The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 107 104
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 36 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.88% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 7
Median salary £45,000 £77,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.93% +106.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  

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 1141 1321 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.28% 89.93% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1010 1004
Median salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.24% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in Cambridge

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing 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 Signal Processing.

1 46 (93.88%) Python
2 37 (75.51%) Degree
3 32 (65.31%) Digital Signal Processing
4 29 (59.18%) Wireless
4 29 (59.18%) Telecoms
5 27 (55.10%) C
5 27 (55.10%) C++
6 24 (48.98%) MATLAB
7 20 (40.82%) Tcl
8 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
8 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
8 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
9 15 (30.61%) LTE
9 15 (30.61%) Bluetooth
9 15 (30.61%) DVB
9 15 (30.61%) Electronics
9 15 (30.61%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
10 14 (28.57%) Machine Learning
11 12 (24.49%) FPGA Design
12 9 (18.37%) Internet
12 9 (18.37%) Smartphone
12 9 (18.37%) Prototyping
12 9 (18.37%) Internet of Things
13 8 (16.33%) Verilog
14 7 (14.29%) ASIC
15 6 (12.24%) PhD
15 6 (12.24%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) Wireless
2 15 (30.61%) Bluetooth
2 15 (30.61%) DVB
2 15 (30.61%) LTE
2 15 (30.61%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (18.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (6.12%) Big Data
1 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (59.18%) Telecoms
2 15 (30.61%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) DSP Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Design Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) LTE Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) MATLAB Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) ASIC Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Data Scientist
7 6 (12.24%) Digital Design Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Hardware Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior ASIC Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior Design Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Kafka
2 1 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
1 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
2 14 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (18.37%) Internet of Things
3 9 (18.37%) Smartphone
4 8 (16.33%) Verilog
5 7 (14.29%) ASIC
6 6 (12.24%) SystemC
7 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.04%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.04%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Digital Signal Processing
2 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
3 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 12 (24.49%) FPGA Design
5 9 (18.37%) Prototyping
6 6 (12.24%) Coaching
6 6 (12.24%) Computer Vision
6 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.24%) Neural Network
6 6 (12.24%) Video Processing
7 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) Statistics
9 3 (6.12%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Pattern Recognition
10 1 (2.04%) Biology
10 1 (2.04%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) Python
2 27 (55.10%) C
2 27 (55.10%) C++
3 24 (48.98%) MATLAB
4 20 (40.82%) Tcl
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) Java
7 3 (6.12%) Assembly Language
7 3 (6.12%) R
7 3 (6.12%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (75.51%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PhD
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Xilinx
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