The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 862 836 860
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 34 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.033% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.042% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 28
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £163,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93724 85579 91821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.53% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 75696 70395 78366
Average salary £48,000 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.49% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 14 July 2014 within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 12 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 14 July 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 -23 33 £43,250 -8.94% 4
South East -1 23 £43,250 +8.12% 1
Surrey +16 18 £43,250 -
London -35 9 £37,500 -66.66% 2
Guildford +10 8 £44,625 -
Hampshire -1 5 £31,500 -
Southampton - 5 £31,500 -
Aberdeen +6 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Worcestershire +4 1 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Scotland -15 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Malvern - 1 £37,500 -

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 60 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 52 (86.67%) C++
3 48 (80.00%) C
4 35 (58.33%) VHDL
5 29 (48.33%) Degree
6 26 (43.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 24 (40.00%) Java
8 21 (35.00%) Mathematics
9 19 (31.67%) MATLAB
10 18 (30.00%) C#
11 16 (26.67%) Linux
11 16 (26.67%) Embedded C
11 16 (26.67%) Embedded C++
11 16 (26.67%) Physics
12 15 (25.00%) Windows
12 15 (25.00%) SQL
13 14 (23.33%) OO
13 14 (23.33%) Multithreading
13 14 (23.33%) DV Cleared
13 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
14 13 (21.67%) Electronics
15 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
17 8 (13.33%) CAD
17 8 (13.33%) Information Security
17 8 (13.33%) PhD
18 7 (11.67%) Python
19 6 (10.00%) EMC
19 6 (10.00%) TDD

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.67%) Wireless
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.67%) CDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) GCC
1 1 (1.67%) GDB
General
1 13 (21.67%) Electronics
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Automotive
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) DSP Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) C++ Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) FPGA Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Junior
9 2 (3.33%) Junior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) DSP Software Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) JSP
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (58.33%) VHDL
2 26 (43.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 21 (35.00%) Mathematics
4 16 (26.67%) Physics
5 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (8.33%) Statistics
7 4 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (3.33%) Verilog
9 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 14 (23.33%) OO
2 14 (23.33%) Multithreading
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security
4 8 (13.33%) CAD
5 6 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (8.33%) Video Content Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Video Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
7 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Business Development
8 3 (5.00%) Time Management
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) C++
2 48 (80.00%) C
3 24 (40.00%) Java
4 19 (31.67%) MATLAB
5 18 (30.00%) C#
6 16 (26.67%) Embedded C
6 16 (26.67%) Embedded C++
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (11.67%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) VB6
9 3 (5.00%) VB
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) DV Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) EMC
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 6 days ago