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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 137 175
Rank change year-on-year +21 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 33 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.59% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 6 5
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,625 £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  

Signal Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1816 1981 2480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.48% 87.19% 86.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6487 6639 9194
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood +5 29 £36,250 +6.61% 2
Watford +4 11 £32,500 -23.07%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £40,000 -
Signal Processing
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 51 (96.23%) C++
2 49 (92.45%) Computer Science
3 46 (86.79%) LabVIEW
4 43 (81.13%) Telecoms
5 35 (66.04%) Software Engineering
5 35 (66.04%) Degree
6 34 (64.15%) PhD
7 26 (49.06%) Physics
7 26 (49.06%) Data Analysis
7 26 (49.06%) Data Acquisition
8 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (32.08%) Windows
10 16 (30.19%) MATLAB
10 16 (30.19%) Algorithms
11 15 (28.30%) Image Processing
11 15 (28.30%) SDLC
11 15 (28.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (28.30%) Visual Studio
11 15 (28.30%) OOD
11 15 (28.30%) C
11 15 (28.30%) OO
11 15 (28.30%) Web Development
12 14 (26.42%) Machine Learning
13 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
14 7 (13.21%) Games
14 7 (13.21%) Aerospace
14 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
15 4 (7.55%) Software-Defined Radio
15 4 (7.55%) Firmware
15 4 (7.55%) VHDL

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 2 (3.77%) GNU Octave
1 2 (3.77%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 46 (86.79%) LabVIEW
2 15 (28.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (81.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Aerospace
2 7 (13.21%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 20 (37.74%) Scientific Software Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Scientific Software Engineer
2 20 (37.74%) Software Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) C++ Developer
3 15 (28.30%) C++ Software Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Software Developer
4 14 (26.42%) MATLAB Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) Process Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 49 (92.45%) Computer Science
2 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (30.19%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.55%) VHDL
5 2 (3.77%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Software Engineering
2 26 (49.06%) Data Acquisition
2 26 (49.06%) Data Analysis
2 26 (49.06%) Physics
3 15 (28.30%) Image Processing
3 15 (28.30%) OO
3 15 (28.30%) OOD
3 15 (28.30%) SDLC
3 15 (28.30%) Web Development
4 14 (26.42%) Machine Learning
5 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
6 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.66%) Finite Element Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C++
2 16 (30.19%) MATLAB
3 15 (28.30%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Degree
2 34 (64.15%) PhD
3 15 (28.30%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Xilinx
Elstree, Hertfordshire
IT Connections Ltd
Salary: £40k to £50k + 20% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago