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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 817 811 801
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 80 121 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.100% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 106 68
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
90836 100276 87895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.05% 82.70% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73816 81539 72340
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 76 £40,000 +6.66% 28
East of England +3 21 £37,500 +7.14% 9
South East -9 21 £45,500 +13.75% 10
South West +17 20 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Surrey +34 12 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Guildford +17 10 £35,500 -21.11% 2
London +22 9 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Cambridge +3 9 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £52,500 +40.00% 8
Suffolk - 8 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 - -
Ipswich - 5 £37,500 - 1
Dorset - 4 £25,000 -
Somerset +20 3 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Hertfordshire -7 3 £28,000 -6.66%
Yeovil - 3 £26,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £45,000 - 3
Stowmarket - 3 £47,500 -
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £52,500 - 1
City of London +52 2 £71,250 +67.64% 1
Woking +18 2 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Middlesex +5 2 £55,000 +80.32%
West Midlands -3 2 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Borehamwood -3 2 £27,750 -7.50%
Gloucester - 2 £54,000 - 2
Inverness - 2 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £33,250 -
Kent - 2 £67,500 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 125 (61.58%) C++
2 113 (55.67%) C
3 87 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 87 (42.86%) Degree
4 73 (35.96%) Electronics
4 73 (35.96%) Algorithms
5 67 (33.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 57 (28.08%) Mathematics
7 48 (23.65%) MATLAB
8 47 (23.15%) Java
9 43 (21.18%) Physics
10 41 (20.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 39 (19.21%) Computer Science
11 39 (19.21%) Security Cleared
12 38 (18.72%) VHDL
13 37 (18.23%) PhD
14 36 (17.73%) Firmware
15 35 (17.24%) Python
15 35 (17.24%) SC Cleared
16 34 (16.75%) Linux
17 32 (15.76%) C#
18 29 (14.29%) Windows
19 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
19 25 (12.32%) Embedded Systems
20 22 (10.84%) Machine Learning
21 21 (10.34%) Image Processing
22 19 (9.36%) UNIX
23 18 (8.87%) UML
23 18 (8.87%) Telecoms
24 17 (8.37%) OO

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) Simulink
2 5 (2.46%) GNU Octave
3 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.49%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.49%) Maple
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.40%) Wireless
3 10 (4.93%) Software-Defined Radio
4 7 (3.45%) GPRS
5 5 (2.46%) Network Security
6 4 (1.97%) LTE
7 3 (1.48%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.48%) Internet
7 3 (1.48%) 3G
8 2 (0.99%) 4G
8 2 (0.99%) OFDM
9 1 (0.49%) UMTS
9 1 (0.49%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.96%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.48%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) Big Data
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Subversion
2 11 (5.42%) LabVIEW
3 9 (4.43%) Bugzilla
3 9 (4.43%) TortoiseSVN
3 9 (4.43%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.97%) PVCS
4 4 (1.97%) CANoe
5 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.99%) GCC
6 2 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.99%) GDB
7 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (35.96%) Electronics
2 18 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.90%) Military
4 12 (5.91%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.45%) Finance
6 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.46%) Automotive
7 5 (2.46%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.46%) Marketing
8 4 (1.97%) Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 58 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 37 (18.23%) Developer
3 32 (15.76%) Systems Engineer
4 21 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (9.85%) Design Engineer
5 20 (9.85%) Software Developer
6 18 (8.87%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Programmer
7 13 (6.40%) Electronics Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Research Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Software Programmer
9 10 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Hardware Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.45%) Architect
12 7 (3.45%) Graduate
12 7 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
12 7 (3.45%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.45%) FPGA Design Engineer
12 7 (3.45%) FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.90%) Qt
2 9 (4.43%) OpenMP
3 8 (3.94%) OpenCL
4 6 (2.96%) HTML
5 5 (2.46%) JSP
6 4 (1.97%) HTML5
6 4 (1.97%) .NET
7 3 (1.48%) ActiveX
8 2 (0.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.99%) STL
8 2 (0.99%) CSS
9 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.49%) J2SE
9 1 (0.49%) Middleware
9 1 (0.49%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 73 (35.96%) Algorithms
2 57 (28.08%) Mathematics
3 43 (21.18%) Physics
4 41 (20.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 39 (19.21%) Computer Science
6 38 (18.72%) VHDL
7 25 (12.32%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (7.39%) Statistics
9 14 (6.90%) Visualisation
10 12 (5.91%) Verilog
11 11 (5.42%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (4.93%) Data Structures
13 9 (4.43%) SystemC
14 8 (3.94%) Mechatronics
14 8 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (3.94%) Biometrics
15 7 (3.45%) Device Driver
16 6 (2.96%) Neural Network
16 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (2.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.75%) Linux
2 29 (14.29%) Windows
3 19 (9.36%) UNIX
4 3 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Android
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 67 (33.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 22 (10.84%) Machine Learning
4 21 (10.34%) Image Processing
5 18 (8.87%) UML
6 17 (8.37%) OO
6 17 (8.37%) Embedded Software Development
6 17 (8.37%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (7.88%) Pattern Recognition
7 16 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.91%) OOD
9 10 (4.93%) Project Management
10 9 (4.43%) Analytics
10 9 (4.43%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (4.43%) Memory Management
11 8 (3.94%) Logistics
11 8 (3.94%) ITSM
11 8 (3.94%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 125 (61.58%) C++
2 113 (55.67%) C
3 48 (23.65%) MATLAB
4 47 (23.15%) Java
5 35 (17.24%) Python
6 32 (15.76%) C#
7 25 (12.32%) Embedded C
8 16 (7.88%) Embedded C++
9 15 (7.39%) Assembly Language
10 14 (6.90%) Fortran
11 10 (4.93%) Perl
12 9 (4.43%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.48%) SQL
14 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.99%) Erlang
15 2 (0.99%) Tcl
15 2 (0.99%) Rust
16 1 (0.49%) VB
16 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (42.86%) Degree
2 39 (19.21%) Security Cleared
3 37 (18.23%) PhD
4 35 (17.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.97%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 36 (17.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (6.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.42%) Xilinx
3 9 (4.43%) Renesas
4 6 (2.96%) Altera
5 4 (1.97%) MathWorks
6 3 (1.48%) EMC
6 3 (1.48%) Cadence
7 2 (0.99%) MKS
7 2 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) QNX
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Synopsys
8 1 (0.49%) Freescale
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