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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
UK
Rank 753 825 840
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +15
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 91 131 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83 111 105
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
75139 88872 92319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.69% 88.15% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61840 73780 75650
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,500 £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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +56 89 £47,500 +18.75% 19
East of England +48 34 £45,000 -19.64% 10
South East +49 24 £55,000 +4.76% 3
London +39 21 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 21 £47,500 -38.70% 8
Cambridge +19 20 £47,500 -38.70% 7
Hertfordshire +18 13 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Surrey +55 10 £55,000 +96.42%
Borehamwood +6 9 £40,000 +21.21% 2
East Midlands -12 8 £47,500 +26.66%
Leicestershire -16 8 £47,500 +26.66%
Woking - 8 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -7 7 £57,500 +4.54%
South West +17 6 £57,500 +64.28%
Loughborough +3 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxford -2 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Bristol - 5 £57,500 -
Stanmore - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire +13 3 £36,250 -30.95%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £37,500 -
Fareham -2 2 £30,000 -42.85%
Slough - 2 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Kent - 2 - -
Dover - 2 - -
Guildford +19 1 £30,000 +7.14%
Gloucestershire -5 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 119 (67.61%) C++
2 89 (50.57%) Algorithms
3 83 (47.16%) Python
4 80 (45.45%) C
5 79 (44.89%) MATLAB
6 73 (41.48%) Degree
7 64 (36.36%) Digital Signal Processing
8 55 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 53 (30.11%) PhD
10 49 (27.84%) Machine Learning
10 49 (27.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 45 (25.57%) Linux
12 39 (22.16%) Mathematics
13 34 (19.32%) Telecoms
14 33 (18.75%) Firmware
15 32 (18.18%) Computer Science
16 31 (17.61%) GNU Octave
17 28 (15.91%) Computer Vision
18 27 (15.34%) Verilog
18 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (14.77%) Electronics
19 26 (14.77%) Wireless
19 26 (14.77%) Video Processing
20 25 (14.20%) VHDL
20 25 (14.20%) Tcl
21 24 (13.64%) STL
21 24 (13.64%) R
21 24 (13.64%) OpenCV
22 23 (13.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 23 (13.07%) Validation

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 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (17.61%) GNU Octave
2 16 (9.09%) Simulink
3 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.77%) Wireless
2 15 (8.52%) Software-Defined Radio
3 10 (5.68%) CDMA
3 10 (5.68%) TDMA
4 5 (2.84%) MIMO
4 5 (2.84%) OFDM
5 4 (2.27%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.27%) LTE
5 4 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.70%) DVB
7 2 (1.14%) Internet
7 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.57%) 3G
8 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.57%) 4G
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.57%) DECT
8 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.57%) SNMP
8 1 (0.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) Big Data
2 12 (6.82%) Data Mining
3 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.14%) HBase
7 2 (1.14%) KNIME
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.57%) KDB
8 1 (0.57%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.25%) LabVIEW
2 11 (6.25%) Subversion
3 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) CMake
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) Redmine
5 1 (0.57%) SCons
General
1 34 (19.32%) Telecoms
2 26 (14.77%) Electronics
3 13 (7.39%) Finance
4 4 (2.27%) Games
4 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (18.18%) Developer
1 32 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Software Engineer
3 25 (14.20%) DSP Engineer
4 20 (11.36%) Research Engineer
5 18 (10.23%) Data Scientist
6 17 (9.66%) Computer Engineer
6 17 (9.66%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 16 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
8 15 (8.52%) FPGA Engineer
8 15 (8.52%) Test Engineer
9 14 (7.95%) Design Engineer
9 14 (7.95%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) FPGA Design Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Hardware Design Engineer
12 9 (5.11%) Communications Engineer
12 9 (5.11%) Development Engineer
12 9 (5.11%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.55%) ASIC Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.64%) OpenCV
1 24 (13.64%) STL
2 23 (13.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (7.39%) OpenCL
4 9 (5.11%) NumPy
4 9 (5.11%) Qt
5 7 (3.98%) Pandas
5 7 (3.98%) scikit-learn
6 6 (3.41%) Matplotlib
7 4 (2.27%) Web Services
8 3 (1.70%) J2SE
9 2 (1.14%) .NET
9 2 (1.14%) CSS
9 2 (1.14%) D3.js
9 2 (1.14%) HTML
9 2 (1.14%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 89 (50.57%) Algorithms
2 49 (27.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 32 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 27 (15.34%) Verilog
5 25 (14.20%) VHDL
6 15 (8.52%) ASIC
7 13 (7.39%) Device Driver
8 10 (5.68%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.14%) CUDA
11 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.14%) Life Science
11 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.14%) Streaming Music
12 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.57%) Fintech
12 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.57%) Linux
2 13 (7.39%) Windows
3 9 (5.11%) Unix
4 8 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Debian
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.36%) Digital Signal Processing
2 55 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 49 (27.84%) Machine Learning
4 39 (22.16%) Mathematics
5 28 (15.91%) Computer Vision
6 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.77%) Video Processing
8 23 (13.07%) Validation
9 21 (11.93%) Physics
10 19 (10.80%) Statistics
11 18 (10.23%) FPGA Design
11 18 (10.23%) OO
11 18 (10.23%) Prototyping
12 17 (9.66%) Image Processing
13 16 (9.09%) SDLC
14 15 (8.52%) Automated Testing
14 15 (8.52%) OOD
15 13 (7.39%) Test Scripting
16 11 (6.25%) Data Analysis
17 9 (5.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 119 (67.61%) C++
2 83 (47.16%) Python
3 80 (45.45%) C
4 79 (44.89%) MATLAB
5 25 (14.20%) Tcl
6 24 (13.64%) R
7 22 (12.50%) Java
8 15 (8.52%) Perl
9 14 (7.95%) SQL
10 13 (7.39%) Embedded C
11 9 (5.11%) C#
12 7 (3.98%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.41%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.27%) VBA
15 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.70%) Ruby
15 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (41.48%) Degree
2 53 (30.11%) PhD
3 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) ECSS
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (18.75%) Firmware
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Xilinx
2 9 (5.11%) Synopsys
3 7 (3.98%) Intel
4 5 (2.84%) Altera
5 4 (2.27%) SAP
5 4 (2.27%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.14%) EMC
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.14%) Tableau
7 1 (0.57%) Atmel
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco
7 1 (0.57%) Motorola
7 1 (0.57%) Polycom
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