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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 741 785 725
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -60
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 125 90 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 110 78 117
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +58 124 £40,000 +23.07% 38
South East -1 41 £42,500 +37.09% 19
South West +1 30 £40,000 +26.98% 6
East of England +4 21 £42,500 +36.00% 9
Hampshire -13 18 £47,500 +2.70% 3
London -19 18 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Cambridge +8 15 £42,500 +36.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £42,500 +36.00% 8
Gloucestershire - 13 £40,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +7 11 £33,750 -51.78% 4
Surrey 0 11 £43,000 +27.40% 9
Fareham - 11 £47,500 - 2
Oxford +1 10 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Cheltenham - 10 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -1 9 £38,500 +6.20% 1
Bristol +7 6 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Abingdon - 6 £31,250 - 1
Uxbridge - 6 £40,000 - 1
City of London +11 5 £105,000 +40.00%
Essex -13 5 £52,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Coventry -4 4 £38,500 +18.46%
Falmouth - 4 £32,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 4 £32,500 -
Southampton +2 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Weymouth -3 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Guildford -6 3 £43,000 +32.30% 4
Dorset -29 3 £27,500 -12.69%
Staines - 3 £37,500 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 164 (70.69%) C++
2 121 (52.16%) C
3 97 (41.81%) Degree
4 96 (41.38%) Software Engineering
5 95 (40.95%) Digital Signal Processing
6 81 (34.91%) MATLAB
7 76 (32.76%) Algorithms
8 61 (26.29%) VHDL
9 53 (22.84%) Linux
10 49 (21.12%) Java
11 48 (20.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 47 (20.26%) Mathematics
13 46 (19.83%) Electronics
14 42 (18.10%) C#
14 42 (18.10%) OO
15 41 (17.67%) Security Cleared
16 38 (16.38%) Physics
16 38 (16.38%) PhD
17 37 (15.95%) SC Cleared
17 37 (15.95%) Embedded Systems
18 33 (14.22%) Windows
19 32 (13.79%) Computer Science
20 30 (12.93%) Firmware
21 28 (12.07%) Embedded C
22 24 (10.34%) UML
22 24 (10.34%) Embedded Software Development
23 22 (9.48%) Simulink
23 22 (9.48%) Python
24 21 (9.05%) Embedded C++
25 20 (8.62%) Machine Learning

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (2.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (9.48%) Simulink
2 4 (1.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.90%) Wireless
2 9 (3.88%) GPRS
3 8 (3.45%) DVB
3 8 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.02%) LTE
5 6 (2.59%) Software-Defined Radio
6 3 (1.29%) HSPA
6 3 (1.29%) GSM
6 3 (1.29%) CDMA2000
6 3 (1.29%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.29%) UMTS
6 3 (1.29%) WiMAX
7 2 (0.86%) WCDMA
7 2 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.86%) Multicast
8 1 (0.43%) Broadband
8 1 (0.43%) 3G
8 1 (0.43%) DSL
8 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) Big Data
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Subversion
2 7 (3.02%) LabVIEW
2 7 (3.02%) Bugzilla
3 6 (2.59%) TortoiseSVN
3 6 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.29%) GCC
5 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.86%) PVCS
5 2 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.86%) GDB
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 46 (19.83%) Electronics
2 18 (7.76%) Finance
3 17 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Automotive
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Military
7 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (31.47%) Software Engineer
2 59 (25.43%) Developer
3 32 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 31 (13.36%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (13.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 29 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 23 (9.91%) Design Engineer
7 20 (8.62%) Electronics Engineer
8 16 (6.90%) Programmer
9 15 (6.47%) C++ Developer
10 13 (5.60%) Research Engineer
10 13 (5.60%) Software Programmer
11 12 (5.17%) C++ Software Developer
11 12 (5.17%) DSP Engineer
12 11 (4.74%) Hardware Engineer
13 10 (4.31%) Senior Design Engineer
13 10 (4.31%) C++ Programmer
13 10 (4.31%) FPGA Engineer
14 9 (3.88%) FPGA Developer
15 8 (3.45%) FPGA Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.76%) Qt
2 10 (4.31%) Web Services
3 6 (2.59%) OpenMP
3 6 (2.59%) OpenCL
4 2 (0.86%) Flash
4 2 (0.86%) JSP
4 2 (0.86%) STL
4 2 (0.86%) .NET
4 2 (0.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.43%) WDF
5 1 (0.43%) CryEngine
5 1 (0.43%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 76 (32.76%) Algorithms
2 61 (26.29%) VHDL
3 48 (20.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 47 (20.26%) Mathematics
5 38 (16.38%) Physics
6 37 (15.95%) Embedded Systems
7 32 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 16 (6.90%) Verilog
8 16 (6.90%) Statistics
9 11 (4.74%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (4.74%) Neural Network
9 11 (4.74%) Visualisation
10 8 (3.45%) MPEG
11 7 (3.02%) Mechatronics
11 7 (3.02%) Data Structures
11 7 (3.02%) Device Driver
12 6 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (2.59%) SystemC
13 5 (2.16%) Derivative
13 5 (2.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.84%) Linux
2 33 (14.22%) Windows
3 13 (5.60%) UNIX
4 5 (2.16%) Android
4 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.43%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 95 (40.95%) Digital Signal Processing
3 42 (18.10%) OO
4 24 (10.34%) UML
4 24 (10.34%) Embedded Software Development
5 20 (8.62%) Machine Learning
6 19 (8.19%) OOD
7 18 (7.76%) Multithreading
8 16 (6.90%) Project Management
8 16 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 16 (6.90%) Image Processing
8 16 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (6.03%) Pattern Recognition
10 11 (4.74%) Software Testing
10 11 (4.74%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.31%) Validation
12 9 (3.88%) Business Development
12 9 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 164 (70.69%) C++
2 121 (52.16%) C
3 81 (34.91%) MATLAB
4 49 (21.12%) Java
5 42 (18.10%) C#
6 28 (12.07%) Embedded C
7 22 (9.48%) Python
8 21 (9.05%) Embedded C++
9 17 (7.33%) SQL
10 14 (6.03%) Assembly Language
11 9 (3.88%) Perl
12 6 (2.59%) Fortran
12 6 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.29%) Tcl
14 2 (0.86%) VB
14 2 (0.86%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.86%) Erlang
14 2 (0.86%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (41.81%) Degree
2 41 (17.67%) Security Cleared
3 38 (16.38%) PhD
4 37 (15.95%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.17%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) HNC
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 30 (12.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (7.33%) Xilinx
2 9 (3.88%) MathWorks
3 6 (2.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.59%) Renesas
3 6 (2.59%) Altera
4 5 (2.16%) FactSet
4 5 (2.16%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.16%) Intel
5 2 (0.86%) EMC
5 2 (0.86%) SAP
5 2 (0.86%) Synopsys
6 1 (0.43%) Agilent
6 1 (0.43%) Genesys
6 1 (0.43%) Sun
6 1 (0.43%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) MKS
6 1 (0.43%) Perforce
6 1 (0.43%) Cadence
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