Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1114 1187 1225
Rank change year-on-year +73 +38 +89
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 26 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.053% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 15
UK median annual salary £45,500 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.27% +26.44% -13.00%
10th Percentile £34,475 £31,050 £35,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,375 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% -20.00%

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 21,657 22,547 24,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.29% 12.49% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16,333 16,841 19,560
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

JTAG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JTAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for JTAG in the UK

JTAG
Top 7 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 15 November 2018. 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
England +64 26 £45,500 -20.87% 10
UK excluding London +36 24 £45,000 -18.18% 10
South East +43 21 £45,000 -23.40% 4
East of England +26 2 £46,250 -19.57%
London - 2 £60,000 - 4
North of England +26 1 - - 2
Yorkshire +25 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 22 (84.62%) C++
2 20 (76.92%) C
3 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Assembly Language
5 11 (42.31%) Python
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) CMake
7 8 (30.77%) Electronics
8 7 (26.92%) Flash
9 6 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Firmware
9 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
10 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (19.23%) JIRA
10 5 (19.23%) German Language
10 5 (19.23%) GDB
10 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) Memory Management
10 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
10 5 (19.23%) Physics
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) Automotive
10 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
11 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (15.38%) Prototyping
12 3 (11.54%) Device Driver Development
12 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
12 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LabWindows
1 1 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Modbus
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) ZigBee
2 2 (7.69%) Z-Wave
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) CMake
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (19.23%) GDB
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.69%) CppUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) GCC
5 2 (7.69%) Hudson
5 2 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.85%) Redmine
6 1 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (30.77%) Electronics
2 5 (19.23%) Automotive
2 5 (19.23%) German Language
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Flash
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) XML Schema
2 2 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) PlayReady
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (11.54%) ASIC
4 3 (11.54%) CAN bus
4 3 (11.54%) Device Driver
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (7.69%) Robotics
5 2 (7.69%) State Machine
6 1 (3.85%) Digital TV
6 1 (3.85%) Life Science
6 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 5 (19.23%) Memory Management
2 5 (19.23%) Physics
2 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Benchmarking
4 3 (11.54%) Device Driver Development
4 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (7.69%) FPGA Design
5 2 (7.69%) Gantt Chart
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C++
2 20 (76.92%) C
3 11 (42.31%) Assembly Language
3 11 (42.31%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) BT
2 1 (3.85%) Atmel
2 1 (3.85%) Conax
2 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
2 1 (3.85%) Renesas
2 1 (3.85%) Siemens
2 1 (3.85%) Verimatrix