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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 794 827 731
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -96
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 109 113 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 88 102 102
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7.14% 34
South East -10 33 £34,000 -2.85% 9
South West - 31 £40,000 - 8
East of England +15 17 £38,750 +10.71% 13
Surrey +17 14 £23,250 -57.14% 3
London -5 11 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Dorset - 11 £35,000 -
Guildford +22 10 £23,250 -62.80% 1
West Midlands -12 9 £43,750 +16.66%
Gloucestershire - 9 £40,000 - 3
Oxford +12 8 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire +12 8 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cambridge 0 8 £62,500 +66.66% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £62,500 +66.66% 8
Abingdon - 7 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire 0 6 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Weymouth - 6 £37,500 -
Cheltenham - 6 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 6 £37,500 - 5
Manchester +7 5 £37,500 +7.14%
North West +5 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Birmingham - 5 - -
Bristol - 4 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £37,500 - 3
Staffordshire - 4 £43,750 -
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Gloucester - 3 £54,000 - 2
Woking +6 2 £56,250 +15.97% 2
Surbiton -4 2 £40,000 +26.98%
Middlesex -4 2 £55,000 +81.81%

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 147 (65.33%) C++
2 114 (50.67%) C
3 108 (48.00%) Software Engineering
4 88 (39.11%) Degree
5 85 (37.78%) Digital Signal Processing
6 80 (35.56%) Algorithms
7 68 (30.22%) Electronics
8 60 (26.67%) MATLAB
9 53 (23.56%) Mathematics
10 50 (22.22%) Java
11 49 (21.78%) Security Cleared
12 44 (19.56%) SC Cleared
13 42 (18.67%) VHDL
13 42 (18.67%) C#
13 42 (18.67%) Linux
14 40 (17.78%) Windows
14 40 (17.78%) PhD
14 40 (17.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 38 (16.89%) Physics
15 38 (16.89%) Computer Science
16 33 (14.67%) Firmware
17 32 (14.22%) OO
18 28 (12.44%) Python
19 25 (11.11%) UML
19 25 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
19 25 (11.11%) Image Processing
20 23 (10.22%) Qt
20 23 (10.22%) Machine Learning
21 22 (9.78%) OOD
21 22 (9.78%) Embedded C

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Simulink
2 5 (2.22%) MS Office
2 5 (2.22%) GNU Octave
3 4 (1.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.56%) Wireless
2 15 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.56%) Software-Defined Radio
4 7 (3.11%) GPRS
5 6 (2.67%) LTE
6 4 (1.78%) Network Security
6 4 (1.78%) 3GPP
6 4 (1.78%) 3G
7 2 (0.89%) WiMAX
7 2 (0.89%) UMTS
7 2 (0.89%) Internet
7 2 (0.89%) 4G
8 1 (0.44%) OFDM
8 1 (0.44%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.67%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.33%) Big Data
3 2 (0.89%) MySQL
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (8.44%) Subversion
2 9 (4.00%) LabVIEW
2 9 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 9 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 9 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.78%) PVCS
4 4 (1.78%) CANoe
5 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.44%) GCC
6 1 (0.44%) GDB
6 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 68 (30.22%) Electronics
2 21 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 9 (4.00%) Finance
4 9 (4.00%) Military
5 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.22%) Banking
6 5 (2.22%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.78%) Marketing
7 4 (1.78%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 76 (33.78%) Software Engineer
2 46 (20.44%) Developer
3 35 (15.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 33 (14.67%) Systems Engineer
5 27 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 25 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 25 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (8.44%) Programmer
8 17 (7.56%) Software Programmer
9 16 (7.11%) C++ Developer
10 15 (6.67%) Research Engineer
11 14 (6.22%) Electronics Engineer
11 14 (6.22%) C++ Software Developer
12 12 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) C++ Programmer
13 10 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
14 8 (3.56%) FPGA Engineer
14 8 (3.56%) Senior Design Engineer
15 7 (3.11%) Support Technician
15 7 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.22%) Qt
2 9 (4.00%) OpenMP
3 7 (3.11%) OpenCL
4 5 (2.22%) HTML
5 4 (1.78%) .NET
6 3 (1.33%) ActiveX
6 3 (1.33%) HTML5
7 2 (0.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (0.89%) CSS
7 2 (0.89%) JSP
7 2 (0.89%) STL
7 2 (0.89%) Web Services
8 1 (0.44%) J2SE
8 1 (0.44%) Middleware
8 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.44%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 80 (35.56%) Algorithms
2 53 (23.56%) Mathematics
3 42 (18.67%) VHDL
4 40 (17.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 38 (16.89%) Physics
5 38 (16.89%) Computer Science
6 25 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (8.00%) Visualisation
8 16 (7.11%) Artificial Intelligence
9 15 (6.67%) Statistics
10 14 (6.22%) Verilog
11 11 (4.89%) Neural Network
12 10 (4.44%) Data Structures
13 9 (4.00%) SystemC
13 9 (4.00%) Device Driver
14 8 (3.56%) Biometrics
14 8 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (3.11%) Mechatronics
16 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.67%) Linux
2 40 (17.78%) Windows
3 14 (6.22%) UNIX
4 5 (2.22%) Android
4 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 85 (37.78%) Digital Signal Processing
3 32 (14.22%) OO
4 25 (11.11%) UML
4 25 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 23 (10.22%) Machine Learning
6 22 (9.78%) OOD
7 21 (9.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 21 (9.33%) Pattern Recognition
8 19 (8.44%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (6.22%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (5.33%) Project Management
12 9 (4.00%) Multithreading
12 9 (4.00%) Memory Management
13 8 (3.56%) Logistics
13 8 (3.56%) Video Processing
13 8 (3.56%) Analytics
13 8 (3.56%) ITSM
13 8 (3.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (65.33%) C++
2 114 (50.67%) C
3 60 (26.67%) MATLAB
4 50 (22.22%) Java
5 42 (18.67%) C#
6 28 (12.44%) Python
7 22 (9.78%) Embedded C
8 19 (8.44%) Assembly Language
9 15 (6.67%) Embedded C++
10 14 (6.22%) Fortran
11 9 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.56%) Perl
13 5 (2.22%) SQL
13 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.33%) Tcl
15 2 (0.89%) Erlang
15 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.89%) Rust
16 1 (0.44%) VB
16 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (39.11%) Degree
2 49 (21.78%) Security Cleared
3 44 (19.56%) SC Cleared
4 40 (17.78%) PhD
5 8 (3.56%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (14.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (6.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.89%) Xilinx
3 9 (4.00%) Renesas
4 8 (3.56%) Altera
5 4 (1.78%) EMC
5 4 (1.78%) Intel
5 4 (1.78%) MathWorks
6 2 (0.89%) MKS
6 2 (0.89%) Cadence
6 2 (0.89%) Synopsys
6 2 (0.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.44%) Freescale
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) Genesys
7 1 (0.44%) Sun
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