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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1186 1016 766
Rank change year-on-year -170 -250 +326
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 28 9 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.096% 0.053% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
10th Percentile £41,200 - -
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £61,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.64% +22.00% -3.38%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.64% +22.00% +9.89%

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 29,045 17,013 7,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.59% 14.66% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13,910 10,464 5,933
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,525
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £74,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -135 23 £60,000 -1.64% 7
UK excluding London -55 18 £60,000 -1.64% 7
South West - 15 £60,000 - 2
Work from Home -188 11 £41,000 -32.79%
London - 8 - -
Wales -13 2 £42,500 +30.77%
East Midlands -23 1 £41,000 -32.79%
Midlands -39 1 £41,000 -32.79%
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 24 (85.71%) Python
2 22 (78.57%) C++
3 21 (75.00%) C
4 18 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (64.29%) Signal Processing
5 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
6 16 (57.14%) Electronics
7 15 (53.57%) Linux
7 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
7 15 (53.57%) GDB
7 15 (53.57%) ARM Cortex
8 13 (46.43%) Wireless
9 11 (39.29%) Degree
9 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
9 11 (39.29%) Embedded C
10 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
10 10 (35.71%) Flash
10 10 (35.71%) BT
10 10 (35.71%) UWB
10 10 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (35.71%) GCC
10 10 (35.71%) Wearables
10 10 (35.71%) Clean Code
10 10 (35.71%) Bash
11 9 (32.14%) ASIC
12 8 (28.57%) TDMA
12 8 (28.57%) Validation
13 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (21.43%) Tcl
13 6 (21.43%) Design for Test

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (46.43%) Wireless
3 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 10 (35.71%) UWB
4 8 (28.57%) TDMA
5 5 (17.86%) Bluetooth
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) HTTP
5 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
6 4 (14.29%) 5G
7 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
7 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.57%) J1939
8 1 (3.57%) SD-WAN
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) GDB
1 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (35.71%) GCC
3 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
3 5 (17.86%) GoogleTest
3 5 (17.86%) Hudson
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Robot Framework
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (57.14%) Electronics
2 10 (35.71%) Wearables
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) ASIC Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) ASIC Design Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Flash
2 5 (17.86%) JSON
2 5 (17.86%) Qt
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) WebSockets
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) ARM Cortex
2 9 (32.14%) ASIC
3 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (10.71%) PCIe
4 3 (10.71%) SystemC
4 3 (10.71%) Verilog
5 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Signal Processing
2 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
3 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
4 10 (35.71%) Clean Code
5 8 (28.57%) Validation
6 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (21.43%) Design for Test
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (17.86%) Direct Market Access
7 5 (17.86%) Innovative Thinking
7 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Electronic Design Automation
9 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (3.57%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design
10 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (3.57%) Test Assurance
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Python
2 22 (78.57%) C++
3 21 (75.00%) C
4 11 (39.29%) Embedded C
5 10 (35.71%) Bash
6 6 (21.43%) Tcl
7 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
8 4 (14.29%) C#
9 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) MISRA
1 1 (3.57%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) BT
2 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.86%) Google