The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 421 422 408
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 30 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 22
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £28,850 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Signal Processing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17452 18919 17651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.41% 79.94% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13809 14984 14314
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Signal Processing Salary Trend in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 13 £23,250 -57.14% 1
Oxfordshire +10 7 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hampshire -10 5 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £55,000 +81.81%
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £70,000 - 1
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 49 (68.06%) C
2 46 (63.89%) C++
3 34 (47.22%) Digital Signal Processing
4 30 (41.67%) MATLAB
5 27 (37.50%) PhD
5 27 (37.50%) Algorithms
6 24 (33.33%) Degree
7 23 (31.94%) VHDL
8 19 (26.39%) Electronics
9 18 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
11 15 (20.83%) Windows
11 15 (20.83%) C#
12 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
12 14 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (16.67%) Wireless
13 12 (16.67%) Linux
13 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.67%) Firmware
13 12 (16.67%) Visualisation
14 11 (15.28%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (15.28%) Java
15 10 (13.89%) Assembly Language
15 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 8 (11.11%) ITSM
17 8 (11.11%) Embedded C++
17 8 (11.11%) Python
17 8 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
17 8 (11.11%) Machine Learning

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Wireless
2 7 (9.72%) Software-Defined Radio
3 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) LTE
4 2 (2.78%) WiMAX
4 2 (2.78%) UMTS
5 1 (1.39%) Broadband
5 1 (1.39%) OFDM
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (26.39%) Electronics
2 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Military
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Design Engineer
1 14 (19.44%) Research Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Software Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Support Technician
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) FPGA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) FPGA Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior FPGA Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (2.78%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) STL
1 2 (2.78%) OpenMP
1 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 23 (31.94%) VHDL
3 18 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (19.44%) Mathematics
5 12 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 11 (15.28%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (11.11%) Statistics
7 8 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (11.11%) Physics
8 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
8 7 (9.72%) Biometrics
9 4 (5.56%) Verilog
10 2 (2.78%) SystemC
10 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.39%) ASIC
11 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Digital Signal Processing
2 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
3 14 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) ITSM
5 8 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 8 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Video Processing
7 5 (6.94%) Image Processing
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Project Management
8 4 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (5.56%) Hidden Markov Model
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) OpenUP
9 3 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.17%) DNA
9 3 (4.17%) CAD
9 3 (4.17%) Speech Recognition
10 2 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) C
2 46 (63.89%) C++
3 30 (41.67%) MATLAB
4 15 (20.83%) C#
5 11 (15.28%) Java
6 10 (13.89%) Assembly Language
7 8 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 8 (11.11%) Python
8 7 (9.72%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.56%) Perl
9 4 (5.56%) SQL
10 2 (2.78%) Fortran
10 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) PhD
2 24 (33.33%) Degree
3 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Altera
3 4 (5.56%) Intel
4 2 (2.78%) EMC
4 2 (2.78%) Renesas
5 1 (1.39%) Genesys
5 1 (1.39%) Cadence
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.39%) Synopsys
5 1 (1.39%) Sun
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