Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1074 1183 1179
Rank change year-on-year +109 -4 +87
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 33 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.050% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 23
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -26.09%
10th Percentile £38,275 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% -30.43%

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 20,728 21,845 22,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 12.55% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,249 16,843 17,665
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JTAG over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 8 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 19 January 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
England +109 30 £45,000 -21.74% 11
UK excluding London +86 30 £45,000 -18.18% 11
South East +59 24 £45,000 -21.74% 5
East of England +32 3 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
London - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North of England - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 with a requirement for JTAG.

1 26 (78.79%) C++
2 24 (72.73%) C
2 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 17 (51.52%) Python
4 14 (42.42%) Assembly Language
5 13 (39.39%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) Electronics
7 9 (27.27%) Wireless
7 9 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) Automotive
8 8 (24.24%) Embedded Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) CMake
9 7 (21.21%) Flash
9 7 (21.21%) Firmware
10 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
10 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
11 5 (15.15%) Memory Management
11 5 (15.15%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
11 5 (15.15%) Physics
11 5 (15.15%) German Language
12 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.12%) Robotics
12 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
13 3 (9.09%) OO
13 3 (9.09%) SQL
13 3 (9.09%) JIRA
13 3 (9.09%) Maven

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) ZigBee
2 2 (6.06%) Z-Wave
3 1 (3.03%) 5G
3 1 (3.03%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) CMake
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) GCC
4 2 (6.06%) GDB
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 10 (30.30%) Electronics
2 8 (24.24%) Automotive
3 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 5 (15.15%) German Language
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Applications Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Flash
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.12%) Robotics
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.06%) ASIC
4 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
5 1 (3.03%) Life Science
5 1 (3.03%) MMIC
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
4 5 (15.15%) Memory Management
4 5 (15.15%) Physics
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
7 2 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (6.06%) FPGA Design
7 2 (6.06%) Prototyping
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) C++
2 24 (72.73%) C
3 17 (51.52%) Python
4 14 (42.42%) Assembly Language
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) BT