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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 785 771 748
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 118 93 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 92 72 120
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%

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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 +13 117 £43,250 -3.88% 21
South East +16 61 £43,250 +27.20% 6
East of England +10 33 £37,500 - 7
Cambridgeshire +16 30 £37,500 -18.91% 3
Surrey +13 27 £43,250 -3.88% 2
Cambridge +13 25 £37,500 -18.91% 3
London -14 18 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Guildford +22 15 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 15 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 15 - -
Hampshire +2 11 £41,500 +38.33% 1
Southampton - 10 £36,500 -
Middlesex +2 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Oxford +5 3 £37,000 -27.80% 2
Oxfordshire +3 3 £37,000 +34.54% 2
Ipswich - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - - 3
Manchester -4 2 £50,000 +29.87%
North West -10 2 £50,000 +29.87% 2
City of London -15 2 £30,000 -36.84%
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +7 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Berkshire -12 1 £45,000 -25.00%
South West -14 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland -17 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Salford - 1 £50,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 182 (76.15%) C++
2 145 (60.67%) C
3 128 (53.56%) Degree
4 86 (35.98%) Computer Science
5 85 (35.56%) Software Engineering
6 84 (35.15%) Physics
7 80 (33.47%) Java
8 79 (33.05%) MATLAB
8 79 (33.05%) Mathematics
9 70 (29.29%) Digital Signal Processing
10 65 (27.20%) Electronics
11 63 (26.36%) C#
11 63 (26.36%) PhD
12 47 (19.67%) Windows
13 45 (18.83%) Linux
14 43 (17.99%) Image Processing
15 42 (17.57%) Security Cleared
16 41 (17.15%) VHDL
17 36 (15.06%) Machine Learning
18 30 (12.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 28 (11.72%) Configuration Management
20 27 (11.30%) OO
21 26 (10.88%) Python
22 25 (10.46%) Multithreading
23 24 (10.04%) Statistics
23 24 (10.04%) Games
24 23 (9.62%) Telecoms
24 23 (9.62%) SQL
25 21 (8.79%) Simulink
26 19 (7.95%) .NET

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 21 (8.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) Wireless
2 6 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.09%) Software-Defined Radio
4 3 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.26%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.26%) 4G
4 3 (1.26%) 2G
4 3 (1.26%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.26%) 3G
5 2 (0.84%) TETRA
6 1 (0.42%) DSL
6 1 (0.42%) CDMA
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.28%) Data Mining
2 7 (2.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (4.60%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (3.35%) Subversion
4 6 (2.51%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.84%) GCC
5 2 (0.84%) GDB
6 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 65 (27.20%) Electronics
2 24 (10.04%) Games
3 23 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.28%) Military
5 13 (5.44%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.44%) Finance
5 13 (5.44%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.51%) Automotive
7 5 (2.09%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (25.10%) Software Engineer
2 53 (22.18%) Developer
3 27 (11.30%) Development Engineer
4 26 (10.88%) DSP Engineer
5 25 (10.46%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 25 (10.46%) Real Time Engineer
5 25 (10.46%) C++ Developer
6 23 (9.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 22 (9.21%) Software Developer
8 20 (8.37%) Electronics Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) C Software Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Data Scientist
10 12 (5.02%) Firmware Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) FPGA Developer
11 9 (3.77%) Computer Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 7 (2.93%) Principal Engineer
14 6 (2.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.95%) .NET
2 15 (6.28%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.77%) HTML
4 7 (2.93%) Web Services
5 5 (2.09%) JSP
5 5 (2.09%) STL
5 5 (2.09%) OpenCV
6 4 (1.67%) MFC
7 2 (0.84%) J2EE
7 2 (0.84%) J2SE
7 2 (0.84%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.84%) Spring
8 1 (0.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (35.98%) Computer Science
2 84 (35.15%) Physics
3 79 (33.05%) Mathematics
4 41 (17.15%) VHDL
5 30 (12.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 24 (10.04%) Statistics
7 19 (7.95%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (7.53%) Firmware
9 12 (5.02%) Visualisation
10 7 (2.93%) GIS
11 5 (2.09%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
13 3 (1.26%) Handset
13 3 (1.26%) ASIC
14 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.84%) Neural Network
14 2 (0.84%) CAN bus
14 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.42%) Open Source
15 1 (0.42%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.67%) Windows
2 45 (18.83%) Linux
3 9 (3.77%) UNIX
4 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.56%) Software Engineering
2 70 (29.29%) Digital Signal Processing
3 43 (17.99%) Image Processing
4 36 (15.06%) Machine Learning
5 28 (11.72%) Configuration Management
6 27 (11.30%) OO
7 25 (10.46%) Multithreading
8 18 (7.53%) Analytics
9 14 (5.86%) Project Management
9 14 (5.86%) UML
10 13 (5.44%) Business Development
10 13 (5.44%) Video Analytics
11 12 (5.02%) Information Security
12 11 (4.60%) Bayesian Methods
13 10 (4.18%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.18%) Video Processing
14 9 (3.77%) V-Model
14 9 (3.77%) Requirements Management
15 8 (3.35%) Data Analysis
15 8 (3.35%) Video Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 182 (76.15%) C++
2 145 (60.67%) C
3 80 (33.47%) Java
4 79 (33.05%) MATLAB
5 63 (26.36%) C#
6 26 (10.88%) Python
7 23 (9.62%) SQL
8 18 (7.53%) Embedded C
9 17 (7.11%) Embedded C++
10 12 (5.02%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.51%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.67%) Perl
12 4 (1.67%) Golang
13 3 (1.26%) VB
13 3 (1.26%) VB6
14 1 (0.42%) Ruby
14 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 128 (53.56%) Degree
2 63 (26.36%) PhD
3 42 (17.57%) Security Cleared
4 18 (7.53%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) JTAG
Vendors
1 9 (3.77%) EMC
2 2 (0.84%) Apple
2 2 (0.84%) Sony
2 2 (0.84%) Google
3 1 (0.42%) Xilinx
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