Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 889 913 980
Rank change year-on-year +24 +67 +161
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 226 253 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 213 246 196
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £61,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%

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 139,739 150,680 163,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.56% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,134 119,743 137,432
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +87 85 £65,000 +62.50% 17
East of England -83 57 £40,000 -11.11% 28
South East +53 54 £50,000 +25.00% 16
South West +19 22 £40,000 +6.67% 14
North of England +22 11 £42,500 -5.56% 1
North West +11 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +27 5 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Midlands +4 5 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 122 (53.98%) C++
2 114 (50.44%) Python
3 109 (48.23%) Machine Learning
4 99 (43.81%) PhD
5 94 (41.59%) Software Engineering
6 93 (41.15%) Deep Learning
7 91 (40.27%) Algorithms
7 91 (40.27%) Neural Network
8 72 (31.86%) Artificial Intelligence
9 71 (31.42%) Natural Language Processing
10 68 (30.09%) C
11 64 (28.32%) Degree
12 63 (27.88%) Mathematics
13 58 (25.66%) Reinforcement Learning
14 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
15 49 (21.68%) Bayesian Methods
16 48 (21.24%) Digital Signal Processing
16 48 (21.24%) Probabilistic Modelling
16 48 (21.24%) Markov Model
17 47 (20.80%) Statistics
17 47 (20.80%) MATLAB
18 45 (19.91%) Physics
19 41 (18.14%) Finance
20 38 (16.81%) Quantitative Research
20 38 (16.81%) Statistical Computing
20 38 (16.81%) Telecoms
20 38 (16.81%) Econometrics
21 37 (16.37%) Electronics
22 35 (15.49%) Data Science
23 33 (14.60%) Linux

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 4 (1.77%) DNN
2 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.33%) Simulink
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Wireless
2 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.33%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) 5G
4 2 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) LTE
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) RS-485
5 1 (0.44%) Skype
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) Big Data
2 6 (2.65%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.77%) GIS
4 3 (1.33%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) DTS
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Power BI
6 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.44%) Presto
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.39%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.52%) LabVIEW
3 15 (6.64%) CMake
4 13 (5.75%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.44%) Redmine
General
1 41 (18.14%) Finance
2 38 (16.81%) Telecoms
3 37 (16.37%) Electronics
4 26 (11.50%) Games
5 12 (5.31%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.65%) Marketing
8 4 (1.77%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.88%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Avionics
10 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (19.47%) Software Engineer
2 39 (17.26%) Machine Learning Researcher
3 26 (11.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 23 (10.18%) Process Engineer
4 23 (10.18%) Research Engineer
5 21 (9.29%) Computer Engineer
5 21 (9.29%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 21 (9.29%) Developer
6 16 (7.08%) Embedded Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 12 (5.31%) Quantitative Researcher
8 11 (4.87%) Python Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) C++ Developer
10 9 (3.98%) Data Scientist
10 9 (3.98%) Electronics Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Research Scientist
10 9 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.42%) Natural Language Processing
2 21 (9.29%) TensorFlow
3 18 (7.96%) Qt
4 16 (7.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 15 (6.64%) OpenCV
5 15 (6.64%) ZeroMQ
6 7 (3.10%) .NET
7 3 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.88%) Caffe
8 2 (0.88%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.44%) CSS
9 1 (0.44%) Flask
9 1 (0.44%) Keras
9 1 (0.44%) Matplotlib
9 1 (0.44%) NumPy
9 1 (0.44%) Pandas
9 1 (0.44%) PyMC3
9 1 (0.44%) QML
9 1 (0.44%) RESTful
9 1 (0.44%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 91 (40.27%) Algorithms
2 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
3 25 (11.06%) Hedge funds
4 20 (8.85%) Acoustics
5 17 (7.52%) CUDA
6 14 (6.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (3.98%) VHDL
10 8 (3.54%) Grid Computing
11 7 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (2.65%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (1.33%) Life Science
15 2 (0.88%) ASIC
15 2 (0.88%) Cyberattack
15 2 (0.88%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.88%) Smart City
15 2 (0.88%) Verilog
16 1 (0.44%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.60%) Linux
2 21 (9.29%) Windows
3 4 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (1.77%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.88%) Unix
5 1 (0.44%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (48.23%) Machine Learning
2 94 (41.59%) Software Engineering
3 93 (41.15%) Deep Learning
4 91 (40.27%) Neural Network
5 72 (31.86%) Artificial Intelligence
6 63 (27.88%) Mathematics
7 58 (25.66%) Reinforcement Learning
8 49 (21.68%) Bayesian Methods
9 48 (21.24%) Digital Signal Processing
9 48 (21.24%) Markov Model
9 48 (21.24%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 47 (20.80%) Statistics
11 45 (19.91%) Physics
12 38 (16.81%) Econometrics
12 38 (16.81%) Quantitative Research
12 38 (16.81%) Statistical Computing
13 35 (15.49%) Data Science
14 32 (14.16%) Kalman Filter
15 30 (13.27%) Computer Vision
16 28 (12.39%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 122 (53.98%) C++
2 114 (50.44%) Python
3 68 (30.09%) C
4 47 (20.80%) MATLAB
5 18 (7.96%) C#
6 15 (6.64%) Embedded C
7 10 (4.42%) Java
8 9 (3.98%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.33%) R
9 3 (1.33%) SQL
9 3 (1.33%) VB
9 3 (1.33%) VC++
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) Scala
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (43.81%) PhD
2 64 (28.32%) Degree
3 14 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.21%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.77%) JTAG
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.31%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) KVM
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (3.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.65%) Xilinx
3 5 (2.21%) SAP
4 3 (1.33%) EMC
5 2 (0.88%) Cadence
5 2 (0.88%) NVIDIA
6 1 (0.44%) Altera
6 1 (0.44%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.44%) Intel
6 1 (0.44%) VMware