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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 843 893 847
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -46
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 50 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.016% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.020% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 30
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 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 21 November 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
England +22 49 £40,000 -13.04% 14
South East -1 21 £43,000 -5.49% 7
South West - 19 £40,000 - 5
Surrey - 15 £43,000 - 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £40,000 - 2
Guildford - 9 £45,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 8 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 6 £40,000 - 1
East of England -17 5 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Hampshire -7 4 £47,500 +3.26% 3
Suffolk - 4 - -
Staines - 4 £37,500 -
Stowmarket - 4 - -
London -10 3 £48,000 +60.00%
Cornwall - 3 £32,500 -
Falmouth - 3 £32,500 -
Fareham +3 2 £47,500 +3.26% 3
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Cambridge -5 1 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £47,500 -
Linlithgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Ringwood - 1 £47,500 -
Southampton - 1 £31,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
North West - 1 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 91 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 84 (92.31%) C++
3 70 (76.92%) C
4 49 (53.85%) Degree
5 39 (42.86%) VHDL
6 37 (40.66%) Java
7 35 (38.46%) Linux
7 35 (38.46%) OO
8 32 (35.16%) Software Engineering
9 29 (31.87%) Windows
9 29 (31.87%) MATLAB
10 28 (30.77%) C#
10 28 (30.77%) SQL
11 26 (28.57%) Security Cleared
12 22 (24.18%) Physics
12 22 (24.18%) Multithreading
12 22 (24.18%) PhD
13 21 (23.08%) Mathematics
14 19 (20.88%) Embedded C++
14 19 (20.88%) DV Cleared
15 18 (19.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 18 (19.78%) Embedded C
16 17 (18.68%) Information Security
17 15 (16.48%) Wireless
17 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
17 15 (16.48%) Algorithms
18 12 (13.19%) Web Services
18 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
18 12 (13.19%) Coaching
18 12 (13.19%) Software Testing

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (1.10%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) Wireless
2 8 (8.79%) Software-Defined Radio
3 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.20%) LTE
6 1 (1.10%) HSPA
6 1 (1.10%) 3G
6 1 (1.10%) CDMA2000
6 1 (1.10%) TETRA
6 1 (1.10%) CDMA
6 1 (1.10%) GPRS
6 1 (1.10%) GSM
6 1 (1.10%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Subversion
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (7.69%) Electronics
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) Software Engineer
3 20 (21.98%) Software Developer
4 15 (16.48%) C++ Developer
4 15 (16.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) DSP Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) FPGA Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Programmer
8 5 (5.49%) C++ Programmer
8 5 (5.49%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Software Programmer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Hardware Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Design Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) FPGA Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) FPGA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) Web Services
2 9 (9.89%) Qt
3 7 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (1.10%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (42.86%) VHDL
2 22 (24.18%) Physics
3 21 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 18 (19.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 15 (16.48%) Algorithms
5 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (5.49%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (5.49%) Neural Network
8 4 (4.40%) Robotics
9 2 (2.20%) Mechatronics
9 2 (2.20%) Verilog
10 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Linux
2 29 (31.87%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Android
3 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 35 (38.46%) OO
3 32 (35.16%) Software Engineering
4 22 (24.18%) Multithreading
5 17 (18.68%) Information Security
6 12 (13.19%) Software Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Business Development
6 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.19%) Coaching
7 9 (9.89%) OOD
8 7 (7.69%) UML
8 7 (7.69%) Video Analytics
9 6 (6.59%) Pattern Recognition
10 5 (5.49%) Video Content Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (5.49%) Machine Learning
10 5 (5.49%) Analytics
11 3 (3.30%) Android Development
11 3 (3.30%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.30%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (92.31%) C++
2 70 (76.92%) C
3 37 (40.66%) Java
4 29 (31.87%) MATLAB
5 28 (30.77%) C#
5 28 (30.77%) SQL
6 19 (20.88%) Embedded C++
7 18 (19.78%) Embedded C
8 4 (4.40%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.20%) Python
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (53.85%) Degree
2 26 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 22 (24.18%) PhD
4 19 (20.88%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Intel
1 4 (4.40%) Xilinx
2 1 (1.10%) Agilent
2 1 (1.10%) Altera
2 1 (1.10%) Perforce
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