The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
Rank 869 841 870
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 27 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.26% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12301 10928 11115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.54% 10.02% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9489 8818 9158
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,860 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

JTAG Salary Histogram in the UK

JTAG
Top 18 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 11 July 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 -13 26 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East of England 0 12 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cambridge -7 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Derby - 7 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 - 1
South East -8 5 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Brighton - 3 £43,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £48,750 - 1
West Midlands -3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Scotland -13 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 - 1

JTAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 59 (96.72%) C
2 46 (75.41%) Linux
3 30 (49.18%) C++
3 30 (49.18%) Software Engineering
4 28 (45.90%) Multithreading
5 21 (34.43%) Electronics
5 21 (34.43%) Embedded C
6 18 (29.51%) IGMP
6 18 (29.51%) RTSP
6 18 (29.51%) HTTP
7 17 (27.87%) MPEG
7 17 (27.87%) Streaming Video
7 17 (27.87%) Manufacturing
8 16 (26.23%) Assembly Language
8 16 (26.23%) Embedded Software Development
9 15 (24.59%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (24.59%) Video Processing
9 15 (24.59%) Scrum
9 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (21.31%) Device Driver
11 12 (19.67%) Firmware
12 11 (18.03%) Flash
12 11 (18.03%) IPTV
12 11 (18.03%) Image Processing
12 11 (18.03%) Degree
13 10 (16.39%) Integration Testing
13 10 (16.39%) UML
13 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
14 9 (14.75%) MATLAB
15 8 (13.11%) Simulink

JTAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (13.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) HTTP
1 18 (29.51%) IGMP
1 18 (29.51%) RTSP
2 8 (13.11%) Ethernet
2 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.48%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) IPv6
5 3 (4.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.28%) DVB
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
7 1 (1.64%) DECT
7 1 (1.64%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) GDB
2 6 (9.84%) Bugzilla
2 6 (9.84%) Subversion
2 6 (9.84%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) GCC
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (34.43%) Electronics
2 17 (27.87%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Software Engineer
2 20 (32.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) DSP Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Embedded C Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Platform Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Design Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Design Engineer
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) MPEG
1 17 (27.87%) Streaming Video
2 13 (21.31%) Device Driver
3 12 (19.67%) Firmware
4 11 (18.03%) IPTV
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (8.20%) STB
7 3 (4.92%) DTV
7 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.28%) Open Source
8 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.64%) Physics
9 1 (1.64%) ASIC
9 1 (1.64%) iPhone
9 1 (1.64%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 46 (75.41%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (13.11%) Android
3 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Windows
4 7 (11.48%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Software Engineering
2 28 (45.90%) Multithreading
3 16 (26.23%) Embedded Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) Video Processing
4 15 (24.59%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) Image Processing
6 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.39%) Integration Testing
6 10 (16.39%) UML
7 7 (11.48%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.28%) Code Coverage
8 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.64%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.64%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) C
2 30 (49.18%) C++
3 21 (34.43%) Embedded C
4 16 (26.23%) Assembly Language
5 9 (14.75%) MATLAB
6 8 (13.11%) Embedded C++
6 8 (13.11%) Perl
6 8 (13.11%) Python
6 8 (13.11%) C#
7 7 (11.48%) Ruby
7 7 (11.48%) Groovy
7 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Toshiba
3 1 (1.64%) Cadence
3 1 (1.64%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.64%) Altera
3 1 (1.64%) Actel
3 1 (1.64%) Intel
3 1 (1.64%) Symbian
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: £42k - £48k
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago