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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 214 202 194
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.038% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.048% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
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
4664 4185 3509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.14% 78.69% 75.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3553 2993
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 October 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
(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
Staffordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (100.00%) Simulink
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Electronics
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (62.50%) VHDL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Simulink
General
1 8 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (62.50%) VHDL
2 5 (62.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (62.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer