Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JTAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JTAG over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 999 1104 1172
Rank change year-on-year +105 +68 +15
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 20 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.018% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.13% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 8
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £34,950 £30,375
90th Percentile £59,125 £62,000 £61,625
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +22.22%

JTAG is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 15,784 20,347 21,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.80% 13.71% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,153 15,284 16,189
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JTAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JTAG in England

JTAG
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JTAG in England.

Salary trend for JTAG in England

JTAG
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JTAG in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for JTAG in England

JTAG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +82 12 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England +70 3 £40,500 +1.25% 4
South East +21 3 £51,000 +13.33% 6
South West - 2 £40,500 -
JTAG
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT jobs citing JTAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for JTAG.

1 20 (100.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) Firmware
4 10 (50.00%) FreeRTOS
5 9 (45.00%) ANSI C
5 9 (45.00%) RS-232
5 9 (45.00%) RS-485
5 9 (45.00%) Green Hills
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) QNX
5 9 (45.00%) VxWorks
5 9 (45.00%) C++
5 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (40.00%) Python
7 7 (35.00%) Electronics
8 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
8 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
9 4 (20.00%) Lauterbach
10 3 (15.00%) 5G
10 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
10 3 (15.00%) Physics
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) 2G
10 3 (15.00%) Automotive
10 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (15.00%) 3G
10 3 (15.00%) GSM

JTAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (45.00%) RS-232
1 9 (45.00%) RS-485
2 3 (15.00%) 2G
2 3 (15.00%) 3G
2 3 (15.00%) 4G
2 3 (15.00%) 5G
2 3 (15.00%) GSM
2 3 (15.00%) LTE
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) GDB
2 1 (5.00%) GCC
General
1 7 (35.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Automotive
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Applications Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Telematics Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) FreeRTOS
2 9 (45.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Physics
4 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (15.00%) Telematics
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) ANSI C
2 9 (45.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) Korn
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Green Hills
1 9 (45.00%) QNX
2 4 (20.00%) Lauterbach
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat