Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 885 884 1012
Rank change year-on-year -1 +128 +123
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 238 293 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 206 262 173
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £61,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%

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 136,402 153,625 159,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.64% 91.89% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109,205 122,886 133,297
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,883 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in England

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in England

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in England

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 Signal Processing within the England region over the 6 months to 10 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
London +142 103 £70,000 +75.00% 9
South East +46 55 £50,000 - 23
East of England -85 49 £40,000 -11.11% 30
South West -1 21 £35,000 -12.50% 18
North of England +17 16 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West +17 14 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +31 4 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Midlands +18 4 £48,750 +14.71% 4
Yorkshire +29 2 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing 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 Signal Processing.

1 131 (55.04%) Python
2 108 (45.38%) C++
3 104 (43.70%) Machine Learning
4 103 (43.28%) Deep Learning
5 102 (42.86%) Neural Network
6 95 (39.92%) Software Engineering
6 95 (39.92%) PhD
7 84 (35.29%) Algorithms
8 83 (34.87%) Natural Language Processing
9 80 (33.61%) Degree
10 77 (32.35%) Mathematics
11 75 (31.51%) Artificial Intelligence
12 70 (29.41%) Reinforcement Learning
13 63 (26.47%) C
14 61 (25.63%) Statistics
15 60 (25.21%) Probabilistic Modelling
16 58 (24.37%) Markov Model
17 54 (22.69%) Bayesian Methods
18 53 (22.27%) Computer Science
19 51 (21.43%) Finance
20 49 (20.59%) Econometrics
20 49 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
20 49 (20.59%) Quantitative Research
20 49 (20.59%) Statistical Computing
21 45 (18.91%) Physics
22 42 (17.65%) Telecoms
22 42 (17.65%) Linux
23 37 (15.55%) Electronics
24 34 (14.29%) Data Science
25 32 (13.45%) MATLAB

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 11 (4.62%) DNN
2 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.46%) Chatbot
2 11 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.10%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.42%) Simulink
5 1 (0.42%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.42%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.62%) Software-Defined Radio
2 10 (4.20%) Wireless
3 5 (2.10%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.68%) RFID
5 3 (1.26%) Network Security
6 2 (0.84%) 5G
6 2 (0.84%) Internet
7 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.42%) LTE
7 1 (0.42%) RS-485
7 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.30%) GIS
2 12 (5.04%) Data Mining
3 11 (4.62%) DTS
4 8 (3.36%) Big Data
5 3 (1.26%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.42%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) Power BI
7 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.30%) CMake
3 12 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.04%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.84%) Redmine
General
1 51 (21.43%) Finance
2 42 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 37 (15.55%) Electronics
4 28 (11.76%) Games
5 15 (6.30%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.62%) Military
6 11 (4.62%) Multimedia
7 10 (4.20%) Aerospace
8 8 (3.36%) Marketing
9 4 (1.68%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.84%) Automotive
10 2 (0.84%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 49 (20.59%) Machine Learning Researcher
2 41 (17.23%) Software Engineer
3 30 (12.61%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 26 (10.92%) Research Engineer
5 25 (10.50%) Developer
6 17 (7.14%) Computer Engineer
6 17 (7.14%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 17 (7.14%) Quantitative Researcher
7 16 (6.72%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 16 (6.72%) Research Scientist
8 15 (6.30%) Embedded Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) Data Scientist
9 13 (5.46%) Process Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) Python Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Field Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (3.78%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (3.78%) Junior
11 9 (3.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (34.87%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (12.18%) TensorFlow
3 22 (9.24%) Qt
4 15 (6.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (6.30%) OpenCV
4 15 (6.30%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (2.52%) JSP
6 5 (2.10%) QML
7 3 (1.26%) .NET
7 3 (1.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.84%) Caffe
9 1 (0.42%) CSS
9 1 (0.42%) HTML
9 1 (0.42%) Keras
9 1 (0.42%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.42%) SVG
9 1 (0.42%) Theano
9 1 (0.42%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 84 (35.29%) Algorithms
2 26 (10.92%) Hedge funds
3 22 (9.24%) Acoustics
3 22 (9.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.72%) CUDA
6 15 (6.30%) VHDL
7 8 (3.36%) Grid Computing
8 7 (2.94%) Life Science
9 6 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.52%) Social Media
9 6 (2.52%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (1.68%) Verilog
11 3 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.26%) ASIC
11 3 (1.26%) SIMD
12 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.84%) Smart City
12 2 (0.84%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.65%) Linux
2 19 (7.98%) Windows
3 7 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (2.10%) Android
5 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.84%) Unix
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (43.70%) Machine Learning
2 103 (43.28%) Deep Learning
3 102 (42.86%) Neural Network
4 95 (39.92%) Software Engineering
5 77 (32.35%) Mathematics
6 75 (31.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 70 (29.41%) Reinforcement Learning
8 61 (25.63%) Statistics
9 60 (25.21%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 58 (24.37%) Markov Model
11 54 (22.69%) Bayesian Methods
12 53 (22.27%) Computer Science
13 49 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
13 49 (20.59%) Econometrics
13 49 (20.59%) Quantitative Research
13 49 (20.59%) Statistical Computing
14 45 (18.91%) Physics
15 34 (14.29%) Data Science
16 32 (13.45%) Kalman Filter
17 30 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 131 (55.04%) Python
2 108 (45.38%) C++
3 63 (26.47%) C
4 32 (13.45%) MATLAB
5 17 (7.14%) Java
6 13 (5.46%) Embedded C
7 9 (3.78%) C#
8 6 (2.52%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.68%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.84%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.42%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) SQL
12 1 (0.42%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (39.92%) PhD
2 80 (33.61%) Degree
3 20 (8.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (7.98%) Security Cleared
5 18 (7.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.94%) HND
6 7 (2.94%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.52%) HNC
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.10%) Firmware
2 2 (0.84%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) KVM
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 7 (2.94%) SAP
2 5 (2.10%) Xilinx
3 2 (0.84%) EMC
3 2 (0.84%) NVIDIA
4 1 (0.42%) ANSYS
4 1 (0.42%) Cadence
4 1 (0.42%) Twitter
4 1 (0.42%) VMware