The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 860 866 843
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 33 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.036% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.043% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 19
Average salary £47,500 £43,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% -8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,300 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -8.94%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Digital Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Digital Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Salary Trend in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -7 29 £47,500 +9.82% 5
South East +6 16 £46,000 +6.35% 2
Surrey -11 7 £46,000 +6.35% 1
London +6 6 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Guildford -7 6 £46,000 +2.22%
Hampshire +9 5 £45,000 +7.14%
City of London +27 4 £57,500 +91.66%
South West -20 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge +17 3 £60,000 -7.69%
Cambridgeshire +15 3 £60,000 -7.69%
Scotland +4 3 £52,500 +98.11%
East of England +1 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Gloucestershire -15 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Gloucester - 3 £47,500 -
Romsey - 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Inverness - 2 £52,500 -
Highlands - 2 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £22,500 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £42,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £57,500 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Digital 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 Digital Signal Processing.

1 60 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 50 (83.33%) C
3 41 (68.33%) C++
4 27 (45.00%) Degree
5 23 (38.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 21 (35.00%) Wireless
7 19 (31.67%) VHDL
8 18 (30.00%) Electronics
9 16 (26.67%) MATLAB
10 15 (25.00%) Java
10 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
11 13 (21.67%) Software-Defined Radio
12 12 (20.00%) PhD
13 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
13 11 (18.33%) Algorithms
14 10 (16.67%) Firmware
14 10 (16.67%) Windows
15 9 (15.00%) JSP
15 9 (15.00%) Embedded C
15 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
16 8 (13.33%) Physics
16 8 (13.33%) Software Architecture
16 8 (13.33%) Linux
17 7 (11.67%) Information Security
17 7 (11.67%) Simulink
17 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
18 6 (10.00%) SDLC
18 6 (10.00%) UML

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Digital 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 Digital Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.67%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.67%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.67%) Maple
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) Wireless
2 13 (21.67%) Software-Defined Radio
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) 4G
5 3 (5.00%) Modbus
5 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.00%) TETRA
5 3 (5.00%) Bluetooth
5 3 (5.00%) GPRS
6 2 (3.33%) 3GPP
6 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.33%) LTE
6 2 (3.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.67%) Juju
General
1 18 (30.00%) Electronics
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.00%) Military
4 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 13 (21.67%) FPGA Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Real Time Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) FPGA Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) DSP Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless Architect
8 2 (3.33%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) JSP
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) CGI
3 3 (5.00%) Ajax
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.67%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (31.67%) VHDL
3 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 11 (18.33%) Algorithms
5 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (13.33%) Physics
7 4 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (5.00%) SCADA
8 3 (5.00%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (5.00%) Verilog
9 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.67%) DTV
10 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.67%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (11.67%) Information Security
5 6 (10.00%) UML
5 6 (10.00%) SDLC
6 4 (6.67%) Pattern Recognition
6 4 (6.67%) OOD
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Release Management
7 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.33%) Image Processing
8 2 (3.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) C
2 41 (68.33%) C++
3 16 (26.67%) MATLAB
4 15 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++
7 4 (6.67%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) PhD
4 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.33%) Freescale
2 1 (1.67%) SAP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco
2 1 (1.67%) Intel
2 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.67%) MKS
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
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