Period
to 19 July 2018

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

Signal Processing
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 375 391
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 12 20 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.083% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 52 46
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £43,950 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £56,750 £42,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,085 14,083 17,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.27% 90.10% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10,369 11,550 13,530
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,233 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the Midlands

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the Midlands

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
West Midlands +9 12 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 9 (75.00%) C
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (58.33%) Automotive
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (50.00%) ISO 26262
3 6 (50.00%) FMEA
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Electronics
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
5 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 2 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
6 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (16.67%) SELinux
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) MFC

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Automotive
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MFC
2 1 (8.33%) Keras
2 1 (8.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (50.00%) FMEA
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (25.00%) FPGA Design
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Image Processing
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Vision
6 1 (8.33%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Neural Network
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO 26262
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) EMC