The table below looks at the statistics for the DSP Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DSP Engineer
Rank 948 963 971
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DSP Engineer 8 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.015% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 20
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +47.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DSP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DSP Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DSP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DSP Engineer
Salary Trend

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

DSP Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

DSP Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSP Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

DSP Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

DSP Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSP Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +2 7 £45,000 -6.73% 6
London - 5 £45,000 -
Scotland -5 1 £52,500 -
North West - 1 £37,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £50,000 - 4
Edinburgh - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 - 1

DSP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited DSP Engineer in their job title 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 with DSP Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) C
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 11 (64.71%) Signal Processing
4 9 (52.94%) Digital Signal Processing
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
5 8 (47.06%) Firmware
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
6 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
7 4 (23.53%) MATLAB
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
8 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
9 2 (11.76%) SAP
9 2 (11.76%) PhD
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas

DSP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited DSP Engineer in their job title 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 with DSP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
1 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Signal Processing
2 9 (52.94%) Digital Signal Processing
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Game Development
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
5 4 (23.53%) MATLAB
6 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.76%) C#
8 1 (5.88%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) Xilinx
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago