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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 816 813 870
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +57
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 132 129 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 110 109 72
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £57,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 +31 131 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South East +9 38 £52,500 +23.52% 2
London +20 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +12 30 £55,000 +57.14%
Oxford -1 17 £55,000 +57.14%
East Midlands +16 15 £37,500 -
Leicestershire +14 15 £37,500 -
East of England -5 13 £56,000 +31.76% 8
South West -22 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
North West +31 9 - - 1
Manchester +24 9 - - 1
Surbiton +10 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +5 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Fareham 0 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £77,500 +82.35% 5
Cambridge -11 6 £77,500 +82.35% 5
East Yorkshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - - 1
Hull - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £44,500 - 2
Somerset - 5 £26,000 -
Yeovil - 5 £26,000 -
Dorset +4 4 £39,000 +41.81%
West Midlands -16 4 £32,500 -15.58%
Solihull - 3 £32,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 £33,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £56,000 - 1
City of London +57 2 £72,500 -30.95%
Bristol 0 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Weymouth -3 2 £39,000 +20.00%

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (65.07%) C++
2 107 (51.20%) Software Engineering
3 102 (48.80%) C
4 87 (41.63%) Degree
5 79 (37.80%) Algorithms
6 66 (31.58%) MATLAB
7 64 (30.62%) Computer Science
8 58 (27.75%) Python
9 54 (25.84%) Digital Signal Processing
10 52 (24.88%) Linux
11 50 (23.92%) Firmware
12 40 (19.14%) Embedded C
13 36 (17.22%) OO
13 36 (17.22%) Electronics
14 35 (16.75%) Java
14 35 (16.75%) Machine Learning
15 30 (14.35%) Multithreading
16 26 (12.44%) Image Processing
17 25 (11.96%) PhD
17 25 (11.96%) Kalman Filter
18 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
18 24 (11.48%) Android
19 23 (11.00%) Device Driver
19 23 (11.00%) Embedded Systems
20 22 (10.53%) Apple iOS
20 22 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (10.53%) UML
20 22 (10.53%) TCP/IP
20 22 (10.53%) Windows
20 22 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (4.31%) Confluence
2 3 (1.44%) Node.js
3 2 (0.96%) Apache
3 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Simulink
2 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) Maple
3 1 (0.48%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.18%) Wireless
3 12 (5.74%) Bluetooth
4 9 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.44%) DVB
5 3 (1.44%) Network Security
5 3 (1.44%) TETRA
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) RS-485
7 1 (0.48%) 2G
7 1 (0.48%) 3G
7 1 (0.48%) 4G
7 1 (0.48%) RS-232
7 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (0.48%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.70%) Big Data
1 14 (6.70%) RDBMS
1 14 (6.70%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.87%) MySQL
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (4.78%) JIRA
1 10 (4.78%) LabVIEW
1 10 (4.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.91%) Appium
3 4 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.91%) FishEye
4 2 (0.96%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.48%) CMake
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (17.22%) Electronics
2 20 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.13%) Finance
4 15 (7.18%) Retail
5 11 (5.26%) Marketing
6 9 (4.31%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.83%) Automotive
8 7 (3.35%) Aerospace
8 7 (3.35%) Games
9 5 (2.39%) Law
9 5 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.44%) Military
11 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 50 (23.92%) Embedded Engineer
3 47 (22.49%) C++ Software Engineer
3 47 (22.49%) Developer
4 45 (21.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 32 (15.31%) C Software Engineer
5 32 (15.31%) Embedded C Engineer
6 30 (14.35%) Firmware Engineer
7 29 (13.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 26 (12.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 25 (11.96%) C++ Developer
9 25 (11.96%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 25 (11.96%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 23 (11.00%) Audio Engineer
10 23 (11.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (9.09%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 18 (8.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (8.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 16 (7.66%) DSP Engineer
14 16 (7.66%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.70%) Flash
2 11 (5.26%) .NET
3 10 (4.78%) OpenMP
4 8 (3.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (3.83%) Qt
5 6 (2.87%) OpenCL
6 5 (2.39%) OpenCV
6 5 (2.39%) STL
6 5 (2.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (1.91%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (1.91%) REST
7 4 (1.91%) Spring
8 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.44%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (0.96%) HTML
9 2 (0.96%) J2SE
9 2 (0.96%) RESTful
9 2 (0.96%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 79 (37.80%) Algorithms
2 64 (30.62%) Computer Science
3 23 (11.00%) Device Driver
3 23 (11.00%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 20 (9.57%) Verilog
5 20 (9.57%) VHDL
6 19 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 15 (7.18%) Physics
8 13 (6.22%) Data Structures
8 13 (6.22%) Mobile App
9 10 (4.78%) ASIC
9 10 (4.78%) Hedge funds
10 9 (4.31%) PMI
11 5 (2.39%) Mechatronics
11 5 (2.39%) Neural Network
11 5 (2.39%) Streaming Video
12 4 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (1.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.88%) Linux
2 24 (11.48%) Android
3 22 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 22 (10.53%) Windows
4 9 (4.31%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (3.83%) Unix
6 6 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (51.20%) Software Engineering
2 54 (25.84%) Digital Signal Processing
3 36 (17.22%) OO
4 35 (16.75%) Machine Learning
5 30 (14.35%) Multithreading
6 26 (12.44%) Image Processing
7 25 (11.96%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (10.53%) UML
9 21 (10.05%) Video Processing
10 19 (9.09%) Analytics
10 19 (9.09%) OOD
11 17 (8.13%) Validation
12 16 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (7.18%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.22%) Software Testing
15 10 (4.78%) Concurrent Programming
15 10 (4.78%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (4.78%) Parallel Programming
16 9 (4.31%) Mentoring
16 9 (4.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 136 (65.07%) C++
2 102 (48.80%) C
3 66 (31.58%) MATLAB
4 58 (27.75%) Python
5 40 (19.14%) Embedded C
6 35 (16.75%) Java
7 15 (7.18%) Embedded C++
8 13 (6.22%) Perl
9 12 (5.74%) Tcl
10 11 (5.26%) R
11 10 (4.78%) C#
12 7 (3.35%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.87%) Assembly Language
13 6 (2.87%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.39%) Ruby
14 5 (2.39%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.44%) SQL
15 3 (1.44%) VB
16 2 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (41.63%) Degree
2 25 (11.96%) PhD
3 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.31%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.39%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.91%) ISEB
6 4 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.48%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) MISRA
2 13 (6.22%) QA
3 10 (4.78%) DO-178B
4 5 (2.39%) ISO13485
5 3 (1.44%) JTAG
6 1 (0.48%) MISRA C
System Software
1 50 (23.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (6.70%) Freescale
2 10 (4.78%) Intel
3 9 (4.31%) Synopsys
4 5 (2.39%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.39%) SAP
5 4 (1.91%) Altera
5 4 (1.91%) Xilinx
6 2 (0.96%) EMC
6 2 (0.96%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) Cadence
7 1 (0.48%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle
7 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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