Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1152 1224 1296
Rank change year-on-year +72 +72 +13
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 12 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.056% 0.044% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 16
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £30,375 £32,725 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £45,400 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +33.33%

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 21512 25265 28143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.34% 13.11% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15970 20059 22280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 7 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 24 September 2017. 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 +65 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
England +41 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland - 5 £55,000 -
South East +68 3 £57,500 - 1
North of England +8 3 £35,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,500 -
South West +16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing JTAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JTAG.

1 10 (83.33%) C++
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) C
4 7 (58.33%) RS-232
5 6 (50.00%) Firmware
5 6 (50.00%) Electronics
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (33.33%) Modbus
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (33.33%) CAN bus
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (33.33%) C#
8 3 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Automotive
8 3 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (25.00%) GDB
8 3 (25.00%) Qt
8 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
9 2 (16.67%) Profibus
9 2 (16.67%) Lauterbach
9 2 (16.67%) MISRA
9 2 (16.67%) IEC 61131
9 2 (16.67%) Hudson

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) RS-232
2 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (33.33%) Modbus
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) Profibus
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) GDB
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (16.67%) CMake
2 2 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) GCC
2 2 (16.67%) GNU Toolchain
2 2 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Qt
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) wxWidgets
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CAN bus
1 4 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (16.67%) VHDL
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) ASIC
3 1 (8.33%) Robotics
3 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) C
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) IEC 61131
1 2 (16.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Lauterbach