The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 108 104 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 10 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.47% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.59% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 33
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
Signal Processing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1464 1195 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.56% 80.15% 74.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 979 1364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the Cambridge region.

Signal Processing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing.

1 29 (78.38%) Degree
2 28 (75.68%) Algorithms
3 27 (72.97%) C
4 25 (67.57%) C++
4 25 (67.57%) Computer Science
5 22 (59.46%) PhD
6 21 (56.76%) Machine Learning
7 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
8 11 (29.73%) Mathematics
8 11 (29.73%) Physics
9 10 (27.03%) MATLAB
9 10 (27.03%) Java
10 9 (24.32%) C#
10 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Statistics
11 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (21.62%) Data Structures
11 8 (21.62%) .NET
11 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
11 8 (21.62%) Data Mining
11 8 (21.62%) Simulink
12 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.22%) Electronics
12 6 (16.22%) Bayesian Methods
13 5 (13.51%) JTAG
13 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
13 5 (13.51%) UNIX
13 5 (13.51%) UML
14 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
15 3 (8.11%) Finance

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
1 2 (5.41%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.70%) TETRA
2 1 (2.70%) HSPA
2 1 (2.70%) GPRS
2 1 (2.70%) GSM
2 1 (2.70%) WCDMA
2 1 (2.70%) 3G
2 1 (2.70%) CDMA2000
2 1 (2.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.70%) GCC
1 1 (2.70%) GDB
General
1 6 (16.22%) Electronics
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Real Time Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) DSP Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Data Scientist
5 6 (16.22%) Research Scientist
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Graduate
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
1 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Algorithms
2 25 (67.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (29.73%) Mathematics
3 11 (29.73%) Physics
4 9 (24.32%) Statistics
5 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.62%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) Biology
6 1 (2.70%) VHDL
6 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Machine Learning
2 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
3 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.22%) Bayesian Methods
5 5 (13.51%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.70%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.70%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C
2 25 (67.57%) C++
3 10 (27.03%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) MATLAB
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Degree
2 22 (59.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Xilinx
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