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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 888 859 848
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 8 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.067% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 22
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +39.13%

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
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
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 £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 15 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 24 October 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
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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 -25 7 £52,500 +31.25% 5
South East -7 4 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
East of England -32 2 £41,750 +4.37% 4
Oxford - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Cambridge -19 1 £52,500 +44.82% 2
Chelmsford - 1 £31,000 -
Derby - 1 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 £21,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £31,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £21,000 -
Wales - 1 £21,000 -

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (90.91%) C
2 21 (63.64%) C++
2 21 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) Linux
4 15 (45.45%) Python
4 15 (45.45%) Perl
5 14 (42.42%) Embedded C
5 14 (42.42%) Embedded C++
6 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) Electronics
7 10 (30.30%) C#
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
7 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
8 9 (27.27%) Network Security
8 9 (27.27%) Groovy
8 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 9 (27.27%) Android
8 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
8 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 9 (27.27%) Ruby
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
9 8 (24.24%) Firmware
9 8 (24.24%) UML
9 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
10 7 (21.21%) UNIX
10 7 (21.21%) Simulink

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (21.21%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) IPv6
2 3 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) DECT
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) GDB
2 6 (18.18%) Bugzilla
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
2 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) GCC
General
1 11 (33.33%) Electronics
2 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 12 (36.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Design Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.03%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.12%) Physics
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) ASIC
5 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) Android
3 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
4 7 (21.21%) UNIX
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
3 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) UML
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.21%) Signal Processing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Image Processing
7 3 (9.09%) Video Processing
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Validation
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Code Coverage
8 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) C
2 21 (63.64%) C++
3 15 (45.45%) Python
3 15 (45.45%) Perl
4 14 (42.42%) Embedded C
4 14 (42.42%) Embedded C++
5 10 (30.30%) C#
6 9 (27.27%) Ruby
6 9 (27.27%) Groovy
6 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
8 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.03%) Java
9 1 (3.03%) SQL
9 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Cadence
2 1 (3.03%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.03%) Altera
2 1 (3.03%) Actel
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