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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
UK
Rank 776 814 826
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 83 116 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 89 106
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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
74095 86852 89314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.70% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61067 72174 73600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 24 January 2017 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +36 82 £51,250 +2.50% 12
South East +47 25 £55,000 - 1
East of England +35 22 £46,250 -17.77% 7
London +49 18 £70,000 +40.00%
Cambridgeshire +15 16 £47,500 -38.70% 5
Cambridge +13 13 £47,500 -38.70% 2
South West +8 9 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Oxford +16 8 £57,500 +4.54%
Oxfordshire +8 8 £57,500 +4.54%
East Midlands +5 8 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Leicestershire -8 8 £47,500 +26.66%
Surrey - 7 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +9 6 £37,500 -33.03% 3
Woking - 6 £55,000 -
Kent - 6 - -
Dover - 6 - -
Loughborough - 6 £42,500 -
Bristol +4 5 £57,500 +27.77%
Hampshire +9 4 £36,250 -30.95%
Gloucestershire - 4 £46,250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +27 2 £70,000 -3.44%
Fareham -4 2 £30,000 -42.85%
Borehamwood -7 2 £36,500 +10.60% 2
Cheltenham - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland +25 1 - -
West Midlands -3 1 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £23,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £42,500 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 126 (67.74%) C++
2 102 (54.84%) Algorithms
3 88 (47.31%) C
4 87 (46.77%) MATLAB
5 82 (44.09%) Python
6 66 (35.48%) Degree
7 62 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
8 61 (32.80%) Linux
9 60 (32.26%) Software Engineering
10 57 (30.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 49 (26.34%) PhD
12 48 (25.81%) Machine Learning
13 37 (19.89%) GNU Octave
13 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (18.82%) Firmware
15 34 (18.28%) Verilog
16 32 (17.20%) STL
16 32 (17.20%) OpenCV
16 32 (17.20%) Computer Vision
17 31 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 31 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 31 (16.67%) Video Processing
18 30 (16.13%) Telecoms
18 30 (16.13%) Validation
19 28 (15.05%) VHDL
20 27 (14.52%) Tcl
21 26 (13.98%) Electronics
22 25 (13.44%) Computer Science
23 24 (12.90%) Mathematics
23 24 (12.90%) R

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 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (19.89%) GNU Octave
2 18 (9.68%) Simulink
3 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) Wireless
2 17 (9.14%) Software-Defined Radio
3 12 (6.45%) CDMA
3 12 (6.45%) TDMA
4 5 (2.69%) MIMO
4 5 (2.69%) OFDM
5 1 (0.54%) 3G
5 1 (0.54%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.54%) 4G
5 1 (0.54%) 5G
5 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.54%) DECT
5 1 (0.54%) LTE
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.84%) Data Mining
2 7 (3.76%) Big Data
3 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.08%) HBase
4 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.54%) KDB
5 1 (0.54%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (9.14%) Subversion
3 12 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.76%) LabVIEW
5 6 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.54%) CMake
6 1 (0.54%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) Redmine
6 1 (0.54%) SCons
General
1 30 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 26 (13.98%) Electronics
3 13 (6.99%) Finance
4 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Military
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (20.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (15.59%) Software Engineer
3 28 (15.05%) Developer
4 25 (13.44%) DSP Engineer
5 22 (11.83%) Research Engineer
6 21 (11.29%) Computer Engineer
6 21 (11.29%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 18 (9.68%) Hardware Engineer
8 16 (8.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (8.06%) Data Scientist
9 15 (8.06%) FPGA Engineer
10 14 (7.53%) Design Engineer
10 14 (7.53%) Test Engineer
11 13 (6.99%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 13 (6.99%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) Development Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) ASIC Design Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) ASIC Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) Platform Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.20%) OpenCV
1 32 (17.20%) STL
2 31 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 17 (9.14%) OpenCL
4 15 (8.06%) Qt
5 9 (4.84%) NumPy
6 7 (3.76%) Pandas
6 7 (3.76%) scikit-learn
7 6 (3.23%) Matplotlib
8 4 (2.15%) Web Services
9 3 (1.61%) J2SE
10 2 (1.08%) .NET
10 2 (1.08%) CSS
10 2 (1.08%) D3.js
10 2 (1.08%) HEVC
10 2 (1.08%) HTML
11 1 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (54.84%) Algorithms
2 57 (30.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 34 (18.28%) Verilog
4 28 (15.05%) VHDL
5 25 (13.44%) Computer Science
6 24 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 21 (11.29%) Physics
8 17 (9.14%) ASIC
9 15 (8.06%) Device Driver
9 15 (8.06%) Statistics
10 9 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (4.30%) Neural Network
12 5 (2.69%) Biology
13 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (1.61%) Data Extraction
14 3 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (1.08%) Smart Meter
15 2 (1.08%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.80%) Linux
2 16 (8.60%) Windows
3 12 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (4.30%) Unix
5 4 (2.15%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Debian
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 60 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 48 (25.81%) Machine Learning
4 37 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (17.20%) Computer Vision
6 31 (16.67%) Video Processing
7 30 (16.13%) Validation
8 24 (12.90%) OO
9 22 (11.83%) Image Processing
10 20 (10.75%) OOD
11 18 (9.68%) Prototyping
12 17 (9.14%) FPGA Design
13 15 (8.06%) SDLC
14 14 (7.53%) Automated Testing
14 14 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (7.53%) UML
15 13 (6.99%) Configuration Management
15 13 (6.99%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (6.45%) Test Scripting
17 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 126 (67.74%) C++
2 88 (47.31%) C
3 87 (46.77%) MATLAB
4 82 (44.09%) Python
5 27 (14.52%) Tcl
6 24 (12.90%) R
7 18 (9.68%) Java
8 16 (8.60%) Embedded C
9 15 (8.06%) Perl
10 13 (6.99%) SQL
11 11 (5.91%) C#
12 8 (4.30%) Assembly Language
13 7 (3.76%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.15%) VBA
15 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.61%) Ruby
15 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
16 2 (1.08%) VB
17 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 66 (35.48%) Degree
2 49 (26.34%) PhD
3 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) ECSS
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (18.82%) Firmware
2 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Xilinx
2 12 (6.45%) Synopsys
3 11 (5.91%) Intel
4 8 (4.30%) Altera
5 4 (2.15%) SAP
5 4 (2.15%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.08%) Progress
7 1 (0.54%) Atmel
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco
7 1 (0.54%) EMC
7 1 (0.54%) Motorola
7 1 (0.54%) Polycom
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