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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 932 975
Rank change year-on-year +72 +43  
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 8 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% 0.055% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Median salary £43,750 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% -35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,250 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £36,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £27,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +59.09% -29.03%  

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 10119 12722 13740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.83% 12.96% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7766 10127 10783
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88%  

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JTAG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 15 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Scotland +12 3 £55,000 +120.00%
Glasgow - 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Barnsley - 2 £40,000 -
Derby - 1 £47,500 -
Portishead - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 23 (85.19%) C
1 23 (85.19%) C++
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 20 (74.07%) Electronics
4 18 (66.67%) Firmware
5 14 (51.85%) Degree
6 13 (48.15%) Regression Testing
6 13 (48.15%) Physics
6 13 (48.15%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (37.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (37.04%) Linux
7 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (33.33%) Embedded C
9 8 (29.63%) RS-232
10 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (25.93%) Python
11 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
12 5 (18.52%) .NET
12 5 (18.52%) Wireless
12 5 (18.52%) Automotive
12 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Qt
12 5 (18.52%) Mobile Development
12 5 (18.52%) Modbus
12 5 (18.52%) CAN bus
13 4 (14.81%) Profibus
13 4 (14.81%) Lauterbach
13 4 (14.81%) MISRA

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 (14.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) RS-232
2 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 5 (18.52%) Modbus
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) IPv6
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) Profibus
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.70%) CMake
2 1 (3.70%) CppUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) GCC
2 1 (3.70%) GDB
2 1 (3.70%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 20 (74.07%) Electronics
2 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
3 5 (18.52%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Firmware Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Development Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (25.93%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 5 (18.52%) Senior Development Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) Qt
2 4 (14.81%) wxWidgets
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (37.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (18.52%) CAN bus
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.70%) Robotics
5 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) Physics
2 13 (48.15%) Regression Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Mobile Development
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
8 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C
1 23 (85.19%) C++
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 7 (25.93%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) Embedded C++
5 4 (14.81%) Groovy
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) MISRA
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Lauterbach
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Freescale