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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 99 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 7 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.50% 1.36% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.72% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 10
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
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
1153 1455 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.83% 79.08% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1189 1240
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Algorithms
2 10 (55.56%) C
2 10 (55.56%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) VHDL
3 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (33.33%) OpenCL
4 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
4 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
6 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Physics
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) LTE
6 3 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (16.67%) 3GPP
6 3 (16.67%) PhD
6 3 (16.67%) 3G
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) Simulink

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LTE
1 3 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 3 (16.67%) 3G
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) GCC
1 1 (5.56%) GDB
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless Architect
3 3 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) OpenCL
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Algorithms
2 6 (33.33%) VHDL
2 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Physics
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (5.56%) DTV
5 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C
1 10 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Rust
5 1 (5.56%) Erlang
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
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