The table below looks at the statistics for Image Processing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Image Processing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Image Processing
Rank 825 764 776
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +12
Permanent jobs citing Image Processing 86 130 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 120 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
94731 90658 91197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.24% 81.66% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77821 73653 77414
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%

Image Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Image Processing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Image Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Image Processing
Salary Trend

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

Image Processing Salary Trend in the UK

Image Processing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Image Processing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

Image Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Image 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 Image Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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 -87 86 £42,500 +13.33% 24
South East -9 28 £47,500 +18.75% 12
London -23 27 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Hampshire -7 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Surrey -11 8 £50,000 +29.03% 8
East Midlands - 8 £42,500 - 3
Southampton +14 7 £40,000 -15.78%
North West -11 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Leicestershire - 7 £42,500 -
Manchester - 7 £42,500 -
East of England -40 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North East -22 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -26 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Guildford - 5 £50,000 - 6
Kent -4 4 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -9 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leicester - 4 £43,750 -
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Dartford -9 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £80,000 - 1
Somerset -3 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridge -4 2 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Essex -6 2 - -
Slough - 2 £80,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Bath - 2 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £55,000 -

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Image 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 Image Processing.

1 98 (63.64%) C++
2 74 (48.05%) Software Engineering
3 65 (42.21%) Algorithms
4 62 (40.26%) Linux
5 57 (37.01%) Degree
6 53 (34.42%) Windows
7 49 (31.82%) C
8 44 (28.57%) C#
9 35 (22.73%) Mathematics
9 35 (22.73%) Multithreading
10 31 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (17.53%) OpenGL
12 26 (16.88%) PhD
12 26 (16.88%) Security Cleared
13 24 (15.58%) Computer Science
13 24 (15.58%) Python
13 24 (15.58%) MATLAB
13 24 (15.58%) Electronics
14 23 (14.94%) GIS
15 21 (13.64%) Web Services
16 20 (12.99%) Java
16 20 (12.99%) Physics
17 19 (12.34%) SQL
18 18 (11.69%) HTML
18 18 (11.69%) OOD
18 18 (11.69%) Games
19 17 (11.04%) JavaScript
19 17 (11.04%) DV Cleared
20 16 (10.39%) 3D Graphics
20 16 (10.39%) Microsoft

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Image 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 Image Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.60%) Apache
1 4 (2.60%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.95%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.65%) FileNet
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) Simulink
4 2 (1.30%) FrameMaker
4 2 (1.30%) Mathematica
4 2 (1.30%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.65%) Maya
5 1 (0.65%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.25%) Subversion
3 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.30%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (15.58%) Electronics
2 18 (11.69%) Games
3 13 (8.44%) Finance
4 10 (6.49%) Military
5 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.30%) Automotive
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (35.06%) Developer
2 52 (33.77%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 21 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 14 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (5.84%) Research Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Principal Software Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 7 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) Integration Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Programmer
9 5 (3.25%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (2.60%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.60%) Software Development Engineer
10 4 (2.60%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.53%) OpenGL
2 21 (13.64%) Web Services
3 18 (11.69%) HTML
4 14 (9.09%) Qt
5 13 (8.44%) OpenCL
6 12 (7.79%) JSP
7 7 (4.55%) .NET
7 7 (4.55%) OpenCV
8 6 (3.90%) CSS
8 6 (3.90%) WCF
8 6 (3.90%) WPF
9 5 (3.25%) MFC
9 5 (3.25%) RESTful
9 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.60%) STL
10 4 (2.60%) DirectX
11 3 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (1.95%) HTML5
11 3 (1.95%) OpenMP
11 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (42.21%) Algorithms
2 35 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 24 (15.58%) Computer Science
4 23 (14.94%) GIS
5 20 (12.99%) Physics
6 16 (10.39%) 3D Graphics
7 14 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 12 (7.79%) CUDA
9 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 10 (6.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (4.55%) VHDL
12 6 (3.90%) Statistics
12 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (3.25%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (2.60%) PKI
14 4 (2.60%) CESG
14 4 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
14 4 (2.60%) Device Driver
15 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
15 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.26%) Linux
2 53 (34.42%) Windows
3 11 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 9 (5.84%) UNIX
5 5 (3.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.60%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.05%) Software Engineering
2 35 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 31 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.69%) OOD
5 15 (9.74%) OO
6 13 (8.44%) Video Processing
6 13 (8.44%) 3D Visualisation
7 12 (7.79%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.79%) TDD
8 11 (7.14%) Scrum
9 10 (6.49%) UML
9 10 (6.49%) ITIL
10 9 (5.84%) CAD
10 9 (5.84%) Configuration Management
10 9 (5.84%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.84%) Signal Processing
10 9 (5.84%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.19%) Test Scripting
12 7 (4.55%) Integration Testing
12 7 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 98 (63.64%) C++
2 49 (31.82%) C
3 44 (28.57%) C#
4 24 (15.58%) Python
4 24 (15.58%) MATLAB
5 20 (12.99%) Java
6 19 (12.34%) SQL
7 17 (11.04%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.79%) Ruby
9 7 (4.55%) Embedded C
10 6 (3.90%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.95%) Tcl
12 3 (1.95%) Perl
12 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.30%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.30%) VBA
13 2 (1.30%) Fortran
14 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (37.01%) Degree
2 26 (16.88%) PhD
2 26 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.04%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.79%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (4.55%) APMP
6 5 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.60%) CISSP
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.60%) COBIT
3 3 (1.95%) QA
4 2 (1.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) Borland
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle
4 4 (2.60%) Adobe
5 3 (1.95%) Sophos
5 3 (1.95%) ESRI
5 3 (1.95%) Lumension
6 2 (1.30%) Synopsys
6 2 (1.30%) Intel
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) Kofax
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