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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 103 102
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 44 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.21% 0.34% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 0.38% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 10
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.32% -0.58%  

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 1213 1050 1269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.48% 88.98% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 920 863 1072
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 73 (96.05%) Python
2 47 (61.84%) Degree
3 41 (53.95%) Digital Signal Processing
4 40 (52.63%) Wireless
5 39 (51.32%) C++
5 39 (51.32%) Computer Science
6 38 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 35 (46.05%) Telecoms
8 27 (35.53%) C
9 26 (34.21%) MATLAB
10 24 (31.58%) Bluetooth
11 23 (30.26%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (30.26%) Software Engineering
12 22 (28.95%) Algorithms
13 21 (27.63%) Machine Learning
14 18 (23.68%) Apache Spark
14 18 (23.68%) LTE
14 18 (23.68%) Electronics
14 18 (23.68%) DVB
15 17 (22.37%) Internet
15 17 (22.37%) PhD
15 17 (22.37%) Smartphone
15 17 (22.37%) Internet of Things
16 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
16 16 (21.05%) Test Scripting
16 16 (21.05%) Tcl
17 15 (19.74%) Java
17 15 (19.74%) Statistics
17 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
17 15 (19.74%) Scala

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 18 (23.68%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.95%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) Wireless
2 24 (31.58%) Bluetooth
3 23 (30.26%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (23.68%) DVB
4 18 (23.68%) LTE
5 17 (22.37%) Internet
6 5 (6.58%) OFDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
General
1 35 (46.05%) Telecoms
2 18 (23.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) DSP Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Data Scientist
3 18 (23.68%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (22.37%) MATLAB Engineer
5 16 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (21.05%) Test Engineer
6 14 (18.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 12 (15.79%) Graduate
7 12 (15.79%) LTE Engineer
7 12 (15.79%) Senior DSP Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) FPGA Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) ASIC Design Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) ASIC Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Design Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Digital Design Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) FPGA Design Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior ASIC Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior FPGA Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.95%) Kafka
3 1 (1.32%) MXNet
3 1 (1.32%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.32%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 39 (51.32%) Computer Science
2 22 (28.95%) Algorithms
3 17 (22.37%) Internet of Things
3 17 (22.37%) Smartphone
4 13 (17.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.79%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (14.47%) ASIC
7 8 (10.53%) Verilog
8 6 (7.89%) SystemC
9 1 (1.32%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Digital Signal Processing
2 38 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 23 (30.26%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.63%) Machine Learning
5 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 16 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 15 (19.74%) Statistics
7 12 (15.79%) Computational Linguistics
7 12 (15.79%) Physics
7 12 (15.79%) Speech Recognition
8 7 (9.21%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (7.89%) FPGA Design
10 3 (3.95%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Pattern Recognition
10 3 (3.95%) Prototyping
11 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.32%) Deep Learning
11 1 (1.32%) Neural Network
11 1 (1.32%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (96.05%) Python
2 39 (51.32%) C++
3 27 (35.53%) C
4 26 (34.21%) MATLAB
5 16 (21.05%) Tcl
6 15 (19.74%) Java
6 15 (19.74%) R
6 15 (19.74%) Scala
7 3 (3.95%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (61.84%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) PhD
3 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.32%) Xilinx
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