Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 753 1007 1097
Rank change year-on-year +254 +90 +85
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 10 17 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 32
Median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £40,500 £37,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £56,500 £59,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% -18.18%

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 7,615 15,793 20,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.98% 12.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,667 12,272 15,411
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 5 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 January 2021. 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 +204 10 £50,000 +16.28% 8
England +236 5 £52,500 +1.45% 10
Scotland +42 5 £45,000 - 3
South East +148 4 £50,000 -1.96% 1
East of England +106 1 £55,000 +35.80% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Analogue Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware
4 2 (20.00%) FlexRay
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) VHDL
5 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 26262
5 1 (10.00%) OrCAD
5 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) FMEA
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) 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%) FMEA
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) EMC