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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 798 767 791
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 93 129 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 78 99 78
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%

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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 85 £42,500 -1.73% 34
East of England +4 30 £40,000 +6.66% 10
South East -42 20 £46,000 +6.35% 13
London +12 15 £50,000 +33.33% 5
South West 0 11 £39,000 -13.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Cambridge +1 8 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Borehamwood - 8 £28,000 -
Dorset - 8 £39,000 - 3
Essex - 8 £41,250 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £28,000 - 1
Surrey -4 7 £46,000 +6.35% 2
Weymouth - 7 £39,000 - 1
Scotland +12 6 £52,500 +98.11% 2
Guildford -5 6 £46,000 +2.22%
Loughborough - 6 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
City of London +31 5 £57,500 +91.66%
Hampshire +19 5 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Suffolk 0 4 £43,750 +9.37%
Edinburgh - 4 £22,500 - 2
Berkshire +16 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Harlow - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury - 3 £57,500 -
Stowmarket 0 2 £50,000 -
Ipswich -7 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -16 2 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Uxbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Romsey - 2 £45,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 118 (65.92%) C++
2 113 (63.13%) C
3 88 (49.16%) Degree
4 76 (42.46%) Software Engineering
5 59 (32.96%) Digital Signal Processing
6 58 (32.40%) Algorithms
7 53 (29.61%) Electronics
8 45 (25.14%) MATLAB
9 43 (24.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 38 (21.23%) PhD
11 37 (20.67%) Computer Science
12 36 (20.11%) Python
13 33 (18.44%) Java
13 33 (18.44%) Mathematics
14 32 (17.88%) VHDL
15 28 (15.64%) Windows
15 28 (15.64%) Linux
16 26 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (13.97%) Embedded C
18 24 (13.41%) Firmware
19 23 (12.85%) Telecoms
20 22 (12.29%) Perl
21 21 (11.73%) TCP/IP
21 21 (11.73%) Wireless
22 20 (11.17%) Physics
22 20 (11.17%) UML
22 20 (11.17%) Embedded Systems
22 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
23 18 (10.06%) OO
24 17 (9.50%) Military

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Simulink
2 4 (2.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.56%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.56%) Maple
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) TCP/IP
1 21 (11.73%) Wireless
2 12 (6.70%) Software-Defined Radio
3 7 (3.91%) Network Security
4 5 (2.79%) 4G
4 5 (2.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.68%) TETRA
5 3 (1.68%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.68%) GPRS
5 3 (1.68%) Modbus
5 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.12%) LTE
6 2 (1.12%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.12%) 3G
7 1 (0.56%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) MySQL
2 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.94%) LabVIEW
2 10 (5.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.68%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.68%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.12%) Subversion
4 2 (1.12%) Redmine
4 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Juju
5 1 (0.56%) CMake
5 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.56%) GCC
5 1 (0.56%) GDB
General
1 53 (29.61%) Electronics
2 23 (12.85%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.50%) Military
4 12 (6.70%) Aerospace
5 10 (5.59%) Marketing
6 7 (3.91%) Finance
7 4 (2.23%) Automotive
8 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.68%) Avionics
8 3 (1.68%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (1.12%) Advertising
9 2 (1.12%) Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (34.08%) Software Engineer
2 45 (25.14%) Developer
3 18 (10.06%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (7.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) FPGA Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Hardware Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) C++ Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Firmware Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Cyber Security Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Architect
9 7 (3.91%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Design Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Electronics Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) .NET
1 9 (5.03%) JSP
1 9 (5.03%) OpenMP
2 8 (4.47%) HTML
3 5 (2.79%) OpenCL
4 4 (2.23%) Qt
4 4 (2.23%) HTML5
5 3 (1.68%) Ajax
5 3 (1.68%) jQuery
5 3 (1.68%) ActiveX
5 3 (1.68%) CGI
6 2 (1.12%) Web Services
6 2 (1.12%) NumPy
7 1 (0.56%) OpenCV
7 1 (0.56%) Flash
7 1 (0.56%) J2SE
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.56%) DirectX
7 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (32.40%) Algorithms
2 43 (24.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 37 (20.67%) Computer Science
4 33 (18.44%) Mathematics
5 32 (17.88%) VHDL
6 26 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (11.17%) Physics
7 20 (11.17%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (7.82%) Verilog
9 9 (5.03%) Mechatronics
10 7 (3.91%) Device Driver
11 5 (2.79%) Robotics
11 5 (2.79%) Statistics
11 5 (2.79%) Internet of Things
11 5 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (2.23%) Smartphone
12 4 (2.23%) SCADA
12 4 (2.23%) Biometrics
13 3 (1.68%) DTV
13 3 (1.68%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.64%) Windows
1 28 (15.64%) Linux
2 13 (7.26%) UNIX
3 6 (3.35%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.23%) Android
4 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.46%) Software Engineering
2 59 (32.96%) Digital Signal Processing
3 20 (11.17%) UML
4 18 (10.06%) OO
5 15 (8.38%) Video Processing
6 14 (7.82%) Multithreading
7 13 (7.26%) Software Architecture
7 13 (7.26%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (6.15%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.59%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.59%) Validation
10 9 (5.03%) SDLC
10 9 (5.03%) Machine Learning
11 8 (4.47%) Image Processing
11 8 (4.47%) OOD
11 8 (4.47%) Software Testing
11 8 (4.47%) Concurrent Programming
12 7 (3.91%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (3.91%) Information Security
12 7 (3.91%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 118 (65.92%) C++
2 113 (63.13%) C
3 45 (25.14%) MATLAB
4 36 (20.11%) Python
5 33 (18.44%) Java
6 25 (13.97%) Embedded C
7 22 (12.29%) Perl
8 13 (7.26%) Embedded C++
8 13 (7.26%) Tcl
9 12 (6.70%) C#
10 9 (5.03%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.91%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.91%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.35%) VB
13 5 (2.79%) Ruby
14 4 (2.23%) PHP
15 2 (1.12%) SQL
15 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (49.16%) Degree
2 38 (21.23%) PhD
3 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.68%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) JTAG
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (13.41%) Firmware
2 2 (1.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) Synopsys
3 8 (4.47%) Intel
4 4 (2.23%) Cadence
4 4 (2.23%) Xilinx
5 3 (1.68%) Freescale
5 3 (1.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.12%) EMC
6 2 (1.12%) Motorola
6 2 (1.12%) Renesas
6 2 (1.12%) Wind River
7 1 (0.56%) Altera
7 1 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) QNX
7 1 (0.56%) MKS
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco
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