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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 954 968
Rank change year-on-year +106 +14  
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 17 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 17
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,600 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +45.45% -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 10456 13592 14176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.03% 13.03% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8207 10773 11018
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 16 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 23 April 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 +101 15 £38,750 +22.04% 1
South West - 7 £26,000 -
Devon - 7 £26,000 -
Paignton - 6 £26,000 -
Barnsley - 5 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland +15 2 £55,000 +120.00%
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £47,500 -
Derby - 2 £47,500 -
South East +71 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 - - 1
Torquay - 1 £40,000 -
Banbury - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 29 (87.88%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) C
2 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
3 26 (78.79%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) Firmware
4 18 (54.55%) Electronics
5 17 (51.52%) Linux
6 15 (45.45%) Embedded C
6 15 (45.45%) Degree
7 14 (42.42%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (39.39%) Physics
8 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Python
9 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 11 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (30.30%) Perl
10 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++
10 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
10 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (30.30%) Android
11 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
11 9 (27.27%) Network Security
11 9 (27.27%) Groovy
11 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
11 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
11 9 (27.27%) MISRA
11 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 9 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (27.27%) Windows

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 (12.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) IPv6
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) RS-232
4 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 5 (15.15%) Modbus
5 5 (15.15%) Wireless
6 4 (12.12%) Profibus
7 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
8 1 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.03%) CMake
2 1 (3.03%) CppUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) GCC
2 1 (3.03%) GDB
2 1 (3.03%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 18 (54.55%) Electronics
2 6 (18.18%) Automotive
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Software Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (54.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) C Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Embedded C Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (39.39%) Firmware Engineer
5 9 (27.27%) Development Engineer
6 8 (24.24%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Development Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Electronics Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
1 5 (15.15%) Qt
2 4 (12.12%) wxWidgets
3 1 (3.03%) CORBA
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Wayland
3 1 (3.03%) WebKit
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (18.18%) CAN bus
4 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Infotainment
5 1 (3.03%) SystemC
5 1 (3.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Android
3 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) MeeGo
4 1 (3.03%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) Physics
2 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 8 (24.24%) Cryptography
5 8 (24.24%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (24.24%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) OO
9 1 (3.03%) OOP
9 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.03%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C++
2 28 (84.85%) C
3 26 (78.79%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) Embedded C
5 11 (33.33%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) Embedded C++
6 10 (30.30%) Perl
7 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 9 (27.27%) Groovy
7 9 (27.27%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) MISRA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Lauterbach
3 1 (3.03%) Actel
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Freescale
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Intel
3 1 (3.03%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.03%) Xilinx
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