Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1039 1090 1212
Rank change year-on-year +51 +122 -36
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 108 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.039% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.043% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 80 62 38
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +31.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £68,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +31.25%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,181 148,261 176,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.85% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121,478 123,007 147,828
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Digital Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Digital Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Signal Processing in England

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Digital Signal Processing in England

Digital Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Digital Signal Processing in England

Digital Signal Processing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +15 55 £57,500 +21.05% 16
South East +24 32 £42,500 -22.73% 3
London +5 13 £40,000 -36.00% 5
South West +7 5 £32,500 -31.58% 2
Midlands +16 4 £53,000 +130.43% 3
West Midlands +1 4 £53,000 +130.43% 3
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
North of England - 1 £37,500 - 1
Digital Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 108 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 83 (76.85%) C
3 82 (75.93%) C++
4 36 (33.33%) Firmware
5 34 (31.48%) Embedded C
5 34 (31.48%) Software Engineering
6 31 (28.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 29 (26.85%) Python
7 29 (26.85%) Mentoring
7 29 (26.85%) Algorithms
8 27 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 26 (24.07%) Degree
9 26 (24.07%) Robotics
9 26 (24.07%) MATLAB
10 24 (22.22%) Wireless
10 24 (22.22%) Linux
11 19 (17.59%) Embedded Linux
12 16 (14.81%) Electronics
13 13 (12.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (11.11%) Machine Learning
14 12 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (11.11%) Telecoms
15 11 (10.19%) PhD
15 11 (10.19%) Master's Degree
16 10 (9.26%) Hidden Markov Model
16 10 (9.26%) Neural Network
17 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
17 9 (8.33%) Simulink
17 9 (8.33%) Acoustics
18 8 (7.41%) Avionics

Digital Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (8.33%) Simulink
2 4 (3.70%) OrCAD
2 4 (3.70%) Weka
3 1 (0.93%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.93%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.22%) Wireless
2 7 (6.48%) DVB
3 5 (4.63%) Bluetooth
4 4 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 4 (3.70%) 5G
4 4 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.70%) LTE
4 4 (3.70%) OFDM
4 4 (3.70%) RS-232
4 4 (3.70%) WCDMA
4 4 (3.70%) Wideband
4 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.70%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.93%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.70%) ClearQuest
1 4 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (14.81%) Electronics
2 12 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.41%) Avionics
4 4 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Automotive
6 2 (1.85%) Finance
6 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (59.26%) Embedded Engineer
2 30 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 27 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 25 (23.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 22 (20.37%) Embedded C Engineer
6 20 (18.52%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 17 (15.74%) DSP Engineer
8 16 (14.81%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
8 16 (14.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 16 (14.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 11 (10.19%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 10 (9.26%) Research Engineer
11 9 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
11 9 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (7.41%) Audio Engineer
12 8 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 6 (5.56%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
13 6 (5.56%) DSP Software Engineer
13 6 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 5 (4.63%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) scikit-learn
1 4 (3.70%) TensorFlow
1 4 (3.70%) Theano
1 4 (3.70%) Torch
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) DOM
3 1 (0.93%) NumPy
3 1 (0.93%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.85%) Algorithms
2 26 (24.07%) Robotics
3 13 (12.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (8.33%) Acoustics
6 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.70%) CUDA
7 4 (3.70%) Verilog
7 4 (3.70%) VHDL
8 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.78%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.93%) ASIC
9 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.22%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 34 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 31 (28.70%) Embedded Software Development
4 29 (26.85%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 10 (9.26%) Hidden Markov Model
6 10 (9.26%) Neural Network
7 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 6 (5.56%) Speech Recognition
9 5 (4.63%) Decision Tree
10 4 (3.70%) Code Optimisation
10 4 (3.70%) Component Testing
10 4 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.70%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (3.70%) FPGA Design
10 4 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.70%) Physics
10 4 (3.70%) Prototyping
10 4 (3.70%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 83 (76.85%) C
2 82 (75.93%) C++
3 34 (31.48%) Embedded C
4 29 (26.85%) Python
5 27 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 26 (24.07%) MATLAB
7 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.70%) Delphi
9 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.78%) SQL
9 3 (2.78%) Tcl
10 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (24.07%) Degree
2 11 (10.19%) Master's Degree
2 11 (10.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) DO-160
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 36 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) Altera
1 6 (5.56%) Xilinx
2 5 (4.63%) EMC
3 4 (3.70%) Freescale
4 1 (0.93%) Intel
4 1 (0.93%) PTC