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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 95 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 8 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 1.33% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.60% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £35,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
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
1162 1502 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.66% 83.17% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1164 1090
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (83.33%) C
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
6 5 (27.78%) Digital Signal Processing
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
7 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 4 (22.22%) Firmware
7 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 4 (22.22%) Physics
8 3 (16.67%) JTAG
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Release Management
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) TETRA
3 2 (11.11%) LTE
3 2 (11.11%) 4G
3 2 (11.11%) 3GPP
3 2 (11.11%) 3G
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Audio Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Physics
3 4 (22.22%) Device Driver
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (11.11%) VHDL
5 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 5 (27.78%) MATLAB
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Xilinx
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