Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 829 979 1093
Rank change year-on-year +150 +114 +99
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 9 6 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.043% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 36
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,600 £38,750
25th Percentile £34,375 £37,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -5.26%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -5.26%

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 10,183 14,050 20,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.26% 12.34% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,119 10,931 15,430
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JTAG over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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 +111 8 £45,000 +11.11% 10
England +115 3 £55,000 +35.80% 6
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 2
South East +82 2 - -
East of England +58 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 3
Work from Home - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Electronics
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Firmware
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum

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 (11.11%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) FlexRay
4 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (22.22%) Analogue Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) FMEA
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Renesas