The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 205 193 199
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Signal Processing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4230 3971 3950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.45% 81.06% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3533 3294 3309
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the West Midlands region.

Signal Processing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Signal Processing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Birmingham - 5 - -
Staffordshire - 4 £43,750 -
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (88.24%) Algorithms
2 11 (64.71%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) MATLAB
2 11 (64.71%) Simulink
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (52.94%) Image Processing
5 8 (47.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
6 7 (41.18%) C
6 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
7 6 (35.29%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
7 6 (35.29%) Project Management
7 6 (35.29%) VHDL
7 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) Probability Theory
8 5 (29.41%) Linear Algebra
8 5 (29.41%) GNU Octave
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) C#
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) PhD
8 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
8 5 (29.41%) Fortran
8 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
8 5 (29.41%) Physics

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (64.71%) Simulink
2 5 (29.41%) GNU Octave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) CANoe
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Algorithms
2 10 (58.82%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (47.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) VHDL
6 5 (29.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (29.41%) Physics
7 4 (23.53%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Image Processing
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Probability Theory
4 5 (29.41%) Linear Algebra
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Pattern Recognition
5 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C++
1 11 (64.71%) MATLAB
2 7 (41.18%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) MathWorks
2 2 (11.76%) MKS