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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 875 951 947
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -4
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 37 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.025% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 31
Median salary £46,250 £46,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%

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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Digital Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Digital Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 36 £47,500 +1.06% 7
East of England +37 19 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 10 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Cambridge +11 10 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
South West +7 7 £30,000 -36.84% 3
South East +31 5 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Hampshire +11 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Cornwall - 4 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £23,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 3 £47,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £23,000 - 1
Hereford - 2 £23,000 - 1
London +43 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Scotland +17 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh +14 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Gloucester -1 1 £47,500 - 1
Petersfield - 1 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 89 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 65 (73.03%) C++
3 57 (64.04%) C
4 35 (39.33%) Electronics
5 34 (38.20%) Algorithms
6 32 (35.96%) MATLAB
7 30 (33.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 28 (31.46%) Python
9 26 (29.21%) Linux
10 24 (26.97%) Software Engineering
10 24 (26.97%) Degree
11 22 (24.72%) Verilog
12 20 (22.47%) Firmware
13 19 (21.35%) Simulink
14 17 (19.10%) VHDL
15 16 (17.98%) Wireless
15 16 (17.98%) Software-Defined Radio
16 15 (16.85%) Xilinx
17 14 (15.73%) Embedded C
17 14 (15.73%) Embedded C++
17 14 (15.73%) C#
18 13 (14.61%) Validation
18 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
18 13 (14.61%) Physics
19 12 (13.48%) Java
20 11 (12.36%) GNU Octave
21 10 (11.24%) Device Driver
21 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
22 9 (10.11%) TDMA
22 9 (10.11%) PhD

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Simulink
2 11 (12.36%) GNU Octave
3 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.12%) MS Office
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) Software-Defined Radio
1 16 (17.98%) Wireless
2 9 (10.11%) CDMA
2 9 (10.11%) TDMA
3 4 (4.49%) RS-232
3 4 (4.49%) RS-485
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.12%) DECT
5 1 (1.12%) RFID
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.12%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.62%) LabVIEW
1 5 (5.62%) Subversion
2 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (39.33%) Electronics
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Avionics
4 4 (4.49%) Military
5 2 (2.25%) Finance
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) DSP Engineer
1 22 (24.72%) Software Engineer
2 21 (23.60%) Embedded Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Electronics Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) FPGA Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Developer
6 9 (10.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Design Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) DSP Software Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) FPGA Design Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
2 7 (7.87%) HTML
2 7 (7.87%) HTML5
3 5 (5.62%) OpenCL
4 4 (4.49%) JSP
5 2 (2.25%) Qt
6 1 (1.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.20%) Algorithms
2 30 (33.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 22 (24.72%) Verilog
4 17 (19.10%) VHDL
5 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
5 13 (14.61%) Physics
6 10 (11.24%) Device Driver
7 7 (7.87%) Cybercrime
7 7 (7.87%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (3.37%) ASIC
11 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.12%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Debian
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 24 (26.97%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.61%) Validation
4 7 (7.87%) Web Development
5 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
6 5 (5.62%) Business Development
6 5 (5.62%) Machine Learning
6 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.62%) Video Processing
7 4 (4.49%) Coaching
7 4 (4.49%) Computer Vision
7 4 (4.49%) Data Acquisition
7 4 (4.49%) Image Processing
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.37%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (2.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (2.25%) OO
9 2 (2.25%) Requirements Management
9 2 (2.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) C++
2 57 (64.04%) C
3 32 (35.96%) MATLAB
4 28 (31.46%) Python
5 14 (15.73%) C#
5 14 (15.73%) Embedded C
5 14 (15.73%) Embedded C++
6 12 (13.48%) Java
7 7 (7.87%) Assembly Language
8 5 (5.62%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) PhD
3 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ECSS
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (22.47%) Firmware
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Xilinx
2 5 (5.62%) Altera
3 2 (2.25%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.12%) Atmel
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Polycom
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