Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1262 1302
Rank change year-on-year +92 +40 -6
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 23 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.052% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 25
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -15.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £29,550
90th Percentile £52,000 £48,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -35.29% -5.56%

JTAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21537 26692 28373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.16% 13.15% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16306 21160 22176
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 9 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 20 July 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 +92 23 £37,500 +36.36%
England +78 20 £37,500 +4.17%
South West +25 8 £26,000 -34.18%
North of England +5 8 £38,750 -
Yorkshire - 8 £38,750 -
Scotland +12 3 £55,000 +120.00%
South East +91 2 £60,000 +14.29%
Midlands +37 2 £47,500 +72.73%
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 21 (91.30%) C
1 21 (91.30%) C++
2 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
3 18 (78.26%) C#
4 17 (73.91%) Firmware
5 16 (69.57%) Electronics
6 11 (47.83%) Linux
7 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (43.48%) RS-232
7 10 (43.48%) Embedded C
8 9 (39.13%) Degree
9 8 (34.78%) Qt
9 8 (34.78%) Automotive
9 8 (34.78%) Physics
9 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
9 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
9 8 (34.78%) .NET
10 7 (30.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (30.43%) Wireless
10 7 (30.43%) CAN bus
10 7 (30.43%) Modbus
10 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (30.43%) Mobile Development
11 6 (26.09%) Profibus
11 6 (26.09%) Lauterbach
11 6 (26.09%) wxWidgets
11 6 (26.09%) Python
12 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
12 4 (17.39%) Infor M3

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) RS-232
2 8 (34.78%) Ethernet
3 7 (30.43%) Modbus
3 7 (30.43%) Wireless
4 6 (26.09%) Profibus
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) Bluetooth
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) GDB
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) CMake
2 1 (4.35%) CppUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) GCC
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 16 (69.57%) Electronics
2 8 (34.78%) Automotive
3 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded C Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 9 (39.13%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (34.78%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (26.09%) Development Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) Qt
2 6 (26.09%) wxWidgets
3 1 (4.35%) Flash
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (30.43%) CAN bus
2 7 (30.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) ASIC
4 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.35%) Robotics
4 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Physics
2 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) Mobile Development
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C
1 21 (91.30%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) Embedded C
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Groovy
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) MISRA
2 1 (4.35%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Lauterbach
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Freescale