Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 996 1111
Rank change year-on-year +122 +115 -44
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 274 193 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 252 179 118
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +2.94%

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 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +135 173 £45,000 +12.50% 7
London +16 46 £40,000 - 3
South East +17 32 £50,000 -13.04% 1
South West +29 19 £37,000 -17.78% 1
Midlands +16 13 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands +17 9 £42,500 +6.25%
North of England +9 9 £45,000 +24.14% 2
North West - 8 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +14 4 £50,000 +117.39%
Yorkshire +24 1 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Signal Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 196 (71.53%) C++
2 164 (59.85%) C
3 153 (55.84%) Software Engineering
4 107 (39.05%) Degree
5 100 (36.50%) Telecoms
6 81 (29.56%) Digital Signal Processing
7 79 (28.83%) Computer Science
8 78 (28.47%) Python
9 71 (25.91%) MATLAB
10 67 (24.45%) Algorithms
11 59 (21.53%) Machine Learning
12 55 (20.07%) Embedded C
12 55 (20.07%) Linux
13 54 (19.71%) Physics
14 52 (18.98%) Embedded Software Development
15 47 (17.15%) PhD
16 45 (16.42%) Electronics
16 45 (16.42%) LabVIEW
17 44 (16.06%) Java
18 42 (15.33%) Mathematics
19 37 (13.50%) Security Cleared
20 36 (13.14%) Embedded C++
21 35 (12.77%) Image Processing
22 34 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (11.68%) Wireless
23 32 (11.68%) Firmware
24 31 (11.31%) Windows
24 31 (11.31%) Data Analysis
24 31 (11.31%) Data Acquisition
25 30 (10.95%) Acoustics

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 21 (7.66%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.36%) DNN
Applications
1 8 (2.92%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (2.55%) Simulink
3 2 (0.73%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.73%) Mathcad
3 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.36%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.55%) GitHub
2 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.68%) Wireless
2 29 (10.58%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.46%) Software-Defined Radio
6 2 (0.73%) 4G
6 2 (0.73%) 5G
6 2 (0.73%) DVB
6 2 (0.73%) LTE
7 1 (0.36%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) TETRA
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.66%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.55%) Big Data
3 6 (2.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 45 (16.42%) LabVIEW
2 19 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.09%) CMake
6 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 100 (36.50%) Telecoms
2 45 (16.42%) Electronics
3 22 (8.03%) Aerospace
4 21 (7.66%) Games
5 9 (3.28%) Finance
5 9 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.28%) Marketing
6 7 (2.55%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (34.31%) Software Engineer
2 81 (29.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 50 (18.25%) Developer
4 35 (12.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 31 (11.31%) Software Developer
6 29 (10.58%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (10.22%) C++ Developer
8 26 (9.49%) C++ Software Developer
8 26 (9.49%) Firmware Engineer
9 25 (9.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 24 (8.76%) Embedded C Engineer
11 22 (8.03%) Process Engineer
12 21 (7.66%) Data Scientist
12 21 (7.66%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 20 (7.30%) MATLAB Engineer
14 19 (6.93%) Graduate
15 16 (5.84%) Electronics Engineer
15 16 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (5.11%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.84%) Qt
2 14 (5.11%) TensorFlow
3 10 (3.65%) Torch
4 8 (2.92%) CSS
4 8 (2.92%) HTML
4 8 (2.92%) QML
5 7 (2.55%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (2.19%) HTML5
6 6 (2.19%) OpenMP
7 4 (1.46%) MXNet
8 1 (0.36%) DOM
8 1 (0.36%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.36%) MFC
8 1 (0.36%) Middleware
8 1 (0.36%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.36%) Theano
8 1 (0.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.36%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 79 (28.83%) Computer Science
2 67 (24.45%) Algorithms
3 34 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (10.95%) Acoustics
5 26 (9.49%) Robotics
6 22 (8.03%) VHDL
7 19 (6.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (6.93%) Video\Live Streaming
8 15 (5.47%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (3.28%) ASIC
10 5 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.82%) CUDA
10 5 (1.82%) GPGPU
11 4 (1.46%) CPLD
11 4 (1.46%) Verilog
12 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.73%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (0.73%) User Experience
13 1 (0.36%) Digital Signage
13 1 (0.36%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.07%) Linux
2 31 (11.31%) Windows
3 26 (9.49%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (5.84%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (55.84%) Software Engineering
2 81 (29.56%) Digital Signal Processing
3 59 (21.53%) Machine Learning
4 54 (19.71%) Physics
5 52 (18.98%) Embedded Software Development
6 42 (15.33%) Mathematics
7 35 (12.77%) Image Processing
8 31 (11.31%) Data Acquisition
8 31 (11.31%) Data Analysis
9 30 (10.95%) OO
10 25 (9.12%) Multithreading
11 23 (8.39%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.57%) SDLC
13 17 (6.20%) Neural Network
13 17 (6.20%) Web Development
14 16 (5.84%) OOD
14 16 (5.84%) Validation
15 15 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
16 14 (5.11%) Finite Element Analysis
17 13 (4.74%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 196 (71.53%) C++
2 164 (59.85%) C
3 78 (28.47%) Python
4 71 (25.91%) MATLAB
5 55 (20.07%) Embedded C
6 44 (16.06%) Java
7 36 (13.14%) Embedded C++
8 24 (8.76%) R
9 21 (7.66%) Scala
10 17 (6.20%) Assembly Language
11 16 (5.84%) C#
12 3 (1.09%) Tcl
13 2 (0.73%) Delphi
13 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (39.05%) Degree
2 47 (17.15%) PhD
3 37 (13.50%) Security Cleared
4 23 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.92%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) ISO 13485
2 6 (2.19%) DO-178B
2 6 (2.19%) MIL-STD-498
3 2 (0.73%) DO-254
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (11.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (3.65%) Xilinx
2 8 (2.92%) EMC
2 8 (2.92%) Intel
3 6 (2.19%) SAP
4 3 (1.09%) Altera
4 3 (1.09%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.73%) Twitter
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco