Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 155 195
Rank change year-on-year -28 +40 +40
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 28 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.67% 1.41% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 90 32
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,763 3,664 3,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 89.87% 89.02% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,950 3,113 3,253
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in Hertfordshire

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in Hertfordshire

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in Hertfordshire

Signal Processing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Borehamwood -11 16 £40,000 - 1
Watford +8 11 £32,500 -
Signal Processing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 26 (92.86%) C++
2 24 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 24 (85.71%) Physics
3 22 (78.57%) PhD
4 20 (71.43%) MATLAB
4 20 (71.43%) Machine Learning
5 18 (64.29%) Data Analysis
5 18 (64.29%) Algorithms
5 18 (64.29%) Data Science
6 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
6 17 (60.71%) LabVIEW
7 15 (53.57%) Data Acquisition
8 12 (42.86%) Mathematics
9 9 (32.14%) Finite Element Analysis
9 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 8 (28.57%) Degree
11 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
11 6 (21.43%) Games
11 6 (21.43%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (21.43%) OOD
11 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
11 6 (21.43%) Windows
11 6 (21.43%) OO
11 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (21.43%) Web Development
11 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
11 6 (21.43%) Image Processing
11 6 (21.43%) SDLC
11 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) LabVIEW
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 6 (21.43%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Process Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) MATLAB Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C++ Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Research Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DSP Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate
5 2 (7.14%) Scientific Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Algorithms
2 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (21.43%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (17.86%) Acoustics
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Physics
2 20 (71.43%) Machine Learning
3 18 (64.29%) Data Analysis
3 18 (64.29%) Data Science
4 15 (53.57%) Data Acquisition
5 12 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 9 (32.14%) Finite Element Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (21.43%) Image Processing
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) OO
8 6 (21.43%) OOD
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) Web Development
9 5 (17.86%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (10.71%) Experimental Design
11 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C++
2 20 (71.43%) MATLAB
3 3 (10.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) PhD
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree