The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 782 786 771
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 125 83 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.097% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 62 115
Average salary £43,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +1 124 £43,250 -8.94% 14
South East +30 60 £43,250 +23.57% 6
East of England +15 36 £37,500 - 5
Cambridgeshire +25 32 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Cambridge +17 28 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Surrey +9 28 £43,250 -3.88% 2
London -26 24 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Guildford +8 14 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +11 12 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 12 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 12 - -
Southampton - 11 £31,500 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £35,000 -
Oxford +13 3 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Oxfordshire -2 3 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Surbiton - 3 £32,500 -
Manchester +10 2 £50,000 +29.87%
North West 0 2 £50,000 +29.87%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £32,500 -
Aberdeen +13 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Berkshire +1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Borehamwood -3 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Scotland -11 1 £26,500 -33.75%
City of London -13 1 £30,000 -36.84% 2
South West -16 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -19 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Yorkshire -43 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Farnborough - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 180 (76.60%) C++
2 141 (60.00%) C
3 127 (54.04%) Degree
4 88 (37.45%) Physics
4 88 (37.45%) Computer Science
5 86 (36.60%) Software Engineering
6 81 (34.47%) Mathematics
7 78 (33.19%) Java
8 76 (32.34%) MATLAB
9 62 (26.38%) Digital Signal Processing
10 61 (25.96%) Electronics
11 59 (25.11%) C#
11 59 (25.11%) PhD
12 49 (20.85%) Windows
13 46 (19.57%) Image Processing
14 45 (19.15%) Security Cleared
15 42 (17.87%) Linux
16 36 (15.32%) Machine Learning
17 35 (14.89%) VHDL
18 28 (11.91%) Python
19 27 (11.49%) Games
19 27 (11.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 26 (11.06%) Statistics
20 26 (11.06%) Configuration Management
21 25 (10.64%) Telecoms
22 24 (10.21%) OO
23 22 (9.36%) Simulink
24 21 (8.94%) Multithreading
25 20 (8.51%) .NET
26 18 (7.66%) Military

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (9.36%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) Wireless
2 5 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.70%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.28%) 4G
4 3 (1.28%) 2G
4 3 (1.28%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.28%) 3G
4 3 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.85%) TETRA
5 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) CDMA
6 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.23%) Data Mining
2 7 (2.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (6.81%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (5.96%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (3.40%) Subversion
4 6 (2.55%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.43%) GCC
5 1 (0.43%) GDB
General
1 61 (25.96%) Electronics
2 27 (11.49%) Games
3 25 (10.64%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.66%) Military
5 17 (7.23%) Aerospace
6 16 (6.81%) Manufacturing
7 13 (5.53%) Finance
8 7 (2.98%) Automotive
9 5 (2.13%) Marketing
10 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (25.96%) Software Engineer
2 50 (21.28%) Developer
3 27 (11.49%) C++ Developer
4 26 (11.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (11.06%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 26 (11.06%) Real Time Engineer
5 25 (10.64%) DSP Engineer
6 22 (9.36%) Development Engineer
7 19 (8.09%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.66%) C Software Engineer
9 17 (7.23%) Electronics Engineer
9 17 (7.23%) Data Scientist
10 16 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.68%) Firmware Engineer
12 9 (3.83%) Computer Engineer
13 8 (3.40%) C++ Software Developer
14 7 (2.98%) Junior
14 7 (2.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 7 (2.98%) FPGA Developer
15 6 (2.55%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.51%) .NET
2 16 (6.81%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.83%) HTML
4 5 (2.13%) OpenCV
4 5 (2.13%) JSP
4 5 (2.13%) STL
5 4 (1.70%) Web Services
5 4 (1.70%) MFC
6 2 (0.85%) J2EE
6 2 (0.85%) J2SE
6 2 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.85%) Spring
7 1 (0.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.43%) HTML5
7 1 (0.43%) SciPy
7 1 (0.43%) NumPy
7 1 (0.43%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 88 (37.45%) Physics
1 88 (37.45%) Computer Science
2 81 (34.47%) Mathematics
3 35 (14.89%) VHDL
4 27 (11.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 26 (11.06%) Statistics
6 18 (7.66%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (6.38%) Firmware
8 12 (5.11%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.98%) GIS
10 5 (2.13%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.70%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (1.70%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.70%) CAN bus
12 3 (1.28%) Handset
12 3 (1.28%) ASIC
12 3 (1.28%) Neural Network
13 2 (0.85%) Speech Recognition
13 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.85%) Windows
2 42 (17.87%) Linux
3 9 (3.83%) UNIX
4 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.60%) Software Engineering
2 62 (26.38%) Digital Signal Processing
3 46 (19.57%) Image Processing
4 36 (15.32%) Machine Learning
5 26 (11.06%) Configuration Management
6 24 (10.21%) OO
7 21 (8.94%) Multithreading
8 17 (7.23%) Analytics
9 14 (5.96%) UML
10 12 (5.11%) Requirements Management
10 12 (5.11%) Project Management
10 12 (5.11%) V-Model
11 11 (4.68%) Business Development
12 10 (4.26%) Integration Testing
12 10 (4.26%) Video Analytics
13 9 (3.83%) Information Security
13 9 (3.83%) Video Processing
14 7 (2.98%) Video Content Analysis
14 7 (2.98%) OOD
14 7 (2.98%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 180 (76.60%) C++
2 141 (60.00%) C
3 78 (33.19%) Java
4 76 (32.34%) MATLAB
5 59 (25.11%) C#
6 28 (11.91%) Python
7 17 (7.23%) SQL
8 16 (6.81%) Embedded C
9 15 (6.38%) Embedded C++
10 12 (5.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.55%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.70%) Perl
12 4 (1.70%) Golang
13 3 (1.28%) VB
13 3 (1.28%) VB6
14 1 (0.43%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 127 (54.04%) Degree
2 59 (25.11%) PhD
3 45 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.23%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.98%) JTAG
2 1 (0.43%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (3.83%) EMC
2 3 (1.28%) Adobe
3 2 (0.85%) Apple
3 2 (0.85%) Sony
3 2 (0.85%) Google
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