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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 802 739 762
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +23
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 115 144 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 104 97 131
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -69 113 £35,000 -10.82% 32
South East -10 43 £37,500 -4.45% 4
East of England -25 33 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Cambridgeshire +11 28 £37,500 -11.76% 17
London -46 27 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Cambridge +6 23 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Middlesex - 12 £30,250 -
Oxford +10 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire -3 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire +2 9 £31,500 -30.76%
Surrey -5 9 £48,500 +23.56% 2
Surbiton - 8 £31,500 -
Guildford -2 7 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Chessington - 7 £32,500 -
West Midlands +5 6 £37,500 +17.18%
Worcestershire - 6 £37,500 -
Malvern - 6 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -8 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Borehamwood -13 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Southampton - 5 £31,500 -
Manchester +5 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex 0 3 £40,000 -
North West 0 3 £35,000 -
Worthing - 3 £40,000 -
Havant - 3 £35,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £48,500 -
City of London -22 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 150 (73.17%) C++
2 134 (65.37%) Degree
3 101 (49.27%) C
4 98 (47.80%) Software Engineering
5 74 (36.10%) Computer Science
6 72 (35.12%) MATLAB
7 63 (30.73%) Physics
8 53 (25.85%) Image Processing
9 52 (25.37%) Electronics
10 49 (23.90%) Mathematics
11 47 (22.93%) Windows
12 44 (21.46%) Security Cleared
13 43 (20.98%) Java
14 42 (20.49%) Digital Signal Processing
15 38 (18.54%) Games
16 37 (18.05%) Telecoms
16 37 (18.05%) Linux
17 36 (17.56%) Python
18 34 (16.59%) C#
19 29 (14.15%) Aerospace
20 27 (13.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 26 (12.68%) Rational DOORS
22 25 (12.20%) Statistics
22 25 (12.20%) Military
22 25 (12.20%) PhD
23 24 (11.71%) Rational Rhapsody
24 23 (11.22%) V-Model
24 23 (11.22%) Requirements Management
25 21 (10.24%) VHDL
25 21 (10.24%) Simulink

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (10.24%) Simulink
2 8 (3.90%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.39%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.98%) DVB
3 2 (0.98%) Wireless
3 2 (0.98%) VoIP
4 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.49%) Modbus
4 1 (0.49%) HSPA
4 1 (0.49%) LTE
4 1 (0.49%) MIMO
4 1 (0.49%) NFC
4 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.49%) GPRS
4 1 (0.49%) GSM
4 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.49%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.49%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (11.71%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (2.93%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.44%) Subversion
5 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.98%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.49%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.49%) GCC
7 1 (0.49%) GDB
7 1 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 52 (25.37%) Electronics
2 38 (18.54%) Games
3 37 (18.05%) Telecoms
4 29 (14.15%) Aerospace
5 25 (12.20%) Military
6 13 (6.34%) Finance
7 12 (5.85%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.90%) Automotive
9 4 (1.95%) Marketing
10 2 (0.98%) Front Office
10 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (35.61%) Software Engineer
2 40 (19.51%) Developer
3 29 (14.15%) Systems Engineer
4 28 (13.66%) C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (12.20%) C Software Engineer
6 23 (11.22%) C++ Developer
7 20 (9.76%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 20 (9.76%) Real Time Engineer
8 14 (6.83%) Electronics Engineer
9 12 (5.85%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (5.37%) DSP Engineer
11 10 (4.88%) Junior
11 10 (4.88%) Data Scientist
12 9 (4.39%) Computer Engineer
13 8 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
14 7 (3.41%) C++ Software Developer
14 7 (3.41%) Junior Software Engineer
15 6 (2.93%) Design Engineer
15 6 (2.93%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) .NET
2 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.46%) OpenCV
3 3 (1.46%) HTML
4 2 (0.98%) J2EE
4 2 (0.98%) J2SE
4 2 (0.98%) Spring
4 2 (0.98%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.98%) Pthreads
4 2 (0.98%) SciPy
4 2 (0.98%) Scilab
4 2 (0.98%) NumPy
4 2 (0.98%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 74 (36.10%) Computer Science
2 63 (30.73%) Physics
3 49 (23.90%) Mathematics
4 27 (13.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 25 (12.20%) Statistics
6 21 (10.24%) VHDL
7 16 (7.80%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (6.83%) Machine Learning
9 11 (5.37%) Device Driver
9 11 (5.37%) Firmware
10 10 (4.88%) Applied Mathematics
11 7 (3.41%) Visualisation
12 6 (2.93%) GIS
12 6 (2.93%) CAN bus
13 5 (2.44%) Hedge funds
13 5 (2.44%) Verilog
14 3 (1.46%) Neural Network
14 3 (1.46%) ASIC
15 2 (0.98%) MPEG
16 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.93%) Windows
2 37 (18.05%) Linux
3 6 (2.93%) UNIX
4 2 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.80%) Software Engineering
2 53 (25.85%) Image Processing
3 42 (20.49%) Digital Signal Processing
4 23 (11.22%) V-Model
4 23 (11.22%) Requirements Management
5 18 (8.78%) Multithreading
6 16 (7.80%) TDD
7 10 (4.88%) CAD
7 10 (4.88%) OO
8 9 (4.39%) Video Processing
8 9 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.90%) Low Latency
9 8 (3.90%) Video Content Analysis
10 7 (3.41%) Time Management
10 7 (3.41%) OOD
10 7 (3.41%) Project Management
11 6 (2.93%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.93%) 3D Visualisation
12 5 (2.44%) Analytics
12 5 (2.44%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 150 (73.17%) C++
2 101 (49.27%) C
3 72 (35.12%) MATLAB
4 43 (20.98%) Java
5 36 (17.56%) Python
6 34 (16.59%) C#
7 16 (7.80%) Embedded C
8 13 (6.34%) Embedded C++
9 6 (2.93%) Assembly Language
9 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.44%) F#
11 3 (1.46%) VB6
11 3 (1.46%) VB
12 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.49%) R
13 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 134 (65.37%) Degree
2 44 (21.46%) Security Cleared
3 25 (12.20%) PhD
4 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) HND
5 2 (0.98%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.98%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 14 (6.83%) Adobe
2 7 (3.41%) EMC
3 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
3 2 (0.98%) Apple
3 2 (0.98%) Sony
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.98%) Google
4 1 (0.49%) Xilinx
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