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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 781 810 724
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -86
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 109 95 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85 86 111
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +28 107 £37,500 +15.38% 33
South East +5 32 £32,500 -7.14% 16
South West +9 29 £40,000 +26.98% 9
East of England +5 15 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Surrey +5 14 £23,250 -57.14% 3
London -12 13 £40,000 +23.07% 3
West Midlands -20 11 £44,250 +18.00%
Gloucestershire - 11 £40,000 - 5
Guildford +15 10 £23,250 -64.23% 2
Dorset -15 10 £36,250 +15.07%
Oxfordshire +17 9 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Oxford +7 9 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cambridge +2 8 £37,500 +3.44% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 8 £37,500 - 4
Abingdon - 8 £32,500 -
Cheltenham - 7 £40,000 -
Hampshire -4 6 £42,500 +34.92% 4
Essex - 6 - -
Weymouth - 6 £37,500 -
North West +12 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Manchester +9 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Birmingham - 5 - -
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Bristol - 4 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 4 £54,000 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex +2 2 £55,000 +86.44%
Surbiton -6 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Uxbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Stafford - 2 £37,500 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 161 (68.51%) C++
2 119 (50.64%) C
3 111 (47.23%) Software Engineering
4 90 (38.30%) Degree
5 86 (36.60%) Digital Signal Processing
6 85 (36.17%) Algorithms
7 70 (29.79%) MATLAB
8 63 (26.81%) Electronics
9 54 (22.98%) Java
9 54 (22.98%) Mathematics
10 52 (22.13%) Security Cleared
10 52 (22.13%) Linux
11 49 (20.85%) C#
12 48 (20.43%) VHDL
13 47 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 44 (18.72%) Physics
14 44 (18.72%) Windows
15 42 (17.87%) PhD
16 40 (17.02%) Computer Science
17 39 (16.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 38 (16.17%) OO
19 35 (14.89%) Firmware
20 30 (12.77%) Python
21 26 (11.06%) UML
21 26 (11.06%) Embedded Systems
22 24 (10.21%) Image Processing
22 24 (10.21%) Qt
22 24 (10.21%) Machine Learning
23 23 (9.79%) OOD
23 23 (9.79%) Embedded Software Development

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (3.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (6.81%) Simulink
2 6 (2.55%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) GNU Octave
4 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.09%) Wireless
2 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.26%) GPRS
4 9 (3.83%) LTE
5 8 (3.40%) Software-Defined Radio
6 5 (2.13%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.28%) UMTS
7 3 (1.28%) GSM
7 3 (1.28%) 3G
7 3 (1.28%) CDMA2000
7 3 (1.28%) DVB
7 3 (1.28%) HSPA
7 3 (1.28%) WiMAX
8 2 (0.85%) WCDMA
8 2 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.43%) Multicast
9 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) OFDM
9 1 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.55%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.28%) Big Data
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (8.51%) Subversion
2 10 (4.26%) LabVIEW
2 10 (4.26%) Bugzilla
3 9 (3.83%) TortoiseSVN
3 9 (3.83%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.70%) PVCS
6 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.85%) GCC
6 2 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.43%) GDB
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (26.81%) Electronics
2 20 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.68%) Finance
4 8 (3.40%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.98%) Military
6 6 (2.55%) Banking
6 6 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.70%) Automotive
7 4 (1.70%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Avionics
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (32.34%) Software Engineer
2 55 (23.40%) Developer
3 35 (14.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 33 (14.04%) Software Developer
4 33 (14.04%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (11.06%) Design Engineer
6 24 (10.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (8.09%) Programmer
8 18 (7.66%) Research Engineer
9 17 (7.23%) C++ Developer
9 17 (7.23%) Electronics Engineer
9 17 (7.23%) Software Programmer
10 14 (5.96%) C++ Software Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Hardware Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) FPGA Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) C++ Programmer
12 9 (3.83%) Senior Design Engineer
13 8 (3.40%) FPGA Design Engineer
14 7 (2.98%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.21%) Qt
2 9 (3.83%) OpenMP
3 7 (2.98%) OpenCL
4 5 (2.13%) Web Services
5 4 (1.70%) HTML
5 4 (1.70%) .NET
6 2 (0.85%) CSS
6 2 (0.85%) JSP
6 2 (0.85%) STL
6 2 (0.85%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (0.85%) HTML5
7 1 (0.43%) OpenCV
7 1 (0.43%) Flash
7 1 (0.43%) J2SE
7 1 (0.43%) Middleware
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 85 (36.17%) Algorithms
2 54 (22.98%) Mathematics
3 48 (20.43%) VHDL
4 44 (18.72%) Physics
5 40 (17.02%) Computer Science
6 39 (16.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 26 (11.06%) Embedded Systems
8 21 (8.94%) Visualisation
9 17 (7.23%) Statistics
10 16 (6.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 15 (6.38%) Verilog
12 11 (4.68%) Neural Network
13 10 (4.26%) Data Structures
14 9 (3.83%) SystemC
14 9 (3.83%) Device Driver
15 8 (3.40%) Biometrics
15 8 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (2.13%) Mechatronics
17 5 (2.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.13%) Linux
2 44 (18.72%) Windows
3 16 (6.81%) UNIX
4 5 (2.13%) Android
4 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (47.23%) Software Engineering
2 86 (36.60%) Digital Signal Processing
3 38 (16.17%) OO
4 26 (11.06%) UML
5 24 (10.21%) Machine Learning
5 24 (10.21%) Image Processing
6 23 (9.79%) Embedded Software Development
6 23 (9.79%) OOD
7 21 (8.94%) Pattern Recognition
8 20 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (5.96%) Multithreading
11 12 (5.11%) Project Management
11 12 (5.11%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (3.83%) Memory Management
12 9 (3.83%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.40%) Software Testing
13 8 (3.40%) ITSM
13 8 (3.40%) Hidden Markov Model
13 8 (3.40%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 161 (68.51%) C++
2 119 (50.64%) C
3 70 (29.79%) MATLAB
4 54 (22.98%) Java
5 49 (20.85%) C#
6 30 (12.77%) Python
7 19 (8.09%) Embedded C
7 19 (8.09%) Assembly Language
8 14 (5.96%) Embedded C++
8 14 (5.96%) Fortran
9 9 (3.83%) Perl
9 9 (3.83%) SQL
9 9 (3.83%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.70%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.28%) Tcl
11 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.85%) Erlang
12 2 (0.85%) Rust
12 2 (0.85%) VB
13 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 90 (38.30%) Degree
2 52 (22.13%) Security Cleared
3 47 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 42 (17.87%) PhD
5 9 (3.83%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.40%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.43%) HNC
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (14.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.96%) Xilinx
3 9 (3.83%) Renesas
4 8 (3.40%) Altera
5 5 (2.13%) MathWorks
6 4 (1.70%) EMC
6 4 (1.70%) Intel
7 2 (0.85%) MKS
7 2 (0.85%) Synopsys
7 2 (0.85%) Cadence
7 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Agilent
8 1 (0.43%) Freescale
8 1 (0.43%) FactSet
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) Sun
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) Genesys
8 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
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