Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1053 1081 1140
Rank change year-on-year +28 +59 +106
Permanent jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 52 89 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.053% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.058% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 34 75 56
England median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.11% -11.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 135,699 153,419 158,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.67% 91.91% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,361 122,911 132,586
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
South East +34 25 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England -10 12 £35,000 -39.13% 11
South West +27 10 £45,000 +16.13% 10
West Midlands +45 3 £47,500 -9.52%
North of England +31 3 £37,500 - 1
Midlands +28 3 £47,500 -15.56% 1
North West - 3 £37,500 -
London +41 2 £75,000 +66.67% 3
Digital Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 34 (65.38%) C
3 33 (63.46%) C++
4 25 (48.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 24 (46.15%) Algorithms
6 22 (42.31%) Mathematics
7 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
8 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
9 19 (36.54%) Python
10 18 (34.62%) PhD
10 18 (34.62%) Degree
11 17 (32.69%) Physics
12 16 (30.77%) VHDL
13 14 (26.92%) MATLAB
13 14 (26.92%) Software-Defined Radio
14 13 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
15 12 (23.08%) Linux
16 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
17 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
17 10 (19.23%) Experimental Design
17 10 (19.23%) Data Science
17 10 (19.23%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
17 10 (19.23%) Acoustics
18 9 (17.31%) JSP
18 9 (17.31%) Java
18 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
18 9 (17.31%) Electronics
19 7 (13.46%) Machine Learning
20 6 (11.54%) Embedded Systems

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) DNN
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
1 1 (1.92%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Software-Defined Radio
2 5 (9.62%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.92%) 5G
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) LTE
4 1 (1.92%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.31%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) FPGA Engineer
1 10 (19.23%) Process Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) FPGA Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Junior
5 6 (11.54%) Research Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Development Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Junior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DSP Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Audio Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Embedded Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Radio Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) JSP
2 4 (7.69%) TensorFlow
3 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.92%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.92%) Theano
4 1 (1.92%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (46.15%) Algorithms
3 16 (30.77%) VHDL
4 10 (19.23%) Acoustics
5 6 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (7.69%) Verilog
7 2 (3.85%) ASIC
7 2 (3.85%) CPLD
8 1 (1.92%) CUDA
8 1 (1.92%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.92%) SIMD
8 1 (1.92%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 22 (42.31%) Mathematics
3 17 (32.69%) Physics
4 13 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.23%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 10 (19.23%) Data Analysis
6 10 (19.23%) Data Science
6 10 (19.23%) Experimental Design
7 7 (13.46%) Machine Learning
8 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
9 5 (9.62%) Deep Learning
9 5 (9.62%) Neural Network
10 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.69%) FPGA Design
10 4 (7.69%) Image Processing
11 3 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (5.77%) Change Management
11 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) C
2 33 (63.46%) C++
3 19 (36.54%) Python
4 14 (26.92%) MATLAB
5 9 (17.31%) Embedded C
5 9 (17.31%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) Degree
3 18 (34.62%) PhD
4 6 (11.54%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) HND
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) KVM
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Xilinx
2 1 (1.92%) Cadence
2 1 (1.92%) EMC
2 1 (1.92%) VMware