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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 94 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 21 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.57% -6.66%
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
1431 1224 1507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.10% 79.38% 75.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1073 1315
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 34 (80.95%) Degree
2 30 (71.43%) C++
3 29 (69.05%) Computer Science
4 28 (66.67%) C
5 27 (64.29%) Machine Learning
6 24 (57.14%) PhD
7 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
8 16 (38.10%) Mathematics
9 15 (35.71%) Physics
10 14 (33.33%) Java
10 14 (33.33%) Statistics
11 13 (30.95%) C#
12 12 (28.57%) .NET
12 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 12 (28.57%) Data Mining
12 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
14 8 (19.05%) Simulink
14 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
15 7 (16.67%) UNIX
15 7 (16.67%) Electronics
16 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
16 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
16 6 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
17 5 (11.90%) UML
17 5 (11.90%) JTAG
18 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
18 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 2 (4.76%) Finance
19 2 (4.76%) VHDL

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (19.05%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DSL
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
1 1 (2.38%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) GCC
1 1 (2.38%) GDB
General
1 7 (16.67%) Electronics
2 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Real Time Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Data Scientist
4 9 (21.43%) DSP Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Research Scientist
6 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
1 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (69.05%) Computer Science
2 16 (38.10%) Mathematics
3 15 (35.71%) Physics
4 14 (33.33%) Statistics
5 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (4.76%) VHDL
8 1 (2.38%) Firmware
8 1 (2.38%) ASIC
8 1 (2.38%) Biology
8 1 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (2.38%) Open Source
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Machine Learning
2 18 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
5 5 (11.90%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Coaching
7 1 (2.38%) OO
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.38%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.38%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C++
2 28 (66.67%) C
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) Degree
2 24 (57.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Xilinx