Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 891 942 989
Rank change year-on-year +51 +47 +129
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 266 228 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 209 258 203
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,605 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 149,069 152,478 172,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.68% 90.66% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 120,004 123,959 145,164
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -47 91 £47,500 +18.75% 33
South East +27 81 £45,000 +12.50% 9
London +11 54 £55,000 +37.50% 13
South West +8 28 £40,500 -10.00% 3
West Midlands +14 13 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Midlands -7 13 £52,500 +40.00% 6
North of England 0 5 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North West +12 3 £45,000 +2.86%
Yorkshire +25 2 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 167 (62.78%) C++
2 120 (45.11%) Python
3 114 (42.86%) Machine Learning
4 111 (41.73%) C
5 106 (39.85%) Algorithms
6 93 (34.96%) PhD
7 87 (32.71%) Degree
8 82 (30.83%) Mathematics
8 82 (30.83%) Neural Network
9 80 (30.08%) Digital Signal Processing
10 79 (29.70%) Deep Learning
11 77 (28.95%) MATLAB
12 73 (27.44%) Software Engineering
13 65 (24.44%) Electronics
14 64 (24.06%) Artificial Intelligence
15 63 (23.68%) Computer Science
16 62 (23.31%) Natural Language Processing
17 46 (17.29%) Linux
17 46 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (15.79%) Bayesian Methods
19 41 (15.41%) Kalman Filter
20 40 (15.04%) Reinforcement Learning
20 40 (15.04%) Physics
21 33 (12.41%) C#
21 33 (12.41%) Computer Vision
22 31 (11.65%) Data Science
22 31 (11.65%) Embedded C
23 29 (10.90%) Firmware
24 28 (10.53%) Statistics
25 25 (9.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 15 (5.64%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.01%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (5.26%) Simulink
2 5 (1.88%) Chatbot
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.50%) OrCAD
3 4 (1.50%) Weka
4 3 (1.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.75%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.89%) Wireless
2 8 (3.01%) 3GPP
2 8 (3.01%) LTE
2 8 (3.01%) WCDMA
3 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.88%) 5G
4 5 (1.88%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.50%) OFDM
5 4 (1.50%) RS-232
5 4 (1.50%) UMTS
5 4 (1.50%) Wideband
5 4 (1.50%) WiMAX
6 3 (1.13%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.75%) Internet
7 2 (0.75%) Network Security
7 2 (0.75%) RFID
8 1 (0.38%) RS-485
8 1 (0.38%) Skype
8 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.88%) Big Data
2 3 (1.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.75%) DTS
3 2 (0.75%) GIS
3 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.38%) Presto
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.76%) LabVIEW
3 8 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.63%) CMake
5 4 (1.50%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.50%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.50%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 65 (24.44%) Electronics
2 24 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.02%) Finance
4 10 (3.76%) Automotive
5 9 (3.38%) Aerospace
6 8 (3.01%) Avionics
7 7 (2.63%) Games
8 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.13%) Retail
10 2 (0.75%) Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (21.80%) Software Engineer
2 33 (12.41%) Electronics Engineer
3 25 (9.40%) Computer Engineer
3 25 (9.40%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 23 (8.65%) Research Engineer
5 22 (8.27%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 20 (7.52%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 19 (7.14%) Process Engineer
9 18 (6.77%) Developer
9 18 (6.77%) Python Engineer
10 17 (6.39%) Algorithm Engineer
11 16 (6.02%) C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (6.02%) Data Scientist
12 12 (4.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 11 (4.14%) Firmware Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) Design Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) DSP Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.31%) Natural Language Processing
2 25 (9.40%) TensorFlow
3 12 (4.51%) .NET
4 9 (3.38%) Qt
4 9 (3.38%) scikit-learn
5 8 (3.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (2.26%) HEVC
7 5 (1.88%) OpenCV
7 5 (1.88%) OpenGL
7 5 (1.88%) SciPy
7 5 (1.88%) Theano
7 5 (1.88%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (1.50%) Matplotlib
8 4 (1.50%) NumPy
8 4 (1.50%) Torch
9 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.13%) Pandas
9 3 (1.13%) QML
10 2 (0.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (0.75%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 106 (39.85%) Algorithms
2 63 (23.68%) Computer Science
3 25 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 22 (8.27%) Hedge funds
5 21 (7.89%) Acoustics
6 18 (6.77%) CUDA
7 16 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (3.76%) VHDL
10 5 (1.88%) Robotics
11 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (1.13%) Verilog
13 2 (0.75%) ASIC
13 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.75%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.75%) Life Science
13 2 (0.75%) Oculus Rift
13 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.29%) Linux
2 18 (6.77%) Windows
3 11 (4.14%) Unix
4 5 (1.88%) Android
4 5 (1.88%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (42.86%) Machine Learning
2 82 (30.83%) Mathematics
2 82 (30.83%) Neural Network
3 80 (30.08%) Digital Signal Processing
4 79 (29.70%) Deep Learning
5 73 (27.44%) Software Engineering
6 64 (24.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 46 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (15.79%) Bayesian Methods
9 41 (15.41%) Kalman Filter
10 40 (15.04%) Physics
10 40 (15.04%) Reinforcement Learning
11 33 (12.41%) Computer Vision
12 31 (11.65%) Data Science
13 28 (10.53%) Statistics
14 19 (7.14%) Econometrics
14 19 (7.14%) Probabilistic Modelling
14 19 (7.14%) Quantitative Research
14 19 (7.14%) Statistical Computing
15 18 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 167 (62.78%) C++
2 120 (45.11%) Python
3 111 (41.73%) C
4 77 (28.95%) MATLAB
5 33 (12.41%) C#
6 31 (11.65%) Embedded C
7 22 (8.27%) Java
8 8 (3.01%) SQL
9 6 (2.26%) Assembly Language
9 6 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.88%) Delphi
10 5 (1.88%) R
11 4 (1.50%) Fortran
12 3 (1.13%) VB
12 3 (1.13%) VC++
13 2 (0.75%) Scala
14 1 (0.38%) Cython
14 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (34.96%) PhD
2 87 (32.71%) Degree
3 10 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.26%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) HNC
7 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.76%) ISO 13485
2 7 (2.63%) ISO 26262
2 7 (2.63%) QA
3 5 (1.88%) JTAG
4 4 (1.50%) DO-160
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 29 (10.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (3.01%) Xilinx
2 7 (2.63%) Altera
3 6 (2.26%) EMC
4 5 (1.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.50%) Freescale
6 3 (1.13%) NVIDIA
7 2 (0.75%) Intel
8 1 (0.38%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.38%) Broadcom
8 1 (0.38%) Cadence
8 1 (0.38%) NetApp
8 1 (0.38%) Progress
8 1 (0.38%) SAP