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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 885 906 850
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -56
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 18 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 26
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%

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
11983 12503 11445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.35% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9392 9778 9091
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 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 +16 18 £36,750 -18.33% 4
South Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
East of England +19 6 £47,500 - 1
Barnsley - 5 £34,000 -
Bedford - 5 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £35,000 -
South East -15 2 £51,250 +31.41% 2
Oxfordshire +10 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Fareham - 1 £52,500 -
London - 1 £62,500 -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (81.82%) C
2 39 (70.91%) Software Engineering
3 38 (69.09%) Embedded C
4 37 (67.27%) C++
5 34 (61.82%) Embedded C++
6 31 (56.36%) C#
7 30 (54.55%) Firmware
8 27 (49.09%) .NET
8 27 (49.09%) Ethernet
9 23 (41.82%) Electronics
10 22 (40.00%) Linux
10 22 (40.00%) Degree
11 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
11 17 (30.91%) Wireless
11 17 (30.91%) Automotive
12 15 (27.27%) Assembly Language
13 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (25.45%) Qt
13 14 (25.45%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (25.45%) Freescale
14 13 (23.64%) Lauterbach
14 13 (23.64%) EMC
14 13 (23.64%) GSM
14 13 (23.64%) MFC
15 12 (21.82%) GPRS
15 12 (21.82%) NEC
15 12 (21.82%) VHDL
15 12 (21.82%) Home Automation
16 10 (18.18%) Modbus
16 10 (18.18%) Profibus

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) Ethernet
2 17 (30.91%) Wireless
2 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
3 13 (23.64%) GSM
4 12 (21.82%) GPRS
5 10 (18.18%) Modbus
5 10 (18.18%) Profibus
6 5 (9.09%) IPv6
7 4 (7.27%) Bluetooth
7 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security
8 2 (3.64%) HTTP
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) 802.11
9 1 (1.82%) Telnet
9 1 (1.82%) Firewall
9 1 (1.82%) IGMP
9 1 (1.82%) RTSP
9 1 (1.82%) UPnP
9 1 (1.82%) FTP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) GDB
2 5 (9.09%) LabVIEW
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.82%) Redmine
6 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 23 (41.82%) Electronics
2 17 (30.91%) Automotive
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.09%) Finance
5 3 (5.45%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Software Engineer
2 38 (69.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.82%) FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Development Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) .NET
2 14 (25.45%) Qt
3 13 (23.64%) MFC
4 1 (1.82%) CGI
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (21.82%) Home Automation
2 12 (21.82%) VHDL
3 8 (14.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (12.73%) Device Driver
5 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.45%) Verilog
6 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.64%) Telematics
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.82%) MPEG
8 1 (1.82%) Physics
8 1 (1.82%) IPTV
8 1 (1.82%) STB
8 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Mac OS
3 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Multithreading
4 4 (7.27%) CAD
5 3 (5.45%) Android Development
5 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.64%) UML
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) C
2 38 (69.09%) Embedded C
3 37 (67.27%) C++
4 34 (61.82%) Embedded C++
5 31 (56.36%) C#
6 15 (27.27%) Assembly Language
7 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 5 (9.09%) Python
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
8 4 (7.27%) Groovy
8 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.45%) Ada
10 1 (1.82%) Java
10 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.45%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.64%) DO-178B
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Freescale
2 13 (23.64%) Lauterbach
2 13 (23.64%) EMC
3 12 (21.82%) NEC
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
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