Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 769 1088 1160
Rank change year-on-year +319 +72 +57
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 7 23 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 20
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% +18.75%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,375 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%

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 7,948 19,054 22,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.23% 13.34% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,019 14,090 16,993
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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
Top 5 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 8 August 2020. 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 +281 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
England +301 4 £50,000 -4.76% 3
South East +178 3 £50,000 -0.99% 1
Scotland +99 3 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (57.14%) Firmware
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) GCC
5 1 (14.29%) CMake
5 1 (14.29%) OrCAD
5 1 (14.29%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
5 1 (14.29%) VHDL
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) ASIC
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) OOD

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 (14.29%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) CMake
2 1 (14.29%) GCC
2 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analogue Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) ASIC
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Deadline-Driven
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC