Period
to 19 November 2017

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

Signal Processing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 198 240
Rank change year-on-year +45 +42 -
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 57 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.31% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.51% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 30 8
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.86% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,500 £29,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 3677 3918 4717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.65% 87.85% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3103 3237 3833
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 19 November 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 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
Borehamwood +13 47 £40,000 - 1
Watford +6 14 £32,500 -18.75%
Stevenage - 6 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -9 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Signal Processing
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 52 (91.23%) C++
2 50 (87.72%) Telecoms
3 48 (84.21%) Computer Science
4 45 (78.95%) LabVIEW
5 36 (63.16%) Degree
6 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
7 32 (56.14%) PhD
8 31 (54.39%) Data Analysis
8 31 (54.39%) Physics
9 30 (52.63%) Data Acquisition
10 22 (38.60%) Algorithms
10 22 (38.60%) MATLAB
11 20 (35.09%) Windows
12 18 (31.58%) Mathematics
12 18 (31.58%) Image Processing
13 17 (29.82%) Machine Learning
13 17 (29.82%) C
14 16 (28.07%) SDLC
14 16 (28.07%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (28.07%) OO
14 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
14 16 (28.07%) OOD
14 16 (28.07%) Games
14 16 (28.07%) Video\Live Streaming
14 16 (28.07%) Aerospace
14 16 (28.07%) Web Development
14 16 (28.07%) Multithreading
15 14 (24.56%) Acoustics
15 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (21.05%) Finite Element Analysis

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 (5.26%) Simulink
2 2 (3.51%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.75%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Software-Defined Radio
2 2 (3.51%) 4G
2 2 (3.51%) 5G
2 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.51%) LTE
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 45 (78.95%) LabVIEW
2 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (87.72%) Telecoms
2 16 (28.07%) Aerospace
2 16 (28.07%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) C++ Developer
2 18 (31.58%) C++ Software Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Software Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 17 (29.82%) MATLAB Engineer
3 17 (29.82%) Process Engineer
4 16 (28.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (24.56%) Scientific Software Developer
5 14 (24.56%) Scientific Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) GUI Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 48 (84.21%) Computer Science
2 22 (38.60%) Algorithms
3 16 (28.07%) Video\Live Streaming
4 14 (24.56%) Acoustics
4 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (7.02%) VHDL
6 2 (3.51%) Verilog
7 1 (1.75%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
2 31 (54.39%) Data Analysis
2 31 (54.39%) Physics
3 30 (52.63%) Data Acquisition
4 18 (31.58%) Image Processing
4 18 (31.58%) Mathematics
5 17 (29.82%) Machine Learning
6 16 (28.07%) Multithreading
6 16 (28.07%) OO
6 16 (28.07%) OOD
6 16 (28.07%) SDLC
6 16 (28.07%) Web Development
7 12 (21.05%) Finite Element Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.51%) Linear Algebra
9 2 (3.51%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.51%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 52 (91.23%) C++
2 22 (38.60%) MATLAB
3 17 (29.82%) C
4 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (63.16%) Degree
2 32 (56.14%) PhD
3 16 (28.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Xilinx
2 2 (3.51%) Intel