus

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) Ethernet
2 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
2 17 (29.31%) Wireless
3 13 (22.41%) GSM
4 12 (20.69%) GPRS
5 10 (17.24%) Modbus
5 10 (17.24%) Profibus
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security
6 4 (6.90%) Bluetooth
6 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.90%) IPv6
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) HTTP
7 1 (1.72%) IGMP
7 1 (1.72%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) GDB
2 5 (8.62%) LabVIEW
2 5 (8.62%) Bugzilla
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (41.38%) Electronics
2 18 (31.03%) Automotive
3 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.62%) Finance
5 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Software Engineer
2 38 (65.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Test Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Development Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Principal Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Graduate
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) Qt
3 13 (22.41%) MFC
4 1 (1.72%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.72%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (20.69%) Home Automation
2 12 (20.69%) VHDL
3 8 (13.79%) Device Driver
3 8 (13.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.17%) Verilog
6 2 (3.45%) Telematics
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.72%) MPEG
7 1 (1.72%) STB
7 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.72%) Physics
7 1 (1.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Android
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Multithreading
4 4 (6.90%) CAD
5 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.17%) Android Development
5 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.45%) UML
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.72%) Validation
7 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) C
2 40 (68.97%) C++
3 39 (67.24%) Embedded C
4 36 (62.07%) Embedded C++
5 31 (53.45%) C#
6 15 (25.86%) Assembly Language
7 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 8 (13.79%) Python
8 4 (6.90%) Ruby
8 4 (6.90%) Groovy
8 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.17%) Ada
10 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.17%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 33 (56.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Freescale
2 13 (22.41%) Lauterbach
2 13 (22.41%) EMC
3 12 (20.69%) NEC
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
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