The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 97 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 26 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.44% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.63% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 8
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,400 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,950
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1464 1275 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.11% 76.71% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1102 1187
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Signal Processing
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 40 (83.33%) Degree
2 34 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 34 (70.83%) C++
3 32 (66.67%) Machine Learning
4 30 (62.50%) C
5 26 (54.17%) PhD
6 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 21 (43.75%) Mathematics
8 20 (41.67%) Physics
9 17 (35.42%) Statistics
10 16 (33.33%) C#
10 16 (33.33%) Java
11 15 (31.25%) .NET
11 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
11 15 (31.25%) Data Mining
12 14 (29.17%) MATLAB
13 9 (18.75%) Electronics
14 7 (14.58%) Simulink
14 7 (14.58%) UNIX
14 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 6 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
16 5 (10.42%) UML
16 5 (10.42%) JTAG
17 4 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
17 4 (8.33%) Marketing
17 4 (8.33%) Firmware
18 3 (6.25%) VHDL
18 3 (6.25%) Telecoms

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (14.58%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TETRA
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (18.75%) Electronics
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Real Time Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) Data Scientist
4 7 (14.58%) DSP Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Research Scientist
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Graduate
8 2 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
1 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 21 (43.75%) Mathematics
3 20 (41.67%) Physics
4 17 (35.42%) Statistics
5 6 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (8.33%) Firmware
7 3 (6.25%) VHDL
7 3 (6.25%) ASIC
8 1 (2.08%) Open Source
8 1 (2.08%) Biology
8 1 (2.08%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.42%) UML
6 4 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (6.25%) Time Management
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Image Processing
9 1 (2.08%) OO
9 1 (2.08%) Parallel Computing
9 1 (2.08%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) C++
2 30 (62.50%) C
3 16 (33.33%) C#
3 16 (33.33%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (83.33%) Degree
2 26 (54.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) JTAG
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