The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Signal Processing over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 817 820 798
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 90 116 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.099% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 71 103 61
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

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
91802 97273 88400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.63% 82.73% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 74951 78698 72867
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Signal Processing
Salary Trend

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

Signal Processing Salary Trend in the UK

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Signal Processing over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 within the UK.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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 -12 82 £45,000 +20.00% 33
East of England +15 29 £40,000 +6.66% 10
South East -20 18 £46,000 +6.35% 12
South West +7 16 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands - 11 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Cambridge +6 9 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Surrey +3 9 £46,000 +6.35% 1
Loughborough - 9 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 9 £50,000 -
London +5 8 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Suffolk - 8 £37,500 -
Scotland +16 7 £52,500 +98.11% 1
Guildford -1 7 £46,000 +2.22%
Hertfordshire +6 6 £28,000 -6.66% 2
City of London +38 5 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Borehamwood -11 5 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Ipswich - 5 £37,500 -
Essex - 5 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 - - 2
Hampshire -1 4 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Inverness - 4 £52,500 -
Highlands - 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire +7 3 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 £39,000 - 5
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Harlow - 3 £42,500 -
Stowmarket - 3 £50,000 -
Somerset +15 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £33,250 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing 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 Signal Processing.

1 136 (67.66%) C++
2 129 (64.18%) C
3 96 (47.76%) Degree
4 85 (42.29%) Software Engineering
5 77 (38.31%) Algorithms
6 71 (35.32%) Electronics
7 62 (30.85%) Digital Signal Processing
8 46 (22.89%) Java
8 46 (22.89%) PhD
9 45 (22.39%) Python
9 45 (22.39%) MATLAB
10 44 (21.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 44 (21.89%) Mathematics
11 43 (21.39%) Computer Science
12 40 (19.90%) VHDL
13 38 (18.91%) Physics
14 34 (16.92%) Security Cleared
15 33 (16.42%) Firmware
15 33 (16.42%) Linux
16 32 (15.92%) Windows
17 28 (13.93%) C#
17 28 (13.93%) SC Cleared
18 22 (10.95%) Embedded C
19 21 (10.45%) Perl
20 20 (9.95%) Video Processing
21 19 (9.45%) OO
21 19 (9.45%) Telecoms
21 19 (9.45%) Machine Learning
22 18 (8.96%) UML
22 18 (8.96%) Image Processing

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing 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 Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Simulink
2 5 (2.49%) GNU Octave
3 4 (1.99%) MS Office
3 4 (1.99%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.50%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.50%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.50%) Maple
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.46%) Wireless
3 10 (4.98%) Software-Defined Radio
4 7 (3.48%) Network Security
5 6 (2.99%) GPRS
6 4 (1.99%) Internet
6 4 (1.99%) LTE
6 4 (1.99%) 4G
7 3 (1.49%) 3G
7 3 (1.49%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.00%) Modbus
8 2 (1.00%) OFDM
8 2 (1.00%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.50%) UMTS
9 1 (0.50%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.99%) MySQL
1 6 (2.99%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.00%) Big Data
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (5.47%) LabVIEW
2 9 (4.48%) Subversion
2 9 (4.48%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (2.99%) TortoiseSVN
3 6 (2.99%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.99%) PVCS
4 4 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.00%) GCC
6 2 (1.00%) GDB
6 2 (1.00%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Redmine
7 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) Juju
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (35.32%) Electronics
2 19 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.96%) Aerospace
3 16 (7.96%) Military
4 8 (3.98%) Marketing
5 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.48%) Finance
6 5 (2.49%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.49%) Avionics
7 3 (1.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (27.36%) Software Engineer
2 43 (21.39%) Developer
3 25 (12.44%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) Software Developer
5 16 (7.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (7.46%) Hardware Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Design Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) FPGA Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Firmware Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Electronics Engineer
10 8 (3.98%) Research Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Cyber Security Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Software Programmer
11 7 (3.48%) Architect
11 7 (3.48%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Support Technician
11 7 (3.48%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.47%) Qt
2 8 (3.98%) HTML
2 8 (3.98%) OpenMP
3 7 (3.48%) JSP
4 6 (2.99%) .NET
4 6 (2.99%) OpenCL
5 4 (1.99%) HTML5
6 3 (1.49%) ActiveX
7 2 (1.00%) Ajax
7 2 (1.00%) jQuery
7 2 (1.00%) CGI
7 2 (1.00%) NumPy
7 2 (1.00%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) Middleware
8 1 (0.50%) J2SE
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (38.31%) Algorithms
2 44 (21.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 44 (21.89%) Mathematics
3 43 (21.39%) Computer Science
4 40 (19.90%) VHDL
5 38 (18.91%) Physics
6 17 (8.46%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (7.96%) Verilog
8 14 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (6.47%) Visualisation
9 13 (6.47%) Statistics
10 8 (3.98%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (3.98%) Biometrics
10 8 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (3.48%) Data Structures
11 7 (3.48%) Device Driver
12 6 (2.99%) SystemC
13 5 (2.49%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.99%) Robotics
14 4 (1.99%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 32 (15.92%) Windows
3 12 (5.97%) UNIX
4 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (42.29%) Software Engineering
2 62 (30.85%) Digital Signal Processing
3 20 (9.95%) Video Processing
4 19 (9.45%) Machine Learning
4 19 (9.45%) OO
5 18 (8.96%) UML
5 18 (8.96%) Image Processing
6 16 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (6.47%) Pattern Recognition
9 12 (5.97%) Analytics
9 12 (5.97%) OOD
10 10 (4.98%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.98%) Embedded Software Development
11 9 (4.48%) Software Architecture
11 9 (4.48%) Project Management
11 9 (4.48%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.48%) Multithreading
12 8 (3.98%) ITSM
13 7 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (67.66%) C++
2 129 (64.18%) C
3 46 (22.89%) Java
4 45 (22.39%) Python
4 45 (22.39%) MATLAB
5 28 (13.93%) C#
6 22 (10.95%) Embedded C
7 21 (10.45%) Perl
8 14 (6.97%) Embedded C++
9 13 (6.47%) Assembly Language
9 13 (6.47%) Tcl
10 11 (5.47%) Fortran
11 8 (3.98%) ANSI C
11 8 (3.98%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.48%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.49%) Ruby
15 2 (1.00%) Erlang
15 2 (1.00%) R
15 2 (1.00%) Rust
Qualifications
1 96 (47.76%) Degree
2 46 (22.89%) PhD
3 34 (16.92%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 33 (16.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.98%) Synopsys
3 7 (3.48%) Xilinx
4 6 (2.99%) Cadence
4 6 (2.99%) Renesas
5 3 (1.49%) EMC
5 3 (1.49%) Intel
5 3 (1.49%) SAP
6 2 (1.00%) MKS
6 2 (1.00%) Freescale
6 2 (1.00%) Wind River
6 2 (1.00%) Altera
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) Motorola
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.50%) QNX
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