Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 855 857 947
Rank change year-on-year +2 +90 +53
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 210 306 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 134 230 245
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,375 £27,700
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -

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 122,395 147,624 145,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.73% 91.84% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 96,610 119,811 120,149
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +59 96 £45,000 - 12
South West +24 39 £40,000 -5.88% 10
London +71 28 £67,500 +35.00% 3
West Midlands +33 22 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Midlands +32 22 £43,750 -16.67% 1
East of England -22 15 £50,000 +5.26% 10
North West +45 11 £45,000 - 3
North of England +39 11 £45,000 - 3
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 126 (60.00%) C++
2 106 (50.48%) Algorithms
3 93 (44.29%) C
4 80 (38.10%) Python
5 79 (37.62%) Digital Signal Processing
6 72 (34.29%) Degree
7 63 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 62 (29.52%) Security Cleared
9 59 (28.10%) SC Cleared
9 59 (28.10%) Software Engineering
10 58 (27.62%) Computer Science
11 55 (26.19%) Linux
12 52 (24.76%) Mathematics
13 49 (23.33%) Machine Learning
14 47 (22.38%) MATLAB
15 44 (20.95%) Java
15 44 (20.95%) Electronics
15 44 (20.95%) VHDL
16 40 (19.05%) Software-Defined Radio
17 39 (18.57%) C#
18 38 (18.10%) Embedded C
19 36 (17.14%) Physics
20 35 (16.67%) PhD
20 35 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
22 26 (12.38%) Artificial Intelligence
23 25 (11.90%) Finance
24 24 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
25 23 (10.95%) Data Science
25 23 (10.95%) Telecoms

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 (1.90%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) GNU Octave
2 8 (3.81%) SOLIDWORKS
3 7 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.95%) Simulink
5 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.48%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (19.05%) Software-Defined Radio
2 16 (7.62%) Wireless
3 7 (3.33%) Bluetooth
4 6 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.90%) GSM
5 4 (1.90%) Network Security
6 3 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.43%) RFID
6 3 (1.43%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.95%) LTE
7 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.48%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.48%) 4G
8 1 (0.48%) 5G
8 1 (0.48%) CDMA
8 1 (0.48%) MQTT
8 1 (0.48%) RS-232
8 1 (0.48%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.19%) GIS
2 7 (3.33%) DTS
3 5 (2.38%) Big Data
4 3 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.95%) Redmine
5 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 44 (20.95%) Electronics
2 25 (11.90%) Finance
3 23 (10.95%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.19%) Marketing
6 12 (5.71%) Aerospace
7 7 (3.33%) Military
7 7 (3.33%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.90%) Games
9 2 (0.95%) Automotive
9 2 (0.95%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (21.90%) Developer
2 33 (15.71%) Software Engineer
3 22 (10.48%) FPGA Developer
4 17 (8.10%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (7.62%) FPGA Engineer
5 16 (7.62%) RF Engineer
6 15 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.19%) Development Engineer
7 13 (6.19%) Research Engineer
8 12 (5.71%) Data Scientist
9 11 (5.24%) Junior
9 11 (5.24%) Senior FPGA Engineer
9 11 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.81%) C++ Developer
12 8 (3.81%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.48%) JSP
2 15 (7.14%) .NET
2 15 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 14 (6.67%) NumPy
4 12 (5.71%) TensorFlow
5 6 (2.86%) QML
5 6 (2.86%) Qt
5 6 (2.86%) scikit-learn
5 6 (2.86%) WPF
6 5 (2.38%) SignalR
7 3 (1.43%) OpenCV
7 3 (1.43%) SciPy
7 3 (1.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (0.95%) Pandas
9 1 (0.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.48%) Keras
9 1 (0.48%) STL
9 1 (0.48%) Theano
9 1 (0.48%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 106 (50.48%) Algorithms
2 63 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 44 (20.95%) VHDL
4 21 (10.00%) Acoustics
4 21 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.19%) Verilog
6 7 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.33%) Fibre Optics
7 5 (2.38%) ASIC
7 5 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.90%) Robotics
9 3 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.43%) Life Science
9 3 (1.43%) NHS
9 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.43%) Social Media
10 2 (0.95%) CUDA
10 2 (0.95%) TMS320
10 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.19%) Linux
2 15 (7.14%) Android
3 14 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (6.19%) Unix
5 9 (4.29%) Windows
6 3 (1.43%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.62%) Digital Signal Processing
2 59 (28.10%) Software Engineering
3 58 (27.62%) Computer Science
4 52 (24.76%) Mathematics
5 49 (23.33%) Machine Learning
6 36 (17.14%) Physics
7 35 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
9 26 (12.38%) Artificial Intelligence
10 23 (10.95%) Data Science
11 21 (10.00%) Deep Learning
12 20 (9.52%) Neural Network
13 19 (9.05%) CAD
14 18 (8.57%) Image Processing
14 18 (8.57%) Statistics
15 16 (7.62%) Business Development
15 16 (7.62%) Computer Vision
16 14 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
17 13 (6.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 126 (60.00%) C++
2 93 (44.29%) C
3 80 (38.10%) Python
4 47 (22.38%) MATLAB
5 44 (20.95%) Java
6 39 (18.57%) C#
7 38 (18.10%) Embedded C
8 19 (9.05%) R
9 13 (6.19%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.90%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.43%) F#
11 3 (1.43%) ML
12 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.95%) Ruby
12 2 (0.95%) SQL
12 2 (0.95%) VB
12 2 (0.95%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) Delphi
13 1 (0.48%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 72 (34.29%) Degree
2 62 (29.52%) Security Cleared
3 59 (28.10%) SC Cleared
4 35 (16.67%) PhD
5 24 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (4.76%) HND
7 7 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.33%) Master's Degree
8 6 (2.86%) HNC
9 2 (0.95%) CCNA
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.38%) JTAG
2 4 (1.90%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (0.95%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (4.76%) SAP
2 4 (1.90%) MathWorks
3 3 (1.43%) EMC
4 2 (0.95%) Atmel
4 2 (0.95%) Avaya
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.95%) Polycom
4 2 (0.95%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.48%) Altera
5 1 (0.48%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.48%) Google
5 1 (0.48%) Twitter