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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 942 927
Rank change year-on-year +107 -15  
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 17 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.058% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 27
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £51,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +40.90% -21.42%  

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 10345 13734 13449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.15% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8152 10858 10403
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 12 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 29 March 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 +84 17 £40,000 +11.11% 1
South West - 9 £35,000 -
Devon - 9 £35,000 -
Paignton - 7 £26,000 -
Barnsley - 5 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £47,500 -
Derby - 2 £47,500 -
Torquay - 2 £40,000 -
London +65 1 £42,500 +18.05%

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 31 (91.18%) C++
2 30 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 29 (85.29%) C
3 29 (85.29%) C#
4 20 (58.82%) Linux
5 18 (52.94%) Embedded C
5 18 (52.94%) Firmware
6 16 (47.06%) Electronics
7 15 (44.12%) Degree
8 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
8 14 (41.18%) Android
8 14 (41.18%) Python
8 14 (41.18%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (38.24%) Perl
9 13 (38.24%) Embedded C++
9 13 (38.24%) Regression Testing
9 13 (38.24%) Physics
10 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
10 12 (35.29%) Network Security
10 12 (35.29%) Mac OS
10 12 (35.29%) Groovy
10 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
10 12 (35.29%) Ruby
10 12 (35.29%) IPv6
10 12 (35.29%) Windows
10 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
10 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
10 12 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP

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 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) IPv6
1 12 (35.29%) Network Security
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
3 5 (14.71%) RS-232
3 5 (14.71%) Wireless
4 4 (11.76%) Modbus
4 4 (11.76%) Profibus
5 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (47.06%) Electronics
2 6 (17.65%) Automotive
2 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Embedded Engineer
1 21 (61.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) C Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Embedded C Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (38.24%) Firmware Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Development Engineer
5 8 (23.53%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) Qt
2 4 (11.76%) wxWidgets
3 1 (2.94%) CORBA
3 1 (2.94%) Wayland
3 1 (2.94%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
1 14 (41.18%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (29.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (14.71%) CAN bus
4 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.94%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Android
3 12 (35.29%) Mac OS
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) MeeGo
4 1 (2.94%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Physics
2 13 (38.24%) Regression Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (29.41%) Cryptography
4 10 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (29.41%) Multithreaded Programming
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.88%) Android Development
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C++
2 29 (85.29%) C
2 29 (85.29%) C#
3 18 (52.94%) Embedded C
4 14 (41.18%) Python
5 13 (38.24%) Embedded C++
5 13 (38.24%) Perl
6 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (35.29%) Groovy
6 12 (35.29%) Ruby
7 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) MISRA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Lauterbach
3 1 (2.94%) Actel
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Freescale
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Intel
3 1 (2.94%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (2.94%) Xilinx
Oxford
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Posted: 27 days ago