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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 795 881 858
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -23
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 83 87 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 70 57 104
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
80212 94769 98685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.47% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66110 78292 81104
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +93 81 £47,500 +5.55% 9
South East +82 27 £57,500 +12.19% 4
East of England +26 27 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 20 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cambridge +29 18 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Oxford +34 15 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Oxfordshire +31 15 £57,500 +4.54% 2
East Midlands +11 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leicestershire -1 10 £40,000 -
Loughborough -7 9 £40,000 -
London +56 7 £75,000 +66.66% 1
South West +10 7 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £50,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £50,000 - 1
Kent +13 5 - -
Hampshire +11 5 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Dover - 5 - -
Hereford - 3 £23,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £23,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £23,000 -
Scotland +28 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Edinburgh +13 2 £45,000 -
City of London - 2 £70,000 -
Surrey +22 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Yorkshire +16 1 £35,000 -
Bristol +8 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Fareham +7 1 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Gloucester - 1 £47,500 -
Guildford - 1 £30,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 138 (68.66%) C++
2 102 (50.75%) Algorithms
3 99 (49.25%) MATLAB
4 89 (44.28%) C
5 82 (40.80%) Python
6 77 (38.31%) Software Engineering
7 75 (37.31%) Linux
8 66 (32.84%) Degree
9 62 (30.85%) Digital Signal Processing
10 55 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (25.37%) PhD
11 51 (25.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 46 (22.89%) OpenCV
12 46 (22.89%) STL
13 45 (22.39%) Machine Learning
13 45 (22.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 44 (21.89%) GNU Octave
15 43 (21.39%) Verilog
16 40 (19.90%) Git (software)
17 38 (18.91%) Computer Vision
18 34 (16.92%) VHDL
19 31 (15.42%) Electronics
19 31 (15.42%) Video Processing
20 30 (14.93%) R
20 30 (14.93%) Computer Science
20 30 (14.93%) Firmware
21 29 (14.43%) Mathematics
21 29 (14.43%) Image Processing
22 28 (13.93%) OO
23 27 (13.43%) Physics

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 3 (1.49%) JBoss
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.00%) SAS
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 44 (21.89%) GNU Octave
2 17 (8.46%) Simulink
3 5 (2.49%) MS Office
4 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.99%) CloudFront
2 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.96%) Software-Defined Radio
2 10 (4.98%) CDMA
2 10 (4.98%) TDMA
2 10 (4.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.50%) 3G
3 1 (0.50%) 4G
3 1 (0.50%) 5G
3 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.50%) DECT
3 1 (0.50%) RS-232
3 1 (0.50%) RS-485
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.49%) Big Data
2 4 (1.99%) Informix
2 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.00%) QlikView
4 2 (1.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) KDB
5 1 (0.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (19.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.45%) Subversion
3 18 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.47%) LabVIEW
5 10 (4.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) CMake
6 1 (0.50%) JIRA
6 1 (0.50%) Redmine
6 1 (0.50%) SCons
General
1 31 (15.42%) Electronics
2 24 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.97%) Finance
4 8 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.49%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (21.89%) Embedded Engineer
2 38 (18.91%) Software Engineer
3 31 (15.42%) Research Engineer
4 28 (13.93%) Developer
5 26 (12.94%) DSP Engineer
6 25 (12.44%) Computer Engineer
6 25 (12.44%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 22 (10.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 20 (9.95%) Hardware Engineer
9 16 (7.96%) Platform Engineer
10 15 (7.46%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 14 (6.97%) Software Developer
12 13 (6.47%) ASIC Design Engineer
12 13 (6.47%) ASIC Engineer
12 13 (6.47%) Design Engineer
12 13 (6.47%) FPGA Engineer
13 12 (5.97%) C Software Engineer
13 12 (5.97%) C++ Developer
13 12 (5.97%) C++ Software Developer
13 12 (5.97%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.89%) OpenCV
1 46 (22.89%) STL
2 45 (22.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 24 (11.94%) OpenCL
4 14 (6.97%) Qt
5 5 (2.49%) NumPy
5 5 (2.49%) Pandas
5 5 (2.49%) scikit-learn
6 4 (1.99%) jBPM
6 4 (1.99%) Matplotlib
6 4 (1.99%) Web Services
7 3 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.00%) .NET
8 2 (1.00%) HEVC
8 2 (1.00%) J2SE
8 2 (1.00%) LLVM
9 1 (0.50%) CSS
9 1 (0.50%) Flash
9 1 (0.50%) HTML
9 1 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (50.75%) Algorithms
2 51 (25.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 43 (21.39%) Verilog
4 34 (16.92%) VHDL
5 30 (14.93%) Computer Science
6 29 (14.43%) Mathematics
7 27 (13.43%) Physics
8 21 (10.45%) ASIC
9 15 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (5.97%) Device Driver
10 12 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (4.48%) Statistics
12 8 (3.98%) Neural Network
13 6 (2.99%) Biology
14 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (1.00%) Chemistry
15 2 (1.00%) CUDA
15 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
15 2 (1.00%) Telematics
15 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 75 (37.31%) Linux
2 19 (9.45%) Windows
3 13 (6.47%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (3.48%) Unix
5 3 (1.49%) Android
5 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.50%) Debian
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.31%) Software Engineering
2 62 (30.85%) Digital Signal Processing
3 55 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (22.39%) Machine Learning
5 38 (18.91%) Computer Vision
6 31 (15.42%) Video Processing
7 29 (14.43%) Image Processing
8 28 (13.93%) OO
9 24 (11.94%) Validation
10 22 (10.95%) OOD
11 17 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.96%) SDLC
13 14 (6.97%) FPGA Design
13 14 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (6.47%) Code Coverage
15 12 (5.97%) UML
16 11 (5.47%) Configuration Management
16 11 (5.47%) Data Analysis
16 11 (5.47%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (5.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (68.66%) C++
2 99 (49.25%) MATLAB
3 89 (44.28%) C
4 82 (40.80%) Python
5 30 (14.93%) R
6 24 (11.94%) Tcl
7 19 (9.45%) Embedded C
8 14 (6.97%) SQL
9 13 (6.47%) Perl
10 12 (5.97%) C#
11 10 (4.98%) Assembly Language
11 10 (4.98%) Java
12 6 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.99%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.49%) VBA
14 4 (1.99%) Ruby
15 3 (1.49%) VB
16 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (32.84%) Degree
2 51 (25.37%) PhD
3 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) ECSS
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (14.93%) Firmware
2 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.49%) Xen
3 1 (0.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (10.95%) Xilinx
2 17 (8.46%) Intel
3 16 (7.96%) Synopsys
4 12 (5.97%) Altera
5 5 (2.49%) SAP
6 4 (1.99%) Akamai
6 4 (1.99%) Aspera
6 4 (1.99%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.99%) Signiant
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle
7 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 2 (1.00%) Panasonic
8 2 (1.00%) Progress
8 2 (1.00%) Tableau
8 2 (1.00%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.50%) Atmel
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) EMC
9 1 (0.50%) Motorola
9 1 (0.50%) Polycom
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