The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 782 855 847
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -8
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 114 86 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 98 69 88
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.73%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 109 £45,000 +5.88% 15
South East +58 46 £57,500 +25.00% 5
Oxford +35 31 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +31 31 £57,500 - 1
East of England +24 27 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hertfordshire +26 17 £40,000 +42.85% 1
East Midlands +26 16 £40,000 +14.28%
Leicestershire +6 16 £40,000 -
London +47 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Loughborough -5 12 £40,000 -
Cambridge +15 10 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 10 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South West -6 9 £30,000 -23.07% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £50,000 -
Borehamwood +9 8 £40,000 +42.85%
Stanmore - 8 £40,000 -
Kent +7 6 - -
Hampshire +6 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Dover - 6 - -
Scotland +22 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Edinburgh +11 5 £45,000 +100.00%
West Midlands -15 4 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Cornwall - 4 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Sussex +14 2 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £23,000 - 1
Hereford - 2 £23,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £45,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 167 (67.89%) C++
2 111 (45.12%) C
2 111 (45.12%) Algorithms
3 108 (43.90%) MATLAB
4 91 (36.99%) Digital Signal Processing
5 89 (36.18%) Linux
5 89 (36.18%) Python
6 85 (34.55%) Degree
7 80 (32.52%) Software Engineering
8 68 (27.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 63 (25.61%) PhD
10 56 (22.76%) Verilog
11 55 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (21.54%) VHDL
13 51 (20.73%) Mathematics
14 47 (19.11%) Electronics
15 45 (18.29%) Machine Learning
16 44 (17.89%) Physics
17 41 (16.67%) STL
18 40 (16.26%) Computer Science
18 40 (16.26%) Image Processing
18 40 (16.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 40 (16.26%) OpenCV
19 37 (15.04%) Git (software)
20 35 (14.23%) Video Processing
21 33 (13.41%) GNU Octave
22 31 (12.60%) Firmware
23 30 (12.20%) Computer Vision
24 29 (11.79%) ASIC
25 28 (11.38%) Java

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.44%) DNN
2 5 (2.03%) JBoss
3 2 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (13.41%) GNU Octave
2 17 (6.91%) Simulink
3 5 (2.03%) Mathcad
3 5 (2.03%) MS Office
4 3 (1.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.44%) CloudFront
3 5 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.72%) Wireless
2 17 (6.91%) Software-Defined Radio
3 9 (3.66%) CDMA
3 9 (3.66%) TDMA
4 4 (1.63%) RS-232
4 4 (1.63%) RS-485
5 3 (1.22%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.41%) DECT
7 1 (0.41%) LTE
7 1 (0.41%) RFID
7 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.85%) Data Mining
2 6 (2.44%) Informix
3 4 (1.63%) KDB
4 3 (1.22%) Big Data
4 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.81%) QlikView
5 2 (0.81%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.10%) LabVIEW
4 13 (5.28%) Subversion
5 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) CMake
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.41%) SCons
General
1 47 (19.11%) Electronics
2 25 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.50%) Finance
3 16 (6.50%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.03%) Avionics
4 5 (2.03%) Marketing
4 5 (2.03%) Military
5 4 (1.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (22.76%) Developer
2 47 (19.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 41 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 29 (11.79%) Research Engineer
5 27 (10.98%) DSP Engineer
6 26 (10.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (7.72%) C++ Developer
7 19 (7.72%) Computer Engineer
7 19 (7.72%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 18 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
8 18 (7.32%) FPGA Developer
8 18 (7.32%) Hardware Engineer
8 18 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 17 (6.91%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (6.50%) Platform Engineer
11 15 (6.10%) ASIC Design Engineer
11 15 (6.10%) ASIC Engineer
11 15 (6.10%) Electronics Engineer
11 15 (6.10%) Hardware Design Engineer
12 12 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.67%) STL
2 40 (16.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 40 (16.26%) OpenCV
3 28 (11.38%) OpenCL
4 11 (4.47%) AngularJS
5 9 (3.66%) .NET
6 8 (3.25%) HTML
6 8 (3.25%) HTML5
6 8 (3.25%) Qt
7 6 (2.44%) jBPM
7 6 (2.44%) JSP
7 6 (2.44%) NumPy
7 6 (2.44%) Pandas
8 5 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.22%) Celery
9 3 (1.22%) Esper
9 3 (1.22%) Flask
9 3 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (1.22%) Pyramid
9 3 (1.22%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 111 (45.12%) Algorithms
2 68 (27.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 56 (22.76%) Verilog
4 53 (21.54%) VHDL
5 51 (20.73%) Mathematics
6 44 (17.89%) Physics
7 40 (16.26%) Computer Science
8 29 (11.79%) ASIC
9 18 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (4.47%) CUDA
11 10 (4.07%) Device Driver
11 10 (4.07%) Neural Network
12 9 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (3.25%) Cybercrime
13 8 (3.25%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (3.25%) Statistics
14 7 (2.85%) Hedge funds
15 6 (2.44%) Biology
16 5 (2.03%) Visualisation
17 3 (1.22%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 89 (36.18%) Linux
2 16 (6.50%) Windows
3 12 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.44%) Unix
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Debian
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (36.99%) Digital Signal Processing
2 80 (32.52%) Software Engineering
3 55 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (18.29%) Machine Learning
5 40 (16.26%) Image Processing
6 35 (14.23%) Video Processing
7 30 (12.20%) Computer Vision
8 27 (10.98%) OO
9 21 (8.54%) Validation
10 20 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.13%) OOD
11 19 (7.72%) Data Analysis
11 19 (7.72%) Web Development
12 17 (6.91%) Data Acquisition
13 16 (6.50%) SDLC
14 15 (6.10%) Code Coverage
15 13 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
16 8 (3.25%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.25%) Speech Recognition
16 8 (3.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 167 (67.89%) C++
2 111 (45.12%) C
3 108 (43.90%) MATLAB
4 89 (36.18%) Python
5 28 (11.38%) Java
6 26 (10.57%) Tcl
7 23 (9.35%) C#
7 23 (9.35%) R
8 21 (8.54%) Embedded C
9 16 (6.50%) Embedded C++
10 14 (5.69%) Bash Shell
11 13 (5.28%) SQL
12 12 (4.88%) Perl
13 10 (4.07%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.63%) VBA
15 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
15 3 (1.22%) PHP
15 3 (1.22%) VB
16 2 (0.81%) Ruby
16 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (34.55%) Degree
2 63 (25.61%) PhD
3 2 (0.81%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) ECSS
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (12.60%) Firmware
2 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.03%) Xen
3 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (10.98%) Xilinx
2 17 (6.91%) Altera
2 17 (6.91%) Intel
2 17 (6.91%) Synopsys
3 8 (3.25%) Oracle
4 6 (2.44%) Akamai
4 6 (2.44%) Aspera
4 6 (2.44%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 6 (2.44%) Signiant
5 5 (2.03%) EMC
5 5 (2.03%) VMware
6 4 (1.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.22%) SAP
8 2 (0.81%) Panasonic
8 2 (0.81%) Progress
8 2 (0.81%) Tableau
9 1 (0.41%) Agilent
9 1 (0.41%) Atmel
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco
9 1 (0.41%) Polycom
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