The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 206 229 218
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 33 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5177 4797 4435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.71% 82.25% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4283 4044 3908
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Signal Processing Salary Trend in the South West

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the South West

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
Gloucestershire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +12 8 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Cornwall - 5 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Dorset -20 2 £27,500 -17.29%
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 31 (88.57%) C++
2 30 (85.71%) Digital Signal Processing
3 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
5 15 (42.86%) OOD
5 15 (42.86%) OO
5 15 (42.86%) Qt
6 14 (40.00%) Degree
7 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
7 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) UML
9 10 (28.57%) Subversion
10 9 (25.71%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) Pattern Recognition
11 8 (22.86%) Machine Learning
11 8 (22.86%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (22.86%) Neural Network
12 6 (17.14%) Banking
12 6 (17.14%) C
12 6 (17.14%) Java
12 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
12 6 (17.14%) Finance
13 5 (14.29%) VHDL
13 5 (14.29%) Android
13 5 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
13 5 (14.29%) Android Development
13 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
14 4 (11.43%) Xilinx

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) GPRS
1 2 (5.71%) GSM
1 2 (5.71%) CDMA2000
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
1 2 (5.71%) HSPA
1 2 (5.71%) LTE
2 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.86%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.86%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Software Engineer
1 23 (65.71%) C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Software Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C++ Software Developer
3 11 (31.43%) C++ Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C++ Programmer
4 10 (28.57%) Software Programmer
4 10 (28.57%) Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) FPGA Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Neural Network
2 5 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (14.29%) VHDL
3 2 (5.71%) Verilog
3 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Physics
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Android
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Digital Signal Processing
2 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
3 15 (42.86%) OO
3 15 (42.86%) OOD
4 11 (31.43%) UML
5 9 (25.71%) Pattern Recognition
6 8 (22.86%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (22.86%) Machine Learning
7 5 (14.29%) Android Development
7 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.71%) Logistics
8 2 (5.71%) SysML
9 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.86%) Time Management
9 1 (2.86%) Image Processing
9 1 (2.86%) Validation
9 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) C
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Xilinx
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
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