Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 678 1045 1146
Rank change year-on-year +367 +101 +53
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 10 24 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 19
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -16.36%
10th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% -6.52% -16.36%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5,875 18,030 21,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.81% 13.09% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,584 13,551 16,469
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JTAG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JTAG.

Salary trend for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JTAG within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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
UK excluding London +313 10 £50,000 +16.28% 4
Scotland +100 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
England +347 4 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South East +208 4 £50,000 -1.96% 2

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 with a requirement for JTAG.

1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) Firmware
3 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) VHDL
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) OrCAD
5 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree

JTAG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) OrCAD
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Deadline-Driven
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC