The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 84 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.37% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
Signal Processing
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
671 735 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.94% 82.12% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 555 637 553
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 Southampton

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Signal Processing Salary Trend in Southampton

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (72.73%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
4 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
5 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 4 (36.36%) Physics
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (27.27%) Business Development
6 3 (27.27%) 3G
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) 2G
6 3 (27.27%) Handset
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) MFC
6 3 (27.27%) STL
6 3 (27.27%) UML
6 3 (27.27%) PhD
6 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) ZigBee
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (27.27%) 4G

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
1 3 (27.27%) 3G
1 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (27.27%) 2G
1 3 (27.27%) ZigBee
1 3 (27.27%) 4G
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) MFC
1 3 (27.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Handset
3 3 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (9.09%) ASIC
4 1 (9.09%) VHDL
4 1 (9.09%) Verilog
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Video Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) PhD
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Synopsys