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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DSP Engineer
Rank 886 837 882
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a DSP Engineer 15 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.033% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 16
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

DSP Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

DSP Engineer
Top 8 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 21 August 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
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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 -39 15 £50,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £50,000 - 2
Cambridge -17 6 £50,000 - 2
London -18 6 £37,500 -16.66%
East of England -27 6 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -6 3 £52,500 +40.00%
South East -21 3 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Southampton - 3 £52,500 -

DSP Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) C
2 26 (89.66%) Signal Processing
3 19 (65.52%) Configuration Management
3 19 (65.52%) Degree
4 18 (62.07%) C++
5 17 (58.62%) Embedded C
5 17 (58.62%) Embedded C++
5 17 (58.62%) Digital Signal Processing
6 11 (37.93%) MATLAB
6 11 (37.93%) Simulink
6 11 (37.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (37.93%) Integration Testing
7 9 (31.03%) UNIX
7 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
8 8 (27.59%) UML
8 8 (27.59%) JTAG
9 6 (20.69%) PhD
9 6 (20.69%) Electronics
9 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (20.69%) Video Content Analysis
9 6 (20.69%) Video Analytics
9 6 (20.69%) Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.90%) TETRA
12 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
12 2 (6.90%) Physics
12 2 (6.90%) Video Processing
13 1 (3.45%) Linux

DSP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.90%) TETRA
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 9 (31.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.69%) Electronics
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Signal Processing
2 19 (65.52%) Configuration Management
3 17 (58.62%) Digital Signal Processing
4 11 (37.93%) Integration Testing
5 8 (27.59%) UML
6 6 (20.69%) Video Content Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Video Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Video Processing
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C
2 18 (62.07%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Embedded C
3 17 (58.62%) Embedded C++
4 11 (37.93%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) JTAG
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