The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Signal Processing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 105 114
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 15 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.08% 0.25% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.29% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -13.04%  

Digital Signal Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1221 1051 1231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.03% 88.99% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 928 873 1039
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Digital Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Digital Signal Processing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Signal Processing in Cambridge

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Digital Signal Processing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 40 (100.00%) Degree
1 40 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 39 (97.50%) Python
3 38 (95.00%) Wireless
4 33 (82.50%) Telecoms
5 25 (62.50%) C
5 25 (62.50%) C++
5 25 (62.50%) MATLAB
6 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
7 23 (57.50%) Mathematics
7 23 (57.50%) Bluetooth
7 23 (57.50%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (45.00%) DVB
8 18 (45.00%) LTE
8 18 (45.00%) Algorithms
9 17 (42.50%) Internet of Things
9 17 (42.50%) Internet
9 17 (42.50%) Smartphone
10 16 (40.00%) Electronics
11 15 (37.50%) Tcl
11 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
11 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
12 12 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 11 (27.50%) ASIC
14 7 (17.50%) Verilog
15 6 (15.00%) FPGA Design
15 6 (15.00%) SystemC
15 6 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
16 5 (12.50%) OFDM
17 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineering

Digital Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) Wireless
2 23 (57.50%) Bluetooth
2 23 (57.50%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (45.00%) DVB
3 18 (45.00%) LTE
4 17 (42.50%) Internet
5 5 (12.50%) OFDM
General
1 33 (82.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) DSP Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) MATLAB Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Test Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) LTE Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) FPGA Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) ASIC Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) ASIC Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Digital Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (45.00%) Algorithms
3 17 (42.50%) Internet of Things
3 17 (42.50%) Smartphone
4 12 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (27.50%) ASIC
6 7 (17.50%) Verilog
7 6 (15.00%) SystemC
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 23 (57.50%) Mathematics
3 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) FPGA Design
5 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Python
2 25 (62.50%) C
2 25 (62.50%) C++
2 25 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 15 (37.50%) Tcl
4 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Xilinx