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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 856 953 947
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -6
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 25 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.020% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.023% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 42
Median salary £47,500 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £43,750 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +50.00%

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
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
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 £31,000
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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 18 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 8 December 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 +80 25 £47,500 -20.83% 5
East of England - 14 £48,750 - 2
Cambridge - 10 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £47,500 - 1
South West +15 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £50,000 - 1
Hereford - 3 £23,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £23,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £23,000 -
South East +62 2 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Hampshire - 2 £35,000 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Barnstaple - 1 £40,000 -

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 41 (70.69%) C++
2 41 (70.69%) C
3 28 (48.28%) Python
4 26 (44.83%) MATLAB
5 25 (43.10%) Algorithms
6 24 (41.38%) Linux
7 20 (34.48%) Degree
8 18 (31.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 18 (31.03%) Electronics
9 16 (27.59%) Verilog
9 16 (27.59%) Simulink
9 16 (27.59%) Firmware
9 16 (27.59%) Software-Defined Radio
10 15 (25.86%) Xilinx
11 14 (24.14%) GNU Octave
12 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
13 10 (17.24%) CDMA
13 10 (17.24%) Validation
13 10 (17.24%) Device Driver
13 10 (17.24%) Wireless
13 10 (17.24%) TDMA
14 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
14 8 (13.79%) FPGA Design
15 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
15 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
15 7 (12.07%) VHDL
15 7 (12.07%) Assembly Language
15 7 (12.07%) Tcl
16 6 (10.34%) Video Processing

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 16 (27.59%) Simulink
2 14 (24.14%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Software-Defined Radio
2 10 (17.24%) CDMA
2 10 (17.24%) TDMA
2 10 (17.24%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.72%) DECT
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (31.03%) Electronics
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) DSP Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) FPGA Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Design Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Development Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Communications Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Junior
9 4 (6.90%) MATLAB Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Lead Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) OpenCL
2 3 (5.17%) Qt
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Algorithms
2 18 (31.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 16 (27.59%) Verilog
4 10 (17.24%) Device Driver
5 7 (12.07%) VHDL
6 6 (10.34%) Physics
7 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.17%) ASIC
8 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Debian
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.24%) Validation
4 8 (13.79%) FPGA Design
5 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.34%) Video Processing
7 5 (8.62%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.90%) Computer Vision
8 4 (6.90%) Image Processing
8 4 (6.90%) OO
8 4 (6.90%) Requirements Management
8 4 (6.90%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.17%) Cross-Platform Development
9 3 (5.17%) Schematic Capture
10 2 (3.45%) SDLC
11 1 (1.72%) Fault Analysis
11 1 (1.72%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.72%) OOD
11 1 (1.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) C
1 41 (70.69%) C++
2 28 (48.28%) Python
3 26 (44.83%) MATLAB
4 7 (12.07%) Assembly Language
4 7 (12.07%) Tcl
5 5 (8.62%) Embedded C
6 4 (6.90%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ECSS
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Firmware
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Xilinx
2 5 (8.62%) Altera
3 1 (1.72%) Atmel
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) EMC
3 1 (1.72%) Polycom
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