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

Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 967 1073
Rank change year-on-year +125 +106 -44
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 310 187 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 261 173 133
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 145,741 150,348 171,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117,883 125,250 143,807
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,752
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +5.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +127 176 £45,000 -5.26% 31
London +34 43 £45,000 -10.00% 19
South East -3 43 £47,500 -17.39% 22
South West +26 36 £42,500 -8.11% 5
Midlands +5 15 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East Midlands +12 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North of England +16 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North West - 7 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +9 6 £52,500 +128.26% 5
Yorkshire +25 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 235 (75.81%) C++
2 182 (58.71%) C
3 160 (51.61%) Software Engineering
4 117 (37.74%) Python
5 113 (36.45%) Degree
6 97 (31.29%) Algorithms
6 97 (31.29%) Telecoms
7 92 (29.68%) Digital Signal Processing
8 90 (29.03%) Machine Learning
9 79 (25.48%) MATLAB
10 67 (21.61%) Computer Science
11 66 (21.29%) PhD
12 61 (19.68%) Linux
12 61 (19.68%) Embedded C
13 55 (17.74%) Embedded Software Development
14 51 (16.45%) Wireless
15 50 (16.13%) Electronics
15 50 (16.13%) Mathematics
16 48 (15.48%) Physics
17 47 (15.16%) Image Processing
18 46 (14.84%) Java
19 40 (12.90%) Neural Network
19 40 (12.90%) Deep Learning
20 37 (11.94%) TensorFlow
21 36 (11.61%) C#
22 35 (11.29%) Embedded C++
22 35 (11.29%) LabVIEW
23 34 (10.97%) Firmware
24 32 (10.32%) Acoustics
25 31 (10.00%) Bluetooth

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 18 (5.81%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.32%) DNN
2 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.58%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (1.29%) Mathcad
2 4 (1.29%) Simulink
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.32%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.29%) GitHub
2 4 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.45%) Wireless
2 31 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 8 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.26%) DVB
5 5 (1.61%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.97%) LTE
8 2 (0.65%) 4G
8 2 (0.65%) 5G
9 1 (0.32%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.32%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.32%) Network Security
9 1 (0.32%) RFID
9 1 (0.32%) TETRA
9 1 (0.32%) UMTS
9 1 (0.32%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.52%) Hadoop
2 10 (3.23%) Big Data
3 5 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) GIS
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (11.29%) LabVIEW
2 12 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.58%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.61%) CMake
5 4 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 97 (31.29%) Telecoms
2 50 (16.13%) Electronics
3 13 (4.19%) Aerospace
3 13 (4.19%) Games
4 12 (3.87%) Finance
5 11 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.23%) Marketing
7 7 (2.26%) Military
8 4 (1.29%) Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (33.23%) Software Engineer
2 101 (32.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 50 (16.13%) Developer
4 45 (14.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 32 (10.32%) C++ Developer
6 29 (9.35%) Software Developer
7 28 (9.03%) Embedded C Engineer
8 26 (8.39%) C++ Software Developer
9 25 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (7.74%) Firmware Engineer
11 23 (7.42%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 21 (6.77%) DSP Engineer
13 20 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 20 (6.45%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 20 (6.45%) Process Engineer
14 18 (5.81%) MATLAB Engineer
15 17 (5.48%) Data Scientist
15 17 (5.48%) Electronics Engineer
15 17 (5.48%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
15 17 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.94%) TensorFlow
2 19 (6.13%) .NET
3 16 (5.16%) .NET Framework
3 16 (5.16%) Qt
4 12 (3.87%) Torch
5 11 (3.55%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (2.26%) CSS
6 7 (2.26%) HTML
6 7 (2.26%) QML
7 6 (1.94%) MXNet
7 6 (1.94%) OpenMP
8 4 (1.29%) HTML5
9 2 (0.65%) XML
10 1 (0.32%) DOM
10 1 (0.32%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.32%) MFC
10 1 (0.32%) Middleware
10 1 (0.32%) NumPy
10 1 (0.32%) OpenCV
10 1 (0.32%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 97 (31.29%) Algorithms
2 67 (21.61%) Computer Science
3 32 (10.32%) Acoustics
4 29 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (9.03%) Robotics
6 23 (7.42%) Embedded Systems
7 21 (6.77%) CUDA
8 18 (5.81%) VHDL
9 15 (4.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (2.90%) ASIC
12 5 (1.61%) GPGPU
13 4 (1.29%) CPLD
14 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
15 2 (0.65%) Derivative
15 2 (0.65%) User Experience
15 2 (0.65%) Verilog
16 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
16 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.68%) Linux
2 24 (7.74%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (6.13%) Windows
4 15 (4.84%) Android
5 3 (0.97%) Unix
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (51.61%) Software Engineering
2 92 (29.68%) Digital Signal Processing
3 90 (29.03%) Machine Learning
4 55 (17.74%) Embedded Software Development
5 50 (16.13%) Mathematics
6 48 (15.48%) Physics
7 47 (15.16%) Image Processing
8 40 (12.90%) Deep Learning
8 40 (12.90%) Neural Network
9 29 (9.35%) Data Analysis
10 27 (8.71%) Multithreading
11 26 (8.39%) Mentoring
12 24 (7.74%) Data Acquisition
12 24 (7.74%) OO
13 22 (7.10%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (6.13%) Biology
15 16 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (4.84%) SDLC
17 14 (4.52%) Validation
18 13 (4.19%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 235 (75.81%) C++
2 182 (58.71%) C
3 117 (37.74%) Python
4 79 (25.48%) MATLAB
5 61 (19.68%) Embedded C
6 46 (14.84%) Java
7 36 (11.61%) C#
8 35 (11.29%) Embedded C++
9 21 (6.77%) R
10 16 (5.16%) Assembly Language
11 13 (4.19%) Scala
12 5 (1.61%) Delphi
13 4 (1.29%) SQL
14 3 (0.97%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.97%) Tcl
15 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 113 (36.45%) Degree
2 66 (21.29%) PhD
3 31 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (4.19%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (2.58%) Master's Degree
6 8 (2.58%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.58%) ISO 13485
2 6 (1.94%) DO-178B
2 6 (1.94%) MIL-STD-498
3 2 (0.65%) DO-254
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA
System Software
1 34 (10.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (5.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.16%) NVIDIA
3 8 (2.58%) Intel
4 7 (2.26%) EMC
5 6 (1.94%) SAP
6 4 (1.29%) Xilinx
7 3 (0.97%) Altera
7 3 (0.97%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.65%) Twitter
9 1 (0.32%) PTC