Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1211 1263
Rank change year-on-year +42 +52 +27
Permanent jobs citing JTAG 11 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.048% 0.088% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 21
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +37.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £36,375 £40,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,125 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -27.27% +37.50%

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 22803 23882 27600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.82% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17241 18914 21886
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +27 11 £55,000 +37.50% 2
England -1 8 £56,250 +25.00% 2
South East +37 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,500 - 2
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
North of England - 3 £35,500 - 2
East of England - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 8 (72.73%) C
1 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 6 (54.55%) Firmware
3 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) RS-232
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Automotive
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
6 3 (27.27%) Qt
6 3 (27.27%) Modbus
6 3 (27.27%) CAN bus
6 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) GDB
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
7 2 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (18.18%) Lauterbach
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) RS-232
2 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Modbus
4 2 (18.18%) Profibus
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) RS-485
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) GDB
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
3 1 (9.09%) CMake
3 1 (9.09%) CppUnit
3 1 (9.09%) GCC
3 1 (9.09%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) Qt
2 2 (18.18%) Flash
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) wxWidgets
3 1 (9.09%) CGI
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) WebSockets
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (27.27%) CAN bus
2 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
3 2 (18.18%) ASIC
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (9.09%) State Machine
4 1 (9.09%) VHDL
4 1 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
4 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) IEC 61131
1 1 (9.09%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Lauterbach
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg