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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 757 779 726
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -53
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 123 100 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 111 89 136
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 £30,000 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +32 123 £40,000 +23.07% 22
South East +8 45 £37,500 +20.96% 11
South West +12 33 £40,000 +14.28% 3
London -21 20 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -17 16 £42,500 +25.92% 4
Gloucestershire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +16 14 £30,000 -57.14% 2
Surrey - 14 £43,000 - 4
Oxford +22 13 £30,000 -57.14% 1
Cambridge +11 13 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Hampshire -8 13 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Cheltenham - 12 £40,000 -
Fareham - 9 £47,500 - 4
Bristol +5 8 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Abingdon - 8 £30,000 -
West Midlands -12 7 £50,000 +53.84%
Guildford - 6 £45,000 - 2
City of London +16 5 £105,000 +40.00%
Falmouth - 5 £32,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 5 £32,500 -
Staines - 5 £37,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Southampton +7 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Chippenham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Suffolk +3 2 £45,000 -
Weymouth -4 2 £27,500 -21.42%

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 178 (73.25%) C++
2 126 (51.85%) C
3 108 (44.44%) Degree
4 93 (38.27%) Digital Signal Processing
5 89 (36.63%) Software Engineering
6 85 (34.98%) MATLAB
7 78 (32.10%) Algorithms
8 59 (24.28%) Mathematics
9 58 (23.87%) VHDL
10 54 (22.22%) Java
11 52 (21.40%) Linux
12 50 (20.58%) C#
13 49 (20.16%) PhD
13 49 (20.16%) Electronics
14 47 (19.34%) Computer Science
15 46 (18.93%) Physics
16 43 (17.70%) OO
17 42 (17.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 41 (16.87%) Security Cleared
19 39 (16.05%) Embedded Systems
20 32 (13.17%) Windows
21 28 (11.52%) SC Cleared
22 25 (10.29%) Firmware
23 24 (9.88%) Machine Learning
24 23 (9.47%) Python
24 23 (9.47%) Embedded C
25 22 (9.05%) UML
25 22 (9.05%) Multithreading
26 21 (8.64%) SQL
26 21 (8.64%) Simulink

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Simulink
2 2 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.17%) Wireless
2 8 (3.29%) DVB
3 6 (2.47%) GPRS
3 6 (2.47%) LTE
3 6 (2.47%) Software-Defined Radio
4 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.65%) 3G
6 3 (1.23%) CDMA2000
6 3 (1.23%) GSM
6 3 (1.23%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.23%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.23%) 2G
6 3 (1.23%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.23%) HSPA
6 3 (1.23%) 4G
7 2 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.82%) Multicast
7 2 (0.82%) WiMAX
7 2 (0.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.65%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.65%) Big Data
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Subversion
2 5 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.65%) LabVIEW
3 4 (1.65%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.82%) GCC
5 2 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.41%) GDB
General
1 49 (20.16%) Electronics
2 15 (6.17%) Finance
3 12 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.47%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Automotive
5 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.82%) Games
5 2 (0.82%) Military
6 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (28.81%) Developer
2 64 (26.34%) Software Engineer
3 33 (13.58%) Software Developer
4 27 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 27 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 26 (10.70%) Electronics Engineer
6 24 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (9.47%) Development Engineer
8 22 (9.05%) C++ Developer
9 18 (7.41%) Design Engineer
10 15 (6.17%) DSP Engineer
11 14 (5.76%) C++ Software Developer
12 13 (5.35%) Programmer
13 11 (4.53%) FPGA Developer
14 10 (4.12%) C++ Programmer
14 10 (4.12%) Principal Engineer
14 10 (4.12%) Software Programmer
14 10 (4.12%) Research Engineer
14 10 (4.12%) Firmware Engineer
15 8 (3.29%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.17%) Qt
2 11 (4.53%) Web Services
3 6 (2.47%) STL
4 5 (2.06%) OpenCL
4 5 (2.06%) .NET
5 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.65%) JSP
6 3 (1.23%) MFC
6 3 (1.23%) OpenMP
6 3 (1.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (0.82%) OpenCV
7 2 (0.82%) Flash
8 1 (0.41%) WDF
8 1 (0.41%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 78 (32.10%) Algorithms
2 59 (24.28%) Mathematics
3 58 (23.87%) VHDL
4 47 (19.34%) Computer Science
5 46 (18.93%) Physics
6 42 (17.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 39 (16.05%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (7.82%) Statistics
9 12 (4.94%) Verilog
10 10 (4.12%) Neural Network
10 10 (4.12%) Visualisation
11 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (3.29%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (3.29%) MPEG
12 7 (2.88%) Data Structures
13 5 (2.06%) Equities
13 5 (2.06%) Derivative
13 5 (2.06%) Robotics
13 5 (2.06%) Mechatronics
14 3 (1.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.40%) Linux
2 32 (13.17%) Windows
3 12 (4.94%) UNIX
4 5 (2.06%) Android
4 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.41%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (38.27%) Digital Signal Processing
2 89 (36.63%) Software Engineering
3 43 (17.70%) OO
4 24 (9.88%) Machine Learning
5 22 (9.05%) UML
5 22 (9.05%) Multithreading
6 19 (7.82%) Embedded Software Development
7 16 (6.58%) OOD
7 16 (6.58%) Data Analysis
8 15 (6.17%) Project Management
9 14 (5.76%) Configuration Management
9 14 (5.76%) Pattern Recognition
9 14 (5.76%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (5.35%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.35%) Coaching
10 13 (5.35%) Business Development
11 12 (4.94%) Information Security
12 11 (4.53%) Software Testing
13 10 (4.12%) Image Processing
14 9 (3.70%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 178 (73.25%) C++
2 126 (51.85%) C
3 85 (34.98%) MATLAB
4 54 (22.22%) Java
5 50 (20.58%) C#
6 23 (9.47%) Python
6 23 (9.47%) Embedded C
7 21 (8.64%) SQL
8 18 (7.41%) Embedded C++
9 9 (3.70%) Perl
10 7 (2.88%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.23%) Fortran
11 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.82%) Ruby
12 2 (0.82%) Tcl
13 1 (0.41%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (44.44%) Degree
2 49 (20.16%) PhD
3 41 (16.87%) Security Cleared
4 28 (11.52%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.94%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.53%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.41%) HNC
7 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.82%) JTAG
System Software
1 25 (10.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (6.58%) Xilinx
2 7 (2.88%) MathWorks
3 5 (2.06%) EMC
3 5 (2.06%) Intel
3 5 (2.06%) Altera
3 5 (2.06%) Bloomberg
3 5 (2.06%) FactSet
4 3 (1.23%) Renesas
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.41%) Sun
5 1 (0.41%) HP
5 1 (0.41%) Genesys
5 1 (0.41%) Perforce
5 1 (0.41%) Agilent
5 1 (0.41%) Synopsys
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