Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 159 200
Rank change year-on-year -25 +41 +38
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 35 53 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 1.24% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 82 14
Hertfordshire median annual salary £33,750 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.63% -5.33% +50.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,150
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £57,050
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +18.75% -10.61% +19.33%

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 3,979 3,854 4,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.97% 90.13% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 3,242 3,490
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Watford +10 10 £32,500 - 2
Borehamwood -12 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Stevenage - 10 £45,000 - 4
Signal Processing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 27 (77.14%) PhD
2 26 (74.29%) C++
2 26 (74.29%) MATLAB
3 20 (57.14%) Algorithms
4 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
5 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
6 15 (42.86%) Physics
6 15 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 14 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 14 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (40.00%) LabVIEW
7 14 (40.00%) Data Science
8 12 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (31.43%) Degree
9 11 (31.43%) Electronics
10 9 (25.71%) Wireless
10 9 (25.71%) WCDMA
10 9 (25.71%) 3GPP
10 9 (25.71%) LTE
10 9 (25.71%) Data Acquisition
11 8 (22.86%) Finite Element Analysis
11 8 (22.86%) C
11 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
12 7 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
13 6 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.14%) Acoustics
14 5 (14.29%) Complexity Analysis
14 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) 3GPP
1 9 (25.71%) LTE
1 9 (25.71%) WCDMA
1 9 (25.71%) Wireless
2 5 (14.29%) UMTS
3 4 (11.43%) 5G
3 4 (11.43%) OFDM
3 4 (11.43%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) LabVIEW
2 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.43%) ClearQuest
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Process Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) MATLAB Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) DSP Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Research Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Scientific Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Algorithm Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Real Time Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 15 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (17.14%) Acoustics
5 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.86%) ASIC
7 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
2 15 (42.86%) Physics
3 14 (40.00%) Data Science
3 14 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (25.71%) Data Acquisition
6 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) Finite Element Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Complexity Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Numerical Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.29%) Validation
10 4 (11.43%) Component Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) C++
1 26 (74.29%) MATLAB
2 8 (22.86%) C
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) PhD
2 11 (31.43%) Degree